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02/12/2016EPA Updates Flint Response Website with Lead Assessment Results
02/12/2016EPA Statement on Flint Water Main Break, Boil Water Order
02/04/2016EPA’s Early Sampling Results Confirm Lead-Removal Filters are Working as Expected
02/01/2016EPA Reminds Flint Residents to Take Steps to Reduce Potential Lead Contamination

Hotline Established for Residents
01/30/2016EPA Updates Flint Response Website with Interactive Map, Chlorine Sampling Results
01/29/2016EPA Flint Drinking Water Response Activities - Update 1/29/16
01/28/2016EPA Flint Drinking Water Response Activities - Update 1/28/16
01/27/2016EPA Flint Drinking Water Response Activities - Update 1/27/16
01/26/2016EPA Flint Drinking Water Response Activities - Update 1/26/16
01/21/2016U.S. EPA holds Jan. 27 Pilsen Open House
12/16/2015U.S. EPA Reaches Agreement with SIGECO to Reduce Air Pollution from Southern Indiana Power Plants
12/10/2015EPA Reaches Agreement with H. Kramer to Sample Residential Area in Pilsen for Lead
12/03/2015EPA Announces $1 Million Clean Diesel Grant to Improve Air Quality in Detroit
11/20/2015EPA Marks Major Progress in St. Louis River
Area of Concern on Lake Superior
11/10/2015EPA Region 5 to Audit State of Michigan's Drinking Water Program
11/09/2015EPA Awards New Great Lakes Restoration Funding for Projects in the Clinton River Area of Concern
11/05/2015EPA Regional Administrator Highlights the Benefits of Reducing Food Waste in South Bend
11/05/2015EPA Study Finds Elevated Particulate Levels in Air on Train Platforms at Chicago Union Station
10/23/2015
U.S. EPA responds to Indianapolis Barn Fire
10/16/2015EPA Establishes Safe Drinking Water Task Force to Provide Technical Expertise to MDEQ and City of Flint
10/08/2015EPA awards Environmental Justice Grants to fund community projects in Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee and Granite City, Ill.
10/06/2015EPA to oversee lead cleanup near Pilsen high school
10/06/2015Harper Avenue to close temporarily during EPA’s oil cleanup in St. Clair Shores
10/01/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Central Michigan University to Monitor Coastal Wetlands
09/28/2015EPA Proposes Fairmont City, Illinois, site for Superfund National Priorities List
09/28/2015EPA adds Illinois hazardous waste site to Superfund National Priorities List
09/28/2015EPA Proposes Indianapolis hazardous waste site for Superfund National Priorities List
09/22/2015U.S. EPA proposes Allied Landfill Cleanup Plan; accepting comments
09/22/2015U.S. EPA Awards $15 Million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Clean Up Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie
08/24/2015Argonne National Laboratory Wins EPA Federal Green Challenge Award
08/20/2015Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System Wins EPA Federal Green Challenge Award
08/11/2015EPA Awards $800,000 to Michigan State University to Research Effects of Chemical Exposure on Ecosystems
08/11/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Clarkson University for Monitoring Pollutants in Fish
07/29/2015Up To $13.9 Million Available From EPA for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Projects
07/21/2015EPA introduces new Safer Choice labels and recognizes five Chicago area partners
07/16/2015EPA Removes Burrows Sanitation Site in Michigan from National List of Most Contaminated Sites
07/07/2015U.S. EPA Seeks Public Input on Binational Phosphorus Reduction Targets to Combat Lake Erie Algal Blooms
06/05/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Northern Ohio
06/05/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Illinois, Indiana and Michigan
06/05/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Wisconsin
05/19/2015Lovell Federal Healthcare Center in North Chicago Wins EPA Federal Green Challenge Award
05/11/2015EPA and U.S. Steel Provide $3.5 Million for Spirit Lake Cleanup Plan
04/22/2015University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Win Top Prizes in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge
04/13/2015Thursday: U.S. EPA and City of Alton to hold Free Seminar on Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings
03/26/2015EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Runoff that Contributes to Algal Blooms
03/16/2015U.S. and Indiana Settle Clean Air Act Case with Muncie Smelter to Reduce Lead Emissions
03/11/2015EPA Designates Mahomet Aquifer as "Sole Source" of Drinking Water in East-Central Illinois
03/06/2015U.S. Responds to Galena Train Derailment
03/05/2015EPA Awards 15 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $8 Million to Combat Invasive Species
01/29/2015EPA Recognizes Food Recovery Challenge Winners for Reducing Waste
12/17/2014EPA Awards Additional GLRI Funding to Federal and State Agencies to Expand Efforts to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
11/20/2014EPA Regional Administrator Tours Duluth Composting Facility, Highlights the Benefits of Reducing Food Waste
11/20/2014U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Lima, Ohio, to Reduce Sewage Overflows

11/13/2014EPA, MDEQ and UP Officials Celebrate Removal of Lake Superior Area of Concern from Binational List of Toxic Hotspots
10/30/2014EPA Announces Removal of Two Toxic Hotspots on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan from Binational List
10/23/2014U.S. ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH CINCINNATI LANDLORD – 224 HOUSING UNITS TO BECOME LEAD SAFE
10/20/2014EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
10/17/2014EPA Welcomes North Elementary School in Godfrey to Air Quality Flag Program to Protect Children’s Health
10/17/2014EPA seeks comments on draft permit renewal for Veolia hazardous waste incinerator
10/14/2014EPA Welcomes St. Rita Elementary School in Caledonia to Air Quality Flag Program to Protect Children’s Health
09/26/2014U.S. EPA Approves Carbon Sequestration Permit in Decatur, Illinois
09/04/2014EPA Awards Grant to Assess Contaminated Sites in Lorain County
09/04/2014Cleanup Work Complete in the Ashtabula River Area of Concern
09/02/2014U.S. EPA Approves Carbon Sequestration Permits in Central Illinois
08/29/2014Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Accelerates Cleanup of St. Louis River Area of Concern
08/19/2014U.S. EPA Serving as On-Scene Coordinator in Emergency Response to Ohio River Oil Spill
08/07/2014EPA Announces $1 Million Grant to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in Milwaukee
08/05/2014Cleanup Work Complete in Waukegan Harbor Area of Concern
08/04/2014EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities Grants to Gary and Hammond
07/31/2014EPA Awards Grants to Promote Environmental Stewardship in Michigan
07/21/2014EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals
07/15/2014Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
06/24/2014EPA Awards Brownfield Grants to Hennepin County and City of Duluth
06/13/2014EPA Announces $1 Million for Brownfield Sites in Ottawa, Rochelle and South Beloit
06/05/2014EPA Announces $1.2 Million for Brownfield Sites in South Bend and Plymouth
05/30/2014Draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan Available for Public Input
04/26/2014Chicago Receives Two U.S. EPA Grants to Improve Lake Michigan Water Quality
04/16/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Permit for Carbon Sequestration Injection Well in Decatur, Illinois
03/31/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Carbon Sequestration Permits in Central Illinois
03/27/2014Southeast Michigan Receives Two EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants
03/26/2014U.S. EPA Continues Response to the BP Whiting Oil Spill
03/25/2014U.S. EPA Response to the BP Whiting Oil Spill
03/18/2014Northern Ohio Receives Four EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants
03/12/2014Racine Receives EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grant
03/12/2014Milwaukee Receives EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grant
03/12/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Mahomet Aquifer Designation
02/27/2014Green Bay receives EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grant
02/25/2014EPA Announces 11 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $5 Million to Combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
02/20/2014Duluth receives U.S. EPA’s first Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grant
12/19/2013EPA Settles Cases Against Two Eastern Sandusky County Companies for Chemical Reporting Violations
12/18/2013EPA Adds Three Indiana Sites to Superfund Cleanup List
11/20/2013EPA Awards Four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Health Risks from Eating Great Lakes Fish
11/13/2013EPA Announces Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Study Causes of Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia
11/07/2013EPA ANNOUNCES GRANT TO KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY TO REDUCE HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH CONTAMINANTS IN FISH
11/07/2013EPA Completes Cleanup of Former Lead Smelter Site in Pilsen
11/07/2013EPA Completes Cleanup of Quincy Smelter at Torch Lake Superfund Site
11/05/2013EPA and City of Ishpeming Complete Work in Deer Lake Area of Concern

09/16/2013EPA Strengthens S.S. Badger Consent Decree in Response to Public Comments; Penalties Increased for Failing to Cease Coal Ash Discharge to Lake Michigan at End of 2014 Sailing Season
09/12/2013Construction of Foundation for Cat Island Restoration Project Nears Completion
09/11/2013EPA Announces First 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant and Priorities at Great Lakes Week

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