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11/04/2010EPA Reaches Multi-state Agreement with Major Used Oil Recycler for Improper Handling of PCBs
11/03/2010Six New England Companies Face Fines for Chemical Reporting Violations 
10/21/2010Connecticut Holding Company Pays Fine for PCB Violations
10/18/2010Ten New England Community-Based Nonprofits Receive EPA Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks
10/08/2010Increased Recycling of Gypsum Wallboard Waste Promoted in the Northeast
10/07/2010Seven New England Groups Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grants
10/01/2010Glastonbury, Conn. Company Faces Fine for Reporting Violations
10/01/2010Hot New England Summer Meant More Smog Days, but Long-Term Trend is toward Cleaner Air
09/21/2010Across New England, 180 Communities Take Leadership Role on Energy Issues
09/21/2010National Drug “Take Back” Program Offered in New England Communities on Sat. Sept. 25
09/21/2010New England Colleges Challenged to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at Football Games
09/09/2010Boston and Hartford Selected by EPA as State Capitals Receiving Green Design Assistance
09/07/2010EPA to Seek Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Contamination at Raymark Site in Stratford, Conn.
08/31/2010Poor Air Quality Predicted for Southern and Eastern New England for Wednesday and Thursday
08/30/2010EPA Recognizes Connecticut as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Purchasers
08/24/2010U.S. Announces $26 Million Bankruptcy Settlement with Chemical Manufacturer
08/19/2010New England Schools Get Ready for School Year – and Big Energy Savings
08/17/2010Get Your Students Back to School – While Saving Money and Helping the Environment
07/27/2010Elevated Ozone Levels Predicted in Parts of Conn., Mass. and Maine on Wed. July 28, 2010
07/23/2010Poor Air Quality Predicted for the South Coast of New England for Saturday, July 24, 2010
07/22/2010Massachusetts Authorized to Implement Lead Renovation Program; EPA Provides More Time for Contractors To Obtain Certification and Training
07/21/2010EPA Provides Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) $850,000 to Reduce Emissions from Regional Locomotives
07/21/2010EPA Provides the Town of Fairfield, CT $831,030 to Reduce Diesel Emissions from Municipal Vehicles
07/19/2010National Car Rental Fined Nearly $500K for Diesel Idling Violations at Logan and Bradley Airports
07/06/2010Poor Air Quality Predicted for the south coast of New England for today, Tuesday, July 6, 2010
06/18/2010With Hot Weather, Elevated Smog Predicted in Parts of New England for Saturday, June 19, 2010
06/02/2010Connecticut Based Landlord Pays Fine for Failing to Warn Tenants about Lead Paint
05/27/2010Enjoy Summer Weather in New England: ‘Don’t Fry’ to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/04/2010 Summer Smog Season Starts: Air Quality Awareness Week, May 3 to May 7, 2010
04/29/2010 EPA Awards $16+ Million to Cleanup and Revitalize New England Communities -- Neighborhoods to gain health, environmental and economic benefits
04/28/2010EPA Awards Bridgeport, Conn. $75K to Support Asthma Reduction, Water Quality Improvements and a Recycling Initiative
04/22/2010Connecticut Residents Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award in Ceremony Recognizing 40th Anniversary of Earth Day
04/20/2010Five New England Colleges and Universities recognized for Recycling Efforts
03/29/2010Public Meeting Will Explain Upcoming Work to Remove Contamination at Chrome Engineering Site in Bridgeport, Conn.
03/29/2010EPA Reminds Public: Avoid Contact with Contaminated Flood Water - Flood water can contain raw sewage, other harmful contaminants
03/24/2010Boston and New England Buildings Receive Energy Star Recognition
03/16/2010Fix a Leak Week Showcases How Americans Can Save Water and Money
03/15/2010Protect Yourself and Family When Working in Areas Exposed to Contaminated Flood Water - Website Available with Flooding Information
03/11/2010EPA New England’s Curt Spalding Expands Environmental Conversation on Twitter
03/10/2010EPA Holds Public Listening Session for National Stormwater Program
03/03/2010Settlement Resolves Chlorine Spills by Connecticut Power Plant
03/01/2010 Newtown, Conn. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/25/2010Connecticut Based Landlord Pays Fine for Failing to Warn Tenants about Lead Paint
02/18/2010Curt Spalding Sworn in as Regional Administrator on One-Year Anniversary of the Recovery Act
02/11/2010EPA Completes Five-Year Review of Nutmeg Valley Road Superfund Site
02/08/2010Connecticut Company Pays Penalty for Violations of Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations
02/05/2010EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Merit Awards // Deadline for Nominations is March 1, 2010
02/04/2010Connecticut Education Institution Pays Fine for PCB Violations
12/23/2009U.S. EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results and Mapping Tool
12/15/2009Settlement for Old Southington Landfill Superfund Site Ensures Protections from Contaminated Groundwater
11/19/2009Bridgeport Selected as Environmental Justice Showcase Community
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
10/29/2009New Haven Building Earns ENERGY STAR for Superior Energy Efficiency
10/29/2009Two Connecticut Schools Recognized by EPA for Green Power Purchases
10/29/2009More than $1 Million for Projects to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound
10/28/2009EPA Recognizes 17 Green Power Partners for Leadership
10/26/2009Wallingford Chemical Company Fined for Clean Air Violations
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
10/09/2009Two Connecticut Landlords Face Fines for Failing to Warn Tenants about Lead Paint
10/08/2009Three Connecticut Companies Face Penalties for Hazardous Chemical Violations
10/07/2009Six New England Companies Settle with EPA for Pesticide Violations
10/01/2009New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Recent Summer
10/01/2009Connecticut Environmental Consulting Firm Pays Fine for PCB Violations
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
09/22/2009Connecticut Holding Company Faces Fines for PCB Violations
09/22/2009Waste company in Bridgeport, Conn. Pays $26,000 for Environmental Violations
09/17/2009Connecticut Oil Company Pays Fine for Clean Water Violations
09/15/2009Connecticut Health Care Facility Pays Fine for PCB Violations
08/28/2009Grocers and Refrigerator Companies with New England Presence Chill for the Environment
08/26/2009Free Public Open Ship Event in New London, Thurs. Aug. 27
08/25/2009Industrial Launderer Will Pay $525,000 for Clean Water Act Violations
08/20/20093 Facilities Agree to Pay Penalties Totaling $226,132 for Oil Spill Planning Failures
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
08/12/2009Connecticut Awarded $2 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks, Creating Jobs, Protecting Land and Water
08/07/200913 New England Groups Selected to Receive Additional Brownfields Grants for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
08/07/2009Hartford Group Will Provide Green Job Training through EPA Brownfields Grant
07/30/2009Follow EPA’s Ocean Research Vessel Tweet its Way up the New England Coast
07/21/2009Environmental Sampling to Begin at Raymark Superfund Site in Stratford, Conn.
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
06/18/2009Two Real Estate Firms Fined for Lead Paint Disclosure Violations in Four New England States
05/27/2009Connecticut Receives $485K in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
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
05/15/2009$4.7 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Connecticut
05/06/2009New England Colleges and Universities Recognized in EPA Green Power Challenge
05/05/2009Hartford-Area Leaders, Developers and Citizens to Discuss Sustainable Housing and Mixed-Use Development
04/24/2009With Warmer Weather, New England Reminded of Free Air Quality Alerts and Tools
04/23/2009EPA and HUD Recognize New England Affordable Housing Organizations with Energy Star Awards
04/22/2009Connecticut Citizens Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award
04/17/2009Connecticut Receives Economic Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/17/2009$48+ Million in Recovery Act Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Connecticut to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
04/10/2009Bolton, Conn. Manufacturer Settles for Failure to Report Chemical Inventories
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
03/27/2009EPA To Clean Up Abandoned Metals Foundry in Hartford