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07/30/2015EPA Reaches Agreement with Manufacturer to Stop Use of TCE in Spray Fixative Products Used on Arts and Crafts/EPA also taking regulatory action to reduce exposure to this chemical
07/28/2015EPA Report to Congress: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is Accelerating Great Lakes Cleanup and Protection
07/28/2015EPA Administrator Testifies before Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
07/23/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator and Chicago Archbishop to Visit Old St. Mary’s School in Chicago, Discuss Moral Obligation to Act on Climate
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
07/20/2015EPA Releases Updated Environmental and Public Health Indicators in Online Database
07/17/2015White House, EPA Honor Environmental Education Award Winners
07/16/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at National Corn Growers’ Corn Congress
07/15/2015Settlement with Interstate Power and Light to Reduce Emissions from Iowa Power Plants, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities
07/14/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator McCarthy in Boston with Canada and Mexico for Commission on Environmental Cooperation
07/13/2015-07/16/2015EPA Honors Winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/Innovative technologies tackle climate change, water, and chemical issues
07/09/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at 2015 League of United Latin American Citizens Annual National Convention
07/09/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at 2015 League of United Latin American Citizens Annual National Convention
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
07/09/2015EPA Administrator to Testify before House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
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
07/01/20156PM: EPA Administrator joining Georgetown Discussion on Pope Francis’ Encyclical and the Environment
07/01/2015EPA Proposes to Cancel Some Uses of an Insecticide Commonly Used for Residential, Industrial and Commercial Purposes/The agency found unacceptable risks to human health when sprayed indoors
06/30/2015Obama Administration Assists Communities in Building Local Food Systems to Foster Economic Growth/Investment Helps Improve Public Health and the Environment, Diversify Local Economy
06/29/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Winners / Facilities in Maine, N.J., Texas recognized for emission reductions
06/29/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator at the National Zoo for the Youth Summit on the Environment
06/25/2015Modifications to Settlement with Alabama Power Company Will Reduce Harmful Air Pollution
06/24/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator on Bill Maher Show to Discuss Climate Action Plan
06/24/2015DOI, USDA, EPA, NOAA and USACE announce additional Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative sites to prepare natural resources for climate change
06/24/2015FRIDAY: EPA Administrator on Bill Maher Show to Discuss Climate Action Plan
06/24/2015U.S. Requires Arizona and New Mexico Plant Owners to Reduce Emissions at Navajo Nation Four Corners Power Plant
06/23/2015TODAY: Administrator McCarthy Holds Press Briefing on U.S.-China SandED Joint Session on Climate Change
06/22/2015EPA Strengthens Underground Storage Tank Requirements to Improve Prevention and Detection of Leaks
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
06/22/2015TUESDAY: Administrator McCarthy Holds Press Briefing on U.S.-China SandED Joint Session on Climate Change
06/22/2015TUESDAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Capital Dinner
06/19/2015EPA, DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks
06/19/2015EPA Seeks Input on Modernizing the Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rule
06/18/2015EPA Uses Cutting-Edge Technology to Evaluate Chemicals for Human Hormone Impacts/New technology allows faster and less costly screening
06/18/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Capital Dinner
06/18/2015TUESDAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Capital Dinner
06/17/2015EPA Report Shows Progress on E-Recycling and Identifies Opportunity to Advance G7’s Recognition of Circular Economy
06/17/2015EPA Selects Three Universities to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data
06/16/2015Biodiesel Fuel Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Clean Air Act Crimes Connected to Renewable Fuels Scheme /
Philip J. Rivkin faces more than 10 years imprisonment and $51 million in restitution
06/11/2015EPA Releases Technical Guides to Support Vapor Intrusion Assessment and Mitigation Activities
06/10/2015EPA Recognizes Partners for Creating and Using Safer Choice Products/June 22 is the first annual awards ceremony for 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners
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
06/10/2015EPA Releases EJSCREEN, An Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool
06/09/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Address 2015 GreenGov Symposium
06/09/2015WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator to Address 2015 GreenGov Symposium
06/08/2015EPA Seeks Small Entity Input on Financial Responsibility Requirements for Hardrock Mining Industry
06/04/20151PM TODAY: EPA to Hold Media Conference Call on Study of Hydraulic Fracturing Activities on Drinking Water Resources
06/04/2015EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities
06/02/2015U.S. Finalizes Settlement with Georgia-Based Millard Refrigerated Services over Ammonia Release that Sickened Workers Responding to BP Oil Spill
05/29/2015EPA Proposes Increases in Renewable Fuel Levels
05/28/2015EPA Announces $54.3 Million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites, Revitalize Communities, Leverage Jobs and Promote Economic Redevelopment Nationwide
05/27/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA AND ARMY TO ANNOUNCE FINAL CLEAN WATER RULE TODAY (WEDNESDAY)
05/27/2015Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy
05/26/2015EPA Training Grants Create Job Opportunities Across the Country
05/20/2015Chapel Hill High School Student Receives Prestigious Award for Developing a Low-Cost Method to Reduce Water Pollution/Award presented at world's largest high school science competition
05/19/2015U.S. Settles with Marathon Petroleum Corporation to Cut Harmful Air Emissions at Facilities in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio
05/14/2015Remarks of Cynthia Giles, EPA Assistant Administrator for Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance on
Duke Energy Subsidiaries Guilty Plea and Sentencing for Clean Water Act Crimes
**Remarks as Prepared for Delivery**
05/14/2015Duke Energy Subsidiaries Plead Guilty and Sentenced for Clean Water Act Crimes/The companies will pay a fine and conduct community service and wetlands mitigation
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
05/11/2015EPA Launches New Portal to Help Communities Improve Environmental Quality and Public Health
05/07/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator to Address the Allergy and Asthma Network 30th Anniversary Awards Ceremony
05/06/2015EPA Provides Training to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change
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
05/06/2015EPA Issues Health Advisories to Protect Americans from Algal Toxins in Drinking Water
05/05/2015EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition Saves $50 Million, Prevents 250,000 Metric Tons of GHG Emissions/ The agency recognizes competitors in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico
05/05/2015EPA: Learning Triggers Key to Preventing Asthma Attacks
05/04/2015Three EPA Employees Selected as Finalists for 2015 Service to America Medals
04/29/2015WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator to Testify before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on FY 2016 Budget
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Efforts of More Than 400 Federal Facilities for Green Leadership: Reducing Pollution, Conserving Energy and Saving Money
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
04/22/2015TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Deliver CERA Keynote and Visit Port of Houston
04/22/2015U.S. Settles with ExxonMobil over Violations Stemming from 2013 Oil Spill in Mayflower, Arkansas
04/22/2015Noble Energy Inc. Agrees to Make System Upgrades and Fund Projects to Reduce Air Pollution in Colorado
04/21/2015EPA Awards $5 million in Clean Diesel Grants to Protect Health of Communities near Ports
04/21/2015EPA Announces Installation of Park Benches with Solar-Powered Air Monitors in Five Cities/Village Green community park benches are located in Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Oklahoma City; Kansas City; Hartford
04/21/2015DOI, EPA, NOAA announce Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative to prepare natural resources for climate change
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
04/15/2015EPA Seeks Public Comments on Draft EJ 2020 Action Agenda Framework
04/14/2015EPA Publishes 20th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
04/14/2015TOMORROW: EPA ADMINISTRATOR IN PORTLAND, OREGON, TO FOCUS ON AIR QUALITY AND CLEAN WATER
04/13/2015EPA: Boise-based ski and snowboard park developer required to properly clean up asbestos to protect workers and area residents
04/13/2015WEDNESDAY: EPA ADMINISTRATOR IN PORTLAND, OR TO FOCUS ON AIR QUALITY AND CLEAN WATER
04/13/2015Major Egg Producer to Reduce Water Pollution Discharges at Mississippi Facility
04/13/2015TODAY: EPA ADMINISTRATOR TO DELIVER REMARKS AT NATIONAL WATER POLICY FORUM
04/10/2015MONDAY: EPA ADMINISTRATOR TO DELIVER REMARKS AT NATIONAL WATER POLICY FORUM
04/10/2015EPA Holds National Sustainable Design Expo
04/09/2015TODAY: EPA Administrator in Chicago to Headline The New Republic Conference: The Next Frontier of Climate Change

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