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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI 6h
This week marks the third anniversary of amended and three years of chemical safety progress!
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI 7h
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Check out the article about our work in the Malone Telegram!
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI 7h
: As part of , EPA partnered with teachers and students from , Malone Chamber of Commerce, Franklin County Health, Cornell Cooperative Extension Service of Franklin County and local farmers to develop Malone action plan to develop its local food economy.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 17
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U.S. EPA Jun 12
Want to see how EJ grants help communities address local environmental and public health issues? Check out this new story map.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 13
: Last week, Regional Administrator Pete Lopez announced that EPA is awarding the City of Gloversville with an $300,000  grant to target abandoned tannery sites for assessment, cleanup & reuse plans. 
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 13
TONIGHT: The Community Advisory Group for the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund Site is meeting at 7pm at the Good Shepherd Church in Ringwood, NJ. Join us and get involved in your community!
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 12
EPA marks the start of the 2019 hurricane season as preparedness efforts are underway even as Hurricanes Irma/Maria recovery continues. Read the press release here:
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 12
Reminder: There’s an open house info session from 6-7pm tonight for the Grasse River Superfund Site at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center! Meetings will be held monthly through September.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 12
The Lake Ontario Lakewide Action Management Plan comment period is closing TOMORROW - make sure to get your comments in ASAP and let your voice be heard! Find details, including where to comment, here:
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 11
This week, EPA is proposing to tentatively approve the USVI municipal solid waste landfill permit program, a key step for the territory to maintain a comprehensive solid waste management program.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 11
Congrats to Merck Research Labs in Rahway, NJ, a winner of the 2019 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for their work redesigning manufacturing of antibiotics.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 11
Yesterday, EPA recognized Prof. Sanjoy Banerjee of with a Green Chemistry Challenge award for his work on sustainable energy.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 7
It’s ! Did you know that the Atlantic Ocean covers an area of approximately 41,105,000 square miles? New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands all have Atlantic Ocean beaches! 😎 🏖️
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 6
Do you have a water quality project that needs funding? $14M is available in EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding to reduce excess nutrients and stormwater pollution in the Great Lakes. Applications are due July 12. Find out how to apply here:
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 5
Today, the EPA selected 149 communities across the country including the City of Syracuse and the Villages of Solvay and Marcellus, NY, as well as Newark, NJ, to receive funding for brownfield site revitalization. To read the news releases, visit:
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 5
EPA’s Caribbean Environmental Protection Division Director Carmen Guerrero announced that EPA is awarding the Municipality of Naranjito, Puerto Rico with a $300,000 Brownfields Assessment to assess environmental sites and sites impacted by petroleum contamination.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 5
Deputy Regional Administrator Walter Mugdan announced that EPA is awarding the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency with an $800,000 grant to assess and clean up land that will eventually become an 8.5 walk & bike path along the Passaic and Hudson Rivers.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 5
Regional Administrator Pete Lopez announced that EPA is awarding the City of Gloversville with an $800,000 grant to target abandoned tannery sites on the banks of the Cayadutta Creek & Gloversville’s Southern Gateway for assessment, cleanup & reuse plans.
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US EPA - NJ,NY,PR,VI Jun 4
EPA Region 2 is still accepting Wetland Program Development Grants applications through June 14! The application is open to state, tribal, and local government agencies that are interested in protecting, managing, and restoring wetlands! More info here:
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