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02/11/2016EPA Finalizes $9 Million Interim Cleanup Plan for Expanded Area at CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site
02/03/2016Nominations are Open for EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award-Deadline is March 18, 2016
01/25/2016High Point, N.C., to Receive Federal Technical Assistance for Farmers’ Market
01/25/2016Obama Administration to Partner with 27 Communities to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises - Local Foods, Local Places Empowers Creative Economic Development in Rural and Urban Communities in 22 states
01/21/2016EPA Announces 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report
01/15/2016Test Your Home for Radon, You May Prevent Lung Cancer
Radon kills 21,000 Americans each year; readily available tests can warn of high levels in homes
12/16/2015EPA Reports: Automakers Beat Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Third Straight Year
Fuel economy steady at highest level ever recorded
12/01/2015EPA Finalizes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels
11/18/2015EPA Grant to Help Rural North Carolina Community Study Industrial Animal Production and Prepare for Climate Resiliency
11/16/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
11/10/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
11/10/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
10/29/2015EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Interim Cleanup of CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site to Evaluate Treatment of Expanded Area
10/19/2015EPA SmartWay Honors Old Dominion Freight Line in Thomasville, N.C., for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/09/2015TUESDAY: EPA to Hold Public Meeting about Proposed Interim Cleanup of CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site
09/30/2015EPA Invites Public Comment on Interim Cleanup Plan for CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site; Public Meeting Set for October 13
09/28/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/11/2015EPA to Provide Community Update on Navassa Site Cleanup
09/10/2015Duke Energy Corp. to Reduce Emissions from Power Plants in North Carolina, Fund Environmental Projects
09/01/2015Greensboro Small Business Among Recipients of $1.9 Million from EPA to Support the Nation’s Green Economy
08/13/2015EPA Awards $400K to University of North Carolina Wilmington for Chemical Exposure Research in Estuaries and Marine Ecosystems
07/17/2015North Carolina Student Among Those Honored Today by White House, EPA
06/19/2015EPA and DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
06/17/2015Regency Centers in Raleigh, NC Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/17/2015EPA Selects University of North Carolina at Charlotte to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/17/2015City of Durham, N.C. Department of Public Works Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/17/2015Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians 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 $679K in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
05/22/2015EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/20/2015Chapel Hill High School Student Receives Prestigious Award for Developing a Low-Cost Method to Reduce Water Pollution/Award presented at world's largest high school science competition
05/18/2015EPA Announces $1 Million for Tribal Applicants to Upgrade Diesel Engines

EPA seeks to reduce emissions from older engines impacting tribal communities
05/14/2015LOCATION/TIME CHANGED: Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes
05/13/2015TOMORROW: Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes
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
05/06/2015Two North Carolina Sears Stores Among Top Finishers in EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition
05/01/2015Dairy Company Owner Sentenced to Six Months of Home Detention and Ordered to Pay $15,000 Fine for Discharging 11,000 Gallons of Cow Feces into the French Broad River
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
04/01/2015EPA Awards Undergraduate Fellowship to Western Carolina University Student to Further the Environmental Workforce
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/09/2015Hickory, N.C., Receives $200,000 EPA Brownfield Grants to Revitalize, Strengthen Local Economy
03/09/2015Kellogg Company in Cary, N.C., 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
02/24/2015Bank of America Among 16 Organizations Across the U.S. Recognized for Climate Action
02/18/2015EPA approves Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ Water Quality Standards program
Clean Water Act program a foundation for pollution control and watershed management
01/27/2015Asheville, N.C., 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
01/09/2015EPA to Hold a Public Meeting About Proposed Plan to Clean Up Soil Contamination at Benfield Industries, Inc. Superfund Site in Waynesville, N.C.
12/12/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator in Durham to Tour Energy Efficient Habitat for Humanity Home, Highlight New ENERGY STAR Tool
12/11/2014FRIDAY: EPA Administrator in Durham to Tour Energy Efficient Habitat for Humanity Home, Highlight New ENERGY STAR Tool
12/11/2014FRIDAY: EPA Administrator in Durham to Tour Energy Efficient Habitat for Humanity Home, Highlight New Energy Star Tool
12/04/2014Obama Administration Selects Rocky Mount, North Carolina 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
12/01/2014EPA to Begin Cleanup at Blue Ridge Plating Site in Arden, N.C.
11/24/2014EPA Solicits Applicants for the 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
11/17/2014Relocated Residents Near CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site to Return Home
11/06/2014Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Three North Carolina Plants
11/06/2014Three Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Eight Production Plants
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative
10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grants to Two Students at Duke University
10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grants to Two Students at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grant to a Student at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro
10/16/2014EPA Awards Three Universities in North Carolina with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies