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04/06/2015Four Kentucky Organizations Receive EPA Honors as 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence in Energy Management, Acting on Climate
The agency recognizes 128 partners in 33 states including DIRECTV, The Home Depot, Staples, and Verizon
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate /
The agency recognizes 128 partners in 33 states including DirecTV, Staples, and Verizon
03/09/2015Five Facilities in Kentucky among 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States
03/09/2015Nominations Open for EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award - Deadline is April 17, 2015
03/09/2015EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States/ Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
02/27/2015Atlanta Conference Highlights How College Students are Helping Underserved Communities Address Environmental Problems
02/24/2015Brown-Forman Corporation Among 16 Organizations Across the U.S. Recognized for Climate Action
02/10/2015Kentucky School Districts Awarded EPA Rebates to Replace Aging School Buses
01/21/2015EPA Selected as ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation 2015 Awards Top 30 Finalist
12/03/2014Obama Administration Selects Hazard and Barbourville, Kentucky to Develop Local Food Projects, Encourage Economic Expansion/ Local Foods, Local Places Initiative encourages creative economic development in 26 communities in 19 states
12/02/2014Deadline Extended to Apply for EPA’s 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
11/25/2014EPA Awards Kentucky-based Conference of Radiation Control Directors Grant to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure and Protect Public Health
11/24/2014EPA Awards Grants to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure, Protect Public Health / Eight organizations in Calif., DC, Ill., Kan., Ky., and Md. receive funding to minimize exposure to indoor pollutants
11/24/2014EPA Solicits Applicants for the 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative
10/16/2014EPA Awards Northern Kentucky University with a Grant to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
10/01/2014EPA signs Performance Partnership Agreement with Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection
10/01/2014EPA Reaches Clean Water Act Settlement with Two Coal Companies to improve Water Quality in Eastern Kentucky
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
08/19/2014U.S. EPA Serving as On-Scene Coordinator in Emergency Response to Ohio River Oil Spill
08/19/2014The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/23/2014EPA Requires Mining Company to Restore Damaged Streams in Kentucky
05/21/2014Public Availability Sessions Scheduled for Lee’s Lane Landfill Superfund Site
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
04/17/2014West Middle School in Shelbyville, KY Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014EPA, USDA, and ARC Announce Winners of 2014 “Livable Communities” Competition
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/10/2014Louisville on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/09/2014EPA Honors Four Kentucky Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Idle Free Louisville, Kentuckiana Air Education, Louisville, KY
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/25/2014EPA Honors Fruit of the Loom, Inc. in Bowling Green, KY for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
01/17/2014Oil Well Operators in Hart County, Ky., Sentenced for Violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act
01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
12/13/2013
EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Justice Projects
12/10/2013EPA, USDA and ARC Announce Four Winners of 2013 “Livable Communities” Competition
08/01/2013Okeanos Technologies, LLC in Covington, KY Awarded more than $290,000 to Develop Cost Effective Seawater Desalination Technology
05/08/2013EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
04/25/2013EPA Awards $200,000 to the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
04/19/2013OP-ED: Earth Day 2013 - A Conversation on Climate
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, USDA and State Partners to Discuss Priority Water Pollution Reduction Issues April 18 and 19 in Louisville, Kentucky
03/26/2013Five Kentucky Organizations Receive 2013 Energy Star Awards
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/09/2013EPA Signs Memorandum of Agreement with the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
01/09/2013EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
01/02/2013Kentucky Utilities to Spend Millions in Settlement to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations in Environmental Justice Community
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/03/2012EPA Awards Over $100,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
11/15/2012EPA Awards More Than $5.3 Million for Research Fellowships
10/17/2012EPA Announces Opportunity to Apply for 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
Up to Five Awards Available in Southeast
10/11/2012EPA and TDEC Recognize Tennessee Water and Wastewater Utilities for Energy Savings
10/01/2012EPA Announces Plan to Address Environmental Concerns for North Birmingham Communities
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
Task force includes Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee and other states
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design /
Program will strengthen local economies, protect health
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with Frankfort, Ky., Other Capitals on Green Design
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
08/29/2012EPA, HUD, DOT and City of Atlanta Celebrate Third Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities
08/28/2012EPA Requests Proposals for $216,000 Environmental Education Grant
08/23/2012Southeast diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
08/20/2012High Expectations Associated with Region 4 Environmental Justice Conference
07/19/2012TODAY: EPA Holding Public Meeting Regarding Lee’s Lane Landfill Site in Louisville, Ky.
06/18/2012Media Advisory: EPA Promotes Development of Environmental Learning through a Partnership with Kentucky State University
06/12/2012EPA to Co-Host Black Leaf Chemical Public Meeting
05/24/2012$1.9 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/22/2012Okeanos Technologies, LLC in Covington, KY Awarded More than $79,000 for Low Cost Desalination Research
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
04/20/2012Earth Day Op-Ed: No Act Is Ever Wasted
04/16/2012EPA to Hold Three Public Hearings on 36 Kentucky Coal Mine Permits
04/05/2012U.S. Announces Innovative Clean Air Agreement For Industrial Flares With Marathon Petroleum Company
03/19/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing Six Organizations in Kentucky
02/24/2012EPA Celebrates the Mercer County School District in Kentucky as an ENERGY STAR Leader
02/17/2012EPA to Host Third Public Meeting on Floyds Fork Pollution Control Plan
12/08/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Costs of Restoration and Civil Penalties Total Nearly $1 Million
12/06/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $180,000
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/10/2011EPA to Host Second Public Meeting on Floyds Fork Pollution Control Plan
11/08/2011EPA to Host a Public Meeting for the Black Leaf Chemical Site in Louisville, KY
11/08/2011EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics near Charles Russell Elementary, Crabbe School, Hatcher School and Whitwell Elementary
11/08/2011
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
08/16/2011Public Meeting on Floyds Fork Pollution Control Plan
EPA to host Aug. 30 meeting
07/21/2011EPA Issues Final Guidance to Protect Water Quality in Appalachian Communities from Impacts of Mountaintop Mining / Agency to provide flexibility while protecting environment and public health
06/10/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/06/2011$800,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/11/2011Natural Disasters in the Southeast cause EPA to Urge Caution on Restoration Activities Involving Lead-based Paint
04/14/2011EPA Landmark Clean Air Act Settlement with TVA to Modernize Coal-Fired Power Plants and Promote Clean Energy Investments / State-of-the-art pollution controls and clean energy technology to provide up to $27 billion in annual health benefits
04/14/2011TODAY: EPA Administrator to Host Conference Call to Discuss Landmark Clean Air Act Settlement with Tennessee Valley Authority
04/13/2011Nineteen Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as Leaders in Energy Efficiency
03/11/2011EPA Encourages Americans to Save Water During Fix a Leak Week
03/08/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Review Federal Regulations
03/01/2011Arch Coal to Pay $4 Million to Settle Clean Water Act Violations in Appalachian Mining Operations
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/17/2011EPA Awards $5.5 Million to Support Nanotechnology Research / Research to help determine whether health risks exist
02/02/2011Five Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as 2010 WasteWise Award Winners
01/20/2011EPA Seeks Applications for Community-Based Environmental Grants / Grants will help communities address local health and pollution issues
01/18/2011Administrator Jackson, SBA Administrator Mills Announce Launch of Water Technology Innovation Cluster / Smart environmental protection creates jobs
01/13/2011Facilities Across the Southeast Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act