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News Releases by State: ARIZONA


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09/03/2010EPA requires stronger air quality plan for Phoenix /
EPA proposes to disapprove inadequate plan
05/25/2010U.S. EPA determines Phoenix dust storms not solely responsible for poor air quality
05/12/2010EPA fines three Arizona charter school operators $27,480 for asbestos violations
04/21/2010Arizona Receives $800,000 to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
04/14/2010Arizona Public Service Partners with EPA to Save the Environment and Money
04/09/2010US EPA set to implement New Lead-Safe Rule
04/05/2010EPA Awards Arizona-based Company $70,000 to Develop Drinking Water Treatment System
03/24/2010Five EPA Region 9 Metro Area Cities Rank Among Top 25 in Nation for Most Energy Efficient Buildings
03/24/2010Five EPA Region 9 Metro Area Cities Rank Among Top 25 in Nation for Most Energy Efficient Buildings
02/16/2010EPA seeks public input on Black Mesa Mine wastewater permit
01/08/2010EPA Awards $200,000 to Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
01/06/2010EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Phoenix Mayor Gordon to Host Green Jobs Roundtable
12/23/2009U.S. EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results, Interactive Mapping Tool Shows Arizona Environmental Enforcement
12/17/2009Apache Nitrogen Products, Inc agrees to $5 million groundwater and soil cleanup
12/16/2009U.S. EPA Launches National Environmental Video Competition to Promote “Three R’s” of Consumer Waste
12/08/2009U.S. EPA Issues Arizona Toxic Release Data, Copper and Zinc Among Most Common
12/01/2009EPA Recognizes Tempe, Ariz. for Smart Growth Achievements
11/24/2009Easy and Effective Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Thanksgiving
11/19/2009U.S. EPA Calls for Green Innovators
11/10/2009EPA’s Energy Star Program Hits Major Milestone:
1 Million Energy Star Homes Built in the United States
11/05/2009EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 9
11/05/2009Poster Contest Illuminates Sun-Safe Behaviors -
Annual competition gives students chance to raise awareness, win prizes; deadline: April 7, 2010
11/03/2009U.S. EPA takes enforcement action against the Wilbur-Ellis Company for 21 violations of federal pesticide law
11/03/2009NEWS BRIEF: EPA, federal, state, Navajo Nation hold second summit to address uranium contamination on the Navajo Nation
10/29/2009Tempe developer Lennar pays $182,519 to settle Clean Air Act violations
10/22/2009EPA reaches agreement with Arizona mining company to study uranium-tainted groundwater on Tohono O’odham
10/21/200917th annual tribal conference brings environmental leaders to Tucson
10/19/2009Wipe Out Lead Poisoning
10/15/2009EPA settles with pet products company for illegally selling, distributing pesticides to Tempe retailer
10/13/2009EPA Honors Green Building Challenge Winners
10/13/2009EPA fines Firebird International Raceway $31,851 for hazardous waste violations
10/06/2009EPA orders four Cottonwood water systems to decrease arsenic in drinking water
09/28/2009Phoenix Superfund Site Enters Next Phase of Clean Up
09/22/2009EPA acts to protect public from Granite Marketing, Inc.’s unregistered pesticides
09/08/2009EPA fines two Arizona charter school operators for asbestos violations
09/03/2009Arizona's Green Projects During the First 200 Days of the Recovery Act
08/31/2009EPA orders Chinle, Ariz. gas station to continue cleaning up fuel spill
08/26/2009Sprouts Farmers Market, Fresh and Easy, Raley's Family of Fine Stores, Whole Foods, Supervalu, and Hill Phoenix Chill for the Environment
08/20/2009EPA seeks comment on options to reduce air pollution coming from Four Corners power plants
08/12/2009EPA cites Sun City nursery for pesticide misuse, worker safety issues
08/10/2009Tucson fiberglass firm agrees to pay U.S. EPA $4,340 to resolve reporting violations
07/30/2009EPA fines New Mexico pesticide company maximum allowable penalty for illegal pesticide application
07/28/2009EPA takes action against Connecticut-based corporation for toxic chemical reporting violations at Phoenix facility
07/17/2009U.S. EPA Awards More Than $800,000 in Recovery Funding to City of Phoenix to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
07/09/2009EPA Awards $3.2 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Arizona
07/08/2009Tribes in Arizona Benefit from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009Navajo Nation Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
06/24/2009U.S. EPA celebrates opening of Nogales International Wastewater Treatment Plant
06/16/2009U.S. EPA recognizes Navajo Nation for outstanding environmental protection, leadership
05/28/2009EPA fines Phoenix company $18,200 for failing to protect emergency responders, public
05/08/2009$926,900 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Arizona
05/04/2009EPA ensures students, faculty protected from asbestos at five Arizona charter schools
04/30/2009EPA Announces $82 million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in Arizona to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/27/2009EPA files motion for voluntary remand of air permit for Desert Rock Energy Facility / Agency to reconsider sections of permit under appeal to the Environmental Appeals Board
04/22/2009EPA Invites the Public to “Pick 5 for the Environment”
04/21/2009University of Arizona Wins U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity and the Planet competition/
EPA’s P3 Award Winners Celebrate a Green Future
04/15/2009Phoenix, Mesa and Valley Metro Rail Receive EPA assistance to Promote Transit-oriented Development
04/09/2009Arizona 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
03/25/2009Arizona group awarded $20,000 for Environmental Justice project / $800,000 for Environmental Justice in 28 States
03/25/2009ADEQ and EPA Issue Permits for Carbon Sequestration Injection Project Beneath APS Power Plant In Joseph City / Pilot project first of its kind in the Southwest
03/24/2009Navajo Nation EPA to inspect underground storage tanks on behalf of U.S. EPA / Unique pilot program on tribal nation a first
03/19/2009Copper, Lead Among Most Commonly Released Toxic Chemicals in Arizona, According to Latest U.S. EPA Report Released Today  / 88 million pounds of toxic chemicals released into environment, decrease of nearly 9 million pounds from previous year
03/09/2009Phoenix’s Pro Properties fails to comply with lead disclosure laws / Property management company fined for not informing tenants about lead hazards
02/27/2009EPA concludes emergency response following Agua Fria High School mercury spill
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
02/19/2009Classes Resume at Agua Fria High School Following Mercury Spill /
School Officials Declare it Safe for Campus Operations to Resume
02/05/2009U.S. EPA awards APS for addressing most potent greenhouse gas / Arizona utility takes action against climate change
01/28/2009Deadline to submit U.S. EPA Environmental Award nomination is February 8 / Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
01/20/2009Noah Webster Basic School takes steps to comply with asbestos law, protect students / Mesa, Ariz., charter school lacked management plan, proper inspection
01/07/2009U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations /
Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
12/22/2008 EPA determines that Nogales, Ariz., will need to do more to clean air / More protective fine particulate matter designations announced today
12/11/2008EPA and ADEQ honor Arizona’s environmental business leaders / ADEQ initiates state-wide Performance Track program
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 Arizona reduce nearly 18 million pounds of pollution / Agency announces environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2008
12/03/2008$1.75 Million Grant To Strengthen Tribal Partnerships
11/24/2008U.S. EPA Highlights Ways Everyone Can “Go Green” during the Holidays / Easy and effective ways to reduce and reuse
11/18/2008 Arizona Companies Correct Environmental Violations, EPA Forgives Fines / Businesses avoid $66,000 in penalties by self-reporting environmental violations
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
11/13/2008University of Arizona Helps Pave the Way to Intriguing International Sustainability Solutions / EPA awards nearly $1M in grant funding
11/06/2008Two Phoenix companies ordered to develop risk management plan to protect first responders, public / Reddy Ice Corporation and Granite Capital, LLC fined $75,000 after chemical release
11/03/2008Efforts to protect water supplies from leaking underground tanks result in record year / Over 100 inspections educate tank operators, protect water supplies
EPA decision acknowledges tribal sovereignty for Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community /
“Treatment as a state” approval supports Tribe’s air quality programs
10/22/2008U.S. EPA authorizes Navajo Nation to carry out program that protects groundwater /
Tribal government to run underground injection control program
10/15/2008U.S. EPA issues two “Stop Sale” orders to protect public from Unelko Corp.’s unregistered pesticides
10/15/2008EPA requires Pool Chlor, Inc. to correct violations to protect emergency responders, public / Company fails to prepare written emergency procedures
10/10/2008EPA Approves Fuel Waiver for Phoenix area
10/10/2008EPA Approves Fuel Waiver for Phoenix area
10/09/2008Arizona wins WaterSense State Challenge
10/07/2008Arizona developer agrees to settle Clean Water Act violations along the Santa Cruz River
09/30/2008EPA fines six Arizona charter school operators for asbestos violations
Schools failed to have inspections completed and asbestos management plans
09/29/2008EPA fines Bug Stop Pest Control for pesticide violations
Pesticide contained three times the normal active ingredient, from unregistered facility
09/24/2008U.S. EPA acts to protect public from Unelko Corporations’s unregistered pesticides
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
09/17/2008Winslow, Ariz., fined more than $240,000 for asbestos violations
City failed to protect workers, public during apartment demolition
U.S. EPA Disaster Experts Stress Importance of Emergency Preparedness
Experts Available for Interviews During National Preparedness Month 2008
Audio files available on-line
09/05/2008U.S.-Mexico Environmental Partnership Bringing Cleaner Water and Air
To Border Communities