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04/03/2014EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Award Winners in the Northwest
04/03/2014EPA inks pair of settlements with Department of Energy and contractors over Hanford asbestos handling violations
03/25/2014Five Washington companies comply with chemical emergency planning laws
03/17/2014EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during National “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 17-23
02/28/2014EPA moves to protect Bristol Bay fishery from Pebble Mine
02/12/2014Four Alaska fishing vessels resolve seafood waste violations to protect marine environment
01/16/2014Camano Island (WA) Chlorine Release Safely Resolved
01/15/2014Media Advisory: Press conference call with EPA Region 10 Administrator on release of final Bristol Bay Assessment
01/15/2014EPA releases Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and water from copper, gold mining
01/08/2014Oregon Door Company settles for violations of federal air laws and reporting regulations
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
12/19/2013NOAA, EPA seek public comment on proposal to disapprove Oregon’s Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Program
12/18/2013Darigold failed to report chlorine gas release in Portland to authorities in timely manner
12/17/2013Oregon Companies Settle with EPA for Illegal Disposal of Millions of Pounds of Reactive Hazardous Waste
12/05/2013Seattle marine engine dealer agrees to pay penalty, change engines in federal clean air case
12/03/2013Twin Falls fish farm settles with EPA for water pollution violations
11/19/2013Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to close contaminated wells, protect groundwater in EPA agreement
11/05/2013EPA to host Seattle public listening session on reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants
10/28/2013Former Winchester, Idaho hotel owner settles with EPA for asbestos demolition violations
10/23/2013National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Encourages Testing and Safe Home Repairs to Protect Children’s Health
09/30/2013City of Tacoma settles with EPA for violating federal rules on PCBs in used oil
09/23/2013Griffin Bros. Inc. settles with EPA for violating federal pesticide rules in Salem, OR
09/23/2013EPA honors Microsoft Corporation and Mercer Island for their green power leadership in the Pacific Northwest
09/18/2013Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson settles with EPA for hazardous waste law violations
09/05/2013EPA fines Shell for Clean Air Act permit violations during offshore oil exploration in Alaska
09/04/2013EPA reaches settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide
08/29/2013Final cleanup plan selected for Lockheed West Superfund site
08/26/2013EPA focusing on industrial stormwater compliance, targeting a serious threat to Puget Sound water quality
08/22/2013EPA Chief Gina McCarthy will visit Alaska to highlight climate action plan and tour Bristol Bay
08/20/2013Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington businesses compete to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gases in EPA’s Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
08/20/2013Yakima fuel distributor violated oil spill prevention and response safety rules
08/19/2013Idaho sugar company failed to prevent industrial stormwater discharges, violated federal clean water rules
08/05/2013Port of Tacoma settles with EPA, Department of Justice for damaging wetlands in violation of Clean Water Act
07/31/2013Compliance with environmental laws helps protect air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
07/30/2013Jim Woods of Makah Tribe continues as EPA senior tribal policy advisor for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
07/29/2013Fife, Washington ice manufacturer failed to notify emergency responders of hazardous chemical release
07/25/2013Sorrento settles with EPA for chemical management violations at Nampa, Idaho plant
07/18/2013Health of the Salish Sea Report shows mixed trends for key environmental indicators in Puget Sound and Northwest Straits
07/18/2013Updated Municipal Wastewater Discharge Permits Proposed for Three North Idaho Cities
07/17/2013Perma-Fix Northwest Richland settles with EPA for waste management violations
07/15/2013EPA announces $800,000 funding to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in communities across Oregon and Washington
07/01/2013Energy Department settles with EPA for waste management violations at Hanford
06/27/2013Tacoma teacher and educators association win EPA award and grant for innovative environmental education
06/25/2013Oregon and Idaho property managers failed to disclose lead paint hazards to renters
06/21/2013W/T Land and Cattle settles with EPA for water pollution violations
06/18/2013Duwamish job training initiative produces 14 graduates funded by EPA program
06/13/2013Workers in Alaska and Washington to receive training for environmental safety and cleanup jobs
06/11/2013FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho
06/05/2013McCall, Idaho elementary teacher and school win presidential environmental education award
05/30/2013Tesoro to pay $1.1 million to resolve Clean Air Act violations
05/21/2013EPA proposes to add Makah Reservation Warmhouse Beach dump to federal Superfund cleanup list
05/15/2013EPA orders gas stations to close underground injection wells to protect drinking water sources on Yakama Reservation
05/08/2013Eight cities and counties in Idaho, Oregon and Washington receive $2.6 million from EPA to assess, clean up and revitalize brownfield properties
04/26/2013EPA Releases Revised Bristol Bay Assessment/Agency asks for Additional Peer Review and Public Comment
04/23/2013Northwest federal agencies are combating climate change - reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy, water, waste efficiency improvements
04/23/2013EPA Northwest Region launches Twitter feed on Earth Day
04/19/2013EPA: Compliance with environmental laws helps protect air, land and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
04/17/2013Green-Powered Northwest Colleges and Businesses are Reducing Pollution and Fighting Climate Change
04/04/2013EPA Issues Clean Water Act Permit for Small Suction Dredge Miners in Idaho
04/03/2013Portland Oil Re-Refining Company ordered to safely dispose PCB-contaminated oil or pay penalty
04/01/2013U.S. Air Force 611th Air Support Group Closes Banned Motor Vehicle Waste Wells at Three Alaska Sites
04/01/2013Oregon fuel companies fined for federal oil spill prevention and response violations
03/28/2013Alaska seafood processors settle with EPA for Clean Water Act waste discharge violations
03/26/2013Oregon and Washington schools and businesses are top 2013 Energy Star Partners in saving energy and fighting climate change
03/19/2013Stop the Drops! EPA’s National “Fix-a-Leak Week” Kicks Off in Seattle
03/19/2013Stop the Drops! EPA’s National “Fix-a-Leak Week” Kicks Off in Metro Portland
03/13/2013Amalgamated Sugar settles for failure to immediately report the release of chlorine gas into the environment
03/13/2013Seattle-Portland metro areas in top 25 cities for Energy Star buildings
03/06/2013EPA and four Yakima Valley dairies reach agreement to reduce nitrate in local groundwater
02/28/2013Microsoft Environmental Director Receives EPA Climate Change Leadership Award
02/28/2013EPA proposes plan to clean up Lower Duwamish Waterway from decades of industrial pollution
02/27/2013Wood treatment companies violate federal pesticide laws intended to protect human health
01/29/2013EPA’s environmental enforcement helps keep water, land, air clean and clear in the Pacific Northwest
01/22/2013EPA orders Lapwai School District maintenance shop to cleanup threat to nearby drinking water wells
01/16/2013EPA Toxics Release Inventory Report provides Alaska residents with information on chemical releases
01/16/2013EPA Toxics Release Inventory Report provides Northwest residents with information on chemical releases
12/26/2012General Biodiesel settles with EPA for hazardous chemical and emergency planning violations
12/17/2012ConocoPhillips Kuparuk Unit facility settles with EPA for Oil Discharge to Tundra on Alaska’s North Slope
12/03/2012EPA enforces clean air and water laws to protect communities and environment in the Pacific Northwest
11/29/2012EPA Settles with Olympic Fruit Company for Federal Risk Management Violations
11/27/2012Cottonwood, Idaho paving and asphalt company violates federal clean air laws
11/21/2012EPA settles with four Alaska seafood processors for Clean Water Act violations
10/11/2012Idaho awarded over $626,000 in EPA clean air grants to retrofit school buses and construction equipment
10/11/2012Port Orchard adhesive manufacturer settles clean air violations
10/10/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/02/2012Two Washington State Fruit Companies Violate Federal Air Regulations
10/02/2012EPA invites public comment on Chehalis area groundwater cleanup
09/27/2012EPA releases Lower Yakima Valley Nitrate Study for public review and input
09/26/2012Fuel delivery companies settle clean air violations at Idaho gas stations
09/19/2012Alaska Gold settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at Nome Mine Site
09/19/2012EPA Offering Sustainable Growth Assistance to Communities
09/14/2012Kenai Peninsula Borough maintenance shop to construct new building for hazardous waste storage following series of violations
09/13/2012Two Puget Sound-area metalworking facilities fail to disclose use of chemicals
09/11/2012Astoria Marine cleanup plans move forward under state leadership as EPA hands site management to Oregon DEQ
09/11/2012Albertsons and Whole Foods reduce harmful refrigerant emissions and garner national awards
08/28/2012Upper Basin Cleanup “Roadmap” Released by EPA
08/23/2012Spokane concrete and asphalt manufacturer fails to disclose use of chemicals
08/13/2012EPA Announces Summary of Enforcement Actions for Spring 2012
08/10/2012Icicle Seafoods settles clean air violations for leaks of ozone-depleting refrigerant
07/09/2012Two Oregon dairies fined for water discharge violations in Tillamook Watershed

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