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08/20/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Chemical Pollution in Wall Township, Manasquan Borough and Sea Girt, New Jersey; Public Hearing Will Take Place August 27 on the $18.9 Million Cleanup Plan
08/16/2013EPA Encourages Public to Comment on Plan to Address Contaminated Soil at the Woodbrook Road Dump Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Contaminated Soil and Debris to Be Removed
08/07/2013Dredging Begins to Remove 20,000 Cubic Yards of Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; $20 Million Project to be Paid by Various Companies
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/17/2013In the Wake of Sandy, Conference Offers Green Solutions for New Jersey Communities; EPA and Rutgers University Co-Host Green Infrastructure Conference at Duke Farms - Public Encouraged to Attend
07/11/2013EPA Proposing Plan to Clean Up Ellis Property Superfund Site in Evesham Township, New Jersey
06/21/2013EPA Begins Construction of Water line in Chester and Washington Townships, N.J.; $7.3 Million Project Will Provide Safe Drinking Water to Residents and Businesses
06/11/2013EPA Seeking Organization to Host New York-New Jersey Harbor and Estuary Program EPA to Hold Informational Session on June 26, 2013 in New York City
05/31/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; $79 Million Cleanup Will Remove Lead from Popular Beach and Public Park
05/22/2013EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/22/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with Several Companies to Conduct a Study of a Contaminated Site in the New Jersey Meadowlands Near Hackensack River
05/21/2013EPA Adds the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, New Jersey to the Superfund List
05/21/2013EPA Adds the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund List; Seven Acre Site along the Passaic River Contaminated with PCBs and Volatile Organic Compounds
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
05/08/2013EPA Provides Nearly $3.8 Million to Communities in New Jersey to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/02/2013EPA to Award Over a Half Billion in Funding to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York
05/02/2013EPA to Award Over a Half Billion in Funding to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York / Funding will Help Upgrade Wastewater and Drinking Water Facilities Damaged by Sandy
05/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Announce More Than a Half Billion in Post-Sandy Funding for New Jersey and New York to Help Alleviate Impacts of Storms
05/01/2013Company to Repay the EPA for its Costs to Clean Up Site Contaminated with 70 Tons of Asbestos in Lawrenceville, New Jersey
04/24/2013Bloomfield, New Jersey Elementary School Wins "Battle of the Buildings"
04/23/2013Demarest Elementary School Wins Energy Conservation Battle EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck to Present Award to School Community
04/23/2013EPA Takes Action Against New Jersey Importer of Illegal Pesticides
04/19/2013Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders
03/25/2013Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes
03/22/2013EPA Provides Over $500,000 to New Jersey to Protect Shorelines in Camden and the Barnegat Bay Watershed
03/21/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with Wyeth Holdings Corporation on the Cleanup of the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey; Nearly 640,000 Awarded for Wetlands Assessments
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/17/2013Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Jerseyans Urged to Test for Radon
01/16/2013EPA Invests $2.7 Million to Reduce Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines in New York and New Jersey
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New Jersey; 14,149,370 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 14%— Released in New Jersey
12/28/2012EPA Takes Action against Companies that Sell and Import Illegal Pesticides
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/20/2012EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
12/19/2012EPA to Remove Mercury from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
12/06/2012EPA Provides Funding to the University of Turabo and the University of Puerto Rico to Prevent Pollution
12/06/2012EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Erie
12/06/2012EPA to Fund Pollution Prevention Projects in New Jersey and New York
12/06/2012EPA Provides Funding to the University of Turabo and the University of Puerto Rico to Prevent Pollution
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/19/2012AGREEMENT FURTHERS CLEANUP OF THE QUANTA RESOURCES SUPERFUND SITE IN EDGEWATER, NEW JERSEY
11/03/2012EPA Approves Additional Fuel Waivers for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York
10/29/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey
10/24/2012EPA Completes Building Demolition at Toxic Site in Garfield, N.J.
10/17/2012EPA Provides New Jersey $78 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/11/2012EPA Finalizes Change to Cleanup Plan for
Liberty Industrial Finishing Superfund Site in Farmingdale, New York
10/11/2012EPA Changes Cleanup Plan for Polluted Ground Water at Superfund Site in South Plainfield, New Jersey Responds to Input from Public
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
10/04/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Scientific Chemical Processing Superfund Site in Carlstadt, New Jersey
10/01/2012New Jersey Glass Manufacturer To Install State-of-the-Art Emissions Controls To Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
10/01/2012New Jersey Glass Manufacturer to Install State-of-the-Art Emissions Controls to Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
09/28/2012EPA Releases Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; Public Hearing to Take Place Oct. 17 in Old Bridge
09/28/2012EPA Announces Remediation Plan for a Part of American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.
09/27/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Newark, New Jersey
09/26/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Evor Phillips Superfund Site in Old Bridge, New Jersey
09/25/2012W.R. Grace and Co. / Wayne Interim Storage Site Removed From Superfund List after Cleanup
09/18/2012New Jersey and New York Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievement by EPA GreenChill Program; Weis Markets, ACM, and Whole Foods Take Action to Reduce Harmful Emissions from Chemicals Used for Refrigeration
09/14/2012EPA Adds Areas of Orange and West Orange, N.J. to the Superfund List
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/14/2012EPA Proposes to Add the Matlack, Inc. Site in Woolwich Township, NJ to the Superfund List; EPA Encourages the Public to Comment
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
08/29/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey
08/20/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey
08/08/2012EPA to Demolish Contaminated Building at Toxic Superfund Site in Garfield, N.J.
08/02/2012EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Scientific Chemical Superfund Site in Carlstadt, New Jersey
07/25/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey
07/20/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey; Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority
07/19/2012EPA to Assist Camden, New Jersey Community Group to Reduce Water Pollution
07/17/2012EPA Provides Environmental Education Grant to
Township of Woodbridge, NJ Three High Schools to learn more about the Raritan River
07/13/2012EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at Rockaway Borough, NJ Superfund Site; Tour Six Superfund Sites in Morris and Essex Counties
06/29/2012EPA Provides Grants to Newark, New Jersey Community Group to Educate People about the Passaic River's History and Ecosystem; Ironbound Community Corporation to Receive $60,000
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/18/2012Seventy Companies Reach Agreement with EPA to Remove Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; Cleanup work estimated to cost $20 million
06/12/2012EPA to Hold Citizen Science Workshops in New York and New Jersey; June 19 in New York City and June 20 in Edison, New Jersey
06/11/2012EPA and Representatives of Local Governments from Puerto Rico Meet in New York City to Discuss Environmental Challenges in Puerto Rico High Asthma Rates, Recycling and Pollution Prevention Among Issues Discussed
06/11/2012Federal and City Officials Visit Site of Future Cleanup and Redevelopment in Downtown Jersey City
06/08/2012EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Evor Phillips Superfund Site in Old Bridge, New Jersey
06/06/2012Perth Amboy to Upgrade Sewer System; Agreement Reached with the EPA to Address Violations of the Clean Water Act Affecting the Raritan River and the Arthur Kill
05/31/2012EPA Provides $2.8 Million to Newark and Jersey City to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/18/2012EPA Honors Top Energy-Efficient Building Designs/'Designed to Earn the Energy Star' Projects Featured at the American Institute of Architects National Convention
05/08/2012EPA to Discuss Plans for Addressing Contaminated Passaic River Sediment; Public Meetings Scheduled for May 9 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
05/02/2012EPA Regional Administrator and Congressmember Frank Pallone Tour Superfund Sites in Central New Jersey; EPA Finishes Cleanup of Soil at Imperial Oil Superfund Site in Morganville using $33 million in ARRA funds; Uses $5 million in ARRA funds to complete soil work at Horseshoe Road in Sayreville
04/27/2012EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders
04/25/2012Hess Corporation to Install $45 Million In Pollution Controls and Pay $850,000 Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at New Jersey Refinery
04/24/2012EPA Takes Action to Stop Sales of Illegal Pesticides
04/23/2012New York City Real Estate Firm Signs Agreement with EPA to Enhance Sustainable Practices
04/20/2012EPA Finalizes Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at
Jefferson County, New York Toxic Site, Which has Contaminated Public Water Supply
04/19/2012Top EPA Regional Official Tours Environmentally Innovative Company in Green Island, NY / Ecovative Design Wins EPA 2012 Environmental Quality Award
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/05/2012EPA Fines Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
04/02/2012EPA to Fund Projects to “Green” Restaurants, Supermarkets and Hotels in New Jersey and New York
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Funding Available for Study of Raritan River in NJ
03/13/2012EPA Proposes To Add an Area of Orange and West Orange, N.J. to the Superfund List; Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority
03/12/2012EPA and Georgian Court University (Lakewood, NJ) to Work Together to Increase Green Practices; Will Promote the Use of Refillable Water Bottles at Campus Water Fountains
03/09/2012EPA to Provide Three New Jersey Communities with Smart Growth Assistance