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12/18/2014Two Texas Companies and Four Chinese Manufacturers Found to Be in Violation of Clean Air Act for Selling More than 11,000 Uncertified Motorcycles and ATVs/
EPA has also denied applications for certificates to these companies for sale of model year 2015 vehicles in the US
12/18/2014EPA Settlements with Violators Benefit Communities; More than $1.8 million in special environmental projects from companies in TX, LA, and NM
12/17/2014EPA and Texas Collaborate to Supply Safe Drinking Water to Texans
12/12/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Magellan Processing; $400M project will add 500 construction jobs, 105 long-term jobs to Corpus Christi economy
12/10/2014EPA Awards Texas $2.5 million to Reduce Water
Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks
12/10/2014EPA Awards Cherokee Nation $205,000
to Manage Environmental Programs
12/04/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Guadalupe Power; Additions will bring over an estimated $125 million in capital investments and increased jobs
12/02/2014EPA to Evaluate 22 Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
11/25/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Carbon Capture Facility; Facility will bring nearly $300 million in capital investments
and increase natural gas processing
11/24/2014EPA Plan Will Reduce Pollution and Improve Visibility in Texas, Oklahoma
11/20/2014Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste
11/19/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
$1 Billion Jumbo Project in Corpus Christi; Facility will bring almost 4,000 jobs to Corpus Christi area
11/19/2014EPA Recognizes City of Houston for Reduction in Energy Consumption
10/31/2014EPA Approves GHG Permitting Program in Texas
10/29/2014San Antonio and EPA Unite to Restore San Antonio River Basin
10/29/2014Texas Company to Pay $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations
10/28/2014San Antonio Urban Waters Partnership Announcement
10/16/2014EPA Grant Helps Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Texas Schools
10/15/2014Austin Community College Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Disinfection Project
10/10/2014EPA’s WaterSense Program Recognizes Texas AandM AgriLife Center for National Excellence in Education
10/09/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Victoria Power Station Expansion; $200 million project will create 80 construction jobs
10/02/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $1B Gas-to-Gasoline Plant; Facility will bring 3,000 construction jobs, 280 permanent jobs to Beaumont area
10/01/2014EPA Assistance Will Encourage Green Infrastructure, Climate Resiliency in Austin
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Austin Energy Expansion
09/30/2014EPA works with Texas to protect water quality with $2.5 million grant
09/25/2014Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas;
Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?
09/15/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $500M CCI Petroleum Facilities; Processing plant and export terminal will provide 35 full-time jobs and up to 300 construction jobs
08/11/2014EPA Environmental Justice Workshop in Houston
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for West Texas Power Plant; $104 million in economic development and increased jobs
08/05/2014EPA Finalizes 50th Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas;
Federal GHG Permits issued for projects creating thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic development in Texas
08/04/2014TOMORROW: EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Updates to Emission Standards for Refineries
08/01/2014EPA Issues GHG Permit to OCI Beaumont; $83 million economic development ;
08/01/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Texas Power Plant;$607 million in economic development and new jobs
08/01/2014Lufkin Facility Receives EPA Greenhouse Gas Permit;
$443.8 million in economic development and job creation
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/10/2014U. S., Mexico Conduct Joint Emergency Response Exercise
07/01/2014EPA Grants Nearly $800,000 to Improve Houston-Galveston Area Air Quality; Houston-Galveston Area Council will use grant to reduce ozone-forming emissions
06/20/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for ONEOK Hydrocarbon; Permit allows $800M expansion of facility near Houston, will create 15-25 permanent jobs
06/20/2014Austin to Receive $400,000 from EPA to Assess Contaminated Properties; Funds Will Boost Local Economy, Protect Public Health and Environment
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/16/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M facility in San Patricio Co., TX, will bring 1,400 construction jobs and
150 permanent jobs
06/13/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for C3 Petrochemicals; $1.2B facility in Brazoria Co., TX, will create 40 permanent jobs
06/05/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
Company in Hale County, Texas; Facility will create almost 200 construction jobs and bring $110M to area
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Corpus Christi-Area Facility
05/28/2014Houston to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Dallas Project to Receive EPA Grant for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Austin to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/22/2014GSA Combats Climate Change by Reducing Energy Use
05/22/2014EPA Honors GSA – Justice Park Building, for Saving Money by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014HHS Fights Climate Change and Saves Money
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/16/2014EPA Issues Final Notice to ExxonMobil Baytown to Construct Part of Multibillion­­-Dollar Expansion Project and Creates 10,000 jobs
05/14/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Indeck Wharton Energy $301 Million in economic development and creation of jobs
05/02/2014EPA and North Texas Reduce Carbon Pollution by Reducing Food Waste
04/29/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Texas Clean-Energy Electricity Plant; Permit allows construction of $1.2 billion natural-gas fired plant; will add hundreds of construction jobs and over 30 permanent jobs
04/22/2014EPA Celebrates Earth Day; Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change
04/21/2014EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas
04/18/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit allows construction of $325M natural gas processing plant, adding jobs
04/17/2014Two Texas Facilities Are Healthcare’s Best in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition; Hospital in Killeen, office in Woodlands saw greatest energy reductions
04/16/2014EPA and Texas work together on first joint Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/14/2014EPA issues Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/10/2014Dallas and Houston Top Cities to Cut Energy with Efficient Buildings
04/03/2014EPA Honors Twelve Texas Organizations 2014 ENERGY Star Partners of the Year
04/02/2014EPA Welcomes NCAA Final Four and Sustainability to North Texas
04/02/2014EPA Honors Central Texas Clean Air Coalition
03/31/2014EPA Continues to Protect Human Health by Evaluating Ten Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
03/28/2014EPA and State Partners Help Border Area Manage Scrap Tires

03/24/2014Phillips 66 Takes Steps Toward Reducing Pollution from Vehicles
03/17/2014EPA Launches Sixth Annual “Fix a Leak Week” to Chase Leaks and
Improve Water Efficiency
03/05/2014THURSDAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Travel to Houston for Energy Keynote
02/27/2014EPA Improves U.S. — Mexico Border with Environmental Projects; More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities
02/11/2014EPA Administrator to Join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro for Press Conference at Solar Farm and Water Treatment Facility
02/06/2014Publicly Available Tool Reports On Different Types of Pollution
12/11/2013EPA Honors Texas Company for Designing Greener Chemicals
11/25/2013EPA Finalizes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
09/20/2013Texas Refinery WIll Pay $8.75 Million for Failing to Comply with Enforcement Settlement to Resolve Air Violations
08/29/2013Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over
$750,000 to Improve Emission Controls
08/28/2013Houston air quality continues to improve;
Ozone pollution declines despite population growth
08/22/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Houston Superfund Site Proposal
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces More Than $880,000 Available in Border Environmental Funding; Several workshops for grant applicants to be held in US and Mexico
06/27/2013EPA's Gulf of Mexico Program Honors Texas and Louisiana Gulf Guardian Award Winners
05/07/2013Nearly 26 Million Americans Continue to Live with Asthma, EPA says / SC, IN, TX programs honored as national models for asthma care
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/15/2013Texas Army National Guard Recognized in Federal Green Challenge
04/15/2013Dallas Teen Honored with President’s Environmental Youth Award
04/15/2013EPA Recognizes the NASA Johnson Space Center for
Significant Improvements in Solid Waste Efforts
04/15/2013EPA Recognizes Federal Aviation Administration in Fort Worth for Purchasing More Environmentally Preferable Equipment
04/03/2013Air Testing Completed at Three Texas Schools
03/18/2013EPA Promotes “Fix a Leak Week” with the Grand Opening of a WaterSense Home in Dallas, TX
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
02/28/2013EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership
02/22/2013EPA to Co-Host Austin Sustainable Materials Management Workshop
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
11/30/2012EPA Proposes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
11/16/2012Big Tex Grain Site in San Antonio is Ready for Reuse