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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
03/08/2011EPA adds One and Proposes Five Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
03/08/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Review Federal Regulations
03/03/2011Knoxville, TN Now Meets Smog Standards
01/13/2011Facilities Across the Southeast Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
12/16/2010EPA Issues Southeastern Toxics Release Inventory Data
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
11/09/2010EPA Continues Sampling for Air Toxics near Vonore, Tenn. Schools
10/22/2010EPA, DOE and TDEC Reach Resolution on Oak Ridge Reservation Clean-up
09/27/2010EPA Adds Three Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/22/2010EPA Opens Registration for Knoxville, TN Hearing on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
09/14/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
08/30/2010No-wake Zone Reduced to Emory River Mile 1.8 to 2.1
07/21/2010New Toolkit to Help Local Governments with Green Building Practices
06/14/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
05/26/2010EPA Urges Caution on Lead-based Paint in Flooded Areas of Tennessee
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/21/2010Emory River to Reopen as Recreational Advisory is Lifted for TVA Kingston Site
05/18/2010EPA Approves Cleanup Plan for Remaining Coal Ash at TVA Kingston Site
05/07/2010Emory River Closure Extended Through May as TVA Kingston Time-Critical Cleanup Concludes
04/21/2010$1,300,000 in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Tennessee
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
03/03/2010EPA Adds and Proposes Three Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List in the Southeast
03/02/2010EPA Adds Ten Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

Action builds on efforts to clean up our communities
02/09/2010Emory River to be Closed Until Mid-May while TVA Kingston Cleanup Continues
01/19/2010Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis for Non-Time-Critical Cleanup Alternatives for Restoration of the TVA Kingston Site Released for Public Comment
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
01/05/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
12/15/2009School Air Toxics Monitoring Program samples air at 14 schools in the Southeast. Initial data for Vonore Elementary and Middle School and West Greene High School released today.