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04/23/2013EPA Holds Hearings to Gather Public Comments on Vehicle and Gasoline Standards
04/23/2013EPA Announces Winner of the Energy Star National Building Competition
04/22/2013Clean Air Act Settlement with Wisconsin Utilities to Reduce Emissions by More Than 50,000 Tons Annually
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/22/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Commemorates Earth Day, Continues Conversation on Climate Change
04/19/2013EPA Proposes to Reduce Toxic Pollutants Discharged into Waterways by Power Plants
04/19/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe Participates in Earth Day Activities
04/19/2013Cement Manufacturer Agrees to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Colorado Plant
04/17/2013EPA Announces U.S. Organizations Using the Most Green Power
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Senior Agricultural Counselor Speaks on Agriculture, Environmental Issues
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, USDA and State Partners to Discuss Priority Water Pollution Reduction Issues April 18 and 19 in Louisville, Kentucky
04/16/2013Seattle and King County, Wash. Agree to Upgrade Combined Stormwater Systems to Protect Local Waters from Raw Sewage Overflows / City and county combined sewer overflows expected to drop by up to 99% by 2030
04/15/2013Dallas Teen Honored with President’s Environmental Youth Award
04/15/2013EPA Publishes 18th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
04/09/2013Media Advisory: Press Conference Call with EPA Acting Administrator on the President’s Proposed FY 2014 EPA Budget
04/05/2013Settlement with Tyson Foods to Address Multiple Releases of Anhydrous Ammonia / Settlement requires company to conduct third party audits to reduce threat of accidental chemical releases, purchase emergency equipment for first responders
04/03/2013EPA Voids Certificates Approving Import of Over 70,000 Small Recreational Vehicles
04/01/2013Settlement with Dominion Energy Reduces Harmful Pollution in Three States and Downwind Communities
03/29/2013UPDATE: Here’s What They’re Saying about EPA’s Proposed Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standards
03/29/2013Bio-diesel Fuel Company Owner Sentenced to 188 Months in Federal Prison for Crimes Connected to Illegal Fuels Scheme / Jeffrey Gunselman also fined $175,000 and ordered to pay nearly $55 million in restitution
03/29/2013Here’s What They’re Saying about EPA’s Proposed Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standards
03/29/2013EPA Updates Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants/ Agency also proposes updates to oil and gas storage tank standards
03/29/2013EPA Proposes Achievable Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standard, Slashing Air Pollution and Providing Extensive Health Benefits
03/28/2013EPA Finalizes Vessel General Permit / Action will help protect U.S. water quality and reduce risk of invasive species
03/27/2013EPA Announces Chemicals for Risk Assessment in 2013, Focus on Widely Used Flame Retardants
03/26/2013EPA Survey Finds More Than Half of the Nation’s River and Stream Miles in Poor Condition
03/26/2013EPA and DOE Recognize 2013 Energy Star Partners of the Year
03/26/2013EPA Survey Finds More Than Half of the Nation’s River and Stream Miles in Poor Condition
03/25/2013EPA’s Science Advisory Board Announces Independent Panel to Peer Review Agency’s Hydraulic Fracturing Research
03/25/2013Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes
03/22/2013Agreement Reached with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems / Settlement will ensure reductions in raw sewage overflows and stormwater flooding in the most impacted neighborhoods
03/18/2013EPA Announces University Challenge to Find Innovative Uses for Toxics Data
03/18/2013Secure Pesticides and Chemicals during Poison Prevention Week/More than 145,000 reports made each year to poison centers involving pesticides and disinfectants
03/18/2013EPA Marks March 18-24 as Fifth Annual Fix a Leak Week/One in every 10 homes has a leak that is wasting at least 90 gallons of water per day
03/15/2013New EPA Report: Initial Data Shows Significant Gains in Fuel Economy for 2012
03/13/2013EPA Announces Membership of Great Lakes Advisory Board
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
03/04/2013Media Advisory: EPA’s Pollinator Summit on March 5
02/28/2013CountryMark Refining and Logistics, LLC to Install $18 Million in Pollution Controls to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations at Indiana Refinery
02/28/2013EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership
02/22/2013Rodney Hailey Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Selling $9 Million in Fraudulent Renewable Fuel Credits / Owner of “Clean Green Fuel” falsely claimed his company produced 23 million gallons of renewable fuel
02/21/2013EPA Calls for 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations / New green chemistry technologies grow markets and save businesses money
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/14/2013Presque Isle Bay Removed from Great Lakes “Area of Concern” List; Second Area in U.S. to be Delisted
02/14/2013Transocean Pleads Guilty, Is Sentenced to Pay $400 Million in Criminal Penalties for Criminal Conduct Leading to Deepwater Horizon Disaster / Second Corporate Guilty Plea Obtained by Deepwater Horizon Task Force, Second-largest Criminal Clean Water Act Fines and Penalties in U.S. History
02/13/2013EPA Invites Communities to Apply for Smart Growth Assistance
02/11/2013EPA Makes Public Comprehensive Information on Use of Chemicals in the U.S. / The Chemical Data Reporting information will help EPA and others assess chemicals more quickly and encourage the use of safer chemicals
02/08/2013EPA Strengthens Protections for Participants in Third Party Human Studies Involving Pesticides
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
02/07/2013EPA Releases State Enforcement Performance Information and Comparative Maps / Agency to host webinar demonstrating new data features
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Companies to Correct Reporting Violations
02/06/2013EPA Provides Tools for Sustainable Communities / Smart growth policies can help achieve environmental justice goals
02/05/2013EPA Updates Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
02/05/2013EPA Hosts Background Technical Briefing on Online Tool to View GHG Emissions Data from Large Facilities
02/04/2013Federal Agencies Working to Make Homes Healthier / Improving housing quality can dramatically affect the health of residents
01/31/2013EPA Proposes Changes to Enhance Confidence in RIN Trading in the RFS Program
01/31/2013EPA Proposes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards
01/30/2013EPA Moves to Ban 12 D-Con Mouse and Rat Control Products / Action Will Prevent Thousands of Accidental Exposures Among Children Each Year
01/25/2013EPA Releases New Report on Children's Health and the Environment in America
01/24/2013EPA Announces Settlements with Company for Multiple Violations of Chemical Reporting and Pesticide Laws
01/17/2013EPA launches new voluntary program to help reduce harmful soot pollution
01/17/2013FRIDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Participate in BeGreen2013 Summit
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline / Total toxic chemicals increase as result of mining
01/16/2013Media Advisory: EPA Training on Toxics Release Inventory Database for the Media
01/15/2013EPA Finalizes Revisions to Clean Air Standards for Stationary Engines / Updated rule provides extensive public health protections, slashes costs of compliance
01/14/2013Reduce Lung Cancer Risk in 2013 by Testing Your Home for Radon Gas / Elevated radon levels found in roughly 1 in 15 homes nationwide
01/07/2013Settlement with New Cingular Wireless to Resolve Violations at Hundreds of Legacy ATandT Wireless Sites
01/04/2013Interior, Energy, EPA Commit to Cooperative Working Group to Achieve Shared Goals on Navajo Generating Station in Arizona
01/04/2013U.S. Announces Clean Air Act Settlement with Wisconsin Utility / Agreement will reduce emissions by 15,000 tons annually
01/04/2013EPA Releases First Set of Draft Risk Assessments Under Existing Chemicals Work Plan Effort
01/03/2013Transocean Agrees to Plead Guilty to Environmental Crime and Enter Civil Settlement to Resolve U.S. Clean Water Act Penalty Claims from Deepwater Horizon Incident / Transocean to pay record $1 billion in civil penalties and $400 million in criminal fines
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
12/21/2012
EPA Releases Update on Ongoing Hydraulic Fracturing Study
12/21/2012EPA Finalizes Clean Air Standards for Industrial Boilers, Incinerators and Cement Kilns/Updated rules provide extensive public health protections, cut costs of compliance
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/20/2012EPA and National Science Foundation Support Research for Safer Chemical Design
12/19/2012EPA Study Reveals Shift in Housing Developments Across the U.S. / More communities embrace redevelopment
12/17/2012EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
12/14/2012EPA Announces Next Round of Clean Air Standards to Reduce Harmful Soot Pollution
12/14/2012TODAY: Press Conference Call to Discuss Clean Air Act Announcement
12/11/2012EPA and Consumer Product Safety Commission Collaborate to Research Health Impacts of Nanomaterials
12/06/2012EPA Announces Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
12/06/2012DOE and EPA Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2013 Models
12/06/2012EPA Provides Funding to the University of Turabo and the University of Puerto Rico to Prevent Pollution
12/04/2012EPA Awards Almost $700,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
12/03/2012EPA Appoints 11 New Members to the National Environmental Education Advisory Council
11/28/2012BP Temporarily Suspended from New Contracts with the Federal Government
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/21/2012U.S. and Mississippi Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with The City Of Jackson
11/21/2012Louisiana Generating to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $14 Million In Penalties and Projects to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations / Marks 24th settlement under United States’ power plant enforcement initiative and largest clean air act settlement in Louisiana history
11/16/2012EPA Appoints New Heads of Two Independent Science Advisory Committees
11/16/2012EPA Keeps Renewable Fuels Levels in Place After Considering State Requests
11/15/2012EPA Launches “SepticSmart” to Prevent Costly Septic System Problems, Protect Environment
11/15/2012EPA Focuses on Food Waste for 15th Annual America Recycles Day
11/15/2012EPA, NIH Announce Finalists of Air Pollution Sensor Challenge
11/14/2012EPA Fines 16 Firms for Violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule

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