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EPA approves Arkansas’ clean-air plan for ozone

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 12:00
DALLAS – (Feb. 22, 2021) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the state of Arkansas’ plan for administering programs related to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone.

After Careful Consideration, EPA Supports Tenth Circuit’s Renewable Fuels Association Decision

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (February 22, 2021) — EPA is today announcing that, after careful consideration of the 2020 decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Renewable Fuels Association et al. v.

U.S. EPA penalizes Salinas, California company over violating Clean Air Act chemical safety requirements

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 12:00
Salinas, Calif. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with GreenGate Fresh, LLC for violating the Clean Air Act. GreenGate Fresh will pay a penalty of $80,000 and restore its Salinas facility to compliance with federal law on an established schedule.

Arctic Cold Causing Rolling Blackouts in Heartland

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 12:00
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EPA challenge seeks innovative solutions for reducing indoor air pollution from western wildfires

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 12:00
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other federal, state, local and tribal partners launched the Cleaner Indoor Air During Wildfires Challenge Competition.

EPA Urges Those Affected by Power Outages to Avoid Indoor Air Dangers, Use Generators Safely

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 12:00
DALLAS – (Feb. 16, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reminds communities, families and business owners to be aware of conditions that could lead to poor or dangerous indoor air quality during widespread power outages.

EPA: 2020 Power Plant Emissions Continue to Demonstrate Significant Reductions

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (February 16, 2021) — Today, the U.S.

EPA settles Boise asbestos case with “Wright Brothers, the Building Company” and “First Team Restoration”

Fri, 02/12/2021 - 12:00
The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has settled with “Wright Brothers, the Building Company” and “First Team Restoration Inc.” for violations of federal asbestos regulations committed during renovation of a commercial building in Boise, Idaho.  

EPA penalizes Shell for Anacortes refinery release

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 12:00
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EPA Compliance Assistance Webinar for Agricultural Facilities Expires Online Feb. 21

Thu, 02/04/2021 - 12:00
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EPA Reaches Settlement with Des Moines Cold Storage Co. Inc. for Alleged Clean Air Act Violations

Wed, 01/27/2021 - 12:00
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EPA Delivers Results on PFAS Action Plan

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 19, 2021) — Today, the U.S.

EPA Takes RFS-related Actions to help Farmers and Refiners

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 19, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking a number of actions through the Renewable Fuel Standard program to provide certainty to impacted stakeholders. These actions include the following:

EPA Announces Progress with Environmental Justice Communities, Including the Heartland

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:00
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EPA Announces $46 Million in Funding Available to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 15, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of grant funding to implement projects which reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines.

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.