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05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/14/2012EPA and Department of Commerce Announce New Effort to Boost U.S. Jobs, Environmental Tech Exports / New effort is part of President Obama’s initiative to double U.S. exports, support American jobs
04/26/2012TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Speak with American University Students and Faculty
04/23/2012Obama Administration Names 78 Schools in 29 States and D.C. as First-Ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools / Winners represent a diverse portfolio of schools, includes 66 public and 12 private schools in urban and rural communities
04/20/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: Obama Administration to Announce First U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools
04/13/2012Obama Administration Announces New Partnership on Unconventional Natural Gas and Oil Research
03/28/2012EPA Administrator Leads U.S. Delegation to Paris for Meetings on Economic and Environmental Cooperation
02/28/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/27/2012TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator to Testify on FY 2013 Budget
02/27/2012Obama Administration Announces Commitments to Protect the Health of Every American/ Agencies publish environmental justice strategies designed to ensure that all communities are protected from environmental harm and benefit from federal programs
02/16/2012Commission for Environmental Cooperation Announces Funding to Address Environmental Problems in North America
02/13/2012EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections / EPA budget supports President Obama’s vision of an America that is built to last
02/13/2012TODAY: Press Conference Call with Administrator Jackson to Discuss the President’s FY 2013 Budget for EPA
12/22/2011They’re Still Talking About Historic Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants/ Historic ‘mercury and air toxics standards’ meet 20-year old requirement to cut dangerous smokestack emissions
12/20/2011WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Make Significant Clean Air Act Announcement
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
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/15/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Remarks to the University of Wisconsin-Madison
11/01/2011NARA and EPA Launch Documerica-Inspired Student Multimedia Contest/ “Document Your Environment” Contest Runs Through January 6, 2012
10/14/2011EPA Announces the 2011 Presidential Innovation Award Program for Environmental Educators
10/12/2011America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report Shows Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits
10/04/2011Administrator Jackson's Statement on Trade Agreements
09/29/2011EPA Commits $1.5 Million to 125 Communities to Support Smart Growth / Efforts will create healthy neighborhoods, attract local businesses
09/22/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
09/20/2011Request for Comment on the US-Mexico Border 2020 Program Framework
09/07/2011Back to School: EPA Encourages Students, Educators, Parents to Save Money and Protect the Environment
08/12/2011EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design and Economic Revitalization
08/04/2011Obama Administration Advances Efforts to Protect Health of U.S. Communities Overburdened by Pollution / Federal Agencies Sign Environmental Justice Memorandum of Understanding
08/03/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Travels to Lititz, Pa., Visits with Farmers and Local Leaders/Administrator Jackson highlights conservation efforts
07/12/2011OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 2018 - Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act (Rep. Mica, R-FL, and 39 cosponsors)
06/27/2011EPA Chief, DOI Secretary, CEQ Chair Lead Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Public Meeting
06/24/2011UPDATED: EPA Chief, DOI Secretary, CEQ Chair to Head Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Galveston
06/24/2011Federal Agencies to Improve Coordination to Support Energy Development and Safeguard Air Quality
06/23/2011TOMORROW: Federal Officials, Local Leaders to Announce Urban Waters Initiative in Baltimore
06/16/2011EPA, HUD, DOT Mark Partnership for Sustainable Communities Second Anniversary
06/15/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
06/14/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Clean Air Act Before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
06/10/2011SUNDAY- MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Travel to Northern California, Will Speak with Students, Business and Civic Leaders
06/09/2011Obama Administration Establishes White House Rural Council to Strengthen Rural Communities
06/03/2011EPA Commemorates World Environment Day
06/02/2011EPA to Host Public Listening Sessions during National Ocean Month
05/26/2011EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Taskforce Meeting in Pensacola, Fla.
05/26/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to Hold Next Meeting in Florida
05/26/2011TODAY: White House to Hold Conference Call to
Discuss the President’s Regulatory Relief Plan
05/24/2011TOMORROW: Administrator Jackson, Secretary LaHood to Make Fuel Economy Announcement
05/24/2011TOMORROW: Administrator Jackson, Secretary LaHood to Make Fuel Economy Announcement
05/24/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
05/23/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify Before House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
05/06/2011Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Creates Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Releases Restoration Priorities / EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, joined by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, other task force members, hold official meeting today in Mobile, Ala.
05/05/2011FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Mobile, Ala.
05/04/2011EPA Releases Final Policy for Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribes
04/21/2011EPA Marks Earth Day with Events Across the Country
04/20/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Visits Gulf Coast on One-Year Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill / Administrator Jackson Surveys Ecosystem Restoration Progress
04/20/2011TOMORROW: EPA Chief, Mayor Nutter to Highlight Green Stormwater Infrastructure
04/19/2011EPA Administrator Jackson and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Meet with Farmers, Ranchers, and Renewable Energy Leaders in Iowa
04/18/2011EPA Launches Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Initiative/EPA’s coordination with White House effort will support environmental education and healthier families
04/15/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Deliver Keynote Address at Power Shift 2011 Conference
04/15/2011APRIL 16-17: Join EPA for Earth Day on the National Mall
04/13/2011THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Join USPS to Unveil Go Green Commemorative Stamps
04/12/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
04/12/2011APRIL 16-17: Join EPA for Earth Day on the National Mall
04/10/2011MONDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Visit Rosemont Elementary School for National Healthy Schools Day
04/04/2011EPA STATEMENT: Update on Ongoing Monitoring
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
04/02/2011EPA STATEMENT: Update on Ongoing Monitoring
03/30/2011JOINT EPA/FDA STATEMENT: Update on Ongoing Monitoring
03/28/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Opens State Information Call Lines
03/21/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Travel to California for Meetings with Agriculture, Business Leaders
03/18/2011JOINT EPA/DOE STATEMENT: Radiation Monitors Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States
03/11/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Subcommittees on Energy and Power and Environment and Economy, As Prepared
03/10/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture
03/09/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify Before House Committee on Agriculture
03/03/2011EPA Accepting Applications for Environmental Education Grant Funding
03/03/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies
03/02/2011TODAY: EPA Administrator to Testify on EPA Fiscal Year 2012 Budget
02/18/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Review Regulations
02/18/2011TODAY: Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson kicks off a trip to Kenya and Ethiopia for Bilateral, Multilateral Engagements / Jackson to focus on children’s environmental health, environmental governance and green innovation
02/17/2011Obama Administration Officials to Hold Press Call Today to Discuss Conservation Initiatives in America’s Great Outdoors Report
02/16/2011President Obama Announces Plan for Community-Based Conservation through the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative
02/16/2011Cabinet and Senior Administration Officials to Join President Obama at White House Event Discussing 21st Century Conservation and Recreation Strategy
02/14/2011EPA’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal Reflects Tough Choices Needed for the Nation’s Fiscal Health
02/11/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to Hold Next Meeting in New Orleans
02/09/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Opening Statement Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power
02/08/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Clean Air Act
02/07/2011EPA Recognizes Four Communities’ Efforts to Improve Seniors’ Health Through Sustainability
02/03/2011EPA Offers Proven Solutions to Support Sustainable Community Goals
02/02/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
02/01/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Public Health and Drinking Water Issues
01/28/2011EPA Administrator Jackson and Representatives from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Wrap Up Texas Visit with Focus on Environmental Justice / Two-day visit highlights EPA efforts to protect human health and facilitate clean energy innovation
01/26/2011TOMORROW: EPA Chief, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Visit Texas Cities to Highlight Environmental Threats to Human Health / Two-day visit a part of EPA Administrator Jackson’s CHC environmental justice tour of impacted communities across the U.S.
01/19/2011Statement by EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson on Today's Effort in Congress to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
01/17/2011***Update: Administrator Jackson will not attend either of today’s events*** / EPA Administrator to Participate in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Events
01/14/2011EPA Administrator to Participate in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Events
01/13/2011EPA Administrator, Attorney General to Observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
12/15/2010Obama Administration Convenes Environmental Leaders at Historic White House Environmental Justice Forum Featuring Five Cabinet Secretaries
12/14/2010EPA and Peace Corps Sign a Memorandum of Understanding
12/14/2010Environmental Leaders, Cabinet Secretaries to Participate in First White House Environmental Justice Forum
12/03/2010EPA Launches Website to Increase Transparency of Regulatory Activity

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