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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
11/19/2012AGREEMENT FURTHERS CLEANUP OF THE QUANTA RESOURCES SUPERFUND SITE IN EDGEWATER, NEW JERSEY
11/13/2012Third and Most Successful Season of Hudson River Dredging Ends Today; More Than 1.3 Million Cubic Yards of PCB-Contaminated Sediment Removed Since 2009 Dredging Start
11/11/2012EPA, State and County to Launch Household Hazardous Waste Pickup and Drop-Off in Suffolk County
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.
10/24/2012EPA Takes Legal Action Against Western New York Gas Stations to Protect Ground Water from Petroleum Contamination
10/17/2012EPA Provides New York State $218 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/17/2012EPA Provides New Jersey $78 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/17/2012EPA Provides Puerto Rico $46 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/16/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, New York
10/15/2012Fire Extinguished at Hillcrest Industries Work Will Continue to Ensure Piles Do Not Reignite
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
10/04/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Scientific Chemical Processing Superfund Site in Carlstadt, New Jersey
10/03/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Diaz Chemical Superfund Site; $12 Million Spent to Date
10/02/2012EPA Announces $1.4 Million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Help Tackle Invasive Species in New York
10/01/2012New Jersey Glass Manufacturer To Install State-of-the-Art Emissions Controls To Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
10/01/2012Settlement with Suiza Dairy Corporation For Violations at Facilities in Puerto Rico Will Make Facilities Safer, Benefit Nearby Communities
10/01/2012EPA Releases Plan to Address PCB Contamination in the Grasse River in Massena, New York; Public Urged to Submit Comments No Later Than November 15
09/28/2012EPA Releases Air Data from Hillcrest Industries Fire; Agency Creates New Web Page to Post Information
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
09/27/2012EPA Provides Grants to Help New York City Residents Monitor Air and Water Pollution in their Communities; Smart Phones will Track Air Pollution in The Bronx, Students Surveying Water Pollution in New York Harbor are Some of the Projects
09/27/2012EPA Provides Grants to Help the Public in the U.S. Virgin Islands Learn More about Air and Water Pollution in their Community
09/26/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Evor Phillips Superfund Site in Old Bridge, New Jersey
09/26/2012EPA's Response to Hillcrest Industries Fire
09/25/2012W.R. Grace and Co. / Wayne Interim Storage Site Removed From Superfund List after Cleanup
09/24/2012More Than $1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; More than $900,000 granted to Support Projects in New York
09/19/2012EPA and General Electric Company Sign Agreement to Protect Drinking Water at Cayuga County, New York Superfund Site; Drinking Water Impacted by Volatile Organic Compounds
09/19/2012Soil Cleanup to Start at Solvent Savers Superfund Site in Lincklaen, NY
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
09/18/2012EPA Awards Columbia University and Cornell University Climate Change Grants; Columbia and Cornell Universities to Receive a Combined $1.5 Million
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 Provides Syracuse University Funding to Support Environmental Education; $131,050 Environmental Education Grant To Support At Least 30 Projects
09/13/2012EPA Takes Action to Stop Spread of Asbestos at Liberty Plant Maintenance Site in Lockport, N.Y.
09/12/2012Superfund Job Training Program Provides Opportunities for Syracuse Residents at Hazardous Waste Cleanups; Many Graduates to Work on Cleanup of Onondaga Lake
09/12/2012EPA Proposes to Delete Hooker-Hyde Park Landfill in Niagara Falls, N.Y. from Superfund List After Cleanup
08/30/2012EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for Cleanup at Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, New York
08/29/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the White Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Newark, New Jersey
08/22/2012EPA to Extend Public Comment Period On Air Permit for Arecibo Waste to Energy Facility; Agency Will Hold Five Public Hearing Sessions August 25, 26 and 27
08/20/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey
08/14/2012EPA Takes Action against Buffalo Area Gas Stations to Protect Ground Water from Petroleum Contamination
08/13/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for Final Phase of Cleanup At Diaz Chemical Superfund Site
08/08/2012EPA to Demolish Contaminated Building at Toxic Superfund Site in Garfield, N.J.
08/07/2012EPA Finalizes Settlement with Companies for Cleanup at Mercury Refining Superfund Site in Albany County; Value of Cleanup Work Estimated at $9 million
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
07/19/2012EPA to Hold Five Public Hearing Sessions August 25, 26 and 27 on Air Permit for Arecibo Waste to Energy Facility; Public Encouraged to Pre-Register to Testify
07/18/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on the Cayuga County Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in Cayuga County, New York; Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority
07/17/2012EPA Provides Major Grant to USVI Community Organization Beyond Visions,Inc. to launch new projects to protect the marine environment
07/17/2012EPA Provides Major Environmental Education Grant in Puerto Rico $70,000 grant awarded to Universidad del Turabo
07/17/2012Environmental Education Gets Support from EPA
Three grants to launch programs across New York State
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
07/12/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Liberty Industrial Finishing Superfund Site in the Village of Farmingdale, New York
07/03/2012EPA Provides Grant to Puerto Rico Community Group To Educate People about the Martin Pena Canal
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
06/29/2012EPA Provides Grants to New York State Groups To Educate People about Efforts to Restore Urban Rivers; Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Groundwork Hudson Valley and Rocking the Boat to Receive Total of $171,256
06/22/2012EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Air Permit for Arecibo Solid Waste Incinerator on Monday, June 25
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
06/04/2012Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to Upgrade Sewer System to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
05/31/2012EPA Provides $2.8 Million to Newark and Jersey City to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
05/31/2012EPA Provides $1 million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties in Puerto Rico; Guayanilla, Penuelas and Ponce to Receive Funding
05/31/2012EPA Provides $970,000 to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties in New York State; New York City and Ogdensburg Receive Funding
05/24/2012EPA Guides Marinas on Best Ways to Prevent Water Pollution
05/22/2012EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congressional Representative Paul Tonko Announce Progress on Cleaning Up the Hudson River and Shoreline; 500 Jobs Created By Hudson River Cleanup Project; Also Tour Superfund Site in Colonie and Guilderland
05/14/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting and Public Hearing on Air Permit for Arecibo Solid Waste Incinerator
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 U.S. Virgin Islands Environmental Leaders
04/27/2012EPA Honors Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders
04/27/2012EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders
04/27/2012EPA Honors New York State Environmental Leaders
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
04/13/2012EPA Provides $100,000 to Help Assess Need for Children’s Health Center in Puerto Rico; EPA Regional Administrator to Participate in Children’s Health Conference
04/12/2012EPA Releases Ground Water Samples from the Lehigh Valley Site; Agency Plans Further Testing to Pinpoint Eastern Edge of Contamination
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/11/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. to Protect Drinking Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York
04/10/2012EPA Fines U.S. Virgin Islands Health Department for Long Term Mismanagement of Chemicals and Pesticides; Decaying and Mislabeled Containers Found at Two Facilities
04/02/2012EPA to Fund Projects to “Green” Restaurants, Supermarkets and Hotels in New Jersey and New York
04/02/2012Congresswoman McCarthy and EPA Regional Administrator Tour Superfund Sites on Long Island; Federal Officials Joined by Garden City and Hempstead Mayors

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