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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
10/06/2014U.S. EPA TO HOST A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING THE NON TIME-CRITICAL CLEANUP ALTERNATIVES FOR DRINKING WATER AT THE ORE KNOB MINE SUPERFUND SITE
09/30/2014Surf City Resident and Captain of “The Raven” Pleads Guilty to Violating the Clean Water Act and the Rivers and Harbors Act
09/19/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
09/16/2014EPA Awards Greensboro Housing Coalition 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
08/14/2014EPA Awards $400,000 to Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites
08/14/2014EPA Awards $150,000 to the Land-of-Sky Regional Council to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in North Carolina
08/12/2014Gastonia, North Carolina Students Receive Presidential Environmental Youth Award
08/05/2014FORSITE DEVELOPMENT, INC. TO RECEIVE EPA REGION 4’s “EXCELLENCE IN SITE REUSE” AWARD
08/01/2014EPA Hosts a Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference with the International Erosion Control Association
07/09/2014District Court of Appeals ruling on the petition for review of final EPA action placing the CTS of Asheville site on the National Priorities List
06/19/2014Public Availability Session planned by EPA to provide CTS Site Update
06/06/2014EPA to Temporarily Relocate 3 Families Affected by Elevated TCE Levels near Former CTS Site
06/03/2014EPA Awards City of Wilson, NC and the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments a total of $1.4 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites
05/28/2014EPA Awards $4 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
05/22/2014EPA and Duke Energy enter Agreement to Cleanup Coal Ash Release in the Dan River
05/21/2014EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for the Raleigh, NC Area
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for the Greensboro, NC Area
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/12/2014EPA Announces Three Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipients in the Southeast Region
05/08/2014EPA requires Syngenta to label pesticides accurately
04/17/2014UNC-Chapel Hill Bioinformatics Building in Chapel Hill, N.C. 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
04/10/2014Charlotte on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/09/2014EPA Honors Five North Carolina Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/08/2014EPA Officials to Discuss Activities at Hemphill Road TCE Superfund Site
04/03/2014Vehicle Emissions Inspector Sentenced to Two Months in Prison for Emissions Fraud
To Date, 14 Defendants Have Been Sentenced for Conducing “Clean Scans”
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Clean School Bus NC: Kids Breathe Here, Raleigh, NC
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/25/2014EPA Honors Mack Trucks in Greensboro, NC for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
02/12/2014EPA Awards More Than $3 Million to Researchers Studying How Chemical Exposures May Impact Brain Development
01/23/2014Gastonia Man Handed 6-Month Prison Sentence for Vehicle Emissions Fraud
01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
12/13/2013
EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Justice Projects
12/11/2013EPA adds Two and Proposes One Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
12/02/2013EPA Approves Redesignation of Charlotte Area to Attainment for Ozone
11/01/2013EPA Hosts 2013 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference
10/24/2013EPA Recognizes Lowe’s as WaterSenseŽ Partner of the Year for Promoting Water Efficiency
09/30/2013EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Geigy Chemical Corporation in Aberdeen, NC
09/30/2013EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Benfield Industries Inc. in Waynesville, NC
09/30/2013EPA Completes Second Five Year Review of Aberdeen, NC Pesticide Dump Site
09/20/2013EPA Announces the start of Sampling Activities at the CTS of Ashville, Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville,North Carolina
09/20/2013EPA Superfund Removal Action to Begin at the PandW Waste Oil Site in Brunswick County, North Carolina
09/17/2013Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
08/27/2013Family Dollar, Inc., Pays $602,438 Penalty for Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides
08/01/2013City of Asheville, Land-of-Sky and Federal Partners Mark 4th Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities/Partnership has invested and leveraged $5.83 million in Asheville-area projects
07/18/2013EPA Awards $1.3 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in the Southeast
07/11/2013Settlement with City of Wilmington, New Hanover County and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will Reduce Sewer Overflows
06/22/2013EPA Installs Prototype Solar-Powered Monitoring System at Durham Library
06/18/2013Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Family Fun Activities Set for Installation of EPA Solar-Powered Air Monitoring System in Durham
05/21/2013EPA Adds Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional Two Sites
05/21/2013EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events