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02/08/2016MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Region 10 Administrator McLerran speaks at Alaska Forum on the Environment today in Anchorage
02/01/2016EPA information session schedule expanded, offering more opportunities to get ready prior to release of proposed Portland Harbor Cleanup Plan
01/14/2016EPA: Lower Willamette cleanup plan due end of 2016, now is the time to get engaged, get informed and get ready
01/14/2016$32 Million in EPA funds help Northwest and Alaska tribes protect communities' health, water, air and natural resources
01/13/2016EPA Regional Administrator Dennis McLerran Statement on Office of Inspector General’s Report on EPA’s Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment
01/11/2016Burn Bans lifted for Tribal Reservations in Snohomish and Pierce Counties on Jan. 11; Ban Continues for Yakama Reservation
01/08/2016EPA Declares Outdoor Burn Ban for Indian Reservations in Snohomish and Pierce Counties;
Burn Ban Continues for Yakama Reservation: Air Pollution Levels Now in the Unhealthy to Very Unhealthy Range
01/04/2016Outdoor Burn Ban Lifted for Western Washington Tribal Reservations on January 4th
12/31/2015Outdoor Burn Ban Declared for Western Washington Tribal Reservations Starting January 1
12/29/2015Outdoor Burn Ban Declared for Yakama Nation Reservation Starting December 30
12/15/2015Compliance with environmental laws helps protect air, water and land in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington communities
12/11/2015EPA Funds Cleaner School Buses with Diesel Rebates in Idaho, Oregon and Washington
12/08/2015Army settles with EPA for hazardous waste violations at Fort Wainwright, Alaska
12/04/2015EPA will lift outdoor burn bans for Eastern Washington Indian reservations today and Monday
12/03/2015J.R. Simplot Company to reduce emissions at Pocatello, Idaho sulfuric acid plant
11/25/2015EPA calls outdoor burn bans for several Northwest Indian Reservations beginning Friday
11/12/2015Three Pacific Northwest Organizations Awarded Environmental Education Grants from EPA
11/04/2015EPA Settles With Anchorage Companies for Hazardous Waste Violations
11/03/2015State, federal agencies to map and protect cold water refuges for fish in Columbia and Willamette
10/30/2015EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Revision of Certain Federal Water Quality Criteria Applicable to Washington
10/27/2015EPA Awards $1.9 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington
10/23/2015Chickaloon Native Village Awarded Environmental Justice Small Grant
10/22/2015EPA’s $2.48 million grant will support efforts to improve air quality, protect people, in Idaho’s West Silver Valley
10/08/2015Four Pacific Northwest Organizations Receive Environmental Justice Grants from EPA
10/07/2015Lynden, Washington Landowner to Restore Wetlands to Settle Clean Water Act Violation
10/01/2015Unified Grocers settles EPA claims for delayed reporting of ammonia release, risk management, and emergency planning violations
10/01/2015A-1 Petroleum in Washington settles with EPA to resolve spill prevention planning violations, protect local waters
09/30/2015Contaminated Sediment Removal to begin at Pier 4 by the Port of Tacoma
09/29/2015Grain Handling Facility at Freeman, Washington Added to Superfund Cleanup List
09/18/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
09/03/2015Repsol Exploration and Production USA Inc. settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at North Slope Alaska Spill
09/02/2015EPA Proposes Water Quality Standards for Washington State
08/27/2015City of Jerome, Idaho Settles Wastewater Permit Violations with EPA
08/27/2015Two Northwest companies settle with the EPA for hazardous chemical release reporting violations
08/27/2015EPA: Duwamish cleanup must be done right
08/13/2015Teck agrees to clean up 15 lead-contaminated properties in Northport, Washington
07/30/2015North Slope Borough Settles With EPA for Hazardous Waste Violations
07/29/2015Idaho Transportation Department fails to perform advance asbestos inspection, report contaminated building demolition, in Priest River, ID
07/28/2015Nearly 400 Northwest Buildings Compete in EPA’s “Battle of the Buildings”
07/28/2015Three Northwest Institutions Receive Funding from EPA for Research to Better Understand the Effects of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality
07/13/2015Four Washington companies resolve violations of federal chemical storage laws
06/10/2015EPA, Department of Justice and Clearwater Paper Corporation settle Clean Air Act violations in Lewiston, Idaho, protecting local air quality
06/01/2015EPA, Department of Justice, and Hecla Limited settle Clean Water Act violations, reduce pollution bound for South Fork Coeur d’Alene River
05/27/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/26/2015EPA and DOE K Basin settlement spurs Hanford Cleanup
05/14/2015EPA, U.S. Department of Justice settle with P4 Production LLC, over hazardous chemical reporting requirements
05/14/2015EPA, Seattle truck repair firm settle water pollution case
05/06/2015EPA presents award to Oregon 10th grader for work on marine oil spills
04/28/2015EPA: Lockheed West Seattle/Shipyard 2 cleanup will help Puget Sound
04/21/2015EPA Awards Funds to Oregon to Reduce Harmful Diesel Emissions in Portland
04/21/2015Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Clean Air Initiatives Win EPA Honors
04/20/2015Mercury incident at Banks, Oregon home requires EPA emergency cleanup
04/06/2015Mercury incident at Yakima home requires EPA emergency cleanup
04/02/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
03/26/2015EPA acts to protect Puget Sound shellfish beds from manure runoff, fines Lynden dairy
03/25/2015EPA announces $371,000 for Oregon clean diesel projects
03/25/2015EPA announces $925,000 for tribal clean diesel projects in Washington
03/25/2015EPA announces $428,000 for Idaho clean diesel projects
03/24/2015Grain Handling Facility at Freeman, Washington Proposed to Superfund Cleanup List
03/17/2015EPA Brownfields Grant Will Aid City of Spokane with Plans to Revitalize Hillyard Industrial Area
03/17/2015EPA Brownfields Grant Will Aid City of St. Helens with Plans to Revitalize Waterfront Area
03/16/2015With long, dry summer looming, EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 16-23
03/10/2015EPA recognizes top performing Energy Star certified manufacturing plants in Idaho, Washington
02/18/2015EPA Honors Outstanding Environmental Educators: 2015 Applications Sought; 2014 Central Washington Teacher Recognized
02/18/2015Four northwest companies agree to settle EPA chemical emergency planning and release reporting violations
02/10/2015EPA “Love the Bus” awards $90,000 to Puyallup School District for cleaner, healthier school buses
02/10/2015EPA “Love the Bus” awards $200,000 to Oregon School Districts for cleaner, healthier school buses
02/09/2015National wholesale grocery distributor, Supervalu Holdings, Inc., agrees to settle EPA violations and protect local waters from stormwater pollution
02/05/2015Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
02/02/2015EPA, NOAA disapprove Oregon’s coastal nonpoint pollution control program
01/28/2015EPA and DOE to Resolve Hanford Hazardous Waste Violations
01/26/2015EPA applauds Mariners for award-winning green ballpark and games
01/14/2015EPA offers grant funds for environmental education in the Northwest
01/08/2015EPA settles with Gly-Tek, Inc. (Idaho) for delayed sulfuric acid spill reporting
01/07/2015EPA, ADEC continue diesel spill cleanup in creek after company fails to complete contamination removal
01/07/2015Richard Phillips Marine, Inc. and Clackamas County resolve Clean Water Act violation in Sandy River
12/19/2014EPA Designates Idaho’s West Silver Valley as being in “Non-Attainment” for Fine Particle Air Pollution
12/08/2014North Slope fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules
12/02/2014EPA releases final Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund cleanup plan
11/20/2014Delta Western upgrades Dillingham facility to comply with federal oil spill prevention laws
11/13/2014EPA settles with Student Works Painting, Inc., for failure to comply with lead-based paint regulations at a home in Boise, ID
11/07/2014EPA Grants Support Tribal Environmental Programs in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
10/17/2014EPA settles with Jerome Cheese for chemical risk management violations at Jerome, Idaho plant
10/02/2014New Yakima Valley air monitor measures particulate pollution
10/02/2014EPA issues civil complaint to Pacific Air Research, Inc. for pesticide application violations
09/30/2014EPA settles with Idaho construction company and developer for Boise stormwater violations
09/24/2014EPA settles with two Idaho facilities for chemical risk management planning violations
09/24/2014EPA settles with Alaska seafood processor UniSea for chemical risk management planning violations
09/24/2014EPA settles with U.S. Silver - Idaho, Inc., operator of Coeur and Galena Mines and Mills, for Clean Water Act violations in Idaho’s Panhandle
09/18/2014Yakima fertilizer manufacturer signs settlement with EPA to resolve hazardous waste violations
09/10/2014EPA settles with Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC, for hazardous waste violations at its North Pole Facility
09/03/2014EPA settles with Washington Crab Producers, Inc., for “Community- Right-to-Know” violations at Westport, WA Processing Facility
09/03/2014EPA, ODEQ settle with JELD-WEN Millworks for Clean Air Act Violations at Klamath Falls facility
08/27/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
08/25/2014Marysville metal caster invests $230,000 in hazardous waste reduction as part of EPA settlement
07/30/2014Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities resolves hazardous waste violations stemming from highway paint
07/23/2014EPA awards over $756,000 to research coastal climate change impacts on Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
07/23/2014EPA awards over $888,000 for climate research, adaptation in remote Alaska Native villages
07/22/2014Columbia Sportswear settles with EPA for mislabeled clothes containing insect repellent
07/18/2014EPA releases proposal to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska fisheries from potential impacts posed by Pebble Mine

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