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News Releases by State: VIRGINIA


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03/02/2010DEGS of Narrows LLC Settles Clean Air Act Violations
02/05/2010EPA, Philadelphia Zoo Sponsor Earth Day Poster Contest
01/20/2010Clean Air Act Case Settled with O-N Minerals
01/08/2010Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. - Act now to reduce risk
12/01/2009Are You Ready for RecycleMania 2010? -
Nationwide competition pits colleges and universities
against each other for top recycling title
11/03/2009EPA Adds Three Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
10/29/2009EPA releases data for air toxics monitoring at Amherst County school
10/28/2009EPA, City of Bristol, Va. to Hold Emergency Drill Oct. 29-30
10/15/2009EPA settles with pet products company for illegally selling, distributing pesticides to Tempe retailer
09/30/2009Virginia, EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet’
08/18/2009EPA Announces $80,203,300 Recovery Act Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Virginia to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
08/18/2009EPA Awards $4.6 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Virginia
04/20/2009Seafood Processing Plant in Norfolk, Va. Settles Chemical Reporting Violations
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Atlantic Wood Ind. Hazardous Waste Site in Portsmouth, Va ,
Up to $5 million in Recovery Act funds added to cleanup
04/08/2009Peck Iron Site Proposed for Superfund List
04/08/2009EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / EPA also proposes to add an additional 13 new sites to the NPL
03/20/2009EPA Issues Latest Information on Toxic Chemical Releases
02/26/2009New Electronic Gadgets Galore! But What should you do with the Old Stuff?
11/05/2008Plantation Pipe Line Will Pay Penalty for Fuel Spills in Va., N.C., GA.
10/23/2008Richmond Conference to Focus on Disaster Preparedness, Hazmat
10/09/2008Richmond Conference to Focus on Disaster Preparedness, Hazmat
10/01/2008Millions Harness the Power of Change -
EPA's New Campaign Challenges Americans to Change the World, Start with Energy Star
09/25/2008EPA Selects Environmental Achievement Award Winners -- Three Awardees from Virginia
09/18/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Waivers for District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
09/12/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Fuel Waivers for Virginia and Ohio
07/23/2008EPA and Virginia Company Settle Clean Air Act Violations
07/16/2008EPA boosts environmental learning at Norfolk State University and Hampton University
07/16/2008EPA Funding Helps 'Green' Virginia Port Authority
06/18/2008Wise County Drill to Test Emergency Responders
06/11/2008Four of Nation’s Largest Home Builders Settle Storm Water Violations - Maryland and Virginia to Benefit from Settlements
06/04/2008EPA Encourages Nominations for Environmental Awards - Deadline Only Weeks Away
05/05/2008EPA Salutes RecycleMania Winners - Virginia Military Institute Students Help Divert 7.7 Million Pounds of Waste from Landfills
05/01/2008Composting – The Next Step in Recycling!
International Compost Awareness Week is May 4 to May 10, 2008
04/23/2008EPA to Honor Stewards of the Environment
04/17/2008Students Recognized for Contributing To Healthier Environment
04/17/2008EPA to Host Earth Day Meeting on Sustainability Projects
04/11/2008EPA grant helps Virginia Middle Peninsula schools reduce diesel exhaust pollution
04/07/2008Roanoke wins EPA grants for potential redevelopment
04/03/2008EPA and DHS to Co-host Conference to Address High Priority Technical Challenges for Assessing Risk Exposure to Pathogens
April 8-10, Bethesda, MD
03/19/2008Hidden Lane Landfill in Sterling, Va. added to EPA's Superfund cleanup list
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/12/2008Virginia Helps the Nation to Save Energy with
290 Buildings Earning EPAs ENERGY STAR
02/07/2008EPA Recognizes Stop and Shop and Giant Food; Only Supermarkets Receiving 2007 ENERGY STAR Leaders Recognition
02/07/2008Stop and Shop Enters Partnership to Help Fight Climate Change
02/06/2008Virginia Joins Federal Clean Energy Program
01/16/2008Making homes greener and safer from radon
01/03/2008Radon second only to cigarette smoking in causing lung cancer - Home testing for radon is one way to fight it
12/26/2007eCycling. Or how to dispose of your old, unwanted electronics
12/21/2007EPA Regional Offices, Tennessee and Virginia Sign Agreement to protect and restore the Clinch and Powell Rivers
12/07/2007Martinsville Company is Sentenced to $200,000 Fine and Three Years Probation for Illegally Strong Hazardous Wastes
11/20/2007Disaster Experts to Stress Emergency Preparedness at Conference
11/15/2007Environmental Policing Nets Gains for Virginia
11/07/2007EPA grant supports environmental education at Virginia camp
11/02/2007Settlement Reached in Virginia Wetlands Case
11/01/2007Virginia Companies Commit to Reduce Waste and Chemical Use
10/18/2007EPA Commemorates 10 Years of Children’s Health

Lead-poisoning Prevention Program Regional Success Story
10/17/2007EPA recognizes Gainesville company for environmentally friendly construction
10/16/2007EPA recognizes Fredericksburg company for environmentally-friendly construction
10/10/2007EPA recognizes Fairfax County for storm water project
10/03/2007Loan Program to Help Pay for Cleaner Diesel Trucks in Norfolk
09/27/2007EPA proposes penalty for milk plant in Laurel, Md.
09/27/2007Put Your House on an Energy Diet
09/25/2007Protecting Americans through Better Chemical Exposure Monitoring
08/22/2007More money targeted for Elizabeth River cleanup
08/01/2007Virginia Man Goes to Jail for Using Homeless for Improper Asbestos Removal
07/25/2007Federal Prisons to Get Environmental Checks
07/24/2007EPA fines companies for pesticide violations
07/18/2007Lake Manassas Showcased as Part of National Lakes Survey
07/17/2007Stay Cool While Protecting the Environment Even During Dog Days of Summer
07/03/2007Beaches in Good Shape for Holiday Vacationers
06/13/2007Small Firms Win Big Contracts for Emergency Responses
05/31/2007Three Virginia Businesses Get National Recognition for Environmental Stewardship
05/29/2007EPA Announces that Richmond and Hampton Roads Meet Air Quality Health Standards for 8-hour Ozone
05/23/2007Countdown to Cool Savings this Summer
05/17/2007Know Your Air - Why Checking the Air Quality Index Can Protect Your Health
04/05/2007EPA sets new nitrogen limits for Blue Plains treatment facility
04/03/2007EPA, Earth Conservation Corps, Promote A Litter-Free Anacostia River
03/22/2007EPA Reports Latest Inventory of Chemicals Released
03/19/2007EPA Administrator to Recognize Virginia Leader for Dedication to Volunteer Service
03/14/2007Free Workshop to Help Small Businesses Get Funds for Tech Research
03/06/2007Water Protection Leader Named New Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
03/05/2007Finding New Life for Old Building Materials --
Building ‘Green’ in Henrico Co.
02/12/2007$2.7 Million Available to Local Communities to Reduce Toxic Exposure
02/09/2007Lynchburg honored for upgrades to sewage treatment system
02/07/2007Virginia Helps Nation Save Energy with 225 Buildings Earning EPA’s ENERGY STAR
01/09/2007A Simple Radon Test Can Help Prevent Lung Cancer -- EPA Urges Builders to Use Radon-resistant Techniques for New Construction
12/29/2006Resolve to E-cycle Old Electronics
12/13/2006I’m Dreaming of a Green Holiday
11/16/2006EPA fines Euclid of Virginia an unprecedented $3.1 million for underground storage tank violations in Va., Md. and D.C.
11/14/2006November 15th is America Recycles Day
10/25/2006Companies Come Clean About Environmental Violations
10/24/2006Five ways to protect children from lead poisoning
10/18/2006EPA Highlights Children’s Health
10/12/2006EPA awards $5.5 million to National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts
10/11/2006EPA “WaterSense” Program to Spark Consumer Demand for Water Efficient Products and Promote Water Conservation
10/10/2006Virginia Beach Company Settles Alleged Violations of Federal Pesticide Law
10/06/2006EPA Offers $300,000 in Grants for Emission Reductions from Diesel-Powered Engines
10/05/2006EPA Cites National Fruit Products Co. for Deficient Reporting of 2003 Ammonia Release at Winchester, Va. Facility
10/02/2006Tips to Make School Environments Healthier