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05/28/2015Universal Pressure Pumping Inc. Ordered to Comply with Environmental Laws and Protect Public Health
05/28/2015DWD International, LCC Agrees to Address RCRA Violations in Texas
05/28/2015San Antonio, TX, Receives EPA Investment Grant
05/27/2015Tarrant County College District in Texas Receives EPA Job-Training Grant
05/22/2015UT Austin Studies Six Central Texas High Schools’ Indoor Air Quality; Research grant will help create a healthier environment for children
05/22/2015EPA Agreement with Citgo Will Improve Safety and Emergency Response in Corpus Christi, TX
05/12/2015EPA Fines Clean Harbors for Violations of Environmental Laws
05/05/2015Frisco ISD Among Top Energy Saving School Districts in U.S.
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Austin Federal Building for Significant Energy Reductions and Cost Savings
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Two El Paso Federal Facilities for Significant Energy Reductions and Cost Savings
04/27/2015EPA Administrator Promotes Clean-Diesel Grants and Improved Air Quality at Port of Houston
04/21/2015Central Texas Group Among Clean Air and Climate Initiatives to Win EPA Honors
04/21/2015EPA Awards $5 million in Clean Diesel Grants to Protect Health of Communities near Ports
04/15/2015EPA Mobile Lab Screens Austin Residents’ Soil
04/10/2015EPA Administrator Visits Children’s Health Group in Dallas
04/09/2015EPA Administrator, Dallas Mayor, Toyota, and Wyland Foundation Celebrate Dallas Winning the National Mayor’s Water Challenge
04/08/2015TOMORROW: USEPA Administrator and Dallas Mayor Dedicate Water Efficient Classroom and Student Garden
04/07/2015Four Texas-Based Recreational Vehicle Importers and an Affiliated Chinese Manufacturer Settle with EPA Over Illegal Imports of Off-Road Vehicles
04/06/2015EPA Honors Ten Texas Organizations for
2015 Energy Star Partners of Year
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
04/01/2015Baylor, Univ. of North Texas Students Win EPA Fellowship Grant
03/26/2015EPA’s Energy Star Names Odessa, TX, as Nation’s Top Small City for Energy Efficient Buildings
03/25/2015Austin, DFW and Houston Businesses Saved
$145 Million with Energy Efficient buildings
03/24/2015EPA Proposes to Add Burnet Co., TX, Groundwater Plume to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two hazardous waste sites added, six proposed nationally
03/24/2015EPA Adds Two, Proposes Six Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facility in Okla. and Texas
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facilities in Three States
03/20/2015EPA Awards over $2.1 Million to Clean Up Diesel Engines in La., Okla. and Texas
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/13/2015Whitewright, Texas to Receive $200,000 from
EPA to Revitalize Business District
03/13/2015EPA and Fort Worth Chase Leaks at 5K Run/Walk
03/10/2015EPA Fines Wharton Chemical for Hazardous Waste Violations
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
02/26/2015EPA, NASA, USACE, Tuskegee Airman and Perot Museum Foster STEM in Dallas
02/19/2015EPA Issues Last Pending Federal Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas; $200 million facility will bring 250 construction jobs to the McAllen area
02/12/2015North Central Texas Cities Renew
Partnership to Address Environmental Issues
02/11/2015EPA "Love the Bus" in Texas
02/10/2015EPA Awards Rebates to 30 States to Replace 210 School Buses
02/10/2015EPA Proposes to Move DFW Area into Severe Ozone Category
01/29/2015EPA Recognizes Dallas Stars for Reducing Food Waste
01/26/2015EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Tenaska Brownsville Generating Plant; $500M facility will bring 600-700 construction jobs to Brownsville, TX, area
01/21/2015Urban Waters Federal Partnership Initiates San Antonio River Basin Project
01/15/2015Protect Your Family from Lung Cancer Caused by Radon
01/12/2015EPA Applauds College Football Playoff
National Championship—Green Endeavors
01/05/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Arlington, Texas on Proposed Smog Standards
12/23/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings in California, Texas and D.C. on Proposed Smog Standards
12/18/2014Two Texas Companies and Four Chinese Manufacturers Found to Be in Violation of Clean Air Act for Selling More than 11,000 Uncertified Motorcycles and ATVs/
EPA has also denied applications for certificates to these companies for sale of model year 2015 vehicles in the US
12/18/2014EPA Settlements with Violators Benefit Communities; More than $1.8 million in special environmental projects from companies in TX, LA, and NM
12/17/2014EPA and Texas Collaborate to Supply Safe Drinking Water to Texans
12/12/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Magellan Processing; $400M project will add 500 construction jobs, 105 long-term jobs to Corpus Christi economy
12/10/2014EPA Awards Texas $2.5 million to Reduce Water
Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks
12/10/2014EPA Awards Cherokee Nation $205,000
to Manage Environmental Programs
12/04/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Guadalupe Power; Additions will bring over an estimated $125 million in capital investments and increased jobs
12/02/2014EPA to Evaluate 22 Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
11/25/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Carbon Capture Facility; Facility will bring nearly $300 million in capital investments
and increase natural gas processing
11/24/2014EPA Plan Will Reduce Pollution and Improve Visibility in Texas, Oklahoma
11/20/2014Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste
11/19/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
$1 Billion Jumbo Project in Corpus Christi; Facility will bring almost 4,000 jobs to Corpus Christi area
11/19/2014EPA Recognizes City of Houston for Reduction in Energy Consumption
10/31/2014EPA Approves GHG Permitting Program in Texas
10/29/2014San Antonio and EPA Unite to Restore San Antonio River Basin
10/29/2014Texas Company to Pay $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations
10/28/2014San Antonio Urban Waters Partnership Announcement
10/16/2014EPA Grant Helps Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Texas Schools
10/15/2014Austin Community College Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Disinfection Project
10/10/2014EPA’s WaterSense Program Recognizes Texas AandM AgriLife Center for National Excellence in Education
10/09/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Victoria Power Station Expansion; $200 million project will create 80 construction jobs
10/02/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $1B Gas-to-Gasoline Plant; Facility will bring 3,000 construction jobs, 280 permanent jobs to Beaumont area
10/01/2014EPA Assistance Will Encourage Green Infrastructure, Climate Resiliency in Austin
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Austin Energy Expansion
09/30/2014EPA works with Texas to protect water quality with $2.5 million grant
09/25/2014Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas;
Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?
09/15/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $500M CCI Petroleum Facilities; Processing plant and export terminal will provide 35 full-time jobs and up to 300 construction jobs
08/11/2014EPA Environmental Justice Workshop in Houston
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for West Texas Power Plant; $104 million in economic development and increased jobs
08/05/2014EPA Finalizes 50th Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas;
Federal GHG Permits issued for projects creating thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic development in Texas
08/04/2014TOMORROW: EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Updates to Emission Standards for Refineries
08/01/2014EPA Issues GHG Permit to OCI Beaumont; $83 million economic development ;
08/01/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Texas Power Plant;$607 million in economic development and new jobs
08/01/2014Lufkin Facility Receives EPA Greenhouse Gas Permit;
$443.8 million in economic development and job creation
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/10/2014U. S., Mexico Conduct Joint Emergency Response Exercise
07/01/2014EPA Grants Nearly $800,000 to Improve Houston-Galveston Area Air Quality; Houston-Galveston Area Council will use grant to reduce ozone-forming emissions
06/20/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for ONEOK Hydrocarbon; Permit allows $800M expansion of facility near Houston, will create 15-25 permanent jobs
06/20/2014Austin to Receive $400,000 from EPA to Assess Contaminated Properties; Funds Will Boost Local Economy, Protect Public Health and Environment
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/16/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M facility in San Patricio Co., TX, will bring 1,400 construction jobs and
150 permanent jobs
06/13/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for C3 Petrochemicals; $1.2B facility in Brazoria Co., TX, will create 40 permanent jobs
06/05/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
Company in Hale County, Texas; Facility will create almost 200 construction jobs and bring $110M to area
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Corpus Christi-Area Facility
05/28/2014Houston to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Dallas Project to Receive EPA Grant for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Austin to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/22/2014GSA Combats Climate Change by Reducing Energy Use
05/22/2014EPA Honors GSA – Justice Park Building, for Saving Money by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014HHS Fights Climate Change and Saves Money
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/16/2014EPA Issues Final Notice to ExxonMobil Baytown to Construct Part of Multibillion­­-Dollar Expansion Project and Creates 10,000 jobs
05/14/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Indeck Wharton Energy $301 Million in economic development and creation of jobs