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News Releases by State: NEW YORK


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07/18/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on the Cayuga County Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in Cayuga County, New York; Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority
07/17/2012Environmental Education Gets Support from EPA
Three grants to launch programs across New York State
07/12/2012EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Liberty Industrial Finishing Superfund Site in the Village of Farmingdale, New York
07/05/2012EPA Seeks Candidates for Advisory Board On Great Lakes Issues
06/29/2012EPA Provides Grants to New York State Groups To Educate People about Efforts to Restore Urban Rivers; Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Groundwork Hudson Valley and Rocking the Boat to Receive Total of $171,256
06/21/2012EPA Announces $3 Million In Environmental Job Training Grants / Grants provide job trainees opportunities to protect public health in their communities
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/12/2012EPA to Hold Citizen Science Workshops in New York and New Jersey; June 19 in New York City and June 20 in Edison, New Jersey
06/11/2012EPA and Representatives of Local Governments from Puerto Rico Meet in New York City to Discuss Environmental Challenges in Puerto Rico High Asthma Rates, Recycling and Pollution Prevention Among Issues Discussed
05/31/2012EPA Forms First Advisory Board on Great Lakes Issue
05/31/2012EPA Provides $970,000 to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties in New York State; New York City and Ogdensburg Receive Funding
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/24/2012EPA Guides Marinas on Best Ways to Prevent Water Pollution
05/22/2012EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congressional Representative Paul Tonko Announce Progress on Cleaning Up the Hudson River and Shoreline; 500 Jobs Created By Hudson River Cleanup Project; Also Tour Superfund Site in Colonie and Guilderland
05/03/2012Cleveland to Host Great Lakes Week in 2012
04/27/2012EPA Honors New York State Environmental Leaders
04/24/2012EPA Takes Action to Stop Sales of Illegal Pesticides
04/23/2012New York City Real Estate Firm Signs Agreement with EPA to Enhance Sustainable Practices
04/20/2012EPA Finalizes Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at
Jefferson County, New York Toxic Site, Which has Contaminated Public Water Supply
04/19/2012Up To $20 Million Available From EPA for 2012 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
04/19/2012Top EPA Regional Official Tours Environmentally Innovative Company in Green Island, NY / Ecovative Design Wins EPA 2012 Environmental Quality Award
04/12/2012EPA Releases Ground Water Samples from the Lehigh Valley Site; Agency Plans Further Testing to Pinpoint Eastern Edge of Contamination
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/11/2012EPA Reaches Agreement with General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. to Protect Drinking Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York
04/11/2012EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/02/2012EPA to Fund Projects to “Green” Restaurants, Supermarkets and Hotels in New Jersey and New York
04/02/2012Congresswoman McCarthy and EPA Regional Administrator Tour Superfund Sites on Long Island; Federal Officials Joined by Garden City and Hempstead Mayors
03/30/2012EPA to Conduct First Five-Year Review of Hudson River PCB Cleanup
03/16/2012Rome, New York Rental Company Faces Fine for Failing to Inform Residents about the Presence of Lead-based Paint and its Dangers
03/15/2012EPA Orders Buffalo Sewer Authority to Reduce Water Pollution in Niagara River; Four Billion Gallons of Sewage and Wastewater Pollutes Niagara River and Tributaries Every Year
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Adds Eighteen Mile Creek in Niagara County, N.Y. to the Superfund List
03/09/2012EPA Provides Technical Assistance to Upstate New York County to Promote Smart Growth Strategies
03/09/2012EPA to Provide Three New York Communities with Smart Growth Assistance
03/05/2012EPA Provides Major Grant to CACWNY
03/02/2012EPA to Help Citizen Scientists Learn More about Air and Water Pollution in New York City Communities
02/22/2012Drums from the Lehigh Valley Railroad Derailment Superfund Site in Le Roy, New York To Be Removed by Friday
02/17/2012EPA Deputy Administrator Visits Recycling Technology Training Center in the Bronx; Per Scholas Provides Computers to Underserved Communities, Strengthens Green Economy
02/13/2012Cleanup Complete at Hiteman Leather Superfund Site In West Winfield, New York; Site Ready for Redevelopment
01/25/2012New York City Student Helps EPA Educate the Public on Dangers of Radon; Wins National Radon Poster Contest
01/23/2012Syracuse High School Students to Learn about Water Pollution through EPA Environmental Justice Grant
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grants to Help New York City Communities Prevent Lead Poisoning and Restore Wetlands; Organizations in Northern Manhattan, the South Bronx and Jamaica to Receive Funds
01/05/2012EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New York
01/03/2012EPA Releases Options for Gowanus Canal Superfund Cleanup; Agency Encouraging Public Comment
01/03/2012EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
12/12/2011EPA Proposes Plan for Next Phase of Cleanup at Crown Cleaners Superfund Site in Herrings, New York; Agency Encouraging Public Comment
12/08/2011EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Lake Ontario
12/02/2011EPA Funding to Reduce Air Pollution from Locomotives and Buses Operating in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Nassau and Rockland Counties
11/29/2011Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Pay $740,000 Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations in Five States / Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to invest an estimated $8 million to improve environmental compliance at 189 facilities in the U.S.
11/18/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on Previously Contaminated Sites; Two Sites in Buffalo Area Among Those to be Assessed for Renewable Energy Projects
11/16/2011EPA Honors 19 Organizations for Leadership in Clean Energy
11/10/2011The Federal Government Highlights Economic Benefits of Electronics Recycling; Top Officials Tour Electronic Waste Recycler
10/21/2011EPA Encourages the Public to Attend Information Sessions on Newtown Creek Superfund Site Cleanup
10/20/2011EPA Finalizes Plan to Clean Up Contaminated Ground Water at Tri-Cities Barrel Superfund Site in Broome County, N.Y.
10/12/2011America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report Shows Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits
10/06/2011EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Lake Ontario
10/06/2011EPA Launches New Website to Protect Wetlands; Urges Public to Report Any Violations of the Law
10/03/2011Great Lakes Week events scheduled for Detroit, Oct. 11-14
10/03/2011EPA Finalizes Plan to Clean Up Old Dry Cleaner Site in Hempstead, New York; Chemicals Used in Dry Cleaning Found in Water Next to Woodmere Middle School
09/30/2011Government and Community Partners Launch Tonawanda Sustainability Initiative; Goals are to Reduce Pollution and Promote Business Innovation
09/29/2011Cleanup Complete at Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Superfund Site In Nassau County, N.Y.; Site Removed from Superfund List
09/22/2011Rochester, NY Asbestos Abatement Contractor Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Environmental Crimes and Making False Statements
09/19/2011EPA Warns New York City Residents about Dangers of Illegal Pesticides; Agency Sweep of Businesses in Several City Neighborhoods Reveals Illegal Products Are Easy to Find
09/15/2011EPA Proposes to Add Eighteen Mile Creek in Niagara County, N.Y. to the Superfund List
09/15/2011EPA Adds Areas of Long Island to the Superfund List; Volatile Organic Compounds found in 11 Major Drinking Water Wells
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
09/14/2011EPA to Fund Pollution Prevention Projects in New Jersey and New York; Agency Also to Promote Pollution Prevention Initiatives at Upcoming Green Chemistry Conference
09/06/2011Top Environmental Officials Announce Action Agenda to Restore and Protect Long Island Sound
09/06/2011EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Long Island Sound
08/23/2011EPA’s $6 Million Challenge to Restore Great Lakes and Create Jobs
08/22/2011EPA Unveils System to Treat Contaminated Ground Water from Lawrence Aviation Superfund Site in Suffolk County, N.Y.
08/19/2011EPA Awards More Than $300,000 to Paul Smith’s College to Control Invasive Species; Grant is One of Nine Awarded to New York for Great Lakes Restoration Work
08/15/2011EPA Proposes to Delete Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Site in Nassau County, N.Y. from Superfund List
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
08/04/2011EPA Proposes Plan to Modify Cleanup of Ground Water at Tri-Cities Barrel Superfund Site in Broome County, N.Y.; EPA to Hold Public Meeting on August 16 to Discuss Plan
08/03/2011EPA Takes Action against Buffalo Area Gas Station Owner to Protect Ground Water
08/03/2011EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Proposal to Ban Dumping Sewage from Boats Into Jamaica Bay
08/02/2011EPA Signs an Agreement with the University at Buffalo to Improve Environmental Sustainability
07/29/2011EPA Report Illustrates Serious Sewage Pollution Problem in New York and New Jersey
07/29/2011EPA Protects Rivers, Lakes and Streams by Plugging Abandoned Oil Wells in Western New York
07/28/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Plan to Clean Up Peninsula Boulevard Superfund Site in Hempstead, New York; Chemicals Used in Dry Cleaning to Be Cleaned Up Next to Woodmere Middle School
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/26/2011Fortune Society Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
07/25/2011EPA Finalizes Plan to Remove Contaminated Soil from Nepera Chemical Superfund Site in Orange County
07/22/2011EPA and New York City Urge People to Save Energy, Money and the Environment on Hot Summer Days
07/20/2011EPA and DEC Report Progress at Tonawanda Coke Corporation; Announce New Commitments in Tonawanda Community -- Benzene Emissions Cut by at least Two-thirds
07/19/2011EPA Awards $400,000 to Niagara County in Brownfields Assessment Grants
07/11/2011EPA Finalizes Agreement to Begin First Phase of Newtown Creek Superfund Cleanup
07/08/2011EPA Releases New Report on Sewage Pollution in New York and New Jersey
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
06/30/2011Million Dollar EPA Grant Powers Green Locomotive in Upstate New York
06/29/2011EPA, NOAA and Others Receive Prestigious Award for Restoring the Passage of Fish to the Peconic River in Riverhead, NY
06/28/2011Take Action on Hot Summer Days to Reduce Asthma Attacks
06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/15/2011EPA Announces Partnership for First-Ever Great Lakes Week
06/13/2011EPA and Regional Leaders to Announce October's Great Lakes Week
06/10/2011EPA Marks the Startup of the Final Phase of Hudson River PCB Dredging; 500 Jobs Created By This Cleanup Project
06/09/2011EPA Honors Outstanding Leadership in Asthma Care
06/06/2011Second Phase of Historic Hudson River Cleanup Underway
06/06/2011EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Three New York Communities to Clean up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties