Sunday, September 25, 2016


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UNH doctoral student among seven recently announced New England STAR Fellows

University of New Hampshire doctoral student Christopher Whitney recently won an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship that will see him receive $132,000 in funding to support his research.
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North Carolina State University at Raleigh wins $800,000 EPA grant to study water quality

North Carolina State University at Raleigh recently won a $800,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study the value of high water quality in Southeast watersheds impacted by increasing development.
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EPA selects 13 STAR fellows from Pacific Southwest schools

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $6 million in funding for 52 Science to Achieve Results (STAR) graduate fellows, including 13 fellows from universities in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada.
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Iowa State University wins EPA grant to study value of water quality investments

Iowa State University will use an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant of $800,000 to study water quality improvements in its surrounding ecosystems and quantify their economic values, giving communities more information about the benefits of water quality investments.
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General Petroleum settles with EPA over Los Angeles facility Clean Water Act violations

General Petroleum Corp. recently settled with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over violations at its petroleum storage facility on the Port of Los Angeles’ Terminal Island, for which the company did not have an adequate Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan.  
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Idaho DEQ awards $40,000 drinking water planning grant to Troy

Troy, Idaho, located in Latah County, recently won a drinking water planning grant of $40,000 from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that will go towards evaluation of the city’s water system.
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EPA announces funding for New England coastal watershed projects

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Southeast New England Program (SNEP) will support the monitoring and protection of coastal watersheds throughout southeast Rhode Island and Massachusetts with eight grants totalling more than $4.6 million in funding.
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Ohio EPA announces public hearing on water quality certification for proposed pipeline project

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) will hold a public hearing on a water quality certification application for a pipeline that would run through 14 Ohio counties on Sept. 28 in Fremont, Ohio.
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EPA launches fourth annual SepticSmart Week

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently launched its fourth annual SepticSmart Week, highlighting the importance of septic tank maintenance for American homeowners and communities, as well as tips to keep tanks operating properly.  
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American Samoa receives $2.7 million EPA grant for environmental programs

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded a $2.7 million grant to the American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA) for environmental programs such as inspections, drinking water and beach safety monitoring, cleanup activities, protective measures and emergency response.
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EPA honors Dublin, California Whole Foods with Best of the Best GreenChill Award
Friday, Sep 16, 2016 @ 3:58pm By EP News Wire Reports
Olson and Chabot question EPA administrator following proposed refrigerant regulation
Friday, Sep 16, 2016 @ 2:44pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA wins three Presidential GreenGov Sustainability awards
Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 @ 2:39pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA commends Water Well program addressing E. coli contamination in Wisconsin
Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 @ 2:33pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA awards GE’s Hillphoenix GreenChill Store Certification Excellence Award
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 @ 1:59pm By EP News Wire Reports
Doctoral student at UT Austin selected for EPA STAR Fellowship
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 @ 1:54pm By EP News Wire Reports
Ohio EPA schedules public meeting on pipeline application
Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 @ 4:20pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA kicks off Environmental Justice Academy’s second year
Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016 @ 4:03pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA finalizes update to Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
Monday, Sep 12, 2016 @ 4:45pm By EP News Wire Reports
Ohio EPA announces Encouraging Environmental Excellence Awards winners
Monday, Sep 12, 2016 @ 4:37pm By EP News Wire Reports