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08/21/2014U.S. Recovers Over $2.8 Million in Settlement after
Fraudulent Transfer of Assets
07/21/2014EPA settlement to help ensure safety of more than a dozen communities near TRANSFLO facilities
05/06/2014EPA Settlement with Ryder Truck Rental Protects Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
05/06/2014EPA to evaluate four Superfund cleanups in Delaware
04/17/2014With its new Lead Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program, Delaware Makes Significant Commitment to Children’s Health
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
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 Wilmington, Del.
02/07/2013New Castle Among 43 Communities to Get EPA Technical Assistance for Sustainability Goals
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
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
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/15/2012EPA Welcomes Kenny Family ShopRite Stores and Food Bank of Delaware into the Food Recovery Challenge
08/22/2012EPA Stops the Importation of Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins as Part of Settlement with INEOS
08/21/2012Occidental Chemical Corp. Moves Forward with Cleanup at New Castle, Delaware, Facility
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
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
04/26/2012EPA Agreement with Amtrak Brings Greater Drinking Water Protections for Riders
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.
11/18/2011EPA Awards 45 Universities with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - University of Delaware
11/10/2011EPA, DNREC Reach Settlement With DuPont Corp. For Water Quality Violations
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
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Sites -- Delaware’s Standard Chlorine site considered for clean energy project
10/13/2011Pittsburgh to host emergency preparedness conference
10/06/2011Companies settle alleged environmental violations at Hercules Franklin Plant in Courtland, Va.
09/21/2011Market Share for EPA Energy Star Qualified Homes Reaches 25 Percent in Delaware
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Regional Supermarkets for Using Environmentally-Friendly Refrigeration
09/14/2011Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations
08/17/2011EPA, HUD Recognize Energy Efficient Rural Housing Project
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
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
06/30/2011EPA Offers Energy Tips on Summer Cooling to Save Money, Reduce Air Pollution
06/01/2011EPA Unveils Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
05/27/2011EPA asks Delaware Residents to Be Sun-Wise and Sun-Safe this Summer
03/11/2011Honeywell Pleads Guilty in Illinois to Illegal Storage of Hazardous Waste / Corporation sentenced to pay $11.8 million criminal fine
03/02/2011EPA wants students to participate in Earth Day poster contest
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
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'
12/06/2010Delaware Company to Pay $40,000 Penalty for Inadequate Oil Spill Prevention at Lewes and Sussex Facilities
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
09/08/2010EPA Announces Public Meetings on Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet’
07/01/2010EPA Announces Next Step Toward Establishing Rigorous Pollution Diet for Chesapeake Bay
05/06/2010Delaware Boy Wins EPA Earth Day Poster Contest
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
09/16/2009EPA Selects Environmental Achievement Award Winners - Two Awardees from Delaware
08/19/2009EPA Awards $1.2 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Delaware
04/27/2009EPA Announces $19.5 Million Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Delaware to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at the Standard Chlorine of Delaware Hazardous Waste Site,
Up to $5 million in Recovery Act funds added to cleanup
03/20/2009EPA Issues Latest Information on Toxic Chemical Releases
02/26/2009New Electronic Gadgets Galore! But What should you do with the Old Stuff?
02/26/2009Children’s Poster Contest Sheds Light on Sun Safety/
Annual competition gives students a chance to raise awareness, win prizes; deadline—April 13
09/25/2008EPA Selects Environmental Achievement Award Winners -- Delaware Facility Among Awardees
08/13/2008Georgetown Honored for Protecting Drinking Water
08/13/2008Felton Man Recognized for Water System Performance
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
05/05/2008EPA Salutes RecycleMania Winners - University of Delaware 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
04/07/2008EPA grant will help clean up Wiley Cork site in Wilmington
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/26/2008EPA to hold public availability on Dover Gas Light Superfund Site
02/12/2008Delaware Helps the Nation to Save Energy with
11 Buildings Earning EPA's ENERGY STAR
02/07/2008EPA Recognizes Stop and Shop and Giant Food; Only Supermarkets Receiving 2007 ENERGY STAR Leaders Recognition
02/07/2008Stop and Shop Enters Partnership to Help Fight Climate Change
01/16/2008Making homes greener and safer from radon
01/15/2008Seaford School District ENERGY STAR Leader - Again
01/03/2008Radon second only to cigarette smoking in causing lung cancer - Home testing for radon is one way to fight it
12/26/2007eCycling. Or how to dispose of your old, unwanted electronics
11/20/2007Disaster Experts to Stress Emergency Preparedness at Conference
11/15/2007Environmental Policing Nets Gains for Delaware
10/31/2007EPA grant supports environmental education program for Delaware parents and caregivers
10/18/2007EPA Commemorates 10 Years of Children’s Health

Lead-poisoning Prevention Program Regional Success Story
10/18/2007EPA Funds Grant to Combat Childhood Lead Poisoning
10/10/2007Delaware small business wins national award for hi-tech work
10/10/2007EPA recognizes Appoquinimink River Association for environmentally-friendly rain garden
09/27/2007Put Your House on an Energy Diet
07/17/2007Stay Cool While Protecting the Environment Even During Dog Days of Summer
07/03/2007Beaches in Good Shape for Holiday Vacationers
06/13/2007Small Firms Win Big Contracts for Emergency Responses
05/23/2007Countdown to Cool Savings this Summer
05/17/2007Know Your Air - Why Checking the Air Quality Index Can Protect Your Health
04/03/2007EPA Grant Helps Brandywine School District Reduce Diesel Exhaust Pollution
03/22/2007EPA Reports Latest Inventory of Chemicals Released
03/14/2007Free Workshop to Help Small Businesses Get Funds for Tech Research
02/12/2007$2.7 Million Available to Local Communities to Reduce Toxic Exposure