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07/17/2014EPA Awards over $179,000 to Promote Proctor Creek Restoration
07/15/2014Settlement with Dothan, Ala., Resolves City’s Clean Water Act Violations
07/15/2014EPA Honors Dunwoody’s Sprouts Farmers Market for its Climate Protection Efforts
07/15/2014EPA to Hold a Public Meeting Concerning the Seven Out Tank Site
07/15/2014Zep Inc. Pays $905,000 for Alleged Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
07/14/2014Oak Ridge Becomes Southeast’s First Green Power Community
07/14/2014TUESDAY: EPA to Present Sprouts Farmers Market in Dunwoody, Ga with GreenChill Certification
07/11/2014EPA Orders Hercules Incorporated to Perform Response Actions at its Hattiesburg Facility
07/10/2014EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee Met in Atlanta to Weigh in on Proposed Water Rule
07/09/2014District Court of Appeals ruling on the petition for review of final EPA action placing the CTS of Asheville site on the National Priorities List
07/08/2014EPA Sponsors Free Training on Healthy Homes for Health Care Workers
07/08/2014THURSDAY PRESS CALL: EPA Convenes Local Government Advisory Committee in Atlanta to Weigh in on Proposed Water Rule
06/24/2014EPA Sponsors Free Training to Improve Children’s Environmental Health
06/24/2014EPA Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for International Mineral and Chemical Site in Spartanburg, SC
06/19/2014Public Availability Session planned by EPA to provide CTS Site Update
06/17/2014Tennessee State University Selected to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/17/2014University of South Carolina Selected to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/06/2014EPA to Temporarily Relocate 3 Families Affected by Elevated TCE Levels near Former CTS Site
06/03/2014EPA Awards City of Wilson, NC and the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments a total of $1.4 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites
05/28/2014EPA Awards Nearly $2 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mississippi
05/28/2014EPA Awards $4 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in North Carolina
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Georgia
05/28/2014EPA Awards a $200,000 Cleanup Grant to the City of St. Marks, FL
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 to Central Florida Regional Planning Council to Help Cleanup and Reuse Brownfields Sites
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1.5 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in South Carolina
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Mobile, AL
05/28/2014EPA Awards $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Kentucky
05/28/2014EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Campbell County, TN
05/23/2014EPA Requires Mining Company to Restore Damaged Streams in Kentucky
05/22/2014Contractor sentenced to prison for environmental crime
05/22/2014EPA and Duke Energy enter Agreement to Cleanup Coal Ash Release in the Dan River
05/21/2014EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/21/2014Public Availability Sessions Scheduled for Lee’s Lane Landfill Superfund Site
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for Six Counties in Florida
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for the Raleigh, NC Area
05/15/2014EPA Approves Removal of Summertime Fuel Requirements for the Greensboro, NC Area
05/15/2014EPA to participate at the 1st Annual Mayor’s Walk in Columbus, Miss. to Promote Asthma Awareness
05/15/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Visit Orlando for Asthma Awareness Month at Dr. Phillips High School
05/14/2014Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle
05/13/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Visit Orlando for Asthma Awareness Month at Dr. Phillips High School
05/13/2014EPA Official to Address Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Graduation Class at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ)
05/13/2014Kerr-McGee Chemical Superfund Site in Columbus, Miss. Public Comment Period Extended
05/12/2014EPA Announces Three Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Recipients in the Southeast Region
05/08/2014EPA Adds One Hazardous Waste Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
05/02/2014EPA and DOJ to Host Public Meeting:
Seeking Kerr-McGee Chemical (Columbus) Superfund Site Public Comments
05/01/2014EPA to participate at Tory Dandy 1st Annual Scholarship Fun Day in Woodruff, SC to Promote Asthma Awareness
05/01/2014EPA to participate at DeKalb County Council of PTAs and DeKalb County School District - 5k Fun Run/Walk for Wellness Health Expo
04/24/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Participate at the National Organization of Black County Officials Development Conference
04/23/2014Athens EPA Employees Mark Earth Day Week by an East-side Area Cleanup
04/17/2014South Greene High School and DeBusk Elementary School in Greeneville, Tenn. Named Top Finishers in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014University of Florida's Physical Plant Division Central Stores in Gainesville, Fla. Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014UNC-Chapel Hill Bioinformatics Building in Chapel Hill, N.C. Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014West Middle School in Shelbyville, KY Named a Top Finisher in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014Eastman Chemical Company Building B-470 and Building B-469 in Kingsport, Tenn. Named Top Finishers in Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2014EPA, USDA, and ARC Announce Winners of 2014 “Livable Communities” Competition
04/16/2014EPA Employees Mark Earth Day by Cleaning Up Proctor Creek with Local Residents
04/16/2014OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day
04/15/2014EPA and South Carolina State University to participate in Fun Walk/Run in Orangeburg, SC to Promote Asthma Awareness
04/10/2014Charlotte on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/10/2014Louisville on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/10/2014Miami on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/10/2014Atlanta Ranks 3rd on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States
04/09/2014EPA Honors Four Kentucky Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/09/2014EPA Honors Four Tennessee Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/09/2014EPA Honors Six Georgia Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/09/2014EPA Honors Six Florida Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/09/2014EPA Honors Five North Carolina Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards
04/09/2014EPA Honors South Carolina Electric and Gas in Cayce, SC with 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award
04/08/2014EPA Officials to Discuss Activities at Hemphill Road TCE Superfund Site
04/03/2014Vehicle Emissions Inspector Sentenced to Two Months in Prison for Emissions Fraud
To Date, 14 Defendants Have Been Sentenced for Conducing “Clean Scans”
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Ducktown 28-Kilowatt Solar Array, Ducktown, TN
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Idle Free Louisville, Kentuckiana Air Education, Louisville, KY
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Clean School Bus NC: Kids Breathe Here, Raleigh, NC
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winner - Florida Power and Light’s Clean Fleet and Consumer Education Program, Juno, FL
03/14/2014EPA to Hold a Public Availability Sessions to discuss Closeout Activities at the Perdido Groundwater Contamination Site in Perdido, AL
03/13/2014Cleanup Activities Have Begun at the Chemfax, Inc. Site in Gulfport, MS
EPA to Hold a Public Availability Session on March 18, 2014
03/12/2014EPA Files Complaint Against Zep, Inc. in Atlanta, GA for Alleged Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
03/05/2014EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Clemson University
03/05/2014Company Agrees to Upgrade 18 Wastewater Facilities in Mississippi to Stop Illegal Discharges of Sewage
03/04/2014EPA Settlements Restore Wetlands Across Southeast
$1.7M to be spent on restoration and penalties
02/25/2014EPA Honors Mack Trucks in Greensboro, NC for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
02/25/2014EPA Honors Fruit of the Loom, Inc. in Bowling Green, KY for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
02/25/2014EPA Honors Novelis in Atlanta, GA for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
02/20/2014EPA Orders Utilities Inc. to Comply with Clean Water Act at Tega Cay Wastewater Plant
02/10/2014EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Clemson University - EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS
02/10/2014EPA’s Public Meeting to Discuss Hemphill Road TCE Superfund Site has been Cancelled
02/06/2014EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Clemson University
02/05/2014THURSDAY – EPA Official to Tour Green Infrastructure Investments along Cumberland River/Project transformed the Cumberland River corridor by incorporating green infrastructure features that improve local water quality
02/04/2014EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement; Atlanta BeltLineHonored as Overall Winner
01/23/2014Gastonia Man Handed 6-Month Prison Sentence for Vehicle Emissions Fraud
01/17/2014Oil Well Operators in Hart County, Ky., Sentenced for Violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act
01/15/2014EPA, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, and Clark Atlanta University Find Success in Community Assistance Partnership Program
01/15/2014Georgia Ports Authority wins EPA Award
01/14/2014EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4 Office in Atlanta
12/13/2013EPA Announces a Public Meeting and Public Comment Period for the Proposed Listing of the Walker Machine Products Site in Collierville, TN to the National Priorities List (NPL)
12/13/2013
EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Justice Projects
12/11/2013EPA adds Two and Proposes One Site in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
12/10/2013EPA, USDA and ARC Announce Four Winners of 2013 “Livable Communities” Competition
12/06/2013EPA to Hold Public Meeting to Provide Update in North Birmingham
12/02/2013EPA Approves Redesignation of Charlotte Area to Attainment for Ozone

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