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10/07/2010MEDIA ADVISORY: Community to celebrate Recovery Act-funded cleanup of Jacobsville Superfund site in Evansville, Ind.
08/25/2010EPA awards $630,500 Clean Diesel grant to South Shore Clean Cities Inc.
08/18/2010Media Advisory: EPA, State and Local Officials To Hold Media Briefing on Hammond Gas Leak Today
08/06/2010EPA Christens New Great Lakes Research Vessel
07/23/2010Hoosier Energy Agreement Marks 20th Settlement Under EPA’s Power Plant Enforcement Initiative
07/13/2010EPA Awards Regional Environmental Education Grants
07/01/2010EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Leadership Group Presents Awards For Emissions Reductions
06/10/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Near Pittsboro Elementary, Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
05/26/2010EPA Announces Winners of Regional Student Art Contest
05/20/2010Asian Carp Sampling Effort Officially Underway on Section of the Little Calumet River
05/20/2010EPA Selects Illinois Students for the President’s Environmental Youth Award
04/21/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 5
04/16/2010EPA Settles with Alro Steel for Chemical Inventory Reporting Violations in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana
04/06/2010EPA Begins Recovery Act - Funded Cleanup at Evansville Superfund Site
04/05/2010An Assist: EPA and Local Partners Enhance Recycling During Basketball Tournament
04/05/2010MEDIA ADVISORY: Briefing on Recovery Act-Funded Evansville Superfund Site April 6, 12:30 p.m.
03/26/2010Chicago Fifth on EPA List of Cities with Most Energy-Efficient Buildings
03/15/2010EPA: Lake and Porter counties now meet ozone standard
03/01/2010EPA: Parts of Cincinnati-Hamilton area now meet smog standards
02/25/2010EPA accepting comments on ArcelorMittal requests for hazardous waste injection well permits
02/10/2010EPA: 35 Midwest Communities take steps to reduce their Carbon Footprints
02/09/2010Feb. 9 Town of Pines Superfund Meeting Cancelled
02/03/2010Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee to hold Feb. 12 public meeting in Chicago
01/29/2010EPA to extend comment period on Michindoh Sole-Source Aquifer petition until April 16
01/26/2010EPA hosts meetings on Evansville Superfund cleanup Feb. 4, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m
01/06/2010EPA To Hold Meetings, Public Hearing on Designation of Michindoh Aquifer As Sole Source of Drinking Water
12/18/2009EPA Hosts Symposium on Green Preservation of Older Buildings in Indianapolis Jan. 21, 2010
11/23/2009EPA Calls for Best Projects for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding
11/18/2009EPA to hold public hearing on proposed greenhouse gas tailoring rule for large facilities
11/10/2009Slag waste removal under way at Recovery Act - funded Kokomo Superfund site
11/09/2009Media Advisory: Briefing on Kokomo, Indiana's, Continental Steel Superfund site, Nov. 10, 1 p.m.
10/29/2009EPA Region 5 releases first air monitoring data from four schools in Indiana
10/19/2009EPA grants part of a citizen petition on BP's air permit
10/15/2009EPA to weigh public comment on Indiana's new wastewater permit for U.S. Steel Gary Works
10/14/2009EPA to hold update session on radio materials site cleanup in Attica, Indiana
10/08/2009EPA designates areas in midwest region not meeting standard for fine particle pollution
10/05/2009EPA designates Michindoh aquifer as sole source of drinking water for tri-state area
09/23/2009EPA adds Elkhart site to Superfund list
09/22/2009Indiana receives $954,000 in Economic Recovery funds to improve water quality
09/17/2009EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reductions
09/17/2009City of Jeffersonville, Indiana, agrees to upgrade sewer systems to comply with Clean Water Act
09/09/2009EPA region 5 now monitoring for air toxics at 15 schools
08/25/2009EPA and DOJ reach agreement with Vertellus on Clean-Air Violations
08/06/2009EPA orders restoration of Ripley County wetland
07/31/2009EPA seeks public comment on Univar cleanup plan
07/28/2009EPA to hold informational session on U.S. Steel cleanup in Gary, Indiana
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $3.7 million in Recovery Act Funding to American Lung Association - Upper Midwest to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $1.2 million in Recovery Act Funding to Great Lakes Commission to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009EPA awards regional environmental education grants
07/17/2009EPA fugitive arrested in Mexico
07/16/2009EPA awards more than $4 million in Recovery Act funds to clean up underground petroleum leaks in Indiana
07/16/2009EPA to host meetings about Great Lakes restoration initiative
07/14/2009EPA announces more than $121 million in Recovery Act Funds for water infrastructure projects in Indiana to boost economy, create jobs and protect public health
06/29/2009VIM Recycling agrees to EPA order to comply with clean-air rules
06/10/2009EPA expands scope of lead cleanup at Evansville Superfund Site; Hearings June 23 and 24
06/02/2009EPA cites BP's Whiting, Ind., refinery for clean-air violations
05/19/2009EPA reaches agreement with BRC Rubber and Plastics on clean-air violations
05/14/2009EPA offers tips to save energy and fight climate change this summer
05/11/2009EPA cites Vim recycling for clean-air violations
05/08/2009EPA: $1.49 Million in grants for contaminated land cleanup, economic development in Indiana
04/23/2009Friction Holdings to pay $337,500 for multiple environmental violations
04/21/2009EPA cites Wayne Metals for Clean-Air violations
04/15/2009Corrected News Release: Recovery Act funding to accelerate cleanup, boost economy, create jobs and protect human health at Evansville hazardous waste site
04/15/2009Recovery Act funding to accelerate cleanup, boost economy, create jobs and protect human health at Kokomo hazardous waste site
04/10/2009EPA makes final decision on Ralston Street Lagoon cleanup
04/08/2009Indiana receives economic recovery funding from U.S.EPA to reduce diesel emissions, create jobs
04/08/2009EPA proposes Cedarburg, Wis., site for Superfund National Priorities List
04/08/2009EPA adds East Chicago site to Superfund list; proposes Elkhart, Ind., site
04/08/2009EPA adds two Dayton area sites to Superfund list; proposes Marion contaminated river site
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
03/25/2009U.S. Steel quarterly public meeting slated March 31
03/19/2009EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases in Indiana
03/10/2009Logansport Municipal Utilities agrees to EPA order to cut emissions
02/26/2009EPA awards over $4.8 million to Midwest Clean Diesel partners; Wis. DOT gets $750,000
02/12/2009EPA names new head of its midwest criminal investigation program
01/29/2009Five Star Mining fined for filling in wetlands near Petersburg
01/27/2009EPA begins cleanup at Evansville's Miller Plating
01/26/2009Media Advisory: EPA briefing on Evansville Plating facility cleanup, Jan. 27, 10 a.m.
01/20/2009EPA cites BRC Rubber and Plastics for clean-air violations
01/15/2009$2.6 Million for Brownfields Environmental Job Training
01/08/2009EPA reaches agreement with Ottenweller on clean-air violations
12/18/2008Corrected news release: EPA asks for comments on Duke Energy disposal wells
11/21/2008EPA awards $271,278 in grants to 11 Midwest environmental education projects
11/06/2008Gary area citizens have opportunities to share opinions on proposed Ralston Street Lagoon cleanup plan
10/21/2008EPA and Indiana announce $33 million cleanup of Grand Cal River
10/10/2008EPA offers Elkhart water hookups to Lane Street homes; meeting Oct. 15
10/02/2008NEWS BRIEF: EPA issues amended citation to BP for clean-air violations at its Whiting (Ind.) refinery
10/01/2008NEWS BRIEF: EPA regional library has opened
09/18/2008EPA hosts Environmental Nanotechnology Conference in Chicago, Oct. 7 - 9, 2008
09/03/2008U.S. EPA adds East Troy site to Superfund list, proposes two Ohio and one Indiana site for list
08/19/2008EPA issues list of Midwest counties it plans to name as not meeting new, health-based soot standard
08/13/2008Lynn Buhl begins work as Regional Administrator
07/21/2008Lynn Buhl to Serve as EPA Regional Administrator for the Great Lakes Region
07/08/2008Bristol-Myers Squibb agrees to Clean Air Act upgrades
07/08/2008Bristol-Myers Squibb Agrees to Spend $3.65 million in Clean Air Act Upgrades; Settlement with U.S. EPA Affects Facilities in 6 States and Puerto Rico
06/26/2008EPA completes survey of Indiana flood waste
06/20/2008Clarification: EPA to assess hazardous materials danger in Indiana floods
06/20/2008EPA to assess hazardous materials danger in Indiana floods
06/18/2008EPA reaches agreement with Lehigh Cement on clean-air violations
06/11/2008Four of the nation's largest home builders settle storm water violations