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11/20/2012U.S. EPA Reaches $2 Million Settlement with 290 Parties to Further Clean Santa Barbara County Toxic Dump Site
11/19/2012Results of Soil Sampling at Route 66 State Park near Eureka, Mo., Show No Significant Health Risks for Park Visitors, Workers
11/19/2012Final Decision on Missouri's List of Impaired Waters
11/19/2012EPA Approves Work to Begin Construction of South Terminal in New Bedford, Mass.
11/19/2012EPA, State and County Promote Household Hazardous Waste Pickup in Nassau County
11/16/2012Deadline Extended for Brownfields 2013 Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup Grants
11/16/2012EPA Partners with Universities to Reduce Food Waste
11/16/2012Big Tex Grain Site in San Antonio is Ready for Reuse
11/16/2012EPA Appoints New Heads of Two Independent Science Advisory Committees
11/16/2012EPA Keeps Renewable Fuels Levels in Place After Considering State Requests
11/15/2012Three Boston-area Businesses Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day
11/15/2012EPA Awards Research Fellowships to Four Students in Region 7
11/15/2012EPA Announces Regional Food Recovery Challenge Awards on America Recycles Day
11/15/2012EPA Launches “SepticSmart” to Prevent Costly Septic System Problems, Protect Environment
11/15/2012EPA Welcomes Kenny Family ShopRite Stores and Food Bank of Delaware into the Food Recovery Challenge
11/15/2012Hilcorp Energy Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
11/15/2012EPA Focuses on Food Waste for 15th Annual America Recycles Day
11/15/2012EPA Honors Calif., Nev., Ariz. Universities for Pledge to Significantly Reduce Food Waste
11/15/2012EPA Awards More Than $5.3 Million for Research Fellowships
11/15/2012EPA, NIH Announce Finalists of Air Pollution Sensor Challenge
11/14/2012EPA Honors University of Guam for Zero Waste Pledge
11/14/2012University of Missouri-Kansas City Food Recovery Program Highlighted by EPA Region 7 as Nation Observes America Recycles Day, Nov. 15
11/14/2012EPA Fines 16 Firms for Violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
11/14/2012EPA Awards More Than $5.3 Million for Research Fellowships
11/14/2012Vehicle And Engine Importers To Pay Civil Penalty To Resolve Clean Air Act Violations / Senior company executives jointly liable for consent decree obligations
11/14/2012Amended Cleanup Decision for Kearsarge Metallurgical Corp. Superfund Site in Conway, N.H.
11/14/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with Companies to Remediate Contaminated Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia
11/13/2012Roquette America Inc. to Pay $4,100,000 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Keokuk, Iowa, Facility
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
11/13/2012EPA Resolves Large Capacity Cesspool Case with Brennecke’s Beach Broiler
11/13/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Recognizes 19 Universities for Food Waste Reduction
11/11/2012EPA, State and County to Launch Household Hazardous Waste Pickup and Drop-Off in Suffolk County
11/08/2012Los Angeles Companies Agree to Pay $140,000 for Clean Air Act Violations
11/08/2012Johnstown Wire Settles Violations of Chemical Reporting Requirements at Johnstown, Pa. Plant
11/08/2012Public Meeting on 2012 E. Long Island Sound Dredged Material Supplemental EIS
11/07/2012U.S. EPA, DoD Northern Command Providing Hazardous Material Response Equipment to Border Towns
11/07/2012EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 8 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/07/2012EPA Encourages Students in Grades K-12 to Enter President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition
11/07/2012NEWS BRIEF: EPA Puts GWA on Notice for Drinking Water System Deficiencies
11/07/2012EPA Honors Adobe for Eliminating Waste at Corporate HQ
11/07/2012EPA Announces the Excellence in Site Reuse Award at the Calhoun Park Area Site, Charleston County, South Carolina
11/06/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: US EPA and Northern Command to Provide Emergency Response Equipment to Nogales, Agua Prieta
11/05/2012EPA To Sponsor Free Webinar on Green School Practices
11/05/2012Behlen Manufacturing Company to Pay $59,996 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Columbus, Neb.
11/03/2012EPA Approves Additional Fuel Waivers for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York
11/02/2012Hyundai/Kia to Correct Overstated MPG Claims as Result of EPA Investigation
11/02/2012EPA Completes Cleanup System for Soil, Water Contamination in Grants, NM
10/31/2012EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for New Jersey
10/31/2012EPA Reaches Final Agreement with Carmeuse Lime to Control Dust from its Chicago Plant
10/31/2012EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waivers to Assist States Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
10/29/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan for the Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey
10/29/2012EPA Continues Work at San Gabriel Valley Superfund Site; Additional $1.44 Million Settlement Reached for Groundwater Cleanup
10/25/2012MEDIA ADVISORY - U.S. EPA to sponsor free CNMI workshop on Toxics Release Inventory reporting
10/25/2012Work Begins to Remove Contamination at Newtown, Conn. Site
10/25/2012EPA Completes Construction Work at W.R. Grace Superfund site in Acton, Mass.
10/25/2012Sunoco Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Former Philadelphia Facility
10/24/2012EPA Awards Grant in Connecticut to Support Healthy Schools
10/24/2012EPA reaches agreement with the County of Maui for air pollution issues at landfill. County to spend $5.1 million on compliance measures and renewable energy project
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
10/23/2012EPA 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
10/22/2012EPA Recognizes Boeing for Leadership in Revitalization at CCI, Inc. Superfund Site, Olathe, Kan.
10/19/2012For Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, EPA Offers Two Free Webinars Oct. 25 on Hazards of Lead and Lead-based Paint
10/18/2012EPA Awards $214,000 to Reduce Sources of Ocean Pollution
10/18/2012Public Meeting Scheduled Oct. 25 on Agreement for Cleanup of Chicago Heights Boulevard Site in St. Louis County, Mo.
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
10/18/2012Ten Ways to Save Money, Energy and Protect Your Health This Winter
10/18/2012Atlas Resources to Pay $84,506 Penalty to Settle Alleged Environmental Violations
10/18/2012New App Lets Users Check Health of Waterways Anywhere in the U.S.
10/17/2012U.S. EPA Awards Arizona more than $27 million to Improve Water Quality, Protect Public Health
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 Completes Cleanup Decisions for Three Camp Edwards Areas
10/17/2012EPA Completes Review of Gallup’s Quarry Superfund Site in Plainfield, Conn.
10/17/2012EPA Provides Puerto Rico $46 Million for Clean Water Projects
10/17/2012EPA Awards $6.5 Million for Ten Projects to Restore
San Francisco Bay Water Quality and Habitats
10/17/2012EPA Announces Opportunity to Apply for 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
Up to Five Awards Available in Southeast
10/16/2012EPA Awards $39,327 to American Lung Association of CA to Improve Indoor Air Quality, Asthma Management in San Diego Schools
10/16/2012U.S. EPA Honors Fresno State's WET Center
10/16/2012EPA Awards More Than $32,000 for Clark County Schools Indoor Air Quality
10/16/2012EPA Awards More Than $31,000 to American Lung Association to Educate Children, Health Care Providers on Asthma Management in 3 Arizona Counties
10/16/2012 EPA and Fresno State Collaborate to Engage Students in Environmental Careers
10/16/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Shenandoah Road Superfund Site in East Fishkill, New York
10/16/2012EPA Awards $66,000 to Improve Santa Clara County Indoor Air
10/15/2012U.S. EPA Awards Over $126,000 to Nevada for Clean Diesel Project
10/15/2012U.S. EPA Awards over $100,000 to Pacific Territories for Clean Diesel Projects
10/15/2012EPA Announces Opportunity to Apply for 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
10/15/2012U.S. EPA Awards Over $5 Million to California for Clean Diesel Projects
10/15/2012Maine Department of Environmental Protection Receives $1.39 million Grant from EPA to Fund Clean Diesel Projects
10/15/2012Connecticut Maritime Foundation Receives $800,000 Grant from EPA to Fund Marine Clean Diesel Project
10/15/2012Fire Extinguished at Hillcrest Industries Work Will Continue to Ensure Piles Do Not Reignite
10/12/2012EPA Seeks Public Input on Modified Training at Camp Edwards
10/12/20125th Five-Year Review Completed of Auburn Road Landfill Superfund Site in Londonderry, N.H.
10/11/2012Linn County, Iowa, Public Health Receives $29,985 EPA Grant for Asthma Education Program
10/11/2012American Lung Association of the Plains Receives $29,780 EPA Grant for Indoor Air Quality for Asthmatic Children in Kansas Program

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