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EPA and Arkansas to Protect Air Quality

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:00
DALLAS – (June 26, 2017) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $409,936 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to support the state’s air pollution reduction program.

Mississippi Awarded $2.15 Million EPA Grant for Environmental Programs

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:00
ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a $2,147,507 grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to help protect human health and the environment.

EPA, Houston Health Department and the John P. McGovern Museum Introduce New Village Green Station

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:00
DALLAS – (June 15, 2017) The City of Houston’s Health Department, the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently unveiled the nation’s eighth Village Green Station during a ceremony in Houston, Texas.

U.S. EPA, City of Houston to announce new solar-powered air monitoring station

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:00
DALLAS –  On Thursday, June 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) will unveil the nation’s eighth Village Green Station at the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science, 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004.

EPA Proposes Longer Stay of Portions of Oil and Gas Standards

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking steps to ensure portions of the agency’s 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry do not take effect while the agency works through the reconsideration process.

Poor Air Quality Expected for the Southern Coast of New England on Tuesday, June 13

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 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 coastal Connecticut, coastal Rhode Island, and southeastern Massachusetts (including Cape Cod and the Islands) for Tuesday, June 13,

EPA to Extend Deadline for 2015 Ozone NAAQS Area Designations

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON –  U.S.

EPA Approves Redesignation of Atlanta Area to Attainment for the 2008 8-Hour Ozone Standard

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 11:00
ATLANTA – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is taking final action to approve the state of Georgia’s request to redesignate the Atlanta Area to attainment for the 2008 8-hour ozone standard.

EPA Stays Oil and Gas Standards

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is following through on its commitment to stay portions of the 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry while the agency works through the reconsideration process. 

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.