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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
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in Puerto Rico
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in New York State
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in the State of New Jersey
12/06/2010EPA Announces 2010 Enforcement and Compliance Results / More than 1.4 billion pounds of harmful air, land, and water pollution to be reduced
12/02/2010EPA Marks 40th Anniversary
11/30/2010EPA Announces 2010 Game Day Challenge Winners / Seventy-seven colleges and universities divert 500,000 pounds of waste from landfills
11/29/2010Nov. 30 Science Class in Kansas City, Kan., to Kick Off EPA’s 40 Years Protecting Communities
11/23/2010MONDAY: Administrator Jackson to Kick Off EPA at 40 Commemoration / Weeklong series of events to highlight EPA’s 40 years protecting American communities
11/22/2010This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Savings with Energy Star
11/19/2010EPA Awards Grant to Protect the Barnegat and Delaware Estuaries
11/16/2010President Signs America Recycles Day Proclamation/Proclamation, new task force focus on electronic waste
11/15/2010EPA Signs Agreement with Southampton Hospital to Enhance its Environmental Practices
11/09/2010America Recycles Day - November 15th
11/05/2010EPA Recognizes South Carolina Program for Leadership in Recycling
10/27/2010Oct. 29 Event to Announce University of Iowa’s Sustainability Goals and Partnership in EPA Program in Iowa City, Iowa
10/21/2010EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cortese Toxic Site in Sullivan County, NY
10/21/2010Connecticut Holding Company Pays Fine for PCB Violations
10/04/2010EPA and New York Harbor School Establish Ground-Breaking Green Partnership
10/04/2010EPA Observes Children’s Health Month/President proclaims Oct. 4 as Children Health Day
09/30/2010U.S. EPA applauds American Samoa’s decision to ban plastic shopping bags
09/29/2010EPA Approves Puerto Rico’s List of Impaired Waters: New Pollutants Included for Waters of San Juan Bay Estuary, Rio Bayamon, Rio Grande de Arecibo
09/27/2010EPA Makes Final Decision: Newtown Creek is Added to Superfund List
09/22/2010EPA Opens Registration for Knoxville, TN Hearing on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
09/21/2010EPA Urges Citizens to Clear out Medicine Cabinets for Drug Take-Back Events
09/21/2010New England Colleges Challenged to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at Football Games
09/13/2010City of Ketchikan fined nearly $3,000 for improper disposal of PCBs
09/13/2010MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Public Hearing tomorrow in Charlotte on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
09/07/2010EPA Challenges Colleges to Recycle at Football Games / Agency encourages fans to reduce, reuse, recycle
08/17/2010Get Your Students Back to School – While Saving Money and Helping the Environment
08/13/2010Advanced Planning for Back-to-School Can Save Money and Help the Environment
08/09/2010NEW JERSEY LANDFILL OWNERS AGREE TO COMPLY WITH CLEAN AIR ACT; New Landfill System Maximizes Gas Collection for Potential Energy Recovery
08/03/2010Sarpy County, Neb., Landfill to Perform Diesel Retrofits, Pay $10,080 Penalty to Resolve Issues over Proper Air Permit
08/02/2010EPA Removes Morris County Site From Superfund National Priorities; Cleanup Work Complete
07/14/2010EPA responders answer state and county calls for help to investigate thousands of leaky containers near Rexburg, Idaho
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
06/17/2010TODAY: Advisory Group Releases Report on Addressing Environmental Challenges Along the U.S. – Mexico Border
06/17/2010EPA Releases Health Risk Assessment of Processing and Disposal of Onondaga Lake Sediment in Town of Camillus; Open House/Public Meeting to Discuss the Assessment on July 8, 2010 in Camillus, NY
05/24/2010U.S. EPA Files Complaint against Nevada Businessman for Solid and Hazardous Waste Violations in Indian Country
05/20/2010Middle School Students receive national recognition for their creative “Recycling” project in Homer, Alaska
05/19/2010EPA Marks the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day by Recognizing Environmental Achievers in the U.S. Virgin Islands
05/19/2010EPA Recognizes Students From Across the Country for Contributions Toward a Healthier Environment
05/19/2010EPA Releases More Electric Utility Plans to Improve Safety of Coal Ash Impoundments
05/19/2010Administrator Jackson to Present 2009 President’s Environmental Youth Awards
04/22/2010The East Coast’s Largest Food Composting Facility Opens Today in Wilmington, Del.
04/22/2010Philadelphia Zoo Celebrates Earth Day by Pushing Its Green Commitment Higher -- Zoo and EPA Work Together on Sustainability
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
04/20/2010Embraer Aircraft Holding, Inc. Joins EPA’s National Partnership for Environmental Priorities
04/20/2010Five New England Colleges and Universities recognized for Recycling Efforts
04/15/2010Site Owner Agrees To Pay For Cleanup of New Jersey Superfund Site
04/05/2010An Assist: EPA and Local Partners Enhance Recycling During Basketball Tournament
04/01/2010EPA Highlights Recycling Opportunities During National Cell Phone Recycling Week
03/31/2010EPA Signs Sustainability Agreement With Major New Jersey Company

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