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(2012 records in this collection)
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08/17/2011EPA proposing to redesignate Baton Rouge area to attainment for ozone
08/11/2011Texas Petroleum Investment Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
07/29/2011Port of Houston Authority, EPA, Maersk, Hamburg Sud and Mexican Government Receive Binational Gulf Guardian Award
07/27/2011Martin Operating Partnership, LP, Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
07/26/2011Trivestco Energy Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
07/26/2011Gulfco Marine Maintenance Superfund Site Public Meeting Rescheduled
07/22/2011EPA Seeking Nominations for Awards that Recognize Outstanding Clean Air Programs
07/20/2011Santa Fe Community College to receive $300,000 for EPA job training
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
07/06/2011Vice President and General Manager of Louisiana Refinery Pleads Guilty to Clean Air Act Violations
07/06/2011EPA Recognizes Port Arthur ISD and Veolia ES Technical Solutions, L.L.C., for Creating Safer Schools
06/24/2011EPA Awards Over $1 Million to the UNO Research and Technology Foundation
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
06/09/2011Aquarium of Veracruz (Acuario de Veracruz) Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Jim Morrison of Freeport, Texas Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Ms. Thu Bui 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
06/09/2011Future Leaders of America’s Gulf (FLAG) Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011Development of a GCOOS Data Portal, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System - Regional Association Receives Gulf Guardian Award
06/09/2011The Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health 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
06/06/2011EPA Awards Community Improvement Association
$200,000 Brownfields Cleanup Grant
06/06/2011EPA Awards Pulaski County, Arkansas, $400,000 in Brownfields Assessment Grants
06/01/2011Rio Rancho Receives $286,000 for Green Infrastructure
05/26/2011EPA Awards $50,000 Technical Assistance Grant
for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site
05/25/2011EPA Removes Chemicals from Former Wabbaseka School
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)
05/23/2011EPA Asks Oklahoma Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Asks New Mexico Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Asks Louisiana Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Asks Arkansas Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/20/2011EPA and Louisiana Continue to Address Flood Issues
05/20/2011EPA Awards over $100,000 to Pueblo of Taos
05/12/2011EPA Orders Smith and Smith Petroleum to Stop Discharging
05/12/2011EPA Honors Nation’s Best in Energy-Efficient Building Design - Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR Projects Honored at the American Institute of Architects Convention
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
05/06/2011EPA Awards Over $270,000 to the City of Maumelle, Arkansas
04/29/2011EPA Provides Fire Protection to City of Hammond
04/29/2011$485,000 to City of Fayetteville, Arkansas for Sewer Project
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
04/26/2011Louisiana Addresses Water Quality in Tensas River
04/26/2011EPA Awards City of Goliad $194,000 to Aid Wastewater Management
04/22/2011New Mexico Works to Fight Climate Change in Fisheries
04/22/2011North Texas Students Win President’s Environmental Youth Award
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
04/20/2011Petersburg, Texas, Receives Grant to Replace Decommissioned Water Tank
04/20/2011EPA Awards Over $2.8 Million to Oklahoma for Water Improvement Projects
04/19/2011EPA Seeks Applicants for Environmental Justice Green Jobs Development Pilot Projects
04/14/2011EPA Awards City of Little Rock $500,000 in Climate Showcase Communities Grant
04/14/2011EPA Awards Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Over $180,000 in Climate Showcase Communities Grant
04/13/2011Lady Bug Oil Company Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
04/12/2011EPA Awards Over $470,000 to Fort Bend County, Texas, to Construct a Drinking Water Distribution System
04/08/2011Louisiana Receives Over $2 Million to Address Non-Point Source Pollution
04/04/2011Arkansas Receives $343,200 to Monitor and Survey Freshwater
04/04/2011Edinger Incorporated Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
03/31/2011Martin Operating Partnership, LP Fined for Violating the Clean Water Act
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
03/08/2011West County Road 112 Ground Water Site Added to Superfund List
03/08/2011EPA Updates Its National Priorities List of Superfund Sites – One Proposed in New Mexico
03/07/2011CLEAN AIR PLAN FOR OKLAHOMA REDUCES POLLUTION - Provides the state with maximum flexibility, while reducing emissions that harm human health,
can trigger asthma attacks, and cause haze in our wilderness areas
03/02/2011Texas AandM Receives EPA Grant to Address Pesticides Use
03/01/2011EPA Awards Over $435,000 to Oklahoma to Aid and Develop Wetland Program
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
02/25/2011EPA Orders Dona Ana County and Las Cruces to Clean Drinking Water Aquifer
02/24/2011Shreveport, LA Wastewater Manager and Supervisor Indicted By Grand Jury for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations
02/24/2011DFW Becomes First WaterSense Airport
02/22/2011EPA Awards Over $145,000 to Monitor Air in New Mexico
01/18/2011U.S. Takes Action to Protect Public Health and Enforce EPA Imminent and Substantial Endangerments Order in Southern Parker County
01/11/2011Guideco Properties LLC in Monroe Ready for Reuse
12/22/2010INEOS Olefins and Polymers USA, Transitions to Federally Approved Clean Air Act Permits
12/21/2010EPA Proposes Two Major Actions to Improve New Mexico's Environment
12/16/2010EPA to Resample Air at Temple Elementary School
12/16/2010Air Toxics Near I.C. Evans Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
12/16/2010Student Group Participates in EPA Roundtable
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
11/23/2010EPA Fines Western Refining Southwest, Inc. for
Illegally Disposing Hazardous Waste and Improper Sampling
11/22/2010United States and Mexico to Exercise Hazardous Material Release Response
11/09/2010EPA Orders Sam W. Mays, Jr., LLC to Stop Discharging
11/09/2010Air Toxics Near Lamkin Elementary School Below Levels of Concern
11/04/2010EPA Awards $150,000 to Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Louisiana
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

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