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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

EPA employs 17,000 people across the country, including our headquarters offices in Washington, DC, 10 regional offices, and more than a dozen labs. Our staff are highly educated and technically trained; more than half are engineers, scientists, and policy analysts. In addition, a large number of employees are legal, public affairs, financial, information management and computer specialists.

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THD At-Home Services, subsidiary of The Home Depot, to pay $37,065 penalty for lead-based...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a $37,065 settlement with Atlanta, Georgia-based THD At-Home Services following a June 2015 compliance inspection that revealed alleged violations of the lead-based paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule at a project site in Arvada, Colorado.

Cottonwood Creek, Inc. to pay $170,000 for Clean Water Act violations at oil pumping...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with Enid, Oklahoma-based Cottonwood Creek, Inc. in which the company has agreed to pay a $170,000 penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act related to oil pollution at the Bonanza Station in Big Horn County, Wyoming.

City of Minot (N.D.) receives $600K for property assessment, cleanup and redevelopment

Denver. CO - May 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected the City of Minot as the recipient of $600,000 in Brownfields grant funds which will be used to assess and clean up properties downtown, including areas affected by the flooding of the Souris River in 2011. Today’s announcement is part of $62 million in EPA Brownfields funds awarded to 240 grant recipients across the nation to assess, clean up and redevelop contaminated properties

EPA to remove hazardous wastes at Elizabeth Mining and Development property in Montrose County...

Denver, CO - July 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct an emergency removal of hazardous substances this week at the 35-acre Elizabeth Mining and Development, Inc.(EMDI) site located at 11948 6300 Road, four miles northwest of Montrose, in Montrose County. EPA estimates that the cleanup will be complete by the end of the week.

EPA awards Standing Rock Sioux $400K to revitalize Fort Yates properties

Denver, CO - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe $400,000 for projects to revitalize two historic properties in Fort Yates.

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