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La EPA convoca tres audiencias públicas sobre la propuesta para derogar el Plan de Energía Limpia

EPA Air - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:00
La Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE. UU. (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) ha anunciado las fechas para tres audiencias públicas sobre la propuesta para revocar el Plan de Energía Limpia:

Fuel Economy Reaches New Record, Manufacturers Meet Greenhouse Gas Standards, EPA Reports Show

EPA Air - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:00
Today, EPA issued two annual reports that provide information on fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions from light duty vehicles in the United States. The reports show auto manufacturers continue to innovate and make progress increasing fuel economy and reducing pollution.

EPA Schedules Three Listening Sessions on Proposed Repeal of Clean Power Plan

EPA Air - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the dates for three public listening sessions on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan:   •    February 21, 2018 – Kansas City, MO •    February 28, 2018 – San Francisco, CA

EPA provides $650K for diesel reductions from Seattle-area vessels

EPA Air - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency with $650,000 to reduce harmful diesel emissions from engines on up to eight vessels operating in the Puget Sound region.

EPA provides over $1 million for diesel reductions from Portland-area trucks and equipment

EPA Air - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing two Portland-area organizations with over $1 million to reduce harmful diesel emissions from trucks and construction equipment in the Portland metro region.

EPA Offers Tips to Burn Smarter and Cleaner During Winter Season

EPA Air - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:00
BOSTON - EPA has tips for New England homeowners who are heating their homes with wood burning stoves, fireplaces or boilers.

EPA Advances Cooperative Federalism Through Designation Process for Sulfur Dioxide and Ozone Standards

EPA Air - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (December 22, 2017) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking the next steps in the Clean Air Act process to determine which areas of the country meet national air quality standards for ground-level ozone and sulfur dioxide.

EPA Awards $300,000 to West Virginia for Air Quality Programs

EPA Air - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:00
PHILADELPHIA (December 20, 2017) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $300,000 grant to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to help improve and protect clean air throughout West Virginia.

Settlement requires Clean Air Act compliance at ArcelorMittal Monessen Coke Plant

EPA Air - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:00
PHILADELPHIA (December 20, 2017) The United States and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have settled a federal court case against ArcelorMittal Monessen LLC (AMM), involving alleged Clean Air Act violations at AMM’s coke (purified coal) plant in Monessen, Pennsylvania, the U.S.

EPA Funding Will Help Clean Diesel Projects in New England States

EPA Air - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:00
BOSTON – EPA's State Clean Diesel Program awarded a total of approximately $1.7 million to the six New England states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont to support states' efforts to reduce diesel pollution.

La EPA anuncia siguientes pasos después de proponer la derogación del Plan de Energía Limpia

EPA Air - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:00
WASHINGTON – Hoy, la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE.UU.

U.S. EPA grant supports mobile asthma clinic for East Bay children

EPA Air - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:00
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded an $8,000 grant to the Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement, based in West Oakland, to improve asthma management among low-income families through its Breathmobile program.

EPA Announces Next Steps After Proposed Clean Power Plan Repeal

EPA Air - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:00
WASHINGTON  – Today, the U.S.

EPA Approves Louisiana Regional Haze Plan

EPA Air - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:00
DALLAS – (Dec. 15, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the state of Louisiana’s clean-air plan for regional haze. The plan will reduce regional haze in Louisiana and meets federal Clean Air Act requirements.

EPA Action Ensures that New Bedford Industrial Laundry Will Reduce Air Emissions

EPA Air - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:00
BOSTON – A New Bedford, Mass., industrial laundry company will take steps to significantly reduce air pollution from its operations under a settlement agreement recently finalized in federal district court.

EPA Declares Outdoor Burn Ban for Tulalip Reservation

EPA Air - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00
SEATTL -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10 has called for a burn ban on all outdoor open burning on the Tulalip Reservation due to stagnant air conditions and elevated air pollution, until further notice.

EPA Announces Additional Public Listening Sessions on Proposed Repeal of Clean Power Plan

EPA Air - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:00
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold three additional public listening sessions on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan in San Francisco, Calif., Gillette, Wyo. and Kansas City, Mo.  
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