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07/11/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at 85th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens National Conference
07/11/2014EPA Clean Air Act Settlements with Two Industrial Laundry Companies Minimize Emissions in New England Communities
07/10/2014More than 5,500 buildings to compete in EPA’s Fifth-Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings/Commercial buildings around the US are in a race to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
07/10/2014EPA Proposes to Replace and Reduce Harmful Greenhouse Gases
07/07/2014EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster
07/07/2014Media Call Advisory: EPA Administrator to Preview Missouri Visit with Farmers and Discussion of Efforts to Protect U.S. Waterways
07/03/2014EPA’s Tips for a Happy and Healthy Summer
07/01/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills/Agency also seeks public input on potential updates to guidelines for existing landfills
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Approval of New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants / Proposal supports president’s Climate Action Plan by curbing emissions of potent greenhouse gases
06/25/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Testify at Hearing of House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
06/25/2014US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at George Mason University’s Washington Youth Summit on the Environment
06/25/2014EPA Releases Final Risk Assessment on Trichloroethylene (TCE)/ Agency begins process to address potential human health risks
06/20/2014US EPA Administrator to Participate in Discussion on Climate Protection at the US Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting
06/17/2014EPA Selects Six Universities to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/12/2014EPA Identifies Safer Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardants/Identified chemicals are persistent, accumulate in the environment and have reproductive, developmental, and neurological toxicity
06/12/2014EPA Requires Ford to Correct Fuel Economy for Six Vehicle Models
06/12/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Energy Efficiency at the US Energy Association
06/11/2014EPA Awards over $591,000 to Arkansas to Help Eliminate Air Pollution
06/11/2014TOMORROW: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Energy Efficiency at the US Energy Association
06/09/2014FDA and EPA issue updated draft advice for fish consumption / Advice encourages pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers to eat more fish that are lower in mercury
06/06/2014EPA Ensures Company Discloses Pesticide Hazards
06/06/2014A Shared Commitment: Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security
06/06/2014EPA Announces Funding for Tribes to Clean Up Diesel Engines
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
06/03/2014Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part Two
06/03/2014Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part One
06/02/2014Remarks for Administrator McCarthy, Announcement of Clean Power Plan, Washington, DC
06/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA to Host Clean Power Plan Media Conference Call
06/02/2014EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants/Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment, spur innovation and strengthen the economy
05/30/2014EPA and Reckitt Benckiser Inc. Reach Agreement to Cancel Certain Rodenticide Products
05/30/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan
05/28/2014EPA Report Shows Impact of Changing Climate on Americans’ Health and Environment
05/28/2014EPA Funds University Research on Cleaner Fuel Burning to Improve Air Quality/The World Health Organization estimates that cookstove smoke accounts for over 4 million premature deaths annually
05/28/2014EPA Selects 171 Communities for New Brownfield Investment Grants to Boost Local Economies, Leverage Job Creation/Funding will revitalize communities by cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/27/2014EPA Adds Clothes Dryers to Energy Star Program, Increasing Energy Efficiency of New Appliances
05/22/2014ADVISORY: EPA Announces Grants to Six Universities for Clean Cookstove Research/The United Nations Foundation’s Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to host announcement event
05/22/2014EPA Recognizes Over 400 Federal Facilities for Achieving $42 Million in Cost Savings and Environmental Benefits
05/21/2014Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Task Force Announces Agreement with 12 Universities to Further Water Pollution Reduction Programs and Goals
05/21/2014U.S. EPA Administrator to Visit Salt Lake City, Seattle and Portland to Highlight Agency’s Efforts to Reduce Carbon Pollution and Address Climate Change
05/19/2014EPA Finalizes Standards to Protect Fish, Aquatic Life from Cooling Water Intakes
05/16/2014EPA Recognizes Environmental Innovation at World’s Largest Science Competition for High School Students/Miriam Terese Demasi wins EPA Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award and will participate in National Sustainable Design Expo in 2015
05/15/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Emissions Standards for Refineries to Protect Nearby Neighborhoods/Proposed steps will protect public health and improve air quality
05/14/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed New Safety Measures to Protect Farm Workers from Pesticide Exposure
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada / Titanium Metals Corporation to pay record $13.75 million civil penalty for TSCA violations at single facility
05/12/2014EPA Announces $3.6 Million in Environmental Job Training Grants to Provide Unemployed Residents with Job Opportunities Cleaning Up and Reducing Pollution Nationwide
05/09/2014EPA Seeking Public Comment on Enhancing Transparency for Chemicals and Mixtures Used in Hydraulic Fracturing
05/08/2014EPA Adds Seven Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List/Agency also proposes to add an additional five sites
05/07/2014EPA Releases EnviroAtlas Ecosystem Mapping Tool
05/06/2014National Research Council Releases Report Praising EPA’s IRIS Program Enhancements
05/05/2014EPA Employees Selected as Finalists for 2014 Service to America Medals
05/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Address the National Wildlife Federation
05/01/2014VIDEO: Administrator McCarthy Highlights Clean Air Efforts During Asthma Awareness Month / Agency Honors Community-Focused Asthma Programs
05/01/2014TOMORROW: U.S. EPA Administrator to Address the National Wildlife Federation
05/01/2014EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide / Funding for diesel clean-up targeting cost-effective projects and poor air quality areas
05/01/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Address the National Wildlife Federation
04/30/2014EPA Seeks Comment on Proposed Decision to Register Enlist Duo Herbicide Containing the Choline Salt of 2,4-D and Glyphosate
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
04/30/2014EPA Solicits Public Comments on Action Plan for RE-Powering America’s Land
04/28/2014EPA Recognizes Seven University Teams for Environmental Solutions
04/25/2014EPA Seeks Small Businesses’ Input on Lead Paint for Public and Commercial Buildings
04/25/2014EPA Report: Data Show Automakers on Track in meeting Greenhouse Gas Standards
04/25/2014Keynote Address at the National Academy of Sciences
04/24/2014ADVISORY: EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet Competition at the USA Science and Engineering Festival
04/23/2014U.S. EPA Administrator McCarthy, HUD Secretary Donovan, and DOT Secretary Foxx To Tour Joint Federal Investments and Sustainability Sites in Memphis
04/23/2014EPA Announces List of Top 100 U.S. Organizations Using Renewable Energy / Tech Sector Leads the Way
04/22/2014EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Kansas State University lead in innovative design of green infrastructure on campus
04/21/2014U.S. EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth Week Tour on Climate Action Plan / McCarthy traveling to New York, Boston, Cleveland, Atlanta and Memphis
04/21/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Holding Events across the Country to Celebrate Earth Week / Agency Encouraging all Americans to take Action on Climate Change
04/18/2014U.S. EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth Week Tour on Climate Action Plan/McCarthy traveling to New York, Boston, Cleveland, Atlanta and Memphis
04/18/2014“How’s My Waterway” Now More User-Friendly /
App Lets Users Check Health of Waterways Anywhere in the US
04/17/2014Corporate-wide Settlement with Lowe’s Protects Public from Lead Pollution During Home Renovations
04/17/2014EPA Announces Winner of Annual Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014EPA and DoJ To Hold Briefing on Home Renovation Settlement
04/15/2014EPA Publishes 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/14/2014EPA Administrator to Travel to Taipei and Hanoi to Highlight Environmental Education and Cooperation
04/14/2014EPA Scientist Receives Prestigious Award
04/10/2014UC Santa Barbara Awarded Nearly $5 million for Chemical Research
04/10/2014TODAY: EPA Co-hosts Sustainable Energy and Transport Solutions Event at 7TH World Urban Forum
04/10/2014EPA Awards Over $9 Million to Universities for Research to Help Predict the Implications of Chemicals on Human Health and the Environment
04/10/2014EPA Releases Top 25 List of Cities with Most Energy Star Buildings / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, New York, San Francisco make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/10/2014EPA Strategic Plan Charts Direction for Next Four Years
04/09/2014Testimony of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Before the Senate Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Appropriations
04/08/2014TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2015 Proposed Budget Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Interior, Environment and Related Agencies
04/08/2014EPA to Work with Ports to Improve Environmental Performance / Clean diesel grants and new ports initiative will advance sustainable technologies
04/07/2014U.S. EPA Administrator to Address U.S. Water Alliance During 2014 Water Prize Ceremony
04/04/2014MONDAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Keynote Climate Discussion with Bipartisan Policy Center and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
04/03/2014USDA, EPA Partner to Improve Access To Clean Water, Improved Infrastructure in U.S.-Mexico Border Region
04/03/2014EPA Awarding Close to $13 Million to Assist Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems Across the United States
04/03/2014EPA Honors 2014 Energy Star Partners of the Year
04/02/2014EPA Seeks Small Entity Participation on Upcoming Medium- and Heavy-Duty Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards
04/02/2014Washoe County Health District Wins Prestigious EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winners / Communities and public health benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
04/02/2014Testimony of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Proposed FY 2015 Budget
04/01/2014TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2015 Proposed Budget Before House Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/27/2014TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Address the American Council on Renewable Energy
03/27/2014EPA Agreement with Vehicle and Engine Company Requires Imports to Meet Federal Emission Limits
03/27/2014Testimony of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Before House Appropriations Committee on Proposed FY 2015 Budget
03/26/2014** UPDATED TIME FOR THURSDAY HEARING ** TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2015 Proposed Budget Before House Appropriations Committee
03/26/2014Testimony of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Proposed FY 2015 Budget
03/26/2014Here’s What They’re Saying About the Clean Water Act Proposed Rule

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