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06/24/2014Ivory Homes agrees to prevent hundreds of thousands of pounds of sediment and contaminated stormwater runoff from entering Utah waterways each year
05/12/2014EPA requires Chevron Pipe Line to provide funding for oil spill response
03/07/2014United Park City Mines agrees to clean up mine waste at Richardson Flat Superfund site
02/25/2014EPA orders US Magnesium to address acid spill near Rowley, Utah facility
02/20/2014EPA awards $496,000 to the State of Utah to reduce diesel emissions along the Wasatch Front
02/04/2014Gasco Energy agrees to close production well and restore damaged wetlands in northeast Utah
11/05/2013Newfield Production Company to pay $600K penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations on the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (Utah)
09/23/2013EPA to begin cleanup at Parish Chemical site in Vineyard, Utah
08/23/2013Big West Oil to spend $18M on emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at North Salt Lake refinery
07/31/2013Chevron to pay $384,000 penalty and improve emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Salt Lake City refinery
07/02/2013Deseret Generation and Transmission Co-operative agrees to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Utah Power Plant
05/30/2013Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. to pay penalty for chemical reporting violations at Aragonite, Utah facility
05/22/2013EPA places Salt Lake City groundwater plume on National Priority List
04/30/2013EPA announces Regional Administrator for Region 8 Office in Denver
01/17/2013Automotive Electronics Manufacturer Fined $500,000 for Selling Illegal Devices Resulting in Tons of Excess Particulate Matter Emissions
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/20/2012Holly Refining to pay $115K penalty and improve risk management at Woods Cross, Utah refinery
12/06/2012EPA awards environmental justice grant to Utah Society for Environmental Education
12/04/2012University of Utah teams receive $15K each for Sustainable Technology Competition
11/28/2012EPA offers tips on protecting your family from carbon monoxide poisoning
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
09/17/2012Utah Division of Wildlife Resources generates first biodiversity data using EPA Exchange Network
09/14/2012EPA proposes adding groundwater plume in Salt Lake City to Superfund site list
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
08/06/2012Three Utah facilities to pay penalties for Risk Management Program violations
07/20/2012EPA to Review Technical Information on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for New Power Plants/Routine review has no impact on cost or vital health benefits of first national standards for mercury pollution
05/30/2012Salt Lake and Ogden receive $1.3M for cleanup and revitalization of contaminated properties
05/17/2012El Paso Midstream Group to resolve Clean Air Act violations in Utah
04/18/2012University of Utah ranks third in the nation in EPA’s Green Power Challenge
04/11/2012Salt Lake City makes list of top 25 cities with the most Energy Star buildings in the United States
04/05/2012EPA Region 8: Developers pay $30,000 for Damaging and Polluting Panguitch Lake
02/09/2012Union Pacific Railroad Company to pay $1.5 million for Clean Water Act violations in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming
12/12/2011EPA awards $50,000 to two Utah organizations for environmental justice efforts
10/20/2011EPA approves Ute Mountain Ute Tribe's Water Quality Standards
09/19/2011EPA Region 8 supermarkets recognized for environmental achievement under GreenChill partnership
08/25/2011Four Corners School of Outdoor Education receives $36k environmental education grant
02/24/2011Metal Management West, Inc. to pay $75,000 for alleged Clean Air Act ozone rule violations (Utah)
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/10/2011Devil’s Slide Quarry owners to pay $50,000 for unpermitted discharges to the Weber River (Utah)
01/20/2011Thatcher Chemical to pay penalty and reduce air emissions for failing to implement risk management program (Utah)
01/03/2011Gasco to pay $350,000 penalty, install air emissions controls for violations at compressor facility on Uintah and Ouray Reservation
12/06/2010EPA announces 2010 Enforcement and Compliance Results, includes summary for Mountains and Plains states
11/22/2010Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Utah
10/06/2010EPA proposes pollution controls for nation’s largest source of NOx: Four Corners Power Plant
09/21/2010Polidori Corp. cited for damages to Panguitch Lake (Utah)
07/09/2010Media Advisory: EPA to Host Public Meeting on National Hydraulic Fracturing Study in Denver on July 13
06/07/2010Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Wyoming
06/07/2010Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Utah
04/21/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 8
04/19/2010University of Utah tops Mountain West schools in Green Power usage
02/25/2010City of Denver, Northern Cheyenne Tribe, and Salt Lake City receive grants to combat greenhouse gases
11/17/2009EPA selects Salt Lake City neighborhoods as Environmental Justice Showcase Community
11/10/2009Utah helps EPA reach milestone of one million Energy Star homes
11/03/2009EPA Adds Three Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
11/02/2009EPA adds U.S. Magnesium to Superfund site list
10/20/2009Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Utah
10/14/2009BYU students earn EPA grant to improve electricity generation from waste heat
10/14/2009Utah man sentenced to 20 years in prison for environmental, other crimes
10/08/2009EPA finalizes nonattainment designations for Utah counties
09/09/2009EPA sues Parish Chemical for hazardous waste violations
09/04/2009Central Iron County Water Conservancy District recognized for drinking water achievements
07/23/2009Colorado Interstate Gas agrees to resolve Clean Air Act violations in Utah
07/14/2009EPA announces more than $20 million in Recovery Act funds for Water Infrastructure projects in Utah to boost economy, create jobs and protect public health
07/09/2009EPA awards more than $7.9 million in Recovery Act funds to clean up underground petroleum leaks in Mountains and Plains states
07/08/2009Navajo Nation Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009$9.5 million in Recovery Act funds to bolster Tribal water services throughout the Mountains and Plains region
06/26/2009U.S. EPA awards $750,000 in Recovery Act Funding to Utah Department of Environmental Quality to reduce diesel emissions and create jobs
05/20/2009Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Utah
05/20/2009Corroon Proclaims SunWise Day in Salt Lake County
05/18/2009EPA Announces $19.5 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Utah to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
05/13/2009OUTRAGEd students in Utah win President’s Environmental Youth Award

Project to reduce second-hand smoke recognized at EPA ceremony
05/08/2009$600,000 for contaminated land cleanup, economic development in Utah
04/17/2009Utah natural gas producers agree to air emission reductions, conservation practices
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Utah’s Eureka Mills Hazardous Waste Site
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Utah’s Bountiful/Woods Cross Hazardous Waste Site
04/08/2009North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming receive Recovery Act funding to reduce diesel emissions, create jobs
03/19/2009EPA Issues Latest Information on Toxic Chemical Releases in Utah
12/22/2008EPA finalizes air quality nonattainment designations for Utah counties
12/04/2008Utah gold and silver refinery sentenced for Clean Water Act violation
10/29/2008Professionals and Students Recognized for Lifecycle Building Innovation
10/27/2008EPA to begin Jordan River Improvement Project
10/27/2008Park City's Powdr Resorts cited as a Green Power Leader
09/03/2008EPA withdraws proposal to list Kennecott South Zone as Superfund site
09/03/2008EPA proposes adding U.S. Magnesium to Superfund site list
08/19/2008Utah's air quality violates federal fine particulate matter standard
05/20/2008EPA report on environment highlights national and regional trends
04/22/2008U.S. EPA proposes to approve Navajo Nation’s underground injection control program
04/21/2008Holly Refining (Woods Cross, Utah) agrees to spend millions to upgrade pollution controls
04/07/2008EPA grant to assess pollution in West Millcreek area (Salt Lake County)
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/21/2008Toxic Release Inventory data available for 2006
02/12/2008Region 8 Energy Star buildings save $27 million and prevent 700 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions -- annually
11/28/2007Summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water for Utah residents
11/15/2007Enforcement actions improve environment
09/26/2007EPA cites 6 landlords for lead-based paint violations
09/19/2007Five Points groundwater plume added to EPA's Superfund list
07/26/2007EPA acts to ensure safe drinking water for Utah residents
07/10/2007Magna Water Company receives EPA award for water treatment improvements
06/18/2007EPA to present awards to Trout Unlimited, USDA, Snowbird for contributions to Good Samaritan cleanup of American Fork site
06/06/2007EPA takes major step forward on cleaning up abandoned mines