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07/01/2015EPA to approve California’s newest list of impaired waterways
07/01/2015EPA orders City of North Las Vegas to safeguard Las Vegas Wash from potential water pollution
06/24/2015DOI, USDA, EPA, NOAA and USACE announce additional Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative sites to prepare natural resources for climate change
06/22/2015Camden Selected to Receive Nearly $1 Million to Cleanup Brownfields; EPA’s Investments in Camden For Brownfields Total More Than $6 Million
06/17/2015Regency Centers in Raleigh, NC Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/17/2015Mississippi State University Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/17/2015City of Durham, N.C. Department of Public Works Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/17/2015Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/16/2015Fifteen Projects Unveiled to ‘Green’ Local Communities, Create Jobs and Manage Stormwater Runoff
06/16/2015EPA Investigation Finds Union Pacific Railroad Facility Violated Permit Discharge Limits to Joachim Creek
06/15/2015EPA Proposes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Olean Well Field Site - AVX Property in Olean, NY
06/05/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Northern Ohio
06/05/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Illinois, Indiana and Michigan
06/05/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Wisconsin
06/01/2015EPA, Department of Justice, and Hecla Limited settle Clean Water Act violations, reduce pollution bound for South Fork Coeur d’Alene River
06/01/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Pollutants from Former Sherwin-Williams Plant in Gibbsboro, New Jersey; $14 Million Cleanup to Address Lead, Arsenic, and Volatile Organic Compounds
05/29/2015New Jersey Developer to Pay Civil Penalty for Stormwater Violations and Preserve Wetlands; Garden Homes Will Pay $225,000 Penalty and Preserve 108 Acres of Land in New Jersey’s Highlands Preservation Area
05/29/2015On 20th Anniversary of Effort, EPA Gives Charles River a B+ and Publishes Live Water Quality Data
05/28/2015EPA announces $1.6 billion in Clean Water Act funds to upgrade Sacramento’s regional wastewater treatment plant
05/28/2015EPA Regional Administrator Visits Queens Park to Spotlight the Importance of Protecting Wetlands
05/28/2015EPA Awards more than $3.9 Million in Brownfields Grants to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities in Florida / Winners include: Cocoa, Jacksonville, Live Oak, Manatee County, Opa-locka, Palatka, Pasco, Sanford, and the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
05/28/2015EPA Provides $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Land in Neptune, New Jersey
05/28/2015EPA Provides $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Land in Niagara County, New York
05/27/2015United States issues cleanup order to owner of ruptured Refugio Beach oil pipeline
05/27/2015Puerto Rico Developer to Pay $500,000 Penalty to Address Clean Water Act Violations
05/27/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA AND ARMY TO ANNOUNCE FINAL CLEAN WATER RULE TODAY (WEDNESDAY)
05/27/2015Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy
05/26/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EchoWater Project Groundbreaking Event, May 28, in Elk Grove, Calif.
05/26/2015Knoxville Utilities Board Meets Major Consent Decree Milestones
05/21/2015City of Granby, Mo., Agrees to Three-Year Deadline to Settle Clean Water Act Violations at Wastewater Treatment Facility
05/20/2015Claremont, N.H. Auto Dealer Settles with EPA for Oil Spill
05/20/2015Strategy to Reduce District’s Sewer Overflows Will Include Green Infrastructure
05/20/2015EPA Directs DuPont to Remove Mercury from Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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
05/14/2015EPA Administrator McCarthy announces LEED Platinum Certification of San Francisco City Hall
05/14/2015Remarks of Cynthia Giles, EPA Assistant Administrator for Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance on
Duke Energy Subsidiaries Guilty Plea and Sentencing for Clean Water Act Crimes
**Remarks as Prepared for Delivery**
05/14/2015Duke Energy Subsidiaries Plead Guilty and Sentenced for Clean Water Act Crimes/The companies will pay a fine and conduct community service and wetlands mitigation
05/14/2015LOCATION/TIME CHANGED: Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes
05/14/2015EPA, Seattle truck repair firm settle water pollution case
05/13/2015EPA Administrator McCarthy to announce San Francisco’s City Hall becoming the nation’s oldest building to receive LEED Platinum Green Building Certification
05/13/2015TOMORROW: Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes
05/11/2015EPA and U.S. Steel Provide $3.5 Million for Spirit Lake Cleanup Plan
05/11/2015Federal and State Governments Reach Legal Agreement with Tonawanda Coke to Reduce Pollution; Company to Pay $12 million to Address Violations of Environmental Laws
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
05/06/2015EPA Issues Health Advisories to Protect Americans from Algal Toxins in Drinking Water
05/01/2015Dairy Company Owner Sentenced to Six Months of Home Detention and Ordered to Pay $15,000 Fine for Discharging 11,000 Gallons of Cow Feces into the French Broad River
04/29/2015Settlement Ensures that Lawrence Addresses Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges
04/29/2015EPA, Justice Department and State of California require Lehigh Cement to cut toxic discharges to San Francisco Bay
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
04/28/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, Justice Department, and State of California to announce major San Francisco Bay Clean Water Act settlement on Apr. 29
04/22/2015University of Maryland Named Winner of EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge
04/22/2015University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Win Top Prizes in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge
04/21/2015Groton and Norwich, Conn., Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Will Make Communities Safer under EPA Settlements
04/21/2015DOI, EPA, NOAA announce Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative to prepare natural resources for climate change
04/17/2015EPA Urges the Public to Weigh In on Proposal to Ban the Dumping of Sewage from Boats into Cayuga and Seneca Lakes and Seneca River
04/17/2015Settlement For $8.75 Million Reached at Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I.
04/16/2015EPA Revises Final Cleanup Plan for Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
04/14/2015TOMORROW: EPA ADMINISTRATOR IN PORTLAND, OREGON, TO FOCUS ON AIR QUALITY AND CLEAN WATER
04/13/2015WEDNESDAY: EPA ADMINISTRATOR IN PORTLAND, OR TO FOCUS ON AIR QUALITY AND CLEAN WATER
04/13/2015TODAY: EPA ADMINISTRATOR TO DELIVER REMARKS AT NATIONAL WATER POLICY FORUM
04/10/2015MONDAY: EPA ADMINISTRATOR TO DELIVER REMARKS AT NATIONAL WATER POLICY FORUM
04/09/2015EPA Administrator, Dallas Mayor, Toyota, and Wyland Foundation Celebrate Dallas Winning the National Mayor’s Water Challenge
04/08/2015Missouri Department of Transportation to Implement Statewide Compliance Program to Settle Construction Stormwater Violations
04/08/2015TOMORROW: USEPA Administrator and Dallas Mayor Dedicate Water Efficient Classroom and Student Garden
04/07/2015EPA Releases New Website Enabling the Public to Track Compliance Status of Public Water Systems
04/07/2015EPA, NASA, NOAA and USGS Creating Early Warning System to Detect Harmful Algal Blooms
04/07/2015TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Focus on Protecting Clean Water in Travel to Minnesota, Texas and Illinois
04/06/2015EPA Settlement Protects Soil and Groundwater in Lawrence, Mass.
04/02/2015EPA Settlement with Jefferson County, Mo., Property Owner Results in Watershed Restoration
03/27/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Attend POLITICO’s Playbook Lunch
03/27/2015MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Attend POLITICO’s Playbook Lunch
03/27/2015EPA Action Ensures that Runoff Doesn’t Harm Nearby Streams at North Reading, Mass. Construction Site
03/26/2015NEWS ADVISORY: EPA Issues Pesticides Warning in Caribbean; Methyl Bromide Suspected of Making Four People Ill on St. John, U.S. VI
03/26/2015EPA acts to protect Puget Sound shellfish beds from manure runoff, fines Lynden dairy
03/26/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Runoff that Contributes to Algal Blooms
03/20/2015EPA awards $2.5 million to Arizona to improve surface water quality
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 York State $197 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/19/2015EPA Provides New Jersey $74 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/19/2015EPA Provides Puerto Rico $27 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
03/18/2015EPA acknowledges federal, state and local partners for Improving Water Quality in the Bear Creek Watershed
03/17/2015EPA Region 7 Achieves LEED Platinum Certification for Regional Office Facility in Lenexa, Kan.
03/17/2015EPA awards $8.7 million in grants to restore San Francisco Bay’s tidal marsh and river habitats
03/16/2015Southern Nevada Water Authority Encourages Consumers to Chase Water Waste This Week
03/16/2015EPA and Home Depot Offer Tips to Conserve Water, Save Money
03/16/2015California utilities encourage consumers to Chase Water Waste this week
03/16/2015AZ Utilities Encourage Consumers to Chase Water Waste This Week
03/16/2015EPA, Hawaii water utilities encourages consumers to Chase Water Waste this week
03/16/2015With long, dry summer looming, EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 16-23
03/16/2015EPA Issues Report on Virginia Animal Agriculture Programs
03/16/2015EPA Issues Report on Pennsylvania Animal Agriculture Programs
03/16/2015EPA Encourages Consumers to Save 1 Trillion Gallons of Wasted Water/ WaterSense Partners Celebrate Fix a Leak Week, March 16-22
03/12/2015EPA Administrator to Speak at National Farmers Union Convention in Wichita, Kan.
03/11/2015EPA Designates Mahomet Aquifer as "Sole Source" of Drinking Water in East-Central Illinois
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 the South Bronx Economic Development Corp. to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to Camden, New Jersey to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties

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