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09/04/2012Brookhaven, Pa. Resident Wins EPA Award for Getting Feds to Better Manage Electronics
08/21/2012EPA Grant to Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments will help assess Allegheny County properties for potential redevelopment
08/15/2012EPA Awards $58,000 to Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to Revitalize Philadelphia-Area Watershed
08/13/2012EPA Sponsors Free Integrated Pest Management (Pest Control) Training for Multi-family Housing to be held September 12 in Philadelphia, Pa.
07/25/2012EPA Completes Drinking Water Sampling in Dimock, Pa.
07/25/2012Shenango, Inc. Settles Air and Water Pollution Violations with EPA, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County
07/25/2012Talisman Energy to pay $62,000 penalty for violations at 52 natural gas facilities in Pa.
07/23/2012EPA Fines Violators for Failure to Report Chemical Data
07/10/2012New treatment system cleaning up groundwater At Crossley Farm Superfund Site
07/09/2012EPA to Hold Two Public Hearings on Proposed Clean Air Standards for Particle Pollution/Speaker registration now open for hearings in Philadelphia and Sacramento, Calif.
07/05/2012EPA Seeks Candidates for Advisory Board On Great Lakes Issues
06/27/201210 Communities and Organizations Selected for Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Funding during Green Jobs Training Event
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
06/20/2012EPA Welcomes Philadelphia as its Newest Green Power Community Partner
05/31/2012EPA Forms First Advisory Board on Great Lakes Issue
05/31/2012EPA Evaluates States’ Final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans for Restoring the Chesapeake Bay
05/31/2012EPA, Precision National Plating reach settlement on cleanup at Clarks Summit, Pa. site
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/18/2012EPA Recognizes Environmental Innovation at Science Competition for High School Students / Thabit Pulak, age 16, wins the Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award, and will participate in National Sustainable Design Expo in 2013
05/09/2012Students Recognized For Protecting Drinking Water Sources
05/03/2012Cleveland to Host Great Lakes Week in 2012
04/26/2012EPA Grants Funding for Greening Philadelphia
04/26/2012EPA Agreement with Amtrak Brings Greater Drinking Water Protections for Riders
04/26/2012University of Pennsylvania Wins Top Honors Nationwide in EPA's Green Power Challenge
04/19/2012Up To $20 Million Available From EPA for 2012 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
04/18/2012EPA Welcomes Ten Philadelphia Area ShopRite Stores and Philabundance into the Food Recovery Challenge
04/17/2012EPA Recognizes the Borough of State College for Curbside Food Recycling
04/12/2012ST Products to Pay $75,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at Blair County, Pa. Facility
04/12/2012EXCO Resources to Pay Penalty for Safe Drinking Water Act Violations in Clearfield County, Pa.
04/12/2012EPA and American Rivers Award $1.37 Million in Grants to Restore Potomac Highlands Rivers, Clean Water
04/10/2012EPA Administrator Jackson and Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Sign Landmark Green City, Clean Waters Partnership Agreement
04/03/2012Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts take another step forward with Watershed Implementation Plans
03/26/2012EPA Cites Realty Company for Violating Federal Law on Notice of Lead-based Paint Hazards in Reading, Pa.
03/14/2012EPA Encourages Saving Water During Fix a Leak Week
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012Metro Container Corp. site added to Superfund list
03/13/2012EPA and Delta Faucet Teaming Up to Save Water for Fix a Leak Week
03/13/2012EPA Announces $4 Million in New Funding to Assist
Local Governments with Bay Cleanup
03/12/2012Aerial re-vegetation resumes on Appalachian Trail portion
of Palmerton Zinc Superfund Site
03/08/2012Ellwood Quality Steels Company Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at New Castle, Pa. Facility
03/08/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Year as Exhibitor in the Philadelphia Flower Show with Best of Show Award in the Non-Academic Education Category
03/01/2012Armstrong Environmental Services to Pay $35,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at Lancaster, Pa. Facility
02/28/2012Lewes, Del., to Receive EPA Smart Growth Assistance
02/28/2012Four Pennsylvania Communities
-- Greensburg, Marietta, Newtown and Northampton --
To Receive EPA Smart Growth Assistance
02/28/2012Roanoke to Receive EPA Smart Growth Assistance
02/22/2012Allegheny-Ludlum to pay $535,000 in cleanup costs
for Breslube-Penn Superfund site
02/21/2012Pennsylvania Company Settles Toxic Chemical Reporting Violations at Nazareth, Pa. Facility
02/09/2012Maryland Company Settles Pesticides Violations
02/08/2012Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Grants Available to Improve Chesapeake Bay Water Quality, Cities, and Towns
02/07/2012Deadline Fast Approaching for Schools to Enter the Green Ribbon School Competition
01/25/2012EPA reaches settlement with companies to pay cleanup costs for Occidental Chemical Corp. Superfund site
01/19/2012EPA to Begin Sampling Water at Some Residences in Dimock, Pa.
01/17/2012EPA recommends radon testing in January - Protect your family from the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.
01/10/2012Pennsylvania Company to Pay $25,347 Penalty for Inadequate Oil Spill Prevention at Harrisville, Pa. Facility
01/10/2012Apartment House Owner Settles Violations of Lead-Paint Notification Rule in Reading, Pa.
01/05/2012Overexposure to radon:
Second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.
01/04/2012Scranton sewer authority penalized for safety violations
12/20/2011Delmar’s new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility unveiled
12/16/2011DuPont Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Deepwater, N.J. Facility
12/15/2011Augusta County Twice Honored by EPA
For Protecting Waters
12/08/2011SEPTA Receives $1.2 Million EPA Grant to Improve Air Quality
11/29/2011EPA Food Recovery How-to Workshop for
Grocery, Retail, Food Bank, Composting and Government Agencies Staff
11/22/2011U.S. Settles Clean Water Act Violations with Koehler-Bright Star Inc.
11/18/2011EPA Awards 45 Universities with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - Gannon University
11/18/2011EPA Awards 45 Universities with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - Drexel University
11/15/2011EPA and GSA Recognize the Newest Electronics Certified Recycling Facility
11/10/2011EPA Releases Final Reports on Air Toxics near Four Western Pennsylvania Schools
11/07/2011Attention: Contractors, Property Managers, Landlords and Anyone Working on Residential Renovation, Repair and Painting - EPA Hosts Free Webinar on Nov. 10 for Mid-Atlantic Region on Lead-Based Paint Rule
10/31/2011EPA Settles Case Alleging PCB Violations at Office Building in Philadelphia
10/25/2011EPA recognizes Carnegie Mellon as a Top Buyer of Green Power
10/25/2011Lead poisoning: number one environmental health threat to children ages six and younger in the U.S.
10/24/2011EPA Names New Head of its Criminal Investigation Program for the Mid-Atlantic Region
10/18/2011EPA Awards $6.6 Million to Universities for Black Carbon Research
10/13/2011Pittsburgh to host emergency preparedness conference
10/05/2011Facilities Earn Energy Star CHP Award for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
10/03/2011Great Lakes Week events scheduled for Detroit, Oct. 11-14
09/28/2011Merck to Pay $1.5 Million Penalty for Environmental Violations at Two Pa. Pharmaceutical Plants
09/27/2011Swarthmore Ranks 3rd in National Competition to use Green Power
09/20/2011EPA to Hold Three Public Hearings on Proposed Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Gas Production
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Regional Supermarkets for Using Environmentally-Friendly Refrigeration
09/15/2011Metro Container Corp. site proposed for Superfund list
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
09/14/2011Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations
09/12/2011EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Pennsylvania
08/23/2011EPA’s $6 Million Challenge to Restore Great Lakes and Create Jobs
08/10/2011EPA Partners with Philabundance on Feds Feed Families Campaign
08/03/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Travels to Lititz, Pa., Visits with Farmers and Local Leaders/Administrator Jackson highlights conservation efforts
07/29/2011President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard
07/25/2011Delaware Native Wins Prestigious EPA Award for Protecting Wetlands
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
07/19/2011EPA Orders Farmer to Provide Drinking Water To Nearby Residence
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
06/28/2011EPA Seeks Penalty against Company for Illegal Dumping of Brine In Allegheny National Forest Wells
06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/23/2011EPA Identifies Pennsylvania Sites for National Study on Hydraulic Fracturing
06/22/2011EPA Grants $3 Million for Chemical Toxicity Research
06/21/2011Take action this summer to reduce exposure to asthma triggers
06/21/2011Take action this summer to reduce exposure to asthma triggers
06/21/2011EPA Grants $1 Million to University of Pittsburgh for asthma study