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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
10/13/2009EPA Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations with Washington, D.C. Shopping Center
10/02/2009EPA, D.C. sign agreement to focus efforts on city’s top environmental matters
08/18/2009EPA Awards $607k in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in D.C.
05/13/2009Moscow, Pa. High School Student Receives Presidential Environmental Youth Award
04/20/2009Catholic and American University Teaching 'Green' by Example - Two D.C. Universities Win EPA's Green Power Challenge
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
10/29/2008EPA Teams up with the National Geographic Society and World Resources Institute to Map Ecosystem Services, Develop Enhanced Decision-Making Tools
10/23/2008Richmond Conference to Focus on Disaster Preparedness, Hazmat
09/24/2008Keep on Trucking - with Lower Emissions through EPA's $50 Million Clean Diesel Funding
09/18/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Waivers for District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
06/16/2008EPA Proposes Vessel Discharge Permits
06/04/2008EPA Encourages Nominations for Environmental Awards - Deadline Only Weeks Away
05/05/2008EPA Salutes RecycleMania Winners -
Trinity Washington University 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
04/30/2008Leading by Example, GSA Goes Organic
04/23/2008EPA to Honor Stewards of the Environment
04/17/2008Arlington Kids Meet President Bush for Environmental Award
04/17/2008EPA to Host Earth Day Meeting on Sustainability Projects
04/03/2008EPA and DHS to Co-host Conference to Address High Priority Technical Challenges for Assessing Risk Exposure to Pathogens
April 8-10, Bethesda, MD
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/26/2008Federal Facilities in D.C. and Maryland have Settled Underground Storage Tank Violations
02/12/2008District of Columbia Helps the Nation to Save Energy with 36 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
01/03/2008Radon 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
12/18/2007EPA Funds Grant to Combat Childhood Lead Poisoning In D.C.
12/04/2007EPA and District of Columbia Agree to Go Green to Protect Rivers from Storm Water Runoff
11/15/2007Environmental Policing Nets Gains for District of Columbia
10/18/2007EPA Commemorates 10 Years of Children’s Health

Lead-poisoning Prevention Program Regional Success Story
10/15/2007EPA and B.P. Products North America Resolve Underground Storage Tank Violations at Four Former D.C. Gas Stations
10/10/2007EPA recognizes Fairfax County for storm water project
09/27/2007Put Your House on an Energy Diet
08/13/2007EPA provides D.C. with $1.2 million to control polluted runoff
07/18/2007Lake Manassas Showcased as Part of National Lakes Survey
07/17/2007Stay Cool While Protecting the Environment Even During Dog Days of Summer
07/03/2007Beaches in Good Shape for Holiday Vacationers
06/28/2007EPA Helps Make E85 Available for the First Time to Drivers in the Nation’s Capital
06/14/2007Group Wins EPA Grant to Help Reduce Environmental Hazards in D.C. Homes
05/23/2007Countdown to Cool Savings this Summer
05/22/2007WASA to pay $10,000 penalty for reporting
inaccurate lead sampling data
05/17/2007Know Your Air - Why Checking the Air Quality Index Can Protect Your Health
05/05/2007 11:30:00 AMDC Project To Help Residents Safely Control Pests
05/04/2007EPA Grant To Help Residents Use Safer Pest Control
04/05/2007EPA sets new nitrogen limits for Blue Plains treatment facility
04/03/2007EPA, Earth Conservation Corps, Promote A Litter-Free Anacostia River
03/22/2007EPA Reports Latest Inventory of Chemicals Released
03/14/2007Free Workshop to Help Small Businesses Get Funds for Tech Research
03/06/2007Water Protection Leader Named New Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
02/07/2007DC Helps Nation Save Energy with 27 Buildings Earning EPA’s ENERGY STAR
02/07/2007EPA Settles with Bethesda Realty Company over Lead-Paint Rules
02/02/2007D.C. Gas Station Resolves Alleged Underground Storage Tank Violations
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
11/21/2006Archdiocese of D.C. to Improve Asbestos Management in Schools
11/16/2006EPA fines Euclid of Virginia an unprecedented $3.1 million for underground storage tank violations in Va., Md. and D.C.
11/15/2006EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2006; Closure of CNMI’s Puerto Rico Dump, hazardous waste related cases highlight year
11/14/2006November 15th is America Recycles Day
10/24/2006Five ways to protect children from lead poisoning
10/18/2006EPA Highlights Children’s Health
10/18/2006EPA announces $1 million funding for Anacostia during World Water Monitoring Day event
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
10/06/2006Glenside Resident Wins Prestigious National Medal
10/06/2006EPA Offers $300,000 in Grants for Emission Reductions from Diesel-Powered Engines
10/02/2006Tips to Make School Environments Healthier
10/02/2006Landmark Realty, Inc. Settles Violations of Lead Paint Notification Rule in Maryland and D.C.
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
09/11/2006EPA cites Allied Realty Co. for not notifying D.C. and Maryland tenants about lead-based paint
08/24/2006Mid-Atlantic Diesel Collaborative Sponsors Emissions Reduction Workshop
08/23/2006EPA Cites WASA for Past Errors in Reporting Lead Sampling Data
08/22/2006Head Back to School with the Environment in Mind and Save Money!
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.
06/06/2006Maryland Hospitals Commit to Healthy Environment
06/02/2006EPA Issues Administrative Order to Mirant Potomac River - Order Sets Schedule for Mirant to Comply with Clean Air Standards
06/01/2006Summer tips for saving energy and money
04/19/2006EPA, DOT to Fund Projects Improving the Anacostia River
03/27/2006EPA: Public Hearing on Lead Renovation, Repair
and Painting Program Rule
03/15/2006EPA funding supports Anacostia, Potomac watersheds
03/10/2006EMCOR Facilities Services Honored for Environmental Leadership
03/07/2006The District of Columbia Helps Lead the Nation in Energy Efficiency with 24 Buildings Earning EPA's ENERGY STAR
10/31/2003The School District of Palm Beach County in West Palm Beach, Florida Receives U.S. EPA Indoor Air Quality Excellence Award
10/31/2003The School District of Palm Beach County in West Palm Beach, Florida Receives U.S. EPA Indoor Air Quality Excellence Award
10/31/2003The Blount County School System in Maryville, Tennessee receives U.S. EPA Indoor Air Quality Excellence Award
09/18/2001Whitman Details Ongoing Agency Efforts to Monitor Disaster Sites, Contribute to Cleanup Efforts
05/25/2001EPA Administrator Releases Funds for Beaches
08/02/1999EPA Announces Increased Protection of Health With Limitations on Two Pesticides
08/02/1999EPA Announces Increased Protection Of Health With Limitations On Two Pesticides
07/21/1999Royal Caribbean To Pay Record $18 Million Criminal Fine For Dumping Oil And Hazardous Chemicals, Making False Statements; Cruise Line Faces 21 Felony Counts in 6 Different U.S. Courts
07/07/1999EPA Announces Strategy To Reduce Air Toxics