This document is a summary of State responses to Clean Power Plan (CPP) Stay (as of 9/12/16). *Alaska, Vermont, and Hawaii, as well as the D.C., are exempt from the CPP.
This document provides brief examples of states using EPA research and resources through the Office of Research and Development to address environmental concerns.
State environmental agencies play a critical role in the identification, oversight, and cleanup of contaminated federal facilities. While progress has been made, there is significant room for improvement in how the federal government and states work together to remediatecontaminated federal facilitysites and return them when possible to productive use.
State-developed initiatives are solving pressing challenges, both in protecting human health and the environment and in enhancing operations within agencies themselves. From incorporating new technologies in data tracking and permitting to enhancing communication with the public to promoting sustainability, states truly are at the cutting edge. Through its ePermitting System, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources…