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02/26/2013U.S. EPA Honors GRID Alternatives for Solar Panel Job Training
02/15/2013EPA Reaches $1.6 Million Settlement at Operating Industries Superfund Site
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/31/2013Southern California Landfill Recognized for Transforming Waste into a Green Community Asset
01/31/2013EPA Proposes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards
01/28/2013EPA Resolves Air Violations with Thermal Energy Development Partnership in Tracy, California for $145,000
01/17/2013Automotive Electronics Manufacturer Fined $500,000 for Selling Illegal Devices Resulting in Tons of Excess Particulate Matter Emissions
01/16/2013Baja California Celebrates First Urban Composting Center, Will Produce Almost 150 Tons in its First Year for Urban Greenscaping in Tijuana
01/16/2013EPA Issues California Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/08/2013EPA Honors Dr. Jeanne Conry as Children’s Environmental Health Champion 2012
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/19/2012EPA Study Reveals Shift in Housing Developments Across the U.S. / More communities embrace redevelopment
12/17/2012EPA Proposes New Pollution Reduction Plans for Malibu Creek and the Ventura River
12/10/2012WEDNESDAY: EPA Will Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Final Results of Radiological Investigation at Santa Susana / Agency Officially Completes Work at Superfund Site
12/10/2012Company Self-Discloses Air Violations
12/06/2012U.S. EPA Awards Five Calif. Groups Nearly $125,000 in Environmental Justice Grants
12/05/2012$60,000 in EPA Grants Awarded to Calif. University Groups
12/05/2012U.S. and Local Governments Achieve $50 Million Settlement to Address Contamination at Superfund Site in Rialto, Calif.
12/05/2012S.F. Bay Area “Smart” Fund Receives Honorable Mention for EPA Award
12/03/2012EPA Will Remove 1,100 Tons of Perchlorate-Contaminated Soil in Barstow, Calif.
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/20/2012EPA Fellowships Awarded to 25 Ariz., Calif., Nev. Students
11/20/2012U.S. EPA Reaches $2 Million Settlement with 290 Parties to Further Clean Santa Barbara County Toxic Dump Site
11/15/2012EPA Honors Calif., Nev., Ariz. Universities for Pledge to Significantly Reduce Food Waste
11/14/2012Vehicle And Engine Importers To Pay Civil Penalty To Resolve Clean Air Act Violations / Senior company executives jointly liable for consent decree obligations
11/13/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Recognizes 19 Universities for Food Waste Reduction
11/08/2012Los Angeles Companies Agree to Pay $140,000 for Clean Air Act Violations
11/07/2012EPA Honors Adobe for Eliminating Waste at Corporate HQ
10/29/2012EPA Continues Work at San Gabriel Valley Superfund Site; Additional $1.44 Million Settlement Reached for Groundwater Cleanup
10/18/2012EPA Awards $214,000 to Reduce Sources of Ocean Pollution
10/17/2012EPA Awards $6.5 Million for Ten Projects to Restore
San Francisco Bay Water Quality and Habitats
10/16/2012EPA Awards $39,327 to American Lung Association of CA to Improve Indoor Air Quality, Asthma Management in San Diego Schools
10/16/2012U.S. EPA Honors Fresno State's WET Center
10/16/2012 EPA and Fresno State Collaborate to Engage Students in Environmental Careers
10/16/2012EPA Awards $66,000 to Improve Santa Clara County Indoor Air
10/15/2012U.S. EPA Awards Over $5 Million to California for Clean Diesel Projects
10/11/2012EPA Awards $30 Million for Clean Diesel Projects
10/10/2012EPA Awards $214,000 to Reduce Sources of Ocean Pollution
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012U.S. EPA Awards Contract Up to $46.7 M to South S.F., Calif. Biotechnology Company
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
10/03/2012U.S. EPA Honors Dixon Ridge Farms as Sustainable Agricultural Champion
10/02/2012Media Advisory: EPA Officials to Attend Grand Opening of Merritt Crossing Senior Apt. Bldg.
10/02/2012Media Advisory for Wednesday:
U.S. EPA Honors Dixon Ridge Farms With Award; News Media Tour Available
10/01/2012U.S. EPA Settles with Lead Acid Battery Manufacturer in Corona for Air Violations
10/01/2012Two Bay Area Companies Receive U.S. EPA Energy Awards
09/27/2012U.S. EPA Fines U.S. Pipe Company for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/24/2012EPA Recognizes Community Services Unlimited for Its Unique Work towards Sustainability and Access to Healthy Food for Youth in South Los Angeles
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
09/19/2012U.S. EPA Fines Biosearch Technologies of Novato, Calif. for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/19/2012Bay Area Agency Recipient of U.S. EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
09/13/2012U.S. EPA Awards Grant of Nearly $650,000 to University of Calif. Davis
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/11/2012EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Reducing Emissions under GreenChill Partnership
09/10/2012Three Southern California Metal Companies to Spend more than $196,000 for Federal Violations
09/10/2012EPA Unveils Calif. Mapping Tool for Developing Renewable Energy Sources
09/07/2012U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill for Improper Analysis of PCBs Waste
08/31/2012Nine California Areas Meet National Air Quality Standard for Smog
08/28/2012U.S. EPA Releases San Francisco Bay Delta Action Plan to Address Toxins and Stressors that Harm Fish
08/15/2012U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest
08/08/2012US, Mexico Sign Agreement Addressing High Priority Border Environmental Issues
08/06/2012US EPA Chief, Mexico Environment Minister to Sign Agreement Addressing Border Region Environmental Concerns
07/23/2012EPA Awarded Highest Honor at Annual GIS Conference
07/17/2012EPA Fines Yuba City Power Plant $13,500 Following Illegal Arsenic Release
07/10/2012EPA Reaches $14.6 Million Settlement for Groundwater Cleanup at Torrance Superfund Sites
07/09/2012EPA to Hold Two Public Hearings on Proposed Clean Air Standards for Particle Pollution/Speaker registration now open for hearings in Philadelphia and Sacramento, Calif.
06/26/2012EPA Awards Over $59,000 to Revive the San Joaquin River in Fresno
06/26/2012EPA Awards Over $119,000 to Support Revitalization of Urban Waters in California
06/26/2012Ralcorp Commercial Bakery in Lodi to Pay More than $1.3 Million for Air Violations
06/21/2012Los Angeles Conservation Corps Receives $200,000 for Environmental Jobs Training
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
06/06/2012Santa Maria Teacher Receives Presidential Award
06/06/2012EPA Co-Sponsors Fresno Indoor Air Quality, Asthma Workshop
06/05/2012EPA, Other Agencies Offer Indoor Air Quality, Asthma Triggers Workshop in Fresno
05/31/2012California Construction Company to Pay $170,000 following Illegal Dumping to Federally Protected Wetlands during Strip Mall Construction
05/30/2012EPA Announces $400,000 Brownfields Grant to
Mt. Shasta to Assess, Clean Up Toxic Former Lumber Mill
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/24/2012EPA, Southern California Edison Mark Recycling of 1 Million Refrigerators
05/24/2012EPA Announces $69.3 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities
05/22/2012EPA: Silicon Valley, SoCal Tech Innovators Secure Federal Funding to Transform Innovative Ideas into Environmental Solutions
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/15/2012EPA Reaches Settlement for $6.6 Million Groundwater Cleanup at San Gabriel Valley Superfund Site
05/09/2012EPA Adds Three Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
05/09/2012EPA Adds South Gate Industrial Facilities to List of Nation's Worst Toxic Sites
05/01/2012EPA Works to Help the Nearly 26 Million Americans with Asthma/Highlights Asthma Awareness Month in May
04/25/2012MEDIA ALERT: Regional U.S. EPA Leader Jared Blumenfeld Heads to Sacramento to Discuss Jobs, Green Tech
04/25/2012U.S. EPA, Dept. of Energy Launch Innovative New Tools to Determine Solar and Wind Energy Potential on Contaminated Lands
04/19/2012MEDIA ALERT: EPA Chief to Visit LA Green School, Highlight Green Economy
04/18/2012EPA Chief to Visit Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles to Tour Efforts to Reduce Environmental Impacts, Meet Students
04/12/2012U.S. EPA: San Francisco Selected to Receive Federal Assistance for Infrastructure Planning, Smart Growth
04/11/2012San Francisco, Sacramento Top the list of
U.S. Cities most Energy Star Buildings
04/11/2012EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
03/28/2012San Joaquin Valley Landfill to Spend $3.8 Million to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
03/27/2012EPA and LA Water Board Set Strict New Pollution Reduction Plans for 175 Waterways in Los Angeles Area
03/19/2012Sacramento non-profit ReLeaf wins bid for Federal Environmental Education Grant
03/12/2012U.S. EPA and L'Oreal announce research collaboration in San Francisco that may help end animal testing