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08/28/2012EPA Requests Proposals for $216,000 Environmental Education Grant
08/20/2012High Expectations Associated with Region 4 Environmental Justice Conference
08/10/2012EPA Announces Public Comment Period for TVA Phase 3 Clean-up Plan
07/17/2012U.S. and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with the City of Chattanooga
07/17/2012US and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement With the City Of Chattanooga
05/18/2012Soil Cleanup to Begin at Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN
04/26/2012EPA Awards Three Universities in the Southeast with Grants to Develop Innovative Environmental Solutions
04/20/2012Earth Day Op-Ed: No Act Is Ever Wasted
04/16/2012U.S. and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with the City of Memphis
03/19/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing three Organizations in Tennessee
01/30/2012TODAY: Meharry Medical College and EPA to Collaborate on Green Initiatives
01/27/2012Meharry Medical College and EPA to Collaborate on Green Initiatives
01/23/2012Southern Wood Piedmont Company Settles Financial Assurance Claims
12/06/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $180,000
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/08/2011
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
10/31/2011EPA Awards Seven Universities in the Southeast with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
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
06/14/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Leadership Awards Presented to Ingram Barge Company, Nashville, TN and Miami-Dade County, Florida
06/10/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/06/2011$400,000 Brownfields Grant to Cleanup and Revitalize Properties in Knoxville, TN
05/31/2011Chattanooga, TN Now Meets Smog Standards
05/11/2011Natural Disasters in the Southeast cause EPA to Urge Caution on Restoration Activities Involving Lead-based Paint
04/14/2011EPA Landmark Clean Air Act Settlement with TVA to Modernize Coal-Fired Power Plants and Promote Clean Energy Investments / State-of-the-art pollution controls and clean energy technology to provide up to $27 billion in annual health benefits
04/14/2011TODAY: EPA Administrator to Host Conference Call to Discuss Landmark Clean Air Act Settlement with Tennessee Valley Authority
04/13/2011Nineteen Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as Leaders in Energy Efficiency
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
03/03/2011Knoxville, TN Now Meets Smog Standards
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
11/09/2010EPA Continues Sampling for Air Toxics near Vonore, Tenn. Schools
10/22/2010EPA, DOE and TDEC Reach Resolution on Oak Ridge Reservation Clean-up
09/27/2010EPA Adds Three Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/22/2010EPA Opens Registration for Knoxville, TN Hearing on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
09/14/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
08/30/2010No-wake Zone Reduced to Emory River Mile 1.8 to 2.1
07/21/2010New Toolkit to Help Local Governments with Green Building Practices
06/14/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
05/26/2010EPA Urges Caution on Lead-based Paint in Flooded Areas of Tennessee
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/21/2010Emory River to Reopen as Recreational Advisory is Lifted for TVA Kingston Site
05/18/2010EPA Approves Cleanup Plan for Remaining Coal Ash at TVA Kingston Site
05/07/2010Emory River Closure Extended Through May as TVA Kingston Time-Critical Cleanup Concludes
04/21/2010$1,300,000 in Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Tennessee
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
03/03/2010EPA Adds and Proposes Three Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List in the Southeast
03/02/2010EPA Adds Ten Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

Action builds on efforts to clean up our communities
02/09/2010Emory River to be Closed Until Mid-May while TVA Kingston Cleanup Continues
01/19/2010Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis for Non-Time-Critical Cleanup Alternatives for Restoration of the TVA Kingston Site Released for Public Comment
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
01/05/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
12/15/2009School Air Toxics Monitoring Program samples air at 14 schools in the Southeast. Initial data for Vonore Elementary and Middle School and West Greene High School released today.
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
10/26/2009Ensworth School in Nashville, TN named to EPA Top 20 K-12 Schools Purchasing Most Green Power
10/21/2009Work Plan for Non Time-Critical Cleanup Alternatives for Restoration of the TVA Kingston Site Released for Public Review
10/21/2009Poster Contest Illuminates Sun-safe Behaviors
10/20/2009Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $230,000
10/09/2009Portion of the Emory River to be Closed through February 15, 2010 while TVA Kingston Cleanup Continues
10/06/2009U.S. EPA Salutes SmartWay Transport Partners in the Southeast
10/01/2009EPA Region 4 now monitoring for air toxics at 12 schools in the Southeast
09/11/2009Portion of the Emory River to be Closed an additional 30 Days while TVA Kingston Cleanup Continues
08/21/2009U.S. EPA Awards More than Half a Million Dollars in Recovery Funding to the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
08/04/2009Portion of the Emory River to be Closed for 30 Days while TVA Kingston Cleanup Continues
07/22/2009Deadline Extended: Applications Sought From Community Groups for $50,000 Technical Assistance Plan Grant for Kingston Cleanup
07/15/2009EPA Announces more than $77 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in Tennessee to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
07/10/2009EPA Awards more than $4.5 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Tennessee
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
07/02/2009EPA’s First-ever Water Quality Video Contest Recognizes Four Submissions From the Southeast
Trenton, Ga. Resident Wins Category, $2500 Prize
Nashville, Tallahassee, Gainesville Residents Receive Honorable Mention
07/02/2009EPA Approves Plan for Disposal of Coal Ash from TVA Kingston Site at the Arrowhead Landfill in Perry County, Alabama
06/29/2009U.S. EPA Awards $2 Million in Recovery Funding to the Tennessee Department of Transportation to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
06/24/2009Applications Sought From Community Groups for $50,000 Technical Assistance Plan Grant for Kingston Cleanup
06/22/2009EPA Honors Eastman Chemical Company with the 2009 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
06/17/2009Joint Public Meeting on Kingston Recovery to be Held Tuesday
06/17/2009Recreational Advisory Issued for Watts Bar Reservoir
06/17/2009EPA Recognizes Arlington, Tenn., for Transforming Superfund Site into a Park
06/15/2009EPA Extends Public Comment Period on the Administrative Record For TVA’s Kingston Fossil Fuel Site
05/11/2009EPA to Oversee Cleanup of TVA Kingston Fossil Fuel Plant Release
05/11/2009EPA: $2.2 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Tennessee
04/27/2009EPA Urges Public to Cast Vote Against Skin Cancer
04/16/2009FORMER HERAEUS METAL PROCESSING INC. MANAGER SENTENCED FOR FALSIFYING RECORDS REQUIRED BY CLEAN AIR ACT
04/16/2009Tennessee Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
03/26/2009Maureen O’Mara To Head EPA’s Criminal Investigation Program in the Southeast
03/20/2009A and E Salvage, Inc. Ordered to Cease Violations of Federal Asbestos Laws and to Clean Up Contamination at the former Liberty Fibers Rayon Plant in Morristown, TN
03/19/2009Pharmaceutical Plant in the Southeast Earns EPA’S Energy Star
03/09/2009EPA Announces New Action to Prevent Coal Ash Releases
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
01/20/2009Chattanooga to Receive EPA Grant to Assist in Environmental Assessment and Redevelopment
01/15/2009$2.6 Million for Brownfields Environmental Job Training
01/06/2009Agreement with Perdue Supports the Protection of Southeastern Waters