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06/23/2011EPA Selects Sites in Louisiana and Texas for National Study on Hydraulic Fracturing
06/17/2011City of Houston Wins Mayors’ Climate Protection Award
06/14/2011EPA to Resample Air at San Jacinto Elementary School
06/09/2011Jim Morrison of Freeport, Texas Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011River Stewards at the Matagorda Bay Natural Science Center Receive Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011The Matagorda County Navigation District No. 1 and the Texas General Land Office Receive a Gulf Guardian Award for their Oil Spill Prevention and Response Partnership
06/09/2011Development of a GCOOS Data Portal, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System - Regional Association Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Jim Gossen, President and CEO of Louisiana Foods Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/07/2011North Central Texas Council of Governments and Houston-Galveston Area Council Recognized by the EPA for Their Clean Air Initiatives
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy
05/26/2011EPA Awards $50,000 Technical Assistance Grant
for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site
05/25/2011EPA and Texas protect Beaches for Memorial Day Weekend
05/23/2011EPA Asks Texans to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/18/2011Texas Egg Producer to Pay $1.9 Million Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
05/11/2011EPA and Mexico Develop $13.9 million Project to Improve Border
05/10/2011EPA and SEMARNAT Initiate $13.9 million Development for Rio Bravo/Rio Grande
05/09/2011Tour and Media Availability Scheduled for San Antonio’s Mission Reach Project
05/06/2011Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Creates Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Releases Restoration Priorities / EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, joined by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, other task force members, hold official meeting today in Mobile, Ala.
05/05/2011FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Mobile, Ala.
04/29/2011EPA Launches New Strategy to Promote Use of Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Economic Benefits
04/27/2011Air Toxics Near Young Scholars Academy Below Levels of Concern
04/27/2011Air Toxics Near NW Harllee Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
04/26/2011EPA Awards City of Goliad $194,000 to Aid Wastewater Management
04/22/2011North Texas Students Win President’s Environmental Youth Award
04/20/2011Petersburg, Texas, Receives Grant to Replace Decommissioned Water Tank
04/19/2011EPA Seeks Applicants for Environmental Justice Green Jobs Development Pilot Projects
04/12/2011EPA Awards Over $470,000 to Fort Bend County, Texas, to Construct a Drinking Water Distribution System
04/06/2011EPA Awards Five Grants to Combat Bed Bugs
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/31/2011Martin Operating Partnership, LP Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
03/28/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Opens State Information Call Lines
03/24/2011EPA Releases U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental and Health Report / Agencies work to address risks to people’s health and the environment in border communities
03/22/2011Richland College Receives EPA WasteWise College/University Partner of the Year Award
03/22/2011State of Texas Awarded Over $350,000 to Conduct Wetlands Survey
03/21/2011EPA Provides Grant to Solve Wastewater Woes in Bryan, TX
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
03/08/2011West County Road 112 Ground Water Site Added to Superfund 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
03/02/2011Texas AandM Receives EPA Grant to Address Pesticides Use
02/28/2011EPA Seeks Applicants for Environmental Justice Grants to Address Local Health and Environmental Issues
02/28/2011EPA Announces Winners of 2010 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Awards
02/24/2011DFW Becomes First WaterSense Airport
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/17/2011EPA Awards $5.5 Million to Support Nanotechnology Research / Research to help determine whether health risks exist
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
02/07/2011EPA Recognizes Four Communities’ Efforts to Improve Seniors’ Health Through Sustainability
01/28/2011EPA Administrator Jackson and Representatives from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Wrap Up Texas Visit with Focus on Environmental Justice / Two-day visit highlights EPA efforts to protect human health and facilitate clean energy innovation
01/26/2011TOMORROW: EPA Chief, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Visit Texas Cities to Highlight Environmental Threats to Human Health / Two-day visit a part of EPA Administrator Jackson’s CHC environmental justice tour of impacted communities across the U.S.
01/18/2011U.S. Takes Action to Protect Public Health and Enforce EPA Imminent and Substantial Endangerments Order in Southern Parker County
12/22/2010INEOS Olefins and Polymers USA, Transitions to Federally Approved Clean Air Act Permits
12/16/2010EPA to Resample Air at Temple Elementary School
12/16/2010Air Toxics Near I.C. Evans Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
12/14/2010EPA Recognizes Dallas Habitat for Humanity and Dallas Sustainable Skylines Initiative for New Energy Efficient Homes
12/07/2010EPA Issues an Imminent and Substantial Endangerment Order to Protect Drinking Water in Southern Parker County
12/06/2010EPA Region 6 Compliance and Enforcement Results for 2010
12/02/2010EPA Requests Texas Issue Clean Water Act Permits
11/22/2010United States and Mexico to Exercise Hazardous Material Release Response
11/09/2010Air Toxics Near Lamkin Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
10/22/2010Flint Hills Resources, LP Agrees to Transition Its Texas Flexible Permits to Federally Approved Clean Air Act Permits - Transition affects facilities in Corpus Christi, Port Arthur and Longview
10/21/2010EPA Awards $130,000 for Emergency Response along U.S.-Mexico Border
10/20/2010EPA Recognizes Whole Foods Market With a Green Power Leadership Award - Whole Foods Market Receives EPA Green Power Partner of the Year Award
10/19/2010EPA Updates Its National Priorities List
of Superfund Sites – One Proposed in Texas
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Nine New Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
10/14/2010EPA Celebrates Cleanup of the Garland Creosoting Superfund Site
10/14/2010EPA Awards $2.4 million to Restore Coastal Habitats in the Gulf
10/08/2010Texas receives nearly $140,000 to Protect Citizens from Asbestos
10/05/2010EPA Awards $150,000 to The Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Council to Clean Brownfields Properties
09/30/2010EPA Awarded $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Sites in Greenville, Texas
09/29/2010EPA and ExxonMobil Settle Case for Closure of Illegal Acid Waste Impoundments
09/22/2010EPA Awards $360,000 to the Texas Department of State Health Services
09/22/2010EPA Recognizes GreenChill Partners Sprouts Farmers Market and Kysor/Warren for Environmental Achievement
09/21/2010EPA Awards Over $50,000 to the Railroad Commission of Texas
09/20/2010EPA Announces Voluntary Program for Flexible Permit Holders
09/17/2010EPA Awards $200,000 to the West Central Texas Council of Governments
09/16/2010EPA Requests Information Related to BP Texas City Refinery Benzene Release
09/16/2010EPA Awards Over $900,000 to the Border Environment Cooperation Commission
09/07/2010Houston, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico Receive $923,000 to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
08/31/2010EPA Disapproves Components of TCEQ’s Air Permitting Program
08/26/2010U.S. Takes Action to Stop Illegal Acid Waste from Texas Chemical Plant
08/19/2010EPA Announces a Schedule of Public Hearings on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
08/09/2010EPA Announces $200,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Support Communities Directly Affected by BP Oil Spill
07/30/2010EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Air Regulations for the Oil and Gas Industry
07/15/2010EPA Awards Over $1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority
07/15/2010EPA Awards Over $1.4 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions to the Port of Houston Authority
07/15/2010EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Assist in Reduction of Diesel Emissions to NCTCOG
07/06/2010THURSDAY: EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Hydraulic Fracturing Study in Fort Worth
06/30/2010EPA Disapproves Texas Flexible Air Permit Program
06/29/2010EPA and State of Texas Declare Federal Property in Masterson
“Ready for Reuse”
06/10/2010The Houston Advance Research Center receives $496,000 to improve regional air quality
06/08/2010Cotulla Wastewater Treatment Plant receives $485,000 to improve water quality
06/04/2010Schirm USA, Inc. Eliminating Priority Chemical from Manufacturing Process
05/20/2010Texas Teenager Wins President’s Environmental Youth Award
05/05/2010EPA Awards $480,000 to Texas to Survey Texas Gulf Coast
04/28/2010Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Partners with EPA to Fight Climate Change
04/28/2010Whole Foods Market Partners with EPA to Fight Climate Change
04/15/2010EPA Studies Emissions from Houston-Bound Cargo Ship - International initiative will reduce sulfur dioxide from ship stacks
04/14/2010Texas Company Fined $128,300 for Violating Federal Pesticide Law
04/06/2010Texas Small Business Receives $140,000 from EPA to Develop and Demonstrate a Fuel Cell and Propane Energy System and Renewable Sources of Energy
04/06/2010Texas Small Business Receives $70,000 from EPA to Develop Technology to Monitor Groundwater and Hazardous Air Pollutants