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07/21/2011EPA Issues Final Guidance to Protect Water Quality in Appalachian Communities from Impacts of Mountaintop Mining / Agency to provide flexibility while protecting environment and public health
07/13/2011Civic Works to receive $300,000 EPA brownfields training grant
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
06/30/2011EPA Offers Energy Tips on Summer Cooling to Save Money, Reduce Air Pollution
06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/06/2011Rockville, Md. Wins EPA Award For Sustainable Drinking Water Service
06/01/2011EPA Unveils Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
05/27/2011EPA asks Maryland Residents to Be Sun-Wise and Sun-Safe this Summer
04/10/2011MONDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Visit Rosemont Elementary School for National Healthy Schools Day
04/06/2011EPA Awards Five Grants to Combat Bed Bugs
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/18/2011Cities Competing to Win EPA’s Green Power Community Challenge / District of Columbia and Brookville, Md. currently lead the green power charge
03/08/2011Dwyer Property Site Added to EPA Superfund List
03/08/2011Sauer Dump Proposed for Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
03/02/2011EPA seeks Baltimore-area seventh graders for summer program
03/02/2011EPA wants students to participate in Earth Day poster contest
03/01/2011EPA Selects American Rivers to Oversee $1.8 Million Awards Program in Potomac Highlands
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
01/20/2011EPA Recognizes Maryland School Districts with Indoor Air Quality Excellence Awards
12/30/2010EPA Recommends Radon Testing in January
12/30/2010Radon is 2nd leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. – Act now to reduce risk
12/29/2010EPA Establishes Landmark Chesapeake Bay 'Pollution Diet'
12/17/2010EPA, DoD finalize agreement to clean up Fort Detrick
12/01/2010EPA Recognizes Sustainable Communities with Smart Growth Awards
11/04/2010Disaster Experts in Baltimore Stress Emergency Preparedness
10/26/2010EPA Clean Diesel Grant for $975,000 Supports 2nd Ultra-Low Emission Locomotive in Maryland
10/19/2010Dwyer Property Site Proposed for Superfund List
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Nine New Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/24/2010EPA Issues Draft Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet -- Draft TMDL Contains Strong Federal Measures to Fill in Gaps in State Pollution Reduction Plans
09/10/2010EPA Sets New Limits for Blue Plains Wastewater Discharges; Will Bring Improvements to the Bay, Potomac River
09/08/2010EPA Announces Public Meetings on Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet’
08/25/2010EPA Announces “Green Streets-Green Jobs” Pilot Grants for Anacostia
07/01/2010EPA Announces Next Step Toward Establishing Rigorous Pollution Diet for Chesapeake Bay
05/06/2010Eight Maryland Students Win EPA Earth Day Poster Contest -- Two winners get national recognition
04/29/2010Bay Director to Take New Post at EPA’s Office of Water
04/23/2010EPA, D.C., Maryland Propose Regulatory Limits on Trash Dumping in the Anacostia
03/30/2010EPA seeks seventh graders for summer environmental workshop for Baltimore - Application deadline Earth Day, April 22
01/11/2010U.S. EPA to Initiate Rulemaking on Stormwater, CAFOs to Reduce Water Pollution, Backstop States in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
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
11/09/2009EPA’s Trailblazer Awards Honor Six Maryland Hospitals
09/16/2009EPA Selects Environmental Achievement Award Winners - Two Awardees from Maryland
08/20/2009$3.5 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Help Cut Diesel Pollution, Create Jobs in Port of Baltimore
08/18/2009EPA Awards $3.7 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Maryland
06/22/2009Agencies Finalize Agreement for Cleanup at Fort Meade
06/02/2009EPA Announces $121.6 Million Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Maryland to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/20/2009St. Mary's College of Md. Teaching 'Green' by Example - Winner of EPA's 2008-2009 Green Power Challenge
04/20/2009The U.S. Army Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at Aberdeen Proving Ground
04/15/2009Celebrating 10 Years of Good Science at EPA’s Environmental Science Center in Fort Meade, Md.
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
04/08/2009Fort Detrick Site Added to Superfund List
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?
01/15/2009$2.6 Million for Brownfields Environmental Job Training
01/15/2009Civic Works to receive $200,000 EPA brownfields job training grant
12/04/2008Environmental Policing Nets Gains for Maryland Worth $10 Million
11/19/2008Communities Measure Up on Smart Growth
09/25/2008EPA Selects Environmental Achievement Award Winners -- Two Awardees from Maryland
09/18/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Waivers for District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
09/16/2008Agencies sign agreement for cleanup of U.S. Coast Guard yard
09/03/2008Fort Detrick Site Proposed for Superfund List
06/11/2008Four of Nation’s Largest Home Builders Settle Storm Water Violations - Maryland and Virginia to Benefit from Settlements
06/09/2008Public Hearings Scheduled on Clean Air Proposal to Substantially Strengthen National Air Quality Standards for Lead
06/06/2008Public Hearings Scheduled on Clean Air Proposal to Substantially Strengthen National Air Quality Standards for Lead
06/04/2008EPA Encourages Nominations for Environmental Awards - Deadline Only Weeks Away
05/15/2008National Aquarium group selected for EPA grant
05/05/2008EPA Salutes RecycleMania Winners -
Loyola College 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
04/17/2008EPA to Host Earth Day Meeting on Sustainability Projects
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
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/26/2008Federal Facilities in D.C. and Maryland have Settled Underground Storage Tank Violations
02/12/2008Maryland Helps the Nation to Save Energy with
100 Buildings Earning EPA's ENERGY STAR
02/08/2008EPA Awards Communities for Helping to Improve Quality of Life in Older Adults
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
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
12/05/2007Veterans Medical Center in Perry Point
to Pay Environmental Penalty
11/20/2007Disaster Experts to Stress Emergency Preparedness at Conference
11/15/2007Environmental Policing Nets Gains for Maryland Worth $86 Million
10/31/2007EPA and TravelCenters of America Resolve Underground Storage Tank Violations at Baltimore, Md. Facility
10/18/2007EPA Commemorates 10 Years of Children’s Health

Lead-poisoning Prevention Program Regional Success Story
10/18/2007EPA grant supports environmental education program for Baltimore students
09/27/2007EPA proposes penalty for milk plant in Laurel, Md.
09/27/2007Put Your House on an Energy Diet
09/24/2007EPA’s top leader presents commendation
to Rockville citizens for volunteerism
08/30/2007EPA Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Cleanup Plan for Chevron Release in Chillum, Md.
08/27/2007EPA issues Order to Army at Fort Meade
07/25/2007Federal Prisons to Get Environmental Checks
07/17/2007Stay Cool While Protecting the Environment Even During Dog Days of Summer
07/03/2007Beaches in Good Shape for Holiday Vacationers
06/28/2007 Old GM Assembly Plant to Become a Business Park Near Baltimore’s Port
06/19/2007New partnership supports environmental learning at Univ. of Maryland Eastern Shore
06/13/2007Hazardous Waste Transporter Pleads Guilty in Asbestos Case
06/04/2007EPA Recognizes the National Institutes of Health for Its Environmental Leadership