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EPA at 50: EPA Reflects on 50 Years of Earth Day

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 11:00
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EPA Finalizes MATS Supplemental Cost Finding and “Risk and Technology Review”

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (April 16, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) corrected flaws in the 2016 Supplemental Cost Finding for the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for coal- and oil-fired power plants, consistent with a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision.

EPA Announces $2 Million Available for Tribes to Clean Up Diesel Engines

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 11:00
(Washington) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the availability of $2 million in grant funding for tribal applicants to establish diesel emission reduction projects.

EPA Awards Nearly $2.5M to North Central Texas Council of Governments to Help Reduce Diesel Emissions

Wed, 04/15/2020 - 11:00
Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a cooperative agreement with the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) to fund diesel emissions-reduction programs.

What They Are Saying: EPA Proposes to Retain NAAQS for Particulate Matter

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (April 14, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

EPA Proposes to Retain NAAQS for Particulate Matter

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (April 14, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

Latest Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks Shows Long-Term Reductions, with Annual Variation

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (April 13, 2020) — The 2020 edition of U.S.

EPA Proposes Money-Saving Updates to Existing Gasoline, Diesel, Other Fuels Regulations

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (April 13, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed an action intended to streamline and modernize EPA's existing fuels regulations by eliminating costly and unnecessary duplication.

EPA Reaches Settlement Agreement with Peco Foods, Inc.

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 11:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - (April 13, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached an administrative settlement agreement with Peco Foods, Inc.

EPA Takes Corrective Action on Standards for Coal-Refuse Power Plants

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (April 9, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking corrective action to provide stability in the Pennsylvania and West Virginia economies.

Recent EPA enforcement cases throughout the PNW & Alaska

Thu, 04/09/2020 - 11:00
The following summarize enforcement actions the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 10 office completed in November and December of 2019. The concluding legal document(s) typically provide details of the case and are included at the end of each summary.

EPA Awards State of Texas More Than $1.5 Million to Monitor Particle Air Pollution

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 11:00
DALLAS – (April 2, 2020) Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the state of Texas $1,543,710 to monitor air quality for fine particulate matter, also called particle pollution or soot.

EPA Approves State of Texas’ Clean-Air Plan for Ozone in Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 11:00
DALLAS – (April 2, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the state of Texas’ clean-air plan for the greater Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area under the Clean Air Act’s 1979 1-hour and 1997 8-hour ozone standards.

What They Are Saying: U.S. DOT and EPA Put Safety and American Families First with Final Rule on Fuel Economy Standards

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (March 31, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S.

U.S. DOT and EPA Put Safety and American Families First with Final Rule on Fuel Economy Standards

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (March 31, 2020) - The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S.

U.S. EPA Honors 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partners of the Year in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 11:00
CHICAGO (March 31, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy are honoring 37 ENERGY STAR partners in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin for their outstanding contributions to public health and the environment.

U.S. EPA Honors Nevada’s Energy Inspectors Corporation as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:00
LAS VEGAS - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Region and the U.S. Department of Energy are honoring Energy Inspectors Corporation for its outstanding contributions to public health and the environment in Nevada.