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11/13/2014EPA Recognizes the First Existing Apartment, Condo Buildings with ENERGY STAR Certification / Apartment and condo buildings recognized in Ark., D.C., Ill., Mass., N.Y., Va., Wash. with certification for leading industry in cutting energy use, increasing affordability
11/10/2014Reducing Food Waste and Saving Money at Thanksgiving
10/09/2014EPA’s WaterSense 2014 Partners of the Year Honored for Efficiency Efforts to Protect Nation’s Water Supply
10/02/2014EPA Awards $2.6 million to Protect Mid-Atlantic Region Wetlands. Virginia is Among Six Projects to be Funded
09/23/2014Virginia’s State Capital to Receive Green Design Assistance from EPA
09/22/2014EPA Announces Excellence in Site Reuse Awards
at the Avtex Fibers Site, Front Royal, Virginia
09/08/2014EPA, Virginia DEQ renew environmental partnerships with Hampton University, Norfolk State University
08/27/2014EPA awards Cumberland County teacher
with Presidential Innovation Award
07/21/2014EPA settlement to help ensure safety of more than a dozen communities near TRANSFLO facilities
07/14/2014EPA Supporting Small Businesses by Advancing Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research/Twenty-one businesses receiving funding to strengthen the economy and the environment
06/24/2014EPA Settlement with Petersburg, Va., Business Helps
Protect Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
06/24/2014Roanoke Chemical Distributor Ordered to Pay
$612,339 for Hazardous Waste Storage Violations
05/28/2014EPA Selects Virginia Communities for
New Brownfields Investments
05/07/2014Norfolk Gets EPA Support for Green Techniques at Knitting Mill Creek
05/06/2014EPA to evaluate Superfund cleanup in Suffolk City, Va.
01/28/2014EPA Settlement with Virginia Military Bases Protects
Soil and Groundwater from Contamination
11/19/2013EPA Recognizes 26 Mid-Atlantic Colleges
for Food Donation and Waste Diversion Efforts
06/19/2013EPA Recognizes Students for Sustainable Environmental Solutions
05/21/2013EPA Orders Continued Treatment of Contaminated Groundwater at Former Manufacturing Facility in Richmond, Va.
05/02/2013EPA Promotes Asthma Awareness Month
03/14/2013Bank of America to Reimburse EPA for Emergency Response Costs at Rehrig-United International Site in Chesterfield Co.
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
02/22/2013Rodney Hailey Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Selling $9 Million in Fraudulent Renewable Fuel Credits / Owner of “Clean Green Fuel” falsely claimed his company produced 23 million gallons of renewable fuel
02/22/2013EPA grant supports environmental education projects in six Virginia communities
02/07/2013Petersburg Among 43 Communities to Get EPA Technical Assistance for Sustainability Goals
02/07/2013Lynchburg Among 43 Communities to Get EPA Technical Assistance for Sustainability Goals
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline
01/08/2013EPA recommends radon testing in January
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/13/2012EPA Suggests Burning Smarter this Winter
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
10/11/2012EPA Awards $30 Million for Clean Diesel Projects
10/02/2012EPA Awards Nearly $1 Million to Protect Virginia's Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystems
10/01/2012EPA Grant Aids Waynesboro Downtown Redevelopment
09/07/2012EPA Boosts Efforts to Revitalize Richmond’s Bellemeade Community
08/23/2012U.S. Navy Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Facility in Virginia Beach, Va.
07/31/2012Hopewell, Va., Company to Pay $175,000 Penalty to Settle Clean Air Act Violations at Manufacturing Facility
06/27/201210 Communities and Organizations Selected for Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Funding during Green Jobs Training Event
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
06/14/2012Culpeper, Va. settles alleged environmental violations at water treatment facility
05/31/2012EPA Evaluates States’ Final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans for Restoring the Chesapeake Bay
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/01/2012Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Settles Hazardous Waste Violations
04/26/2012EPA Agreement with Amtrak Brings Greater Drinking Water Protections for Riders
04/26/2012U.S. Navy Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations at Hampton Roads Facility
04/12/2012EPA and American Rivers Award $1.37 Million in Grants to Restore Potomac Highlands Rivers, Clean Water
02/08/2012Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Grants Available to Improve Chesapeake Bay Water Quality, Cities, and Towns
02/07/2012EPA Recognizes DoD Facilities for Emission Reductions and Energy Savings/ Facilities reported annual energy savings of $6.8 million
01/17/2012EPA recommends radon testing in January - Protect your family from the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.
01/10/2012The Results Are In: 2011 Game Day Challenge Winners
11/18/2011EPA Awards 45 Universities with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - James Madison University
11/07/2011Attention: Contractors, Property Managers, Landlords and Anyone Working on Residential Renovation, Repair and Painting - EPA Hosts Free Webinar on Nov. 10 for Mid-Atlantic Region on Lead-Based Paint Rule
10/25/2011EPA’s newest Green Power Partner: Amerigroup’s Virginia Beach National Support Center
10/25/2011Hilton Moves to Top 10 on EPA’s Top 50 purchasers of Green Power
10/13/2011Pittsburgh to host emergency preparedness conference
10/12/2011Dominion Settles Clean Water Act Violations at Equestrian Estates
10/06/2011Companies settle alleged environmental violations at Hercules Franklin Plant in Courtland, Va.
10/05/2011EPA Approves New Performance Standards for D. C. Stormwater
09/14/2011Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations
08/31/2011Roanoke chemical distributor to pay $44,000 penalty for safety violations
08/25/2011Lynchburg Water System Operator Wins EPA Award for Excellence
08/10/2011EPA Partners with Philabundance on Feds Feed Families Campaign
07/29/2011President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard
07/25/2011Delaware Native Wins Prestigious EPA Award for Protecting Wetlands
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
07/12/2011Pathways-VA to receive $300,000 EPA brownfields training grant
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
07/07/2011EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Proposed Remedies for Radford Army Ammunition Plant
06/30/2011EPA Offers Energy Tips on Summer Cooling to Save Money, Reduce Air Pollution
06/23/2011EPA Sets June 27, 2011 for Public Hearing on Proposed Remedies for Radford Army Ammunition Plant
06/01/2011EPA Unveils Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
05/27/2011EPA asks Virginia Residents to Be Sun-Wise and Sun-Safe this Summer
04/14/2011EPA Selects Environmental Achievement Award Winners - Three Awardees from Virginia
03/02/2011EPA wants students to participate in Earth Day poster contest
03/01/2011EPA Selects American Rivers to Oversee $1.8 Million Awards Program in Potomac Highlands
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
02/07/2011EPA Recognizes Four Communities’ Efforts to Improve Seniors’ Health Through Sustainability
01/19/2011Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green Power / Landfill gas projects protect health while fueling industry and job creation
12/30/2010EPA Recommends Radon Testing in January
12/30/2010Radon is 2nd leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. – Act now to reduce risk
12/29/2010EPA Establishes Landmark Chesapeake Bay 'Pollution Diet'
11/09/2010EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics
Near the Central Virginia Training Center
11/04/2010Disaster Experts in Baltimore Stress Emergency Preparedness
11/01/2010Construction Completed at Naval Station Norfolk Superfund Site
09/24/2010EPA Issues Draft Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet -- Draft TMDL Contains Strong Federal Measures to Fill in Gaps in State Pollution Reduction Plans
09/16/2010EPA Grant to Help Cut Diesel Pollution From Construction Equipment at Four Virgian.-based Luck Stone Plants