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Impacted by recent floods or power outages? @EPA now has information on mold cleanup and preventing carbon monoxide… https://t.co/hOFfditAAS
Retweeted by U.S. EPAHurricanes and natural emergencies may generate leftover hazardous household products that can catch on fire, explo… https://t.co/IbpwsIp4P4Heading out on your favorite trail this weekend? Visiting a local park? Stay sun safe and check the #UVIndex first. https://t.co/j8WLw1hLKsEPA provided a $1 million Revolving Loan Fund grant to Kalispell, Montana to clean up and revitalize its Core Area.… https://t.co/6mB7ExCgm9The enormous local impact of this program has provided states, local communities, & other stakeholders with the nec… https://t.co/e3bObD2FNnEPA is working for communities and small businesses through the agency’s Brownfields program. #SmallBusinessWeekFunded by our #P2 Grant Program, @RowanUniversity working with @Dupont_News, created an alternative distillation pr… https://t.co/V2vt3eLbQoAs a result of the 2017 California wildfires, EPA led the disposal of household hazardous waste at almost 7,000 res… https://t.co/QH5WAVcqI1#DYK the @UDelaware Industrial Assessment Center, through a grant from our #P2 program, performed an audit for Unit… https://t.co/uaLFrVq20r
9/25
2020
.@EPAChemSafety is adding 3 more surface disinfectants to our list of products that are effective against SARS-CoV-… https://t.co/4OZoAzgbIT#DYK companies in the IC/GN partnership used #P2 to collectively reduce air emissions by over 85K lbs and electrici… https://t.co/QaHC36n5QgDo you work with multilingual communities impacted by recent hurricanes, floods or power outages? We now have EPA i… https://t.co/omafKV8WmFIn response to #COVID-19, #P2 grant recipient @simmsfishing made a rapid pivot to mobilize their expertise and manu… https://t.co/NYFkhhsKC92020 #EPASaferChoice Partner of the Year Award winners have shown achievement in the design, manufacture, selection… https://t.co/GNJDydSUzpHurricanes often bring heavy rains and flooding. After flood waters have receded and it's safe to reenter your home… https://t.co/xuT0eRyppi
9/24
2020
Hurricanes can generate tons of debris, including rubble, personal property and household hazardous waste.  Learn m… https://t.co/Rguw25nvDtEPA’s recommendations help federal purchasers identify & procure sustainable products and services, helping agencie… https://t.co/UXXQ37iQrN.@AudubonFL doing great work In Alafia Banks! Thanks for the tour! @FLDEPNews https://t.co/ACr7uuLmBZ
Retweeted by U.S. EPA#OTD in 1988, EPA issues comprehensive and stringent reqs for nearly 2M underground storage tanks, 1/2 of which are… https://t.co/tnipYK9P19There are 28 estuaries located along the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coasts and in Puerto Rico that are designated… https://t.co/9RyLwWxKfK
Retweeted by U.S. EPACongratulations to our 2020 #P2 Grantees! Our P2 grantees provide technical support to U.S. businesses that helps t… https://t.co/c0F6z99WBT
9/23
2020
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the many contributions our Hispanic scientists, lawyers, and… https://t.co/680RF86wiZEPA responders work with federal and local partners, tribes, communities, and others to make sure that those impact… https://t.co/Me81PLbKWh#DYK since the Iowa #P2 Intern Program began in 2001, it has saved 175 companies more than $91 million, along with… https://t.co/GGAfVFEpN9#EPAat50 The 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska tested the capabilities of emergency responders to prepare for a… https://t.co/wmRUS0AS8K
9/22
2020
EPA under President @realDonaldTrump is committed to open and ongoing dialogue with our nation’s hardworking farmer… https://t.co/67KM6nktTB
Retweeted by U.S. EPAIn 2010, the Deepwater Horizon spill impacted the Gulf of Mexico and is the largest oil spill in U.S. history. For… https://t.co/MRugizv2OeEPA joins our federal partners in celebration of #SmallBusinessWeek! https://t.co/NRmFnHhFoB https://t.co/3VseqxLZZ9Check out what 30 years of pollution prevention (P2) looks like! Learn more about the history of #P2:… https://t.co/RqcyKsPC77During #EstuariesWeek, learn more about how EPA’s #NationalEstuaryProgram plays a key role in cleaning up our estua… https://t.co/wpDZd1D1R4
Retweeted by U.S. EPAWe’re celebrating Pollution Prevention #P2Week! This year is special because we’re also celebrating the 30th Annive… https://t.co/1FRgipTfc2The U.S. has seen a 12% reduction in energy-related carbon dioxide emissions since 2005. We’ve also cut our greenho… https://t.co/vLUdBaYrYNOver the past 50 years, air pollution has decreased 77% in the U.S. This includes a 7% reduction over the past four… https://t.co/qjYCNSapgXFocusing on communities, the vital work of implementing enviro laws & working with states & local govs to help comm… https://t.co/c8BdIRP3O8.@EPAAWheeler Discusses Environmental Policy, @AEI hosts - LIVE on C-SPAN https://t.co/MdntgpUG6H https://t.co/ewUBf57wS5In Pueblo, Colorado’s low-income Bessemer neighborhood, EPA accelerated the clean-up of 1,900 residential & commerc… https://t.co/NZepB8VFheAt the Southside Chattanooga Lead Site in Chattanooga, TN, we’ve cleaned up lead contamination in 8 historically bl… https://t.co/AQDDuQ9rkSAt the USS Lead Site in East Chicago, Indiana, we’re cleaning up 671 residential properties & removed contaminated… https://t.co/TDAzb0jHQRRegarding EPA’s Environmental Justice actions at #Superfund sites, for example:EPA is incorporating Environmental Justice through our program offices and improving EJ communities at a pace not seen before. @EPAAwheelerThe #OpportunityZone Tax Credits created by President Trump has done more to help Environmental Justice communities… https://t.co/SkIaudZP60When it comes to enforcement, we have reversed the decline in the EPA criminal program that began in 2011 by bringi… https://t.co/5sSCpDofeFThe backlog of actions on the TMDLs has fallen dramatically from over 100 unprocessed plans in 2017 to just a singl… https://t.co/Od0MeoYuYkSince January 2017, EPA has approved more than 7,000 TMDLs or Total Maximum Daily Load plans to restore polluted wa… https://t.co/h7pWsTN7hhWe have also completely eliminated the backlog of EPA actions on the states’ list of impaired waters, marking the f… https://t.co/l3eXwekcwJWe will finalize our Lead and Copper rule which, for the first time ever, calls for the testing of lead in all schools and daycare centers.We delivered a final rule in April 2019 strengthening Asbestos regulation for the first time in 30 years.In 2019 EPA took the historic step of creating a #PFAS Action Plan that uses all our program offices to deal with t… https://t.co/j6Nqr87MHNWhen we clean up polluted sites quickly and return them to the surrounding communities for an improved use, EPA is… https://t.co/SIz0SeSUmSWhen you reflect on how many of the most polluted & hazardous sites EPA has responsibility for are in the most disa… https://t.co/m0GgXrZ7rjThankfully, cleaning up these sites has been a major focus of the Trump Administration. In the first 3 years, EPA c… https://t.co/Z2vJFpqvfYToo many Americans have lived near Superfund sites for too long. It’s worth remembering that over 1,300 Superfunds… https://t.co/FOBo4QU93uFor example, at the beginning of this administration, we inherited a backlog of 700 State Implementation Plans, als… https://t.co/GAp1KcPmMWEPA under President Trump accomplished this and more all while inheriting the largest backlog of unfinished agency… https://t.co/f5072k3pPBNew rules for natural gas companies to capture fugitive methane emissions from natural gas infrastructure.A rule to reduce emissions from new aircraft that represents the first time the U.S. has ever adopted emission standards for aviation. ✈️The SAFE Vehicles Rule. 🚘The Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, which will cut overall carbon emissions from the U.S. power sector by 34 pe… https://t.co/37rCvumb6EOver the past 4 years, EPA has taken 4 concrete actions to reduce greenhouse gases:Just last week, EPA announced the second largest civil action under the Clean Air Act. https://t.co/Kms5WJZOdoToday, the environment is cleaner than at any point in our nation’s recorded history. In the past four years alone,… https://t.co/uXQ9iXXP97Today, @EPAAWheeler is at @AEI to deliver an address on the future of EPA. Follow along as we live tweet the event… https://t.co/jUomO1JGbm.@EPAAWheeler Wheeler Discusses Environmental Policy, @AEI hosts - LIVE at 10am ET on C-SPAN https://t.co/LewWqdccyG https://t.co/6aug5dn86R
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9/21
2020
Check the #UVIndex forecast to schedule your time outdoors and #ProtectYourSkin. https://t.co/j8WLw1zmC0 https://t.co/QTjA3qgnNP
9/19
2020
Has your local water utility issued an advisory to disinfect your drinking water after #Sally? Learn more on how to… https://t.co/e6bYuF58A1#OTD in 1981, EPA announced $400,000 plan to remove drums full of chemical waste and detoxify runoff water from a 2… https://t.co/pfUHPzfRmXDid #Sally leave you without power? NEVER use a generator inside your home, garage, shed or similar enclosed areas.… https://t.co/sIAr2O2Tuo🔥 With persistent #wildfire smoke conditions☁️our air is still unhealthy or very unhealthy for people in #OR & #WA.… https://t.co/6MTkzOz1gY
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9/18
2020
Associate Deputy Administrator Doug Benevento announced a $348.6 million Water #Infrastructure Finance and Innovat… https://t.co/Ebhe1eABUO
Retweeted by U.S. EPAWe’re awarding $1.6 million to public and private partners in #Arizona to replace old, polluting #diesel vehicles,… https://t.co/Mg4GupQJUv
Retweeted by U.S. EPACongrats to @USouthFlorida on selection as a new #EPAstar grantee for development of a framework to improve impleme… https://t.co/3ZkTkFzAsy
Retweeted by U.S. EPAAvoid contact with flood water. It may be contaminated with raw sewage and hazardous substances. Wash your hands fr… https://t.co/7puyHjXFEx.@EPAChemSafety is dedicated to testing and approving surface disinfectant products to use against SARS-CoV-2. With… https://t.co/lmDpcktxxkWith today’s announcement, this once-contaminated property will be transformed into a community asset by providing… https://t.co/WD8pniOdxz
Retweeted by U.S. EPAWe're supporting the San Jose State University Research Foundation in their research on preventing harmful algal bl… https://t.co/Y1CguNaahY
Retweeted by U.S. EPAToday we announced $1 million in funding to @UofIResearch to research how to control and prevent harmful algal bloo… https://t.co/J1LiST7UVG
Retweeted by U.S. EPAEPA’s Brownfields program is driving transformation at the St. Louis City Foundry. https://t.co/t9I3qIZBjX
Retweeted by U.S. EPAAre you experiencing flooding? Don't use your septic system until water in the drainfield has receded. #SafeSeptichttps://t.co/2aNHc94krTIf #Sally left you without power, follow these safety tips while using a generator: 🔹 Place it outdoors, at least… https://t.co/LHppyIeLtw
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9/17
2020
Before & after a flood, what should underground storage tank (UST) owners & operators do to address or prevent pote… https://t.co/MexUv3AELK#OTD in 1987, Pres. Reagan signs the Montreal Protocol, joining int'l partners in first efforts to protect the ozon… https://t.co/7s98e8NQ9E#DYK 2020 marks one of our most exciting milestones yet: the phaseout of the production and import of almost all HC… https://t.co/WG23ud4fPo
Retweeted by U.S. EPAStorm surge from Hurricane #Sally will be dangerous and may wash out roads and buildings: 🔹 Follow directions from… https://t.co/ihNeJFQPqa
Retweeted by U.S. EPAWith #Sally producing double-digit rainfall totals and winds still gusting ~80 mph, falling trees are an increasing… https://t.co/UzqYWWRs6C
Retweeted by U.S. EPACheck out our latest blog https://t.co/aWZmvKPiYp to learn all about our stratospheric ozone accomplishments. #WorldOzoneDay#ICYMI: @EPAAWheeler joined @971FMTalk @MarcCox971 to preview his visit to St. Louis, Missouri. Listen here: https://t.co/hWXBNHaGPf
9/16
2020
As we celebrate #EPAat50, hear @EPAland’s Asst. Administrator Peter Wright & EPA’s Office of Homeland Security Asso… https://t.co/DYU3xglFLx#Sally will bring life-threatening storm surge to the parts of the Gulf Coast, which can: 🚧 Wash out roads and bui… https://t.co/HvEwOF999d
Retweeted by U.S. EPAEPA is making real progress to clean up communities across the U.S. with renewed focus of our #Superfund program un… https://t.co/o8AJ8gqmL6
Retweeted by U.S. EPAEPA is kicking off its recognition of #HispanicHeritageMonth with a feature of @EPARegion2 Administrator Pete Lopez… https://t.co/38WoS3yJFVIn the path of #HurricaneSally? Learn your community's evacuation routes and location of emergency shelters. They m… https://t.co/bZWBD1Uwqc
Retweeted by U.S. EPA.@EPA congratulates the winners of the 2020 Presidential Environmental Youth Awards and Presidential Innovation Awa… https://t.co/XJcng7QA4z
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9/15
2020
The message we are sending today is clear: We will enforce the law, we will protect the environment, and if you try… https://t.co/84L0SczooV
Retweeted by U.S. EPAWith many states at risk for flooding from #Sally, stay weather aware & sign up for alerts. Flash floods can happen… https://t.co/9SJLNdX4T8
Retweeted by U.S. EPA"Water issues are the most immediate environmental issue facing the world right now. Under President… https://t.co/bsea0Z4iom#EPAat50 Following 9/11, our country identified the need to better prepare for a deliberate attack. EPA’s emergency… https://t.co/RGC4VZifGn“This historic rule guarantees the transparency the public deserves when engaging with the agency. This is a massiv… https://t.co/zPNhvhduFs🛑 #Sally Tip - Power outages are common with tropical storms. Make sure you stock the proper items in your… https://t.co/WxtrDCyf0b
Retweeted by U.S. EPAIn the path of #TropicalStormSally? Now is the time to be prepared. Make an emergency plan for your family and have… https://t.co/Go0u7NCzsM
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9/14
2020
Check the EPA’s UV Index to learn how to be sun safe. Download the free app for your smart phone or search… https://t.co/uaybRrGBVs
9/13
2020

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