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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
01/27/2015EPA Seeks Input on Federal Plan for Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Power Plants
01/27/2015EPA to Hold Public Hearings in California, Texas and D.C. on Proposed Smog Standards
01/27/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Keynote National Council for Science and the Environment Conference
01/26/2015TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Keynote National Council for Science and the Environment Conference
01/15/2015EPA Urges Home Radon Testing/Protect Your Family from Lung Cancer Caused by Exposure to Radon in Your Home
01/14/2015FACT SHEET: Administration Takes Steps Forward on Climate Action Plan by Announcing Actions to Cut Methane Emissions
01/14/2015FACT SHEET: EPA’S STRATEGY FOR REDUCING METHANE AND OZONE-FORMING POLLUTION FROM THE OIL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY
01/14/20158:00AM TODAY: White House to Host Press Call to Discuss New Actions on Methane Emissions
01/07/2015TODAY: EPA's Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call on Carbon Pollution
12/23/2014EPA, Coast Guard Extend Pollution Control Agreement with Royal Caribbean: New advanced technologies allow industry to comply with emission standards, reduce costs
12/23/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings in California, Texas and D.C. on Proposed Smog Standards
12/22/2014EPA Tips for Building a Cleaner Fire this Holiday Season
12/12/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator in Durham to Tour Energy Efficient Habitat for Humanity Home, Highlight New Energy Star Tool
12/11/2014FRIDAY: EPA Administrator in Durham to Tour Energy Efficient Habitat for Humanity Home, Highlight New Energy Star Tool
12/08/2014EPA Announces New Energy Star Tool for Homeowners to Save Money, Energy This Winter
11/26/2014EPA Proposes Smog Standards to Safeguard Americans from Air Pollution
11/25/201411:00AM: EPA Administrator to Hold Media Call on a Clean Air Act Announcement
11/19/2014EPA Names 2014 Green Power Leaders
11/13/2014EPA Recognizes the First Existing Apartment, Condo Buildings with ENERGY STAR Certification / Apartment and condo buildings recognized in Ark., D.C., Ill., Mass., N.Y., Va., Wash. with certification for leading industry in cutting energy use, increasing affordability
11/06/2014EPA, DOE Release 2015 Fuel Economy Guide for Car Buyers
11/03/2014United States Reaches Settlement with Hyundai and Kia in Historic Greenhouse Gas Enforcement Case
11/03/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Attorney General Eric Holder to Announce Historic Clean Air Act Settlement
10/31/2014EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative/Plan Builds Capacity to Protect Human Health and the Environment in a Changing Climate
10/28/2014EPA Provides Additional Information on Clean Power Plan/Agency requests public comment on additional information and proposes carbon goals for areas in Indian Country and U.S. Territories
10/28/2014TODAY: EPA's Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call on Clean Power Plan
10/28/2014ENERGY STAR Day: Administrator McCarthy Recognizes Billions in Savings to Consumers and Businesses Through ENERGY STAR
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

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