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1. EPA LAUDS PITTSBURGH-AREA COMPANY FOR REDUCING LEAD-CONTAINING WASTE BY 95 PERCENT,
2. EPA RELEASES BUTADIENE HEALTH ASSESSMENT, 3. U.S. EPA NATIONAL COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS FORUM 2002, 4. EPA, TEXAS, AIR FORCE PROMOTE REDEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL OF CONTAMINATED INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES NATIONWIDE AS PART OF ADMINISTRATION'S ONGOING EFFORTS TO REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES, 5. RECYCLING COMPANY PRESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO VIOLATING CLEAN WATER ACT
10/31/2002
1. EPA PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT POLICY ISSUED,2. EPA HOLDS MEETING ON DRAFT REPORT ON HEALTH EFFECTS FROM THE WORLD TRADE CENTER DISASTER,3. STAKEHOLDER WORKSHOP ON THE U.S. CORAL REEFS MANAGEMENT TO BE HELD JUNE 18-20,4. OHIO GAS COMPANY ADMITS TO ILLEGAL SEWER SYSTEM DISCHARGE06/18/2003
1. EPA RECOGNIZED SHIPBUILDING AND SHIP REPAIR COMPANIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATIONS, 2. EPA ISSUES FY 2002 ENFORCEMENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS REPORT, 3. EPA ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR RESEARCH IN MARKET MECHANISMS AND INCENTIVES, 4. EPA ORDERS ‘STOP SALE’ OF UNREGISTERED PESTICIDE PRODUCT PURPORTING TO CONTROL TOXIC MOLD , 5. EPA TO SPONSOR RESEARCH ON THE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT IMPACTS FROM NANOMATERIALS07/10/2003
1. EPA RECOGNIZES BUILDINGS FOR SUPERIOR ENERGY PERFORMANCE, 2. EPA PUBLISHES REPORT ON HIGH-PERFORMING AND COST-EFFECTIVE HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES, 3. PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT REGARDING HUMAN TESTING DATA, 4. EPA FINALIZES CHANGES TO THE “MACT HAMMER” RULE, 5. EPA LAUNCHES NEW COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE CENTER FOR AUTO RECYCLERS, 6. ILLINOIS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FALSIFYING REFRIGERANT CERTIFICATION TEST RESULTS05/09/2003
1. EPA RELEASES 1999 POLLUTION ABATEMENT COSTS AND EXPENDITURES DATA, 2. CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR HOMELAND SECURITY DECONTAMINATION TECHNOLOGIES, 3. PROPOSAL OUTLINES APPROACH FOR FIELD IMPLEMENTATION OF PESTICIDE-RELATED ENDANGERED SPECIES PROTECTION PROGRAM, 4. CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR TECHNOLOGIES TO REMOVE ARSENIC FROM DRINKING WATER, 5. VEHICLE EXHAUST EMISSION STANDARDS AMENDMENTS ISSUED12/04/2002
1. EPA RELEASES DIESEL EXHAUST HEALTH ASSESSMENT, 2. AIR QUALITY REPORT CONFIRMS CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT AND REMAINING CHALLENGES, 3. EPA ADDS 19 FINAL, SEVEN PROPOSED SITES TO SUPERFUND NATIONAL PRIORITIES LIST09/04/2002
1. EPA REQUESTS GRANT PROPOSALS TO RETROFIT DIESEL VEHICLES,2. EPA REQUESTS GRANT PROPOSALS TO RETROFIT DIESEL VEHICLES,3. EPA REVISES HAZARDOUS WASTE MIXTURE RULE,4. EPA AND GREENBIZ.COM ANNOUNCE NEW BEST ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES DATABASE,5. LINK BETWEEN LEVELS OF LEAD IN BLOOD AND DELAYED PUBERTY IN GIRLS DESCRIBED IN RESEARCH ,6. EPA OBSERVES NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL
CRIMES PREVENTION WEEK,APRIL 13-19,7. FORMER COMPANY VICE PRESIDENT CONVICTED OF CONSPIRING TO FALSIFY DATA ON MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF REFORMULATED GASOLINE
04/18/2003
1. EPA REQUESTS PROPOSALS FOR BROWNFIELDS GRANT AWARDS IN FY 2003, 2. EPA ADDS HAZARDOUS WASTE SITE IN LIBBY, MONTANA, TO SUPERFUND NATIONAL PRIORITIES LIST, 3. NEW PROJECT LAUNCHED TO ASSESS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ISSUES OF AMERICAN INDIANS, ALASKAN NATIVES, 4. FORMER LAB OWNER SENTENCED FOR FRAUD, FALSE STATEMENTS
UNDER THE CLEAN WATER ACT
10/24/2002
1. EPA TOOL IMPROVES SCREENING FOR PERSISTENT,
BIOACCUMULATIVE AND TOXIC CHEMICALS, 2. EPA ANNOUNCES GREEN BUILDING PROJECTS ON BROWNFIELDS SITES IN EIGHT STATES, 3. COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED ON PROPOSED U.S.-MEXICO BORDER ENVIRONMENTAL PLAN, 4. EX-PRESIDENT, FORMER EMPLOYEES OF LAB SENTENCED FOR FRAUD, 5. VIRGINIA SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT OWNER PLEADS GUILTY
09/25/2002
1. FORMER LABEL COMPANY VICE PRESIDENT INDICTED ON CLEAN AIR ACT CHARGES, 2. NORWEGIAN CORPORATION PLEADS GUILTY TO SPILLING OIL AT SEA,
3. TEXAS ENVIRONMENTAL COMPANY EMPLOYEES INDICTED ON HAZARDOUS WASTE CHARGES,
4. EPA EXTENDS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR PILOT
ENFORCEMENT AND COMPLIANCE DATABASE
01/22/2003
1. KOPPERS INDUSTRIES PLEADS GUILTY TO CLEAN
AIR ACT AND CLEAN WATER ACT CRIMES, 2. OHIO DRUM CLEANING COMPANY OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION, 3. EXECUTIVES CHARGED AND CORPORATIONS PLEAD GUILTY TO POLLUTION CONSPIRACY TO HIDE OIL DISCHARGES AT SEA, 4. HOUSTON BARGE CLEANING COMPANY SENTENCED FOR CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION, 5. TEXAS CHEMICAL PLANT MANAGERS SENTENCED FOR VIOLATING THE CLEAN AIR ACT,
6. CONNECTICUT MAN PLEADS TO CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION, 7. CONNECTICUT MAN PLEADS TO CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION
08/28/2002
1. LABEL INSTRUCTIONS TIGHTENED ON FLEA & TICK CONTROL PRODUCTS FOR PETS, 2. U.S. - MEXICAN BORDER COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE CENTER, 3. NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE CLEARINGHOUSE, 4. EPA ORDERS TWO COMPANIES TO STOP MARKETING INEFFECTIVE HOSPITAL DISINFECTANT PRODUCTS, 5. OHIO DRUM CLEANING COMPANY OWNER SENTENCED FOR CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION, 6. THREE WEST VIRGINIA RESIDENTS PLEAD GUILTY TO ASBESTOS CRIMES11/27/2002
1. NEW VIDEO DOCUMENTS TWO NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES PROTECTING WATER RESOURCES, 2. PROPOSAL OUTLINES IMPLEMENTATION OF MORE PROTECTIVE NATIONAL AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR GROUND-LEVEL OZONE, 3. SOUTH CAROLINA COMPANY OFFICIALS SENTENCED IN CLEAN WATER ACT CASE05/14/2003
1. NEW YORK STATE CLEANS UP DIESEL ENGINES IN LOWER MANHATTAN , 2. $3.5 MILLION AWARDED FOR RESEARCH ON GLOBAL CHANGE, 3. EPA ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF FIRST REGIONAL COLLABORATION BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY TO
ENCOURAGE TV, COMPUTER RECYCLING, 4. WHITMAN COMMEMORATES CLEAN WATER ACT ANNIVERSARY
AT YOUTH WATERSHED SUMMIT, 5. EPA RELEASES GUIDE TO CLEAN UP MOLD IN HOMES, 6. FOUR MINNESOTA RESIDENTS CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL DRUG MANUFACTURING AND ILLEGAL HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL, 7. VIRGINIA ASBESTOS ABATEMENT COMPANY AND OPERATIONS MANAGER PLEAD GUILTY IN ASBESTOS CERTIFICATE SCHEME, 8. MAN FROM SAIPAN INDICTED FOR CONSPIRACY AND FALSE STATEMENTS, 9. NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL SEWAGE DISCHARGE, 10. FLORIDA WOMAN CONVICTED IN MICHIGAN ON HAZARDOUS WASTE CHARGES
10/10/2002
1. NEW, EASIER WEB ACCESS TO CLEAN AIR MARKETS EMISSIONS DATA, 2. NEW EPA LIBRARY FACILITIES OPEN IN WASHINGTON, D.C., 3. EPA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR MINORITY ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS, 4. AGENCY ADVISORY COMMITTEE WILL MEET TO DISCUSS SUPERFUND, 5. EPA PROPOSES GRANTING TWO PETITIONS FOR EXEMPTIONS TO IMPORT FOR DISPOSAL, 6. LOUISIANA CORP., FORMER MANAGER PLEAD GUILTY, 7. WEST VIRGINIA MAN SENTENCED IN HAZARDOUS WASTE, DRUG CASE09/19/2002
1. PROGRESS REPORT RELEASED ON THE CLEAN DIESEL PROGRAM, 2. CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER POSITION ESTABLISHED IN AGENCY, 3. TENNESSEE PHYSICIAN SENTENCED FOR CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION, 4. OWNER OF FORMER OREGON SHIP REPAIR COMPANY GIVEN JAIL TERM, 5. SHIPS’ CAPTAIN, CHIEF ENGINEERS PLEAD GUILTY TO ALASKA VIOLATIONS, 6. ALASKA MAN PLEADS TO CONCEALING ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME06/21/2002
1. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED BY 30 DAYS ON DRAFT EXPOSURE AND HUMAN HEALTH EVALUATION OF AIRBORNE POLLUTION FROM THE WORLD TRADE CENTER DISASTER, 2. TEXAS AND MEXICAN MEN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF ILLEGAL IMPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE INTO THE U.S., 3. DRY CLEANING SUPPLY BUSINESS OWNER FACES CHARGES OF ILLEGAL HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORT AND DISPOSA, 4. ST. LOUIS AREA MEN INDICTED AND ARRESTED FOR FAILURE TO DISCLOSE LEAD PAINT02/27/2003
1. SAFE MANAGEMENT OF GAS STATIONS AND OTHER FACILITIES WITH UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS SUBJECT OF EPA CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO, 2. EPA AWARDS $4 MILLION IN MERCURY RESEARCH GRANTS, 3. EPA CO-SPONSORS CLEAN AIR WORKSHOP WITH THE GREATER HOUSTON PARTNERSHIP, 4. TEXAS AND MEXICAN MEN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF ILLEGAL IMPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE INTO THE U.S., 5. DRY CLEANING SUPPLY BUSINESS OWNER FACES CHARGES OF ILLEGAL HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORT AND DISPOSAL, 6. ST. LOUIS AREA MEN INDICTED AND ARRESTED FOR FAILURE TO DISCLOSE LEAD PAINT, 7. EPA SELECTS 37 NEW MEMBERS FOR PERFORMANCE TRACK PROGRAM03/06/2003
1. SCHOOLS RECOGNIZED FOR SUN SAFETY EDUCATION, 2. AWARENESS CAMPAIGN BEGINS ON ASTHMA ATTACK PREVENTION, 3. NEW EPA GUIDANCE ENCOURAGES THE USE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN ENFORCEMENT CASES06/13/2003
1. STOP SALE ORDER ISSUED TO MISSOURI DISINFECTANT COMPANY, 2. FLORIDA MAN, VIRGINIA REAL ESTATE FIRM PLEAD GUILTY, 3. SHIP’S CHIEF ENGINEER PLEADS GUILTY TO OIL POLLUTION IN ALASKA WATERS, 4. TWO MEN SENTENCED IN LAS VEGAS FOR ILLEGAL WASTE DISCHARGE 06/14/2002
1. UNDER NEW LAND REVITALIZATION AGENDA,EPA ADDS SEVEN FINAL,14 PROPOSED HAZARDOUS WASTE SITES TO THE SUPERFUND NATIONAL PRIORITIES LIST,2. 2003 FUEL ECONOMY TRENDS REPORT NOW AVAILABLE ON THE EPA’S WEBSITE,3. NEW ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIP WITH INDUSTRY SECTORS,4. EPA ANNOUNCES HOSPITALS FOR A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT AWARDS,5. MAN FROM SAIPAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY IN DRINKING WATER CASE,6. PENNSYLVANIA LANDLORD PLEADS GUILTY TO FALSIFYING LEAD PAINT NOTIFICATION FORMS05/02/2003
1. U.S. EPA NATIONAL COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS FORUM 2002, 2. EPA ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR WATERSHED CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS, 3. VERMONT MAN ARRESTED ON ILLEGAL REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS CHARGES, 4. SHIP’S ENGINEER PLEADS GUILTY IN OREGON ON CHARGES OF MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS REGARDING OIL DISCHARGE11/07/2002
1. U.S. GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORY
RELEASED FOR PUBLIC COMMENT,2. EPA GRANTS ONE-YEAR EXEMPTIONS FOR DOD TO SAFELY DISPOSE OF PCB WASTES,3. EPA AWARDS $200,000 FOR PROGRAM TO REDUCE POLLUTION FROM GROUND FREIGHT CARRIERS
02/07/2003
1. WHITMAN TO ANNOUNCE NATIONAL AWARDS FOR SMART GROWTH, 2. EPA ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR ENDOCRINE DISRUPTOR RESEARCH, 3. SEVEN NEW BROWNFIELDS PROJECTS ANNOUNCED, 4. GEORGIA MAN CONVICTED OF VIOLATING STATE SOLID WASTE LAWS, 5. FOUR COMPANIES FINED $5 MILLION FOR OCEAN OIL DUMPING CONSPIRACY, 6. $3 MILLION ENFORCEMENT SETTLEMENT WILL IMPROVE AIR QUALITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN BOSTON11/14/2002
1. EPA COMPLETES SIX-YEAR REVIEW OF EXISTING DRINKING WATER REGULATIONS, 2. REGIONAL GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR STATES AND TRIBES TO DEVELOP PESTICIDE RISK REDUCTION PROGRAM, 3. TWO NEW JERSEY MEN INDICTED IN DEATH OF RECYCLING WORKER, 4. TWO NEW YORK MEN INDICTED ON ASBESTOS CHARGES04/19/2002
1. EPA EXPANDS LOCALIZED SMOG FORECASTS TO 39 STATES AND OVER 160 CITIES, 2. COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE CENTERS HELP REGULATED COMMUNITY UNDERSTAND REGULATIONS, 3. INFORMATION QUALITY GUIDELINES DEVELOPED; PUBLIC MEETING TO BE HELD, 4. $4.5 MILLION AWARDED FOR RESEARCH ON CHILDREN’S HEALTH AND CHEMICALS IN THE ENVIRONMENT, 5. $3.4 MILLION SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH BOSTON TRASH HAULER, 6. FORMER CHRYSLER OFFICIALS SENTENCED IN INDIANA, 7. SHIP’S ENGINEERS CHARGED IN OREGON WITH FRAUDULENT OIL LOGS05/10/2002
1. EPA FINALIZES NON-CONFORMANCE PENALTIES RULE FOR DIESEL MANUFACTURERS, 2. PESTICIDE INFORMATION CAMPAIGN BEGINS IN D.C.-BASED METRO SYSTEM, 3. SCHOOLS AWARDED FOR EXCELLENCE IN IMPROVING INDOOR ENVIRONMENT, 4. COMPLEX IMPORTATION SCHEME IN CONNECTICUT RESULTS IN SENTENCING, 5. KANSAS COMPANY CO-OWNER, MANAGER SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS, 6. TENNESSEE MAN ARRESTED, INDICTED FOR PESTICIDE POISONING OF BIRDS, 7. FUGITIVE SENTENCED IN SEATTLE FOR FAILING TO APPEAR FOR TRIAL08/01/2002
1. EPA NATIONAL ACTION PLAN TO FIND SUBSTITUTES
FOR ALKYL-LEAD IN AVIATION AND RACE CAR FUELS, 2. EPA AWARDS $5 MILLION FOR RESEARCH ON POLLUTION PREVENTION, 3. EPA REGULATES RECYCLING OF FERTILIZERS CONTAINING ZINC, 4. PROPOSAL TO UPDATE FEES FOR MOTOR VEHICLES AND ENGINES, 5. NEW GRANT PROGRAM ANNOUNCED TO REDUCE IDLING FROM TRUCKS AND LOCOMOTIVES, 6. CLEAN SWEEP REPORT DETAILS STATE, LOCAL EFFORTS TO DISPOSE OF PESTICIDES, 7. WHITMAN APPOINTS PLACIDO DOS SANTOS AS THE NEW
GOOD NEIGHBOR ENVIRONMENTAL BOARD CHAIR, 8. THREE NEW YORK MEN PLEAD GUILTY IN ASBESTOS CASE,
9. SIXTH OF NINE DEFENDANTS PLEAS GUILTY IN NEW YORK ASBESTOS CASE, 10 FORMER VIRGINIA TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR SENTENCED TO PRISON
07/26/2002
1. EPA PROMOTES ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, 2. TWO DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION STANDARDS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT, 3. COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED TO OVERSEE THE PROGRESS OF THE 2007 DIESEL RULE, 4. INNOVATIVE RESEARCH TOOL DEMONSTRATES VALUE OF WATERSHED CONSERVATION, 5. EPA SPONSORS SIXTH NATIONAL TRIBAL CONFERENCE, 6. FORENSICS LABORATORY IN DENVER WINS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AWARD, 7. EPA SELECTS WETLANDS PHOTO WINNERS, 8. VIRGINIA RESIDENT SENTENCED IN NEW HAMPSHIRE FRAUD CASE, 9. OWNER OF DEFUNCT MICHIGAN LAB SENTENCED FOR FRAUD, 10. EMPLOYEE OF NORTH CAROLINA BUSINESS SENTENCED, 11. THREE NEW YORK RESIDENTS PLEAD GUILTY, 12. NEW JERSEY COMPANY, THREE INDIVIDUALS PLEAD GUILTY, 13. GREEK SHIPPING COMPANY, CHIEF ENGINEER PLEAD GUILTY05/16/2002
1. EPA PROPOSES TO REDUCE POLLUTION FROM
NEW LARGE MARINE DIESEL ENGINES, 2. COUNCIL OF THE COMMISSION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION
INITIATES SEARCH FOR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, 3. EPA CELEBRATES AMERICAN WETLANDS MONTH
05/02/2002

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