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2010 News Releases


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11/09/2010America Recycles Day - November 15th
11/09/2010EPA Works with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Enforce the Clean Air Act
11/09/2010EPA Orders Sam W. Mays, Jr., LLC to Stop Discharging
11/09/2010EPA Continues Sampling for Air Toxics near Vonore, Tenn. Schools
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Near Abraham Lincoln Elementary, Recommends Additional Monitoring in Community
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Near East Elementary, Recommends Additional Monitoring for Manganese in East Liverpool, Ohio
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Near Life Skills of Trumbull County and the Academy of Arts and Sciences, Recommends Additional Monitoring
11/09/2010Air Toxics Near Lamkin Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Near Spain Elementary, No Unsafe Levels of Benzene; 1,3 –Butadiene; or Other VOCs Detected
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Near Lincoln Park Elementary School, No Unsafe Levels of Nickel, Cobalt, Hexavalent Chromium or Other Toxic Metals Detected
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Near Lincoln Elementary School, No Unsafe Levels of Manganese, Nickel or Other Toxic Metals Detected
11/09/2010EPA Seeks Public Comment on Best Practices for Home Energy Upgrades
11/09/2010Eight of Nine U.S. Companies Agree to Work with EPA Regarding Chemicals Used in Natural Gas Extraction / EPA conducting congressionally mandated study to examine the impact of the hydraulic fracturing process on drinking water quality; Halliburton subpoenaed after failing to meet EPA’s voluntary requests for information
11/09/2010EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event, Nov. 11 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics
Near the Central Virginia Training Center
11/09/2010EPA Air Monitoring Near Olean, N.Y. School Finds No Toxic Chemicals from Plastics Facility
11/09/2010EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements for Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry/Reporting targets methane, a potent greenhouse gas and valuable fuel
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics
Near the Riverside Elementary School in Reading, Pa.
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics
Near Cabell County Technology Center
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics
Near the Kreutz Creek Valley Elementary School in Hallam, Pa.
11/08/2010U.S. EPA Proposes to Disapprove California's Air Quality Plans for South Coast and San Joaquin Valley
11/05/2010EPA Recognizes South Carolina Program for Leadership in Recycling
11/05/2010EPA Addresses Water Quality Issues in Gloucester
11/04/2010Alaska tribal village receives nearly $95,000 to reduce exposure to toxics
11/04/2010EPA Awards $150,000 to Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Louisiana
11/04/2010EPA Denies Petition that Sought a Ban on Lead in Fishing Gear
11/04/2010Disaster Experts in Baltimore Stress Emergency Preparedness
11/04/2010EPA Reaches Multi-state Agreement with Major Used Oil Recycler for Improper Handling of PCBs
11/03/2010EPA announces expo and public meeting on Marshall, Mich. oil spill
11/03/2010EPA Administrator to Lead First Public Meeting of Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force
11/03/2010Mass. Plumbing Supply Company Cited for Illegal Sales of Refrigerant
11/03/2010National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) Public Meeting and Workshops Nov. 15-18 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/03/2010Six New England Companies Face Fines for Chemical Reporting Violations 
11/03/2010DOE and EPA Release 2011 Annual Fuel Economy Guide
11/03/2010Final Phase of Cleanup Completed at Havertown Superfund Site Thanks to Recovery Act Funding
11/02/2010EPA Fugitive Arrested in the Dominican Republic / Albania Deleon fled U.S. prior to sentencing related to asbestos training scam
11/02/2010Oregon Holdings Fined for Filling in Wetlands Near Toledo
11/02/2010Pesticide distributors in Washington State fined over $35,000 for illegal imports and mislabeled products
11/02/2010Mining and Ready-Mix Concrete Company Faces Penalties for Clean Water Act Violations
11/02/2010Starbucks recognized as one of the Top Green Power Purchasers in the nation
11/02/2010EPA Recognizes Facilities for Energy Savings
11/02/2010Massachusetts Power Station Faces Fines for Clean Water Violations
11/01/2010EPA Awards $160,000 to Boston Public Health Commission to Aid Asthma Projects
11/01/2010Rhode Island Concrete Manufacturing Plant Faces Fine for Clean Water Violations
11/01/2010Four Affiliated Missouri Pesticide Companies Agree to Penalties for Selling Unregistered or Sales-Restricted Pesticide Products
11/01/2010EPA Recognizes Top Green Power Purchasers
11/01/2010Construction Completed at Naval Station Norfolk Superfund Site
10/28/2010EPA award honors Vienna, W. Va. for protecting drinking water
10/28/2010$100,000 Grant to Help Gulfport Residents Reduce Toxics in Their Neighborhoods
10/28/2010EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Ore Knob Mine Site, Ore Knob, NC
10/28/2010No Significant Health Risks Found in Analysis of Second Round of Soil Sampling Near Soccer Complex in Cameron, Mo.
10/28/2010EPA Approves U.S. Virgin Islands’ List of Waters Facing Pollution Threats; New Pollutants Included for Christiansted Harbor, the Offshore Southgate Subwatershed and Mangrove Lagoon
10/28/2010U.S. EPA fines Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation for cesspool violations
10/28/2010EPA Orders Restoration of Damaged Wetlands on Massachusetts Farm
10/27/2010Oct. 29 Event to Announce University of Iowa’s Sustainability Goals and Partnership in EPA Program in Iowa City, Iowa
10/26/2010Orange, Calif. JCPenney among winners of U.S. EPA's First National Building Competition to Save Energy
10/26/2010EPA Reaches Agreement with Lakeside Lithography to Reduce Air Pollution and Abate Lead in Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood
10/26/2010Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Wins the First EPA National Building Competition
10/26/2010EPA Signs MOU with Georgia ATandT Pioneers to Promote Children’s Health
10/26/2010EPA Clean Diesel Grant for $975,000 Supports 2nd Ultra-Low Emission Locomotive in Maryland
10/26/2010EPA Announces Winners of First National Building Competition to Save Energy
10/25/2010EPA Administrator Names Executive Director for New Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force
10/25/2010Federal and State Responders Continue Mop-Up Operations at Scene of Friday’s Fire and Toxic Chemical Spill on Warm Springs Road in Boise, ID
10/25/2010DOT, EPA Propose the Nation’s First Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks and Buses

A win for the environment, economy and energy efficiency
10/25/2010The 50th State gives U.S. EPA's GreenChill program its 50th partner
10/25/2010TODAY: U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to Hold Media Call on Medium and Heavy Duty Truck Announcement
10/24/2010Swarthmore Presbyterian Church Wins EPA Award for Energy Efficiency
10/22/2010EPA, DOE and TDEC Reach Resolution on Oak Ridge Reservation Clean-up
10/22/2010Civil Complaint and Compliance Order Issued to MagnaGro Corporation of Lawrence, Kan., for Hazardous Waste Issues
10/22/2010EPA to Extend Public Comment Period on Cleanup Options for Carter Carburetor Superfund Site in St. Louis, Mo.
10/22/2010EPA to Hold Listening Sessions on Potential Chesapeake Bay Stormwater Rule
10/22/2010Lead-Based Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Workshop to be held in Jacksonville, FL
10/22/2010Flint Hills Resources, LP Agrees to Transition Its Texas Flexible Permits to Federally Approved Clean Air Act Permits - Transition affects facilities in Corpus Christi, Port Arthur and Longview
10/22/2010EPA to Participate in USA Science and Engineering Festival / Encouraging the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering and math
10/21/2010Ten Agencies Focus on Import Safety / Agencies Work Together to Protect the Public from Unsafe Imports
10/21/2010Keene, N.H. School Pays Fine for Asbestos Violations
10/21/2010EPA Invites Jacksonville Families to Participate in Environmental Justice Forum; Kids Welcome to Participate in Fun Educational Activities
10/21/2010EPA Awards $130,000 for Emergency Response along U.S.-Mexico Border
10/21/2010EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Cortese Toxic Site in Sullivan County, NY
10/21/2010First Phase Grand Cal Great Lakes Legacy Act Cleanup Complete
10/21/2010Partnership for Sustainable Communities Awards Grants to Build Infrastructure Nationwide / EPA, HUD and DOT Work Together Through Coordinated Grant Program
10/21/2010EPA Announces Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Agency urges parents to protect children from exposure
10/21/2010EPA and Federal Partners Promote Sustainable Manufacturing in Communities

E3 Projects under way in Alabama, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin
10/21/2010U.S. EPA Announces Nearly $300 Million in Federal Funding for Critical California Infrastructure Improvements
10/21/2010Connecticut Holding Company Pays Fine for PCB Violations
10/21/2010EPA Orders Oakland Petroleum Operating, Inc. to Stop Discharging
10/20/2010EPA Awards $2.4 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/20/2010EPA Honors 18 Partners for Advancing Green Power Market
10/20/2010Media Advisory: EPA and Clark Atlanta University to Sign Agreement
10/20/2010TOMORROW: White House, EPA, HUD and DOT Officials to Discuss Support for Job Creation and Economic Growth
10/20/2010Ten Federal Agencies to Meet on Import Safety
10/20/2010Portland dubbed one of the country’s greenest communities with EPA designation
10/20/2010EPA Recognizes Whole Foods Market With a Green Power Leadership Award - Whole Foods Market Receives EPA Green Power Partner of the Year Award
10/20/2010EPA Recognizes BNY Mellon and Carnegie Mellon University as Leaders in Purchasing Green Power
10/20/2010Illinois Producer and Missouri Distributor to Pay Civil Penalties for Pair of Misbranded Disinfectant and Sanitizer Products
10/20/2010CalPortland Company to Pay $350,000 to Settle Clean Air Act Violations
10/20/2010Tribal conference brings environmental leaders to San Francisco
10/20/2010U.S. EPA: City and County of San Francisco, Intel Corporation Among Prestigious National Award Winners Advancing Emerging Green Power Markets
10/19/2010EPA to Provide Technical Assistance on Sustainable Growth and Development
10/19/2010EPA Proposes Furnace Creek Site in Washington County, Mo., for Addition to Superfund’s National Priorities List

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