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01/23/2015$2 billion in funds headed for cleanups in Nevada and on the Navajo Nation from historic Anadarko settlement with U.S. EPA, States
01/20/2015EPA Says Air Quality near West Lake Landfill Consistent with Greater St. Louis and Other Midwest Cities
01/13/2015Proposed Settlement Regarding Cleanup of Superfund Site In Warren County, New Jersey; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $92 Million; Underground Contaminated Plume to be Addressed
01/09/2015EPA to Hold a Public Meeting About Proposed Plan to Clean Up Soil Contamination at Benfield Industries, Inc. Superfund Site in Waynesville, N.C.
01/05/2015EPA Will Review 24 Hazardous Site Cleanups during 2015
12/17/2014EPA Region 7 Receives Report of Groundwater Analysis by U.S. Geological Survey for West Lake Landfill Superfund Site
12/11/2014EPA adds former Colorado Smelter site in Pueblo, Colo. to Superfund list
12/09/2014Playa Grande Beach on the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge Closed to Protect Public While Potential Munition Is Investigated
12/08/2014EPA finalizes Libby Amphibole Asbestos health assessment (Mont.)
12/05/2014Groundwater Cleanup to Begin at Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN
12/02/2014EPA to Evaluate 22 Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
12/02/2014EPA releases final Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund cleanup plan
12/01/2014EPA to Begin Cleanup at Blue Ridge Plating Site in Arden, N.C.
12/01/2014EPA Issues First “Re-use” Awards for New England Superfund Sites
11/25/2014EPA Completes Reviews of 25 New England Site Cleanups during FY2014
11/25/2014Comment Period Extended until Jan. 14, 2015 for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Nuclear Metals Superfund Site in Concord, Mass.; Public Hearing will be Wed. Dec. 10
11/24/2014Beazer East Completes Cleanup of Over 100 Residential Structures at the Cabot Koppers Site in Gainesville, Fla.
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 to Hold a Public Meeting concerning the Stauffer Chemical Superfund Sites Operable Unit 3 Cold Creek Swamp
11/20/2014Remedial Actions Have Begun at Sanford Cleaners Superfund Site in Sanford, Fla.
11/17/2014Relocated Residents Near CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site to Return Home
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 Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan in South Plainfield, New Jersey
11/03/2014Cleanup Plan Proposed for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.
10/31/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site Plan
10/30/2014Under Settlement, City of Derby, Conn. Will Pay $675,000 for Cleanup Costs at O’Sullivan’s Island Site
10/30/2014Another Successful Year of Hudson River Cleanup Draws to a Close; One More Year of Dredging Expected
10/29/2014EPA Finalizes Agreement for
Cleanup at Camp Minden
10/29/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the Clearview Landfill Portion of Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Site
10/23/2014Raymark Waste to be Removed at Sikorsky Airport
A Public Information Meeting: October 28, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall
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
10/16/2014EPA to host Public Meeting Regarding the Henry’s Knob Former Mine Site
10/15/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Reduced Lead Exposure in Children; Blood lead levels in children around Tar Creek site in Okla. greatly reduced
10/09/2014Public Comments Accepted on Proposed Cleanup Plan for J-3 Range on Joint Base Cape Cod
10/08/2014EPA Removes Paragould, AR, Site from Superfund List; Former auto equipment manufacturing site meets cleanup standards
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
10/07/2014Under Settlement, B and M and MBTA Will Pay for and Perform Cleanup of Iron Horse Park Superfund Site in Billerica, Mass.
10/07/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Volatile Organic Compounds Contaminated Drinking Water
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
10/03/2014Public Meeting Scheduled for 35th Avenue Site in North Birmingham
10/01/2014EPA Announces Agreement with GE to Further Investigate Upper Hudson River Floodplain; Comprehensive Study to Cost About $20.5 Million
10/01/2014Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass. is Sat. Oct. 4
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
09/29/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey; $5.3 Million to be spent to Address Groundwater Contamination
09/26/2014EPA Announces Excellence in Site Reuse Award
for Pa. Lehigh Gap Nature Center
EPA, DOJ reach agreement with CNMI and CUC Saipan to move forward with work on oil spill cleanup and prevention at CUC power plants
09/24/2014EPA Orders Army to Take Corrective Measures at Fort Gillem
09/24/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in NJ
09/22/2014EPA Announces Excellence in Site Reuse Awards
at the Avtex Fibers Site, Front Royal, Virginia
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
09/18/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Recognize Milestone Activities at Tar Creek
09/17/2014EPA Adds A Vermont Hazardous Waste Site to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/17/2014EPA Announces a Proposed Modification for the BFI Rockingham Landfill Superfund Site Remedy, Rockingham, Vermont
09/16/2014EPA Adds Houma, La., Shipyard to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Five sites added and three proposed nationally
09/16/2014Baghurst Drive Site in Harleysville, Pa.,
Added to EPA’s Superfund National Priorities List
09/16/2014EPA Proposes One Hazardous Waste Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/16/2014EPA Adds Five, Proposes Three Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/16/2014EPA Adds Pierson’s Creek Site in Newark, NJ to the Federal Superfund List Due to High Levels of Mercury
09/12/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” to October 27, 2014
09/11/2014EPA to Hold a Public Meeting Concerning the Virginia Carolina Chemical Company (VCC) Mobile Site
09/11/2014EPA lauds W.Va. communities for brownfields redevelopment statewide bringing economic benefits while protecting public health
09/10/2014Raymark Waste to be Removed at Sikorsky Airport Availability Session: September 17, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Parish Hal
09/09/2014EPA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partner to Protect Wildlife at Hawaii’s Tern Island
09/09/2014EPA Proposes $20 Million Settlement with Lightstone Group Development to Conduct Cleanup on the Banks of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn; 17,500 Cubic Yards of Contaminated Soil to be Removed
09/08/2014EPA Region 7 Administrator to Give Remarks at Kansas City Structural Steel Site Redevelopment and Walmart Neighborhood Market Grand Opening Event on Sept. 10 in Kansas City, Kan.
09/03/2014EPA Public Availability Session to be held for the Columbia Nitrogen Site
08/27/2014EPA Provides Additional $3+ Million for Brownfields Cleanups in New England
08/26/2014Modifications Recommended and Proposed to Part of the Cleanup of Industri-plex Superfund Site in Woburn, Mass. 
08/25/2014EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding the Admiral Home Appliances in Williston, South Carolina
08/21/2014Public Meeting on Alabama Plating Superfund Site Set for Monday in Vincent, Alabama
08/19/2014News Brief: U.S. EPA Accepting Public Comments on Cleanup Plan for National Fireworks OU2 Superfund Site
08/18/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site Plan
08/15/2014Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site
08/15/2014EPA Provides $331,000 Loan to Remove 100 Tons of Contaminated Soil in Rochester, New York
08/15/2014EPA Awards $250,000 Brownfields Funding to Further Redevelopment in Charles Town, W. Va.
08/15/2014EPA Provides $300,000 in Grants and Loans to Clean Up Contaminated Properties in the Bronx; Funding will Help Create Over 150 Affordable Housing Units
08/15/2014EPA Prepares to Begin Phase II of Soil Cleanup in Harriman Park, Collegeville and Fairmont Communities
08/14/2014EPA Awards $500,000 to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites
08/14/2014EPA Awards $400,000 to Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites
08/14/2014EPA Awards $150,000 to the Land-of-Sky Regional Council to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in North Carolina
08/07/2014EPA Announces $1 Million Grant to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in Milwaukee
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Closed Landfills in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
08/04/2014EPA Convenes Inter-Agency Working Group on Environmental Justice to Address Concerns in North Birmingham Communities
07/31/2014Final Report on Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Shows Facility is Suitable for Public Use; No Further Action Needed
07/31/2014Proposed Cleanup Plan for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site in Cumberland and Lincoln R.I.
07/30/2014Settlement Nets $5.7 Million for Cleanup Costs at A.C. Lawrence Superfund Site in S. Paris, Maine
07/30/2014U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Pay Penalty for Federal Violations
07/24/2014U.S. EPA requires Rancho LPG to comply with safety measures for community protection
07/24/2014U.S. EPA Honors 17 Environmental Job Training Program Graduates in Rialto, Calif.
07/23/2014EPA Proposes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Cattaraugus County, NY Toxic Site Public Meeting to take place August 5 in Olean
07/21/2014EPA settlement to help ensure safety of more than a dozen communities near TRANSFLO facilities
07/21/2014New Treatment Technology to be Added to Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York
07/18/2014EPA Cleanup Funds Will Help Transform Vacant Properties in Easton’s Historic District into Thriving New Center
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
07/15/2014EPA to Hold a Public Meeting Concerning the Seven Out Tank Site
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

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