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EPA requires Pennsylvania municipalities to improve stormwater management

June 26, 2014
The federal agency's orders are intended to enhance the state's efforts to implement efficient stormwater management practices across all communities and to improve water quality in waterways.
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EPA task force to deal with nutrient pollution in Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico

May 29, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the launch of a new task force that will work to reduce water pollution from the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico.
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US senators criticize EPA over alleged 'power grab'

April 29, 2014
The proposed changes to the jurisdiction of the EPA over national bodies of water has sparked controversy.
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New rule on Clean Water Act jurisdiction proposed

March 28, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a new rule that seeks to shed light on the federal Clean Water Act's jurisdiction regarding protection of streams and wetlands.
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EPA ends new contract ban on BP operations

March 17, 2014
Oil giant BP and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed an agreement regarding legal procedures following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
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EPA finalizes rules on sulfur levels in gasoline

March 10, 2014
The U.S. oil and gas industry has opposed the new regulation, claiming that it would mean huge costs that would also affect the end price of fuel.
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Pennsylvania city reaps benefits from green infrastructure project

March 6, 2014
Utilizing green infrastructure can provide a number of environmental and economic benefits and can prove to be a cost-effective solution to deal with stormwater.
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New Hampshire wastewater treatment plant given EPA regional award

February 25, 2014
The EPA Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award is given to publicly owned wastewater treatment plants to honor employees for their commitment to the highest quality water.
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Texas metal finishing company investigated for cadmium discharge

February 25, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has started an investigation into a company that allegedly discharged a toxic chemical into the wastewater system of Fort Worth, Texas.
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EPA to fund research into chemical exposure on brain development

February 17, 2014
Four academic institutions across the United States will be awarded grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for researching the impact of chemicals on various biological processes and the potential adverse effect they may have on brain development.
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