EPA Begins Five-Year Reviews of Superfund Sites

Agency will assess risks at 45 Southeast contaminated abandoned sites The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that its five-year review evaluations are underway for Superfund sites in…

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Hawaii Fines U.S. Navy for Sewage Release

Navy and EPA working to remediate treatment plant. The U.S. Navy has been fined $8.8 million for the release of partially treated or untreated sewage from Joint Base…

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EPA and USDA Address Rural Wastewater Management

A pilot initiative to begin in 11 rural communities. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced last week the launch of the…

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Justice Department Launches Discrimination Probe Against Houston

The investigation focuses on illegal dumping in minority communities The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division recently opened an environmental justice investigation into illegal dumping in the city…

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Spilled Liquid Waste Discovered During Nuclear Cleanup

Radioactive liquid found in shipping container. Officials confirmed earlier this week that a portion of a governmental waste repository was evacuated over the weekend. Workers at the New…

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EPA Focuses on Hazardous Waste Removal in California

Household hazardous waste must be dealt with as a result of wildfires in Northern California. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is coordinating with local, state, and federal officials…

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