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(2011 records in this collection)
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12/18/2014EPA Settlements with Violators Benefit Communities; More than $1.8 million in special environmental projects from companies in TX, LA, and NM
12/17/2014EPA and Texas Collaborate to Supply Safe Drinking Water to Texans
12/16/2014EPA Helps Protect New Mexico’s most Irreplaceable Resource—Water
12/15/2014EPA Improves Drinking Water Infrastructure in
Ark. with $13 Million Grant
12/12/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Magellan Processing; $400M project will add 500 construction jobs, 105 long-term jobs to Corpus Christi economy
12/11/2014EPA Issues Albuquerque-Area Permit to Protect Rio Grande River
12/10/2014EPA Awards Texas $2.5 million to Reduce Water
Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks
12/10/2014EPA Awards Cherokee Nation $205,000
to Manage Environmental Programs
12/04/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Guadalupe Power; Additions will bring over an estimated $125 million in capital investments and increased jobs
12/03/2014Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Strengthen
Environmental Programs with EPA Grant
12/02/2014EPA to Evaluate 22 Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
11/25/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Carbon Capture Facility; Facility will bring nearly $300 million in capital investments
and increase natural gas processing
11/24/2014EPA Plan Will Reduce Pollution and Improve Visibility in Texas, Oklahoma
11/20/2014Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste
11/19/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
$1 Billion Jumbo Project in Corpus Christi; Facility will bring almost 4,000 jobs to Corpus Christi area
11/19/2014OSU Fights Climate Change and Becomes Green Power Partner of the Year
11/19/2014EPA Recognizes City of Houston for Reduction in Energy Consumption
11/13/2014EPA Funding Improves Drinking Water Quality and Infrastructure in Oklahoma
10/31/2014EPA Approves GHG Permitting Program in Texas
10/29/2014San Antonio and EPA Unite to Restore San Antonio River Basin
10/29/2014Texas Company to Pay $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations
10/29/2014EPA Finalizes Agreement for
Cleanup at Camp Minden
10/28/2014San Antonio Urban Waters Partnership Announcement
10/17/2014EPA Awards Louisiana $137,000 to Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Schools
10/16/2014EPA Grant Helps Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Texas Schools
10/15/2014Austin Community College Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Disinfection Project
10/15/2014John Brown University Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Purification Project
10/15/2014University of Tulsa Awarded EPA Grant for Water Conservation Project
10/15/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Reduced Lead Exposure in Children; Blood lead levels in children around Tar Creek site in Okla. greatly reduced
10/14/2014EPA Grant Helps Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Oklahoma Schools
10/10/2014EPA’s WaterSense Program Recognizes Texas AandM AgriLife Center for National Excellence in Education
10/09/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Victoria Power Station Expansion; $200 million project will create 80 construction jobs
10/08/2014EPA Removes Paragould, AR, Site from Superfund List; Former auto equipment manufacturing site meets cleanup standards
10/07/2014EPA Protects Louisiana Coastal Waters; $2.5 million grant will help restore wetlands
10/02/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $1B Gas-to-Gasoline Plant; Facility will bring 3,000 construction jobs, 280 permanent jobs to Beaumont area
10/01/2014EPA Assistance Will Encourage Green Infrastructure, Climate Resiliency in Austin
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Austin Energy Expansion
09/30/2014EPA works with Texas to protect water quality with $2.5 million grant
09/26/2014EPA Approves New Mexico Regional Haze and Visibility Transport Clean-Air Plan
09/25/2014Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas;
Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?
09/24/2014EPA and Arkansas Educate Businesses on Climate Change
09/18/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Recognize Milestone Activities at Tar Creek
09/16/2014EPA Adds Houma, La., Shipyard to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Five sites added and three proposed nationally
09/16/2014
EPA and Groundwork New Orleans Team Up
to Help Underserved Neighborhoods
09/15/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $500M CCI Petroleum Facilities; Processing plant and export terminal will provide 35 full-time jobs and up to 300 construction jobs
09/11/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy travels to New Mexico
09/04/2014Pueblo San de Ildefonso Tribe Receives $112,000 to Address Environmental Issues
09/03/2014 EPA Awards Arkansas Nearly $3M to Protect Water Quality
09/02/2014EPA Reduces Hazardous Air Pollutants in New Mexico
08/29/2014Arkansas Reduces Air Toxics with EPA Grant
08/28/2014EPA Improves Water Quality and Infrastructure in Arkansas
08/27/2014 Louisiana Included in EPA Assessment of Nation’s Coasts
08/27/2014EPA awards $100,000 to ensure safe drinking water for citizens of Arkansas
08/26/2014EPA Protects New Mexico and Citizens from
leaks and releases of hazardous waste
08/18/2014EPA awards Santa Clara Tribe $112,000 to
support environmental programs
08/13/2014Chickasaw Nation receives $112,000 from EPA to Administer Environmental Programs
08/12/2014Beyond the Classroom Students recognized by EPA
08/11/2014EPA Environmental Justice Workshop in Houston
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for West Texas Power Plant; $104 million in economic development and increased jobs
08/05/2014EPA Finalizes 50th Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas;
Federal GHG Permits issued for projects creating thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic development in Texas
08/04/2014TOMORROW: EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Updates to Emission Standards for Refineries
08/01/2014EPA Issues GHG Permit to OCI Beaumont; $83 million economic development ;
08/01/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Texas Power Plant;$607 million in economic development and new jobs
08/01/2014Lufkin Facility Receives EPA Greenhouse Gas Permit;
$443.8 million in economic development and job creation
07/30/2014EPA Awards Oklahoma $1.3 million to Reduce Water
Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks
07/29/2014EPA Awards over $131,000 to Oklahoma to Protect Groundwater
07/23/2014EPA Awards over $900,000 to TU to Research Impacts of Climate Change in Tribal Areas
07/21/2014EPA Awards over $11 Million to State of Oklahoma to Improve Water Quality
07/17/2014EPA and Public Lab Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans
07/17/2014EPA works with Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council to Control Mosquitos and Protect Water
07/17/2014New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board works to improve local water
07/17/2014EPA works with Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans
07/17/2014Global Green USA and EPA educate local citizens to combat Climate Change
07/17/2014EPA and Groundwork New Orleans increase
Stormwater Resilience in New Orleans
07/17/2014EPA Awarding over $179,500 to Revitalize Urban Waters along Rio Grande
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/10/2014U. S., Mexico Conduct Joint Emergency Response Exercise
07/10/2014U.S. Branch of Canadian Company to Pay $2.5 Million Penalty for Shreveport, LA, Wastewater Plant; Settlement resolves water, hazardous waste, and air violations
07/09/2014EPA Awards over $144,000 to New Mexico to Reduce Water Pollution
07/01/2014EPA Grants Nearly $800,000 to Improve Houston-Galveston Area Air Quality; Houston-Galveston Area Council will use grant to reduce ozone-forming emissions
06/20/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for ONEOK Hydrocarbon; Permit allows $800M expansion of facility near Houston, will create 15-25 permanent jobs
06/20/2014Austin to Receive $400,000 from EPA to Assess Contaminated Properties; Funds Will Boost Local Economy, Protect Public Health and Environment
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/16/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M facility in San Patricio Co., TX, will bring 1,400 construction jobs and
150 permanent jobs
06/13/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for C3 Petrochemicals; $1.2B facility in Brazoria Co., TX, will create 40 permanent jobs
06/05/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
Company in Hale County, Texas; Facility will create almost 200 construction jobs and bring $110M to area
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Corpus Christi-Area Facility
05/28/2014Houston to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Dallas Project to Receive EPA Grant for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Austin to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014EPA Selects Pine Bluff, AR, Site for New Brownfield Investment Grant to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/22/2014EPA Awards FAA for Combating Climate Change by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014GSA Combats Climate Change by Reducing Energy Use
05/22/2014GSA Reduces Environmental Footprint by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014EPA Honors GSA – Justice Park Building, for Saving Money by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014National Park Service Fights Climate Change by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014HHS Fights Climate Change and Saves Money
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/20/2014EPA and Partners Mark Opening of New Iberia, LA, Park; Site of former contaminated, abandoned lot transformed into public green space

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