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02/15/2012Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill (NV)
02/09/2012Feds Approve California Sewage Ban and Create Largest Coastal No-Discharge Zone in the Nation (CA)
02/03/2012EPA Provides $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance to Communities (AZ, CA, NV)
02/03/2012Rio +2.0 in Palo Alto: EPA Chief Lisa Jackson Discusses Initiatives that Expand US Environmental Business Markets, Create Jobs and Build Healthier Cities (HQ)
01/31/2012South San Francisco Food Processing Factory Will Pay Nearly $700,000 in Penalties,
Spend $6 Million to Update Refrigeration System Safety (CA)
01/27/2012U.S. EPA Head Of Water Nancy Stoner To Tour Innovative SF Bayview Hunter’s Point Facility (CA)
01/25/2012EPA Awards Innovative Plating Company in Clovis for Significant Reductions of Toxic Chemicals (CA)
01/24/2012EPA Announces Millions in Grants to Clean Air Projects in San Joaquin Valley (CA)
01/17/2012Ventura County Contractor to Pay $225,000 for Illegal Dumping into Calleguas Creek (CA)
01/12/2012EPA and DTSC Broaden California’s Push for Safer Consumer Products through Key Alliance (CA)
01/10/2012U.S. EPA Orders World’s Largest Metals and Electronics Recycler to Immediately Cease Illegal Discharge of Toxic Pollutants to San Francisco Bay (CA)
01/05/2012EPA Issues Arizona Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (AZ)
01/05/2012EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (NV)
01/05/2012EPA Issues Hawaii Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (HI)
01/05/2012EPA Issues California Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (CA)
01/05/2012EPA Issues Guam Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (GU)
01/05/2012EPA Issues CNMI Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (MP)
01/05/2012EPA Issues American Samoa Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (AS)
12/16/2011EPA Approves Ozone Plans for Areas in Extreme Nonattainment (CA)
12/15/2011EPA orders Douglas drinking water system to reduce arsenic (AZ)
12/15/2011California Building Materials Manufacturer Agrees to Pay $1.4 million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations (CA)
12/09/2011U.S. EPA, Napa County Announce Millions for Water Quality, Flood Damage, Northern California Salmon (CA)
12/08/2011EPA Awards Nearly $100,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to California Projects / Organizations focus on environmental issues in Los Angeles, Central California (CA)
12/05/2011U.S. EPA: City of East Palo Alto Cleans up Cooley Landing Toxic Dump to Create Bayfront Nature Park (CA)
12/02/2011U.S. EPA orders City and County of Honolulu and Waste Management to address stormwater violations at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill (HI)
12/01/2011Federal-State Partnership Helps Water Managers Plan for Climate Change (CA)
11/30/2011U.S. EPA Fines Reno Area Facility $79,500 for Hazardous Waste Violations (NV)
11/16/2011U.S. EPA Issues Permit to Palmdale Power Plant, Requires Limits for Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CA)
11/16/2011Nevada gold mine pays $105,000, corrects reporting violations (NV)
11/15/2011Former Lupton, Ariz. truck stop owners to pay $80,000 penalty for violating hazardous waste laws (AZ)
11/07/2011EPA, Navajo Nation convene fourth annual summit to address uranium contamination (AZ, NM)
11/07/2011EPA partners with federal agencies to track Japan tsunami debris (AS, CA, GU, HI, MP)
11/04/2011San Francisco Creates New “Green” Project at Mission Bay Community with Stimulus, Private Funding (CA)
11/02/2011EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs at UC Berkeley School of Law (CA)
11/01/2011EPA Chief to highlight innovation, green jobs during California Academy of Sciences Tour (CA)
10/31/2011Nevada Charter Schools to comply with asbestos regulations (NV)
10/28/2011California Water Boards, U.S. EPA Launch Unique Effort to Eliminate “Nurdles” from San Francisco Bay (CA)
10/26/2011EPA Awards more than $357,000 in Grants to Protect Children’s Health (AZ, CA)
10/24/2011U.S. EPA adds Global Tech Giants Google, Ingram Micro as Green Power Partners (CA, IA)
10/21/2011EPA solicits Arizona design firms for makeover of Phoenix’s Lower Grand Avenue (AZ)
10/19/2011EPA Delegates Clean Water Act Authority to Northern California Tribe (CA)
10/13/2011U.S. EPA Fines Tucson Facility $30,000 for Hazardous Waste Violations (AZ)
10/11/2011EPA Finalizes California’s List of Polluted Waters (CA)
10/04/2011Fresno County's J.D. Home Rentals to pay $75,000 for failure to inform tenants about potential lead hazards (CA)
10/03/2011U.S. EPA Approves South Coast, San Joaquin Valley Plans for Particle Pollution (CA)
09/30/2011McClellan Business Park completes first in the nation privatized cleanup, redevelopment at military Superfund site in Sacramento (CA)
09/29/2011EPA announces plan to clean up largest abandoned uranium mine on the Navajo Nation (AZ, NM)
09/29/2011U.S. EPA selects $70 million remedy for groundwater contamination removal at Omega Chemical Site (CA)
09/28/2011EPA Orders $60 Million Groundwater Cleanup at Toxic 'Mega' Superfund Site in Sacramento County (CA)
09/28/2011U.S. EPA Fines Logitech More than $250,000 for Making Unsubstantiated Health Claims (CA)
09/28/2011U.S. EPA Fines Central California Facility $30,000 for Hazardous Waste Violations (CA)
09/26/2011U.S. EPA Orders 13 Chino Dairies to Control Manure Runoff (CA)
09/21/2011U.S. EPA honors Local, Regional supermarkets for Environmental Achievements (CA)
09/19/2011U.S. EPA Regional Administrator to tour San Diego Border Area (CA)
09/15/2011U.S. EPA Proposes to Add LA County Industrial Facilities to List of Nation’s Worst Toxic Sites (CA)
09/15/2011U.S. EPA Adds Northern, Central California Abandoned Mines to List of Nation’s Worst Toxic Sites (CA)
09/14/2011EPA Head Lisa P. Jackson, SBA Administrator Mills to Tour San Francisco-based Method, Discuss Green Jobs (CA)
09/14/2011U.S. EPA orders $20 million Northrop cleanup at San Gabriel Valley Superfund site (CA)
09/13/2011EPA Chief Lisa P. Jackson to Tour San Francisco Recycling Plant (CA)
09/13/2011Air Force, EPA, and Arizona agree to clean up groundwater at Air Force Plant 44 (AZ)
09/08/2011EPA Paves Way for New Ozone Plans for Nation’s Worst Two Air Quality Zones (CA)
09/02/2011U.S. EPA proposes San Joaquin Valley, South Coast, Southeast Desert as failing to meet one hour ozone air standard (CA)
08/31/2011Guam’s Ordot Dump closed, new landfill at Layon to open September 1 (GU)
08/29/2011San Francisco Chronicle Environmental Reporter Kelly Zito Appointed to Lead EPA's Office of Public Affairs (CA)
08/25/2011U.S. EPA settlements to provide more than $4 million for drinking water at San Gabriel Valley Superfund cleanup (CA)
08/25/2011EPA Reaches Title VI Civil Rights Agreement with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CA)
08/24/2011$1 Million EPA Enforcement Action Against Kettleman City Hazardous Waste Landfill (CA)
08/23/2011More than 80 Tribal Schools in Arizona, Navajo Nation to improve environmental management (AZ)
08/16/2011Historic agreement on improving Lake Tahoe clarity signed by California and Nevada Governors (CA, NV)
08/10/2011New U.S. EPA, waste handlers agreement to reduce harmful odors in Mecca, Calif. (CA)
08/09/2011U.S. EPA fines Kama’aina Termite and Pest Control $17,000 for misuse of pesticide products (HI)
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems (HQ, CA, GA, MA, MI, NY, TX, WV)
08/01/2011Investigation begins to track suspected pollution from the Lahaina wastewater facility (HI)
08/01/2011EPA enters into agreement with Chevron to investigate soil contamination at uranium mine on the Navajo Reservation (AZ, NM)
07/27/2011San Diego’s USE Credit Union building among Top Contenders in EPA’s Energy Star National Building Competition (CA)
07/19/2011EPA Announces Green Jobs Training for South Tucson (AZ)
07/11/2011Obama Administration Launches Strong Cities, Strong Communities to Support Local Development (CA)
06/29/2011U.S. EPA Proposes to Approve California's Air Quality Plans for South Coast, San Joaquin Valley (CA)
06/29/2011U.S. EPA fines Van Nuys metal plater $100,000 for hazardous waste violations (CA)
06/09/2011U.S. EPA, City of San Jose announce $943,000 pilot program to reduce trash to San Francisco Bay (CA)
06/08/2011EPA praises Maricopa County's dust control guide (AZ)
06/07/2011U.S. EPA awards $200,000 to clean up future site of 52 affordable homes in San Diego's Diamond Neighborhoods (CA)
06/02/2011U.S. EPA Highlights 1st Ever National Wetlands Condition Assessment, Changing Federal Protections for California Wetlands (HQ, CA)
06/01/2011U.S. EPA orders Mecca, Calif. tire recycling facility to immediately reduce risk of fire (CA)
05/25/2011U.S. EPA Highlights National Fuel Efficiency Announcement at Tesla HQ in Palo Alto (CA)
05/25/2011U.S. EPA funds Californian high tech “green” businesses to develop environmental technologies (CA)
05/25/2011U.S. EPA funds Californian high tech “green” businesses to Develop Environmental Technologies (CA)
05/17/2011U.S. EPA honors Sprouts Farmers Market in Westlake Village as platinum–level GreenChill partner for environmental achievements (CA)
05/11/2011City Of San Francisco, U.S. EPA Break Ground On Innovative Project in San Francisco’s Bayview Neighborhood (CA)
05/09/2011U.S. EPA orders Western Environmental to stop noxious odors coming from its Mecca, Calif., facility (CA)
05/09/2011Bakersfield High School Students Win Presidential Environmental Award / Autistic Students Educate Local Schools on Solar Energy (CA)
04/28/2011Havasupai Tribe to develop and enforce water quality standards (AZ)
04/27/2011U.S. EPA Reaches Settlement With Company for nearly $1 Million at Anaconda Copper Mine Superfund Site (NV)
04/26/2011U.S. EPA Fines Wood Veneer Manufacturer $75,000 for Federal Air Monitoring Violations (CA)
04/22/2011U.S. EPA launches "Federal Green Challenge" in the Pacific Southwest (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
04/20/2011U.S. EPA and U.S. Navy reach agreement on infrastructure upgrades at the Apra Harbor wastewater treatment plant and sewer system (GU)
04/20/2011US EPA joins UC Riverside students in tree planting ceremony (CA)
04/14/2011EPA Awards $1.2 million to California Communities to Protect Human Health and Reduce GHG Emissions (CA)
04/14/2011First tribal community in the nation adopts international green building code (AZ)
04/04/2011U.S. EPA Reaches $1.2 Million Settlement with 49 Parties to Further Clean Santa Barbara County Toxic Dump Site/
Facility collected more than 5 billion pounds of waste (CA)

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