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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
05/02/2014EPA and North Texas Reduce Carbon Pollution by Reducing Food Waste
04/29/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Texas Clean-Energy Electricity Plant; Permit allows construction of $1.2 billion natural-gas fired plant; will add hundreds of construction jobs and over 30 permanent jobs
04/22/2014EPA Celebrates Earth Day; Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change
04/21/2014EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas
04/18/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit allows construction of $325M natural gas processing plant, adding jobs
04/17/2014Two Texas Facilities Are Healthcare’s Best in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition; Hospital in Killeen, office in Woodlands saw greatest energy reductions
04/16/2014EPA and Texas work together on first joint Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/14/2014EPA issues Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/10/2014Dallas and Houston Top Cities to Cut Energy with Efficient Buildings
04/03/2014EPA Honors Twelve Texas Organizations 2014 ENERGY Star Partners of the Year
04/02/2014EPA Welcomes NCAA Final Four and Sustainability to North Texas
04/02/2014EPA Honors Central Texas Clean Air Coalition
03/31/2014EPA Continues to Protect Human Health by Evaluating Ten Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
03/28/2014EPA and State Partners Help Border Area Manage Scrap Tires

03/24/2014Phillips 66 Takes Steps Toward Reducing Pollution from Vehicles
03/17/2014EPA Launches Sixth Annual “Fix a Leak Week” to Chase Leaks and
Improve Water Efficiency
03/05/2014THURSDAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Travel to Houston for Energy Keynote
02/27/2014EPA Improves U.S. — Mexico Border with Environmental Projects; More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities
02/11/2014EPA Administrator to Join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro for Press Conference at Solar Farm and Water Treatment Facility
02/06/2014Publicly Available Tool Reports On Different Types of Pollution
12/11/2013EPA Honors Texas Company for Designing Greener Chemicals
11/25/2013EPA Finalizes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
09/20/2013Texas Refinery WIll Pay $8.75 Million for Failing to Comply with Enforcement Settlement to Resolve Air Violations
08/29/2013Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over
$750,000 to Improve Emission Controls
08/28/2013Houston air quality continues to improve;
Ozone pollution declines despite population growth
08/22/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Houston Superfund Site Proposal
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces More Than $880,000 Available in Border Environmental Funding; Several workshops for grant applicants to be held in US and Mexico
06/27/2013EPA's Gulf of Mexico Program Honors Texas and Louisiana Gulf Guardian Award Winners
05/07/2013Nearly 26 Million Americans Continue to Live with Asthma, EPA says / SC, IN, TX programs honored as national models for asthma care
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
04/15/2013Texas Army National Guard Recognized in Federal Green Challenge
04/15/2013Dallas Teen Honored with President’s Environmental Youth Award
04/15/2013EPA Recognizes the NASA Johnson Space Center for
Significant Improvements in Solid Waste Efforts
04/15/2013EPA Recognizes Federal Aviation Administration in Fort Worth for Purchasing More Environmentally Preferable Equipment
04/03/2013Air Testing Completed at Three Texas Schools
03/18/2013EPA Promotes “Fix a Leak Week” with the Grand Opening of a WaterSense Home in Dallas, TX
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
02/28/2013EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership
02/22/2013EPA to Co-Host Austin Sustainable Materials Management Workshop
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
11/30/2012EPA Proposes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
11/16/2012Big Tex Grain Site in San Antonio is Ready for Reuse
11/15/2012Hilcorp Energy Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
10/11/2012EPA Approves the Texas Air Permitting Program
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012EPA Reaches Settlement with US Ecology Texas and TD*X Associates for Violation of Federal Environmental Laws
09/26/2012Alta Mesa Services, L.P., Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/26/2012EPA Presents GROW 2012! - a Procurement Outreach Workshop for Port Arthur Area Small Businesses
09/24/2012EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power
09/20/2012Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined a Third Time for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/18/2012EPA Awards Over $57 Million to the Texas Water Development Board to Support the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Two sites added in Texas
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two sites added in Texas
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
09/13/2012EPA Awards UT-Austin over $1 Million for Chemical Safety Research
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/06/2012EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems
08/31/2012EPA Awards Over $1.1 Million to Assist In Restoration of Coastal Habitats
08/15/2012Breck Operating Corporation Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
08/07/2012National "Documerica" Environmental Photo Exhibit Comes to Dallas
08/06/2012EPA Announces Funding for Research to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health
07/20/2012EPA Awards over $57,000 to Improve Water Quality and Environmental Education in San Angelo
07/20/2012EPA to Review Technical Information on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants/Routine review has no impact on cost or vital health benefits of first national standards for mercury pollution
07/16/2012Enterprise Crude Pipeline Fined for Oil Spill in Scurry County, Texas
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
07/13/2012Citation Oil and Gas Corporation Fined for Oil and Salt Water Discharge Into Clear Boggy Creek
07/09/2012Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined a Second Time for Violating the Clean Water Act