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11/14/2012EPA Honors University of Guam for Zero Waste Pledge
11/14/2012University of Missouri-Kansas City Food Recovery Program Highlighted by EPA Region 7 as Nation Observes America Recycles Day, Nov. 15
11/13/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Recognizes 19 Universities for Food Waste Reduction
11/07/2012EPA Honors Adobe for Eliminating Waste at Corporate HQ
10/24/2012EPA Completes Building Demolition at Toxic Site in Garfield, N.J.
10/18/2012EPA Awards $214,000 to Reduce Sources of Ocean Pollution
10/18/2012Ten Ways to Save Money, Energy and Protect Your Health This Winter
10/17/2012EPA Awards $6.5 Million for Ten Projects to Restore
San Francisco Bay Water Quality and Habitats
10/15/2012Fire Extinguished at Hillcrest Industries Work Will Continue to Ensure Piles Do Not Reignite
10/10/2012EPA Awards $214,000 to Reduce Sources of Ocean Pollution
09/28/2012EPA Releases Air Data from Hillcrest Industries Fire; Agency Creates New Web Page to Post Information
09/28/2012EPA Releases Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; Public Hearing to Take Place Oct. 17 in Old Bridge
09/27/2012EPA Provides Grants to Help New York City Residents Monitor Air and Water Pollution in their Communities; Smart Phones will Track Air Pollution in The Bronx, Students Surveying Water Pollution in New York Harbor are Some of the Projects
09/26/2012EPA's Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire
09/20/2012Electronics Manufacturers and Retailers Join EPA Challenge for Safe Management of Used Electronics
09/19/2012TOMORROW: EPA to Kick Off Challenge on Safe Management of Used Electronics
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/13/2012EPA Provides Syracuse University Funding to Support Environmental Education; $131,050 Environmental Education Grant To Support At Least 30 Projects
09/12/2012Superfund Job Training Program Provides Opportunities for Syracuse Residents at Hazardous Waste Cleanups; Many Graduates to Work on Cleanup of Onondaga Lake
09/12/2012EPA Proposes to Delete Hooker-Hyde Park Landfill in Niagara Falls, N.Y. from Superfund List After Cleanup
09/11/2012Waste Reduction Technology Demonstration at EPA Regional Office in Atlanta
08/29/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey
08/28/2012US Coast Guard Academy in Conn. Awarded for Green Electronics
08/20/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey
08/08/2012US, Mexico Sign Agreement Addressing High Priority Border Environmental Issues
08/07/2012EPA Finalizes Settlement with Companies for Cleanup at Mercury Refining Superfund Site in Albany County; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $9 million
07/20/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority
07/13/2012EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at Rockaway Borough, NJ Superfund Site; Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris and Essex Counties
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska for Response Program, Environmental Capacity Building
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation for Water Pollution Control, General Assistance
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas for Water Quality, Response Program and General Assistance
06/22/2012EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Air Permit for Arecibo Solid Waste Incinerator on Monday, June 25
06/18/2012Seventy Companies Reach Agreement with EPA to Remove Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; Cleanup work estimated to cost $20 million
06/13/2012EPA's Fifteen Hot Tips for a Cool Summer / Save money, water, energy while protecting health and encouraging environmental learning
06/12/2012EPA to Hold Citizen Science Workshops in New York and New Jersey; June 19 in New York City and June 20 in Edison, New Jersey
06/07/2012EPA Launches First Waste to Biogas Mapping Tool
05/31/2012EPA Provides $1 million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties in Puerto Rico; Guayanilla, Penuelas and Ponce to Receive Funding
05/31/2012EPA Provides $970,000 to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties in New York State; New York City and Ogdensburg Receive Funding
05/24/2012EPA Recognizes Ohio Student’s Environmental Project
05/24/2012EPA, Southern California Edison Mark Recycling of 1 Million Refrigerators
05/24/2012EPA Guides Marinas on Best Ways to Prevent Water Pollution
05/21/2012NASCAR and EPA Partner on Green Initiatives
05/14/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting and Public Hearing on Air Permit for Arecibo Solid Waste Incinerator
04/17/2012EPA Recognizes the Borough of State College for Curbside Food Recycling
04/13/2012EPA Provides $100,000 to Help Assess Need for Children’s Health Center in Puerto Rico; EPA Regional Administrator to Participate in Children’s Health Conference
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

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