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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
07/06/2009U.S. EPA Expedites Economic Recovery Funding to Miami-Dade Transit to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
07/06/2009U.S. EPA Expedites Economic Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs in Miami, Florida
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
06/29/2009U.S. EPA Awards $2 Million in Recovery Funding to Miami-Dade County, FL 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
05/19/2009Florida Receives More Than $1,300,000 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs / U.S. EPA: Funds keep and create jobs to help prevent water pollution and protect human health and the environment
05/19/2009EPA Announces More Than $88,000,000 in Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Florida to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
05/11/2009EPA: $4.8 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Florida; Grant Amount bolstered by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds
05/06/2009EPA orders Stop Sale Of Germ Pro Products, Inc. Product with MRSA Claims
04/30/2009Talla Villa Apartments in Tallahassee, Florida Reaches Agreement with EPA on Lead-Based Paint Violations
04/27/2009EPA Urges Public to Cast Vote Against Skin Cancer
04/16/2009Florida Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Pensacola, FL Hazardous Waste Site
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Begin Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Clermont, FL Hazardous Waste Site
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Initiate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Marianna, FL Hazardous Waste Site
04/14/2009EPA Announces More Than $132 Million In Recovery Act Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects In Florida to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
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 Jacksonville
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
02/05/2009Satellite Beach, Florida Awarded for Building a Healthy Community for Aging Residents
02/05/2009Online Tutorial Offers Help to Governments, Groups Seeking Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
02/05/2009Small Business in Gainesville, Fl., Wins Aircraft Cabin Air Purification Research Contract
02/05/2009Constellation Technology Corporation in Largo, FL wins EPA research contract
01/06/2009Agreement with Perdue Supports the Protection of Southeastern Waters
12/16/2008Pinellas County Utilities in Florida and Atlanta Commissioner Named Water Efficiency Leaders
12/10/2008Port Salerno Industrial Park Redevelopment Innovation at Contaminated Property Grabs Attention of Environmental Regulators
12/09/2008Port Salerno Industrial Park Redevelopment Innovation of Contaminated Property to be Recognized by Environmental Regulators
12/04/2008Record Pollution Reduction Reached in the Southeast Due to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Efforts
12/02/2008Florida Utility Recognized for Outstanding Water Quality Achievement
11/14/2008Seven Universities in the Southeast Helping the Planet to Profit
10/30/2008Miami Set to Receive Smart Growth Assistance
10/29/2008New York City, Miami, Connecticut Get Federal Assistance for Smart Growth
09/24/2008Five New Performance Track Members Pledge to Improve the Environment with Goals that Surpass Environmental Regulations
09/19/2008New EPA Toolkit to Help Municipal Governments Confront Recycling Challenges
09/17/2008National Benefit Service Center Inc. in Orlando, Fla. Honored by EPA for Energy Savings