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Orlando student wins President’s Environmental Youth Award for e-waste organization

The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized he electronics recycling efforts of Kady M., from Orlando, Florida, with a President’s Environmental Youth Award.
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Chapel Hill, NC, student wins PEYA and EPA award for innovative pollution removal method

Joshua Zhou, an 11th grade student from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, recently won a 2015 President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) and the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award for his water quality improvement method.
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Washington Dept. of Ecology seeking comment on EPA filling showing compliance with new ozone standards

In compliance with an Oct. 1 deadline from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) plans to submit a draft recommendation that that the EPA designate all Washington counties as compliant with new air quality standards for ozone.
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Chamber of Commerce releases report on state costs of federal environmental programs

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently released a report showing that states bear the bulk of costs associated with administering federal delegated environmental programs, receiving 28 percent of the funding needed for them.
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EPA Administrator highlights benefits of new farmworker and pesticide handler protections

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck recently visited the Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont, New York, and met with the farm’s president, Peter Ten Eyck, to discuss new protections for farmworkers and pesticide handlers.
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Hopi Tribe to improve water quality at Cultural Center following EPA administrative order

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued an administrative order that will see the Hopi Tribe reduce levels of arsenic in the drinking water at the Hopi Cultural Center and reach compliance with federal standards in two months.
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L'Oréal USA joins EPA’s Green Power Partnership

L'Oréal USA will work with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase its use of and commitment to green power, which already supplies 33 percent of its energy needs, through the Green Power Partnership.
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EPA settles with Columbia, MO, over Clean Water Act violations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the City of Columbia, Missouri, recently reached a settlement agreement for Clean Water Act violations at the Columbia Landfill and Yard Waste Composting Facility.
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White House and EPA honor two Pacific Northwest environmental teachers

Two teachers from the Pacific Northwest were amongst 18 educators across the country to receive the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators, an honor from the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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EPA funds Massachusetts youth environmental job skills initiative

Using a $5,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) hosted four youths in a summertime job skills program at the Lowell, Massachusetts Regional Wastewater Utility.
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FERC gives Duke Energy new 30-year operating license for Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project
Friday, Aug 19, 2016 @ 4:10pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA and NHTSA finalize emissions and fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks
Friday, Aug 19, 2016 @ 3:40pm By EP News Wire Reports
Carnegie Mellon wins $750,000 EPA grant for air monitoring research project
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 @ 3:50pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA and White House recognize Washington State President’s Environmental Youth Awards Winners
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 @ 3:39pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA joins state and local authorities in addressing drinking water violations in Tarrytown, NY
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 @ 3:42pm By EP News Wire Reports
GLRI funds green infrastructure in 13 cities
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 @ 3:07pm By EP News Wire Reports
Cortina Band of Winton Indians gain state-like authority under Clean Water Act
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 @ 2:42pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA announces winner of NASCAR E3 Green Challenge
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 @ 2:36pm By EP News Wire Reports
EPA announces new Deputy Regional Administrator for Region 7
Monday, Aug 15, 2016 @ 1:23pm By EP News Wire Reports
Kansas State wins $750,000 grant for air quality project in S. Chicago
Monday, Aug 15, 2016 @ 1:18pm By EP News Wire Reports