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02/20/2014EPA Orders Utilities Inc. to Comply with Clean Water Act at Tega Cay Wastewater Plant
02/19/2014Plymouth Village, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/19/2014Rochester, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/19/2014Pittsfield, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/19/2014Marlborough, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/19/2014Billerica, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/19/2014New England Water Environment Association Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/19/2014Retired Simsbury, CT Water Pollution Control Facility Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/19/2014Essex Junction, Vt. Wastewater Treatment Plant Water Quality Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/18/2014EPA Protects Wetlands in Calif. and Ariz. with $1.5 Million in Grants
02/12/2014Four Alaska fishing vessels resolve seafood waste violations to protect marine environment
02/11/2014EPA Administrator to Join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro for Press Conference at Solar Farm and Water Treatment Facility
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Connecticut
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in New Hampshire
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Rhode Island
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Vermont
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine
02/06/2014Publicly Available Tool Reports On Different Types of Pollution
02/05/2014Thursday: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and New Orleans Mayor Landrieu to Commemorate Completion of New Orleans Rain Garden Project
02/05/2014THURSDAY – EPA Official to Tour Green Infrastructure Investments along Cumberland River/Project transformed the Cumberland River corridor by incorporating green infrastructure features that improve local water quality
02/05/2014EPA Launches WaterSense H2Otel Challenge to Encourage Water Savings
02/04/2014Gasco Energy agrees to close production well and restore damaged wetlands in northeast Utah
02/04/2014EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released
to Land, Air and Water in the U.S. Virgin Islands Decrease of 83 Percent Found
02/04/2014EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released
to Land, Air and Water in Puerto Rico Data Shows Downward Trend
02/04/2014EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released
to Land, Air and Water in New York Data Finds Reduction from Previous Year
02/04/2014EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released
to Land, Air and Water in New Jersey A Decrease of Nearly 23 Percent Found
02/04/2014EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement; Atlanta BeltLineHonored as Overall Winner
02/03/2014U.S. District Court Orders Stabl Inc. to Pay $2.2M Penalty for Violating Environmental Regulations at Lexington, Neb., Facility
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/31/2014Joint EPA and BLM investigation results in funding for Wyoming natural resources and oil spill cleanup (Carbon County)
01/30/2014EPA Directs NL Industries to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; $79 Million Cleanup Will Remove Toxic Lead from Popular Beach and Public Park
01/30/2014Colorado State University researchers receive $2.2 million for efforts to improve water quality
01/30/2014EPA Releases Climate Assessment Update To National Stormwater Calculator
01/30/2014EPA Awards Almost $9 Million in Grants to Researchers Working to Improve Water Quality
01/30/2014EPA to Remove Over Two Thousand Drums and Containers of Hazardous Materials from Elk Township, New Jersey Facility; $800,000-Plus Cleanup Will Protect the Community and Area Wetlands
01/22/2014UNH Stormwater Center Awarded Nearly $1M from EPA for Philadelphia Green Infrastructure Project
01/21/2014EPA Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants to Support Research to Protect America’s Urban Watersheds with Green Infrastructure
01/17/2014Oil Well Operators in Hart County, Ky., Sentenced for Violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act
01/15/2014EPA Releases Bristol Bay Assessment Describing Potential Impacts to Salmon and Water From Copper, Gold Mining / Agency launched study after requests for action to protect Bristol Bay watershed from large-scale mining
01/15/2014Media Advisory: Press conference call with EPA Region 10 Administrator on release of final Bristol Bay Assessment
01/15/2014EPA releases Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and water from copper, gold mining
01/10/2014EPA, MDE, Prince George’s County Announce Public, Private Partnership Model to Accelerate Green Stormwater Controls and Support Local Job Creation
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities
01/07/2014Sixteen Grants Will Help Protect Wetlands in New England
12/31/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period to February 5 for Plan to Address Pollution at Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
12/26/2013EPA Seeks Nominations for Prestigious Annual Environmental Quality Awards; Awards Recognize Efforts in Communities to Protect Public Health and the Environment
12/19/2013EPA Rule Provides a Clear Pathway for Using Carbon Capture and Sequestration Technologies
12/19/2013West Haven, Conn. fined for Illegal Sewage Discharges; Will Take Action to Significantly Reduce Sewage Discharges to New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound
12/19/2013ENERGY COMPANY TO PAY $3.2 MILLION PENALTY TO RESOLVE CLEAN WATER VIOLATIONS IN WEST VIRGINIA
12/19/2013EPA Settlement Yields Improved Ability for Nantucket Company to Respond to Oil Spills
12/19/2013NOAA, EPA seek public comment on proposal to disapprove Oregon’s Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Program
12/18/2013Increased Eelgrass in Long Island Sound is Good News for Fish and Wildlife
12/12/2013EPA Takes Action to Protect Farm Workers in Puerto Rico; Bayer CropScience to Initiate Measures to Protect Workers and Pay $53,000 Penalty
12/11/2013Urban Waters Federal Partnership Launches Projects
in the Middle Rio Grande
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add the Troy Chemical Corporation Site in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; Mercury and other Toxics Contaminate Pierson’s Creek and Newark Bay
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add the Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield, NJ to the Superfund List; Soil, Water and Building Contaminated with PCBs
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add Radioactive Site in Ridgewood, Queens to the Federal Superfund List; Defunct Company Dumped Radioactive Waste into Sewer System and on the Land
12/10/2013Urban Waters Middle Rio Grande Kick-Off Activities
12/10/2013EPA Provides Over $345,000 to Protect Wetlands in New York; Citizen Science to be Used in the Adirondacks to Collect Environmental Data
12/10/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey; Nearly $430,000 Awarded for Wetlands Assessments and to Address New Jersey’s Changing Climate
12/09/2013LISS Announces Publication of New Science Book Synthesizing Decades of Long Island Sound Research
12/03/2013Twin Falls fish farm settles with EPA for water pollution violations
12/03/2013USDA, EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading To Benefit Environment, Economy
11/27/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Proposed Plan Will Address Contaminated Soil and Ground Water; Dec. 4 Public Meeting Announced
11/26/2013EPA and Vermont Announce Public Meetings to Discuss Lake Champlain Cleanup Efforts
11/26/2013$2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears Completion; EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site; Total Actions Expected to Cost at Least $4.5 Million
11/20/2013EPA Awards Four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Health Risks from Eating Great Lakes Fish
11/20/2013EPA Study: Mercury Levels in Women of Childbearing Age Drop 34 Percent / Data suggest women making more informed seafood choices
11/20/2013EPA awards $174 million to improve drinking water systems, reduce water pollution across Calif.
11/20/2013Puerto Rico Land Authority Agrees to Stop Clearing Wetlands in Guanica, Puerto Rico; Will Mitigate Damage Done
11/19/2013Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to close contaminated wells, protect groundwater in EPA agreement
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Promote Environmental Sustainability at New York City Restaurants
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Prevent Pollution from Car Repair Businesses in the South Bronx; EPA Provides $149,000 to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
11/19/2013EPA to Fund Projects that Help Businesses in New Jersey Prevent Pollution; More Than $335,000 in EPA Grants Going to Small and Medium-sized Companies
11/18/2013EPA Recognizes Sharon, Mass. for Water Conservation Efforts
11/15/2013EPA Announces Grant to Science and Arts Center to
Teach Students about Science and Chesapeake Bay Watershed
11/13/2013City of Shreveport Agrees to $342 Million Sewer System Upgrade to Comply with Clean Water Act
11/13/2013EPA Announces Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Study Causes of Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia
11/12/2013EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 14 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/08/2013New England Leaders Convene to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change Challenges
11/08/2013EPA awards $15 million to Nevada for water quality, public health
11/06/2013EPA awards $26 million to Arizona for water quality, public health
11/05/2013EPA Completes Fourth Season of Hudson River Dredging; Project Now about 73% Complete with GE, Not Taxpayers, Paying the Full Cost of Cleanup; $2 Billion Dredging Project Continues to Create Local Jobs
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
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Contaminated Soil and Debris to be Removed; Cleanup Expected to Cost $24 Million
11/05/2013EPA and City of Ishpeming Complete Work in Deer Lake Area of Concern

11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Ground Water Near the New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.; Cleanup Expected to Cost $22.9 Million
11/04/2013WEDNESDAY, November 6: EPA Chief in Kansas City to Support Environmental Justice Efforts
10/30/2013EPA Administrator McCarthy Announces $6.6 Million in Funding to Support Chesapeake Bay Projects/ EPA funding is part of $9.2 million in grant money to support cleaner local waters across Bay region
10/30/2013EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for the Ellis Property Site in Evesham Township, New Jersey; EPA Cost of Removal of Contaminated Soil Estimated at $13.6 Million
10/29/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site
10/29/2013EPA Finalizes Plan for Cleanup at Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, New York; $4 Million Cleanup Will Address Contamination
10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
10/25/2013EPA Awards $75,000 to Providence, R.I. to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
10/25/2013County Edge Dairy Inc. to Pay $20,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at its Inwood, Iowa, Facility
10/25/2013EPA Awards Spartanburg, S.C., Green Infrastructure Assistance to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resiliency to Climate Change
10/24/2013$1.29 million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; More than $915,000 awarded to support projects in Connecticut
10/24/2013EPA Recognizes Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities as WaterSense® Partner of the Year for Promoting Water Efficiency
10/24/2013EPA Recognizes The Home Depot as WaterSense® Partner of the Year for Promoting Water Efficiency

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