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11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/16/2011EPA Sponsors Free Training on Energy Audits and Healthy Home Technologies for Contractors and Home Improvement Workers
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
10/13/2011Pittsburgh to host emergency preparedness conference
09/14/2011Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations
08/10/2011EPA Partners with Philabundance on Feds Feed Families Campaign
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
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
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
06/30/2011EPA Offers Energy Tips on Summer Cooling to Save Money, Reduce Air Pollution
06/07/2011EPA Announces $467,000 Investment to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in West Virginia
06/01/2011EPA Unveils Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
05/27/2011EPA asks West Virginia Residents to Be Sun-Wise and Sun-Safe this Summer
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/14/2011Consol Energy to Pay $5.5 Million to Settle Clean Water Act Violations
03/02/2011EPA wants students to participate in Earth Day poster contest
03/01/2011Arch Coal to Pay $4 Million to Settle Clean Water Act Violations in Appalachian Mining Operations
03/01/2011EPA Selects American Rivers to Oversee $1.8 Million Awards Program in Potomac Highlands
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
01/13/2011EPA Halts Disposal of Mining Waste to Appalachian Waters at Proposed Spruce Mine / Agency cites irreversible damage to clean water, environment in the region
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'
12/23/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics
Near two Schools in Follansbee, West Virginia
12/21/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics Outside School in Vienna, West Virginia
11/04/2010Disaster Experts in Baltimore Stress Emergency Preparedness
09/24/2010EPA Issues Draft Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet -- Draft TMDL Contains Strong Federal Measures to Fill in Gaps in State Pollution Reduction Plans
09/21/2010EPA Welcomes West Virginia University as Newest Partner in Regional Sustainability Initiative
09/08/2010EPA Announces Public Meetings on Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet’
07/27/2010EPA Obtains Changes to West Virginia Coal Mine Permit to Significantly Protect Water and Environment
05/27/2010Comment Period on Spruce No. 1 Mine Extended to June 4, 2010
04/27/2010MAY 18th: EPA to Hold Public Hearing on the Proposed Spruce No. 1 Mine Project in Logan County, W.Va.
04/21/2010EPA Announces $800,000 In Brownfields Grants For West Virginia
03/19/2010EPA orders DuPont Belle facility to take safety measures
03/08/2010Be a part of West Virginia’s growing environmental education community
02/05/2010EPA, Philadelphia Zoo Sponsor Earth Day Poster Contest
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
10/29/2009EPA Alerts W.Va. and Ohio Officials of Potential Concerns about AEP Coal Ash Impoundment
10/29/2009EPA Alerts W.Va. and Ohio Officials of Potential Concerns about AEP Coal Ash Impoundment
10/29/2009EPA releases data for air toxics monitoring
at three West Virginia schools
09/30/2009Workshop for W. Va. businesses and nonprofits on applying for EPA clean diesel grants
08/18/2009U.S., West Virginia Sue Town of Fort Gay for Violations of Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water Acts
08/18/2009EPA Awards $1.6 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in West Virginia
06/15/2009EPA Announces $15.6 Million Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in West Virginia to Boost the Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/20/2009Dupont and Lucite International Agree to Pay $2 Million for Clean Air Act Violations
03/20/2009Eye Care Company Plant in Huntingdon, W.Va. Volunteers to Reduce Mercury
03/20/2009EPA Issues Latest Information on Toxic Chemical Releases
03/18/2009EPA funding will help reduce pollution in West Fork River
03/12/2009EPA, du Pont agree to lower limit of PFOA in drinking water near W. Va. plant
02/27/2009Bayer CropScience to pay penalty for environmental violations
02/26/2009New Electronic Gadgets Galore! But What should you do with the Old Stuff?
12/04/2008Environmental Policing Nets Gains for West Virginia Worth $1.9 Billion
10/23/2008Richmond Conference to Focus on Disaster Preparedness, Hazmat
09/18/2008Asbestos hazards prompt EPA to halt demolition work
09/10/2008West Virginia University selected for EPA brownfields grant
06/11/2008Four of Nation’s Largest Home Builders Settle Storm Water Violations - 200 sites in mid-Atlantic region named
06/04/2008EPA Encourages Nominations for Environmental Awards - Deadline Only Weeks Away
05/06/2008EPA seeks Wheeling-area middle school students for summer environmental program
05/05/2008EPA Salutes RecycleMania Winners - University of Charleston 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
04/07/2008Ronceverte wins EPA grant for potential redevelopment
04/07/2008Huntington wins EPA grant for potential redevelopment
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/12/2008West Virginia Helps the Nation to Save Energy with 11 Buildings Earning EPAs ENERGY STAR
01/29/2008EPA Recognizes Crown Cork and Seal for its Environmental Leadership
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
12/18/2007Parkersburg Apartment Owner Settles Violations of
Lead Paint Notification Rule
12/17/2007Patriot Mining Company Settles Violations of 2004 Chemical Release at Squire’s Creek Mine in Arthurdale, W.Va.
11/20/2007Disaster Experts to Stress Emergency Preparedness at Conference
11/15/2007Environmental Policing Nets Gains for West Virginia Worth $3.7 Million
11/05/2007EPA grant supports W. Va. environmental education
10/31/2007EPA recognizes West Va. partnership for storm water project
10/18/2007EPA Commemorates 10 Years of Children’s Health

Lead-poisoning Prevention Program Regional Success Story
09/27/2007Put Your House on an Energy Diet
09/12/2007EPA and City of Parkersburg Settle Environmental Violations
08/23/2007West Virginia water system operator recognized for performance
07/25/2007Federal Prisons to Get Environmental Checks
07/17/2007Stay Cool While Protecting the Environment Even During Dog Days of Summer
06/01/2007EPA Reaches Agreement on Clean Air Violations with Alcan Rolled Products – Ravenswood, LLC
05/31/2007West Virginia Agency Nationally Recognized
for Environmental Performance
05/23/2007Countdown to Cool Savings this Summer
05/17/2007Know Your Air - Why Checking the Air Quality Index Can Protect Your Health
05/10/2007Wheeling Resident Received EPA Employee Award
05/02/2007EPA redesignates 5 Ohio counties to attainment of smog standard
04/27/2007U.S. to Test New Coal Mine Methane Venting Technology - System Can Turn Problem into Asset
04/17/2007EPA honors company for mine cleanup work in Greene County
04/04/2007Eastern Wyoming Public Service District honored for establishing regional water system
03/22/2007EPA Reports Latest Inventory of Chemicals Released
03/20/2007EPA proposes to move forward on requests for ozone redesignations
03/14/2007Free Workshop to Help Small Businesses Get Funds for Tech Research
03/08/2007Conference Aims to Boost Environmental Education State-wide in West Virginia
02/13/2007EPA Completes Custom Plating Cleanup
02/12/2007$2.7 Million Available to Local Communities to Reduce Toxic Exposure