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10/22/2014EPA Awards $168,000 to University of Hawaii, Manoa Graduate Students through Research Fellowships (HI)
10/22/2014U.S. EPA awards $252,000 to Arizona graduate students through research fellowships (AZ)
10/22/2014EPA awards $672,000 to Southern California graduate students through research fellowships (CA)
10/22/2014EPA awards $1 million to Northern California graduate students through research fellowships (CA)
10/22/2014EPA acts to protect children from lead-based paint hazards in eight Northern Calif. communities (CA)
10/17/2014EPA awards $30,000 to Arizona State University sustainable design teams (AZ)
10/16/2014EPA honors Calif. companies Amyris and Solazyme for using green chemistry to create renewable and sustainable plant-based fuels (CA)
10/15/2014EPA announces $5.4 M for environmental improvements on tribal lands in Northern California (CA)
10/15/2014Stanford and UC Davis student teams receive sustainable design funding from EPA (CA)
10/15/2014EPA Announces $7.8 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Central California (CA)
10/15/2014EPA Announces $5.6 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Southern Calif. (CA)
10/15/2014EPA Announces $19.5 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Arizona (AZ)
10/15/2014EPA Announces $4.8 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Nevada (NV)
10/15/2014EPA selects students at U.C. Riverside to receive sustainable design funding (CA)
10/14/2014MEDIA ALERT: EPA Regional Administrator Makes Major Funding Announcement at 22nd Annual Tribal Conference (CA)
10/10/2014City of Santa Maria receives technical assistance from the U.S. EPA for green infrastructure and water quality planning (CA)
10/09/20142014 EPA WaterSense Partners of the Year: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership, HydroPoint Data Systems, KB Home, and Energy Inspectors Corporation (CA)
10/09/2014
EPA Announces $25 Million to Improve Water Quality, Infrastructure in Arizona (AZ)
10/08/2014EPA awards over $3.1 million to Guam for environmental protection (GU)
10/07/2014EPA announces funding to reduce water pollution, recycle e-waste, improve environmental health along U.S.– Mexico border (CA)
10/06/2014TUESDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Visits San Diego to Announce Funding for Wastewater, Recycling, and Environmental Health along U.S.– Mexico border (CA)
10/03/2014MONDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Visit LA to Engage with Leaders in Clean Tech, Green Infrastructure and Water Quality (CA)
10/02/2014EPA Announces $183 Million to Improve Water Quality, Infrastructure in California (CA)
10/02/2014EPA awards over $2.1 million to American Samoa for environmental protection (AS)
10/01/2014EPA to Announce Millions to Improve Local Water Infrastructure, Water Quality in San Joaquin, Statewide (CA)
09/26/2014Innovative Wastewater Treatment Plant in Victorville, Calif. Aims to Go Off-the-Grid (CA)
09/26/2014EPA to Help Carson City Develop Green Infrastructure, Improve Climate Resiliency (NV)
09/25/2014
EPA, DOJ reach agreement with CNMI and CUC Saipan to move forward with work on oil spill cleanup and prevention at CUC power plants (MP)
09/25/2014U.S. EPA proposes to eliminate mercury pollution from dentist offices nationwide (CA)
09/25/2014U.S. EPA, Victor Valley Unveil Innovative Carbon-Neutral Treatment Plant (CA)
09/25/2014EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mining Company to Correct Reporting Violations (NV)
09/24/2014U.S. EPA and San Francisco Department of the Environment honor five custodial cleaning companies recognized as Green Businesses today (CA)
09/22/2014EPA Awards $81,600 to Mesa Community College for Innovative Center for Urban Agriculture (AZ)
09/18/2014EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility (HI)
09/18/2014U.S. EPA requires cleanup, fines Sims Metal Management for polluting San Francisco Bay (CA)
09/15/2014California and UC Berkeley win $335,000 in U.S. EPA grants to help students and businesses use green technology to design safer consumer products (CA)
09/10/2014U.S. EPA, DOH require Hawaii Department of Transportation to protect Oahu’s coastal waters (HI)
09/09/2014EPA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partner to Protect Wildlife at Hawaii’s Tern Island (HI)
09/09/2014U.S. EPA lauds Kim Johnson, Kokua Hawaii Foundation for environmental education work (HI)
09/08/2014170 Second Grade Students Take Pledge to Conserve Water in Los Angeles on “Protect Your Groundwater Day” (CA)
09/03/2014United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
08/28/2014EPA awards over $4 million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands for environmental protection (MP)
08/28/2014EPA orders mine cleanup work at Smith Lake and Mariano Lake Areas (AZ)
08/27/2014EPA Award to Children’s Defense Fund Will Advance Environmental Stewardship on the Big Island (HI)
08/26/2014U.S. EPA to Excavate Four Underground Tanks, Up to 5,000 Gallons Each, at Former Gas Station in Fresno (CA)
08/20/2014U.S. EPA and SF Environment recognize Quesada Gardens Initiative for environmental work in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood (CA)
08/14/2014U.S. EPA settles case over destruction of rare Central Valley wetlands
- - Agreement will preserve unique California habitat (CA)
08/12/2014San Diego, Calif. Students Receive Environmental Education Award For Reducing Food Waste Going to Landfills (CA)
08/12/2014Turlock, Calif. Teacher Receives Environmental Award For Promoting Environmental Education (CA)
08/12/2014Guam Teacher Receives Environmental Award For Promoting Environmental Education (GU)
08/12/2014U.S. EPA settles with Calif. shoe insert companies for unsubstantiated product claims (CA)
08/08/2014Asia-Pacific Clean Air Partnership Launched to Fight Global Air Pollution (CA)
07/30/2014U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Pay Penalty for Federal Violations (CA)
07/28/2014Historic Clean Water Act settlement will prevent millions of gallons of sewage discharges into San Francisco Bay (CA)
07/28/2014EPA cuts emissions at Navajo Generating Station, protecting public health, preserving tribal jobs and improving visibility at the Grand Canyon (AZ)
07/24/2014U.S. EPA requires Rancho LPG to comply with safety measures for community protection (CA)
07/24/2014U.S. EPA Honors 17 Environmental Job Training Program Graduates in Rialto, Calif. (CA)
07/17/2014U.S. EPA Awards $115,000 for Revitalization and Education Projects in the Los Angeles River Watershed (CA)
07/15/2014Biopico Systems, Irvine, CLEW, Pasadena, and AquaNano, Monrovia Win $300,000 in Green Technology Contracts from EPA (CA)
07/15/2014SimpleWater, Berkeley and Lucid Design Group, Oakland Win $200,000 in Green Technology Contracts from EPA (CA)
07/15/2014HJ3 Composite Technologies of Tucson Wins $100,000 Green Technology Contract from EPA (AZ)
06/26/2014U.S. EPA settles with two San Joaquin Valley companies to ensure safe handling of hazardous waste (CA)
06/20/2014EPA Selects the University of California, Los Angeles to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data (CA)
06/17/2014U.S. EPA to hold information sessions for free environmental job training program in Rialto, Calif. (CA)
06/17/2014EPA honors Grand Canyon National Park for cutting carbon pollution, saving money (AZ)
06/12/2014FRIDAY: U.S. EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Attend Solar Installation at Residential Home in Long Beach, Calif. (CA)
06/11/2014EPA requires Hawaii Gas to protect workers, local community from risk of chemical releases (HI)
06/04/2014EPA settlement with Destination Maui will fund blood lead testing for 350 children (HI)
05/28/2014Oroville awarded $750,000 in Brownfields Grants (CA)
05/28/2014Monterey County awarded $200,000 in Brownfields Grants (CA)
05/28/2014San Pablo awarded $600,000 in Brownfields grants (CA)
05/28/2014U.S. EPA awards U.C. Berkeley $1.5 million to evaluate air pollution in developing nations (CA)
05/28/2014EPA Selects the City of Visalia for a $400,000 Brownfield Grant (CA)
05/28/2014EPA Selects the City of Los Angeles for a $400,000 Brownfield Grant (CA)
05/28/2014EPA selects City and County of Honolulu for a $400,000 Brownfields grant (HI)
05/28/2014Three Arizona Cities awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants (AZ)
05/28/2014Nevada Counties awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants (NV)
05/27/2014EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools (HI)
05/22/2014
U.S. EPA finds Exide Technologies a source of harmful lead emissions (CA)
05/20/2014U.S. EPA settles with Irvine, Calif. company to ensure safe handling of pesticides (CA)
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada (NV)
05/13/2014L.A. Conservation Corps receives EPA grant for unemployed workers to receive environmental job training (CA)
05/13/2014Two Bay Area organizations selected to receive EPA funding for unemployed workers to receive environmental job training (CA)
05/08/2014Sylvia Quast selected to head U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest legal office (CA)
05/06/2014U.S. EPA honors federal agencies for water conservation, waste reduction (CA)
05/02/2014OC ON DROUGHT: SAVE WATER AND STOP RUNOFF WITH “OC GARDEN FRIENDLY” (CA)
05/01/2014EPA Awards the City of Santa Monica $60,000 to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change (CA)
04/28/2014U.S. EPA: Andersen Air Force Base Signs Agreement to Improve Spill Prevention Plans, Safeguard Water Resources (GU)
04/25/2014U.S. EPA Honors San Francisco Bayview Hunters Point Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/24/2014U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Comply with Federal Laws, Improve Safety Measures (CA)
04/23/2014U.S. EPA Honors Richmond Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/22/2014U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region Solicits Environmental Award Nominations (CA)
04/22/2014EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S.F. Bay Water Quality and Habitats (CA)
04/21/2014U.S. EPA Directs Rare Earth Mine in San Bernardino County to Correct Hazardous Waste Violations (CA)
04/11/2014U.S. Rep. Swalwell, EPA Regional Administrator Honor Fremont, Calif. Student with Presidential Award (CA)
04/10/2014U.S. EPA Honors Oakland Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/10/2014UC Santa Barbara Awarded Nearly $5 million for Chemical Research (CA)
04/10/2014EPA reaches agreement with Honolulu to continue cleanup at Waipahu Ash Landfill (HI)
04/10/2014Arizona State University Awarded $5 million in Federal Funds (AZ)
04/10/2014Northern California Cities Lead Nationally with Most Energy Star Buildings (CA)

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