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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
12/06/2012EPA Announces Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
12/04/2012EPA, State and City Extend Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City to December 9th
11/29/2012EPA Settles with Olympic Fruit Company for Federal Risk Management Violations
11/23/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City
11/19/2012Results of Soil Sampling at Route 66 State Park near Eureka, Mo., Show No Significant Health Risks for Park Visitors, Workers
11/19/2012EPA, State and County Promote Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in Nassau County
11/19/2012AGREEMENT FURTHERS CLEANUP OF THE QUANTA RESOURCES SUPERFUND SITE IN EDGEWATER, NEW JERSEY
11/13/2012Third and Most Successful Season of Hudson River Dredging Ends Today; More Than 1.3 Million Cubic Yards of PCB-Contaminated Sediment Removed Since 2009 Dredging Start
11/08/2012Johnstown Wire Settles Violations of Chemical Reporting Requirements at Johnstown, Pa. Plant
11/07/2012EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 8 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/05/2012EPA To Sponsor Free Webinar on Green School Practices
10/25/2012MEDIA ADVISORY - U.S. EPA to sponsor free CNMI workshop on Toxics Release Inventory reporting
10/24/2012EPA Completes Building Demolition at Toxic Site in Garfield, N.J.
10/18/2012Public Meeting Scheduled Oct. 25 on Agreement for Cleanup of Chicago Heights Boulevard Site in St. Louis County, Mo.
10/18/2012Ten Ways to Save Money, Energy and Protect Your Health This Winter
10/17/2012EPA Provides New York State $218 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/17/2012EPA Provides New Jersey $78 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/17/2012EPA Provides Puerto Rico $46 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/16/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, New York
10/15/2012Fire Extinguished at Hillcrest Industries Work Will Continue to Ensure Piles Do Not Reignite
10/10/2012MEDIA ADVISORY - U.S. EPA to sponsor free Guam workshop on Toxics Release Inventory reporting
10/04/2012U.S. EPA Awards Contract Up to $46.7 M to South S.F., Calif. Biotechnology Company
10/04/2012EPA Awards Grants to Protect Women and Children from Mercury in Great Lakes Fish
10/04/2012EPA Awards Grant to Protect Women and Children from Mercury in Lake Superior Fish
10/04/2012EPA Region 7 Provides $2.4M to Joplin, Mo., to Sample and Remediate Contaminated Soils Disturbed by May 2011 Tornado
10/03/2012EPA Region 7, Joplin City Officials Schedule Oct. 4 News Conference on Funding to Assist with Tornado Recovery
10/03/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Diaz Chemical Superfund Site; $12 Million Spent to Date
10/02/2012Two Washington State Fruit Companies Violate Federal Air Regulations
10/01/2012Bayer CropScience LP to Pay $13,900 Penalty for Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides in Missouri
10/01/2012New Jersey Glass Manufacturer To Install State-of-the-Art Emissions Controls To Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
10/01/2012Settlement with Suiza Dairy Corporation For Violations at Facilities in Puerto Rico Will Make Facilities Safer, Benefit Nearby Communities
10/01/2012EPA Releases Plan to Address PCB Contamination in the Grasse River in Massena, New York; Public Urged to Submit Comments No Later Than November 15
09/28/2012EPA Releases Air Data from Hillcrest Industries Fire; Agency Creates New Web Page to Post Information
09/28/2012EPA Releases Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; Public Hearing to Take Place Oct. 17 in Old Bridge
09/28/2012EPA Announces Remediation Plan for a Part of American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.
09/27/2012EPA Provides Grants to Help New York City Residents Monitor Air and Water Pollution in their Communities; Smart Phones will Track Air Pollution in The Bronx, Students Surveying Water Pollution in New York Harbor are Some of the Projects
09/26/2012EPA's Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire
09/24/2012More Than $1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; More than $900,000 granted to Support Projects in New York
09/19/2012EPA and General Electric Company Sign Agreement to Protect Drinking Water at Cayuga County, New York Superfund Site; Drinking Water Impacted by Volatile Organic Compounds
09/18/2012New Jersey and New York Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievement by EPA GreenChill Program; Weis Markets, ACM, and Whole Foods Take Action to Reduce Harmful Emissions from Chemicals Used for Refrigeration
09/18/2012EPA Awards Columbia University and Cornell University Climate Change Grants; Columbia and Cornell Universities to Receive a Combined $1.5 Million
09/14/2012Kenai Peninsula Borough maintenance shop to construct new building for hazardous waste storage following series of violations
09/14/2012EPA Adds Areas of Orange and West Orange, N.J. to the Superfund List
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/13/2012EPA Announces Settlement of Three Pesticides Enforcement Actions
09/13/2012EPA Provides Syracuse University Funding to Support Environmental Education; $131,050 Environmental Education Grant To Support At Least 30 Projects
09/13/2012EPA Takes Action to Stop Spread of Asbestos at Liberty Plant Maintenance Site in Lockport, N.Y.
09/12/2012Superfund Job Training Program Provides Opportunities for Syracuse Residents at Hazardous Waste Cleanups; Many Graduates to Work on Cleanup of Onondaga Lake
09/12/2012EPA Proposes to Delete Hooker-Hyde Park Landfill in Niagara Falls, N.Y. from Superfund List After Cleanup
09/07/2012Scotts Miracle-Gro Will Pay $12.5 Million in Criminal Fines and Civil Penalties for Violations of Federal Pesticide Laws
08/30/2012EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, New York
08/29/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey
08/28/2012Painting Company Fined for Failure to Notify Customers about Lead Hazards in New England
08/23/2012Spokane concrete and asphalt manufacturer fails to disclose use of chemicals
08/22/2012EPA Stops the Importation of Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins as Part of Settlement with INEOS
08/22/2012EPA to Extend Public Comment Period On Air Permit for Arecibo Waste to Energy Facility; Agency Will Hold Five Public Hearing Sessions August 25, 26 and 27
08/20/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey
08/13/2012EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks Available for Media Interviews at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 16 and 17 in Des Moines, Iowa
08/13/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for Final Phase of Cleanup At Diaz Chemical Superfund Site
08/13/2012EPA Sponsors Free Integrated Pest Management (Pest Control) Training for Multi-family Housing to be held September 12 in Philadelphia, Pa.

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