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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
08/25/2011EPA Orders HOVENSA to Improve Plans to Prevent Chemical Releases and Promptly Detect Problems
08/22/2011EPA Unveils System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water from Lawrence Aviation Superfund Site in Suffolk County, N.Y.
08/19/2011EPA Awards More Than $300,000 to Paul Smith’s College to Control Invasive Species; Grant is One of Nine Awarded to New York for Great Lakes Restoration Work
08/19/2011New Jersey DEP Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
08/18/2011EPA Issues Final Report of Air Toxics Study in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands--Public Meeting to be held on August 23
08/18/2011Preparations Underway to Remove Toxic Sediment From Lower Passaic River
08/15/2011EPA Proposes to Delete Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Site in Nassau County, N.Y. from Superfund List
08/11/2011EPA Finds Cleanup of Sayreville Landfill Superfund Site Protective; Proposes Removal from Federal Superfund List
08/10/2011EPA Orders Battery Recycling Company to Reduce Air and Water Pollution at Arecibo, Puerto Rico Lead Smelting Facility
08/04/2011EPA Proposes Plan to Modify Cleanup of Ground Water at Tri-Cities Barrel Superfund Site in Broome County, N.Y.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on August 16 to Discuss Plan
08/03/2011EPA Takes Action against Buffalo Area Gas Station Owner to Protect Ground Water
08/03/2011EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Jamaica Bay
08/02/2011EPA Signs an Agreement with the University at Buffalo to Improve Environmental Sustainability
07/29/2011EPA Report Illustrates Serious Sewage Pollution Problem in New York and New Jersey
07/29/2011EPA Protects Rivers, Lakes and Streams by Plugging Abandoned Oil Wells in Western New York
07/28/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan to Clean Up Peninsula Boulevard Superfund Site in Hempstead, New York; Chemicals Used in Dry Cleaning to Be Cleaned Up Next to Woodmere Middle School
07/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Welsbach/Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey
07/26/2011Fortune Society Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
07/26/2011CHEVRON PUERTO RICO, LLC, AGREES TO IMPROVE LEAK DETECTION AT PUERTO RICO GAS STATIONS
07/25/2011EPA Finalizes Plan to Remove Contaminated Soil from Nepera Chemical Superfund Site in Orange County
07/22/2011EPA and New York City Urge People to Save Energy, Money and the Environment on Hot Summer Days
07/20/2011EPA and DEC Report Progress at Tonawanda Coke Corporation; Announce New Commitments in Tonawanda Community -- Benzene Emissions Cut by at least Two-thirds
07/19/2011EPA Announces Measures to Protect Raritan River from Ground Water Contamination Seeping from the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.
07/19/2011JERSEY CITY, N.J. TO UPGRADE AND REPAIR SEWER SYSTEM TO RESOLVE CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATIONS
07/19/2011EPA Awards $400,000 to Niagara County in Brownfields Assessment Grants
07/11/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Crown Vantage Landfill Superfund Site in Alexandria Township, New Jersey
07/11/2011EPA Finalizes Agreement to Begin First Phase of Newtown Creek Superfund Cleanup
07/08/2011EPA Releases New Report on Sewage Pollution in New York and New Jersey
07/06/2011New Jersey Forest and Farmland To Be Preserved Under EPA Settlement with Home Builder
07/05/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan to Clean Up Ground Water at NL Industries Superfund Site in Pedricktown, New Jersey
06/30/2011Million Dollar EPA Grant Powers Green Locomotive in Upstate New York
06/29/2011EPA, NOAA and Others Receive Prestigious Award for Restoring the Passage of Fish to the Peconic River in Riverhead, NY
06/28/2011Take Action on Hot Summer Days to Reduce Asthma Attacks
06/28/2011Take Action on Hot Summer Days to Reduce Asthma Attacks (NJ Edition)
06/21/2011EPA Issues Final Report on Toxic Air Pollution Near Paulsboro High School, N.J.; Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
06/17/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Lightman Drum Co. Superfund Site in Winslow Township, New Jersey; Contamination Closed Down Public and Private Drinking Water Supplies
06/17/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan for Cleanup at Puchack Superfund Site in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey; Contamination Closed Down Public Drinking Water Supply
06/15/2011Community Provided Sewer Line Connections Due to EPA Settlement with Ponce Landfill Owner
06/15/2011EPA Finds Area in Arecibo, Puerto Rico Does Not Meet Stricter Air Standards for Lead
06/10/2011EPA Marks the Startup of the Final Phase of Hudson River PCB Dredging; 500 Jobs Created By This Cleanup Project
06/09/2011EPA Takes Action on Lead Problems at Arecibo, Puerto Rico Battery Recycling Facility
06/06/2011Second Phase of Historic Hudson River Cleanup Underway
06/06/2011EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Three New York Communities to Clean up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
06/06/2011EPA Awards $3.4 Million to Six New Jersey Communities To Clean up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties; Newark Receives $1 Million to Clean Up and Assess City Sites
06/01/2011EPA Begins Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters and New York/New Jersey Harbor
05/26/2011EPA Completes Cleanup of Abandoned Manufacturing Site in Camden, N.J.
05/26/2011Don’t Fry-Day is Friday; EPA Offers Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/26/2011Don’t Fry-Day is Friday; EPA Offers Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/20/2011EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Soil from Nepera Chemical Superfund Site in Orange County, N.Y.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on June 15 to Discuss Plan
05/19/2011EPA Releases Final Report on Toxic Air Pollution Near Manhattan I.S. 143 School Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
05/16/2011EPA to Oversee Cleanup of a Portion of the Newburgh Landfill; Public Information Session Set for May 18
05/12/2011EPA Takes Action to Protect Ground Water from Petroleum Contamination
05/11/2011EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Release Draft Guidance to Clarify Waters Covered by Clean Water Act
05/09/2011EPA to Begin Soil Cleanup at Ellenville Scrap Iron and Metal Superfund Site in Ulster County, N.Y.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on May 11 to Discuss Work at Site
05/03/2011Partnership of Northeast Government, Private and Non-profit Organizations Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
05/02/2011Puma Energy Caribe Agrees to Clean Up Caribbean Petroleum Site Under an Agreement with EPA; Will Also Address Environmental Problems at Gas Stations Across Puerto Rico
04/29/2011EPA Honors U.S. Virgin Islands Environmental Leaders
04/29/2011EPA Honors Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders
04/29/2011EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders
04/29/2011EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders
04/25/2011EPA and New York State Move to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Long Island Sound
04/21/2011Westchester County Real Estate Firm Signs Agreement with EPA to Enhance Sustainable Practices
04/21/2011Postal Service Delivers a Greener America; Stamps Encourage Protecting Public Health and the Environment
04/20/2011EPA Recognizes Syracuse and Onondaga County for Creating a More Sustainable Community, Including 50 Green Projects; Selects Syracuse as a Green Infrastructure Partnership Community
04/14/2011EPA Names New York’s Tompkins County a “Climate Showcase” Community; Awards Grant for Study
04/13/2011EPA Releases Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at Radiation Technology Site in Rockaway, New Jersey
04/07/2011Rutgers Awarded EPA Grant to Fight Bed Bugs
04/07/2011Martin Pena Community Group Receives EPA Environmental Justice Award
04/05/2011EPA Awards More Than $100,000 to Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust to Support Conservation and Education Programs for Bioluminescent Bay
04/05/2011First of its Kind Agreement between EPA, Puerto Rico Tourism Company and Puerto Rico Solid Waste Authority Will Promote Green Tourism
03/31/2011EPA Proposes to Grant Clean Air Act Petition to Improve Air Quality in New Jersey; Agency action would cut transport of air pollutants from Pa. power plant
03/29/2011EPA to Hold Listening Session on Whether to Add Vapor Intrusion as a Criterion for Superfund Sites
03/18/2011Kean University Signs Agreement with EPA To Enhance Sustainability
03/15/2011EPA and Pelham Students Learn Importance Of Recycling Electronics at Visit to Recycling Plant in Mt. Vernon, NY
03/11/2011City of Yonkers Launches Fluorescent Light Bulb Recycling Program
03/08/2011EPA Proposes to Add Area Near Hicksville, New Cassel, Westbury, Hempstead and Salisbury, N.Y. to the Federal Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds Dewey Loeffel Landfill in Rensselaer County to Superfund List; Public Meeting Scheduled for March 24 in Nassau
03/08/2011EPA Proposes to Add Garfield Ground Water Contamination Site in Garfield, NJ to the Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds Mansfield Trail Dump Site in Byram Township, NJ to the Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds Two Puerto Rico Sites to the Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Options for Lead-Contaminated Site in Staten Island, N.Y.
02/23/2011EPA Completes Cleanup of Mercury Spill in Santurce, Puerto Rico
02/15/2011Suffolk County Government Becomes Green Energy Leader; Dannon, Mohawk Papers, HSBC, Sony, Bloomberg LP and Deutsche Bank also Honored

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