Environmental Protection

Remediation


Video Town Hall Focuses on Efficient Land Use

EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response wants to know what you think about its role in land reuse.

NuStar Pipeline to Pay Penalty, Install Alarms

The Texas-based pipeline company failed to have spill response plans at eight of its facilities and will pay a $450,000 civil penalty and $768,000 for a supplemental environmental project.

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Case Study: Via Light Gas Station Bioremediation

Brazilian-based Grön Environmental uses S-200 to successfully complete a Rio de Janeiro gas station cleanup to the applicable BTEX standards.

Fort Worth Gets $400,000 Boost for Brownfields Program

Half of the funds will be used to conduct petroleum assessment activities and the other half will be spent on hazardous substances assessments. 

EPA Calls Superfund Cleanup Progress 'Significant'

The agency used stimulus funds to speed cleanup at 51 sites in FY2009 and oversaw more than 368 emergency response and removal actions.

EPA Adds 10 Sites to Superfund's NPL

Florida and Illinois each have two hazardous waste sites that have been added to the National Priorities List.



Blue Tee Corp. Provides Nearly $1.4 M for Superfund Cleanup

The public is invited to comment on the proposed settlement, which will fund remaining cleanup at the Anderson-Calhoun Mine and Mill site.

Coles Evergreen Marina Pays Fine, Corrects SPCC Violations

EPA fined the Stigler, Okla., marina for violating Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure rules at its bulk storage facility.

Chenega Global Services Wins DOE Support Contract

Anchorage, Alaska, company will support environmental projects under a 3-year, $25 million small business contract.

EPA Asks for Comment on Treece, Kan., Relocation Offer

The relocation exemption has congressional support and would move approximately 77 residential and business properties.

EPA Honors Palos Verdes Team for Risk Education Effort

The Palos Verdes Shelf Fish Contamination Education Collaborative Community Outreach Team educated local fishermen and the Vietnamese and Chinese communities on the dangers of consuming contaminated fish.

Nutmeg Valley Road Site Still Protective, EPA Says

Following its five-year review, EPA said natural degradation and state and local laws are preventing exposure to contaminated groundwater.

EPA Extends Emory River Closure to Mid-May

Agency and TVA have brought in large hydraulic dredge equipment to expedite ash removal.

Law Firm Secures $2.5 M Judgment in Superfund Case

The court ruled in favor of the Solvent Chemical Company in litigation involving the recovery of cleanup funds from one of the potentially responsible parties of a site in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

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