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April 3, 2014

The Justice Department Announces $5.15 Billion Settlement of Litigation Against Subsidiaries of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to Remedy Fraudulent Conveyance Designed to Evade Environmental Liabilities

March 20, 2014

Texas Chemical Plant Agrees to Cut Harmful Air Pollution in Overburdened Community

March 19, 2014

Tonawanda Coke and Manager Sentenced for Violating the Clean Air Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act



June 26, 2013

United States Reaches Agreement with Suncoke Energy Resolving Clean Air Violations at Plants in Illinois and Ohio

June 6, 2013

Seller of Golden Eagle and Hawk Feathers Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Violations of Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Lacey Act

May 17, 2013

Individual Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Id Fraud and Impersonating an Osha Official in Wake of Gulf Oil Spill

April 16, 2013

Seattle and King County, Wash., Agree to Upgrade Combined Stormwater Systems to Protect Local Waters from Raw Sewage Overflows

January 24, 2013

Individual Pleads Guilty to Id Fraud and Impersonating an OSHA Official in Wake of Gulf Oil Spill




November 20, 2012

U.S. and Mississippi Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with the City of Jackson

October 19, 2012

Justice Department and EPA to Hold Community Meetings in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Assist Residents Who May Be Victims of Environmental Crimes by CITGO Refinery

October 1, 2012

Settlement with Suiza Dairy Corporation for Violations at Facilities in Puerto Rico Will Make Facilities Safer, Benefit Nearby Communities

September 26, 2012

Individual Indicted in Louisiana for Impersonating an OSHA Employee to Conduct Fraudulent Hazardous Waste Safety Trainings During Gulf Oil Spill Clean up

August 8, 2012

Cleanup and Natural Resources Improvement Agreement Reached at Ashland Lakefront Superfund Site in Wisconsin

July 17, 2012

U.S. and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with the City of Chattanooga




August 11.2011

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to Pay $4.7 Billion to Cut Sewer Overflows

July 19, 2011

Jersey City, N.J. to Upgrade and Repair Sewer System to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations

January 13, 2011

U.S. Announces Clean Air Act Settlement to Protect Public Health in Indiana

January 31, 2011

Food Processor to Pay $390,000 Penalty for Illegal Wastewater Discharges into Kansas-Oklahoma River

December 22,2010

U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Northeast Ohio to Protect Lake Erie, Revitalize Neighborhoods and Create Green Jobs

May 18, 2010

Kansas City, Missouri to Spend $2.5 Billion to Eliminate Sewer Overflows

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority to Spend More than $195 Million on Improvements to 126 Drinking Water Plants


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