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News Releases by State: ALASKA


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09/10/2014EPA settles with Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC, for hazardous waste violations at its North Pole Facility
08/27/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
07/30/2014Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities resolves hazardous waste violations stemming from highway paint
07/23/2014EPA awards over $888,000 for climate research, adaptation in remote Alaska Native villages
07/18/2014EPA releases proposal to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska fisheries from potential impacts posed by Pebble Mine
07/02/2014Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement
06/04/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/09/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
04/29/2014Two oil and gas facilities in Alaska resolve industrial stormwater violations
04/25/2014EPA Reaches Settlement with Alaska Gold near Nome, Alaska for Improperly Managing Hazardous Waste
03/17/2014EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during National “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 17-23
02/28/2014EPA moves to protect Bristol Bay fishery from Pebble Mine
02/12/2014Four Alaska fishing vessels resolve seafood waste violations to protect marine environment
01/15/2014EPA Releases Bristol Bay Assessment Describing Potential Impacts to Salmon and Water From Copper, Gold Mining / Agency launched study after requests for action to protect Bristol Bay watershed from large-scale mining
01/15/2014Media Advisory: Press conference call with EPA Region 10 Administrator on release of final Bristol Bay Assessment
01/15/2014EPA releases Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and water from copper, gold mining
11/19/2013Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to close contaminated wells, protect groundwater in EPA agreement
10/23/2013National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Encourages Testing and Safe Home Repairs to Protect Children’s Health
09/18/2013Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson settles with EPA for hazardous waste law violations
09/05/2013EPA fines Shell for Clean Air Act permit violations during offshore oil exploration in Alaska
09/04/2013EPA reaches settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide
08/22/2013EPA Chief Gina McCarthy will visit Alaska to highlight climate action plan and tour Bristol Bay
08/20/2013Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington businesses compete to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gases in EPA’s Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/31/2013Compliance with environmental laws helps protect air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
07/30/2013Jim Woods of Makah Tribe continues as EPA senior tribal policy advisor for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
05/30/2013Tesoro to pay $1.1 million to resolve Clean Air Act violations
04/26/2013EPA Releases Revised Bristol Bay Assessment/Agency asks for Additional Peer Review and Public Comment
04/23/2013Northwest federal agencies are combating climate change - reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy, water, waste efficiency improvements
04/23/2013EPA Northwest Region launches Twitter feed on Earth Day
04/19/2013EPA: Compliance with environmental laws helps protect air, land and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
04/01/2013U.S. Air Force 611th Air Support Group Closes Banned Motor Vehicle Waste Wells at Three Alaska Sites
03/28/2013Alaska seafood processors settle with EPA for Clean Water Act waste discharge violations
01/29/2013EPA’s environmental enforcement helps keep water, land, air clean and clear in the Pacific Northwest
01/16/2013EPA Toxics Release Inventory Report provides Alaska residents with information on chemical releases
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/17/2012ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Unit facility settles with EPA for Oil Discharge to Tundra on Alaska’s North Slope
12/03/2012EPA enforces clean air and water laws to protect communities and environment in the Pacific Northwest
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/21/2012EPA settles with four Alaska seafood processors for Clean Water Act violations
09/19/2012Alaska Gold settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at Nome Mine Site
09/14/2012Kenai Peninsula Borough maintenance shop to construct new building for hazardous waste storage following series of violations
09/11/2012Albertsons and Whole Foods reduce harmful refrigerant emissions and garner national awards
08/13/2012EPA Announces Summary of Enforcement Actions for Spring 2012
05/29/2012National Science Foundation Offers Up To $12 Million for Arctic Sustainability Grants
05/03/2012EPA announces summary of enforcement actions for Winter 2012
03/13/2012Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks mismanaged hazardous waste and failed to maintain adequate training plan for personnel handling waste
02/27/2012Ten school districts in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska recognized as Energy Star Leaders
02/24/2012EPA seeks scientist nominations for Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment peer review panel
02/02/2012EPA announces summary of Pacific Northwest and Alaska enforcement actions for Fall 2011
01/30/2012EPA proposes waste water discharge permits for oil and gas exploration in Alaska’s Beaufort and Chukchi Seas
12/21/2011SUPERVALU food recovery efforts garner National Waste Wise Award
11/10/2011Clearing the Northwest’s air with clean diesel technology
10/21/2011EPA issues final air permit to Shell Offshore Inc. for Arctic oil and gas exploration
10/18/2011Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington groups awarded over $219,000 for Environmental Education
09/28/2011Trident Seafoods Corp. to Pay $2.5 Million to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations and Spend More Than $30 Million to Upgrade Processing Plants
09/28/2011Trident Seafoods Corp. to Pay $2.5 Million to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations and Spend More Than $30 Million to Upgrade Processing Plants / Settlement to reduce discharges of seafood processing waste by more than 100 million pounds annually
09/19/2011EPA issues final air quality permits to Shell for Arctic oil and gas exploration
09/19/2011Fort Wainwright fined over $79,000 dollars for banned motor vehicle waste disposal wells
08/11/2011EPA helps states protect beachgoers in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
08/08/2011Chilkoot Lumber Company and owner fined $9,500 for leaking PCB transformers in Haines, Alaska
07/20/2011Zender Environmental Health and Research Group selected to receive a $300,000 EPA Job Training Grant funds to train workers for a brighter, “greener” future.
07/01/2011EPA seeks public comments on revised air quality permits for Shell's Arctic oil exploration activities
06/23/2011U.S. addresses sewage discharge violations in Unalaska
05/23/2011EPA Region 10 Asks Alaskans to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
02/28/2011Alaska placer miner settles EPA Clean Water Act discharge violations
02/07/2011EPA plans scientific assessment of Bristol Bay watershed
01/20/2011EPA Seeks Applications for Community-Based Environmental Grants / Grants will help communities address local health and pollution issues
01/20/2011Usibelli Coal Mine, near Healy, Alaska, agrees to pay $60,000 EPA penalty for Clean Water Act violations
12/16/2010EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases - Highlights for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
12/16/2010Coeur Alaska, Inc., to pay $170,000 EPA penalty for “Unpermitted Discharges” at the Kensington Gold project
11/04/2010Alaska tribal village receives nearly $95,000 to reduce exposure to toxics
10/07/2010Firing range cleanup agreement means Kincaid Park soccer field construction can move forward
09/13/2010City of Ketchikan fined nearly $3,000 for improper disposal of PCBs
08/02/2010Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington awarded $190,000 for Environmental Education
07/13/2010Anchorage man faces up to $177,500 in EPA fines for destroying wetlands and streams
06/29/2010Alaskan seafood processor fined $135,000 for Clean Water Act violations
06/24/2010Tyler Amon Named “Top Cop” for EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Program in the Northwest and Alaska
05/20/2010Middle School Students receive national recognition for their creative “Recycling” project in Homer, Alaska
04/13/2010Landowners Ordered to Restore Salmon Stream and Wetlands near Haines, Alaska
04/09/2010EPA Issues Air Permit to Shell Offshore, Inc, For Drilling Exploration in Alaska's Beaufort Sea
04/01/2010EPA Issues Air Permit to Shell for Drilling Exploration in Alaska's Chuckchi Sea
03/23/2010Anchorage Waste Water Utility and Contractor Pay $9850 EPA Storm Water Penalty
03/02/2010EPA Adds Ten Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

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02/19/2010Recovery Act’s One Year Anniversary: Workers in Pacific Northwest Benefit from Investment in Environmental Protection
12/24/2009EPA Releases National, Regional Enforcement Statistics for 2009
11/03/2009Fish processing plant in Haines, Alaska faces a possible $177,500 fine for discharging fish waste without a permit
10/08/2009EPA designates “nonattainment” areas for fine particle air pollution
09/30/2009Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs in Alaska
09/23/2009Salt Chuck Mine on Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island Proposed for Federal Cleanup List
09/10/2009Teck Alaska, Inc., assessed $120,000 EPA penalty for water violations at Red Dog Mine and Port site
09/08/2009Alaska Asbestos Contractor Agrees to pay nearly $20,000 to resolve Clean Air Act Violations
09/03/2009EPA Awards nearly $1 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Alaska
08/11/2009Alaska Receives $236,900  in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
07/21/2009Nearly $188,000 is awarded to Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington for Environmental Education
07/13/2009Alaska Landowner Ordered To Restore Wetland Habitat
07/09/2009Remote Native Villages in Alaska to Benefit from $27.9 million in Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
06/26/2009Alaska Federal Court Orders Safety Waste Incineration to Stop Burning Medical Waste, Pay $75,000 Penalty
05/19/2009EPA reminds Americans: “Friday is Don’t Fry Day”
05/13/2009Kenai student receives national recognition for creative environmental project
04/30/2009Trident Seafoods pays over $112,000 for failing to properly report hazardous chemicals