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02/03/2012Corpus Christi is Among Recipients of $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/03/2012Port Arthur is Among Recipients of $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance Provided by EPA
02/02/2012EPA and TDSHS Warn Against Consumption of Contaminated Fish
12/08/2011EPA Region 6 Enforcement and Compliance Results for 2011
12/07/2011Fertilizer Company Agrees to Pay $1.8 Million Penalty
to Resolve Hazardous Waste Violations
12/06/2011EPA Proposes to Remove State Marine of Port Arthur and Palmer Barge Line Superfund Sites from its Superfund List
12/05/2011Task Force Established by President Obama Releases Final Strategy for Reversing Deterioration of Gulf Ecosystem - USDA $50 million financial assistance for restoration projects announced as Task Force efforts shift from planning to action
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/29/2011Four Groups in EPA Region 6 Receive More than $3.1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions
11/15/2011EPA and GSA Regional Administrators Tour Certified Electronics Recycling Facility in Dallas
11/10/2011EPA Awards North Central Texas Council of Governments Over $480,000
in Climate Showcase Communities Grant
11/10/2011EPA Issues First Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
11/02/2011Three Texas Organizations Recognized for EPA’s 2011 ENERGY Star National Building Competition
11/02/2011EPA Announces Winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
11/01/2011EPA Awards Universities Grants to Help Design Sustainable Technologies - College students to design projects to help environment and economy
10/24/2011EPA Celebrates Children’s Health Month and National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
09/27/2011Texas Petroleum Investment Company Fined for a Second Time for Violating the Clean Water Act
09/26/2011EPA Settles Complaint Against Camterra Resources, Inc. for Violations of the Clean Water Act
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes 52 Organizations for Environmental Stewardship
09/20/2011EPA to Hold Three Public Hearings on Proposed Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Gas Production
09/19/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement
09/15/2011EPA Region 6 Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites - Two Sites Added and One Proposed
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/11/2011Texas Petroleum Investment Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
07/29/2011Port of Houston Authority, EPA, Maersk, Hamburg Sud and Mexican Government Receive Binational Gulf Guardian Award
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
07/26/2011Gulfco Marine Maintenance Superfund Site Public Meeting Rescheduled
07/22/2011EPA Seeking Nominations for Awards that Recognize Outstanding Clean Air Programs
07/19/2011Obama Administration Officials and Business Leaders to Make Announcement on Electronics Stewardship Tomorrow in Austin, Texas
07/18/2011Tenaris Global Services, (USA) Corp. to Pay $717,324 for Environmental Reporting Violations
07/18/2011Denbury Onshore, LLC, Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
07/12/2011EPA Creates Jobs in Texarkana, Texas - Training will provide skilled environmental professionals
07/12/2011Clean Air and Air Permitting Milestones
07/06/2011EPA Recognizes Port Arthur ISD and Veolia ES Technical Solutions, L.L.C., for Creating Safer Schools
06/23/2011EPA Selects Sites in Louisiana and Texas for National Study on Hydraulic Fracturing
06/17/2011City of Houston Wins Mayors’ Climate Protection Award
06/14/2011EPA to Resample Air at San Jacinto Elementary School
06/09/2011Jim Morrison of Freeport, Texas Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011River Stewards at the Matagorda Bay Natural Science Center Receive Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011The Matagorda County Navigation District No. 1 and the Texas General Land Office Receive a Gulf Guardian Award for their Oil Spill Prevention and Response Partnership
06/09/2011Development of a GCOOS Data Portal, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System - Regional Association Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Jim Gossen, President and CEO of Louisiana Foods Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/07/2011North Central Texas Council of Governments and Houston-Galveston Area Council Recognized by the EPA for Their Clean Air Initiatives
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy
05/26/2011EPA Awards $50,000 Technical Assistance Grant
for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site
05/25/2011EPA and Texas protect Beaches for Memorial Day Weekend
05/23/2011EPA Asks Texans to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/18/2011Texas Egg Producer to Pay $1.9 Million Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
05/11/2011EPA and Mexico Develop $13.9 million Project to Improve Border
05/10/2011EPA and SEMARNAT Initiate $13.9 million Development for Rio Bravo/Rio Grande
05/09/2011Tour and Media Availability Scheduled for San Antonio’s Mission Reach Project
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.
04/29/2011EPA Launches New Strategy to Promote Use of Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Economic Benefits
04/27/2011Air Toxics Near Young Scholars Academy Below Levels of Concern
04/27/2011Air Toxics Near NW Harllee Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
04/26/2011EPA Awards City of Goliad $194,000 to Aid Wastewater Management
04/22/2011North Texas Students Win President’s Environmental Youth Award
04/20/2011Petersburg, Texas, Receives Grant to Replace Decommissioned Water Tank
04/19/2011EPA Seeks Applicants for Environmental Justice Green Jobs Development Pilot Projects
04/12/2011EPA Awards Over $470,000 to Fort Bend County, Texas, to Construct a Drinking Water Distribution System
04/06/2011EPA Awards Five Grants to Combat Bed Bugs
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/31/2011Martin Operating Partnership, LP Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
03/28/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Opens State Information Call Lines
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
03/22/2011Richland College Receives EPA WasteWise College/University Partner of the Year Award
03/22/2011State of Texas Awarded Over $350,000 to Conduct Wetlands Survey
03/21/2011EPA Provides Grant to Solve Wastewater Woes in Bryan, TX
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
03/08/2011West County Road 112 Ground Water Site Added to Superfund 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
03/02/2011Texas AandM Receives EPA Grant to Address Pesticides Use
02/28/2011EPA Seeks Applicants for Environmental Justice Grants to Address Local Health and Environmental Issues
02/28/2011EPA Announces Winners of 2010 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Awards
02/24/2011DFW Becomes First WaterSense Airport
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/17/2011EPA Awards $5.5 Million to Support Nanotechnology Research / Research to help determine whether health risks exist
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
02/07/2011EPA Recognizes Four Communities’ Efforts to Improve Seniors’ Health Through Sustainability
01/28/2011EPA Administrator Jackson and Representatives from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Wrap Up Texas Visit with Focus on Environmental Justice / Two-day visit highlights EPA efforts to protect human health and facilitate clean energy innovation
01/26/2011TOMORROW: EPA Chief, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Visit Texas Cities to Highlight Environmental Threats to Human Health / Two-day visit a part of EPA Administrator Jackson’s CHC environmental justice tour of impacted communities across the U.S.
01/18/2011U.S. Takes Action to Protect Public Health and Enforce EPA Imminent and Substantial Endangerments Order in Southern Parker County
12/22/2010INEOS Olefins and Polymers USA, Transitions to Federally Approved Clean Air Act Permits
12/16/2010EPA to Resample Air at Temple Elementary School
12/16/2010Air Toxics Near I.C. Evans Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
12/14/2010EPA Recognizes Dallas Habitat for Humanity and Dallas Sustainable Skylines Initiative for New Energy Efficient Homes
12/07/2010EPA Issues an Imminent and Substantial Endangerment Order to Protect Drinking Water in Southern Parker County
12/06/2010EPA Region 6 Compliance and Enforcement Results for 2010
12/02/2010EPA Requests Texas Issue Clean Water Act Permits
11/22/2010United States and Mexico to Exercise Hazardous Material Release Response
11/09/2010Air Toxics Near Lamkin Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
10/22/2010Flint Hills Resources, LP Agrees to Transition Its Texas Flexible Permits to Federally Approved Clean Air Act Permits - Transition affects facilities in Corpus Christi, Port Arthur and Longview
10/21/2010EPA Awards $130,000 for Emergency Response along U.S.-Mexico Border
10/20/2010EPA Recognizes Whole Foods Market With a Green Power Leadership Award - Whole Foods Market Receives EPA Green Power Partner of the Year Award
10/19/2010EPA Updates Its National Priorities List
of Superfund Sites – One Proposed in Texas
10/19/2010EPA Proposes to Add Nine New Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
10/14/2010EPA Celebrates Cleanup of the Garland Creosoting Superfund Site