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U.S. EPA News feed

  • EPA Finalizes Rule to Reduce Climate-Damaging HFCs (HQ)
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 2, 2015 EPA Finalizes Rule to Reduce Climate-Damaging HFCsWASHINGTON – Today, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing a rule to prohibit certain uses of chemicals that significantly contribute to climate change in favor of safer, more cli...
  • Arkansas Receives EPA Grant to Monitor and Improve Air Quality (AR)
    DALLAS – (July 2, 2015) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $558,000 to the - Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to monitor fine particulate matter, or PM 2.5. These are particles found in smoke and haze that measure 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter. Th...
  • EPA to approve California¬ís newest list of impaired waterways (CA)
    Polluted rivers, lakes and coastal waters need cleanup and restoration plansSAN FRANCISCO — More than 40,000 miles of California’s rivers and streams are currently threatened by pollution, according to a list of impaired waterways submitted by the state to the U.S. Environmental Protection A...


School Network Helping End Poverty


The Icahn Charter School network in the South Bronx has been quietly registering extraordinary test results for years, while nurturing its students in an atmosphere of "unconditional love," as its emotive leader, Jeff Litt, puts it.

US National Healthy Schools Day



Healthy Schools Network was founded 20 years ago this year in Albany, NY as a not for profit with a mission of ensuring that every child has an environmentallysafe and healthy school that is clean and in good repair. For more information about the organization and its impact, visit