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09/29/2014ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Speech at Water Environment Federation’s Annual Conference
09/25/2014EPA Proposes Standards to Reduce Mercury Discharges from Dental Offices
09/25/2014ADVISORY: Remarks by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at Resources for the Future
09/24/2014ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Speech on the Economics of Climate Change/First of a series of addresses focused on economic opportunity, cost of inaction
09/24/2014Federal Agencies Announce 5-Year Great Lakes Restoration Action Plan
09/23/2014EPA Helping Five State Capitals Develop Green Infrastructure, Improve Climate Resiliency
09/23/2014EPA Recognizes Manufacturing, Retail Leaders in Electronics Recycling Challenge
09/23/2014EPA’s SmartWay Honors Green Freight Industry Leaders
09/22/2014EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week
09/22/2014EPA Announces Grant Opportunities to Reduce Diesel Emissions at Ports
09/17/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator to Highlight New Solar Energy Project in Washington, DC
09/16/2014EPA Adds Five, Proposes Three Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/16/2014US Settlement with Michigan Utility to Reduce Emissions at Its Coal-Fired Power Plants, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities
09/16/2014
TODAY: Acting Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call
09/16/2014EPA Announces New Actions to Curb Potent Greenhouse Gases/ EPA GreenChill Partners Join Industry Leaders to Drive the Transition to Climate-friendly Refrigerants
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/15/2014EPA Settles with DuPont over Violations of Federal Pesticide Laws that Led to Widespread Tree Deaths and Damage/ DuPont to pay $1,853,000 penalty to resolve alleged violations of pesticide reporting and distribution laws
09/12/2014EPA Registers New Nematicide Alternative to Restricted-Use Soil Fumigants, Including Methyl Bromide
09/09/2014EPA Announces Funding to Create Two New Drinking Water Innovation Centers
09/08/2014EPA Seeks Feedback from the Public on Proposed Label Options for Safer Products
09/03/2014Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Provides Funding to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
09/03/2014Media Advisory: Today: EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address at Barclays Energy-Power Conference Luncheon
09/03/2014US settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
09/02/2014Trans Energy Inc. to Restore Streams and Wetland Damaged By Natural Gas Extraction Activities in West Virginia/
Company will also pay $3 million civil penalty to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations
08/28/2014EPA Releases Three Final Chemical Risk Assessments / Agency identifies health concern from chemical used in paint strippers
08/27/2014US Settles With DuPont to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations and Protect Communities and Kanawha River Near West Virginia Facility
08/26/2014ExxonMobil Pipeline Company to Pay Civil Penalty Under Proposed Settlement for Torbert, Louisiana Oil Spill/ Settlement Resolves Clean Water Act Violation Stemming from 2012 Spill
08/21/2014EPA Report Shows Progress in Reducing Urban Air Toxics Across the United States
08/20/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Media Call to Release Findings on Urban Air Toxics
08/19/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Becomes First Wholesale Club to Commit Nationwide to EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
08/19/2014EPA Announces Awards to College Students in National Water Quality Challenge
08/14/2014EPA Announces $11 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites Across the Country
08/12/2014White House Council on Environmental Quality and EPA Honor Student Leaders and Exceptional Teachers with Environmental Education Awards
08/07/2014Federal Report Highlights Five Years of Progress Providing Communities with Affordable Housing, Efficient Transportation and Economic Growth
07/31/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: CEQ, EPA, GSA, and USPS Leaders to Discuss Sustainable Electronics
07/28/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan/ Public hearings being held in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.
07/28/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Holding Media Call to Preview Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan
07/25/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator Holding Media Call to Preview Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan
07/25/2014EPA Issues Policy Supporting Tribal and Indigenous Communities
07/24/2014EPA Kicks Off Third-Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge to Develop Innovative Approaches to Stormwater Management
07/24/2014EPA Seeks Comments on Potential Revisions to its Risk Management Program
07/23/2014EPA Funds Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
07/23/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Testify before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
07/23/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan/Public hearings being held in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.
07/22/2014TOMORROW: US EPA Administrator to Testify before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
07/21/2014EPA Warning: Recharging Air Conditioners with Wrong Refrigerant Poses Injury and Fire Risks
07/17/2014EPA Introduces New Graphic to Help Consumers Make Informed Choices about Insect Repellents
07/17/2014EPA Awarding $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
07/16/2014US Settlement with Minnesota Coal-fired Utility to Reduce Emissions, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities
07/16/2014EPA Administrator McCarthy to attend Commission on Environmental Cooperation
07/11/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at 85th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens National Conference
07/10/2014More than 5,500 buildings to compete in EPA’s Fifth-Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings/Commercial buildings around the US are in a race to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
07/10/2014EPA Proposes to Replace and Reduce Harmful Greenhouse Gases
07/07/2014EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster
07/07/2014Media Call Advisory: EPA Administrator to Preview Missouri Visit with Farmers and Discussion of Efforts to Protect U.S. Waterways
07/03/2014EPA’s Tips for a Happy and Healthy Summer
07/01/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills/Agency also seeks public input on potential updates to guidelines for existing landfills
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Approval of New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants / Proposal supports president’s Climate Action Plan by curbing emissions of potent greenhouse gases
06/25/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Testify at Hearing of House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
06/25/2014US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at George Mason University’s Washington Youth Summit on the Environment
06/25/2014EPA Releases Final Risk Assessment on Trichloroethylene (TCE)/ Agency begins process to address potential human health risks
06/20/2014US EPA Administrator to Participate in Discussion on Climate Protection at the US Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting
06/17/2014EPA Selects Six Universities to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/12/2014EPA Identifies Safer Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardants/Identified chemicals are persistent, accumulate in the environment and have reproductive, developmental, and neurological toxicity
06/12/2014EPA Requires Ford to Correct Fuel Economy for Six Vehicle Models
06/12/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Energy Efficiency at the US Energy Association
06/11/2014TOMORROW: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Energy Efficiency at the US Energy Association
06/09/2014FDA and EPA issue updated draft advice for fish consumption / Advice encourages pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers to eat more fish that are lower in mercury
06/06/2014EPA Ensures Company Discloses Pesticide Hazards
06/06/2014A Shared Commitment: Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security
06/06/2014EPA Announces Funding for Tribes to Clean Up Diesel Engines
06/03/2014Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part Two
06/03/2014Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part One
06/02/2014Remarks for Administrator McCarthy, Announcement of Clean Power Plan, Washington, DC
06/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA to Host Clean Power Plan Media Conference Call
06/02/2014EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants/Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment, spur innovation and strengthen the economy
05/30/2014EPA and Reckitt Benckiser Inc. Reach Agreement to Cancel Certain Rodenticide Products
05/30/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan
05/28/2014EPA Report Shows Impact of Changing Climate on Americans’ Health and Environment
05/28/2014EPA Funds University Research on Cleaner Fuel Burning to Improve Air Quality/The World Health Organization estimates that cookstove smoke accounts for over 4 million premature deaths annually
05/28/2014EPA Selects 171 Communities for New Brownfield Investment Grants to Boost Local Economies, Leverage Job Creation/Funding will revitalize communities by cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/27/2014EPA Adds Clothes Dryers to Energy Star Program, Increasing Energy Efficiency of New Appliances
05/22/2014ADVISORY: EPA Announces Grants to Six Universities for Clean Cookstove Research/The United Nations Foundation’s Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to host announcement event
05/22/2014EPA Recognizes Over 400 Federal Facilities for Achieving $42 Million in Cost Savings and Environmental Benefits
05/21/2014Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Task Force Announces Agreement with 12 Universities to Further Water Pollution Reduction Programs and Goals
05/21/2014U.S. EPA Administrator to Visit Salt Lake City, Seattle and Portland to Highlight Agency’s Efforts to Reduce Carbon Pollution and Address Climate Change
05/19/2014EPA Finalizes Standards to Protect Fish, Aquatic Life from Cooling Water Intakes
05/16/2014EPA Recognizes Environmental Innovation at World’s Largest Science Competition for High School Students/Miriam Terese Demasi wins EPA Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award and will participate in National Sustainable Design Expo in 2015
05/15/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Emissions Standards for Refineries to Protect Nearby Neighborhoods/Proposed steps will protect public health and improve air quality
05/14/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed New Safety Measures to Protect Farm Workers from Pesticide Exposure
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada / Titanium Metals Corporation to pay record $13.75 million civil penalty for TSCA violations at single facility
05/12/2014EPA Announces $3.6 Million in Environmental Job Training Grants to Provide Unemployed Residents with Job Opportunities Cleaning Up and Reducing Pollution Nationwide
05/09/2014EPA Seeking Public Comment on Enhancing Transparency for Chemicals and Mixtures Used in Hydraulic Fracturing
05/08/2014EPA Adds Seven Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List/Agency also proposes to add an additional five sites
05/07/2014EPA Releases EnviroAtlas Ecosystem Mapping Tool
05/06/2014National Research Council Releases Report Praising EPA’s IRIS Program Enhancements
05/05/2014EPA Employees Selected as Finalists for 2014 Service to America Medals
05/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Address the National Wildlife Federation
05/01/2014VIDEO: Administrator McCarthy Highlights Clean Air Efforts During Asthma Awareness Month / Agency Honors Community-Focused Asthma Programs
05/01/2014TOMORROW: U.S. EPA Administrator to Address the National Wildlife Federation