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05/08/2013EPA Awards $4.2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Florida
04/25/2013EPA Awards $198,032 to Central Florida Regional Planning Council to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
04/23/2013University of Florida in Gainesville, FL wins First Prize for Large Institutions RainWorks Challenge
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
04/19/2013OP-ED: Earth Day 2013 - A Conversation on Climate
03/26/2013Manitowoc Foodservice in New Port Richey, Florida Receives 2013 Energy Star Award
03/12/2013Miami Makes List of Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
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
02/12/2013Fort Lauderdale, FL among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/12/2013Lake Worth, FL among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/12/2013Pompano, FL among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/12/2013Bowling Green and Zolfo Springs, FL among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/15/2013THURSDAY- EPA to Hold Public Info Sessions in Tampa on Agency’s Proposed Rules to Limit Nutrient Pollution in Florida
01/09/2013EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
01/02/2013Kentucky Utilities to Spend Millions in Settlement to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations in Environmental Justice Community
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/06/2012EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast
12/03/2012EPA Awards Over $100,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
11/30/2012EPA Approves Florida’s Rules to Protect Waterways from Nutrient Pollution
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/15/2012EPA Awards More Than $5.3 Million for Research Fellowships
10/17/2012EPA Announces Opportunity to Apply for 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
Up to Five Awards Available in Southeast
10/11/2012EPA and TDEC Recognize Tennessee Water and Wastewater Utilities for Energy Savings
10/01/2012EPA Announces Plan to Address Environmental Concerns for North Birmingham Communities
09/28/2012Florida International University to Collaborate with EPA on Green Initiatives
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards /Communities, public health and U.S. economy benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
09/19/2012Georgia Tech, Mississippi State and the University of South Florida Among Recipients of
$9 Million to Examine Extreme Weather
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods; University of Gainesville Among Recipients
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
09/05/2012In Support of Affected States, EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waiver for 8 States Impacted by Hurricane Isaac
08/29/2012EPA, HUD, DOT and City of Atlanta Celebrate Third Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities
08/28/2012EPA Requests Proposals for $216,000 Environmental Education Grant
08/20/2012High Expectations Associated with Region 4 Environmental Justice Conference
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
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/13/2012EPA Announces Florida Permits to Restore Everglades Water Quality Satisfy Agency Objections
06/06/2012EPA Awards City of Tampa and Brooksville a total of $800,000 to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites through New Multi-Purpose Grant Approach
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