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News Releases by State: ARIZONA


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12/04/2014Obama Administration Selects Los Angeles, Calif., Ajo, Ariz. and Fallon, Nev. to Develop Local Food Projects, Encourage Economic Expansion
11/25/2014EPA protects central Arizona tribal lands by requiring safe handling of hazardous waste and pesticides
10/29/2014EPA Awards $785,000 to Navajo Nation for Leaking Underground Storage Tank Cleanup, Compliance
10/22/2014U.S. EPA awards $252,000 to Arizona graduate students through research fellowships
10/17/2014EPA awards $30,000 to Arizona State University sustainable design teams
10/15/2014EPA Announces $19.5 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Arizona
EPA Announces $25 Million to Improve Water Quality, Infrastructure in Arizona
09/22/2014EPA Awards $81,600 to Mesa Community College for Innovative Center for Urban Agriculture
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/03/2014United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
08/28/2014EPA orders mine cleanup work at Smith Lake and Mariano Lake Areas
07/28/2014EPA cuts emissions at Navajo Generating Station, protecting public health, preserving tribal jobs and improving visibility at the Grand Canyon
07/15/2014HJ3 Composite Technologies of Tucson Wins $100,000 Green Technology Contract from EPA
06/17/2014EPA honors Grand Canyon National Park for cutting carbon pollution, saving money
05/28/2014Three Arizona Cities awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants
04/10/2014Arizona State University Awarded $5 million in Federal Funds
04/03/2014U.S. Government Announces $1 Billion for Abandoned Uranium Mine Cleanup on the Navajo Nation
03/17/2014Arizona Promotes National “Fix a Leak Week” at Peoria Event
02/18/2014EPA Protects Wetlands in Calif. and Ariz. with $1.5 Million in Grants
02/04/2014EPA Issues 2012 Toxic Release Inventory Data for Pacific Southwest Region
01/28/2014EPA Proposes Pollution Controls at Six Arizona Facilities
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
12/19/2013EPA West Coast Collaborative announces more than $2 million in grants to reduce harmful diesel emissions in western states and Pacific Island territories
12/10/2013Phoenix Building Supply Non-Profit Wins U.S. EPA Annual Award
12/10/2013U.S. EPA Announces 2013 Environmental Champions
11/20/2013EPA Fines Fisher Sand and Gravel $150,000 for dust violations
11/06/2013EPA awards $26 million to Arizona for water quality, public health
10/29/2013EPA Fines Phoenix-based Company $95,000 for PCB violations
10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
10/25/2013EPA Awards $65,000 to Pima County to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change
10/24/2013N. Arizona University receives EPA Funding for Solar water heating system
09/25/2013EPA's Latest Proposal for Navajo Generating Station Cuts Emissions, Protects Health
09/24/2013EPA Fines BIA $136,000 for Keams Canyon Drinking Water Violations on the Hopi Reservation
09/19/2013Asarco agrees to pay $146,600 for PCB violations at Hayden copper smelter
09/12/2013EPA Orders Work at Cameron, Smith Lake Chapter Mines
06/19/2013U.S. EPA Announces $1 Million Available in Border Environmental Funding
06/17/2013U.S. EPA and Federal Partners Celebrate Four-Years of Partnership - $539 Million to Support Communities in the Pacific Southwest Region
06/13/2013Two California Cities and an Arizona University Receive Grants for Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training
06/05/2013EPA Fines Phoenix Lamp Recycler More Than $70,000 for PCB Violations
04/22/2013University of Arizona Recognized in EPA’s First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge
04/22/2013U.S. EPA Requires ADOT to Reduce Pollution from Stormwater Runoff
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/12/2013MEDIA ALERT: EPA, Navajo Nation convene fifth annual stakeholder workshop to address uranium contamination
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
03/04/2013U.S. EPA Honors Arizona State University’s Sustainable Cities Network
03/01/2013Media Advisory: EPA To Present Award to Arizona State University
02/19/2013EPA fines six Arizona school districts for asbestos violations
01/24/2013EPA Details Results of $100M Federal Effort to Clean up Navajo Uranium Contamination
01/18/2013EPA Proposal for Navajo Generating Station Cuts Harmful Emissions 84%, Improves Visibility at National Parks, Protects Public Health
01/16/2013EPA Issues Arizona Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011
01/04/2013Interior, Energy, EPA Commit to Cooperative Working Group to Achieve Shared Goals on Navajo Generating Station in Arizona
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/04/2012U.S. EPA, Navajo Nation Celebrate First Superfund Job Training Graduating Class
11/20/2012EPA Fellowships Awarded to 25 Ariz., Calif., Nev. Students
11/15/2012EPA Honors Calif., Nev., Ariz. Universities for Pledge to Significantly Reduce Food Waste
11/13/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Recognizes 19 Universities for Food Waste Reduction
11/07/2012U.S. EPA, DoD Northern Command Providing Hazardous Material Response Equipment to Border Towns
11/06/2012MEDIA ADVISORY: US EPA and Northern Command to Provide Emergency Response Equipment to Nogales, Agua Prieta
10/17/2012U.S. EPA Awards Arizona more than $27 million to Improve Water Quality, Protect Public Health
10/16/2012EPA Awards More Than $31,000 to American Lung Association to Educate Children, Health Care Providers on Asthma Management in 3 Arizona Counties
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
09/19/2012EPA Announces 12th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards /Communities, public health and U.S. economy benefit from winners’ work on clean air initiatives
09/19/2012Maricopa County Air Quality Department Recipient of U.S. EPA Air Award
09/18/2012EPA begins three Navajo uranium mine cleanups in September
08/15/2012U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest
07/26/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Visibility rule at three Ariz. Power Plants
07/02/2012Visibility to Improve at 18 National Parks and Wilderness Areas
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/07/2012EPA Launches First Waste to Biogas Mapping Tool
05/23/2012West Pinal County in nonattainment for 1987 dust standard, EPA says
04/18/2012EPA, Arizona State partner to engage students in green careers
04/11/2012Phoenix Tops the list of U.S. Cities with most Energy Star Buildings
02/03/2012EPA Provides $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance to Communities
01/05/2012EPA Issues Arizona Toxics Inventory Data for 2010
12/15/2011EPA orders Douglas drinking water system to reduce arsenic
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/15/2011Former Lupton, Ariz. truck stop owners to pay $80,000 penalty for violating hazardous waste laws
11/07/2011EPA, Navajo Nation convene fourth annual summit to address uranium contamination
10/26/2011EPA Awards more than $357,000 in Grants to Protect Children’s Health
10/21/2011EPA solicits Arizona design firms for makeover of Phoenix’s Lower Grand Avenue
10/13/2011U.S. EPA Fines Tucson Facility $30,000 for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/29/2011EPA announces plan to clean up largest abandoned uranium mine on the Navajo Nation
09/13/2011Air Force, EPA, and Arizona agree to clean up groundwater at Air Force Plant 44
08/23/2011More than 80 Tribal Schools in Arizona, Navajo Nation to improve environmental management
08/12/2011EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design and Economic Revitalization
08/01/2011EPA enters into agreement with Chevron to investigate soil contamination at uranium mine on the Navajo Reservation
07/19/2011EPA Announces Green Jobs Training for South Tucson
06/08/2011EPA praises Maricopa County's dust control guide
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy
04/28/2011Havasupai Tribe to develop and enforce water quality standards
04/22/2011U.S. EPA launches "Federal Green Challenge" in the Pacific Southwest
04/14/2011First tribal community in the nation adopts international green building code
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/24/2011EPA Releases U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental and Health Report / Agencies work to address risks to people’s health and the environment in border communities
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
03/09/2011Three Phoenix area firms fined for hazardous waste violations
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/11/2011EPA's New Proposal for Four Corners Power Plant Cuts More NOx Emissions, Protects Health, Saves Jobs