EPA Air

EPA cites Alliant Techsystems Operations for environmental violations at Navy facility in Keyser, W. Va.

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (June 2, 2021) – Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC will pay a $350,000 penalty to settle several alleged environmental violations at the U.S. Navy-owned Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in Keyser, West Virginia.

Revise el Índice UV para protegerse del sol:

Fri, 05/28/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (28 de mayo de 2021) — Este es el 13er año en que la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE. UU.

Check the UV Index to Stay Safe in the Sun: 106,000 New Skin Cancer Cases Estimated in the United States in 2021

Fri, 05/28/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 28, 2021) — For the 13th year, the U.S.

Air Pollution Trends Continue to Link Clean Air and Strong Economy

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 26, 2021) — Today,  the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual interactive report tracking America’s progress in controlling air pollution since the passage of the Clean Air Act in 1970.

The Metropolitan District to Pay Penalty and Meet More Protective Emission Limits at its Sewage Sludge Incinerators Under Proposed Clean Air Act Settlement with EPA

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 11:00
HARTFORD, CONN. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a proposed settlement with The Metropolitan District (MDC), headquartered in Hartford, Conn., for violations of the Clean Air Act.

U.S. EPA penalizes Lupton, Arizona refinery for violating Clean Air Act chemical safety requirements

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 11:00
LUPTON, AZ. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Lupton Petroleum Products Inc. and the former owner of a refinery for violating the Clean Air Act.

EPA: Franklin County, Idaho attains Clean Air Act standards for fine particle pollution

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 11:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today redesignated Franklin County, Idaho as “attainment” for the Clean Air Act fine particulate matter National Ambient Air Quality Standard.

EPA Mid-Atlantic Recognizes First Asthma Community Champion

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 11:00
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EPA Approves Air Permit for Construction & Operation of Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind Project

Wed, 05/19/2021 - 11:00
BOSTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final Clean Air Act Outer Continental Shelf air quality permit to Vineyard Wind 1, LLC. The permit includes air pollution control requirements for the construction and operation of the 800-MW windfarm.

Through Public-Private Partnerships, EPA Helps to Advance Efficiency and Reduce Emissions of American Homes and Buildings

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 17, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces advancements in the ENERGY STAR program that will help set the stage for an economy-wide transition to the types of technology that will be critical in the fight against climate change.

EPA Settlement with Spectro Alloys Will Reduce Air Pollution in Minnesota

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 11:00
CHICAGO (May 17, 2021) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement requiring Spectro Alloys Corporation to upgrade air pollution control equipment to reduce air emissions at the company’s facility in Rosemount, Minnesota.

EPA Announces Public Listening Sessions and Trainings on Upcoming Oil and Natural Gas Methane Rule

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 14, 2021) — Today, the U.S.

La EPA anuncia sesiones públicas de escucha y capacitaciones sobre la futura regla de metano para la industria de petróleo y gas natural

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (14 de mayo de 2021) — Hoy, la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) está dando el primer paso para desarrollar una regla propuesta para reducir el metano y otros contaminantes nocivos de fuentes nuevas y existentes en la industria de petróleo

EPA Rescinds Unnecessary Benefit-Cost Rule

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 13, 2021) — Today, the U.S.

EPA redesignates Logan (Cache County), Utah to attainment for Clean Air standards for fine particulates

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:00
Logan, Utah  -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today took final action to redesignate the air quality status of the Logan (Cache County), Utah nonattainment area as “attainment” for the fine particulate matter (or PM2.5) National Ambient Air Quality S

EPA Relaunches Climate Indicators Website Showing How Climate Change is Impacting Peoples’ Health and Environment

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 12, 2021) — For the first time in four years, EPA is relaunching its Climate Change Indicators in the United States website for the public.

Celebrating 25 Years of Binational Cooperation on the Improvement of Air Quality in Paso del Norte Region Airshed

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:00
DALLAS – (May 7, 2021) Today at a meeting of the Joint Advisory Committee for the Improvement of Air Quality in the Paso del Norte Air Basin (JAC), members marked the 25th anniversary of the binational group. The U.S.