Thursday, July 27, 2017
McCarthy leads delegation to Montreal Protocol Meeting in Dubai

The meeting focusing on preserving the Ozone layer runs through November 5.
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Ohio EPA schedules meeting on 2016 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund

A public meeting will held November 23 for the program that provides loans to improve the state's water system.
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EPA approves revisions to New Source Review Program for Albuquerque, N.M. area

The revisions set pre-construction permitting thresholds for air pollution from stationary sources.
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EPA: Combined heat and power systems offer energy savings, emission reductions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently highlighted the benefits of combined heat and power (CHP) systems.
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USFWS paves way for Wyoming reintroduction sites for black-footed ferrets

The designation allows willing landowners to have the endangered mammals on their land without concern over potentially violating the Endangered Species Act.
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Michigan hosts Governor’s 2015 Forest Products Summit

The meeting builds on efforts started in 2013 to grow the state's wood-using industries.
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USDA announces $314 million in funding for rural water and wastewater projects

The funds announced on Monday bring the total amount of USDA funding for rural water and wastewater services to $12.3 billion.
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Congressmen question McCarthy on EPA cooperation for Codification of Clean Air Act provision

Representatives Upton, Murphy and Whitfield sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting information on EPA cooperation, or lack thereof, with the codification of a provision in the Clean Air Act.
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Arkansas AG joins lawsuit against EPA over lower ozone standards

The suit challenges the agency’s reduced National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Ozone.
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California Association of Sanitation Agencies weigh in on drought response legislation

The California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) recently addressed legislative priorities for federal drought response in a letter to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
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Survey: 80 percent support biofuel use

A recent voter survey indicates Americans are increasingly supportive of biofuels.
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Barrasso moves forward with bill to block WOTUS implementation

The Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule was finalized earlier this year.
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Mississippi River Basin receives $30 million for water conservation systems

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) made the investment through its Natural Resources Conservation Service.
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Oregon, feds partner to protect cold water habitats for fish

The aim is to restore cold water habitats in the Columbia and lower Willamette Rivers.
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Guam receives $12.1 million to improve water system, environment

The funding from the EPA supports the efforts of the Guam Environmental Protection Agency.
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EPA accepting nominations for 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Awards

The awards recognize new technologies that protect public and environmental health.
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