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2011 News Releases


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11/17/2011November 2011 SPCC Compliance Deadline Extended to May 2013 for Agricultural Facilities; EPA Providing Compliance Assistance to Farms for SPCC Rule
11/17/2011EPA and GSA Team Up to Promote Energy Efficiency in Federal Facilities in Boston and New England
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/17/2011EPA Releases Guidelines to Ensure Healthy Indoor Air during Home Energy Upgrades/ New protocols protect indoor air quality while enhancing home energy efficiency
11/17/2011EPA Recognizes Staples and State Street as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Partners
11/16/2011EPA Recognizes University of Central Florida as the winner of EPA’s 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/16/2011Ag Processing Inc to Pay $96,588 Penalty for Failure to Develop Facility Response Plan for Operations in Mason City, Iowa
11/16/2011University of Central Oklahoma receives EPA’s
Green Power Leadership Award
11/16/2011U.S. EPA Issues Permit to Palmdale Power Plant, Requires Limits for Greenhouse Gas Emissions
11/16/2011EPA Sponsors Free Training on Energy Audits and Healthy Home Technologies for Contractors and Home Improvement Workers
11/16/2011Cheshire, Connecticut Company to Pay Fine for Clean Air and Chemical Reporting Violations
11/16/2011TODAY: We Can’t Wait: Transportation Secretary LaHood and EPA Administrator Jackson to Discuss Historic Proposed Fuel Economy Standards/ National program for light duty vehicles will save consumers $1.7 trillion at the pump, $8,000 per vehicle by 2025
11/16/2011We Can’t Wait: Obama Administration Proposes Historic Fuel Economy Standards to Reduce Dependence on Oil, Save Consumers Money at the Pump/ Next phase in national program for light-duty vehicles will save consumers thousands of dollars at the pump while saving billions of barrels of oil, curbing pollution, enabling long-term planning for automakers
11/16/2011EPA Honors 19 Organizations for Leadership in Clean Energy
11/16/2011USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe to Visit North Carolina, Discuss Obama Administration’s Efforts to Strengthen the Rural Economy
11/16/2011Nevada gold mine pays $105,000, corrects reporting violations
11/16/2011DOE and EPA Release 2012 Annual Fuel Economy Guide
11/15/2011California Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Illegally Storing Toxic and Explosive Hazardous Waste in His Backyard
11/15/2011EPA and GSA Recognize the Newest Electronics Certified Recycling Facility
11/15/2011EPA Celebrates Successful Food Recycling Efforts by National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins and N.J. Devils
11/15/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Remarks to the University of Wisconsin-Madison
11/15/2011Work to Begin This Week on Removal and Replacement of Security Fencing at Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.
11/15/2011EPA Highlights Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day
11/15/2011Former Lupton, Ariz. truck stop owners to pay $80,000 penalty for violating hazardous waste laws
11/15/2011University of Central Florida to be Recognized as the winner of EPA’s 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/15/2011EPA Approves Redesignation of Baton Rouge Area to Attainment for Ozone
11/15/2011EPA and GSA Regional Administrators Tour Certified Electronics Recycling Facility in Dallas
11/15/2011EPA and GSA highlight "eCycling" on America Recycles Day
11/15/2011Cleanup Complete at Sayreville Landfill Superfund Site
11/15/2011Mobile Completes All Work Required Under a 2002 Consent Decree to Address Sewer Problems
11/14/2011EPA and Ponce School of Medicine Join Up to Promote Environmental Careers
11/14/2011EPA Honors Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders
11/10/2011Clearing the Northwest’s air with clean diesel technology
11/10/2011EPA, DNREC Reach Settlement With DuPont Corp. For Water Quality Violations
11/10/2011EPA Awards North Central Texas Council of Governments Over $480,000
in Climate Showcase Communities Grant
11/10/2011EPA Orders Developer and Construction Company to Address Discharges of Turbid Stormwater
11/10/2011The Federal Government Highlights Economic Benefits of Electronics Recycling; Top Officials Tour Electronic Waste Recycler
11/10/2011EPA Issues First Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
11/10/2011EPA Releases Final Reports on Air Toxics near Four Western Pennsylvania Schools
11/10/2011EPA to Host Second Public Meeting on Floyds Fork Pollution Control Plan
11/09/2011Vermont Mapping Software Wins National EPA Award
11/09/2011Oregon pesticide vendors violated laws aimed at protecting consumers from mishandling products
11/09/2011EPA Announces Court Ordered Schedule for Action on State-Led Efforts to Reduce Harmful Haze-Forming Pollutants
11/09/2011PM Resources, Inc., of Bridgeton, Mo., to Pay $44,623 Civil Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
11/09/2011The Governments of United States and Canada Harmonize Approach to Save Energy in Commercial Buildings
11/09/2011EPA Region 7 to Begin Issuing Orders to Obtain Access to Residential Properties in Omaha for Environmental Sampling
11/09/2011National Home Builders Commit to EPA’s New Guidelines for Energy Star Qualified Homes/Over 400 builders pledge to develop the next generation of Energy Star qualified homes in 2012
11/09/2011EPA Action Preserves One Thousand Acres of Wetlands in Loiza, Puerto Rico
11/09/2011EPA Announces Most Areas Meet Air Quality Standards for Lead
11/09/2011Nominations Sought for 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
11/08/2011EPA releases final report on air toxics monitoring near Whitwell Elementary School
11/08/2011EPA to Host a Public Meeting for the Black Leaf Chemical Site in Louisville, KY
11/08/2011EPA Releases Final Report on Air Toxics near Charles Russell Elementary, Crabbe School, Hatcher School and Whitwell Elementary
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
11/08/2011EPA Announces Winners of Apps for the Environment Challenge
11/07/2011EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event, Nov. 10 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/07/2011EPA Provides the Greater Hartford Transit District with $295,398 to Reduce Emissions with Transit Bus Engine Repowers
11/07/2011EPA to Hold Public Informational Meetings on Woonasquatucket River Cleanup Plan 
11/07/2011EPA Provides the Maine Department of Environmental Protection $250,000 to Reduce Emissions with Marine Engine Repowers
11/07/2011EPA Announces More Than $1.3 Million for Clean Diesel Projects in New England States
11/07/2011EPA Grant to Help Protect Children's Health in Washington, D.C.
11/07/2011EPA, Navajo Nation convene fourth annual summit to address uranium contamination
11/07/2011EPA partners with federal agencies to track Japan tsunami debris
11/07/2011Attention: Contractors, Property Managers, Landlords and Anyone Working on Residential Renovation, Repair and Painting - EPA Hosts Free Webinar on Nov. 10 for Mid-Atlantic Region on Lead-Based Paint Rule
11/07/2011EPA Updates Energy Star Tool to Support Greater Energy Efficiency in Hospitals/ Improving the energy efficiency of America’s hospitals by 10 percent would save $740 million annually in energy bills
11/07/2011U.S. EPA approves new water quality standards for Chicago River System
11/04/2011EPA and JCDH Announce Availability of North Birmingham, AL Air Quality Information at Four Locations
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on West Haymarket Brownfield Site in Lincoln, Neb.
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on Municipal Farm Brownfields Site in Kansas City, Mo.
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy at the Former Kerr McGee Chemical Facility in Columbus, MS / Clean energy project aims to benefit local economies and create jobs
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy at the Former Tronox Facility site in Savannah, GA / Clean energy project aims to benefit local economies and create jobs
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on Milwaukee and St. Paul Rail Yard Company Brownfields Site in Perry, Iowa
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on Farmland Industries Nitrogen Plant Site in Lawrence, Kan.
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Sites -- Delaware’s Standard Chlorine site considered for clean energy project
11/04/2011EPA, DOE Partner to Develop Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Sites / Clean energy project aims to benefit local economies and create jobs
11/04/2011EPA Reinstates Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Requirements for Hydrogen Sulfide
11/04/2011San Francisco Creates New “Green” Project at Mission Bay Community with Stimulus, Private Funding
11/03/2011EPA Announces Final Study Plan to Assess Hydraulic Fracturing/Congressionally directed study will evaluate potential impacts on drinking water
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
11/02/2011EPA Concludes Season’s Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Contaminated Sediment
11/02/2011EPA Takes Next Step to Cancel 20 Mouse and Rat Control Products Used in Homes / Action will reduce accidental exposures to harmful chemicals
11/02/2011Mississippi River Push Boat Project Receives $494,978 Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant
11/02/2011Kansas Department of Health and Environment Project Receives $343,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions in Wichita and Kansas City
11/02/2011Missouri 'Breathe Easy' Project Receives $947,338 in Diesel Emission Reduction Funding
11/02/2011'Clean Up Missouri' Project Receives Nearly $1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions Across the State
11/02/2011Agreements with Williams and ConocoPhillips resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations on Southern Ute Reservation
11/02/2011EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs at UC Berkeley School of Law
11/02/2011Three Texas Organizations Recognized for EPA’s 2011 ENERGY Star National Building Competition
11/02/2011EPA Statement on Florida’s Proposed Rule for Addressing Nutrient Pollution
11/02/2011EPA Announces Winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/01/2011EPA Chief to highlight innovation, green jobs during California Academy of Sciences Tour
11/01/2011EPA Order Requires Companies to Investigate Environmental Contamination at Frontier El Dorado Refinery in El Dorado, Kan.
11/01/2011EPA Encourages City of Joplin, Mo., to Apply for Cooperative Agreement to Respond to Lead Exposure Caused by Tornado
11/01/2011EPA Awards Universities Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - College students to design projects to help environment and economy
11/01/2011EPA Cleanup Restores Gloucester, New Jersey Ballfield and Puts People to Work
11/01/2011Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Advisory Group awarded $100K to help improve the health of the Duwamish Valley
11/01/2011EPA to Hold a Public Availability Session Regarding the Capital City Plume Site, Montgomery, Alabama
11/01/2011NARA and EPA Launch Documerica-Inspired Student Multimedia Contest/ “Document Your Environment” Contest Runs Through January 6, 2012
10/31/2011EPA Settles Case Alleging PCB Violations at Office Building in Philadelphia
10/31/2011Nevada Charter Schools to comply with asbestos regulations

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