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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
11/23/2009City of Kendrick, Idaho pays $3,500 for wastewater violations
11/23/2009Clean Air Act Violators on Northwest Indian Reservations Face EPA Fines
11/19/2009Alaska Tribe to Benefit From Nearly $300,000 Aimed at Reducing Exposure to Toxics
11/18/2009Three Northwest Companies Fined for Violating Federal Pesticide Laws
11/16/2009EPA Seeks Comment on New Permit for Animal Feeding Operations in Idaho
11/10/2009EPA makes $3.5 Million in grants available to Northwest Tribes to help protect Puget Sound
11/03/2009Fish processing plant in Haines, Alaska faces a possible $177,500 fine for discharging fish waste without a permit
11/02/2009Powell Butte, Ore. Ranch Owners Ordered to Complete Hazardous Waste Cleanup
10/29/2009Early Results from Air Toxics Monitoring at Washington and Oregon Schools Released Today
10/27/2009EPA Offers $10 Million in Grants to Protect Puget Sound
10/26/2009Developers face potential $125,000 fine for storm water violations at Smiths Ferry, Idaho construction site
10/21/2009East Shoshone County Water District agrees to install filtration system, clean up mine adit and pay penalty to settle EPA Complaint
10/15/2009EPA Adds Lower Boise River and Hem Creek to Idaho’s List of Impaired Waters
10/15/2009EPA issues $65,000 Complaint to Idaho Transportation Department and its Contractor for federal storm water violations in Sandpoint, ID
10/14/2009Vancouver, B.C. Aquarium Nets National Recognition as Outstanding Ocean Learning Center
10/08/2009EPA designates “nonattainment” areas for fine particle air pollution
10/01/2009Idaho Asbestos Contractor Agrees to pay $36,000 to resolve Clean Air Act Violations
10/01/2009Scientists, Medical Professionals and Policymakers Join Forces to Protect Children from Environmental Threats
09/30/2009Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs in Alaska
09/28/2009Idaho Department of Fish and Game fined $14,000 for Chemical Spill at Grace Fish Hatchery
09/23/2009Salt Chuck Mine on Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island Proposed for Federal Cleanup List
09/23/2009Former Mercury Mine Above Cottage Grove Reservoir Proposed for Federal Cleanup List
09/16/2009Portland Deli Recognized Nationally For Outstanding Energy Conservation Efforts
09/15/2009Portland small business recognized by EPA for its green power efforts
09/10/2009Teck Alaska, Inc., assessed $120,000 EPA penalty for water violations at Red Dog Mine and Port site
09/10/2009Head Start on Engineering Work Will Help Speed Gasco and Siltronic Site Cleanup
09/08/2009Dyno Nobel, Inc. to pay $17,000 for Failure to Properly Report Release of Ammonia
09/08/2009Nonpareil Corporation Pays Over $95,000 for Failure to Properly Report Hazardous Chemicals
09/08/2009Alaska Asbestos Contractor Agrees to pay nearly $20,000 to resolve Clean Air Act Violations
09/03/2009EPA Awards nearly $1 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Alaska
09/03/2009EPA Awards $1.3 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Idaho
09/03/2009EPA Awards $3.4 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Washington
09/03/2009EPA Awards $2.7 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Oregon
08/28/2009Oregon Landowners Ordered to Restore Stream Bank on Rogue River
08/26/2009Seattle and King County Agree to Step Up Efforts to Reduce Sewer Overflows to Puget Sound
08/24/2009Aircraft Equipment Manufacturer in Kent, Wash. Will Pay Over $12,000 for Failing to Report Dangerous Chemicals
08/17/2009Boat Manufacturers Pay over $50,000 for Chemical Reporting Violations
08/11/2009Alaska Receives $236,900  in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
08/05/2009Sage Community Resources Awarded $1.5 million Recovery Act Grant for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation in Idaho
08/05/2009Oregon Business Development Department Awarded $614,000 Recovery Act Grant for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
08/05/2009Washington State Department of Commerce Awarded $2.6 million Recovery Act Grant for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
08/05/2009Landowners Ordered to Restore Wetlands in Sumner, Washington
08/04/2009City of Tacoma Awarded $500,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Train Workers to Clean Contaminated Sites
08/04/2009Willamette YMCA and Papé Truck Leasing, Inc. fined $22,000 for Improper Storage of PCBs
07/29/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 10 Awards Over $900,000 in Recovery Funding to Cascade Sierra Solutions to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/23/2009Idaho Landowner Ordered to Restore Wetlands and Streams on Lamb Creek
07/21/2009Nearly $188,000 is awarded to Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington for Environmental Education
07/21/2009Companies With Operations in Washington Illegally Export Electronic Waste to Hong Kong
07/20/2009Naturally-occurring asbestos found in Sumas River downstream of Swift Creek
07/20/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 10 Awards Over $1.6 million in Recovery Funding to City of Portland to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/20/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 10 Awards Nearly $1.5 million in Recovery Funding to Port of Tacoma to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/15/2009EPA Gives Puget Sound Action Agenda “Stamp of Approval,” Paves Way for Continued Federal Funding
07/13/2009Alaska Landowner Ordered To Restore Wetland Habitat
07/09/2009Six Indian Tribes in Washington to Benefit from $3.9 million in Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/09/2009Siletz Indians in Oregon to Benefit from $614,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/09/2009Remote Native Villages in Alaska to Benefit from $27.9 million in Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/01/2009Landowners Agree to Clean Up Bethany Road Pesticide Dump Site
06/26/2009Alaska Federal Court Orders Safety Waste Incineration to Stop Burning Medical Waste, Pay $75,000 Penalty
06/17/2009Idaho developer pays nearly $13,000 for failing to control runoff and violating the federal Clean Water Act
05/28/2009Puget Sound Naval Shipyard takes action to reduce copper discharges and comply with Clean Water Act
05/28/2009Hecla Fined $177,500 for Clean Water Act Violations at Lucky Friday Mine in N. Idaho
05/19/2009Idaho Receives $194,300 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
05/19/2009Oregon Receives $447,200 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
05/19/2009EPA Announces $19.2 million in Recovery Act Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Idaho to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
05/19/2009Washington Receives $688,600 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
05/19/2009EPA reminds Americans: “Friday is Don’t Fry Day”
05/13/2009Northwest orgs. receive national recognition for creative clean air projects
05/13/2009Kenai student receives national recognition for creative environmental project
05/12/2009Lewiston Developer Fined Over $5,000 for Storm Water Violations
05/11/2009Helena Chemical Company Fined $41,600 for Misbranded Pesticide Sold in LaCrosse, Wash.
05/08/2009EPA: $200,000 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Oregon
05/08/2009EPA: $1.4 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Washington
05/08/2009EPA: $850,000 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Idaho
05/07/2009Idaho Scrap Yard Operator Fined Nearly $33,000 for Improper Oil Disposal on Nez Perce Reservation
05/06/2009Oregon Schools Get National Recognition for Clearing the Air
05/05/2009EPA delivers over $2 Million to help Portland, Multnomah County to reduce diesel pollution
05/04/2009Midas Muffler shop reaches $9,300 settlement with EPA for PCBs in used oil
04/30/2009Trident Seafoods pays over $112,000 for failing to properly report hazardous chemicals
04/29/2009Washington Tribes receive nearly $2 million for projects to protect Puget Sound
04/28/2009Oregon pest-control company reaches $4550 settlement with the EPA for illegal pesticide use
04/28/2009Asplundh Tree Company Fined Over $4,000 for Over-Applying Herbicide at Operations

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