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07/10/2009EPA Awards more than $4 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Alabama
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
07/09/2009Poarch Band of Creek Indians Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/02/2009EPA Approves Plan for Disposal of Coal Ash from TVA Kingston Site at the Arrowhead Landfill in Perry County, Alabama
06/01/2009Reissue: EPA To Hold Public Information Meeting Regarding Perfluorochemical Contamination Near Decatur, Ala.
05/28/2009EPA To Hold Public Information Meeting Regarding Perflourochemical Contamination Near Decatur, Ala.
05/28/2009EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/22/2009EPA Announces $400,000 in Recovery Act Funding for Contaminated Land Clean-up, Green Job Creation in Talladega, AL
05/20/2009EPA to Announce $400,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Brownfields, Create Jobs in Talladega, Alabama
05/19/2009Alabama Receives More Than $442,000 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
05/11/2009EPA: $1 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Alabama; Grant amount bolstered by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds
04/27/2009EPA Urges Public to Cast Vote Against Skin Cancer
04/16/2009Alabama Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
03/26/2009Maureen O’Mara To Head EPA’s Criminal Investigation Program in the Southeast
02/26/2009Children’s Poster Contest Sheds Light on Sun Safety/
Annual competition gives students a chance to raise awareness, win prizes; deadline—April 13
02/20/2009EPA Sponsors Southeast Lifecycle Construction Conference
Conference to focus on Sustainable Design and Construction for this Generation and the Next
02/05/2009Online Tutorial Offers Help to Governments, Groups Seeking Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
01/30/2009EPA Designates Center of Excellence for Watershed Management At Alabama AandM University
01/28/2009First Center of Excellence for Watershed Management to be Designated at Alabama AandM University
01/06/2009Agreement with Perdue Supports the Protection of Southeastern Waters
12/04/2008Record Pollution Reduction Reached in the Southeast Due to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Efforts
11/25/2008Industry in the Southeast Steps Up Recycling and Reducing Waste
11/14/2008Seven Universities in the Southeast Helping the Planet to Profit
10/07/2008EPA Designates Center of Excellence for Watershed Management At Auburn University
10/06/2008EPA to Designate Center of Excellence for Watershed Management at Auburn University
09/19/2008New EPA Toolkit to Help Municipal Governments Confront Recycling Challenges
09/11/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Fuel Waiver for Nine Southeast States
09/08/2008Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., and Syngenta Seeds, Inc. agree to pay more than $280,000 for violating federal pesticide rules
09/05/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Waivers for Parts of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina; Extends Waiver for Louisiana
08/04/2008EPA Funds Brownfields Projects in Valley, AL
06/20/2008Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/09/2008CDC Becomes First Federal WaterSense Partner
06/04/2008Auntie Litter, Inc. in Alabama honored in EPA's Eighth Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
05/15/2008City of Valley, AL to Receive EPA Funds for Community Revitalization
05/13/2008Cleanup Begins at the Lincoln Metals Site in Lincoln, Ala.
04/07/2008$635,000 in Grants to Give New Life to Old Properties in Alabama
03/26/2008U.S. EPA offers $3.6 Million in Grants for Innovative Diesel Emissions Reduction Projects
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
03/11/2008Anniston, AL and Durham, NC Receive EPA Grants to Assist in Environmental Assessment and Redevelopment
02/28/200816 Facilities in the Southeast Commit to Environmental Improvements Beyond Regulatory Requirements
12/20/2007Final Cleanup Begins at the Redwing Carriers, Inc. Site in Saraland, Alabama
11/15/2007Record $2 Billion to be Spent on Environmental Controls and Cleanup in the Southeast
10/19/2007President's Environmental Youth Award Deadline is Approaching
09/28/2007Hunt Refining Settles Federal Air Pollution Case for $49 Million
08/01/2007Cleanup Underway at the Gulf States Steel Site in Gadsden, Alabama
07/30/2007EPA Grants for Revitalization to be Presented to Four Recipients in Alabama
07/13/2007EPA announced the avialability of the Administrative Record for the Lead Removal Site, Anniston, Alabama
06/25/2007Southeastern Colleges and Universities Commit To EPA’s Voluntary Self-Audit Program
06/14/2007EPA Offers a $7.9 Million Grant to Provide Environmental Assistance for Livestock Operators
06/13/2007EPA Gulf Program Seeks Entries for 2007 Gulf Guardian Awards
05/25/2007EPA Announces Study at Fairhope Municipal Beach in Fairhope, Alabama to Develop Rapid Beach Water Quality Tests
05/15/2007EPA Grant to Help Revitalize Brownfields Sites Along Five Mile Creek in Jefferson County, AL
05/15/2007EPA Grant to Help Redevelop Former Service Stations in Cordova, AL
05/14/2007EPA Grant to Clean Chalkline Mill Site in West Anniston, AL
05/14/2007EPA Grant to Help Revitalize Brownfields Sites along Chattahoochee River in Valley, AL
04/10/2007Southeast Rebuild Collaborative to Fight Energy Waste
03/08/20078 Facilities in the Southeast Commit to Environmental Improvements Beyond Regulatory Requirements
02/28/2007EPA Announces New Compliance Incentive Program for Colleges and Universities
02/28/2007Grand Bay Water Works, Board, Alabama receives environmental recognition for protecting public health
02/08/2007Energy Star Buildings Powered With Savings
02/08/2007Energy Star Buildings Powered With Savings
02/02/2007Hartselle Utilities in Hartselle, Alabama receives EPA award for environmental excellence
01/24/2007Clean Energy Projects Turn Landfills into Community Assets Projects in N.C., Ala., Ga., and S.C., Receive National Recognition
01/10/2007Alabama Student Wins National Radon Poster Contest

Pollutants reduced, treated or properly managed totaled more than 209 million pounds
10/19/2006EPA Administrator to Deliver remarks at the Ribbon-cutting and Opening Ceremony of the Jenkins Brick Company Landfill Gas Project
09/14/2006EPA Region 4 Awards 2006 Environmental Education Grants
09/14/2006The Lafarge North America plant in Calera, Ala. Recognized for Energy Efficiency
06/21/2006Southern Company Joins List of 5 Star Program Partners
06/20/2006EPA Settles with Freeman and Patrick Wood Products, L.L.C., of Centerville, Ala., for violation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
05/31/2006U.S. EPA Offers $100,000 in Grants for Innovative Diesel Emissions Reduction Projects
05/18/2006Birmingham area meets 8-hour ozone standard
05/12/2006Alabama Cities of Tarrant, Selma and Tuscaloosa Receive EPA Grants for Revitalization
05/11/2006Calhoun County Courthouse, Calhoun County Administration Building in Anniston, Ala., receive Energy Star designation
05/11/2006Three Alabama Cities to Receive EPA Grants for Revitalization
05/09/2006EPA Administrator Marks Performance Track Anniversary in Georgia
04/26/2006Cast Iron Pipe Manufacturer, Company Officials Found Guilty of Environmental Crimes and Worker Safety Violations - Convictions Represent Fifth for McWane Divisions in Two Years
04/26/2006Inaugural Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference Held in Atlanta
04/25/2006Alabama Power Company to Spend More Than $200 Million Under Clean Air Act Settlement
04/20/2006Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
04/19/2006EPA To Hold Waste Tire Forum in Mobile, Alabama
04/18/2006EPA Encourages Participation at the TechBirmingham Ecycling Day event in Birmingham, Alabama for Earth Day 2006
04/07/2006Grants Available for Hurricane-Impacted Communities
02/16/2006Emergency officials plan for earthquake, oil spill scenario; Memphis meeting Feb. 21-23
12/06/2004EPA Honors Jefferson County Public Schools for Implementing Exemplary Indoor Air Quality Program
12/04/2004EPA, Region 4 Announces the Winners of Region 4 2004 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) Awards
10/13/2004EPA Superfund Removal to Begin at Sierra Chemical Company site in Anniston, Ala.
10/07/2004Water Stewardship Tools for Local Governments
09/30/2004EPA Recognizes Best Workplapces for Commuters from Fortune 500 Companies in Southeast
09/28/2004Emissions of Principal Pollutants Down in Southeast
08/04/2004EPA Completes Hazardous Substances Removal at Lamar County Drum Dump Site in Millport, Ala.
07/15/2004EPA, State, Local Agencies to Participate in Childrens Health Fair in Anniston, Ala.
06/17/2004Five Communities in the Southeast Receive Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreements
06/17/2004EPA to Hold Public Meeting Concerning Mobile Tank Washing Facility Site in Mobile, Ala.
06/15/2004EPA Awards Brownfields Grants in Alabama
06/09/2004EPA to Hold Public Availability Session Regarding Residential Sampling Results at Properties in Anniston and Oxford Ala.
06/08/2004EPA Announces Availability of Administrative Record for Mobile Tank Washing Facility Site in Mobile, Ala.
05/12/2004EPA Official to Tour Highway Construction Site in Birmingham
04/28/2004Alabama Man Sentenced to 41 Months in Counterfeit Pesticide Case
04/22/2004EPA Recognizes Southeastern Smartway Transport Partners