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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.

EPA, ALASKA TO WORK TOGETHER ON IMPROVING FAIRBANKS AIR QUALITY

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
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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.

12 New England Organizations Honored for Outstanding Achievements in Energy Efficiency

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:00
BOSTON - EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 12 New England businesses and organizations for their commitment to saving energy, saving money, and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

EPA Honors 2017 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Outstanding Achievements in Energy Efficiency

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S.

EPA Secures Agreement for $14 Million Cleanup of Lead and Arsenic at the Route 561 Dump site in Gibbsboro, N.J.

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 11:00
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a legal agreement with the Sherwin-Williams Company to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the Route 561 Dump site in Gibbsboro, N.J.

EPA Administrator Sends Clean Power Plan Guidance Letter to Governors

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – Fulfilling his promise of cooperative federalism and acting on President Trump’s Energy Independence Executive Order, Environ

What They Are Saying About President Trump’s Executive Order on Energy Independence

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 11:00
Senator Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va)*

EPA Administrator Pruitt Previews President Trump’s Executive Order on Energy Independence

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – During an interview on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt previewed the President’s upcoming executive order on the American Energy Independence.

Settlement with Marina will Result in Cleaner Air on Block Island

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
BOSTON - A marina in Block Island, R.I., has reduced its emissions and taken steps to comply with federal clean air laws following an inspection and follow-up action from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA to Reexamine Emission Standards for Cars and Light Duty Trucks -- Model Years 2022-2025

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON-— Today, Department of Transportation Secretary (DOT) Elaine Chao and U.S.