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News Releases by State: RHODE ISLAND


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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
03/11/2008Rhode Island Town Will Pay Fines for Illegal Sewage Discharges
03/06/2008New England Laboratories Exercise Readiness for Water Contamination Incident
03/05/2008 Warren, Rhode Island Wastewater Treatment Facility Recognized for Excellence
03/05/2008South Kingstown, Rhode Island Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility Recognized for Excellence
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
02/27/2008Failing to Provide Community Disclosure Information Yields Penalties for 11 Companies
02/21/2008Property Management Company and EPA Settle Case Involving Lead Paint Notification Violations in Greater Boston and Rhode Island
02/21/2008Community-Specific Chemical Release Data Available for Rhode Island; New England continues trend of lower releases to air, land and water
02/20/2008Three-Year Performance Partnership Agreement Will Boost Rhode Island’s Environmental Protection
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
02/11/2008New England Fortune 500 Companies Recognized for Green Power Purchases
02/07/2008EPA Recognizes Stop and Shop and Giant Food; Only Supermarkets Receiving 2007 ENERGY STAR Leaders Recognition
02/07/2008Stop and Shop Enters Partnership to Help Fight Climate Change
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
01/14/2008Rhode Island Boat Manufacturer Fined for Clean Air Violations
01/10/2008New England Leaders Rise to Energy Challenge in the New Year
01/09/2008Rhode Island Pool Supply Company Fined for Violating Pesticide Laws
12/27/2007EPA Approves Plan by Northeast States to Lower Mercury Levels in Fish
12/17/2007Settlement Will Spur Major Environmental Improvements at Brayton Point Power Plant
12/12/2007Rhode Island Schools Notified about Oil Spill Risks and Proper Prevention Techniques
11/15/2007Inspections and Environmental Enforcement Cuts Pollution in New England by nearly 13.7 Million Pounds
11/09/2007Public Meetings Scheduled On Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan
11/06/2007New England Businesses and Organizations Step Up Clean Environment Commitments
10/31/2007Rhode Island Group Will Receive EPA CARE Grant to Assess Environmental Health Issues in Newport
10/29/2007Nearly $1 Million for Projects to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound
10/25/2007Two New England-Based Companies Recognized For Going Green with Ease
10/25/2007EPA Concludes Season’s Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Contaminated Sediment
10/23/2007New England Youths Can Be Nominated for Environmental Award - Deadline is Wed., Oct. 31
10/18/2007Blackstone River Coalition Receives $35,000 Grant from EPA
10/17/2007Rhode Island Company Fined for PCB and Clean Air Act Violations
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
09/20/2007Rhode Island Boat Manufacturer Faces More Than $260,000 Penalty for Clean Air Violations
09/06/2007Settlements Reached in Eight Enforcement Cases for Hazardous Chemical Risk Management Plan Violations
08/20/2007Massachusetts-based Property Manager Charged With Failing to Warn Tenants About Lead Paint
08/10/2007Six Rhode Island Communities Ordered to Address Sewage Overflows // EPA continues effort to improve water quality in R.I. waters
08/02/2007Poor Air Quality Predicted in Southern New England
for Friday, Aug. 3, 2007
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
07/09/2007With Heatwave, Poor Air Quality Predicted in Southern New England for Tues. July 10
07/03/2007EPA’s Ocean-Going Research Vessel Visits Newport, RI
07/02/2007EPA Selects Rhode Island 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
06/25/2007Poor Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for Tuesday, June 26, 2007
06/24/2007As Beach Season Heats Up, EPA Water Quality Efforts Help Ensure Healthy Beaches for Rhode Island
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
05/15/2007Rhode Island Awarded Eight EPA Brownfields Grants, Totaling $1.6 Million - Part of $18 Million Funded Across New England
05/10/2007Agencies reach accord on managing Long Island Sound dredged materials
05/10/2007With Summer Approaching, Rhode Islanders Reminded About Woonasquatucket River "Do's and Don'ts"
04/30/2007Free Air Quality Forecasts and Alerts as the Summer Smog Season Starts
Air Quality Awareness Week, April 30 to May 4, 2007
04/17/2007Rhode Islanders 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
03/28/2007Rhode Island Company Fined $52,700 for Clean Air Violations
03/22/2007EPA Annual Toxics Report Details Chemicals Released from Facilities in Puerto Rico
03/22/2007Community Chemical Release Data Available for Rhode Island
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
03/09/2007Providence Vehicle Maintenance Facility Makes Positive Environmental Commitments
02/20/2007EPA Effort Addresses Rhode Island’s Harmful Sewage Overflows - Wastewater Utility and Five Municipalities Ordered to Comply
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
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
01/10/2007Bus Companies Will Pay More Than $237,000, Settling Environmental Violations in Three New England States
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
11/16/2006EPA 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
11/15/2006Massachusetts and Vermont Communities Praised for Environmentally-Sensitive Development
11/15/2006EPA's "Greening" of National Brownfields Conference in Boston Yields Major Recycling, Waste Reduction Effort
10/26/2006EPA OpEd: Guarding Children's Health, Investing in the Future
10/23/2006Free Conference is Great Opportunity for Students to Learn About Environmental Issues - Brownfields 2006 in Boston, Nov. 13-15
10/17/2006Rhode Island Students Pitch In for World Water Monitoring Day
EPA announces Grant to assist efforts in R.I.
10/11/2006Energy Efficiency Campaign Comes to Subsidized Housing in Providence, R.I. - Low-income families Take Pledge to "Change a Light" to help reduce utility costs
10/04/2006Change a Light Bulb to Save Energy and Money – and Help Our Environment
10/04/2006Change a Light Bulb to Save Energy and Money – and Help Our Environment
10/02/2006New England Experienced Fewer Smog Days During Recent Summer
09/25/2006EPA Proposes Deleting the Army Materials Technology Laboratory Superfund Site from Superfund List
09/22/2006Deadline for President’s Environmental Youth Award Applications Approaching
09/22/2006EPA New England Announces Fourth Annual List of New England’s Best Workplaces for Commuters
09/14/2006Conference Call Scheduled for Community-Based Organizations to Learn about EPA Environmental Justice Funding
08/02/2006As Heatwave Persists, Poor Air Quality Expected to Continue in Southern New England on Thursday, Aug 3
08/01/2006Unhealthy Air Quality Predicted to Continue in Southern New England on Wednesday As Heat Persists
07/31/2006Even in Extreme Heat, Every New England Home Can Save Energy and Money
07/31/2006With Hot Summer Weather, Unhealthy Air Quality Predicted in Southern New England for Tuesday and Wednesday