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02/07/2011EPA plans scientific assessment of Bristol Bay watershed
02/01/2011U.S. Oil and Refining Co. in Tacoma, Wash. settles with federal and local air authorities for Clean Air Act violations
02/01/2011Pacific Northwest and Alaska Federal agencies reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 380 million pounds in 2010
01/20/2011Usibelli Coal Mine, near Healy, Alaska, agrees to pay $60,000 EPA penalty for Clean Water Act violations
01/12/2011EPA issues order to Alyeska Pipeline Service in response to Alaska Pipeline leak
01/06/2011Washington fertilizer distributors fined over $33,000 for failing to properly plan for chemical releases at eight facilities
01/05/2011City of Bonners Ferry pays over $12,000 for Federal Clean Water Act violations
12/16/2010Air toxics near St. Helen’s Elementary School are below levels of concern - EPA posts final air toxics monitoring report today
12/16/2010EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases - Highlights for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
12/16/2010Coeur Alaska, Inc., to pay $170,000 EPA penalty for “Unpermitted Discharges” at the Kensington Gold project
12/15/2010Oregon’s Environmental Justice Task Force awarded National Achievement in Environmental Justice Award
12/07/2010Tacoma-based Pacific Functional Fluids fined over $21,000 for failing to report chemicals
12/01/2010EPA praises Portland for its leadership in green urban growth practices
11/18/2010Oregon’s Bear Creek Cleaner Thanks to Watershed-Wide Projects
11/04/2010Alaska tribal village receives nearly $95,000 to reduce exposure to toxics
11/02/2010Pesticide distributors in Washington State fined over $35,000 for illegal imports and mislabeled products
11/02/2010Starbucks recognized as one of the Top Green Power Purchasers in the nation
10/25/2010Federal and State Responders Continue Mop-Up Operations at Scene of Friday’s Fire and Toxic Chemical Spill on Warm Springs Road in Boise, ID
10/20/2010Portland dubbed one of the country’s greenest communities with EPA designation
10/18/2010Duwamish Waterway cleanup options released for public review
10/14/2010Goodman Oil agrees to pay over $171,000 for storage tank violations at gas stations across Idaho
10/07/2010Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad pays $272,900 for diesel spill in Cow Creek derailment
10/07/2010Oregon and Washington groups awarded nearly $222,000 for Environmental Education
10/07/2010Firing range cleanup agreement means Kincaid Park soccer field construction can move forward
10/05/2010EPA awards $138,000 to support environmental justice projects in the Northwest and Alaska
09/30/2010Puget Sound Naval Shipyard pays $56,000 for hazardous waste violations
09/29/2010New stormwater treatment at Boeing Field will reduce toxic PCBs and help protect the Duwamish River and Puget Sound
09/27/2010Puget Sound-area developers fined nearly $50,000 for storm water run-off violations
09/27/2010Idaho fish farm could face penalties up to $177,500 for federal Clean Water Act violations
09/27/2010Idaho oil distributor pays $15,000 penalty for inadequate spill prevention measures
09/23/2010Landowners ordered to restore wetlands in Ocean Shores, Washington
09/15/2010Failure to report ammonia release costs Washington fruit processor close to $107,000 in EPA penalties and plant improvements.
09/13/2010City of Ketchikan fined nearly $3,000 for improper disposal of PCBs
09/08/2010Puget Sound protection efforts get nearly $13 million boost from EPA science grants
09/02/2010Port of Tacoma ordered to restore wetlands destroyed by unauthorized work in Commencement Bay
09/01/2010Public Comment Invited on Simplot Consent Decree Amendment
08/18/2010Cheese Manufacturer Sorrento Lactalis to Pay U.S. $315,000 for Exceeding Discharge Levels Into Idaho’s Mason Creek
08/18/2010Sumner, Washington landowners fined $18,000 for wetlands violations
08/04/2010Elk City Water and Sewer Association pays nearly $4,000 for Federal Clean Water Act violations
08/04/2010Eight Drinking Water Systems in Alaska are in violation of the Safe Drinking Water Act
08/03/2010Idaho Fish Hatchery fined $98,000 for Clean Water Act violations
08/03/2010Nampa Dairy Operator fined nearly $15,000 for storm water violations
08/02/2010Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington awarded $190,000 for Environmental Education
07/15/2010City of Tacoma settles for nearly $525,000 for release of ozone-depleting gases
07/14/2010EPA responders answer state and county calls for help to investigate thousands of leaky containers near Rexburg, Idaho
07/13/2010Anchorage man faces up to $177,500 in EPA fines for destroying wetlands and streams
07/06/2010EPA to announce nearly $30 million in grants to restore and protect Puget Sound
06/29/2010Alaskan seafood processor fined $135,000 for Clean Water Act violations
06/28/2010Mukilteo, Washington seafood distributor to pay $35,000 for failure to properly report release of ammonia
06/28/2010Spokane, Washington chlorine distributor agrees to pay over $19,000 to settle EPA Risk Management Program violations
06/24/2010Tyler Amon Named “Top Cop” for EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Program in the Northwest and Alaska
06/17/2010Lakewood, Washington coatings manufacturer fined $14,500 for chemical reporting violations
06/15/2010Wood Creek Livestock Company feedlot receives EPA Compliance Order to stop polluting Snake River tributary
06/14/2010EPA: FMC Must Expand Phosphine Gas Extraction, Treatment and Monitoring at Former SE Idaho Plant Site
06/11/2010EPA Orders Simplot Cattle Feeding Company to change stock watering practice at Grand View, ID, feedlot to protect the Snake River
06/07/2010Terminal 117 cleanup proposed in South Park
06/01/2010Puget Sound Energy receives EPA’s Clean Air Excellence Award for its Air Quality Environmental Education Program
05/20/2010Middle School Students receive national recognition for their creative “Recycling” project in Homer, Alaska
05/11/2010Bothell wireless facility faces $57,000 fine for diesel spill
05/06/2010Kent Plastics Co. fined $46,000 for Chemical Reporting Violations
04/29/2010Toppenish, Wash. Smitty’s Conoco gas station required to clean up groundwater contamination caused by petroleum spill
04/26/2010EPA completes second round of groundwater sampling in Lower Yakima Valley
04/19/2010Alaska Seafood Company Agrees to Pay More than $500,000 to Resolve Alleged Environmental Violations
04/19/2010EPA Awards over $1 Million to Cleanup and Revitalize Pacific Northwest Communities
04/19/2010Seattle plating company pays $60,000 penalty for improper spill reporting
04/13/2010Landowners Ordered to Restore Salmon Stream and Wetlands near Haines, Alaska
04/13/2010EPA Grant Boosts King County Green Job Training Program
04/09/2010EPA Issues Air Permit to Shell Offshore, Inc, For Drilling Exploration in Alaska's Beaufort Sea
04/01/2010EPA Issues Air Permit to Shell for Drilling Exploration in Alaska's Chuckchi Sea
04/01/2010DeLamar Mine in Southwest Idaho fined $35,000 for alleged stormwater violations
03/25/2010EPA Grant Helps Washington Department of Health Track-Down Folk Remedies Tainted With Toxins
03/23/2010Automotive and Industrial Distributors of Pocatello agrees to spend over $38,000 to settle EPA spill prevention violations
03/23/2010Seattle Recognized as a National Leader in Energy Efficient Buildings
03/23/2010Portland Recognized as a National Leader in Energy Efficient Buildings
03/23/2010Anchorage Waste Water Utility and Contractor Pay $9850 EPA Storm Water Penalty
03/15/2010Cascade Water Alliance shows consumers how to conserve water and save money during National “Fix a Leak Week”
03/08/2010Composite Aquatic Innovations, Inc. Fined Over $4,000 for Chemical Reporting Violations
03/03/2010Old Copper and Gold Mine on Prince of Wales Island Added to Federal Cleanup List
03/03/2010Former Mercury Mine above Cottage Grove Reservoir Added to Federal Cleanup List
02/26/2010Blue Tee Corp. Provides Nearly $1.4 Million for Anderson-Calhoun Mine and Mill Cleanup
02/25/2010City of Eugene receives EPA grant to combat greenhouse gases
02/19/2010Idaho’s Small Scale Placer Miners will need a General Discharge Permit under EPA’s Proposal to Protect Idaho’s Rivers and Streams
02/19/2010Recovery Act’s One Year Anniversary: Workers in Pacific Northwest Benefit from Investment in Environmental Protection
02/10/2010North Idaho Developers fined nearly $45,000 for storm water violations
01/26/2010Simplot Superfund Cleanup Plan Strengthened
01/25/2010Intel Gets EPA Thumbs Up for Green Energy Use
01/25/2010Seattle Printing Company Gets Green Thumbs Up from EPA
01/19/2010Ocean Protein LLC Pays nearly $22,000 for Failure to Properly Report Hazardous Chemicals
01/13/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 10 - Regional Agency Headquarters in Seattle
01/13/2010EPA Order Spurs Haz-Mat Flood Risk Reduction in Kent, Washington
01/12/2010Federal Aviation Administration Commits to Closing Vehicle Waste Disposal Wells in Alaska
01/12/2010Puget Sound Targeted for $10 Million Infusion to Support Stewardship and Science
01/11/2010St. Maries, Idaho Agrees to spend over $122,000 to settle EPA Risk Management Program Violations
12/24/2009EPA Releases National, Regional Enforcement Statistics for 2009
12/15/2009First Results from Air Toxics Monitoring at Idaho School Released Today
12/15/2009Companies that Illegally Exported Electronic Waste to Hong Kong Agree to Pay Over $21,000 Penalty
12/09/2009EPA Celebrates a Decade of ENERGY STAR Buildings
12/03/2009EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Announces Over $16 million in Recovery Act Dollars to Bolster Clean Air in Washington
12/01/2009P4 Production, LLC, Begins Comprehensive Mine Cleanup Planning in Southeast Idaho
11/23/2009U.S. Navy agrees to consider more cleanup options at Kitsap County Superfund Site

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