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05/30/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan
05/30/2014EPA and Reckitt Benckiser Inc. Reach Agreement to Cancel Certain Rodenticide Products
05/30/2014Draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan Available for Public Input
05/30/2014EPA Region 7 and Partners Work Together to Increase Asthma Awareness and Conduct Asthma Screenings in Kansas City, Mo.
05/30/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan
05/30/2014EPA Reaches Legal Settlement with Operators of Arecibo Landfill to Reduce Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Agreement Creates Recycling Program in Arecibo
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Corpus Christi-Area Facility
05/28/2014EPA Awards Nearly $2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mississippi
05/28/2014EPA Awards $4 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Georgia
05/28/2014EPA Awards a $200,000 Cleanup Grant to the City of St. Marks, FL
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 to Central Florida Regional Planning Council to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
05/28/2014Oroville awarded $750,000 in Brownfields Grants
05/28/2014Monterey County awarded $200,000 in Brownfields Grants
05/28/2014San Pablo awarded $600,000 in Brownfields grants
05/28/2014U.S. EPA awards U.C. Berkeley $1.5 million to evaluate air pollution in developing nations
05/28/2014EPA Announces $1.55 million in Brownfields support for Oregon communities
05/28/2014EPA Announces $600,000 in Brownfields support for City of Tacoma
05/28/2014EPA announces $399,978 in Brownfields support for Idaho tribal communities
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1.5 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mobile, AL
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Campbell County, TN
05/28/2014Six Entities in EPA Region 7 Selected for $2.2M in Brownfields Grants to Help Clean and Redevelop Contaminated Properties
05/28/2014EPA Orders Reamer Hill Water Association to Comply with Drinking Water Safeguards
05/28/2014EPA Selects the City of Visalia for a $400,000 Brownfield Grant
05/28/2014EPA Selects the City of Los Angeles for a $400,000 Brownfield Grant
05/28/2014Houston to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Dallas Project to Receive EPA Grant for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Austin to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Yale Awarded $1.5 Million EPA Grant for Research on Cleaner Emissions from Cookstoves
05/28/2014EPA Report Shows Impact of Changing Climate on Americans’ Health and EnvironmentInforme de la EPA demuestra el impacto del clima cambiante en la salud de los habitantes de Estados Unidos y el medio ambiente
05/28/2014EPA Settlement with Lancaster Meat Processor Protects Local Waters
05/28/2014EPA Selects Pine Bluff, AR, Site for New Brownfield Investment Grant to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014EPA selects City and County of Honolulu for a $400,000 Brownfields grant
05/28/2014EPA Provides $388,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in the Cano Martin Pena Communities in San Juan, Puerto Rico
05/28/2014EPA Selects Virginia Communities for
New Brownfields Investments
05/28/2014Three Arizona Cities awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants
05/28/2014EPA Selects Western Pennsylvania Communities
for New Brownfields Investments
05/28/2014EPA Provides $2 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New Jersey; Projects in Camden, Union County, Mercer County and Newark
05/28/2014EPA Selects West Virginia Communities for
New Brownfields Investments
05/28/2014EPA Funds University Research on Cleaner Fuel Burning to Improve Air Quality/The World Health Organization estimates that cookstove smoke accounts for over 4 million premature deaths annually
05/28/2014Nevada Counties awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants
05/28/2014EPA Provides $200,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in Rochester, New York
05/28/2014EPA Provides $600,000 in Brownfields Cleanup Funding In New York City; Grants Will Fund Job Training Program and Assessments in Communities Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
05/28/2014EPA Provides $200,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in Jamestown, New York
05/28/2014EPA Selects 171 Communities for New Brownfield Investment Grants to Boost Local Economies, Leverage Job Creation/Funding will revitalize communities by cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014EPA Awards $17.5 Million to Clean Up Brownfield Sites in New England; Funds help protect health, the environment and Revitalize communities
05/27/2014EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools
05/27/2014EPA Adds Clothes Dryers to Energy Star Program, Increasing Energy Efficiency of New Appliances
05/27/2014EPA Moves to Improve Emergency Planning at Facilities in NJ and NY; Inspections Focus on Information on Chemical Hazards Needed by First Responders during Emergency Responses
05/27/2014EPA Settlement with Rochester Area Home Builder Protects Area Waterways; Developer Agrees to Construct Project to Reduce Polluted Stormwater Discharges
05/27/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grant Provides $246,931 to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
05/27/2014EPA Reducing Air Pollution from Old Diesel Engines; Grants Provide $1.1 Million to Protect People from Harmful Air Pollution
05/27/2014Walpole, Mass. School Bus Company Reduces Diesel Idling under Settlement
05/27/2014EPA Grant to Philly Nonprofit will Help Train Local Residents for Environmental Jobs
05/23/2014EPA Completes Radiation Screening at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton, Mo.
05/23/2014EPA Requires Mining Company to Restore Damaged Streams in Kentucky
05/22/2014Contractor sentenced to prison for environmental crime
05/22/2014
U.S. EPA finds Exide Technologies a source of harmful lead emissions
05/22/2014EPA and Duke Energy enter Agreement to Cleanup Coal Ash Release in the Dan River
05/22/2014EPA Awards FAA for Combating Climate Change by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014GSA Combats Climate Change by Reducing Energy Use
05/22/2014GSA Reduces Environmental Footprint by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014EPA Honors GSA – Justice Park Building, for Saving Money by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014National Park Service Fights Climate Change by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014HHS Fights Climate Change and Saves Money
05/22/2014ADVISORY: EPA Announces Grants to Six Universities for Clean Cookstove Research/The United Nations Foundation’s Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to host announcement event
05/22/2014Department of Homeland Security Facility in Lee’s Summit, Mo., Receives Top Award from EPA’s Federal Green Challenge
05/22/2014Ten New England Organizations Commit to Reduce Food Waste
05/22/2014Updated Information on Chlor-Alkali Superfund Site in Berlin, N.H.; Public Community Meeting will be Thurs. May 29
05/22/2014EPA Recognizes Over 400 Federal Facilities for Achieving $42 Million in Cost Savings and Environmental Benefits
05/21/2014EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/21/2014Public Availability Sessions Scheduled for Lee’s Lane Landfill Superfund Site
05/21/2014Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Task Force Announces Agreement with 12 Universities to Further Water Pollution Reduction Programs and Goals
05/21/2014U.S. EPA Administrator to Visit Salt Lake City, Seattle and Portland to Highlight Agency’s Efforts to Reduce Carbon Pollution and Address Climate Change
05/20/2014U.S. EPA settles with Irvine, Calif. company to ensure safe handling of pesticides
05/20/2014EPA and Partners Mark Opening of New Iberia, LA, Park; Site of former contaminated, abandoned lot transformed into public green space
05/20/2014EPA to Recognize Washington University in St. Louis for Recycling and Food Recovery Programs on Wednesday, May 21
05/19/2014EPA Finalizes Standards to Protect Fish, Aquatic Life from Cooling Water Intakes
05/16/2014EPA Hosts Public Information Sessions about Lead-Based Paint, Renovations and Health in New Haven, Connecticut
05/16/2014EPA Issues Final Notice to ExxonMobil Baytown to Construct Part of Multibillion­­-Dollar Expansion Project and Creates 10,000 jobs
05/16/2014EPA Recognizes Environmental Innovation at World’s Largest Science Competition for High School Students/Miriam Terese Demasi wins EPA Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award and will participate in National Sustainable Design Expo in 2015
05/15/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Emissions Standards for Refineries to Protect Nearby Neighborhoods/Proposed steps will protect public health and improve air quality
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for Six Counties in Florida
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for the Raleigh, NC Area
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for the Greensboro, NC Area
05/15/2014EPA to participate at the 1st Annual Mayor’s Walk in Columbus, Miss. to Promote Asthma Awareness
05/15/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Visit Orlando for Asthma Awareness Month at Dr. Phillips High School