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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
04/28/2010FRIDAY: EPA to Kick-off Environmental Justice Showcase in Jacksonville
04/21/2010$3 Million in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Florida
04/20/2010Embraer Aircraft Holding, Inc. Joins EPA’s National Partnership for Environmental Priorities
04/14/2010JUEVES: la EPA celebrara audiencias publicas sobre propuesta norma de calidad de las aguas, lagos y corrientes del Estado de Florida
04/14/2010THURSDAY: EPA to Hold Additional Public Hearings on Proposed Florida Waters Standards in Jacksonville
04/13/2010WEDNESDAY: EPA to Hold Additional Public Hearings on Proposed Florida Waters Standards in Tampa
04/12/2010TUESDAY: EPA to Hold Additional Public Hearings on Proposed Florida Waters Standards in Fort Myers
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
04/06/2010Smart Polymers Research Corporation in Belleair Beach, FL Awarded $70,000 for Biothreat Sensor research
03/24/2010EPA Holds Additional Public Hearings on Proposed Water Quality Standards
03/23/2010Miami Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
03/23/2010Lakeland Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
03/19/2010EPA TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE REGARDING CONSTRUCTION AT THE STAUFFER CHEMICAL SITE IN TARPON SPRINGS FL
03/19/2010Extensive Soil Sampling to Begin at Landia Superfund Site in Lakeland, FL
03/04/2010EPA Extends Comment Period To Hear More From Floridians on Proposed Water Quality Standards
03/04/2010TODAY: Conference Call with EPA Senior Officials on Proposed Nutrient Standards for Florida
03/03/2010EPA Adds and Proposes Three Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List in the Southeast
03/02/2010EPA Adds Ten Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

Action builds on efforts to clean up our communities
02/10/2010Construction Contract Issued for Stauffer Chemical Site in Tarpon Springs
02/10/2010Construction Contract Issued for Stauffer Chemical Site in Tarpon Springs
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
01/05/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
12/28/2009EPA and University of Florida Sign Consent Agreement Settling Hazardous Waste Violations
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
12/11/2009U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Announces Information Meetings for the Jacksonville Ash and Brown’s Dump Site
12/09/2009EPA’s Energy Star Buildings Mark a Decade of Savings
11/10/2009EPA’s ENERGY STAR Program Hits Major Milestone: One Million Energy Star Homes Built in the United States
11/05/2009EPA Soliciting Applications for Environmental Justice Grant Funding
10/26/2009Pine Crest Preparatory School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL named to EPA Top 20 K-12 Schools Purchasing Most Green Power
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
10/01/2009EPA Region 4 now monitoring for air toxics at 12 schools in the Southeast
09/23/2009EPA Adds Two Hazardous Waste Sites in North Carolina to Superfund’s National Priorities List

EPA also proposes to add two new sites in Florida and one in North Carolina to the NPL
09/08/2009The SCUBAnauts Receive Gulf Guardian Award For Gulf of Mexico Mitigation Reef Assessment
09/08/2009The Sarasota Environmental Aquatics Team SEA Team Receives Gulf Guardian Award
09/08/2009Gulf Geospatial Assessment of Marine Ecosystems Gulf (GAME) Receives Gulf Guardian Award
09/08/2009Captain Jayson Horadam Of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Receives GULF GUARDIAN AWARD
09/08/2009Sarasota Bay Interlocal Agreement Partners and Citizens Receive 1st Place Gulf Guardian Award
09/02/2009$8.5 Million Settlement Reached to Clean up Landia Superfund Site
08/26/2009Food Lion, Hill Phoenix, Sweetbay, Whole Foods, and Supervalu Chill for the Environment
08/07/2009Sweetbay Supermarket Helps Keep Ice Cream, Planet Cool with GreenChill Partnership
08/06/2009Florida Community College at Jacksonville, FL Will Provide Green Job Training through EPA Brownfields Grants
08/06/2009City of Miami Will Provide Green Job Training through EPA Brownfields Grants
08/06/2009The Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council Receives Brownfields Grant for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
08/05/2009EPA Administrator Announces $95 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Unleash American Innovation and Create Jobs in Florida
08/03/2009MRC Holdings, Inc. agrees to Cleanup Groundwater at the MRI Superfund Site in Tampa, Florida
07/20/2009U.S. EPA Expedites Economic Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs in Leon County, Fla.
07/10/2009EPA Awards more than $11 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Florida
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
07/09/2009Miccosukee Tribe Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009Recovery Act Funding Accelerates Cleanup, Boosts Economy, Creates Jobs and Helps Protect Human Health at Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site

$2.5 million in Recovery Act funds added to cleanup at Escambia Superfund site; Last of Mount Dioxin removed from site
07/07/2009WEDNESDAY: EPA to Celebrate Progress at Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site; Last of “Mount Dioxin” to Be Removed