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News Releases by State: NEW JERSEY


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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.
07/11/2011EPA 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
03/31/2011EPA Proposes to Grant Clean Air Act Petition to Improve Air Quality in New Jersey; Agency action would cut transport of air pollutants from Pa. power plant
03/29/2011EPA to Hold Listening Session on Whether to Add Vapor Intrusion as a Criterion for Superfund Sites
03/18/2011Kean University Signs Agreement with EPA To Enhance Sustainability
03/11/2011Honeywell Pleads Guilty in Illinois to Illegal Storage of Hazardous Waste / Corporation sentenced to pay $11.8 million criminal fine
03/08/2011EPA Proposes to Add Garfield Ground Water Contamination Site in Garfield, NJ to the Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds Mansfield Trail Dump Site in Byram Township, NJ to the Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/17/2011EPA Awards $5.5 Million to Support Nanotechnology Research / Research to help determine whether health risks exist
01/12/2011EPA Issues Order to NJ Hospital Group
01/06/2011EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
01/05/2011EPA Fines Drew University for Hazardous Waste Violations
12/16/2010EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New Jersey; DuPont Chambers Works, Conoco Phillips and Mercer Generating Station Top the List of NJ Polluters
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in the State of New Jersey
11/23/2010EPA Warns Against Use of Mothballs that Look Like Candy
11/19/2010EPA Awards Grant to Protect the Barnegat and Delaware Estuaries
11/04/2010EPA Reaches Multi-state Agreement with Major Used Oil Recycler for Improper Handling of PCBs
10/19/2010EPA Announces Million Dollar Grant to Reduce Port Pollution in Camden, N.J.
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Mansfield Trail Dump Site in Byram Township, NJ to the Superfund List
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Nine New Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/23/2010EPA Recognizes Environment Achievements of NJ and NY Supermarkets for Their Work to Combat Climate Change; Supervalu, Hannaford Bros., Weis Markets, Price Chopper and Kysor/Warren each earn Environmental Achievement Award
08/24/2010EPA Schedules Second Public Meeting on Edgewater, N.J. Toxic Site: Public also Given More Time to Provide Input
08/09/2010NEW JERSEY LANDFILL OWNERS AGREE TO COMPLY WITH CLEAN AIR ACT; New Landfill System Maximizes Gas Collection for Potential Energy Recovery
08/03/2010EPA Administrator Highlights Importance of Agency’s Science Laboratory in New Jersey; Announces new resources for national Environmental Response Team lab facilities
08/03/2010PRESS ADVISORY -- TODAY: EPA Administrator to Tour Agency's Environmental Laboratory in Edison, NJ
08/02/2010EPA Removes Morris County Site From Superfund National Priorities; Cleanup Work Complete
07/26/2010EPA Reaches Major Milestone at Welsbach Superfund Site
05/27/2010EPA Launches Annual Efforts to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/27/2010EPA Launches Annual Efforts to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and
New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/26/2010‘Don’t Fry Day’ promotes skin cancer prevention; EPA urges everyone to be smart in the sun [NJ Edition]
05/17/2010EPA Helps People Take Control of Their Asthma
05/11/2010EPA ARRA and Brownfields Grants Strengthen Camden Communities
04/23/2010EPA Marks the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day by Recognizing Environmental Achievers in New Jersey; Dery Bennett of the American Littoral Society given posthumous award
04/22/2010Four New Jersey Cities to Receive EPA Funds to Assess and Clean Up Abandoned and Contaminated Sites
04/15/2010Site Owner Agrees To Pay For Cleanup of New Jersey Superfund Site
04/05/2010EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses to Develop Ground-Breaking Technologies
03/31/2010EPA Signs Sustainability Agreement With Major New Jersey Company
03/30/2010EPA Fines Builder for Stormwater Pollution at Rahway, New Jersey Construction Site
03/30/2010EPA Provides Half a Million Dollars to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Pollution in Southern New Jersey
03/11/2010EPA Grant to Help Newark Community Target Environmental Problems
03/10/2010City, State and Federal Government Take Action for Cleaner Port of New York and New Jersey; Truckers Gain Access to Millions of Dollars to Slash Air Pollution
02/17/2010EPA-funded Brownfields Projects Announced in Newark on One Year Anniversary of Recovery Act
02/11/2010EPA Provides Money to Help Find More Answers for Paterson, NJ Community
01/25/2010EPA and City of Plainfield Use Brownfields Grants to Strengthen Community
01/21/2010EPA Pledges Support for Pompton Lakes Community; Outlines Its Role in DuPont Pompton Lakes Works Cleanup
01/15/2010EPA Supports Innovative Environmental Justice Initiative in Camden, N.J.
01/13/2010Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Jerseyans Urged to Test for Radon
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Nominations for Prestigious Environmental Award
01/06/2010EPA Providing Half a Million Dollars for Innovative Pollution Prevention and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Projects
12/15/2009EPA Provides New Data from Schools Air Toxics Monitoring Initiative
12/11/2009Newly-Appointed EPA Regional Administrator Checks Progress at Recovery Act-Funded New Jersey Hazardous Waste Site
12/08/2009EPA Releases Most Up-to-Date Information Ever About Chemicals in New Jersey Communities; Releases in New Jersey Down 9 Percent
11/25/2009EPA Grants Help New Jersey Students Explore Their Coastlines
11/23/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at New Jersey Hazardous Waste Site; $25 million in Recovery Act funds added to cleanup at Imperial Oil Superfund Site