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01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
01/09/2014Three State Capitals to Receive Green Design Assistance from EPA / Program will strengthen local economies, protect health, and improve the environment
01/08/2014EPA Awards Almost Half a Million in Funding to Three Universities for Projects to Reduce Pesticide Risk Including Risks to Bees/Louisiana State, Penn State and University of Vermont at the forefront of groundbreaking technology
01/06/2014A Risk You Can Fix: Protect Your Family’s Health by Testing Your Home for Radon Gas in 2014 / 21,000 Radon-Related Lung Cancer Deaths Each Year
01/06/2014Dallas-based Companies Agree to Pay Civil Penalty to Settle Clean Air Act Violations Stemming From Illegal Import of Vehicles
01/03/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Air Standards for Newly Manufactured Woodstoves and Heaters/Updates would make the next generation of woodstoves and heaters significantly cleaner and more efficient
12/20/2013Florida Pesticide Producer to Pay $1.7 Million Penalty for Selling Misbranded Pesticides
12/19/2013Energy Company to Pay $3.2 Million Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Violations in West Virginia / Chesapeake Appalachia LLC to spend estimated $6.5 million to restore areas damaged by natural gas extraction activities
12/19/2013EPA Rule Provides a Clear Pathway for Using Carbon Capture and Sequestration Technologies
12/19/2013Following Fatal Blast, Metal Recycler Required to Invest in Modern Technology and Company-Wide Protections to Prevent Future Accidental Chemical Releases
12/17/2013EPA Releases Chemical Screening Data on 1,800 Chemicals/Agency improves access to chemical data and announces ToxCast Data Challenges
12/12/2013Fuel Economy of New Vehicles Sets Record High /
Fuel Economy Gains to Continue Under President Obama’s Clean Car Programs
12/11/2013EPA Holds Bi- Monthly IRIS Public Meeting
12/11/2013EPA Program Seeks to Improve Air Quality in Port Communities / $4 Million Grant Program to Clean Older Diesel Engines at Ports
12/11/2013EPA Honors Winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
12/11/2013EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Agency also proposes to add an additional eight sites
12/11/2013EPA Seeks Environmental Education Grant Applications
12/09/2013Applications Open for Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
12/05/2013EPA Releases Updated Sustainability Plan
12/05/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Travel to China to Discuss US-China Clean Air and Climate Cooperation
12/03/2013EPA and DOE Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models
12/03/2013USDA, EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading To Benefit Environment, Economy
11/29/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Discuss US-China Clean Air and Climate Cooperation
11/25/2013EPA Appoints New Scientific Integrity Official
11/20/2013EPA Study: Mercury Levels in Women of Childbearing Age Drop 34 Percent / Data suggest women making more informed seafood choices
11/20/2013EPA Proposes New Guidelines for Greener Federal Purchases
11/20/2013EPA Offers Funding to Reduce Pollution from Diesel Engines
11/19/2013Cabot Corporation Agrees to Spend Over $84 Million to Control Harmful Air Pollution at Texas, Louisiana Facilities
11/15/2013EPA Proposes 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards / Proposal Seeks Input to Address “E10 Blend Wall,” Reaffirms Commitment to Biofuels
11/14/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Testimony Before House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
11/14/2013Chemical Company Failed to Disclose Public Health Risks, Judge Rules in Favor of EPA
11/14/2013EPA Awards $1.65 Million in Research Fellowships to Undergraduates/EPA’s GRO Fellowships have supported students for more than 30 years
11/13/2013TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Testify Before House Science, Space, and Technology Committee
11/06/2013EPA Seeks Public Input on Newly Designed Graphic for Bug Repellent Labels/New graphic will help consumers make informed choices to protect their health
11/06/2013Federal Facilities Earn Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award for Carbon Pollution Reductions, Energy Savings
11/01/2013EPA Releases Agency Plans for Adapting to a Changing Climate
10/30/2013EPA Administrator McCarthy Announces $6.6 Million in Funding to Support Chesapeake Bay Projects/ EPA funding is part of $9.2 million in grant money to support cleaner local waters across Bay region
10/28/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, NIEHS Leaders Celebrate Children's Health Month, 15 Years of Children's Health Research
10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
10/24/2013N. Arizona University receives EPA Funding for Solar water heating system
10/24/2013EPA Announces Funding for Students’ Innovative Green Technologies
10/23/2013EPA Recognizes WaterSense Partners of the Year for their Efforts in Promoting Water Efficiency
10/23/2013EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities / Carbon pollution from power plants declines 10 percent from 2010 due to growing use of natural gas
10/22/2013U.S. National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Goes Global
10/22/2013EPA Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Environmental Achievements / EPA SmartWay Program Has Saved 65 Million Barrels of Oil since 2004
10/18/2013UPDATED: EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants /
Sessions in Boston, Philadelphia Rescheduled Due to Government Shutdown
09/30/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
09/30/2013EPA Takes Steps to Allow Restriction of Imports of Harmful Category of Chemicals used in Carpets
09/25/2013TODAY: EPA Chief Begins Three-State Tour Highlighting Climate Action Plan / EPA Administrator visits New York, Wisconsin, and Michigan to discuss climate change, power plant announcement
09/24/2013EPA Evaluates Flame Retardants Including a Safer Substitute for HBCD
09/23/2013EPA Honors 24 Organizations for Green Power Leadership
09/23/2013EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week
09/20/2013EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants / Agency takes important step to reduce carbon pollution from power plants as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
09/20/2013TODAY: EPA Senior Air Official to Host Media Briefing on Clean Air Act Announcement
09/19/2013CITGO Agrees to Reduce Air Pollution and Pay Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Refineries in Louisiana and Illinois
09/19/2013TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at National Press Club Sept. 20
09/19/2013First WaterSense Labeled Product Available for Commercial Kitchens / Pre-rinse spray valves will help restaurants save water, energy, and money
09/18/2013
FRIDAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at National Press Club Sept. 20
09/18/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Testimony Before House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power
09/17/2013EPA and Ad Council Launch New Public Service Announcements to Prevent Asthma Attacks
09/17/2013TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz to Testify Before House Energy and Commerce Committee on Climate Change
09/17/2013EPA Provides Grant for Organic Gardening and Composting Training in Brooklyn; Community Gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Benefit from Program
09/16/2013EPA Marks Pollution Prevention (P2) Week with Renewed Emphasis on Reducing Carbon Pollution
09/12/2013Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department Release Fuel Economy Tool for Used Vehicles
09/11/2013EPA Awards 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
09/09/2013EPA Web Tool Expands Access to Scientific, Regulatory Information on Chemicals
09/05/2013EPA Launches New Online Mapping Tool for Environmental Impact Statements
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway To Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide /
Largest case ever under Clean Air Act’s ozone protection requirements
09/04/2013EPA Encourages Revitalization in Auto Communities with New Document
08/30/2013EPA, OSHA and ATF Provide Information and Lessons Learned About the Safe Storage, Handling and Management of Ammonium Nitrate
08/29/2013Two California Firms and Owner Agree to Settle Clean Air Act Violations Stemming From Illegal Import of Vehicles
08/26/2013EPA Releases New Climate Change Video Series / The series supports President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and highlights benefits of reducing energy consumption
08/26/2013EPA Launches Online Green Sports Resource Directory
08/20/2013EPA Kicks Off Fourth-Annual Energy Star National Building Competition with More Than 3,000 Buildings
08/15/2013EPA Announces Revised Fuel Economy Label Estimates for 2013 Ford C-Max; Initiates Effort to Update Labeling Procedures to Keep Pace with Industry Trends
08/15/2013New Pesticide Labels Will Better Protect Bees and Other Pollinators
08/06/2013EPA Finalizes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards to Help Promote American Energy Independence, Reduce Carbon Pollution/EPA also announces steps to address concerns about the E10 blend wall
08/05/2013EPA Screens More Than 66,000 Contaminated Sites for Renewable Energy Potential
08/05/2013EPA Updates Oil and Gas Standards for Storage Tanks
08/01/2013EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses for Sustainable Technology Development
07/31/2013EPA Strengthens Chemical Assessment Process to Protect Public Health
07/31/2013EPA Proposes Rule to Modernize Clean Water Act Reporting / E-reporting initiative will increase efficiency, ease burden for states and improve public access to data
07/26/2013TUESDAY: Newly Confirmed EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Harvard Law School
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/24/2013EPA Expands List of Safer Chemical Ingredients
07/24/2013EPA Software Helps Reduce Water Pollution as Part of President’s Climate Action Plan / National stormwater calculator helps manage stormwater runoff
07/23/2013EPA Reduces Regulatory Burden for Industrial Facilities Using Solvent Wipes/Common-sense exclusion will save industry up to $27.8 million per year
07/23/2013San Antonio Agrees to $1.1 Billion Upgrade Sewer Systems to Comply With Clean Water Act
07/18/2013United States Reaches an Agreement with XTO Energy to Prevent Waste Spills from Natural Gas Exploration and Production
07/18/2013EPA Debuts Upgraded Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Tool
07/17/2013Florida Man and His Corporation Sentenced for Wetlands Violations in Panama City
07/15/2013EPA Announces $15 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up and Redevelop Contaminated Brownfields Sites Across the Country
07/15/2013EPA Seeks Input for Potential Rule Revisions on Existing Uses of PCBs
07/10/2013Shell Oil To Spend Over $115 Million to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution at Houston Area Refinery And Chemical Plant
07/09/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator Perciasepe to Join Canadian and Mexican Leaders for Discussions on Environmental, Health Goals
07/01/2013EPA Warns Against Use of Refrigerant Substitutes That Pose Fire and Explosion Risk
07/01/2013EPA and Commerce Link U.S. Analysis and Companies in Environmental Solutions Toolkit
06/27/2013EPA Strengthens Energy Star Requirements for Refrigerators and Freezers/Encourages “connected” features, including smart grid functionality
06/26/2013EPA Reaches Agreement with SunCoke Energy for Clean Air Violations at Plants in Illinois and Ohio

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