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08/27/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
07/22/2014Columbia Sportswear settles with EPA for mislabeled clothes containing insect repellent
06/12/2014Wilco-Winfield, LLC, Oregon pesticide re-packager, settles with EPA for pesticide violations at its Mt. Angel facility
06/04/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/28/2014EPA Announces $1.55 million in Brownfields support for Oregon communities
05/09/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/08/2014EPA requires Syngenta to label pesticides accurately
03/17/2014EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during National “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 17-23
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
12/19/2013NOAA, EPA seek public comment on proposal to disapprove Oregon’s Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Program
12/18/2013Darigold failed to report chlorine gas release in Portland to authorities in timely manner
12/17/2013Oregon Companies Settle with EPA for Illegal Disposal of Millions of Pounds of Reactive Hazardous Waste
10/23/2013National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Encourages Testing and Safe Home Repairs to Protect Children’s Health
09/23/2013Griffin Bros. Inc. settles with EPA for violating federal pesticide rules in Salem, OR
09/04/2013EPA reaches settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide
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
07/15/2013EPA announces $800,000 funding to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in communities across Oregon and Washington
06/25/2013Oregon and Idaho property managers failed to disclose lead paint hazards to renters
05/08/2013Eight cities and counties in Idaho, Oregon and Washington receive $2.6 million from EPA to assess, clean up and revitalize brownfield properties
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
04/17/2013Green-Powered Northwest Colleges and Businesses are Reducing Pollution and Fighting Climate Change
04/03/2013Portland Oil Re-Refining Company ordered to safely dispose PCB-contaminated oil or pay penalty
04/01/2013Oregon fuel companies fined for federal oil spill prevention and response violations
03/26/2013Oregon and Washington schools and businesses are top 2013 Energy Star Partners in saving energy and fighting climate change
03/19/2013Stop the Drops! EPA’s National “Fix-a-Leak Week” Kicks Off in Metro Portland
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
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 Northwest residents with information on chemical releases
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/03/2012EPA enforces clean air and water laws to protect communities and environment in the Pacific Northwest
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
09/24/2012EPA Honors Organizations for Supporting Green Power
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/11/2012Astoria Marine cleanup plans move forward under state leadership as EPA hands site management to Oregon DEQ
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
07/09/2012Two Oregon dairies fined for water discharge violations in Tillamook Watershed
06/27/2012Oregon landlord cited for failing to notify tenants of lead paint hazards
06/21/2012EPA Announces $3 Million In Environmental Job Training Grants / Grants provide job trainees opportunities to protect public health in their communities
05/31/2012Astoria, Oregon, one of nine cities nationally to share $3.8 million in new EPA Brownfields redevelopment funding
05/24/2012Oregon local governments share over $2 million in latest round of EPA Brownfields funding
05/23/2012Oregon cheese processing company pays EPA penalty for failing to report ammonia release
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/21/2012Portland area property management company cited for violations of federal lead rules
05/03/2012EPA announces summary of enforcement actions for Winter 2012
05/03/2012Portland chemical manufacturer failed to publicly disclose data on chemical use
04/25/2012EPA settles with BNSF Railway Company for improperly handling contaminated soil in North Portland
04/25/2012EPA Ensures Columbia Sportswear Company Properly Labels Pesticide-treated Clothing for Domestic Sale
04/11/2012Seattle and Portland among the top cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings in the United States
04/04/2012EPA to Hold Four(4) Public Information Sessions for Portland Harbor Draft Feasibility Study
03/15/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing two school districts and four businesses in the Pacific Northwest
03/01/2012EPA ensures Oregon distributor properly labels pesticides
02/28/2012Oregon lumber mill cited for toxic chemical leaks and violations
02/27/2012Ten school districts in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska recognized as Energy Star Leaders
02/02/2012EPA announces summary of Pacific Northwest and Alaska enforcement actions for Fall 2011
01/26/2012Oregon Potato Company pays EPA penalty for failing to report ammonia release
12/21/2011SUPERVALU food recovery efforts garner National Waste Wise Award
12/20/2011Idaho, Oregon, and Washington manufacturers failed to notify authorities about chemical releases
12/16/2011Oregon Environmental Justice Task Force recognized by EPA
12/01/2011New Oregon Streamflow Assessment Tool Aids Clean Water Act Compliance
11/29/2011Oregon Construction Equipment Manufacturer Exceeds Federal Air Pollution Limits Pays Penalty
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/16/2011EPA Honors 19 Organizations for Leadership in Clean Energy
11/10/2011Clearing the Northwest’s air with clean diesel technology
11/09/2011Oregon pesticide vendors violated laws aimed at protecting consumers from mishandling products
10/18/2011Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington groups awarded over $219,000 for Environmental Education
10/17/2011Oregon Seafood company fined for failing to track ozone-depleting refrigerants
10/17/2011Tillamook Dairy Owner to Preserve Hoquarten Slough Wetlands
09/29/2011Final Cleanup Plan Selected For North Ridge Estates Superfund Site in Oregon
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
09/26/2011Oregon Export Company pays $17,000 for illegally exporting hazardous waste to Hong Kong
09/15/2011North Ridge Estates in Oregon added to EPA’s National Priorities List
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/11/2011EPA helps states protect beachgoers in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
06/23/2011Klamath Falls Mini Marts pay $30,000 penalty for failing to check tanks for leaks
06/21/2011Oregon dairy pays $12,000 for alleged animal waste discharges
05/23/2011EPA Region 10 Asks Oregonians to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
04/26/2011Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. pays over $3,000 for failure to report ammonia release
04/25/2011Air toxics near Toledo Elementary School are below levels of concern
04/25/2011Air toxics near Harriet Tubman School are below levels of concern
04/14/2011Four Northwest communities awarded EPA funds to protect health, reduce GHG emissions
04/12/2011Federal Court approves $700,000 settlement to resolve EPA claim at Circle DE Lumber site in Klamath Falls
04/06/2011College Works Painting pays $32,508 EPA penalty for failing to inform homeowners or residents of possible lead hazards
03/28/2011Gervais, Oregon-based Fiber-Fab pays $17,000 for failing to report on-site chemical use and releases
03/18/2011Cities Competing to Win EPA’s Green Power Community Challenge / District of Columbia and Brookville, Md. currently lead the green power charge
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
03/09/2011Eastern Oregon farm and trucking company face $34,000 fine for diesel spill
03/08/2011EPA proposes North Ridge Estates near Klamath Falls for National Priorities List
03/08/2011EPA proposes Astoria Marine Construction Company site for National Priorities List
03/08/2011EPA Adds 10 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Fifteen additional sites proposed to be included on the NPL
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
12/16/2010EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases - Highlights for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
12/01/2010EPA praises Portland for its leadership in green urban growth practices
12/01/2010EPA Recognizes Sustainable Communities with Smart Growth Awards