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03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/19/2015EPA Provides New Jersey $74 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/19/2015$22 Million Paid For Cleanup Costs and Natural Resource Damages at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics site in South Plainfield, NJ
03/13/2015EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Joins Senator Booker, Mayor Baraka and ICC to Visit Newark’s Community Air Pollution Project Which Utilizes EPA Science
03/11/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Visit Newark’s New Community Air Pollution Project
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to Camden, New Jersey to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
02/02/2015$438 Million in Funds Headed for Contaminated Site Cleanups in New Jersey from Major Bankruptcy Court Settlement
01/30/2015EPA to Update Community on Toms River, NJ Superfund Site; EPA and National Toxicology Program scientists to Discuss Study of SAN Trimer
01/30/2015EPA to Update Community on Toms River, NJ Superfund Site; EPA and National Toxicology Program scientists to Discuss Study of SAN Trimer
01/20/2015Three Shell Oil Company Affiliates Settle with EPA Over Violations of Vehicle Fuel Standards
01/13/2015Proposed Settlement Regarding Cleanup of Superfund Site In Warren County, New Jersey; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $92 Million; Underground Contaminated Plume to be Addressed
01/13/2015EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Champion Awards
01/08/2015DuPont Fined for Air Pollution at Deepwater, New Jersey
12/15/2014EPA Provides Over Half a Million Dollars to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey
11/21/2014Head of EPA Visits Jersey City to Highlight EPA Investment in Local Communities; Jersey City Mayor Fulop and Administrator McCarthy Visit Berry Lane Park Project
11/12/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake; EPA to Host Public Information Session for Pompton Lakes Community Tonight
11/10/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan in South Plainfield, New Jersey
11/10/2014EPA Funding Helps Businesses in New Jersey Prevent Pollution and Protect Against Storm Surges
10/30/2014EPA Proposes Revised Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
10/24/2014EPA Finalizes List of Polluted Water Bodies in New Jersey; PCBs, Arsenic, and Phosphorus are Most Common Pollutants
10/17/2014EPA Provides New Jersey $74 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/01/2014EPA Provides $229 Million to New Jersey to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Proposes Removal of PCBs in South Plainfield Water Body; Public Meeting to be Held Oct. 21 in South Plainfield, NJ
09/29/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey; $5.3 Million to be spent to Address Groundwater Contamination
09/24/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in NJ
09/22/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Joins EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge Program; Emphasis on Feeding the Hungry and Not Landfills during Hunger Action Month
09/22/2014EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen and EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
09/16/2014EPA Adds Pierson’s Creek Site in Newark, NJ to the Federal Superfund List Due to High Levels of Mercury
08/15/2014New Jersey Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities; EPA Launches Equipment Loan Program to Help Community Organizations Collect Environmental Data
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Closed Landfills in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grants to Elizabeth, New Jersey Community Group to Build trail to Elizabeth River
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
07/01/2014EPA Finalizes $45 Million* Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Toxic Site in Newfield, New Jersey; Heavy metals and hexavalent chromium to be Addressed
06/17/2014EPA Selects Six Universities to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
05/28/2014EPA Provides $2 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New Jersey; Projects in Camden, Union County, Mercer County and Newark
05/27/2014EPA Moves to Improve Emergency Planning at Facilities in NJ and NY; Inspections Focus on Information on Chemical Hazards Needed by First Responders during Emergency Responses
05/09/2014Companies Agree to Pay for Cleanup of Contaminated Ground Water at Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund Site in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey
05/08/2014EPA Adds Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield, NJ to the Federal Superfund List; PCBs Contaminated Site
04/30/2014EPA to Revise Permit Requirements for DuPont Pompton Lakes Cleanup
04/30/2014EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for the Cinnaminson Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
04/23/2014EPA Honors Work of Exceptional New Jersey Environmental Leaders
04/17/2014This Earth Day, Get Outside and Take a #natureselfie; EPA and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Connect People with Nature
04/16/2014EPA Stops New Jersey Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Health Risks
04/11/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Toxic Sediment from the Passaic River; Largest Cleanup in EPA History Will Protect People’s Health and Create Jobs
04/03/2014National Settlement Yields Hundreds of Millions for Superfund Sites in New Jersey and New York; Parties Reach Agreement for More than $4 Billion to Pay for Environmental Cleanups, with More than $440 Million Going to Two EPA Sites in NJ and One in NY
03/31/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from an Illegal Nano Silver Pesticide in Food Containers; Cites NJ Company for Selling Food Containers with an Unregistered Pesticide Warns Large Retailers Not to Sell These Products
03/31/2014Three Companies to Repay EPA for Costs of Cleaning Up Contaminated Site in Clifton, New Jersey; Successful Cleanup of Leaking Drums Protecting Health and Safety of Community
03/20/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Buildings at Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Encourages the Public to Comment
03/07/2014EPA Proposes to Remove Manville, New Jersey Site from Superfund List after Successful Cleanup
02/26/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund Site in Linden, New Jersey; $36.5 Million Cleanup at Old Chlorine Plant will Protect Community from Mercury and Other Contaminants
02/04/2014EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released
to Land, Air and Water in New Jersey A Decrease of Nearly 23 Percent Found
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
01/30/2014EPA 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
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities
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
12/23/2013EPA Completes Work at Newark, New Jersey Housing Project to Protect the Community from High Levels of Lead in Soil; 650 Tons of Lead-contaminated Soil Removed in $1.4 Million Cleanup to Protect Children from Lead Exposure
12/12/2013EPA Provides Updated Guidance to Schools on PCB-containing Lighting Fixtures
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
12/10/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey; Nearly $430,000 Awarded for Wetlands Assessments and to Address New Jersey’s Changing Climate