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EPA Proposes Cleanup for Groundwater Contamination at Superfund Site in San German, Puerto Rico

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan to address contaminated groundwater located in the surrounding areas of the Retiro Industrial Park
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EPA Issues Guidance on Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

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As directed by President Trump, today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released guidance on Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) that provides recommendations to clarify and streamline the 401 certification process and to promote greater investment
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Three Communities in Mississippi to Receive Brownfield Grants to Address Contaminated Properties

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected 149 communities across the country including three in Mississippi to receive funding for brownfield site revitalization to help local governments redevelop vacant and unused properties
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EPA Issues Memo to Increase the Agency’s Compliance with Clean Water Act Deadlines

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking an important step toward ensuring the Agency is meeting its statutory obligations and carrying out the cooperative federalism principles embodied in the Clean Water Act (CWA).
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EPA Announces $14 Million to Reduce Excess Nutrients and Stormwater Pollution in the Great...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will accept applications for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants until July 12. EPA expects to award a total of approximately $14 million for about 30 projects in five categories addressing excess nutrients and stormwater runoff.
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Florida to Receive $419,000 from EPA for Beach Water Quality Monitoring

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As the nation heads into the summer beach season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun awarding up to $9.24 million across 39 states, territories and tribes to develop and implement beach monitoring and notification programs. Upon meeting the eligibility requirements, Florida will receive $419,000.
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Administrator Wheeler visits Miami and announces $99.7 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to Miami-Dade County

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a $99.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Miami-Dade County, Florida
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EPA Administrator Wheeler Announces New WIFIA Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

Funding could leverage $6 billion in public and private investment for construction-ready projects to protect drinking water from lead and emerging contaminants, upgrade aging infrastructure, promote water recycling and reuse
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EPA Issues Guidance to Help States Improve Drinking Water Infrastructure

Building on recent successes to move President Donald Trump’s infrastructure agenda forward by providing the financing and resources communities need to modernize local water infrastructure
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EPA Takes Action to Stop Raw Sewage Discharges from Puerto Rico Housing Developer

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a civil settlement with Mora Development Corporation and Mora Development S.E., two affiliated Puerto Rico
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EPA Begins Public Comment Period on Proposed Settlement for the Panelyte Property in Kalamazoo

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comments on its proposed settlement with the city of Kalamazoo and the Kalamazoo Brownfields Redevelopment
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EPA Provides $202 Million Loan to Modernize Baltimore’s Wastewater Infrastructure

WIFIA loan to help finance water infrastructure upgrades that will better protect public health and water quality for 1.8 million Baltimore residents
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EPA Advances President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda in the Midwest Through Accelerated Investments in America’s...

As highlighted in President Trump’s State of the Union address and in support of the President’s Infrastructure Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accelerated investment in the nation’s aging water infrastructure.
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EPA Advances President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Through Accelerated Investments in America’s Water Infrastructure

As highlighted in President Trump's State of the Union address and in support of the President's Infrastructure Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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EPA Provides $47.7 Million Loan to Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District for Water Infrastructure...

EPA WIFIA loan will improve local wastewater infrastructure, create jobs, and better protect Deer Creek (Lenexa, Kan., Dec. 21, 2018) – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S....
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EPA Updates Key Tool for Communities to Use in Turning Current and Formerly Contaminated...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing updates to a mapping tool under its RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative, that will help communities, developers, and other stakeholders site renewable energy on current and formerly contaminated lands, landfills, and mine sites.
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EPA Provides $47.7 Million Loan to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District for Water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $47.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to help finance its Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel and Sanitary Relief project.
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EPA Recognizes Maine Project to Protect Drinking Water Infrastructure

A project in Lewiston-Auburn, Maine, was among four projects in New England to repair and upgrade drinking water infrastructure that were recognized for excellence and innovation by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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EPA Provides $614 Million Loan to the City of San Diego for Innovative Water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a $614 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of San Diego, Calif., to help finance its Pure Water project.
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EPA Recognizes Wilmington, Delaware’s Renewable Energy and Biosolids Facility for Excellence and Innovation in...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has recognized Wilmington, Delaware’s renewable energy and biosolids facility for excellence and innovation. The Wilmington facility was one of 30 clean water infrastructure projects honored within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program

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CHRIS HELLER

Accelerating OJO Labs’ ambitions to deliver exceptional consumer experiences, Chris Heller...

OJO Labs, which empowers consumers to make better decisions through its conversational AI (artificial intelligence) platform, “OJO,” announced today that two top industry leaders who have led at the highest levels in real estate

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CHRIS HELLER

Accelerating OJO Labs’ ambitions to deliver exceptional consumer experiences, Chris Heller...

OJO Labs, which empowers consumers to make better decisions through its conversational AI (artificial intelligence) platform, “OJO,” announced today that two top industry leaders who have led at the highest levels in real estate