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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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EPA Backs Maryland Plan to Improve Water Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has approved and helped fund a $303 million plan by Maryland to implement 36 clean water projects, including a series of major improvements to control stormwater and enhance wastewater infrastructure in Baltimore

EPA Grant to City of Baltimore will help revitalize properties

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $200,000 brownfields grant to the City of Baltimore’s Sustainability Office. The grant will support efforts to assess brownfields sites potentially contaminated with hazardous substances so that they can be cleaned up and redeveloped. Baltimore’s Sustainability Office will focus the work of this grant on transforming brownfields into green spaces, including urban gardens and places for urban agriculture.

EPA provides $400,000 to Baltimore to assess brownfields properties for redevelopment

BALTIMORE, MD - June 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced $400,000 in brownfields assessment funding to the Baltimore Development Corporation, the city’s economic development agency, to identify and assess potentially contaminated sites for clean-up and redevelopment.

EPA Cites Unlawful Filling of Wetlands at Wicomoco County, Md. Housing Development Site

PHILADELPHIA - October 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cited a Millersville, Md. couple and a Millsboro, Del. real estate developer for unlawfully filling protected wetlands, a violation of the Clean Water Act

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Federal, State and Local Housing Officials Celebrate Opening of Senior Rental...

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for The Bonifant at Silver Spring, a mixed-income 11-story apartment building with 149 units for seniors age 62 or older

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Cardin Statement on Deadline Extension for GSA to Report to Congress...

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), ranking member of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, released the following statement in response to the letter from U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate EPW Committee, and Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), ranking member of the EPW Committee, to General Services Administration (GSA) Public Building Service Commissioner Dan Matthews regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters.