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02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
12/06/2012U.S. EPA Awards Five Calif. Groups Nearly $125,000 in Environmental Justice Grants
08/13/2012EPA To Hold Environmental Justice Conference in Atlanta, GA
06/06/2012EPA and Partners Announce “My Air, My Health Challenge” / Inventors will compete to develop personal air pollution and health sensors
06/01/2012EPA Draft Ammonia Assessment Available for Public Comment / Draft assessment continues agency’s responsiveness to NAS recommendations
05/31/2012Obama Administration Working to Close Racial, Ethnic Gap on Asthma/Asthma disproportionately affects minority children, children living below poverty level
05/21/2012NASCAR and EPA Partner on Green Initiatives
03/09/2012EPA WaterSense Partner of the Year Delta Faucet to Help Two Marietta, Ga., Shelters Save Water During Fix a Leak Week
03/02/2012SUNDAY: EPA Chief to Speak at Brown Chapel as a Part of 12th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage Events
02/28/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/27/2012EPA Regional Administrator to Speak at the Sixth Annual GIPPY Awards
02/13/2012EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections / EPA budget supports President Obama’s vision of an America that is built to last
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
01/11/20122010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities Now Available / First release of data through the national GHG reporting program
01/10/2012EPA to Hold Webinar to Showcase a New Tool to Access 2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
01/10/2012The Results Are In: 2011 Game Day Challenge Winners
01/04/2012EPA Recognizes National Radon Action Month: Test for Radon Gas to Protect Health/ 21,000 Americans die from radon related lung cancer each year
12/27/2011EPA Finalizes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards
12/22/2011They’re Still Talking About Historic Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011Here’s What They’re Saying About Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants/ Historic ‘mercury and air toxics standards’ meet 20-year old requirement to cut dangerous smokestack emissions
12/08/2011EPA Awards More Than $1 Million in Environmental Justice Grants to Protect People’s Health / Also announces solicitation for 2012 grants
12/07/2011EPA To Provide Nearly $2 Million to Revitalize U.S. Urban Waters
12/02/2011EPA Proposes Changes to Clean Air Act Standards for Boilers and Incinerators/Reconsidered standards would set emission limits for less than one percent of boilers, achieve public health benefits while increasing flexibility and responding to public input
12/02/2011TODAY: Press Conference Call to Discuss Proposed Changes to Boilers and Incinerators Rule
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/23/2011Tips for Environmentally Friendly Gifts this Holiday Season
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
11/16/2011EPA Honors 19 Organizations for Leadership in Clean Energy
11/16/2011DOE and EPA Release 2012 Annual Fuel Economy Guide
11/15/2011EPA Highlights Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day
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 Takes Next Step to Cancel 20 Mouse and Rat Control Products Used in Homes / Action will reduce accidental exposures to harmful chemicals
11/02/2011EPA Announces Winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/01/2011NARA and EPA Launch Documerica-Inspired Student Multimedia Contest/ “Document Your Environment” Contest Runs Through January 6, 2012
10/28/2011EPA Develops New Planning Approach to Improve Water Quality in U.S. Cities
10/25/2011Saving Money, Staying Warm: Winter Energy Efficiency Tips from Energy Star
10/20/2011EPA Works to Prevent Lead Poisoning in Children / National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 23-29
10/20/2011EPA Awards $50 Million for Clean Diesel Projects /Reducing diesel emissions helps decrease asthma attacks and premature deaths
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
10/12/2011America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report Shows Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits
10/06/2011WaterSense Partners of the Year Recognized for Dedication to Water-Efficiency
10/05/2011Facilities Earn Energy Star CHP Award for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
09/29/2011Obama Administration Announces $12 Million i6 Green Investment to Promote Clean Energy Innovation and Job Creation/National initiative leverages resources of five federal agencies to advance clean technology commercialization
09/29/2011EPA Commits $1.5 Million to 125 Communities to Support Smart Growth / Efforts will create healthy neighborhoods, attract local businesses
09/27/2011EPA Announces Winners of First-Ever Green Power Community Challenge
09/20/2011EPA Launches Green Products Web Portal for Pollution Prevention Week
09/14/2011EPA Releases Strategy to Protect People’s Health and the Environment in Communities Overburdened by Pollution
09/07/2011Back to School: EPA Encourages Students, Educators, Parents to Save Money and Protect the Environment
09/01/2011College Football Fans Compete to Protect the Environment
08/15/2011EPA Affirms National Air Quality Standards for Carbon Monoxide Are Protective of Public Health/Air monitoring updates will put more focus on urban communities located near roadways
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
07/29/2011President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard/Consumers will save $1.7 trillion at the pump, $8K per vehicle by 2025
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/19/2011EPA Announces New Energy Star Requirements for Dishwashers and Furnaces
07/12/2011EPA Administrator Announces National Grants to Train Jobseekers in Green Jobs and Clean Up of Contaminated Sites
07/07/2011Here’s What They’re Saying About the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
07/07/2011EPA Reduces Smokestack Pollution, Protecting Americans’ Health from Soot and Smog/Clean Air Act protections will cut dangerous pollution in communities that are home to 240 million Americans
07/07/2011TODAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement
06/30/2011EPA Tips to Be Cool and Safe this Summer / Limit the heat and the sun, but not the fun
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.
06/24/2011EPA Announces Timeline for Reconsideration of Air Toxics Standards for Boilers and Certain Incinerators / Open and transparent process will strengthen the basis for the protective, cost-effective and achievable standards
06/23/2011EPA Identifies Case Studies for Hydraulic Fracturing Study / Agency to conduct field work in various regions of the country starting this summer
06/23/2011TOMORROW: Federal Officials, Local Leaders to Announce Urban Waters Initiative in Baltimore
06/21/2011Take action this summer to reduce exposure to asthma triggers
06/21/2011EPA Extends Public Comment on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards/Extension will have no impact on timeline for finalizing standards
06/20/2011Feds Launch Action Plan to Protect People and Families from Radon/Radon is one of the leading causes of lung cancer
06/20/2011EPA Honors Winners of 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
06/16/2011EPA, HUD, DOT Mark Partnership for Sustainable Communities Second Anniversary
06/15/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
06/14/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Clean Air Act Before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
06/09/2011EPA Honors Outstanding Leadership in Asthma Care
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy
06/03/2011EPA Commemorates World Environment Day
06/02/2011EPA to Host Public Listening Sessions during National Ocean Month
05/23/2011Don’t Fry Day is Friday / EPA Sun Safety Tips
05/19/2011EPA Offers Energy Tips on Summer Cooling to Help Save Money, Reduce Pollution
05/16/2011EPA Releases Searchable Website for Drinking Water Violations / Agency to host webinar to show how to use the public health data
05/16/2011EPA Announces Next Step on Air Toxics Standards for Boilers and Certain Incinerators/ Agency allows time to seek and review additional public input on new standards
05/03/2011EPA Helps Build Awareness Around Asthma / Asthma affects nearly 25 million people in the U.S.
05/02/2011EPA Kicks Off 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition / Teams from 245 buildings around the U.S. compete to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
04/27/2011Obama Administration Affirms Comprehensive Commitment to Clean Water
04/27/2011Energy Star Challenge for Industry Saves Power, Money, and Prevents Harmful Emissions / More than 2 trillion Btu, enough energy to power 37,000 homes for a year, saved
04/27/2011Senior Obama Administration Officials to Host Press Conference Calls, Events Today to Discuss Clean Water
04/21/2011EPA Marks Earth Day with Events Across the Country
04/21/2011Energy Star Video Challenge Launched to Show Easy Ways to Save Energy and Money
04/20/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Visits Gulf Coast on One-Year Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill / Administrator Jackson Surveys Ecosystem Restoration Progress
04/18/2011EPA Launches Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Initiative/EPA’s coordination with White House effort will support environmental education and healthier families
04/18/2011EPA Awards P3 Grants to College Teams for Environmental Innovation / Students develop technological and scientific solutions that protect the planet and create jobs
04/18/2011EPA Recognizes Leaders in College and University Green Power Challenge
04/18/2011EPA Proposes Stronger Air Toxic Emissions Standards for Polyvinyl Chloride Production Facilities/Standards would cut harmful emissions that impact local communities

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