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04/19/2013Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders
04/19/2013Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Leaders
04/19/2013Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders
04/18/2013EPA Reaches Agreement on the Cleanup of the Puchack Well Field Superfund site in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey $23 Million to be Spent on Protecting Drinking Water
04/08/2013EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the Cayuga County Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site
04/05/2013EPA Finalizes Plan to Address PCB Contamination in the Grasse River in Massena, NY
04/03/2013EPA Finalizes $6.5 Million Cleanup Plan for Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Superfund Site in Saratoga Springs, NY
03/28/2013EPA Provides Over $80,000 in Funding to Provide Training in Environmental Careers for Bronx High School Students
03/22/2013EPA Provides Over $500,000 to New Jersey to Protect Shorelines in Camden and the Barnegat Bay Watershed
03/21/2013EPA Releases a Manual to Reduce Pollution at Marinas EPA to Host “Green Marinas” Workshop in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on April 2
03/21/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with Wyeth Holdings Corporation on the Cleanup of the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey
03/14/2013The EPA and the University at Buffalo Co-Host Clean Water Conference in Buffalo
03/11/2013EPA, PUSH Buffalo and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Announce
Green Infrastructure Initiative on Buffalo’s West Side
02/27/2013EPA Announces New Guidelines for Energy Efficient Homes in Puerto Rico; Will Help Puerto Ricans Conserve Energy, Protect the Environment and Save Money
02/27/2013EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Superfund Site in Saratoga Springs, New York; Public Meeting on March 7, 2013 at Saratoga Spa State Park
02/15/2013The EPA and the University at Buffalo to Co-Host Clean Water Conference in Buffalo; Local Governments Urged to Attend
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; $500,000 Awarded for Development of Wetlands Field Manual
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in Puerto Rico; Nearly 250,000 Awarded for Wetlands Research
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New York; Nearly 750,000 Awarded for Wetlands Research
02/11/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey; Nearly 640,000 Awarded for Wetlands Assessments
02/08/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site
01/29/2013EPA and Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group to Host Public Listening Session on St. Thomas on February 25; Public Encouraged to Participate in Person or from Live Videoconference Locations in San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Croix, USVI
01/17/2013Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Yorkers Urged to Test for Radon
01/17/2013Simple Radon Test Can Protect Your Health; New Jerseyans Urged to Test for Radon
01/16/2013EPA Invests $2.7 Million to Reduce Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines in New York and New Jersey
01/16/2013EPA to Hold Public Meetings to Discuss Proposed Plan for Cleaning Up the Gowanus Canal; Public Encouraged to Attend Public Meetings on January 23 and January 24
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in the U.S. Virgin Islands
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in Puerto Rico; 4,667,440 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 11%— Released in Puerto Rico
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New York; 18,904,109 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 12%— Released in New York State
01/16/2013EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New Jersey; 14,149,370 Pounds of Toxins— a Decrease of 14%— Released in New Jersey
01/10/2013EPA Continues Cleanup of Mercury Contamination in Ciales, Puerto Rico; Agency Warns Against Handling Toxic Metal
01/08/2013EPA Launches Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group; Inter-Agency Group to Host Public Listening Session on St. Thomas on February 25 at 1:00pm
12/28/2012EPA Grants to Help Two Puerto Rico Communities Boost Recycling and Composting and Reduce Water Pollution; Grants Will Fund Education Initiatives in San Juan and Loiza
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant Will Help Train Syracuse Area Residents About How to Reduce Asthma Attacks and Protect Against Lead Poisoning
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant will Tackle Water Pollution in Peekskill, NY
12/28/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant Will Help Educate Buffalo Area Residents about Air Pollution
12/28/2012EPA Takes Action against Companies that Sell and Import Illegal Pesticides
12/27/2012EPA Proposes Plan for Cleaning Up Gowanus Canal; Multi-million Dollar Cleanup to Revitalize Polluted Brooklyn Waterway
12/20/2012EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
12/19/2012EPA to Remove Mercury from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
12/12/2012Jose Font Selected to Direct EPA’s Caribbean Environmental Protection Division
12/07/2012EPA, State and City Launch Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off in New York City
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

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