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EPA Announces Steps to Protect the Availability of Gasoline during COVID-19 Pandemic

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced several steps the Agency is taking to protect the Nation’s gasoline supply in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Efforts Underway to Increase Sterilization Capacity in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (March 25, 2020) — The U.S.

EPA Extends Deadline to Apply for Community-Scale Air Toxics Monitoring Grants

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (March 18, 2020) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the deadline to apply for the 2020 Community-Scale Air Toxics Ambient Monitoring grants competition.

ASARCO’s Arizona Copper Smelter Fined $33,000 for Failing to Comply with EPA Settlement

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 11:00
HAYDEN, Ariz. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received $33,000 in stipulated penalties from ASARCO LLC for not complying with a fugitive dust plan central to a 2015 settlement for violations of the federal Clean Air Act.

EPA to Review Lead Ambient Air Standards

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (March 12, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the intent to initiate the next review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for lead.

Dubuque, Iowa, Bakery Earns EPA 2019 ENERGY STAR® Manufacturing Plant Certification

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 11:00
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EPA Announces 2019 ENERGY STAR® Certified Manufacturing Plants

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (March 11, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces that 95 U.S. manufacturing plants earned ENERGY STAR certification for being among the most energy-efficient plants in their industries during 2019.

EPA Grant to East Baton Rouge Parish School System Will Fund Clean-Running Buses

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 11:00
DALLAS – (March 10, 2020) Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a cooperative agreement with the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in Louisiana for $526,592 to purchase propane-fueled school buses.

U.S. EPA Fines Arizona’s Uni-Kool for Violating Federal Chemical Safety Standards

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 12:00
YUMA, Ariz. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with The Uni-Kool Partners (Uni-Kool) corporation to resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act.

EPA Grant to Houston-Galveston Area Council Will Reduce Diesel Emissions

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 12:00
DALLAS – (March 6, 2020) Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a cooperative agreement with the Houston-Galveston Area Council of local governments to fund diesel emissions-reduction work.

EPA settles diesel emissions cases against three northwest companies

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 12:00
Seattle -- Today, the U.S.

All Areas of Florida Now in Attainment for Sulfur Dioxide

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (March 5, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

Agency Releases Annual Automotive Trends Report Showing Marginal Increases in Fuel Economy

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (March 2, 2020) – Today, the U.S.

Simplot’s Fertilizer Plant in Central Valley Receives EPA’s Energy Star Certification

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:00
HELM, Calif. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Simplot’s facility in Helm, CA as one of two nitrogenous fertilizer plants to earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

EPA Announces First Two Nitrogenous Fertilizer Plants to Earn ENERGY STAR Certification

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (February 25, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes two nitrogenous fertilizer plants as the first of their kind to earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

EPA and OXARC, Inc. settle Clean Air Act violations at company’s Pasco facility

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 12:00
SEATTLE -- The Region 10 office of the Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has entered a consent agreement and final order with OXARC, Inc.