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Cleanup Plan Finalized in New Jersey to Address Groundwater Contamination

Cleanup Plan Finalized in New Jersey to Address Groundwater Contamination

To further protect public health, EPA will conduct long-term monitoring of the groundwater, in addition to other protective measures.

Clean Water Violations: EPA Reaches Settlement with Massachusetts Construction Companies

Clean Water Violations: EPA Reaches Settlement with Massachusetts Construction Companies

Construction companies in Massachusetts are paying up after an investigation showed the companies did not obtain proper permits for stormwater discharge.

Environmental Health Experts Provide Guidance to Prevention Against Mold

Environmental Health Experts Provide Guidance to Prevention Against Mold

Ability for protection from mold-related and safety problems relies on knowledge of prevention and addressing sources of moisture.

EPA Issues an Emergency Order and Information Request to a Containerboard Company with Air Monitoring Expansion

EPA Issues an Emergency Order and Information Request to a Containerboard Company with Air Monitoring Expansion

The New Indy Containerboard Facility was issued an order to correct the undesirable level of air contaminants.

EPA Helps Advance Efficiency and Reduce Emissions of Homes and Buildings in the U.S.

EPA Helps Advance Efficiency and Reduce Emissions of Homes and Buildings in the U.S.

The EPA announces its new commitments and initiatives for clean energy.

New York Air Force Base is now Known for its Federal Facility Excellence

New York Air Force Base is now Known for its Federal Facility Excellence

The EPA chose the base as a 2021 site reuse award winner.

Research Finds Half of Single-Use Plastic Waste is Produced by 20 Companies

Research Finds Half of Single-Use Plastic Waste is Produced by 20 Companies

Researchers and U.S. leaders plan to take action before the problem escalates further.



Environmental Protection Agency to Conduct Listening Sessions on Chemical Accident Prevention

Environmental Protection Agency to Conduct Listening Sessions on Chemical Accident Prevention

OSHA is scheduled to participate in both sessions set for June and July.

Bio-based Polyurethanes and How They Contribute to Sustainability

Bio-based Polyurethanes and How They Contribute to Sustainability

What’s on the label, it would seem, does matter after all.

St. Louis River Area of Concern Cleanup Continues

St. Louis River Area of Concern Cleanup Continues

Contaminated water is being cleaned up and cleared out at Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin.

EPA Fines IOWA Manufacturing Company for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

EPA Fines IOWA Manufacturing Company for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

Scranton Manufacturing Company is accused of violating the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

EPA Grants to Allow Monitoring of Beach Water Quality in Alaska, Oregon and Washington

EPA Grants to Allow Monitoring of Beach Water Quality in Alaska, Oregon and Washington

Funds will help EPA partners identify health risks in the water.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grants to Cities in New Jersey

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grants to Cities in New Jersey

The grants given are meant to help underserved communities get cleaned up.

EPA Swears in New Deputy Administrator

EPA Swears in New Deputy Administrator

Janet McCabe serves as the 16th Deputy Administrator of the EPA.

Maine Manufacturer Violates Chemical Handling Regulations

Maine Manufacturer Violates Chemical Handling Regulations

A South Portland manufacturer has agreed to pay a penalty to settle charges by the EPA that violated the Clean Air Act’s chemical accident prevention rules.

EPA Seeks Experts to Serve on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council

EPA Seeks Experts to Serve on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council

The EPA is asking environmental education experts to apply for a spot on the NEEAC.

The Changing Face of Waste Management in the COVID Era

The Changing Face of Waste Management in the COVID Era

Waste production, especially plastic waste production is soaring high under the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

What Biden

What Biden's Administration Means for Water Quality

January’s initiatives are just a few glimpses at what’s possible under the Biden administration.

Improper Disposal of PPE Contributes to Waste

Improper Disposal of PPE Contributes to Waste

The coronavirus pandemic has increased the need for PPE, which has the potential to become litter.

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