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Poor Air Quality Expected for South Coastal New England on Saturday, June 5

EPA Air - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 11:00
BOSTON – New England air quality forecasters are predicting air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups on Saturday, June 5, 2021, due to ground-level ozone formation stemming from hot, summery temperatures.

EPA settlement with WVA Manufacturing of Alloy, W.Va., ensures Clean Air Act compliance

EPA Air - Thu, 06/03/2021 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (June 3, 2021) – WVA Manufacturing LLC will pay a $182,350 penalty to settle alleged Clean Air Act violations at its primary-metals manufacturing facility in Alloy, West Virginia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today.

EPA cites Alliant Techsystems Operations for environmental violations at Navy facility in Keyser, W. Va.

EPA Air - Wed, 06/02/2021 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (June 2, 2021) – Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC will pay a $350,000 penalty to settle several alleged environmental violations at the U.S. Navy-owned Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in Keyser, West Virginia.

Revise el Índice UV para protegerse del sol:

EPA Air - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (28 de mayo de 2021) — Este es el 13er año en que la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE. UU.

Check the UV Index to Stay Safe in the Sun: 106,000 New Skin Cancer Cases Estimated in the United States in 2021

EPA Air - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 28, 2021) — For the 13th year, the U.S.

Air Pollution Trends Continue to Link Clean Air and Strong Economy

EPA Air - Wed, 05/26/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 26, 2021) — Today,  the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual interactive report tracking America’s progress in controlling air pollution since the passage of the Clean Air Act in 1970.

The Metropolitan District to Pay Penalty and Meet More Protective Emission Limits at its Sewage Sludge Incinerators Under Proposed Clean Air Act Settlement with EPA

EPA Air - Wed, 05/26/2021 - 11:00
HARTFORD, CONN. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a proposed settlement with The Metropolitan District (MDC), headquartered in Hartford, Conn., for violations of the Clean Air Act.

U.S. EPA penalizes Lupton, Arizona refinery for violating Clean Air Act chemical safety requirements

EPA Air - Mon, 05/24/2021 - 11:00
LUPTON, AZ. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with Lupton Petroleum Products Inc. and the former owner of a refinery for violating the Clean Air Act.

EPA: Franklin County, Idaho attains Clean Air Act standards for fine particle pollution

EPA Air - Mon, 05/24/2021 - 11:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today redesignated Franklin County, Idaho as “attainment” for the Clean Air Act fine particulate matter National Ambient Air Quality Standard.

EPA Mid-Atlantic Recognizes First Asthma Community Champion

EPA Air - Mon, 05/24/2021 - 11:00
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EPA Approves Air Permit for Construction & Operation of Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind Project

EPA Air - Wed, 05/19/2021 - 11:00
BOSTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final Clean Air Act Outer Continental Shelf air quality permit to Vineyard Wind 1, LLC. The permit includes air pollution control requirements for the construction and operation of the 800-MW windfarm.

Through Public-Private Partnerships, EPA Helps to Advance Efficiency and Reduce Emissions of American Homes and Buildings

EPA Air - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 17, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces advancements in the ENERGY STAR program that will help set the stage for an economy-wide transition to the types of technology that will be critical in the fight against climate change.

EPA Settlement with Spectro Alloys Will Reduce Air Pollution in Minnesota

EPA Air - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 11:00
CHICAGO (May 17, 2021) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement requiring Spectro Alloys Corporation to upgrade air pollution control equipment to reduce air emissions at the company’s facility in Rosemount, Minnesota.

EPA Announces Public Listening Sessions and Trainings on Upcoming Oil and Natural Gas Methane Rule

EPA Air - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 14, 2021) — Today, the U.S.

La EPA anuncia sesiones públicas de escucha y capacitaciones sobre la futura regla de metano para la industria de petróleo y gas natural

EPA Air - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (14 de mayo de 2021) — Hoy, la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) está dando el primer paso para desarrollar una regla propuesta para reducir el metano y otros contaminantes nocivos de fuentes nuevas y existentes en la industria de petróleo

EPA Rescinds Unnecessary Benefit-Cost Rule

EPA Air - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 13, 2021) — Today, the U.S.

EPA redesignates Logan (Cache County), Utah to attainment for Clean Air standards for fine particulates

EPA Air - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:00
Logan, Utah  -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today took final action to redesignate the air quality status of the Logan (Cache County), Utah nonattainment area as “attainment” for the fine particulate matter (or PM2.5) National Ambient Air Quality S
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