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Agency Releases Annual Automotive Trends Report Showing Marginal Increases in Fuel Economy

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (March 2, 2020) – Today, the U.S.

Simplot’s Fertilizer Plant in Central Valley Receives EPA’s Energy Star Certification

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:00
HELM, Calif. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Simplot’s facility in Helm, CA as one of two nitrogenous fertilizer plants to earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

EPA Announces First Two Nitrogenous Fertilizer Plants to Earn ENERGY STAR Certification

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (February 25, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes two nitrogenous fertilizer plants as the first of their kind to earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

EPA and OXARC, Inc. settle Clean Air Act violations at company’s Pasco facility

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 12:00
SEATTLE -- The Region 10 office of the Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has entered a consent agreement and final order with OXARC, Inc.

EPA and Regal Beloit America reach agreement to resolve air violations at Wausau, Wisconsin facility

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:00
CHICAGO (February 19, 2020) – The U.S.

EPA and Illinois Propose Lemont Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:00
CHICAGO (February 19, 2020) --Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Illinois EPA announced their proposal to formally redesignate the Lemont area to attainment of the most recent federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide.

EPA’s 2019 Power Plant Emissions Data Demonstrate Significant Progress

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (Feb.19, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

EPA and Illinois Propose Pekin Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:00
CHICAGO (February 19, 2020) --Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Illinois EPA announced their proposal to formally redesignate the Pekin area to attainment of the most recent federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide.

EPA and DOJ settlement upholds integrity of Clean Air Act

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:00
Contact Information: Laura Jenkins (Jenkins.Laura@epa.gov) 303-312-6256FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EPA Announces Community-Scale Air Toxics Monitoring Grant Competition

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (February 13, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting applications for funding for air toxics monitoring projects under the Community-Scale Air Toxics Ambient Monitoring grants competition.

TRI Data for New England Shows Continued Environmental Results in a Strong Economy

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 12:00
NEWPORT, R.I. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its 2018 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis.

EPA Recognizes Eaton Corporation (Cooper Power Systems LLC) in Greenwood, South Carolina

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 12:00
GREENWOOD, S.C. (February 11, 2020) - At an event today in Greenwood, S.C., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Administrator Mary S. Walker announced the 2018 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis.

EPA Releases 2019 Year in Review Highlighting Agency Accomplishments and Environmental Progress under President Trump & Administrator Andrew Wheeler

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00
NEW YORK - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the 2019 Year in Review outlining major accomplishments and environmental progress during the Trump administration.

EPA Approves State of Texas’ Clean-Air Plan for Ozone in Houston Area

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00
DALLAS – (Feb. 6, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the state of Texas’ clean-air plan for the greater Houston area under the Clean Air Act’s 1979 1-hour and 1997 8-hour ozone standards.

EPA Releases 2019 Year in Review Highlighting Agency Accomplishments and

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00
NEW YORK - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the 2019 Year in Review outlining major accomplishments and environmental progress during the Trump administration.