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Newburyport, Massachusetts company improves chemical safety after EPA settlement

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – A Newburyport, Massachusetts company that makes chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make the company safer for employees and the environment.

EPA awards $9.7 million for air quality projects in Utah

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:00
Salt Lake City - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) $9.7 million for projects to improve air quality in the Salt Lake City area and the Uinta Basin.

EPA Settles with BWAY Corp. in Chicago

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:00
CHICAGO (October 2, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement requiring BWAY Corp.

EPA approves Arkansas’ five-year report for regional haze

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS – (Oct.1, 2019) – The U.S.

U.S. EPA settles with Growers Ice Company to improve chemical safety at Salinas facility

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 11:00
SALINAS, Calif. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Growers Ice Company for violations of federal chemical release prevention and reporting requirements at its fresh produce storage and distribution facility located in Salinas.

EPA Requests Applications for Grants to Help Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (September 30, 2019) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of approximately $10 million in rebates to public school bus fleet owners to help them replace older school buses.

EPA Grants in Connecticut Will Reduce Air Pollution from Diesel Vehicles

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 11:00
STAMFORD, Conn. – The U.S.

EPA Approves Texas’ Clean Air Plan for Ozone

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (Sept. 26, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the state of Texas’ plan for administering programs related to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone.

EPA Announces Significant Improvement in Air Quality for Central New Hampshire, Sulfur Dioxide Attainment

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 11:00
CONCORD, N.H. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the Central New Hampshire area is now meeting air quality standards for sulfur dioxide (SO2).

EPA Announces Public Comment Period on Draft Clean Air Act Permit for Limetree Bay Facility on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 11:00
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – After comprehensive review and evaluation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a draft Clean Air Act Plantwide Applicability Limit permit for Limetree Bay Terminal and Limetree Bay Refining both located on St.

Administrator Wheeler Signs Final Atlanta RVP Rule

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00
ATLANTA (Sept. 19, 2019) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the issuance of the final rule to relax the federal Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) standard for gasoline sold in the Atlanta area.

ICYMI: Wall Street Journal: California Can't Go Its Own Way

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00
Wall Street JournalThe Editorial Board September 18, 2019

La Administración Trump anuncia Una Regla Nacional del Programa sobre la precedencia federal de las normas estatales de economía de combustible

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (19 de septiembre de 2019) — El presidente Trump prometió al pueblo estadounidense que su administración abordaría y corregiría las normas actuales de economía de combustible y gas invernadero, así hoy, su Administración está tomando medidas para cumplir esta promesa.

EPA Approves Pueblo of Laguna for Tribal Assumption of Federal Laws Related to Clean Air Act Notifications

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (Sept. 19, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the Pueblo of Laguna’s application for treatment in a manner similar to a state (“treatment as a state” or TAS) for two non-regulatory Clean Air Act programs.

Administrator Wheeler Addresses National Automobile Dealers Association

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (September 17, 2019) — This morning, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler addressed the National Automobile Dealers Association. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:

EPA Approves New Mexico’s Plan to Regulate Emissions from Landfills

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (Sept. 16, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved revisions to New Mexico’s plan to regulate methane and other emissions from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills.

Settlement with EPA and the Department of Justice Prohibits Performance Diesel, Inc. from Selling Diesel Engine Defeat Devices

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (September 12, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement with Performance Diesel Inc.

Des Moines-Based HyVee Receives GreenChill Awards for Refrigeration Management

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:00