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06/25/2013Oregon and Idaho property managers failed to disclose lead paint hazards to renters
06/21/2013EPA Begins Construction of Water line in Chester and Washington Townships, N.J.; $7.3 Million Project Will Provide Safe Drinking Water to Residents and Businesses
06/14/2013EPA Announces "Cleanup Complete" at Sheboygan River Area of Concern
06/13/2013ArunA Biomedical, Inc. in Athens, GA awarded more than $79,000 for Developmental Neurotox Assay Using Scalable Neurons and Astrocytes in High-Content Imaging
06/12/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
06/11/2013FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho
06/11/2013EPA Orders a Stop Sale of Hampton Manufacturing, Inc’s “Antibacterial H-42 Clipper Cleaner”
06/10/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney Assess Cleanups at Superfund Sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties
06/07/2013EPA Provides Funds to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George; $50,000 Provided to Purchase Boat Inspection and Washing Stations
06/06/2013EPA Conducting Sampling at the HPI Products Inc. Site in St. Joseph, Mo.
06/05/2013EPA Fines Phoenix Lamp Recycler More Than $70,000 for PCB Violations
06/05/2013HarenLaughlin Construction Company of Lenexa, Kan., to Pay $27,286 Penalty for Failure to Use Lead-Safe Work Practices and Notify Property Owner of Lead Risks
05/31/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; $79 Million Cleanup Will Remove Lead from Popular Beach and Public Park
05/29/2013EPA Proposes Rules to Protect Americans from Exposure to Formaldehyde
05/29/2013Farm Services Cooperative, of Shelby, Iowa, to Pay $21,450 Civil Penalty for Sale of Restricted Use Pesticides
05/22/2013EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/22/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with Several Companies to Conduct a Study of a Contaminated Site in the New Jersey Meadowlands Near Hackensack River
05/21/2013EPA Adds the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, New Jersey to the Superfund List
05/21/2013EPA Adds the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund List; Seven Acre Site along the Passaic River Contaminated with PCBs and Volatile Organic Compounds
05/21/2013New EPA Video Highlights Success of Citizen Science Efforts in Tonawanda, NY
05/15/2013EPA orders gas stations to close underground injection wells to protect drinking water sources on Yakama Reservation
05/08/2013EPA Provides $600,000 to Community in Puerto Rico to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1.4 Million to Communities in Upstate New York to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1 Million to New York City and North Hempstead, Long Island to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides Nearly $3.8 Million to Communities in New Jersey to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/02/2013USDA and EPA Release New Report on Honey Bee Health
05/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: USDA, EPA and Stakeholders to Discuss New Report on Honey Bee Health
05/01/2013Company to Repay the EPA for its Costs to Clean Up Site Contaminated with 70 Tons of Asbestos in Lawrenceville, New Jersey
04/29/2013Fourth Season of Dredging Begins in Upper Hudson; Project Expected to Reach Halfway Point during Fourth Season
04/23/2013Beef Products Inc. to Pay $450,000 Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at its Waterloo, Iowa, Facility
04/23/2013EPA Takes Action Against New Jersey Importer of Illegal Pesticides
04/18/2013R.I. Landlords Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint Hazards in Woonsocket
04/11/2013EPA Settles Hazardous Waste Cleanup Costs at Site of Former Dry Cleaner in Nelsonia
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
04/03/2013EPA Settles with Hydrofarm, Inc. for Selling Unregistered Pesticides
04/01/2013U.S. Air Force 611th Air Support Group Closes Banned Motor Vehicle Waste Wells at Three Alaska Sites
04/01/2013Oregon fuel companies fined for federal oil spill prevention and response violations
03/27/2013EPA Announces Chemicals for Risk Assessment in 2013, Focus on Widely Used Flame Retardants
03/21/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
03/20/2013Recent Actions Ensure New England Companies Adhere to Protections in Federal Pesticide Law
03/18/2013EPA Announces University Challenge to Find Innovative Uses for Toxics Data
03/18/2013Secure Pesticides and Chemicals during Poison Prevention Week/More than 145,000 reports made each year to poison centers involving pesticides and disinfectants
03/12/2013Groeller Painting Inc of St. Louis to Pay $23,000 Penalty for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
03/04/2013Media Advisory: EPA’s Pollinator Summit on March 5
02/27/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Superfund Site in Saratoga Springs, New York; Public Meeting on March 7, 2013 at Saratoga Spa State Park
02/25/2013EPA Region 7 to Host Informational Sessions March 4 and 5 for Big River Mine Tailings, Madison County Mines Superfund Sites
02/25/2013N.H. Company Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
02/21/2013EPA Calls for 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations / New green chemistry technologies grow markets and save businesses money
02/11/2013EPA Makes Public Comprehensive Information on Use of Chemicals in the U.S. / The Chemical Data Reporting information will help EPA and others assess chemicals more quickly and encourage the use of safer chemicals
02/08/2013EPA Strengthens Protections for Participants in Third Party Human Studies Involving Pesticides
02/08/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mines to Correct Reporting Violations, Pay $618,000
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Companies to Correct Reporting Violations
01/29/2013EPA and Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group to Host Public Listening Session on St. Thomas on February 25; Public Encouraged to Participate in Person or from Live Videoconference Locations in San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Croix, USVI
01/22/2013EPA orders Lapwai School District maintenance shop to cleanup threat to nearby drinking water wells
01/17/2013Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Yorkers Urged to Test for Radon
01/17/2013Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Jerseyans Urged to Test for Radon
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline
01/16/2013EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/16/2013EPA Issues Arizona Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/16/2013EPA Toxics Release Inventory Report provides Alaska residents with information on chemical releases
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Increase in Great Lakes Basin Pollution
01/16/2013EPA Toxics Release Inventory Report provides Northwest residents with information on chemical releases
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline / Total toxic chemicals increase as result of mining
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Vermont
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Rhode Island
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Connecticut
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in New Hampshire
01/16/2013EPA Issues Guam Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/16/2013EPA Invests $2.7 Million to Reduce Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines in New York and New Jersey
01/16/2013EPA Issues CNMI Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/16/2013EPA Issues Hawaii Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/16/2013EPA Issues American Samoa Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/16/2013Media Advisory: EPA Training on Toxics Release Inventory Database for the Media
01/16/2013EPA Issues California Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/16/2013EPA to Hold Public Meetings to Discuss Proposed Plan for Cleaning Up the Gowanus Canal; Public Encouraged to Attend Public Meetings on January 23 and January 24
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in the U.S. Virgin Islands
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in Puerto Rico; 4,667,440 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 11%— Released in Puerto Rico
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New York; 18,904,109 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 12%— Released in New York State
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New Jersey; 14,149,370 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 14%— Released in New Jersey
01/15/2013EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Denver
01/10/2013EPA Continues Cleanup of Mercury Contamination in Ciales, Puerto Rico; Agency Warns Against Handling Toxic Metal
01/08/2013Albracht Perma-Siding and Window Company of Omaha to Pay Penalty for Failure to Notify Homeowner of Lead Risks and to Keep Records of Lead Safe Work Practices
01/04/2013EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the 10th Street Superfund Site in Columbus, Neb.
01/04/2013EPA Releases First Set of Draft Risk Assessments Under Existing Chemicals Work Plan Effort
12/28/2012EPA Grants to Help Two Puerto Rico Communities Boost Recycling and Composting and Reduce Water Pollution; Grants Will Fund Education Initiatives in San Juan and Loiza
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant Will Help Train Syracuse Area Residents About How to Reduce Asthma Attacks and Protect Against Lead Poisoning
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant will Tackle Water Pollution in Peekskill, NY
12/28/2012EPA Takes Action against Companies that Sell and Import Illegal Pesticides
12/27/2012EPA Proposes Plan for Cleaning Up Gowanus Canal; Multi-million Dollar Cleanup to Revitalize Polluted Brooklyn Waterway
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
12/26/2012General Biodiesel settles with EPA for hazardous chemical and emergency planning violations
12/20/2012EPA and National Science Foundation Support Research for Safer Chemical Design
12/19/2012EPA to Remove Mercury from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
12/17/2012ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Unit facility settles with EPA for Oil Discharge to Tundra on Alaska’s North Slope
12/17/2012EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
12/07/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in New York City

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