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07/21/2014EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals
07/16/2014US Settlement with Minnesota Coal-fired Utility to Reduce Emissions, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities
07/15/2014Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
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
05/30/2014Draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan Available for Public Input
05/28/2014EPA Funds University Research on Cleaner Fuel Burning to Improve Air Quality/The World Health Organization estimates that cookstove smoke accounts for over 4 million premature deaths annually
02/25/2014EPA Announces 11 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $5 Million to Combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
11/20/2013EPA Awards Four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Health Risks from Eating Great Lakes Fish
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
06/21/2013EPA and MPCA to Provide More than $3 Million to Restore the St. Louis River
06/05/2013Mahtomedi High School Student Project Wins President’s Environmental Youth Award
05/13/2013Federal Agencies Seek Input to Update Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, USDA and State Partners to Discuss Priority Water Pollution Reduction Issues April 18 and 19 in Louisville, Kentucky
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
02/14/2013Presque Isle Bay Removed from Great Lakes “Area of Concern” List; Second Area in U.S. to be Delisted
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Increase in Great Lakes Basin Pollution
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
11/15/2012EPA Announces Regional Food Recovery Challenge Awards on America Recycles Day
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
10/04/2012EPA Awards Grant to Protect Women and Children from Mercury in Lake Superior Fish
09/19/2012EPA Awards Grant to Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy to Reduce Releases of Toxic Chemicals in Great Lakes Basin
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
09/05/2012FRIDAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
07/23/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with Park Nicollett Health Services; Company Will Fund Lead Abatement in Low-Income Housing
07/12/2012EPA Awards Grant to Cleveland Botanical Garden to Use Vacant Lots to Protect Water Quality
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
06/07/2012EPA Announces $850,000 in Grants to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in Duluth; State to Receive a Total of $2,650,000 in Grants and Loans
06/05/2012EPA Completes Cleanup of Over 600 South Minneapolis Homes Ahead of Schedule
05/31/2012EPA Forms First Advisory Board on Great Lakes Issue
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
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
01/26/2012EPA Announces Comment Period for Injection Well Permit Changes in Wright County, Minn.
01/17/2012Administrator Jackson, Secretary Vilsack Sign Historic Agreement With State of Minnesota to Help Farmers Protect Rivers, Streams and Lakes
11/08/2011EPA releases final report on air toxics monitoring near Whitwell Elementary School
10/05/2011Facilities Earn Energy Star CHP Award for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
10/03/2011Great Lakes Week events scheduled for Detroit, Oct. 11-14
08/24/2011EPA Awards Job Training Grant to Saint Paul Port Authority
08/23/2011EPA’s $6 Million Challenge to Restore Great Lakes and Create Jobs
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/20/2011Innovative Research on EPA’s R/V Lake Guardian
06/20/2011Public Meeting on Cleanup Plan for Minnesota's Cass Lake Superfund Site
06/15/2011EPA Announces Partnership for First-Ever Great Lakes Week
06/13/2011EPA and Regional Leaders to Announce October's Great Lakes Week
04/14/2011EPA to Restart Work on South Minneapolis Superfund Site; Open Houses Planned for April 20-21
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
04/02/2011EPA STATEMENT: Update on Ongoing Monitoring
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
02/28/2011Sediment field sampling to begin today in Chequamegon Bay on Lake Superior
02/25/2011Up to $40 million available from EPA for Great Lakes restoration projects
02/24/2011Open houses on Reilly Tar and Chemical site environmental investigation in St. Louis Park, Minn., March 3
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/15/2011EPA orders proper disposal of intercepted electronic waste shipment destined for Vietnam
02/01/2011EPA Partners Continue Large Green Power Purchases / One corporation nearly doubles its green power usage
01/25/2011EPA's Game Day Challenge Tally: 11 Midwest Universities Divert 130,000 Pounds of Waste from Landfills
01/19/2011Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green Power / Landfill gas projects protect health while fueling industry and job creation
12/23/2010Declaración de la administradora de EPA Jackson referente a su reunión con 10 senadores estadounidenses sobre cromo (VI)
12/20/2010EPA analysis shows decrease in toxic releases across Midwestern states
12/17/2010St. Paul Coalition One Of Five Recognized By U.S. EPA For 2010 Achievements In Environmental Justice
12/06/2010Region 5 EPA Announces 2010 Enforcement and Compliance Results
10/18/2010MEDIA ADVISORY: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants For Northeastern Minnesota Announced In Duluth, Minn.
10/07/2010EPA Recognizes Supervalu for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
09/14/2010EPA Awards Ten Environmental Justice Grants
09/07/2010EPA Awards $977,242 Clean Diesel Grant To Minnesota Environmental Initiative
08/06/2010EPA Christens New Great Lakes Research Vessel
07/30/2010EPA awards $750,000 Midwest Clean Diesel grant to Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute
07/13/2010EPA Awards Regional Environmental Education Grants
07/01/2010EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Leadership Group Presents Awards For Emissions Reductions
06/10/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Near Minneapolis Middle School, Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
06/03/2010Comment Period On Proposed Crow Wing County Injection Well Permit Extended
05/27/2010Crow Wing County Citizens Invited to Comment on Proposed Waste Injection Well Permit
05/26/2010EPA Announces Winners of Regional Student Art Contest
05/20/2010Asian Carp Sampling Effort Officially Underway on Section of the Little Calumet River
04/21/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 5
03/26/2010Chicago Fifth on EPA List of Cities with Most Energy-Efficient Buildings
03/24/2010EPA ready to return to recovery act-funded South Minneapolis arsenic site; meeting March 31, 6 P.M.
02/10/2010EPA: 35 Midwest Communities take steps to reduce their Carbon Footprints
02/03/2010Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee to hold Feb. 12 public meeting in Chicago
11/23/2009EPA Calls for Best Projects for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding
11/18/2009EPA to hold public hearing on proposed greenhouse gas tailoring rule for large facilities
11/02/2009Three Minnesota companies agree to EPA orders to comply with federal rules to protect stratospheric ozone
10/08/2009EPA designates areas in midwest region not meeting standard for fine particle pollution
09/17/2009EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reductions
09/10/2009EPA begins final cleanup of Recovery Act- funded South Minneapolis arsenic site
09/09/2009EPA region 5 now monitoring for air toxics at 15 schools
09/08/2009EPA begins final cleanup of Recovery Act-funded south Minneapolis arsenic site
09/04/2009MEDIA ADVISORY: Briefing on South Minneapolis Arsenic Superfund Site Sept. 8, 2 P.M.
08/25/2009Minnesota receives $727,600 in economic recovery funds to improve water quality
08/20/2009EPA to begin final cleanup of Recovery Act-funded South Minneapolis arsenic site; Open House Aug. 26
08/04/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 awards $3 million in Recovery Act Funding to Minnesota Environmental Initiative to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $2.4 million in Recovery Act Funding to National School Transportation Association to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $3.7 million in Recovery Act Funding to American Lung Association - Upper Midwest to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $1.2 million in Recovery Act Funding to Great Lakes Commission to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs