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10/22/2014EPA Requiring BMW to Correct Fuel Economy Labels for Four Mini Cooper Vehicles
10/15/2014EPA Announces Rebate Program to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
10/08/2014U.S. Fuel Economy Reaches All-Time High/Fuel economy gains for new vehicles continue under President Obama’s Clean Car Program
10/08/20141PM EDT: EPA Administrator Media Call to Release New Findings on Fuel Economy Trends
10/07/2014EPA Honors Freight Carriers for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/06/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Host the 2014 Vehicle Technology Showcase in Michigan Thursday
10/03/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Launches ENERGY STAR Community Service Tour
10/01/2014EPA Requires Mercedes-Benz to Correct Fuel Economy Labels for Two C300 4-Matic Vehicles
09/30/2014EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
09/30/2014EPA Honors Manufacturers with ENERGY STAR Award / Eastman Chemical, Janssen R and D, and Merck use Combined Heat and Power systems to cut carbon pollution, save money, and combat climate change
09/25/2014ADVISORY: Remarks by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at Resources for the Future
09/24/2014ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Speech on the Economics of Climate Change/First of a series of addresses focused on economic opportunity, cost of inaction
09/23/2014EPA’s SmartWay Honors Green Freight Industry Leaders
09/22/2014EPA Announces Grant Opportunities to Reduce Diesel Emissions at Ports
09/17/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator to Highlight New Solar Energy Project in Washington, DC
09/16/2014
TODAY: Acting Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call
09/16/2014EPA Announces New Actions to Curb Potent Greenhouse Gases/ EPA GreenChill Partners Join Industry Leaders to Drive the Transition to Climate-friendly Refrigerants
08/21/2014EPA Report Shows Progress in Reducing Urban Air Toxics Across the United States
08/20/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Media Call to Release Findings on Urban Air Toxics
07/28/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan/ Public hearings being held in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.
07/28/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Holding Media Call to Preview Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan
07/25/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator Holding Media Call to Preview Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan
07/23/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Testify before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
07/23/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan/Public hearings being held in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.
07/22/2014TOMORROW: US EPA Administrator to Testify before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
07/21/2014EPA Warning: Recharging Air Conditioners with Wrong Refrigerant Poses Injury and Fire Risks
07/10/2014More than 5,500 buildings to compete in EPA’s Fifth-Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings/Commercial buildings around the US are in a race to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
07/10/2014EPA Proposes to Replace and Reduce Harmful Greenhouse Gases
07/07/2014EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster
07/01/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills/Agency also seeks public input on potential updates to guidelines for existing landfills
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Approval of New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants / Proposal supports president’s Climate Action Plan by curbing emissions of potent greenhouse gases
06/20/2014US EPA Administrator to Participate in Discussion on Climate Protection at the US Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting
06/12/2014EPA Requires Ford to Correct Fuel Economy for Six Vehicle Models
06/11/2014TOMORROW: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Energy Efficiency at the US Energy Association
06/06/2014EPA Announces Funding for Tribes to Clean Up Diesel Engines
06/03/2014Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part Two
06/03/2014Stakeholder Statements - Clean Power Plan, Part One
06/02/2014Remarks for Administrator McCarthy, Announcement of Clean Power Plan, Washington, DC
06/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA to Host Clean Power Plan Media Conference Call
06/02/2014EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants/Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment, spur innovation and strengthen the economy
05/30/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan
05/28/2014EPA Report Shows Impact of Changing Climate on Americans’ Health and Environment
05/27/2014EPA Adds Clothes Dryers to Energy Star Program, Increasing Energy Efficiency of New Appliances
05/15/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Emissions Standards for Refineries to Protect Nearby Neighborhoods/Proposed steps will protect public health and improve air quality
05/05/2014EPA Employees Selected as Finalists for 2014 Service to America Medals
05/01/2014VIDEO: Administrator McCarthy Highlights Clean Air Efforts During Asthma Awareness Month / Agency Honors Community-Focused Asthma Programs
05/01/2014EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide / Funding for diesel clean-up targeting cost-effective projects and poor air quality areas
04/25/2014EPA Report: Data Show Automakers on Track in meeting Greenhouse Gas Standards
04/23/2014EPA Announces List of Top 100 U.S. Organizations Using Renewable Energy / Tech Sector Leads the Way
04/17/2014EPA Announces Winner of Annual Energy Star National Building Competition
04/15/2014EPA Publishes 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/10/2014EPA Releases Top 25 List of Cities with Most Energy Star Buildings / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, New York, San Francisco make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/08/2014EPA to Work with Ports to Improve Environmental Performance / Clean diesel grants and new ports initiative will advance sustainable technologies
04/03/2014EPA Honors 2014 Energy Star Partners of the Year
04/02/2014EPA Seeks Small Entity Participation on Upcoming Medium- and Heavy-Duty Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards
04/02/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winners / Communities and public health benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
03/27/2014TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Address the American Council on Renewable Energy
03/19/2014EPA Celebrates 10 Years of SmartWay Partnerships / Voluntary program saves companies billions in fuel costs while cutting pollution
03/03/2014UPDATE: Here's What They're Saying about EPA's Final Cleaner Fuel and Car Standards
03/03/2014EPA Sets Cleaner Fuel and Car Standards, Slashing Air Pollution and Providing Health Benefits to Thousands
03/03/2014***UPDATED CALL IN NUMBER *** CALL WILL BEGIN AT 10:15 AM EST *** TODAY: Press Conference Call with EPA Administrator on Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standards Announcement
02/26/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy To Travel To North Dakota To Discuss Energy Opportunities And The Environment
02/25/2014EPA Honors Corporate Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
02/05/2014Senior Obama Administration Officials to Join Governor Brown, Mayor Garcetti, Other Leaders in L.A. for Climate Task Force Meeting
02/05/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants
01/06/2014A Risk You Can Fix: Protect Your Family’s Health by Testing Your Home for Radon Gas in 2014 / 21,000 Radon-Related Lung Cancer Deaths Each Year
01/03/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Air Standards for Newly Manufactured Woodstoves and Heaters/Updates would make the next generation of woodstoves and heaters significantly cleaner and more efficient
12/12/2013Fuel Economy of New Vehicles Sets Record High /
Fuel Economy Gains to Continue Under President Obama’s Clean Car Programs
12/11/2013EPA Program Seeks to Improve Air Quality in Port Communities / $4 Million Grant Program to Clean Older Diesel Engines at Ports
12/03/2013EPA and DOE Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models
11/20/2013EPA Offers Funding to Reduce Pollution from Diesel Engines
11/15/2013EPA Proposes 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards / Proposal Seeks Input to Address “E10 Blend Wall,” Reaffirms Commitment to Biofuels
11/06/2013Federal Facilities Earn Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award for Carbon Pollution Reductions, Energy Savings
10/23/2013EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities / Carbon pollution from power plants declines 10 percent from 2010 due to growing use of natural gas
10/22/2013EPA Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Environmental Achievements / EPA SmartWay Program Has Saved 65 Million Barrels of Oil since 2004
10/18/2013UPDATED: EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants /
Sessions in Boston, Philadelphia Rescheduled Due to Government Shutdown
09/30/2013EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
09/23/2013EPA Honors 24 Organizations for Green Power Leadership
09/20/2013EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants / Agency takes important step to reduce carbon pollution from power plants as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
09/17/2013EPA and Ad Council Launch New Public Service Announcements to Prevent Asthma Attacks
09/12/2013Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department Release Fuel Economy Tool for Used Vehicles
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
08/20/2013EPA Kicks Off Fourth-Annual Energy Star National Building Competition with More Than 3,000 Buildings
08/15/2013EPA Announces Revised Fuel Economy Label Estimates for 2013 Ford C-Max; Initiates Effort to Update Labeling Procedures to Keep Pace with Industry Trends
08/06/2013EPA Finalizes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards to Help Promote American Energy Independence, Reduce Carbon Pollution/EPA also announces steps to address concerns about the E10 blend wall
08/05/2013EPA Updates Oil and Gas Standards for Storage Tanks
07/18/2013EPA Debuts Upgraded Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Tool
06/27/2013EPA Strengthens Energy Star Requirements for Refrigerators and Freezers/Encourages “connected” features, including smart grid functionality
06/20/2013EPA Seeks Input on New Clean Air Standards for Solid Waste Landfills
05/20/2013Skin Cancer Remains the Most Common Cancer in US, Americans Urged to Take Action/EPA, CDC, FDA, National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention provide sun safety tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 24th
05/09/2013Up to $9 Million Available from EPA for 2013 Diesel Emission Reduction Grants
05/07/2013Nearly 26 Million Americans Continue to Live with Asthma, EPA says / SC, IN, TX programs honored as national models for asthma care
04/23/2013EPA Holds Hearings to Gather Public Comments on Vehicle and Gasoline Standards
04/23/2013EPA Announces Winner of the Energy Star National Building Competition
04/17/2013EPA Announces U.S. Organizations Using the Most Green Power
04/15/2013EPA Publishes 18th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/03/2013EPA Voids Certificates Approving Import of Over 70,000 Small Recreational Vehicles
03/29/2013UPDATE: Here’s What They’re Saying about EPA’s Proposed Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standards
03/29/2013Here’s What They’re Saying about EPA’s Proposed Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standards
03/29/2013EPA Updates Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants/ Agency also proposes updates to oil and gas storage tank standards

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