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04/16/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Permit for Carbon Sequestration Injection Well in Decatur, Illinois
03/31/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Carbon Sequestration Permits in Central Illinois
03/26/2014U.S. EPA Continues Response to the BP Whiting Oil Spill
03/25/2014U.S. EPA Response to the BP Whiting Oil Spill
03/24/2014Phillips 66 Takes Steps Toward Reducing Pollution from Vehicles
03/18/2014Northern Ohio Receives Four EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants
03/12/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Mahomet Aquifer Designation
02/25/2014EPA Announces 11 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $5 Million to Combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
02/20/2014Duluth receives U.S. EPA’s first Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grant
12/18/2013EPA Adds Three Indiana Sites to Superfund Cleanup List
11/07/2013EPA Completes Cleanup of Former Lead Smelter Site in Pilsen
09/03/2013EPA Requires HA International to Reduce Hazardous Air Emissions at Illinois Facility

07/26/2013EPA Offers $8.5 Million to U.S. Great Lakes Shoreline Cities for Green Infrastructure Projects
07/15/2013Up To $9.5 Million Available From EPA for 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
06/19/2013EPA Recognizes Students for Sustainable Environmental Solutions
05/13/2013Federal Agencies Seek Input to Update Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan
04/22/2013IIT wins EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/01/2013Settlement with Dominion Energy Reduces Harmful Pollution in Three States Including Illinois and Indiana
03/14/2013EPA Orders Enbridge to Perform Additional Dredging to Remove Oil from Kalamazoo River
03/13/2013EPA Announces Membership of Great Lakes Advisory Board
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
02/25/2013EPA Settles with Geneva Energy on Clean Air Act Violations; Tire-burning Facility to Close
02/14/2013Presque Isle Bay Removed from Great Lakes “Area of Concern” List; Second Area in U.S. to be Delisted
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/31/2013U.S. EPA and State of Illinois announce settlement with H. Kramer; company will spend $3 million to reduce air pollution
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Increase in Great Lakes Basin Pollution
01/14/2013EPA Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Modification of Veolia’s Air Pollution Permit
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/15/2012EPA Announces Regional Food Recovery Challenge Awards on America Recycles Day
11/14/2012EPA Fines 16 Firms for Violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012EPA Awards Grants to Protect Women and Children from Mercury in Great Lakes Fish
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
10/03/2012EPA: More Work Needed to Clean up Enbridge Oil Spill in Kalamazoo River
09/24/2012EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power
09/20/2012Electronics Manufacturers and Retailers Join EPA Challenge for Safe Management of Used Electronics
09/19/2012EPA Awards Grant to Product Stewardship Institute to Reduce Releases of Mercury in Great Lakes Basin
09/19/2012TOMORROW: EPA to Kick Off Challenge on Safe Management of Used Electronics
09/14/2012EPA Sets Bio-based Diesel Volumes for 2013
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/10/2012Follow EPA on Facebook and Twitter during Great Lakes Week in Cleveland, Sept. 10-13
09/07/2012United States and Canada Sign Amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement / Agreement will protect the health of the largest freshwater system in the world
09/07/2012TODAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
09/06/2012EPA, Illinois and Local Officials Announce Major Dredging Project at Waukegan Harbor
09/05/2012FRIDAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
08/07/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with Carmeuse Lime to Control Dust from its Chicago Plant
07/26/2012Illinois Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Clean Air Act Violations Involving Asbestos
07/12/2012EPA Awards Grant to Cleveland Botanical Garden to Use Vacant Lots to Protect Water Quality
07/11/2012EPA FINISHES LEAD CLEANUP AT RESIDENCE IN KENT COUNTY, MICHIGAN
07/05/2012EPA Seeks Candidates for Advisory Board On Great Lakes Issues
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
05/31/2012EPA Forms First Advisory Board on Great Lakes Issue
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/23/2012BP Agrees to Add More Than $400 Million in Pollution Controls at Indiana Refinery and Pay $8 Million Clean Air Act Penalty
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/21/2012EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Washington, D.C. and Chicago on Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants
05/03/2012McDonald’s Joins EPA List of Top 50 Green-Powered Organizations
05/03/2012Cleveland to Host Great Lakes Week in 2012
04/19/2012Up To $20 Million Available From EPA for 2012 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
04/11/2012EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/05/2012U.S. Announces Innovative Clean Air Agreement For Industrial Flares With Marathon Petroleum Company
03/22/2012U.S. EPA: Further Evaluation Needed to Determine Safety of PCB Disposal at Clinton Landfill
03/14/2012EPA Proposes the West Troy Contaminated Aquifer site in Ohio for Superfund National Priorities List
03/14/2012EPA Proposes Bautsch-Gray Mine in Illinois for Superfund National Priorities List
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
12/14/2011U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Chicago to Reduce Sewage Overflows
12/14/2011U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Chicago to Reduce Sewage Overflows / Settlement with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff and protect public health
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/15/2011EPA and GSA highlight "eCycling" on America Recycles Day
11/08/2011EPA releases final report on air toxics monitoring near Whitwell Elementary School
11/07/2011U.S. EPA approves new water quality standards for Chicago River System
10/18/2011EPA Awards $6.6 Million to Universities for Black Carbon Research
10/12/2011America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report Shows Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits
10/03/2011Great Lakes Week events scheduled for Detroit, Oct. 11-14
09/15/2011EPA adds Sandoval, Illinois, site to Superfund National Priorities List
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/23/2011EPA’s $6 Million Challenge to Restore Great Lakes and Create Jobs
08/15/2011EPA Announces 2011 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants in Illinois
06/30/2011EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Clinton Landfill to Aug. 14
06/23/2011Cleanup Complete at Markham, Illinois, Dump Site
06/15/2011EPA: Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood Does Not Meet New Air Standard for Lead
06/15/2011EPA Announces Partnership for First-Ever Great Lakes Week
06/13/2011EPA and Regional Leaders to Announce October's Great Lakes Week
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy
06/06/2011EPA Administrator Announces $76 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities / EPA brownfields investments protect health and environment, create jobs and promote economic re-development nationwide
05/12/2011EPA: Upgraded Water Quality Standards needed for portions of Chicago area waterway system
05/03/2011EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Chicago on National Standard for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants
04/21/2011EPA to host public meeting on Kerr McGee Kress Creek cleanup in West Chicago, Illinois
04/12/2011Media Advisory: EPA Will Present President’s Environmental Youth Award to Mother McAuley High School Students
04/08/2011EPA Postpones April 13 Public Meeting on Clinton Landfill
03/17/2011Media availability/photo opportunity 2 p.m. today on Chicago Lakefront
03/14/2011EPA public comment period begins on proposed approval for Clinton Landfill; public meeting on April 13
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
03/11/2011Honeywell Pleads Guilty in Illinois to Illegal Storage of Hazardous Waste / Corporation sentenced to pay $11.8 million criminal fine
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
02/25/2011Up to $40 million available from EPA for Great Lakes restoration projects