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EPA Urges Those Affected by Power Outages to Avoid Indoor Air Dangers, Use Generators Safely

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 12:00
DALLAS – (Feb. 16, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reminds communities, families and business owners to be aware of conditions that could lead to poor or dangerous indoor air quality during widespread power outages.

EPA: 2020 Power Plant Emissions Continue to Demonstrate Significant Reductions

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (February 16, 2021) — Today, the U.S.

EPA settles Boise asbestos case with “Wright Brothers, the Building Company” and “First Team Restoration”

Fri, 02/12/2021 - 12:00
The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has settled with “Wright Brothers, the Building Company” and “First Team Restoration Inc.” for violations of federal asbestos regulations committed during renovation of a commercial building in Boise, Idaho.  

EPA penalizes Shell for Anacortes refinery release

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 12:00
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EPA Compliance Assistance Webinar for Agricultural Facilities Expires Online Feb. 21

Thu, 02/04/2021 - 12:00
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EPA Reaches Settlement with Des Moines Cold Storage Co. Inc. for Alleged Clean Air Act Violations

Wed, 01/27/2021 - 12:00
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EPA Delivers Results on PFAS Action Plan

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 19, 2021) — Today, the U.S.

EPA Takes RFS-related Actions to help Farmers and Refiners

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 19, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking a number of actions through the Renewable Fuel Standard program to provide certainty to impacted stakeholders. These actions include the following:

EPA Announces Progress with Environmental Justice Communities, Including the Heartland

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:00
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EPA Announces $46 Million in Funding Available to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 15, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of grant funding to implement projects which reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines.

La EPA emprende proyectos innovadores de investigación para reducir el riesgo del radón en Puerto Rico

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:00
NUEVA YORK (14 de enero de 2021) – Para celebrar el Mes Nacional de Acción contra el Radón, la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los EE. UU.

EPA Embarks on Innovative Research Projects to Reduce Radon Risk in Puerto Rico

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:00
NEW YORK – To mark National Radon Action Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an innovative research project, to introduce community mapping of radon in Puerto Rico.

EPA Finalizes Pollutant-Specific Significant Contribution Finding for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Electric Utility Generating Units

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 12, 2021) — Today, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing a clear framework for determining when standards are appropriate for emissions of greenhouse gases from specific source categories under Clean Air Act (CAA) section 111(b)(

EPA Publishes 2019 Annual Toxics Release Inventory Report and Analysis

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:00
BOSTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 2019 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis, which shows that EPA and companies that manage chemicals continue to make progress in preventing pollution.

EPA Honors Clean Air Projects for 17th Year

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 12, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes seven groups and individuals for their innovative work on clean air projects.

EPA Reduces Regulatory Burden and Emissions From Large Storage Tanks By Allowing Alternative Inspection Method

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 11, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expanded the availability of a proven, modern inspection method for finding and correcting air pollution leaks at large liquid storage tanks.

Prevent Lung Cancer by Testing your Home for Radon, EPA Recommends

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (January 6, 2021) — This week marks the beginning of National Radon Action Month. Every January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urges everyone across the United States to test their homes for radon gas.