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11/19/2015New England Institutions Recognized for Diverting Food Waste
11/16/2015EPA Recognizes Charleston County School District for Reducing Food Waste
11/16/2015MONDAY: EPA, State, and Industry Leaders Hold Press Conference to Discuss Economic Benefits of Recycling for America Recycles Day
11/16/2015TODAY: For America Recycles Day, EPA and Partners Celebrates Economic Benefits of Recycling
11/13/2015EPA Recognizes Governments, Organizations and Businesses for Outstanding Waste Reduction Efforts
11/13/2015EPA Recognizes Rooms to Go in Suwanee, Georgia for Outstanding Waste Reduction Efforts
11/13/2015EPA Recognizes the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida for Outstanding Waste Reduction Efforts
11/10/2015Reduce Food Waste and Feed People, Not Landfills
11/05/2015EPA Regional Administrator Highlights the Benefits of Reducing Food Waste in South Bend
11/05/2015Grants for $1.75 Million Awarded to Improve Public Health in New England Communities
10/30/2015EPA, Army Corps of Engineers, Puerto Rico and ENLACE Agree to Work Together to Clean Up the Cano Martin Pena
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
10/07/2015EPA 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
10/01/2015EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Pesticides Storage Facility in Manati, P.R.
09/29/2015Municipality of Isabela Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill; Settlement with EPA Sets Timetable for Landfill’s Closure and Launches Recycling Program
09/24/2015Pollution Prevention: Where Sustainability Begins
09/23/2015EPA Takes Action Against Underground Petroleum Storage Tank Violations in Monmouth County, Middlesex County and Paterson, New Jersey
09/22/201525th Anniversary of Pollution Prevention Act Serves as Reminder That Everyone Can Take Steps for a Healthy Environment
09/16/2015EPA and USDA Join Private Sector, Charitable Organizations to Set Nation’s First Goals to Reduce Wasted Food
09/15/2015EPA, USDA Join to Set Nation’s First Food Waste Reduction Goals with Charities and Private Companies
09/14/2015EPA To Take Public Input on Draft Plan to Decontaminate and Dismantle PCB Processing Facility in Fort Edward, NY
09/11/2015Saturday, September 12: EPA Region 7 Acting Administrator to Speak at Missouri River Cleanup Event in Parkville, Mo.
09/09/2015EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Cayuga and Seneca Lakes and Seneca River
09/01/2015Greensboro Small Business Among Recipients of $1.9 Million from EPA to Support the Nation’s Green Economy
08/13/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Pesticides Storage Facility in Manati, P.R.; August 18 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
06/19/2015EPA Seeks Input on Modernizing the Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rule
06/17/2015EPA Report Shows Progress on E-Recycling and Identifies Opportunity to Advance G7’s Recognition of Circular Economy
06/09/2015Drug Enforcement Administration Western Lab wins EPA Federal Green Challenge award for electronics recycling
05/28/2015EPA Announces $54.3 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites, Revitalize Communities, Leverage Jobs and Promote Economic Redevelopment Nationwide
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
05/08/2015EPA, Product Stewardship Institute, and University of California Launch Toolkit to Reduce Marine Debris
05/07/2015Sixth Season of Hudson River Dredging Begins; Historic Dredging Project Draws to a Close; Next Up: Cleaning Up Floodplains
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
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Austin Federal Building for Significant Energy Reductions and Cost Savings
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Two El Paso Federal Facilities for Significant Energy Reductions and Cost Savings
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Whole Foods Market in Marietta, Ga for Reducing Food Waste
04/22/2015Watsonville, Calif. students receive President’s environmental education award for fighting to protect sea turtles worldwide
04/16/2015EPA Revises Final Cleanup Plan for Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
03/26/2015New England Organizations Step Up for EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge and Help to Reduce Food Waste
03/20/2015EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grants Provide $1.18 Million to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
03/19/2015EPA Provides New Jersey $74 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/19/2015$22 Million Paid For Cleanup Costs and Natural Resource Damages at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics site in South Plainfield, NJ
03/17/2015EPA Region 7 Achieves LEED Platinum Certification for Regional Office Facility in Lenexa, Kan.
03/09/2015Total Petroleum Puerto Rico Corp. Agrees to Spend $1.6 Million to Improve Leak Detection in At Least 125 Gas Stations Across Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to Camden, New Jersey to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to the City of Rochester, New York to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
03/06/2015EPA Honors MGM Resorts International for Achievements in Food Recovery Efforts
01/29/2015EPA Recognizes Dallas Stars for Reducing Food Waste
01/28/2015Odebrecht USA, in Coral Gables, Fla. Among 14 WasteWise Participants Recognized for Reducing Waste
01/28/2015EPA Recognizes Outstanding Food Recovery Challenge and WasteWise Program Participants
01/20/2015EPA Says Air Quality near West Lake Landfill Consistent with Greater St. Louis and Other Midwest Cities
01/13/2015Proposed Settlement Regarding Cleanup of Superfund Site In Warren County, New Jersey; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $92 Million; Underground Contaminated Plume to be Addressed
12/19/2014EPA Announces First National Regulations to Safeguard Disposal of Coal Ash
12/18/2014For Old Electronics: Don’t Think Trash. Think e-Cycling
12/17/2014EPA Region 7 Receives Report of Groundwater Analysis by U.S. Geological Survey for West Lake Landfill Superfund Site
11/25/2014EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion
11/24/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San Josť officials will tour zero waste facility turning food scraps into renewable energy
11/21/2014Head of EPA Visits Jersey City to Highlight EPA Investment in Local Communities; Jersey City Mayor Fulop and Administrator McCarthy Visit Berry Lane Park Project
11/20/2014EPA Regional Administrator Tours Duluth Composting Facility, Highlights the Benefits of Reducing Food Waste
11/20/2014Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste
11/18/2014EPA Spotlights Food Recovery with Atlanta Community Food Bank
11/14/2014EPA: Every American, Business and Community Can Play a Role in Increasing Rate of Recycling
11/14/2014EPA Administrator Applauds Efforts to Feed the Hungry While Protecting the Planet
11/14/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator in Philadelphia for Drexel Food Recovery Event and Wharton Energy Conference Keynote
11/13/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Diesel Buses in Puerto Rico; Grant Provides More than $208,000 to the Puerto Rico Metropolitan Bus Authority
11/12/2014EPA Grant to Help Capital District-Area Business Develop Green Technology; Ecovative Design of Green Island, New York Receives $300,000 for Development of Green Alternative to Foam Packaging
11/12/2014EPA Administrator to Announce Small Business Award to Nashville, TN based National Recovery Technologies, LLC
10/30/2014Another Successful Year of Hudson River Cleanup Draws to a Close; One More Year of Dredging Expected
10/17/2014EPA Provides New Jersey $74 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/16/2014EPA Announces Proposed Settlement with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation for Cleanup of Saratoga Springs, NY Superfund Site; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $6.5 Million
10/15/2014Student Team at University of Missouri-Columbia to Receive $14,874 to Study Treatment of Food Waste with Pig Manure
10/15/2014Stanford and UC Davis student teams receive sustainable design funding from EPA
10/09/2014EPA Reaches Legal Agreement to Improve Operations at Moca’s Landfill; Agreement also Expands Recycling Program and Establishes a Municipal Composting Program
10/07/2014EPA announces funding to reduce water pollution, recycle e-waste, improve environmental health along U.S.– Mexico border
10/07/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Volatile Organic Compounds Contaminated Drinking Water
10/06/2014TUESDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Visits San Diego to Announce Funding for Wastewater, Recycling, and Environmental Health along U.S.– Mexico border
10/01/2014EPA Provides $340 Million to New York to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Provides $229 Million to New Jersey to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Awards $120,000 Environmental Justice Grant to address illegal dumping in San Luis Valley (Colo.)
10/01/2014EPA Announces Agreement with GE to Further Investigate Upper Hudson River Floodplain; Comprehensive Study to Cost About $20.5 Million
10/01/2014EPA Proposes to Remove Newburgh, NY Site from Superfund List; $45 Million Spent to Address Bankrupt Metal Processing Site on the Hudson River
10/01/2014EPA Proposes Removal of PCBs in South Plainfield Water Body; Public Meeting to be Held Oct. 21 in South Plainfield, NJ
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes $11 Million Plan to Clean Up Soil and Groundwater at Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York
09/25/2014Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas;
Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?
09/24/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in NJ
09/23/2014EPA Recognizes Manufacturing, Retail Leaders in Electronics Recycling Challenge
09/22/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Joins EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge Program; Emphasis on Feeding the Hungry and Not Landfills during Hunger Action Month
09/18/2014U.S. EPA requires cleanup, fines Sims Metal Management for polluting San Francisco Bay
09/08/2014Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound; Public Meetings Planned September 16 and 17 in New York and Connecticut
09/04/2014EPA to Hold Free Citizen Science Conferences in San Juan, Puerto Rico; September 11 and 12 Workshops to be Held at the University of Puerto Rico’s Piedras Campus
08/19/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Becomes First Wholesale Club to Commit Nationwide to EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
08/15/2014EPA Provides $331,000 Loan to Remove 100 Tons of Contaminated Soil in Rochester, New York
08/11/2014Municipality of Lajas Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill; Agreement with EPA Sets Timetable for Landfill’s Closure and Establishes Local Recycling Program; Public Meeting to Be Held on August 28
08/07/2014EPA and Yonkers Paint Company Settle Hazardous Waste Suit; Agreement Addresses Storage of Unlabeled and Corroded Hazardous Waste Containers
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Closed Landfills in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
07/31/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: CEQ, EPA, GSA, and USPS Leaders to Discuss Sustainable Electronics

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