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Senior EPA Officials Wrap up Visit Focused on Strengthening Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts

News Releases from Region 02 08/21/2020 Contact Information:  NEW YORK – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) senior officials wrapped up their visit to Puerto Rico highlighting the Trump Administration’s emphasis on restoring and rebuilding Puerto Rico. EPA Associate Deputy Administrator Doug Benevento, Rear Admiral Peter Brown, EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez, and EPA…
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EPA Awards $10 Million Grant to U.S. Virgin Islands Solid Waste Management Plan

News Releases from Region 02 08/19/2020 Contact Information:  U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – During a visit today to the U.S. Virgin Islands to highlight important U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) collaboration with the U.S. Virgin Islands government, EPA Associate Deputy Administrator Doug Benevento, U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan and EPA Regional Administrator Pete Lopez announced the…
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EPA Extends Public Comment Period on 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 08/18/2020 Contact Information:  NEWARK, N.J. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has extended the public comment period to September 21, 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 a combination of technologies…
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