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10/08/2014EPA awards over $3.1 million to Guam for environmental protection
08/12/2014Guam Teacher Receives Environmental Award For Promoting Environmental Education
04/28/2014U.S. EPA: Andersen Air Force Base Signs Agreement to Improve Spill Prevention Plans, Safeguard Water Resources
02/04/2014EPA Issues 2012 Toxic Release Inventory Data for Pacific Southwest Region
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
11/18/2013EPA awards over $30 million to the Pacific Territories for environmental protection
04/16/2013NEWS BRIEF: Andersen Air Force Base beach cleanup to use U.S. EPA’s Marine Debris tracking methods
04/10/2013NEWS BRIEF: U.S. EPA issues permits requiring upgrades to Northern District and Agana sewage treatment plants
01/28/2013EPA resolves violations with four Guam companies for hazardous materials reporting failures
01/16/2013EPA Issues Guam Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/04/2012EPA Proposes New NPDES Permits for Agana and Northern District Sewage Treatment Plants
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
11/15/2012EPA Honors Calif., Nev., Ariz. Universities for Pledge to Significantly Reduce Food Waste
11/14/2012EPA Honors University of Guam for Zero Waste Pledge
11/13/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Recognizes 19 Universities for Food Waste Reduction
11/07/2012NEWS BRIEF: EPA Puts GWA on Notice for Drinking Water System Deficiencies
10/15/2012U.S. EPA Awards over $100,000 to Pacific Territories for Clean Diesel Projects
10/10/2012MEDIA ADVISORY - U.S. EPA to sponsor free Guam workshop on Toxics Release Inventory reporting
09/12/2012U.S. EPA recognizes the Guam Environmental Education Committee
08/15/2012U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest
05/29/2012EPA to Dispose of PCB Waste from Leaking Guam Power Authority Transformers
04/23/2012Agana Springs PCB cleanup in Guam completed
03/19/2012U.S. EPA applauds wildlife habitat project on Guam
02/21/2012EPA awards over $6.7 million to the Guam Waterworks Authority for wastewater and drinking water projects
01/05/2012EPA Issues Guam Toxics Inventory Data for 2010
11/07/2011EPA partners with federal agencies to track Japan tsunami debris
08/31/2011Guam’s Ordot Dump closed, new landfill at Layon to open September 1
04/20/2011U.S. EPA and U.S. Navy reach agreement on infrastructure upgrades at the Apra Harbor wastewater treatment plant and sewer system
03/28/2011EPA Monitoring Continues to Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached the United States
02/09/2011EPA Acts to Strengthen Stormwater Pollution Controls in Guam
10/01/2010U.S. EPA orders GWA to repair broken sewer main to Northern District Wastewater Plant
09/08/2010U.S. EPA designates area off Guam for disposal of clean sediments from dredging
04/15/2010Two Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiaries in Guam and CNMI agree to $2.4 million fine for air pollution violations
04/14/2010U.S. EPA to finalize designation of ocean disposal site off Guam, seeks public comment
04/09/2010US EPA set to implement New Lead-Safe Rule
02/23/2010EPA boosts funding for Guam, CNMI and American Samoa water projects / Funding to Pacific territories jumps from $3.2 million to $37.4 million
01/25/2010EPA penalizes Guam Waterworks Authority additional $57,000 for failing to complete water tank assessment
12/23/2009EPA Releases Guam, CNMI, American Samoa Annual Enforcement Results and Mapping Tool
12/22/2009Guam Fire Department receives new equipment as result of EPA settlement with Shell Guam
12/16/2009U.S. EPA Launches National Environmental Video Competition to Promote “Three R’s” of Consumer Waste
12/08/2009EPA releases 2008 Guam Toxics Release Inventory numbers
11/19/2009U.S. EPA Calls for Green Innovators
11/05/2009EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 9
10/19/2009Wipe Out Lead Poisoning
10/05/2009Shell Guam fined for not providing required toxic chemical information / Company spends more that $28,000 to provide new equipment for the Guam Fire Department
10/01/2009Guam wastewater plants required to upgrade to secondary treatment
09/30/2009EPA Announces over $3.9 million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in Guam to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
08/19/2009EPA announces over $535,000 in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in Guam to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
08/19/2009Guam Receives $200,000 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
08/17/2009EPA fines Guam Waterworks Authority $19,000 for failing to complete water tank assessment
08/07/2009U.S. EPA seeks comments for proposed Guam ocean disposal area draft environmental impact statement
07/27/2009EPA Awards $138,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Guam
07/13/2009EPA issues order to Shell Guam Inc. to continue clean up work at Guam Facility
06/16/2009EPA Hosts 26th Pacific Islands Environment Conference in Saipan
05/28/2009EPA Hosts 26th Pacific Islands Environment Conference in Saipan
03/19/2009EPA releases 2007 nationwide Toxics Release Inventory numbers / Although Guam reports overall increases, still ranked among the lowest in nation for total chemical releases
02/26/2009Children’s Poster Contest Sheds Light on Sun Safety/
Annual competition gives students a chance to raise awareness, win prizes; deadline—April 13
01/29/2009Global Shipping LLC and Global Marketing System, Inc. to pay penalties for PCB export violations involving Oceanic
01/28/2009Deadline to submit U.S. EPA Environmental Award nomination is February 8 / Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
01/07/2009EPA proposes to not renew Guam wastewater treatment plants' waivers / Tentative decision finds Agana and Northern District plants do not meet requirements for variance from secondary treatment
12/10/2008Wanted: Environmental Fugitives/ Federal government launches first-ever environmental crimes fugitive web site
12/09/2008US EPA launches new site, making environmental information available to reporters on the go/ Reporters can access site from PDA’s and cell phones to gain instant access to critical information while in the field
12/04/2008EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2008 / Hazardous waste cases highlight year in CNMI, Guam and American Samoa
12/01/2008U.S. EPA inspections result in notice of violation to Naval Base Guam / Navy cited for lack of stormwater controls, permit violations, unpermitted discharges
11/24/2008U.S. EPA Highlights Ways Everyone Can “Go Green” during the Holidays / Easy and effective ways to reduce and reuse
11/17/2008U.S. EPA leads efforts to protect Guam water supplies from leaking underground tanks / Inspections educate tank operators, protect water supplies
11/14/2008Saturday is America Recycles Day; Recycle, reduce greenhouse gas emissions / U.S. EPA encourages public to do its part, find ways to increase recycling
10/21/2008EPA to hold emergency response training sessions, regional response team meeting on Guam/
Training will focus on monitoring equipment used at hazardous materials spills
09/24/2008U.S. EPA Report Targets Local, National Environmental Trends
Highlights from 2008 Report on the Environment released today
09/19/2008The Nation's Fuel Economy is on the Rise
U.S. EPA Disaster Experts Stress Importance of Emergency Preparedness
Experts Available for Interviews During National Preparedness Month 2008
Audio files available on-line
08/07/2008EPA Announces Web-Based System for Companies to Self-Disclose Environmental Violations
07/23/2008EPA fines Guam Waterworks Authority $9,000 for failure to complete drinking water supply project
04/21/2008April 22nd is Earth Day: Get local with stories that matter in your community
U.S. EPA experts available for interviews this week
04/15/2008New Report Highlights Environmental Issues; Some in Unlikely Places
04/09/2008U.S. EPA putting its money to work, to clean up diesel engines
03/18/2008U.S. EPA files complaint against ship brokers for violations of Toxic Substances Control Act
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
03/04/2008EPA fines University of Guam $10,000 for hazardous waste violations
02/21/2008EPA releases 2006 Guam Toxics Release Inventory numbers
02/07/2008U.S. EPA and Hawaii Department of Health host inaugural meeting of the Pacific Basin Brownfields Response Team
01/14/2008EPA fines Guam Waterworks Authority $39,000 for failure to meet federal court order to improve its drinking water system
01/10/2008U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations
12/04/2007U.S. EPA program certifies Palau and Yap water quality labs
12/03/2007EPA and CNMI agree on proposed permit and management measures for unexploded ordnance
Public meeting at CNMI’s Division of Environmental Quality on December 11
11/19/2007U.S. EPA settles with JWS Refrigeration for $53,481 for illegal importation of ozone-depleting substances
11/15/2007EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2007
Hazardous waste related cases highlight year
10/01/2007U.S. EPA settles with Carrier Guam for $63,922 for illegal importation of ozone-depleting substances
09/27/2007U.S. EPA files complaint for $76,402 against JWS Refrigeration for illegal importation of ozone-depleting substances
09/27/2007U.S. EPA settles with Los Angeles and Vernon, Calif. wholesalers for pesticide violations
09/04/2007EPA fines Guam Waterworks Authority $40,000 for failure to meet federal court order to improve wastewater system
07/25/2007U.S. EPA is looking for Water Efficiency Leaders
06/21/2007Over $1.3 million in federal funds available for clean school bus projects
04/19/2007EPA issues order to Guam Waterworks Authority for improper use of sewage sludge
04/16/2007EPA honors Pacific Southwest environmental heroes
03/22/2007EPA releases 2005 nationwide Toxics Release Inventory numbers. Guam reports overall decreases, ranks 53 in total releases
02/13/2007U.S. EPA fines GWA for spill prevention violations
01/17/2007U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations
11/15/2006EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2006, Closure of CNMI’s Puerto Rico Dump, hazardous waste related cases highlight year