Environmental Protection


Agency Wants Feedback on Integrated Cleanup Initiative

New roadmap guides EPA in providing more accountability, transparency, and progress in contaminated site cleanup.

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. 

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.

EPA, NREL May Use Brownfields for Renewable Energy Plants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is investing $650,000 in the project, which pairs agency expertise on contaminated sites with NREL's renewable energy know-how.

First St. Louis Community College Brownfields Class Graduates

St. Louis Community College used funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for its green jobs program.

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.

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.

EPA, MDEQ Agree to Dioxin Assessment Order for Dow Chemical

With supportive public comments, the agency says it plans to involve the community as Dow proceeds with its Superfund work in two Michigan waterways and continues to comply with its Resource Conservation and Recovery Act license.

Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska Towns Assess Brownfields with Stimulus Funds

EPA distributed more than $730,000 to help three Iowa towns, Kansas City, Mo., and Lincoln, Neb.

Cal/EPA Reviews 2010 Toxic Substances Control Changes

From lead in plumbing to testing used oil, California's Department of Toxic Substances Control will be enforcing new statutes in 2010.

$1.8 M in Stimulus Goes to Brownfields' Jobs

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is distributing funds to help clean up lead contaminated property, creating jobs in the process.

Ohio EPA Teams with Insurers for Brownfields' Cleanups

Those who want to voluntarily clean up a brownfield site in Ohio may be eligible for discounted insurance through a new state program.

$6.8 M to Fund Training for Brownfields Cleanup in 8 States

Government entities and nonprofit organizations can receive up to $500,000 in stimulus funds for job training.

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