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07/21/2014EPA settlement to help ensure safety of more than a dozen communities near TRANSFLO facilities
05/28/2014EPA Orders Reamer Hill Water Association to Comply with Drinking Water Safeguards
05/28/2014EPA Selects West Virginia Communities for
New Brownfields Investments
05/16/2014EPA Recognizes Environmental Innovation at World’s Largest Science Competition for High School Students/Miriam Terese Demasi wins EPA Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award and will participate in National Sustainable Design Expo in 2015
04/15/2014Huntington, West Virginia Winner of 2014 “Livable Communities” Competition
12/19/2013Following Fatal Blast, Metal Recycler Required to Invest in Modern Technology and Company-Wide Protections to Prevent Future Accidental Chemical Releases
10/28/2013U.S. and W.Va. Settle Case Against DuPont over Clean Air Act Violations at Washington Works Facility
07/18/2013United States Reaches an Agreement with XTO Energy to Prevent Waste Spills from Natural Gas Exploration and Production
05/02/2013EPA Promotes Asthma Awareness Month
03/25/2013EPA Proposes Adding 255 Waterways to West Virginia’s Impaired Waters List
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in mid-Atlantic communities including Huntington, W. Va.
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
12/13/2012EPA Suggests Burning Smarter this Winter
11/14/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with Companies to Remediate Contaminated Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia
09/05/2012JPMorgan Chase Bank to Reimburse Government $1.28 Million for Cleanup of Boone County, W.Va. Superfund Site
08/20/2012EPA Awards $55,600 to Promote Deckers Creek Restoration
08/20/2012Responsible parties to pay $29.8 million in cleanup costs for Big John’s Salvage-Hoult Road Superfund Site
08/20/2012Upgrades at Fairmont Water Plant to Strengthen Public Health Protections, Help Economy
07/11/2012EPA presents $200,000 brownfields grant to help clean up former TS and T Pottery site in Chester, W. Va.
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
06/07/2012Huntington W.Va. Settles Storm Water Violations with EPA
05/31/2012EPA Evaluates States’ Final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans for Restoring the Chesapeake Bay
05/23/2012EPA Settlement with Follansbee Chemical Plant
Will Improve Air Quality
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
03/01/2012Welch, W.Va. Settles Clean Water Act Violations
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.
11/30/2011EPA Notifies Four West Virginia Growers to Obtain Discharge Permits
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/16/2011EPA Sponsors Free Training on Energy Audits and Healthy Home Technologies for Contractors and Home Improvement Workers
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
10/13/2011Pittsburgh to host emergency preparedness conference
09/14/2011Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations
08/10/2011EPA Partners with Philabundance on Feds Feed Families Campaign
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
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
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
06/30/2011EPA Offers Energy Tips on Summer Cooling to Save Money, Reduce Air Pollution
06/07/2011EPA Announces $467,000 Investment to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in West Virginia
06/01/2011EPA Unveils Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
05/27/2011EPA asks West Virginia Residents to Be Sun-Wise and Sun-Safe this Summer
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/14/2011Consol Energy to Pay $5.5 Million to Settle Clean Water Act Violations
03/02/2011EPA wants students to participate in Earth Day poster contest
03/01/2011Arch Coal to Pay $4 Million to Settle Clean Water Act Violations in Appalachian Mining Operations
03/01/2011EPA Selects American Rivers to Oversee $1.8 Million Awards Program in Potomac Highlands
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
01/13/2011EPA Halts Disposal of Mining Waste to Appalachian Waters at Proposed Spruce Mine / Agency cites irreversible damage to clean water, environment in the region
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'
12/23/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics
Near two Schools in Follansbee, West Virginia
12/21/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Outside School in Vienna, West Virginia
11/04/2010Disaster Experts in Baltimore Stress Emergency Preparedness
09/24/2010EPA Issues Draft Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet -- Draft TMDL Contains Strong Federal Measures to Fill in Gaps in State Pollution Reduction Plans
09/21/2010EPA Welcomes West Virginia University as Newest Partner in Regional Sustainability Initiative
09/08/2010EPA Announces Public Meetings on Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet’
07/27/2010EPA Obtains Changes to West Virginia Coal Mine Permit to Significantly Protect Water and Environment
05/27/2010Comment Period on Spruce No. 1 Mine Extended to June 4, 2010
04/27/2010MAY 18th: EPA to Hold Public Hearing on the Proposed Spruce No. 1 Mine Project in Logan County, W.Va.
04/21/2010EPA Announces $800,000 In Brownfields Grants For West Virginia
03/19/2010EPA orders DuPont Belle facility to take safety measures
03/08/2010Be a part of West Virginia’s growing environmental education community
02/05/2010EPA, Philadelphia Zoo Sponsor Earth Day Poster Contest
01/08/2010Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. - Act now to reduce risk
12/01/2009Are You Ready for RecycleMania 2010? -
Nationwide competition pits colleges and universities
against each other for top recycling title
10/29/2009EPA Alerts W.Va. and Ohio Officials of Potential Concerns about AEP Coal Ash Impoundment
10/29/2009EPA Alerts W.Va. and Ohio Officials of Potential Concerns about AEP Coal Ash Impoundment
10/29/2009EPA releases data for air toxics monitoring
at three West Virginia schools
09/30/2009Workshop for W. Va. businesses and nonprofits on applying for EPA clean diesel grants
08/18/2009U.S., West Virginia Sue Town of Fort Gay for Violations of Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water Acts
08/18/2009EPA Awards $1.6 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in West Virginia
06/15/2009EPA Announces $15.6 Million Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in West Virginia to Boost the Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/20/2009Dupont and Lucite International Agree to Pay $2 Million for Clean Air Act Violations
03/20/2009Eye Care Company Plant in Huntingdon, W.Va. Volunteers to Reduce Mercury
03/20/2009EPA Issues Latest Information on Toxic Chemical Releases
03/18/2009EPA funding will help reduce pollution in West Fork River
03/12/2009EPA, du Pont agree to lower limit of PFOA in drinking water near W. Va. plant
02/27/2009Bayer CropScience to pay penalty for environmental violations
02/26/2009New Electronic Gadgets Galore! But What should you do with the Old Stuff?
12/04/2008Environmental Policing Nets Gains for West Virginia Worth $1.9 Billion
10/23/2008Richmond Conference to Focus on Disaster Preparedness, Hazmat
09/18/2008Asbestos hazards prompt EPA to halt demolition work
09/10/2008West Virginia University selected for EPA brownfields grant
06/11/2008Four of Nation’s Largest Home Builders Settle Storm Water Violations - 200 sites in mid-Atlantic region named
06/04/2008EPA Encourages Nominations for Environmental Awards - Deadline Only Weeks Away
05/06/2008EPA seeks Wheeling-area middle school students for summer environmental program
05/05/2008EPA Salutes RecycleMania Winners - University of Charleston Students Help Divert 7.7 Million Pounds of Waste from Landfills
05/01/2008Composting – The Next Step in Recycling!
International Compost Awareness Week is May 4 to May 10, 2008
04/23/2008EPA to Honor Stewards of the Environment
04/07/2008Ronceverte wins EPA grant for potential redevelopment
04/07/2008Huntington wins EPA grant for potential redevelopment
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/12/2008West Virginia Helps the Nation to Save Energy with 11 Buildings Earning EPAs ENERGY STAR