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06/25/2012Texarkana, Texas, Receives Two EPA Brownfields Grants Totaling $1.3 Million
06/21/2012EPA Announces Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants
06/07/2012EPA Proposes Approval of Texas’ Clean Air Plan
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 Assessment Grants to the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission
05/24/2012
EPA Awards $350,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant to Oklahoma City to Revitalize Urban Core
05/24/2012EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Assessments Grants to the City of Irving, Texas, to Improve Public Mobility and Access
05/09/2012Encouraging Student Involvement in Environmental Science Through a $25,000 EPA Environmental Education Grant
05/09/2012EPA Awards Over $40,000 to Help Students Understand Marine Mammal Rehabilitation
05/09/2012EPA Provides More Than $20,000 in an Environmental Education Grant to Plant the Seeds of Future Forestry Careers
05/09/2012EPA Awards $77,021 for Environmental Stewardship Work
05/09/2012A $50,000 EPA Environmental Education Grant Will Teach Students to Convert Cooking Oil to Fuel
04/18/2012Southwestern University Makes the Grade in EPA’s Green Power Challenge
04/18/2012Oklahoma Universities Make 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
03/26/2012EPA Orders Foster Poultry Farms to Stop Discharging Pollutants Into Louisiana Waters
03/16/2012EPA Awards Santa Fe Community College $300,000 for Environmental Job Training Program
03/16/2012EPA Orders Kevin Basham Farm to Stop Discharging Pollutants Into Louisiana Waters
03/14/2012EPA and the Delta Faucet Company Team Up to Save Water
03/13/2012EPA Proposes to Add Cibola County Mine
to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Nine hazardous waste sites added, 10 proposed
03/13/2012EPA Proposes to Add Acadia Parish Facility
to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Nine hazardous waste sites added, 10 proposed
03/13/2012EPA Proposes to Add Parker County Area
to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Nine hazardous waste sites added, 10 proposed
03/13/2012EPA Proposes to Add Phillips County Chemical Company to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Nine hazardous waste sites added, 10 proposed
03/07/2012EPA Awards Over $200,000 to the Oklahoma Department of Labor to Reduce Exposure to Asbestos
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
02/10/2012EPA Orders Louisiana Poultry Farms to Stop Discharging
02/03/2012Corpus Christi is Among Recipients of $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/03/2012Baton Rouge 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
01/25/2012EPA Awards Over $470,000 to Provide Safe, Reliable Drinking Water to Louisiana Residents
01/25/2012EPA Orders Albuquerque Racetrack to Stop Discharges to Protect Rio Grande
01/19/2012DOJ and EPA propose more time to complete Baton Rouge Sewage Treatment Plant upgrades
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
11/29/2011Four Groups in EPA Region 6 Receive More than $3.1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions
11/16/2011University of Central Oklahoma receives EPA’s
Green Power Leadership Award
11/15/2011EPA Approves Redesignation of Baton Rouge Area to Attainment for Ozone
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
11/01/2011EPA 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
09/19/2011EPA 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 Proposes to Approve Albuquerque Clean Air Plan
08/31/2011Greater New Orleans Area receives over $485,000 for Green Endeavors
08/17/2011EPA proposing to redesignate Baton Rouge area to attainment for ozone
08/11/2011Texas Petroleum Investment Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
07/29/2011Port of Houston Authority, EPA, Maersk, Hamburg Sud and Mexican Government Receive Binational Gulf Guardian Award
07/27/2011Martin Operating Partnership, LP, Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
07/26/2011Trivestco Energy Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
07/26/2011Gulfco Marine Maintenance Superfund Site Public Meeting Rescheduled
07/22/2011EPA Seeking Nominations for Awards that Recognize Outstanding Clean Air Programs
07/20/2011Santa Fe Community College to receive $300,000 for EPA job training
07/18/2011Tenaris Global Services, (USA) Corp. to Pay $717,324 for Environmental Reporting Violations
07/18/2011Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
07/12/2011EPA Creates Jobs in Texarkana, Texas - Training will provide skilled environmental professionals
07/12/2011Clean Air and Air Permitting Milestones
07/06/2011Vice President and General Manager of Louisiana Refinery Pleads Guilty to Clean Air Act Violations
07/06/2011EPA Recognizes Port Arthur ISD and Veolia ES Technical Solutions, L.L.C., for Creating Safer Schools
06/24/2011EPA Awards Over $1 Million to the UNO Research and Technology Foundation
06/23/2011EPA Selects Sites in Louisiana and Texas for National Study on Hydraulic Fracturing
06/17/2011City of Houston Wins Mayors’ Climate Protection Award
06/14/2011EPA to Resample Air at San Jacinto Elementary School
06/09/2011Aquarium of Veracruz (Acuario de Veracruz) Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Jim Morrison of Freeport, Texas Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Ms. Thu Bui Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011River Stewards at the Matagorda Bay Natural Science Center Receive Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011The Matagorda County Navigation District No. 1 and the Texas General Land Office Receive a Gulf Guardian Award for their Oil Spill Prevention and Response Partnership
06/09/2011Future Leaders of America’s Gulf (FLAG) Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Development of a GCOOS Data Portal, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System - Regional Association Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011The Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Jim Gossen, President and CEO of Louisiana Foods Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/07/2011North Central Texas Council of Governments and Houston-Galveston Area Council Recognized by the EPA for Their Clean Air Initiatives
06/06/2011EPA Awards Community Improvement Association
$200,000 Brownfields Cleanup Grant
06/06/2011EPA Awards Pulaski County, Arkansas, $400,000 in Brownfields Assessment Grants
06/01/2011Rio Rancho Receives $286,000 for Green Infrastructure
05/26/2011EPA Awards $50,000 Technical Assistance Grant
for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site
05/25/2011EPA Removes Chemicals from Former Wabbaseka School
05/25/2011EPA and Texas protect Beaches for Memorial Day Weekend
05/23/2011EPA Asks Texans to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Asks Oklahoma Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Asks New Mexico Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Asks Louisiana Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Asks Arkansas Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/20/2011EPA and Louisiana Continue to Address Flood Issues
05/20/2011EPA Awards over $100,000 to Pueblo of Taos
05/12/2011EPA Orders Smith and Smith Petroleum to Stop Discharging
05/12/2011EPA Honors Nation’s Best in Energy-Efficient Building Design - Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR Projects Honored at the American Institute of Architects Convention
05/11/2011EPA and Mexico Develop $13.9 million Project to Improve Border

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