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12/17/2014EPA Prevents Harmful Chemicals from Entering the Marketplace
12/15/2014EPA to announce grant funding for Oakland, Calif. health nonprofit to help fight asthma in schools nationwide
12/15/2014EPA Provides a Quarter Million Dollars to Protect Wetlands in New York
12/15/2014EPA Provides Over Half a Million Dollars to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey
12/10/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Consumers from Harmful Chemicals that can Cause Reproductive and Developmental Harm
12/08/2014EPA Finalizes Libby Amphibole Asbestos Health Assessment/Risk assessment shows EPA cleanup has reduced cancer and non-cancer risks in Libby and Troy
12/03/2014EPA Announces Environmental Education Grants for Syracuse University and the Onondaga Environmental Institute
11/25/2014EPA protects central Arizona tribal lands by requiring safe handling of hazardous waste and pesticides
11/21/2014Head of EPA Visits Jersey City to Highlight EPA Investment in Local Communities; Jersey City Mayor Fulop and Administrator McCarthy Visit Berry Lane Park Project
11/20/2014EPA, federal and state agencies, rice growers, industry act to protect endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California
11/20/2014Collaboration with Federal and State Agencies, Rice Growers and Industry Further Protect Endangered Salmon and Steelhead Trout
11/19/2014$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; $563,248 awarded to support projects in New York
11/17/2014Relocated Residents Near CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site to Return Home
11/13/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Diesel Buses in Puerto Rico; Grant Provides More than $208,000 to the Puerto Rico Metropolitan Bus Authority
11/12/2014EPA Grant to Help Capital District-Area Business Develop Green Technology; Ecovative Design of Green Island, New York Receives $300,000 for Development of Green Alternative to Foam Packaging
11/12/2014EPA requires Bay Area home renovator to protect children from lead-based paint dangers
11/12/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake; EPA to Host Public Information Session for Pompton Lakes Community Tonight
11/10/2014EPA to Announce Major Grant to Reduce Air Pollution in Puerto Rico
11/10/2014EPA Funding Helps Businesses in Upstate New York Prevent Pollution; $268,000 Will Help Small and Medium-Sized Companies
11/10/2014EPA Funding Helps Businesses in New Jersey Prevent Pollution and Protect Against Storm Surges
11/07/2014EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 13 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/05/2014EPA and USDA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Pollinator Strategy/Sessions to be held November 12 and 17 in the D.C. metro area
10/30/2014EPA Proposes Revised Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
10/30/2014Another Successful Year of Hudson River Cleanup Draws to a Close; One More Year of Dredging Expected
10/29/2014Farmers in Stanislaus County encouraged to drop off unwanted pesticides at free event on Oct. 30 in Modesto
10/24/2014EPA Finalizes List of Polluted Water Bodies in New Jersey; PCBs, Arsenic, and Phosphorus are Most Common Pollutants
10/23/2014U.S. ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH CINCINNATI LANDLORD – 224 HOUSING UNITS TO BECOME LEAD SAFE
10/23/2014EPA Proposes to Remove 72 Chemicals from Approved Pesticide Inert Ingredient List
10/22/2014EPA acts to protect children from lead-based paint hazards in eight Northern Calif. communities
10/21/2014EPA Launches a Voluntary Star-Rating Program to Reduce Pesticide Drift and Protect People,
Wildlife and the Environment /More stars equals greater potential for reducing spray drift
10/20/2014Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19-25
10/17/2014EPA Provides Puerto Rico $26.8 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/17/2014EPA Provides New York State $197 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/17/2014EPA Provides New Jersey $74 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/16/2014EPA Finds Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments of Little or No Benefit to U.S. Soybean Production
10/16/2014EPA Announces Proposed Settlement with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation for Cleanup of Saratoga Springs, NY Superfund Site; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $6.5 Million
10/15/2014EPA Encourages Newburgh Families to Have Soil Checked for Lead
10/15/2014EPA Announces Final Decision to Register Enlist Duo, Herbicide Containing 2, 4-D and Glyphosate/Risk assessment ensures protection of human health, including infants, children
10/10/2014EPA Encourages Newburgh Families to Have Soil Checked for Lead
10/09/2014EPA Reaches Legal Agreement to Improve Operations at Moca’s Landfill; Agreement also Expands Recycling Program and Establishes a Municipal Composting Program
10/09/2014Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound; Nitrogen Pollution is Declining
10/07/2014EPA Settlement with Altadis U.S.A. Inc. Ensures Compliance with Toxic Chemical Reporting Safeguards at McAdoo, Pa., Tobacco Plant
10/07/2014EPA Finalizes Changes to Cleanup Plan to Address VOCs at the Olean Well Field Superfund Site on the Alleghany River in Cattaraugus County in New York
10/07/2014EPA Increases Access to Chemical Information/Agency seeks input on improvements
10/07/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Volatile Organic Compounds Contaminated Drinking Water
10/06/2014Two Tampa Corporations and Four Tampa Residents Plead Guilty to Scheme to Unlawfully Sell an Unregistered Pesticide and Obstruct Justice
10/03/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site; $17 to $25 Million to be Spent to Address PCBs
10/02/2014EPA issues civil complaint to Pacific Air Research, Inc. for pesticide application violations
10/01/2014Protecting Children in the Heartland: EPA Region 7, Partners and Public Observe Children’s Health Month throughout October
10/01/2014EPA Provides $340 Million to New York to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Provides $229 Million to New Jersey to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Announces Agreement with GE to Further Investigate Upper Hudson River Floodplain; Comprehensive Study to Cost About $20.5 Million
10/01/2014EPA Proposes to Remove Newburgh, NY Site from Superfund List; $45 Million Spent to Address Bankrupt Metal Processing Site on the Hudson River
10/01/2014EPA Proposes Removal of PCBs in South Plainfield Water Body; Public Meeting to be Held Oct. 21 in South Plainfield, NJ
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes $11 Million Plan to Clean Up Soil and Groundwater at Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York
09/26/2014St. Lawrence County Cheese Manufacturer to Upgrade its Operations in Agreement with the EPA; New Manufacturing Equipment Will Reduce the Amount of Nitrates and Nitric Acid Entering the Oswegatchie River
09/25/2014U.S. EPA proposes to eliminate mercury pollution from dentist offices nationwide
09/25/2014EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Company to Correct Reporting Violations
09/24/2014U.S. EPA and San Francisco Department of the Environment honor five custodial cleaning companies recognized as Green Businesses today
09/24/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in NJ
09/22/2014EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen and EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
09/18/2014U.S. EPA requires cleanup, fines Sims Metal Management for polluting San Francisco Bay
09/17/2014Augusta Man Sentenced for Repackaging Pesticide and Making a False Statement to Federal Agents
09/16/2014EPA Awards Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors a 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement
09/16/2014EPA Awards Greensboro Housing Coalition a 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement
09/16/2014EPA Adds Pierson’s Creek Site in Newark, NJ to the Federal Superfund List Due to High Levels of Mercury
09/16/2014$120,000 EPA Grant Will Help Puerto Rico Community Group to Reduce Air Pollution
09/12/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” to October 27, 2014
09/12/2014EPA Registers New Nematicide Alternative to Restricted-Use Soil Fumigants, Including Methyl Bromide
09/10/2014EPA Stop Sale Order Protects Philadelphia Residents from Buying Misbranded Pesticides
09/08/2014EPA Seeks Feedback from the Public on Proposed Label Options for Safer Products
09/08/2014Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound; Public Meetings Planned September 16 and 17 in New York and Connecticut
09/04/2014Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties
09/04/2014EPA to Hold Free Citizen Science Conferences in San Juan, Puerto Rico; September 11 and 12 Workshops to be Held at the University of Puerto Rico’s Piedras Campus
09/03/2014EPA settles with Washington Crab Producers, Inc., for “Community- Right-to-Know” violations at Westport, WA Processing Facility
08/29/2014Settlements with Pair of Related Norfolk, Neb., Pesticide Companies to Improve Pesticide Safety and Reliability
08/28/2014EPA Releases Three Final Chemical Risk Assessments / Agency identifies health concern from chemical used in paint strippers
08/27/2014US Settles With DuPont to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations and Protect Communities and Kanawha River Near West Virginia Facility
08/15/2014New Jersey Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities; EPA Launches Equipment Loan Program to Help Community Organizations Collect Environmental Data
08/15/2014New York Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities; EPA Launches Equipment Loan Program to Help Community Organizations Collect Environmental Data
08/15/2014EPA Provides $331,000 Loan to Remove 100 Tons of Contaminated Soil in Rochester, New York
08/13/2014EPA Settlement Resolves Issues with FMC Corporation of Philadelphia, Pa., for Improper Advertising of Pesticide
08/07/2014EPA and Yonkers Paint Company Settle Hazardous Waste Suit; Agreement Addresses Storage of Unlabeled and Corroded Hazardous Waste Containers
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Closed Landfills in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
07/22/2014EPA Air Pollution Settlement with DuPont Chemical Facility in Tonawanda, NY; Approved by Federal Court
07/17/2014EPA Introduces New Graphic to Help Consumers Make Informed Choices about Insect Repellents
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to NYC Parks to Boost Citizen Science in City Parks along the Bronx and Harlem Rivers
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to Reduce Water Pollution Along the Cano Martin Pena in San Juan, Puerto Rico
07/15/2014EPA Proposes PCB Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site Located in Town of Salina, New York; Public Meeting to Be Held on July 29 in the Town of Salina Town Hall
07/15/2014Zep Inc. Pays $905,000 for Alleged Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
07/14/2014Second Phase of Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; Total Cleanup Cost Estimated at $9.3 Million
07/10/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” - Public Hearing to be Held on Tuesday, Sept. 23
07/09/2014EPA Settlement with Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Auto Crushing Company; Addresses Hazardous Waste and Used Oil
07/07/2014EPA Takes Action To Bring Suffolk County Company into Compliance with Pesticides Regulations; Fines Company for Selling Unregistered Cleaning and Surface Disinfectant Products
07/01/2014EPA Finalizes $45 Million* Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey; Heavy metals and hexavalent chromium to be Addressed
06/25/2014EPA Releases Final Risk Assessment on Trichloroethylene (TCE)/ Agency begins process to address potential human health risks
06/24/2014Lakeville, Mass. Refrigerated Warehouses Improve Public Safety Practices under EPA Settlement
06/23/2014EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Erie
06/20/2014EPA Selects the University of California, Los Angeles to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data

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