Contact Us

Newsroom

News Releases

 

(60 records in this collection)
Later Releases | Earlier Releases
Show details for PAPA
Show details for PRPR
Show details for PWPW
Show details for RIRI
Show details for SCSC
Show details for SDSD
Show details for TNTN
Hide details for TXTX
08/11/2014EPA Environmental Justice Workshop in Houston
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for West Texas Power Plant; $104 million in economic development and increased jobs
08/05/2014EPA Finalizes 50th Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas;
Federal GHG Permits issued for projects creating thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic development in Texas
08/04/2014TOMORROW: EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Updates to Emission Standards for Refineries
08/01/2014EPA Issues GHG Permit to OCI Beaumont; $83 million economic development ;
08/01/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Texas Power Plant;$607 million in economic development and new jobs
08/01/2014Lufkin Facility Receives EPA Greenhouse Gas Permit;
$443.8 million in economic development and job creation
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/10/2014U. S., Mexico Conduct Joint Emergency Response Exercise
07/01/2014EPA Grants Nearly $800,000 to Improve Houston-Galveston Area Air Quality; Houston-Galveston Area Council will use grant to reduce ozone-forming emissions
06/20/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for ONEOK Hydrocarbon; Permit allows $800M expansion of facility near Houston, will create 15-25 permanent jobs
06/20/2014Austin to Receive $400,000 from EPA to Assess Contaminated Properties; Funds Will Boost Local Economy, Protect Public Health and Environment
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/16/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M facility in San Patricio Co., TX, will bring 1,400 construction jobs and
150 permanent jobs
06/13/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for C3 Petrochemicals; $1.2B facility in Brazoria Co., TX, will create 40 permanent jobs
06/05/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
Company in Hale County, Texas; Facility will create almost 200 construction jobs and bring $110M to area
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Corpus Christi-Area Facility
05/28/2014Houston to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Dallas Project to Receive EPA Grant for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Austin to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/22/2014GSA Combats Climate Change by Reducing Energy Use
05/22/2014EPA Honors GSA – Justice Park Building, for Saving Money by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014HHS Fights Climate Change and Saves Money
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/16/2014EPA Issues Final Notice to ExxonMobil Baytown to Construct Part of Multibillion­­-Dollar Expansion Project and Creates 10,000 jobs
05/14/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Indeck Wharton Energy $301 Million in economic development and creation of jobs
05/02/2014EPA and North Texas Reduce Carbon Pollution by Reducing Food Waste
04/29/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Texas Clean-Energy Electricity Plant; Permit allows construction of $1.2 billion natural-gas fired plant; will add hundreds of construction jobs and over 30 permanent jobs
04/22/2014EPA Celebrates Earth Day; Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change
04/21/2014EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas
04/18/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit allows construction of $325M natural gas processing plant, adding jobs
04/17/2014Two Texas Facilities Are Healthcare’s Best in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition; Hospital in Killeen, office in Woodlands saw greatest energy reductions
04/16/2014EPA and Texas work together on first joint Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/14/2014EPA issues Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/10/2014Dallas and Houston Top Cities to Cut Energy with Efficient Buildings
04/03/2014EPA Honors Twelve Texas Organizations 2014 ENERGY Star Partners of the Year
04/02/2014EPA Welcomes NCAA Final Four and Sustainability to North Texas
04/02/2014EPA Honors Central Texas Clean Air Coalition
03/31/2014EPA Continues to Protect Human Health by Evaluating Ten Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
03/28/2014EPA and State Partners Help Border Area Manage Scrap Tires

03/24/2014Phillips 66 Takes Steps Toward Reducing Pollution from Vehicles
03/17/2014EPA Launches Sixth Annual “Fix a Leak Week” to Chase Leaks and
Improve Water Efficiency
03/05/2014THURSDAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Travel to Houston for Energy Keynote
02/27/2014EPA Improves U.S. — Mexico Border with Environmental Projects; More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities
02/11/2014EPA Administrator to Join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro for Press Conference at Solar Farm and Water Treatment Facility
02/06/2014Publicly Available Tool Reports On Different Types of Pollution
12/11/2013EPA Honors Texas Company for Designing Greener Chemicals
11/25/2013EPA Finalizes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
09/20/2013Texas Refinery WIll Pay $8.75 Million for Failing to Comply with Enforcement Settlement to Resolve Air Violations
08/29/2013Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over
$750,000 to Improve Emission Controls
08/28/2013Houston air quality continues to improve;
Ozone pollution declines despite population growth
08/22/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Houston Superfund Site Proposal
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces More Than $880,000 Available in Border Environmental Funding; Several workshops for grant applicants to be held in US and Mexico
06/27/2013EPA's Gulf of Mexico Program Honors Texas and Louisiana Gulf Guardian Award Winners
05/07/2013Nearly 26 Million Americans Continue to Live with Asthma, EPA says / SC, IN, TX programs honored as national models for asthma care
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/15/2013Texas Army National Guard Recognized in Federal Green Challenge
04/15/2013Dallas Teen Honored with President’s Environmental Youth Award
04/15/2013EPA Recognizes the NASA Johnson Space Center for
Significant Improvements in Solid Waste Efforts
04/15/2013EPA Recognizes Federal Aviation Administration in Fort Worth for Purchasing More Environmentally Preferable Equipment
04/03/2013Air Testing Completed at Three Texas Schools
03/18/2013EPA Promotes “Fix a Leak Week” with the Grand Opening of a WaterSense Home in Dallas, TX
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
02/28/2013EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership
02/22/2013EPA to Co-Host Austin Sustainable Materials Management Workshop
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
11/30/2012EPA Proposes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
11/16/2012Big Tex Grain Site in San Antonio is Ready for Reuse
11/15/2012Hilcorp Energy Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
10/11/2012EPA Approves the Texas Air Permitting Program
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012EPA Reaches Settlement with US Ecology Texas and TD*X Associates for Violation of Federal Environmental Laws
09/26/2012Alta Mesa Services, L.P., Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/26/2012EPA Presents GROW 2012! - a Procurement Outreach Workshop for Port Arthur Area Small Businesses
09/24/2012EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power
09/20/2012Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined a Third Time for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/18/2012EPA Awards Over $57 Million to the Texas Water Development Board to Support the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Two sites added in Texas
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two sites added in Texas
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 UT-Austin over $1 Million for Chemical Safety Research
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/06/2012EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems
08/31/2012EPA Awards Over $1.1 Million to Assist In Restoration of Coastal Habitats
08/15/2012Breck Operating Corporation Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act