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06/04/2014Emerald Kalama Chemical Resolves Clean Air Violations, Repair Lapses
06/03/2014Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part Two
06/03/2014Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part One
06/02/2014Remarks for Administrator McCarthy, Announcement of Clean Power Plan, Washington, DC
06/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA to Host Clean Power Plan Media Conference Call
06/02/2014EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants/Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment, spur innovation and strengthen the economy
05/30/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan
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
05/28/2014U.S. EPA awards U.C. Berkeley $1.5 million to evaluate air pollution in developing nations
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 Environment
05/28/2014EPA Provides $388,000 to Assess Contaminated Properties in the Cano Martin Pena Communities in San Juan, Puerto Rico
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 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
05/27/2014EPA 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
05/22/2014Contractor sentenced to prison for environmental crime
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
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
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
05/20/2014EPA to Recognize Washington University in St. Louis for Recycling and Food Recovery Programs on Wednesday, May 21
05/16/2014EPA Issues Final Notice to ExxonMobil Baytown to Construct Part of Multibillion­­-Dollar Expansion Project and Creates 10,000 jobs
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
05/14/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Indeck Wharton Energy $301 Million in economic development and creation of jobs
05/13/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Visit Orlando for Asthma Awareness Month at Dr. Phillips High School
05/12/2014EPA Legal Agreement with Pfizer Will Protect Air Quality and Fund Recycling Program in Barceloneta
05/09/2014Companies Agree to Pay for Cleanup of Contaminated Ground Water at Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund Site in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey
05/08/2014EPA Adds Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield, NJ to the Federal Superfund List; PCBs Contaminated Site
05/08/2014EPA Adds Radiation Site in Ridgewood Queens, New York to the Superfund List
05/08/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Wetlands in Western New York; Cites Local Company for Filling in Over Sixteen Acres of Wetlands, Adjacent to the Cassadaga Creek
05/07/2014EPA and LDEQ Raise Awareness of Importance of Air Quality
05/05/2014EPA Inspection Results in $2 Million Upgrade to Conway, Kan., Natural Gas Liquids Storage Facility to Reduce Harmful Emissions
05/05/2014Free Resources Help Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Begins
05/05/2014Dredging of Toxics Resumes in Upper Hudson River for Fifth Season; PCB Cleanup Designed to Restore Hudson River; Created Hundreds of New Jobs
05/02/2014EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide
05/01/2014VIDEO: Administrator McCarthy Highlights Clean Air Efforts During Asthma Awareness Month / Agency Honors Community-Focused Asthma Programs
05/01/2014Asthma Awareness Month Resources
05/01/2014EPA to participate at Tory Dandy 1st Annual Scholarship Fun Day in Woodruff, SC to Promote Asthma Awareness
05/01/2014EPA to participate at DeKalb County Council of PTAs and DeKalb County School District - 5k Fun Run/Walk for Wellness Health Expo
05/01/2014EPA Stops Brooklyn Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Potential Health Risks
05/01/2014EPA Put Out Smoldering Tire Fire at Penuelas, Puerto Rico Site; EPA Spends $400,000 to Eliminate This Air Pollution Threat
05/01/2014EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide / Funding for diesel clean-up targeting cost-effective projects and poor air quality areas
04/30/2014EPA to Revise Permit Requirements for DuPont Pompton Lakes Cleanup
04/30/2014EPA Proposes Plan that Cuts Harmful Emissions in New Mexico
04/30/2014EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for the Cinnaminson Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey
04/29/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Texas Clean-Energy Electricity Plant; Permit allows construction of $1.2 billion natural-gas fired plant; will add hundreds of construction jobs and over 30 permanent jobs
04/25/2014EPA Report: Data Show Automakers on Track in meeting Greenhouse Gas Standards
04/24/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Participate at the National Organization of Black County Officials Development Conference
04/23/2014St. Croix Fossil Fuel Power Plant to Comply with Clean Air Act
04/23/2014EPA Announces List of Top 100 U.S. Organizations Using Renewable Energy / Tech Sector Leads the Way
04/21/2014Sprint Electronic Recycling and Food Recovery Programs to be Honored by EPA Region 7 as Nation Observes Earth Day, April 22
04/21/2014EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas
04/18/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit allows construction of $325M natural gas processing plant, adding jobs
04/17/2014EPA Announces Winner of Annual Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014This Earth Day, Get Outside and Take a #natureselfie; EPA and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Connect People with Nature
04/17/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York; New Phase in Multi-Million Dollar Cleanup to be Launched
04/16/2014EPA and Texas work together on first joint Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/16/2014EPA Stops New Jersey Company from Selling Illegal Pesticides; Protects Public from Health Risks
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/15/2014EPA and South Carolina State University to participate in Fun Walk/Run in Orangeburg, SC to Promote Asthma Awareness
04/15/2014EPA Publishes 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/14/2014EPA issues Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/11/2014EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Toxic Sediment from the Passaic River; Largest Cleanup in EPA History Will Protect People’s Health and Create Jobs
04/10/2014Northern California Cities Lead Nationally with Most Energy Star Buildings
04/10/2014Boston Ranks 13 on EPA’s List of Cities with the most Energy Star Buildings
04/10/2014EPA Releases Top 25 List of Cities with Most Energy Star Buildings / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, New York, San Francisco make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/08/2014EPA Reaches Agreement with Two Companies Requiring the Cleanup of Asbestos at a School and Head Start Facility in Penuelas, Puerto Rico
04/08/2014EPA to Work with Ports to Improve Environmental Performance / Clean diesel grants and new ports initiative will advance sustainable technologies
04/04/2014MONDAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Keynote Climate Discussion with Bipartisan Policy Center and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
04/03/2014National Settlement Yields Hundreds of Millions for Superfund Sites in New Jersey and New York; Parties Reach Agreement for More than $4 Billion to Pay for Environmental Cleanups, with More than $440 Million Going to Two EPA Sites in NJ and One in NY
04/03/2014Baton Rouge Monitoring Data Meets Ozone Standards
04/03/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Award Winners in the Northwest
04/03/2014EPA inks pair of settlements with Department of Energy and contractors over Hanford asbestos handling violations
04/03/2014Vehicle Emissions Inspector Sentenced to Two Months in Prison for Emissions Fraud
To Date, 14 Defendants Have Been Sentenced for Conducing “Clean Scans”
04/03/2014EPA Honors 2014 Energy Star Partners of the Year
04/02/2014EPA Honors Central Texas Clean Air Coalition
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Ducktown 28-Kilowatt Solar Array, Ducktown, TN
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Idle Free Louisville, Kentuckiana Air Education, Louisville, KY
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Clean School Bus NC: Kids Breathe Here, Raleigh, NC
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Florida Power and Light’s Clean Fleet and Consumer Education Program, Juno, FL
04/02/2014Vermont Official Honored with EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
04/02/2014EPA Seeks Small Entity Participation on Upcoming Medium- and Heavy-Duty Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards
04/02/2014Washoe County Health District Wins Prestigious EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winners / Communities and public health benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
03/31/2014EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from an Illegal Nano Silver Pesticide in Food Containers; Cites NJ Company for Selling Food Containers with an Unregistered Pesticide Warns Large Retailers Not to Sell These Products
03/31/2014Three Companies to Repay EPA for Costs of Cleaning Up Contaminated Site in Clifton, New Jersey; Successful Cleanup of Leaking Drums Protecting Health and Safety of Community
03/27/2014EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
03/20/2014Texas Chemical Plant Agrees to Cut Harmful Air Pollution in Overburdened Community

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