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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
02/07/2007Delaware Helps Nation Save Energy with Nine Buildings Earning EPA’s ENERGY STAR
01/25/2007U.S. reaches $21.8 million agreement for cleanup of Spectron Superfund site
01/09/2007A Simple Radon Test Can Help Prevent Lung Cancer -- EPA Urges Builders to Use Radon-resistant Techniques for New Construction
12/29/2006Resolve to E-cycle Old Electronics
12/13/2006I’m Dreaming of a Green Holiday
11/21/2006EPA Reaches Agreement with DuPont to Protect Drinking Water Near W.Va. Plant
11/14/2006November 15th is America Recycles Day
11/01/2006EPA Orders Beazer to Perform $52 Million Cleanup
10/24/2006Five ways to protect children from lead poisoning
10/20/2006Ninth Annual Wetlands and Watersheds Workshop Slated for Oct. 23-25 in Atlantic City
10/18/2006EPA Highlights Children’s Health
10/12/2006EPA awards $5.5 million to National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts
10/11/2006EPA “WaterSense” Program to Spark Consumer Demand for Water Efficient Products and Promote Water Conservation
10/06/2006EPA Offers $300,000 in Grants for Emission Reductions from Diesel-Powered Engines
10/02/2006Tips to Make School Environments Healthier
09/27/2006EPA Cites Delaware Mobile Home Park For Unlawful Sewage Discharge
09/20/2006EPA signs Clean Bays agreement with Perdue to help protect Chesapeake, Delaware coastal bays
09/19/2006Tips for preventing pollution - Pollution Prevention Week 2006
08/24/2006Mid-Atlantic Diesel Collaborative Sponsors Emissions Reduction Workshop
08/22/2006Head Back to School with the Environment in Mind and Save Money!
07/26/2006EPA, DNREC Assume Oversight of Oil Spill Cleanup
07/20/2006Innovation Produces Results for the Environment - Companies are Running on the Performance Track
07/17/2006Unhealthy Air Quality Predicted for Tuesday in Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.
06/01/2006Summer tips for saving energy and money
04/26/2006Cast Iron Pipe Manufacturer, Company Officials Found Guilty of Environmental Crimes and Worker Safety Violations - Convictions Represent Fifth for McWane Divisions in Two Years
04/18/2006EPA Presents Workshops on Toxic Release Inventory Reporting
04/12/2006Latest Toxic Release Inventory Shows Continued Decline in Chemicals Released into Environment
04/06/2006Delaware Department of Transportation and Transit Authority Settle UST Violations with EPA
03/23/2006Owner of “Super Soda Center” Stores in Maryland Settles with EPA Over Underground Fuel Tank Violations
03/10/2006EPA Awards Delaware Second Brownfields Job Training Grant
11/02/2000Carper Plan for Vlasic Makes Delaware First With Agreement to Benefit Bays and Economy
09/28/1999Four Governors, EPA Commit To Protect Delaware River
01/21/1997EPA Issues Interim Filtration Avoidance Determination To NYC For Its Catskill-Delaware Water System
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11/10/2015EPA awards $80,000 to the Pacific American Foundation to educate Hawaiian students on local watersheds
11/10/2015EPA awards $91,000 to Malama Learning Center to improve environmental literacy by restoring Nanakuli Wetlands
10/22/2015U.S. EPA Awards $117,129 to the Hawaii Department of Health to Retrofit Trucks
10/21/2015EPA enforces ban on large capacity cesspools on Maui, Oahu, and Big Island
10/07/2015EPA, CARB to Hold Media Call to Announce First-Ever Federal Enforcement Action For Violations of the California Truck and Bus Regulation
10/01/2015EPA, State of Hawaii negotiate final settlement with U.S. Navy to upgrade Red Hill storage tanks
09/28/2015U.S. EPA announces availability of $7 million to replace or retrofit old school buses
08/27/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: Public comments and FAQ for proposed agreement on Red Hill Fuel Tanks posted to EPA and DOH websites
06/11/2015EPA honors Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park as Federal Green Challenge winner
06/01/2015EPA and State of Hawaii negotiate historic settlement with U.S. Navy to upgrade Red Hill storage tanks
05/12/2015EPA requires Honolulu to prevent hazardous air emissions at Kapaa Landfill
03/16/2015EPA, Hawaii water utilities encourages consumers to Chase Water Waste this week
02/12/2015EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Hawaii Fuel Spill Response Update 2/12/15
02/09/2015EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Hawaii Fuel Spill Response Update 2/9/15
02/06/2015EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Hawaii Fuel Spill Response Update 2/6/15
02/02/2015EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Hawaii Fuel Spill Response Update 2/2/15
01/30/2015EPA leads effort to contain jet fuel spill on Sand Island
01/14/2015EPA issues 2013 Toxic Release Inventory data for Pacific Southwest region
10/22/2014EPA Awards $168,000 to University of Hawaii, Manoa Graduate Students through Research Fellowships
09/18/2014EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility
09/10/2014U.S. EPA, DOH require Hawaii Department of Transportation to protect Oahu’s coastal waters
09/09/2014EPA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partner to Protect Wildlife at Hawaii’s Tern Island
09/09/2014U.S. EPA lauds Kim Johnson, Kokua Hawaii Foundation for environmental education work
09/03/2014United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
08/27/2014EPA Award to Children’s Defense Fund Will Advance Environmental Stewardship on the Big Island
06/11/2014EPA requires Hawaii Gas to protect workers, local community from risk of chemical releases
06/04/2014EPA settlement with Destination Maui will fund blood lead testing for 350 children
05/28/2014EPA selects City and County of Honolulu for a $400,000 Brownfields grant
05/27/2014EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools
04/10/2014EPA reaches agreement with Honolulu to continue cleanup at Waipahu Ash Landfill