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08/27/2014EPA Award to Children’s Defense Fund Will Advance Environmental Stewardship on the Big Island
06/11/2014EPA requires Hawaii Gas to protect workers, local community from risk of chemical releases
06/04/2014EPA settlement with Destination Maui will fund blood lead testing for 350 children
05/28/2014EPA selects City and County of Honolulu for a $400,000 Brownfields grant
05/27/2014EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools
04/10/2014EPA reaches agreement with Honolulu to continue cleanup at Waipahu Ash Landfill
02/18/2014EPA Protects Wetlands in Calif. and Ariz. with $1.5 Million in Grants
02/04/2014EPA Issues 2012 Toxic Release Inventory Data for Pacific Southwest Region
12/10/2013U.S. EPA Announces 2013 Environmental Champions
09/26/2013U.S. EPA awards Hawaii $1.1 million to control polluted water runoff
08/01/2013NEWS BRIEF: Final report available from investigation of injection wells at Lahaina wastewater facility
06/19/2013Three Hawaii university campuses join EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
06/17/2013U.S. EPA and Federal Partners Celebrate Four-Years of Partnership - $539 Million to Support Communities in the Pacific Southwest Region
05/08/2013U.S. EPA awards $400,000 in Brownfields assessment funds to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs
04/22/2013Green Award recognition given to Hawaii federal agencies
03/28/2013U.S. EPA, Hawaii Department of Health fine ship repair co. more than $700,000 for water pollution violations
02/28/2013EPA reaches agreement over Waimanalo Gulch Landfill fire threat / $1.1 million penalty for Clean Air Act violations
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/16/2013EPA Issues Hawaii Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
12/21/2012Preliminary results from investigation of injection wells at Lahaina wastewater facility
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/13/2012EPA Resolves Large Capacity Cesspool Case with Brennecke’s Beach Broiler
10/24/2012EPA reaches agreement with the County of Maui for air pollution issues at landfill. County to spend $5.1 million on compliance measures and renewable energy project
10/01/2012U.S. EPA, Hawaii Department of Health clean up soil in Kilauea neighborhood
09/17/2012U.S. EPA awards Hawaii over $20 million to improve water quality, protect public health
08/30/2012EPA Issues Complaint to Tahiti Nui for Failing to Close Cesspools
08/15/2012U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest
08/14/2012U.S. EPA Recognizes Kuehnle AgroSystems for Innovative Algae Biofuel Work
06/26/2012EPA Awards Over $59,000 to Malama Maunalua to Support Revitalization of Urban Waters in Hawaii
06/07/2012EPA Launches First Waste to Biogas Mapping Tool
05/21/2012EPA to Host Open House and Public Hearing on Proposed Hawaii Regional Haze Plan on both Maui and Hawaii Island
05/09/2012EPA Seeks Project Proposals to Reduce Marine Debris
05/02/2012EPA fines three Big Island companies for failing to close cesspools
02/22/2012EPA funds University of Hawaii marine debris research project
01/05/2012EPA Issues Hawaii Toxics Inventory Data for 2010
12/02/2011U.S. EPA orders City and County of Honolulu and Waste Management to address stormwater violations at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill
11/07/2011EPA partners with federal agencies to track Japan tsunami debris
08/09/2011U.S. EPA fines Kama’aina Termite and Pest Control $17,000 for misuse of pesticide products
08/01/2011Investigation begins to track suspected pollution from the Lahaina wastewater facility
04/22/2011U.S. EPA launches "Federal Green Challenge" in the Pacific Southwest
03/28/2011EPA Monitoring Continues to Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States
02/28/2011U.S. EPA files complaint against Kama’aina Termite and Pest Control for misuse of pesticide products
02/14/2011Large fine for Marukai Corporation for pesticide violations
01/28/2011EPA allows Waimanalo Gulch Landfill to reopen
Agency approval required as part of recent order
01/27/2011U.S. EPA applauds Maui and Kauai for decision to ban plastic shopping bags
01/25/2011U.S. EPA orders immediate cleanup and needed controls at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill
12/16/2010EPA Issues Hawai'i Toxics Inventory Data
10/28/2010U.S. EPA fines Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation for cesspool violations
10/25/2010The 50th State gives U.S. EPA's GreenChill program its 50th partner
08/11/2010EPA issues order to Estate of James Campbell and Weston Solutions, Inc., to complete final cleanup at former wood treatment facility on Oahu
08/10/2010EPA, DOJ, State of Hawaii, environmental groups, reach agreement with the City and County of Honolulu to address wastewater collection and treatment systems
06/14/2010U.S. EPA finalizes enforcement cases against County of Hawaii and Johnson Resort Properties for cesspool violations
04/09/2010US EPA set to implement New Lead-Safe Rule
04/07/2010U.S. EPA issues penalties to Gay and Robinson and Kula Lodge and Restaurant for failing to close cesspools
03/30/2010EPA awards City and County of Honolulu $499,000 grant, two Energy Star building awards
12/23/2009EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results and Mapping Tool / Report summarizes 2009 cases in Hawaii
12/16/2009U.S. EPA Launches National Environmental Video Competition to Promote “Three R’s” of Consumer Waste
12/08/2009U.S. EPA Issues Toxic Release Inventory Data for Hawaii
11/24/2009Easy and Effective Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Thanksgiving
11/19/2009U.S. EPA Calls for Green Innovators
11/05/2009EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 9
11/05/2009Hawaii Department of Health to use U.S. EPA $1.73 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for cleaner diesel vehicles
10/19/2009Wipe Out Lead Poisoning
09/28/2009EPA orders two Honolulu companies to correct stormwater violations to protect coastal waters
09/14/2009EPA requires Roberts Hawaii and Love’s Bakery Inc. to correct violations to protect emergency responders, public
09/03/2009Hawaii's Green Projects During the First 200 Days of the Recovery Act
08/31/2009U.S. EPA certifies JACADS facility has been properly cleaned and closed
07/30/2009EPA orders City and County of Honolulu to clean, restore Maili’ili Stream
07/27/2009EPA Awards More Than $1.3 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Hawaii
07/27/2009EPA Names Top 20 Organizations Running on Their Own Green Power
07/07/2009U.S. EPA reaches agreement with K. Taniguchi, LTD. to protect the Big Island’s drinking water
06/30/2009EPA awards community action grant of over $93,000 to the Waianae Coast
06/29/2009EPA awards $200,000 Brownfields grant to Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
06/23/2009U.S. EPA orders Hawaii Department of Transportation to protect coastal waters
05/18/2009EPA Announces over $50.1 million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in Hawaii to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
05/08/2009EPA: $200,000 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Hawaii
04/22/2009EPA Invites the Public to “Pick 5 for the Environment”
04/21/2009U.S. EPA takes action against Puainako Town Center to protect Hawaii’s drinking water from large capacity cesspools
04/08/2009Hawaii Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/06/2009U.S. EPA launches National Cell Phone Recycling Week: April 6-12 / ATandT, Samsung, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless helping recycle
04/02/2009U.S. Navy agrees to clean up Wahiawa and Lualualei Superfund sites / Soil contaminated with PCBs, volatile organic compounds, metals
03/30/2009EPA orders Marisco Ltd. to correct Clean Water Act violations to protect coastal waters / Kapolei facility lacks proper run-off controls
03/19/2009U.S. EPA Releases Latest Report on Chemical Releases in Hawaii / 3-million pounds of toxic chemicals released into environment, majority of releases resulted from power generation
03/13/2009EPA completes clean up of hazardous substances at Hakimo property / Location was subject of search warrant, individuals sentenced for federal firearms violations
02/26/2009Children’s Poster Contest Sheds Light on Sun Safety/
Annual competition gives students a chance to raise awareness, win prizes; deadline—April 13
01/29/2009Global Shipping LLC and Global Marketing System, Inc. to pay penalties for PCB export violations involving Oceanic
01/28/2009Deadline to submit U.S. EPA Environmental Award nomination is February 8 / Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
01/07/2009U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations /
Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
01/06/2009City and County of Honolulu wastewater treatment plants’ exemptions not renewed / Sand Island and Honouliuli plants will be required to upgrade to full secondary treatment
12/15/2008EPA orders Estate of James Campbell and Sogo Hawaii, Inc. to cleanup the former Chem-Wood site / Action to address immediate hazards at property
12/11/2008EPA takes action against Bali Hai Villas Ltd. to protect coastal waters / $63,000 fine for stormwater violations is second in four years
12/10/2008Wanted: Environmental Fugitives/ Federal government launches first-ever environmental crimes fugitive web site
12/09/2008US EPA launches new site, making environmental information available to reporters on the go/ Reporters can access site from PDA’s and cell phones to gain instant access to critical information while in the field
12/04/2008EPA announces Hawaii environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2008 / Water pollution, pesticide cases and investigation into illegal dumping highlight year
11/24/2008U.S. EPA Highlights Ways Everyone Can “Go Green” during the Holidays / Easy and effective ways to reduce and reuse
11/14/2008Saturday is America Recycles Day; Recycle, reduce greenhouse gas emissions / U.S. EPA encourages public to do its part, find ways to increase recycling
10/27/2008EPA awards Environmental Justice Award to Anahola Homesteaders Council/
Kauai group is one of 12 recognized for the first annual award
10/02/2008Hawaii student receives EPA science fellowship;
Awarded to University of Hawaii at Hilo graduate student
10/01/2008Waste Management fined for West Hawaii Landfill violations, to implement fire controls at closed Kona landfill