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News Releases by State: OREGON

 

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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
11/18/2010Oregon’s Bear Creek Cleaner Thanks to Watershed-Wide Projects
10/20/2010Portland dubbed one of the country’s greenest communities with EPA designation
10/07/2010Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad pays $272,900 for diesel spill in Cow Creek derailment
10/07/2010Oregon and Washington groups awarded nearly $222,000 for Environmental Education
08/02/2010Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington awarded $190,000 for Environmental Education
06/24/2010Tyler Amon Named “Top Cop” for EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Program in the Northwest and Alaska
04/05/2010EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses to Develop Ground-Breaking Technologies
03/23/2010Portland Recognized as a National Leader in Energy Efficient Buildings
03/03/2010Former Mercury Mine above Cottage Grove Reservoir Added to Federal Cleanup List
03/02/2010EPA Adds Ten Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

Action builds on efforts to clean up our communities
02/25/2010City of Eugene receives EPA grant to combat greenhouse gases
02/19/2010Recovery Act’s One Year Anniversary: Workers in Pacific Northwest Benefit from Investment in Environmental Protection
12/24/2009EPA Releases National, Regional Enforcement Statistics for 2009
11/02/2009Powell Butte, Ore. Ranch Owners Ordered to Complete Hazardous Waste Cleanup
10/29/2009Early Results from Air Toxics Monitoring at Washington and Oregon Schools Released Today
10/08/2009EPA designates “nonattainment” areas for fine particle air pollution
09/23/2009Former Mercury Mine Above Cottage Grove Reservoir Proposed for Federal Cleanup List
09/16/2009Portland Deli Recognized Nationally For Outstanding Energy Conservation Efforts
09/15/2009Portland small business recognized by EPA for its green power efforts
09/10/2009Head Start on Engineering Work Will Help Speed Gasco and Siltronic Site Cleanup
09/08/2009Dyno Nobel, Inc. to pay $17,000 for Failure to Properly Report Release of Ammonia
09/03/2009EPA Awards $2.7 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Oregon
08/28/2009Oregon Landowners Ordered to Restore Stream Bank on Rogue River
08/05/2009Oregon Business Development Department Awarded $614,000 Recovery Act Grant for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
08/04/2009Willamette YMCA and Papé Truck Leasing, Inc. fined $22,000 for Improper Storage of PCBs
07/29/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 10 Awards Over $900,000 in Recovery Funding to Cascade Sierra Solutions to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009Nearly $188,000 is awarded to Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington for Environmental Education
07/20/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 10 Awards Over $1.6 million in Recovery Funding to City of Portland to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/09/2009Siletz Indians in Oregon to Benefit from $614,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
05/19/2009Oregon Receives $447,200 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
05/19/2009EPA reminds Americans: “Friday is Don’t Fry Day”
05/08/2009EPA: $200,000 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Oregon
05/06/2009Oregon Schools Get National Recognition for Clearing the Air
05/05/2009EPA delivers over $2 Million to help Portland, Multnomah County to reduce diesel pollution
04/28/2009Oregon pest-control company reaches $4550 settlement with the EPA for illegal pesticide use
04/22/2009Oregon State University Gets National Recognition for Green Energy Push at Pac-10 Conference
04/09/2009Oregon Receives $1.73 Million in Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/09/2009EPA Announces $28.5 million in Stimulus Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Oregon to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
03/31/20092009 Oregon and Washington ENERGY STAR Award Winners
03/24/2009Portland Community Members Will Benefit from Environmental Justice Grants
03/19/2009EPA Issues Latest Information on Toxic Chemical Releases
03/12/2009EPA Directs Over $297 Million of Recovery Act Funding to Northwest States, Alaska and Tribes to Protect Water Quality, Create Jobs
03/12/2009Mark Measer to Head EPA’s Criminal Investigation Program in Pacific Northwest
03/06/2009Streamflow duration assessment method now available
03/03/2009Seattle Ranks 10th in Nation for Energy-Saving Buildings; Portland 18th
02/18/2009Portland Active Senior Programs Earn Recognition
02/03/2009A-Dec Inc. agrees to pay nearly $326,000 for violating federal pesticide rules
01/26/2009Feedlot Facility pays $8,000 for Alleged Animal Waste Violations
01/15/2009Green Job Training for Portland: EPA Grant Awarded to Oregon Tradeswomen
01/15/2009Report: Columbia River Basin faces continued threat from mercury, pesticides, other toxics
01/15/2009$2.6 Million for Brownfields Environmental Job Training
01/05/2009$140,000 settlement lodged in federal court over 2006 oil spill near Scottsburg, Oregon
12/30/2008EPA Orders Oregon Landowner and Contractor to restore wetlands
12/23/2008EPA designates seven new fine particle pollution “nonattainment” areas in Pacific Northwest and Alaska
12/19/2008Settlement Kicks In Funding for Cleanup and Redevelopment of Triangle Park by the University of Portland
12/17/2008$3 Million to be awarded to Support Communities and Reduce Pollution
12/16/2008EPA awarding $2.8 Million to help protect Western estuaries and Watersheds
12/16/2008EPA Files Complaint Against Oregon Pest Control Company after illegal use of pesticides leads to homeowner death
12/04/2008EPA 2008 enforcement efforts drive big pollution reductions in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
10/27/2008Bellingham, Washington and Oregon State University are 2008 Green Power Leadership Award Winners
10/24/2008North and Northeast Portland Community to Benefit from $210,950 EPA Grant Aimed at Reducing Toxic Risks
09/30/2008Eighteen agencies gather in Seattle to accept EPA’s "Federal Green Challenge"
09/24/2008Keep on Trucking - with Lower Emissions through EPA's $50 Million Clean Diesel Funding
09/17/2008Truax Oil, Inc. to pay over $137,000 EPA penalty for 2006 oil spill near Roseburg, Oregon
08/25/2008Wilco-Winfield LLC, agrees to pay over $18,000 for violating federal pesticide rules
08/19/2008EPA identifies areas that do not meet Particulate Standards
08/12/2008New Port Sediment Cleanup Project Easier on Atmosphere
07/29/2008Federal Agencies Join States to Launch Governors’
West Coast Ocean Action Plan
07/17/2008Epson Portland, Inc. Facility in Hillsboro, Oregon Joins EPA’s Partnership, Pledges to Reduce Hazardous Waste
06/24/2008EPA awards Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington nearly $189,000 for Environmental Education
06/16/2008EPA Proposes Vessel Discharge Permits
06/11/2008EPA and DOJ reach $4.3 Million settlement with four of the Nation’s Largest Home Builders for Storm Water Violations
06/05/2008Blount, Inc. Facility in Milwaukie, Oregon Joins EPA Partnership, Pledges to Reduce Hazardous Waste
05/27/2008EPA’S Ocean Survey Vessel (OSV) “BOLD” Visits Pacific Northwest
05/27/2008Makah Tribal Member is New EPA Senior Tribal Policy Advisor
04/28/2008Northwest Colleges and Universities have a bright idea: Green Power
04/23/2008Northwest College Students Find Greener Solutions to Protect the Planet
04/22/2008EPA Invites other Federal Agencies to Join in Federal Green Challenge
04/14/2008Redmond High School (Redmond, WA) Students’ “Cool School” CO2 Reduction Campaign Leads to Presidential Recognition and EPA Award
04/10/2008Communities with environmental justice concerns are invited by EPA to apply for funding
04/09/2008U.S. EPA putting its money to work, to clean up diesel engines
04/08/2008Pacific Northwest Local Governments Receive $980,000 from EPA to Help Breathe New Life Into Former Industrial Properties
04/02/2008DEQ, EPA Collect Hazardous Flood Debris from Nehalem River near Vernonia and Mist
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/26/2008Home Depot Stores in Alaska and Oregon included in $1.3 million settlement for storm water violations