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04/03/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Award Winners in the Northwest
04/03/2014EPA inks pair of settlements with Department of Energy and contractors over Hanford asbestos handling violations
03/25/2014Five Washington companies comply with chemical emergency planning laws
03/17/2014EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during National “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 17-23
01/16/2014Camano Island (WA) Chlorine Release Safely Resolved
01/08/2014Oregon Door Company settles for violations of federal air laws and reporting regulations
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
12/05/2013Seattle marine engine dealer agrees to pay penalty, change engines in federal clean air case
11/05/2013EPA to host Seattle public listening session on reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants
10/23/2013National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Encourages Testing and Safe Home Repairs to Protect Children’s Health
09/30/2013City of Tacoma settles with EPA for violating federal rules on PCBs in used oil
09/23/2013EPA honors Microsoft Corporation and Mercer Island for their green power leadership in the Pacific Northwest
09/04/2013EPA reaches settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide
08/29/2013Final cleanup plan selected for Lockheed West Superfund site
08/26/2013EPA focusing on industrial stormwater compliance, targeting a serious threat to Puget Sound water quality
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
08/20/2013Yakima fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules
08/05/2013Port of Tacoma settles with EPA, Department of Justice for damaging wetlands in violation of Clean Water Act
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
07/29/2013Fife, Washington ice manufacturer failed to notify emergency responders of hazardous chemical release
07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/18/2013Health of the Salish Sea Report shows mixed trends for key environmental indicators in Puget Sound and Northwest Straits
07/17/2013Perma-Fix Northwest Richland settles with EPA for waste management violations
07/15/2013EPA announces $800,000 funding to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in communities across Oregon and Washington
07/01/2013Energy Department settles with EPA for waste management violations at Hanford
06/27/2013Tacoma teacher and educators association win EPA award and grant for innovative environmental education
06/18/2013Duwamish job training initiative produces 14 graduates funded by EPA program
06/13/2013EPA Offers Smart Growth Assistance to Rhode Island; Mississippi County, Arkansas; Kelso, Washington
06/13/2013Workers in Alaska and Washington to receive training for environmental safety and cleanup jobs
05/30/2013Tesoro to pay $1.1 million to resolve Clean Air Act violations
05/21/2013EPA proposes to add Makah Reservation Warmhouse Beach dump to federal Superfund cleanup list
05/15/2013EPA orders gas stations to close underground injection wells to protect drinking water sources on Yakama Reservation
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
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
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 Seattle
03/13/2013Seattle-Portland metro areas in top 25 cities for Energy Star buildings
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
03/06/2013EPA and four Yakima Valley dairies reach agreement to reduce nitrate in local groundwater
02/28/2013Microsoft Environmental Director Receives EPA Climate Change Leadership Award
02/28/2013EPA proposes plan to clean up Lower Duwamish Waterway from decades of industrial pollution
02/27/2013Wood treatment companies violate federal pesticide laws intended to protect human health
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
12/26/2012General Biodiesel settles with EPA for hazardous chemical and emergency planning violations
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
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
10/11/2012Port Orchard adhesive manufacturer settles clean air violations
10/10/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/02/2012Two Washington State Fruit Companies Violate Federal Air Regulations
10/02/2012EPA invites public comment on Chehalis area groundwater cleanup
09/27/2012EPA releases Lower Yakima Valley Nitrate Study for public review and input
09/26/2012Fuel delivery companies settle clean air violations at Idaho gas stations
09/19/2012EPA Offering Sustainable Growth Assistance to Communities
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards /Communities, public health and U.S. economy benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
09/13/2012Two Puget Sound-area metalworking facilities fail to disclose use of chemicals
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/11/2012Albertsons and Whole Foods reduce harmful refrigerant emissions and garner national awards
09/06/2012EPA, Green Sports Alliance Partner to Protect People’s Health and the Environment
08/23/2012Spokane concrete and asphalt manufacturer fails to disclose use of chemicals
08/13/2012EPA Announces Summary of Enforcement Actions for Spring 2012
08/10/2012Icicle Seafoods settles clean air violations for leaks of ozone-depleting refrigerant
06/27/2012Oregon landlord cited for failing to notify tenants of lead paint hazards
06/20/2012White House Grades Washington State School Teachers "A+" for Environmental Excellence
06/14/2012Two Seattle-based seafood processors settle federal clean air violations for improper import and handling of ozone-depleting refrigerants
06/08/2012Washington Stop of National "Documerica" Environmental Photo Exhibit at Seattle Aquarium
06/08/2012EPA Chief Lisa P. Jackson To Deliver University of Washington Commencement Address Saturday
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/24/2012Two Washington local governments share $600,000 in latest round of EPA Brownfields funding
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/18/2012EPA releases for public comment draft scientific study of Bristol Bay Watershed
05/15/2012Washington landlord cited for failing to notify tenants of lead paint
05/09/2012EPA Adds Three Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
05/08/2012Bremerton Gasworks added to Superfund national hazardous cleanup list
05/03/2012EPA announces summary of enforcement actions for Winter 2012
04/11/2012Seattle and Portland among the top cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings in the United States
03/29/2012City of Wapato’s sewage treatment plant cited for exceeding ammonia levels and operating without a water discharge permit
03/19/2012EPA, City officials expect new treatment plant permits to boost Boise River water quality
03/15/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing two school districts and four businesses in the Pacific Northwest
03/12/2012Spokane Tribe to receive EPA Smart Growth assistance
02/27/2012Ten school districts in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska recognized as Energy Star Leaders
02/21/2012Seeing no levels of concern, EPA curtails emergency air monitoring at BP refinery fire site near Bellingham, Washington
02/09/2012Three Pacific Northwest communities will get EPA Smart Growth assistance
02/02/2012EPA announces summary of Pacific Northwest and Alaska enforcement actions for Fall 2011
02/01/2012EPA’s proposed stormwater permit for JBLM incorporates low impact development to protect Puget Sound
01/25/2012Ultra-sustainable zHome becomes the first community of WaterSense labeled new homes in the Nation
01/24/2012EPA Chief Travels to Seattle to Highlight Green Jobs, Host State of the Union Townhall with University of Washington Students
01/17/2012Naval Base Kitsap fails to properly monitor fuel tanks near Puget Sound for leaks
01/05/2012Toxic chemical releases increased in 2010 throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
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
12/12/2011Nisqually Estuary restoration receives national award for outstanding coastal protection