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Company Overview of United States Environmental Protection Agency
United States Environmental Protection Agency develops and enforces regulations for human health and environment protection. The agency researches and sets standards for environmental programs and delegates. United States Environmental Protection Agency caters to air quality, chemicals and toxics, climate change, greenery, health and safety, land cleanup, and waste and water treatment issues. The agency was founded in 1970 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia with additional offices in Alabama, Alaska, California, Colorado, and Florida.
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20460
Founded in 1970
Key Executives for United States Environmental Protection Agency
Acting Chief Financial Officer
Acting Chief Information Officer and Acting Assistant Administrator for Office of Environmental Information
Acting Deputy Administrator
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
United States Environmental Protection Agency Key Developments
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Justice Departments Environment and Natural Resources Division Announce Settlement with Cal-Maine Foods, Inc
Apr 14 15
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Justice Departments Environment and Natural Resources Division announced a settlement with Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. that resolves Clean Water Act violations at the company's poultry egg production facility in Edwards, Miss. Under the settlement, Cal-Maine will bring the facility into compliance with its state-issued water discharge permit, significantly reduce nutrient pollution discharges, and improve environmental data collection and reporting practices. The company will also pay a $475,000 penalty to be split evenly between the U.S. Federal and Mississippi governments. Clean Water Act violations from agricultural facilities can impair drinking water sources, transmit disease-causing bacteria, and endanger lakes and rivers. This settlement will bring Cal-Maine into compliance with state and federal laws and cut nutrient pollution discharges into area waterways. Under the settlement, Cal-Maine is already developing and implementing: procedures for its egg production and land application areas to achieve compliance with its NPDES permit, an employee training policy, and improved recordkeeping and reporting practices. The procedures were submitted to, and reviewed and approved by EPA and Mississippi officials over the course of settlement negotiations. Cal-Maine has begun implementing these procedures and must comply with all the terms of the settlement by April 30, 2016.
Continental Carbon Company Reaches $98 Million Settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice
Mar 26 15
Continental Carbon Company has reached a $98 million settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice to implement a series of plant improvements designed to reduce air emissions from its three U.S. plants. Continental Carbon Company said that it has agreed to establish lower emissions levels at its carbon black manufacturing facilities in Phenix City, Ala.; Ponca City, Okla.; and Sunray, Texas. The company noted that it will install additional air quality control equipment in stages at each of these facilities during the next six years. This initiative is the result of diligent and cooperative efforts with the USEPA during the past several years as part of the USEPA's national enforcement initiative aimed at reducing emissions from chemical and petrochemical sources.
Troy Resources Limited Receives Environmental Permit for the Construction and Operation of Karouni Gold Project from Environmental Protection Agency
Jan 12 15
Troy Resources Limited announced that it has received the Finalised Environmental Permit (Permit) for the construction and operation of its Karouni gold project (Karouni). The Permit follows a detailed review and assessment of the Company's Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The permit is valid for 5 years and forms an essential requirement for approval and operation of the Mining Licence.
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