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10/01/2014EPA Awards $120,000 Environmental Justice Grant to address illegal dumping in San Luis Valley (Colo.)
09/29/2014Commerce City (Colo.) refinery agrees to resolve alleged risk management planning and chemical reporting violations
09/15/2014GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines agrees to resolve risk management violation at Hamilton, Montana facility
09/15/2014Kemps, LLC agrees to resolve risk management violation at Fargo, North Dakota dairy processing facility
08/08/2014Hunt Building agrees to resolve stormwater violations at construction sites at the United States Air Force Academy
06/24/2014Ivory Homes agrees to prevent hundreds of thousands of pounds of sediment and contaminated stormwater runoff from entering Utah waterways each year
06/11/2014Ute Mountain Ute Tribe receives $200K to clean up Old Towaoc landfill site
06/11/2014Montrose (Colo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites
06/11/2014Montana communities receive $1.4M to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites
06/11/2014Lake County (Colo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites
06/11/2014City of Sheridan (Wyo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in North Main Street area
06/11/2014City of Green River (Wyo.) receives $200K to clean up Union Pacific Depot site
06/11/2014Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe receives $200K to clean up Old Swiftbird Day School site
05/12/2014EPA requires Chevron Pipe Line to provide funding for oil spill response
05/12/2014EPA grant to focus on job training and placement in Lewis and Clark, Granite, Powell, and Deer Lodge counties (Montana)
05/12/2014EPA, Spectra Energy to conduct oil spill drill in Casper, Wyoming on May 14
05/08/2014EPA proposes former smelter site in Pueblo, Colo., for addition to Superfund National Priorities List
03/07/2014United Park City Mines agrees to clean up mine waste at Richardson Flat Superfund site
03/05/2014City of Great Falls and Malteurop North America agree to control toxic gases and raw sewage overflows to protect community
02/25/2014EPA orders US Magnesium to address acid spill near Rowley, Utah facility
02/20/2014EPA awards $496,000 to the State of Utah to reduce diesel emissions along the Wasatch Front
02/04/2014Gasco Energy agrees to close production well and restore damaged wetlands in northeast Utah
01/31/2014Joint EPA and BLM investigation results in funding for Wyoming natural resources and oil spill cleanup (Carbon County)
01/30/2014Colorado State University researchers receive $2.2 million for efforts to improve water quality
12/03/2013EPA completes cleanup of mine waste in Superior, Montana
11/05/2013Newfield Production Company to pay $600K penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations on the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (Utah)
09/23/2013EPA to begin cleanup at Parish Chemical site in Vineyard, Utah
09/19/2013Crow Tribe earns EPA environmental justice grant
09/19/2013West Salt Lake (Utah) project earns EPA environmental justice grant
09/19/2013Leadville and La Plata County (Colo.) projects earn EPA environmental justice grants
08/23/2013Big West Oil to spend $18M on emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at North Salt Lake refinery
08/05/2013Maralex Disposal to pay $89,900 penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations at disposal well on Southern Ute Reservation (Colo.)
07/31/2013Chevron to pay $384,000 penalty and improve emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Salt Lake City refinery
07/15/2013EPA provides $300K to advance the cleanup and revitalization of properties in Great Falls
07/02/2013Deseret Generation and Transmission Co-operative agrees to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Utah Power Plant
06/20/2013Wyoming to Lead Further Investigation of Water Quality Concerns Outside of Pavillion with Support of EPA
06/12/2013EPA awards Denver-area firm $80K to advance chemical and biological waste technology
05/30/2013Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. to pay penalty for chemical reporting violations at Aragonite, Utah facility
05/30/2013Reddy Ice Corporation to pay penalty and improve accident prevention and preparedness at Denver facility
05/22/2013EPA places Salt Lake City groundwater plume on National Priority List
05/21/2013EPA proposes Missoula County mill site for Superfund designation
05/16/2013EPA joins other agencies to finalize summer work plans for Pennsylvania Mine cleanup
05/08/2013City of New Rockford (N.D.) receives $200K for cleanup of hospital site
05/08/2013City of Minot (N.D.) receives $600K for property assessment, cleanup and redevelopment
05/08/2013Fort Peck Tribes (Mont.) receive $200K for cleanup of Old Poplar Airport site
05/08/2013Alamosa (Colo.) receives $200K for cleanup of Pink Elephant property
05/08/2013Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (Mont.) receive $400K for assessment of contaminated sites
05/07/2013Trucking company to pay $83,500 for gasoline spill in Lake County, Montana
04/30/2013EPA announces Regional Administrator for Region 8 Office in Denver
04/15/2013EPA action protects Big Windsor Reservoir from feedlot waste
04/08/2013Ethanol producer to pay $136,500 for risk management and chemical reporting violations at Aberdeen and Huron, S.D. facilities
03/14/2013EPA, BLM provide guidance to recreationists for ongoing fuel sheen from West Creek Tanker Spill
03/07/2013Wyoming Ethanol to pay $49,000 for violations at Torrington facility
12/20/2012Holly Refining to pay $115K penalty and improve risk management at Woods Cross, Utah refinery
12/06/2012EPA awards environmental justice grant to Utah Society for Environmental Education
12/06/2012EPA awards environmental justice grants to three Colorado groups
12/05/2012EPA recognizes Denver’s Mariposa District for Smart Growth achievement
12/04/2012University of Utah teams receive $15K each for Sustainable Technology Competition
11/28/2012EPA offers tips on protecting your family from carbon monoxide poisoning
10/11/2012Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company to pay $378,000 penalty, address accident prevention and preparedness at Wyoming refinery
10/04/2012EPA recognizes Colorado Springs Utilities as WaterSense Partner of the Year
10/01/2012Elm Ridge Exploration Company agrees to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Colorado gas plant
09/20/2012Kinder Morgan to pay penalty and improve accident prevention and preparedness at natural gas plants in Casper and Douglas, Wyoming
09/17/2012Utah Division of Wildlife Resources generates first biodiversity data using EPA Exchange Network
09/14/2012EPA proposes adding groundwater plume in Salt Lake City to Superfund site list
08/06/2012Three Utah facilities to pay penalties for Risk Management Program violations
08/06/2012Colorado ethanol plant to pay $5,850 penalty for Risk Management Program violations
07/24/2012EPA Region 8 scientist receives Presidential honor
07/19/2012EPA provides $50K to help Urban Land Conservancy improve water quality at Denver transit-oriented development
06/28/2012EPA protects Sheyenne River from unauthorized construction site discharges
06/26/2012EPA grant to improve water quality monitoring in the Gallatin Valley, Montana
06/26/2012EPA grant to help retrofit storm water system in Worland, Wyoming
06/26/2012EPA provides $120,000 to support South Platte watershed projects in the Denver metro area
06/06/2012EPA grants to advance several projects, including cleanup and renovation of Missoula County Courthouse
06/06/2012EPA awards $400K to City of Wheat Ridge (Colo.) for environmental assessments along Wadsworth Boulevard
06/01/2012$900K EPA grant to address revitalization challenges along Colfax Avenue in Denver and Lakewood, Colorado
05/30/2012Salt Lake and Ogden receive $1.3M for cleanup and revitalization of contaminated properties
05/24/2012EPA awards $200K to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Tribe for cleanup of abandoned Tribal Administration Building near Belcourt, N.D.
05/24/2012EPA awards $200K to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for cleanup of Smee School Teacher’s facility in Wakapala community
05/24/2012EPA awards $200K to the City of Shelby, Mont., for cleanup of historic Rainbow Hotel property
05/24/2012EPA awards $200K grant to Town of Dubois (Wyo.) for cleanup of sawmill site
05/23/2012SolarBee, Inc. in Dickinson receives $80K research award for water treatment technology
05/18/2012Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver recognized at Golden, Colo. home dedication for excellence in sustainable housing
05/17/2012El Paso Midstream Group to resolve Clean Air Act violations in Utah
05/02/2012EPA approves Blackfeet Tribe’s Water Quality Standards program
04/20/2012EPA and Denver Mayor kick off Earth Day activities with $350K investment in South Platte River projects
04/18/2012University of Utah ranks third in the nation in EPA’s Green Power Challenge
04/11/2012Colorado Springs makes list of top 25 cities with the most Energy Star buildings in the United States
04/11/2012Denver ranks 11th on list of cities with the most Energy Star buildings in the United States
04/11/2012Salt Lake City makes list of top 25 cities with the most Energy Star buildings in the United States
04/11/2012Holcim (US), Inc. Agrees to Pay $36,500 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations in Florence, Colorado
04/05/2012EPA Region 8: Developers pay $30,000 for Damaging and Polluting Panguitch Lake
04/03/2012EPA Smart Growth Assistance to advance collaborative planning in Billings
03/26/2012EPA agreement with oil production companies ensures safe drinking water for Poplar, Montana
03/14/2012Colorado Coalition for the Homeless housing in Thornton gets water-saving makeover during EPA’s ‘Fix a Leak’ Week
03/08/2012Statement on Pavillion, Wyoming groundwater investigation
03/05/2012EPA approves Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s air permitting program
02/10/2012$750K in EPA Smart Growth assistance includes Cheyenne, Wyo.; New England and Richardton, N.D.
02/09/2012Union Pacific Railroad Company to pay $1.5 million for Clean Water Act violations in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming
01/10/2012EPA, State of Colorado join Children’s Hospital to highlight benefits of new mercury and air toxics standards for power plants

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