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News Releases by State: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA


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12/23/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings in California, Texas and D.C. on Proposed Smog Standards
12/18/2014For Old Electronics: Don’t Think Trash. Think e-Cycling
12/04/2014Taking Energy Efficient Measures Now Can Loosen Winter’s Grip on Your Home, Wallet
11/24/2014EPA Awards Grants to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure, Protect Public Health / Eight organizations in Calif., DC, Ill., Kan., Ky., and Md. receive funding to minimize exposure to indoor pollutants
11/13/2014EPA Recognizes the First Existing Apartment, Condo Buildings with ENERGY STAR Certification / Apartment and condo buildings recognized in Ark., D.C., Ill., Mass., N.Y., Va., Wash. with certification for leading industry in cutting energy use, increasing affordability
11/10/2014Reducing Food Waste and Saving Money at Thanksgiving
10/24/2014Remarks by EPA Administrator at Georgetown University on the Economic Need to Act on Climate
05/05/2014EPA Employees Selected as Finalists for 2014 Service to America Medals
02/20/2014District of Columbia agrees to establish improved air pollution monitoring at D.C. General Health Campus
11/19/2013EPA Recognizes 26 Mid-Atlantic Colleges
for Food Donation and Waste Diversion Efforts
09/05/2013EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Emission Standards, Reduce Costs
07/24/2013EPA, Chesapeake Bay Trust Announce $400,000 in Grants through Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns Program
05/07/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2014 Proposed Budget Before House Committee on Appropriations
05/06/2013TODAY: EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe Participates in Public Service Town Hall
05/02/2013EPA Promotes Asthma Awareness Month
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline
01/08/2013EPA recommends radon testing in January
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/14/2012EPA Announces ‘Clean Rivers, Green District Partnership’ With District of Columbia and DC Water
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
09/24/2012EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power
09/07/2012TODAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
08/29/2012International Builder and DC-based Subsidiary Agree to Pay $270,000 to Settle Stormwater Violations at Construction Sites
08/29/2012EPA proposes air permit for Capitol Power Plant
05/31/2012EPA Evaluates States’ Final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans for Restoring the Chesapeake Bay
05/30/2012THURSDAY: Obama Administration Task Force announces coordinated action plan to address asthma disparities
05/23/2012EPA Settles Clean Air Act Cases Against Six D.C. Gas Stations
04/26/2012EPA Agreement with Amtrak Brings Greater Drinking Water Protections for Riders
04/26/2012TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Speak with American University Students and Faculty
04/20/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: Obama Administration to Announce First U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools
04/12/2012EPA Announces DC-Area Has Second Highest Number of ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings in U.S.
04/11/2012EPA Announces DC-Area Has Second Highest Number of ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings in U.S.
04/11/2012EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
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
02/08/2012Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Grants Available to Improve Chesapeake Bay Water Quality, Cities, and Towns
01/17/2012EPA recommends radon testing in January - Protect your family from the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.
11/16/2011EPA Honors 19 Organizations for Leadership in Clean Energy
11/07/2011EPA Grant to Help Protect Children's Health in Washington, D.C.
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
11/02/2011EPA Announces Winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
10/05/2011EPA Approves New Performance Standards for D. C. Stormwater
09/27/2011EPA Announces Winners of First-Ever Green Power Community Challenge
09/21/2011EPA, DoD finalize agreement to clean up Joint Base Andrews
09/20/2011EPA’s Market Share for Energy Star Qualified Homes Reaches 25 Percent
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Regional Supermarkets for Using Environmentally-Friendly Refrigeration
09/14/2011Fort Belvoir to pay civil penalty for environmental violations
09/09/2011Black Substance in Anacostia River Found to be Rare Algal Bloom
08/12/2011EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design and Economic Revitalization
08/12/2011EPA Provides District of Columbia with Green Design Assistance
08/10/2011EPA Partners with Philabundance on Feds Feed Families Campaign
07/29/2011President Obama Announces Historic 54.5 mpg Fuel Efficiency Standard
07/25/2011Delaware Native Wins Prestigious EPA Award for Protecting Wetlands
07/08/2011EPA Names DiPasquale Director of Chesapeake Bay Program
06/30/2011EPA Offers Energy Tips on Summer Cooling to Save Money, Reduce Air Pollution
06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/06/2011Rockville, Md. Wins EPA Award For Sustainable Drinking Water Service
06/01/2011EPA Unveils Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
05/27/2011EPA asks D.C. Residents to Be Sun-Wise and Sun-Safe this Summer
04/29/2011EPA Launches New Strategy to Promote Use of Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Economic Benefits
04/21/2011EPA Marks Earth Day with Events Across the Country
04/15/2011APRIL 16-17: Join EPA for Earth Day on the National Mall
03/18/2011Cities Competing to Win EPA’s Green Power Community Challenge / District of Columbia and Brookville, Md. currently lead the green power charge
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
03/02/2011EPA seeks D.C.-area seventh graders for summer program
03/02/2011EPA wants students to participate in Earth Day poster contest
02/25/2011EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Air Quality Standards for Carbon Monoxide
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/15/2011EPA Assistant Administrator Paul Anastas to Speak at State of Green Business Forum
02/11/2011EPA and U.S. Coast Guard Step Up Efforts to Protect U.S. Waters / Memorandum of understanding outlines enhanced coordination of enforcement and compliance activities
01/28/2011EPA to Hold Five Listening Sessions on Updating the Clean Air Act’s Pollution Standards for Power Plants, Refineries/ Sessions seek input to design common-sense, cost-effective greenhouse gas standards for largest polluters
01/17/2011***Update: Administrator Jackson will not attend either of today’s events*** / EPA Administrator to Participate in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Events
01/14/2011EPA Administrator to Participate in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Events
01/13/2011EPA Administrator, Attorney General to Observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
12/30/2010EPA Recommends Radon Testing in January
12/30/2010Radon is 2nd leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. – Act now to reduce risk
12/29/2010EPA Establishes Landmark Chesapeake Bay 'Pollution Diet'
12/22/2010Statement from EPA Administrator Jackson regarding her meeting with 10 U.S. senators on Chromium-6
12/15/2010EPA Announces 2010 Achievements in Environmental Justice / Partnerships address local environmental justice concerns and help improve health in disadvantaged communities
12/14/2010EPA and Peace Corps Sign a Memorandum of Understanding
12/14/2010Environmental Leaders, Cabinet Secretaries to Participate in First White House Environmental Justice Forum
12/13/2010EPA to Hold Listening Session to Obtain Public Input for the Next Vessel General Permit
11/23/2010EPA Recognizes Nation’s First WaterSense Labeled Homes / Water efficiency program aims to help homebuyers save money on utility bills while cutting their water and energy use
11/17/2010EPA Releases New Draft Voluntary Guidelines for Selecting Safe School Locations / EPA provides new tools for communities making school siting decisions
11/09/2010Eight of Nine U.S. Companies Agree to Work with EPA Regarding Chemicals Used in Natural Gas Extraction / EPA conducting congressionally mandated study to examine the impact of the hydraulic fracturing process on drinking water quality; Halliburton subpoenaed after failing to meet EPA’s voluntary requests for information
11/04/2010Disaster Experts in Baltimore Stress Emergency Preparedness
10/22/2010EPA to Hold Listening Sessions on Potential Chesapeake Bay Stormwater Rule
10/14/2010EPA Administrator Wraps Up First Official Visit to China
10/12/2010EPA Administrator Holds Town Hall Meeting with Chinese Students
10/12/2010EPA Administrator signs Memorandum of Understanding with China on Environmental Protection
10/07/2010EPA Announces WaterSense Partners of the Year
10/05/2010EPA Awards $1.9 Million in Environmental Justice Grants
10/04/2010EPA Issues Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy
09/30/2010Independent Science Advisory Board Draft Review Supports EPA Science on Mountaintop Mining Impacts
09/28/2010EPA Helps to Launch Science and Engineering Festival Tomorrow
09/27/2010EPA Will Propose Rule to Protect Waterways by Reducing Mercury from Dental Offices / Existing technology is available to capture dental mercury
09/24/2010EPA Issues Draft Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet -- Draft TMDL Contains Strong Federal Measures to Fill in Gaps in State Pollution Reduction Plans
09/21/2010EPA, D.C., Maryland Set Trash Limits for Anacostia Watershed
09/10/2010EPA Sets New Limits for Blue Plains Wastewater Discharges; Will Bring Improvements to the Bay, Potomac River
09/08/2010EPA Announces Public Meetings on Chesapeake Bay ‘Pollution Diet’