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07/21/2009Nearly $188,000 is awarded to Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington for Environmental Education
07/13/2009Alaska Landowner Ordered To Restore Wetland Habitat
07/09/2009Remote Native Villages in Alaska to Benefit from $27.9 million in Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
06/26/2009Alaska Federal Court Orders Safety Waste Incineration to Stop Burning Medical Waste, Pay $75,000 Penalty
05/19/2009EPA reminds Americans: “Friday is Don’t Fry Day”
05/13/2009Kenai student receives national recognition for creative environmental project
04/30/2009Trident Seafoods pays over $112,000 for failing to properly report hazardous chemicals
03/24/2009Environmental Justice Grant Will Aid Barrow, Alaska Community
03/19/2009EPA Issues Latest Information on Toxic Chemical Releases
03/12/2009EPA Directs Over $297 Million of Recovery Act Funding to Northwest States, Alaska and Tribes to Protect Water Quality, Create Jobs
03/12/2009Mark Measer to Head EPA’s Criminal Investigation Program in Pacific Northwest
03/02/2009Landowner Agrees to Restore Alaskan Wetlands and Streams and pay $10,000 Penalty
12/30/2008Alaska Property Owner and Contractor agree to pay $30,600 for wetlands violations
12/23/2008EPA designates seven new fine particle pollution “nonattainment” areas in Pacific Northwest and Alaska
12/17/2008$3 Million to be awarded to Support Communities and Reduce Pollution
12/16/2008Alaska Property Owner Agrees to pay $15,300 for tidelands violation
12/16/2008EPA awarding $2.8 Million to help protect Western estuaries and Watersheds
12/04/2008EPA 2008 enforcement efforts drive big pollution reductions in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
10/31/2008EPA Authorizes the State of Alaska to Assume Water Quality Permitting Authority
10/30/2008Alaska Developer to Pay $15,000 for Alleged Violations of the Federal Clean Water Act
09/30/2008Eighteen agencies gather in Seattle to accept EPA’s "Federal Green Challenge"
09/30/2008EPA settles with the City of Anchorage for over $40,000 for hazardous waste handling violations
08/27/2008Alaskan Seafood Processor fined $38,000 for Polluting the Kenai River
08/19/2008EPA identifies areas that do not meet Particulate Standards
08/05/2008Landowner Faces Penalties for Damaging Alaskan Wetlands and Streams
07/21/2008EPA considering delegation of Clean Water Act permitting authority to State of Alaska
07/02/2008Ocean Survey Vessel BOLD Visits Juneau, Alaska
06/24/2008EPA awards Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington nearly $189,000 for Environmental Education
06/19/2008Revised “Minor”Air Permit Issued to Shell for Drilling in Arctic’s Beaufort Sea
06/05/2008Elmendorf Air Force Base “Takes Off” as Alaska’s first EPA Performance Track facility
05/27/2008EPA’S Ocean Survey Vessel (OSV) “BOLD” Visits Pacific Northwest
05/27/2008Makah Tribal Member is New EPA Senior Tribal Policy Advisor
05/12/2008Alaska Developer to Pay over $27,000 for Alleged Violations of the Federal Clean Water Act
04/28/2008Northwest Colleges and Universities have a bright idea: Green Power
04/22/2008EPA Invites other Federal Agencies to Join in Federal Green Challenge
04/14/2008Redmond High School (Redmond, WA) Students’ “Cool School” CO2 Reduction Campaign Leads to Presidential Recognition and EPA Award
04/10/2008Communities with environmental justice concerns are invited by EPA to apply for funding
04/10/2008Alaskan Seafood Processor fined over $54,000 for Federal Clean Water Act violations
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/26/2008Home Depot Stores in Alaska and Oregon included in $1.3 million settlement for storm water violations
02/25/2008Air Permit Proposed for Shell Drilling Rig in Arctic’s Beaufort Sea
01/23/2008Take Action Against Radon Risks
01/22/2008Alaska's Hawk’s Beach Tidelands to be restored
12/18/2007Anchorage, Alaska Developer Faces Fines for Clean Water Act Violations
11/28/2007City Electric, Inc. and Municipal Light and Power in Alaska Settle Federal Clean Water Act Violations
11/15/2007EPA enforcement drives Pacific Northwest pollution reductions in 2007
09/20/2007Icicle Seafoods agrees to pay $900,000 to settle EPA Clean Water Act Complaint
09/18/2007EPA orders Allen Marine, Inc. of Sitka, Alaska to restore tidelands
07/23/2007EPA awards Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington $94,000 for Environmental Education
07/11/2007Brown to Green Celebration at Former Universal Recycling Site in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
06/21/2007Over $1.3 million in federal funds available for clean school bus projects
06/20/2007Jury Convicts Eastern Idaho Man for Hazardous Waste Violations
06/13/2007EPA Approves Addition of Kenai River to Alaska’s List of Impaired Waters, Places Exxon Valdez Waters Decision on Hold
05/21/2007EPA and Landowner Agree on Restoration of Kenai Salmon Rearing Stream, AK
05/14/2007EPA fines two Alaska facilities, Port of Shelton, WA and the City of Klamath Falls, OR for PCB violations
05/10/2007EPA reaches $44,600 settlement with Juneau Auto Dealer for used oil handling violations
04/30/2007EPA settles with Anchorage Company for over $117,000 for waste handling violations
04/20/2007Alaska Youth Honored for Global Warming Education Efforts
03/27/2007McGee Industries Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Alaska
03/26/2007Snug Harbor Seafood Settles Permit Violations with a Fine and “Fish and Chips” Plan
02/28/2007Discovery Construction, Inc. Settles with EPA for Federal Clean Water Act Violations
02/21/2007Costly reminder of asbestos dangers
02/08/2007EPA and Anchorage Developer Settle Storm Water Case
02/01/2007City of Ketchikan Agrees to Pay $39,000 Settlement to Resolve Federal Clean Water Act Violations
01/29/2007EPA Reaches over $10,000 Clean Water Act Settlement with Deep Creek Custom Packing, Inc. of Ninilchik, Alaska
12/21/2006Coeur Alaska Inc. agrees to pay over $100,000 to settle Clean Water Act violations
12/13/2006EPA fines Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC nearly $16,000 for Clean Air Act violations
11/28/2006Marathon Oil Company settles PCB Violations for $38,000
11/28/2006Icicle Seafoods issued complaint for violations of the Clean Water Act
11/15/2006Enforcement in Pacific Northwest drives major cleanups, pollution reductions in 2006
11/06/2006The City of Skagway, Alaska Agrees to Pay $18,000 EPA Settlement to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
10/23/2006EPA settles storm water cases at construction sites near Anchorage
10/11/2006E.C. Phillips and Sons, Inc. Agrees to Pay $25,000 EPA Settlement to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
10/06/2006EPA Administrator, Stephen Johnson Announces the Appointment of Elin D. Miller as Regional Administrator for the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
09/26/2006Arctic Surplus Superfund site Cleanup Completed
09/11/2006EPA offers up to $150,000 for environmental work in low-income and minority communities
08/29/2006Forest Oil Corporation Agrees To Pay $813,000 for Clean Water Act Violations at Osprey Platform in Cook Inlet, Alaska
08/24/2006EPA takes legal action against Safety Waste Incineration for violations of federal Clean Air Act
08/23/2006EPA Reaches $30,000 Clean Water Act Settlement with Inlet Fish Producers, Inc. of Kenai, Alaska
06/30/2006EPA Settles Clean Water Act Violations With Two Alaska Seafood Processors (Kenai, Atka Island)
06/28/2006EPA fines Jody Vick, landowner $5,000 for Wetlands violations in Douglas, Alaska
06/26/2006Environmental Educational Grants in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Alaska total nearly $188,000
06/12/2006Connors Drilling LLC and Kennecott Greens Creek Mining Company agree to pay $12,900 EPA penalty to settle Clean Water Act violations
06/12/2006Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Inc. Agrees to Pay $126,000 to Settle Federal Water Permit Violations
06/07/2006Michael Bogert, EPA Northwest Regional Administrator, Accepts Department of Interior Position
05/31/2006The City of Cordova, Alaska agrees to settle with EPA for Clean Water Act violations
05/15/2006EPA reaches settlement with Dean's Auto Salvage for hazardous waste and used oil violations
05/12/2006Pacific Northwest projects net $2.7 million in latest round of EPA Brownfields funding
05/11/2006Norquest Seafoods, Inc. Agrees to Pay EPA $77,000 to Settle Federal Water Permit Violations at 3 Facilities
04/20/2006Soldotna Student Receives Award from President Bush for Stream Protection Project
04/05/2006Improper demolitions in Alaska lead to over $75,000 in penalties for asbestos violations
03/31/2006Public invited to comment on proposed lead-based paint rule
03/29/2006Two Alaska facilities and one Washington school district fined for PCB violations
03/27/2006Altex faces over $134,000 in fines for Clean Air Act and Emergency Planning violations in Alaska
03/02/2006Duran Construction Company ordered to restore wetlands in Juneau, Alaska
02/15/2006Saint George, Alaska achieves compliance under the Safe Drinking Water Act
01/24/2006U.S. EPA offers $3 million in grants for innovative diesel emissions reduction projects
12/07/2005Worker Protection Standard How-to-Comply Manual for Agricultural Pesticides Revised by EPA
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