Sunday, April 23, 2017
CSX Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal wins Ohio EPA Environmental Excellence award

CSX’s Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal recently earned Gold Level recognition under the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s (Ohio EPA) Ohio Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) program due to the facility’s emissions reductions and resource conservation measures.
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EPA funds water quality research at six universities with $4.8 million in grants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $4.8 million to six universities throughout the country for projects that will enhance community understanding of the economic value of water quality.  
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EPA approves New Mexico’s 2016 list of impaired waters

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the list of impaired waters submitted by the New Mexico Environmental Department (NMED) in June, which identifies both causes of impairment and impaired water body segments.  
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EPA announces initiatives to increase tribal authority on environmental matters

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced several initiatives that will improve both human and environmental health on Indian Reservations, including an interagency agreement on tribal treaty rights and an expansion of the Local Environmental Observers (LEO) Network program.
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EPA awards $365,000 to keep plastic out of New York and New Jersey waterways

In an effort to help stem the flow of plastic into the nation’s lakes, rivers, harbors and oceans, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $365,000 for projects that will work toward prevention in New Jersey and New York.
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EPA finalizes two rules to reduce HFC emissions ahead of Montreal Protocol negotiations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently finalized two rules, through its Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) and refrigerant management programs, that will limit the nation’s emissions of potent greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).  
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EPA recognizes two NC companies with 2016 SmartWay Excellence Awards

Two companies based in North Carolina – Lowe’s Companies Inc. and Transportation Insight LLC — recently received 2016 SmartWay Excellence Awards from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in recognition of their efforts to reduce their carbon footprints.
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EPA awards Hawaii $18.6 million to fund low-cost loans for water infrastructure projects

The Hawaii Department of Health recently won two grants from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), worth a combined $18.6 million, that it will use on projects to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure throughout the state.
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