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12/19/2014EPA Designates Idaho’s West Silver Valley as being in “Non-Attainment” for Fine Particle Air Pollution
12/02/2014EPA releases final Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund cleanup plan
11/13/2014EPA Recognizes the First Existing Apartment, Condo Buildings with ENERGY STAR Certification / Apartment and condo buildings recognized in Ark., D.C., Ill., Mass., N.Y., Va., Wash. with certification for leading industry in cutting energy use, increasing affordability
11/07/2014EPA Grants Support Tribal Environmental Programs in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
10/02/2014New Yakima Valley air monitor measures particulate pollution
09/18/2014Yakima fertilizer manufacturer signs settlement with EPA to resolve hazardous waste violations
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/03/2014EPA settles with Washington Crab Producers, Inc., for “Community- Right-to-Know” violations at Westport, WA Processing Facility
09/03/2014US settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
08/27/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
08/25/2014Marysville metal caster invests $230,000 in hazardous waste reduction as part of EPA settlement
07/23/2014EPA awards over $756,000 to research coastal climate change impacts on Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
07/14/2014EPA Supporting Small Businesses by Advancing Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research/Twenty-one businesses receiving funding to strengthen the economy and the environment
06/18/2014Tractor Supply Company settles with EPA for failure to properly report propane storage at five Washington retail locations
06/04/2014Emerald Kalama Chemical Resolves Clean Air Violations, Repair Lapses
06/04/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/28/2014EPA Announces $600,000 in Brownfields support for City of Tacoma
05/09/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/05/2014EPA Administrator honors Billy Frank Jr.'s courageous environmental leadership
04/30/2014Three Seattle firms agree to settle violations with EPA and protect local waters from stormwater
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