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04/10/2012EPA Fines U.S. Virgin Islands Health Department for Long Term Mismanagement of Chemicals and Pesticides; Decaying and Mislabeled Containers Found at Two Facilities
04/06/2012Statement on Passing of Peter Lord, Environmental Reporter for Providence Journal
03/15/2012EPA Orders Buffalo Sewer Authority to Reduce Water Pollution in Niagara River; Four Billion Gallons of Sewage and Wastewater Pollutes Niagara River and Tributaries Every Year
03/12/2012EPA and Georgian Court University (Lakewood, NJ) to Work Together to Increase Green Practices; Will Promote the Use of Refillable Water Bottles at Campus Water Fountains
03/02/2012EPA to Help Citizen Scientists Learn More about Air and Water Pollution in New York City Communities
03/02/2012EPA to Help Citizen Scientists Learn More about Air and Water Pollution in the U.S. Virgin Islands
03/01/2012EPA Proposes $16.4 Million Action to Remove Pollution from Universal Oil Products Superfund Site in East Rutherford, N.J.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on March 6 to Discuss Proposed Plan
02/28/2012EPA Approves New Jersey’s List of Polluted Water Bodies; Sewage Pollution Continues to be a Major Problem in New Jersey
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 Reaches Agreement with Battery Recycling Company, Inc. of Arecibo, Puerto Rico To Reduce Lead Pollution
02/23/2012EPA and Hackensack University Medical Center Team Up to Increase Green Practices
02/22/2012Drums from the Lehigh Valley Railroad Derailment Superfund Site in Le Roy, New York To Be Removed by Friday
02/17/2012EPA Deputy Administrator Visits Recycling Technology Training Center in the Bronx; Per Scholas Provides Computers to Underserved Communities, Strengthens Green Economy
02/15/2012Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill
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
02/13/2012Cleanup Complete at Hiteman Leather Superfund Site In West Winfield, New York; Site Ready for Redevelopment
02/02/2012EPA Regional Administrator to Speak at Local RecycleMania Tournament Kick-off
01/13/2012University of Kansas Hospital to be Honored for Reducing Waste
01/11/2012Hutchinson, Kan., Correctional Facility Honored for Reducing Waste
01/11/2012Connecticut University Wins EPA Recycling Challenge
01/10/2012U.S. EPA Orders World’s Largest Metals and Electronics Recycler to Immediately Cease Illegal Discharge of Toxic Pollutants to San Francisco Bay
01/10/2012The Results Are In: 2011 Game Day Challenge Winners
01/09/2012EPA and GSA Recognize Surplus Exchange for Electronics Recycling Certification in Kansas City
01/03/2012EPA Releases Options for Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup; Agency Encouraging Public Comment
12/21/2011SUPERVALU food recovery efforts garner National Waste Wise Award
12/14/2011Three New England Organizations Recognized for Reducing Waste
11/29/2011EPA Food Recovery How-to Workshop for
Grocery, Retail, Food Bank, Composting and Government Agencies Staff
11/23/2011Tips for Environmentally Friendly Gifts this Holiday Season
11/17/2011EPA and GSA Team Up to Promote Energy Efficiency in Federal Facilities in Boston and New England
11/15/2011EPA and GSA Recognize the Newest Electronics Certified Recycling Facility
11/15/2011EPA Celebrates Successful Food Recycling Efforts by National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins and N.J. Devils
11/15/2011EPA Highlights Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day
11/15/2011EPA and GSA highlight "eCycling" on America Recycles Day
11/10/2011The Federal Government Highlights Economic Benefits of Electronics Recycling; Top Officials Tour Electronic Waste Recycler
11/07/2011EPA partners with federal agencies to track Japan tsunami debris
10/21/2011EPA Encourages the Public to Attend Information Sessions on Newtown Creek Superfund Site Cleanup
10/21/2011EPA and GSA visit an “urban mine” to highlight growing Colorado jobs sector
10/17/2011EPA and GSA Regional Administrators tour GEEP E-Waste Facility in Durham, NC
10/17/2011EPA and GSA Regional Administrators visit GEEP Facility in North Carolina
10/13/2011EPA Finalizes Plan for Crown Vantage Landfill Superfund Site in Alexandria Township, New Jersey
10/06/2011EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Lake Ontario
09/29/2011Cleanup Complete at Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Superfund Site In Nassau County, N.Y.; Site Removed from Superfund List
09/19/2011President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition Accepting Nominations from Students in Grades K-12
09/16/2011EPA and Bayonne Medical Center Team Up to Green the Hospital
09/14/2011EPA Releases Strategy to Protect People’s Health and the Environment in Communities Overburdened by Pollution
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
09/13/2011Waste Management LampTracker, Inc., to Pay $118,800 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Kaiser, Mo., Facility
09/07/2011EPA and Naval Weapons Station Earle to Work Together to Expand Environmental Commitments
09/07/2011Back to School: EPA Encourages Students, Educators, Parents to Save Money and Protect the Environment
09/06/2011EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Long Island Sound
09/01/2011College Football Fans Compete to Protect the Environment
08/31/2011Guam’s Ordot Dump closed, new landfill at Layon to open September 1
08/19/2011New Jersey DEP Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
08/15/2011EPA Proposes to Delete Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Site in Nassau County, N.Y. from Superfund List
08/11/2011EPA Finds Cleanup of Sayreville Landfill Superfund Site Protective; Proposes Removal from Federal Superfund List
08/03/2011EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Jamaica Bay
08/02/2011EPA Signs an Agreement with the University at Buffalo to Improve Environmental Sustainability
07/29/2011EPA Report Illustrates Serious Sewage Pollution Problem in New York and New Jersey
07/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Welsbach/Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey
07/26/2011Fortune Society Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
07/20/2011Obama Administration Officials and Industry Leaders Unveil Federal Strategy to Promote U.S.-Based Electronics Recycling Market and Jobs / Dell Inc., Sprint and Sony Electronics sign agreement with EPA to encourage certified recycling, protect public health, and support best practices in electronics stewardship
07/14/2011EPA Urges Residents of Joplin, Mo., to Keep Tornado Debris Segregated into Categories as Curbside Pickup Continues
07/06/2011EPA Proposes Safeguards for Hazardous Waste Recycling / Action aims to promote economic, environmental and public health benefits of waste recycling
07/05/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan to Clean Up Ground Water at NL Industries Superfund Site in Pedricktown, New Jersey
06/21/2011EPA Closes Joplin Drop-Off Site for Hazardous Waste, White Goods and Electronic Equipment; City of Joplin Drop-Off Site to Remain Open
06/20/2011MRC Recycling Begins Processing Thousands of Electronic Goods Collected from Joplin, Mo., Tornado Debris
06/17/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Lightman Drum Co. Superfund Site in Winslow Township, New Jersey; Contamination Closed Down Public and Private Drinking Water Supplies
06/10/2011EPA Marks the Startup of the Final Phase of Hudson River PCB Dredging; 500 Jobs Created By This Cleanup Project
06/09/2011EPA Takes Action on Lead Problems at Arecibo, Puerto Rico Battery Recycling Facility
06/01/2011EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/26/2011EPA Completes Cleanup of Abandoned Manufacturing Site in Camden, N.J.
05/16/2011EPA to Oversee Cleanup of a Portion of the Newburgh Landfill; Public Information Session Set for May 18
05/09/2011EPA to Begin Soil Cleanup at Ellenville Scrap Iron and Metal Superfund Site in Ulster County, N.Y.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on May 11 to Discuss Work at Site
05/04/2011New England Colleges and Universities Take Top Honors in RecycleMania 2011 for Recycling Efforts
05/02/2011Puma Energy Caribe Agrees to Clean Up Caribbean Petroleum Site Under an Agreement with EPA; Will Also Address Environmental Problems at Gas Stations Across Puerto Rico
05/02/2011EPA Awards Grant to Help Reduce E-waste / Furthers agency commitment to responsible electronic stewardship
04/29/2011EPA Honors U.S. Virgin Islands Environmental Leaders
04/29/2011EPA Honors Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders
04/29/2011EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders
04/25/2011Maple Valley high school receives national award for greening up school operations
04/21/2011Westchester County Real Estate Firm Signs Agreement with EPA to Enhance Sustainable Practices
04/15/2011APRIL 16-17: Join EPA for Earth Day on the National Mall
04/13/2011EPA Releases Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at Radiation Technology Site in Rockaway, New Jersey
04/12/2011APRIL 16-17: Join EPA for Earth Day on the National Mall
04/05/2011EPA Awards More Than $100,000 to Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust to Support Conservation and Education Programs for Bioluminescent Bay
04/05/2011First of its Kind Agreement between EPA, Puerto Rico Tourism Company and Puerto Rico Solid Waste Authority Will Promote Green Tourism
03/22/2011Richland College Receives EPA WasteWise College/University Partner of the Year Award
03/18/2011Kean University Signs Agreement with EPA To Enhance Sustainability
03/15/2011EPA and Pelham Students Learn Importance Of Recycling Electronics at Visit to Recycling Plant in Mt. Vernon, NY
03/11/2011City of Yonkers Launches Fluorescent Light Bulb Recycling Program
03/08/2011EPA Adds Dewey Loeffel Landfill in Rensselaer County to Superfund List; Public Meeting Scheduled for March 24 in Nassau
02/15/2011EPA orders proper disposal of intercepted electronic waste shipment destined for Vietnam
02/14/2011EPA’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal Reflects Tough Choices Needed for the Nation’s Fiscal Health
02/02/2011EPA Investigation of Gowanus Canal Identifies Widespread Contamination, Health and Ecological Problems; Hundreds of Samples find PAHs, PCBs, Heavy Metals and Other Toxins
01/27/2011U.S. EPA applauds Maui and Kauai for decision to ban plastic shopping bags
01/25/2011U.S. EPA orders immediate cleanup and needed controls at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill
12/28/2010EPA Improves Guidance for Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Cleanup
12/14/2010Embraer Executive Jet Services Joins the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities
12/13/2010Colleges Invited to Compete for Top Recycling Title in 2011
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in U.S. Virgin Islands

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