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EPA News: EPA Finalizes $19.5 Million Plan to Upgrade Groundwater Treatment System, Maximize Removal of Contaminants at Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund Site, New Jersey

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a $19.5 million cleanup plan for the Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund site in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.  Previous industrial and commercial activities at the site contaminated the soil and groundwater with chlorinated volatile organic compounds.  EPA will expand and enhance the system … Continue reading EPA News: EPA Finalizes $19.5 Million Plan to Upgrade Groundwater Treatment System, Maximize Removal of Contaminants at Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund Site, New Jersey

United States | Application Period Open for Department of State and Environmental Protection Agency Virtual Air Quality Fellowship

United States – The Department of State and the Environmental Protection Agency are now accepting applications for the virtual air quality fellowship program. This fellowship is a vital component of the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency’s collaborative efforts to improve access to, and application of, continuous air quality data worldwide. The fellows will volunteer … Continue reading United States | Application Period Open for Department of State and Environmental Protection Agency Virtual Air Quality Fellowship

United States | Lipinski Calls on U.S. EPA to Demonstrate That Emissions from Sterigenics Are Not a Public Health Threat or Use Its Authority to Shut Down Plant

United States – Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take additional steps to address public health concerns stemming from emissions of ethylene oxide – a known carcinogen – from the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook. In a new letter to Andrew Wheeler, Acting Administrator of the U.S. EPA, Lipinski … Continue reading United States | Lipinski Calls on U.S. EPA to Demonstrate That Emissions from Sterigenics Are Not a Public Health Threat or Use Its Authority to Shut Down Plant

WASHINGTON, DC | Garamendi Urges EPA not to Acquiesce to Deceptive Funding Request for Twin Tunnels Project

Garamendi alleges that the Delta Conveyance Finance Authority, the financial agency for the project, misrepresented key aspects in its request for a $9.8 billion commitment from the WIFIA loan program WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Water Resources Subcommittee, … Continue reading WASHINGTON, DC | Garamendi Urges EPA not to Acquiesce to Deceptive Funding Request for Twin Tunnels Project

U.S. Political News: McCaskill Joins Bipartisan Push to Protect Missouri Biodiesel Manufacturers

Senator calls on Administration to change proposed rule on the Renewable Fuel Standard WASHINGTON – Continuing her work supporting Missouri’s biodiesel industry, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill joined a bipartisan effort in calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuel volumes in a new proposed rule on the Renewable Fuel … Continue reading U.S. Political News: McCaskill Joins Bipartisan Push to Protect Missouri Biodiesel Manufacturers

State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide

EPA’s decision put farmworkers, children, pregnant women potentially at risk SEATTLE, WA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with Attorney General Bob Ferguson yesterday that the Environmental Protection Agency improperly halted a scientific safety review of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, allowing the continued use of the pesticide at potentially dangerous levels. … Continue reading State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide

Virginia News: Attorney General Mark Herring Joins 19 State Attorneys General Announcing Intent to Sue Over EPA Rollback of Clean Car Rule

Abandoning new federal standards will cost Americans between $193 billion and $236 billion more on gas and add carbon emissions equivalent of 400 million more cars RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined a coalition of 19 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia, in releasing the following joint statement … Continue reading Virginia News: Attorney General Mark Herring Joins 19 State Attorneys General Announcing Intent to Sue Over EPA Rollback of Clean Car Rule

Maximizing Your Home’s Value: Three Tips to Prepare for a Home Inspection

ATLANTA/ July 25, 2018 (STL.News) — Assured Comfort Heating, Air & Plumbing, a leading home service company serving the greater Atlanta area, is offering home inspection preparation tips to local residents ready to place their homes on the market. “Real estate tends to spike between June and August, and it’s a good season to sell … Continue reading Maximizing Your Home’s Value: Three Tips to Prepare for a Home Inspection