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10/30/2014EPA Announces Removal of Two Toxic Hotspots on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan from Binational List
10/30/2014EPA Announces Removal of Two Toxic Hotspots on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan from Binational List
10/27/2014EPA Administrator Announces 2015 Tribal ecoAmbassadors
10/27/2014TODAY: EPA Administrator Speaking at National Congress of American Indians Annual Convention in Atlanta
10/24/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator Speaking at National Congress of American Indians Annual Convention in Atlanta
10/07/2014EPA announces funding to reduce water pollution, recycle e-waste, improve environmental health along U.S.– Mexico border
10/06/2014TUESDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Visits San Diego to Announce Funding for Wastewater, Recycling, and Environmental Health along U.S.– Mexico border
07/25/2014EPA Issues Policy Supporting Tribal and Indigenous Communities
07/23/2014EPA Funds Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
07/16/2014EPA Administrator McCarthy to attend Commission on Environmental Cooperation
04/14/2014EPA Administrator to Travel to Taipei and Hanoi to Highlight Environmental Education and Cooperation
04/10/2014TODAY: EPA Co-hosts Sustainable Energy and Transport Solutions Event at 7TH World Urban Forum
03/06/2014EPA and CEC Partners announce winners of the NAPECA grant program / $1.2 million in community grants awarded to environmental projects across North America
02/27/2014EPA Improves U.S. — Mexico Border with Environmental Projects; More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
12/05/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Travel to China to Discuss US-China Clean Air and Climate Cooperation
11/08/2013New England Leaders Convene to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change Challenges
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces More Than $880,000 Available in Border Environmental Funding; Several workshops for grant applicants to be held in US and Mexico
07/09/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator Perciasepe to Join Canadian and Mexican Leaders for Discussions on Environmental, Health Goals
07/01/2013EPA and Commerce Link U.S. Analysis and Companies in Environmental Solutions Toolkit
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
11/07/2012U.S. EPA, DoD Northern Command Providing Hazardous Material Response Equipment to Border Towns
11/06/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: US EPA and Northern Command to Provide Emergency Response Equipment to Nogales, Agua Prieta
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
09/05/2012FRIDAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
08/22/2012EPA Stops the Importation of Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins as Part of Settlement with INEOS
08/08/2012US, Mexico Sign Agreement Addressing High Priority Border Environmental Issues
08/06/2012US EPA Chief, Mexico Environment Minister to Sign Agreement Addressing Border Region Environmental Concerns
07/09/2012EPA Chief Hosts Mexico and Canada Leaders at Commission for Environmental Cooperation Meeting
06/26/2012EPA Releases Guidance on Fuel Availability Provisions for Ships Operating Off the Coast of North America
06/20/2012New US Brazil Joint Initiative Tool Informs Global Urban Infrastructure Investments
06/18/2012EPA Administrator Jackson Participates in the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development
05/14/2012EPA and Department of Commerce Announce New Effort to Boost U.S. Jobs, Environmental Tech Exports / New effort is part of President Obama’s initiative to double U.S. exports, support American jobs
05/11/2012EPA and American University Host 2012 Technology Market Summit
04/25/2012EPA Ensures Columbia Sportswear Company Properly Labels Pesticide-treated Clothing for Domestic Sale
04/06/2012Statement on Passing of Peter Lord, Environmental Reporter for Providence Journal
03/28/2012EPA Administrator Leads U.S. Delegation to Paris for Meetings on Economic and Environmental Cooperation
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
02/16/2012Commission for Environmental Cooperation Announces Funding to Address Environmental Problems in North America
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
01/10/2012U.S. EPA Orders World’s Largest Metals and Electronics Recycler to Immediately Cease Illegal Discharge of Toxic Pollutants to San Francisco Bay
11/09/2011The Governments of United States and Canada Harmonize Approach to Save Energy in Commercial Buildings
09/20/2011Request for Comment on the US-Mexico Border 2020 Program Framework
08/15/2011EPA Administrator Jackson to lead Public-Private Delegation to Brazil / Initiative seeks to expand US environmental business markets, create US jobs, build greener economies and healthier cities
07/19/2011Obama Administration Officials and Business Leaders to Make Announcement on Electronics Stewardship Tomorrow in Austin, Texas
06/22/2011EPA to Chair North America Commission for Environmental Cooperation / Joint partnership among U.S., Canada and Mexico to strengthen cooperation on health and environmental protection
05/10/2011EPA and SEMARNAT Initiate $13.9 million Development for Rio Bravo/Rio Grande
05/04/2011EPA Releases Final Policy for Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribes
05/02/2011EPA Awards Grant to Help Reduce E-waste / Furthers agency commitment to responsible electronic stewardship
03/24/2011EPA Releases U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental and Health Report / Agencies work to address risks to people’s health and the environment in border communities
02/28/2011PowerTrain to Pay $2 Million for Selling Thousands of Engines that Failed to Meet Clean Air Act Standards / Settlement will reduce emissions that cause smog and respiratory issues by more than 4,500 tons
02/18/2011TODAY: Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson kicks off a trip to Kenya and Ethiopia for Bilateral, Multilateral Engagements / Jackson to focus on children’s environmental health, environmental governance and green innovation
02/15/2011EPA orders proper disposal of intercepted electronic waste shipment destined for Vietnam
02/14/2011EPA’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal Reflects Tough Choices Needed for the Nation’s Fiscal Health
01/19/2011Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green Power / Landfill gas projects protect health while fueling industry and job creation
12/02/2010EPA Marks 40th Anniversary
11/23/2010MONDAY: Administrator Jackson to Kick Off EPA at 40 Commemoration / Weeklong series of events to highlight EPA’s 40 years protecting American communities
10/14/2010EPA Administrator Wraps Up First Official Visit to China
10/13/2010EPA, Shanghai AirNow International Provides Real-Time Air Quality Information
10/12/2010EPA Administrator Holds Town Hall Meeting with Chinese Students
10/12/2010EPA Administrator signs Memorandum of Understanding with China on Environmental Protection
09/21/2010EPA to Contribute $6 Million to Life-Saving International Project for Clean Cookstoves / Indoor smoke from cooking fires leads to about 2 million deaths each year
09/15/2010Thirty-six Governments to Meet in Mexico on Greenhouse Gas Reductions, Clean Energy / Administrator Jackson, Ministers to advance cooperation on methane reductions
08/30/2010EPA Announces Native American Youth Artwork Contest: “Help Fight Environmental Crime”
08/17/2010Administrator Jackson Announces EPA’s International Priorities / Agency to work with other countries to curb pollution at home and abroad
07/30/2010EPA Report: 22 Million Cataract Cases Will Be Prevented by Stronger Ozone Layer Protection
07/26/2010EPA Releases Rulemaking Guidance on Environmental Justice
06/21/2010Reissue: EPA Seeks Comments on Consultation Policy with Indian Tribes
06/17/2010TODAY: Advisory Group Releases Report on Addressing Environmental Challenges Along the U.S. – Mexico Border
06/11/2010EPA Seeks Comments on Consultation Policy with Indian Tribes
06/04/2010EPA Marks World Environment Day
05/10/2010EPA, Shanghai Launch AirNow International / Shared technology will provide real-time air quality information in China
05/06/2010North America Collaborates to Reduce and Replace Potent Greenhouse Gases /
Canada, Mexico work with U.S. to strengthen measures to fight climate change
04/22/2010April 24 and 25: EPA Celebrates 40th Earth Day with Events on the National Mall
04/02/2010U.S. EPA Builds on Partnership with Asian Development Bank to Strengthen Global Environmental Protection
03/16/2010EPA Announces the New Office of International and Tribal Affairs /
Action part of Administrator’s priority to build strong tribal partnerships
03/03/201030 Countries Meet in India to Advance Clean Energy, Combat Climate Change

Largest International Forum Promoting Methane Capture and Use
02/23/2010U.S. EPA Partners with Indonesia to Improve Public Health in Jakarta
02/01/2010EPA’s Budget Proposal Seeks Efficiencies, Increased Environmental Protection: Budget proposal aligned with Administrator Jackson’s key priorities
02/01/2010TODAY: Press Conference Call with Administrator Jackson to Discuss EPA’s FY 2011 Budget
01/13/2010Landfills Turn Trash into Power and Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Projects recognized for innovative use of landfill gas
01/08/2010EPA Requests Grant Applications to Fight Climate Change
12/03/2009Global Methane Partnership Marks Five Years of Progress
11/23/2009EPA Calls for Best Projects for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding
11/19/2009EPA Signs Memorandum of Cooperation with China to Build Capacity to Address Climate Change
11/12/2009More Than $3 Million in EPA Funding Stimulates Clean Energy Production and Greenhouse Gas Reductions;
EPA international clean energy partnership program grants funding to 11 countries
U.S.-Mexico Environmental Partnership Brings Cleaner Air, Water, and Land
07/21/2009Companies With Operations in Washington Illegally Export Electronic Waste to Hong Kong
06/05/2009U.S. Transfers Hazardous Materials Response Equipment to Mexico
05/27/2009Reissue: EPA Administrator Jackson to Co-Lead U.S. Delegation at an Economic Cooperation and Development Meeting in Paris / Administrator to participate in meetings on development assistance and environmental policy
05/22/2009EPA Administrator Jackson to Co-Lead U.S. Delegation at an Economic Cooperation and Development Meeting in Paris / Administrator to participate in meetings on development assistance and environmental policy
05/13/2009EPA Administrator Jackson Will Join Congressional Delegation to Netherlands
Administrator to join Congressional leaders touring world-class water management and flood protection system
05/13/2009News Brief: U.S. EPA and Japan’s Ministry of Environment Hold Workshop on Climate Change Efforts
05/07/2009EPA Budget Aims to Create Jobs, Protect Human Health and the Environment

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