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EPA’s Methane Challenge Partners Lead in Efficiency and Emissions Reductions

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (June 30, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

EPA Announces Availability of Approximately $77,000 to Fund Tribal Clean Air Act Grants

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (June 30, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of approximately $77,000 in grants today to fund Clean Air Act (CAA) projects for federally recognized tribes in Virginia.

EPA and Illinois Announce Lemont Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 11:00
Lemont, Ill. (June 25, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Illinois EPA announced the formal redesignation of the Lemont area to attainment of the most recent federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide.

EPA and Illinois Announce Pekin Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 11:00
PEKIN, Ill. (June 25, 2020) -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Illinois EPA announced the formal redesignation of the Pekin area to attainment of the federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide.

EPA Grants First-Ever Petition to Add to Hazardous Air Pollutants List Under Clean Air Act

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (June 18, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted petitions to add 1-bromopropane (1-BP) to the list of hazardous air pollutants regulated under the Clean Air Act (CAA).

Administrator Wheeler Wraps Up Visit to Southeast Wisconsin Highlighting Clean Air Progress

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 11:00
Racine, Wis.(June 16, 2020) — U.S.

Administrator Wheeler Announces Cleaner Air in Sheboygan and Door Counties, Wisconsin

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 11:00
Sheboygan, Wis. (June 16, 2020) — Today, U.S.

EPA Celebrates 50 Years of Protecting Our Nation's Air

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (June 8, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual report on air quality, tracking the nation’s progress through 2019.

EPA Proposes Honest Accounting Standard to Improve Future Clean Air Act Rules

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (June 4, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

What They Are Saying: EPA Proposes Honest Accounting Standard to Improve Future Clean Air Act Rules

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (June 4, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

President Trump Delivering on Promise to Protect Our Nation’s Air

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 11:00
Grand Rapids, Mich. (June 2, 2020) — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler delivered remarks at the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce with U.S.

Proposed Settlement with United States and Massachusetts Will Help Reduce Air Pollution from Sprague Resources' Heated Petroleum Storage Facilities Across New England

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 11:00
BOSTON – Under a proposed settlement with the United States and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Sprague Resources LP will take steps to limit emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from oil storage tanks at seven facilities across New England.