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03/05/2013Regional Administrator Fleming Marks Women’s History Month at the Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy in Atlanta, GA
02/22/2013EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe to visit Atlanta, Discuss Administration’s Commitment to STEM Education and Green Jobs
02/12/2013Atlanta among Recipients of Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
02/04/2013EPA Proposing to Redesignate Atlanta Area to Attainment for Ozone
01/30/2013Coca-Cola/Hickory Ridge and Watauga County Landfill Projects Recognized for Transforming Waste into a Green Community Asset
01/24/2013EPA Announces Settlements with Company for Multiple Violations of Chemical Reporting and Pesticide Laws
01/09/2013EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution
01/02/2013Kentucky Utilities to Spend Millions in Settlement to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations in Environmental Justice Community
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/12/2012EPA to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Georgia Southern University
12/03/2012Glass Container Manufacturer Agrees to Install Pollution Controls and Pay $1.45 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations / Settlement to reduce emissions at facilities in Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas
12/03/2012EPA Awards Over $100,000 to Student Teams in Sustainable Technology Competition
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/15/2012EPA Awards More Than $5.3 Million for Research Fellowships
10/17/2012EPA Announces Opportunity to Apply for 2013 Environmental Justice Small Grants
Up to Five Awards Available in Southeast
10/11/2012EPA and TDEC Recognize Tennessee Water and Wastewater Utilities for Energy Savings
10/04/2012Home Depot Honored for Educating Employees About WaterSense
Helping Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
10/01/2012EPA Announces Plan to Address Environmental Concerns for North Birmingham Communities
09/24/2012EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards
09/19/2012Georgia Tech, Mississippi State and the University of South Florida Among Recipients of
$9 Million to Examine Extreme Weather
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/11/2012Waste Reduction Technology Demonstration at EPA Regional Office in Atlanta
09/06/2012EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Design Challenge Competition
09/05/2012In Support of Affected States, EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waiver for 8 States Impacted by Hurricane Isaac
08/29/2012EPA, HUD, DOT and City of Atlanta Celebrate Third Anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities
08/28/2012EPA Requests Proposals for $216,000 Environmental Education Grant
08/27/2012EPA, HUD, DOT and City of Atlanta to Mark Partnership for Sustainable Communities Third Anniversary
08/23/2012Southeast diesel Collaborative Leadership Award Winners Announced
08/21/2012EPA Regional Administrator to speak at the 7th Annual Georgia Environmental Conference
08/20/2012High Expectations Associated with Region 4 Environmental Justice Conference
08/13/2012EPA To Hold Environmental Justice Conference in Atlanta, GA
08/06/2012EPA Announces Funding for Research to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health
08/06/2012EPA Orders a Stop Sale of D-Mand Better Products, LLC.
08/03/2012Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
07/24/2012EPA Provides $950,000 to Improve Water Quality Using Green Infrastructure in 17 Communities; $50,000 Each Awarded to Cities of Atlanta, Ga. and Beaufort, S.C.
07/20/2012EPA to Review Technical Information on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants/Routine review has no impact on cost or vital health benefits of first national standards for mercury pollution
07/14/2012EPA and the Georgia Force Encourage Metro Atlanta Take the "Change the World with ENERGY STARŪ" Pledge
07/12/2012EPA and the Georgia Force Encourage Metro Atlanta to Take the “Change the World with ENERGY STARŪ” Pledge
06/26/2012EPA Awards $50,000 to Chattahoochee Riverkeeper to Expand Atlanta Neighborhood Water Watch; Other Grants Awarded in Tenn., Ky. and N.C.
06/25/2012TOMORROW: EPA to Award Urban Waters Grant in Atlanta
06/21/2012TUESDAY: EPA to Award Urban Waters Grant in Atlanta
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
05/31/2012Atlanta Will Get More Time to Complete Sewer Upgrades/City, state and federal government reach proposed agreement to extend the deadline to 2027
05/24/2012$900,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in DeKalb County, GA
05/24/2012EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/01/2012EPA to partner with Cobb and Douglas Public Health to Raise Awareness about Asthma
05/01/2012EPA to partner with the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness to Raise Awareness about Asthma
04/23/2012EPA, City of Atlanta and more than 600 Citizens to Cleanup Downtown on April 24 for Earth Day
04/20/2012Earth Day Op-Ed: No Act Is Ever Wasted
04/20/2012EPA Region 4 Announces Award Recipient of 2011 Presidents Environmental Youth Award (PEYA)
04/20/2012EPA Orders a Stop Sale of Zep, Inc. Disinfectant for Use in Hospitals
04/11/2012Atlanta Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings
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
04/03/2012EPA Settles Lawsuit Against North Georgia Landowner for Violations of the Clean Water Act
03/29/2012EPA and Partners Challenge Downtown Community to Clean Up Atlanta this Earth Day
03/19/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing two Organizations in Georgia
03/16/2012TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Speak at Women’s History Month Event Hosted by Congressman John Lewis
03/13/2012EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 10 Sites
03/13/2012EPA Encourages Americans to Save Water During Fix a Leak Week/ WaterSense Partner of the Year Delta Faucet Company Fixes Leaks at 2 Marietta, Ga., Shelters
03/13/2012EPA Adds Four Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to Superfund’s National Priorities List, Proposing an Additional 3 Sites
03/09/2012EPA WaterSense Partner of the Year Delta Faucet to Help Two Marietta, Ga., Shelters Save Water During Fix a Leak Week
03/06/2012EPA to Hold Public Availability Session Regarding Macon Naval Ordnance Plant Site, Macon, GA
02/27/2012EPA Regional Administrator to Speak at the Sixth Annual GIPPY Awards
02/24/2012EPA Celebrates Georgia ENERGY STAR Leaders and Labeled Buildings
02/15/2012EPA Orders SIC Technologies in Atlanta, GA to Correct Problems at its Facility
02/10/2012Georgia Perimeter College and EPA to Collaborate on Green Initiatives
02/06/2012Dunwoody, GA is Among Recipients of $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/02/2012EPA Regional Administrator to Speak at Local RecycleMania Tournament Kick-off
01/20/2012MONDAY: EPA Acting Water Chief to Highlight Successful Water Projects in Henry County and West Atlanta
12/09/2011EPA Awards Six Environmental Justice Grants in the Southeast / Also announces solicitation for 2012 grants
12/08/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Costs of Restoration and Civil Penalties Total Nearly $1 Million
12/06/2011Southeast Facilities Ordered to Comply with Clean Water Act; Penalties Total More Than $180,000
11/29/2011Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Pay $740,000 Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations in Five States / Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to invest an estimated $8 million to improve environmental compliance at 189 facilities in the U.S.
One Flew South: EPA’s Southeast Region is Now on Twitter
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
10/31/2011EPA Awards Seven Universities in the Southeast with Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies
10/18/2011Soil Removal to begin at the former Zonolite Company in Atlanta
10/06/2011WaterSense Partners of the Year Recognized for Dedication to Water-Efficiency
09/15/2011EPA Adds Six and Proposes Two Hazardous Waste Sites in the Southeast to the Superfund National Priorities List
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/16/2011TOMORROW: EPA and National Park Service to Host Community Dialogue about Environmental Justice at Clark Atlanta University
08/12/2011EPA and National Park Service to Host Community Dialogue about Environmental Justice at Clark Atlanta University
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
07/21/2011EPA Issues Final Guidance to Protect Water Quality in Appalachian Communities from Impacts of Mountaintop Mining / Agency to provide flexibility while protecting environment and public health
07/12/2011EPA Administrator Announces National Grants to Train Jobseekers in Green Jobs and Clean Up of Contaminated Sites
07/08/2011TUESDAY: EPA Chief in Atlanta to Announce National Investments in Green Jobs
07/07/2011Georgia Authorized to Implement the Lead Renovation Program
06/15/2011Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels on Display in Atlanta, GA
06/10/2011Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
06/06/2011$196,000 Brownfields Grant to Cleanup and Revitalize a Vienna, GA Property
06/02/2011Macon, GA Now Meets Smog Standards
05/25/2011EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events
05/17/2011EPA Announces 2nd Southeastern Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at College and Universities
05/11/2011Natural Disasters in the Southeast cause EPA to Urge Caution on Restoration Activities Involving Lead-based Paint
05/03/2011EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Atlanta on National Standard for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants
04/18/2011TODAY: EPA Chief Travels to Atlanta to Announce Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Initiative
04/13/2011Nineteen Organizations in the Southeast Recognized as Leaders in Energy Efficiency