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10/02/2014EPA Awards $2.6 million to Protect Mid-Atlantic Region Wetlands. Maryland is Among Six Projects to be Funded
10/02/2014EPA Gives $75,000 Grant to Living Classrooms Foundation for Program at Masonville Cove Environmental Education Campus
10/01/2014EPA, Anacostia Watershed Society Launch Clean Water Program in Elementary Schools
09/18/2014EPA Accepting Comment on Proposed Agreement for the Purchase of Sparrows Point Facility
08/21/2014U.S. Recovers Over $2.8 Million in Settlement after
Fraudulent Transfer of Assets
08/19/2014EPA Agreement with Prince Georges County School District Ensures Compliance with Safeguards for Asbestos in Schools
07/21/2014EPA settlement to help ensure safety of more than a dozen communities near TRANSFLO facilities
07/18/2014EPA Cleanup Funds Will Help Transform Vacant Properties in Easton’s Historic District into Thriving New Center
07/14/2014EPA Supporting Small Businesses by Advancing Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research/Twenty-one businesses receiving funding to strengthen the economy and the environment
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
05/12/2014EPA Announces $3.6 Million in Environmental Job Training Grants
01/29/2014EPA Settlement with Baltimore Companies Helps Provide Safe Handling of Hazardous Waste
01/13/2014Phoenix Color Corp. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Hagerstown Facility
01/13/2014Warner Graham Settles Hazardous Waste Violations
at Cockeysville, Md., Facility
11/19/2013EPA Recognizes 26 Mid-Atlantic Colleges
for Food Donation and Waste Diversion 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
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
09/04/2013Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust Provide $3.4 Million for Green Infrastructure Program
07/11/2013Companies to pay penalty, reduce harmful emissions from Hagerstown cement plant
07/01/2013EPA official tours Howard County rain gardens, touts how youth efforts are helping the Chesapeake Bay
06/11/2013EPA provides $400,000 to Baltimore to assess brownfields properties for redevelopment
05/02/2013EPA Promotes Asthma Awareness Month
02/22/2013Rodney Hailey Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Selling $9 Million in Fraudulent Renewable Fuel Credits / Owner of “Clean Green Fuel” falsely claimed his company produced 23 million gallons of renewable fuel
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in Mid-Atlantic communities including College Park, Md.
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline
01/08/2013EPA recommends radon testing in January
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/19/2012EPA grant to Baltimore City Health Department supports education programs to reduce indoor air pollution
12/13/2012EPA Suggests Burning Smarter this Winter
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
10/18/2012District of Columbia Preserves 250 acres of Land as Part of Settlement with EPA for Alleged Underground Storage Tank Violations
10/18/2012Maryland Air National Guard Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Baltimore Facility
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/02/2012Olson Wire Products Co., Inc. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Baltimore Facility
09/28/2012U.S. Settles Clean Water Act Case for Wetlands Violations in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
09/27/2012BP Products North America to Improve Spill Response Preparedness at Oil Terminals Nationwide / Company also agrees to pay $210,000 penalty for oil spill response violations at Maryland facility
09/24/2012EPA Grant to University of Maryland Will Help Communities Tackle Stormwater, Reduce Pollution to the Chesapeake Bay
08/23/2012EPA and Baltimore's CNX Marine Terminals, Inc. Settle Water and Waste Violations
07/27/2012EPA Awards $173,400 for Maryland Student Initiatives
06/27/201210 Communities and Organizations Selected for Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Funding during Green Jobs Training Event
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 Evaluates States’ Final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans for Restoring the Chesapeake Bay
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
04/26/2012EPA Agreement with Amtrak Brings Greater Drinking Water Protections for Riders
04/12/2012EPA and American Rivers Award $1.37 Million in Grants to Restore Potomac Highlands Rivers, Clean Water
03/13/2012Sauer Dump Added to EPA Superfund List
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
02/08/2012Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Grants Available to Improve Chesapeake Bay Water Quality, Cities, and Towns
01/17/2012EPA recommends radon testing in January - Protect your family from the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.
11/29/2011Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Pay $740,000 Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations in Five States / Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to invest an estimated $8 million to improve environmental compliance at 189 facilities in the U.S.
11/07/2011Attention: Contractors, Property Managers, Landlords and Anyone Working on Residential Renovation, Repair and Painting - EPA Hosts Free Webinar on Nov. 10 for Mid-Atlantic Region on Lead-Based Paint Rule
10/25/2011EPA Recognizes Maryland Panera Bread as New Green Power Partner
10/18/2011EPA Grant to Help Protect Children's Health in Baltimore
10/13/2011Pittsburgh to host emergency preparedness conference
10/07/2011Homebuilder Ryland Group Inc., To Pay $625,000 Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls
10/06/2011EPA and Sherwin-Williams Company Settle Case Alleging Hazardous Waste Violations at Baltimore Facility
10/05/2011EPA Approves New Performance Standards for D. C. Stormwater
09/27/2011Maryland’s Montco Communities Rank High in National Competition to use Green Power
09/27/2011EPA Announces Winners of First-Ever Green Power Community Challenge
09/21/2011Market Share for EPA Energy Star Qualified Homes Reaches 25 Percent in Maryland
09/21/2011EPA, DoD finalize agreement to clean up Joint Base Andrews
09/20/2011EPA’s Market Share for Energy Star Qualified Homes Reaches 25 Percent
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Regional Supermarkets for Using Environmentally-Friendly Refrigeration
09/14/2011Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations
09/09/2011Black Substance in Anacostia River Found to be Rare Algal Bloom
08/10/2011EPA Partners with Philabundance on Feds Feed Families Campaign
07/29/2011President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard
07/25/2011Delaware Native Wins Prestigious EPA Award for Protecting Wetlands
07/21/2011EPA Issues Final Guidance to Protect Water Quality in Appalachian Communities from Impacts of Mountaintop Mining / Agency to provide flexibility while protecting environment and public health
07/13/2011Civic Works to receive $300,000 EPA brownfields training grant
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
06/30/2011EPA Offers Energy Tips on Summer Cooling to Save Money, Reduce Air Pollution
06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/06/2011Rockville, Md. Wins EPA Award For Sustainable Drinking Water Service
06/01/2011EPA Unveils Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
05/27/2011EPA asks Maryland Residents to Be Sun-Wise and Sun-Safe this Summer
04/10/2011MONDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Visit Rosemont Elementary School for National Healthy Schools Day
04/06/2011EPA Awards Five Grants to Combat Bed Bugs
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/18/2011Cities Competing to Win EPA’s Green Power Community Challenge / District of Columbia and Brookville, Md. currently lead the green power charge
03/08/2011Dwyer Property Site Added to EPA Superfund List
03/08/2011Sauer Dump Proposed for Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
03/02/2011EPA seeks Baltimore-area seventh graders for summer program
03/02/2011EPA wants students to participate in Earth Day poster contest
03/01/2011EPA Selects American Rivers to Oversee $1.8 Million Awards Program in Potomac Highlands
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
01/20/2011EPA Recognizes Maryland School Districts with Indoor Air Quality Excellence Awards
12/30/2010EPA Recommends Radon Testing in January
12/30/2010Radon is 2nd leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. – Act now to reduce risk
12/29/2010EPA Establishes Landmark Chesapeake Bay 'Pollution Diet'
12/17/2010EPA, DoD finalize agreement to clean up Fort Detrick
12/01/2010EPA Recognizes Sustainable Communities with Smart Growth Awards
11/04/2010Disaster Experts in Baltimore Stress Emergency Preparedness
10/26/2010EPA Clean Diesel Grant for $975,000 Supports 2nd Ultra-Low Emission Locomotive in Maryland
10/19/2010Dwyer Property Site Proposed for Superfund List
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Nine New Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/24/2010EPA Issues Draft Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet -- Draft TMDL Contains Strong Federal Measures to Fill in Gaps in State Pollution Reduction Plans
09/10/2010EPA Sets New Limits for Blue Plains Wastewater Discharges; Will Bring Improvements to the Bay, Potomac River