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EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Draft Clean Air Act Permit for Limetree Bay Facility on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 11:00
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – After comprehensive review and evaluation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a draft Clean Air Act Plantwide Applicability Limit permit for Limetree Bay Terminal and Limetree Bay Refining both located on St.

Administrator Wheeler Signs Final Atlanta RVP Rule

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00
ATLANTA (Sept. 19, 2019) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the issuance of the final rule to relax the federal Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) standard for gasoline sold in the Atlanta area.

ICYMI: Wall Street Journal: California Can't Go Its Own Way

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00
Wall Street JournalThe Editorial Board September 18, 2019

La Administración Trump anuncia Una Regla Nacional del Programa sobre la precedencia federal de las normas estatales de economía de combustible

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (19 de septiembre de 2019) — El presidente Trump prometió al pueblo estadounidense que su administración abordaría y corregiría las normas actuales de economía de combustible y gas invernadero, así hoy, su Administración está tomando medidas para cumplir esta promesa.

EPA Approves Pueblo of Laguna for Tribal Assumption of Federal Laws Related to Clean Air Act Notifications

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (Sept. 19, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the Pueblo of Laguna’s application for treatment in a manner similar to a state (“treatment as a state” or TAS) for two non-regulatory Clean Air Act programs.

Administrator Wheeler Addresses National Automobile Dealers Association

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (September 17, 2019) — This morning, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler addressed the National Automobile Dealers Association. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:

EPA Approves New Mexico’s Plan to Regulate Emissions from Landfills

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (Sept. 16, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved revisions to New Mexico’s plan to regulate methane and other emissions from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills.

Settlement with EPA and the Department of Justice Prohibits Performance Diesel, Inc. from Selling Diesel Engine Defeat Devices

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (September 12, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement with Performance Diesel Inc.

Des Moines-Based HyVee Receives GreenChill Awards for Refrigeration Management

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
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EPA Applauds Smart Refrigerant Management by Supermarkets Across America

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (Sept. 10, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 13 organizations in the supermarket industry for their achievements in protecting the environment through noteworthy refrigerant management.

EPA Withdraws Federal Plan, Approves Changes to Arkansas’ Clean-Air Plan for Regional Haze

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS – (Sept. 10, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved revisions to the state of Arkansas’ clean-air plan for regional haze and withdrew a portion of the federal regional haze plan.

Connecticut Citizen and Business Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – An individual and a business in Connecticut were each recognized today by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their work to protect New England's environment.

Maine Citizens and Organizations Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – Two individuals and one business from Maine were recognized today by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their work to protect New England's environment.

Massachusetts Citizens and Organizations Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – Six individuals and two organizations in Massachusetts were recognized today by the US Environmental Protection Agency for their work to protect New England's environment.

New Hampshire Citizens and Organizations Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – Four individuals and three organizations in New Hampshire were each recognized today by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their work to protect New England's environment.

Rhode Island Citizen and Organization Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – An individual and a government initiative in Rhode Island were each recognized today by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their work to protect New England's environment.

Two Vermont Citizens Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – Two individuals from Vermont were recognized today by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their work to protect New England's environment.

EPA and DOT Put California on Notice

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:00

EPA Approves Revisions to Arkansas Clean Air Plan that Provide Flexibility to Industries

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (Sept. 6, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved revisions to Arkansas’s clean air plan updating state regulations for air permits for factories, industrial boilers, and power plants that are newly built or recently modified.