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EPA Region 4 Jumpstarts Cleaner Trucks Initiative

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:00
ATLANTA (Jan. 16, 2020) — Today, at the Georgia Motor Trucking Association (GMTA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Administrator Mary S.

EPA Celebrates Massport Efforts to Add Cleaner Emissions Trucks

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:00
BOSTON - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Dennis Deziel toured Massport's Conley Terminal today and reviewed their efforts to promote and transition to cleaner emission heavy-duty trucks.

ADVISORY: EPA Region 4 to Jumpstart Cleaner Trucks Initiative in the Southeast

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:00
ATLANTA (Jan. 14, 2020) — On Thursday, January 16, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Administrator Mary S.

EPA Jumpstarts Cleaner Trucks Initiative

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:00
NEW YORK  – At the Port of Elizabeth, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Pete Lopez outlined the concrete steps EPA is taking to advance the Cleaner Trucks Initiative (CTI).

Prevent Lung Cancer: Test Your Home for Radon

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 7, 2020) —This National Radon Action Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages Americans around the country to test their homes for radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer. Make 2020 a healthier, safer new year by testing your home.   

EPA Jumpstarts Administrator Wheeler’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 12:00
Marshall, Va. (Jan. 6, 2020) — At the Fauquier Livestock Exchange, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler followed up on his November 2018 announcement and took concrete steps to advance the Cleaner Trucks Initiative (CTI). Joined by U.S.

EPA proposes air quality plan for oil and gas emissions on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 12:00
DENVER --  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a plan to establish federally enforceable requirements to control air pollutant emissions from new and existing oil and natural gas sources on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in northeast Utah.

EPA reclassifies Denver area to “Serious” nonattainment for ozone

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 12:00
DENVER—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the agency is finalizing a determination to reclassify the Denver Metro/North Front Range ozone nonattainment area from Moderate to Serious nonattainment under the Clean Air Act. 

U.S. Refiners to Deliver Cleaner Marine Diesel Fuel with Key Regulatory Change

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (Dec. 11, 2019) — To aid the smooth implementation of the Jan. 1 2020 (IMO 2020) global marine fuel limit for sulfur that takes effect January 1, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising key regulatory text to ensure that U.S.

EPA Seeks DERA Grant Proposals up to $4 Million to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines Across Pacific Southwest

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of grant funding to implement projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines.

EPA Announces $1.5 Million in Funding to Reduce Emissions From Diesel Engines in Four Midwest States

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00
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U.S. EPA, U.S. Department of Justice Settle with Kern Oil & Refining Co. for Violations at Bakersfield Refinery

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement with Kern Oil & Refining Co. that resolves alleged violations at its petroleum refinery in Bakersfield.

EPA Announces $44 Million in Funding to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (Dec. 10, 2019) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of grant funding to implement projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines.

EPA Seeks Input on Strategies to Reduce Ethylene Oxide Emissions from Commercial Sterilizer Operations

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (Dec. 5, 2019) — Today, the U.S.

What They Are Saying: EPA Takes Further Actions to Improve the NSR Permitting Program

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2019) — Yesterday, the U.S.

Recent EPA enforcement cases throughout the Pacific Northwest

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 12:00
The following summarize enforcement actions the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 10 office completed in July and August of 2019. The concluding legal document(s) typically provide details of the case and are included at the end of each summary.