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12/16/2010EPA Issues Southeastern Toxics Release Inventory Data
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
11/05/2010EPA Recognizes South Carolina Program for Leadership in Recycling
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
07/21/2010New Toolkit to Help Local Governments with Green Building Practices
07/12/2010Savannah River Site-Superfund Job Training Initiative Graduates Second Class
07/07/2010EPA Announces Job Training Completion and Graduation Ceremony at the Savannah River Site
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/21/2010$1,400,000 in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
04/16/2010MONDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus, to Stop at the Savannah River Site Near Aiken on Environmental Justice Tour
04/16/2010SUNDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus, to Stop in Columbia on Environmental Justice Tour
04/16/2010MONDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus, Host Environmental Justice Tour in North Charleston
04/16/2010SUNDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Present National Environmental Justice Achievement Award in Spartanburg, South Carolina
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
03/08/2010Railroad Company to Pay $4 Million Penalty for 2005 Chlorine Spill in Graniteville, SC
03/02/2010Economic Recovery Funding Clearing the Air and Creating Jobs in Charleston, SC
02/26/2010EPA to Recognize Recovery Act Air Quality Improvement Projects in Charleston, SC
02/25/2010Clemson University, University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill and Georgia Institute of Technology receive Grants to Support Research on the Impacts of Climate Change
02/18/2010Recovery Act Funding Jumpstarts Construction Phase of Green Infrastructure Project
02/16/2010EPA joins Clemson University and the City of Aiken for Green Infrastructure Project Kickoff Ceremony
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
12/17/2009North Charleston, S.C., Partnership Among Winners of EPA’s National Environmental Justice Achievement Awards
12/15/2009THURSDAY: EPA to Present National Environmental Justice Achievement Award in Charleston, S.C.
12/02/2009EPA Awards South Carolina $160,000 for Environmental Justice Projects
12/02/2009Clemson University Awarded EPA Grant to Research Potential Drinking Water Contamination From Carbon Sequestration
11/09/2009John Wieland Homes Agrees to Clean Water Act Settlement
Company will pay $350,000 penalty and upgrade environmental programs
11/05/2009EPA Soliciting Applications for Environmental Justice Grant Funding
10/23/2009Lead-Based Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Workshop to be held in Charleston, SC
10/22/2009EPA Recognizes BASF Corporation in Spartanburg, SC for Improving Chemical Safety in Schools
10/21/2009Poster Contest Illuminates Sun-safe Behaviors
10/01/2009EPA Region 4 now monitoring for air toxics at 12 schools in the Southeast
08/20/2009EPA Announces More Than $60 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in South Carolina to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
08/06/2009South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Receives Brownfields Grant for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
07/15/2009Facilities Throughout the Southeast Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act and Pay Penalties Totaling More Than $200,000
07/14/2009Local Residents Complete EPA Training for Job Opportunities at the Savannah River Site
07/10/2009EPA Awards more than $3.3 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in South Carolina
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
07/06/2009U.S. EPA Expedites Economic Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs in South Carolina
06/29/2009U.S. EPA Awards $1,999,900 in Recovery Funding to the SC State Ports Authority 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
05/28/2009EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/20/2009EPA Announces $600,000 in Recovery Act Funding for Contaminated Land Clean-up, Green Job Creation in Aiken, SC
05/19/2009WEDNESDAY: EPA to Announce $600,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Brownfields, Create Green Jobs in Aiken, SC
05/11/2009EPA: $3.6 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in South Carolina; Grant amount bolstered by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds
04/27/2009EPA Urges Public to Cast Vote Against Skin Cancer
04/16/2009South Carolina Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/09/2009EPA Adds Three and Proposes Three Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List in the Southeast
04/08/2009EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / EPA also proposes to add an additional 13 new sites to the NPL
04/02/2009Environmental Justice Grant Will Aid Rock Hill, S.C., Community
04/01/2009Rock Hill Community Organization To Receive EPA Environmental Justice Grant
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
01/06/2009Agreement with Perdue Supports the Protection of Southeastern Waters
12/04/2008Record Pollution Reduction Reached in the Southeast Due to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Efforts
11/25/2008Industry in the Southeast Steps Up Recycling and Reducing Waste
10/23/2008EPA Grant Helps South Carolina and North Carolina Promote State Clean Diesel Grant Programs
10/21/2008South Carolina Department of Health And Environmental Control Among Winners of EPA’s First Annual Environmental Justice Achievement Awards
10/21/2008South Carolina Department of Health And Environmental Control Among Winners of EPA’s First Annual Environmental Justice Achievement Awards
10/21/2008Medical University of South Carolina Among Winners of EPA’s First Annual Environmental Justice Achievement Awards
10/17/2008East Meets West: South Korean Delegation to Visit Spartanburg, SC to Learn About Collaborative Environmental Efforts
09/19/2008New EPA Toolkit to Help Municipal Governments Confront Recycling Challenges
09/16/2008
EPA to Celebrate Success of ReGenesis Revitalization Project
09/11/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Fuel Waiver for Nine Southeast States
09/03/2008EPA Adds Two and Proposes Three Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List in the Southeast
08/04/2008EPA Funds Brownfields Project in Greenville, SC
07/30/2008U.S. EPA Awards Over $200K to Charleston County For Pollution Reductions
07/28/2008Charleston County to Receive EPA Grant For Pollution Reduction
07/08/2008EPA names Clemson as Center of Excellence for Watershed Management in S.C.
07/07/2008EPA to Designate Center of Excellence for Watershed Management At Clemson University
06/20/2008Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/11/2008Four of the Nation’s Largest Home Builders Settle Storm Water Violations
06/09/2008CDC Becomes First Federal WaterSense Partner
06/05/2008One Facility's Waste is Another's Energy Source -
Three Facilities Earn the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award
06/04/2008Greenville County, South Carolina honored in EPA's Eighth Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
05/29/2008Public Availability Sessions to be Held Concerning Lyman Plating Dump Site in Lyman, S.C.
05/02/2008EPA Awards City of Spartanburg with Grants to Revitalize Old Properties
05/01/2008City of Spartanburg to Receive EPA Funds to Give New Life to Old Properties
04/10/2008EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Columbia Organic Chemical Company in Columbia, South Carolina
04/08/2008$1.6 Million in Grants to Revitalize Old Properties in South Carolina
04/04/2008EPA Just Called to Say, "Recycle"-

Sony Ericsson to Sponsor Cell Phone Take Back Event at Suncom - Family Circle Cup in Charleston, S.C.
03/26/2008U.S. EPA offers $3.6 Million in Grants for Innovative Diesel Emissions Reduction Projects
03/19/2008South Carolina Department of Education Receives $244,500 for Clean School Buses
03/17/2008South Carolina Department of Education to receive $244,500 for clean school buses
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
02/01/2008Communities in South Carolina Reduce Smog Ahead of Schedule
01/11/2008EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Columbia Organic Chemical Company Site in Columbia, S.C.
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
10/24/2007South Carolina business Recognized for Improving Fuel Economy, Reducing Greenhouse Gases
10/19/2007Removal Site Evaluation Released for the Wescott Plantation Site in Summerville, SC
10/19/2007President's Environmental Youth Award Deadline is Approaching
09/21/2007U.S. EPA Announces Winners of the First National
Green Building Design Competition-
Projects from Mississippi State University, Georgia Tech and Charleston, S.C. among winners
08/28/2007South Carolina Watershed Organization Among National Finalists to Receive $13 Million
08/17/2007Texas Man Sentenced Gets Five Months Prison Time for Hazardous Waste Transport Crimes
06/25/2007Southeastern Colleges and Universities Commit To EPA’s Voluntary Self-Audit Program
06/14/2007EPA Releases Documentary Film on Success Story for Environmental Justice Program
06/14/2007EPA Offers a $7.9 Million Grant to Provide Environmental Assistance for Livestock Operators