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07/21/2011EPA Issues Final Guidance to Protect Water Quality in Appalachian Communities from Impacts of Mountaintop Mining / Agency to provide flexibility while protecting environment and public health
07/19/2011Company Fined $38,000 for Filling Wetlands in White Lake, North Carolina
06/22/2011EPA Grants $3 Million to Support Chemical Toxicity Research
06/10/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/06/2011$1.2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
05/25/2011EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/15/2011EPA REGION 4 ANNOUNCES AWARD RECIPIENT OF 2010 PRESIDENTS ENVIRONMENTAL YOUTH AWARD (PEYA)
04/14/2011Cary, NC Receives Grant to Protect Health, Reduce GHG Emissions
04/14/2011EPA Landmark Clean Air Act Settlement with TVA to Modernize Coal-Fired Power Plants and Promote Clean Energy Investments / State-of-the-art pollution controls and clean energy technology to provide up to $27 billion in annual health benefits
04/14/2011TODAY: EPA Administrator to Host Conference Call to Discuss Landmark Clean Air Act Settlement with Tennessee Valley Authority
04/13/2011Nineteen Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as Leaders in Energy Efficiency
04/07/2011EPA to Hold Public Meeting Concerning CTS Site in Ashville, NC
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/14/2011Charlotte, NC Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
03/11/2011EPA Encourages Americans to Save Water During Fix a Leak Week
03/08/2011EPA adds One and Proposes Five Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
03/08/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Review Federal Regulations
03/07/2011EPA to Host Public Meeting Regarding Proposed Listing of CTS Site in Asheville, NC to Superfund National Priorities List
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/07/2011EPA Recognizes Four Communities’ Efforts to Improve Seniors’ Health Through Sustainability
01/13/2011Facilities Across the Southeast Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
01/13/2011EPA Among Sponsors of ScienceOnline2011
12/16/2010EPA Issues Southeastern Toxics Release Inventory Data
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
12/01/2010EPA announces Waterline Completion at GMH Electronics Site in Person County, NC
11/19/2010EPA, ER to Begin Removal Actions at Site in Waynesville, NC
10/28/2010EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Ore Knob Mine Site, Ore Knob, NC
10/26/2010Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Wins the First EPA National Building Competition
10/19/2010EPA Proposes Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Nine New Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
10/01/2010MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator of the Office of Research and Development, Paul Anastas, Delivers the Fifth Borlaug Lecture at N.C. State University
09/13/2010MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Public Hearing tomorrow in Charlotte on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
09/01/2010EPA to Consider the CTS Site for Proposal to Superfund’s National Priorities List
08/20/2010EPA RECOGNIZES RECOVERY ACT WATER RE-USE PROJECT IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
08/19/2010EPA Announces a Schedule of Public Hearings on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
08/18/2010EPA TO RECOGNIZE RECOVERY ACT WATER RE-USE PROJECT IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
07/21/2010New Toolkit to Help Local Governments with Green Building Practices
06/15/2010E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company Ordered to Pay $59,000 Penalty for Mercury Discharges at Kinston, N.C., Facility
06/14/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
05/26/2010North Carolina Solar Center Receives Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/17/2010EPA Designates Center of Excellence for Watershed Management at NCSU
04/28/2010Three Universities in the Southeast win U.S EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet competition
04/28/2010Three Buildings in the Southeast Selected as Contestant in EPA National Building Competition
04/21/2010$1,200,000 in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
04/20/2010THURSDAY: EPA to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on RTP campus with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
04/14/2010Public Meeting to be Held for the Ore Knob Mine Site in Ore Knob, North Carolina
04/12/2010EPA to host Decontamination Research and Development Conference
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
03/23/2010Charlotte Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
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
02/25/2010Land of Sky Receives EPA Grant to Combat Greenhouse Gases
02/25/2010Clemson University, University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill and Georgia Institute of Technology receive Grants to Support Research on the Impacts of Climate Change
02/24/2010EPA Awards Land-Of-Sky Regional Council Grant to Fund Reading, Riding and Retrofit – Schools Leading The Way To Sustainability
02/23/2010EPA Recognizes Cary, NC for Improving the Environment Through Smart Growth Efforts: Better Environment, Better Quality of Life For Older Americans
01/27/2010North Carolina Authorized to Implement the Lead Renovation Program
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
01/05/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
11/09/2009John Wieland Homes Agrees to Clean Water Act Settlement
Company will pay $350,000 penalty and upgrade environmental programs
11/05/2009EPA Soliciting Applications for Environmental Justice Grant Funding
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
10/08/2009EPA Recognizes Lowe’s As Water Efficiency Leader
10/06/2009U.S. EPA Salutes SmartWay Transport Partners in the Southeast
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
09/15/2009EPA sponsors environmental education event at Durham’s Lowe’s Grove Middle School to raise awareness about energy conservation and the environment
09/10/2009EPA sponsors environmental education event at Durham’s Lowe’s Grove Middle School to raise awareness about energy conservation and the environment
09/09/2009EPA Begins Newly-Accessed Private Well Sampling
near Mills Gap Site (Former CTS Plant) in Asheville, N.C.
09/04/2009Administrator Jackson to Visit North Carolina for “My Education, My Future” Event
09/01/2009EPA Continues Outreach for Private Well Access near Mills Gap Site (Former CTS Plant) in Asheville, N.C.
08/06/2009Land-of-Sky Regional Council Receives Brownfields Grant for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
07/15/2009Facilities Throughout the Southeast Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act and Pay Penalties Totaling More Than $200,000
07/10/2009EPA Awards more than $7.5 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in North Carolina
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
07/09/2009Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/06/2009U.S. EPA Expedites Economic Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs in North Carolina
06/29/2009U.S. EPA Awards $1.1 Million in Recovery Funding to Mecklenburg County, NC to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
06/22/2009EPA Honors CEM Corporation with the 2009 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
06/15/2009North Carolina Receives $714,400 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
06/11/2009Facilities Throughout the Southeast Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act and Pay Penalties Totaling More Than $92,000
05/29/2009Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator and Supervisor Sentenced for Federal Clean Water Act Violations
05/28/2009EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/14/2009Lewisville, N.C., Student Receives Presidential Environmental Youth Award
05/11/2009EPA: $1.6 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in North Carolina; Grant amount bolstered by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds
04/27/2009EPA Urges Public to Cast Vote Against Skin Cancer
04/16/2009System to Treat Organic Chemicals in Surface Water Begins Operating near Mills Gap Site (Former CTS Plant)
04/16/2009North Carolina Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Begin Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Roxboro, NC Hazardous Waste Site
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Begin Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Statesville, NC Hazardous Waste Site
04/14/2009EPA Announces More Than $65.5 Million In Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects In North Carolina to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/09/2009EPA Adds Three and Proposes Three Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List in the Southeast
04/03/2009EPA Announces $70,729,100 Stimulus Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in North Carolina to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
04/02/2009Environmental Justice Grant Will Aid Eastern North Carolina Communities
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