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04/06/2015Three Tennessee 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
03/09/2015Three Facilities in Tennessee 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
01/22/2015Owners and Managers of Former Salvage Operations at Former Textile Plant in Tennessee Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy Associated with Illegal Asbestos Removal
Conspirators ordered to pay $10.3 million in restitution
01/21/2015EPA Selected as ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation 2015 Awards Top 30 Finalist
12/05/2014Groundwater Cleanup to Begin at Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN
12/03/2014Obama Administration Selects Tracy City, Tennessee 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
11/19/2014EPA Names Oak Ridge, Tennessee a 2014 Green Power Leader
11/12/2014EPA Administrator to Announce Small Business Award to Nashville, TN based National Recovery Technologies, LLC
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative
10/07/2014EPA Honors Tennessee-based FedEx Express for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
09/30/2014EPA Honors Manufacturers with ENERGY STAR Award / Eastman Chemical, Janssen R and D, and Merck use Combined Heat and Power systems to cut carbon pollution, save money, and combat climate change
09/19/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
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
08/19/2014Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Tennessee Assembly Plant awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/19/2014News Brief: U.S. EPA Accepting Public Comments on Cleanup Plan for National Fireworks OU2 Superfund Site
07/14/2014Oak Ridge Becomes Southeast’s First Green Power Community
07/08/2014EPA Sponsors Free Training on Healthy Homes for Health Care Workers
06/17/2014Tennessee State University Selected to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/17/2014EPA Selects Six Universities to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Campbell County, TN
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/12/2014EPA Announces Three Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipients in the Southeast Region
05/08/2014EPA Adds One Hazardous Waste Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
04/24/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Participate at the National Organization of Black County Officials Development Conference
04/17/2014South Greene High School and DeBusk Elementary School in Greeneville, Tenn. Named Top Finishers in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014Eastman Chemical Company Building B-470 and Building B-469 in Kingsport, Tenn. Named Top Finishers in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/09/2014EPA Honors Four Tennessee Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Ducktown 28-Kilowatt Solar Array, Ducktown, TN
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/05/2014THURSDAY – EPA Official to Tour Green Infrastructure Investments along Cumberland River/Project transformed the Cumberland River corridor by incorporating green infrastructure features that improve local water quality
01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
12/13/2013EPA Announces a Public Meeting and Public Comment Period for the Proposed Listing of the Walker Machine Products Site in Collierville, TN to the National Priorities List (NPL)
12/13/2013
EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Justice Projects
12/11/2013EPA adds Two and Proposes One Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
12/10/2013EPA, USDA and ARC Announce Four Winners of 2013 “Livable Communities” Competition
09/24/2013EPA Honors Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC in Chattanooga, Tenn. for Green Power Leadership in the Southeast
06/28/2013United States and Tennessee Reach Agreement with King Pharmaceuticals LLC to Resolve Allegations of Clean Air Act Violations
05/21/2013EPA Adds Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional Two Sites
05/08/2013EPA Awards $800,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Tennessee
04/25/2013EPA Awards $200,000 to The Enterprise Center, Inc. to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
04/24/2013Craigmont High School in Memphis, Tenn. Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/19/2013OP-ED: Earth Day 2013 - A Conversation on Climate
03/26/2013Three Tennessee Organizations Receive 2013 Energy Star Awards
02/12/2013Chattanooga, TN among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
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
10/10/2012TOMORROW: EPA and TDEC to Recognize Tennessee Water and Wastewater Utilities for Energy Savings
10/05/2012EPA and TDEC to 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
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
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
09/06/2012EPA 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
08/10/2012EPA Announces Public Comment Period for TVA Phase 3 Clean-up Plan
07/17/2012U.S. and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with the City of Chattanooga
07/17/2012US and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement With the City Of Chattanooga
05/18/2012Soil Cleanup to Begin at Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN
04/26/2012EPA Awards Three Universities in the Southeast with Grants to Develop Innovative Environmental Solutions
04/20/2012Earth Day Op-Ed: No Act Is Ever Wasted
04/16/2012U.S. and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with the City of Memphis
03/19/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing three Organizations in Tennessee
01/30/2012TODAY: Meharry Medical College and EPA to Collaborate on Green Initiatives
01/27/2012Meharry Medical College and EPA to Collaborate on Green Initiatives
01/23/2012Southern Wood Piedmont Company Settles Financial Assurance Claims
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
11/08/2011
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
10/31/2011EPA Awards Seven Universities in the Southeast with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
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
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
06/14/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Awards Presented to Ingram Barge Company, Nashville, TN and Miami-Dade County, Florida
06/10/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/06/2011$400,000 Brownfields Grant to Cleanup and Revitalize Properties in Knoxville, TN
05/31/2011Chattanooga, TN Now Meets Smog Standards
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
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/11/2011EPA Encourages Americans to Save Water During Fix a Leak Week