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EPA Awards Environmental Justice Grant to Hope Program, Inc., Bronx, New York

News Releases from Region 02 10/22/2020 Contact Information:  NEW YORK – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an award of $119,995 in an Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement to Hope Program, Inc. located in the Bronx, New York. The EPA funding will support work to reduce air pollution and to assist…
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EPA Provides Additional Time for Public Review of Proposed Cleanup Plan to Address Soil and Groundwater Contamination at the Riverside Industrial Park Superfund Site in Newark, New Jersey

News Releases from Region 02 10/19/2020 Contact Information:  NEWARK, N.J. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the public comment period a third time to November 20, 2020 on its proposed cleanup plan for the Riverside Industrial Park Superfund site on the bank of the Passaic River in Newark. The proposed plan includes…
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EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from Coronavirus Protection Scams

News Releases from Region 02 EPA issued 29 Advisory Letters to companies selling misbranded and unregistered pesticide products and prevented 52 imports of illegal pesticide products in New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico 10/15/2020 Contact Information:  NEW YORK – To date, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 has issued 29 Advisory Letter and…
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EPA Marks Third Year of Historically High Superfund Site Deletions with Visit to Peter Cooper Superfund Site in Gowanda, New York

News Releases from Region 02 Under the Trump Administration, EPA has deleted 82 sites from the NPL in four years equaling the number of deletions between 2008-2016 10/08/2020 Contact Information:  Gowanda, N.Y. - Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Pete Lopez marked another successful year of Superfund site deletions at the Peter Cooper Superfund…
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