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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
11/29/2011Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Pay $740,000 Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations in Five States / Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to invest an estimated $8 million to improve environmental compliance at 189 facilities in the U.S.
11/08/2011
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy at the Former Tronox Facility site in Savannah, GA / Clean energy project aims to benefit local economies and create jobs
10/31/2011EPA Awards Seven Universities in the Southeast with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
10/18/2011Soil Removal to begin at the former Zonolite Company in Atlanta
10/06/2011WaterSense Partners of the Year Recognized for Dedication to Water-Efficiency
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
08/16/2011TOMORROW: EPA and National Park Service to Host Community Dialogue about Environmental Justice at Clark Atlanta University
08/12/2011EPA and National Park Service to Host Community Dialogue about Environmental Justice at Clark Atlanta University
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
07/21/2011EPA Issues Final Guidance to Protect Water Quality in Appalachian Communities from Impacts of Mountaintop Mining / Agency to provide flexibility while protecting environment and public health
07/12/2011EPA Administrator Announces National Grants to Train Jobseekers in Green Jobs and Clean Up of Contaminated Sites
07/08/2011TUESDAY: EPA Chief in Atlanta to Announce National Investments in Green Jobs
07/07/2011Georgia Authorized to Implement the Lead Renovation Program
06/15/2011Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels on Display in Atlanta, GA
06/10/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/06/2011$196,000 Brownfields Grant to Cleanup and Revitalize a Vienna, GA Property
06/02/2011Macon, GA Now Meets Smog Standards
05/25/2011EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/17/2011EPA Announces 2nd Southeastern Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at College and Universities
05/11/2011Natural Disasters in the Southeast cause EPA to Urge Caution on Restoration Activities Involving Lead-based Paint
05/03/2011EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Atlanta on National Standard for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants
04/18/2011TODAY: EPA Chief Travels to Atlanta to Announce Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Initiative
04/13/2011Nineteen Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as Leaders in Energy Efficiency
04/05/2011Rome, GA Now Meets Smog Standards
03/14/2011Atlanta 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
03/07/2011EPA Awards $32 Million to Understand Health Impacts of Air Pollution
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/02/2011Five Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as 2010 WasteWise Award Winners
01/28/2011EPA to Hold Five Listening Sessions on Updating the Clean Air Act’s Pollution Standards for Power Plants, Refineries/ Sessions seek input to design common-sense, cost-effective greenhouse gas standards for largest polluters
01/14/2011Regional Administrator Fleming Marks EPA 41st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration in Gainesville, Ga.
12/16/2010EPA Issues Southeastern Toxics Release Inventory Data
12/13/2010DEKALB COUNTY, GA., AGREES TO MAJOR SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM UPGRADES
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
11/30/2010Administrator Jackson Marks EPA 40th Anniversary in Atlanta with Event at Coretta Scott King Leadership Academy
11/24/2010NEXT TUESDAY: ADMINISTRATOR JACKSON MARKS EPA 40th ANNIVERSARY IN ATLANTA WITH EVENT AT CORETTA SCOTT KING LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
10/26/2010EPA Signs MOU with Georgia ATandT Pioneers to Promote Children’s Health
10/20/2010Media Advisory: EPA and Clark Atlanta University to Sign Agreement
10/19/2010EPA Proposes Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Nine New Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/29/2010Pilot Partnership Aims to Reduce Asthma Among Children in Georgia Childcare Centers
09/24/2010St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Monroe, Georgia Improves Energy Efficiency and Fights Climate Change
09/15/2010Fort Valley, GA Group Receives EPA Citizen Excellence in Community Involvement Award
09/09/2010FRIDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus Visit Americus on Environmental Justice Tour
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
07/21/2010New Toolkit to Help Local Governments with Green Building Practices
07/19/2010U.S. EPA Awards $1.24 M in Recovery Funding to Cobb County, GA Schools to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/12/2010Savannah River Site-Superfund Job Training Initiative Graduates Second Class
06/18/2010Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/28/2010Three Buildings in the Southeast Selected as Contestant in EPA National Building Competition
04/22/2010Atlanta Receives Earth Day Brownfields Award from EPA to Support BeltLine in Atlanta
04/22/2010Saturday: EPA Assistant Administrator Mathy Stanislaus to Visit Savannah, Celebrate Earth Day
04/21/2010THURSDAY: EPA Assistant Administrator of OSWER to Visit Atlanta and Announce $400,000 for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Support BeltLine
04/21/2010$400,000 in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Georgia
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
03/23/2010Atlanta Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
02/26/2010Recovery Act Jumpstarts Construction of Wastewater Treatment Plant in Port Wentworth, GA
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
02/25/2010EPA, USDA, GEFA and the City of Port Wentworth Recognize Groundbreaking of $17.5 Million Recovery Act Wastewater Infrastructure Project
02/22/2010EPA joins UGA and Athens-Clarke County Highlight Air Quality Improvement Project
02/19/2010EPA joins UGA and Athens-Clarke County to Highlight Air Quality Improvement Project
02/17/2010Recovery Act Jumpstarts Construction of Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lula, GA
02/16/2010WEDNESDAY: EPA and State of Georgia to Recognize $8.5 Million Recovery Act Wastewater Infrastructure Project in Lula, GA
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
01/05/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
12/14/2009EPA and Oglethorpe County High School Officials to Hold Availability Session about the Oglethorpe County High School Mercury Spill in Lexington, GA
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
10/21/2009Poster 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 Recognizes Cobb County Water System in Georgia as Water Efficiency Leader
10/06/2009U.S. EPA Salutes SmartWay Transport Partners in the Southeast
10/01/2009EPA Region 4 now monitoring for air toxics at 12 schools in the Southeast
09/23/2009Delta TechOps Joins EPA’s National Partnership for Environmental Priorities - Company commits to eliminating lead from machine shop operations and recycles 7,000 pounds of lead
09/14/2009EPA to Recognize the Beaulieu Commercial in Adairsville, GA as a Green Power Partner for Leadership
09/09/2009EPA Orders Pyrotechnic Specialties Incorporated of Byron, GA to Correct Problems at Facility
08/26/2009Food Lion, Hill Phoenix, Sweetbay, Whole Foods, and Supervalu Chill for the Environment
08/20/2009Georgia Receives $669,600 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
08/19/2009Cobb County Fleet Management Joins EPA’s National Partnership for Environmental Priorities - Company commits to using lead-free wheel weights and recycling 2,500 pounds of lead
07/27/2009YKK (U.S.A.) Inc., Agrees to Pay Penalty for Alleged Violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
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 $4.9 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Georgia
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
07/10/2009Shaw Joins EPA WasteWise Program; Commits to Reduce Waste and Increase Recycling
07/10/2009U.S. EPA Awards $1.7 Million in Recovery Funding to the University of Georgia Research Foundation to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/09/2009Recovery Act Funding Accelerates Cleanup, Boosts Economy, Creates Jobs and Helps Protect Human Health at Woolfolk Chemical Works Superfund Site / $1.8 million in Recovery Act funds added to cleanup at Woolfolk Chemical Works Superfund Site; City of Fort Valley receives EPA Site Reuse Award
07/07/2009THURSDAY: EPA to Celebrate Progress at Woolfolk Chemical Works Superfund Site and Present Excellence in Site Reuse Award to the City of Fort Valley, GA
07/06/2009U.S. EPA Expedites Economic Recovery Funding to Georgia Ports Authority to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
07/06/2009U.S. EPA Expedites Economic Recovery Funding to Georgia Department of Natural Resources to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
07/02/2009EPA’s First-ever Water Quality Video Contest Recognizes Four Submissions From the Southeast
Trenton, Ga. Resident Wins Category, $2500 Prize
Nashville, Tallahassee, Gainesville Residents Receive Honorable Mention
06/12/2009Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta