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08/19/2014UGA Student wins National Water Quality Challenge Award
08/19/2014EPA Announces Awards to College Students in National Water Quality Challenge
08/19/2014Horry County in South Carolina awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/19/2014The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/19/2014Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Tennessee Assembly Plant awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/19/2014EPA Awards $120,000 in Urban Waters grants to Revitalize Mystic River Watershed
08/15/2014New Jersey Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities; EPA Launches Equipment Loan Program to Help Community Organizations Collect Environmental Data
08/15/2014New York Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities; EPA Launches Equipment Loan Program to Help Community Organizations Collect Environmental Data
08/15/2014EPA Provides $331,000 Loan to Remove 100 Tons of Contaminated Soil in Rochester, New York
08/14/2014U.S. EPA settles case over destruction of rare Central Valley wetlands
- - Agreement will preserve unique California habitat
08/11/2014EPA Approves Pollution Budget for Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays
08/11/2014Settlement of Clean Water Act Violations Aims to Prevent Future Oil Spills by Cargill Inc.
08/08/2014Hunt Building agrees to resolve stormwater violations at construction sites at the United States Air Force Academy
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Closed Landfills in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
08/04/2014The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Receives $88,474 to Reduce the Gulf Hypoxic Zone
08/04/2014EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Gary and Hammond
08/01/2014EPA Hosts a Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference with the International Erosion Control Association
07/31/2014EPA Awards Grants to Promote Environmental Stewardship in Michigan
07/30/2014Settlement of Clean Water Act Violations Aims to Prevent Future Oil Spills by Archer Daniels Midland Company
07/30/2014Two Kansas City Groups to Receive $119,940 from EPA’s Urban Waters Small Grants Program for Focus on Middle Blue River
07/29/2014EPA Awards over $131,000 to Oklahoma to Protect Groundwater
07/28/2014Historic Clean Water Act settlement will prevent millions of gallons of sewage discharges into San Francisco Bay
07/28/2014Four Massachusetts Companies Win EPA Funding for Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research
07/24/2014EPA Kicks Off Third-Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge to Develop Innovative Approaches to Stormwater Management
07/22/2014EPA Settles Stormwater Case to Protect Richmond Water Quality
07/21/2014EPA Awards over $11 Million to State of Oklahoma to Improve Water Quality
07/21/2014EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals
07/18/2014EPA releases proposal to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska fisheries from potential impacts posed by Pebble Mine
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will go to projects nationwide, including University of Baltimore work in the Patapsco Watershed
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will go to projects nationwide, including three in the
Anacostia River Watershed
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will support projects nationwide, including six helping Philly, Chester, and Wilmington communities
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to NYC Parks to Boost Citizen Science in City Parks along the Bronx and Harlem Rivers
07/17/2014U.S. EPA Awards $115,000 for Revitalization and Education Projects in the Los Angeles River Watershed
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to Reduce Water Pollution Along the Cano Martin Pena in San Juan, Puerto Rico
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grants to Elizabeth, New Jersey Community Group to Build trail to Elizabeth River
07/17/2014EPA Awards over $179,000 to Promote Proctor Creek Restoration
07/17/2014EPA Awarding $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
07/15/2014Settlement with Dothan, Ala., Resolves City’s Clean Water Act Violations
07/15/2014EPA Proposes PCB Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site Located in Town of Salina, New York; Public Meeting to Be Held on July 29 in the Town of Salina Town Hall
07/15/2014Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
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
07/10/2014U.S. Branch of Canadian Company to Pay $2.5 Million Penalty for Shreveport, LA, Wastewater Plant; Settlement resolves water, hazardous waste, and air violations
07/10/2014EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee Met in Atlanta to Weigh in on Proposed Water Rule
07/09/2014EPA Awards over $144,000 to New Mexico to Reduce Water Pollution
07/09/2014EPA Settlement with Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Auto Crushing Company; Addresses Hazardous Waste and Used Oil
07/08/2014THURSDAY PRESS CALL: EPA Convenes Local Government Advisory Committee in Atlanta to Weigh in on Proposed Water Rule
07/07/2014EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster
07/07/2014Media Call Advisory: EPA Administrator to Preview Missouri Visit with Farmers and Discussion of Efforts to Protect U.S. Waterways
07/02/2014Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement
07/01/2014EPA Settlement with Patton, Mo., Property Owner Resolves Clean Water Act Violations Affecting Baltimore Creek
07/01/2014EPA Finalizes $45 Million* Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey; Heavy metals and hexavalent chromium to be Addressed
06/26/2014EPA Credits States for Making Progress in Bay Cleanup; Says More Effort Needed to Get Back on Track for a Restored Bay
06/24/2014EPA Settlement to Help Protect Carroll County Waters
From Runoff Pollution
06/24/2014EPA Orders Pennsylvania Municipalities to Improve
Stormwater Management
06/24/2014Ivory Homes agrees to prevent hundreds of thousands of pounds of sediment and contaminated stormwater runoff from entering Utah waterways each year
06/23/2014EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Erie
06/12/2014Attleboro Mass. stops illegal discharge from its Drinking Water Facility under federal Clean Water Act Settlement
06/09/2014FDA and EPA issue updated draft advice for fish consumption / Advice encourages pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers to eat more fish that are lower in mercury
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
05/30/2014Draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan Available for Public Input
05/30/2014EPA Reaches Legal Settlement with Operators of Arecibo Landfill to Reduce Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Agreement Creates Recycling Program in Arecibo
05/28/2014EPA Orders Reamer Hill Water Association to Comply with Drinking Water Safeguards
05/28/2014EPA Settlement with Lancaster Meat Processor Protects Local Waters
05/28/2014EPA Provides $388,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in the Cano Martin Pena Communities in San Juan, Puerto Rico
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
05/27/2014EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools
05/27/2014EPA Moves to Improve Emergency Planning at Facilities in NJ and NY; Inspections Focus on Information on Chemical Hazards Needed by First Responders during Emergency Responses
05/27/2014EPA Settlement with Rochester Area Home Builder Protects Area Waterways; Developer Agrees to Construct Project to Reduce Polluted Stormwater Discharges
05/27/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grant Provides $246,931 to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
05/27/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grants Provide $1.1 Million to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
05/23/2014EPA Requires Mining Company to Restore Damaged Streams in Kentucky
05/21/2014Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Task Force Announces Agreement with 12 Universities to Further Water Pollution Reduction Programs and Goals
05/19/2014EPA Finalizes Standards to Protect Fish, Aquatic Life from Cooling Water Intakes
05/13/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with CEMEX to Protect Water Quality in Puerto Rico; Company Agrees to Comply with Clean Water Act and Preserve More than 400 Acres of land in Puerto Rico’s North Karst Region
05/12/2014Jerome, Idaho dairy processor to ensure wastewater discharges meet federal standards
05/12/2014EPA Provides $100,000 to Support Green Infrastructure Development for City of Omaha, Neb.
05/09/2014Companies Agree to Pay for Cleanup of Contaminated Ground Water at Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund Site in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey
05/09/2014EPA Seeking Public Comment on Enhancing Transparency for Chemicals and Mixtures Used in Hydraulic Fracturing
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
05/08/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Wetlands in Western New York; Cites Local Company for Filling in Over Sixteen Acres of Wetlands, Adjacent to the Cassadaga Creek
05/07/2014Norfolk Gets EPA Support for Green Techniques at Knitting Mill Creek
05/06/2014EPA Inspections Remedy Clean Water Act Violations by Poultry Operation near Green Ridge, Mo.
05/06/2014U.S. EPA honors federal agencies for water conservation, waste reduction
05/05/2014Dredging of Toxics Resumes in Upper Hudson River for Fifth Season; PCB Cleanup Designed to Restore Hudson River; Created Hundreds of New Jobs
05/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Address the National Wildlife Federation
05/01/2014EPA to Assist Buffalo Sewer Authority in Expanding Use of Green Infrastructure Projects to Focus on Reducing Stormwater Runoff from Vacant Lots
05/01/2014EPA Awards the City of Santa Monica $60,000 to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change;
Albuquerque mixed-use development will get help designing green infrastructure
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Pueblo de Cochiti receives assistance to control stormwater, flooding
05/01/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Address the National Wildlife Federation
04/30/2014Scranton Gets EPA Support for Green Infrastructure in Iron Arts District
04/30/2014Three Seattle firms agree to settle violations with EPA and protect local waters from stormwater
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Fall River, Mass. and Bath, Maine selected for New England Communities
04/30/2014EPA to Revise Permit Requirements for DuPont Pompton Lakes Cleanup
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
04/30/2014EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for the Cinnaminson Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
04/29/2014Two oil and gas facilities in Alaska resolve industrial stormwater violations
04/28/2014U.S. EPA: Andersen Air Force Base Signs Agreement to Improve Spill Prevention Plans, Safeguard Water Resources

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