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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
03/30/2012EPA to Conduct First Five-Year Review of Hudson River PCB Cleanup
03/16/2012Rome, New York Rental Company Faces Fine for Failing to Inform Residents about the Presence of Lead-based Paint and its Dangers
03/15/2012EPA Orders Buffalo Sewer Authority to Reduce Water Pollution in Niagara River; Four Billion Gallons of Sewage and Wastewater Pollutes Niagara River and Tributaries Every Year
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
03/13/2012EPA Adds Eighteen Mile Creek in Niagara County, N.Y. to the Superfund List
03/13/2012EPA Adds Corozal Well Site in Corozal, Puerto Rico to the Superfund List
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 Provides Technical Assistance to Upstate New York County to Promote Smart Growth Strategies
03/09/2012EPA to Provide Three New York Communities with Smart Growth Assistance
03/09/2012EPA to Provide Three New Jersey Communities with Smart Growth Assistance
03/08/2012New EPA Position to Enhance Community Involvement on St. Croix
03/05/2012EPA Provides Major Grant to CACWNY
03/02/2012EPA to Help Citizen Scientists Learn More about Air and Water Pollution in New York City Communities
03/02/2012EPA to Help Citizen Scientists Learn More about Air and Water Pollution in the U.S. Virgin Islands
03/01/2012EPA Proposes $16.4 Million Action to Remove Pollution from Universal Oil Products Superfund Site in East Rutherford, N.J.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on March 6 to Discuss Proposed Plan
02/28/2012EPA Approves New Jersey’s List of Polluted Water Bodies; Sewage Pollution Continues to be a Major Problem in New Jersey
02/23/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with Battery Recycling Company, Inc. of Arecibo, Puerto Rico To Reduce Lead Pollution
02/23/2012EPA and Hackensack University Medical Center Team Up to Increase Green Practices
02/22/2012Drums from the Lehigh Valley Railroad Derailment Superfund Site in Le Roy, New York To Be Removed by Friday
02/17/2012EPA Deputy Administrator Visits Recycling Technology Training Center in the Bronx; Per Scholas Provides Computers to Underserved Communities, Strengthens Green Economy
02/16/2012EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan for Cleanup at American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.
02/13/2012Cleanup Complete at Hiteman Leather Superfund Site In West Winfield, New York; Site Ready for Redevelopment
01/25/2012New York City Student Helps EPA Educate the Public on Dangers of Radon; Wins National Radon Poster Contest
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Farm Workers Reduce Pesticide Risks
01/23/2012Syracuse High School Students to Learn about Water Pollution through EPA Environmental Justice Grant
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grants to Help New York City Communities Prevent Lead Poisoning and Restore Wetlands; Organizations in Northern Manhattan, the South Bronx and Jamaica to Receive Funds
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Ironbound Community Promote Sustainable Practices through Urban Gardening and Environmental Education
01/18/2012EPA, New Jersey DEP and Local School Districts Protect Students from Lead in School Drinking Water
01/05/2012EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in U.S. Virgin Islands
01/05/2012EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in Puerto Rico
01/05/2012EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New York
01/05/2012EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New Jersey
01/03/2012EPA Releases Options for Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup; Agency Encouraging Public Comment
01/03/2012EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
12/16/2011EPA Reaches Agreement with Hotel Developers to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act; Developers of the Condado Duo Hotel Complex to Expand Artificial Reef in Condado Lagoon
12/12/2011EPA Proposes Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at Crown Cleaners Superfund Site in Herrings, New York; Agency Encouraging Public Comment
12/08/2011EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Ontario
12/05/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution From Trucks Operating in Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico
12/02/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Locomotives and Buses Operating in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Nassau and Rockland Counties
12/02/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Ferries Operating between New Jersey and New York
11/21/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on the Price's Pit Landfill
11/21/2011EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake; Public Hearing Slated for January 5
11/18/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on Previously Contaminated Sites; Two Sites in Buffalo Area Among Those to be Assessed for Renewable Energy Projects
11/15/2011Cleanup Complete at Sayreville Landfill Superfund Site
11/14/2011EPA and Ponce School of Medicine Join Up to Promote Environmental Careers
11/14/2011EPA Honors Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders
11/10/2011The Federal Government Highlights Economic Benefits of Electronics Recycling; Top Officials Tour Electronic Waste Recycler
11/09/2011EPA Action Preserves One Thousand Acres of Wetlands in Loiza, Puerto Rico
11/01/2011EPA Cleanup Restores Gloucester, New Jersey Ballfield and Puts People to Work
10/31/2011EPA Begins Work to Remove Dioxin-laden Sediment from the Lower Passaic River
10/21/2011EPA Encourages the Public to Attend Information Sessions on Newtown Creek Superfund Site Cleanup
10/20/2011EPA and Municipality of Guaynabo Removing 1,500 Toxic Drums and Containers from Abandoned Warehouse
10/20/2011EPA Finalizes Plan to Clean Up Contaminated Ground Water at Tri-Cities Barrel Superfund Site in Broome County, N.Y.
10/17/2011EPA Administrator Jackson, Senator Lautenberg and Senator Menendez Mark 25th Anniversary of Toxics Right to Know Law
10/14/2011EPA Study of Toxic Air Pollution near Elizabeth, NJ Middle School Finds Air Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
10/13/2011EPA Finalizes Plan for Crown Vantage Landfill Superfund Site in Alexandria Township, New Jersey
10/06/2011EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Lake Ontario
10/06/2011Flood Waters Completely Drained, System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water Back On Line at American Cyanamid Superfund Site
10/06/2011EPA Launches New Website to Protect Wetlands; Urges Public to Report Any Violations of the Law
10/04/2011EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for Quanta Resources Superfund Site in Edgewater, New Jersey
10/03/2011EPA Finalizes Plan to Clean Up Old Dry Cleaner Site in Hempstead, New York; Chemicals Used in Dry Cleaning Found in Water Next to Woodmere Middle School
09/30/2011Government and Community Partners Launch Tonawanda Sustainability Initiative; Goals are to Reduce Pollution and Promote Business Innovation
09/29/2011Cleanup Complete at Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Superfund Site In Nassau County, N.Y.; Site Removed from Superfund List
09/19/2011EPA Warns New York City Residents about Dangers of Illegal Pesticides; Agency Sweep of Businesses in Several City Neighborhoods Reveals Illegal Products Are Easy to Find
09/16/2011EPA and Bayonne Medical Center Team Up to Green the Hospital
09/15/2011EPA Proposes to Add Eighteen Mile Creek in Niagara County, N.Y. to the Superfund List
09/15/2011EPA Adds Areas of Long Island to the Superfund List; Volatile Organic Compounds found in 11 Major Drinking Water Wells
09/15/2011EPA Adds Garfield Ground Water Contamination Site in Garfield, NJ to the Superfund List; 500 Homes and Businesses Inspected for Contamination by Hexavalent Chromium
09/15/2011EPA Proposes to Add Puerto Rico Site to the Superfund List
09/14/2011EPA to Fund Pollution Prevention Projects in New Jersey and New York; Agency Also to Promote Pollution Prevention Initiatives at Upcoming Green Chemistry Conference
09/07/2011EPA and Naval Weapons Station Earle to Work Together to Expand Environmental Commitments
09/06/2011EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Long Island Sound

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