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10/29/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site
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 Proposes Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey; Results of Long-term Ground Water Monitoring to be Made Available to the Public; Public Encouraged to Comment on Proposed $46.7 million Cleanup Plan
09/30/2013EPA Obtains Warrant to Address Over 1000 Drums and Containers at New Jersey Facility; Ongoing Investigation Reveals Presence of Hazardous Materials (Photos Available via Web Link)
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
09/16/2013EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce Successful Removal of Hazardous Waste from Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Tour Five Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
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
09/11/2013EPA Provides Grant for Urban Gardening and Green Infrastructure Program in Newark, New Jersey
08/23/2013EPA Proposes Plan to Address Contaminated Soils and Ground Water at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in Maywood and Rochelle Park, New Jersey; Cleanup Estimated to Cost $17 Million; Plan Will Address Contamination at Former Maywood Chemical Works
08/21/2013EPA To Hold August Public Meeting on LCP Chemicals, Inc. Superfund Site in Linden, New Jersey; Proposed Plan Calls for Comprehensive Cleanup Of Mercury and other Contaminants
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 Regional Administrator to Host Roundtable Discussion Of Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change in the Hudson Valley
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
08/08/2013EPA 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
08/08/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Scorpio Recycling Superfund site in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico; $3 Million Project to Address Contaminated Land
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
07/26/2013EPA 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.
07/23/2013Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Environmental Projects as Part of Clean Air Act Agreement
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
07/15/2013EPA Provides $1.5 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New York State
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
06/13/2013EPA 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
06/11/2013EPA Finalizes Air Permit for Proposed Arecibo Solid Waste Facility
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
05/31/2013EPA 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
05/21/2013New EPA Video Highlights Success of Citizen Science Efforts in Tonawanda, NY
05/08/2013EPA Provides $600,000 to Community in Puerto Rico to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated Properties
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
05/08/2013EPA 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
05/01/2013Company to Repay the EPA for its Costs to Clean Up Site Contaminated with 70 Tons of Asbestos in Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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
04/24/2013Bloomfield, 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 U.S. Virgin Islands Environmental Leaders
04/19/2013Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders
04/19/2013Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders
04/19/2013Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors Puerto Rico 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
03/22/2013EPA Provides Over $500,000 to New Jersey to Protect Shorelines in Camden and the Barnegat Bay Watershed
03/21/2013EPA Releases a Manual to Reduce Pollution at Marinas EPA to Host “Green Marinas” Workshop in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on April 2
03/21/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with Wyeth Holdings Corporation on the Cleanup of the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey
03/14/2013The EPA and the University at Buffalo Co-Host Clean Water Conference in Buffalo
03/11/2013EPA, PUSH Buffalo and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Announce
Green Infrastructure Initiative on Buffalo’s West Side
02/27/2013EPA Announces New Guidelines for Energy Efficient Homes in Puerto Rico; Will Help Puerto Ricans Conserve Energy, Protect the Environment and Save Money
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
02/15/2013The EPA and the University at Buffalo to Co-Host Clean Water Conference in Buffalo; Local Governments Urged to Attend
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 Puerto Rico; Nearly 250,000 Awarded for Wetlands Research
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New York; Nearly 750,000 Awarded for Wetlands Research
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey; Nearly 640,000 Awarded for Wetlands Assessments
02/08/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site
01/29/2013EPA and Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group to Host Public Listening Session on St. Thomas on February 25; Public Encouraged to Participate in Person or from Live Videoconference Locations in San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Croix, USVI
01/17/2013Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Yorkers Urged to Test for Radon
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 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 the U.S. Virgin Islands
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in Puerto Rico; 4,667,440 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 11%— Released in Puerto Rico
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
01/16/2013EPA 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
01/10/2013EPA Continues Cleanup of Mercury Contamination in Ciales, Puerto Rico; Agency Warns Against Handling Toxic Metal
01/08/2013EPA Launches Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group; Inter-Agency Group to Host Public Listening Session on St. Thomas on February 25 at 1:00pm
12/28/2012EPA Grants to Help Two Puerto Rico Communities Boost Recycling and Composting and Reduce Water Pollution; Grants Will Fund Education Initiatives in San Juan and Loiza
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 Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
12/19/2012EPA to Remove Mercury from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
12/12/2012Jose Font Selected to Direct EPA’s Caribbean Environmental Protection Division
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
12/04/2012EPA, State and City Extend Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City to December 9th
11/23/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in New York City
11/19/2012EPA, State and County Promote Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in Nassau County

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