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EPA Awards $7.8 Million to New Jersey to Improve Air Quality

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
NEW YORK  – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) $7.8 million to support the state’s air pollution control and air monitoring programs. 

EPA Requires Additional Manganese Safeguards at Watco Facility in Chicago

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
CHICAGO (November 12, 2019) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced an administrative consent order requiring Watco Terminal and Port Services to limit handling, storing and shipping of bulk manganese-containing materials to and from its Chicago facility by Jan. 31, 2020.

EPA Awards $9.35 Million to New York to Improve Air Quality

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
NEW YORK  – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) $9.35 million to support the state’s air pollution control and air monitoring programs. 

EPA Awards $412,101 to the U.S. Virgin Islands to Improve Air Quality

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – As part of its continuing efforts to help the Caribbean recover from the long-term impacts from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded the U.S.

Ned Sanders Recognized with 2019 Clean Air Excellence Awards

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
MACON, Ga.  (Nov. 7, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Ned Sanders with a 2019 Clean Air Excellence Award - the Thomas W.

Redding-based Calgren Renewable Fuels/Maas Energy Works selected for prestigious EPA award

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
Redding, Calif. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Calgren Dairy Fuels Pipeline Project and five other groups and individuals nationwide for their innovative work on clean air projects.

Clean Air Projects Win EPA Recognition

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (November 7, 2019) — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized six groups and individuals for their innovative work on clean air projects.

La EPA identificará presencia de radón en las comunidades de Puerto Rico

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (7 de noviembre de 2019) – La Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los EE. UU. (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy un proyecto de investigación innovador para aumentar la capacidad de monitoreo del radón en Puerto Rico.

EPA Will Map Radon in Puerto Rico Communities

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an innovative research project to increase radon monitoring capacity in Puerto Rico.

EPA Moves Forward on Suite of Actions to Address Ethylene Oxide

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (Nov. 6, 2019) ⁠— Today, the U.S.

EPA Participates in Oil and Natural Gas Stakeholder Roundtable with States, Tribes, Operators and Environmental Groups to Improve Communication and Ensure Safe and Responsible Domestic Oil and Gas Development

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Nov. 6, 2019) — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded a two-day oil and natural gas roundtable with stakeholders including state and local leaders, tribes, industry, trade groups, and environmental nongovernmental organizations.

EPA Issues Final Rule on Stationary Compression Ignition Engines to Provide Affordable, Reliable Energy to Remote Alaskan Communities with Support of Alaska Delegation

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (Oct. 30, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule to revise the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Stationary Compression Ignition (CI) Internal Combustion Engines.

Court Orders Two Massachusetts Companies to Comply with Environmental Laws and Pay $1.3 Million in Penalties

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently ordered R.M.

EPA AND OHIO EPA JOIN DAYTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO ANNOUNCE $330,375 FOR NEW CLEANER SCHOOL BUSES

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 11:00
(DAYTON, OHIO – October 28, 2019) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Ohio EPA today joined Dayton Public Schools to announce $330,375 from the state and federal government for new school buses that will reduce diesel emissions and protect children’s health.

U.S. EPA awards nearly $1.5 million to reduce diesel emissions in Arizona

Mon, 10/28/2019 - 11:00
PHOENIX – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the award of a total of $1,486,183 in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grants to Maricopa County Air Quality Department and the City of Phoenix Public Works Department.

U.S. EPA awards more than $11.6 million to reduce diesel emissions in California

Mon, 10/28/2019 - 11:00
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the award of a total of $11,669,399 in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grants to tribal, public and private partners across California.

U.S. EPA awards nearly $500,000 to reduce diesel emissions in Nevada

Mon, 10/28/2019 - 11:00
LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the award of $477,788 in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grants to the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection (NDEP).

EPA awards Albuquerque over $768,000 to improve air quality

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS – (Oct 24, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $768,249 to the City of Albuquerque’s Environmental Health Department to help improve and maintain air quality.