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EPA and Ohio Announce Gallia and Meigs County Now Meet Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 11:00
OHIO (August 10, 2020) -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ohio EPA announced the proposed redesignation of the Gallia and Meigs County area to attainment/unclassifiable for the federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide.

Labadie, Missouri, Area Proposed for Attainment of National Sulfur Dioxide Air Quality Standard

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 11:00
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Lancaster County, Nebraska, Proposed for Attainment of National Sulfur Dioxide Air Quality Standard

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 11:00
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EPA Celebrates 50 Years of Research: Highlight on Flint Hills Prescribed Burns

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:00
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EPA Action Ensures that West Springfield, Mass. Industrial Laundry Will Reduce Air Emissions

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 11:00
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – A West Springfield, Mass. industrial laundry company will take steps to significantly reduce air pollution from its operations under a settlement agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

In Step to Strengthen the U.S. Uranium Mining Industry, EPA Administrator Wheeler Signs Important MOU with Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 11:00
Cheyenne, Wyo. (July 23, 2020) — At a press conference with Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chairman Kristine L.

EPA Initiative Continues to Improve Safety of Ammonia Refrigeration Facilities in New England

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 11:00
Although anhydrous ammonia is an effective refrigerant, it is also a toxic chemical that can injure or kill people when accidentally released. The death of a worker at the Stavis Seafood plant in South Boston in 2016 is the most tragic example recently here in New England. 

North Smithfield, R.I. Facility to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution Under Settlement with EPA

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 11:00
PROVIDENCE – A North Smithfield, Rhode Island, laminating and coating facility has taken steps to reduce its air emissions to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it failed to comply with the terms of its Clean Air Act permit.

EPA Grant of $162,000 Will Fund Air Toxics Monitoring in Oklahoma

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 11:00
DALLAS – (July 22, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the state of Oklahoma a grant of $162,000 for air toxics programs.

ICYMI: EPA’s partnership with states should be applauded for lowering pollution

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 11:00
Norfolk Daily News Editorial Board July 17, 2020

EPA and Indiana Propose Morgan County Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 11:00
MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (July 14, 2020) --Today, the U.S.

What They Are Saying: EPA Proposed to Retain Existing NAAQS for Ozone

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (July 14, 2020) — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposal to retain, without changes, the existing, more stringent 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone.

EPA and Wisconsin Announce All of Sheboygan County Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Ozone

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (July 13, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

Ozone Pollution Continues to Decline Under President Trump, EPA Proposes to Retain Existing NAAQS for Ozone

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (July 13, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing its proposal to retain, without changes, the existing, more stringent 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone.

Steubenville Area Attains Federal Air Pollution Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (July 13, 2020) — The U.S.