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08/17/2015EPA and ATSDR to give update on 35th Avenue Superfund Site
08/14/2015Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Releases Draft Initial Funded Priorities List
A series of public meetings will be held across the Gulf Coast
08/13/2015EPA Awards $400K to University of North Carolina Wilmington for Chemical Exposure Research in Estuaries and Marine Ecosystems
07/30/2015Holcim, Inc. Receives Gulf Guardian Award for Eliminating Stormwater Discharges from Theodore, Ala.
07/30/2015Center for Environmental and Economic Justice in Biloxi, Miss., Receives EPA Gulf Guardian Award
07/30/2015Mississippi State University’s Gulf Community Design Studio Receives First Place EPA Gulf Guardian Award
07/30/2015Mississippi Resident Receives First Place EPA Gulf Guardian Award
07/30/2015Dr. Richard D. Gragg III to Receive Third Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Individual Category
07/30/2015Bay Point Elementary School in St. Petersburg, FL to Receive First Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Youth Environmental Education Category
07/30/2015Tampa Bay Estuary Program and Restore America’s Estuaries to Receive Third Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnerships Category
07/29/2015
EPA, Partners Mark Completion of Expanded Roadway and Drainage Ditch at the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Columbus, Miss.
07/23/2015Florida State University Receives EPA Funding to Improve Understanding of the Effects of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality
07/21/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Participates in North Birmingham Summer Youth Camps to provide Environmental Education
07/20/2015White House Honors Florida Faith Leader for Climate “Champions of Change”
07/20/2015White House Honors Georgia Faith Leader for Climate “Champions of Change”
07/17/2015North Carolina Student Among Those Honored Today by White House, EPA
07/17/2015 White House, EPA Honor Georgia Teachers with Environmental Education Award
EPA, U.S. Fish and Wildlife also announce new environmental education partnership
07/15/2015EPA Sampling Results announced for Macon Naval Ordnance Plant Superfund site in Macon, Ga.
07/13/2015Algenol in Fort Myers, Fla. Among Winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/Innovative technologies tackle climate change, water, and chemical issues
07/13/2015EPA Approves Redesignation of Knoxville Area to Attainment for the 2008 8-Hour Ozone Standard
06/30/2015EPA Administrator Participates in Spartanburg ReGenesis Project Celebration
06/30/2015EPA to Recognize Pelzer Heritage Commission in South Carolina for Receiving $400,000 to Clean up the former Pelzer Mill Complex
06/29/2015TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Tour ReGenesis Project in Spartanburg, SC
06/19/2015EPA and DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
06/17/2015Regency Centers in Raleigh, NC Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/17/2015EPA Selects University of North Carolina at Charlotte to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/17/2015Mississippi State University Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/17/2015City of Durham, N.C. Department of Public Works Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/17/2015Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award
06/16/2015EPA to Recognize Macon-Bibb County, Ga. for Receiving $400,000 to Assess Contaminated Sites and Revitalize the Community
06/11/2015Osprey Biotechnics, Inc. in Sarasota, Fla. Among 21 Partners to be Recognized for Creating and Using Safer Choice Products / June 22 is the first annual awards ceremony for 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners
06/11/2015Chemlink Laboratories in Kennesaw, Ga. Among 21 Partners to be Recognized for Creating and Using Safer Choice Products / June 22 is the first annual awards ceremony for 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners
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 $400,000 to Macon-Bibb County, Ga. to Assess Contaminated Sites and Revitalize the Community
05/28/2015EPA Awards more than $3.9 Million in Brownfields Grants to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities in Florida / Winners include: Cocoa, Jacksonville, Live Oak, Manatee County, Opa-locka, Palatka, Pasco, Sanford, and the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
05/28/2015EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/28/2015EPA Awards $400K in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize West Point, Mississippi
05/28/2015EPA Awards $679K in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
05/28/2015EPA Awards $500,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Southeast Tennessee
05/28/2015EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
05/27/2015Action Memo signed, Response Actions begin to address the Bennett Landfill Fire Site in Chester County, SC
05/26/2015EPA Selects Florida State College at Jacksonville, Fla. for Job Training Grant / EPA selects 19 communities for grants to train unemployed individuals to enter the environmental field, strengthen local economies
05/26/2015EPA Selects CLIMB Community Development Corporation in Biloxi, Miss. for Job Training Grant / EPA selects 19 communities for grants to train unemployed individuals to enter the environmental field, strengthen local economies
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
05/22/2015EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/18/2015EPA Announces $1 Million for Tribal Applicants to Upgrade Diesel Engines

EPA seeks to reduce emissions from older engines impacting tribal communities
05/14/2015LOCATION/TIME CHANGED: Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes
05/13/2015TOMORROW: Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes
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
05/06/2015PREI in Tampa, Fla. Among Top Finishers in EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition/The competition saves $50 million, prevents 250,000 metric tons of GHG emissions
05/06/2015Two North Carolina Sears Stores Among Top Finishers in EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition
05/05/2015Woodville, AL Team Recognized as EPA's 2015 Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition Top Awardee
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
05/05/2015Woodford County Schools in Kentucky Named Among Top Finishers in EPA's National Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition
05/05/2015The City of Orlando’s Garden House at Harry P. Leu Gardens Named a Top Finisher in EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition/The competition saves $50 million, prevents 250,000 metric tons of GHG emissions
05/01/2015Dairy Company Owner Sentenced to Six Months of Home Detention and Ordered to Pay $15,000 Fine for Discharging 11,000 Gallons of Cow Feces into the French Broad River
05/01/2015Florida Men Sentenced for Poisoning Wildlife and Hunting Dogs in Bullock County
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Whole Foods Market in Marietta, Ga for Reducing Food Waste
04/22/2015THURSDAY: EPA to Hold a Public Meeting About the Cleanup of Cavenham Forest Industries Site in Gulfport
04/22/2015EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Atlanta Metropolitan State College
04/22/2015TODAY: EPA and City of Atlanta will Hold the 3rd Annual Earth Day Rally at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center Courtyard/Egypt Sherrod, Star of HGTV’s highly rated “Property Virgins”, will Host the Rally
04/21/2015EPA and City of Atlanta to Hold the 3rd Annual Earth Day Rally at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center Courtyard/
Egypt Sherrod, Star of HGTV’s highly rated “Property Virgins”, will Host the Rally
04/10/2015EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Lawson State Community College
04/09/2015EPA Takes Action to Protect the Public from an Unregistered Pesticide/EPA issues order to stop the sale of OxiTitan
04/06/2015EPA Honors Seven Florida Organizations with 2015 Energy Star Awards for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate
04/06/2015EPA Honors Five Georgia Organizations with 2015 Energy Star Awards for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate
04/06/2015Four Kentucky 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
04/06/2015Three 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 5 North Carolina 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate
04/01/2015EPA Awards Undergraduate Fellowship to Western Carolina University Student to Further the Environmental Workforce
03/31/2015EPA Awards Undergraduate Fellowship to University of Alabama in Huntsville Student to Further the Environmental Workforce
03/31/2015EPA Awards Undergraduate Fellowship to Clark Atlanta University Student to Further the Environmental Workforce
03/30/2015EPA Takes Action to Protect the Public from an Unregistered Pesticide / EPA issues order to stop the sale of BioStorm and NanoStrike
03/25/2015Miami on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List of Most Buildings of Any City in the U.S.
03/25/2015Tampa on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List of Most Buildings of Any City in the U.S.
03/25/2015Atlanta Ranks 3rd on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List of Most Buildings in the U.S.
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facility in Alabama
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grant to the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest for Work in Florida and South Carolina
03/18/2015EPA acknowledges federal, state and local partners for Improving Water Quality in the Bear Creek Watershed
03/10/2015TODAY: Hub City Humane Society Together with Chuck and Gayle Davis to Receive EPA Reuse Award
03/09/2015Hickory, N.C., Receives $200,000 EPA Brownfield Grants to Revitalize, Strengthen Local Economy
03/09/2015Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors Receives $200,000 EPA Brownfields Grant to Revitalize, Strengthen Local Economy in Itta Bena, Miss.
03/09/2015Kellogg Company in Cary, N.C., Among Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturers in 29 States
Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
03/09/2015Two Mississippi Plants Among Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturers in 29 States
Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
03/09/2015One Facility in Alabama among 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States
03/09/2015One Facility in South Carolina among 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States
03/09/2015Three Facilities in Tennessee among 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States
03/09/2015Five Facilities in Kentucky among 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States
03/09/2015Three Facilities in Florida among 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States
03/09/2015Three Facilities in Georgia 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
02/27/2015Atlanta Conference Highlights How College Students are Helping Underserved Communities Address Environmental Problems
02/24/2015Bank of America Among 16 Organizations Across the U.S. Recognized for Climate Action
02/24/2015Brown-Forman Corporation Among 16 Organizations Across the U.S. Recognized for Climate Action
02/24/2015UPS in Atlanta, Ga. Among 16 Organizations Across the Country Recognized for Action on Climate Change
02/18/2015EPA approves Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ Water Quality Standards program
Clean Water Act program a foundation for pollution control and watershed management
02/18/2015EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Bethune-Cookman University
02/10/2015Kentucky School Districts Awarded EPA Rebates to Replace Aging School Buses

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