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06/06/2012EPA Awards City of Orlando and Casselberry a total of $600,000 to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites through New Multi-Purpose Grant Approach
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/24/2012$1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Florida
05/24/2012EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/22/2012ThornProducts, LLC in Melbourne Beach, FL Awarded $80,000 for Low Cost Wireless Transmission Method
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
04/26/2012EPA Awards Three Universities in the Southeast with Grants to Develop Innovative Environmental Solutions
04/20/2012Earth Day Op-Ed: No Act Is Ever Wasted
04/11/2012Miami Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
04/11/2012Tampa Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
04/09/2012Top EPA and USDA Officials to Tour Farm in Mississippi Where Water Pollution Reduction Strategies Are Being Implemented/Tour is Part of Meeting in Memphis to Discuss National Agency Priorities
04/03/2012EPA Announces Director for Gulf of Mexico Program
03/19/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing two Organizations in Florida
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Adds Four Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 3 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Orders Votran to Stop the Application of an Antimicrobial Pesticide to Fog Its Vehicles
02/24/2012EPA Celebrates Florida ENERGY STAR Leaders and Labeled Buildings
02/06/2012Daytona Beach, FL is Among Recipients of $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/06/2012Wakulla County, FL is Among Recipients of $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
01/06/2012TODAY: EPA Chief and other Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress and Plans for Everglades Restoration at Everglades Coalition Conference in Stuart, FL
01/05/2012EPA Chief and other Obama Administration Officials to Discuss Progress and Plans for Everglades Restoration at Everglades Coalition Conference in Stuart, FL
01/05/2012TODAY: EPA Chief in Miami to highlight water and energy savings at new green building development
01/04/2012TOMORROW: EPA Chief in Miami to highlight water and energy savings at new green building development
12/09/2011EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast / Also announces solicitation for 2012 grants
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
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem -- USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem - USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
11/16/2011EPA Recognizes University of Central Florida as the winner of EPA’s 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/15/2011University of Central Florida to be Recognized as the winner of EPA’s 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/08/2011
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
11/02/2011EPA Statement on Florida’s Proposed Rule for Addressing Nutrient Pollution
11/02/2011EPA Announces Winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
10/31/2011EPA Awards Seven Universities in the Southeast with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
10/04/2011EPA to Observe Children’s Health Month in Jacksonville
09/29/2011EPA Designates Center of Excellence for Watershed Management at University of Florida
09/15/2011EPA Adds Six and Proposes Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to the Superfund National Priorities List
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/29/2011EPA to Hold Public Meeting for the Continental Cleaners Site in Miami, FL
08/26/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on the Proposed Plan for the SAPP Battery Superfund Site in Cottondale, Fla.
08/23/2011EPA Announces a Public Availability Session for the Sanford Dry Cleaners Superfund Site
08/22/2011EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Fairfax St. Wood Treater Site, Jacksonville, FL
07/29/2011Miami Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Smuggling Refrigerant
07/29/2011Miami Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Smuggling Refrigerant
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
06/14/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Awards Presented to Ingram Barge Company, Nashville, TN and Miami-Dade County, Florida
06/10/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy
06/06/2011$7 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Florida
05/26/2011EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Taskforce Meeting in Pensacola, Fla.
05/26/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to Hold Next Meeting in Florida
05/25/2011EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/06/2011Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Creates Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Releases Restoration Priorities / EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, joined by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, other task force members, hold official meeting today in Mobile, Ala.
05/05/2011FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Mobile, Ala.
05/05/2011FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Mobile, Ala.
04/29/2011EPA Launches New Strategy to Promote Use of Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Economic Benefits
04/20/2011EPA Awards Five Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast
04/20/2011EPA Awards Environmental Justice Grants for Areas Affected by the BP Oil Spill - Grant projects to help protect people’s health and support ecosystem restoration in the Gulf of Mexico
04/15/2011EPA to Partner with Jacksonville on Green Infrastructure Projects;
U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate “Go Green” Stamps
04/13/2011Nineteen Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as Leaders in Energy Efficiency
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/28/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Opens State Information Call Lines
03/25/2011Accepting Nominations for the 2011 Gulf Guardian Awards!
03/14/2011Miami Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
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
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/17/2011Florida AandM University and EPA to Collaborate on Green Initiatives
02/11/2011EPA and U.S. Coast Guard Step Up Efforts to Protect U.S. Waters / Memorandum of understanding outlines enhanced coordination of enforcement and compliance activities
02/02/2011Final Cleanup Plan Approved for Cabot Carbon/Koppers Superfund Site in Gainesville, Fla.
02/02/2011Five Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as 2010 WasteWise Award Winners
01/19/2011Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green Power / Landfill gas projects protect health while fueling industry and job creation
01/07/2011EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding J.J. Seifert Machine Shop Superfund Site, Ruskin, FL
12/16/2010EPA Issues Southeastern Toxics Release Inventory Data
12/14/2010Embraer Executive Jet Services Joins the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
11/15/2010TODAY: EPA Press Conference Call on Final Standards to Protect Florida’s Waters
11/15/2010EPA Finalizes Common Sense Standards to Protect Florida Waters

Action to reduce nutrient pollution in lakes and flowing waters, provides strong environmental protection and significant flexibility for Florida’s communities and businesses
11/14/2010TOMORROW: EPA Press Conference Call on Final Standards to Protect Florida’s Waters
10/22/2010Lead-Based Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Workshop to be held in Jacksonville, FL
10/21/2010EPA Invites Jacksonville Families to Participate in Environmental Justice Forum; Kids Welcome to Participate in Fun Educational Activities
09/29/2010EPA Announces Short Extension for Florida Nutrients Inland Water Rule
09/27/2010EPA Adds Three Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/24/2010First Baptist Church of Orlando Improves Energy Efficiency and Fights Climate Change
09/16/2010BP Oil Spill Environmental Justice Grant Opportunity Expanded and Application Due Date Extended
09/03/2010EPA Complies with Court Decision and Directs Florida to Restore Water Quality in the Everglades
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
08/09/2010EPA Announces $200,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Support Communities Directly Affected by BP Oil Spill
08/06/2010United States Takes Action to Reduce Hazards from Fertilizer Manufacturing Plant in Florida First enforcement case concluded against mining and mineral processing industry
07/21/2010New Toolkit to Help Local Governments with Green Building Practices
07/01/2010Coast Guard and EPA Send Directive to BP on Oil Spill Waste Management Plan
06/25/2010EPA Recognizes Broward County, Fl., for Transforming Former Landfill into a Park
06/24/2010City of Marco Island and Quality Enterprises USA, Inc. Agree to pay Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
06/24/2010FRIDAY: EPA to Recognize Broward County, Fl., for Landfill Site Reuse
06/24/2010EPA Recognizes Hillsborough County, Fl., for Taylor Road Landfill Superfund Site Reuse
06/23/2010Thursday: EPA to Recognize Hillsborough County, Fl., for Landfill Site Reuse
06/10/2010U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR Program Connects Building Design and Operation as Nation’s Best in Energy-Efficient Building Designs Announced at American Institute of Architects Convention
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/30/2010Jacksonville Selected as Environmental Justice Showcase Community