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La EPA emprende proyectos innovadores de investigación para reducir el riesgo del radón en Puerto Rico

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:00
NUEVA YORK (14 de enero de 2021) – Para celebrar el Mes Nacional de Acción contra el Radón, la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los EE. UU.

EPA Embarks on Innovative Research Projects to Reduce Radon Risk in Puerto Rico

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:00
NEW YORK – To mark National Radon Action Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an innovative research project, to introduce community mapping of radon in Puerto Rico.

EPA Finalizes Pollutant-Specific Significant Contribution Finding for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Electric Utility Generating Units

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 12, 2021) — Today, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing a clear framework for determining when standards are appropriate for emissions of greenhouse gases from specific source categories under Clean Air Act (CAA) section 111(b)(

EPA Publishes 2019 Annual Toxics Release Inventory Report and Analysis

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:00
BOSTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 2019 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis, which shows that EPA and companies that manage chemicals continue to make progress in preventing pollution.

EPA Honors Clean Air Projects for 17th Year

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 12, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes seven groups and individuals for their innovative work on clean air projects.

EPA Reduces Regulatory Burden and Emissions From Large Storage Tanks By Allowing Alternative Inspection Method

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 11, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expanded the availability of a proven, modern inspection method for finding and correcting air pollution leaks at large liquid storage tanks.

Prevent Lung Cancer by Testing your Home for Radon, EPA Recommends

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 6, 2021) — This week marks the beginning of National Radon Action Month. Every January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urges everyone across the United States to test their homes for radon gas.

Prevent Lung Cancer by Testing your Home for Radon, EPA Recommend

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 6, 2021) — This week marks the beginning of National Radon Action Month. Every January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urges everyone across the United States to test their homes for radon gas.

EPA Increases Clarity, Eases Implementation of Heavy Duty Vehicle Regulations while Proposing further Improvements

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (December 28, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing two actions regarding technical adjustments to improve testing procedures for vehicle and engine emissions programs.

Trump EPA Finalizes First Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Aircraft, Codifies Record of Reducing the Most GHGs in U.S. History

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (December 28, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized emissions standards for airplanes used in commercial aviation and large business jets. This action will align U.S.

EPA Finalizes Ozone NAAQS, Retaining Current Standards

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (December 23, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

EPA Region 10 Issues Outdoor Burn Ban for the Yakama Reservation in Washington

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 12:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10, in coordination with the Yakama Nation, has issued a ban on all outdoor open burning on the Yakama Reservation in eastern Washington, due to stagnant air conditions.

Crowley Fuels pays over $1 million for environmental, public safety violations in Alaska

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 12:00
(Seattle) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled a significant case against Crowley Fuels of Alaska for violations of federal environmental laws at the company’s bulk gasoline storage facilities in Juneau, Ketchikan, Douglas, and Palmer.

EPA and Tacoma Power grants help Northwest Seaport Alliance to install first permanent fleet of electric cargo-handling equipment

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 12:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $782,482 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant to the Northwest Seaport Alliance.

Crowley Fuels pays $1.3 million for environmental, public safety violations in Alaska

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 12:00
(Seattle) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled a significant case against Crowley Fuels of Alaska for violations of federal environmental laws at the company’s bulk gasoline storage facilities in Juneau, Ketchikan, Douglas, and Palmer.

Kalispel Tribe of Indians receives important air quality determination from EPA

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 12:00
Usk, Washington – The United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 has approved the Kalispel Tribe of Indians' eligibility for treatment in the same manner as a state (TAS) with regard to the Clean Air Act.

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: EPA Finalizes Benefit-Cost Analyses Procedures to Increase Consistency, Honest Accounting in Future Clean Air Act Rulemakings

Thu, 12/10/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (December 10, 2020) — At a virtual event with the Heritage Foundation, U.S.