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New York News Releases

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Sustained Emergency Responses in 2017 Guide EPA Preparations for 2018 Hurricane Season

07/13/2018
EPA News Release: Sustained Emergency Responses in 2017 Guide EPA Preparations for 2018 Hurricane Season

Cleanup of Contaminated Soil and Sediment in Stream near Dewey Loeffel Superfund Site in Town of Nassau, N.Y. to Begin this Summer

07/10/2018
EPA News Release: Cleanup of Contaminated Soil and Sediment in Stream near Dewey Loeffel Superfund Site in Town of Nassau, N.Y. to Begin this Summer

EPA Completes Cleanup of Chemical Hazard in Tonawanda, New York

07/03/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Completes Cleanup of Chemical Hazard in Tonawanda, New York

EPA Plans to Award $311,000 to New York for Beach Water Quality Monitoring

06/27/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Plans to Award $311,000 to New York for Beach Water Quality Monitoring

EPA Announces Settlement with Northeast Dredging Equipment Company LLC, Puts Cleaner Diesel Engines on Floating Crane in NY/NJ Harbor

06/26/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Announces Settlement with Northeast Dredging Equipment Company LLC, Puts Cleaner Diesel Engines on Floating Crane in NY/NJ Harbor

EPA Launches Research Vessel Lake Guardian to Monitor Lake Ontario’s Health as Binational Science Initiative Gets Underway

06/18/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Launches Research Vessel Lake Guardian to Monitor Lake Ontario’s Health as Binational Science Initiative Gets Underway

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Settlement With NYCHA and NYC To Fundamentally Reform NYCHA Through the Appointment Of a Federal Monitor and the Payment By NYC Of $1.2 Billion Of Additional Capital Money Over the Next Five Years

06/11/2018
EPA News Release: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Settlement With NYCHA and NYC To Fundamentally Reform NYCHA Through the Appointment Of a Federal Monitor and the Payment By NYC Of $1.2 Billion Of Additional Capital Money Over the Next Five Years

EPA Awards $2.17 Million to New York State to Protect Drinking Water

05/31/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Awards $2.17 Million to New York State to Protect Drinking Water

EPA and National Grid Reach Major Agreement on Gowanus Canal Superfund Site Cleanup

05/29/2018
EPA News Release: EPA and National Grid Reach Major Agreement on Gowanus Canal Superfund Site Cleanup

EPA Awards $75,000 Grant to Clarkson University for Innovative Food Waste Project

05/25/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Awards $75,000 Grant to Clarkson University for Innovative Food Waste Project

Construction Work Scheduled to Resume in Massena, N.Y. in Preparation for Cleanup of the Grasse River Superfund Site

05/10/2018
EPA News Release: Construction Work Scheduled to Resume in Massena, N.Y. in Preparation for Cleanup of the Grasse River Superfund Site

EPA Selects Bronx and Brooklyn, NY Organizations for Job Training Funding

05/07/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Selects Bronx and Brooklyn, NY Organizations for Job Training Funding

EPA Selects Long Island Communities to Receive $565,000 in Brownfield Grants to Revitalize Blighted Properties and Promote Economic Redevelopment

04/25/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Selects Long Island Communities to Receive $565,000 in Brownfield Grants to Revitalize Blighted Properties and Promote Economic Redevelopment

EPA Selects Central and Western New York Communities to Receive $1 Million in Brownfield Grants to Revitalize Blighted Properties and Promote Economic Redevelopment

04/25/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Selects Central and Western New York Communities to Receive $1 Million in Brownfield Grants to Revitalize Blighted Properties and Promote Economic Redevelopment

EPA Announces Availability of Funding to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines Nationwide

04/24/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Announces Availability of Funding to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines Nationwide

EPA Moves Forward with Plan to Clean Up Contaminated Groundwater at Old Roosevelt Field Superfund Site

04/11/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Moves Forward with Plan to Clean Up Contaminated Groundwater at Old Roosevelt Field Superfund Site

EPA Announces New Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects in New York

04/05/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Announces New Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects in New York

EPA Regional Administrator Pete Lopez Keynotes Cornell University’s Town Gown Conference on Sustainability

04/05/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Regional Administrator Pete Lopez Keynotes Cornell University’s Town Gown Conference on Sustainability

EPA Honors 15 New York Businesses as ENERGY STAR® Partners of the Year

04/02/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Honors 15 New York Businesses as ENERGY STAR® Partners of the Year

Six Manufacturing Plants in New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico Earned ENERGY STAR® Certification

03/27/2018
EPA News Release: Six Manufacturing Plants in New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico Earned ENERGY STAR® Certification

EPA Awards Innovative Technology Grants to Cornell University and The Sage Colleges in New York State

03/22/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Awards Innovative Technology Grants to Cornell University and The Sage Colleges in New York State

EPA Awards $460,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions from 23 Buses in New York State

03/08/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Awards $460,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions from 23 Buses in New York State

EPA Awards Funding to Replace and Upgrade School Buses in New York

02/22/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Awards Funding to Replace and Upgrade School Buses in New York

EPA Awards $2.6 Million to Cut Diesel Emissions in New York and New Jersey

02/20/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Awards $2.6 Million to Cut Diesel Emissions in New York and New Jersey

EPA Expands Scope of Hudson River Cleanup Analysis

01/29/2018
EPA News Release: EPA Expands Scope of Hudson River Cleanup Analysis

ICYMI: THE DAILY STAR: Area officials laud Lopez's role in DEP negotiations

01/09/2018
EPA News Release: ICYMI: THE DAILY STAR: Area officials laud Lopez's role in DEP negotiations

$2.04 Million in Grants Will Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

12/04/2017
EPA News Release: $2.04 Million in Grants Will Improve the Health of Long Island Sound

EPA, New York State and Montgomery County, N.Y. Work Together to Remove Asbestos at Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. Superfund Site, Canajoharie, N.Y.

11/16/2017
EPA News Release: EPA, New York State and Montgomery County, N.Y. Work Together to Remove Asbestos at Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. Superfund Site, Canajoharie, N.Y.

EPA Recognizes Excellence and Innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure

10/31/2017
EPA News Release: EPA Recognizes Excellence and Innovation in Clean Water Infrastructure

EPA Funding Will Help Camden Community Restore Local Waters

10/30/2017
EPA News Release: EPA Funding Will Help Camden Community Restore Local Waters