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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
04/26/2014Chicago Receives Two U.S. EPA Grants to Improve Lake Michigan Water Quality
04/25/2014EPA Reaches Settlement with Alaska Gold near Nome, Alaska for Improperly Managing Hazardous Waste
04/22/2014Kansas State University Student and Faculty Team Honored by EPA
04/22/2014EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Kansas State University lead in innovative design of green infrastructure on campus
04/18/2014“How’s My Waterway” Now More User-Friendly /
App Lets Users Check Health of Waterways Anywhere in the US
04/17/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York; New Phase in Multi-Million Dollar Cleanup to be Launched
04/16/2014EPA Employees Mark Earth Day by Cleaning Up Proctor Creek with Local Residents
04/16/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Permit for Carbon Sequestration Injection Well in Decatur, Illinois
04/16/2014EPA Stops New Jersey Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Health Risks
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/14/2014EPA Approves Buffalo Sewer Authority’s Plan to
Reduce Sewage and Water Pollution in Niagara River
04/11/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Toxic Sediment from the Passaic River; Largest Cleanup in EPA History Will Protect People’s Health and Create Jobs
04/07/2014U.S. EPA Administrator to Address U.S. Water Alliance During 2014 Water Prize Ceremony
04/03/2014National Settlement Yields Hundreds of Millions for Superfund Sites in New Jersey and New York; Parties Reach Agreement for More than $4 Billion to Pay for Environmental Cleanups, with More than $440 Million Going to Two EPA Sites in NJ and One in NY
04/03/2014USDA, EPA Partner to Improve Access To Clean Water, Improved Infrastructure in U.S.-Mexico Border Region
04/03/2014EPA Awarding Close to $13 Million to Assist Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems Across the United States
03/31/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Carbon Sequestration Permits in Central Illinois
03/31/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from an Illegal Nano Silver Pesticide in Food Containers; Cites NJ Company for Selling Food Containers with an Unregistered Pesticide Warns Large Retailers Not to Sell These Products
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
03/27/2014Southeast Michigan Receives Two EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants
03/27/2014EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
03/26/2014Here’s What They’re Saying About the Clean Water Act Proposed Rule
03/25/2014EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Clarify Protection for Nation’s Streams and Wetlands: Agriculture’s Exemptions and Exclusions from Clean Water Act Expanded by Proposal
03/24/2014Buffalo Receives $500,000 EPA Great Lakes Grant For Green Infrastructure to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie
03/18/2014Northern Ohio Receives Four EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants
03/17/2014EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during National “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 17-23
03/17/2014EPA Launches Sixth Annual “Fix a Leak Week” to Chase Leaks and
Improve Water Efficiency
03/17/2014U.S. EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” Promoted Throughout Southern California, March 17-23
03/17/2014Truckee Meadows Water Authority and Southern Nevada Water Authority promotes EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” March 17-23
03/17/2014Arizona Promotes National “Fix a Leak Week” at Peoria Event
03/17/2014EPA Asks Americans to Join the Race to Stop Water Leaks - WaterSense celebrates Fix a Leak Week Beginning March 17
03/12/2014Racine Receives EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grant
03/12/2014Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA; Additional Environmental Projects Protecting Water Quality
03/12/2014Milwaukee Receives EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grant
03/12/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Mahomet Aquifer Designation
03/10/2014EPA Inspections Reveal Clean Water Act Violations by Former Dairy Owner near Rock Valley, Iowa
03/07/2014United Park City Mines agrees to clean up mine waste at Richardson Flat Superfund site
03/05/2014City of Great Falls and Malteurop North America agree to control toxic gases and raw sewage overflows to protect community

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