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01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
11/05/2009EPA Soliciting Applications for Environmental Justice Grant Funding
10/21/2009Poster Contest Illuminates Sun-safe Behaviors
10/20/2009Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $230,000
10/08/2009EPA Honors the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Visitors' Center in Clermont, KY as a Green Building Challenge Winner
10/01/2009EPA Region 4 now monitoring for air toxics at 12 schools in the Southeast
09/17/2009HUD and DOT to Partner with EPA to Assist Louisville, KY with Growth Management, Environmental Challenges
09/02/2009Cleanup Resumes at the Kentucky Wood Preserving Site in Winchester, KY
07/23/2009Southwire to Pay Unprecedented Fine for Clean Air Act Violations
07/17/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 4 Awards $2 Million in Recovery Funding to the Kentucky Association of General Contractors to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/15/2009Facilities Throughout the Southeast Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act and Pay Penalties Totaling More Than $200,000
07/10/2009EPA Awards more than $4 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Kentucky
07/10/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 4 Awards More than $1.1 Million in Recovery Funding to the American Lung Associations in AL, GA, KY, NC, SC TN, and FL to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
06/11/2009Facilities Throughout the Southeast Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act and Pay Penalties Totaling More Than $92,000
05/19/2009Kentucky Receives More Than $503,000 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs / U.S. EPA: Funds keep and create jobs to help prevent water pollution and protect human health and the environment
05/11/2009EPA: $600,000 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Kentucky; Grant amount bolstered by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds
04/27/2009EPA Urges Public to Cast Vote Against Skin Cancer
04/21/2009EPA Recognizes Fetter Printing Company as one of Energy Star’s Partners for Leadership
04/16/2009Kentucky Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/09/2009EPA Announces More Than $20.4 Million In Stimulus Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Kentucky to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/03/2009EPA Announces $49,878,100 Stimulus Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Kentucky to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
04/02/2009Environmental Justice Grant Will Aid Central Kentucky Communities
03/26/2009Maureen O’Mara To Head EPA’s Criminal Investigation Program in the Southeast
02/20/2009EPA Sponsors Southeast Lifecycle Construction Conference
Conference to focus on Sustainable Design and Construction for this Generation and the Next
02/05/2009Online Tutorial Offers Help to Governments, Groups Seeking Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
02/03/2009Coal-fired Power Plant to Spend More than $135 Million to Settle Clean Air Violations
02/03/2009Coal-fired Power Plant to Spend More than $135 Million to Settle Clean Air Violations
01/06/2009Agreement with Perdue Supports the Protection of Southeastern Waters
12/18/2008Finalists for Grants to Improve the Gulf of Mexico Include Two Organizations In Kentucky
12/04/2008Record Pollution Reduction Reached in the Southeast Due to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Efforts
11/14/2008Seven Universities in the Southeast Helping the Planet to Profit
10/01/2008Millions Harness the Power of Change -
EPA's New Campaign Challenges Americans to Change the World, Start with Energy Star
09/24/2008Five New Performance Track Members Pledge to Improve the Environment with Goals that Surpass Environmental Regulations
09/19/2008New EPA Toolkit to Help Municipal Governments Confront Recycling Challenges
09/17/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Waivers for Parts of Kentucky and Texas
08/20/2008New $2 Million Grant Awarded to the University of Kentucky for Research on Nanoparticles and Human Health
08/18/2008New $2 Million Grant for Research on Nanoparticles and Human Health to be Awarded to the University of Kentucky
07/29/2008EPA Awards Grant to Kentucky Community for Wetlands Restoration
06/20/2008Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/09/2008CDC Becomes First Federal WaterSense Partner
05/12/2008EPA Administrator Recognizes Local High School Conservation Club With President’s Volunteer Service Award
04/08/2008$2 Million in Grants to Give New Life to Old Properties in Kentucky
04/04/2008EPA National Brownfields Grants announcement to be held in Covington, KY
04/02/2008EPA Recognizes Kentucky Energy Star Partners for Significantly Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
03/26/2008U.S. EPA offers $3.6 Million in Grants for Innovative Diesel Emissions Reduction Projects
03/14/2008LEXINGTON, KY., AGREES TO MAJOR SEWER SYSTEM UPGRADES
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/28/200816 Facilities in the Southeast Commit to Environmental Improvements Beyond Regulatory Requirements
12/03/2007Every Drop Counts - EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Leaders
11/15/2007Record $2 Billion to be Spent on Environmental Controls and Cleanup in the Southeast
11/07/2007Nine Facilities in the Southeast Commit to Environmental Improvements Beyond Regulatory Requirements
10/19/2007President's Environmental Youth Award Deadline is Approaching
09/24/2007EPA, City of Louisville Partner for Sustainable Redevelopment in the Ohio River Valley
09/04/2007EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Kentucky Wood Preserving Site in Winchester, KY
08/03/2007Boyd County, Kentucky Area Attains Public Health Standard for Air Quality
07/19/2007Cleanup Underway at the Kentucky Wood Preserving Site in Winchester, KY
07/17/2007Louisville, Kentucky Area Attains Public Health Standard for Air Quality
07/13/2007EPA Provides Smart Growth Assistance to Northern Kentucky
06/25/2007Southeastern Colleges and Universities Commit To EPA’s Voluntary Self-Audit Program
06/14/2007EPA Offers a $7.9 Million Grant to Provide Environmental Assistance for Livestock Operators
06/13/2007EPA Gulf Program Seeks Entries for 2007 Gulf Guardian Awards
05/24/2007EPA Grant Helps Montgomery and Bourbon County School Boards Reduce Children's Exposure to Diesel School Bus Emissions
05/23/2007EPA Grant to Help Montgomery and Bourbon County School Boards to Reduce School Bus Diesel Emissions
05/18/2007City of Frankfort Receives $200,000 to Revitalize Brownfields in the Holmes Street Corridor
05/18/2007Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government Receives $1.2 Million to Revitalize Brownfields
05/16/2007Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government to Receive $1.2 Million to Revitalize Brownfields
05/16/2007City of Frankfort to Receive $200,000 to Revitalize Brownfields in the Holmes Street Corridor
05/01/2007EPA proposes 2 Indiana counties for ozone standard redesignation
03/23/2007EPA Recognizes Kentucky Businesses and Organizations for Outstanding Energy Efficiency
03/20/2007TV Truck Designers Partner With EPA to Help Truckers Save Money, Reduce Emissions - Keep on Truckin' While Cutting Fuel Costs, Protecting Environment
03/19/2007Kentucky Association of General Contractors Receives Grant for Clean Diesel Construction Program
03/16/2007Kentucky Association of General Contractors to Receive Grant for Clean Diesel Construction Program
03/01/2007Lexington company receives small business contract for new environmental technology
02/28/2007EPA Announces New Compliance Incentive Program for Colleges and Universities
02/08/2007Energy Star Buildings Powered With Savings
02/08/2007Energy Star Buildings Powered With Savings
01/30/2007Unified Command to Hold Public Meeting Concerning CSXT Train Derailment in Brooks, Kentucky
01/29/2007EPA Enters Environmental Assessment Phase at CSX Train Derailment in Bullitt County, Kentucky
11/15/2006EPA ENFORCEMENT RESULTS SHOW SIGNIFICANT POLLUTANT REDUCTIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS IN THE SOUTHEAST

Pollutants reduced, treated or properly managed totaled more than 209 million pounds
11/01/2006Philips Lighting to Cut Mercury and Lead in All its U.S.-made Fluorescent Lights
09/14/2006EPA Region 4 Awards 2006 Environmental Education Grants
09/14/2006Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc. assembly plant in Georgetown, Ky., Recognized for Energy Efficiency
08/15/2006Federal Government Reaches Settlement with Pipeline Companies Regarding Crude Oil Spills
06/21/2006Southern Company Joins List of 5 Star Program Partners
06/08/2006Carcinogen Cut in Texas, Kentucky, New Jersey by an Estimated Total of 40,000 Pounds Per Year
05/31/2006U.S. EPA Offers $100,000 in Grants for Innovative Diesel Emissions Reduction Projects
04/28/20068 Facilities in the Southeast Commit to Environmental Improvements Beyond Regulatory Requirements
04/26/2006Inaugural Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference Held in Atlanta
04/20/2006Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
04/20/2006Campbell County School Systems Awarded $341,000 Clean School Bus USA Grant
04/19/2006EPA To Hold Waste Tire Forum in Mobile, Alabama
04/17/2006Campbell County Schools to receive $341,000 for clean school buses
04/06/2006EPA reaches agreement with Daramic
04/03/2006EPA Announces the Availability of the Administrative Record for M.J. Daly Removal Site in Ludlow (Kenton County), Ky.
02/21/2006Simpson County Water District in Franklin, Ky., Recognized for Drinking Water System Excellence
02/16/2006Emergency officials plan for earthquake, oil spill scenario; Memphis meeting Feb. 21-23
10/07/2004Water Stewardship Tools for Local Governments
09/28/2004Emissions of Principal Pollutants Down in Southeast
09/10/200412 Southeast Facilities Join National Environmental Performance Track Program