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EPA awards Cottage Grove, Oregon, company $300K for innovative clean-burning cookstove

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $300,000 contract award to ASAT Inc., based in Cottage Grove, Oregon to complete development of an innovative clean-burning cooking stove. ASAT Inc. is among five other companies receiving a total of $1.8 million in EPA funding for small businesses to develop technologies that provide solutions for environmental issues.
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Federal Partnership Kicks Off Next Phase of Water Quality Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with four federal partners launched the next phase of a technology-accelerating water quality challenge calling for demonstrated use of nutrient pollution sensors. Nutrient pollution is a widespread water quality challenge in the United States and is caused by excess nitrogen and phosphorus in the water.
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EPA Proposes Plan to Expand Cleanup of Contaminated Groundwater at the Old Roosevelt Field...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a plan to clean up contaminated groundwater in the eastern area of the Old Roosevelt Field Contaminated Groundwater Area Superfund site in Garden City, N.Y. “Old Roosevelt Field’s storied history includes supporting our nation during World Wars I and II and other aviation milestones.
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Administrator Pruitt Participates in White House Infrastructure Initiative Roundtable

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt participated in the White House Infrastructure Initiative Roundtable alongside President Donald Trump, other members of the Cabinet and state and local officials from around the country.
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Winter in New England is the time to test your home for Radon!

Every January, EPA promotes National Radon Action Month, but EPA's efforts to protect the public from radon don't begin or end with the month of January. People need to be aware of the risks from exposure to radon and take action to protect themselves and their families
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EPA Works with Partners to Bring New Drinking Water Source to North Texas

With engagement and partnership from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a project to provide a drinking water source for North Texas is closer to getting underway. The Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir project, as proposed by the North Texas Municipal Water District, will create water supply reservoir to provide drinking water to cities north and east of Dallas, Texas
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EPA awards $10.7 million to American Samoa for environmental protection

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $2.3 million to the American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (AS-EPA) to strengthen its capacity to protect human health and the environment, while the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) has been awarded $8.4 million for water infrastructure projects.
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EPA Hurricane Maria Update for January 18, 2018: Hazardous Household Materials Collection Program Underway...

Continuing its Hurricane Maria response efforts, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency is collecting hazardous household materials, orphan containers and e-waste items in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Vieques, an island seven miles off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, was one of the hardest hit areas and has presented exceptional challenges, from a logistics and communications standpoint, to response and recovery efforts on Vieques.
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EPA Urges Home Radon Tests this January for National Radon Action Month

Radon, a naturally-occurring radioactive gas that causes cancer, can build up to unsafe levels in any home at any time of year. With many Americans spending more time inside their homes during January, however, there is no better time to make sure our homes are radon-free. That is why EPA starts every new year encouraging Americans to get their homes tested for radon.
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EPA’s top tips to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in your home, workshop or...

Every year, close to 500 people die and almost 50,000 people visit U.S. hospital emergency rooms from accidental CO poisoning. CO is found in fumes produced by gas ranges, vehicles, portable generators, camp stoves, lanterns, or by burning charcoal and wood. CO from these sources can build up in enclosed or even partially enclosed spaces, silently poisoning people and animals
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U.S. Senate Confirms David Ross to Lead EPA Water Office

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt praised the U.S. Senate’s action to confirm David Ross to serve as the assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Water.
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EPA awards Pacific Northwest tribes just over $2 million for water quality protection &...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1,039,686 to support 32 tribes with their nonpoint source pollution programs, and an additional $975,548 under the competitive grant program to 10 of the tribes for specific restoration and protection projects, boosting tribal water quality programs across three Northwest states to help protect people’s health and the environment.
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EPA backs Colorado’s plan to improve water quality with $24.9 million in water infrastructure...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded approximately $10.6 million in clean water infrastructure and $14.3 million in drinking water state revolving loan funding (SRF) to the state of Colorado to support key water infrastructure projects, including new and upgraded wastewater and drinking water plants to ensure clean drinking and surface water, better serve residents, increase efficiency and reduce pollution
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EPA Continues to Collect Hazardous Household Materials in the U.S. Virgin Islands; Announces Upcoming...

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency is working with local governments and residents in St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, and Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands to keep hazardous materials out of the environment and minimize the amount of waste going to landfills through household hazardous waste collection events
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EPA Helps Collect Hazardous Household Materials in the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency is working with local governments and residents in St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, and Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands to keep hazardous materials out of the environment and minimize the amount of waste going to landfills through household hazardous waste collection events.
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EPA backs Utah’s plan to improve water quality with $15.6 million in water infrastructure...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Utah approximately $15.6 million for clean water and drinking water projects in communities across the state.  EPA is providing $7 million for the state’s clean water revolving loan fund and $8.6 million for its drinking water revolving loan fund to support key infrastructure projects, including new and upgraded wastewater and drinking water plants.  These projects will ensure clean drinking and surface water, better serve residents, increase efficiency and reduce pollution.
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EPA Helps Collect Hazardous Household Materials in Puerto Rico

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the government of Puerto Rico and municipalities, as well as residents, to protect people and prevent hazardous materials from reaching landfills.
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EPA backs North Dakota’s plan to improve water quality with $14.7 million in water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $14,715,000 in Clean Water and Drinking Water state revolving loan (SRF) funding to the North Dakota Department of Health to support key water infrastructure projects, including new and upgraded wastewater and drinking water plants to ensure clean drinking and surface water, better serve residents, increase efficiency and reduce pollution.
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EPA Grant will help Berkshire County Residents with Energy Efficiency and Air Quality

A project that works to reduce respiratory health problems for residents in northern Berkshire County of Massachusetts through energy efficiency improvements, has received $25,000 from a US Environmental Protection Agency program that addresses environmental issues affecting public health
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EPA Recognizes North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality for Property Reuse Achievements at Superfund...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) has received EPA’s “Excellence in State Engagement Supporting Reuse Award” for the agency’s ongoing commitment to support redevelopment and community revitalization.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.