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EPA announces 12 Healthy Communities Grants awarded across four New England states as part of Children’s Health Month

EPA Air - Wed, 10/21/2020 - 11:00
BOSTON – As part of its ongoing celebration of Children’s Health Month, this week, the U.S.

EPA to Award up to $5.5 Million for Clean Diesel Projects in Mid-Atlantic Region

EPA Air - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:00
EPA to Award up to $5.5 Million for Clean Diesel Projects in Mid-Atlantic Region

EPA Awards More than $4.8 million for Clean Diesel Projects in New England

EPA Air - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 11:00
PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding a total of $4,835,644 in grants to fund projects and programs that will help reduce diesel emissions in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During 2020 Ozone Season

EPA Air - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 11:00
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England Regional office today confirmed that New Englanders experienced a decrease number of unhealthy air quality days this past summer, compared to 2019.

EPA Finalizes Cost-Saving Updates to Existing Fuels Regulations

EPA Air - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 11:00
PHILADELPHIA (October 15, 2020) – Today, at the Monroe Energy LLC Trainer Refinery, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the final Fuels Streamlining Rule.

EPA Proposes Revised Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update for 2008 Ozone NAAQS

EPA Air - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (October 15, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing revisions to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Update to address interstate air quality impacts for the 2008 ozone air quality standards.

EPA Approves Use of Phosphogypsum in Road Construction

EPA Air - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (October 14, 2020) — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler approved a request from The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) to allow phosphogypsum to be used in government road construction projects.

EPA awards Louisiana over $311,000 to assess air pollutants in St. John Parish

EPA Air - Thu, 10/08/2020 - 11:00
DALLAS (Oct. 8, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the state of Louisiana two grants for a total of $311,012. The grants will help the state determine health risks from toxic air pollutants in the community near the Denka Plant in St.

EPA at 50: EPA Kicks Off Children’s Health Month 2020

EPA Air - Thu, 10/08/2020 - 11:00
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EPA Lifts Burn Bans for Four Oregon Tribal Reservations

EPA Air - Wed, 10/07/2020 - 11:00
Thanks to improved air quality, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, officially lifted its ban on open burning on Oregon reservations of the Coquille, and Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw tribes. The EPA open burning bans are lifted effective immediately.

In Pennsylvania, EPA Proposes to Reduce Regulatory Burden and Air Pollutant Emissions from Large Storage Tanks

EPA Air - Wed, 10/07/2020 - 11:00
McKees Rocks (October 7, 2020) — Today, U.S.

EPA Acknowledges 2020 Indoor airPLUS Leader Award Winners & National Builder Commitments

EPA Air - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (October 6, 2020) — Today, the U.S.

La Región 2 de la EPA adjudica subvención de $1.1 millones a la Universidad de Puerto Rico para reducir la contaminación del aire en San Juan

EPA Air - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 11:00
SAN JUAN, P.R. (6 de octubre de 2020) – Esta semana, la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE. UU.

EPA Encourages Innovation, Levels the Playing Field for Sources that Are Reducing Hazardous Air Emissions

EPA Air - Thu, 10/01/2020 - 11:00
WASHINGTON (October 1, 2020) — Today, the U.S.
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