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01/15/2016Test Your Home for Radon, You May Prevent Lung Cancer 
01/13/2016THURSDAY: EPA Administrator in Toledo for State of the Union: Cabinet in Your Community Events
01/12/2016THURSDAY: EPA Administrator in Toledo for State of the Union: Cabinet in Your Community Events
12/16/2015EPA Reports: Automakers Beat Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Third Straight Year - Fuel economy steady at highest level ever recorded
12/11/2015EPA Rebates Will Fund Cleaner School Buses in 85 Communities
11/30/2015EPA Finalizes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels
11/17/2015WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator Joins Bloomberg Politics in a Discussion on Climate Change and the Road to Paris
11/17/2015EPA Proposes to Reduce Smog-Forming Pollution Transported Across State Lines
11/17/201511:30 AM EST: EPA to Hold Media Call on Proposed Updates to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
11/13/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Attend the Virginia Coastal Policy Center’s Climate Change Conference
11/12/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Attend the Virginia Coastal Policy Center’s Climate Change Conference
11/10/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in Pittsburgh, Denver, Washington D.C., Atlanta on Proposed Clean Power Plan Actions
11/06/2015MONDAY: EPA Administrator McCarthy to Keynote Utilities Conference in Austin
11/05/2015Statement from EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Decision Reached at the 27th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol / Decision Puts World on Path to 2016 Amendment to Phase Down HFCs
10/27/2015EPA Administrator Kicks Off Energy Star Day with Event Streamed to Thousands of Students Across the Country/Agency encourages public commitment to saving energy
10/22/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator at the Center for American Progress to Discuss Reducing Methane Pollution from the Oil and Gas Sector
10/22/201510:30 AM EDT: EPA to Hold Media Call on Updates on Clean Power Plan Updates
10/19/2015EPA SmartWay Honors Freight Carriers for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/19/2015EPA Honors 2015 Green Power Leaders/Agency recognizes achievements in helping to fight climate change
10/15/2015EPA Proposes New Rules to Reduce Potent Greenhouse Gas Emissions/The agency also recognizes 12 supermarkets for using more climate friendly refrigerants
10/13/2015EPA’s SmartWay Honors Green Leaders in the Freight Industry
10/13/2015TODAY: EPA’s 2015 Technology Showcase in Ann Arbor Spotlights Heavy-Duty Vehicles
10/12/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator in Miami to Deliver Keynote Remarks and Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
10/09/2015MONDAY: EPA Administrator in Miami to Deliver Keynote Remarks and Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
10/08/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator in Chicago to Tour Coalition: Energy and Announce Target of Installing One Million New Smart Thermostats Initiative
10/07/2015EPA Employee Selected as Winner of 2015 Service to America Medal/Cookstoves initiative improving lives of millions by reducing indoor smoke exposure
10/01/2015EPA Strengthens Ozone Standards to Protect Public Health/Science-based standards to reduce sick days, asthma attacks, emergency room visits, greatly outweigh costs
09/30/20152:30 PM EDT: EPA to Hold Media Call on Updated Ozone Standards
09/29/2015EPA Updates Emissions Standards for Petroleum Refineries/First-ever fenceline monitoring requirements will protect nearby communities
09/29/20151:15 PM EDT: EPA to Hold Media Call on Final Refineries Rule
09/25/201510:00 AM EDT TODAY: EPA To Provide Update Following Recent Volkswagen Announcement
09/25/2015EPA Update on Recent Volkswagen Announcement
09/18/2015EPA, California Notify Volkswagen of Clean Air Act Violations / Carmaker allegedly used software that circumvents emissions testing for certain air pollutants
09/18/201512:00 PM EST: EPA To Make Announcement Today Regarding Major Automaker
08/18/2015EPA Proposes New Commonsense Measures to Cut Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector/Proposal Cuts GHG Emissions, Reduces Smog-Forming Air Pollution and Provides Certainty for Industry
08/18/2015NOON EDT: EPA's Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call on Proposed Methane Standards for Oil and Gas Industry
08/14/2015EPA Proposes to Cut Methane Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills/Cost-effective updates would strengthen requirements for both new and existing landfills
08/12/2015School Indoor Air Quality Assessments Go Mobile / EPA Launches School IAQ Assessment Mobile App
08/11/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Discuss Historic Clean Power Plan to Cut U.S. Carbon Pollution and Protect Public Health
08/07/2015TUESDAY: EPA Administrator to Discuss Historic Clean Power Plan to Cut U.S. Carbon Pollution and Protect Public Health
08/03/2015The Final Clean Power Plan: More Ambitious, More Achievable for States
08/03/2015Obama Administration Takes Historic Action on Climate Change/Clean Power Plan to protect public health, spur clean energy investments and strengthen U.S. leadership
08/03/20156 Things Every American Should Know About the Clean Power Plan
07/30/20154PM TODAY: U.S. EPA to Hold Media Call on Clean Power Plan
07/22/2015More than 6,500 Buildings Face Off in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition/U.S. commercial buildings in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. race to save energy, water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
07/09/2015Public – Private Partnership Launches New AmeriCorps Program to Help Communities Build Resilience / Federal agencies, The Rockefeller Foundation, and Cities of Service announce Resilience AmeriCorps initiative as part of Administration’s effort to build climate resilience nationwide
07/07/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Discuss the Climate Action Plan with Christian Science Monitor
07/06/2015TUESDAY: EPA Administrator to Discuss the Climate Action Plan with Christian Science Monitor
07/02/2015EPA Finalizes Rule to Reduce Climate-Damaging HFCs
06/29/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Winners / Facilities in Maine, N.J., Texas recognized for emission reductions
06/24/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator on Bill Maher Show to Discuss Climate Action Plan
06/24/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator on Bill Maher Show to Discuss Climate Action Plan
06/22/20152PM TODAY: EPA Holding Media Call on New Report on the U.S. Benefits of Global Climate Action
06/22/2015EPA Report: For the US, Global Action Now Saves Lives and Avoids Significant Climate Change Damages
06/19/2015EPA, DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
06/10/2015EPA Takes First Steps to Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aircraft
06/10/2015TODAY 2pm EDT: EPA to Hold Media Conference Call on Aircraft
06/09/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Address 2015 GreenGov Symposium
06/09/2015WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator to Address 2015 GreenGov Symposium
05/29/2015EPA Proposes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels
05/12/2015TOMORROW: EPA Administrator McCarthy Holding Facebook QandA on the Economic Need for Climate Action
05/12/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator McCarthy Holding Facebook QandA on the Economic Need for Climate Action
05/07/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Address the Allergy and Asthma Network 30th Anniversary Awards Ceremony
05/06/2015EPA Announces Availability of Clean Diesel Grants for Communities Across the Country/Local governments, tribal agencies and nonprofits can win grants up to $2.14 million
05/04/2015Three EPA Employees Selected as Finalists for 2015 Service to America Medals
04/27/2015TUESDAY: EPA Administrator to Give Keynote Address at Columbia University’s Global Energy Summit in NYC
04/27/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Give Keynote Address at Columbia University’s Global Energy Summit in NYC
04/23/2015SATURDAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at Third Annual Broccoli Festival
04/23/2015SATURDAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at Third Annual Broccoli Festival
04/23/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver CERA Keynote and Visit Port of Houston
04/22/2015EPA’s Energy Star Launches "Flip Your Fridge" Initiative
04/21/2015EPA Awards $5 million in Clean Diesel Grants to Protect Health of Communities near Ports
04/21/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Give Keynote Remarks at American Association of Port Authorities’ Spring Meeting
04/20/2015Exemplary Clean Air and Climate Initiatives Win EPA Honors
04/20/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Give Remarks at Energy Star Partner of the Year Awards Ceremony
04/17/2015MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Give Remarks at Energy Star Partner of the Year Awards Ceremony
04/14/2015EPA Publishes 20th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/09/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator in Chicago to Headline The New Republic Conference: The Next Frontier of Climate Change
04/09/2015TOMORROW: EPA Administrator in Chicago to Headline The New Republic Conference: The Next Frontier of Climate Change
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate /
The agency recognizes 128 partners in 33 states including DirecTV, Staples, and Verizon
03/27/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Attend POLITICO’s Playbook Lunch
03/27/2015MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Attend POLITICO’s Playbook Lunch
03/26/2015EPA Report: Automakers Surpassing Light-Duty Greenhouse Gas Standards
03/25/2015Washington, D.C. Takes No. 1 Spot on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/13/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator, Senator Booker and Mayor Baraka to Visit Newark’s New Community Air Pollution Project
03/12/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator, Senator Booker and Mayor Baraka to Visit Newark’s New Community Air Pollution Project
03/11/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Visit Newark’s New Community Air Pollution Project
03/10/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Address Council on Foreign Relations
03/10/2015TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Address Council on Foreign Relations
03/09/2015EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States/ Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
03/02/2015EPA Approves New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants/Rule supports president’s Climate Action Plan by curbing emissions of potent greenhouse gases
02/24/2015UPS, Bank of America, SC Johnson Among 16 Organizations across the U.S. Recognized for Climate Action / EPA also recognizes Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative in new Innovative Partnerships Category
02/18/2015U.S. Department of State and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Launch Innovative International Air Quality Program: FACT SHEET
02/18/2015U.S. Department of State and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Launch Partnership to Improve Air Quality Data
02/18/2015TODAY: Secretary Kerry and EPA Administrator McCarthy to Launch International Air Quality Program
02/13/2015TUESDAY: EPA Administrator to Address National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
02/10/2015First Clothes Dryers to Earn EPA’s Energy Star Label Now Available Nationwide/Energy Star dryers offer Americans savings of up to $1.5 billion annually
02/04/2015EPA Finalizes Updates to Air Standards for Future Wood Heaters/Phased-in updates will ensure a smooth transition to cleaner and more efficient wood heaters
01/29/2015EPA Seeks Input on Emission Standards for New and Modified Sources in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector

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