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11/24/2015EPA Funds Project to Support Sustainability in New York City Restaurants; Information Also to Be Shared with Restaurants in Puerto Rico
11/24/2015EPA Funds Project to Prevent Pollution from Grocery Stores and Dairy Farms
11/24/2015EPA Funds Project to Reduce Harmful Refrigerants at Food Companies in Newark; $158,000 Grant to Rutgers
11/19/2015EPA Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards
11/12/2015$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects To Improve Health and Ecosystem of Long Island Sound; $752,000 Awarded to Support Projects in New York
11/06/2015Settlements Ensure that Three Companies Comply with Public Right-to-Know Rules
11/05/2015Grants for $1.75 Million Awarded to Improve Public Health in New England Communities
11/04/2015EPA Calls for the 21st Presidential Green Chemistry Award Nominations/Program promotes environmental and economic benefits of using novel green technologies in chemical design, manufacture, and use
11/03/2015EPA Enforcement Helps Protect Children in New Haven from Lead Paint Hazards
10/30/2015EPA, Army Corps of Engineers, Puerto Rico and ENLACE Agree to Work Together to Clean Up the Cano Martin Pena
10/26/2015EPA Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: Learn how to protect your home and family
10/26/2015San Juan, Puerto Rico Agrees to Make Investments in Clean Water
10/20/2015NEW LOCATION!! — TUESDAY: U.S. EPA Administrator and UFW President will tour Stockton, Calif. farm, discuss enhanced Worker Protection Standard with farm workers
10/19/2015Organizations in R.I., Conn. and Mass. Awarded Funding for Environmental Work in Area Communities
10/16/2015EPA and DPNR Announce Free Conference on How to Reduce Pesticides at Public Conference in St. Thomas, USVI
10/09/2015Companies Pay Penalty for Failure to Follow Hazardous Waste Protective Measures
10/08/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for Envirotech, Inc. in St. Louis, Mo.
10/08/2015EPA Region 7 Selects Environmental Justice Grant Projects to Address Local Community Health and Environmental Issues
10/08/2015EPA Grant to Help Coral Bay Community Fight Illegal Dumping
10/08/2015EPA Grants to Help New York City Communities Address Local Environmental Challenges; Includes Air Sampling Around JFK Airport
10/08/2015EPA Settlement with New York Electronics Recycler Protects Public from Potential Lead Exposure; ECO International of Vestal Agrees to Properly Dispose of More Than 26 Million Pounds of Hazardous Waste
10/08/2015EPA Finalizes Changes to Plan for Groundwater Remediation at Superfund Site in Newfield, N.J.
10/07/2015EPA Funding to Help Syracuse Small Business Develop New Green Technology; Advanced Recovery and Recycling, LLC Receives $100,000 for New Approach that Reduces Electronic Waste
10/02/2015EPA Settles Major Air Pollution Case with CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc.
10/02/2015EPA Finalizes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Olean Well Field Site - AVX Property in Olean, NY
10/01/2015EPA and DuPont Reach Major Settlement After Fatal Chemical Explosion in Tonawanda, N.Y.
10/01/2015Unified Grocers settles EPA claims for delayed reporting of ammonia release, risk management, and emergency planning violations
10/01/2015EPA Finalizes $4 Million Cleanup Plan for Fulton Avenue Superfund Site in Hempstead and North Hempstead, N.Y.
10/01/2015EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Pesticides Storage Facility in Manati, P.R.
10/01/2015EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Groundwater at Curtis Specialty Papers Superfund Site in Milford Borough and Alexandria Township, N.J.
09/30/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/30/2015EPA Finalizes Plan to Protect Drinking Water in Corozal, P.R.; $3 Million Spent to Date
09/30/2015EPA Finalizes $14 Million Plan to Remove Pollutants from Former Sherwin-Williams Plant in Gibbsboro, New Jersey
09/29/2015Settlement Will Provide Nearly $194 Million for Cleanup Work at the Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.
09/29/2015Municipality of Isabela Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill; Settlement with EPA Sets Timetable for Landfill’s Closure and Launches Recycling Program
09/28/2015EPA Proposes to Add N.J. Pesticides Manufacturing Facility to Superfund List of Hazardous Waste Sites
09/28/2015EPA Updates Standards to Increase Safety and Protect the Health of America’s Farmworkers/Revised standards give farmworkers health protections under the law similar to those already afforded to workers in other industries
09/24/2015EPA Cites FMC Corp. For Violating Federal Pesticide Law
09/24/2015Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Signs Legal Agreement with EPA and U.S. Department of Justice to Reduce Air Pollution at Two Power Plants
09/23/2015EPA Takes Action Against Underground Petroleum Storage Tank Violations in Monmouth County, Middlesex County and Paterson, New Jersey
09/22/2015EPA requires major agricultural chemical dealer to safely manage pesticides
09/16/2015Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen and EPA Tour Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
09/15/2015Three Small Businesses in Conn. and Mass. Awarded EPA Research Grants
09/14/2015EPA To Take Public Input on Draft Plan to Decontaminate and Dismantle PCB Processing Facility in Fort Edward, NY
09/09/2015EPA Will Remove Contaminated Soil at Ithaca Falls Creek Gorge, N.Y.
09/02/2015EPA to Begin Next Round of Residential Yard Cleanups in Late September at Former United Zinc Superfund Site in Iola, Kan.
09/01/2015Harvard School of Public Health Awarded $651K EPA Research Grant
08/20/2015Demolition to Begin Aug. 24 at Carter Carburetor Superfund Site
08/17/20153 PM MTN: EPA Daily Media Call on Gold King Mine Response
08/13/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Pesticides Storage Facility in Manati, P.R.; August 18 Public Meeting Planned
08/13/2015EPA Releases Plan to Address Pollution at San German Toxic Site; Public Invited to Public Meeting on August 19
08/13/2015EPA Asks Public for Comments on Plan to Protect Drinking Water in Corozal, P.R.; August 20 Public Meeting Planned
08/11/2015EPA Completes Construction of Water line in Chester and Washington Townships, N.J.; Agency Action Protects Community from Polluted Groundwater
08/07/2015EPA Inspectors to Focus on Lead Paint Safety in St. Louis
08/05/2015EPA Proposes Stronger Standards for People Applying the Pesticides with the Greatest Risk/ Improved training and minimum age requirements for certified applicators will help protect people and the environment.
07/31/2015EPA Protects Arkansas Children, Citizens from Lead
07/30/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Clean up Groundwater at Superfund Site in Newfield, N.J.; Public Meeting to be Held August 12
07/23/2015EPA Agreement with Port Authority and Port Terminal Operators Will Cut Harmful Pollution from Idling Trucks in Newark and Beyond
07/22/2015TRI Reporting Failures from No. Canaan, Conn. Companies Nets Emergency Response Equipment for Local Fire Departments under EPA Settlement
07/21/2015Railway Company Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Maine and Mass.
07/21/2015Hartford, Conn. Property Management Companies Settle with EPA for Lead Paint Disclosure Lapses
07/16/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Clean Air Act Violations at Wilbur-Ellis Company Facilities in White Cloud, Troy and Silver Lake, Kan.
07/15/2015Settlement Ensures Compliance from Beverly, Mass. Pesticide Company
07/13/2015Four Washington companies resolve violations of federal chemical storage laws
07/13/2015-07/16/2015EPA Honors Winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/Innovative technologies tackle climate change, water, and chemical issues
07/01/2015EPA Proposes to Cancel Some Uses of an Insecticide Commonly Used for Residential, Industrial and Commercial Purposes/The agency found unacceptable risks to human health when sprayed indoors
06/22/2015Camden Selected to Receive Nearly $1 Million to Cleanup Brownfields; EPA’s Investments in Camden For Brownfields Total More Than $6 Million
06/19/2015EPA Seeks Input on Modernizing the Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rule
06/18/2015EPA Uses Cutting-Edge Technology to Evaluate Chemicals for Human Hormone Impacts/New technology allows faster and less costly screening
06/17/2015EPA Selects University of North Carolina at Charlotte to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/17/2015EPA Selects Three Universities to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/16/2015EPA Investigation Finds Union Pacific Railroad Facility Violated Permit Discharge Limits to Joachim Creek
06/15/2015EPA Proposes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Olean Well Field Site - AVX Property in Olean, NY
06/11/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for Kansas City, Kan., Company
06/10/2015Wexford Labs, Inc., of Kirkwood, Mo., Selected as EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year
06/10/2015EPA Recognizes Partners for Creating and Using Safer Choice Products/June 22 is the first annual awards ceremony for 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners
06/02/2015U.S. Finalizes Settlement with Georgia-Based Millard Refrigerated Services over Ammonia Release that Sickened Workers Responding to BP Oil Spill
06/01/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Pollutants from Former Sherwin-Williams Plant in Gibbsboro, New Jersey; $14 Million Cleanup to Address Lead, Arsenic, and Volatile Organic Compounds
05/29/2015New Jersey Developer to Pay Civil Penalty for Stormwater Violations and Preserve Wetlands; Garden Homes Will Pay $225,000 Penalty and Preserve 108 Acres of Land in New Jersey’s Highlands Preservation Area
05/28/2015EPA Announces $54.3 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites, Revitalize Communities, Leverage Jobs and Promote Economic Redevelopment Nationwide
05/28/2015EPA Provides $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Land in Neptune, New Jersey
05/28/2015EPA Provides $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Land in Niagara County, New York
05/27/2015Puerto Rico Developer to Pay $500,000 Penalty to Address Clean Water Act Violations
05/22/2015EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/20/2015EPA Directs DuPont to Remove Mercury from Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
05/19/2015EPA Encourages the Public to Provide Input on Plan to Address Contaminated Groundwater at Curtis Specialty Papers Superfund Site in Milford and Alexandria Township, New Jersey; Public Meeting to Take Place May 28
05/11/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule for Blue Springs, Mo., Renovation Company
05/11/2015Federal and State Governments Reach Legal Agreement with Tonawanda Coke to Reduce Pollution; Company to Pay $12 million to Address Violations of Environmental Laws
05/07/2015Sixth Season of Hudson River Dredging Begins; Historic Dredging Project Draws to a Close; Next Up: Cleaning Up Floodplains
05/06/2015Navy settles environmental violations at Naval Station Norfolk
05/05/2015EPA Identifies Misbranded Pesticide at Kansas City, Kan., Pesticide Distributor
05/01/2015Florida Men Sentenced for Poisoning Wildlife and Hunting Dogs in Bullock County
04/29/2015EPA Proposes to Remove Alexandria Township, New Jersey Landfill from Superfund List
04/29/2015WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator to Testify before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on FY 2016 Budget
04/27/2015Effort Begins to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead Paint in Nashua, N.H. Area
04/20/2015Mercury incident at Banks, Oregon home requires EPA emergency cleanup
04/20/2015Settlements Emphasize that Pesticides Need to be Labeled Correctly, Protecting Public and Environment from Misbranded Products
04/17/2015EPA Urges the Public to Weigh In on Proposal to Ban the Dumping of Sewage from Boats into Cayuga and Seneca Lakes and Seneca River
04/17/2015Settlement For $8.75 Million Reached at Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I.
04/16/2015Methyl Bromide Investigation Expands to Puerto Rico

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