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01/31/2011Environmental Justice Grants Now Available
01/31/2011Orval Kent Food Company, Inc., to Pay $390,000 Civil Penalty for Industrial Wastewater Discharges at Baxter Springs, Kan.
01/31/2011Third Round of Sampling Reveals No Indoor Air Health Concerns at Buildings 50 and 52 at the Bannister Federal Complex
01/31/2011Federal Agencies to Convene National Bed Bug Summit February 1-2
01/31/2011EPA Proposes to Retain National Air Quality Standards for Carbon Monoxide / Air monitoring revisions would ensure people are protected
01/31/2011Iowa Department of Transportation and Three Contractors to Pay $60,000 Civil Penalty for Construction Stormwater Violations
01/31/2011Pollutant Reduction Plans Announced for Hinkson, Jordan, Pearson and Wilson Creeks in Missouri
01/28/2011U.S. EPA Presents Prestigious Energy Star Award to High-tech Bay Area Distribution Facility
01/28/2011EPA allows Waimanalo Gulch Landfill to reopen
Agency approval required as part of recent order
01/28/2011EPA Administrator Jackson and Representatives from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Wrap Up Texas Visit with Focus on Environmental Justice / Two-day visit highlights EPA efforts to protect human health and facilitate clean energy innovation
01/28/2011EPA to Hold Five Listening Sessions on Updating the Clean Air Act’s Pollution Standards for Power Plants, Refineries/ Sessions seek input to design common-sense, cost-effective greenhouse gas standards for largest polluters
01/28/2011EPA Solicits Public Input on Using Vapor Intrusion Threats as Criteria for Superfund Sites
01/28/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted in Southwestern Conn. and in Valley Areas of Mass., N.H. and Vermont
01/28/2011EPA Provides Federal Grants to Brooklyn Community Group Working to Protect Public Health
01/28/2011EPA Seeks Applicants for $1.2 Million in Environmental Justice Grants to Address Local Health and Environmental Issues
01/27/2011Montague, Mass. Water Pollution Control Facility Recognized for Excellence
01/27/2011Jewett City, Conn. Wastewater Treatment Facility Recognized for Excellence
01/27/2011Bangor, Maine Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
01/27/2011West Warwick, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
01/27/2011Warwick, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
01/27/2011EPA Approves Nebraska’s List of Impaired Waters
01/27/2011U.S. EPA applauds Maui and Kauai for decision to ban plastic shopping bags
01/26/2011EPA And Chicago Wilderness Honor Top Native Landscaping Projects
01/26/2011TOMORROW: EPA Chief, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Visit Texas Cities to Highlight Environmental Threats to Human Health / Two-day visit a part of EPA Administrator Jackson’s CHC environmental justice tour of impacted communities across the U.S.
01/26/2011EPA Settles Clean Water Act Case with Harrah’s Casino for Unpermitted Waste Discharges to the Delaware River
01/26/2011Nation’s Second Largest Refinery to Pay More Than $5.3 Million Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations / Smog- and asthma-causing emissions to be cut by 8,500 tons per year
01/25/2011U.S. EPA orders immediate cleanup and needed controls at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill
01/25/2011U.S. EPA Honors Bay Area School District for Efforts To Improve Indoor Air Quality, Increase Performance Among Local Students
01/25/2011EPA's Game Day Challenge Tally: 11 Midwest Universities Divert 130,000 Pounds of Waste from Landfills
01/24/2011EPA, DOT and California Align Timeframe for Proposing Standards for Next Generation of Clean Cars
01/24/2011EPA Warns the Public Served by Public Water System in Macy, Neb., to Boil the Water
01/24/2011EPA Takes Step to Improve Lake Champlain Water Quality
01/21/2011EPA Awards $25 Million to Improve Air Quality
01/21/2011$462,000 Grant to Manhattan, Kan., for the Drinking Water System
01/21/2011EPA to Hold an Availability Session Regarding the Huntsville Gas Company Site, Huntsville, Alabama
01/21/2011EPA Region 7 and 8 Host Meeting with State Agriculture Directors in Denver
01/21/2011EPA Grants E15 Fuel Waiver for Model Years 2001 - 2006 Cars and Light Trucks/Agency continues review of public comments for an E15 pump label to help ensure consumers use the correct fuel
01/20/2011EPA Recognizes Maryland School Districts with Indoor Air Quality Excellence Awards
01/20/2011EPA Announces Next Steps on Emissions Standards for Boilers, Certain Incinerators
01/20/2011Thatcher Chemical to pay penalty and reduce air emissions for failing to implement risk management program (Utah)
01/20/2011EPA Seeks Applications for Community-Based Environmental Grants / Grants will help communities address local health and pollution issues
01/20/2011Usibelli Coal Mine, near Healy, Alaska, agrees to pay $60,000 EPA penalty for Clean Water Act violations
01/19/2011Statement by EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson on Today's Effort in Congress to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
01/19/2011EPA approves nation’s most comprehensive tribal air quality plan
01/19/2011Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green Power / Landfill gas projects protect health while fueling industry and job creation
01/19/2011EPA and Chrysler to Take Latest Hybrid Technology from Lab to Street/Partnership to adapt fuel efficient technology
01/18/2011U.S. Takes Action to Protect Public Health and Enforce EPA Imminent and Substantial Endangerments Order in Southern Parker County
01/18/2011Administrator Jackson, SBA Administrator Mills Announce Launch of Water Technology Innovation Cluster / Smart environmental protection creates jobs
01/17/2011***Update: Administrator Jackson will not attend either of today’s events*** / EPA Administrator to Participate in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Events
01/14/2011Regional Administrator Fleming Marks EPA 41st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration in Gainesville, Ga.
01/14/2011Residents invited to comment on Tittabawassee River near-term cleanup plan at meetings Jan. 18-19 in Saginaw, Mich.
01/14/2011EPA Administrator to Participate in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Events
01/14/2011EPA, Schools To Tackle Indoor Air Quality
01/14/2011EPA Grants Continue to Protect Beachgoers
01/13/2011JAN 18-19: Administrator Jackson Travels to Cincinnati, Ann Arbor/Jackson to discuss clean water and emerging environmental technologies
01/13/2011Two New England Shipyards Cited for Environmental Violations
01/13/2011Josh Svaty Selected as Senior Adviser to EPA’s Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks
01/13/2011EPA Administrator, Attorney General to Observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
01/13/2011Billerica, Mass. Company Fined for Pesticide Violations
01/13/2011U.S. Announces Clean Air Act Settlement to Protect Indiana Public Health / Northern Indiana Public Service Co. to reduce emissions by more than 64,000 tons annually
01/13/2011Facilities Across the Southeast Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
01/13/2011Emissions Data from Animal Feeding Operations Study Now Available / EPA also solicits additional information to further understand emissions
01/13/2011EPA Among Sponsors of ScienceOnline2011
01/13/2011EPA Halts Disposal of Mining Waste to Appalachian Waters at Proposed Spruce Mine / Agency cites irreversible damage to clean water, environment in the region
01/12/2011Cleanup Scheduled to Begin in Late-January at Hillsborough, N.H. Site
01/12/2011EPA issues order to Alyeska Pipeline Service in response to Alaska Pipeline leak
01/12/2011EPA to Defer GHG Permitting Requirements for Industries that Use Biomass/Three-year deferral allows for further examination of scientific and technical issues associated with counting these emissions
01/12/2011EPA Issues Order to NJ Hospital Group
01/11/2011Guideco Properties LLC in Monroe Ready for Reuse
01/11/2011Media Advisory: Great Lakes Advisor to Keynote Michigan Workshop; Discusses Future of GLRI
01/11/2011EPA Issues Guidance for Enhanced Monitoring of Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water
01/11/2011EPA Awards $7 Million to Study Effects of Pollution Exposures and Social Stressors on Communities / Research grants aim to gather comprehensive community wide data on human health impacts
01/10/2011Public Meeting On Kalamazoo Superfund Site Set For Thursday In Kalamazoo, Mich.
01/10/2011U.S. EPA Proposes $17 Million Settlement with 275 Parties to Clean up Former Los Angeles Area Hazardous Waste Landfill
01/10/2011City of Evansville, Indiana, agrees to upgrade sewer systems to comply with Clean Water Act
01/10/2011Rebuilding of Rhode Island Water Treatment Plants to use Green Technology to Reap Energy Savings
01/07/2011Media Advisory: Site for Beeland Injection Well Permit Public Meeting Changed
01/07/2011EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding J.J. Seifert Machine Shop Superfund Site, Ruskin, FL
01/07/2011EPA and HHS Announce New Scientific Assessments and Actions on Fluoride / Agencies working together to maintain benefits of preventing tooth decay while preventing excessive exposure
01/06/2011Washington fertilizer distributors fined over $33,000 for failing to properly plan for chemical releases at eight facilities
01/06/2011United States Files Clean Air Act Complaint Against Homer City Power Plant
01/06/2011EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Quality Awards
01/05/2011City of Bonners Ferry pays over $12,000 for Federal Clean Water Act violations
01/05/2011City of Keokuk, Iowa, Agrees to Address Discharges of Untreated Sewage to Soap Creek and Mississippi River