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May 25, 2017
EPA Takes Action to Postpone Costly Steam Electric Power Plant Effluent Guidelines Rule

May 23, 2017
EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

January 12, 2017
For the First Time in 40 Years EPA to Put in Place a Process to Evaluate Chemicals that May Pose Risk

December 21, 2016
EPA Amends its Risk Management Program for Chemical Facilities

November 29, 2016
EPA Names First Chemicals for Review Under New TSCA Legislation

July 27, 2016
EPA Issues Final Rule to Implement Formaldehyde Emission Standards

July 15, 2016
EPA Issues Final Actions to Cut Methane Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

May 26, 2016
EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather Events

May 12, 2016
EPA’s Air Rules for the Oil & Gas Industry EPA’s Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions from the Oil and Natural Gas Industry

January 19, 2016
EPA MAT Rule Cost Consideration Outcome

January 13, 2016
EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Champion Awards

September 30, 2015
EPA Announces National Limits to Reduce Toxic Pollutants Discharged into Waterways by Steam Electric Power Plants

August 07, 2015
6 Things Every American Should Know About the Clean Power Plan

August 03, 2015
White House Press Release - Fact Sheet: President Obama to Announce Historic Carbon Pollution Standards for Power Plants

May 05, 2015
EPA Moves to Rescind Some Greenhouse Gas Permits Following Supreme Court Decision

March 03, 2015
EPA Exempts Newly Approved Refrigerants From Clean Air Act Venting Prohibitions

February 12, 2015
Supreme Court to Hear Argument on MATS Rule in March 2015

February 04, 2015
EPA Finalizes Updates to Air Standards for Future Wood Heaters/Phased-in updates will ensure a smooth transition to cleaner and

January 28, 2015
EPA Seeks Input on Emission Standards for New and Modified Sources in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector

January 22, 2015
EPA Says Air Quality near West Lake Landfill Consistent with Greater St. Louis and Other Midwest Cities

December 23, 2014
EPA, Coast Guard Extend Pollution Control Agreement with Royal Caribbean: New advanced technologies allow industry to comply wit

December 08, 2014
EPA honors 2014 Green Power Leaders

October 28, 2014
EPA Welcomes North Elementary School in Godfrey to Air Quality Flag Program to Protect Children’s Health

October 16, 2014
EPA Grant Helps Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Oklahoma Schools

October 16, 2014
EPA Grant Helps Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Oklahoma Schools

October 01, 2014
EPA Proposes Removal of PCBs in South Plainfield Water Body; Public Meeting to be Held Oct. 21 in South Plainfield, NJ

September 16, 2014
$120,000 EPA Grant Will Help Puerto Rico Community Group to Reduce Air Pollution

July 17, 2014
US Settlement with Minnesota Coal-fired Utility to Reduce Emissions, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities

June 27, 2014
EPA Releases Final Risk Assessment on Trichloroethylene (TCE)/ Agency begins process to address potential human health risks

June 04, 2014
EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants/Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure

May 20, 2014
EPA Proposes Updates to Emissions Standards for Refineries to Protect Nearby Neighborhoods/Proposed steps will protect public he

April 17, 2014
EPA Publishes 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

April 04, 2014
Baton Rouge Monitoring Data Meets Ozone Standards

February 18, 2014
EPA TAKES ACTION TO PROTECT PUBLIC FROM HARMFUL LEAD EXPOSURE

January 24, 2014
EPA Proposes Updates to Air Standards for Newly Manufactured Woodstoves and Heaters/Updates would make the next generation of wo

January 12, 2014
EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities

December 26, 2013
EPA Completes Work at Newark, New Jersey Housing Project to Protect the Community from High Levels of Lead in Soil; 650 Tons of

December 18, 2013
EPA Provides Updated Guidance to Schools on PCB-containing Lighting Fixtures

December 06, 2013
EPA Releases Updated Sustainability Plan

November 20, 2013
EPA Offers Funding to Reduce Pollution from Diesel Engines

November 05, 2013
EPA to Hold Public Listening Session Nov. 8 in Philadelphia on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants

October 30, 2013
EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for the Ellis Property Site in Evesham Township, New Jersey

October 21, 2013
UPDATED: EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants / Sessions in Boston, Phi

October 14, 2013
EPA Takes Public Comments on Proposal to Delete an Oneida County Site from the Superfund List after Cleanup

October 02, 2013
EPA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants

September 24, 2013
EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants / Agency takes important step to reduce carbon pollution from power

September 20, 2013
EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

September 17, 2013
EPA Provides Grant for Organic Gardening and Composting Training in Brooklyn; Community Gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Benefit

September 09, 2013
EPA and Coast Guard Reach Pollution Control Agreement with Carnival / New Advanced Technologies Allow Industry to Comply with Em

August 19, 2013
EPA Regional Administrator to Host Roundtable Discussion Of Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Climate Change in the Hudson Val

August 06, 2013
EPA sponsors free training on Healthy Homes for health care workers

July 31, 2013
STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972

July 17, 2013
In the Wake of Sandy, Conference Offers Green Solutions for New Jersey Communities; EPA and Rutgers University Co-Host Green Inf

June 21, 2013
EPA Begins Construction of Water line in Chester and Washington Townships, N.J.; $7.3 Million Project Will Provide Safe Drinking

June 20, 2013
EPA Seeks Input on New Clean Air Standards for Solid Waste Landfills

June 17, 2013
EPA to Host Green Street Design Workshop in Joplin, Mo.

June 10, 2013
EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney Assess Cleanups at Superfund Sites in Orange

June 07, 2013
EPA Provides Funds to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George; $50,000 Provided to Purchase Boat Inspection and

June 06, 2013
$700,000 in U.S. EPA Climate and Air Quality Grants Awarded to Two U.C. Schools

May 31, 2013
EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; $79 Million Cl

May 28, 2013
U.S. EPA to Hold Public Interagency Meeting on Reactive Nitrogen Research in Fresno, CA

May 23, 2013
EPA Reaches Agreement with Several Companies to Conduct a Study of a Contaminated Site in the New Jersey Meadowlands Near Hacken

May 21, 2013
New EPA Video Highlights Success of Citizen Science Efforts in Tonawanda, NY

May 10, 2013
MONDAY: EPA to Recognize Center for Transportation and the Environment and Delta Airlines for Grant Project Completion

May 08, 2013
EPA Provides $1.4 Million to Communities in Upstate New York to Support Assessments, Cleanups and Revitalization of Contaminated

May 01, 2013
Free Tools Available to Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Starts

April 29, 2013
Fourth Season of Dredging Begins in Upper Hudson; Project Expected to Reach Halfway Point during Fourth Season

April 15, 2013
EPA Publishes 18th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

April 01, 2013
Settlement with Dominion Energy Reduces Harmful Pollution in Three States Including Illinois and Indiana

March 29, 2013
EPA Proposes Achievable Cleaner Fuels and Cars Standard, Slashing Air Pollution and Providing Extensive Health Benefits

March 25, 2013
U.S. EPA Finds South Coast Air Basin Meets Health Standard for Coarse Particulate Matter

December 21, 2012
EPA Finalizes Clean Air Standards for Industrial Boilers, Incinerators and Cement Kilns/Updated rules provide extensive public h

December 17, 2012
EPA Announces Next Round of Clean Air Standards to Reduce Harmful Soot Pollution

November 27, 2012
EPA Proposes Slightly Modified MATS for New Power Plants

November 05, 2012
EPA Approves Additional Fuel Waivers for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York

September 05, 2012
In Support of Affected States, EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waiver for 8 States Impacted by Hurricane Isaac

July 20, 2012
EPA to Review Technical Information on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants

July 10, 2012
EPA to Hold Two Public Hearings on Proposed Clean Air Standards for Particle Pollution

June 25, 2012
EPA Proposes Updates and Deadline Extension for 2010 Cement Standards

June 01, 2012
EPA Updates Clean Air Act Standards for Flares and Process Heaters at Petroleum Refineries

April 18, 2012
EPA Issues Updated, Achievable Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Gas

February 14, 2012
EPA Finalizes Air Toxic Emissions Standards for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Production Facilities

December 28, 2011
EPA Finalizes 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards

December 21, 2011
EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants

December 07, 2011
EPA Releases Boiler MACT reconsiderations

October 20, 2011
EPA Awards $50 Million for Clean Diesel Projects

October 19, 2011
EPA Releases Air Quality Model to Study Harmful Air Pollution

September 07, 2011
Reconsiderations and Amendments: Major Source Boiler HAPS and CISWI SSI Emissions

August 03, 2011
NOTICE OF PARTIALWITHDRAWAL OF FINAL AMENDMENTS TO AIR TOXICS STANDARDS FOR PETROLEUM REFINERIES ACTION

June 08, 2011
Standards of Performance for Stationary Compression Ignition and Spark Ignition Internal Combustion Engines

May 24, 2011
Polyvinyl Chloride and Copolymers Production: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Public Hearing Announcem

April 15, 2011
Polyvinyl Chloride and Copolymers Production: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Proposed Rule

March 31, 2011
Marine Tank Vessel Loading Operations; Pharmaceuticals Production; and The Printing and Publishing Industry - National Emissions

March 29, 2011
FACT SHEET FINAL AMENDMENTS TO NEW SOURCE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND EMISSIONS GUIDELINES FOR HOSPITAL, MEDICAL, AND INFECTIOUS W

March 29, 2011
New Source Performance Standards and Emission Guidelines: Final Rule Amendments

March 21, 2011
40 CFR Part 60 Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources and Emission Guidelines for Existing Sources: Sewage Sludge I

March 21, 2011
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Major Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers an

March 16, 2011
New EPA Utility MACT Rule

March 08, 2011
NATIONAL EMISSION STANDARDS FOR HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS FOR CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING AREA SOURCES - STAY FOR TITLE V PERMIT APPLI

March 03, 2011
Supplemental Proposal to Air Toxic Standards for Mercury Emissions from Mercury Cell Chlor-Alkali Plants

February 08, 2011
Innovative Energy Technology Transforms Wasted Heat into Electricity

February 01, 2011
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Primary Lead Smelting

January 11, 2011
Standards of Performance for Fossil-Fuel-Fired, Electric Utility, Industrial-Commercial-Institutional, and Small Industrial-Comm

January 11, 2011
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Categories: Gasoline Distribution Bulk Terminals, Bulk Plant

January 11, 2011
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry and Standards of Perfor

December 16, 2010
Proposed Rule To Reduce Mercury Emissions From Gold Ore Processing And Production Sources

December 03, 2010
Proposed Amendments To The Air Toxics Standards For 2 Source Categories: Wood Furniture Manufacturing Operations; And Shipbuildi

December 01, 2010
Methods for Measurement of Filterable PM10 and PM2.5 and Measurement of Condensable Particulate Matter Emissions from Stationary

December 01, 2010
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines

November 10, 2010
Extension of Deadline for Action on the Second Section 126 Petition from New Jersey Fact Sheet

September 30, 2010
Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources and Emission Guidelines for Existing Sources: Sewage Sludge Incineration Un

August 26, 2010
Restructuring of the Stationary Source Audit Program

August 26, 2010
Proposal of Method 16C for the Determination of Total Reduced Sulfur Emissions from Stationary Sources

August 10, 2010
Final Air Toxics Standards For Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines

EPA Article

May 17, 2017
EPA and Texas partner to monitor air quality; EPA Awards $1.6 Million to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

January 13, 2017
EPA Report Shows Air Emissions of Toxic Chemicals from Industrial Facilities Down More Than Half Since 2005

September 22, 2016
EPA Releases National Assessment of Strategies to Reduce Air Pollution at Ports

July 25, 2016
EPA Determines that Aircraft Emissions Contribute to Climate Change - Looking at Drafting Standards in 2017

February 10, 2016
Supreme Court Halts MATS Rule

April 14, 2015
EPA Publishes 20th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

March 26, 2015
Supreme Court Shows Ideological Divide over MATS Rule

February 27, 2015
New Jersey Amends Air Permit Fee Schedule

November 12, 2014
Subsidiaries of the World’s Largest Fertilizer Producer to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Four Florida Plants

August 22, 2014
EPA Report Shows Progress in Reducing Urban Air Toxics Across the United States

March 18, 2014
EPA Calls for 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations / New green chemistry technologies promote new produ

September 03, 2013
Houston air quality continues to improve; Ozone pollution declines despite population growth

August 26, 2013
United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Reach Agreement with AK Steel Corporation to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations

August 12, 2013
Dredging Begins to Remove 20,000 Cubic Yards of Highly Contaminated Mud from Lyndhurst Section of the Passaic River; $20 Million

July 23, 2013
Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Environmental Projects as Part of Clean Air Act Agreement

July 15, 2013
Federal Agencies Awarded for Reducing Environmental Footprint in New England

June 28, 2013
United States and Tennessee Reach Agreement with King Pharmaceuticals LLC to Resolve Allegations of Clean Air Act Violations

June 12, 2013
Researchers with New England Connections Earn EPA Award for Innovative Research

May 16, 2013
San Diego County Meets National Air Quality Standard for Smog

April 19, 2013
Cement Manufacturer Agrees to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Colorado Plant

March 22, 2013
EPA Approves Arkansas Greenhouse Gas Program

June 21, 2012
EPA Announces $3 Million In Environmental Job Training Grants

June 15, 2012
EPA Proposes Clean Air Standards for Harmful Soot Pollution

May 14, 2012
EPA and Department of Commerce Announce New Effort to Boost U.S. Jobs, Environmental Tech Exports

May 01, 2012
EPA Takes Next Step to Implement 2008 Ozone Standards

April 23, 2012
Statements on EPA's Updated, Achievable Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Gas

April 19, 2012
Statements on EPA's Updated, Achievable Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Gas

April 17, 2012
EPA Publishes National U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

April 05, 2012
U.S. Announces Innovative Clean Air Agreement For Industrial Flares With Marathon Petroleum Company

March 27, 2012
EPA Proposes First Carbon Pollution Standard for Future Power Plants

March 01, 2012
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittees on Energy & Powe

February 17, 2012
EPA Updates Science Assessment for Dioxins

February 13, 2012
EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections

February 10, 2012
Utility MACT Testimony: EPA Asst. Administrator For Air And Radiation

February 07, 2012
EPA Recognizes DoD Facilities for Emission Reductions and Energy Savings

January 11, 2012
2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities Now Available

January 05, 2012
US power plant emissions standards delayed

January 04, 2012
EPA Recognizes National Radon Action Month: Test for Radon Gas to Protect Health

November 28, 2011
EPA delays emissions rules for US refineries

November 11, 2011
Manchin Co-Sponsors Bill to Delay EPA Air Pollution Rules

November 10, 2011
EPA Announces Most Areas Meet Air Quality Standards for Lead

November 07, 2011
EPA To Treat Biomass As Fuel Not Waste

October 31, 2011
EPA Grants Clean Air Act Petition to Improve Air Quality in New Jersey

October 24, 2011
EPA Releases Air Quality Model to Study Harmful Air Pollution

October 18, 2011
EPA Awards $6.6 Million to Universities for Black Carbon Research

October 03, 2011
Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation Join CBP Import Safety Center

September 29, 2011
Obama Administration Announces $12 Million i6 Green Investment to Promote Clean Energy Innovation and Job Creation

September 20, 2011
EPA to Hold Three Public Hearings on Proposed Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Production

September 19, 2011
EPA Releases Strategy To Protect People's Health and the Environment in Communities Overburdened By Pollution

September 12, 2011
EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Pennsylvania

August 29, 2011
EPA Announces Schedule For Dioxin Assessment

August 22, 2011
EPA Accepts First GHG Reporting Data

August 15, 2011
EPA Affirms National Air Quality Standards for Carbon Monoxide Are Protective of Public Health

August 08, 2011
EPA and USDA Create A Partnership to Improve Drinking Water Systems and Develop Workforce in Rural Communities

August 04, 2011
EPA Takes Action on Reducing Barriers to the Use of Carbon Capture and Sequestration Technologies

June 14, 2011
TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify on Clean Air Act Before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

June 13, 2011
EPA Improves Clean-Air Permitting in Indian Country

May 25, 2011
EPA, DOT Unveil the Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels

May 24, 2011
TOMORROW: Administrator Jackson, Secretary LaHood to Make Fuel Economy Announcement

May 16, 2011
EPA Announces Next Step on Air Toxics Standards for Boilers and Certain Incinerators

May 11, 2011
EPA Seeks Small Entity Participation on Air Rules for Secondary Aluminum Production Facilities

May 05, 2011
Colorado Petroleum Distributors to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Allegations of Illegal Mixing and Distribution of Ga

May 05, 2011
GreenChill Partnership Reaches All 50 States

May 03, 2011
EPA Seeks Small Entity Participation on Two Upcoming Air Rules

May 02, 2011
EPA Proposes Stronger Air Toxics Emissions Standards for Secondary Lead Smelters

April 18, 2011
EPA Proposes Stronger Air Toxic Emissions Standards for Polyvinyl Chloride Production Facilities

April 18, 2011
EPA Publishes National U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

April 14, 2011
EPA Landmark Clean Air Act Settlement with TVA to Modernize Coal-Fired Power Plants and Promote Clean Energy Investments

April 04, 2011
EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Three Year Permitting Deferral for Biomass Facilities

April 02, 2011
Update on Ongoing Monitoring

March 30, 2011
JOINT EPA/FDA STATEMENT: Update on Ongoing Monitoring

March 28, 2011
EPA Monitoring Continues to Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States

March 22, 2011
Radiation Monitors Continue to Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached United States

March 21, 2011
TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Travel to California for Meetings with Agriculture, Business Leaders

March 18, 2011
JOINT EPA/DOE STATEMENT: Radiation Monitors Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States

March 17, 2011
EPA Issues Extension to Greenhouse Gas Reporting Deadline

March 16, 2011
TODAY: EPA, American Lung Association to Hold Press Conference to Discuss Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

March 16, 2011
EPA Proposes First National Standard for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants

March 14, 2011
EPA Proposes to Defer GHG Permitting Requirements for Industries that Use Biomass

March 11, 2011
EPA Updates National Air Toxics Assessment

March 07, 2011
EPA Awards $32 Million to Understand Health Impacts of Air Pollution

March 01, 2011
EPA Announces Next Steps for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Program

March 01, 2011
EPA Report Underscores Clean Air Act\\\'s Successful Public Health Protections

February 23, 2011
EPA Establishes Clean Air Act Standards for Boilers and Incinerators

February 22, 2011
EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency

February 16, 2011
EPA Seeks Public Comment on the 16th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

February 14, 2011
EPA’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal Reflects Tough Choices Needed for the Nation’s Fiscal Health

February 10, 2011
Cement Manufacturer to Pay $1.4 Million for Clean Air Act Violations

January 31, 2011
EPA Proposes to Retain National Air Quality Standards for Carbon Monoxide

January 28, 2011
EPA to Hold Five Listening Sessions on Updating the Clean Air Act’s Pollution Standards for Power Plants, Refineries

January 26, 2011
Nation's Second Largest Refinery to Pay More Than $5.3 Million Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations

January 20, 2011
EPA Announces Next Steps on Emissions Standards for Boilers, Certain Incinerators

January 19, 2011
Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green Power

January 14, 2011
EPA, Schools To Tackle Indoor Air Quality

December 21, 2010
EPA Awards $25 Million to Improve Air Quality

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