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Poor Air Quality Expected for Portions of Southwestern and Coastal New England on Tuesday, July 30

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – New England state air quality forecasters are predicting air quality on Tues. July 30 that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, due to ground-level ozone, in southwestern and coastal New England.

EPA approves Oklahoma’s Clean Air Plan

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (July 26, 2019) –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved Oklahoma’s State Implementation Plan (SIP) that reflects updates to state regulations addressing air quality requirements.

EPA Approves Redesignation of the Washington, D.C. Area for Federal Ozone Air Pollution Standard

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (July 26, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the District of Columbia’s request to redesignate the District to attainment for the 2008 federal ozone standard under the Clean Air Act. 

EPA Report: Clean Diesel Grants Rack up Major Air, Health Benefits

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (July 25, 2019) – Grants to clean up or replace older diesel engines under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) have delivered significant health and environmental benefits to communities across America, according to a U.S.

EPA Approves Kalispel Reservation Air Quality Redesignation

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:00
EPA has published a notice in the Federal Register approving the proposal by the Kalispel Tribe to redesignate lands within the exterior boundaries of the Kalispel Indian Reservation to Class I under the Clean Air Act. The final rule will become effective 30 days after the date of publication.

Poor Air Quality Expected for Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island on Saturday, July 20

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – New England state air quality forecasters are predicting air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, due to ground-level ozone, in much of southern New England for Saturday, July 20.

EPA Role in American Electric Power Consent Decree

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON - EPA supports power generation from all sources of energy, in compliance with the Clean Air Act.

Air Pollution Trends Show Cleaner Air, Growing Economy

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (July 17, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual report on air quality, tracking our nation’s progress in improving air quality since the passage of the Clean Air Act.

U.S. EPA awards $790,000 to Nevada Department of Health and Human Services to reduce radon exposure

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:00
Carson City, Nev. (July 15, 2019) – The U.S.

EPA Approves Revisions to City of Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Program for Permitting New, Minor Air Pollution Sources

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS – (July 11, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved revisions to the state of New Mexico’s clean-air plan for the city of Albuquerque-Bernalillo County minor New Source Review (NSR) program for construction permits.

Vermont Animal Feed Facility Settles EPA Toxic Chemical Right-to-Know Allegations

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 11:00
ST. ALBANS, Vt. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) New England regional office has reached a settlement with a Vermont animal feed supplement supplier that failed to report information about toxic chemical compounds at its manufacturing facility.

EPA and Ohio Propose Columbus Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Ozone

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:00
Columbus, Ohio – Today, the U.S.

Wheeler Highlights America's Environmental Progress

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:00
Yesterday, Administrator Wheeler joined President Trump and members of his cabinet to address the progress America has made cleaning up and protecting our nation's environment.

EPA Proposes Renewable Volume Obligations for 2020 On Track to Meet Statutory Deadline

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 11:00
EPA Proposes Renewable Volume Obligations for 2020 on Track to Meet Statutory Deadline

Increased efficiency at Nogales border crossing improves air quality, public health

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:00
NOGALES, AZ – Today, the U.S.

EPA and IDEM Announce Terre Haute Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:00
Terre Haute, Ind. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its approval of Indiana’s request to formally redesignate the Terre Haute area to attainment of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide.

EPA approves Oklahoma’s five-year report for regional haze

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (June 28, 2019) – The U.S.

EPA Finalizes Rule to Remove Allegheny County Summer Gas Requirement

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (June 28, 2019) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it has signed a final rule that would remove requirements for Allegheny County to reduce gasoline volatility during summer months.