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EPA Takes Further Actions to Improve the NSR Permitting Program

EPA Air - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (Dec. 3, 2019) — Today, the U.S.

EPA Awards $1.8 Million to Cut Marine Diesel Emissions in New York

EPA Air - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 12:00
NEW YORK  – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1,832,567 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant to the Connecticut Maritime Foundation, Inc. to curb harmful pollution from ferries in the greater New York and New Jersey area.

U.S. EPA provides nearly $29 million for environmental improvements on tribal lands in Arizona

EPA Air - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 12:00
PHOENIX – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $29 million in funding to 19 tribes in Arizona to invest in environmental protection programs and water infrastructure.

U.S. EPA provides nearly $30 million for environmental improvements on tribal lands in California

EPA Air - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 12:00
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $30 million in funding to 87 tribes in California to invest in environmental programs and water infrastructure.

U.S. EPA provides nearly $5.4 million for environmental improvements on tribal lands in Nevada

EPA Air - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 12:00
LAS VEGAS  – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $5.4 million in funding to 16 tribes in Nevada to invest in environmental programs.

EPA and Ohio Announce Steubenville Area Now Meets Federal Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

EPA Air - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 12:00
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (Nov. 25, 2019) - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ohio EPA announced the formal redesignation of the Ohio portion of the Steubenville area to attainment of the most recent federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide.

EPA awards $5.6 million in grants to reduce diesel pollution

EPA Air - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:00
As part of a nationwide campaign to protect air quality and reduce diesel emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection today announced $5.6 million in support for clean diesel projects throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.

EPA Awards $7.8 Million to New Jersey to Improve Air Quality

EPA Air - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
NEW YORK  – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) $7.8 million to support the state’s air pollution control and air monitoring programs. 

EPA Requires Additional Manganese Safeguards at Watco Facility in Chicago

EPA Air - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
CHICAGO (November 12, 2019) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced an administrative consent order requiring Watco Terminal and Port Services to limit handling, storing and shipping of bulk manganese-containing materials to and from its Chicago facility by Jan. 31, 2020.

EPA Awards $9.35 Million to New York to Improve Air Quality

EPA Air - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
NEW YORK  – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) $9.35 million to support the state’s air pollution control and air monitoring programs. 

EPA Awards $412,101 to the U.S. Virgin Islands to Improve Air Quality

EPA Air - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – As part of its continuing efforts to help the Caribbean recover from the long-term impacts from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded the U.S.

Ned Sanders Recognized with 2019 Clean Air Excellence Awards

EPA Air - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
MACON, Ga.  (Nov. 7, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Ned Sanders with a 2019 Clean Air Excellence Award - the Thomas W.

Redding-based Calgren Renewable Fuels/Maas Energy Works selected for prestigious EPA award

EPA Air - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
Redding, Calif. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Calgren Dairy Fuels Pipeline Project and five other groups and individuals nationwide for their innovative work on clean air projects.

Clean Air Projects Win EPA Recognition

EPA Air - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (November 7, 2019) — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized six groups and individuals for their innovative work on clean air projects.

La EPA identificará presencia de radón en las comunidades de Puerto Rico

EPA Air - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (7 de noviembre de 2019) – La Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los EE. UU. (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy un proyecto de investigación innovador para aumentar la capacidad de monitoreo del radón en Puerto Rico.

EPA Will Map Radon in Puerto Rico Communities

EPA Air - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an innovative research project to increase radon monitoring capacity in Puerto Rico.

EPA Moves Forward on Suite of Actions to Address Ethylene Oxide

EPA Air - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00
WASHINGTON (Nov. 6, 2019) ⁠— Today, the U.S.

EPA Participates in Oil and Natural Gas Stakeholder Roundtable with States, Tribes, Operators and Environmental Groups to Improve Communication and Ensure Safe and Responsible Domestic Oil and Gas Development

EPA Air - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Nov. 6, 2019) — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded a two-day oil and natural gas roundtable with stakeholders including state and local leaders, tribes, industry, trade groups, and environmental nongovernmental organizations.
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