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09/27/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Newark, New Jersey
09/26/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Evor Phillips Superfund Site in Old Bridge, New Jersey
09/25/2012W.R. Grace and Co. / Wayne Interim Storage Site Removed From Superfund List after Cleanup
09/18/2012New Jersey and New York Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievement by EPA GreenChill Program; Weis Markets, ACM, and Whole Foods Take Action to Reduce Harmful Emissions from Chemicals Used for Refrigeration
09/14/2012EPA Adds Areas of Orange and West Orange, N.J. to the Superfund List
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
08/29/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey
08/20/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey
08/08/2012EPA to Demolish Contaminated Building at Toxic Superfund Site in Garfield, N.J.
08/02/2012EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Scientific Chemical Superfund Site in Carlstadt, New Jersey
07/25/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey
07/20/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority
07/19/2012EPA to Assist Camden, New Jersey Community Group to Reduce Water Pollution
07/17/2012EPA Provides Environmental Education Grant to
Township of Woodbridge, NJ Three High Schools to learn more about the Raritan River
07/13/2012EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at Rockaway Borough, NJ Superfund Site; Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris and Essex Counties
06/29/2012EPA Provides Grants to Newark, New Jersey Community Group to Educate People about the Passaic River's History and Ecosystem; Ironbound Community Corporation to Receive $60,000
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/18/2012Seventy Companies Reach Agreement with EPA to Remove Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; Cleanup work estimated to cost $20 million
06/12/2012EPA to Hold Citizen Science Workshops in New York and New Jersey; June 19 in New York City and June 20 in Edison, New Jersey
06/11/2012EPA and Representatives of Local Governments from Puerto Rico Meet in New York City to Discuss Environmental Challenges in Puerto Rico High Asthma Rates, Recycling and Pollution Prevention Among Issues Discussed
06/11/2012Federal and City Officials Visit Site of Future Cleanup and Redevelopment in Downtown Jersey City
06/08/2012EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Evor Phillips Superfund Site in Old Bridge, New Jersey
06/06/2012Perth Amboy to Upgrade Sewer System; Agreement Reached with the EPA to Address Violations of the Clean Water Act Affecting the Raritan River and the Arthur Kill
05/31/2012EPA Provides $2.8 Million to Newark and Jersey City to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/18/2012EPA Honors Top Energy-Efficient Building Designs/'Designed to Earn the Energy Star' Projects Featured at the American Institute of Architects National Convention
05/08/2012EPA to Discuss Plans for Addressing Contaminated Passaic River Sediment; Public Meetings Scheduled for May 9 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
05/02/2012EPA Regional Administrator and Congressmember Frank Pallone Tour Superfund Sites in Central New Jersey; EPA Finishes Cleanup of Soil at Imperial Oil Superfund Site in Morganville using $33 million in ARRA funds; Uses $5 million in ARRA funds to complete soil work at Horseshoe Road in Sayreville
04/27/2012EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders
04/25/2012Hess Corporation to Install $45 Million In Pollution Controls and Pay $850,000 Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at New Jersey Refinery
04/24/2012EPA Takes Action to Stop Sales of Illegal Pesticides
04/23/2012New York City Real Estate Firm Signs Agreement with EPA to Enhance Sustainable Practices
04/20/2012EPA Finalizes Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at
Jefferson County, New York Toxic Site, Which has Contaminated Public Water Supply
04/19/2012Top EPA Regional Official Tours Environmentally Innovative Company in Green Island, NY / Ecovative Design Wins EPA 2012 Environmental Quality Award
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/05/2012EPA Fines Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
04/02/2012EPA to Fund Projects to “Green” Restaurants, Supermarkets and Hotels in New Jersey and New York
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Funding Available for Study of Raritan River in NJ
03/13/2012EPA Proposes To Add an Area of Orange and West Orange, N.J. to the Superfund List; Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority
03/12/2012EPA and Georgian Court University (Lakewood, NJ) to Work Together to Increase Green Practices; Will Promote the Use of Refillable Water Bottles at Campus Water Fountains
03/09/2012EPA to Provide Three New Jersey Communities with Smart Growth Assistance
03/01/2012EPA Proposes $16.4 Million Action to Remove Pollution from Universal Oil Products Superfund Site in East Rutherford, N.J.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on March 6 to Discuss Proposed Plan
02/28/2012EPA Approves New Jersey’s List of Polluted Water Bodies; Sewage Pollution Continues to be a Major Problem in New Jersey
02/23/2012EPA and Hackensack University Medical Center Team Up to Increase Green Practices
02/16/2012EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan for Cleanup at American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Farm Workers Reduce Pesticide Risks
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Ironbound Community Promote Sustainable Practices through Urban Gardening and Environmental Education
01/18/2012EPA, New Jersey DEP and Local School Districts Protect Students from Lead in School Drinking Water
01/05/2012EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New Jersey
01/03/2012EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
12/02/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Ferries Operating between New Jersey and New York
11/21/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on the Price's Pit Landfill
11/21/2011EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake; Public Hearing Slated for January 5
11/15/2011EPA Celebrates Successful Food Recycling Efforts by National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins and N.J. Devils
11/15/2011Cleanup Complete at Sayreville Landfill Superfund Site
11/08/2011EPA Announces Winners of Apps for the Environment Challenge
11/01/2011EPA Cleanup Restores Gloucester, New Jersey Ballfield and Puts People to Work
10/31/2011EPA Begins Work to Remove Dioxin-laden Sediment from the Lower Passaic River
10/18/2011EPA Awards $6.6 Million to Universities for Black Carbon Research
10/17/2011EPA Administrator Jackson, Senator Lautenberg and Senator Menendez Mark 25th Anniversary of Toxics Right to Know Law
10/14/2011EPA Study of Toxic Air Pollution near Elizabeth, NJ Middle School Finds Air Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
10/13/2011EPA Finalizes Plan for Crown Vantage Landfill Superfund Site in Alexandria Township, New Jersey
10/06/2011Flood Waters Completely Drained, System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water Back On Line at American Cyanamid Superfund Site
10/06/2011EPA Launches New Website to Protect Wetlands; Urges Public to Report Any Violations of the Law
10/04/2011EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for Quanta Resources Superfund Site in Edgewater, New Jersey
09/16/2011EPA and Bayonne Medical Center Team Up to Green the Hospital
09/15/2011EPA Adds Garfield Ground Water Contamination Site in Garfield, NJ to the Superfund List; 500 Homes and Businesses Inspected for Contamination by Hexavalent Chromium
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
09/14/2011EPA to Fund Pollution Prevention Projects in New Jersey and New York; Agency Also to Promote Pollution Prevention Initiatives at Upcoming Green Chemistry Conference
09/07/2011EPA and Naval Weapons Station Earle to Work Together to Expand Environmental Commitments
08/19/2011New Jersey DEP Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
08/18/2011Preparations Underway to Remove Toxic Sediment From Lower Passaic River
08/11/2011EPA Finds Cleanup of Sayreville Landfill Superfund Site Protective; Proposes Removal from Federal Superfund List
07/29/2011EPA Report Illustrates Serious Sewage Pollution Problem in New York and New Jersey
07/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Welsbach/Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey
07/19/2011EPA Announces Measures to Protect Raritan River from Ground Water Contamination Seeping from the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.
07/19/2011JERSEY CITY, N.J. TO UPGRADE AND REPAIR SEWER SYSTEM TO RESOLVE CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATIONS
07/11/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Crown Vantage Landfill Superfund Site in Alexandria Township, New Jersey
07/08/2011EPA Releases New Report on Sewage Pollution in New York and New Jersey
07/06/2011New Jersey Forest and Farmland To Be Preserved Under EPA Settlement with Home Builder
07/05/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan to Clean Up Ground Water at NL Industries Superfund Site in Pedricktown, New Jersey
06/28/2011Take Action on Hot Summer Days to Reduce Asthma Attacks (NJ Edition)
06/21/2011EPA Issues Final Report on Toxic Air Pollution Near Paulsboro High School, N.J.; Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
06/17/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Lightman Drum Co. Superfund Site in Winslow Township, New Jersey; Contamination Closed Down Public and Private Drinking Water Supplies
06/17/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan for Cleanup at Puchack Superfund Site in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey; Contamination Closed Down Public Drinking Water Supply
06/06/2011EPA Awards $3.4 Million to Six New Jersey Communities To Clean up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties; Newark Receives $1 Million to Clean Up and Assess City Sites
06/01/2011EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/26/2011EPA Completes Cleanup of Abandoned Manufacturing Site in Camden, N.J.
05/26/2011Don’t Fry-Day is Friday; EPA Offers Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/19/2011EPA Releases Final Report on Toxic Air Pollution Near Manhattan I.S. 143 School Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
05/03/2011Partnership of Northeast Government, Private and Non-profit Organizations Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/29/2011EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders
04/13/2011EPA Releases Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at Radiation Technology Site in Rockaway, New Jersey
04/07/2011Rutgers Awarded EPA Grant to Fight Bed Bugs
04/06/2011EPA Awards Five Grants to Combat Bed Bugs
03/31/2011EPA Proposes to Grant Clean Air Act Petition to Improve Air Quality in New Jersey