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10/11/2012EPA Awards $30 Million for Clean Diesel Projects
10/01/2012EPA Announces Plan to Address Environmental Concerns for North Birmingham Communities
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards /Communities, public health and U.S. economy benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
09/05/2012In Support of Affected States, EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waiver for 8 States Impacted by Hurricane Isaac
08/30/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Meet with Residents of the Edisto Court Neighborhood
08/29/2012EPA, HUD, DOT and City of Atlanta Celebrate Third Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities
08/28/2012EPA Requests Proposals for $216,000 Environmental Education Grant
08/20/2012High Expectations Associated with Region 4 Environmental Justice Conference
07/24/2012EPA Provides $950,000 to Improve Water Quality Using Green Infrastructure in 17 Communities; $50,000 Each Awarded to Cities of Atlanta, Ga. and Beaufort, S.C.
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
05/24/2012$1.1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
05/24/2012EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/20/2012Earth Day Op-Ed: No Act Is Ever Wasted
02/27/2012Sumter Coatings Inc. to Pay Civil Penalty for Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Violations
01/18/2012Benedict College and EPA to Collaborate on Green Initiatives
12/08/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Costs of Restoration and Civil Penalties Total Nearly $1 Million
12/06/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $180,000
11/08/2011
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
09/15/2011EPA Adds Six and Proposes Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to the Superfund National Priorities List
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
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
06/28/2011EPA to Tackle Emissions from Trucks Used at Ports / EPA, industry leaders, and environmental groups to join forces for cleaner, healthier air around harbors
06/23/2011SmartWay to Launch Dray Truck Initiative to Reduce Port Emissions
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 South Carolina
06/06/2011U.S. EPA and City of North Charleston Construct Rain Garden for Chicora-Cherokee Community

Expand Conversation on environmentalism, urban water quality and Green Jobs in Urban Communities
06/03/2011SUNDAY: U.S. EPA and City of North Charleston Construct Rain Garden for North Charleston Community
05/25/2011EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/11/2011Natural Disasters in the Southeast cause EPA to Urge Caution on Restoration Activities Involving Lead-based Paint
04/14/2011Aiken, SC Receives $320,000 to Protect Health, Reduce GHG Emissions
04/07/2011POSTPONED: SmartWay to Launch Dray Truck Initiative to Reduce Port Emissions
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
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
02/02/2011Five Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as 2010 WasteWise Award Winners
01/13/2011Facilities Across the Southeast Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
12/16/2010EPA Issues Southeastern Toxics Release Inventory Data
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
11/05/2010EPA Recognizes South Carolina Program for Leadership in Recycling
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
07/21/2010New Toolkit to Help Local Governments with Green Building Practices
07/12/2010Savannah River Site-Superfund Job Training Initiative Graduates Second Class
07/07/2010EPA Announces Job Training Completion and Graduation Ceremony at the Savannah River Site
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/21/2010$1,400,000 in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
04/16/2010MONDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus, to Stop at the Savannah River Site Near Aiken on Environmental Justice Tour
04/16/2010SUNDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus, to Stop in Columbia on Environmental Justice Tour
04/16/2010MONDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus, Host Environmental Justice Tour in North Charleston
04/16/2010SUNDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Present National Environmental Justice Achievement Award in Spartanburg, South Carolina
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
03/08/2010Railroad Company to Pay $4 Million Penalty for 2005 Chlorine Spill in Graniteville, SC
03/02/2010Economic Recovery Funding Clearing the Air and Creating Jobs in Charleston, SC
02/26/2010EPA to Recognize Recovery Act Air Quality Improvement Projects in Charleston, SC
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
02/18/2010Recovery Act Funding Jumpstarts Construction Phase of Green Infrastructure Project
02/16/2010EPA joins Clemson University and the City of Aiken for Green Infrastructure Project Kickoff Ceremony
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
12/17/2009North Charleston, S.C., Partnership Among Winners of EPA’s National Environmental Justice Achievement Awards
12/15/2009THURSDAY: EPA to Present National Environmental Justice Achievement Award in Charleston, S.C.
12/02/2009EPA Awards South Carolina $160,000 for Environmental Justice Projects
12/02/2009Clemson University Awarded EPA Grant to Research Potential Drinking Water Contamination From Carbon Sequestration
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
10/23/2009Lead-Based Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Workshop to be held in Charleston, SC
10/22/2009EPA Recognizes BASF Corporation in Spartanburg, SC for Improving Chemical Safety in Schools
10/21/2009Poster Contest Illuminates Sun-safe Behaviors
10/01/2009EPA Region 4 now monitoring for air toxics at 12 schools in the Southeast
08/20/2009EPA Announces More Than $60 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in South Carolina to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
08/06/2009South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control 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
07/14/2009Local Residents Complete EPA Training for Job Opportunities at the Savannah River Site
07/10/2009EPA Awards more than $3.3 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in South 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
07/06/2009U.S. EPA Expedites Economic Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs in South Carolina
06/29/2009U.S. EPA Awards $1,999,900 in Recovery Funding to the SC State Ports Authority to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
06/11/2009Facilities Throughout the Southeast Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act and Pay Penalties Totaling More Than $92,000
05/28/2009EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/20/2009EPA Announces $600,000 in Recovery Act Funding for Contaminated Land Clean-up, Green Job Creation in Aiken, SC
05/19/2009WEDNESDAY: EPA to Announce $600,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Brownfields, Create Green Jobs in Aiken, SC
05/11/2009EPA: $3.6 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in South Carolina; Grant amount bolstered by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds
04/27/2009EPA Urges Public to Cast Vote Against Skin Cancer
04/16/2009South Carolina Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/09/2009EPA Adds Three and Proposes Three Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List in the Southeast
04/08/2009EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / EPA also proposes to add an additional 13 new sites to the NPL
04/02/2009Environmental Justice Grant Will Aid Rock Hill, S.C., Community
04/01/2009Rock Hill Community Organization To Receive EPA Environmental Justice Grant
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
02/05/2009Online Tutorial Offers Help to Governments, Groups Seeking Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
01/06/2009Agreement with Perdue Supports the Protection of Southeastern Waters
12/04/2008Record Pollution Reduction Reached in the Southeast Due to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Efforts
11/25/2008Industry in the Southeast Steps Up Recycling and Reducing Waste
10/23/2008EPA Grant Helps South Carolina and North Carolina Promote State Clean Diesel Grant Programs
10/21/2008South Carolina Department of Health And Environmental Control Among Winners of EPA’s First Annual Environmental Justice Achievement Awards