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11/24/2015EPA Funds Project to Support Sustainability in New York City Restaurants; Information Also to Be Shared with Restaurants in Puerto Rico
11/17/2015Federal Agencies, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Governments Host Major Conference on Climate Change in the Caribbean
10/30/2015EPA, Army Corps of Engineers, Puerto Rico and ENLACE Agree to Work Together to Clean Up the Cano Martin Pena
10/26/2015San Juan, Puerto Rico Agrees to Make Investments in Clean Water
10/02/2015EPA Settles Major Air Pollution Case with CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc.
10/01/2015EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Pesticides Storage Facility in Manati, P.R.
09/30/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/30/2015EPA Finalizes Plan to Protect Drinking Water in Corozal, P.R.; $3 Million Spent to Date
09/29/2015Municipality of Isabela Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill; Settlement with EPA Sets Timetable for Landfill’s Closure and Launches Recycling Program
09/15/2015Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority to
Upgrade Sewage Infrastructure; Sewage Pollution in Martín Peña Canal, San Juan Bay, Condado Lagoon, and Atlantic Ocean will be Reduced
08/13/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Pesticides Storage Facility in Manati, P.R.; August 18 Public Meeting Planned
08/13/2015EPA Releases Plan to Address Pollution at San German Toxic Site; Public Invited to Public Meeting on August 19
08/13/2015EPA Asks Public for Comments on Plan to Protect Drinking Water in Corozal, P.R.; August 20 Public Meeting Planned
07/01/2015EPA to Provide Nearly $200,000 for Environmental Job Training in Puerto Rico
05/27/2015Puerto Rico Developer to Pay $500,000 Penalty to Address Clean Water Act Violations
04/24/2015EPA Honors Puerto Rico Environmental Champions
04/16/2015Methyl Bromide Investigation Expands to Puerto Rico
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/19/2015EPA Provides Puerto Rico $27 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/09/2015Total Petroleum Puerto Rico Corp. Agrees to Spend $1.6 Million to Improve Leak Detection in At Least 125 Gas Stations Across Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
03/09/2015EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States/ Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
01/13/2015EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Champion Awards
12/09/2014Playa Grande Beach on the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge Closed to Protect Public While Potential Munition Is Investigated
12/03/2014EPA Announces Environmental Education Grants for Syracuse University and the Onondaga Environmental Institute
11/13/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Diesel Buses in Puerto Rico; Grant Provides More than $208,000 to the Puerto Rico Metropolitan Bus Authority
11/10/2014EPA to Announce Major Grant to Reduce Air Pollution in Puerto Rico
10/17/2014EPA Provides Puerto Rico $26.8 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/09/2014EPA Reaches Legal Agreement to Improve Operations at Moca’s Landfill; Agreement also Expands Recycling Program and Establishes a Municipal Composting Program
10/07/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Volatile Organic Compounds Contaminated Drinking Water
09/16/2014$120,000 EPA Grant Will Help Puerto Rico Community Group to Reduce Air Pollution
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/09/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with Municipality of Culebra Puerto Rico to Address Water Pollution in Atlantic Ocean; Culebra Will Connect 35-40 Homes to Sewer System
09/09/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with Municipality of Culebra Puerto Rico to Address Water Pollution in Atlantic Ocean; Culebra Will Connect 35-40 Homes to Sewer System
09/04/2014EPA to Hold Free Citizen Science Conferences in San Juan, Puerto Rico; September 11 and 12 Workshops to be Held at the University of Puerto Rico’s Piedras Campus
08/12/2014San Juan Teacher Receives Presidential Award for Environmental Education Teacher is 1 of Only 17 Recognized Nationwide
08/11/2014Municipality of Lajas Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill; Agreement with EPA Sets Timetable for Landfill’s Closure and Establishes Local Recycling Program; Public Meeting to Be Held on August 28
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to Reduce Water Pollution Along the Cano Martin Pena in San Juan, Puerto Rico
07/09/2014EPA Settlement with Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Auto Crushing Company; Addresses Hazardous Waste and Used Oil
05/30/2014EPA Reaches Legal Settlement with Operators of Arecibo Landfill to Reduce Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Agreement Creates Recycling Program in Arecibo
05/28/2014EPA Provides $388,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in the Cano Martin Pena Communities in San Juan, Puerto Rico
05/13/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with CEMEX to Protect Water Quality in Puerto Rico; Company Agrees to Comply with Clean Water Act and Preserve More than 400 Acres of land in Puerto Rico’s North Karst Region
05/12/2014EPA Legal Agreement with Pfizer Will Protect Air Quality and Fund Recycling Program in Barceloneta
05/01/2014EPA Put Out Smoldering Tire Fire at Penuelas, Puerto Rico Site; EPA Spends $400,000 to Eliminate This Air Pollution Threat
04/23/2014EPA Honors Work of Exceptional Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders
04/17/2014This Earth Day, Get Outside and Take a #natureselfie; EPA and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Connect People with Nature
04/08/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with Two Companies Requiring the Cleanup of Asbestos at a School and Head Start Facility in Penuelas, Puerto Rico
02/04/2014EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released
to Land, Air and Water in Puerto Rico Data Shows Downward Trend
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities
12/26/2013EPA Seeks Nominations for Prestigious Annual Environmental Quality Awards; Awards Recognize Efforts in Communities to Protect Public Health and the Environment
12/12/2013EPA Takes Action to Protect Farm Workers in Puerto Rico; Bayer CropScience to Initiate Measures to Protect Workers and Pay $53,000 Penalty
11/27/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Proposed Plan Will Address Contaminated Soil and Ground Water; Dec. 4 Public Meeting Announced
11/20/2013Puerto Rico Land Authority Agrees to Stop Clearing Wetlands in Guanica, Puerto Rico; Will Mitigate Damage Done
11/18/2013EPA Provides Grant to Improve Water Quality in Vieques, Puerto Rico
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja; EPA to spend $3 Million to Address Heavy Metal Contamination