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E&E NEWS: ICYMI: Workers Who Helped Nab VW Named Employees of the Year

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:00
E&E News Kevin Bogardus and Camille von Kaenel September 22, 2017https://www.eenews.net/climatewire/stories/1060061405

EPA Awards two $100k contracts to Wheat Ridge and Steamboat Springs companies for innovative environmental technology

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:00
(Denver, Colo. – Sept. 19, 2017) – Today, the U.S.

Salt Lake City company receives $100k to develop formaldehyde detection technology

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:00
(Denver, Colo. – Sept. 19, 2017) Today, the U.S.

Arkema Update

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:00
Arkema Update


Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (September 8, 2017) —  The U.S.

Environmental Leaders Praise Bill Wehrum EPA Nomination

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:00
CONTACT: press@epa.gov

EPA’s Top Tips for Breathing Easier in Hot, Smoky Conditions

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:00
Doctors and researchers agree: the biggest health threat posed by breathing smoke is from the fine particles, which can lodge deep in your lungs, making it difficult or impossible for your lungs to expel them naturally over time.

EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Florida

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (September 6, 2017) – In response to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has approved an emergency fuel waiver request from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

EPA Awards Orange County, Florida $79,530 to Reduce Air Pollution

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:00

EPA awards $45,000 grant to Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians to improve air quality in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:00
For Immediate Release                          No. 17-OPA080

U.S. EPA, partners study roadside vegetation and air quality at local school

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:00
SAN FRANCISCO - Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the expansion of a research project evaluating whether a vegetation barrier is reducing traffic-related air pollution at Brookfield Elementary School in Oakland.

EPA Announces Innovative Research in Kansas and Nebraska to Address State Environmental Issues

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:00

EPA Announces Intent to Revisit Provisions of Phase 2 Heavy-Duty Rules

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:00

EPA Works with Rhode Island Company to Reduce Risks from Hazardous Materials

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:00
(Boston) - A Lincoln, RI, metals etching company has made changes in its manufacturing equipment and process to ensure that it is complying with federal clean air and hazardous waste laws and to settle claims of violations by the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Waterbury, Conn., Incinerator to Control Mercury Emissions

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:00
(Boston) - Emission control equipment to limit the discharge of mercury pollution to the atmosphere will be installed at an incinerator owned by the City of Waterbury, Conn., according to a proposed agreement between the city and federal government.

EPA, DOT Open Comment Period On Reconsideration of GHG Standards for Cars and Light Trucks

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON —  Today, in a joint Federal Register notice, the U.S.

EPA Awards Kansas $499,000 Grant for Air Quality Programs

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:00

EPA Cites S.H. Bell for Manganese Air Pollution in Chicago

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:00
For Immediate Release: No. 16-OPA078 (CHICAGO) August 7, 2017—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a notice of violation against S.H. Bell Co. for excessive manganese emissions from the company’s southeast Chicago facility.