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04/04/2012EPA to Hold Four(4) Public Information Sessions for Portland Harbor Draft Feasibility Study
03/29/2012City of Wapato’s sewage treatment plant cited for exceeding ammonia levels and operating without a water discharge permit
03/22/2012Idaho hazardous waste disposal site failed to disclose chemical releases
03/19/2012EPA, City officials expect new treatment plant permits to boost Boise River water quality
03/15/2012EPA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Energy Star by recognizing two school districts and four businesses in the Pacific Northwest
03/13/2012Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks mismanaged hazardous waste and failed to maintain adequate training plan for personnel handling waste
03/12/2012Spokane Tribe to receive EPA Smart Growth assistance
03/01/2012EPA ensures Oregon distributor properly labels pesticides
02/28/2012North Idaho’s Yellowdog Creek Nursed Back to Health by Local, State and Federal Partnership
02/28/2012Oregon lumber mill cited for toxic chemical leaks and violations
02/27/2012Ten school districts in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska recognized as Energy Star Leaders
02/24/2012EPA seeks scientist nominations for Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment peer review panel
02/21/2012Seeing no levels of concern, EPA curtails emergency air monitoring at BP refinery fire site near Bellingham, Washington
02/09/2012Three Pacific Northwest communities will get EPA Smart Growth assistance
02/02/2012EPA announces summary of Pacific Northwest and Alaska enforcement actions for Fall 2011
02/01/2012EPA’s proposed stormwater permit for JBLM incorporates low impact development to protect Puget Sound
01/30/2012EPA proposes waste water discharge permits for oil and gas exploration in Alaska’s Beaufort and Chukchi Seas
01/26/2012Oregon Potato Company pays EPA penalty for failing to report ammonia release
01/25/2012Ultra-sustainable zHome becomes the first community of WaterSense labeled new homes in the Nation
01/24/2012EPA Chief Travels to Seattle to Highlight Green Jobs, Host State of the Union Townhall with University of Washington Students
01/17/2012Naval Base Kitsap fails to properly monitor fuel tanks near Puget Sound for leaks
01/05/2012Toxic chemical releases increased in 2010 throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
12/21/2011SUPERVALU food recovery efforts garner National Waste Wise Award
12/20/2011Idaho, Oregon, and Washington manufacturers failed to notify authorities about chemical releases
12/16/2011Oregon Environmental Justice Task Force recognized by EPA
12/12/2011Nisqually Estuary restoration receives national award for outstanding coastal protection
12/01/2011New Oregon Streamflow Assessment Tool Aids Clean Water Act Compliance
11/29/2011Oregon Construction Equipment Manufacturer Exceeds Federal Air Pollution Limits Pays Penalty
11/29/2011Kent hazardous waste company sparks fires, pays EPA penalty
11/10/2011Clearing the Northwest’s air with clean diesel technology
11/09/2011Oregon pesticide vendors violated laws aimed at protecting consumers from mishandling products
11/01/2011Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Advisory Group awarded $100K to help improve the health of the Duwamish Valley
10/21/2011EPA issues final air permit to Shell Offshore Inc. for Arctic oil and gas exploration
10/18/2011Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington groups awarded over $219,000 for Environmental Education
10/17/2011Oregon Seafood company fined for failing to track ozone-depleting refrigerants
10/17/2011Tillamook Dairy Owner to Preserve Hoquarten Slough Wetlands
09/30/2011Owner of ‘Davy Crockett’ Barge Indicted for Oil Spill on Columbia River
09/29/2011Final Cleanup Plan Selected For North Ridge Estates Superfund Site in Oregon
09/28/2011Trident Seafoods Corp. to Pay $2.5 Million to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations and Spend More Than $30 Million to Upgrade Processing Plants
09/27/2011Kent-based trucking company fined over $46,000 for chemical reporting violations
09/27/2011EPA proposes changes to FMC Superfund site cleanup plan, seeks comments from the public
09/26/2011Oregon Export Company pays $17,000 for illegally exporting hazardous waste to Hong Kong
09/20/2011Albertsons and Whole Foods’ green refrigeration efforts garner national awards
09/19/2011EPA issues final air quality permits to Shell for Arctic oil and gas exploration
09/19/2011Idaho oil distributor pays $15,000 penalty for inadequate spill prevention measures
09/19/2011Ferndale wood treatment company fined over $25,000 for improperly reporting chemical use and releases
09/19/2011Fort Wainwright fined over $79,000 dollars for banned motor vehicle waste disposal wells
09/15/2011North Ridge Estates in Oregon added to EPA’s National Priorities List
09/15/2011Bremerton Gasworks in Washington proposed for national hazardous cleanup listing
08/11/2011EPA helps states protect beachgoers in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
08/08/2011Chilkoot Lumber Company and owner fined $9,500 for leaking PCB transformers in Haines, Alaska
07/27/2011Monitoring finds air toxics near Concord Elementary School below levels of concern
07/22/2011EPA seeks public comments on new air quality permits for Shell and ConocoPhillips Arctic oil exploration activities
07/20/2011Zender Environmental Health and Research Group selected to receive a $300,000 EPA Job Training Grant funds to train workers for a brighter, “greener” future.
07/20/2011City of Tacoma Awarded $300,000 in EPA Brownfields Job Training Grant funds to train workers for a better, “greener” future
07/12/2011Oregon pesticide company agrees to pay $54,000 for using outdated labeling on pesticide products
07/01/2011EPA seeks public comments on revised air quality permits for Shell's Arctic oil exploration activities
06/28/2011Spokane wins EPA PISCES award for innovative stormwater project
06/23/2011U.S. addresses sewage discharge violations in Unalaska
06/23/2011Klamath Falls Mini Marts pay $30,000 penalty for failing to check tanks for leaks
06/21/2011Oregon dairy pays $12,000 for alleged animal waste discharges
06/16/2011City and Port of Seattle commit to $33 million cleanup of Terminal 117 on Lower Duwamish Waterway
06/13/2011Hecla Mining Company to Pay $263 Million in Settlement to Resolve Idaho Superfund Site Litigation and Foster Cooperation
06/10/2011EPA awards nearly $600,000 to cleanup and revitalize two Washington communities
06/08/2011“Carbon Yeti” snares City of Bellevue an EPA “Clean Air Excellence Award”
06/06/2011Skagit County’s Samish Bay shellfish beds deserve better protection, say federal, state and county officials
06/01/2011Air toxics near Lapwai High School below levels of concern
05/23/2011EPA Region 10 Asks Washington Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Region 10 Asks Oregonians to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Region 10 Asks Idaho Residents to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/23/2011EPA Region 10 Asks Alaskans to Fight #1 Cancer in U.S. with “Don’t Fry Day” (Friday, May 27)
05/16/2011U.S. Silver Corporation pays EPA $87,000 to settle Clean Water Act violations in Idaho’s Silver Valley
05/05/2011Poulsbo, Wash. gas station agrees to pay over $11,000 for failure to monitor underground fuel tanks
04/26/2011Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. pays over $3,000 for failure to report ammonia release
04/25/2011Maple Valley high school receives national award for greening up school operations
04/25/2011Air toxics near Toledo Elementary School are below levels of concern
04/25/2011Air toxics near Harriet Tubman School are below levels of concern
04/22/2011Five eastern Washington gas stations fined over $8,000 for violating federal air rules on tribal land
04/20/2011Idaho mining company agrees to pay $1.4 million penalty to settle alleged clean water act violations
04/14/2011Four Northwest communities awarded EPA funds to protect health, reduce GHG emissions
04/12/2011Federal Court approves $700,000 settlement to resolve EPA claim at Circle DE Lumber site in Klamath Falls
04/06/2011College Works Painting pays $32,508 EPA penalty for failing to inform homeowners or residents of possible lead hazards
03/30/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Sediment Cleanup Options for Boeing Plant 2, One of Duwamish River Corridor’s Most Contaminated Sites
03/29/2011City of Toppenish fined more than $134,000 for excess wastewater discharges
03/28/2011Gervais, Oregon-based Fiber-Fab pays $17,000 for failing to report on-site chemical use and releases
03/28/2011Spokane cold storage company pays $67,000 EPA penalty for failure to report ammonia release
03/10/2011EPA seeks public input on presidential order to review federal regulations
03/09/2011Eastern Oregon farm and trucking company face $34,000 fine for diesel spill
03/08/2011EPA proposes North Ridge Estates near Klamath Falls for National Priorities List
03/08/2011EPA proposes Astoria Marine Construction Company site for National Priorities List
02/28/2011Alaska placer miner settles EPA Clean Water Act discharge violations
02/15/2011EPA orders proper disposal of intercepted electronic waste shipment destined for Vietnam
02/07/2011EPA plans scientific assessment of Bristol Bay watershed
02/01/2011U.S. Oil and Refining Co. in Tacoma, Wash. settles with federal and local air authorities for Clean Air Act violations
02/01/2011Pacific Northwest and Alaska Federal agencies reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 380 million pounds in 2010
01/20/2011Usibelli Coal Mine, near Healy, Alaska, agrees to pay $60,000 EPA penalty for Clean Water Act violations
01/12/2011EPA issues order to Alyeska Pipeline Service in response to Alaska Pipeline leak
01/06/2011Washington fertilizer distributors fined over $33,000 for failing to properly plan for chemical releases at eight facilities
01/05/2011City of Bonners Ferry pays over $12,000 for Federal Clean Water Act violations
12/16/2010Air toxics near St. Helen’s Elementary School are below levels of concern - EPA posts final air toxics monitoring report today

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