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06/17/2013EPA Report Details How Development Can Impact Public Health, Environment
06/13/2013EPA Announces More Than $3 Million in Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants to Help Facilitate Environmental Stewardship and Cleanup Across the Country
06/13/2013EPA Offers Smart Growth Assistance to Rhode Island; Mississippi County, Arkansas; Kelso, Washington
06/12/2013EPA Awards $2 Million for Small Business Innovation Research: Promoting Green Jobs
06/05/2013EPA Awards More Than $4.3 Million in Partnership with NSF and NOAA for Climate and Air Quality Research /
Southern Company, Electric Power Research Institute provide additional support
06/04/2013EPA Survey Shows $384 Billion Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure by 2030
06/04/2013EPA and USDA Join Together To Help Americans Reduce Wasted Food
06/04/2013EPA and NIH Announce the Winning Team in My Air, My Health Challenge / Winners developed a low cost, real time personal digital device that measures health effects of harmful air pollution
06/03/2013Statement by EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe on the Passing of Senator Frank R. Lautenberg
06/03/2013EPA Approves Plan to Control Sewer Overflows in Cincinnati Area / Will Reduce Releases of Sewage and Polluted Stormwater by More Than 1.5 Billion Gallons Each Year
05/30/2013Tesoro to Pay $1.1 Million to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
05/29/2013EPA Proposes Rules to Protect Americans from Exposure to Formaldehyde
05/28/2013Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty To Federal Environmental Crimes And Civil Violations And Will Pay More Than $81 Million / Retailer admits violating criminal and civil laws designed to protect water quality and to ensure proper handling of hazardous wastes and pesticides
05/23/2013United States Takes Action to Reduce Hazards from Phosphoric Acid Manufacturing at Louisiana Facility
05/21/2013EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List/Agency also proposes to add an additional nine sites
05/20/2013Skin Cancer Remains the Most Common Cancer in US, Americans Urged to Take Action/EPA, CDC, FDA, National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention provide sun safety tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 24th
05/17/2013EPA Recognizes Environmental Innovation at Science Competition for High School Students/Jacquel Caron Rivers and Arne Joi Saguni Nipales win the Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award, and will participate in National Sustainable Design Expo in 2014
05/16/2013EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe, Testimony Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee
05/15/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2014 Proposed Budget Before House Energy and Commerce Committee
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
05/09/2013Up to $9 Million Available from EPA for 2013 Diesel Emission Reduction Grants
05/08/2013FRIDAY: Federal Urban Waters Partnership to Announce New Program Locations and Partner Agencies
05/08/2013EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe, Testimony Before the House Appropriations Committee
05/08/2013EPA Announces Selected Recipients to Receive $62.5 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites, Protect Health and the Environment, and Revitalize Communities Nationwide
05/07/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2014 Proposed Budget Before House Committee on Appropriations
05/07/2013Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators Given to 11 US Teachers
05/07/2013EPA Showcases Innovation during Public Service Recognition Week
05/07/2013Nearly 26 Million Americans Continue to Live with Asthma, EPA says / SC, IN, TX programs honored as national models for asthma care
05/06/2013TODAY: EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe Participates in Public Service Town Hall
05/03/2013EPA Strengthens Conflict of Interest Review Process for Science Review Panels
05/02/2013USDA and EPA Release New Report on Honey Bee Health
05/02/2013EPA Takes Action Against Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
05/02/2013EPA to Award Over a Half Billion in Funding to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York / Funding will Help Upgrade Wastewater and Drinking Water Facilities Damaged by Sandy
05/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Announce More Than a Half Billion in Post-Sandy Funding for New Jersey and New York to Help Alleviate Impacts of Storms
05/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: USDA, EPA and Stakeholders to Discuss New Report on Honey Bee Health
05/01/2013Harvard University Recognizes EPA Renewable Energy Program as a Top Government Innovation
04/26/2013EPA Releases Revised Bristol Bay Assessment/Agency asks for Additional Peer Review and Public Comment
04/25/2013EPA Awards $4 Million to Help Support Cleanup and Reuse of Brownfields Sites Across the Country
04/23/2013EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe, Testimony Before the Senate Appropriations Committee
04/23/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2014 Proposed Budget Before Senate Committee on Appropriations
04/23/2013EPA Holds Hearings to Gather Public Comments on Vehicle and Gasoline Standards
04/23/2013EPA Announces Winner of the Energy Star National Building Competition
04/22/2013Clean Air Act Settlement with Wisconsin Utilities to Reduce Emissions by More Than 50,000 Tons Annually
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
04/22/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Commemorates Earth Day, Continues Conversation on Climate Change
04/19/2013EPA Proposes to Reduce Toxic Pollutants Discharged into Waterways by Power Plants
04/19/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe Participates in Earth Day Activities
04/19/2013Cement Manufacturer Agrees to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Colorado Plant
04/17/2013EPA Announces U.S. Organizations Using the Most Green Power
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Senior Agricultural Counselor Speaks on Agriculture, Environmental Issues
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, USDA and State Partners to Discuss Priority Water Pollution Reduction Issues April 18 and 19 in Louisville, Kentucky
04/16/2013Seattle and King County, Wash. Agree to Upgrade Combined Stormwater Systems to Protect Local Waters from Raw Sewage Overflows / City and county combined sewer overflows expected to drop by up to 99% by 2030
04/15/2013EPA Publishes 18th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
04/09/2013Media Advisory: Press Conference Call with EPA Acting Administrator on the President’s Proposed FY 2014 EPA Budget
04/05/2013Settlement with Tyson Foods to Address Multiple Releases of Anhydrous Ammonia / Settlement requires company to conduct third party audits to reduce threat of accidental chemical releases, purchase emergency equipment for first responders
04/03/2013EPA Voids Certificates Approving Import of Over 70,000 Small Recreational Vehicles
04/01/2013Settlement with Dominion Energy Reduces Harmful Pollution in Three States and Downwind Communities
03/29/2013UPDATE: Here’s What They’re Saying about EPA’s Proposed Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standards
03/29/2013Bio-diesel Fuel Company Owner Sentenced to 188 Months in Federal Prison for Crimes Connected to Illegal Fuels Scheme / Jeffrey Gunselman also fined $175,000 and ordered to pay nearly $55 million in restitution
03/29/2013Here’s What They’re Saying about EPA’s Proposed Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standards
03/29/2013EPA Updates Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants/ Agency also proposes updates to oil and gas storage tank standards
03/29/2013EPA Proposes Achievable Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standard, Slashing Air Pollution and Providing Extensive Health Benefits
03/28/2013EPA Finalizes Vessel General Permit / Action will help protect U.S. water quality and reduce risk of invasive species
03/27/2013EPA Announces Chemicals for Risk Assessment in 2013, Focus on Widely Used Flame Retardants
03/26/2013EPA and DOE Recognize 2013 Energy Star Partners of the Year
03/26/2013EPA Survey Finds More Than Half of the Nation’s River and Stream Miles in Poor Condition
03/25/2013EPA’s Science Advisory Board Announces Independent Panel to Peer Review Agency’s Hydraulic Fracturing Research
03/25/2013Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes
03/22/2013Agreement Reached with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems / Settlement will ensure reductions in raw sewage overflows and stormwater flooding in the most impacted neighborhoods
03/18/2013EPA Announces University Challenge to Find Innovative Uses for Toxics Data
03/18/2013Secure Pesticides and Chemicals during Poison Prevention Week/More than 145,000 reports made each year to poison centers involving pesticides and disinfectants
03/18/2013EPA Marks March 18-24 as Fifth Annual Fix a Leak Week/One in every 10 homes has a leak that is wasting at least 90 gallons of water per day
03/15/2013New EPA Report: Initial Data Shows Significant Gains in Fuel Economy for 2012
03/13/2013EPA Announces Membership of Great Lakes Advisory Board
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
03/04/2013Media Advisory: EPA’s Pollinator Summit on March 5
02/28/2013CountryMark Refining and Logistics, LLC to Install $18 Million in Pollution Controls to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Indiana Refinery
02/28/2013EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership
02/22/2013Rodney Hailey Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Selling $9 Million in Fraudulent Renewable Fuel Credits / Owner of “Clean Green Fuel” falsely claimed his company produced 23 million gallons of renewable fuel
02/21/2013EPA Calls for 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations / New green chemistry technologies grow markets and save businesses money
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/14/2013Presque Isle Bay Removed from Great Lakes “Area of Concern” List; Second Area in U.S. to be Delisted
02/14/2013Transocean Pleads Guilty, Is Sentenced to Pay $400 Million in Criminal Penalties for Criminal Conduct Leading to Deepwater Horizon Disaster / Second Corporate Guilty Plea Obtained by Deepwater Horizon Task Force, Second-largest Criminal Clean Water Act Fines and Penalties in U.S. History
02/13/2013EPA Invites Communities to Apply for Smart Growth Assistance
02/11/2013EPA Makes Public Comprehensive Information on Use of Chemicals in the U.S. / The Chemical Data Reporting information will help EPA and others assess chemicals more quickly and encourage the use of safer chemicals
02/08/2013EPA Strengthens Protections for Participants in Third Party Human Studies Involving Pesticides
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
02/07/2013EPA Releases State Enforcement Performance Information and Comparative Maps / Agency to host webinar demonstrating new data features
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Companies to Correct Reporting Violations
02/06/2013EPA Provides Tools for Sustainable Communities / Smart growth policies can help achieve environmental justice goals
02/05/2013EPA Updates Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
02/05/2013EPA Hosts Background Technical Briefing on Online Tool to View GHG Emissions Data from Large Facilities
02/04/2013Federal Agencies Working to Make Homes Healthier / Improving housing quality can dramatically affect the health of residents
01/31/2013EPA Proposes Changes to Enhance Confidence in RIN Trading in the RFS Program
01/31/2013EPA Proposes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards
01/30/2013EPA Moves to Ban 12 D-Con Mouse and Rat Control Products / Action Will Prevent Thousands of Accidental Exposures Among Children Each Year
01/25/2013EPA Releases New Report on Children's Health and the Environment in America
01/24/2013EPA Announces Settlements with Company for Multiple Violations of Chemical Reporting and Pesticide Laws