Sunday, September 24, 2017
EPA releases new details for Clean Energy Incentive Program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a proposal for the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP), which would help states and tribes meet their emissions reduction goals under the Clean Power Plan.
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EPA announces three Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grants in California

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced three California grants totalling $525,000 through the Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program, which the EPA is administering in partnership with the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities.
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EPA and DoJ settle with Trader Joe’s over Clean Air Act violations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) recently reached a settlement with Trader Joe’s Company that will see the grocery store chain spend $2 million to resolve Clean Air Act violations and pay a $500,000 civil penalty.
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EPA details cleanup effort following Fruitland Magnesium fire in Maywood, California

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently detailed its response and assessment activities carried in the wake of the Fruitland Magnesium fire Incident in Maywood, California, which it is undertaking in a Unified Command with county-level agencies.
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President Obama signs PIPES Act into Law

President Barack Obama recently signed the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act of 2016 into law, allowing for reform of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) that will make it more efficient and transparent.
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EPA finalizing Vermont Phosphorus TMDLs for Lake Champlain

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to finalize Phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for the segments of Lake Champlain under Vermont’s jurisdiction, which will help reduce phosphorus pollution draining into the lake from streams and rivers.
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