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04/08/2015TOMORROW: USEPA Administrator and Dallas Mayor Dedicate Water Efficient Classroom and Student Garden
04/06/2015EPA Honors Ten Texas Organizations for
2015 Energy Star Partners of Year
04/06/2015EPA Honors New Mexico Gas Company—2015
Energy Star Partner of Year
04/06/2015EPA Honors SWEPCO—2015 Energy Star Partner of Year
04/06/2015EPA Honors Stitt Energy Systems, Inc.—2015 Energy Star Partner of Year
04/01/2015Baylor, Univ. of North Texas Students Win EPA Fellowship Grant
04/01/2015Louisiana Tech Student Wins EPA Fellowship Grant
04/01/2015Univ. of Arkansas Student Wins EPA Fellowship Grant
03/26/2015EPA’s Energy Star Names Odessa, TX, as Nation’s Top Small City for Energy Efficient Buildings
03/25/2015Austin, DFW and Houston Businesses Saved
$145 Million with Energy Efficient buildings
03/24/2015EPA Proposes to Add Burnet Co., TX, Groundwater Plume to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two hazardous waste sites added, six proposed nationally
03/24/2015EPA Proposes to Add Washington Parish, LA, Creosote Site to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Two hazardous waste sites added, six proposed nationally
03/23/2015Settlement with Continental Carbon Company to Reduce Air Pollution at Manufacturing Facility in Okla. and Texas
03/23/2015Pinnacle Oilfield Services Violates Environmental Laws in La.
03/20/2015EPA Awards over $2.1 Million to Clean Up Diesel Engines in La., Okla. and Texas
03/18/2015EPA Awards Mescalero Apache $112,000 to
Manage Environmental Programs
03/16/2015EPA Chases Leaks in New Mexico during Seventh Annual “Fix a Leak Week"
03/16/2015EPA Chases Leaks in Arkansas during Seventh Annual “Fix a Leak Week”
03/13/2015Whitewright, Texas to Receive $200,000 from
EPA to Revitalize Business District
03/13/2015EPA and Fort Worth Chase Leaks at 5K Run/Walk
03/10/2015EPA Fines Wharton Chemical for Hazardous Waste Violations
03/10/2015TOMORROW: Dialogue Committee to Discuss Camp Minden Alternatives
03/09/2015EPA and Arkansas Restore Fayetteville’s Streams
02/26/2015EPA, NASA, USACE, Tuskegee Airman and Perot Museum Foster STEM in Dallas
02/19/2015EPA Issues Last Pending Federal Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas; $200 million facility will bring 250 construction jobs to the McAllen area
02/12/2015North Central Texas Cities Renew
Partnership to Address Environmental Issues
02/11/2015TOMORROW: Dialogue Committee to Discuss Camp Minden Alternatives
02/11/2015EPA "Love the Bus" in Texas
02/11/2015EPA Works with Okla. Schools to Reduce Diesel Emissions
02/11/2015EPA Awards Rebates to Two Louisiana School Districts to Replace Ten School Buses
02/10/2015EPA Proposes to Move DFW Area into Severe Ozone Category
01/29/2015EPA Recognizes Dallas Stars for Reducing Food Waste
01/26/2015EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Tenaska Brownsville Generating Plant; $500M facility will bring 600-700 construction jobs to Brownsville, TX, area
01/21/2015Urban Waters Federal Partnership Initiates San Antonio River Basin Project
01/15/2015Protect Your Family from Lung Cancer Caused by Radon
01/12/2015EPA Applauds College Football Playoff
National Championship—Green Endeavors
01/05/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Arlington, Texas on Proposed Smog Standards
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
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
08/12/2014Beyond 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 ;

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