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2003 Press Releases

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Press Releases for 2003
December 23, 2003 EPA Grants Jump Start Clean Diesel Retrofits
December 23, 2003 New Standards for Highway Motorcycles Contribute to Air Quality Improvements
December 17, 2003 Proposals Requested for Particulate Matter Research
December 11, 2003 Pollution Reduction Enforcement Numbers More than Double; Agency Using Better Data to Guide Enforcement Initiatives
December 2, 2003 Administrator Leavitt Outlines Plans and Aspirations for the Agency - Speech Highlights Common Sense Approach; Previews 500-Day Air Quality Action Plan
December 1, 2003 EPA Administrator Leavitt to Address EPA Employees - First Public Speech Will Preview Clean Air Plan
November 13, 2003 Voluntary Programs Report Big Environmental Gains in 2002
November 12, 2003 EPA Administrator Leavitt Announces Staff Additions: Key Positions of Senior Counselor and Press Secretary Filled
November 6, 2003 Mike Leavitt Sworn in as EPA Administrator
November 4, 2003 Science Advisory Board
October 31, 2003 EPA Proposes Rule to Address Transportation Conformity Requirements for the New 8-Hour Ozone and PM2.5 Air Quality Standards
October 31, 2003 Request for Research Applications to Model Future Air Pollution Distribution
October 30, 2003 New Source Review Reconsideration Finalized
October 29, 2003 Environmental Information Exchange Grants Awarded New Network will Transform EPA Data Exchange
October 28, 2003 Governor Mike Leavitt Confirmed by Senate as Next EPA Administrator
October 27, 2003 New Source Review Equipment Replacement Rule Published
October 22, 2003 Model Year 2004 Fuel Economy Numbers Now Available
October 22, 2003 $5 Million for Clean School Bus Projects Awarded
October 16, 2003 EPA and FedEx Freight Partner to Reduce Diesel Emissions
October 16, 2003 EPA, DOT Work Toward National Electric Hook-Up Codes and Standards to Reduce Idling at U.S. Truck Stops
September 30, 2003 Air Quality Index Forecasts Now Available Year-Round -- More Than 100 U.S. Cities Now Predicting Particle Pollution Levels
September 30, 2003 EPA and More Than 100 U.S. Cities Launch Expanded Air Quality Forecasts
September 17, 2003 EPA Proposes Amendments to Aircraft Engine Emission Standards
August 28, 2003 EPA Denies Petition to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Motor Vehicles
August 6, 2003 Clean Diesel Engine Workshop Held in Chicago
August 6, 2003 Clean School Bus USA Grant Competition
June 13, 2003 U.S. EPA Administrator Whitman Announces $5 Million for Clean School Bus Program
June 6, 2003 EPA Announces Public Hearings on the Proposed Nonroad Diesel Rule
June 5, 2003 EPA Improves Availability of Service and Repair Information for Vehicles with On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Systems
June 4, 2003 EPA Announces VEPCO Commitment of $1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions from Fairfax County School Buses
May 21, 2003 Whitman Proud of Accomplishments as she Prepares to Return Home to New Jersey, Resigns as Administrator of EPA, Effective, June 27, 2003
May 19, 2003 EPA, UPS and DaimlerChrysler Test Fuel Cell Vehicles for Real World Use on City Streets
May 2, 2003 2003 Fuel Economy Trends Report Now Available on the EPA's Website
April 18, 2003 Administrator Whitman Rides to Support Commuter Choice Program
April 18, 2003 EPA Requests Grant Proposals to Retrofit Diesel Vehicles
April 15, 2003 Whitman to Announce Unprecedented Initiative for Reducing Pollution from Nonroad Diesel Engines
April 15, 2003 Bush Administration Proposes Dramatic Reductions of Pollution from Nonroad Diesel Engines
April 10, 2003 EPA Announces Rule to Reduce Diesel Emissions on Farms
April 7, 2003 The Bush Administration Reduces Children's Exposure to Diesel School Bus Emissions
April 4, 2003 Clean School Bus USA Summit-The Bush Administration Makes Clean School Buses a Priority
March 7, 2003 United States Settles Clean Air Act Case Against Toyota
February 11, 2003 Bush Administration Issues First Certification of a Fuel Cell Vehicle
February 7, 2003 EPA Awards $200,000 for Program to Reduce Pollution from Ground Freight Carriers
January 31, 2003

Emission Standards Finalized for Ocean-Going Vessels

January 10, 2003 EPA Announces New National Initiative to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Improve Air Quality
January 9, 2003 EPA Administrator Christie Whitman to Launch SmartWay Transport Partnership to Reduce Fuel Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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