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  • U.S. EPA Administrator McCarthy, HUD Secretary Donovan, and DOT Secretary Foxx To Tour Joint Federal…

    23 April 2014, 4:44 pm

    WASHINGTON – On Friday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will join U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx to…
  • Athens EPA Employees Mark Earth Day Week by an East-side Area Cleanup (GA)

    23 April 2014, 4:05 pm

    ATLANTA - EPA’s Athens-based employees together with Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB) will mark Earth Week by cleaning up the Firewood Street neighborhood and WOW playground area.WHAT: Eastside cleanup to mark 44th observance of Earth DayWHO: U.S.…
  • St. Croix Fossil Fuel Power Plant to Comply with Clean Air Act (VI)

    23 April 2014, 2:56 pm

    (New York, N.Y.) Under a legal agreement announced today by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (VIWAPA) will come into compliance with air pollution control requirements in…
  • U.S. EPA Honors Richmond Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)

    23 April 2014, 2:15 pm

    (04/23/14) SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently recognized 23 graduates from RichmondBUILD for completing EPA Brownfield’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWD/JT) program at an award ceremony at their…
  • EPA Announces List of Top 100 U.S. Organizations Using Renewable Energy / Tech Sector Leads the Way…

    23 April 2014, 1:03 pm

    WASHINGTON -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Green Power Partnership released an updated list of the Top 100 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources like wind and solar power. “By using green…
  • EPA Honors Work of Exceptional New Jersey Environmental Leaders (NJ)

    23 April 2014, 11:09 am

    (New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today honored four individuals and organizations from across New Jersey with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional…
  • EPA Honors Work of Exceptional New York Environmental Leaders (NY)

    23 April 2014, 11:09 am

    (New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today honored 17 individuals and organizations from across New York with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator…
  • EPA Honors Work of Exceptional Puerto Rico Environmental Leaders (PR)

    23 April 2014, 11:09 am

    (New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today honored eight individuals and organizations from across Puerto Rico with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional…
  • EPA Honors Work of Exceptional U.S. Virgin Islands Environmental Leaders (VI)

    23 April 2014, 11:08 am

    (New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today honored three individuals and organizations from across the U.S. Virgin Islands with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA…
  • EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S.F. Bay Water Quality and Habitats (CA)

    22 April 2014, 6:34 pm

    Five projects announced at ceremony with EPA, U.S. Rep. Miller and East Bay Regional Park District in Richmond, Calif.SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld today announced nearly $5 million in…
  • U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region Solicits Environmental Award Nominations (CA)

    22 April 2014, 5:48 pm

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2014MEDIA CONTACT: David Yogi, yogi.david@epa.gov, 415-972-3350 Opportunity to recognize environmental championsSAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest region is encouraging citizens in…
  • Kansas State University Student and Faculty Team Honored by EPA (KS)

    22 April 2014, 5:39 pm

    Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., April 22, 2014) - EPA today announced that Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan., was awarded first place in the site design category in EPA’s second annual Campus RainWorks Challenge competition. The…
  • EPA Celebrates Earth Day; Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change (AR, LA, NM,…

    22 April 2014, 3:02 pm

    DALLAS – (April 22, 2014) This Earth Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is empowering Americans across the country to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily lives. Across the country, EPA will…
  • EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Kansas State…

    22 April 2014, 10:08 am

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the four winners of its second annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design challenge created to engage college and university students in reinventing our water infrastructure and…
  • Sprint Electronic Recycling and Food Recovery Programs to be Honored by EPA Region 7 as Nation…

    21 April 2014, 2:54 pm

    Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., April 21, 2014) - EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks will join Sprint officials on Tuesday, April 22 – Earth Day – to present Sprint the EPA WasteWise National Partner of the Year Award for Very Large…
  • U.S. EPA Directs Rare Earth Mine in San Bernardino County to Correct Hazardous Waste Violations (CA)

    21 April 2014, 1:42 pm

    LOS ANGELES--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today ordered Molycorp Minerals, LLC, to pay a $27,300 penalty for improper management of hazardous waste at its San Bernardino County mine and mineral processing facility. The violations were discovered as…
  • U.S. EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth Week Tour on Climate Action Plan / McCarthy traveling to…

    21 April 2014, 12:34 pm

    WASHINGTON – In recognition of Earth Week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy is taking to the road to ask Americans to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily…
  • EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas (TX)

    21 April 2014, 12:20 pm

    EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas$1.4 billion in economic development and over 1500 construction jobs DALLAS – (April 21, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of…
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Holding Events across the Country to Celebrate Earth Week / Agency Encouraging…

    21 April 2014, 12:08 pm

    WASHINGTON – This Earth Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is empowering Americans across the country to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily lives.Across the country, EPA will be holding…
  • EPA U.S. EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth Week Tour on Climate Action Plan/McCarthy traveling to…

    18 April 2014, 3:15 pm

    WASHINGTON – In recognition of Earth Week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy is taking to the road to ask Americans to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily…

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