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02/21/2008Toxic Release Inventory data available for 2006
02/12/2008Region 8 Energy Star buildings save $27 million and prevent 700 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions -- annually
11/15/2007Enforcement actions improve environment
10/18/2007EPA orders restoration of damaged South Dakota wetlands
09/14/2007Pickerel Lake Sanitary District receives EPA award for upgrade to wastewater treatment process
06/20/2007Clay Rural Water System receives EPA award for water supply improvements
06/11/2007Motor vehicle waste disposal wells banned, U.S. EPA to ensure well closure
06/06/2007EPA takes major step forward on cleaning up abandoned mines
05/23/2007EPA recognizes environmental leaders in South Dakota
04/20/2007EPA applauds America’s new green culture on the 37th Earth Day
03/22/2007EPA issues national and state toxic chemical release reports for 2005
02/07/2007EPA Region 8 welcomes class of 2006 Energy Star Buildings
02/01/2007South Dakota contractor and land owner pay EPA $34,900 for storm water violations
10/31/2006Ellsworth Air Force Base joins EPA program for environmental leaders
09/25/2006Advisory: EPA advisors to hold public meeting on energy, water and stewardship
09/19/2006Sturgis earns EPA Clean Water Act award
09/05/2006Three South Dakota cities earn EPA Clean Water Act awards
09/05/2006Three South Dakota cities earn EPA Clean Water Act awards
08/29/2006Eight Region 8 students receive EPA Science Fellowships
08/28/2006South Dakota State University receives $856,000 EPA research grant
05/15/2006EPA Region 8 awards seven projects to assess and clean up blighted properties
05/09/2006Xanterra Parks and Resorts earns designation as EPA Performance Track Corporate Leader
04/25/2006EPA schedules Scrap Tire Management Forum in Rapid City
04/13/2006EPA issues toxic chemical release report for 2004 (Region 8 states)
03/31/2006Public invited to comment on proposed lead-based paint rule
03/13/2006Three EPA achievement awards received in South Dakota
03/09/2006Friend of EPA Award presented to SDSU training team
03/08/2006Menards faces EPA administrative order
for damaging South Dakota stream
02/14/2006EPA reminds school officials of asbestos hazard responsibilities
12/31/2000Exit EPA Icon
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02/03/2016Nominations are Open for EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award-Deadline is March 18, 2016
01/28/2016EPA Proposes to Redesignate Crittenden County, Ark., as Attaining the Ozone Standard
01/25/2016Obama Administration Partnering with 27 Communities to Include Jackson, Tennessee to Boost Local Foods, Neighborhood Revitalization
Local Foods, Local Places encourages creative economic development in rural and urban communities in 22 states
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
01/12/2016EPA to Present Details of Cleanup of Clinch River Corporation Site
01/04/2016United States Files Complaint Against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche for Alleged Clean Air Act Violations
12/16/2015EPA Reports: Automakers Beat Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Third Straight Year
Fuel economy steady at highest level ever recorded
12/01/2015EPA Finalizes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels
11/16/2015EPA 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
11/10/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
11/10/2015EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to Urban Green Lab of Nashville, TN
11/08/2015EPA and the City of Memphis and Shelby County Partner to Address Lead in Homes
10/19/2015EPA SmartWay Honors Nashville-based Western Express, Inc. for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
09/28/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/16/2015EPA Recognizes Jackson Walk in Jackson, TN for Smart Growth Achievement
07/13/2015EPA Approves Redesignation of Knoxville Area to Attainment for the 2008 8-Hour Ozone Standard
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 $500,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Southeast Tennessee
05/26/2015Knoxville Utilities Board Meets Major Consent Decree Milestones
05/25/2015TOMORROW: Information Session to Discuss Cleanup Activities at the Smokey Mountain Smelters Site
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
05/05/2015Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital CHAMPS Program in Memphis, Tennessee Recognized with the 2015 National Environmental Leadership Award by EPA

Memphis Program Recognized as National Model for Asthma Care During Asthma Awareness Month
05/05/2015EPA: Learning Triggers Key to Preventing Asthma Attacks
04/06/2015Three Tennessee Organizations Receive EPA Honors as 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence in Energy Management, Acting on Climate
The agency recognizes 128 partners in 33 states including DIRECTV, The Home Depot, Staples, and Verizon
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
03/09/2015Three Facilities in Tennessee 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
01/22/2015Owners and Managers of Former Salvage Operations at Former Textile Plant in Tennessee Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy Associated with Illegal Asbestos Removal
Conspirators ordered to pay $10.3 million in restitution
01/21/2015EPA Selected as ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation 2015 Awards Top 30 Finalist
12/05/2014Groundwater Cleanup to Begin at Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN
12/03/2014Obama Administration Selects Tracy City, Tennessee to Develop Local Food Projects, Encourage Economic Expansion/ Local Foods, Local Places Initiative encourages creative economic development in 26 communities in 19 states
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
11/19/2014EPA Names Oak Ridge, Tennessee a 2014 Green Power Leader
11/12/2014EPA Administrator to Announce Small Business Award to Nashville, TN based National Recovery Technologies, LLC
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative
10/07/2014EPA Honors Tennessee-based FedEx Express for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
09/30/2014EPA Honors Manufacturers with ENERGY STAR Award / Eastman Chemical, Janssen R and D, and Merck use Combined Heat and Power systems to cut carbon pollution, save money, and combat climate change
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
08/19/2014Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Tennessee Assembly Plant awarded a First Annual EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
08/19/2014News Brief: U.S. EPA Accepting Public Comments on Cleanup Plan for National Fireworks OU2 Superfund Site
07/14/2014Oak Ridge Becomes Southeast’s First Green Power Community
07/08/2014EPA Sponsors Free Training on Healthy Homes for Health Care Workers
06/17/2014Tennessee State University 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 $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Campbell County, TN
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/12/2014EPA Announces Three Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipients in the Southeast Region
05/08/2014EPA Adds One Hazardous Waste Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
04/24/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Participate at the National Organization of Black County Officials Development Conference
04/17/2014South Greene High School and DeBusk Elementary School in Greeneville, Tenn. Named Top Finishers in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014Eastman Chemical Company Building B-470 and Building B-469 in Kingsport, Tenn. Named Top Finishers in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/09/2014EPA Honors Four Tennessee Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Ducktown 28-Kilowatt Solar Array, Ducktown, TN
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/05/2014THURSDAY – EPA Official to Tour Green Infrastructure Investments along Cumberland River/Project transformed the Cumberland River corridor by incorporating green infrastructure features that improve local water quality
01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
12/13/2013EPA Announces a Public Meeting and Public Comment Period for the Proposed Listing of the Walker Machine Products Site in Collierville, TN to the National Priorities List (NPL)
12/13/2013
EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Justice Projects