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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
03/26/2013Manitowoc Foodservice in New Port Richey, Florida Receives 2013 Energy Star Award
03/12/2013Miami Makes List of Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
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
02/12/2013Fort Lauderdale, FL among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/12/2013Lake Worth, FL among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/12/2013Pompano, FL among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/12/2013Bowling Green and Zolfo Springs, FL among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/15/2013THURSDAY- EPA to Hold Public Info Sessions in Tampa on Agency’s Proposed Rules to Limit Nutrient Pollution in Florida
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
12/06/2012EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast
12/03/2012EPA Awards Over $100,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
11/30/2012EPA Approves Florida’s Rules to Protect Waterways from Nutrient Pollution
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
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
10/01/2012EPA Announces Plan to Address Environmental Concerns for North Birmingham Communities
09/28/2012Florida International University to Collaborate with EPA on Green Initiatives
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards /Communities, public health and U.S. economy benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
09/19/2012Georgia Tech, Mississippi State and the University of South Florida Among Recipients of
$9 Million to Examine Extreme Weather
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
09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods; University of Gainesville Among Recipients
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
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
07/13/2012Obama Administration Releases Report on Progress and Next Steps in Restoring the Everglades, Announces Additional $80 Million in Project Funding / Over $1.5 Billion Invested in the Everglades Since 2009; USDA To Fund Fourth Year of Easements for Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat Improvements in the Northern Everglades Watershed
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/13/2012EPA Announces Florida Permits to Restore Everglades Water Quality Satisfy Agency Objections
06/06/2012EPA Awards City of Tampa and Brooksville a total of $800,000 to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites through New Multi-Purpose Grant Approach
06/06/2012EPA Awards City of Orlando and Casselberry a total of $600,000 to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites through New Multi-Purpose Grant Approach
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/24/2012$1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Florida
05/24/2012EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/22/2012ThornProducts, LLC in Melbourne Beach, FL Awarded $80,000 for Low Cost Wireless Transmission Method
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
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
04/11/2012Miami Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
04/11/2012Tampa Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
04/09/2012Top EPA and USDA Officials to Tour Farm in Mississippi Where Water Pollution Reduction Strategies Are Being Implemented/Tour is Part of Meeting in Memphis to Discuss National Agency Priorities
04/03/2012EPA Announces Director for Gulf of Mexico Program
03/19/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing two Organizations in Florida
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Adds Four Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 3 Sites