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News Releases by State: CALIFORNIA


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07/17/2015U.S. EPA Honors Atherton Teacher with Environmental Education Award at the White House
07/13/2015U.S. EPA honors San Francisco Bay Area firm Hybrid Coating Technologies with Green Chemistry Award
07/01/2015EPA to approve California’s newest list of impaired waterways
06/23/2015EPA Honors PRIDE Industries with Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award
06/23/2015EPA announces two Safer Choice Partners of the Year winners in Southern California
06/17/2015U.S. EPA, DTSC begin removal of more than 5,600 tons of contaminated soil in Huntington Park
06/09/2015Drug Enforcement Administration Western Lab wins EPA Federal Green Challenge award for electronics recycling
05/28/2015EPA awards $400,000 brownfields cleanup grant for public park in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood
05/28/2015EPA awards $400,000 brownfields grant to City of Lodi, Calif.
05/28/2015EPA awards $352,000 brownfields grants to Elk Valley Rancheria
05/28/2015EPA awards $1 million in brownfields grants to Southern California communities
05/28/2015EPA awards $467,000 brownfields grant to Solano County Water Agency
05/28/2015EPA announces $1.6 billion in Clean Water Act funds to upgrade Sacramento’s regional wastewater treatment plant
05/27/2015United States issues cleanup order to owner of ruptured Refugio Beach oil pipeline
05/27/2015EPA awards nearly $200,000 to Fresno, Calif., for environmental job training
05/27/2015EPA awards nearly $200,000 for environmental job training in Richmond, Calif.
05/26/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EchoWater Project Groundbreaking Event, May 28, in Elk Grove, Calif.
05/19/2015U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Award - Marine Corps Air Station Miramar for Energy Conservation, Tour state-of-the-art green facilities
05/18/2015EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Mayor Kevin Faulconer Recognize Timken Museum for Reducing Energy Use by more than 50%
05/15/2015EPA announces availability of $1 million for tribes to upgrade diesel engines
05/14/2015EPA requires Southern California metal finishers to stop illegal hazardous waste releases, wastewater discharges
05/14/2015EPA Administrator McCarthy announces LEED Platinum Certification of San Francisco City Hall
05/13/2015EPA Administrator and San Francisco Bay Area government agencies celebrate nation’s largest solar energy partnership
05/13/2015EPA Administrator McCarthy to announce San Francisco’s City Hall becoming the nation’s oldest building to receive LEED Platinum Green Building Certification
05/13/2015EPA Recognizes Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians for Achievements in Zero Waste and Food Recovery
05/12/2015Wed. May 13, Hayward, Calif. -- EPA Administrator McCarthy joins San Francisco Bay Area agencies to celebrate nation’s largest solar energy partnership
05/08/2015EPA, Product Stewardship Institute, and University of California Launch Toolkit to Reduce Marine Debris
05/07/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator joins San Francisco Bay government agencies to celebrate nation’s largest solar energy partnership
04/29/2015EPA, Justice Department and State of California require Lehigh Cement to cut toxic discharges to San Francisco Bay
04/28/2015MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA, Justice Department, and State of California to announce major San Francisco Bay Clean Water Act settlement on Apr. 29
04/28/2015EPA Honors Disneyland Resort for Achievements in Food Recovery
04/28/2015EPA Recognizes Efforts of More Than 400 Federal Facilities for Green Leadership: Reducing Pollution, Conserving Energy and Saving Money
04/22/2015Watsonville, Calif. students receive President’s environmental education award for fighting to protect sea turtles worldwide
04/21/2015EPA Awards $5 million in Clean Diesel Grants to Protect Health of Communities near Ports
04/21/2015EPA Awards $1.3 Million Clean Diesel Grant to the Port of Los Angeles
04/20/2015EPA honors Sonoma County for protecting air quality, fighting climate change with one of nation’s largest hybrid vehicle fleets
04/08/2015Nation’s first federal combined solar power purchase launched by EPA, Forest Service, Energy Department and GSA
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate /
The agency recognizes 128 partners in 33 states including DirecTV, Staples, and Verizon
03/25/2015San Francisco, Sacramento and San Jose lead nation on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities list
03/25/2015Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside Lead Nation on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List
03/25/2015Washington, D.C. Takes No. 1 Spot on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List
03/20/2015EPA Awards San Joaquin Valley $677,214 for 48 Trucks
03/20/2015EPA Awards $753,476 for Twenty-one Cleaner School Buses and Trucks in Los Angeles County
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/17/2015EPA awards $8.7 million in grants to restore San Francisco Bay’s tidal marsh and river habitats
03/16/2015CA Utilities Encourage Consumers to Chase Water Waste This Week
03/16/2015California utilities encourage consumers to Chase Water Waste this week
03/13/2015EPA issues cleanup plan for former McClellan Air Force Base
03/10/2015U.S. EPA Awards $175,000 Brownfield grant to City of Fresno for revitalization of Elm Ave Corridor
03/09/2015EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States/ Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
02/19/2015U.S. EPA and Customs seize and export more than 730 illegal vehicles, engines at LA/Long Beach Port
02/18/2015EPA, CBP announce results from inspections at ports resulting in hundreds of vehicles seized and exported, significantly reducing air pollution
02/12/2015U.S. EPA requires safer handling of PCBs in Imperial and Riverside Counties
02/10/2015EPA Awards Five California School Districts $325,000 for Thirteen Cleaner School Buses
02/10/2015EPA Awards Rebates to 30 States to Replace 210 School Buses
02/03/2015U.S. EPA, Air District Unveil Air Monitor at Busiest US-Mexico Border Crossing
01/29/2015EPA, San Diego County Air District to Unveil Air Monitor in San Ysidro
01/27/2015EPA Helps Two California Communities Meet Sustainability Goals, Develop Flood Resilience
01/14/2015EPA issues 2013 Toxic Release Inventory data for Pacific Southwest region
01/05/2015EPA Administrator to visit Fresno for high-speed rail groundbreaking
12/23/2014EPA to Hold Public Hearings in California, Texas and D.C. on Proposed Smog Standards
12/18/2014EPA announces 2014 annual environmental enforcement results
12/17/2014EPA awards $600,000 to Oakland, Calif. health nonprofit to help fight asthma in schools nationwide
12/16/2014EPA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act
12/15/2014EPA to announce grant funding for Oakland, Calif. health nonprofit to help fight asthma in schools nationwide
12/15/2014EPA to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act, Highlight Past Successes and Small System Challenges
12/08/2014EPA announces new ENERGY STAR tool and tips to save money and energy this winter
12/04/2014Obama Administration Selects Los Angeles, Calif., Ajo, Ariz. and Fallon, Nev. to Develop Local Food Projects, Encourage Economic Expansion
12/04/2014Obama Administration selects Los Angeles Institute to improve access to local foods in low income communities
12/03/2014EPA honors 2014 Green Power Leaders
12/02/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to present Green Power Leadership Awards at Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Sacramento, Calif.
11/25/2014EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion
11/24/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San Josť officials will tour zero waste facility turning food scraps into renewable energy
11/24/2014EPA Awards Grants to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure, Protect Public Health / Eight organizations in Calif., DC, Ill., Kan., Ky., and Md. receive funding to minimize exposure to indoor pollutants
11/21/2014EPA helps California’s Redwood Valley County Water District prepare for a changing climate
11/20/2014EPA, federal and state agencies, rice growers, industry act to protect endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California
11/20/2014Collaboration with Federal and State Agencies, Rice Growers and Industry Further Protect Endangered Salmon and Steelhead Trout
11/19/2014California High-Speed Rail Authority, U.S. EPA Highlight Green Construction Equipment Partnership
11/18/2014EPA requires Modesto wholesaler to protect Central Valley wetlands and pay penalty, following destruction of rare habitat
11/12/2014EPA awards $300,000 small business innovation grant to Westlake Village, Calif. entrepreneur to develop green polymers for water-based wood coatings
11/12/2014EPA awards $300,000 small business grant for Berkeley, Calif. entrepreneur’s portable test for toxic algae blooms
11/12/2014EPA requires Bay Area home renovator to protect children from lead-based paint dangers
10/29/2014Farmers in Stanislaus County encouraged to drop off unwanted pesticides at free event on Oct. 30 in Modesto
10/28/2014EPA settles with Bakersfield, Calif., steel company to ensure safe handling of hazardous waste
10/22/2014EPA awards $672,000 to Southern California graduate students through research fellowships
10/22/2014EPA awards $1 million to Northern California graduate students through research fellowships
10/22/2014EPA acts to protect children from lead-based paint hazards in eight Northern Calif. communities
10/16/2014EPA honors Calif. companies Amyris and Solazyme for using green chemistry to create renewable and sustainable plant-based fuels
10/15/2014EPA announces $5.4 M for environmental improvements on tribal lands in Northern California
10/15/2014Stanford and UC Davis student teams receive sustainable design funding from EPA
10/15/2014EPA Announces $7.8 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Central California
10/15/2014EPA Announces $5.6 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Southern Calif.
10/15/2014EPA selects students at U.C. Riverside to receive sustainable design funding
10/14/2014MEDIA ALERT: EPA Regional Administrator Makes Major Funding Announcement at 22nd Annual Tribal Conference
10/10/2014City of Santa Maria receives technical assistance from the U.S. EPA for green infrastructure and water quality planning
10/09/20142014 EPA WaterSense Partners of the Year: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership, HydroPoint Data Systems, KB Home, and Energy Inspectors Corporation
10/09/2014EPA’s WaterSense 2014 Partners of the Year Honored for Efficiency Efforts to Protect Nation’s Water Supply
10/07/2014EPA announces funding to reduce water pollution, recycle e-waste, improve environmental health along U.S.– Mexico border
10/06/2014TUESDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Visits San Diego to Announce Funding for Wastewater, Recycling, and Environmental Health along U.S.– Mexico border
10/03/2014MONDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Visit LA to Engage with Leaders in Clean Tech, Green Infrastructure and Water Quality