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12/23/2009U.S. EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results and Mapping Tool
11/12/2009In Time for America Recycles Day, Western Mass. Group Receives EPA Grant for Construction Debris Reuse
11/05/2009Curt Spalding Named EPA Regional Administrator for New England
10/28/2009EPA Recognizes 17 Green Power Partners for Leadership
10/21/2009School Bus Company to Implement Nationwide Anti-Idling Program and Pay Penalties for Clean Air Act Violations -
Public Health Benefits as Nation Recognizes School Bus Safety Week
10/09/2009Vermont Flooring Contractor Faces Fine for Clean Air Violations
10/01/2009New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Recent Summer
09/24/2009New England Firms Partner to Address Climate Change
09/23/2009EPA Challenges American school districts to save energy and money with ENERGY STAR
08/28/2009Grocers and Refrigerator Companies with New England Presence Chill for the Environment
08/19/2009A Record 150 New England Communities Take Steps to Save Energy and Money
08/17/2009Summer Heat Wave Means Poor Air Quality Predicted in New England for Monday and Tuesday
08/07/200913 New England Groups Selected to Receive Additional Brownfields Grants for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
08/06/2009EPA Awards $1+ Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Vermont - Funds help create jobs, protect land and water
08/06/2009Vermont Real Estate and Demolition Companies Face Fines for Clean Air Violations
07/21/2009$1.1 Million in Recovery Act Funding Will Help Reduce Diesel Emissions in New England
07/02/2009Northeast Air Managers Awarded $2.7 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/02/2009Northeast Air Managers Awarded $2.7 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
06/30/2009Vermonter’s Video Helps Inspire Stewardship for Water and Environment
05/28/2009Nearly $39 Million of Recovery Act Funding Will Go to Vermont – Protecting Water Quality and Creating Jobs
05/27/2009$2 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Vermont
05/21/2009Getting Ready for Summer: Tips to Save Energy and Fight Climate Change
05/19/2009Getting Ready for Memorial Day: Slip, Slap, Slop and Wrap -- Don’t Fry Your Skin
05/06/2009New England Colleges and Universities Recognized in EPA Green Power Challenge
04/27/2009Revised Cleanup Plan Approved for Burlington’s
Pine Street Canal Superfund Site
04/24/2009With Warmer Weather, New England Reminded of Free Air Quality Alerts and Tools
04/24/2009Vermont Receives $194K in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
04/21/2009Vermonters Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award
04/15/2009$5-10 million in Recovery Act funds added to cleanup at Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site in Stafford, Vt.
04/14/2009Vermont Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/14/2009EPA Announces $19.5 Million in Stimulus Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Vermont - Will Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/08/2009Grant Proposals Accepted for Healthy Community Efforts in New England
04/02/2009EPA Reminds School Districts of Federal Requirements Regarding the Safe Management of Asbestos
03/26/2009Regional Energy Efficiency Workforce Development Forum Co-Sponsored By NESCAUM and EPA
03/20/2009Community-Specific Chemical Release Data Available for Vermont - New England continues trend of lower releases to air, land and water
03/11/2009WaterSense®Fix a Leak Week - March 16-20, 2009
03/06/2009EPA Recognizes Staples as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Purchasers
03/03/2009Boston Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
02/26/2009EPA Provides $205,000 for Chittenden Solid Waste District to Fund Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles
01/22/2009In Search of Extraordinary Environmental Achievers
01/09/2009Vermont Awarded $300K to Boost Wetlands Protection
12/17/2008Comments Sought on Revised Cleanup Plan for Burlington’s Pine Street Canal Superfund Site
11/25/2008Good Reason for Thanks: EPA Grants Help New England
11/19/2008Vermont Hotel Project Awarded Grant to Reduce Waste
11/19/2008Seeking Good Ideas: Environmental Education Grants Available
11/14/2008Conference Will Focus on Green Development Techniques
11/03/2008Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association Selected for Waste Reduction Grants
10/23/2008Cleaner New Generation of Outdoor Wood Heaters is Good News for New Englanders
09/25/2008EPA Awards Vermont $196,880 for Clean Diesel Projects -- Part of Nearly $2.4 Million State and Federal Grants Funded Across New England
09/23/20082 New England Facilities Join, and 7 Re-Commit to Environmental Improvements
09/22/2008New England Experienced Fewer Smog Days During Recent Summer
09/16/2008Small Businesses and Congregations Fight Climate Change through Energy Efficiency and Innovation
09/04/2008Burlington Reaps $25K EPA Grant for Brownfields Sustainability Project, Re-development of Former Coal Plant
09/04/2008Richford, Vt. Dairy Farmers Pay Consequences for Filling 41 Acres of Wetlands
07/17/2008Poor Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for Friday, July 18, 2008
07/08/2008U.S. EPA, University of Vermont’s Gund Institute Team Up to Develop New Ways to Understand Ecosystem Services
06/17/2008Vermont Ski Resort Fined for Failure to Report its Inventory of Hazardous Chemicals
06/06/2008Poor Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for this Weekend
05/29/2008Environmental Justice Grants Now Available in New England - Application Deadline is June 30
05/15/2008EPA Celebrates Award Winning Green Building Designs in Boston
05/08/2008"Healthy Community" Grants Awarded; Guidance Available for 2008 Grants
05/05/2008Clean Drinking Water? Have Your Well Tested to be Sure
04/30/2008EPA Tools Available as Summer Smog Season Starts
04/24/2008EPA Administrator Recognizes Vermont Leader With President’s Volunteer Service Award
04/22/2008Vermonters Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award
04/21/2008Looking for Green, Municipalities Start with Energy Efficiency through EPA Challenge
04/16/2008Earth Day Continues to be a Call to Action
04/11/2008Removal of Potentially Hazardous Materials Underway at Bennington Vt. Mill Site
04/07/2008Five Brownfields Grants Totaling $1 Million Awarded in Vermont // Part of nearly $10 Million Funded Across New England
04/03/2008Time to Prepare for Earth Day – Tell EPA about Your New England Earth Day Events
04/02/2008Healthy Schools Brochure Delivers Info on Healthy Educational Environments in Time for Earth Day
04/02/2008New England Water Works Assoc. Joins EPA’s WaterSense Program - Group Will Promote Simple Ways to Save Water
03/17/2008EPA Announces $5.4 million for New Clean Diesel Projects in the Northeast
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
03/06/2008New England Laboratories Exercise Readiness for Water Contamination Incident
03/05/2008City of South Burlington, VT Bartletts Bay Wastewater Treatment Facility Recognized for Excellence
03/05/2008VTDEC Recognized for Outstanding Wastewater On-site Technical Assistance and Operator Training
03/05/2008NEIWPCC Recognized for Outstanding Wastewater On-site Technical Assistance and Operator Training
02/28/2008New England Postal Facilities Help Boost EPA Performance Track Program Beyond 500-Member Mark
02/28/2008New Englander Included in First-Ever EPA Agricultural Advisory Committee
02/26/2008Winooski, Vt. Group Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant
02/21/2008Community-Specific Chemical Release Data Available for Vermont; New England continues trend of lower releases to air, land and water
02/20/2008Six New England Companies Settle with EPA for Pesticide Violations
02/13/2008More Than 175 Buildings in New England Receive ENERGY STAR Designation
02/13/2008Poster contest sheds light on sun safety - Annual competition gives New Engand students a chance to raise awareness, win prizes; deadline is April 1
02/12/2008Cell Phone Recycling is an Easy Call
02/06/2008Oil Spill Preparedness Project Eases Clean Water Act Penalty Paid by Derby, Vt. Company
02/04/2008New England Water Utilities Can Reduce Costs with Improved Energy Management
01/28/2008Two Major Supermarket Chains in New England Join EPA's GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership
01/17/2008EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline for Nominations is Feb. 1, 2008
01/10/2008New England Leaders Rise to Energy Challenge in the New Year
12/27/2007EPA Approves Plan by Northeast States to Lower Mercury Levels in Fish
11/15/2007Inspections and Environmental Enforcement Cuts Pollution in New England by nearly 13.7 Million Pounds
11/14/2007Environmentally Sensitive Developments Achieve EPA Recognition in Vermont and Mass.
11/14/2007States and Cities Get Smarter About Smart Growth -
Manhattan, Seattle, Plus Oregon, Vermont, Massachusetts Communities Praised for Environmentally Sensitive Development
11/06/2007New England Businesses and Organizations Step Up Clean Environment Commitments
11/01/2007EPA Begins Removal Action at the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine Site
10/25/2007Two New England-Based Companies Recognized For Going Green with Ease
10/24/2007Derby, Vermont Company Faces Fine for Oil Spill Prevention Violations
10/23/2007New England Youths Can Be Nominated for Environmental Award - Deadline is Wed., Oct. 31