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03/26/2014U.S. EPA Continues Response to the BP Whiting Oil Spill
03/25/2014U.S. EPA Response to the BP Whiting Oil Spill
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
01/03/2013Transocean Agrees to Plead Guilty to Environmental Crime and Enter Civil Settlement to Resolve U.S. Clean Water Act Penalty Claims from Deepwater Horizon Incident / Transocean to pay record $1 billion in civil penalties and $400 million in criminal fines
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
11/28/2012BP Temporarily Suspended from New Contracts with the Federal Government
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
02/28/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/17/2012MOEX Offshore Agrees to $90 Million Partial Settlement of Liability in Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill / $70 million penalty is largest under the Clean Water Act; MOEX also to perform Gulf conservation projects worth at least $20 million
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
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
12/05/2011Task 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
12/05/2011Task 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
08/30/2011TODAY: EPA CHIEF LEADS FINAL PUBLIC MEETING OF THE GULF COAST ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION TASK FORCE, IN BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI
06/27/2011EPA Chief, DOI Secretary, CEQ Chair Lead Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Public Meeting
05/26/2011EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Taskforce Meeting in Pensacola, Fla.
05/26/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to Hold Next Meeting in Florida
05/06/2011Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Creates Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Releases Restoration Priorities / EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, joined by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, other task force members, hold official meeting today in Mobile, Ala.
05/05/2011FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Mobile, Ala.
05/05/2011FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Mobile, Ala.
05/03/2011BP Alaska to Pay $25 Million Penalty for Alaskan North Slope Oil Spill
04/20/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Visits Gulf Coast on One-Year Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill / Administrator Jackson Surveys Ecosystem Restoration Progress
02/11/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to Hold Next Meeting in New Orleans
12/02/2010EPA Marks 40th Anniversary
11/03/2010EPA Administrator to Lead First Public Meeting of Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force
10/25/2010EPA Administrator Names Executive Director for New Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force
10/05/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator Travels to New Orleans to Meet with Environmental Groups, Local Leaders
10/05/2010President Obama Signs Executive Order Officially Forming Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force / EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to oversee national transition from emergency response to coastal recovery in the gulf
09/28/2010Obama Administration Moves Long-Term Gulf Plan Forward / Mabus recovery plan focuses on funding, governance, involvement / EPA Administrator to lead ecosystem task force
09/16/2010BP Oil Spill Environmental Justice Grant Opportunity Expanded and Application Due Date Extended
08/09/2010EPA Announces $200,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Support Communities Directly Affected by BP Oil Spill
08/02/2010EPA Releases Second Phase of Toxicity Testing Data for Eight Oil Dispersants
08/02/2010TODAY: Top EPA Scientist to Discuss Data from Second Round of Dispersant Testing
07/19/2010EPA Letter to Governor Jindal
07/16/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator Joins Secretary Mabus in Gulf Region
07/15/2010Statement of Lisa P. Jackson Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency / Legislative Hearing on Use of Dispersants in BP Oil Spill / Senate Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
07/14/2010THURSDAY: Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Testify on BP Oil Spill
07/01/2010TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Makes Sixth Trip to Gulf Region to Oversee Response to the BP Spill
06/30/2010EPA Releases First Round of Toxicity Testing Data for Eight Oil Dispersants
06/30/2010TODAY: Top EPA Scientist to Discuss Data from First Round of Dispersant Testing
05/29/2010Top Officials to Return to the Gulf Coast / Trips by Top Leaders to Inspect All-Hands-on-Deck Response Total 28
05/24/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator Returns to Gulf Region to Oversee Ongoing Response to the BP Spill / CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley joins Administrator
05/24/2010TODAY: Administrator Jackson, Rear Admiral Landry to Hold Press Conference Call to Discuss Dispersants
05/24/2010EPA, U.S. Coast Guard Provide Dispersant Updates
05/22/2010EPA Releases BP's Response to Directive on Dispersants
05/22/2010SUNDAY: EPA Administrator to Return to Gulf Region to Oversee Ongoing Response to the BP Oil Spill
05/20/2010Letter From Secretary Napolitano and EPA Administrator Jackson to BP CEO Tony Hayward
05/20/2010EPA Posts Underwater Dispersant Monitoring Data/Under stringent plan, BP must conduct constant monitoring of dispersant use at leak source and provide data to the government
05/20/2010EPA: BP MUST USE LESS TOXIC DISPERSANT
05/20/2010EPA launches Spanish Web Site on BP Oil Spill / EPA site to inform Spanish-speaking public about health, environmental impacts of spill
05/19/2010TODAY: Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Testify on Oil Spill Prevention and Response
05/18/2010Statement of Lisa P. Jackson Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Testimony on Federal Response to the Recent Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
05/18/2010TODAY: Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Testify on BP Oil Spill
05/15/2010Coast Guard and EPA Approve Use of Dispersant Subsea in Further Effort to Prevent Oil from Reaching U.S. Shoreline / Agencies Reserve Authority to Stop the Use of the Dispersant At Any Time
05/12/2010EPA Administrator Meets with Gulf Region Scientists on BP Oil Spill / Photos from Administrator Jackson’s recent visit to the gulf region available at www.flickr.com/usepagov
05/12/2010TODAY: Dispersant Subject Matter Experts to Hold Press Conference Call
05/10/2010EPA Updates BP Spill Website with Information on Dispersants
05/10/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator Jackson Returns to Gulf Region / Administrator to meet officials, scientists and other local experts on BP oil spill’s potential impact
05/02/2010Administrator Jackson Wraps Up Tour of Areas Potentially Impacted by BP Spill
04/30/2010Administrator Jackson Tours Areas Potentially Impacted by BP Spill
04/30/2010EPA Establishes Web site on BP Oil Spill / EPA launches site to inform the public about health, environmental impacts of spill