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News Releases by State: VERMONT


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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
03/20/2009Community-Specific Chemical Release Data Available for Vermont - 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
03/03/2009Boston Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
02/26/2009EPA Provides $205,000 for Chittenden Solid Waste District to Fund Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles
01/22/2009In Search of Extraordinary Environmental Achievers
01/09/2009Vermont Awarded $300K to Boost Wetlands Protection
12/17/2008Comments Sought on Revised Cleanup Plan for Burlington’s Pine Street Canal Superfund Site
11/25/2008Good Reason for Thanks: EPA Grants Help New England
11/19/2008Vermont Hotel Project Awarded Grant to Reduce Waste
11/19/2008Seeking Good Ideas: Environmental Education Grants Available
11/14/2008Conference Will Focus on Green Development Techniques
11/03/2008Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association Selected for Waste Reduction Grants
10/23/2008Cleaner New Generation of Outdoor Wood Heaters is Good News for New Englanders
09/25/2008EPA Awards Vermont $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
09/16/2008Small Businesses and Congregations Fight Climate Change through Energy Efficiency and Innovation
09/04/2008Burlington Reaps $25K EPA Grant for Brownfields Sustainability Project, Re-development of Former Coal Plant
09/04/2008Richford, Vt. Dairy Farmers Pay Consequences for Filling 41 Acres of Wetlands
07/17/2008Poor Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for Friday, July 18, 2008
07/08/2008U.S. EPA, University of Vermont’s Gund Institute Team Up to Develop New Ways to Understand Ecosystem Services
06/17/2008Vermont Ski Resort Fined for Failure to Report its Inventory of Hazardous Chemicals
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
05/05/2008Clean Drinking Water? Have Your Well Tested to be Sure
04/30/2008EPA Tools Available as Summer Smog Season Starts
04/24/2008EPA Administrator Recognizes Vermont Leader With President’s Volunteer Service Award
04/22/2008Vermonters Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award
04/21/2008Looking for Green, Municipalities Start with Energy Efficiency through EPA Challenge
04/16/2008Earth Day Continues to be a Call to Action
04/11/2008Removal of Potentially Hazardous Materials Underway at Bennington Vt. Mill Site
04/07/2008Five Brownfields Grants Totaling $1 Million Awarded in Vermont // Part of nearly $10 Million Funded Across New England
04/03/2008Time to Prepare for Earth Day – Tell EPA about Your New England Earth Day Events
04/02/2008Healthy Schools Brochure Delivers Info on Healthy Educational Environments in Time for Earth Day
04/02/2008New England Water Works Assoc. Joins EPA’s WaterSense Program - Group Will Promote Simple Ways to Save Water
03/17/2008EPA Announces $5.4 million for New Clean Diesel Projects in the Northeast
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
03/06/2008New England Laboratories Exercise Readiness for Water Contamination Incident
03/05/2008City of South Burlington, VT Bartletts Bay Wastewater Treatment Facility Recognized for Excellence
03/05/2008VTDEC Recognized for Outstanding Wastewater On-site Technical Assistance and Operator Training
03/05/2008NEIWPCC Recognized for Outstanding Wastewater On-site Technical Assistance and Operator Training
02/28/2008New England Postal Facilities Help Boost EPA Performance Track Program Beyond 500-Member Mark
02/28/2008New Englander Included in First-Ever EPA Agricultural Advisory Committee
02/26/2008Winooski, Vt. Group Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant
02/21/2008Community-Specific Chemical Release Data Available for Vermont; New England continues trend of lower releases to air, land and water
02/20/2008Six New England Companies Settle with EPA for Pesticide Violations
02/13/2008More Than 175 Buildings in New England Receive ENERGY STAR Designation
02/13/2008Poster contest sheds light on sun safety - Annual competition gives New Engand students a chance to raise awareness, win prizes; deadline is April 1
02/12/2008Cell Phone Recycling is an Easy Call
02/06/2008Oil Spill Preparedness Project Eases Clean Water Act Penalty Paid by Derby, Vt. Company
02/04/2008New England Water Utilities Can Reduce Costs with Improved Energy Management
01/28/2008Two Major Supermarket Chains in New England Join EPA's GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership
01/17/2008EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline for Nominations is Feb. 1, 2008
01/10/2008New England Leaders Rise to Energy Challenge in the New Year
12/27/2007EPA Approves Plan by Northeast States to Lower Mercury Levels in Fish
11/15/2007Inspections and Environmental Enforcement Cuts Pollution in New England by nearly 13.7 Million Pounds
11/14/2007Environmentally Sensitive Developments Achieve EPA Recognition in Vermont and Mass.
11/14/2007States and Cities Get Smarter About Smart Growth -
Manhattan, Seattle, Plus Oregon, Vermont, Massachusetts Communities Praised for Environmentally Sensitive Development
11/06/2007New England Businesses and Organizations Step Up Clean Environment Commitments
11/01/2007EPA Begins Removal Action at the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine Site
10/25/2007Two New England-Based Companies Recognized For Going Green with Ease
10/24/2007Derby, Vermont Company Faces Fine for Oil Spill Prevention Violations
10/23/2007New England Youths Can Be Nominated for Environmental Award - Deadline is Wed., Oct. 31
10/11/2007Asthma Regional Council of New England Honored by EPA for Exceptional Efforts to Protect Children
10/01/2007New England Experienced More Smog Days During Recent Summer, But Long-Term Trend is Still Toward Cleaner Air
09/27/2007153 Employers Qualify for Fifth Annual List of New England’s Best Workplaces for Commuters
08/20/2007Tri-state Connecticut River Project Selected by EPA for Watershed Initiative
07/23/2007Across New England, 30 Communities Take Leadership Role on Energy Issues
07/13/2007New England Helps Lead the Nation in Energy Star Home Construction / Conn., N.H., Vt. Lead Regional Efforts
07/02/2007EPA Selects Vermont Environmental Organization to Receive Water Monitoring Equipment Loan
06/26/2007Poor Air Quality is expected to Continue for Southern and Central New England for Wednesday, June 27, 2007
06/19/2007EPA Informs New Hampshire and Vermont Schools About Oil Spill Risks and Proper Prevention Techniques
06/08/2007$1.7 Million available for Clean Diesel Projects in Northeast; EPA solicits applications for Voluntary Diesel Retrofit Program and Clean School Bus USA
06/08/2007$1.7 Million Available for New Clean Diesel Projects in Northeast; EPA seeking proposals until July 31
05/24/2007Poor Air Quality Predicted in Portions of New England for Friday, May 25 +++ Elevated Ozone in portions of CT / RI / MA; and Elevated PM in VT and ME
05/15/2007Vermont Awarded Seven EPA Brownfields Grants, Totaling $1.3 Million - Part of $18 Million Funded Across New England
04/30/2007Free Air Quality Forecasts and Alerts as the Summer Smog Season Starts
Air Quality Awareness Week, April 30 to May 4, 2007
04/17/2007Vermonters Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award
03/29/2007Volunteer Groups Eligible for Equipment Loans Under EPA’s New England Urban Rivers Initiative
03/22/2007Community Chemical Release Data Available for Vermont
03/22/2007EPA’s Challenge to New England: Promote Greater Energy Efficiency
03/15/2007Community Energy Challenge:
EPA Promotes Energy Efficiency and Renewables in Cities and Towns
02/12/2007Multiple EPA Enforcement Cases Show Need to Follow Chemical Management and Accident Prevention Laws in New England
02/07/2007Applications for EPA Healthy Community Grants Now Accepted
02/07/2007Hannaford Supermarkets Achieves Energy Star Designation for 16 New England Stores
01/25/2007Recent EPA Enforcement in New England Underscores Need for Careful Waste Handling
01/24/2007Veterans Administration to Develop Comprehensive Waste Tracking System for Medical Centers in New England - Action Stems from EPA Enforcement in 2005
01/16/2007With Northern Ice Storm, New Englanders Reminded to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
12/21/2006Winter Tips to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
12/06/2006EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline for Nominations Extended to Jan. 30, 2007
11/29/2006Hannaford Brothers Company in Vermont Achieves ENERGY STAR Designation
11/29/2006EPA Completes Five Year Review of Pine Street Barge Canal Cleanup
11/29/2006Hannaford Brothers Company in Vermont Achieves ENERGY STAR Designation
11/16/2006EPA Enforcement Cuts Total Pollution by 2.6 Million Pounds in New England
11/15/2006EPA and American Institute of Architects Collaborate on Sustainable Buildings and Communities in New England