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10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design /
Program will strengthen local economies, protect health
09/07/2012Scotts Miracle-Gro Will Pay $12.5 Million in Criminal Fines and Civil Penalties for Violations of Federal Pesticide Laws
09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
09/06/2012EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems
09/06/2012EPA, Green Sports Alliance Partner to Protect People’s Health and the Environment
08/28/2012Obama Administration Finalizes Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standards/ Consumer Savings Comparable to Lowering Price of Gasoline by $1 Per Gallon by 2025
08/07/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses to Support Environmental Innovation, Protect Health
08/06/2012EPA Announces Funding for Research to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health
04/23/2012Obama Administration Names 78 Schools in 29 States and D.C. as First-Ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools / Winners represent a diverse portfolio of schools, includes 66 public and 12 private schools in urban and rural communities
04/16/2012EPA Publishes National U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/13/2012Obama Administration Announces New Partnership on Unconventional Natural Gas and Oil Research
04/13/2012EPA Proposes Rule to Require Electronic Reporting for Chemical Information
04/11/2012EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/05/2012EPA Fines Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
04/02/2012EPA to Allow 15 Percent Renewable Fuel in Gasoline/Agency approves first applications for registration of ethanol to make E15
03/15/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star/ Americans saved nearly $230 billion in two decades
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/02/2012Urban Waters Federal Partnership Launches Ambassadors Program to Support Revitalizing Urban Waterways in U.S. Communities / First Ambassador Selected; Will Help Coordinate Los Angeles River Watershed Project
03/02/2012EPA Provides $15 Million to Help Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems Across the Country/Funding will help small systems better serve local communities
02/16/2012EPA Issues Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Sites/New permit includes more protections for waterways, shaped by important public and stakeholder feedback
02/14/2012EPA Finalizes Air Toxic Emissions Standards for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Production Facilities/Standards will cut harmful emissions that impact local communities
02/13/2012EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections / EPA budget supports President Obama’s vision of an America that is built to last
02/07/2012EPA Recognizes DoD Facilities for Emission Reductions and Energy Savings/ Facilities reported annual energy savings of $6.8 million
01/31/2012EPA To Provide Nearly $10 Million to Clean Up Beaches Across the Nation/The agency launches improved website for beach advisories and closures
01/25/2012EPA Releases New Tool with Information about Water Pollution Across the U.S. / EPA to host webinar on how to use tool to access information on pollutants released into local waterways
01/17/2012Administrator Jackson, Secretary Vilsack Sign Historic Agreement With State of Minnesota to Help Farmers Protect Rivers, Streams and Lakes
01/11/20122010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities Now Available / First release of data through the national GHG reporting program
01/10/2012EPA to Hold Webinar to Showcase a New Tool to Access 2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
01/10/2012The Results Are In: 2011 Game Day Challenge Winners
12/27/2011EPA Finalizes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards
12/22/2011They’re Still Talking About Historic Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011Here’s What They’re Saying About Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants/ Historic ‘mercury and air toxics standards’ meet 20-year old requirement to cut dangerous smokestack emissions
12/08/2011EPA Annual Enforcement Results Highlights Commitment to Address Largest Pollution Problems with Greatest Community Impact / Focused effort on high-impact cases leads to increases in pollution reduced and investments in pollution controls
12/07/2011EPA To Provide Nearly $2 Million to Revitalize U.S. Urban Waters
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem/USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/02/2011EPA Proposes Changes to Clean Air Act Standards for Boilers and Incinerators/Reconsidered standards would set emission limits for less than one percent of boilers, achieve public health benefits while increasing flexibility and responding to public input
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/15/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Remarks to the University of Wisconsin-Madison
11/15/2011EPA Highlights Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day
11/09/2011EPA Announces Court Ordered Schedule for Action on State-Led Efforts to Reduce Harmful Haze-Forming Pollutants
11/09/2011EPA Announces Most Areas Meet Air Quality Standards for Lead
11/09/2011Nominations Sought for 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
11/08/2011EPA Announces Winners of Apps for the Environment Challenge
11/07/2011EPA Updates Energy Star Tool to Support Greater Energy Efficiency in Hospitals/ Improving the energy efficiency of America’s hospitals by 10 percent would save $740 million annually in energy bills
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Sites / Clean energy project aims to benefit local economies and create jobs
11/04/2011EPA Reinstates Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Requirements for Hydrogen Sulfide
11/03/2011EPA Announces Final Study Plan to Assess Hydraulic Fracturing/Congressionally directed study will evaluate potential impacts on drinking water
11/02/2011EPA Takes Next Step to Cancel 20 Mouse and Rat Control Products Used in Homes / Action will reduce accidental exposures to harmful chemicals
11/02/2011EPA Announces Winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/01/2011NARA and EPA Launch Documerica-Inspired Student Multimedia Contest/ “Document Your Environment” Contest Runs Through January 6, 2012
10/31/2011EPA Grants Clean Air Act Petition to Improve Air Quality in New Jersey/Action protects public health and cuts harmful emissions from Pennsylvania power plant
10/28/2011EPA Develops New Planning Approach to Improve Water Quality in U.S. Cities
10/27/2011EPA Launches Spanish Version of MyRTK Application
10/20/2011EPA Works to Prevent Lead Poisoning in Children / National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 23-29
10/20/2011EPA Awards $50 Million for Clean Diesel Projects /Reducing diesel emissions helps decrease asthma attacks and premature deaths
10/20/2011EPA Announces Schedule to Develop Natural Gas Wastewater Standards/Announcement is part of administration’s priority to ensure natural gas development continues safely and responsibly
10/19/2011EPA Releases Air Quality Model to Study Harmful Air Pollution / Model will help scientists protect public health
10/18/2011EPA Awards $6.6 Million to Universities for Black Carbon Research
10/14/2011EPA Announces the 2011 Presidential Innovation Award Program for Environmental Educators
10/05/2011Gulf Coast Task Force Releases Ecosystem Restoration Strategy For Public Review / Agenda outlines blueprint for reversing decline of Gulf Coast ecosystem
10/04/2011Administrator Jackson's Statement on Trade Agreements
09/30/2011Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation Join CBP Import Safety Center / Agreements with Customs and Border Protection will protect Americans’ Health
09/30/2011EPA Launches New Mapping Tool to Improve Public Access to Enforcement Information / Mapping feature supports the White House Regulatory Compliance Transparency Initiative and improves public access to information
09/29/2011Obama Administration Announces $12 Million i6 Green Investment to Promote Clean Energy Innovation and Job Creation/National initiative leverages resources of five federal agencies to advance clean technology commercialization
09/29/2011EPA Commits $1.5 Million to 125 Communities to Support Smart Growth / Efforts will create healthy neighborhoods, attract local businesses
09/28/2011EPA’s Response to Inspector General’s Report on Endangerment Finding
09/20/2011EPA’s Market Share for Energy Star Qualified Homes Reaches 25 Percent
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
09/14/2011EPA Releases Strategy to Protect People’s Health and the Environment in Communities Overburdened by Pollution
09/07/2011Back to School: EPA Encourages Students, Educators, Parents to Save Money and Protect the Environment
09/02/2011Statement by EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson on the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards
09/01/2011College Football Fans Compete to Protect the Environment
08/30/2011Energy Star Now Available for New Multifamily High-Rise Buildings
08/29/2011EPA Announces Schedule for Dioxin Assessment
08/22/2011EPA Accepts First GHG Reporting Data/Agency launches electronic GHG reporting tool
08/22/2011EPA Announces Settlement with the Department of the Interior to Resolve Violations at DOI Schools in Indian Country/Comprehensive settlement to improve environmental conditions at 164 DOI schools in Indian Country, benefitting more than 40,000 students
08/15/2011EPA Affirms National Air Quality Standards for Carbon Monoxide Are Protective of Public Health/Air monitoring updates will put more focus on urban communities located near roadways
08/15/2011EPA Administrator Jackson to lead Public-Private Delegation to Brazil / Initiative seeks to expand US environmental business markets, create US jobs, build greener economies and healthier cities
08/12/2011EPA Seeks Input on the Development of Drinking Water Perchlorate Regulation
08/05/2011EPA Releases Draft Policy for Ensuring Scientific Integrity / Agency seeking public comment
07/29/2011President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard/Consumers will save $1.7 trillion at the pump, $8K per vehicle by 2025
07/13/2011EPA Opens Public Comment on Secondary Air Standards for Nitrogen and Sulfur Oxides/
Agency announces pilot field study on environmental impacts
07/12/2011EPA Administrator Announces National Grants to Train Jobseekers in Green Jobs and Clean Up of Contaminated Sites
07/06/2011EPA Proposes Safeguards for Hazardous Waste Recycling / Action aims to promote economic, environmental and public health benefits of waste recycling
06/30/2011EPA Approves Two Insecticides for Control of Invasive Stink Bug
06/30/2011EPA Tips to Be Cool and Safe this Summer / Limit the heat and the sun, but not the fun
06/28/2011EPA Finalizes E15 Pump Labeling Requirements/New labels will help consumers find the right fuel for their vehicles
06/27/2011Update on Waters of the U.S. Draft Guidance
06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/23/2011EPA Identifies Case Studies for Hydraulic Fracturing Study / Agency to conduct field work in various regions of the country starting this summer
06/21/2011EPA Extends Public Comment on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards/Extension will have no impact on timeline for finalizing standards
06/20/2011EPA Honors Winners of 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
06/17/2011EPA Administrator Tours WaterSense Manufacturing Facility to Highlight Products that Conserve Water / Consumers also save money with WaterSense
06/16/2011EPA, HUD, DOT Mark Partnership for Sustainable Communities Second Anniversary
06/15/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
06/13/2011EPA Improves Clean-Air Permitting in Indian Country/ Action protects public health, allows for public participation and fosters economic development in Indian Country
06/09/2011EPA Challenges Software Developers to Create App That Puts Environmental and Public Health Information at Citizens’ Fingertips
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy

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