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12/29/2011EPA Reaches Settlement on Groundwater Cleanup at the Davis Liquid Waste Superfund Site in Smithfield R.I.
12/20/2011R.I. Army National Guard Installs Corrosion Control System to Comply with EPA Order
11/17/2011November 2011 SPCC Compliance Deadline Extended to May 2013 for Agricultural Facilities; EPA Providing Compliance Assistance to Farms for SPCC Rule
11/07/2011EPA to Hold Public Informational Meetings on Woonasquatucket River Cleanup Plan 
11/07/2011EPA Announces More Than $1.3 Million for Clean Diesel Projects in New England States
10/27/2011EPA Issues Proposed Cleanup Plan for Woonasquatucket River
10/11/2011Pharmaceutical Chemical Manufacturer in Coventry, RI Faces Fines for Violating Hazardous Waste Laws
10/05/2011Providence, RI Organization Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant
09/29/2011New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Past Summer
09/28/2011Six New England Companies Settle with EPA for Pesticide Violations
09/22/2011Cranston R.I. Company to Pay Fine for Chemical Reporting Violations
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement in New England
08/22/2011Cranston R.I. Company Faces Fine for Chemical Reporting Violations
08/11/2011The City of Newport, RI Will Upgrade Facilities and Pay Fine to Settle Clean Water Violations
07/28/2011New England Buildings Battle for Title of Energy Efficiency
07/22/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted Again for Southern Coastal New England for Sat. July 23
07/22/2011EPA Provides Update on Efforts to Address Dioxin Contamination in the Woonasquatucket River
07/21/2011Elevated Ozone Levels Predicted in Southern Coastal New England for Friday, July 22, 2011
07/20/2011National Chemical Company will Upgrade Facilities and Pay Fine to Settle Clean Air Violations  
06/15/2011With Summer’s Arrival, Rhode Islanders Reminded About Woonasquatucket River ''Do's and Dont's''
06/10/2011EPA Awards $400,000 to Cleanup and Revitalize Rhode Island Communities and provide economic, health and environmental benefits
06/08/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted to Continue in Southern and Coastal New England for Thursday, June 9, 2011
06/07/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted in Southern and Coastal New England for Wednesday, June 8
06/07/2011EPA Awards $12+ Million to Cleanup and Revitalize New England Communities; Neighborhoods to gain economic, health, environmental benefits
05/24/2011New Englanders Reminded to Protect Skin from Too Much Sun - "Don’t Fry Day" is Friday - EPA Sun Safety Tips
05/10/2011Rhode Island Citizens Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Awards
05/04/2011New England Colleges and Universities Take Top Honors in RecycleMania 2011 for Recycling Efforts
05/02/2011Free Tools to Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Begins
04/07/2011EPA Grants Available to Improve Health in New England Communities
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/01/2011Narragansett Water Pollution Control Association Recognized for Outstanding Service
01/27/2011West Warwick, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
01/27/2011Warwick, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
01/13/2011Two New England Shipyards Cited for Environmental Violations
01/10/2011Rebuilding of Rhode Island Water Treatment Plants to use Green Technology to Reap Energy Savings
12/17/2010Grant Will Help Community Participation in Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site in R.I.
12/16/2010EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2009 Toxic Chemical Releases in Rhode Island
12/13/2010Colleges Invited to Compete for Top Recycling Title in 2011
11/23/2010EPA Co-Sponsors Green Chemistry Forum for New England Scientists
11/23/2010Town of West Warwick, Rhode Island Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
11/22/2010With Cooler Weather, Advice to New Englanders for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning
11/01/2010Rhode Island Concrete Manufacturing Plant Faces Fine for Clean Water Violations
10/18/2010EPA Technical Assistance Will Help Rhode Island Communities with Sustainable Growth and Development
10/18/201012 Cranston, R.I. Schools Achieve Energy Star Status for Conservation
10/18/2010Ten New England Community-Based Nonprofits Receive EPA Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks
10/08/2010Increased Recycling of Gypsum Wallboard Waste Promoted in the Northeast
10/07/2010Seven New England Groups Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grants
10/05/2010E. Providence Company Faces Fine for Ammonia Violations
10/01/2010Hot New England Summer Meant More Smog Days, but Long-Term Trend is toward Cleaner Air
09/21/2010Across New England, 180 Communities Take Leadership Role on Energy Issues
09/21/2010National Drug “Take Back” Program Offered in New England Communities on Sat. Sept. 25
09/21/2010New England Colleges Challenged to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at Football Games
09/07/2010Short-Term Cleanup Completed at Centredale Manor Restoration Project in N. Providence
08/31/2010Poor Air Quality Predicted for Southern and Eastern New England for Wednesday and Thursday
08/19/2010New England Schools Get Ready for School Year – and Big Energy Savings
08/17/2010Get Your Students Back to School – While Saving Money and Helping the Environment
08/04/2010MBTA to Spend Millions to Reduce Commuter Train Emissions in Clean Air Act Settlement
07/29/2010North Providence Fined, Will Take Action on Sewer Overflows
07/26/2010Rhode Island Airport Corp. and Contractors Fined for Reporting Violations at TF Green Airport
07/23/2010Poor Air Quality Predicted for the South Coast of New England for Saturday, July 24, 2010
07/22/2010Massachusetts Authorized to Implement Lead Renovation Program; EPA Provides More Time for Contractors To Obtain Certification and Training
07/20/2010Rhode Island Concrete Manufacturer Pays Penalty for Clean Water Violations
07/14/2010Settlement Ensures Cleanup of Contaminated Soil at Coventry R.I. Great Lakes Container Site
06/02/2010Four Rhode Island Communities to Share Nearly $500,000 Climate Showcase Communities Grant from EPA
05/27/2010Enjoy Summer Weather in New England: ‘Don’t Fry’ to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/24/2010Providence R.I. Shipyard Faces Penalties for Environmental Violations
05/20/2010“TGIF” Yields 7 Rhode Island Teens with President’s Environmental Youth Award
05/04/2010 Summer Smog Season Starts: Air Quality Awareness Week, May 3 to May 7, 2010
05/03/2010Rhode Island Authorized to Implement the Lead Renovation Program
04/29/2010 EPA Awards $16+ Million to Cleanup and Revitalize New England Communities -- Neighborhoods to gain health, environmental and economic benefits
04/22/2010Rhode Island Residents Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award in Ceremony Recognizing 40th Anniversary of Earth Day
03/29/2010EPA Reminds Public: Avoid Contact with Contaminated Flood Water - Flood water can contain raw sewage, other harmful contaminants
03/24/2010Boston and New England Buildings Receive Energy Star Recognition
03/16/2010Fix a Leak Week Showcases How Americans Can Save Water and Money
03/15/2010Protect Yourself and Family When Working in Areas Exposed to Contaminated Flood Water - Website Available with Flooding Information
03/11/2010EPA New England’s Curt Spalding Expands Environmental Conversation on Twitter
03/10/2010EPA Holds Public Listening Session for National Stormwater Program
03/01/2010Warwick Sewer Authority Industrial Pretreatment Program of Warwick, RI Recognized for Excellence
03/01/2010Jamestown, Rhode Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/18/2010Curt Spalding Sworn in as Regional Administrator on One-Year Anniversary of the Recovery Act
02/05/2010EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Merit Awards // Deadline for Nominations is March 1, 2010
02/03/2010Rhode Island Based Landlords Pay Fine for Failing to Warn Tenants about Lead Paint
01/20/2010Rhode Island Landlord Faces Fines for Failing to Warn Tenants about Lead Paint
01/13/2010Asbestos Violations at Newport Naval Station Result in Fines
12/23/2009U.S. EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results and Mapping Tool
11/12/2009In Time for America Recycles Day, Western Mass. Group Receives EPA Grant for Construction Debris Reuse
11/05/2009Curt Spalding Named EPA Regional Administrator for New England
10/29/2009More than $1 Million for Projects to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound
10/28/2009EPA Recognizes 17 Green Power Partners for Leadership
10/23/2009Rhode Island Students Win $10,000 to Design Solar/Wind System to Help Food Fish Production
10/21/2009School Bus Company to Implement Nationwide Anti-Idling Program and Pay Penalties for Clean Air Act Violations -
Public Health Benefits as Nation Recognizes School Bus Safety Week
10/09/2009Rhode Island Barge Builder Fined for Clean Air Violations
10/01/2009New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Recent Summer
09/24/2009New England Firms Partner to Address Climate Change
09/23/2009EPA Challenges American school districts to save energy and money with ENERGY STAR
09/03/2009EPA’s Ocean Research Vessel Visits Narragansett, R.I. on Labor Day - Free Public “Open House” on Monday, Sept. 7, 10AM – 3PM
08/28/2009Grocers and Refrigerator Companies with New England Presence Chill for the Environment
08/19/2009A Record 150 New England Communities Take Steps to Save Energy and Money
08/17/2009Summer Heat Wave Means Poor Air Quality Predicted in New England for Monday and Tuesday
08/11/2009Short-Term Cleanup to Begin at Centredale Manor Restoration Project in N. Providence