LENEXA, KANSAS (June 1, 2020) The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continued its progress on a suite of actions to address ethylene oxide by announcing final amendments to the Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), known as MON, to reduce hazardous air pollutants, including ethylene oxide.

LENEXA, KANSAS (May 29, 2020) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working closely with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and all of its federal, state, tribal, and local partners to move forward toward Opening up America Again. From practicing social distancing to continuing to clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, all Americans can play a role in reducing the risk of exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19.

WASHINGTON DC (May 29, 2020) — As we celebrate American Wetlands Month, hundreds of bird species will benefit from $160 million in funding for various wetland conservation projects in North America. The funding was approved by the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, which is chaired by Secretary of the Interior David L Bernhardt.

LENEXA, KANSAS (May 27, 2020) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with BNSF Railway Company to resolve alleged violations of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) at a facility owned by the company in Sioux City, Iowa. In the settlement, BNSF agreed to clean up an estimated 2 million pounds of broken cathode ray tube glass, a hazardous waste, placed and stored there by a previous occupant.

LENEXA, KANSAS (May 20, 2020) — President Trump’s Executive Order to promote transparency through improved agency guidance has led the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to announcing its first-ever proposed rule to establish consistent requirements and procedures for the issuance of guidance documents.

LENEXA, KANSAS (May 7, 2020) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected the East Central Intergovernmental Association, in Dubuque, Iowa, to receive a $600,000 Brownfields Assessment Coalition Grant. The agency works with eastern Iowa communities in Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson counties.

LENEXA, KANSAS (May 6, 2020) — The city of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was selected to receive a $300,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct environmental site-assessments, cleanup planning, and community-outreach activities in the city.

LENEXA, KANSAS (May 7, 2020) — The city of Waterloo, Iowa, was selected to receive a $300,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant by the US Environmental Protection Agency to conduct environmental site-assessments, planning, and community-outreach activities in the city.

LENEXA, KANSAS (April 30, 2020) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified numerous companies and individuals who have manufactured and sold both hardware and software specifically designed to defeat required emissions controls on vehicles and engines used on public roads as well as on nonroad vehicles and engines.

DENVER, COLORADO (April 30, 2020) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to improve the environment and public-health conditions of low-income and minority communities through our daily efforts to ensure all Americans have clean air, safe water, and access to information to make decisions to protect personal and public health.

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