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02/03/2016Nominations are Open for EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award-Deadline is March 18, 2016
01/25/2016Walterboro, SC receives Technical Assistance to Boost Local Foods, Neighborhood Revitalization
01/25/2016Obama Administration to Partner with 27 Communities to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises - Local Foods, Local Places Empowers Creative Economic Development in Rural and Urban Communities in 22 states
01/21/2016EPA Announces 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report
01/15/2016Test Your Home for Radon, You May Prevent Lung Cancer
Radon kills 21,000 Americans each year; readily available tests can warn of high levels in homes
12/16/2015EPA Reports: Automakers Beat Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Third Straight Year
Fuel economy steady at highest level ever recorded
12/11/2015Newberry County School District Awarded $100,000 in EPA Rebates to Fund Cleaner School Buses
12/11/2015Spartanburg 5 County School District Awarded $40,000 in EPA Rebates to Fund Cleaner School Buses
12/11/2015Williamsburg County School District Awarded $20,000 in EPA Rebates to Fund Cleaner School Buses
12/11/2015Laurens 55 County School District Awarded $100,000 in EPA Rebates to Fund Cleaner School Buses
12/01/2015EPA Finalizes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels
11/18/2015The Gills Creek Watershed Association of Columbia, SC awarded $30,000 Environmental Justice Small Grant
11/16/2015EPA Recognizes Charleston County School District for Reducing Food Waste
11/16/2015MONDAY: EPA, State, and Industry Leaders Hold Press Conference to Discuss Economic Benefits of Recycling for America Recycles Day
11/16/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
11/16/2015TODAY: For America Recycles Day, EPA and Partners Celebrates Economic Benefits of Recycling
11/10/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
11/10/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
11/05/2015Clemson University Awarded $1 Million Grant from EPA for Research to Respond to Water Scarcity, Drought and Extreme Events
11/05/2015EPA Awards $4 Million in Grants to Research the Impact of Drought on Water Quality
09/28/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/23/2015EPA Announces $300,000 in Supplemental Funds to Clean up Contaminated Brownfields Sites in South Carolina
06/30/2015EPA Administrator Participates in Spartanburg ReGenesis Project Celebration
06/30/2015EPA to Recognize Pelzer Heritage Commission in South Carolina for Receiving $400,000 to Clean up the former Pelzer Mill Complex
06/29/2015TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Tour ReGenesis Project in Spartanburg, SC
06/19/2015EPA and DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
06/10/2015EPA Takes First Steps to Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aircraft
05/29/2015EPA Proposes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels
05/28/2015EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
05/27/2015Action Memo signed, Response Actions begin to address the Bennett Landfill Fire Site in Chester County, SC
05/22/2015EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/18/2015EPA Announces $1 Million for Tribal Applicants to Upgrade Diesel Engines

EPA seeks to reduce emissions from older engines impacting tribal communities
05/07/2015EPA Announces Availability of Clean Diesel Grants for Communities Across the Country

Local governments, tribal agencies and nonprofits can win grants up to $2.14 million
05/05/2015EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition Saves $50 Million, Prevents 250,000 Metric Tons of GHG Emissions/ The agency recognizes competitors in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grant to the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest for Work in Florida and South Carolina
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/09/2015One Facility in South Carolina among 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States
03/09/2015Nominations Open for EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award - Deadline is April 17, 2015
03/09/2015EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States/ Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
02/27/2015Atlanta Conference Highlights How College Students are Helping Underserved Communities Address Environmental Problems
02/10/2015Allendale County Schools Awarded EPA Rebates to Replace Aging School Buses
02/10/2015EPA Awards Rebates to 30 States to Replace 210 School Buses
02/04/2015EPA Applauds SCDHEC, Farmers and Landowners for Improving Water Quality in the Enoree River Watershed
01/22/2015Anderson, S.C., Woman Gets Prison for Extensive Bank Fraud Scam and Environmental Crime
Nancy Stein operated American Screw and Rivet Corporation which was also sentenced
01/21/2015EPA Selected as ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation 2015 Awards Top 30 Finalist
12/02/2014Deadline Extended to Apply for EPA’s 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
11/24/2014EPA Solicits Applicants for the 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
11/20/2014EPA Post-Construction Storm Water Runoff Workshop to be Held in Hilton Head, SC
11/10/2014EPA Awards South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium a $78,564 Environmental Education Model Grant
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative
10/16/2014EPA to host Public Meeting Regarding the Henry’s Knob Former Mine Site
09/19/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
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
09/03/2014EPA Public Availability Session to be held for the Columbia Nitrogen Site
08/25/2014EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding the Admiral Home Appliances in Williston, South Carolina
08/21/2014Anderson Man Sentenced for Knowing Endangerment by Release of Asbestos
08/19/2014Horry County in South Carolina awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/14/2014EPA Awards $500,000 to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites
06/24/2014EPA Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for International Mineral and Chemical Site in Spartanburg, SC
06/17/2014University of South Carolina Selected to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/17/2014EPA Selects Six Universities to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1.5 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
05/22/2014Contractor sentenced to prison for environmental crime
05/21/2014EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/01/2014EPA to participate at Tory Dandy 1st Annual Scholarship Fun Day in Woodruff, SC to Promote Asthma Awareness
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/15/2014EPA and South Carolina State University to participate in Fun Walk/Run in Orangeburg, SC to Promote Asthma Awareness
04/09/2014EPA Honors South Carolina Electric and Gas in Cayce, SC with 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award
03/05/2014EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Clemson University
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/20/2014EPA Orders Utilities Inc. to Comply with Clean Water Act at Tega Cay Wastewater Plant
02/10/2014EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Clemson University - EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS
02/06/2014EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Clemson University
01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
12/13/2013
EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Justice Projects
10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
10/25/2013EPA Awards Spartanburg, S.C., Green Infrastructure Assistance to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resiliency to Climate Change
09/10/2013Settlement with Town of Timmonsville and City of Florence will Resolve Drinking Water and Sewer Problems
09/10/2013Columbia, S.C., Agrees to Major Sewer System Upgrades
08/21/2013United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Reach Agreement with AK Steel Corporation to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
08/01/2013EPA Awards $60,000 to Revitalize the Rocky River in Anderson, S.C./Grant is part of $3.6 Million in agency funding to restore urban waters across the country over the last year
08/01/2013TODAY - EPA to Announce Award to Revitalize the Rocky River in Anderson, S.C.
07/31/2013City of Greenville and Federal Partners Mark 4th Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities
07/29/2013THURSDAY - EPA to Announce Award to Revitalize the Rocky River in Anderson, S.C.
07/23/2013Clemson University Recognized for Success, Renewal of its Center of Excellence for Watershed Management
07/18/2013EPA Awards $1.3 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites in the Southeast
06/13/2013Liquid Lignin, LLC in Greenville, SC awarded $80,000 for Environmentally Friendly Borate-Based Wood
06/05/2013
EPA Files Complaint Against Timmonsville, S.C. for Water Violations
05/30/2013Poor Air Quality Will Continue in Southern New England, including N.H. and Maine Coasts, for Friday and Saturday
05/21/2013EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/08/2013EPA Awards $800,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Greenville County, SC
05/07/2013Nearly 26 Million Americans Continue to Live with Asthma, EPA says / SC, IN, TX programs honored as national models for asthma care
04/19/2013OP-ED: Earth Day 2013 - A Conversation on Climate
03/26/2013Federal Court Approves Settlement of Environmental Claims Against Weylchem US, Inc. Facilities in Elgin and Lugoff, South Carolina