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09/22/2014EPA Awards $81,600 to Mesa Community College for Innovative Center for Urban Agriculture (AZ)
09/18/2014EPA moves to protect Hilo’s coastal waters from leaks at sewage facility (HI)
09/18/2014U.S. EPA requires cleanup, fines Sims Metal Management for polluting San Francisco Bay (CA)
09/15/2014California and UC Berkeley win $335,000 in U.S. EPA grants to help students and businesses use green technology to design safer consumer products (CA)
09/10/2014U.S. EPA, DOH require Hawaii Department of Transportation to protect Oahu’s coastal waters (HI)
09/09/2014EPA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partner to Protect Wildlife at Hawaii’s Tern Island (HI)
09/09/2014U.S. EPA lauds Kim Johnson, Kokua Hawaii Foundation for environmental education work (HI)
09/08/2014170 Second Grade Students Take Pledge to Conserve Water in Los Angeles on “Protect Your Groundwater Day” (CA)
09/03/2014United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
08/28/2014EPA awards over $4 million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands for environmental protection (MP)
08/28/2014EPA orders mine cleanup work at Smith Lake and Mariano Lake Areas (AZ)
08/27/2014EPA Award to Children’s Defense Fund Will Advance Environmental Stewardship on the Big Island (HI)
08/26/2014U.S. EPA to Excavate Four Underground Tanks, Up to 5,000 Gallons Each, at Former Gas Station in Fresno (CA)
08/20/2014U.S. EPA and SF Environment recognize Quesada Gardens Initiative for environmental work in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood (CA)
08/14/2014U.S. EPA settles case over destruction of rare Central Valley wetlands
- - Agreement will preserve unique California habitat (CA)
08/12/2014San Diego, Calif. Students Receive Environmental Education Award For Reducing Food Waste Going to Landfills (CA)
08/12/2014Turlock, Calif. Teacher Receives Environmental Award For Promoting Environmental Education (CA)
08/12/2014Guam Teacher Receives Environmental Award For Promoting Environmental Education (GU)
08/12/2014U.S. EPA settles with Calif. shoe insert companies for unsubstantiated product claims (CA)
08/08/2014Asia-Pacific Clean Air Partnership Launched to Fight Global Air Pollution (CA)
07/30/2014U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Pay Penalty for Federal Violations (CA)
07/28/2014Historic Clean Water Act settlement will prevent millions of gallons of sewage discharges into San Francisco Bay (CA)
07/28/2014EPA cuts emissions at Navajo Generating Station, protecting public health, preserving tribal jobs and improving visibility at the Grand Canyon (AZ)
07/24/2014U.S. EPA requires Rancho LPG to comply with safety measures for community protection (CA)
07/24/2014U.S. EPA Honors 17 Environmental Job Training Program Graduates in Rialto, Calif. (CA)
07/17/2014U.S. EPA Awards $115,000 for Revitalization and Education Projects in the Los Angeles River Watershed (CA)
07/15/2014Biopico Systems, Irvine, CLEW, Pasadena, and AquaNano, Monrovia Win $300,000 in Green Technology Contracts from EPA (CA)
07/15/2014SimpleWater, Berkeley and Lucid Design Group, Oakland Win $200,000 in Green Technology Contracts from EPA (CA)
07/15/2014HJ3 Composite Technologies of Tucson Wins $100,000 Green Technology Contract from EPA (AZ)
06/26/2014U.S. EPA settles with two San Joaquin Valley companies to ensure safe handling of hazardous waste (CA)
06/20/2014EPA Selects the University of California, Los Angeles to Help Find New Uses for Toxics Data (CA)
06/17/2014U.S. EPA to hold information sessions for free environmental job training program in Rialto, Calif. (CA)
06/17/2014EPA honors Grand Canyon National Park for cutting carbon pollution, saving money (AZ)
06/12/2014FRIDAY: U.S. EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Attend Solar Installation at Residential Home in Long Beach, Calif. (CA)
06/11/2014EPA requires Hawaii Gas to protect workers, local community from risk of chemical releases (HI)
06/04/2014EPA settlement with Destination Maui will fund blood lead testing for 350 children (HI)
05/28/2014Oroville awarded $750,000 in Brownfields Grants (CA)
05/28/2014Monterey County awarded $200,000 in Brownfields Grants (CA)
05/28/2014San Pablo awarded $600,000 in Brownfields grants (CA)
05/28/2014U.S. EPA awards U.C. Berkeley $1.5 million to evaluate air pollution in developing nations (CA)
05/28/2014EPA Selects the City of Visalia for a $400,000 Brownfield Grant (CA)
05/28/2014EPA Selects the City of Los Angeles for a $400,000 Brownfield Grant (CA)
05/28/2014EPA selects City and County of Honolulu for a $400,000 Brownfields grant (HI)
05/28/2014Three Arizona Cities awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants (AZ)
05/28/2014Nevada Counties awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants (NV)
05/27/2014EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools (HI)
05/22/2014
U.S. EPA finds Exide Technologies a source of harmful lead emissions (CA)
05/20/2014U.S. EPA settles with Irvine, Calif. company to ensure safe handling of pesticides (CA)
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada (NV)
05/13/2014L.A. Conservation Corps receives EPA grant for unemployed workers to receive environmental job training (CA)
05/13/2014Two Bay Area organizations selected to receive EPA funding for unemployed workers to receive environmental job training (CA)
05/08/2014Sylvia Quast selected to head U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest legal office (CA)
05/06/2014U.S. EPA honors federal agencies for water conservation, waste reduction (CA)
05/02/2014OC ON DROUGHT: SAVE WATER AND STOP RUNOFF WITH “OC GARDEN FRIENDLY” (CA)
05/01/2014EPA Awards the City of Santa Monica $60,000 to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change (CA)
04/28/2014U.S. EPA: Andersen Air Force Base Signs Agreement to Improve Spill Prevention Plans, Safeguard Water Resources (GU)
04/25/2014U.S. EPA Honors San Francisco Bayview Hunters Point Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/24/2014U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Comply with Federal Laws, Improve Safety Measures (CA)
04/23/2014U.S. EPA Honors Richmond Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/22/2014U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region Solicits Environmental Award Nominations (CA)
04/22/2014EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S.F. Bay Water Quality and Habitats (CA)
04/21/2014U.S. EPA Directs Rare Earth Mine in San Bernardino County to Correct Hazardous Waste Violations (CA)
04/11/2014U.S. Rep. Swalwell, EPA Regional Administrator Honor Fremont, Calif. Student with Presidential Award (CA)
04/10/2014U.S. EPA Honors Oakland Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/10/2014UC Santa Barbara Awarded Nearly $5 million for Chemical Research (CA)
04/10/2014EPA reaches agreement with Honolulu to continue cleanup at Waipahu Ash Landfill (HI)
04/10/2014Arizona State University Awarded $5 million in Federal Funds (AZ)
04/10/2014Northern California Cities Lead Nationally with Most Energy Star Buildings (CA)
04/10/2014Los Angeles #1 City in U.S. with Most Energy Star Building for Sixth Consecutive Year (CA)
04/03/2014U.S. Government Announces $1 Billion for Abandoned Uranium Mine Cleanup on the Navajo Nation (AZ)
04/03/2014U.S. Government Announces $1.1 Billion for Henderson Perchlorate Clean Up (NV)
03/28/2014EPA, Coast Guard to clean up millions of gallons of hazardous liquids and sludge from Samoa Pulp site (CA)
03/24/2014Inland Empire, L.A. County honored by U.S. EPA for composting partnership efforts (CA)
03/17/2014U.S. EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” Promoted in San Francisco and Sonoma, March 17-23 (CA)
03/17/2014U.S. EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” Promoted Throughout Southern California, March 17-23 (CA)
03/17/2014Truckee Meadows Water Authority and Southern Nevada Water Authority promotes EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” March 17-23 (NV)
03/17/2014Arizona Promotes National “Fix a Leak Week” at Peoria Event (AZ)
03/14/2014U.S. EPA honors former San Joaquin Valley school transportation director for electric school bus advocacy (CA)
03/11/2014U.S. EPA Supports Sustainable Water Management and Clean Energy Innovation at Calif. Brewery (CA)
03/07/2014US EPA helps revitalize former contaminated site, making way for new restaurant in Bellflower, Calif. (CA)
03/04/2014Sacramento Wetland Scientists Honored with Top EPA Award (CA)
02/25/2014EPA Honors Chula Vista, Calif. for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CA)
02/25/2014EPA Honors UC Irvine for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CA)
02/25/2014Cisco Systems honored by EPA for reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions (CA)
02/18/2014EPA Protects Wetlands in Calif. and Ariz. with $1.5 Million in Grants (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
02/12/2014U.S. EPA Awards U.C. Davis $800,000 to Study How Chemical Exposures May Impact Brain Development (CA)
02/12/2014U.S. EPA Awards La Jolla, Calif. Research Institute $800,000 to Study How Chemical Exposures May Impact Brain Development (CA)
02/04/2014EPA Issues 2012 Toxic Release Inventory Data for Pacific Southwest Region (AS, AZ, CA, GU, HI, NV, MP)
02/04/2014EPA Recognizes Sacramento’s La Valentina Building Complex for Smart Growth Achievement (CA)
01/31/2014U.S. EPA’s $11 Million Cleanup Settlement Helps Protect Drinking Water in Rialto (CA)
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)

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