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EPA and Arkansas protect future generations by reducing diesel emissions

17 hours 50 min ago
DALLAS – (Oct.16, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $318,852 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to reduce diesel emissions by replacing diesel-powered engines with newer engines that meet 2019 EPA emissions standards.

EPA Funds Program to Cut School Bus Diesel Emissions in Toms River, New Jersey

17 hours 50 min ago
 EPA Funds Program to Cut School Bus Diesel Emissions in Toms River, New Jersey Contact: Tayler Covington, covington.tayler@epa.gov, (212) 637-3662

EPA Issues Supplemental Proposal for Renewable Fuels Volumes

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S.

EPA helps upgrade Albuquerque diesel-powered trucks, protecting future generations and improving air quality

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS – (Oct.10, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $909,697 to the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico to replace 14 diesel-powered trucks with new trucks that meet 2019 EPA emissions standards.

Lane Regional Air Protection Agency awarded EPA grant for nearly $5 million to improve air quality in Oakridge, OR

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 11:00
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $4.9 million Targeted Airshed Grant to the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency to help  the city of Oakridge improve air quality.

Leading Missouri Truck Carriers Earn Distinction for Efficiency at Annual SmartWay Excellence Awards

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
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Leading Omaha Truck Carrier Earns Distinction for Efficiency at Annual SmartWay Excellence Awards

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
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Leading Iowa Truck Carriers Earn Distinction for Efficiency at Annual SmartWay Excellence Awards

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EPA settles Clean Air Act violations at ARG refinery in Bradford, Pa.

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (October 8, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has settled alleged Clean Air Act violations by American Refining Group, Inc. (ARG) at ARG’s petroleum refinery in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

Leading Shippers, Carriers and Logistics Firms in EPA Region 3 Earn EPA Distinction for Efficiency

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
Contact: R3press@epa.gov Leading Shippers, Carriers and Logistics Firms in EPA Region 3 Earn EPA Distinction for Efficiency

Two Eastern Massachusetts Companies Earn EPA Distinction for Freight Shipping Efficiency

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored top-performers in the freight industry with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards this week.

Leading shippers, carriers and logistics firms in Pacific Southwest earn EPA award for efficiency

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:00
SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored top-performers in the freight industry with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards.

Leading Shippers, Carriers and Logistics Firms Earn EPA Distinction for Efficiency

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (October 7, 2019) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored top performers in the freight industry with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards.

What They Are Saying President Trump Delivers on a Key Promise to American Farmers as EPA, USDA Announce Agreement on Promoting Biofuels

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced an agreement on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), successfully negotiated by President Donald J. Trump.

President Trump Delivers on a Key Promise to American Farmers as EPA, USDA Announce Agreement on Promoting Biofuels

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue issued the following statements after President Donald J.

New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During 2019 Ozone Season

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today confirmed that New England states experienced fewer days with unhealthy air quality this year, compared to 2018.

Newburyport, Massachusetts company improves chemical safety after EPA settlement

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – A Newburyport, Massachusetts company that makes chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make the company safer for employees and the environment.

EPA awards $9.7 million for air quality projects in Utah

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:00
Salt Lake City - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) $9.7 million for projects to improve air quality in the Salt Lake City area and the Uinta Basin.

EPA Settles with BWAY Corp. in Chicago

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:00
CHICAGO (October 2, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement requiring BWAY Corp.