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05/28/2014Nevada Counties awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada / Titanium Metals Corporation to pay record $13.75 million civil penalty for TSCA violations at single facility
04/03/2014U.S. Government Announces $1.1 Billion for Henderson Perchlorate Clean Up
04/02/2014Washoe County Health District Wins Prestigious EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
03/17/2014Truckee Meadows Water Authority and Southern Nevada Water Authority promotes EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” March 17-23
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
12/19/2013EPA West Coast Collaborative announces more than $2 million in grants to reduce harmful diesel emissions in western states and Pacific Island territories
12/19/2013EPA West Coast Collaborative announces more than $2 million in grants to reduce harmful diesel emissions in western states and Pacific Island territories
12/10/2013U.S. EPA Announces 2013 Environmental Champions
11/08/2013EPA awards $15 million to Nevada for water quality, public health
09/30/2013EPA Honors Nye County Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program
05/08/2013$1 million given to Nye County, Nevada in U.S. EPA Brownfields grants to support site assessment and cleanup of toxics
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mines to Correct Reporting Violations, Pay $618,000
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Companies to Correct Reporting Violations
02/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: Sunrise Landfill Repairs Completed After Damaging 200-Year Storm / Feb 5 Tour
01/16/2013EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
11/20/2012EPA Fellowships Awarded to 25 Ariz., Calif., Nev. Students
11/15/2012EPA Honors Calif., Nev., Ariz. Universities for Pledge to Significantly Reduce Food Waste
11/13/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Recognizes 19 Universities for Food Waste Reduction
10/16/2012EPA Awards More Than $32,000 for Clark County Schools Indoor Air Quality
10/15/2012U.S. EPA Awards Over $126,000 to Nevada for Clean Diesel Project
09/27/2012Agreement Secures $25 Million Cleanup for the Rio Tinto Mine in Nevada
09/06/2012EPA Awards University of Nevada, Reno, Nearly $500,000 for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
08/15/2012U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest
08/10/2012EPA Proposes to Renew US Ecology’s PCB Landfill Permit; Public Comment Period Begins
06/21/2012EPA Announces $3 Million In Environmental Job Training Grants / Grants provide job trainees opportunities to protect public health in their communities
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/07/2012EPA Launches First Waste to Biogas Mapping Tool
04/30/2012EPA to hold two public hearings on proposed pollution controls at Reid Gardner Generating Station
02/15/2012Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill
02/03/2012EPA Provides $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance to Communities
01/05/2012EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Inventory Data for 2010
11/30/2011U.S. EPA Fines Reno Area Facility $79,500 for Hazardous Waste Violations
11/16/2011Nevada gold mine pays $105,000, corrects reporting violations
10/31/2011Nevada Charter Schools to comply with asbestos regulations
10/06/2011WaterSense Partners of the Year Recognized for Dedication to Water-Efficiency
08/16/2011Historic agreement on improving Lake Tahoe clarity signed by California and Nevada Governors
04/27/2011U.S. EPA Reaches Settlement With Company for nearly $1 Million at Anaconda Copper Mine Superfund Site
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
03/03/2011Former EPA Fugitive Sentenced for Violating Clean Air Act
02/02/2011EPA To Develop Regulation for Perchlorate and Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water
02/02/2011EPA To Develop Regulation for Perchlorate and Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water
12/16/2010EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Inventory Data
10/20/2010Tribal conference brings environmental leaders to San Francisco
10/05/2010US Ecology to pay nearly $500,000 for hazardous waste violations
09/15/2010EPA Judge Levies Nation’s Largest Pesticide Fine on "99-cent Only Stores"
05/24/2010U.S. EPA Files Complaint against Nevada Businessman for Solid and Hazardous Waste Violations in Indian Country
05/12/2010EPA fines three Arizona charter school operators $27,480 for asbestos violations
04/21/2010Nevada Receives $400,000 to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
04/09/2010US EPA set to implement New Lead-Safe Rule
12/23/2009U.S. EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results, Interactive Mapping Tool Shows Nevada Environmental Enforcement
12/16/2009U.S. EPA Launches National Environmental Video Competition to Promote “Three R’s” of Consumer Waste
12/08/2009U.S. EPA Issues Nevada Toxic Release Data, Arsenic and Lead Among Most Common
11/19/2009U.S. EPA Calls for Green Innovators
11/05/2009EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 9
10/19/2009Wipe Out Lead Poisoning
10/13/2009EPA Honors Green Building Challenge Winners
09/03/2009Nevada’s Green Projects During the First 200 Days of the Recovery Act
08/26/2009Sprouts Farmers Market, Fresh and Easy, Raley's Family of Fine Stores, Whole Foods, Supervalu, and Hill Phoenix Chill for the Environment
08/11/2009EPA settles with Genoa Tree Nursery over worker protection violations
08/06/2009Union Pacific Railroad Company Agrees To Settle Clean Water Act Violations In Nevada
07/09/2009EPA Awards More Than $1.2 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Nevada
07/08/2009The Yerington Paiute Tribe to Benefit from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
05/08/2009$800,000 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Nevada
04/30/2009EPA Announces $38.9 million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in Nevada to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/22/2009EPA Invites the Public to “Pick 5 for the Environment”
04/22/2009Atlantic Richfield Company to spend $10.2 million for cleanup at Anaconda Mine site in Yerington, Nev. / Settlement includes costs incurred by the EPA and future cleanup costs
04/08/2009Nevada 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
03/31/2009U.S. EPA recognizes Energy Star Partners in California, Arizona, and Nevada / Energy efficient choices help fight climate change
03/19/2009Arsenic, Lead Among Most Commonly Released Toxic Chemicals in Nevada, According to Latest U.S. EPA Report Released Today / 222 million pounds of toxic chemicals released into environment, increase of nearly 5-million pounds from previous year
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
01/28/2009Deadline 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
12/19/2008Air quality information at the touch of a button /
Southern Nevada joins EnviroFlash
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
12/05/2008EPA enforcement actions in Nevada to reduce nearly 8 million pounds of pollution / Agency announces environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2008
12/04/2008EPA takes action against Nevada Onion for failing to protect workers from pesticide exposure / Nevada Onion to pay more than $50,000 for 64 counts
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
11/03/2008"Green Plus" a Green Minus for Coffers of Fuel Additive Company
10/09/2008U.S. EPA orders Metalast International, Inc. to comply with federal wastewater laws, protect waterways;
09/30/2008EPA Issues Final Yucca Mountain Radiation Standards
09/25/2008EPA fines Nevada wholesaler for allegedly selling unregistered water cleaning product
Thermwell Products Company distributed product to Lowes
09/24/2008U.S. EPA Report Targets Local, National Environmental Trends
Highlights from 2008 Report on the Environment released today
09/19/2008The Nation's Fuel Economy is on the Rise
09/16/2008Sparks United Methodist Church awarded EPA Energy Star Award
Saves $30,000 annually and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 160 tons a year
09/10/2008U.S. EPA fines Sierra Chemical Co. for pesticide violations
Company pays more than $29,000 in penalties
08/19/2008EPA, States and Tribes Work in Collaboration to Meet the 24-hour Fine Particle National Air Quality Standard
08/14/2008California, Southwest facilities renew beyond-compliance environmental goals through EPA's Performance Track program
08/07/2008Nevada Landfill Operator Agrees to $36M Plan to Close Landfill Site
08/07/2008EPA Announces Web-Based System for Companies to Self-Disclose Environmental Violations
06/30/2008EPA files complaint against Nevada Onion for alleged pesticide violations