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News Releases by State: RHODE ISLAND


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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
08/11/2009EPA Grant Helps Rhode Islanders Enjoy Safe Beaches
07/30/2009Follow EPA’s Ocean Research Vessel Tweet its Way up the New England Coast
07/27/2009Rhode Island Gets $977K in Recovery Act Funds to Help Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks, Create Jobs, Protect Land and Water
07/21/2009$1.1 Million in Recovery Act Funding Will Help Reduce Diesel Emissions in New England
07/20/2009RI DEM Employee Receives National Recognition Providing Outstanding Wastewater Management Training
07/08/2009Narragansett Indian Tribe Benefits from Recovery Act - $20K to Improve Water Services
07/02/2009Providence Awarded $565K in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
06/23/2009With Summer Approaching, Rhode Islanders Reminded About Woonasquatucket River "Do's and Don'ts"
06/18/2009Two Real Estate Firms Fined for Lead Paint Disclosure Violations in Four New England States
05/21/2009Getting Ready for Summer: Tips to Save Energy and Fight Climate Change
05/19/2009Getting Ready for Memorial Day: Slip, Slap, Slop and Wrap -- Don’t Fry Your Skin
05/18/2009$1.8 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Rhode Island
05/06/2009New England Colleges and Universities Recognized in EPA Green Power Challenge
04/24/2009With Warmer Weather, New England Reminded of Free Air Quality Alerts and Tools
04/24/2009Rhode Island Receives $265K in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
04/23/2009Nearly $46 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Rhode Island Will Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/21/2009Rhode Islanders Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award
04/15/2009Rhode Island Receives Economic Recovery Funds to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/08/2009Grant Proposals Accepted for Healthy Community Efforts in New England
04/02/2009EPA Reminds School Districts of Federal Requirements Regarding the Safe Management of Asbestos
03/26/2009Regional Energy Efficiency Workforce Development Forum Co-Sponsored By NESCAUM and EPA
03/26/2009Rhode Island Law Firm Receives $20,000 Environmental Justice Grant
03/25/2009R.I. Manufacturer to pay $98,500 for Clean Air Violations
03/20/2009Community-Specific Chemical Release Data Available for Rhode Island - New England continues trend of lower releases to air, land and water
03/11/2009WaterSense®Fix a Leak Week - March 16-20, 2009
03/06/2009EPA Recognizes Staples as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Purchasers
03/03/2009Rhode Island Concrete Plant Fined for Clean Water Violations
03/03/2009Boston Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
02/27/2009Grants to Develop Green Technology Go to 3 New England Companies
01/28/2009Warwick, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Facility Recognized for Excellence
01/28/2009RI DEM Employees Recognized for Outstanding On-Site Wastewater Technical Assistance
01/28/2009RI DEM Employee Recognized for Providing Outstanding Wastewater Operator Training
01/22/2009In Search of Extraordinary Environmental Achievers
01/09/2009Rhode Island Awarded Over $48K to Boost Wetlands Protection
12/05/2008Lead Excavation a Success at Smithfield, R.I. Site
11/25/2008Good Reason for Thanks: EPA Grants Help New England
11/19/2008Seeking Good Ideas: Environmental Education Grants Available
11/14/2008Warwick, R.I Mall Fined for PCB Violations in Elevator Shafts
11/06/2008Two Real Estate Corporations Charged With Failing to Warn Purchasers and Tenants about Lead Paint in New England
11/03/2008Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association Selected for Waste Reduction Grants
10/30/2008Innovation Pays: N.H. and R.I. Projects Net $275K Grants
10/30/2008Rhode Island Printing Facility Faces Fine for Clean Air Violations
10/06/2008Rhode Island Shipbuilder Faces Fine for Clean Air Violations
10/06/2008Rhode Island Demolition Company Face Fines for Clean Air Violations
09/25/2008EPA Awards Rhode Island $196,880 for Clean Diesel Projects -- Part of Nearly $2.4 Million State and Federal Grants Funded Across New England
09/23/20082 New England Facilities Join, and 7 Re-Commit to Environmental Improvements
09/22/2008New England Experienced Fewer Smog Days During Recent Summer
08/22/2008New Water Discharge Permit Will Give Better Protection to Upper Blackstone River
08/14/2008Clean Up Work to Begin at Contaminated Site in Warren, R.I.
08/13/2008EPA Grant Helps Rhode Islanders Enjoy Safe Beaches
08/12/2008University of Rhode Island and Local Municipalities Agree to Clean Up S. Kingstown, R.I. Superfund Site
08/05/2008Cleanup to Begin at Kenyon Piece Landfill, RI
07/31/2008Conanicut Island Receives “Sole Source Aquifer” Designation
07/25/2008Superfund Lien Filed on Two Cumberland Rhode Island Properties
07/21/2008Clean Up Work Underway at Smithfield, R.I. Site
07/18/2008Scituate, R.I. School Selected by EPA for Nearly $15,000 Environmental Education Grant
07/17/2008Poor Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for Friday, July 18, 2008
07/07/2008Poor Ozone Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for Tuesday, July 8, 2008
06/09/2008Air Quality Alert for Most of New England - Tuesday, June 10
06/06/2008With Summer Approaching, Rhode Islanders Reminded About
Woonasquatucket River "Do's and Don'ts"
06/06/2008Poor Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for this Weekend
05/29/2008Environmental Justice Grants Now Available in New England - Application Deadline is June 30
05/15/2008EPA Celebrates Award Winning Green Building Designs in Boston
05/08/2008"Healthy Community" Grants Awarded; Guidance Available for 2008 Grants
05/06/2008EPA to Clean Up Aerovox Shoreline
05/05/2008Effort to Remove Hazardous Materials Underway at Smithfield, R.I. Site
05/05/2008Clean Drinking Water? Have Your Well Tested to be Sure
04/30/2008EPA Tools Available as Summer Smog Season Starts
EPA Administrator Recognizes Rhode Island Leader With President’s Volunteer Service Award