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02/03/2016Nominations are Open for EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award-Deadline is March 18, 2016
01/28/2016EPA Proposes to Redesignate Crittenden County, Ark., as Attaining the Ozone Standard
01/25/2016TUESDAY: EPA to Provide Community Update on Environmental Study in Grenada, Miss.
01/21/2016EPA to Provide Community Update on Environmental Study in Grenada, Miss.
01/21/2016EPA Announces 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report
01/19/2016EPA, Southern Co. and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Recognize Five Star and Urban Waters Projects in the Southeast
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
11/20/2015EPA Honors 17 Environmental Job Training Program Graduates in Columbus, Miss.
11/18/2015THURSDAY: EPA to Honor 17 Environmental Job Training Program Graduates in Columbus, Miss.
11/16/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
11/13/2015EPA and Partners Lend a Green Hand to North Gulfport Middle School Students
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
11/08/2015EPA and the City of Memphis and Shelby County Partner to Address Lead in Homes
09/28/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/16/2015EPA and Partners to Host Free Environmental Justice Workshop in Gulfport, Miss.
09/10/2015EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Mississippi State University
08/14/2015Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Releases Draft Initial Funded Priorities List
A series of public meetings will be held across the Gulf Coast
07/30/2015Center for Environmental and Economic Justice in Biloxi, Miss., Receives EPA Gulf Guardian Award
07/30/2015Mississippi State University’s Gulf Community Design Studio Receives First Place EPA Gulf Guardian Award
07/30/2015Mississippi Resident Receives First Place EPA Gulf Guardian Award
07/29/2015
EPA, Partners Mark Completion of Expanded Roadway and Drainage Ditch at the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Columbus, Miss.
06/19/2015EPA and DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
06/17/2015Mississippi State University 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 $400K in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize West Point, Mississippi
05/26/2015EPA Selects CLIMB Community Development Corporation in Biloxi, Miss. 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
04/22/2015THURSDAY: EPA to Hold a Public Meeting About the Cleanup of Cavenham Forest Industries Site in Gulfport
04/13/2015Major Egg Producer to Reduce Water Pollution Discharges at Mississippi Facility
03/10/2015TODAY: Hub City Humane Society Together with Chuck and Gayle Davis to Receive EPA Reuse Award
03/09/2015Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors Receives $200,000 EPA Brownfields Grant to Revitalize, Strengthen Local Economy in Itta Bena, Miss.
03/09/2015Two Mississippi Plants 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
01/27/2015Canton, Miss., 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
12/04/2014Obama Administration Selects Itta Bena and Clarksdale, Mississippi 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
11/24/2014EPA Solicits Applicants for the 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
11/04/2014Leading Edge Aviation Services Sentenced for Unlawful Handling of Hazardous Waste at Greenville, Miss. Facility
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
10/27/2014EPA Meets with Leaders in Gulfport to Lay Groundwork for Federal Working Group to Address Community Concerns
10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grant to a Student at Mississippi State University
10/16/2014EPA and Partners to Launch Gulf Awareness Patch Program for Girl Scouts in Mississippi
10/16/2014EPA Awards Mississippi State University with a Grant to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
10/15/2014Girl Scouts in Mississippi Invited to Launch of the Gulf Awareness Patch
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
09/16/2014EPA Awards Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors a 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
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
09/05/2014The University of Mississippi Receives Over $250,000 to Promote Resilient Communities
07/11/2014EPA Orders Hercules Incorporated to Perform Response Actions at its Hattiesburg Facility
05/28/2014EPA Awards Nearly $2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mississippi
05/21/2014EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/15/2014EPA to participate at the 1st Annual Mayor’s Walk in Columbus, Miss. to Promote Asthma Awareness
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/13/2014Kerr-McGee Chemical Superfund Site in Columbus, Miss. Public Comment Period Extended
05/02/2014EPA and DOJ to Host Public Meeting:
Seeking Kerr-McGee Chemical (Columbus) Superfund Site Public Comments
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
04/17/2014EPA, 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
03/13/2014Cleanup Activities Have Begun at the Chemfax, Inc. Site in Gulfport, MS
EPA to Hold a Public Availability Session on March 18, 2014
03/05/2014Company Agrees to Upgrade 18 Wastewater Facilities in Mississippi to Stop Illegal Discharges of Sewage
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
12/10/2013EPA, USDA and ARC Announce Four Winners of 2013 “Livable Communities” Competition
06/26/2013U.S. EPA’s Gulf of Mexico Program Honors the 2013 Gulf Guardian Award Winners
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
06/07/2013Shell Exploration and Production Company Receives First Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Environmental Justice/Cultural Diversity Category
06/07/2013Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc. Receives First Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Civic/Non-Profit Organization Category
06/07/2013Weeks Bay NERR and Eastern Shore Art Center, Receives Third Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnership Category
05/21/2013EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/08/2013EPA Awards $2.4 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mississippi
04/22/2013EPA to Recognize Toyota Manufacturing in Blue Springs, Miss with 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year award
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
04/09/2013
EPA Designates Center of Excellence for Watershed Management at Mississippi State University
02/22/2013EPA’s Gulf of Mexico Program to Hold Environmental Justice Conference in Biloxi, MS
01/24/2013EPA and MDEQ to Meet with Stakeholders regarding Soil Cleanup and Land Use plans at the Picayune Wood Treating Site
01/09/2013EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution