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EPA Stays Landfill Methane Rules

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 90-day administrative stay for the August 2016 New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills.

United States Files Complaint Against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for Alleged Clean Air Act Violation

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON - The Department of Justice, on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), today filed a civil complaint in federal court in Detroit, Michigan, against FCA US LLC, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., V.M. Motori S.p.A., and V.M. North America, Inc.

Poor Air Quality Expected for New England on May 17-18, 2017

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:00
BOSTON - New England state air quality forecasters are predicting air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, due to ground-level ozone, in much of Connecticut, northern Rhode Island and portions of central and southeastern Massachusetts (excluding the Cape and the Island

U.S. Navy Facility in Cutler, Maine Has Taken Steps to Reduce Air Emissions under Agreement

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:00
BOSTON - The U.S. Navy has taken steps to reduce emissions of hazardous air pollutants from its stationary diesel generators under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:00
DALLAS (May 17, 2017) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1,686,549 to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to support air monitoring programs.

EPA and New Mexico Work for Clean Air; Million-Dollar Award to New Mexico Environmental Department

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:00
DALLAS – (May 15, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $1,031,756 to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) for their air pollution prevention and abatement program.

Nevada Cement Co. Facility in Fernley, Nev., to Reduce Emissions, Upgrade Pollution Controls

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:00
SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the Nevada Cement Company to install new air pollution control technology at its Fernley, Nev.

Free Air Quality Alerts Help New Englanders Prepare for Summer Smog Season

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:00
BOSTON - With the onset of warm summer weather, the U.S.

Two Springfield, Mass. Facilities Agree to Improve Handling and Reporting of Hazardous Chemicals

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:00
BOSTON - Two facilities located in Springfield, Mass. have agreed with the U.S. EPA to come into compliance with federal requirements designed to protect the public and first responders from exposure to hazardous chemicals.

EPA Honors Award-Winning Asthma Programs

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marks the start of Asthma Awareness Month by honoring leading asthma programs from across the country for their efforts to improve the lives of people with asthma in underserved communities.

EPA to Hold Information Sessions on Cleanup of the Quanta Resources Superfund Site in Edgewater, N.J.

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 11:00
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency encourages the public to join us at next week’s “drop-in” style information sessions in Edgewater, N.J. to get the latest information on the start of the first phase of cleanup work at the Quanta Resources Superfund site.


Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:00
Fairbanks North Star Borough is reclassified as a “serious” nonattainment area for fine particulate air pollution.

EPA inicia actualizaciones de su sitio web

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON—EPA.gov, el sitio web de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE.UU. (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) ha siendo sometido a cambios que reflejan la nueva dirección de la agencia bajo el presidente Donald Trump y el administrador Scott Pruitt.

EPA Reaches Legal Agreement to Close Landfill in Puerto Rico

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 11:00
(San Juan, Puerto Rico) The U.S.

EPA Grants Available to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:00

EPA to Reconsider Oil and Gas Rule

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – In a letter to petitioners today, EPA announced the agency’s intent to grant a reconsideration of the Oil and Gas New Source Performance Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Rule (NSPS Rule/Methane NSPS/Oil and Gas Rule/0000a), and stay a June 3 com

EPA Announces Grants to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the availability of grant funding to modernize the nation’s diesel fleet by retrofitting or replacing vehicles with cleaner, more efficient diesel engines.

EPA Launches Back-To-Basics Agenda at Pennsylvania Coal Mine

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 11:00
SYCAMORE, Pa. – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt visited the Harvey Mine in Sycamore, Pa., today, to meet with coal miners and announce EPA’s Back-to-Basics agenda.