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09/06/2012EPA Awards $1.5 Million to Universities for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
08/15/2012U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest
08/10/2012EPA Proposes to Renew US Ecology’s PCB Landfill Permit; Public Comment Period Begins
06/21/2012EPA Announces $3 Million In Environmental Job Training Grants / Grants provide job trainees opportunities to protect public health in their communities
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/07/2012EPA Launches First Waste to Biogas Mapping Tool
04/30/2012EPA to hold two public hearings on proposed pollution controls at Reid Gardner Generating Station
02/15/2012Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill
02/03/2012EPA Provides $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance to Communities
01/05/2012EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Inventory Data for 2010
11/30/2011U.S. EPA Fines Reno Area Facility $79,500 for Hazardous Waste Violations
11/16/2011Nevada gold mine pays $105,000, corrects reporting violations
10/31/2011Nevada Charter Schools to comply with asbestos regulations
10/06/2011WaterSense Partners of the Year Recognized for Dedication to Water-Efficiency
08/16/2011Historic agreement on improving Lake Tahoe clarity signed by California and Nevada Governors
04/27/2011U.S. EPA Reaches Settlement With Company for nearly $1 Million at Anaconda Copper Mine Superfund Site
04/22/2011U.S. EPA launches "Federal Green Challenge" in the Pacific Southwest
03/28/2011EPA Monitoring Continues to Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States
03/03/2011Former EPA Fugitive Sentenced for Violating Clean Air Act
02/02/2011EPA To Develop Regulation for Perchlorate and Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water
02/02/2011EPA To Develop Regulation for Perchlorate and Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water
12/16/2010EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Inventory Data
10/20/2010Tribal conference brings environmental leaders to San Francisco
10/05/2010US Ecology to pay nearly $500,000 for hazardous waste violations
09/15/2010EPA Judge Levies Nation’s Largest Pesticide Fine on "99-cent Only Stores"
05/24/2010U.S. EPA Files Complaint against Nevada Businessman for Solid and Hazardous Waste Violations in Indian Country
05/12/2010EPA fines three Arizona charter school operators $27,480 for asbestos violations
04/21/2010Nevada Receives $400,000 to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
04/09/2010US EPA set to implement New Lead-Safe Rule
12/23/2009U.S. EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results, Interactive Mapping Tool Shows Nevada Environmental Enforcement
12/16/2009U.S. EPA Launches National Environmental Video Competition to Promote “Three R’s” of Consumer Waste
12/08/2009U.S. EPA Issues Nevada Toxic Release Data, Arsenic and Lead Among Most Common
11/19/2009U.S. EPA Calls for Green Innovators
11/05/2009EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 9
10/19/2009Wipe Out Lead Poisoning
10/13/2009EPA Honors Green Building Challenge Winners
09/03/2009Nevada’s Green Projects During the First 200 Days of the Recovery Act
08/26/2009Sprouts Farmers Market, Fresh and Easy, Raley's Family of Fine Stores, Whole Foods, Supervalu, and Hill Phoenix Chill for the Environment
08/11/2009EPA settles with Genoa Tree Nursery over worker protection violations
08/06/2009Union Pacific Railroad Company Agrees To Settle Clean Water Act Violations In Nevada
07/09/2009EPA Awards More Than $1.2 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Nevada
07/08/2009The Yerington Paiute Tribe to Benefit from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
05/08/2009$800,000 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Nevada
04/30/2009EPA Announces $38.9 million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in Nevada to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/22/2009EPA Invites the Public to “Pick 5 for the Environment”
04/22/2009Atlantic Richfield Company to spend $10.2 million for cleanup at Anaconda Mine site in Yerington, Nev. / Settlement includes costs incurred by the EPA and future cleanup costs
04/08/2009Nevada 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
03/19/2009Arsenic, Lead Among Most Commonly Released Toxic Chemicals in Nevada, According to Latest U.S. EPA Report Released Today / 222 million pounds of toxic chemicals released into environment, increase of nearly 5-million pounds from previous year
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
01/28/2009Deadline to submit U.S. EPA Environmental Award nomination is February 8 / Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
01/07/2009U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations /
Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
12/19/2008Air quality information at the touch of a button /
Southern Nevada joins EnviroFlash
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 Nevada to reduce nearly 8 million pounds of pollution / Agency announces environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2008
12/04/2008EPA takes action against Nevada Onion for failing to protect workers from pesticide exposure / Nevada Onion to pay more than $50,000 for 64 counts
11/24/2008U.S. EPA Highlights Ways Everyone Can “Go Green” during the Holidays / Easy and effective ways to reduce and reuse
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
11/03/2008"Green Plus" a Green Minus for Coffers of Fuel Additive Company
10/09/2008U.S. EPA orders Metalast International, Inc. to comply with federal wastewater laws, protect waterways;
09/30/2008EPA Issues Final Yucca Mountain Radiation Standards
09/25/2008EPA fines Nevada wholesaler for allegedly selling unregistered water cleaning product
Thermwell Products Company distributed product to Lowes
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
09/16/2008Sparks United Methodist Church awarded EPA Energy Star Award
Saves $30,000 annually and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 160 tons a year
09/10/2008U.S. EPA fines Sierra Chemical Co. for pesticide violations
Company pays more than $29,000 in penalties
08/19/2008EPA, States and Tribes Work in Collaboration to Meet the 24-hour Fine Particle National Air Quality Standard
08/14/2008California, Southwest facilities renew beyond-compliance environmental goals through EPA's Performance Track program
08/07/2008Nevada Landfill Operator Agrees to $36M Plan to Close Landfill Site
08/07/2008EPA Announces Web-Based System for Companies to Self-Disclose Environmental Violations
06/30/2008EPA files complaint against Nevada Onion for alleged pesticide violations
06/26/2008ARCO to pay over $2.7 million for cleanup costs incurred at Anaconda Mine site in Yerington, Nev.
06/09/2008U.S. EPA Orders Landfill Operator Republic: ‘Get to Work’
05/06/2008Reno, Nev. company pays over $80,000 for toxic chemical reporting violations
05/06/2008Reno, Nev. company pays over $80,000 for toxic chemical reporting violations
04/21/2008April 22nd is Earth Day: Get local with stories that matter in your community
U.S. EPA experts available for interviews this week
04/15/2008New Report Highlights Environmental Issues; Some in Unlikely Places
04/14/2008U.S. EPA honors Clark County Department of Air Quality and Environmental Management for environmental work
04/09/2008U.S. EPA putting its money to work, to clean up diesel engines
04/08/2008U.S. EPA awards Nevada agency $400,000 to assess Brownfields sites
04/04/2008The air is cleaner in Washoe County
03/20/2008U.S. EPA orders Patmont Motor Werks of Minden, Nev. to comply with federal wastewater laws
03/20/2008U.S. EPA orders Patmont Motor Werks of Minden, Nev. to comply with federal wastewater laws
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/25/2008Major Institutions Make Plans to Go ‘Green’: New U.S. EPA Performance Track members include Frito-Lay, Toyota
02/21/2008EPA releases 2006 Nevada Toxics Release Inventory data
02/21/2008EPA releases 2006 Nevada Toxics Release Inventory data
02/08/2008U.S. EPA settles with animal products distributor for $56,200 following pesticide violations
01/10/2008U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations
01/03/2008The air is cleaner in Washoe County
12/12/2007U.S. EPA fines Nevada developer $43,000 over injection well violations
12/04/2007U.S. EPA approves Washoe County air quality maintenance plan
11/15/2007EPA announces Nevada environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2007: Air quality cases highlight year
11/08/2007EPA Pacific Southwest Region awards over $400,000 in pollution prevention grants to state agencies in California, Arizona and Nevada
10/19/2007U.S. EPA awards UNLV $96,798 to evaluate lead hazards in imported candy
10/19/2007U.S. EPA awards grants for tribal lead poisoning prevention efforts
10/18/2007U.S. EPA announces four new Performance Track members for the Pacific Southwest
10/17/2007Western Tribal Environmental Issues Highlighted at 15th Annual Tribal/EPA Conference in Nevada