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07/23/2015Florida State University Receives EPA Funding to Improve Understanding of the Effects of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality
07/20/2015White House Honors Florida Faith Leader for Climate “Champions of Change”
07/13/2015Algenol in Fort Myers, Fla. Among Winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/Innovative technologies tackle climate change, water, and chemical issues
06/19/2015EPA and DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
06/11/2015Osprey Biotechnics, Inc. in Sarasota, Fla. Among 21 Partners to be Recognized for Creating and Using Safer Choice Products / June 22 is the first annual awards ceremony for 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners
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 more than $3.9 Million in Brownfields Grants to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities in Florida / Winners include: Cocoa, Jacksonville, Live Oak, Manatee County, Opa-locka, Palatka, Pasco, Sanford, and the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
05/26/2015EPA Selects Florida State College at Jacksonville, Fla. 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
05/06/2015PREI in Tampa, Fla. Among Top Finishers in EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition/The competition saves $50 million, prevents 250,000 metric tons of GHG emissions
05/05/2015The City of Orlando’s Garden House at Harry P. Leu Gardens Named a Top Finisher in EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition/The competition saves $50 million, prevents 250,000 metric tons of GHG emissions
05/01/2015Florida Men Sentenced for Poisoning Wildlife and Hunting Dogs in Bullock County
04/09/2015EPA Takes Action to Protect the Public from an Unregistered Pesticide/EPA issues order to stop the sale of OxiTitan
04/06/2015EPA Honors Seven Florida Organizations with 2015 Energy Star Awards for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate
03/30/2015EPA Takes Action to Protect the Public from an Unregistered Pesticide / EPA issues order to stop the sale of BioStorm and NanoStrike
03/25/2015Miami on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List of Most Buildings of Any City in the U.S.
03/25/2015Tampa on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List of Most Buildings of Any City in the U.S.
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grant to the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest for Work in Florida and South Carolina
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/09/2015Three Facilities in Florida 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
02/27/2015Atlanta Conference Highlights How College Students are Helping Underserved Communities Address Environmental Problems
02/18/2015EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Bethune-Cookman University
01/28/2015Odebrecht USA, in Coral Gables, Fla. Among 14 WasteWise Participants Recognized for Reducing Waste
01/27/2015St. Petersburg, Fla., 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
12/19/2014Florida Company Included in EPA Action to Protect Public from Harmful Lead Exposure
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
11/24/2014Beazer East Completes Cleanup of Over 100 Residential Structures at the Cabot Koppers Site in Gainesville, Fla.
11/20/2014Remedial Actions Have Begun at Sanford Cleaners Superfund Site in Sanford, Fla.
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Seminole Tribe of Florida Bolster Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/06/2014Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Four Florida 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
10/28/2014Accepting Nominations for the 2015 Gulf Guardian Awards
10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grants to Two Students at the University of South Florida
10/16/2014EPA Awards Embry-Riddle Aeronautical and University of Florida with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
10/08/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Traveling to Miami for ABA Conference and King Tide Day - CHANGE IN LOCATION
10/07/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Traveling to Miami for ABA Conference and King Tide Day
10/07/2014EPA Honors Florida-based DHL Express USA for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/06/2014Two Tampa Corporations and Four Tampa Residents Plead Guilty to Scheme to Unlawfully Sell an Unregistered Pesticide and Obstruct Justice
10/01/2014EPA signs Performance Partnership Agreement with Florida Department of Environmental Protection
10/01/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Recognize the Importance of Clean Water at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station in Navarre Beach, FL
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
09/16/2014The Florida Aquarium Receives over $161,000 to Expand Environmental Literacy
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
08/15/2014Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site
08/12/2014Gulf Breeze, Florida Teacher Receives Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educator
08/04/2014The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Receives $88,474 to Reduce the Gulf Hypoxic Zone
05/28/2014EPA Awards a $200,000 Cleanup Grant to the City of St. Marks, FL
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 to Central Florida Regional Planning Council to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
05/21/2014EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for Six Counties in Florida
05/15/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Visit Orlando for Asthma Awareness Month at Dr. Phillips High School
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/13/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Visit Orlando for Asthma Awareness Month at Dr. Phillips High School
05/13/2014EPA Official to Address Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Graduation Class at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ)
05/12/2014EPA Announces Three Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipients in the Southeast Region
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
04/17/2014University of Florida's Physical Plant Division Central Stores in Gainesville, Fla. Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/10/2014Miami on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/09/2014EPA Honors Six Florida Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Florida Power and Light’s Clean Fleet and Consumer Education Program, Juno, FL
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
09/20/2013EPA, Air Force, Florida sign Cleanup Agreement for Tyndall Air Force Base
09/17/2013Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
07/18/2013EPA Awards $1.3 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in the Southeast
07/17/2013Florida Man and His Corporation Sentenced for Wetlands Violations in Panama City
06/26/2013U.S. EPA’s Gulf of Mexico Program Honors the 2013 Gulf Guardian Award Winners
06/13/2013EPA Announces Florida State College at Jacksonville as Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipient
06/13/2013Applied Environmental Technology in Thonotosassa, FL awarded More than $79,000 for Energy and Nutrient Extraction from Onsite Wastewater
06/11/2013EPA Region 4 Announces Award Recipient of 2012 President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA)
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
06/06/2013Miami-Dade Agrees to $1.6 Billion Upgrade of its Sewer System to Eliminate Sewage Overflows
06/04/2013EPA Announces a Proposed Plan Public Meeting for the Sanford Dry Cleaners Superfund Site
05/21/2013EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/08/2013EPA Awards $4.2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Florida
04/25/2013EPA Awards $198,032 to Central Florida Regional Planning Council to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
04/23/2013University of Florida in Gainesville, FL wins First Prize for Large Institutions RainWorks Challenge
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
04/19/2013OP-ED: Earth Day 2013 - A Conversation on Climate