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10/07/2010EPA Recognizes Supervalu for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
09/14/2010EPA Awards Ten Environmental Justice Grants
09/07/2010EPA Awards $977,242 Clean Diesel Grant To Minnesota Environmental Initiative
08/06/2010EPA Christens New Great Lakes Research Vessel
07/30/2010EPA awards $750,000 Midwest Clean Diesel grant to Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute
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 Minneapolis Middle School, Finds Pollutants Below Levels of Concern
06/03/2010Comment Period On Proposed Crow Wing County Injection Well Permit Extended
05/27/2010Crow Wing County Citizens Invited to Comment on Proposed Waste Injection Well Permit
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
04/21/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 5
03/26/2010Chicago Fifth on EPA List of Cities with Most Energy-Efficient Buildings
03/24/2010EPA ready to return to recovery act-funded South Minneapolis arsenic site; meeting March 31, 6 P.M.
02/10/2010EPA: 35 Midwest Communities take steps to reduce their Carbon Footprints
02/03/2010Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee to hold Feb. 12 public meeting in Chicago
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
11/02/2009Three Minnesota companies agree to EPA orders to comply with federal rules to protect stratospheric ozone
10/08/2009EPA designates areas in midwest region not meeting standard for fine particle pollution
09/17/2009EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reductions
09/10/2009EPA begins final cleanup of Recovery Act- funded South Minneapolis arsenic site
09/09/2009EPA region 5 now monitoring for air toxics at 15 schools
09/08/2009EPA begins final cleanup of Recovery Act-funded south Minneapolis arsenic site
09/04/2009MEDIA ADVISORY: Briefing on South Minneapolis Arsenic Superfund Site Sept. 8, 2 P.M.
08/25/2009Minnesota receives $727,600 in economic recovery funds to improve water quality
08/20/2009EPA to begin final cleanup of Recovery Act-funded South Minneapolis arsenic site; Open House Aug. 26
08/04/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 awards $3 million in Recovery Act Funding to Minnesota Environmental Initiative to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $2.4 million in Recovery Act Funding to National School Transportation Association to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
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
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $2.4 million in Recovery Act Funding to National School Transportation Association to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009EPA awards regional environmental education grants
07/20/2009EPA 30-day comment period begins July 23 for Great Lakes Gas draft Clean Air Act operating permit
07/16/2009EPA awards $4.2 million in Recovery Act funds to clean up underground petroleum leaks in Minnesota
07/16/2009EPA to host meetings about Great Lakes restoration initiative
07/16/2009Midway Iron agrees to EPA order to comply with federal rules to protect stratospheric ozone
07/16/2009Pfeffer's Cleaners agrees to EPA order to comply with Clean Air Act
07/09/2009EPA 30-Day Comment Period begins July 12 for Grand Casino Mille Lacs Draft Clean Air Act Operating Permit
06/22/2009EPA reaches agreement with Conett on clean-air violations
06/10/2009Update Meeting on Cass Lake, Minn., Superfund Site June 23, 6:30 P.M.
05/27/2009EPA announces more than $107 million in Recovery Act funds for water infrastructure projects in Minnesota to boost economy, create jobs and protect public health
05/14/2009EPA offers tips to save energy and fight climate change this summer
05/08/2009EPA: $3.1 million in grants for contaminated land cleanup, economic development in Minnesota
04/15/2009Recovery Act funding to accelerate cleanup, boost economy, create jobs and protect human health at Minneapolis hazardous waste site
04/15/2009EPA recognizes 12 Energy Star Partners from the Midwest for outstanding energy efficiency
04/08/2009Minnesota receives economic recovery funding from U.S.EPA to reduce diesel emissions, create jobs
04/06/2009Olmsted waste-to-energy facility agrees to comply with EPA order
03/26/2009EPA celebrates 15 years of environmental justice grants; awards $20,000 for project in Minnesota
03/19/2009EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases in Minnesota
03/04/2009Six Midwestern cities make EPA's top 25 list with most Energy Star buildings in 2008
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
11/21/2008EPA awards $271,278 in grants to 11 Midwest environmental education projects
11/03/2008Companies agree to develop cleanup plan for Cass Lake, Minn., Superfund Site; meeting Nov. 13
10/02/2008EPA awards $295,320 Clean-Diesel grant to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
10/01/2008NEWS BRIEF: EPA regional library has opened
09/18/2008EPA hosts Environmental Nanotechnology Conference in Chicago, Oct. 7 - 9, 2008
09/12/2008EPA picks cleanup plan for South Minneapolis Superfund site
09/09/2008EPA to test for asbestos in northeast Minneapolis; meeting Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m.
08/21/2008Where Did the Grass Go?
EPA’s Duluth Facility Plants Sustainable Landscape
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
07/15/2008EPA reaches agreement with Perham Resource Recovery Facility on clean-air violations
06/17/2008Note to Correspondents:
EPA briefing on St. Louis Park, Minn., vapor systems installation June 17, 11 a.m.
St. Louis Park vapor systems installation nearly complete; meeting July 10
06/17/2008Pipeline Company Settles Petroleum Spills
06/11/2008Four of the nation's largest home builders settle storm water violations
06/06/2008EPA reaches agreement with 3M on clean-air violations
06/04/2008EPA proposes cleanup plan for South Minneapolis Superfund site; meeting June 11, 6:30 p.m.
04/25/2008EPA'S Great Lakes Earth Day Challenge a resounding success; more e-waste and old meds collections this weekend
04/25/2008EPA orders Scotts to stop sales of two more pesticides with false or misleading labels
04/25/2008EPA asks nine major national chains to pull illegal Miracle-Gro pesticides from shelves
04/24/2008Plans to protect five Great Lakes now available
04/18/2008MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA kicks off Earth Week with Monday press conference on the Great Lakes Earth Day Challenge at the Shedd Aquarium
04/10/2008Great Lakes Earth Day Challenge 2008: Go green and head to a drop-off in your area for e-waste and old meds
04/10/2008EPA awards $76,455 grant to Minnesota Environmental Initiative for clean-diesel project
04/10/2008Note to public service directors: Earth Day PSAs available on EPA web site
04/08/2008EPA awards $18 million in Brownfields grants to 56 communities in Great Lakes states
03/14/2008EPA to award $5 million for Midwest Clean-Diesel projects
03/13/2008EPA's Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge: a prescription for healthy Great Lakes
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
03/12/2008St. Louis Park, Minn., Vapor Intrusion Study Update meeting March 19
02/21/2008EPA awards Energy Star status to 176 buildings in Midwest
02/08/2008EPA Awards Communities for Helping to Improve Quality of Life in Older Adults
01/28/2008St. Louis Park, Minn., environmental study moves forward; homes to be screened in February
01/25/2008EPA photo-op and briefing on St. Louis Park, Minn., environmental study Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m.
12/18/2007EPA names Minnesota and Wisconsin school districts National Energy Star Leaders
12/04/2007St. Louis Park, Minn., environmental study begins; meetings Dec. 13 and Dec. 15
11/20/2007Media Advisory: EPA'S SmartWay Partnership and Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative to kick off campaign to cut air pollution from idling trucks
11/15/2007EPA 2007 Minnesota enforcement benefits health and the environment
11/05/2007EPA reaches agreement with Magellan Pipeline on clean-air violations
11/01/2007EPA hosts regional forum for water and wastewater utilities
10/26/2007EPA reaches agreement with Spectro Alloys on clean-air violations
10/25/2007Media Advisory: Making A Great Lake Superior conference to be held in Duluth Oct. 29 - 31
10/25/2007Media Advisory: EPA invites trade media to recycling forums on foundry sand/asphalt shingles October 31 and November 1-2
10/23/2007EPA meetings on South Minneapolis Soil Contamination in October and November