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02/10/2016EPA Proposes Changes to Use of Two Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites
01/25/2016Obama Administration to Partner with 27 Communities to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises - Local Foods, Local Places Empowers Creative Economic Development in Rural and Urban Communities in 22 states
01/14/2016Price Chopper Joins EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge Program
01/13/2016EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Champion Awards
12/09/2015EPA Provides $691,000 to Protect Wetlands throughout New York State
12/02/2015EPA Grant Supports Warwick Valley Central School District; Program to Develop Environmental Education Classes; Boost Recycling and Composting
12/02/2015EPA Grant Supports New York City Monarch Butterfly Project
11/24/2015EPA Funds Project to Support Sustainability in New York City Restaurants; Information Also to Be Shared with Restaurants in Puerto Rico
11/24/2015EPA Funds Project to Prevent Pollution from Grocery Stores and Dairy Farms
11/12/2015$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects To Improve Health and Ecosystem of Long Island Sound; $752,000 Awarded to Support Projects in New York
11/06/2015Northeast Clean Diesel Collaborative Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution in N.Y., Mass., Conn. and R.I.
10/08/2015EPA Grants to Help New York City Communities Address Local Environmental Challenges; Includes Air Sampling Around JFK Airport
10/08/2015EPA Settlement with New York Electronics Recycler Protects Public from Potential Lead Exposure; ECO International of Vestal Agrees to Properly Dispose of More Than 26 Million Pounds of Hazardous Waste
10/07/2015EPA Funding to Help Syracuse Small Business Develop New Green Technology; Advanced Recovery and Recycling, LLC Receives $100,000 for New Approach that Reduces Electronic Waste
10/02/2015EPA Finalizes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Olean Well Field Site - AVX Property in Olean, NY
10/01/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Central Michigan University to Monitor Coastal Wetlands
10/01/2015EPA and DuPont Reach Major Settlement After Fatal Chemical Explosion in Tonawanda, N.Y.
10/01/2015EPA Finalizes $4 Million Cleanup Plan for Fulton Avenue Superfund Site in Hempstead and North Hempstead, N.Y.
10/01/2015EPA Awards $10 Million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant for Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring Program; SUNY Brockport Among the Project Partners
09/30/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/23/2015EPA Provides $400,000 to Clean Up Brownfields in New York City; Neighborhoods Impacted by Superstorm Sandy Among Those to Benefit
09/15/2015EPA, USDA Join to Set Nation’s First Food Waste Reduction Goals with Charities and Private Companies
09/14/2015EPA To Take Public Input on Draft Plan to Decontaminate and Dismantle PCB Processing Facility in Fort Edward, NY
09/09/2015EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Cayuga and Seneca Lakes and Seneca River
09/09/2015EPA Will Remove Contaminated Soil at Ithaca Falls Creek Gorge, N.Y.
08/11/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Clarkson University for Monitoring Pollutants in Fish
07/30/2015EPA Proposes Plan to Clean up Groundwater at Superfund Site in Newfield, N.J.; Public Meeting to be Held August 12
07/29/2015Up To $13.9 Million Available From EPA for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Projects
07/23/2015EPA Agreement with Port Authority and Port Terminal Operators Will Cut Harmful Pollution from Idling Trucks in Newark and Beyond
07/07/2015U.S. EPA Seeks Public Input on Binational Phosphorus Reduction Targets to Combat Lake Erie Algal Blooms
06/15/2015EPA Proposes Changes to Cleanup Plan at Olean Well Field Site - AVX Property in Olean, NY
05/28/2015EPA Regional Administrator Visits Queens Park to Spotlight the Importance of Protecting Wetlands
05/28/2015EPA Provides $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Land in Niagara County, New York
05/26/2015EPA Provides Nearly $200,000 for Green Job Training of Formerly Incarcerated People
05/11/2015Federal and State Governments Reach Legal Agreement with Tonawanda Coke to Reduce Pollution; Company to Pay $12 million to Address Violations of Environmental Laws
05/07/2015Sixth Season of Hudson River Dredging Begins; Historic Dredging Project Draws to a Close; Next Up: Cleaning Up Floodplains
04/24/2015EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Revisions to Cleanup Plan for Fulton Avenue Superfund Site in Nassau County, New York
04/24/2015EPA Honors New York Environmental Champions
04/17/2015EPA Urges the Public to Weigh In on Proposal to Ban the Dumping of Sewage from Boats into Cayuga and Seneca Lakes and Seneca River
03/20/2015EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grants Provide $1.18 Million to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/19/2015EPA Provides New York State $197 Million for Clean Water Projects
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to the South Bronx Economic Development Corp. to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
03/09/2015EPA Provides $200,000 to the City of Rochester, New York to Support Assessment, Cleanup and Reuse of Contaminated Properties
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
03/05/2015EPA Awards 15 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $8 Million to Combat Invasive Species
02/04/2015EPA Proposes to Remove Most of Fulton, Oswego County, New York Site from Superfund List
01/20/2015Three Shell Oil Company Affiliates Settle with EPA Over Violations of Vehicle Fuel Standards
01/13/2015EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Champion Awards
12/17/2014EPA Awards Additional GLRI Funding to Federal and State Agencies to Expand Efforts to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
12/15/2014EPA Provides a Quarter Million Dollars to Protect Wetlands in New York
12/03/2014EPA Announces Environmental Education Grants for Syracuse University and the Onondaga Environmental Institute
11/19/2014$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound
11/19/2014$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; $563,248 awarded to support projects in New York
11/13/2014EPA Recognizes the First Existing Apartment, Condo Buildings with ENERGY STAR Certification / Apartment and condo buildings recognized in Ark., D.C., Ill., Mass., N.Y., Va., Wash. with certification for leading industry in cutting energy use, increasing affordability
11/12/2014EPA Grant to Help Capital District-Area Business Develop Green Technology; Ecovative Design of Green Island, New York Receives $300,000 for Development of Green Alternative to Foam Packaging
11/10/2014EPA Funding Helps Businesses in Upstate New York Prevent Pollution; $268,000 Will Help Small and Medium-Sized Companies
10/30/2014Another Successful Year of Hudson River Cleanup Draws to a Close; One More Year of Dredging Expected
10/17/2014EPA Provides New York State $197 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
10/16/2014EPA Announces Proposed Settlement with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation for Cleanup of Saratoga Springs, NY Superfund Site; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $6.5 Million
10/15/2014EPA Encourages Newburgh Families to Have Soil Checked for Lead
10/10/2014EPA Encourages Newburgh Families to Have Soil Checked for Lead
10/09/2014Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound; Nitrogen Pollution is Declining
10/07/2014EPA Finalizes Changes to Cleanup Plan to Address VOCs at the Olean Well Field Superfund Site on the Alleghany River in Cattaraugus County in New York
10/03/2014EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site; $17 to $25 Million to be Spent to Address PCBs
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