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10/01/2014EPA Provides $340 Million to New York to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Announces Agreement with GE to Further Investigate Upper Hudson River Floodplain; Comprehensive Study to Cost About $20.5 Million
10/01/2014EPA Proposes to Remove Newburgh, NY Site from Superfund List; $45 Million Spent to Address Bankrupt Metal Processing Site on the Hudson River
09/30/2014As Sandy Anniversary Approaches, EPA Highlights Importance of Wetlands in Protecting Against Severe Storms
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes $11 Million Plan to Clean Up Soil and Groundwater at Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York
09/26/2014St. Lawrence County Cheese Manufacturer to Upgrade its Operations in Agreement with the EPA; New Manufacturing Equipment Will Reduce the Amount of Nitrates and Nitric Acid Entering the Oswegatchie River
09/16/2014EPA Decision on State of New York’s Proposal to Use Clean Water Funding for Projects Related to Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge
09/09/2014EPA Proposes $20 Million Settlement with Lightstone Group Development to Conduct Cleanup on the Banks of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn; 17,500 Cubic Yards of Contaminated Soil to be Removed
09/08/2014Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound; Public Meetings Sept. 16 and 17 in N.Y. and Conn.
09/08/2014Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound; Public Meetings Planned September 16 and 17 in New York and Connecticut
09/04/2014Owners of Buffalo-Area Gas Stations Ordered to Pay $290,000 in Penalties
08/28/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from Hazardous Waste Fines SUNY Downstate Medical Center for Improper Storage and Handling of Hazardous Waste
08/15/2014New York Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities; EPA Launches Equipment Loan Program to Help Community Organizations Collect Environmental Data
08/15/2014EPA Provides $331,000 Loan to Remove 100 Tons of Contaminated Soil in Rochester, New York
08/15/2014EPA Provides $300,000 in Grants and Loans to Clean Up Contaminated Properties in the Bronx; Funding will Help Create Over 150 Affordable Housing Units
08/12/2014Bronx Science Teacher Who Constructed a Green Roof and Tarrytown Teen Who Used Wasted Apples as a Fuel Source Win Presidential Recognition
08/07/2014EPA and Yonkers Paint Company Settle Hazardous Waste Suit; Agreement Addresses Storage of Unlabeled and Corroded Hazardous Waste Containers
07/23/2014EPA Proposes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Cattaraugus County, NY Toxic Site Public Meeting to take place August 5 in Olean
07/22/2014EPA Air Pollution Settlement with DuPont Chemical Facility in Tonawanda, NY; Approved by Federal Court
07/21/2014EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals
07/21/2014New Treatment Technology to be Added to Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York
07/17/2014EPA Provides Grant to NYC Parks to Boost Citizen Science in City Parks along the Bronx and Harlem Rivers
07/15/2014EPA Proposes PCB Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site Located in Town of Salina, New York; Public Meeting to Be Held on July 29 in the Town of Salina Town Hall
07/15/2014Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
07/14/2014Second Phase of Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; Total Cleanup Cost Estimated at $9.3 Million
07/08/2014Court Approves EPA Agreement with IBM for Cleanup of Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, NY
Agreement Also Provides Reimbursement of EPA Costs
07/07/2014EPA Takes Action To Bring Suffolk County Company into Compliance with Pesticides Regulations; Fines Company for Selling Unregistered Cleaning and Surface Disinfectant Products
06/23/2014EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Erie
06/17/2014EPA Selects Six Universities to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/12/2014EPA Settlement with the City of Buffalo Protects Residents from Hazardous Waste and Materials; Buffalo to Host Nine Hazardous Waste Collection and Recycling Events throughout the City in 2014
05/30/2014Draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan Available for Public Input
05/28/2014EPA Provides $200,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in Rochester, New York
05/28/2014EPA Provides $600,000 in Brownfields Cleanup Funding In New York City; Grants Will Fund Job Training Program and Assessments in Communities Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
05/28/2014EPA Provides $200,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in Jamestown, New York
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
05/27/2014EPA Settlement with Rochester Area Home Builder Protects Area Waterways; Developer Agrees to Construct Project to Reduce Polluted Stormwater Discharges
05/27/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grant Provides $246,931 to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
05/27/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grants Provide $1.1 Million to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
05/08/2014EPA Adds Radiation Site in Ridgewood Queens, New York to the Superfund List
05/08/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Wetlands in Western New York; Cites Local Company for Filling in Over Sixteen Acres of Wetlands, Adjacent to the Cassadaga Creek
05/05/2014Dredging of Toxics Resumes in Upper Hudson River for Fifth Season; PCB Cleanup Designed to Restore Hudson River; Created Hundreds of New Jobs
05/01/2014EPA to Assist Buffalo Sewer Authority in Expanding Use of Green Infrastructure Projects to Focus on Reducing Stormwater Runoff from Vacant Lots
05/01/2014EPA Stops Brooklyn Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Potential Health Risks
04/23/2014EPA Honors Work of Exceptional New York Environmental Leaders
04/17/2014This Earth Day, Get Outside and Take a #natureselfie; EPA and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Connect People with Nature
04/17/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York; New Phase in Multi-Million Dollar Cleanup to be Launched
04/14/2014EPA Approves Buffalo Sewer Authority’s Plan to
Reduce Sewage and Water Pollution in Niagara River
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
03/24/2014Buffalo Receives $500,000 EPA Great Lakes Grant For Green Infrastructure to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie
03/12/2014Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA; Additional Environmental Projects Protecting Water Quality
02/25/2014EPA Announces 11 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $5 Million to Combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
02/04/2014EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released
to Land, Air and Water in New York Data Finds Reduction from Previous Year
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities
01/07/2014EPA Orders Company to Stop Removing Asbestos at the Former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Dutchess County, NY
12/26/2013EPA Seeks Nominations for Prestigious Annual Environmental Quality Awards; Awards Recognize Efforts in Communities to Protect Public Health and the Environment
12/18/2013Increased Eelgrass in Long Island Sound is Good News for Fish and Wildlife
12/12/2013EPA Provides Updated Guidance to Schools on PCB-containing Lighting Fixtures
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add Radioactive Site in Ridgewood, Queens to the Federal Superfund List; Defunct Company Dumped Radioactive Waste into Sewer System and on the Land
12/10/2013EPA Provides Over $345,000 to Protect Wetlands in New York; Citizen Science to be Used in the Adirondacks to Collect Environmental Data
12/09/2013LISS Announces Publication of New Science Book Synthesizing Decades of Long Island Sound Research
11/26/2013$2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears Completion; EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site; Total Actions Expected to Cost at Least $4.5 Million
11/20/2013EPA Awards Four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Health Risks from Eating Great Lakes Fish
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Promote Environmental Sustainability at New York City Restaurants
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Prevent Pollution from Car Repair Businesses in the South Bronx; EPA Provides $149,000 to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
11/07/2013EPA and Buffalo Community Foundation Team Up to Prevent Asthma Attacks Results of $55,000 EPA Asthma Education Grant Highlighted
11/05/2013EPA Completes Fourth Season of Hudson River Dredging; Project Now about 73% Complete with GE, Not Taxpayers, Paying the Full Cost of Cleanup; $2 Billion Dredging Project Continues to Create Local Jobs
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Ground Water Near the New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.; Cleanup Expected to Cost $22.9 Million
11/04/2013EPA Removes Hyde Park Landfill in Niagara Falls, NY from Superfund List
10/29/2013EPA Finalizes Plan for Cleanup at Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, New York; $4 Million Cleanup Will Address Contamination
10/23/2013EPA Orders Middletown, NY to Address Clean Water Act Violations
10/23/2013EPA Reaches Settlement with Goshen, New York Company for Violations of Federal Toxics Law
09/30/2013EPA Takes Public Comments on Proposal to Delete an Oneida County Site from the Superfund List after Cleanup
09/30/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York; $506 Million Cleanup Will Remove Contaminated Sediment and Create Jobs
09/27/2013EPA Announces Second Opportunity for Public Comments on Proposed Ban on Boat Sewage Dumping into Lake Erie
09/26/2013EPA Announces New Home for New York-New Jersey Harbor and Estuary Program; The Hudson River Foundation to Host Important Clean Water Program
09/25/2013TODAY: EPA Chief Begins Three-State Tour Highlighting Climate Action Plan / EPA Administrator visits New York, Wisconsin, and Michigan to discuss climate change, power plant announcement
09/17/2013EPA Provides Grant for Organic Gardening and Composting Training in Brooklyn; Community Gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Benefit from Program
09/12/2013Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; EPA to Hold September 16 Public Meeting on the $9 Million Cleanup Plan
09/11/2013EPA Grant to Help St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Reduce Asthma Attacks
08/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator to Host Roundtable Discussion Of Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change in the Hudson Valley
08/08/2013EPA Provides $260,000 to Improve Water Quality in Onondaga Lake and Beyond; Grants to Fund an Onondaga Lake Watershed Coordinator and Green Jobs Training Program
07/26/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, New York
07/26/2013EPA Encourages Public to Comment on Plan for Ground Water Cleanup Near New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/23/2013Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Environmental Projects as Part of Clean Air Act Agreement
07/15/2013Up To $9.5 Million Available From EPA for 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
07/15/2013EPA Provides $1.5 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New York State
07/02/2013Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding Improves Water Quality at Rochester Area Beaches
06/19/2013EPA Recognizes Students for Sustainable Environmental Solutions
06/13/2013EPA Provides $200,000 Grant to Fortune Society for Green Jobs Training
06/11/2013EPA Seeking Organization to Host New York-New Jersey Harbor and Estuary Program EPA to Hold Informational Session on June 26, 2013 in New York City
06/10/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney Assess Cleanups at Superfund Sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties
06/07/2013EPA Provides Funds to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George; $50,000 Provided to Purchase Boat Inspection and Washing Stations
05/22/2013EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/21/2013New EPA Video Highlights Success of Citizen Science Efforts in Tonawanda, NY
05/13/2013Federal Agencies Seek Input to Update Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1.4 Million to Communities in Upstate New York to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1 Million to New York City and North Hempstead, Long Island to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/02/2013EPA to Award Over a Half Billion in Funding to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York
05/02/2013EPA to Award Over a Half Billion in Funding to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York / Funding will Help Upgrade Wastewater and Drinking Water Facilities Damaged by Sandy