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08/11/2010State of Illinois, Chicago Public Schools and Harris Make List of Top Purchasers of Green Power
08/06/2010EPA Christens New Great Lakes Research Vessel
07/13/2010EPA Awards Regional Environmental Education Grants
07/09/2010EPA Orders Illinois Livestock Operation To Pay $40,000 Penalty For Unauthorized Waste Discharges
07/01/2010EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Leadership Group Presents Awards For Emissions Reductions
05/26/2010EPA Announces Winners of Regional Student Art Contest
05/20/2010Asian Carp Sampling Effort Officially Underway on Section of the Little Calumet River
05/20/2010EPA Selects Illinois Students for the President’s Environmental Youth Award
05/18/2010EPA Cites Sharp Homes-Hunter’s Ridge Development For Violation of Federal Stormwater Regulations
05/06/2010EPA Cites River Shannon Recycling for Hazardous Waste Violations; Proposes $743,293 Penalty
04/21/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 5
04/16/2010EPA Settles with Alro Steel for Chemical Inventory Reporting Violations in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana
04/02/2010Chemical Spill Reporting Violations: EPA Settles with Handy Fertilizer in Millstadt, Ill.
04/01/2010Hegeler Superfund Site Update: EPA Begins Collecting More Soil and Water Samples
03/26/2010Chicago Fifth on EPA List of Cities with Most Energy-Efficient Buildings
03/18/2010IDOT cited for violation of storm water regulations for route 22/12 project in Lake Zurich
03/05/2010EPA awards Chicago Green Healthcare Initiative $500,000 to reduce energy use by hospitals
03/05/2010EPA adds two Illinois sites to superfund national priorities list
03/04/2010EPA awards Chicago Green Healthcare Initiative $500,000 to reduce energy use by hospitals
03/03/2010EPA adds two Illinois sites to superfund national priorities list
03/02/2010EPA Adds Ten Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

Action builds on efforts to clean up our communities
02/19/2010Recovery Act funding jumpstarts OMC cleanup; accelerates Waukegan's redevelopment plans
02/19/2010Recovery Act funding jumpstarts OMC cleanup; accelerates Waukegan's redevelopment plans
02/18/2010Recovery Act jumpstarts cleanup at OMC site; helps Waukegan move forward with redevelopment plans
02/18/2010Recovery Act jumpstarts cleanup at OMC site; helps Waukegan move forward with redevelopment plans
02/10/2010EPA: 35 Midwest Communities take steps to reduce their Carbon Footprints
02/03/2010Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee to hold Feb. 12 public meeting in Chicago
01/26/2010EPA orders Illinois dairy to stop unauthorized waste discharges
01/14/2010EPA settles with Claire Manufacturing on hazardous waste violations
12/22/2009EPA settles with Clear Lam packaging on hazardous waste violations; penalty, environmental project ordered
11/23/2009EPA Calls for Best Projects for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding
11/18/2009EPA awards $897,225 grant to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study effects of underground injection of carbon dioxide
11/18/2009EPA to hold public hearing on proposed greenhouse gas tailoring rule for large facilities
10/29/2009EPA region 5 releases first air monitoring data from St. Josaphat school in Chicago
10/22/2009EPA settles with Magnetic Inspection Laboratory on hazardous waste violations
10/22/2009Illinois company agrees to EPA order: will comply with federal rules to protect stratospheric ozone
10/08/2009EPA designates areas in midwest region not meeting standard for fine particle pollution
10/08/2009EPA settles with Big RIver Zinc on hazardous waste violations; sets $24,054 penalty
10/07/2009EPA reaches agreement with Illinois company on clean-air violations
10/06/2009EPA reaches agreement with Metal Recycling Systems on clean-air violations
10/01/2009EPA reaches agreement with Bremner Food Group on clean-air violations
09/25/2009EPA settles with Emco Chemical for chemical release reporting violations
09/23/2009EPA proposes Hartford, Ill., site for Superfund List
09/18/2009EPA settles with Bridgeview Aerosol on hazardous waste violations; includes $30,000 penalty
09/17/2009EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reductions
09/09/2009EPA region 5 now monitoring for air toxics at 15 schools
08/27/2009United States and Illinois file Clean Air Act lawsuit against Midwest Generation
07/30/2009EPA Awards Recovery Act Funds to Provide Green Job Training in Chicago /
Workers to clean contaminated sites and weatherize buildings, helping spur development
07/27/2009Illinois receives $1.7 million in economic recovery funds to improve water quality
07/23/2009EPA awards more than $7.4 million in Recovery Act funds to clean up underground petroleum leaks in Illinois
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards Almost $4.2 million in Recovery Act Funding to Illinois EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards $1 million in Recovery Act Funding to the Chicago Department of Environment to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $1.2 million in Recovery Act Funding to Great Lakes Commission to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009EPA awards regional environmental education grants
07/16/2009EPA to host meetings about Great Lakes restoration initiative
06/26/2009EPA update: Rockford freight train derailment and Rock River fish kill
06/26/2009Chemical inventory reporting violation: EPA settles with Environmental Management Corp., Lincoln, Ill.
06/15/2009EPA reaches agreement with Flavor Concepts on clean-air violations
05/27/2009EPA announces almost $257 million in Recovery Act funds for water infrastructure projects in Illinois to boost economy, create jobs and protect public health
05/26/2009EPA reaches agreement with Owens-Brockway on clean-air violations
05/19/2009EPA, RC2 agree to storage and disposal order for recalled lead-containing toys
05/18/2009EPA plans more sampling near Hegeler Superfund site; open house and public meeting May 28
05/18/2009EPA interim cleanup plan for Hillsboro Superfund site; meeting May 27, 6:30 p.m.
05/14/2009EPA offers tips to save energy and fight climate change this summer
05/13/2009Caterpillar receives EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
05/13/2009EPA selects Ohio youths for Presidential Environmental Youth Award
05/12/2009Chemical spill reporting violation: EPA settles with Stephenson Service Co., Freeport, Illinois
05/08/2009EPA: $3.55 Million in grants for contaminated land cleanup, economic development in Illinois
04/15/2009Recovery Act funding to accelerate cleanup, boost economy, create jobs and protect human health at Waukegan hazardous waste site
04/15/2009EPA recognizes 12 Energy Star Partners from the Midwest for outstanding energy efficiency
04/08/2009Illinois receives economic recovery funding from U.S.EPA to reduce diesel emissions, create jobs
03/26/2009EPA celebrates 15 years of environmental justice grants; awards $39,906 for projects in Chicago
03/24/2009EPA reaches agreement with GFX International on clean-air violations
03/24/2009EPA reaches agreement with Arkema on clean-air violations
03/19/2009EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases in Illinois
03/16/2009EPA begins new cleanup in Ottawa, Ill.; meeting March 25, 7 p.m.
03/12/2009New report analyzes EPA's asbestos sampling at Illinois Beach State Park
03/10/2009Former Mayor Daley Chief of Staff To Speak On Philanthropy And Public Policy March 26
03/04/2009Six Midwestern cities make EPA's top 25 list with most Energy Star buildings in 2008
02/26/2009EPA awards over $4.8 million to Midwest Clean Diesel partners; Wis. DOT gets $750,000
02/18/2009EPA wraps up Des Plaines River oil spill cleanup
02/12/2009EPA names new head of its midwest criminal investigation program
02/09/2009EPA update: Des Plaines River oil spill
02/09/2009EPA'S Illinois Green Power Partners cut greenhouse gas emissions
02/05/2009Crestwood Chemical firm, former president and manager sentenced for illegally dumping industrial waste in sewer
02/03/2009EPA completes $2 million North Chicago, Ill., Cleanup
01/20/2009EPA settles with Gateway Regional Medical Center on chemical inventory reporting violations
01/15/2009$2.6 Million for Brownfields Environmental Job Training
01/14/2009NU Lincoln scholar to speak on Lincoln and leadership Jan. 27
12/17/2008ExxonMobil to Pay Penalty for Violating Agreement
12/11/2008Projects that go native get kudos from EPA and Chicago Wilderness
11/21/2008EPA awards $271,278 in grants to 11 Midwest environmental education projects
11/13/2008EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reduction
10/30/2008EPA conference will help vets and small business owners win grants and contracts
10/29/2008Professionals and Students Recognized for Lifecycle Building Innovation
10/17/2008EPA reaches agreement with Vesuvius on clean-air violations
10/16/2008Navy Pier exhibit features energy-efficient model home
10/10/2008EPA, DOJ and State of Illinois reach agreement with Crane Composites on Clean Air Act violations
10/02/2008NEWS BRIEF: EPA issues amended citation to BP for clean-air violations at its Whiting (Ind.) refinery
10/01/2008NEWS BRIEF: EPA regional library has opened