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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
10/23/2008
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
09/16/2008
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
09/04/2008Tucson pool company removing chlorine gas from operations after environmental violations
09/03/2008NEWS BRIEF: EPA Hosts Public Meeting on Tuba City Open Dump Site
09/03/2008U.S. EPA adds the Iron King Mine - Humboldt Smelter site to national Superfund list
08/21/2008Local company settles with EPA
08/20/2008Casa Grande Water Reclamation facility cited for failing to maintain chemical risk plan
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
08/13/2008NEWS BRIEF: Summit to address uranium contamination on the Navajo Nation
08/12/2008Ariz. power plant agrees to install controls to reduce harmful emissions
Settlement also requires power plant to pay a $950,000 civil penalty
08/07/2008EPA Announces Web-Based System for Companies to Self-Disclose Environmental Violations
08/05/2008Five Arizona water systems receive orders from EPA
07/23/2008Industry Challenge reduces pollution in South Phoenix
07/09/2008EPA fines SuperFuels $55,000 for underground storage tank violations
07/07/2008EPA fines Phoenix company $23,400 for hazardous chemical reporting violations
06/30/2008U.S. EPA fines Chandler casting firm $10,000 for hazardous waste violations
06/17/2008Oklahoma-based pipeline company
to pay $5.3 million for petroleum discharges
06/13/2008EPA announces plan, makes progress towards cleaning up the legacy of abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation
06/05/2008Lost Lake Resort fined $55,076 for underground fuel tank violations
06/05/2008Tempe electronics company pays $46,300 for toxic chemical reporting violations
05/28/2008EPA Honors Winners of Eighth Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards –Gila River Indian Community recognized
05/19/2008Motorola, Siemens Corp. and Glaxosmithkline pay $500,000 penalty for system failures at superfund site in Scottsdale, AZ
05/19/2008EPA orders City of Nogales, Ariz. to correct drinking water violations
05/07/2008Tempe, Ariz. builder pays $106,000 to settle dust violations
04/30/2008Hidden Valley public water system near Maricopa, Ariz. fined $1000 for drinking water violations
04/29/2008U.S., Mexico train for border hazardous disaster preparedness April 29-30
04/22/2008U.S. EPA proposes to approve Navajo Nation’s underground injection control program
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
04/15/2008 ASARCO agrees to clean up contaminated yards in Hayden and Winkelman, Ariz.
04/15/2008New Report Highlights Environmental Issues; Some in Unlikely Places
04/14/2008U.S. EPA honors three Arizona environmental heroes
04/09/2008EPA awards $420,000 in Small Business research grants to Pacific Southwest Region companies
04/09/2008U.S. EPA putting its money to work, to clean up diesel engines
04/08/2008U.S. EPA awards Arizona community $200,000 to assess Brownfields sites
03/19/2008U.S EPA proposes Iron King Mine - Humboldt Smelter to Superfund site list
03/19/2008U.S. EPA orders ASARCO to clean up contaminated yards in Hayden and Winkelman, Ariz.
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/21/2008EPA releases 2006 Arizona Toxics Release Inventory data
02/08/2008U.S. EPA settles with animal products distributor for $56,200 following pesticide violations
01/24/2008U.S. EPA, ADEQ, celebrate Phoenix-Goodyear Airport North groundwater treatment facility: $1 million facility benefits thousands of area residents
01/16/2008EPA settles with Pima County Board of Supervisors and Cesar Chavez Learning Community, Inc. for asbestos violations
01/10/2008U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations
01/08/2008U.S. EPA to hold public meetings on recent Hayden and Winkleman air and soil sampling results
01/07/2008U.S. EPA fines AmeriGas Propane $19,432 for chemical reporting violations: Arizona facility failed to notify emergency agencies of hazardous chemicals
12/20/2007U.S. EPA denies Gila River hazardous waste permit to Romic Environmental: Lack of landowner signature prompts agency to deny permit
12/19/2007U.S. EPA orders TCE groundwater investigation in Gila River Indian Community: Romic Environmental, Plymouth Tube must research past chemical releases
12/05/2007U.S. EPA settles with Arizona mine for $28,950 for toxic chemical reporting violations
12/04/2007U.S. EPA honors Intel Corporation, Santa Clara Valley Water District with Water Efficiency Leader award
Billions of gallons of water saved in Arizona and California
12/03/2007Every Drop Counts - EPA Recognizes Water Efficiency Leaders
11/15/2007EPA announces Arizona environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2007
Asbestos, air quality related 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
11/05/2007U.S. EPA, ADEQ, celebrate Tucson Airport $5.5 million soil and groundwater treatment plant
10/31/2007EPA fines contractor, Arizona Deptartment of Transportation $36,410 over asbestos violations
10/30/2007U.S. EPA seeks $27,500 civil penalty against Arizona water company
10/18/2007U.S. EPA announces four new Performance Track members for the Pacific Southwest
10/18/2007EPA settles with Tolleson, Ariz. company for failing to notify authorities after chemical release
10/17/2007Western Tribal Environmental Issues Highlighted at 15th Annual Tribal/EPA Conference in Nevada
10/17/2007EPA settles with Tolleson, Ariz. company
for failing to notify authorities after chemical release
10/02/2007U.S. EPA orders two Arizona water companies to monitor drinking water for disinfection byproducts
09/27/2007U.S. EPA fines Romic Environmental Technologies Corp. $97,000 for hazardous waste violations
09/24/2007Phoenix home builder fined $155,000 to settle dust violations
09/24/2007U.S. EPA and Navajo Nation inspect 40 underground tanks on tribal lands
09/19/2007EPA settles with Tucson chemical manufacturer for $2,500
09/13/2007U.S. EPA fines Shasta Beverages, Inc. $11,900 for chemical reporting violations
09/05/2007U.S. EPA settles with New Mexico pest exterminator for $1,170
08/29/2007South Phoenix Industry Challenge meets environmental goals ahead of schedule
08/20/2007Tucson’s Sonoran Institute eligible for $800,000 EPA targeted watershed funds
08/20/2007EPA, DOJ, Maricopa County fine Phoenix company $175,000 for emitting VOCs into air
08/06/2007EPA fines seven Tucson charter school operators $67,240 for asbestos violations
07/25/2007U.S. EPA is looking for Water Efficiency Leaders
07/13/2007EPA orders Raytheon, Air Force to clean up contaminated groundwater at Tucson Airport Superfund Site
06/21/2007Over $1.3 million in federal funds available for clean school bus projects