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03/20/2014EPA Settlement Helps Protect Homeowners from Lead Paint Exposure During Renovations
03/04/2014Going Green Will Save Lancaster in Controlling Storm Water
02/26/2014EPA Awards Environmental Justice Grants
to Help Philadelphia Communities
02/20/2014District of Columbia agrees to establish improved air pollution monitoring at D.C. General Health Campus
01/29/2014EPA Settlement with Baltimore Companies Helps Provide Safe Handling of Hazardous Waste
01/28/2014EPA Settlement with Virginia Military Bases Protects
Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
01/21/2014EPA Announces Nearly $5 Million in Grants to Support Research to Protect America’s Urban Watersheds with Green Infrastructure
01/16/2014EPA Settlement with Superior Forge and Steel Corp Enforces
Chemical Reporting Rule Designed to Protect Communities
01/15/2014Food Processing Company Settles Violations of Chemical Release Reporting Requirements at Allentown, Pa. Facility
01/15/2014Howard County, Maryland, Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at Two Facilities
01/13/2014Phoenix Color Corp. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Hagerstown Facility
01/13/2014Warner Graham Settles Hazardous Waste Violations
at Cockeysville, Md., Facility
01/10/2014EPA, MDE, Prince George’s County Announce Public, Private Partnership Model to Accelerate Green Stormwater Controls and Support Local Job Creation
01/08/2014EPA Awards Almost Half a Million in Funding to Three Universities for Projects to Reduce Pesticide Risk Including Risks to Bees
12/19/2013ENERGY COMPANY TO PAY $3.2 MILLION PENALTY TO RESOLVE CLEAN WATER VIOLATIONS IN WEST VIRGINIA
12/19/2013Following Fatal Blast, Metal Recycler Required to Invest in Modern Technology and Company-Wide Protections to Prevent Future Accidental Chemical Releases
12/18/2013Par Mar Oil Co. Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at two Huntington, W.Va. Facilities
11/19/2013EPA Recognizes 26 Mid-Atlantic Colleges
for Food Donation and Waste Diversion Efforts
11/15/2013EPA Recognizes Shop-Rite of Roxborough as #1 Grocer with Food Recovery Challenge Award on America Recycles Day
11/15/2013EPA Announces Grant to Science and Arts Center to
Teach Students about Science and Chesapeake Bay Watershed
11/15/2013EPA Recognizes Ahold USA and GIANT Food Stores for Hunger Relief and Food Recovery Accomplishments
11/14/2013EPA Awards $400,000 Brownfields Assessment Grants to Richmond
11/05/2013EPA Settlement for Companies to develop Soil and Waste Design Plan for Central Chemical Superfund Site in Hagerstown, Md.
11/05/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Session Nov. 8 in Philadelphia on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
11/04/2013EPA's Exhibit Demonstrates Techniques to
Keep Schools Green and Healthy
10/31/2013EPA Settles Alleged Violations of Safety Standards
at Pretium Packaging Plants in Manchester, Pa and Muscatine, Iowa
10/29/2013EPA’s $200,000 Brownfield Grant Supports Philadelphia’s Greenway and Redevelopment Plans in Frankford, Port Richmond
10/28/2013U.S. and W.Va. Settle Case Against DuPont over Clean Air Act Violations at Washington Works Facility
10/24/2013EPA Awards Grant to Help Teach Baltimore Residents
About Dangers of Lead Poisoning
09/09/2013EPA’s GreenChill Partnership Recognizes
Weis Markets for Environmental Achievements
09/04/2013Maryland, EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust Provide $3.4 Million for Green Infrastructure Program
08/06/2013EPA sponsors free training on Healthy Homes for health care workers
07/31/2013EPA Regional Administrator Tours Stormwater and Land Conservation Projects on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
07/24/2013EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust Announce $400,000 in Grants through Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns Program
07/11/2013Companies to pay penalty, reduce harmful emissions from Hagerstown cement plant
07/10/2013Summer is ideal time for homeowners
To explore the benefits of rain barrels
07/08/2013Hercules to Pay $2 Million Penalty for Violations at Resin Disposal Superfund Site, Jefferson Borough
07/02/2013Belden and Blake to Pay $42,504 Penalty to Settle Alleged Environmental Violations
07/01/2013EPA official tours Howard County rain gardens, touts how youth efforts are helping the Chesapeake Bay
06/27/2013Matheson Tri-Gas Pays $73,790 Penalty for Alleged Environmental Violations
06/20/2013EPA Awards $80,000 to Delaware Small Business to Develop Green Technology
06/11/2013EPA provides $400,000 to Baltimore to assess brownfields properties for redevelopment
06/05/2013EPA Orders Company to Address Contamination at Former Aluminum Production Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia
05/30/2013EPA Recognizes U.S. Coast Guard for Efficient, Green Cleanup of Curtis Bay Yard Superfund Site
05/23/2013EPA to be reimbursed $340K for hazardous waste cleanup at Lin-Electric Superfund site in Mercer County, W.Va.
05/23/2013EPA Sets May 29, 2013 for Community Information Session on Cleanup Status Involving Motiva's Pickett Road Terminal Leak
05/22/2013Company to Upgrade Treatment and Pay Penalties after Discharge Violations at Western Pa. Oil and Gas Wastewater Treatment Facilities
05/22/2013EPA participates in Blue Mountain tree planting project at Palmerton Zinc Superfund site
05/21/2013EPA Orders Continued Treatment of Contaminated Groundwater at Former Manufacturing Facility in Richmond, Va.
05/09/2013EPA Approves Pennsylvania Impaired Waters List
05/02/2013Virginia Co. to Pay Penalty, Improve Systems to Prevent Potential Oil Spills at Hurt, Va. Facility
05/02/2013EPA Promotes Asthma Awareness Month
04/24/2013In Celebration of Earth Week, Large-scale Philly Recycler Joins EPA Program to Reduce U.S. Waste
04/19/2013EPA and American Rivers Announce Preservation of 135 Acres of Forestland in Adams County, Pa
04/17/2013Penn takes top honors in EPA’s Green Power Challenge
04/16/2013Companies agree to improve safety measures at natural gas operations in Western PA
04/11/2013EPA Settles Hazardous Waste Cleanup Costs at Site of Former Dry Cleaner in Nelsonia
03/25/2013Spray Products Corp. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Montgomery County, Pa. Facility
03/25/2013Learn how to Improve Community Housing Conditions and Resultant Health Problems with Free EPA-Sponsored Training on April 26 in Chester, Pa.
03/25/2013EPA Proposes Adding 255 Waterways to West Virginia’s Impaired Waters List
03/21/2013West Virginia Department of Transportation Settles Alleged Violations of Underground Storage Tank Regulations
03/14/2013Bank of America to Reimburse EPA for Emergency Response Costs at Rehrig-United International Site in Chesterfield Co.
03/12/2013EPA recognizes brownfields progress in Norristown
03/11/2013EPA Sets Water Quality Improvement Plan for Pine Creek Watershed in Western Pennsylvania
03/07/2013EPA settles Clean Air Act Case Against Conshohocken, Pa. Chemical Plant
03/06/2013Hovnanian Enterprises and PulteGroup, Inc. Settle Clean Water Act Violations in Virginia and Maryland
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in Mid-Atlantic communities including College Park, Md.
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in Mid-Atlantic communities including Wilmington, Del.
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in six Virginia communities
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in mid-Atlantic communities including Huntington, W. Va.
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in the Philadelphia Area
02/07/2013Petersburg Among 43 Communities to Get EPA Technical Assistance for Sustainability Goals
02/07/2013Lynchburg Among 43 Communities to Get EPA Technical Assistance for Sustainability Goals
02/07/2013New Castle Among 43 Communities to Get EPA Technical Assistance for Sustainability Goals
01/28/2013EPA Exhibit Pays Tribute to Women Pioneers in Science and Engineering
01/22/2013Phillips 66 Company Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Former Refinery in Trainer, Pa.
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline
01/08/2013EPA recommends radon testing in January
12/19/2012EPA grant to Baltimore City Health Department supports education programs to reduce indoor air pollution
12/18/2012Warwick, Lititz Receive EPA Award for Protecting Waters
12/18/2012More than $1.8 Million in Grants to Restore Habitats, Improve Urban Environments in Lancaster Area
12/14/2012EPA Announces ‘Clean Rivers, Green District Partnership’ With District of Columbia and DC Water
12/13/2012EPA Suggests Burning Smarter this Winter
12/06/2012EPA Recognizes Destination Portsmouth for Smart Growth Achievement
12/06/2012Attention: Health Care Professionals: EPA Sponsors Free, Online Training on Health Effects of Air Particles on Children
11/29/2012EPA and Delaware State University embark on new partnership for fostering environmental leaders, stewardship
11/29/2012EPA Settles Clean Water Act Case for Wetlands Violations in West Virginia
11/15/2012EPA Welcomes Kenny Family ShopRite Stores and Food Bank of Delaware into the Food Recovery Challenge
11/14/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with Companies to Remediate Contaminated Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia
11/08/2012Johnstown Wire Settles Violations of Chemical Reporting Requirements at Johnstown, Pa. Plant
11/05/2012EPA To Sponsor Free Webinar on Green School Practices
10/25/2012Sunoco Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Former Philadelphia Facility
10/23/2012EPA Orders Philadelphia Company to Stop Sale of Unregistered Pesticides
10/23/2012EPA Settles Case Alleging Chemical Reporting Violations at St. Marys, Pa. Plant
10/23/2012U.S. Navy Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Patuxent River Naval Air Station
10/19/2012For Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, EPA Offers Two Free Webinars Oct. 25 on Hazards of Lead and Lead-based Paint
10/18/2012District of Columbia Preserves 250 acres of Land as Part of Settlement with EPA for Alleged Underground Storage Tank Violations
10/18/2012Maryland Air National Guard Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Baltimore Facility
10/18/2012Philadelphia Gas Works to Pay $8,090 Penalty
to Settle Underground Storage Tank Violations
10/18/2012Atlas Resources to Pay $84,506 Penalty to Settle Alleged Environmental Violations

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