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08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Closed Landfills in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
07/31/2014Final Report on Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Shows Facility is Suitable for Public Use; No Further Action Needed
06/26/2014Results of Surface Radiation Screening Suggest Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Remains Suitable for Public Use
05/23/2014EPA Completes Radiation Screening at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton, Mo.
05/08/2014EPA Adds Radiation Site in Ridgewood Queens, New York to the Superfund List
04/30/2014Statement from EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks on West Lake Landfill
04/30/2014EPA Region 7 to Conduct Removal Action and Radiological Assessment at Beta Chem Lab Facility in Lenexa, Kan.
04/30/2014EPA to Revise Permit Requirements for DuPont Pompton Lakes Cleanup
04/30/2014EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for the Cinnaminson Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
04/17/2014EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Establish Interagency Agreement for Work on West Lake Landfill’s Isolation Barrier
03/20/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Buildings at Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Encourages the Public to Comment
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities
01/08/2014Core Sampling Phase of Engineering Survey to Begin Week of Jan. 13 at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo.
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add Radioactive Site in Ridgewood, Queens to the Federal Superfund List; Defunct Company Dumped Radioactive Waste into Sewer System and on the Land
11/27/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Proposed Plan Will Address Contaminated Soil and Ground Water; Dec. 4 Public Meeting Announced
11/01/2013EPA Hosts 2013 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference
09/11/2013EPA Grant to Help St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Reduce Asthma Attacks
08/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator to Host Roundtable Discussion Of Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change in the Hudson Valley
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
06/11/2013FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho
05/21/2013New EPA Video Highlights Success of Citizen Science Efforts in Tonawanda, NY
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
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
01/14/2013Reduce Lung Cancer Risk in 2013 by Testing Your Home for Radon Gas / Elevated radon levels found in roughly 1 in 15 homes nationwide
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
10/03/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Diaz Chemical Superfund Site; $12 Million Spent to Date
10/01/2012New Jersey Glass Manufacturer To Install State-of-the-Art Emissions Controls To Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
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
09/25/2012W.R. Grace and Co. / Wayne Interim Storage Site Removed From Superfund List after Cleanup
09/18/2012EPA Awards Columbia University and Cornell University Climate Change Grants; Columbia and Cornell Universities to Receive a Combined $1.5 Million
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
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
08/29/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey
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
07/13/2012EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at Rockaway Borough, NJ Superfund Site; Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris and Essex Counties
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri for Water Monitoring, Radon Protection
06/12/2012EPA to Hold Citizen Science Workshops in New York and New Jersey; June 19 in New York City and June 20 in Edison, New Jersey
05/24/2012New Englanders Reminded that Skin Cancer is Most Common, and Most Preventable Cancer in U.S. - Sun Safety Tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 25, 2012
04/06/2012Statement on Passing of Peter Lord, Environmental Reporter for Providence Journal
03/05/2012EPA Provides Major Grant to CACWNY
03/02/2012EPA to Help Citizen Scientists Learn More about Air and Water Pollution in the U.S. Virgin Islands
02/28/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/23/2012EPA and Hackensack University Medical Center Team Up to Increase Green Practices
02/13/2012EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections / EPA budget supports President Obama’s vision of an America that is built to last
01/25/2012New York City Student Helps EPA Educate the Public on Dangers of Radon; Wins National Radon Poster Contest
11/18/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on Previously Contaminated Sites; Two Sites in Buffalo Area Among Those to be Assessed for Renewable Energy Projects
10/14/2011EPA Study of Toxic Air Pollution near Elizabeth, NJ Middle School Finds Air Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
09/14/2011EPA to Fund Pollution Prevention Projects in New Jersey and New York; Agency Also to Promote Pollution Prevention Initiatives at Upcoming Green Chemistry Conference
08/11/2011EPA Finds Cleanup of Sayreville Landfill Superfund Site Protective; Proposes Removal from Federal Superfund List
07/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Welsbach/Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey
07/22/2011EPA and New York City Urge People to Save Energy, Money and the Environment on Hot Summer Days
07/05/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan to Clean Up Ground Water at NL Industries Superfund Site in Pedricktown, New Jersey
06/30/2011EPA Tips to Be Cool and Safe this Summer / Limit the heat and the sun, but not the fun
06/28/2011Take Action on Hot Summer Days to Reduce Asthma Attacks
06/28/2011Take Action on Hot Summer Days to Reduce Asthma Attacks (NJ Edition)
06/20/2011Feds Launch Action Plan to Protect People and Families from Radon/Radon is one of the leading causes of lung cancer
06/09/2011EPA Takes Action on Lead Problems at Arecibo, Puerto Rico Battery Recycling Facility
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Urges Heartland Residents to Guard Against Skin Cancer by Observing ‘Don’t Fry Day’ on Friday, May 27
05/26/2011Don’t Fry-Day is Friday; EPA Offers Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/26/2011Don’t Fry-Day is Friday; EPA Offers Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer
04/14/2011EPA Names New York’s Tompkins County a “Climate Showcase” Community; Awards Grant for Study
04/13/2011EPA Releases Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at Radiation Technology Site in Rockaway, New Jersey
04/12/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
04/04/2011EPA STATEMENT: Update on Ongoing Monitoring
04/02/2011EPA STATEMENT: Update on Ongoing Monitoring
03/30/2011JOINT EPA/FDA STATEMENT: Update on Ongoing Monitoring
03/28/2011EPA Monitoring Continues to Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States
03/22/2011CORRECTION: UPDATED – please note the addition of “hundreds of thousands” in the second and sixth paragraphs

Radiation Monitors Continue to Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States
03/22/2011Radiation Monitors Continue to Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States
03/08/2011EPA Proposes to Add Garfield Ground Water Contamination Site in Garfield, NJ to the Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds Mansfield Trail Dump Site in Byram Township, NJ to the Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Options for Lead-Contaminated Site in Staten Island, N.Y.
12/02/2010EPA Marks 40th Anniversary
11/29/2010Nov. 30 Science Class in Kansas City, Kan., to Kick Off EPA’s 40 Years Protecting Communities
10/21/2010EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cortese Toxic Site in Sullivan County, NY
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Mansfield Trail Dump Site in Byram Township, NJ to the Superfund List
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Two Puerto Rico Sites to the Superfund List
09/23/2010EPA Recognizes Environment Achievements of NJ and NY Supermarkets for Their Work to Combat Climate Change; Supervalu, Hannaford Bros., Weis Markets, Price Chopper and Kysor/Warren each earn Environmental Achievement Award
09/13/2010U.S. EPA settlements require investigation of uranium
contamination on Southwestern tribal lands
08/10/2010EPA POSTPONES SYRACUSE MEETING ON HYDRAULIC FRACTURING STUDY, NEW DATES COMING SOON
08/03/2010EPA Administrator Highlights Importance of Agency’s Science Laboratory in New Jersey; Announces new resources for national Environmental Response Team lab facilities
08/03/2010PRESS ADVISORY -- TODAY: EPA Administrator to Tour Agency's Environmental Laboratory in Edison, NJ
07/26/2010EPA Releases Rulemaking Guidance on Environmental Justice
07/26/2010EPA Reaches Major Milestone at Welsbach Superfund Site
06/18/2010EPA Seeks Public Comment on Strategic Plan to Move Forward on Agency Priorities: Draft plan will help advance Administrator Jackson’s seven priorities
05/27/2010EPA Raises Awareness on Skin Cancer Prevention with “Don’t Fry Day” Campaign

Agency urges everyone to be smart in the sun
05/19/2010Vermont Fifth-Grader Wins Sun Safety Poster Contest
04/22/2010April 24 and 25: EPA Celebrates 40th Earth Day with Events on the National Mall
04/21/2010EPA Signs an Agreement with North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System to Improve Environmental Sustainability of 12 Hospitals
02/01/2010EPA’s Budget Proposal Seeks Efficiencies, Increased Environmental Protection: Budget proposal aligned with Administrator Jackson’s key priorities
02/01/2010TODAY: Press Conference Call with Administrator Jackson to Discuss EPA’s FY 2011 Budget
01/13/2010EPA Examines Homes near Facet Enterprises in Elmira, NY for Contamination
01/13/2010Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Jerseyans Urged to Test for Radon
01/13/2010Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Yorkers Urged to Test for Radon
10/30/2009EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Hopewell Precision Site
10/29/2009EPA Posts New Schools Air Toxics Monitoring Initiative Data

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