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EPA amends cleanup plan for former West Calumet Housing Complex in Zone 1 of...

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has amended the 2012 cleanup plan for the former West Calumet Housing Complex in Zone 1 of the USS Lead Superfund Site in East Chicago
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EPA Reaches Settlements with Three Construction Companies for Clean Water Violations in Massachusetts

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached settlements with three Massachusetts construction companies, which ensures they will come into compliance with stormwater
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EPA Announces $2.7 Billion for Infrastructure to Protect Surface Waters and Drinking Water

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds (SRFs). This funding assists states, tribes and territories with infrastructure projects that help protect surface water
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Prevent Lung Cancer: Test Your Home for Radon

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This National Radon Action Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages Americans around the country to test their homes for radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer. Make 2020 a healthier, safer new year by testing your home
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EPA Completes Nine Agreements to Settle Clean Water Act Violations from Biosolids Land Application...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it completed nine federal enforcement actions in 2019 to settle Clean Water Act violations that resulted from land application
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EPA to provide Oregon with $32.3 million for critical water projects

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has approved funding to support Oregon’s $35 million plan for key drinking water projects and $190 million
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Kansas Water Infrastructure Projects Recognized by EPA for Excellence and Innovation

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Two clean water and drinking water infrastructure projects in Kansas were recognized Nov. 18 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for excellence and innovation
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EPA to hold public meeting Dec. 5 on proposal of Blades Groundwater to National...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with support from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)
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EPA Announces Nearly $21 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to the City of Oak Ridge

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $20.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee to help finance a new drinking water treatment plant.
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EPA commemorates $640 million in water infrastructure loans to Tualatin Valley Water District and...

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator for the Pacific Northwest Chris Hladick joined the Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) and the city of Hillsboro
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EPA Provides Resilient, Renewable Energy Study Results to Culebra, Puerto Rico

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In its continuing efforts to help the Caribbean recover from the long-term impacts from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
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EPA Celebrates 20 Years of Superfund Redevelopment

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI), launched in 1999 with the goal of returning formerly contaminated lands to long-term sustainable and productive reuse for communities across the country.
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EPA to Recognize Former Naval Air Station Cecil Field as 2019 Superfund Redevelopment Grant...

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Administrator Mary Walker, along with state and local officials, will recognize the Former Naval Air Station Cecil Field Superfund site as the recipient of the EPA Superfund Redevelopment Initiative Grant on Wednesday
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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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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.