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EPA Takes Important Step to Further Protect Children from Exposure to Lead-Contaminated Dust

EPA Air - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 11:00
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 21, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined with the U.S.

EPA Takes Important Step to Further Protect Children from Exposure to Lead-Contaminated Dust

EPA Air - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON (June 21, 2019) — Today, U.S.

Sinclair Oil to pay $1.6 million penalty and install additional pollution controls at Sinclair, Wyoming Refinery

EPA Air - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 11:00
DENVER – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S.

What They Are Saying | EPA Finalizes Affordable Clean Energy Rule

EPA Air - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (June 20, 2019) - Yesterday, the U.S.

EPA Issues Clean Air Act Permit for Veolia’s Hazardous Waste Incinerator in Sauget, Illinois

EPA Air - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:00
CHICAGO (June 18, 2019) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final revised Clean Air Act Title V permit for Veolia’s hazardous waste incinerator in Sauget, Illinois.

EPA announces FY 2020-2023 Priorities for Enforcement and Compliance Assurance

EPA Air - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced seven enforcement and compliance assurance priority areas for fiscal years 2020-2023.

EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

EPA Air - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON — In response to a request received today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has issued an emergency fuel waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, effective immediately.

EPA Marks Start of 2019 Hurricane Season as Preparedness Efforts are Underway even as Hurricanes Irma/Maria Recovery Continues

EPA Air - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:00
NEW YORK - Even as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues dedicated efforts to help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands recover from 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria, EPA is keenly aware of and sensitive to community needs.

Administrator Wheeler Signs Final Rule to Add Reporting Exemption Under EPCRA for Air Emissions from Animal Waste

EPA Air - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a final rule amending the emergency release notification regulations under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).

EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

EPA Air - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (MAY 30, 2019) — In response to a request received on May 29, 2019 , U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has approved an emergency fuel waiver for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

EPA and Illinois Announce that St. Louis Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Fine Particulate Matter

EPA Air - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 11:00
CHICAGO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its approval of Illinois’ request to formally redesignate the state’s portion of the St. Louis area to attainment of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for fine particulate matter.

2019 Marks 25 Years of the UV Index, Yet Skin Cancer Remains the Most Common Cancer in the United States

EPA Air - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2019) — The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 96,000 new cases of melanoma – the most dangerous form of skin cancer – will occur in 2019. With this in mind, the U.S.
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