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07/28/2015Nearly 400 Northwest Buildings Compete in EPA’s “Battle of the Buildings”
07/28/2015Three Northwest Institutions Receive Funding from EPA for Research to Better Understand the Effects of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality
07/13/2015Four Washington companies resolve violations of federal chemical storage laws
05/27/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/26/2015EPA and DOE K Basin settlement spurs Hanford Cleanup
05/14/2015EPA, Seattle truck repair firm settle water pollution case
04/28/2015EPA: Lockheed West Seattle/Shipyard 2 cleanup will help Puget Sound
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leading the Way on Energy Efficiency and Acting on Climate Agency recognizes 128 partners including some in Greater Philly Area
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leading the Way on Energy Efficiency and Acting on Climate
Agency recognizes 128 partners including some in Delaware Area
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leading the Way on Energy Efficiency and Acting on Climate
Agency recognizes 128 partners including some in Maryland Area
04/06/2015Mercury incident at Yakima home requires EPA emergency cleanup
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate /
The agency recognizes 128 partners in 33 states including DirecTV, Staples, and Verizon
04/02/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
03/26/2015EPA acts to protect Puget Sound shellfish beds from manure runoff, fines Lynden dairy
03/25/2015EPA announces $925,000 for tribal clean diesel projects in Washington
03/24/2015Grain Handling Facility at Freeman, Washington Proposed to Superfund Cleanup List
03/24/2015EPA Adds Two, Proposes Six Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/17/2015EPA Brownfields Grant Will Aid City of Spokane with Plans to Revitalize Hillyard Industrial Area
03/16/2015With long, dry summer looming, EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 16-23
03/10/2015EPA recognizes top performing Energy Star certified manufacturing plants in Idaho, Washington
03/09/2015EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States/ Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
02/18/2015EPA Honors Outstanding Environmental Educators: 2015 Applications Sought; 2014 Central Washington Teacher Recognized
02/18/2015Four northwest companies agree to settle EPA chemical emergency planning and release reporting violations
02/10/2015EPA “Love the Bus” awards $90,000 to Puyallup School District for cleaner, healthier school buses
02/10/2015EPA Awards Rebates to 30 States to Replace 210 School Buses
02/09/2015National wholesale grocery distributor, Supervalu Holdings, Inc., agrees to settle EPA violations and protect local waters from stormwater pollution
02/05/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
01/28/2015EPA and DOE to Resolve Hanford Hazardous Waste Violations
01/26/2015EPA applauds Mariners for award-winning green ballpark and games
01/14/2015EPA offers grant funds for environmental education in the Northwest
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