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07/17/2013School Bus Company to Install Automatic Idle Shut-off Controls and Pay Penalties under the Clean Air Act
06/27/2013EPA Strengthens Energy Star Requirements for Refrigerators and Freezers/Encourages “connected” features, including smart grid functionality
06/13/2013EPA Provides Smart Growth Assistance to North Kingstown, R.I.
06/03/2013Statement by EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe on the Passing of Senator Frank R. Lautenberg
05/29/2013Camden Hills Regional High School Wins Two National Environmental Education Awards
04/23/2013New England Buildings Score in National Energy Star Building Competition
04/22/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Commemorates Earth Day, Continues Conversation on Climate Change
04/19/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe Participates in Earth Day Activities
04/19/2013OP-ED: Earth Day 2013 - A Conversation on Climate
04/17/2013Three Boston-area Businesses Recognized by EPA for Green Power Purchases
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
03/26/2013Eight New England Organizations Receive 2013 Energy Star Awards
02/28/2013Raytheon, Staples Recognized for Climate Leadership
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/05/2013EPA Updates Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
02/05/2013EPA Hosts Background Technical Briefing on Online Tool to View GHG Emissions Data from Large Facilities
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
12/17/2012ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Unit facility settles with EPA for Oil Discharge to Tundra on Alaska’s North Slope
12/13/2012EPA Suggests Burning Smarter this Winter
12/06/2012DOE and EPA Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2013 Models
10/18/2012Ten Ways to Save Money, Energy and Protect Your Health This Winter
10/15/2012Fire Extinguished at Hillcrest Industries Work Will Continue to Ensure Piles Do Not Reignite
10/10/2012TOMORROW: EPA and TDEC to Recognize Tennessee Water and Wastewater Utilities for Energy Savings
10/03/2012EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Diaz Chemical Superfund Site; $12 Million Spent to Date
10/01/2012New Jersey Glass Manufacturer To Install State-of-the-Art Emissions Controls To Resolve Violations of the Clean Air Act
09/27/2012EPA Provides Grants to Help New York City Residents Monitor Air and Water Pollution in their Communities; Smart Phones will Track Air Pollution in The Bronx, Students Surveying Water Pollution in New York Harbor are Some of the Projects
09/20/2012Electronics Manufacturers and Retailers Join EPA Challenge for Safe Management of Used Electronics
09/18/2012New Jersey and New York Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievement by EPA GreenChill Program; Weis Markets, ACM, and Whole Foods Take Action to Reduce Harmful Emissions from Chemicals Used for Refrigeration
09/18/2012EPA Awards Columbia University and Cornell University Climate Change Grants; Columbia and Cornell Universities to Receive a Combined $1.5 Million
09/13/2012EPA Takes Action to Stop Spread of Asbestos at Liberty Plant Maintenance Site in Lockport, N.Y.
09/04/2012Town of Wellesley Designated First Green Power Partner Community in Massachusetts
08/28/2012US Coast Guard Academy in Conn. Awarded for Green Electronics
08/28/201212:30PM TODAY: Senior Administration Officials to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Major Fuel Efficiency Announcement
08/22/2012MIT Researchers Awarded $750,000 Grant to Study Climate Change Effects
08/22/2012EPA to Extend Public Comment Period On Air Permit for Arecibo Waste to Energy Facility; Agency Will Hold Five Public Hearing Sessions August 25, 26 and 27
08/08/2012US, Mexico Sign Agreement Addressing High Priority Border Environmental Issues
07/25/2012300+ New England Buildings Compete in Energy Star National Building Competition
07/25/2012EPA Kicks Off Third Annual Energy Star National Building Competition
07/09/2012EPA Chief Hosts Mexico and Canada Leaders at Commission for Environmental Cooperation Meeting
07/03/2012EPA Greenhouse Gas Permitting Requirements Maintain Focus on Largest Emitters/Steps to streamline process will ease burden on state and local permitting authorities
06/22/2012EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Air Permit for Arecibo Solid Waste Incinerator on Monday, June 25
06/18/2012Seventy Companies Reach Agreement with EPA to Remove Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; Cleanup work estimated to cost $20 million
06/13/2012EPA's Fifteen Hot Tips for a Cool Summer / Save money, water, energy while protecting health and encouraging environmental learning
06/12/2012EPA to Hold Citizen Science Workshops in New York and New Jersey; June 19 in New York City and June 20 in Edison, New Jersey
06/08/2012Washington Stop of National "Documerica" Environmental Photo Exhibit at Seattle Aquarium
05/24/2012New Englanders Reminded that Skin Cancer is Most Common, and Most Preventable Cancer in U.S. - Sun Safety Tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 25, 2012
05/21/2012EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Washington, D.C. and Chicago on Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants
05/17/2012Skin Cancer is Most Common Cancer in US, Yet One of the Most Preventable/EPA, FDA, NPS, National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Highlight Sun Safety Tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 25th
05/01/2012EPA Takes Next Step to Implement 2008 Ozone Standards / Most areas that need to take steps to reduce ozone pollution are close to meeting the standards; only three new areas have been added
04/27/2012As Summer Smog Season Starts, Free Resources Help Protect People
04/25/2012MEDIA ALERT: Regional U.S. EPA Leader Jared Blumenfeld Heads to Sacramento to Discuss Jobs, Green Tech
04/25/2012U.S. EPA, Dept. of Energy Launch Innovative New Tools to Determine Solar and Wind Energy Potential on Contaminated Lands
04/23/2012EPA Releases List of Top 50 Green-Powered Organizations/ Intel, Kohl’s, Microsoft rank in top three
04/20/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: Obama Administration to Announce First U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools
04/16/2012EPA Publishes National U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Mass. and Vermont Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/11/2012Seattle and Portland among the top cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings in the United States
04/11/2012Boston Area Ranked 10th Metropolitan Area for Energy Star Labeled Buildings
04/06/2012Statement on Passing of Peter Lord, Environmental Reporter for Providence Journal
04/02/2012EPA to Fund Projects to “Green” Restaurants, Supermarkets and Hotels in New Jersey and New York
03/27/2012EPA Proposes First Carbon Pollution Standard for Future Power Plants/Achievable standard is in line with investments already being made and will inform the building of new plants moving forward
03/05/2012EPA Provides Major Grant to CACWNY
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
02/22/2012EPA Celebrates New England ENERGY STAR Leaders and Labeled Buildings
02/21/2012EPA Recognizes State Street, Ahold USA and Hartford Fire Insurance Company as  Part of Nation’s Top Green Power Partners
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
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Farm Workers Reduce Pesticide Risks
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Ironbound Community Promote Sustainable Practices through Urban Gardening and Environmental Education
12/21/2011SUPERVALU food recovery efforts garner National Waste Wise Award
12/14/2011EPA Approves Three Alternative Refrigerants to Replace Hydrofluorocarbons in Commercial and Household Freezers/First time that hydrocarbon substitutes will be widely used in the U.S.
12/12/2011Nisqually Estuary restoration receives national award for outstanding coastal protection
12/09/2011EPA Recognizes Manchester High School West on Energy Reduction Efforts
12/01/2011Federal-State Partnership Helps Water Managers Plan for Climate Change
11/23/2011Tips for Environmentally Friendly Gifts this Holiday Season
11/18/2011EPA and U.S. Department of Energy to Develop Renewable Energy on Previously Contaminated Sites; Two Sites in Buffalo Area Among Those to be Assessed for Renewable Energy Projects
11/17/2011EPA and GSA Team Up to Promote Energy Efficiency in Federal Facilities in Boston and New England
11/17/2011EPA Recognizes Staples and State Street as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Partners
11/09/2011Vermont Mapping Software Wins National EPA Award
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Sites / Clean energy project aims to benefit local economies and create jobs
10/27/2011$41,752 Grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10/17/2011EPA Administrator Jackson, Senator Lautenberg and Senator Menendez Mark 25th Anniversary of Toxics Right to Know Law
09/30/2011Government and Community Partners Launch Tonawanda Sustainability Initiative; Goals are to Reduce Pollution and Promote Business Innovation
09/28/2011Food Manufacturing Company in Ward Hill, Mass. Cited for Clean Air Act Violations
09/28/2011EPA’s Response to Inspector General’s Report on Endangerment Finding
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement in New England
09/19/2011EPA Region 8 supermarkets recognized for environmental achievement under GreenChill partnership
09/14/2011EPA to Fund Pollution Prevention Projects in New Jersey and New York; Agency Also to Promote Pollution Prevention Initiatives at Upcoming Green Chemistry Conference
09/07/2011EPA and Naval Weapons Station Earle to Work Together to Expand Environmental Commitments
09/01/2011College Football Fans Compete to Protect the Environment
08/25/2011EPA Orders HOVENSA to Improve Plans to Prevent Chemical Releases and Promptly Detect Problems
08/22/2011EPA Accepts First GHG Reporting Data/Agency launches electronic GHG reporting tool
08/02/2011EPA Signs an Agreement with the University at Buffalo to Improve Environmental Sustainability
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
07/28/2011New England Buildings Battle for Title of Energy Efficiency
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Input on Cleanup Plan for Welsbach/Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey
07/26/2011Fortune Society Will Provide Green Job Training Through EPA Brownfields Grant
07/22/2011EPA and New York City Urge People to Save Energy, Money and the Environment on Hot Summer Days

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