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09/29/2011Cleanup Complete at Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Superfund Site In Nassau County, N.Y.; Site Removed from Superfund List
09/22/2011Rochester, NY Asbestos Abatement Contractor Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Environmental Crimes and Making False Statements
09/19/2011EPA Warns New York City Residents about Dangers of Illegal Pesticides; Agency Sweep of Businesses in Several City Neighborhoods Reveals Illegal Products Are Easy to Find
09/15/2011EPA Proposes to Add Eighteen Mile Creek in Niagara County, N.Y. to the Superfund List
09/15/2011EPA Adds Areas of Long Island to the Superfund List; Volatile Organic Compounds found in 11 Major Drinking Water Wells
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
09/06/2011Top Environmental Officials Announce Action Agenda to Restore and Protect Long Island Sound
09/06/2011EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Long Island Sound
08/23/2011EPA’s $6 Million Challenge to Restore Great Lakes and Create Jobs
08/22/2011EPA Unveils System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water from Lawrence Aviation Superfund Site in Suffolk County, N.Y.
08/19/2011EPA Awards More Than $300,000 to Paul Smith’s College to Control Invasive Species; Grant is One of Nine Awarded to New York for Great Lakes Restoration Work
08/15/2011EPA Proposes to Delete Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Site in Nassau County, N.Y. from Superfund List
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
08/04/2011EPA Proposes Plan to Modify Cleanup of Ground Water at Tri-Cities Barrel Superfund Site in Broome County, N.Y.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on August 16 to Discuss Plan
08/03/2011EPA Takes Action against Buffalo Area Gas Station Owner to Protect Ground Water
08/03/2011EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Jamaica Bay
08/02/2011EPA Signs an Agreement with the University at Buffalo to Improve Environmental Sustainability
07/29/2011EPA Report Illustrates Serious Sewage Pollution Problem in New York and New Jersey
07/29/2011EPA Protects Rivers, Lakes and Streams by Plugging Abandoned Oil Wells in Western New York
07/28/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan to Clean Up Peninsula Boulevard Superfund Site in Hempstead, New York; Chemicals Used in Dry Cleaning to Be Cleaned Up Next to Woodmere Middle School
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/26/2011Fortune Society Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
07/25/2011EPA Finalizes Plan to Remove Contaminated Soil from Nepera Chemical Superfund Site in Orange County
07/22/2011EPA and New York City Urge People to Save Energy, Money and the Environment on Hot Summer Days
07/20/2011EPA and DEC Report Progress at Tonawanda Coke Corporation; Announce New Commitments in Tonawanda Community -- Benzene Emissions Cut by at least Two-thirds
07/19/2011EPA Awards $400,000 to Niagara County in Brownfields Assessment Grants
07/11/2011EPA Finalizes Agreement to Begin First Phase of Newtown Creek Superfund Cleanup
07/08/2011EPA Releases New Report on Sewage Pollution in New York and New Jersey
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
06/30/2011Million Dollar EPA Grant Powers Green Locomotive in Upstate New York
06/29/2011EPA, NOAA and Others Receive Prestigious Award for Restoring the Passage of Fish to the Peconic River in Riverhead, NY
06/28/2011Take Action on Hot Summer Days to Reduce Asthma Attacks
06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/15/2011EPA Announces Partnership for First-Ever Great Lakes Week
06/13/2011EPA and Regional Leaders to Announce October's Great Lakes Week
06/10/2011EPA Marks the Startup of the Final Phase of Hudson River PCB Dredging; 500 Jobs Created By This Cleanup Project
06/09/2011EPA Honors Outstanding Leadership in Asthma Care
06/06/2011Second Phase of Historic Hudson River Cleanup Underway
06/06/2011EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Three New York Communities to Clean up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
06/06/2011EPA Administrator Announces $76 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities / EPA brownfields investments protect health and environment, create jobs and promote economic re-development nationwide
06/01/2011EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/26/2011Don’t Fry-Day is Friday; EPA Offers Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/20/2011EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Soil from Nepera Chemical Superfund Site in Orange County, N.Y.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on June 15 to Discuss Plan
05/19/2011EPA Releases Final Report on Toxic Air Pollution Near Manhattan I.S. 143 School Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
05/16/2011EPA to Oversee Cleanup of a Portion of the Newburgh Landfill; Public Information Session Set for May 18
05/12/2011EPA Takes Action to Protect Ground Water from Petroleum Contamination
05/11/2011EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Release Draft Guidance to Clarify Waters Covered by Clean Water Act
05/09/2011EPA to Begin Soil Cleanup at Ellenville Scrap Iron and Metal Superfund Site in Ulster County, N.Y.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on May 11 to Discuss Work at Site
05/03/2011Partnership of Northeast Government, Private and Non-profit Organizations Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/29/2011EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders
04/29/2011EPA Launches New Strategy to Promote Use of Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Economic Benefits
04/25/2011EPA and New York State Move to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Long Island Sound
04/21/2011Westchester County Real Estate Firm Signs Agreement with EPA to Enhance Sustainable Practices
04/21/2011Postal Service Delivers a Greener America; Stamps Encourage Protecting Public Health and the Environment
04/20/2011EPA Recognizes Syracuse and Onondaga County for Creating a More Sustainable Community, Including 50 Green Projects; Selects Syracuse as a Green Infrastructure Partnership Community
04/14/2011EPA Names New York’s Tompkins County a “Climate Showcase” Community; Awards Grant for Study
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/29/2011EPA to Hold Listening Session on Whether to Add Vapor Intrusion as a Criterion for Superfund Sites
03/15/2011EPA and Pelham Students Learn Importance Of Recycling Electronics at Visit to Recycling Plant in Mt. Vernon, NY
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
03/11/2011City of Yonkers Launches Fluorescent Light Bulb Recycling Program
03/08/2011EPA Proposes to Add Area Near Hicksville, New Cassel, Westbury, Hempstead and Salisbury, N.Y. to the Federal Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds Dewey Loeffel Landfill in Rensselaer County to Superfund List; Public Meeting Scheduled for March 24 in Nassau
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
03/08/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Options for Lead-Contaminated Site in Staten Island, N.Y.
02/25/2011Up to $40 million available from EPA for Great Lakes restoration projects
02/23/2011EPA Recognizes Campuses for Use of Combined Heat and Power
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/15/2011Suffolk County Government Becomes Green Energy Leader; Dannon, Mohawk Papers, HSBC, Sony, Bloomberg LP and Deutsche Bank also Honored
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
02/08/2011Innovative Energy Technology Transforms Wasted Heat into Electricity
02/02/2011EPA Investigation of Gowanus Canal Identifies Widespread Contamination, Health and Ecological Problems; Hundreds of Samples find PAHs, PCBs, Heavy Metals and Other Toxins
02/01/2011EPA Partners Continue Large Green Power Purchases / One corporation nearly doubles its green power usage
01/28/2011EPA Provides Federal Grants to Brooklyn Community Group Working to Protect Public Health
01/20/2011EPA Seeks Applications for Community-Based Environmental Grants / Grants will help communities address local health and pollution issues
01/06/2011EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
12/29/2010EPA Establishes Landmark Chesapeake Bay 'Pollution Diet'
12/23/2010STATEMENT of Judith Enck, Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on GE Hudson River Decision
12/17/2010EPA Announces Requirements for Next Phase of Hudson River PCB Cleanup
12/16/2010EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New York; Finch Paper, Eastman Kodak and Danskammer Power Plant Top the List of NY Polluters
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in New York State
12/01/2010EPA Recognizes Sustainable Communities with Smart Growth Awards
11/23/2010EPA Warns Against Use of Mothballs that Look Like Candy
11/15/2010EPA Signs Agreement with Southampton Hospital to Enhance its Environmental Practices
11/12/2010More Than $2.4 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health and Vitality of Long Island Sound; Supports Education and Stewardship, Improves Water Quality, Restores and Protects Rivers and Beaches
11/09/2010EPA Air Monitoring Near Olean, N.Y. School Finds No Toxic Chemicals from Plastics Facility
11/04/2010EPA Reaches Multi-state Agreement with Major Used Oil Recycler for Improper Handling of PCBs
10/21/2010EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cortese Toxic Site in Sullivan County, NY
10/12/2010EPA to Excavate Contaminated Soil, Monitor Groundwater at Ellenville Scrap Iron and Metal Superfund Site in Ulster County, N.Y.
10/04/2010EPA and New York Harbor School Establish Ground-Breaking Green Partnership
09/30/2010New Air Pollution Testing at Tonawanda Coke Corp. Shows that Facility is a Significant Source of Benzene
09/27/2010EPA Places a Section of the Black River in Jefferson County, N.Y. on the Superfund List
09/27/2010EPA Makes Final Decision: Newtown Creek is Added to Superfund List
09/24/2010EPA Issues Draft Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet -- Draft TMDL Contains Strong Federal Measures to Fill in Gaps in State Pollution Reduction Plans
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
09/23/2010EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Awarded for New York
09/13/2010EPA Removes Long Island Toxic Site From Superfund National Priorities List
09/08/2010EPA Announces Public Meetings on Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet’
08/31/2010EPA’s Public Meeting on Hydraulic Fracturing Study toTake Place in Binghamton, New York