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09/19/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
09/16/2014EPA Awards Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors a 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
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
09/05/2014The University of Mississippi Receives Over $250,000 to Promote Resilient Communities
07/11/2014EPA Orders Hercules Incorporated to Perform Response Actions at its Hattiesburg Facility
05/28/2014EPA Awards Nearly $2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mississippi
05/21/2014EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/15/2014EPA to participate at the 1st Annual Mayor’s Walk in Columbus, Miss. to Promote Asthma Awareness
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/13/2014Kerr-McGee Chemical Superfund Site in Columbus, Miss. Public Comment Period Extended
05/02/2014EPA and DOJ to Host Public Meeting:
Seeking Kerr-McGee Chemical (Columbus) Superfund Site Public Comments
04/22/2014EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Kansas State University lead in innovative design of green infrastructure on campus
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
03/13/2014Cleanup Activities Have Begun at the Chemfax, Inc. Site in Gulfport, MS
EPA to Hold a Public Availability Session on March 18, 2014
03/05/2014Company Agrees to Upgrade 18 Wastewater Facilities in Mississippi to Stop Illegal Discharges of Sewage
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
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
06/26/2013U.S. EPA’s Gulf of Mexico Program Honors the 2013 Gulf Guardian Award Winners
06/07/2013Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem Program Receives First Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Binational Category
06/07/2013Monsanto Company receives First Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Business/Industry Category
06/07/2013Naval Support Activity Panama City Receives First Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnership Category
06/07/2013Dr. Chuanmin Hu – University of South Florida (USF), Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Individual Category
06/07/2013Mississippi Coalition for Vietnamese-American Fisher Folks and Families Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Environmental Justice/Cultural Diversity Category
06/07/2013National Aeronautical and Space Administration DEVELOP National Program Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnership Category
06/07/2013Institute for Marine Mammal Studies Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Civic/Non-Profit Organization Category
06/07/2013Nature’s Academy, Inc. Receives Third Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Youth Environmental Education Category
06/07/2013Sarasota Bay Watch (SBW) Receives Third Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Civic/Non-Profit Organization Category
06/07/2013Shell Exploration and Production Company Receives First Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Environmental Justice/Cultural Diversity Category
06/07/2013Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc. Receives First Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Civic/Non-Profit Organization Category
06/07/2013Weeks Bay NERR and Eastern Shore Art Center, Receives Third Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnership Category
05/21/2013EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/08/2013EPA Awards $2.4 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mississippi
04/22/2013EPA to Recognize Toyota Manufacturing in Blue Springs, Miss with 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year award
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
04/09/2013
EPA Designates Center of Excellence for Watershed Management at Mississippi State University
02/22/2013EPA’s Gulf of Mexico Program to Hold Environmental Justice Conference in Biloxi, MS
01/24/2013EPA and MDEQ to Meet with Stakeholders regarding Soil Cleanup and Land Use plans at the Picayune Wood Treating Site
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
12/06/2012EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast
12/03/2012EPA Awards Over $100,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
11/21/2012U.S. and Mississippi Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with The City Of Jackson
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
09/19/2012Georgia Tech, Mississippi State and the University of South Florida Among Recipients of
$9 Million to Examine Extreme Weather
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
Task force includes Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee and other states
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
09/05/2012In Support of Affected States, EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waiver for 8 States Impacted by Hurricane Isaac
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
08/20/2012High Expectations Associated with Region 4 Environmental Justice Conference
07/13/2012Obama Administration Releases Report on Progress and Next Steps in Restoring the Everglades, Announces Additional $80 Million in Project Funding / Over $1.5 Billion Invested in the Everglades Since 2009; USDA To Fund Fourth Year of Easements for Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat Improvements in the Northern Everglades Watershed
05/24/2012$1.2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mississippi
05/24/2012EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/20/2012Earth Day Op-Ed: No Act Is Ever Wasted
04/09/2012Top EPA and USDA Officials to Tour Farm in Mississippi Where Water Pollution Reduction Strategies Are Being Implemented/Tour is Part of Meeting in Memphis to Discuss National Agency Priorities
04/06/2012EPA to hold a Public Meeting for the Sonford Products Site in Flowood, MS
04/03/2012EPA Announces Director for Gulf of Mexico Program
03/14/2012EPA and Scholastic Offer Spanish version of "The Magic School Bus Gets Cleaned Up"/Children's book teaches science and environmental awareness.
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Adds Four Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 3 Sites
03/09/2012EPA to Launch the “Magic School Bus Gets Cleaned Up” Spanish Version
02/16/2012EPA Orders Mississippi Phosphates Corporation of Pascagoula, MS to Correct Problems at their Facility
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
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
11/08/2011
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy at the Former Kerr McGee Chemical Facility in Columbus, MS / Clean energy project aims to benefit local economies and create jobs
10/25/2011EPA to Host Annual Meeting:
Kerr-McGee Chemical (Columbus) Superfund Site Update
10/11/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on the Proposed Plan for the Chemfax, Inc. Site in Gulfport, MS
09/15/2011EPA Adds Six and Proposes Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to the Superfund National Priorities List
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/30/2011TODAY: EPA CHIEF LEADS FINAL PUBLIC MEETING OF THE GULF COAST ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION TASK FORCE, IN BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI
08/12/2011EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design and Economic Revitalization
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 Mississippi
05/25/2011EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/11/2011Natural Disasters in the Southeast cause EPA to Urge Caution on Restoration Activities Involving Lead-based Paint
05/09/2011EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding the Red Panther Chemical Company Superfund Site, Clarksdale, Mississippi
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.
04/20/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Visits Gulf Coast on One-Year Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill / Administrator Jackson Surveys Ecosystem Restoration Progress
04/20/2011EPA Awards Five Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast
04/20/2011EPA Awards Environmental Justice Grants for Areas Affected by the BP Oil Spill - Grant projects to help protect people’s health and support ecosystem restoration in the Gulf of Mexico
04/19/2011Terra Industries Inc. to Pay Clean Air Act Penalty and Spend $17 Million to Install Pollution Controls
03/28/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Opens State Information Call Lines
03/25/2011Accepting Nominations for the 2011 Gulf Guardian Awards!
03/11/2011EPA Encourages Americans to Save Water During Fix a Leak Week
03/08/2011EPA adds One and Proposes Five Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List