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Clinicians: Help patients reduce #wildfire smoke exposure! Learn how with this training. Free CE.… https://t.co/r4FD1tUom6
Retweeted by U.S. EPAEver wonder how EPA #brownfields grants help communities? Watch below⬇️. #Brownfields2019 https://t.co/uwKr4henoTApplications for our #EnviroEd award for K-12 teachers are due January 15, 2020. https://t.co/oCYcTbPxMK #PIAEEReminder: EPA is accepting nominations for the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee! Applications are due 1… https://t.co/f7zfzH6vj7
12/9
2019
One month left to apply for EPA’s environmental education grants. We have up to $3 million in funding for local env… https://t.co/egak8czVcF
12/6
2019
EPA is taking a suite of actions related to ethylene oxide (EO), including reviewing and updating regulations for s… https://t.co/nyDanC3vmz
12/5
2019
EPA’s coastal watershed grants are an important part of fulfilling the goals of our National Estuary Programs (NEPs… https://t.co/6uT0EeeeVGEPA partners with @RAEstuaries to administer grants to organizations that work to improve our nation’s waters, incl… https://t.co/nJQDY29mFXWe are excited to announce that $4 million has been awarded to @RAEstuaries to help further protect & restore the w… https://t.co/kvqjXfieGE#OTD in 1970, the first Administrator was sworn in to head the newly created Environmental Protection Agency.… https://t.co/FtN0hWjQU4Yesterday, EPA took another step to help communities address #PFAS nationwide. More here: https://t.co/8h109iYgUx
12/4
2019
In honor of the late Administrator Ruckelshaus, we’re kicking things off with this @Washingtonpost article from 11/… https://t.co/TkStl74MTQToday, EPA celebrates its 49-year anniversary. Throughout the next year we will be sharing historical photos and st… https://t.co/DEswbdTv78
12/2
2019
Residential wood smoke is an issue in many tribal communities. Smoke may smell good, but it's not good for you. Lea… https://t.co/UAFX77IixO
12/1
2019
Happy shopping! Just remember to #recycle all those paper bags and boxes. #SmallBusinessSaturdayEPA supports small businesses across America. Check back often for announcements for grant funding opportunities to… https://t.co/XFcUMG2z5iAnother great example is EPA Administrator Award for Outstanding Accomplishments by a Small Business winner… https://t.co/6YE7EJOEojCheck out more information on Seacoast Science, Inc.’s project here: https://t.co/GwNED5mO2EA recent example is Seacoast Science, Inc.’s use of #SBIR Phase II funding to develop broad-spectrum analytical met… https://t.co/Sbrd1Zz70p#DYK, EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (#SBIR) program helps entrepreneurs turn innovative green technology… https://t.co/fVL3SkXHgXCheck out West Haymarkets’s full story here: https://t.co/oTaCWgOFRO #SmallBusinessSaturdayToday, #Brownfield grants are helping to revitalize the West Haymarket neighborhood of @CityofLincoln. 140,000 cubi… https://t.co/1ruV7QjhoMCheck out Waterloo’s full story here: https://t.co/dotJUFi3gT.@WaterlooIowa is a great example of #Brownfield grant success. After a period of disinvestment in the 1980s, EPA B… https://t.co/0DLutpsdvqEPA #Brownfield grants have helped communities across America reclaim and revitalize formerly contaminated sites fo… https://t.co/Dirsm9i6IvIn recognition of #SmallBusinessSaturday, we’re highlighting two EPA programs that help small businesses and local… https://t.co/uAHl6IB1TI
11/30
2019
Our story map has information about the response activities for the TPC Group Plant Explosion in Port Neches, Texas… https://t.co/1l4S8LMdLM
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11/29
2019
On behalf of the entire EPA family, we give thanks and wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! https://t.co/xaZ6yuQmNL
11/28
2019
The entire EPA family mourns the loss of Administrator William D. Ruckelshaus. Bill Ruckelshaus was the father of t… https://t.co/606UdYKTtd
Retweeted by U.S. EPAEPA has received the request from @TCEQ to provide air monitoring, which we are in the process of doing, in additio… https://t.co/GXPO60cybnWho would you love to give an ENERGY STAR certified gift to this holiday season and why? Reply to this tweet and do… https://t.co/GCZ0wcPCwY
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11/27
2019
#EnviroEd teachers: Don’t miss the deadline to apply for our environmental educator award - submit your application… https://t.co/ylW5D22V6PTips for #NoWastedFood at home: ✅Plan meals for the whole week before you go shopping. Buy only what's needed for… https://t.co/v1Qvmv5Q1W
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11/26
2019
Today, I sat down with @ABC to discuss EPA’s aggressive action plan to address #PFAS and steps the Agency is taking… https://t.co/yNsOJn3oBp
Retweeted by U.S. EPAEPA is asking the public for input on potentially adding #PFAS to the list of chemicals companies are required to r… https://t.co/n1AP6CPXwpDo you know a K-12 student or team with an outstanding environmental stewardship project? Nominate them for EPA’s P… https://t.co/U2WGiTfNaT
11/25
2019
Getting ready for #Thanksgiving? Don't forget to shop your refrigerator and pantry first before hitting the grocery… https://t.co/KY65CAkvfA
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11/23
2019
November is Native American Heritage Month! Learn what actions your community can take to improve IAQ and protect h… https://t.co/7A1jYLnOLtNOTICE: Retailers are now prohibited from selling paint & coating removal products containing methylene chloride to… https://t.co/5FUN8nWMycToday, EPA announced the availability of $4.8 million in funding to expand research on managing potential #PFAS imp… https://t.co/bBcjH21R5v
11/22
2019
Today, EPA released the RMP Reconsideration final rule, which modifies & improves the existing rule while maintaini… https://t.co/9QGiGFt5QH
11/21
2019
We’re so excited for #GearsofGovAwards 2020 cycle that we’re taking a look back at a winning team from 2019! This t… https://t.co/Csi5linPwE
Retweeted by U.S. EPAEPA provided technical assistance to communities affected by Superfund sites, including 43 communities that receive… https://t.co/1SVIL1qkemEPA has awarded $29.4 million in targeted airshed grants that will reduce environmental & public health impacts in… https://t.co/7jIPPwrT7yEPA selected 2020-2023 National Compliance Initiatives that prioritize impacts on vulnerable communities & performe… https://t.co/yBeEWxgj85EPA actions resulted in 44 underserved communities that felt the meaningful impacts of EJ funding received over the… https://t.co/OabFA3a3SBEPA trained and/or engaged with ~12,350 community residents, conducted ~300 workshops & community forum activities… https://t.co/dbEcdF0GdoEPA has awarded approximately $50 million in funding for DERA with priority given to projects that engage & benefit… https://t.co/2CXURyc5lHEPA has awarded $64.6 million to 149 communities with Brownfields grants, which will provide funding to assess, cle… https://t.co/LLcqsDCsxIEPA collaborated with state partners to develop online trainings on approaches to integrate EJ in state policies &… https://t.co/H3p6Nw4eheEPA provided trainings & technical assistance to approximately 40 states agencies and organizations, as well as loc… https://t.co/gDlvaOtQO7EPA has awarded $46.19 million to support state & tribal response programs & continued to encourage the prioritizat… https://t.co/sJYfTQ4q8pAs part of our EJ efforts, EPA has elected 50 new small EJ grants recipients in FY 2019 to receive $1.5 million in… https://t.co/FxixBolTs8We will continue working together with states, local communities, tribes & private parties to advance the environme… https://t.co/R4ekRq87UmUnder the Trump Administration, we remain committed to ensuring environmental justice is integrated into EPA’s prog… https://t.co/v0MrSEJiZy
11/20
2019
Today EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and @OhioEPA Director Laurie Stevenson announced 5 Great Lakes Restora… https://t.co/jYCNwfq4Fj
Retweeted by U.S. EPAAt @EPA, we are working to improve access to clean drinking water both at home & abroad. Today, over 92% of communi… https://t.co/DVLTHonsRY
11/19
2019
Last week, we celebrated #AmericaRecycles Day with events highlighting our progress as a nation to… https://t.co/wipNSNeNXV#ICYMI: EPA chief to 'Post': U.S. 'leading by example' on environmental issues @Jerusalem_Post https://t.co/VwFQ1gfsAi
11/18
2019
Now more than ever we all need to do our part to #RecycleRight. Know what your local recycling collector accepts an… https://t.co/KpHGu3haWvWe recognize the challenges recycling programs face, however, the industry is still thriving and keeping our enviro… https://t.co/7XSA3s1bXeCheck it out -- EPA has radio spots available in several tribal languages designed to raise awareness of childhood… https://t.co/b2UkrcPNpOToday, #EPA simplified a disposal rule for hazardous waste aerosol cans that will help streamline systems for numer… https://t.co/ESFakrU2tjSorry for the bad link. This one will be more useful: https://t.co/nE6ftjjttvHappy #AmericaRecycles Day! Your recycling efforts help increase the reprocessing of materials in the U.S. This red… https://t.co/0vC22SOu3LLIVE: At 10 a.m. ET, @EPA will convene the second Recycling Summit, bringing together organizations from across the… https://t.co/VMFV3PzmmU
11/15
2019
#DYK, it is important to not just recycle, but to #RecycleRight? Putting the wrong thing in a recycling bin leads t… https://t.co/NVNlaFvoWPRecycling doesn't just conserve energy & natural resources. A 2016 #EPA report shows recycling accounted for 757K j… https://t.co/juSZdTrrviEPA is now accepting applications for our Presidential Environmental Youth Awards. #PEYA Applications for environme… https://t.co/0Guk3PrOnhAre you an educator passionate about environmental stewardship? Encourage your district to apply for an… https://t.co/SAG3I6WmFQDo you know a K-12 #EnviroEd teacher setting an example for their students? Encourage them to apply for our teacher… https://t.co/O1O3f9RJOlAfter conducting a waste audit and discovering 70% of what the Muscogee Creek Nation threw away was recyclable, the… https://t.co/NXzmWee3xl
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11/14
2019
Next year, #EPA celebrates its 50th Anniversary! Looking back, a big part of our success is #Recycling. In 1970, th… https://t.co/HLKNsvmt4M#DYK that our voluntary WasteWise program is one of #EPA’s longest running partnership programs? We've worked with… https://t.co/27L5oD23UtToday, Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp recognized @ComEd as a #WasteWise Charter member and a 2018 award winner!… https://t.co/droTWtLq1M
Retweeted by U.S. EPAThe proposed rule allow studies like the Harvard Six City study to be used. EPA has not rejected or otherwise elimi… https://t.co/lEh4Ie6JSAThe proposed science transparency rule maintains protecting confidential personal information just as other federal… https://t.co/TGAi4Q6GUYEPA is committed to scientific integrity & transparency. Science transparency doesn't weaken science, quite the con… https://t.co/9OIFqqv5MuWhen EPA develops significant regs using public resources, including regs for which the public is likely to bear th… https://t.co/ouxQ9i6qnmAcademic journals, including the Public Library of Science & the Annals of Internal Medicine already require author… https://t.co/LkjErYzmw8The proposal & supplemental will not apply to any regulations already in place. https://t.co/1B95gXBfPgThe NYT published story: EPA to Limit Science Used to Write Public Health Rules. This has numerous errors & is base… https://t.co/JiTZBKxP74To say politically appointed agency administrator's would have wide-ranging discretion over which studies to accept… https://t.co/KiaFYFBaJ5Science transparency does not weaken science, quite the contrary. By requiring transparency, scientists will be req… https://t.co/Dz0SSqW5hDIt is important to ensure science underlying EPA decisions is transparent & available for evaluation by the public… https://t.co/id3WC6xcCbThe bipartisan USMCA agreement delivers on promises to our nation’s farmers, ranchers, businesses and American work… https://t.co/2i8oBe2kak#DYK, our voluntary WasteWise program is one of #EPA's longest running partnership programs🤝? We've worked with 50+… https://t.co/Yc7jByXmVV
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11/13
2019
Congratulations to @Argonne for their 2018 #FederalGreenChallenge success! Today they received awards for their imp… https://t.co/5TDGLYvrrR
Retweeted by U.S. EPAToday, we’re celebrating 25 years of our successful, voluntary WasteWise Program! Through #ReduceReuseRecycle effor… https://t.co/htOWMevqy5We want to hear how K-12 teachers are using nature in their classrooms. Share your successes, or the success of an… https://t.co/oGhFFsftCN
11/12
2019
It's #AmericaRecycles Week! We celebrate the people, communities & businesses that work together to… https://t.co/zzjoLMOw4kThis #VeteransDay, @EPAregion6 and @kabtweet are recognizing the Fort Bliss Recycling Heroes program. Fort Bliss wa… https://t.co/2yJbQQHdz9We join the nation this #VeteransDay to #SaluteVETS and honor all who serve -- past & present -- in our uniformed s… https://t.co/K2y9sLhxEN
11/11
2019
#AmericaRecycles: Join us 11/14/19! We're hosting an Innovation Fair showcasing advances in recycling technology. E… https://t.co/7NOC1m1ARzEPA recently announced up to $3 million in funding for local environmental education projects. What better way to c… https://t.co/UfcXWrAnxIDo you know if your business generates hazardous waste? If you’re looking for an easy-to-understand resource on whi… https://t.co/DezAmoBKpcIt's #NationalSTEMDay! Help inspire the next generation of #STEM students to tackle environmental challenges like m… https://t.co/RtmbkWJ20RNew @EPA @usbr MOU fosters collaboration on new and existing federal financing programs to promote water supply rel… https://t.co/movAYK4ZLq
Retweeted by U.S. EPAResidential wood smoke is an issue in many #tribal communities. Learn before you burn: Burn the right wood, the rig… https://t.co/74YBpM5bHzDo you know a K-12 #EnviroEd teacher setting an example for their students? Encourage them to apply for our teacher… https://t.co/cnULUqCMf0
11/8
2019

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