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06/19/2015EPA and DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
06/17/2015Mississippi State University Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/10/2015EPA Takes First Steps to Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aircraft
05/29/2015EPA Proposes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels
05/28/2015EPA Awards $400K in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize West Point, Mississippi
05/26/2015EPA Selects CLIMB Community Development Corporation in Biloxi, Miss. for Job Training Grant / EPA selects 19 communities for grants to train unemployed individuals to enter the environmental field, strengthen local economies
05/22/2015EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/18/2015EPA Announces $1 Million for Tribal Applicants to Upgrade Diesel Engines

EPA seeks to reduce emissions from older engines impacting tribal communities
05/07/2015EPA Announces Availability of Clean Diesel Grants for Communities Across the Country

Local governments, tribal agencies and nonprofits can win grants up to $2.14 million
04/22/2015THURSDAY: EPA to Hold a Public Meeting About the Cleanup of Cavenham Forest Industries Site in Gulfport
04/13/2015Major Egg Producer to Reduce Water Pollution Discharges at Mississippi Facility
03/10/2015TODAY: Hub City Humane Society Together with Chuck and Gayle Davis to Receive EPA Reuse Award
03/09/2015Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors Receives $200,000 EPA Brownfields Grant to Revitalize, Strengthen Local Economy in Itta Bena, Miss.
03/09/2015Two Mississippi Plants Among Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturers in 29 States
Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
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
01/27/2015Canton, Miss., Among 22 Communities Selected Nationally to Receive EPA Assistance to Advance Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development
01/21/2015EPA Selected as ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation 2015 Awards Top 30 Finalist
01/20/2015EPA, Southern Co. and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Recognize Five Star and Urban Waters Projects in the Southeast
12/04/2014Obama Administration Selects Itta Bena and Clarksdale, Mississippi 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
11/24/2014EPA Solicits Applicants for the 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
11/04/2014Leading Edge Aviation Services Sentenced for Unlawful Handling of Hazardous Waste at Greenville, Miss. Facility
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative
10/28/2014Accepting Nominations for the 2015 Gulf Guardian Awards
10/27/2014EPA Meets with Leaders in Gulfport to Lay Groundwork for Federal Working Group to Address Community Concerns
10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grant to a Student at Mississippi State University
10/16/2014EPA and Partners to Launch Gulf Awareness Patch Program for Girl Scouts in Mississippi
10/16/2014EPA Awards Mississippi State University with a Grant to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
10/15/2014Girl Scouts in Mississippi Invited to Launch of the Gulf Awareness Patch
09/22/2014The Weeks Bay Foundation, Inc. Receives $270,566 to Increase Awareness and Action on Gulf Issues
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