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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
09/25/2014
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
08/05/2014FORSITE DEVELOPMENT, INC. TO RECEIVE EPA REGION 4’s “EXCELLENCE IN SITE REUSE” AWARD
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
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
07/09/2014District Court of Appeals ruling on the petition for review of final EPA action placing the CTS of Asheville site on the National Priorities List
07/08/2014Court Approves EPA Agreement with IBM for Cleanup of Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, NY
Agreement Also Provides Reimbursement of EPA Costs
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
06/26/2014Results of Surface Radiation Screening Suggest Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Remains Suitable for Public Use
06/24/2014EPA Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for International Mineral and Chemical Site in Spartanburg, SC
06/24/2014EPA Awards Brownfield Grants to Hennepin County and City of Duluth
06/20/2014Austin to Receive $400,000 from EPA to Assess Contaminated Properties; Funds Will Boost Local Economy, Protect Public Health and Environment
06/19/2014Mo-Kan Regional Council to Apply $1.2M in EPA Grants toward Environmental Job Training and Brownfields Redevelopment
06/19/2014Public Availability Session planned by EPA to provide CTS Site Update
06/17/2014U.S. EPA to hold information sessions for free environmental job training program in Rialto, Calif.
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/17/2014Location is Changed for June 19 News Conference in St. Joseph, Mo., with EPA and Mo-Kan Regional Council
06/13/2014EPA Announces $1 Million for Brownfield Sites in Ottawa, Rochelle and South Beloit
06/11/2014Ute Mountain Ute Tribe receives $200K to clean up Old Towaoc landfill site
06/11/2014Montrose (Colo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites
06/11/2014Montana communities receive $1.4M to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites
06/11/2014Lake County (Colo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites
06/11/2014City of Sheridan (Wyo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in North Main Street area
06/11/2014City of Green River (Wyo.) receives $200K to clean up Union Pacific Depot site
06/11/2014Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe receives $200K to clean up Old Swiftbird Day School site
06/11/2014EPA requires Hawaii Gas to protect workers, local community from risk of chemical releases
06/06/2014EPA to Temporarily Relocate 3 Families Affected by Elevated TCE Levels near Former CTS Site
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
06/03/2014EPA Awards City of Wilson, NC and the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments a total of $1.4 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites
05/30/2014EPA Reaches Legal Settlement with Operators of Arecibo Landfill to Reduce Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Agreement Creates Recycling Program in Arecibo
05/28/2014EPA Awards Nearly $2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mississippi
05/28/2014EPA Awards $4 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Georgia
05/28/2014EPA Awards a $200,000 Cleanup Grant to the City of St. Marks, FL
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 to Central Florida Regional Planning Council to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
05/28/2014Oroville awarded $750,000 in Brownfields Grants
05/28/2014Monterey County awarded $200,000 in Brownfields Grants
05/28/2014San Pablo awarded $600,000 in Brownfields grants
05/28/2014EPA Announces $1.55 million in Brownfields support for Oregon communities
05/28/2014EPA Announces $600,000 in Brownfields support for City of Tacoma
05/28/2014EPA announces $399,978 in Brownfields support for Idaho tribal communities
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1.5 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mobile, AL
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Campbell County, TN
05/28/2014Six Entities in EPA Region 7 Selected for $2.2M in Brownfields Grants to Help Clean and Redevelop Contaminated Properties
05/28/2014EPA Selects the City of Visalia for a $400,000 Brownfield Grant

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