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News Releases by State: MISSISSIPPI


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05/11/2011Natural Disasters in the Southeast cause EPA to Urge Caution on Restoration Activities Involving Lead-based Paint
05/09/2011EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding the Red Panther Chemical Company Superfund Site, Clarksdale, Mississippi
05/06/2011Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Creates Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Releases Restoration Priorities / EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, joined by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, other task force members, hold official meeting today in Mobile, Ala.
05/05/2011FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Mobile, Ala.
05/05/2011FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Mobile, Ala.
04/20/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Visits Gulf Coast on One-Year Anniversary of the BP Oil Spill / Administrator Jackson Surveys Ecosystem Restoration Progress
04/20/2011EPA Awards Five Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast
04/20/2011EPA Awards Environmental Justice Grants for Areas Affected by the BP Oil Spill - Grant projects to help protect people’s health and support ecosystem restoration in the Gulf of Mexico
04/19/2011Terra Industries Inc. to Pay Clean Air Act Penalty and Spend $17 Million to Install Pollution Controls
03/28/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Opens State Information Call Lines
03/25/2011Accepting Nominations for the 2011 Gulf Guardian Awards!
03/11/2011EPA Encourages Americans to Save Water During Fix a Leak Week
03/08/2011EPA adds One and Proposes Five Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
03/08/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Plan to Review Federal Regulations
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
12/16/2010EPA Issues Southeastern Toxics Release Inventory Data
12/07/20102010 EPA Enforcement Actions Yield Significant Pollutant Reductions in the Southeast
10/28/2010$100,000 Grant to Help Gulfport Residents Reduce Toxics in Their Neighborhoods
10/01/2010EPA to Consider the Kerr-McGee Chemical (Columbus) Site for Proposal to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/16/2010BP Oil Spill Environmental Justice Grant Opportunity Expanded and Application Due Date Extended
09/01/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 4
08/09/2010EPA Announces $200,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Support Communities Directly Affected by BP Oil Spill
08/05/2010Mississippi State University Receives $1 Million Clean Diesel Grant Award
07/21/2010New Toolkit to Help Local Governments with Green Building Practices
07/20/2010Media Advisory: EPA Promotes Development of Environmental Learning through a Partnership with Mississippi Valley State University
07/07/2010EPA joins U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson to Announce the Kick-off of a more than $900,000 Wastewater Treatment System Project in Lamont, Bolivar County, MS
07/06/2010EPA Acting Regional Administrator Stan Meiburg and U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson To Announce Kick-off of Wastewater Treatment System Project In Lamont, Bolivar County, MS
07/01/2010Coast Guard and EPA Send Directive to BP on Oil Spill Waste Management Plan
06/22/2010EPA to Hold Public Meeting Regarding the Red Panther Superfund Site Assessment, Clarksdale, Mississippi
06/17/2010Pontotoc Union Lee Alliance Ordered to Pay $70,000 in Penalties for Stormwater Violations in Blue Springs, Miss.
05/26/2010EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
04/30/2010Administrator Jackson Tours Areas Potentially Impacted by BP Spill
04/13/2010Mississippi Authorized to Implement the Lead Renovation Program
04/09/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Become Lead-Safe Certified
01/15/2010Mississippi Landowner Fined for Filling Wetlands
01/07/2010EPA Seeks Applications for Environmental Community Grants
01/05/2010Southeast Facilities Ordered to Stop Discharging and Comply with Clean Water Act
12/28/2009Record Annual Enforcement Results Achieved in the Southeast; New Mapping Tool Released
11/10/2009EPA Assistant Administrator of OSWER Gathering Feedback from Picayune, Mississippi Community
11/05/2009EPA Soliciting Applications for Environmental Justice Grant Funding
10/21/2009Poster Contest Illuminates Sun-safe Behaviors
10/20/2009Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $230,000
10/01/2009EPA Region 4 now monitoring for air toxics at 12 schools in the Southeast
09/29/2009EPA Orders Mississippi Phosphates Corporation in Pascagoula, MS to Correct Problems at Facility
09/08/2009Gulf of Mexico Marine Debris Project Receives Gulf Guardian Award
09/08/2009Delta F.A.R.M. Farmers Advocating Resource Management Receives Gulf Guardian Award
08/20/2009EPA Announces More Than $35 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Mississippi to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
07/16/2009U.S. EPA Awards $1.4 M in Recovery Funding to Columbus, MS Schools to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/10/2009EPA Awards more than $3 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Mississippi
06/05/2009EPA and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to Host Public Meeting About the Schools Air Toxics Project in Enterprise, Miss.
05/28/2009EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/27/2009EPA Announces $19.5 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Mississippi to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
05/19/2009Mississippi Receives More Than $356,000 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs / U.S. EPA: Funds keep and create jobs to help prevent water pollution and protect human health and the environment
05/11/2009EPA: $1 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Mississippi
04/27/2009EPA Urges Public to Cast Vote Against Skin Cancer
04/16/2009Mississippi Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
03/26/2009Maureen O’Mara To Head EPA’s Criminal Investigation Program in the Southeast
02/20/2009EPA Sponsors Southeast Lifecycle Construction Conference
Conference to focus on Sustainable Design and Construction for this Generation and the Next
02/05/2009Online Tutorial Offers Help to Governments, Groups Seeking Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
12/04/2008Record Pollution Reduction Reached in the Southeast Due to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Efforts
10/21/2008Center for Environmental and Economic Justice Among Winners of EPA’s First Annual Environmental Justice Achievement Awards
09/19/2008New EPA Toolkit to Help Municipal Governments Confront Recycling Challenges
09/11/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Fuel Waiver for Nine Southeast States
09/02/2008EPA Decision Protects 67,000 Acres of Mississippi Wetlands
06/20/2008Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/16/2008Action Plan to Reduce Nutrients to Mississippi River from 31 States Released
06/13/2008Mississippi State University Receives $200,000 for Biodiesel Research
06/12/2008Mississippi State University to Receive $200,000 for Biodiesel Research
06/09/2008CDC Becomes First Federal WaterSense Partner
03/26/2008U.S. EPA offers $3.6 Million in Grants for Innovative Diesel Emissions Reduction Projects
03/18/2008EPA Seeks Public Input on Clean Water Act 404(c) Proposed Determination
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
12/17/2007Georgia-Based Company Agrees to Reduce Hazardous Emissions from Its Aberdeen, Mississippi Facility
11/20/2007Public Invited to Comment on Revised Plan to Reduce Nutrients from 31 States to Mississippi River
11/15/2007Record $2 Billion to be Spent on Environmental Controls and Cleanup in the Southeast
10/19/2007Meeting to be Held for Lamar Life Building Employees about Recent Mercury Spill
10/19/2007President's Environmental Youth Award Deadline is Approaching
09/28/2007Hunt Refining Settles Federal Air Pollution Case for $49 Million
09/21/2007U.S. EPA Announces Winners of the First National
Green Building Design Competition-
Projects from Mississippi State University, Georgia Tech and Charleston, S.C. among winners
08/30/2007EPA Region 4 Announces Award Recipients of 2007 Environmental Education Grants
08/06/2007Residential Cleanup Begins at the Picayune Wood Treating Site in Picayune, MS
06/25/2007Southeastern Colleges and Universities Commit To EPA’s Voluntary Self-Audit Program
06/14/2007EPA Offers a $7.9 Million Grant to Provide Environmental Assistance for Livestock Operators
06/13/2007EPA Gulf Program Seeks Entries for 2007 Gulf Guardian Awards
06/06/2007Cleanup Continues at the Picayune Wood Treating Site in Picayune, MS
05/16/2007EPA Grants to Help Revitalize Brownfields Sites in Jackson, MS
04/10/2007Southeast Rebuild Collaborative to Fight Energy Waste
03/21/2007EPA Administrator Honors Mississippi Leader with President's Volunteer Service Award
03/08/2007Sonford Products Site in Flowood, Mississippi Added to EPA's Superfund National Priorities List
02/28/2007EPA Announces New Compliance Incentive Program for Colleges and Universities
02/28/2007Culkin Water District in Vicksburg, Mississippi receives award for environmental performance
02/08/2007Energy Star Buildings Powered With Savings
02/08/2007Energy Star Buildings Powered With Savings
02/02/2007Jumpertown, Mississippi environmental achievements recognized by EPA
01/11/2007EPA to Hold Availability Session Regarding American Creosote Works, Inc. Superfund Site in Louisville, Miss.

Pollutants reduced, treated or properly managed totaled more than 209 million pounds
09/26/2006Sonford Products Site in Flowood, Miss., Proposed for Addition to EPA's Superfund National Priorities List