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11/19/2014EPA to Assist Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness
10/20/2014EPA Makes Preliminary Determination to Regulate Strontium in Drinking Water
10/10/2014EPA Provides Technical Assistance to Five Communities for Integrated Planning of Stormwater and Wastewater Projects
10/09/2014EPA’s WaterSense 2014 Partners of the Year Honored for Efficiency Efforts to Protect Nation’s Water Supply
10/02/2014Students Compete to Design Green Stormwater Management Systems
09/29/2014ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Speech at Water Environment Federation’s Annual Conference
09/25/2014EPA Proposes Standards to Reduce Mercury Discharges from Dental Offices
09/22/2014EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week
09/03/2014Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Provides Funding to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
08/19/2014EPA Announces Awards to College Students in National Water Quality Challenge
07/24/2014EPA Kicks Off Third-Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge to Develop Innovative Approaches to Stormwater Management
07/17/2014EPA Awarding $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
06/09/2014FDA and EPA issue updated draft advice for fish consumption / Advice encourages pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers to eat more fish that are lower in mercury
05/21/2014Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Task Force Announces Agreement with 12 Universities to Further Water Pollution Reduction Programs and Goals
05/19/2014EPA Finalizes Standards to Protect Fish, Aquatic Life from Cooling Water Intakes
05/05/2014EPA Employees Selected as Finalists for 2014 Service to America Medals
05/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Address the National Wildlife Federation
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
04/22/2014EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Kansas State University lead in innovative design of green infrastructure on campus
04/18/2014“How’s My Waterway” Now More User-Friendly /
App Lets Users Check Health of Waterways Anywhere in the US
04/07/2014U.S. EPA Administrator to Address U.S. Water Alliance During 2014 Water Prize Ceremony
04/03/2014USDA, EPA Partner to Improve Access To Clean Water, Improved Infrastructure in U.S.-Mexico Border Region
04/03/2014EPA Awarding Close to $13 Million to Assist Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems Across the United States
03/26/2014Here’s What They’re Saying About the Clean Water Act Proposed Rule
03/25/2014EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Clarify Protection for Nation’s Streams and Wetlands: Agriculture’s Exemptions and Exclusions from Clean Water Act Expanded by Proposal
03/17/2014EPA Asks Americans to Join the Race to Stop Water Leaks - WaterSense celebrates Fix a Leak Week Beginning March 17
02/28/2014EPA Moves to Protect Bristol Bay Fishery from Pebble Mine
02/28/2014TODAY: Press Conference Call with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy To Discuss Bristol Bay, Alaska fishery and Pebble Mine
02/11/2014EPA Revises Permitting Guidance for Using Diesel Fuel in Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing
02/05/2014EPA Launches WaterSense H2Otel Challenge to Encourage Water Savings
01/15/2014EPA Releases Bristol Bay Assessment Describing Potential Impacts to Salmon and Water From Copper, Gold Mining / Agency launched study after requests for action to protect Bristol Bay watershed from large-scale mining
12/03/2013USDA, EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading To Benefit Environment, Economy
11/20/2013EPA Study: Mercury Levels in Women of Childbearing Age Drop 34 Percent / Data suggest women making more informed seafood choices
10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
10/23/2013EPA Recognizes WaterSense Partners of the Year for their Efforts in Promoting Water Efficiency
09/23/2013EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week
09/19/2013First WaterSense Labeled Product Available for Commercial Kitchens / Pre-rinse spray valves will help restaurants save water, energy, and money
07/18/2013United States Reaches an Agreement with XTO Energy to Prevent Waste Spills from Natural Gas Exploration and Production
06/04/2013EPA Survey Shows $384 Billion Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure by 2030
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
05/08/2013FRIDAY: Federal Urban Waters Partnership to Announce New Program Locations and Partner Agencies
05/02/2013EPA to Award Over a Half Billion in Funding to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York / Funding will Help Upgrade Wastewater and Drinking Water Facilities Damaged by Sandy
05/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Announce More Than a Half Billion in Post-Sandy Funding for New Jersey and New York to Help Alleviate Impacts of Storms
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/19/2013EPA Proposes to Reduce Toxic Pollutants Discharged into Waterways by Power Plants
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, USDA and State Partners to Discuss Priority Water Pollution Reduction Issues April 18 and 19 in Louisville, Kentucky
03/28/2013EPA Finalizes Vessel General Permit / Action will help protect U.S. water quality and reduce risk of invasive species
03/26/2013EPA Survey Finds More Than Half of the Nation’s River and Stream Miles in Poor Condition
03/18/2013EPA Marks March 18-24 as Fifth Annual Fix a Leak Week/One in every 10 homes has a leak that is wasting at least 90 gallons of water per day
03/13/2013EPA Announces Membership of Great Lakes Advisory Board
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/15/2012EPA Launches “SepticSmart” to Prevent Costly Septic System Problems, Protect Environment
10/18/2012New App Lets Users Check Health of Waterways Anywhere in the U.S.
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/07/2012United States and Canada Sign Amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement / Agreement will protect the health of the largest freshwater system in the world
09/07/2012TODAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
09/06/2012EPA Awards $15 Million to Assist U.S. Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems
09/05/2012FRIDAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
09/05/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
07/19/2012EPA Provides $950,000 to Improve Water Quality Using Green Infrastructure in 17 Communities
07/13/2012Obama Administration Releases Report on Progress and Next Steps in Restoring the Everglades, Announces Additional $80 Million in Project Funding / Over $1.5 Billion Invested in the Everglades Since 2009; USDA To Fund Fourth Year of Easements for Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat Improvements in the Northern Everglades Watershed
06/26/2012EPA Awarding $2.7 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters
06/12/2012EPA Announces Framework to Help Local Governments Manage Stormwater Runoff and Wastewater
05/29/2012EPA and Department of Veterans Affairs to Connect Veterans with Jobs in Water Sectors
05/16/2012EPA Launches Competition for College Students to Develop Innovative Approaches to Stormwater Management
05/04/2012EPA Releases Draft Permitting Guidance for Using Diesel Fuel in Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing/Guidance will clarify means of compliance with 2005 Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act
05/01/2012EPA to Work with Drinking Water Systems to Monitor Unregulated Contaminants
04/16/2012U.S. and Tennessee Announce Clean Water Act Agreement with the City of Memphis
03/09/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Announces Creation of Anacostia River Revitalization Fund / EPA Administrator was joined by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to announce $1 million fund
03/08/2012TOMORROW: EPA Chief to Announce Creation of Anacostia River Revitalization Fund
03/08/2012EPA Encourages Americans to Save Water During Fix a Leak Week/ WaterSense Partner of the Year Delta Faucet Company to fix leaks at homes and community facilities across the country
03/02/2012Urban Waters Federal Partnership Launches Ambassadors Program to Support Revitalizing Urban Waterways in U.S. Communities / First Ambassador Selected; Will Help Coordinate Los Angeles River Watershed Project
03/02/2012EPA Provides $15 Million to Help Small Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems Across the Country/Funding will help small systems better serve local communities
02/16/2012EPA Issues Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Sites/New permit includes more protections for waterways, shaped by important public and stakeholder feedback
01/31/2012EPA To Provide Nearly $10 Million to Clean Up Beaches Across the Nation/The agency launches improved website for beach advisories and closures
01/17/2012Administrator Jackson, Secretary Vilsack Sign Historic Agreement With State of Minnesota to Help Farmers Protect Rivers, Streams and Lakes
12/07/2011EPA To Provide Nearly $2 Million to Revitalize U.S. Urban Waters
11/30/2011EPA Proposes Updated Vessel General Permit and Permit for Small Vessels/Action would help protect U.S. water quality and lower invasive species risk
11/03/2011EPA’s WaterSense Program to Label Innovative Watering Technology/Weather-based irrigation controllers can help save 110 billion gallons of water and $410 million per year on utility bills
10/28/2011EPA Develops New Planning Approach to Improve Water Quality in U.S. Cities
10/20/2011EPA Announces Schedule to Develop Natural Gas Wastewater Standards/Announcement is part of administration’s priority to ensure natural gas development continues safely and responsibly
10/06/2011WaterSense Partners of the Year Recognized for Dedication to Water-Efficiency
08/12/2011EPA Seeks Input on the Development of Drinking Water Perchlorate Regulation
08/08/2011EPA and USDA Create a Partnership to Improve Drinking Water Systems and Develop Workforce in Rural Communities
07/21/2011EPA Issues Final Guidance to Protect Water Quality in Appalachian Communities from Impacts of Mountaintop Mining / Agency to provide flexibility while protecting environment and public health
07/19/2011Update on the Cooling Water Intake Structures Proposed Rule
06/28/2011EPA Seeks Input from Small Entities on Revisions for the Lead and Copper Rule
06/27/2011Update on Waters of the U.S. Draft Guidance
06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/23/2011EPA Identifies Case Studies for Hydraulic Fracturing Study / Agency to conduct field work in various regions of the country starting this summer
06/17/2011EPA Administrator Tours WaterSense Manufacturing Facility to Highlight Products that Conserve Water / Consumers also save money with WaterSense
06/15/2011EPA Seeks Small Business Participation on Wastewater Discharge Rule for Steam Electric Power Plants
06/02/2011EPA to Host Public Listening Sessions during National Ocean Month
04/29/2011EPA Launches New Strategy to Promote Use of Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Economic Benefits
04/27/2011Obama Administration Affirms Comprehensive Commitment to Clean Water
04/27/2011Senior Obama Administration Officials to Host Press Conference Calls, Events Today to Discuss Clean Water
04/15/2011EPA Solicits Public Comment on Permit to Reduce Stormwater Discharges from Construction Sites
03/28/2011EPA to Open Public Comment on Proposed Standards to Protect Aquatic Ecosystems

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