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08/19/2014U.S. EPA Serving as On-Scene Coordinator in Emergency Response to Ohio River Oil Spill
08/19/2014The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/23/2014EPA Requires Mining Company to Restore Damaged Streams in Kentucky
05/21/2014Public Availability Sessions Scheduled for Lee’s Lane Landfill Superfund Site
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
04/17/2014West Middle School in Shelbyville, KY Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014EPA, USDA, and ARC Announce Winners of 2014 “Livable Communities” Competition
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/10/2014Louisville on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/09/2014EPA Honors Four Kentucky Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Idle Free Louisville, Kentuckiana Air Education, Louisville, KY
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/25/2014EPA Honors Fruit of the Loom, Inc. in Bowling Green, KY for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
01/17/2014Oil Well Operators in Hart County, Ky., Sentenced for Violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act
01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
12/13/2013
EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Justice Projects
12/10/2013EPA, USDA and ARC Announce Four Winners of 2013 “Livable Communities” Competition
08/01/2013Okeanos Technologies, LLC in Covington, KY Awarded more than $290,000 to Develop Cost Effective Seawater Desalination Technology
05/08/2013EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
04/25/2013EPA Awards $200,000 to the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
04/19/2013OP-ED: Earth Day 2013 - A Conversation on Climate
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, USDA and State Partners to Discuss Priority Water Pollution Reduction Issues April 18 and 19 in Louisville, Kentucky
03/26/2013Five Kentucky Organizations Receive 2013 Energy Star Awards
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/09/2013EPA Signs Memorandum of Agreement with the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
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
10/01/2012EPA Announces Plan to Address Environmental Concerns for North Birmingham Communities
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
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
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design /
Program will strengthen local economies, protect health
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with Frankfort, Ky., Other Capitals on Green Design
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
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
08/23/2012Southeast diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
08/20/2012High Expectations Associated with Region 4 Environmental Justice Conference
07/19/2012TODAY: EPA Holding Public Meeting Regarding Lee’s Lane Landfill Site in Louisville, Ky.
06/18/2012Media Advisory: EPA Promotes Development of Environmental Learning through a Partnership with Kentucky State University
06/12/2012EPA to Co-Host Black Leaf Chemical Public Meeting
05/24/2012$1.9 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/22/2012Okeanos Technologies, LLC in Covington, KY Awarded More than $79,000 for Low Cost Desalination Research
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
04/20/2012Earth Day Op-Ed: No Act Is Ever Wasted
04/16/2012EPA to Hold Three Public Hearings on 36 Kentucky Coal Mine Permits
04/05/2012U.S. Announces Innovative Clean Air Agreement For Industrial Flares With Marathon Petroleum Company
03/19/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing Six Organizations in Kentucky
02/24/2012EPA Celebrates the Mercer County School District in Kentucky as an ENERGY STAR Leader
02/17/2012EPA to Host Third Public Meeting on Floyds Fork Pollution Control Plan
12/08/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Costs of Restoration and Civil Penalties Total Nearly $1 Million
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
11/10/2011EPA to Host Second Public Meeting on Floyds Fork Pollution Control Plan
11/08/2011EPA to Host a Public Meeting for the Black Leaf Chemical Site in Louisville, KY
11/08/2011EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics near Charles Russell Elementary, Crabbe School, Hatcher School and Whitwell Elementary
11/08/2011
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
08/16/2011Public Meeting on Floyds Fork Pollution Control Plan
EPA to host Aug. 30 meeting
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
06/10/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/06/2011$800,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
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
03/11/2011EPA Encourages Americans to Save Water During Fix a Leak Week
03/08/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Review Federal Regulations
03/01/2011Arch Coal to Pay $4 Million to Settle Clean Water Act Violations in Appalachian Mining Operations
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/17/2011EPA Awards $5.5 Million to Support Nanotechnology Research / Research to help determine whether health risks exist
02/02/2011Five Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as 2010 WasteWise Award Winners
01/20/2011EPA Seeks Applications for Community-Based Environmental Grants / Grants will help communities address local health and pollution issues
01/18/2011Administrator Jackson, SBA Administrator Mills Announce Launch of Water Technology Innovation Cluster / Smart environmental protection creates jobs
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
12/08/2010EPA and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Reach Agreement with Logan Aluminum Inc. to Resolve Allegations of Clean Air Act Violations
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
11/17/2010$87,010 Cooperative Agreement to Help Ashland Residents Reduce Toxics in Their Neighborhoods
09/24/2010Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute designated as Center of Excellence for Watershed Management
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
08/19/2010EPA Announces a Schedule of Public Hearings on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
07/23/2010EPA Changes to Kentucky Coal Mine Permit Protect Water Quality and the Environment
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
05/27/2010EPA to hold community meetings on Port of Huntington Tri-State Collaborative
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/21/2010$1.2 million in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
03/29/2010Recovery Act Funding to Jumpstart Construction of Waste-to-Energy Facility at Kentucky Horse Park
03/29/2010Recovery Act Funding to Improve Water Service, Create Jobs in Louisville
03/26/2010Monday: EPA and the State of Kentucky to Recognize $4.17 Million Recovery Act Drinking Water Project in Louisville, Ky.
03/26/2010Monday: EPA and the State of Kentucky to Recognize $1.95 Million Recovery Act Clean Water Project in Lexington, Ky.
03/23/2010Louisville Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants