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12/11/2013EPA Honors Texas Company for Designing Greener Chemicals
11/25/2013EPA Finalizes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
09/20/2013Texas Refinery WIll Pay $8.75 Million for Failing to Comply with Enforcement Settlement to Resolve Air Violations
08/29/2013Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over
$750,000 to Improve Emission Controls
08/28/2013Houston air quality continues to improve;
Ozone pollution declines despite population growth
08/22/2013EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Houston Superfund Site Proposal
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces More Than $880,000 Available in Border Environmental Funding; Several workshops for grant applicants to be held in US and Mexico
06/27/2013EPA's Gulf of Mexico Program Honors Texas and Louisiana Gulf Guardian Award Winners
05/07/2013Nearly 26 Million Americans Continue to Live with Asthma, EPA says / SC, IN, TX programs honored as national models for asthma care
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/15/2013Texas Army National Guard Recognized in Federal Green Challenge
04/15/2013Dallas Teen Honored with President’s Environmental Youth Award
04/15/2013EPA Recognizes the NASA Johnson Space Center for
Significant Improvements in Solid Waste Efforts
04/15/2013EPA Recognizes Federal Aviation Administration in Fort Worth for Purchasing More Environmentally Preferable Equipment
04/03/2013Air Testing Completed at Three Texas Schools
03/18/2013EPA Promotes “Fix a Leak Week” with the Grand Opening of a WaterSense Home in Dallas, TX
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
02/28/2013EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership
02/22/2013EPA to Co-Host Austin Sustainable Materials Management Workshop
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
11/30/2012EPA Proposes Approval of Public Participation Rules in Texas’ Clean-Air Plan
11/16/2012Big Tex Grain Site in San Antonio is Ready for Reuse
11/15/2012Hilcorp Energy Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
10/11/2012EPA Approves the Texas Air Permitting Program
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012EPA Reaches Settlement with US Ecology Texas and TD*X Associates for Violation of Federal Environmental Laws
09/26/2012Alta Mesa Services, L.P., Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/26/2012EPA Presents GROW 2012! - a Procurement Outreach Workshop for Port Arthur Area Small Businesses
09/24/2012EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power
09/20/2012Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined a Third Time for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/18/2012EPA Awards Over $57 Million to the Texas Water Development Board to Support the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Two sites added in Texas
09/14/2012EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two sites added in Texas
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
09/13/2012EPA Awards UT-Austin over $1 Million for Chemical Safety Research
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/06/2012EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems
08/31/2012EPA Awards Over $1.1 Million to Assist In Restoration of Coastal Habitats
08/15/2012Breck Operating Corporation Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
08/07/2012National "Documerica" Environmental Photo Exhibit Comes to Dallas
08/06/2012EPA Announces Funding for Research to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health
07/20/2012EPA Awards over $57,000 to Improve Water Quality and Environmental Education in San Angelo
07/20/2012EPA to Review Technical Information on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants/Routine review has no impact on cost or vital health benefits of first national standards for mercury pollution
07/16/2012Enterprise Crude Pipeline Fined for Oil Spill in Scurry County, Texas
07/13/2012Obama Administration Releases Report on Progress and Next Steps in Restoring the Everglades, Announces Additional $80 Million in Project Funding / Over $1.5 Billion Invested in the Everglades Since 2009; USDA To Fund Fourth Year of Easements for Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat Improvements in the Northern Everglades Watershed
07/13/2012Citation Oil and Gas Corporation Fined for Oil and Salt Water Discharge Into Clear Boggy Creek
07/09/2012Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined a Second Time for Violating the Clean Water Act
06/25/2012Texarkana, Texas, Receives Two EPA Brownfields Grants Totaling $1.3 Million
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
06/07/2012EPA Proposes Approval of Texas’ Clean Air Plan
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/24/2012EPA Awards $900,000 Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grant to Texarkana, Texas, to Improve Business Opportunities
05/24/2012EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Assessments Grants to the City of Irving, Texas, to Improve Public Mobility and Access
05/18/2012EPA Honors Top Energy-Efficient Building Designs/'Designed to Earn the Energy Star' Projects Featured at the American Institute of Architects National Convention
05/09/2012EPA Awards Over $40,000 to Help Students Understand Marine Mammal Rehabilitation
04/18/2012Southwestern University Makes the Grade in EPA’s Green Power Challenge
04/11/2012EPA Announces Top Cities in Texas with the Most Energy Star Buildings - Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Areas Rank in the Top Ten
04/11/2012EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/05/2012U.S. Announces Innovative Clean Air Agreement For Industrial Flares With Marathon Petroleum Company
03/14/2012EPA and the Delta Faucet Company Team Up to Save Water
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Proposes to Add Parker County Area
to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Nine hazardous waste sites added, 10 proposed
03/02/2012EPA Holds Meeting on Port Arthur Environmental Justice Showcase Community Project
02/22/2012DFW Airport Partners with EPA to Save Energy and Resources
02/10/2012EPA Awards City of Andrews, Texas, Over $380,000 to Improve Drinking Water Treatment System
02/03/2012Corpus Christi is Among Recipients of $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/03/2012Port Arthur is Among Recipients of $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/02/2012EPA and TDSHS Warn Against Consumption of Contaminated Fish
12/08/2011EPA Region 6 Enforcement and Compliance Results for 2011
12/07/2011Fertilizer Company Agrees to Pay $1.8 Million Penalty
to Resolve Hazardous Waste Violations
12/06/2011EPA Proposes to Remove State Marine of Port Arthur and Palmer Barge Line Superfund Sites from its Superfund List
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem - USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/29/2011Four Groups in EPA Region 6 Receive More than $3.1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions
11/15/2011EPA and GSA Regional Administrators Tour Certified Electronics Recycling Facility in Dallas
11/10/2011EPA Awards North Central Texas Council of Governments Over $480,000
in Climate Showcase Communities Grant
11/10/2011EPA Issues First Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
11/02/2011Three Texas Organizations Recognized for EPA’s 2011 ENERGY Star National Building Competition
11/02/2011EPA Announces Winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/01/2011EPA Awards Universities Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - College students to design projects to help environment and economy
10/24/2011EPA Celebrates Children’s Health Month and National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
09/27/2011Texas Petroleum Investment Company Fined for a Second Time for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/26/2011EPA Settles Complaint Against Camterra Resources, Inc. for Violations of the Clean Water Act
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes 52 Organizations for Environmental Stewardship
09/20/2011EPA to Hold Three Public Hearings on Proposed Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Gas Production
09/19/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement
09/15/2011EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Two Sites Added and One Proposed
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/11/2011Texas Petroleum Investment Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
07/29/2011Port of Houston Authority, EPA, Maersk, Hamburg Sud and Mexican Government Receive Binational Gulf Guardian Award
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/26/2011Gulfco Marine Maintenance Superfund Site Public Meeting Rescheduled
07/22/2011EPA Seeking Nominations for Awards that Recognize Outstanding Clean Air Programs