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EPA approves Arkansas Clean-air plan for transport of sulfur dioxide

EPA Air - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (Oct. 18, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved Arkansas clean-air plan related to transporting air pollution across state lines, known as interstate transport.

EPA Funding Will Help Protect Children by Reducing Diesel Air Pollution

EPA Air - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:00
Contact: R3press@epa.gov EPA Funding Will Help Protect Children by Reducing Diesel Air Pollution

State of Alaska and Fairbanks North Star Borough Receive $5 Million EPA Grant to Improve Air Quality in Fairbanks

EPA Air - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:00
SEATTLE — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $5 million in Targeted Airshed Grant funding to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to help the Fairbanks North Star Borough improve air quality.

EPA provides regulatory certainty in Arkansas; clears state backlog of clean-air plans

EPA Air - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS (Oct. 17, 2019) –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently eliminated all backlogs of Arkansas State Implementation Plans (SIPs). This action further emphasizes EPA’s goal to provide regulatory certainty and ensure that all Americans breathe cleaner air.

EPA and Arkansas protect future generations by reducing diesel emissions

EPA Air - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS – (Oct.16, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $318,852 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to reduce diesel emissions by replacing diesel-powered engines with newer engines that meet 2019 EPA emissions standards.

EPA Funds Program to Cut School Bus Diesel Emissions in Toms River, New Jersey

EPA Air - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:00
 EPA Funds Program to Cut School Bus Diesel Emissions in Toms River, New Jersey Contact: Tayler Covington, covington.tayler@epa.gov, (212) 637-3662

EPA Issues Supplemental Proposal for Renewable Fuels Volumes

EPA Air - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S.

EPA helps upgrade Albuquerque diesel-powered trucks, protecting future generations and improving air quality

EPA Air - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 11:00
DALLAS – (Oct.10, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $909,697 to the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico to replace 14 diesel-powered trucks with new trucks that meet 2019 EPA emissions standards.

Lane Regional Air Protection Agency awarded EPA grant for nearly $5 million to improve air quality in Oakridge, OR

EPA Air - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 11:00
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $4.9 million Targeted Airshed Grant to the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency to help  the city of Oakridge improve air quality.

Leading Omaha Truck Carrier Earns Distinction for Efficiency at Annual SmartWay Excellence Awards

EPA Air - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Leading Iowa Truck Carriers Earn Distinction for Efficiency at Annual SmartWay Excellence Awards

EPA Air - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EPA settles Clean Air Act violations at ARG refinery in Bradford, Pa.

EPA Air - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (October 8, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has settled alleged Clean Air Act violations by American Refining Group, Inc. (ARG) at ARG’s petroleum refinery in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

Leading Shippers, Carriers and Logistics Firms in EPA Region 3 Earn EPA Distinction for Efficiency

EPA Air - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
Contact: R3press@epa.gov Leading Shippers, Carriers and Logistics Firms in EPA Region 3 Earn EPA Distinction for Efficiency

Two Eastern Massachusetts Companies Earn EPA Distinction for Freight Shipping Efficiency

EPA Air - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:00
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored top-performers in the freight industry with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards this week.

Leading shippers, carriers and logistics firms in Pacific Southwest earn EPA award for efficiency

EPA Air - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:00
SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored top-performers in the freight industry with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards.

Leading Shippers, Carriers and Logistics Firms Earn EPA Distinction for Efficiency

EPA Air - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (October 7, 2019) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored top performers in the freight industry with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards.

What They Are Saying President Trump Delivers on a Key Promise to American Farmers as EPA, USDA Announce Agreement on Promoting Biofuels

EPA Air - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced an agreement on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), successfully negotiated by President Donald J. Trump.

President Trump Delivers on a Key Promise to American Farmers as EPA, USDA Announce Agreement on Promoting Biofuels

EPA Air - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:00
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue issued the following statements after President Donald J.
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