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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
12/02/2010EPA Marks 40th Anniversary
12/01/2010EPA Recognizes Sustainable Communities with Smart Growth Awards
11/30/2010TODAY: Administrator Jackson, NAS President Cicerone to Hold EPA @ 40 Event / Jackson, Cicerone to make a sustainability-related announcement
11/29/2010Aspen Institute Highlights 10 Ways EPA Has Strengthened America Over the Past 40 Years/List by group of environmental thought leaders unveiled as Agency commemorates 40th anniversary
11/23/2010MONDAY: Administrator Jackson to Kick Off EPA at 40 Commemoration / Weeklong series of events to highlight EPA’s 40 years protecting American communities
11/18/2010EPA Administrator Appoints Mayor Heather McTeer Hudson to Chair National Advisory Group
11/17/2010EPA Releases New Draft Voluntary Guidelines for Selecting Safe School Locations / EPA provides new tools for communities making school siting decisions
11/03/2010EPA Administrator to Lead First Public Meeting of Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force
10/25/2010EPA Administrator Names Executive Director for New Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force
10/22/2010EPA to Participate in USA Science and Engineering Festival / Encouraging the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering and math
10/21/2010Ten Agencies Focus on Import Safety / Agencies Work Together to Protect the Public from Unsafe Imports
10/21/2010Partnership for Sustainable Communities Awards Grants to Build Infrastructure Nationwide / EPA, HUD and DOT Work Together Through Coordinated Grant Program
10/20/2010TOMORROW: White House, EPA, HUD and DOT Officials to Discuss Support for Job Creation and Economic Growth
10/20/2010Ten Federal Agencies to Meet on Import Safety
10/19/2010EPA to Provide Technical Assistance on Sustainable Growth and Development
10/14/2010EPA Appoints 17 Mayors, Other Local Leaders to Federal Advisory Group
10/05/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator Travels to New Orleans to Meet with Environmental Groups, Local Leaders
10/05/2010EPA Administrator Jackson to Travel to China
10/05/2010President Obama Signs Executive Order Officially Forming Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force / EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to oversee national transition from emergency response to coastal recovery in the gulf
10/04/2010EPA Observes Children’s Health Month/President proclaims Oct. 4 as Children Health Day
09/30/2010EPA Administrator Addresses Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee / Agency announces new committee members
09/28/2010Obama Administration Moves Long-Term Gulf Plan Forward / Mabus recovery plan focuses on funding, governance, involvement / EPA Administrator to lead ecosystem task force
09/23/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator to Testify Before Senate Agriculture Committee
09/17/2010EPA Recovery Act Projects Spotlighted in Vice President Biden’s New Report on 100 Recovery Act Projects Changing America
09/15/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator to Testify on Enbridge Pipeline Oil Spill in the Kalamazoo River
09/08/2010EPA Picks State Capitals to Create Models of Green Design
08/25/2010TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Travels to New Orleans to Commemorate Hurricane Katrina Anniversary/Four-day visit will include visits with students, residents and community organizations
08/13/2010EPA Invites Public to Vote in Rachel Carson Contest
08/04/2010Top Obama Administration Officials Hold America’s Great Outdoors Initiative Listening Session in Minneapolis
08/04/2010TOMORROW: EPA Chief to Tour Water Innovation Facilities in Milwaukee
08/03/2010Top Obama Administration Officials to Hold America’s Great Outdoors Initiative Listening Session in Minneapolis
08/02/2010EPA Releases Second Phase of Toxicity Testing Data for Eight Oil Dispersants
08/02/2010TODAY: Top EPA Scientist to Discuss Data from Second Round of Dispersant Testing
07/21/2010Top Obama Administration Officials to Hold America’s Great Outdoors Initiative Listening Session in Minneapolis
07/21/2010EPA Seeks Small Business Input on Proposed Stormwater Rule
07/19/2010EPA Letter to Governor Jindal
07/16/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator Joins Secretary Mabus in Gulf Region
07/15/2010Statement of Lisa P. Jackson Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency / Legislative Hearing on Use of Dispersants in BP Oil Spill / Senate Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
07/14/2010THURSDAY: Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Testify on BP Oil Spill
07/08/2010Top Administration Officials Hold America’s Great Outdoors Listening Session in L.A.
07/07/2010Top Obama Administration Officials to Hold America’s Great Outdoors Initiative Listening Session
07/01/2010TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Makes Sixth Trip to Gulf Region to Oversee Response to the BP Spill
06/23/2010Great Outdoors Initiative to Hold Public Listening Session in Southern California
06/17/2010EPA Launches New Program to Green America’s Capitals
06/08/2010Administrator Jackson: Keep Moving America Forward Into Energy Independence/Addresses upcoming “resolution of disapproval” vote in remarks before small business owners
06/03/2010EPA Announces New Members of Agricultural Advisory Committee
05/29/2010Top Officials to Return to the Gulf Coast / Trips by Top Leaders to Inspect All-Hands-on-Deck Response Total 28
05/24/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator Returns to Gulf Region to Oversee Ongoing Response to the BP Spill / CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley joins Administrator
05/24/2010TODAY: Administrator Jackson, Rear Admiral Landry to Hold Press Conference Call to Discuss Dispersants
05/24/2010EPA, U.S. Coast Guard Provide Dispersant Updates
05/22/2010EPA Releases BP's Response to Directive on Dispersants
05/22/2010SUNDAY: EPA Administrator to Return to Gulf Region to Oversee Ongoing Response to the BP Oil Spill
05/20/2010Letter From Secretary Napolitano and EPA Administrator Jackson to BP CEO Tony Hayward
05/20/2010EPA Posts Underwater Dispersant Monitoring Data/Under stringent plan, BP must conduct constant monitoring of dispersant use at leak source and provide data to the government
05/20/2010EPA: BP MUST USE LESS TOXIC DISPERSANT
05/19/2010EPA Recognizes Students From Across the Country for Contributions Toward a Healthier Environment
05/19/2010Administrator Jackson to Present 2009 President’s Environmental Youth Awards
05/18/2010Statement of Lisa P. Jackson Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Testimony on Federal Response to the Recent Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
05/18/2010TODAY: Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Testify on BP Oil Spill
05/18/2010Report Released on Pharmaceutical Mail-back Pilot Program Funded by EPA: Agency provided $150,000 grant to University of Maine’s Center on Aging to undertake study
05/15/2010Coast Guard and EPA Approve Use of Dispersant Subsea in Further Effort to Prevent Oil from Reaching U.S. Shoreline / Agencies Reserve Authority to Stop the Use of the Dispersant At Any Time
05/14/2010EPA Administrator Jackson to Deliver Commencement Address at Rowan University and Pace Law School
05/12/2010EPA Administrator Meets with Gulf Region Scientists on BP Oil Spill / Photos from Administrator Jackson’s recent visit to the gulf region available at www.flickr.com/usepagov
05/12/2010TODAY: Dispersant Subject Matter Experts to Hold Press Conference Call
05/12/2010EPA Releases Land Management Guidance to Reduce Water Pollution to Chesapeake Bay
05/12/2010New Federal Strategy for Chesapeake Launches Major Initiatives and Holds Government Accountable for Progress
05/04/2010EPA Seeks Small Business Input on Revising Standards for New Residential Wood Heaters
05/04/2010TODAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Hold Press Conference Call on Coal Ash
05/02/2010Administrator Jackson Wraps Up Tour of Areas Potentially Impacted by BP Spill
04/30/2010Administrator Jackson Tours Areas Potentially Impacted by BP Spill
04/30/2010EPA Establishes Web site on BP Oil Spill / EPA launches site to inform the public about health, environmental impacts of spill
04/28/2010Statement of Lisa P. Jackson Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Legislative Hearing on Clean Energy Policies That Reduce Our Dependence on Oil/House Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment
04/26/2010EPA and NASA Administrators to Extend Environmental and Earth Science Agreement / Agencies to help grow America’s next generation of scientists

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