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Updated law boosts EPA regulatory power over chemicals (07/05/2016)
Armed with new powers from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency is readying for action on chemicals. EPA is training its regulatory sights on three long-used solvents that agency scientists determined may pose a serious risk to consumers' health.
 
U.S. EPA to Help Six Communities Develop Sustainable Design Strategies (06/27/2016)
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today it has selected six cities for technical assistance with sustainable design strategies under its Greening America's Communities (GAC) program. The 2016 cities chosen for assistance are: Columbia, SC; Brownsville, TX; Oklahoma City, OK; Muscatine, IA; Honolulu, HI; and Multnomah County, OR. "EPA is excited to roll up our sleeves and start working with the next round of cities through Greening America's Communities," said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. "This program is another example of EPA making a visible difference in communities--helping build healthy, vibrant neighborhoods and stronger local economies centered on environmental sustainability."
 

 

 

 

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