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EPA Issues Clean Air Act Permit for Veolia’s Hazardous Waste Incinerator in Sauget, Illinois

EPA Air - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:00
CHICAGO (June 18, 2019) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final revised Clean Air Act Title V permit for Veolia’s hazardous waste incinerator in Sauget, Illinois.

EPA announces FY 2020-2023 Priorities for Enforcement and Compliance Assurance

EPA Air - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced seven enforcement and compliance assurance priority areas for fiscal years 2020-2023.

EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

EPA Air - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON — In response to a request received today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has issued an emergency fuel waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, effective immediately.

EPA Marks Start of 2019 Hurricane Season as Preparedness Efforts are Underway even as Hurricanes Irma/Maria Recovery Continues

EPA Air - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:00
NEW YORK - Even as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues dedicated efforts to help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands recover from 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria, EPA is keenly aware of and sensitive to community needs.

Administrator Wheeler Signs Final Rule to Add Reporting Exemption Under EPCRA for Air Emissions from Animal Waste

EPA Air - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a final rule amending the emergency release notification regulations under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).

EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

EPA Air - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (MAY 30, 2019) — In response to a request received on May 29, 2019 , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has approved an emergency fuel waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

EPA and Illinois Announce that St. Louis Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Fine Particulate Matter

EPA Air - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 11:00
CHICAGO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its approval of Illinois’ request to formally redesignate the state’s portion of the St. Louis area to attainment of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for fine particulate matter.

2019 Marks 25 Years of the UV Index, Yet Skin Cancer Remains the Most Common Cancer in the United States

EPA Air - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2019) — The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 96,000 new cases of melanoma – the most dangerous form of skin cancer – will occur in 2019. With this in mind, the U.S.

En el año 2019 se cumplen 25 años del índice UV, sin embargo el cáncer de la piel sigue siendo el cáncer más común en los Estados Unidos

EPA Air - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON – La Sociedad Americana del Cáncer estima que en 2019 ocurrirán más de 96,000 nuevos casos de melanoma; la forma más peligrosa del cáncer de la piel. Teniendo esto presente, la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los EE. UU.

EPA Approves State of Louisiana’s Plan to Meet Sulfur Dioxide Standards in St. Bernard Parish

EPA Air - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS – (May 22, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the state of Louisiana’s plan for meeting federal Clean Air Act standards for sulfur dioxide (SO2) in St. Bernard Parish.

EPA works to prevent childhood lead poisoning in Vermont

EPA Air - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:00
Rutland, Vt. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in coordination with the Vermont Department of Health is beginning an initiative to pro-actively improve compliance with laws that protect children from lead paint poisoning in Vermont.

EPA and DOJ Proposed Settlement improves safety of Chelsea, Massachusetts facility dealing with dangerous chemicals

EPA Air - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:00
Chelsea, Mass. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a proposed settlement with Kayem Foods, Inc. to resolve alleged violations of the Risk Management regulations issued by EPA under Section 112(r)(7) of the Clean Air Act.

EPA Awards $240,000 to Nine Kansas School Districts to Clean Up Diesel School Buses

EPA Air - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:00
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EPA Awards $180,000 to Six Iowa School Districts to Clean Up Diesel School Buses

EPA Air - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:00
Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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