U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Protecting Communities from PFAS in Drinking Water
EPA is proposing the first-ever national drinking water standard to limit six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – the latest action to combat PFAS pollution under our PFAS Strategic Roadmap.
Reducing Water Pollution from Power Plants
EPA is proposing to strengthen the wastewater discharge standards that apply to coal-fired power plants, reducing pollutants discharged through wastewater from coal-fired power plants by approximately 584 million pounds per year.
Learn how this proposed rule helps protect our nation’s vital water resources
EPA Orders Norfolk Southern to Conduct Cleanup from East Palestine Train Derailment
EPA ordered Norfolk Southern to conduct all cleanup actions associated with the East Palestine, Ohio train derailment to ensure the health and safety of the community.
Supporting Pollution Prevention in Underserved Communities
EPA is making $16 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law grant funding available to help businesses adopt pollution prevention practices, advancing environmental justice in communities overburdened by pollution.
Read about the grants available through the Pollution Prevention (P2) Program
East Palestine, Ohio Train Derailment
EPA continues to support local and state partners with response efforts for the East Palestine, Ohio train derailment.
Visit our webpage for the latest updates and resources, including air monitoring results.
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