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10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grants to Two Students at Duke University
10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grants to Two Students at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
10/22/2014EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grant to a Student at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro
10/16/2014EPA Awards Three Universities in North Carolina with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
10/06/2014U.S. EPA TO HOST A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING THE NON TIME-CRITICAL CLEANUP ALTERNATIVES FOR DRINKING WATER AT THE ORE KNOB MINE SUPERFUND SITE
09/30/2014Surf City Resident and Captain of “The Raven” Pleads Guilty to Violating the Clean Water Act and the Rivers and Harbors Act
09/19/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
09/16/2014EPA Awards Greensboro Housing Coalition a 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/16/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
09/16/2014EPA Joins Kimberly Clark in Recognizing Professional Truck Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
08/14/2014EPA Awards $400,000 to Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites
08/14/2014EPA Awards $150,000 to the Land-of-Sky Regional Council to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in North Carolina
08/12/2014Gastonia, North Carolina Students Receive Presidential Environmental Youth Award
08/05/2014FORSITE DEVELOPMENT, INC. TO RECEIVE EPA REGION 4’s “EXCELLENCE IN SITE REUSE” AWARD
08/01/2014EPA Hosts a Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference with the International Erosion Control Association
07/09/2014District Court of Appeals ruling on the petition for review of final EPA action placing the CTS of Asheville site on the National Priorities List
06/19/2014Public Availability Session planned by EPA to provide CTS Site Update
06/06/2014EPA to Temporarily Relocate 3 Families Affected by Elevated TCE Levels near Former CTS Site
06/03/2014EPA Awards City of Wilson, NC and the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments a total of $1.4 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites
05/28/2014EPA Awards $4 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
05/22/2014EPA and Duke Energy enter Agreement to Cleanup Coal Ash Release in the Dan River
05/21/2014EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for the Raleigh, NC Area
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for the Greensboro, NC Area
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/12/2014EPA Announces Three Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipients in the Southeast Region
05/08/2014EPA requires Syngenta to label pesticides accurately
04/17/2014UNC-Chapel Hill Bioinformatics Building in Chapel Hill, N.C. Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014EPA, USDA, and ARC Announce Winners of 2014 “Livable Communities” Competition
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/10/2014Charlotte on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/09/2014EPA Honors Five North Carolina Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/08/2014EPA Officials to Discuss Activities at Hemphill Road TCE Superfund Site
04/03/2014Vehicle Emissions Inspector Sentenced to Two Months in Prison for Emissions Fraud
To Date, 14 Defendants Have Been Sentenced for Conducing “Clean Scans”
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Clean School Bus NC: Kids Breathe Here, Raleigh, NC
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/25/2014EPA Honors Mack Trucks in Greensboro, NC for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
02/12/2014EPA Awards More Than $3 Million to Researchers Studying How Chemical Exposures May Impact Brain Development
01/23/2014Gastonia Man Handed 6-Month Prison Sentence for Vehicle Emissions Fraud
01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
12/13/2013
EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Justice Projects
12/11/2013EPA adds Two and Proposes One Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
12/02/2013EPA Approves Redesignation of Charlotte Area to Attainment for Ozone
11/01/2013EPA Hosts 2013 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference
10/24/2013EPA Recognizes Lowe’s as WaterSenseŽ Partner of the Year for Promoting Water Efficiency
09/30/2013EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Geigy Chemical Corporation in Aberdeen, NC
09/30/2013EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Benfield Industries Inc. in Waynesville, NC
09/30/2013EPA Completes Second Five Year Review of Aberdeen, NC Pesticide Dump Site
09/20/2013EPA Announces the start of Sampling Activities at the CTS of Ashville, Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville,North Carolina
09/20/2013EPA Superfund Removal Action to Begin at the PandW Waste Oil Site in Brunswick County, North Carolina
09/17/2013Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
08/27/2013Family Dollar, Inc., Pays $602,438 Penalty for Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides
08/01/2013City of Asheville, Land-of-Sky and Federal Partners Mark 4th Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities/Partnership has invested and leveraged $5.83 million in Asheville-area projects
07/18/2013EPA Awards $1.3 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in the Southeast
07/11/2013Settlement with City of Wilmington, New Hanover County and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will Reduce Sewer Overflows
06/22/2013EPA Installs Prototype Solar-Powered Monitoring System at Durham Library
06/18/2013Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Family Fun Activities Set for Installation of EPA Solar-Powered Air Monitoring System in Durham
05/21/2013EPA Adds Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional Two Sites
05/21/2013EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/17/2013EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding the Stony Hill Road TCE Site
05/08/2013EPA Awards $2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
04/24/2013North Carolina Area Health Education Center Building in Chapel Hill, N.C. Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/19/2013OP-ED: Earth Day 2013 - A Conversation on Climate
04/15/2013Haywood Vocational Opportuities, Inc. to Receive the EPA Region 4 “Excellence in Site Reuse” Award
03/26/2013Six North Carolina Organizations Receive 2013 Energy Star Awards
03/12/2013Charlotte Makes List of Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
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
01/30/2013Coca-Cola/Hickory Ridge and Watauga County Landfill Projects Recognized for Transforming Waste into a Green Community Asset
01/23/2013EPA to Host Third Chemtronics Superfund Site CAG Formation Meeting
01/09/2013EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
01/02/2013Kentucky Utilities to Spend Millions in Settlement to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations in Environmental Justice Community
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/06/2012EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast
12/03/2012EPA Awards Over $100,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/15/2012EPA Awards More Than $5.3 Million for Research Fellowships
10/17/2012EPA Announces Opportunity to Apply for 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
Up to Five Awards Available in Southeast
10/11/2012EPA and TDEC Recognize Tennessee Water and Wastewater Utilities for Energy Savings
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012Lowe’s Among EPA’s WaterSense Partners of the Year
Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
10/01/2012EPA Announces Plan to Address Environmental Concerns for North Birmingham Communities
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/10/2012EPA, North Carolina AandT State University, Bennett College, and the United Negro College Fund Host Third Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at Colleges and Universities
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
09/05/2012In Support of Affected States, EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waiver for 8 States Impacted by Hurricane Isaac
08/29/2012EPA, HUD, DOT and City of Atlanta Celebrate Third Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities
08/28/2012EPA Requests Proposals for $216,000 Environmental Education Grant
08/20/2012High Expectations Associated with Region 4 Environmental Justice Conference
08/06/2012EPA Announces Funding for Research to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health
06/21/2012Durham, NC selected for Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant
06/21/2012EPA Announces $3 Million In Environmental Job Training Grants / Grants provide job trainees opportunities to protect public health in their communities
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/12/2012GREENVILLE, HAVELOCK AND WILSON, NORTH CAROLINA TO RECEIVE BROWNFIELDS GRANT FOR COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators