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03/19/2009EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases in Wisconsin
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
02/19/2009EPA seeks comments on document connected to Bad River Band's Clean Water Act application
02/12/2009EPA names new head of its midwest criminal investigation program
02/03/2009EPA'S Wisconsin Green Power Partners cut greenhouse gas emissions
01/29/2009Judge rules against Behnke Lubricants on pesticide violations
01/15/2009$2.6 Million for Brownfields Environmental Job Training
01/14/2009EPA reaches agreement with Barron County, Wis., waste-to-energy facility
01/14/2009EPA reaches agreement with Wolf Paving on clean-air violations
12/11/2008Projects that go native get kudos from EPA and Chicago Wilderness
12/02/2008EPA - WDNR Meeting on cleanup options for Ashland, Wis., Superfund site, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m.
11/24/2008EPA sponsors climate change symposium for tribes
11/21/2008EPA awards $271,278 in grants to 11 Midwest environmental education projects
11/13/2008EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reduction
10/01/2008NEWS BRIEF: EPA regional library has opened
09/29/2008EPA cites Wisconsin Veneer and Plywood for clean-air violations
09/25/2008EPA OK's self-audit agreement with Wisconsin colleges
09/18/2008EPA hosts Environmental Nanotechnology Conference in Chicago, Oct. 7 - 9, 2008
09/08/2008EPA cites Barron County, Wis., waste-to-energy facility
08/22/2008News Brief: EPA Announces $22 Million Cleanup of Kinnickinnic River
08/19/2008EPA issues list of Midwest counties it plans to name as not meeting new, health-based soot standard
08/14/2008EPA cites Wolf Paving for clean-air violations
08/13/2008Lynn Buhl begins work as Regional Administrator
07/28/2008EPA reaches agreement with Journal Holdings on clean-air violations
07/21/2008Lynn Buhl to Serve as EPA Regional Administrator for the Great Lakes Region
07/15/2008EPA reaches agreement with Hercules on clean-air violations
06/12/2008EPA: Design changes at Little Lake Butte des Morts PCB cleanup approved
06/11/2008Four of the nation's largest home builders settle storm water violations
06/10/2008EPA reaches agreement with Mercury Marine on clean-air violations
05/30/2008EPA: new tool will help keep more Great Lakes beaches open
05/28/2008MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to announce why the public can feel better about swimming at Wisconsin beaches
05/14/2008EPA redesignates Kewaunee County, Wis., to attainment of smog standard
05/08/2008EPA awards $37,271 grant to Manitowoc Public School District for clean school bus project
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
04/16/2008EPA'S Great Lakes Earth Day Challenge: bring your old meds to Streu's Pharmacy April 18-19
04/14/2008EPA approves Lac du Flambeau tribe's application
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
04/10/2008Note 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
04/03/2008EPA picks cleanup plan for Cedarburg, Wis., Superfund site
03/18/2008EPA reaches agreement with Kerry on clean-air violations
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
03/07/2008EPA awards $86,353 grant to Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School District for clean school bus project
03/07/2008EPA awards $59,120 grant to Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker School District for clean school bus project
02/21/2008EPA awards Energy Star status to 176 buildings in Midwest
01/29/2008Five Midwest corporations make EPA'S Fortune 500 Green Power Challenge list
01/15/2008EPA reaches agreement with Everbrite on clean-air violations
12/27/2007EPA provides comment period for approval of plan to dispose of PCBs at Veolia Emerald Park Landfill
12/18/2007EPA names Minnesota and Wisconsin school districts National Energy Star Leaders
11/21/2007EPA proposes design changes at Little Lake Butte des Morts PCB cleanup; public meeting Dec. 13
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 enforcement results in record pollution reduction in Wisconsin
11/14/2007EPA Order: Begin Cleanup on Remaining Stretch of Fox River
11/08/2007EPA hearing on draft U.S. Steel Permit set for Dec. 11 in Gary
11/01/2007EPA hosts regional forum for water and wastewater utilities
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
10/25/2007Wisconsin wastewater treatment plants named best-operated by EPA
10/22/2007Public is invited to Misssissippi River/Gulf Of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force meeting in Cincinnati
10/22/2007EPA honors six Great Lakes communities for brownfields efforts
10/18/2007Media Advisory: EPA has additional objections to Indiana's draft permit for US Steel Gary Works
10/12/2007EPA has objected to Indiana's draft permit for U.S. Steel Corp's Gary Works
10/11/2007EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel-emission reduction efforts
10/10/2007EPA to Dow Chemical: 60 day clock to negotiate on Tittabawassee River system cleanup starts today
10/04/2007Dane County Habitat for Humanity receives green design honorable mention award
10/03/2007EPA proposes cleanup plan for Cedarburg, Wis., Superfund site; comment period begins, meeting Oct. 10
10/02/2007EPA R/V Lake Guardian dedicated in honor of Peter L. Wise, former Great Lakes National Program Director
09/26/2007EPA gives $97,388 to Midwest projects that increase environmental awareness
09/26/2007Media Advisory: Experts to discuss Lake Michigan, Great Lakes beaches in Traverse City Oct. 3-5
08/31/2007Chemical spill reporting violations: EPA settles Illinois, Wisconsin cases
08/15/2007Media Advisory: Press Conference to follow EPA's Lake Michigan summit at 3:15 p.m. today
08/15/2007Region 5 to convene Lake Michigan summit on BP Whiting issues; 3:15 p.m. press conference will follow
08/14/2007EPA reaches agreement with Stroh Die Casting on clean-air violations
08/10/2007EPA okays MMSD cleanup and sampling plan for PCB-contaminated parks and schools
07/31/2007EPA Administrator Johnson presents Dr. Gordon Forward with Presidential Award for Volunteers
07/24/2007EPA to sponsor compost- based stormwater management workshop in Wisconsin
07/23/2007EPA seeks comments on Wisconsin's proposal to reduce arsenic in drinking-water
07/18/2007EPA invites projects for Midwest Clean-Diesel grants
07/13/2007EPA proposes cleanup plan for Brookfield, Wis., Superfund site; comment period ends Aug. 10
06/29/2007EPA reaches agreement with Lesaffre on clean-air violations
06/28/2007Fox River cleanup plan amended to include additional capping
06/19/2007EPA seeks comments on document connected to Lac du Flambeau tribe's clean water act application
06/14/2007Media Advisory: EPA and USCG kick off national emergency response exercise on Monday at Chicago's Navy Pier
06/13/2007EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative invites nominations for leadership awards
06/07/2007Report gives Great Lakes health a mixed review
05/24/2007Great Lakes Binational Toxics Strategy 10th Anniversary Report released
05/15/2007Wisconsin takes steps to become a SunWise state; state promotes EPA'S sun safety program in all school districts
05/14/2007EPA awards Brownfields grants to seven Wisconsin communities and state agency
05/08/2007MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to hold public hearing on proposed locomotive and marine diesel rule
04/23/2007EPA to award $700,000 in Clean School Bus grants to Midwest school districts
04/20/2007EPA selects Illinois youth for 2007 Presidential Environmental Youth Award; three runners-up also from Illinois
04/17/2007Media Advisory: EPA Administrator Johnson to join Mayor Daley to announce Green Schools Challenge
04/16/2007Twenty-two environmental projects to share $3 million