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12/07/2010U.S. Proposes Major Reductions in Air Pollution from Large Ships in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Island Waters
12/07/2010Pittsfield Printing Company Will Pay $385,000 for Clean Air Violations and to Help Clean Wood Stoves in Western Massachusetts
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
12/07/2010U.S. EPA Finishes Cleanup At Cadie Auto Salvage In Belvidere, Ill.
12/07/2010EPA Seeks New Timetable for Reducing Pollution from Boilers and Incinerators/Agency committed to developing rules that are protective, cost effective and based on sound science
12/06/2010Two Firms Face EPA Fines for Ocean Dumping Violations in Dredging Operations in Mass.
12/06/2010Region 5 EPA Announces 2010 Enforcement and Compliance Results
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in U.S. Virgin Islands
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in Puerto Rico
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in New York State
12/06/2010EPA Reports a Successful Year Enforcing Environmental Law in the State of New Jersey
12/06/2010EPA announces 2010 Enforcement and Compliance Results, includes summary for Mountains and Plains states
12/06/2010Delaware Company to Pay $40,000 Penalty for Inadequate Oil Spill Prevention at Lewes and Sussex Facilities
12/06/2010EPA Orders Scranton-area Property Owner to Comply with Asbestos Cleanup Regulations
12/06/2010EPA Region 6 Compliance and Enforcement Results for 2010
12/06/2010EPA Region 7 Compliance and Enforcement Actions in 2010 Result in Record $3 Billion in Pollution Control and Cleanup
12/06/2010EPA Announces 2010 Enforcement and Compliance Results / More than 1.4 billion pounds of harmful air, land, and water pollution to be reduced
12/06/2010EPA Seeks Small Business Input on Financial Responsibility Requirements for Hard Rock Mining
12/03/2010EPA Issues Next Step for State Greenhouse Gas Permitting Programs
12/03/2010EPA Orders Vermont Farmer to Restore Damaged Wetlands
12/03/2010EPA issues permit associated with aquifer pump test at Weld County (Colo.) uranium site
12/03/2010Order Issued to Kansas Department of Transportation to Correct Construction Stormwater Issues along U.S. Highway 59 Project
12/03/2010EPA Launches Website to Increase Transparency of Regulatory Activity
12/02/2010EPA Extends Comment Period On Proposed Cleanup Plan For Grand Traverse Overall Supply Superfund Site
12/02/2010EPA Marks 40th Anniversary
12/02/2010Governor Schwarzenegger honored with EPA's Climate Change Champion Award
12/02/2010EPA Requests Texas Issue Clean Water Act Permits
12/02/2010Residential Homebuilder Settles Clean Water Act Violations in 21 States
12/02/2010EPA Turns 40, Honors Environmental Heroes
12/02/2010Billerica, Mass. Manufacturer to Pay Fine to Settle Clean Water Violations
12/01/2010EPA praises Portland for its leadership in green urban growth practices
12/01/2010EPA announces Waterline Completion at GMH Electronics Site in Person County, NC
12/01/2010EPA: San Francisco Among Nationally Recognized Sustainable Communities
12/01/2010EPA Recognizes Sustainable Communities with Smart Growth Awards
11/30/2010U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill / Chemical Waste Management Fails to Meet EPA Requirements for PCB Storage and Disposal
11/30/2010EPA Announces 2010 Game Day Challenge Winners / Seventy-seven colleges and universities divert 500,000 pounds of waste from landfills
11/30/2010EPA Administrator and NAS President Recognize EPA 40th Anniversary, Announce Groundbreaking National Research Council Study
11/30/2010EPA Announces New Tool to Promote Safer Chemicals and Products
11/30/2010EPA Screens 1,000 Chemicals Using ToxCast
11/30/2010Public Given Additional Time to Comment on Carter Carburetor Site
11/30/2010Administrator Jackson Marks EPA 40th Anniversary in Atlanta with Event at Coretta Scott King Leadership Academy
11/30/2010TODAY: Administrator Jackson, NAS President Cicerone to Hold EPA @ 40 Event / Jackson, Cicerone to make a sustainability-related announcement
11/29/2010EPA Finalizes 2011 Renewable Fuel Standards
11/29/2010Nov. 30 Science Class in Kansas City, Kan., to Kick Off EPA’s 40 Years Protecting Communities
11/29/2010EPA Calls for Nominations for 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
11/29/2010Aspen Institute Highlights 10 Ways EPA Has Strengthened America Over the Past 40 Years/List by group of environmental thought leaders unveiled as Agency commemorates 40th anniversary
11/24/2010Heartland Plating Co., of Bettendorf, Iowa, Ordered to Address Hazardous Waste Issues at Metal Electroplating Facility
11/23/2010U.S. Announces $270 Million Bankruptcy Settlement with Chemical Manufacturer
11/23/2010EPA Recognizes Nation’s First WaterSense Labeled Homes / Water efficiency program aims to help homebuyers save money on utility bills while cutting their water and energy use
11/23/2010MONDAY: Administrator Jackson to Kick Off EPA at 40 Commemoration / Weeklong series of events to highlight EPA’s 40 years protecting American communities
11/23/2010EPA Supported Research Finds Higher Incidence of West Nile Virus in Low-Income Neighborhoods
11/23/2010EPA Co-Sponsors Green Chemistry Forum for New England Scientists
11/23/2010EPA Fines Western Refining Southwest, Inc. for
Illegally Disposing Hazardous Waste and Improper Sampling
11/23/2010EPA Warns Against Use of Mothballs that Look Like Candy
11/23/2010Town of West Warwick, Rhode Island Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
11/23/2010Town of Mansfield, Massachusetts Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
11/23/2010Town of Merrimack, New Hampshire Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
11/22/2010Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Wyoming
11/22/2010Decision Issued on Iowa’s Water Quality Standards
11/22/2010Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Utah
11/22/2010Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Montana
11/22/2010Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Colorado Indian country
11/22/2010This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Savings with Energy Star
11/22/2010EPA Finalizes Rules to Foster Safe Carbon Storage Technology

Actions part of efforts to reduce barriers to widespread deployment of carbon capture and sequestration, an important set of technologies to combat climate change
11/22/2010United States and Mexico to Exercise Hazardous Material Release Response
11/22/2010With Cooler Weather, Advice to New Englanders for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning
11/19/2010EPA to Remove and Replace Lead-Contaminated Soils at 11 Schools, 16 Child Care Facilities in St. Francois County, Mo.
11/19/2010U.S. EPA secures $7 Million Settlement for Cleanup at the Omega Chemical Site in Whittier
11/19/2010EPA Awards Grant to Protect the Barnegat and Delaware Estuaries
11/19/2010EPA, ER to Begin Removal Actions at Site in Waynesville, NC
11/19/2010Unilateral Administrative Order Issued Regarding Mottolo Superfund Site in Raymond, N.H.
11/19/2010EPA Seeks Small Businesses Input on Exterior Lead Paint for Public and Commercial Buildings
11/18/2010Oregon’s Bear Creek Cleaner Thanks to Watershed-Wide Projects
11/18/2010EPA Administrator Appoints Mayor Heather McTeer Hudson to Chair National Advisory Group
11/17/2010$87,010 Cooperative Agreement to Help Ashland Residents Reduce Toxics in Their Neighborhoods
11/17/2010EPA Releases New Draft Voluntary Guidelines for Selecting Safe School Locations / EPA provides new tools for communities making school siting decisions
11/17/2010EPA Begins Clean Up at the Parker Street Waste Site in New Bedford, Mass.
11/17/2010EPA Releases the 2010 Fuel Economy Trends Report/Carbon dioxide decreases as fuel economy increases
11/16/2010Owner of Livestock Feedlot in Plymouth County, Iowa, to Pay $5,850 Penalty for Violating Terms of Discharge Permit
11/16/2010Public Meeting On Fox River Superfund Site Set For Thursday In Green Bay, Wis.
11/16/2010EPA Proposes Guidance for Underground Storage Tanks
EPA Identifies Areas Violating Lead Standards/ Reducing lead emissions will improve public health, especially for children
11/16/2010EPA to Expand Chemicals Testing for Endocrine Disruption
11/16/2010U.S. EPA orders Caltrans to comply with Clean Water Act to protect state waters
11/16/2010President Signs America Recycles Day Proclamation/Proclamation, new task force focus on electronic waste
11/15/2010EPA Recognizes Eastern Maine Medical Center with Energy Star Award
11/15/2010HPI Products, Inc., Related Company and Owner to Pay $150,000 in Civil Penalties for State, Federal Environmental Violations
11/15/2010EPA Signs Agreement with Southampton Hospital to Enhance its Environmental Practices
11/15/2010TODAY: EPA Press Conference Call on Final Standards to Protect Florida’s Waters
11/15/2010U.S. EPA Begins Demolition Of Former Plating Shop On Chicago's North Side
11/15/2010EPA Finalizes Common Sense Standards to Protect Florida Waters

Action to reduce nutrient pollution in lakes and flowing waters, provides strong environmental protection and significant flexibility for Florida’s communities and businesses
11/14/2010TOMORROW: EPA Press Conference Call on Final Standards to Protect Florida’s Waters
11/12/2010MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. EPA hosts public hearing in Chicago on E15 pump label regulation
11/12/2010More Than $2.4 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health and Vitality of Long Island Sound; Supports Education and Stewardship, Improves Water Quality, Restores and Protects Rivers and Beaches
11/12/2010EPA Releases Reports on Dioxin Emitted During Deepwater Horizon BP Spill/Reports find levels of dioxins created during controlled burns were below levels of concern
11/10/2010Irwindale wire manufacturer pleads guilty to criminal wastewater discharge
11/10/2010EPA Issues Pollution Permitting Guidance for States/Focus is on improving energy efficiency to reduce GHG pollution from the largest industrial facilities
11/10/2010TODAY: EPA to Hold Press Conference Call on Clean Air Act Announcement
11/09/2010America Recycles Day - November 15th

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