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05/16/2013EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe, Testimony Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee
05/15/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2014 Proposed Budget Before House Energy and Commerce Committee
05/08/2013EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe, Testimony Before the House Appropriations Committee
05/07/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2014 Proposed Budget Before House Committee on Appropriations
05/07/2013Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators Given to 11 US Teachers
05/07/2013EPA Showcases Innovation during Public Service Recognition Week
05/06/2013TODAY: EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe Participates in Public Service Town Hall
05/03/2013EPA Strengthens Conflict of Interest Review Process for Science Review Panels
05/02/2013USDA and EPA Release New Report on Honey Bee Health
05/02/2013EPA to Award Over a Half Billion in Funding to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York / Funding will Help Upgrade Wastewater and Drinking Water Facilities Damaged by Sandy
05/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Announce More Than a Half Billion in Post-Sandy Funding for New Jersey and New York to Help Alleviate Impacts of Storms
05/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: USDA, EPA and Stakeholders to Discuss New Report on Honey Bee Health
04/26/2013EPA Releases Revised Bristol Bay Assessment/Agency asks for Additional Peer Review and Public Comment
04/23/2013EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe, Testimony Before the Senate Appropriations Committee
04/23/2013TOMORROW: EPA Acting Administrator to Testify on Fiscal Year 2014 Proposed Budget Before Senate Committee on Appropriations
04/22/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Commemorates Earth Day, Continues Conversation on Climate Change
04/19/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe Participates in Earth Day Activities
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Senior Agricultural Counselor Speaks on Agriculture, Environmental Issues
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
02/28/2013EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/13/2013EPA Invites Communities to Apply for Smart Growth Assistance
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
02/06/2013EPA Provides Tools for Sustainable Communities / Smart growth policies can help achieve environmental justice goals
02/04/2013Federal Agencies Working to Make Homes Healthier / Improving housing quality can dramatically affect the health of residents
01/25/2013EPA Releases New Report on Children's Health and the Environment in America
01/17/2013FRIDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Participate in BeGreen2013 Summit
01/04/2013Interior, Energy, EPA Commit to Cooperative Working Group to Achieve Shared Goals on Navajo Generating Station in Arizona
12/19/2012EPA Study Reveals Shift in Housing Developments Across the U.S. / More communities embrace redevelopment
12/14/2012TODAY: Press Conference Call to Discuss Clean Air Act Announcement
12/03/2012EPA Appoints 11 New Members to the National Environmental Education Advisory Council
11/28/2012BP Temporarily Suspended from New Contracts with the Federal Government
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement
11/16/2012EPA Appoints New Heads of Two Independent Science Advisory Committees
10/18/2012Ten Ways to Save Money, Energy and Protect Your Health This Winter
09/19/2012EPA Offering Sustainable Growth Assistance to Communities
09/17/2012Statement by EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson on Passing of Former EPA Administrator
Russell E. Train
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design /
Program will strengthen local economies, protect health
09/06/2012EPA, Green Sports Alliance Partner to Protect People’s Health and the Environment
08/08/2012US, Mexico Sign Agreement Addressing High Priority Border Environmental Issues
07/31/2012EPA and USDA Announce First-Ever Microbial Risk Assessment Guidance / Guideline will help better determine health risks from food and waterborne pathogens
07/31/2012EPA, HUD, and DOT Partner with States to Meet Growth, Development Goals
07/23/2012EPA Scientists Receive Presidential Honor
07/19/2012EPA Provides $950,000 to Improve Water Quality Using Green Infrastructure in 17 Communities
07/13/2012Obama Administration Releases Report on Progress and Next Steps in Restoring the Everglades, Announces Additional $80 Million in Project Funding / Over $1.5 Billion Invested in the Everglades Since 2009; USDA To Fund Fourth Year of Easements for Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat Improvements in the Northern Everglades Watershed
07/09/2012EPA Chief Hosts Mexico and Canada Leaders at Commission for Environmental Cooperation Meeting
06/27/2012TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify Before House Science, Space and Technology Committee
06/20/2012New US Brazil Joint Initiative Tool Informs Global Urban Infrastructure Investments
06/20/2012EPA Announces New Members of Agricultural Advisory Committee
06/18/2012EPA Administrator Jackson Participates in the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development
06/13/2012EPA's Fifteen Hot Tips for a Cool Summer / Save money, water, energy while protecting health and encouraging environmental learning
05/30/2012THURSDAY: Obama Administration Task Force announces coordinated action plan to address asthma disparities
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/14/2012EPA and Department of Commerce Announce New Effort to Boost U.S. Jobs, Environmental Tech Exports / New effort is part of President Obama’s initiative to double U.S. exports, support American jobs
04/26/2012TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Speak with American University Students and Faculty
04/23/2012Obama Administration Names 78 Schools in 29 States and D.C. as First-Ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools / Winners represent a diverse portfolio of schools, includes 66 public and 12 private schools in urban and rural communities
04/20/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: Obama Administration to Announce First U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools
04/13/2012Obama Administration Announces New Partnership on Unconventional Natural Gas and Oil Research
03/28/2012EPA Administrator Leads U.S. Delegation to Paris for Meetings on Economic and Environmental Cooperation
02/28/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/27/2012TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator to Testify on FY 2013 Budget
02/27/2012Obama Administration Announces Commitments to Protect the Health of Every American/ Agencies publish environmental justice strategies designed to ensure that all communities are protected from environmental harm and benefit from federal programs
02/16/2012Commission for Environmental Cooperation Announces Funding to Address Environmental Problems in North America
02/13/2012EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections / EPA budget supports President Obama’s vision of an America that is built to last
02/13/2012TODAY: Press Conference Call with Administrator Jackson to Discuss the President’s FY 2013 Budget for EPA
12/22/2011They’re Still Talking About Historic Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
12/21/2011EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants/ Historic ‘mercury and air toxics standards’ meet 20-year old requirement to cut dangerous smokestack emissions
12/20/2011WEDNESDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson to Make Significant Clean Air Act Announcement
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
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/15/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Remarks to the University of Wisconsin-Madison
11/01/2011NARA and EPA Launch Documerica-Inspired Student Multimedia Contest/ “Document Your Environment” Contest Runs Through January 6, 2012
10/14/2011EPA Announces the 2011 Presidential Innovation Award Program for Environmental Educators
10/12/2011America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report Shows Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits
10/04/2011Administrator Jackson's Statement on Trade Agreements
09/29/2011EPA Commits $1.5 Million to 125 Communities to Support Smart Growth / Efforts will create healthy neighborhoods, attract local businesses
09/22/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
09/20/2011Request for Comment on the US-Mexico Border 2020 Program Framework
09/07/2011Back to School: EPA Encourages Students, Educators, Parents to Save Money and Protect the Environment
08/12/2011EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design and Economic Revitalization
08/04/2011Obama Administration Advances Efforts to Protect Health of U.S. Communities Overburdened by Pollution / Federal Agencies Sign Environmental Justice Memorandum of Understanding
08/03/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Travels to Lititz, Pa., Visits with Farmers and Local Leaders/Administrator Jackson highlights conservation efforts
07/12/2011OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: Statement of Administration Policy: H.R. 2018 - Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act (Rep. Mica, R-FL, and 39 cosponsors)
06/27/2011EPA Chief, DOI Secretary, CEQ Chair Lead Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Public Meeting
06/24/2011UPDATED: EPA Chief, DOI Secretary, CEQ Chair to Head Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting in Galveston
06/24/2011Federal Agencies to Improve Coordination to Support Energy Development and Safeguard Air Quality
06/23/2011TOMORROW: Federal Officials, Local Leaders to Announce Urban Waters Initiative in Baltimore
06/16/2011EPA, HUD, DOT Mark Partnership for Sustainable Communities Second Anniversary
06/15/2011Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
06/14/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Clean Air Act Before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
06/10/2011SUNDAY- MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Travel to Northern California, Will Speak with Students, Business and Civic Leaders
06/09/2011Obama Administration Establishes White House Rural Council to Strengthen Rural Communities
06/03/2011EPA Commemorates World Environment Day
06/02/2011EPA to Host Public Listening Sessions during National Ocean Month
05/26/2011EPA Administrator to Head Gulf Ecosystem Restoration Taskforce Meeting in Pensacola, Fla.
05/26/2011Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to Hold Next Meeting in Florida
05/26/2011TODAY: White House to Hold Conference Call to
Discuss the President’s Regulatory Relief Plan

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