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09/28/2015EPA Adds Burnet Co., TX, Groundwater Plume to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Five hazardous waste sites added, seven proposed nationally
09/25/2015EPA, Texas Tech Host Children’s Health Symposium in El Paso
09/24/2015Pollution Prevention: Where Sustainability Begins
09/23/2015 EPA, Mexico Continue Partnership to Improve Environment on Border
09/21/2015WEDNESDAY: EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Oil and Gas Rules
09/18/2015MONDAY: EPA to Hold U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 Conference
08/24/2015Protect Children’s Health with EPA School App
08/19/2015Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Seeks Public Comment on Priorities for $139.6 million
08/13/2015Tell EPA About Your Green Infrastructure Project
08/11/2015Texas Tech Awarded EPA Grant
to Research Chemical Contaminants
07/30/2015Galveston Bay Foundation Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Civic/Non Profit Category
07/30/2015Coastal and Marine Operators Group Receives Second-Place Gulf Guardian Award in Business and Industry Category
07/29/2015TOMORROW: EPA Recognizing Gulf Guardian Award Winners in Corpus Christi, TX
07/22/2015Texas AandM Competes in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/22/2015Texas Assoc. of Healthcare Facilities Management Competes in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/22/2015Houston ISD Competes in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/22/2015Dallas-area School Districts Compete in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/17/2015Whiteface, Texas students receive President’s Environmental Education Award for helping to eliminate Arsenic
07/15/2015Texas Evaluates Coastal Wetlands with $245,000 EPA Grant
07/13/2015EPA Honors Soltex for Innovative Approaches to Reduce Wastewater and Fight Climate Change
06/29/2015Thermal Energy Corporation in Houston, Texas Earns ENERGY STAR Award for Carbon Pollution Reductions
06/29/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Winners / Facilities in Maine, N.J., Texas recognized for emission reductions
05/28/2015Universal Pressure Pumping Inc. Ordered to Comply with Environmental Laws and Protect Public Health
05/28/2015DWD International, LCC Agrees to Address RCRA Violations in Texas
05/28/2015San Antonio, TX, Receives EPA Investment Grant
05/27/2015Tarrant County College District in Texas Receives EPA Job-Training Grant
05/22/2015UT Austin Studies Six Central Texas High Schools’ Indoor Air Quality; Research grant will help create a healthier environment for children
05/22/2015EPA Agreement with Citgo Will Improve Safety and Emergency Response in Corpus Christi, TX
05/12/2015EPA Fines Clean Harbors for Violations of Environmental Laws
05/05/2015Frisco ISD Among Top Energy Saving School Districts in U.S.
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Austin Federal Building for Significant Energy Reductions and Cost Savings
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Two El Paso Federal Facilities for Significant Energy Reductions and Cost Savings
04/27/2015EPA Administrator Promotes Clean-Diesel Grants and Improved Air Quality at Port of Houston
04/21/2015Central Texas Group Among Clean Air and Climate Initiatives to Win EPA Honors
04/21/2015EPA Awards $5 million in Clean Diesel Grants to Protect Health of Communities near Ports
04/15/2015EPA Mobile Lab Screens Austin Residents’ Soil
04/10/2015EPA Administrator Visits Children’s Health Group in Dallas
04/09/2015EPA Administrator, Dallas Mayor, Toyota, and Wyland Foundation Celebrate Dallas Winning the National Mayor’s Water Challenge
04/08/2015TOMORROW: USEPA Administrator and Dallas Mayor Dedicate Water Efficient Classroom and Student Garden
04/07/2015Four Texas-Based Recreational Vehicle Importers and an Affiliated Chinese Manufacturer Settle with EPA Over Illegal Imports of Off-Road Vehicles
04/06/2015EPA Honors Ten Texas Organizations for
2015 Energy Star Partners of Year
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate /
The agency recognizes 128 partners in 33 states including DirecTV, Staples, and Verizon
04/01/2015Baylor, Univ. of North Texas Students Win EPA Fellowship Grant
03/26/2015EPA’s Energy Star Names Odessa, TX, as Nation’s Top Small City for Energy Efficient Buildings
03/25/2015Austin, DFW and Houston Businesses Saved
$145 Million with Energy Efficient buildings
03/24/2015EPA Proposes to Add Burnet Co., TX, Groundwater Plume to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two hazardous waste sites added, six proposed nationally
03/24/2015EPA Adds Two, Proposes Six Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facility in Okla. and Texas
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facilities in Three States
03/20/2015EPA Awards over $2.1 Million to Clean Up Diesel Engines in La., Okla. and Texas
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/13/2015Whitewright, Texas to Receive $200,000 from
EPA to Revitalize Business District
03/13/2015EPA and Fort Worth Chase Leaks at 5K Run/Walk
03/10/2015EPA Fines Wharton Chemical for Hazardous Waste Violations
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
02/26/2015EPA, NASA, USACE, Tuskegee Airman and Perot Museum Foster STEM in Dallas
02/19/2015EPA Issues Last Pending Federal Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas; $200 million facility will bring 250 construction jobs to the McAllen area
02/12/2015North Central Texas Cities Renew
Partnership to Address Environmental Issues
02/11/2015EPA "Love the Bus" in Texas
02/10/2015EPA Awards Rebates to 30 States to Replace 210 School Buses
02/10/2015EPA Proposes to Move DFW Area into Severe Ozone Category
01/29/2015EPA Recognizes Dallas Stars for Reducing Food Waste
01/26/2015EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Tenaska Brownsville Generating Plant; $500M facility will bring 600-700 construction jobs to Brownsville, TX, area
01/21/2015Urban Waters Federal Partnership Initiates San Antonio River Basin Project
01/15/2015Protect Your Family from Lung Cancer Caused by Radon
01/12/2015EPA Applauds College Football Playoff
National Championship—Green Endeavors
01/05/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Arlington, Texas on Proposed Smog Standards
12/23/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings in California, Texas and D.C. on Proposed Smog Standards
12/18/2014Two Texas Companies and Four Chinese Manufacturers Found to Be in Violation of Clean Air Act for Selling More than 11,000 Uncertified Motorcycles and ATVs/
EPA has also denied applications for certificates to these companies for sale of model year 2015 vehicles in the US
12/18/2014EPA Settlements with Violators Benefit Communities; More than $1.8 million in special environmental projects from companies in TX, LA, and NM
12/17/2014EPA and Texas Collaborate to Supply Safe Drinking Water to Texans
12/12/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Magellan Processing; $400M project will add 500 construction jobs, 105 long-term jobs to Corpus Christi economy
12/10/2014EPA Awards Texas $2.5 million to Reduce Water
Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks
12/10/2014EPA Awards Cherokee Nation $205,000
to Manage Environmental Programs
12/04/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Guadalupe Power; Additions will bring over an estimated $125 million in capital investments and increased jobs
12/02/2014EPA to Evaluate 22 Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
11/25/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Carbon Capture Facility; Facility will bring nearly $300 million in capital investments
and increase natural gas processing
11/24/2014EPA Plan Will Reduce Pollution and Improve Visibility in Texas, Oklahoma
11/20/2014Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste
11/19/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
$1 Billion Jumbo Project in Corpus Christi; Facility will bring almost 4,000 jobs to Corpus Christi area
11/19/2014EPA Recognizes City of Houston for Reduction in Energy Consumption
10/31/2014EPA Approves GHG Permitting Program in Texas
10/29/2014San Antonio and EPA Unite to Restore San Antonio River Basin
10/29/2014Texas Company to Pay $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations
10/28/2014San Antonio Urban Waters Partnership Announcement
10/16/2014EPA Grant Helps Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Texas Schools
10/15/2014Austin Community College Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Disinfection Project
10/10/2014EPA’s WaterSense Program Recognizes Texas AandM AgriLife Center for National Excellence in Education
10/09/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Victoria Power Station Expansion; $200 million project will create 80 construction jobs
10/02/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $1B Gas-to-Gasoline Plant; Facility will bring 3,000 construction jobs, 280 permanent jobs to Beaumont area
10/01/2014EPA Assistance Will Encourage Green Infrastructure, Climate Resiliency in Austin
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Austin Energy Expansion
09/30/2014EPA works with Texas to protect water quality with $2.5 million grant
09/25/2014Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas;
Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?