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09/16/2014EPA Adds Houma, La., Shipyard to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Five sites added and three proposed nationally
09/16/2014
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
09/04/2014Pueblo 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
08/11/2014EPA 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 ;
08/01/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Texas Power Plant;$607 million in economic development and new jobs
08/01/2014Lufkin Facility Receives EPA Greenhouse Gas Permit;
$443.8 million in economic development and job creation
07/30/2014EPA Awards Oklahoma $1.3 million to Reduce Water
Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks
07/29/2014EPA Awards over $131,000 to Oklahoma to Protect Groundwater
07/23/2014EPA Awards over $900,000 to TU to Research Impacts of Climate Change in Tribal Areas
07/21/2014EPA Awards over $11 Million to State of Oklahoma to Improve Water Quality
07/17/2014EPA and Public Lab Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans
07/17/2014EPA works with Bayou Land Resource Conservation and Development Council to Control Mosquitos and Protect Water
07/17/2014New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board works to improve local water
07/17/2014EPA works with Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans
07/17/2014Global Green USA and EPA educate local citizens to combat Climate Change
07/17/2014EPA and Groundwork New Orleans increase
Stormwater Resilience in New Orleans
07/17/2014EPA Awarding over $179,500 to Revitalize Urban Waters along Rio Grande
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/10/2014U. S., Mexico Conduct Joint Emergency Response Exercise
07/10/2014U.S. Branch of Canadian Company to Pay $2.5 Million Penalty for Shreveport, LA, Wastewater Plant; Settlement resolves water, hazardous waste, and air violations
07/09/2014EPA Awards over $144,000 to New Mexico to Reduce Water Pollution
07/01/2014EPA Grants Nearly $800,000 to Improve Houston-Galveston Area Air Quality; Houston-Galveston Area Council will use grant to reduce ozone-forming emissions
06/20/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for ONEOK Hydrocarbon; Permit allows $800M expansion of facility near Houston, will create 15-25 permanent jobs
06/20/2014Austin to Receive $400,000 from EPA to Assess Contaminated Properties; Funds Will Boost Local Economy, Protect Public Health and Environment
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/16/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M facility in San Patricio Co., TX, will bring 1,400 construction jobs and
150 permanent jobs
06/13/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for C3 Petrochemicals; $1.2B facility in Brazoria Co., TX, will create 40 permanent jobs
06/05/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for
Company in Hale County, Texas; Facility will create almost 200 construction jobs and bring $110M to area
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Corpus Christi-Area Facility
05/28/2014Houston to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Dallas Project to Receive EPA Grant for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014Austin to Receive EPA Grants for New Brownfield Investment to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation;
171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/28/2014EPA Selects Pine Bluff, AR, Site for New Brownfield Investment Grant to Boost Local Economy, Leverage Job Creation; 171 communities nationwide receive funding for cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites
05/22/2014EPA Awards FAA for Combating Climate Change by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014GSA Combats Climate Change by Reducing Energy Use
05/22/2014GSA Reduces Environmental Footprint by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014EPA Honors GSA – Justice Park Building, for Saving Money by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014National Park Service Fights Climate Change by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014HHS Fights Climate Change and Saves Money
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/20/2014EPA and Partners Mark Opening of New Iberia, LA, Park; Site of former contaminated, abandoned lot transformed into public green space
05/16/2014EPA Issues Final Notice to ExxonMobil Baytown to Construct Part of Multibillion­­-Dollar Expansion Project and Creates 10,000 jobs
05/14/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Indeck Wharton Energy $301 Million in economic development and creation of jobs
05/13/2014EPA Settlement Protects Arkansas Community Company will invest $750,000 for environmental project
05/12/2014EPA Develops Workforce in Camden, Arkansas
05/12/2014EPA Awards Grant to Train, Recruit and Place
New Orleans Residents into Environmental Jobs
05/08/2014EPA Adds Union County, AR, Refinery Site to
National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Seven hazardous waste sites added, five proposed nationally
05/08/2014EPA Proposes to Add Houma, LA, site to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Seven hazardous waste sites added to list, five proposed nationally
05/07/2014EPA and LDEQ Raise Awareness of Importance of Air Quality
05/02/2014EPA and North Texas Reduce Carbon Pollution by Reducing Food Waste
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change;
Albuquerque mixed-use development will get help designing green infrastructure
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Pueblo de Cochiti receives assistance to control stormwater, flooding
04/30/2014EPA Proposes Plan that Cuts Harmful Emissions in New Mexico
04/29/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Texas Clean-Energy Electricity Plant; Permit allows construction of $1.2 billion natural-gas fired plant; will add hundreds of construction jobs and over 30 permanent jobs
04/22/2014EPA Celebrates Earth Day; Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change
04/21/2014EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas
04/18/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit allows construction of $325M natural gas processing plant, adding jobs
04/17/2014Two Texas Facilities Are Healthcare’s Best in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition; Hospital in Killeen, office in Woodlands saw greatest energy reductions
04/17/2014Shawnee, OK, JCPenney Store Places Sixth in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition
04/17/2014Baton Rouge Elementary School Wins EPA’s National Energy Star Competition
04/16/2014EPA and Texas work together on first joint Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/14/2014EPA issues Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/10/2014Dallas and Houston Top Cities to Cut Energy with Efficient Buildings
04/03/2014Baton Rouge Monitoring Data Meets Ozone Standards
04/03/2014EPA Honors Twelve Texas Organizations 2014 ENERGY Star Partners of the Year
04/03/2014EPA Honors New Mexico Gas Company 2014 ENERGY Star Partner of the Year
04/03/2014EPA Honors Entergy New Orleans 2014 ENERGY Star Partner of the Year
04/02/2014EPA Welcomes NCAA Final Four and Sustainability to North Texas
04/02/2014EPA Honors Central Texas Clean Air Coalition
03/31/2014EPA Continues to Protect Human Health by Evaluating Ten Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites
03/28/2014EPA and State Partners Help Border Area Manage Scrap Tires

03/24/2014Phillips 66 Takes Steps Toward Reducing Pollution from Vehicles
03/18/2014EPA Issues Order to Army to Address Abandoned Explosives
03/17/2014EPA Launches Sixth Annual “Fix a Leak Week” to Chase Leaks and
Improve Water Efficiency
03/05/2014THURSDAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Travel to Houston for Energy Keynote
02/27/2014EPA Improves U.S. — Mexico Border with Environmental Projects; More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities
02/11/2014EPA Administrator to Join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro for Press Conference at Solar Farm and Water Treatment Facility
02/10/2014EPA Withdraws Federal Plan and Approves Oklahoma’s Air Plan for Public Service of Oklahoma
02/06/2014Publicly Available Tool Reports On Different Types of Pollution
02/05/2014Thursday: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and New Orleans Mayor Landrieu to Commemorate Completion of New Orleans Rain Garden Project
01/06/2014EPA Funds LSU Study to Protect Bees from Pesticides
01/06/2014Carville, La., Plant Agrees to Address Clean Air Act Violations
12/11/2013Urban Waters Federal Partnership Launches Projects
in the Middle Rio Grande
12/11/2013EPA Proposes to Add Union County Refinery Site
to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites; Nine hazardous waste sites added, eight proposed nationally

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