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EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Contaminated Properties in Vineland, New Jersey

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 11:00
NEW YORK – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan to address about 40 non-residential contaminated properties that remain impacted by the Former Kil-Tone Company Superfund Site in Vineland, New Jersey.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Renews Task Force with the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 11:00
Medora, N.D. (August 27, 2019) – At a four-day event hosted in Medora, North Dakota, the U.S.

EPA to Provide Relief for Lobster Fishing and Pilot Boat Builders, Engine Manufacturers

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 11:00
 BOSTON (August 26, 2019) — Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to amend the national marine diesel engine program to provide relief to boat builders and manufacturers of lightweight and high-power marine diesel engines that are used in high-speed commer

EPA to Provide Relief for Certain Marine Diesel Engines

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (August 26, 2019) — Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to amend the national marine diesel engine program to provide relief to boat builders and manufacturers of lightweight and high-power marine diesel engines that are use

EPA Requires General Iron to Install Additional Air Pollution Controls

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 11:00
CHICAGO (August 26, 2019) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced an Administrative Consent Order (ACO) requiring General Iron Industries Inc. to install additional pollution controls to reduce air emissions at the company’s Chicago facility.

MONDAY: EPA to Announce Proposed Rule to Address Marine Engine Regulations

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 11:00
GARDEN CITY, Ga. (August 23, 2019) — On Monday, August 26, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Administrator Mary Walker will join Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) in Savannah to announce a proposed EPA rule to address marine engine regulations.

EPA Issues Guidance to Support States in Regional Haze Planning

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (August 20, 2019) -- Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released guidance to assist states as they develop plans to address visibility impairment for the second implementation period under EPA’s Regional Haze Rule.

EPA Administrator Kicks Off Alaska Swing in Fairbanks

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 11:00
ANCHORAGE (August 20, 2019) - Yesterday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler kicked off his trip to The Last Frontier in Fairbanks.

What They Are Saying | EPA Prescribed Fires Guidance to Air Agencies

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (Aug. 15, 2019) – On Wednesday, Aug. 14, the U.S.

EPA Releases Additional Resource on Prescribed Fires to Support Air Agencies

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (August 14, 2019) — The U.S.

EPA Administrator Wheeler statement about Shell ethylene cracker plant tour in Monaca, Pennsylvania, with President Trump

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:00
Monaca, Pa. (August 13, 2019) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler traveled to Monaca with President Donald Trump to visit the Pennsylvania Shell ethylene cracker plant. President Trump, Administrator Wheeler, and U.S.

EPA Announces Biofuel and Small Refinery Exemption Priorities

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON - EPA will announce its final decisions related to 31 small refinery exemptions and 6 application denials this afternoon on its web page, Public Data for the Renewable Fuel Standard - Small Refinery Exemptions (

What They Are Saying | EPA Proposes Revisions to Clarify New Source Review Permitting Process

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 11:00
On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to clarify the process for evaluating whether a New Source Review (NSR) preconstruction permit is needed when an existing major-emitting facility plans to make changes or expand.

Proposed Revisions to Clarify New Source Review Permitting Process

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (August 1, 2019) – Today, the U.S.

EPA Settlements Resolve Violations of Laws to Prevent Chemical Accidents at Facilities in New England

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced settlements with three companies that resolve alleged violations of Clean Air Act requirements for the safe handling of certain chemicals and substances at facilities in New England.