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09/12/2014Navy settles alleged environmental violations
at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads
09/04/2014Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties
08/26/2014U.S. EPA to Excavate Four Underground Tanks, Up to 5,000 Gallons Each, at Former Gas Station in Fresno
08/21/2014U.S. Recovers Over $2.8 Million in Settlement after
Fraudulent Transfer of Assets
07/14/2014Second Phase of Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; Total Cleanup Cost Estimated at $9.3 Million
07/09/2014EPA Awards over $144,000 to New Mexico to Reduce Water Pollution
06/24/2014EPA Settlement with Petersburg, Va., Business Helps
Protect Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
06/03/2014EPA Settlement with U.S. Postal Service Helps Protect Soil and Groundwater from Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Virginia
05/28/2014EPA Provides $2 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New Jersey; Projects in Camden, Union County, Mercer County and Newark
05/08/2014EPA Adds Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield, NJ to the Federal Superfund List; PCBs Contaminated Site
05/08/2014EPA Adds Radiation Site in Ridgewood Queens, New York to the Superfund List
05/06/2014EPA Settlement with Ryder Truck Rental Protects Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
04/30/2014EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for the Cinnaminson Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
03/31/2014Three Companies to Repay EPA for Costs of Cleaning Up Contaminated Site in Clifton, New Jersey; Successful Cleanup of Leaking Drums Protecting Health and Safety of Community
03/07/2014US EPA helps revitalize former contaminated site, making way for new restaurant in Bellflower, Calif.
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/28/2014EPA Settlement with Virginia Military Bases Protects
Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
01/15/2014Howard County, Maryland, Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at Two Facilities
12/19/2013EPA Rule Provides a Clear Pathway for Using Carbon Capture and Sequestration Technologies
12/18/2013Par Mar Oil Co. Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at two Huntington, W.Va. Facilities
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja; EPA to spend $3 Million to Address Heavy Metal Contamination
10/29/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site
09/30/2013EPA Takes Public Comments on Proposal to Delete an Oneida County Site from the Superfund List after Cleanup
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/15/2013EPA Provides $1.5 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New York State
04/29/2013North Country Gas Station Owners to Install Equipment to Prevent Ground Water Pollution
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
03/21/2013West Virginia Department of Transportation Settles Alleged Violations of Underground Storage Tank Regulations
10/24/2012EPA Takes Legal Action Against Western New York Gas Stations to Protect Ground Water from Petroleum Contamination
10/18/2012District of Columbia Preserves 250 acres of Land as Part of Settlement with EPA for Alleged Underground Storage Tank Violations
10/18/2012Philadelphia Gas Works to Pay $8,090 Penalty
to Settle Underground Storage Tank Violations
10/16/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, New York
10/11/2012Richmond Company Settles
Underground Storage Tank Violations
09/28/2012United States Air Force to Pay $12,823 Penalty for Underground Storage Tank Violations in Nebraska
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
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
08/23/2012U.S. Navy Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Facility in Virginia Beach, Va.
08/23/2012EPA and Baltimore's CNX Marine Terminals, Inc. Settle Water and Waste Violations
08/14/2012EPA Takes Action against Buffalo Area Gas Stations to Protect Ground Water from Petroleum Contamination
08/13/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for Final Phase of Cleanup At Diaz Chemical Superfund Site
07/24/2012EPA Region 7 and Contractors Begin Removal of Underground Storage Tank at Former Strehlow Garage in Omaha, Neb.
05/31/2012EPA Provides $2.8 Million to Newark and Jersey City to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
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
04/26/2012U.S. Navy Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at Hampton Roads Facility
04/06/2012Statement on Passing of Peter Lord, Environmental Reporter for Providence Journal
03/15/2012EPA Provides Technical Assistance to Sutherland, Neb.
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 Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/13/2012EPA’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
01/17/2012Naval Base Kitsap fails to properly monitor fuel tanks near Puget Sound for leaks
10/20/2011EPA and Municipality of Guaynabo Removing 1,500 Toxic Drums and Containers from Abandoned Warehouse
09/29/2011Cleanup Complete at Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Superfund Site In Nassau County, N.Y.; Site Removed from Superfund List
09/14/2011EPA Releases Strategy to Protect People’s Health and the Environment in Communities Overburdened by Pollution
09/14/2011Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations
08/03/2011EPA Takes Action against Buffalo Area Gas Station Owner to Protect Ground Water
07/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Welsbach/Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey
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
05/12/2011EPA Takes Action to Protect Ground Water from Petroleum Contamination
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
05/05/2011Poulsbo, Wash. gas station agrees to pay over $11,000 for failure to monitor underground fuel tanks
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
01/21/2011EPA Region 7 and 8 Host Meeting with State Agriculture Directors in Denver
01/13/2011Josh Svaty Selected as Senior Adviser to EPA’s Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks
01/07/2011Media Advisory: Site for Beeland Injection Well Permit Public Meeting Changed
12/16/2010Contaminated Site in West Sacramento Revitalized through Stimulus Funds, Green Technology
12/09/2010EPA Seeks Public Comment on Integrated Cleanup Initiative Implementation Plan
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
11/16/2010EPA Proposes Guidance for Underground Storage Tanks
10/14/2010Goodman Oil agrees to pay over $171,000 for storage tank violations at gas stations across Idaho
10/04/2010EPA Observes Children’s Health Month/President proclaims Oct. 4 as Children Health Day
08/11/2010Saranac Lake, N.Y. Gas Station Owner to Install New Equipment to Ensure Underground Petroleum Tanks Are Not Leaking Into Groundwater
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
05/19/2010EPA Recognizes Students From Across the Country for Contributions Toward a Healthier Environment
04/29/2010Toppenish, Wash. Smitty’s Conoco gas station required to clean up groundwater contamination caused by petroleum spill
04/22/2010April 24 and 25: EPA Celebrates 40th Earth Day with Events on the National Mall
03/25/2010Veterans Affairs Department, Cited for Petroleum Storage Tank Violations in Puerto Rico; Will Fund Public Training Sessions on Environmental Requirements
02/25/2010EPA Orders Caribbean Petroleum Refining L.P. To Resume Cleanup of Its Facility
02/23/2010EPA Fines Military for Underground Petroleum Storage Tank Violations at West Point
02/23/2010EPA Takes Action on Underground Petroleum Tanks;
Binghamton, N.Y. Gas Stations to Install New Equipment to Ensure Tanks Are Not Leaking
02/12/2010As Anniversary of Recovery Act Nears, EPA-Funded Projects Yielding Cleaner Air, Water and Land Across New York State; EPA Regional Administrator, DEC Commissioner Visit Cleanup Project in Albany
02/04/2010EPA’s Budget Proposal Provides Millions in Increased Environmental Protection for Tribal Nations throughout U.S.
02/01/2010EPA’s Budget Proposal Seeks Efficiencies, Increased Environmental Protection: Budget proposal aligned with Administrator Jackson’s key priorities
02/01/2010TODAY: Press Conference Call with Administrator Jackson to Discuss EPA’s FY 2011 Budget
01/27/2010After Failure to Cleanup Environment, Court Orders Company to Pay $1.3 Million Penalty for Underground Tank Violations at NE Pennsylvania Gas Stations
01/14/2010Removal of Underground Tanks Jumpstarts Work at Recovery Act-funded Gas Station Site in Bucks County
01/12/2010Federal Aviation Administration Commits to Closing Vehicle Waste Disposal Wells in Alaska
12/09/2009EPA Fines Puerto Rico Air National Guard for Improperly Managing Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks
11/06/2009EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event
10/22/2009EPA Awards Over $2.9 Million to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
10/13/2009EPA Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations with Washington, D.C. Shopping Center
10/02/2009Greater Cleveland RTA settles UST violations; to remove four tanks at central rail maintenance facility
10/01/2009Connecticut Environmental Consulting Firm Pays Fine for PCB Violations
09/25/2009EPA Awards $57,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in U.S. Virgin Islands

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