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12/16/2014EPA Applauds Work of Bennington College Students to Help Community Increase Energy Efficiency, Battle Climate Change
12/12/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Magellan Processing; $400M project will add 500 construction jobs, 105 long-term jobs to Corpus Christi economy
12/03/2014EPA honors 2014 Green Power Leaders
12/02/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to present Green Power Leadership Awards at Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Sacramento, Calif.
11/25/2014EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion
11/24/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San Josť officials will tour zero waste facility turning food scraps into renewable energy
11/21/2014EPA helps California’s Redwood Valley County Water District prepare for a changing climate
11/20/2014Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Hillsboro, Kan., Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Fredericktown, Mo., Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Seminole Tribe of Florida Bolster Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Water Utility in Auburn Ala. to Bolster Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014OSU Fights Climate Change and Becomes Green Power Partner of the Year
11/19/2014EPA Recognizes City of Houston for Reduction in Energy Consumption
11/19/2014$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound; $563,248 awarded to support projects in New York
11/19/2014EPA Names Oak Ridge, Tennessee a 2014 Green Power Leader
11/19/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Gives Keynote Address at Center for American Progress Conference
11/10/2014EPA to Announce Major Grant to Reduce Air Pollution in Puerto Rico
11/10/2014EPA Funding Helps Businesses in New Jersey Prevent Pollution and Protect Against Storm Surges
11/06/2014EPA, DOE Release 2015 Fuel Economy Guide for Car Buyers
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative/Plan Builds Capacity to Protect Human Health and the Environment in a Changing Climate
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative
10/31/2014EPA Approves GHG Permitting Program in Texas
10/28/2014TODAY: EPA's Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call on Clean Power Plan
10/24/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator to Give Keynote Address at Georgetown University Conference on Energy and the Environment
10/24/2014Remarks by EPA Administrator at Georgetown University on the Economic Need to Act on Climate
10/23/2014FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Give Keynote Address at Georgetown University Conference on Energy and the Environment
10/22/2014EPA awards $1 million to Northern California graduate students through research fellowships
10/16/2014EPA honors Calif. companies Amyris and Solazyme for using green chemistry to create renewable and sustainable plant-based fuels
10/15/2014EPA Announces Rebate Program to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
10/09/2014Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound; Nitrogen Pollution is Declining
10/09/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Victoria Power Station Expansion; $200 million project will create 80 construction jobs
10/08/2014U.S. Fuel Economy Reaches All-Time High/Fuel economy gains for new vehicles continue under President Obama’s Clean Car Program
10/08/20141PM EDT: EPA Administrator Media Call to Release New Findings on Fuel Economy Trends
10/07/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Traveling to Miami for ABA Conference and King Tide Day
10/07/2014EPA Honors Tennessee-based FedEx Express for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/07/2014EPA Protects Louisiana Coastal Waters; $2.5 million grant will help restore wetlands
10/07/2014EPA Honors Florida-based DHL Express USA for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/07/2014EPA Honors Alabama-based McElroy Truck Lines for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/06/2014EPA Invites Eligible Non-Profit Groups and Tribal Communities to Apply for 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
10/02/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $1B Gas-to-Gasoline Plant; Facility will bring 3,000 construction jobs, 280 permanent jobs to Beaumont area
10/01/2014EPA Provides $340 Million to New York to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Assistance Will Encourage Green Infrastructure, Climate Resiliency in Austin
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Austin Energy Expansion
09/30/2014As Sandy Anniversary Approaches, EPA Highlights Importance of Wetlands in Protecting Against Severe Storms
09/30/2014EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
09/30/2014EPA Honors Manufacturers with ENERGY STAR Award / Eastman Chemical, Janssen R and D, and Merck use Combined Heat and Power systems to cut carbon pollution, save money, and combat climate change
09/26/2014EPA to Help Carson City Develop Green Infrastructure, Improve Climate Resiliency
09/25/2014Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas;
Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?
09/25/2014ADVISORY: Remarks by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at Resources for the Future
09/24/2014EPA and Arkansas Educate Businesses on Climate Change
09/24/2014ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Speech on the Economics of Climate Change/First of a series of addresses focused on economic opportunity, cost of inaction
09/23/2014EPA’s SmartWay Honors Green Freight Industry Leaders
09/16/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
09/16/2014EPA Joins Kimberly Clark in Recognizing Professional Truck Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
09/15/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $500M CCI Petroleum Facilities; Processing plant and export terminal will provide 35 full-time jobs and up to 300 construction jobs
09/04/2014EPA to Hold Free Citizen Science Conferences in San Juan, Puerto Rico; September 11 and 12 Workshops to be Held at the University of Puerto Rico’s Piedras Campus
09/03/2014United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for West Texas Power Plant; $104 million in economic development and increased jobs
07/23/2014EPA awards over $888,000 for climate research, adaptation in remote Alaska Native villages
07/23/2014EPA Awards $700,000 to UMass Amherst for Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
07/16/2014151 New England Buildings compete in EPA’s 5th Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/15/2014EPA Honors Dunwoody’s Sprouts Farmers Market for its Climate Protection Efforts
07/11/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at 85th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens National Conference
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/07/2014EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster
07/01/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills/Agency also seeks public input on potential updates to guidelines for existing landfills
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Approval of New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants / Proposal supports president’s Climate Action Plan by curbing emissions of potent greenhouse gases
06/20/2014US EPA Administrator to Participate in Discussion on Climate Protection at the US Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/16/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M facility in San Patricio Co., TX, will bring 1,400 construction jobs and
150 permanent jobs
06/13/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for C3 Petrochemicals; $1.2B facility in Brazoria Co., TX, will create 40 permanent jobs
06/12/2014FRIDAY: U.S. EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Attend Solar Installation at Residential Home in Long Beach, Calif.
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
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
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
05/27/2014Walpole, Mass. School Bus Company Reduces Diesel Idling under Settlement
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
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/07/2014EPA and LDEQ Raise Awareness of Importance of Air Quality
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change;
Albuquerque mixed-use development will get help designing green infrastructure
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Pueblo de Cochiti receives assistance to control stormwater, flooding
05/01/2014EPA Put Out Smoldering Tire Fire at Penuelas, Puerto Rico Site; EPA Spends $400,000 to Eliminate This Air Pollution Threat
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Fall River, Mass. and Bath, Maine selected for New England Communities
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
04/22/2014EPA Celebrates Earth Day; Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change
04/21/2014EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas
04/18/2014U.S. EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth Week Tour on Climate Action Plan/McCarthy traveling to New York, Boston, Cleveland, Atlanta and Memphis
04/18/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit allows construction of $325M natural gas processing plant, adding jobs
04/17/2014Two Texas Facilities Are Healthcare’s Best in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition; Hospital in Killeen, office in Woodlands saw greatest energy reductions

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