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03/08/2011EPA Adds Mansfield Trail Dump Site in Byram Township, NJ to the Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Updates Database on Health and Environmental Impacts of Electricity Generation/
User friendly web tool allows Americans to search for power providers by zip code
03/01/2011EPA Announces Next Steps for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Program
02/28/2011PowerTrain to Pay $2 Million for Selling Thousands of Engines that Failed to Meet Clean Air Act Standards / Settlement will reduce emissions that cause smog and respiratory issues by more than 4,500 tons
02/28/2011EPA Approves New Coolant for Car Air Conditioning Systems / Better climate protection without harming the ozone layer
02/23/2011EPA Establishes Clean Air Act Standards for Boilers and Incinerators / Sensible standards provide significant public health benefits while cutting costs from initial proposal by nearly 50 percent
02/23/2011EPA Recognizes Campuses for Use of Combined Heat and Power
02/23/2011TODAY: Press Conference Call to Discuss Clean Air Act Standards for Boilers and Incinerators
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/16/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on the 16th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
02/14/2011EPA’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal Reflects Tough Choices Needed for the Nation’s Fiscal Health
02/09/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Opening Statement Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power
02/08/2011Innovative Energy Technology Transforms Wasted Heat into Electricity
02/02/2011Modified Discharge Permit for Kendall Station Power Plant in Cambridge, Mass. Significantly Advances Protections for Charles River
02/01/2011EPA Partners Continue Large Green Power Purchases / One corporation nearly doubles its green power usage
01/28/2011EPA Administrator Jackson and Representatives from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Wrap Up Texas Visit with Focus on Environmental Justice / Two-day visit highlights EPA efforts to protect human health and facilitate clean energy innovation
01/26/2011Nation’s Second Largest Refinery to Pay More Than $5.3 Million Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations / Smog- and asthma-causing emissions to be cut by 8,500 tons per year
01/21/2011EPA Grants E15 Fuel Waiver for Model Years 2001 - 2006 Cars and Light Trucks/Agency continues review of public comments for an E15 pump label to help ensure consumers use the correct fuel
01/19/2011Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green Power / Landfill gas projects protect health while fueling industry and job creation
01/19/2011EPA and Chrysler to Take Latest Hybrid Technology from Lab to Street/Partnership to adapt fuel efficient technology
12/23/2010EPA Completes Framework for Greenhouse Gas Permitting Programs / EPA and states have worked closely to ensure a smooth transition
12/23/2010EPA to Set Modest Pace for Greenhouse Gas Standards / Agency stresses flexibility and public input in developing cost-effective and protective GHG standards for largest emitters
12/22/2010TOMORROW:  EPA to Hold Press Conference Call on Clean Air Act Announcement
12/20/2010EPA Delivers 15 Years of Acid Rain Reductions
12/20/2010EPA Proposes Updates to Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program
12/16/2010EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in Puerto Rico; PREPA and Gulf Caribbean Petroleum Refining Top the List of Biggest Polluters in PR
12/16/2010EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in U.S. Virgin Islands; HOVENSA Tops the List as Biggest Polluter in US VI
12/16/2010EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New York; Finch Paper, Eastman Kodak and Danskammer Power Plant Top the List of NY Polluters
12/16/2010EPA Issues Annual Report on Chemicals Released Into Land, Air and Water in New Jersey; DuPont Chambers Works, Conoco Phillips and Mercer Generating Station Top the List of NJ Polluters
12/09/2010This Winter Keep the Heat Indoors with Five Easy Energy Star Tips
12/06/2010EPA Announces 2010 Enforcement and Compliance Results / More than 1.4 billion pounds of harmful air, land, and water pollution to be reduced
12/03/2010EPA Issues Next Step for State Greenhouse Gas Permitting Programs
12/02/2010EPA Marks 40th Anniversary
11/23/2010MONDAY: Administrator Jackson to Kick Off EPA at 40 Commemoration / Weeklong series of events to highlight EPA’s 40 years protecting American communities
11/22/2010This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Savings with Energy Star
11/22/2010With Cooler Weather, Advice to New Englanders for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning
11/18/2010Oregon’s Bear Creek Cleaner Thanks to Watershed-Wide Projects
11/18/2010EPA Administrator Appoints Mayor Heather McTeer Hudson to Chair National Advisory Group
11/09/2010EPA Works with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Enforce the Clean Air Act
11/09/2010EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements for Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry/Reporting targets methane, a potent greenhouse gas and valuable fuel
11/02/2010EPA Recognizes Facilities for Energy Savings
10/26/2010EPA Announces Winners of First National Building Competition to Save Energy
10/21/2010Partnership for Sustainable Communities Awards Grants to Build Infrastructure Nationwide / EPA, HUD and DOT Work Together Through Coordinated Grant Program
10/20/2010EPA Honors 18 Partners for Advancing Green Power Market
10/20/2010TOMORROW: White House, EPA, HUD and DOT Officials to Discuss Support for Job Creation and Economic Growth
10/20/2010Portland dubbed one of the country’s greenest communities with EPA designation
10/19/2010EPA Announces Million Dollar Grant to Reduce Port Pollution in Camden, N.J.
10/18/201012 Cranston, R.I. Schools Achieve Energy Star Status for Conservation
10/18/2010Duwamish Waterway cleanup options released for public review
10/05/2010EPA Administrator Jackson to Travel to China
10/04/2010EPA and New York Harbor School Establish Ground-Breaking Green Partnership
10/04/2010EPA Observes Children’s Health Month/President proclaims Oct. 4 as Children Health Day
10/01/2010Hot New England Summer Meant More Smog Days, but Long-Term Trend is toward Cleaner Air
09/30/2010BP Products Agrees to Pay Largest Single-Facility Clean Air Act Penalty for Releases of Hazardous Pollutants at Texas City Refinery / $15 million penalty resolves federal civil claims stemming from two fires, leak, and reporting violations at refinery
09/29/2010Three New England Organizations – in Maine, N.H. and Mass. – Recognized for Energy Efficiency and Fighting Climate Change
09/29/2010EPA Approves Puerto Rico’s List of Impaired Waters: New Pollutants Included for Waters of San Juan Bay Estuary, Rio Bayamon, Rio Grande de Arecibo
09/28/2010Murphy Oil USA to Pay $1.25 Million Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations / Company to spend additional $142 million in pollution controls at refineries in Louisiana and Wisconsin
09/23/2010EPA Recognizes Environment Achievements of NJ and NY Supermarkets for Their Work to Combat Climate Change; Supervalu, Hannaford Bros., Weis Markets, Price Chopper and Kysor/Warren each earn Environmental Achievement Award
09/22/2010EPA Recognizes GreenChill Partners Sprouts Farmers Market and Kysor/Warren for Environmental Achievement
09/21/2010Across New England, 180 Communities Take Leadership Role on Energy Issues
09/21/2010EPA to Contribute $6 Million to Life-Saving International Project for Clean Cookstoves / Indoor smoke from cooking fires leads to about 2 million deaths each year
09/21/2010Small Businesses and Congregations Improve Energy Efficiency and Fight Climate Change / EPA names nine Energy Star small business and congregation award winners
09/16/2010EPA Honors Awardees for Preserving the Ozone Layer
09/15/2010Thirty-six Governments to Meet in Mexico on Greenhouse Gas Reductions, Clean Energy / Administrator Jackson, Ministers to advance cooperation on methane reductions
09/15/2010EPA to Transition Climate Leaders Program
09/08/2010EPA Marks the Clean Air Act’s 40th Anniversary/ Landmark law saves lives and provides billions of dollars in benefits
09/08/2010Puget Sound protection efforts get nearly $13 million boost from EPA science grants
09/07/2010Houston, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico Receive $923,000 to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
08/11/2010State of Illinois, Chicago Public Schools and Harris Make List of Top Purchasers of Green Power
08/02/2010EPA Announces Nation’s Top 50 Green Power Organizations
07/30/2010EPA Report: 22 Million Cataract Cases Will Be Prevented by Stronger Ozone Layer Protection
07/29/2010EPA Rejects Claims of Flawed Climate Science
07/26/2010EPA Releases Rulemaking Guidance on Environmental Justice
07/22/2010EPA Awards $5.6 Million to Spur New Clean Diesel Technologies
07/15/2010City of Tacoma settles for nearly $525,000 for release of ozone-depleting gases
07/13/2010EPA Offers Tips on How to Protect Eyes, Skin from the Sun’s Harmful Rays/ Download sun safety information on smartphones
06/29/2010EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements for Four Emissions Sources/Agency also to consider data confidentiality
06/22/2010Energy Star Helps Auto Plants Improve Energy Efficiency
06/18/2010EPA Seeks Public Comment on Strategic Plan to Move Forward on Agency Priorities: Draft plan will help advance Administrator Jackson’s seven priorities
06/17/2010TODAY: Advisory Group Releases Report on Addressing Environmental Challenges Along the U.S. – Mexico Border
06/16/2010Needham, Mass. Church is 1st in New England to Receive Energy Star Label
06/15/2010EPA Honors Three Universities for Significant Energy Savings
06/14/2010EPA Awards Half a Million Dollars to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Pollution in Central New York
06/08/2010EPA announces $10 million for Communities to Combat Climate Change
06/08/2010Administrator Jackson: Keep Moving America Forward Into Energy Independence/Addresses upcoming “resolution of disapproval” vote in remarks before small business owners
06/02/2010Four Rhode Island Communities to Share Nearly $500,000 Climate Showcase Communities Grant from EPA
05/17/2010EPA Helps People Take Control of Their Asthma
05/12/2010Bozeman, Mont. firm receives $345K for carbon dioxide monitoring technology
05/12/2010TODAY: Dispersant Subject Matter Experts to Hold Press Conference Call
05/06/2010North America Collaborates to Reduce and Replace Potent Greenhouse Gases /
Canada, Mexico work with U.S. to strengthen measures to fight climate change
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
04/28/2010Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Partners with EPA to Fight Climate Change
04/28/2010Whole Foods Market Partners with EPA to Fight Climate Change
04/28/2010Crystal River Elementary School (Carbondale, Colo.) selected as contestant in EPA National Building Competition
04/27/2010EPA Issues Report on U.S. Climate Change Indicators
04/22/2010April 24 and 25: EPA Celebrates 40th Earth Day with Events on the National Mall
04/19/2010University of Central Oklahoma Receives Green Power Partnership Individual Conference Champion Award
04/15/2010EPA Finalizes the 2008 National U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

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