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Louisiana receives $978,866 from EPA to enhance air quality

Thu, 12/10/2020 - 12:00
DALLAS (Dec.10, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $978,866 to the Louisiana Department Environmental Quality to monitor ambient air quality for fine particulate matter (PM 2.5).

EPA Awards $1.2 million to Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision for Clean Diesel Projects

Thu, 12/10/2020 - 12:00
DETROIT (December 10, 2020) –Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $1.2 million award to Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV) for clean diesel projects in Southeast Michigan.

$1.8M EPA grant will provide woodstove alternatives and improve air quality in Klamath Falls, Oregon

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 12:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1,839,947 million Targeted Airshed Grant to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Klamath County Public Health and local partners to support ongoing efforts to improve air quality and protect community health in Klamath Falls.

EPA Finalizes Benefit-Cost Analyses Procedures to Increase Consistency, Honest Accounting in Future Clean Air Act Rulemakings

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (December 9, 2020) — Today, at a virtual event with the Heritage Foundation, U.S.

EPA awards more than $1.2M to Port of New Orleans to help reduce diesel emissions

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 12:00
DALLAS – (Dec. 8, 2020) Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a cooperative agreement with the Port of New Orleans to fund diesel emissions-reduction programs.

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: EPA Finalizes NAAQS for Particulate Matter

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (December 8, 2020) — Yesterday, at a virtual press conference with Governor Jim Justice, U.S. Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-02), West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Austin Caperton, and Senior Deputy Attorney General Douglas Buffington, U.S.

EPA Finalizes NAAQS for Particulate Matter

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (December 7, 2020) — Today, at a virtual press conference with Governor Jim Justice, U.S. Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-02), West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Austin Caperton, and Senior Deputy Attorney General Douglas Buffington, U.S.

State of Alaska and Fairbanks North Star Borough receive $14.7 Million EPA grant to improve air quality

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 12:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $14.7 million in Targeted Airshed Grant funding to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to help the Fairbanks North Star Borough improve air quality.

EPA Collects Penalties for Alleged Automobile ‘Defeat Device’ Violations by Two Iowa Companies

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:00
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EPA Settlement with Connecticut and Rhode Island Scrap Metal Companies Reduces Air Pollution

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 12:00
BOSTON – Under the terms of a recent settlement with the U.S.

Nearing Full Implementation, EPA’s Lean Management System Delivers Results

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (November 16, 2020) — The U.S.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Continue to Decline as the American Economy Flourishes Under the Trump Administration

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (November 9, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released 2019 greenhouse gas (GHG) data collected under the EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP).

U.S. EPA Recognizes Freight Industry Leaders for Environmental Performance

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 12:00
PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 5, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored 75 freight industry leaders in supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards today.

U.S. EPA Recognizes Freight Industry Leaders in North Carolina for Environmental Performance

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 12:00
GREENSBORO, NC – (November 5, 2020) Today, the U.S.

U.S. EPA Recognizes Freight Industry Leaders in Georgia for Environmental Performance

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 12:00
ATLANTA – (November 5, 2020) Today, the U.S.

U.S. EPA Recognizes Bacardi USA Inc. in Coral Gables, Florida for Environmental Performance

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 12:00
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – (November 5, 2020) Today, the U.S.

U.S. EPA Recognizes Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Knoxville, Tennessee for Environmental Performance

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 12:00
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – (November 5, 2020) Today, the U.S.