Contact Us

Newsroom

News Releases by State: PENNSYLVANIA

 

(60 records in this collection)
Later Releases | Earlier Releases
08/27/2014US Settles with DuPont to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations and Protect Communities, Kanawha River Near West Virginia Facility
08/27/2014EPA awards Butler, Pa. teacher with Presidential Innovation Award
08/27/2014Holland, Pa. girl wins EPA’s President’s Environmental Youth Award
08/11/2014EPA Approves Pollution Budget for Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays
08/11/2014EPA Settlement with GlaxoSmithKline Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in King of Prussia, Pa.
08/04/2014EPA Settlement Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in York, Pa.
07/22/2014EPA Settles Stormwater Case to Protect Richmond Water Quality
07/21/2014EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals
07/21/2014EPA settlement to help ensure safety of more than a dozen communities near TRANSFLO facilities
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will go to projects nationwide, including University of Baltimore work in the Patapsco Watershed
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will go to projects nationwide, including three in the
Anacostia River Watershed
07/17/2014EPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
Funding will support projects nationwide, including six helping Philly, Chester, and Wilmington communities
07/15/2014Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
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
07/10/2014EPA Settlement Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in Baltimore
06/24/2014Pennsylvania Native Wins Prestigious EPA Award
For Protecting Wetlands
06/24/2014EPA Orders Pennsylvania Municipalities to Improve
Stormwater Management
06/03/2014EPA Settlement with U.S. Postal Service Helps Protect Soil and Groundwater from Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Virginia
05/30/2014Draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan Available for Public Input
05/28/2014EPA Settlement with Lancaster Meat Processor Protects Local Waters
05/28/2014EPA Selects Western Pennsylvania Communities
for New Brownfields Investments
05/27/2014EPA Grant to Philly Nonprofit will Help Train Local Residents for Environmental Jobs
05/08/2014EPA Settlement Protects Community Health and the Environment from Hazardous Waste Pollution in Petersburg, Va.
05/08/2014EPA Proposes Harleysville, Pa. Site
for Superfund’s National Priorities list
05/06/2014EPA to evaluate Superfund cleanups in 16 Pa. communities
04/30/2014Scranton Gets EPA Support for Green Infrastructure in Iron Arts District
03/20/2014EPA Settlement Helps Protect Homeowners from Lead Paint Exposure During Renovations
03/04/2014Going Green Will Save Lancaster in Controlling Storm Water
02/26/2014EPA Awards Environmental Justice Grants
to Help Philadelphia Communities
02/25/2014EPA Announces 11 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $5 Million to Combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
01/22/2014UNH Stormwater Center Awarded Nearly $1M from EPA for Philadelphia Green Infrastructure Project
01/21/2014EPA Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants to Support Research to Protect America’s Urban Watersheds with Green Infrastructure
01/16/2014EPA Settlement with Superior Forge and Steel Corp Enforces
Chemical Reporting Rule Designed to Protect Communities
01/15/2014Food Processing Company Settles Violations of Chemical Release Reporting Requirements at Allentown, Pa. Facility
01/15/2014Howard County, Maryland, Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at Two Facilities
01/10/2014EPA, MDE, Prince George’s County Announce Public, Private Partnership Model to Accelerate Green Stormwater Controls and Support Local Job Creation
01/08/2014EPA Awards Almost Half a Million in Funding to Three Universities for Projects to Reduce Pesticide Risk Including Risks to Bees/Louisiana State, Penn State and University of Vermont at the forefront of groundbreaking technology
01/08/2014EPA Awards Almost Half a Million in Funding to Three Universities for Projects to Reduce Pesticide Risk Including Risks to Bees
12/19/2013ENERGY COMPANY TO PAY $3.2 MILLION PENALTY TO RESOLVE CLEAN WATER VIOLATIONS IN WEST VIRGINIA
12/18/2013Par Mar Oil Co. Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at two Huntington, W.Va. Facilities
11/19/2013EPA Recognizes 26 Mid-Atlantic Colleges
for Food Donation and Waste Diversion Efforts
11/15/2013EPA Recognizes Shop-Rite of Roxborough as #1 Grocer with Food Recovery Challenge Award on America Recycles Day
11/15/2013EPA Announces Grant to Science and Arts Center to
Teach Students about Science and Chesapeake Bay Watershed
11/15/2013EPA Recognizes Ahold USA and GIANT Food Stores for Hunger Relief and Food Recovery Accomplishments
11/14/2013EPA Awards $400,000 Brownfields Assessment Grants to Richmond
11/05/2013EPA Settlement for Companies to develop Soil and Waste Design Plan for Central Chemical Superfund Site in Hagerstown, Md.
11/05/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Session Nov. 8 in Philadelphia on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
11/04/2013EPA's Exhibit Demonstrates Techniques to
Keep Schools Green and Healthy
10/31/2013EPA Settles Alleged Violations of Safety Standards
at Pretium Packaging Plants in Manchester, Pa and Muscatine, Iowa
10/29/2013EPA’s $200,000 Brownfield Grant Supports Philadelphia’s Greenway and Redevelopment Plans in Frankford, Port Richmond
10/24/2013EPA Awards Grant to Help Teach Baltimore Residents
About Dangers of Lead Poisoning
09/09/2013EPA’s GreenChill Partnership Recognizes
Weis Markets for Environmental Achievements
08/06/2013EPA sponsors free training on Healthy Homes for health care workers
07/31/2013EPA Regional Administrator Tours Stormwater and Land Conservation Projects on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
07/18/2013United States Reaches an Agreement with XTO Energy to Prevent Waste Spills from Natural Gas Exploration and Production
07/15/2013Up To $9.5 Million Available From EPA for 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
07/10/2013Summer is ideal time for homeowners
To explore the benefits of rain barrels
07/08/2013Hercules to Pay $2 Million Penalty for Violations at Resin Disposal Superfund Site, Jefferson Borough
07/02/2013Belden and Blake to Pay $42,504 Penalty to Settle Alleged Environmental Violations
06/27/2013Matheson Tri-Gas Pays $73,790 Penalty for Alleged Environmental Violations
06/20/2013EPA Awards $80,000 to Delaware Small Business to Develop Green Technology
06/05/2013EPA Orders Company to Address Contamination at Former Aluminum Production Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia
05/30/2013EPA Recognizes U.S. Coast Guard for Efficient, Green Cleanup of Curtis Bay Yard Superfund Site
05/23/2013EPA to be reimbursed $340K for hazardous waste cleanup at Lin-Electric Superfund site in Mercer County, W.Va.
05/23/2013EPA Sets May 29, 2013 for Community Information Session on Cleanup Status Involving Motiva's Pickett Road Terminal Leak
05/22/2013Company to Upgrade Treatment and Pay Penalties after Discharge Violations at Western Pa. Oil and Gas Wastewater Treatment Facilities
05/22/2013EPA participates in Blue Mountain tree planting project at Palmerton Zinc Superfund site
05/13/2013Federal Agencies Seek Input to Update Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan
05/09/2013EPA Approves Pennsylvania Impaired Waters List
05/02/2013Virginia Co. to Pay Penalty, Improve Systems to Prevent Potential Oil Spills at Hurt, Va. Facility
05/02/2013EPA Promotes Asthma Awareness Month
04/24/2013In Celebration of Earth Week, Large-scale Philly Recycler Joins EPA Program to Reduce U.S. Waste
04/19/2013EPA and American Rivers Announce Preservation of 135 Acres of Forestland in Adams County, Pa
04/17/2013Penn takes top honors in EPA’s Green Power Challenge
04/16/2013Companies agree to improve safety measures at natural gas operations in Western PA
04/11/2013EPA Settles Hazardous Waste Cleanup Costs at Site of Former Dry Cleaner in Nelsonia
03/26/2013EPA Survey Finds More Than Half of the Nation’s River and Stream Miles in Poor Condition
03/25/2013Spray Products Corp. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Montgomery County, Pa. Facility
03/25/2013Learn how to Improve Community Housing Conditions and Resultant Health Problems with Free EPA-Sponsored Training on April 26 in Chester, Pa.
03/21/2013West Virginia Department of Transportation Settles Alleged Violations of Underground Storage Tank Regulations
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
03/12/2013EPA recognizes brownfields progress in Norristown
03/11/2013EPA Sets Water Quality Improvement Plan for Pine Creek Watershed in Western Pennsylvania
03/07/2013EPA settles Clean Air Act Case Against Conshohocken, Pa. Chemical Plant
03/06/2013Hovnanian Enterprises and PulteGroup, Inc. Settle Clean Water Act Violations in Virginia and Maryland
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in the Philadelphia Area
02/14/2013Presque Isle Bay Removed from Great Lakes “Area of Concern” List; Second Area in U.S. to be Delisted
01/28/2013EPA Exhibit Pays Tribute to Women Pioneers in Science and Engineering
01/22/2013Phillips 66 Company Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Former Refinery in Trainer, Pa.
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Increase in Great Lakes Basin Pollution
01/08/2013EPA recommends radon testing in January
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/18/2012Warwick, Lititz Receive EPA Award for Protecting Waters
12/18/2012More than $1.8 Million in Grants to Restore Habitats, Improve Urban Environments in Lancaster Area
12/13/2012EPA Suggests Burning Smarter this Winter
12/06/2012EPA Recognizes Destination Portsmouth for Smart Growth Achievement
12/06/2012Attention: Health Care Professionals: EPA Sponsors Free, Online Training on Health Effects of Air Particles on Children
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
11/29/2012EPA and Delaware State University embark on new partnership for fostering environmental leaders, stewardship