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05/01/2014EPA Stops Brooklyn Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Potential Health Risks
04/23/2014EPA Honors Work of Exceptional New York Environmental Leaders
04/17/2014This Earth Day, Get Outside and Take a #natureselfie; EPA and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Connect People with Nature
04/17/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York; New Phase in Multi-Million Dollar Cleanup to be Launched
04/14/2014EPA Approves Buffalo Sewer Authority’s Plan to
Reduce Sewage and Water Pollution in Niagara River
04/03/2014National Settlement Yields Hundreds of Millions for Superfund Sites in New Jersey and New York; Parties Reach Agreement for More than $4 Billion to Pay for Environmental Cleanups, with More than $440 Million Going to Two EPA Sites in NJ and One in NY
03/24/2014Buffalo Receives $500,000 EPA Great Lakes Grant For Green Infrastructure to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie
03/12/2014Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA; Additional Environmental Projects Protecting Water Quality
02/25/2014EPA Announces 11 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $5 Million to Combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
02/04/2014EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released
to Land, Air and Water in New York Data Finds Reduction from Previous Year
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities
01/07/2014EPA Orders Company to Stop Removing Asbestos at the Former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Dutchess County, NY
12/26/2013EPA Seeks Nominations for Prestigious Annual Environmental Quality Awards; Awards Recognize Efforts in Communities to Protect Public Health and the Environment
12/18/2013Increased Eelgrass in Long Island Sound is Good News for Fish and Wildlife
12/12/2013EPA Provides Updated Guidance to Schools on PCB-containing Lighting Fixtures
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add Radioactive Site in Ridgewood, Queens to the Federal Superfund List; Defunct Company Dumped Radioactive Waste into Sewer System and on the Land
12/10/2013EPA Provides Over $345,000 to Protect Wetlands in New York; Citizen Science to be Used in the Adirondacks to Collect Environmental Data
12/09/2013LISS Announces Publication of New Science Book Synthesizing Decades of Long Island Sound Research
11/26/2013$2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears Completion; EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site; Total Actions Expected to Cost at Least $4.5 Million
11/20/2013EPA Awards Four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Health Risks from Eating Great Lakes Fish
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Promote Environmental Sustainability at New York City Restaurants
11/19/2013EPA Funds Project to Prevent Pollution from Car Repair Businesses in the South Bronx; EPA Provides $149,000 to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
11/07/2013EPA and Buffalo Community Foundation Team Up to Prevent Asthma Attacks Results of $55,000 EPA Asthma Education Grant Highlighted
11/05/2013EPA Completes Fourth Season of Hudson River Dredging; Project Now about 73% Complete with GE, Not Taxpayers, Paying the Full Cost of Cleanup; $2 Billion Dredging Project Continues to Create Local Jobs
11/05/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Ground Water Near the New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.; Cleanup Expected to Cost $22.9 Million
11/04/2013EPA Removes Hyde Park Landfill in Niagara Falls, NY from Superfund List
10/29/2013EPA Finalizes Plan for Cleanup at Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, New York; $4 Million Cleanup Will Address Contamination
10/23/2013EPA Orders Middletown, NY to Address Clean Water Act Violations
10/23/2013EPA Reaches Settlement with Goshen, New York Company for Violations of Federal Toxics Law
09/30/2013EPA Takes Public Comments on Proposal to Delete an Oneida County Site from the Superfund List after Cleanup
09/30/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York; $506 Million Cleanup Will Remove Contaminated Sediment and Create Jobs
09/27/2013EPA Announces Second Opportunity for Public Comments on Proposed Ban on Boat Sewage Dumping into Lake Erie
09/26/2013EPA Announces New Home for New York-New Jersey Harbor and Estuary Program; The Hudson River Foundation to Host Important Clean Water Program
09/25/2013TODAY: EPA Chief Begins Three-State Tour Highlighting Climate Action Plan / EPA Administrator visits New York, Wisconsin, and Michigan to discuss climate change, power plant announcement
09/17/2013EPA Provides Grant for Organic Gardening and Composting Training in Brooklyn; Community Gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Benefit from Program
09/12/2013Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border; EPA to Hold September 16 Public Meeting on the $9 Million Cleanup Plan
09/11/2013EPA Grant to Help St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Reduce Asthma Attacks
08/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator to Host Roundtable Discussion Of Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change in the Hudson Valley
08/08/2013EPA Provides $260,000 to Improve Water Quality in Onondaga Lake and Beyond; Grants to Fund an Onondaga Lake Watershed Coordinator and Green Jobs Training Program
07/26/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, New York
07/26/2013EPA Encourages Public to Comment on Plan for Ground Water Cleanup Near New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/23/2013Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Environmental Projects as Part of Clean Air Act Agreement
07/15/2013Up To $9.5 Million Available From EPA for 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
07/15/2013EPA Provides $1.5 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New York State
07/02/2013Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding Improves Water Quality at Rochester Area Beaches
06/19/2013EPA Recognizes Students for Sustainable Environmental Solutions
06/13/2013EPA Provides $200,000 Grant to Fortune Society for Green Jobs Training
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
06/10/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney Assess Cleanups at Superfund Sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties
06/07/2013EPA Provides Funds to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George; $50,000 Provided to Purchase Boat Inspection and Washing Stations
05/22/2013EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/21/2013New EPA Video Highlights Success of Citizen Science Efforts in Tonawanda, NY
05/13/2013Federal Agencies Seek Input to Update Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1.4 Million to Communities in Upstate New York to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
05/08/2013EPA Provides $1 Million to New York City and North Hempstead, Long Island 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
04/29/2013North Country Gas Station Owners to Install Equipment to Prevent Ground Water Pollution
04/29/2013Fourth Season of Dredging Begins in Upper Hudson; Project Expected to Reach Halfway Point during Fourth Season
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/19/2013Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders
04/18/2013EPA Reaches Agreement on the Cleanup of the Puchack Well Field Superfund site in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey $23 Million to be Spent on Protecting Drinking Water
04/08/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the Cayuga County Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site
04/05/2013EPA Finalizes Plan to Address PCB Contamination in the Grasse River in Massena, NY
04/03/2013EPA Finalizes $6.5 Million Cleanup Plan for Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Superfund Site in Saratoga Springs, NY
03/28/2013EPA Provides Over $80,000 in Funding to Provide Training in Environmental Careers for Bronx High School Students
03/14/2013The EPA and the University at Buffalo Co-Host Clean Water Conference in Buffalo
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
03/11/2013EPA, PUSH Buffalo and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Announce
Green Infrastructure Initiative on Buffalo’s West Side
02/27/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Superfund Site in Saratoga Springs, New York; Public Meeting on March 7, 2013 at Saratoga Spa State Park
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/15/2013The EPA and the University at Buffalo to Co-Host Clean Water Conference in Buffalo; Local Governments Urged to Attend
02/14/2013Presque Isle Bay Removed from Great Lakes “Area of Concern” List; Second Area in U.S. to be Delisted
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; $500,000 Awarded for Development of Wetlands Field Manual
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New York; Nearly 750,000 Awarded for Wetlands Research
02/08/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/17/2013Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Yorkers Urged to Test for Radon
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Increase in Great Lakes Basin Pollution
01/16/2013EPA Invests $2.7 Million to Reduce Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines in New York and New Jersey
01/16/2013EPA to Hold Public Meetings to Discuss Proposed Plan for Cleaning Up the Gowanus Canal; Public Encouraged to Attend Public Meetings on January 23 and January 24
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New York; 18,904,109 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 12%— Released in New York State
01/04/2013Public Meeting on 2012 E. Long Island Sound Dredged Material Supplemental EIS
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant Will Help Train Syracuse Area Residents About How to Reduce Asthma Attacks and Protect Against Lead Poisoning
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant will Tackle Water Pollution in Peekskill, NY
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant Will Help Educate Buffalo Area Residents about Air Pollution
12/28/2012EPA Takes Action against Companies that Sell and Import Illegal Pesticides
12/27/2012EPA Proposes Plan for Cleaning Up Gowanus Canal; Multi-million Dollar Cleanup to Revitalize Polluted Brooklyn Waterway
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 Study Reveals Shift in Housing Developments Across the U.S. / More communities embrace redevelopment
12/07/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in New York City
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
12/04/2012EPA, State and City Extend Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City to December 9th
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement