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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
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

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