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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
07/09/2014Idaho Transportation Department settles with EPA for exposing untrained workers and mishandling asbestos waste during shop renovation
07/02/2014Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement
06/18/2014Tractor Supply Company settles with EPA for failure to properly report propane storage at five Washington retail locations
06/12/2014McGregor Company’s Nezperce, ID, Facility Nets EPA Penalty for Pesticide Violations
06/12/2014Wilco-Winfield, LLC, Oregon pesticide re-packager, settles with EPA for pesticide violations at its Mt. Angel facility
06/04/2014Emerald Kalama Chemical Resolves Clean Air Violations, Repair Lapses
06/04/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/28/2014EPA Announces $1.55 million in Brownfields support for Oregon communities
05/28/2014EPA Announces $600,000 in Brownfields support for City of Tacoma
05/28/2014EPA announces $399,978 in Brownfields support for Idaho tribal communities
05/12/2014Jerome, Idaho dairy processor to ensure wastewater discharges meet federal standards
05/09/2014Compliance with environmental laws protects air, land, and water across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
05/08/2014EPA requires Syngenta to label pesticides accurately
05/05/2014EPA Administrator honors Billy Frank Jr.'s courageous environmental leadership
04/30/2014Three Seattle firms agree to settle violations with EPA and protect local waters from stormwater
04/29/2014Two oil and gas facilities in Alaska resolve industrial stormwater violations
04/25/2014EPA Reaches Settlement with Alaska Gold near Nome, Alaska for Improperly Managing Hazardous Waste
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

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