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01/28/2014EPA Proposes Pollution Controls at Six Arizona Facilities (AZ)
01/28/2014U.S. EPA reaches $3 million settlement to clean groundwater in Mountain View (CA)
01/27/2014EPA removes nearly 2,000 acres of El Toro site from Superfund list (CA)
01/16/2014State, federal agencies launch pilot project to discuss health issues at Southern California schools (CA)
01/15/2014EPA finds AllenCo facility fails to operate safely, violates federal laws (CA)
01/14/2014EPA awards more than $460,000 for environmental projects along the U.S.-Mexico border (CA)
01/14/2014Commerce, Calif., company to spend more than $68,000 for improperly discharging wastewater into the L.A. County sewer system (CA)
01/09/2014U.S. EPA, San Diego Foundation, Center for Civic Engagement Inaugurate Bi-National Park Space; U.S. EPA to Make Major Announcement on Border Funding (CA)
12/19/2013EPA West Coast Collaborative announces more than $2 million in grants to reduce harmful diesel emissions in western states and Pacific Island territories (AS, AZ, CA, GU, NV, MP)
12/19/2013U.S. EPA fines agricultural products companies $74,880 for pesticide violations in Calif. and Ariz. (CA)
12/17/2013Cupertino honored as national food waste reduction innovation leader (CA)
12/10/2013Phoenix Building Supply Non-Profit Wins U.S. EPA Annual Award (AZ)
12/10/2013U.S. EPA Announces 2013 Environmental Champions (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
11/21/2013U.S. EPA honors graduates of environmental job training program at ceremony (CA)
11/20/2013EPA awards $174 million to improve drinking water systems, reduce water pollution across Calif. (CA)
11/20/2013EPA Fines Fisher Sand and Gravel $150,000 for dust violations (AZ)
11/18/2013EPA awards over $30 million to the Pacific Territories for environmental protection (AS, GU, MP)
11/13/2013U.S. EPA Awards Grant for Improving Graffiti Cleanup (CA)
11/08/2013EPA awards $15 million to Nevada for water quality, public health (NV)
11/06/2013EPA awards $26 million to Arizona for water quality, public health (AZ)
11/01/2013U.S. EPA Finds Petaluma, Calif., Superfund Site Clean (CA)
10/29/2013EPA Fines Phoenix-based Company $95,000 for PCB violations (AZ)
10/25/2013EPA Honors Hunters Point Family Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program (CA)
10/25/2013EPA Awards $65,000 to Pima County to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change (AZ)
10/23/2013S.F. North Bay Water Agencies Awarded EPA’s WaterSense Excellence Award for Water Efficiency Efforts (CA)
09/30/2013EPA Honors Nye County Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program (NV)
09/27/2013EPA Honors UCI for Zero Waste and Food Recovery Achievements (CA)
09/26/2013U.S. EPA awards Hawaii $1.1 million to control polluted water runoff (HI)
09/25/2013EPA's Latest Proposal for Navajo Generating Station Cuts Emissions, Protects Health (AZ)
09/24/2013EPA Fines BIA $136,000 for Keams Canyon Drinking Water Violations on the Hopi Reservation (AZ)
09/23/2013San Diego Center for Civic Engagement and U.S. EPA Award $45,000 in Grants for New Park Space (CA)
09/19/2013Asarco agrees to pay $146,600 for PCB violations at Hayden copper smelter (AZ)
09/16/2013California Agencies Seek Dairy Digester Projects -- Proposals Due November 1 (CA)
09/16/2013U.S. EPA Awards Over $1 Million to Northern California Tribe to Protect Klamath River, Enhance Tribal Environmental Program (CA)
09/13/2013Post Foods to Spend More than $2 Million for Air Violations at Modesto Cereal Plant (CA)
09/12/2013EPA Orders Work at Cameron, Smith Lake Chapter Mines (AZ)
09/11/2013EPA Awards $60,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Southern California Projects (CA)
09/11/2013EPA Awards $60,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Northern California Projects (CA)
09/10/2013EPA Orders Public Water System on Indian Reservation in Riverside County to Address Arsenic in Drinking Water (CA)
09/05/2013U.S. EPA Water Quality Grant Aids Native Fish Recovery in Palo Alto (CA)
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway to Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide (CA)
08/26/2013Presidio Trust Awarded Honorable Mention for U.S. EPA Resource Conservation Competition (CA)
08/22/2013EPA Proposes to Renew Clean Harbors PCB Permit; Public Comment Period Begins (CA)
08/07/2013NEWS BRIEF: U.S. EPA Accepting Public Comments on Cleanup Plan for Yosemite Slough Site (CA)
08/02/2013Fry’s Electronics Fined $50,000 by U.S. EPA for Making Unsubstantiated Health Claims (CA)
08/01/2013NEWS BRIEF: Final report available from investigation of injection wells at Lahaina wastewater facility (HI)
08/01/2013Ontario, Calif., Food Processor to Pay $157,000 Fine for Toxic Ammonia Release (CA)
07/18/2013U.S. EPA Honors Bay Area Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program (CA)
07/02/2013U.S. EPA Photography Exhibit Makes Final Stop on National Tour in S.F. (CA)
06/19/2013Three Hawaii university campuses join EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge (HI)
06/19/2013U.S. EPA Announces $1 Million Available in Border Environmental Funding (AZ, CA)
06/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces $5 Million in S.F. Bay Watershed Restoration Grants Available (CA)
06/17/2013U.S. EPA and Federal Partners Celebrate Four-Years of Partnership - $539 Million to Support Communities in the Pacific Southwest Region (AZ, CA, HI)
06/13/2013Two California Cities and an Arizona University Receive Grants for Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (AZ, CA)
06/13/2013Six California Companies Included in
$2 Million EPA Award to Small Businesses (CA)
06/06/2013$700,000 in U.S. EPA Climate and Air Quality Grants Awarded to Two U.C. Schools (CA)
06/05/2013EPA Fines Phoenix Lamp Recycler More Than $70,000 for PCB Violations (AZ)
05/28/2013U.S. EPA to Hold Public Interagency Meeting on Reactive Nitrogen Research in Fresno, CA (CA)
05/17/2013EPA Transfers Operations of Whittier Narrows Treatment Plant to State of California (CA)
05/16/2013San Diego County Meets National Air Quality Standard for Smog (CA)
05/16/2013Texaco Begins Soil Cleanup, Additional Groundwater Work at Ventura County Superfund Site (CA)
05/08/2013U.S. EPA Awards City of Brea $200,000 Brownfields Grant to Transform Former Railroad Tracks into Greenspace (CA)
05/08/2013$1 million given to Nye County, Nevada in U.S. EPA Brownfields grants to support site assessment and cleanup of toxics (NV)
05/08/2013U.S. EPA awards $400,000 in Brownfields assessment funds to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs
05/08/2013Two Grass Valley, Calif., groups awarded $1 million in U.S. EPA Brownfields grants (CA)
05/02/2013CSU, EPA Agreement Increases Opportunities for Future Environmental Stewards (CA)
05/01/2013U.S. EPA accepting public comments on proposed cleanup plan for Aerojet Superfund site in Northern Calif. (CA)
04/22/2013Green Award recognition given to Hawaii federal agencies (HI)
04/22/2013University of Arizona Recognized in EPA’s First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge (AZ)
04/22/2013U.S. EPA Requires ADOT to Reduce Pollution from Stormwater Runoff (AZ)
04/22/2013Green Award for innovation given to U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest office (CA)
04/22/2013Green Award for innovation given to southern California federal agency (CA)
04/22/2013Cal Poly Pomona Receives Honorable Mention at EPA’s First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge (CA)
04/16/2013NEWS BRIEF: Andersen Air Force Base beach cleanup to use U.S. EPA’s Marine Debris tracking methods (GU)
04/16/2013Fremont, Calif., Student Honored with President’s Environmental Youth Award (CA)
04/12/2013MEDIA ALERT: EPA, Navajo Nation convene fifth annual stakeholder workshop to address uranium contamination
(AZ, NM)
04/10/2013NEWS BRIEF: U.S. EPA issues permits requiring upgrades to Northern District and Agana sewage treatment plants
04/03/2013EPA Settles with Hydrofarm, Inc. for Selling Unregistered Pesticides (CA)
03/28/2013U.S. EPA, Hawaii Department of Health fine ship repair co. more than $700,000 for water pollution violations (HI)
03/26/2013Goodrich Corp. To Clean Up Contamination At Rialto Superfund Site (CA)
03/25/2013U.S. EPA Finds South Coast Air Basin Meets Health Standard for Coarse Particulate Matter (CA)
03/18/2013EPA Begins Construction of Groundwater Treatment System for Torrance Superfund Sites (CA)
03/15/2013U.S. EPA Orders NASA to Clean Up Soils Threatening Sensitive Habitat (CA)
03/12/2013Northern California Cities Lead Nationally with Most Energy Star Buildings (CA)
03/12/2013Los Angeles Ranks #1 City in U.S. with Most Energy Star Building for Fifth Consecutive Year (CA)
03/04/2013U.S. EPA Honors Arizona State University’s Sustainable Cities Network (AZ)
03/01/2013Media Advisory: EPA To Present Award to Arizona State University (AZ)
02/28/2013EPA reaches agreement over Waimanalo Gulch Landfill fire threat / $1.1 million penalty for Clean Air Act violations (HI)
02/28/2013U.S. EPA Honors San Diego Organizations With Climate Leadership Awards (CA)
02/28/2013Four S.F. Bay Area Companies Receive Top Honors from EPA for Climate Work (CA)
02/26/2013U.S. EPA Honors GRID Alternatives as Climate Change Champion for Solar Panel Job Training Work in Low-Income Communities (CA)
02/26/2013U.S. EPA Honors GRID Alternatives for Solar Panel Job Training (CA)
02/19/2013EPA fines six Arizona school districts for asbestos violations (AZ)
02/15/2013EPA Reaches $1.6 Million Settlement at Operating Industries Superfund Site (CA)
02/06/2013EPA Requires Nevada Gold Mines to Correct Reporting Violations, Pay $618,000 (NV)
02/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: Sunrise Landfill Repairs Completed After Damaging 200-Year Storm / Feb 5 Tour (NV)
01/31/2013Southern California Landfill Recognized for Transforming Waste into a Green Community Asset (CA)
01/28/2013EPA resolves violations with four Guam companies for hazardous materials reporting failures (GU)
01/28/2013EPA Resolves Air Violations with Thermal Energy Development Partnership in Tracy, California for $145,000 (CA)
01/24/2013EPA Details Results of $100M Federal Effort to Clean up Navajo Uranium Contamination (AZ, NM)

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