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News Releases by State: ARIZONA


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02/11/2011EPA's New Proposal for Four Corners Power Plant Cuts More NOx Emissions, Protects Health, Saves Jobs
02/02/2011EPA To Develop Regulation for Perchlorate and Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water
02/02/2011EPA To Develop Regulation for Perchlorate and Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water
01/19/2011EPA approves nation’s most comprehensive tribal air quality plan
12/16/2010EPA Issues Arizona Toxics Inventory Data
10/20/2010CalPortland Company to Pay $350,000 to Settle Clean Air Act Violations
10/20/2010Tribal conference brings environmental leaders to San Francisco
10/06/2010EPA proposes pollution controls for nation’s largest source of NOx: Four Corners Power Plant
09/15/2010EPA Judge Levies Nation’s Largest Pesticide Fine on "99-cent Only Stores"
09/13/2010U.S. EPA settlements require investigation of uranium
contamination on Southwestern tribal lands
09/03/2010EPA requires stronger air quality plan for Phoenix /
EPA proposes to disapprove inadequate plan
05/25/2010U.S. EPA determines Phoenix dust storms not solely responsible for poor air quality
05/12/2010EPA fines three Arizona charter school operators $27,480 for asbestos violations
04/21/2010Arizona Receives $800,000 to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties
04/14/2010Arizona Public Service Partners with EPA to Save the Environment and Money
04/09/2010US EPA set to implement New Lead-Safe Rule
04/05/2010EPA Awards Arizona-based Company $70,000 to Develop Drinking Water Treatment System
03/24/2010Five EPA Region 9 Metro Area Cities Rank Among Top 25 in Nation for Most Energy Efficient Buildings
03/24/2010Five EPA Region 9 Metro Area Cities Rank Among Top 25 in Nation for Most Energy Efficient Buildings
02/16/2010EPA seeks public input on Black Mesa Mine wastewater permit
01/08/2010EPA Awards $200,000 to Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
01/06/2010EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Phoenix Mayor Gordon to Host Green Jobs Roundtable
12/23/2009U.S. EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results, Interactive Mapping Tool Shows Arizona Environmental Enforcement
12/17/2009Apache Nitrogen Products, Inc agrees to $5 million groundwater and soil cleanup
12/16/2009U.S. EPA Launches National Environmental Video Competition to Promote “Three R’s” of Consumer Waste
12/08/2009U.S. EPA Issues Arizona Toxic Release Data, Copper and Zinc Among Most Common
12/01/2009EPA Recognizes Tempe, Ariz. for Smart Growth Achievements
11/24/2009Easy and Effective Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Thanksgiving
11/19/2009U.S. EPA Calls for Green Innovators
11/10/2009EPA’s Energy Star Program Hits Major Milestone:
1 Million Energy Star Homes Built in the United States
11/05/2009EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 9
11/05/2009Poster Contest Illuminates Sun-Safe Behaviors -
Annual competition gives students chance to raise awareness, win prizes; deadline: April 7, 2010
11/03/2009U.S. EPA takes enforcement action against the Wilbur-Ellis Company for 21 violations of federal pesticide law
11/03/2009NEWS BRIEF: EPA, federal, state, Navajo Nation hold second summit to address uranium contamination on the Navajo Nation
10/29/2009Tempe developer Lennar pays $182,519 to settle Clean Air Act violations
10/22/2009EPA reaches agreement with Arizona mining company to study uranium-tainted groundwater on Tohono O’odham
10/21/200917th annual tribal conference brings environmental leaders to Tucson
10/19/2009Wipe Out Lead Poisoning
10/15/2009EPA settles with pet products company for illegally selling, distributing pesticides to Tempe retailer
10/13/2009EPA Honors Green Building Challenge Winners
10/13/2009EPA fines Firebird International Raceway $31,851 for hazardous waste violations
10/06/2009EPA orders four Cottonwood water systems to decrease arsenic in drinking water
09/28/2009Phoenix Superfund Site Enters Next Phase of Clean Up
09/22/2009EPA acts to protect public from Granite Marketing, Inc.’s unregistered pesticides
09/08/2009EPA fines two Arizona charter school operators for asbestos violations
09/03/2009Arizona's Green Projects During the First 200 Days of the Recovery Act
08/31/2009EPA orders Chinle, Ariz. gas station to continue cleaning up fuel spill
08/26/2009Sprouts Farmers Market, Fresh and Easy, Raley's Family of Fine Stores, Whole Foods, Supervalu, and Hill Phoenix Chill for the Environment
08/20/2009EPA seeks comment on options to reduce air pollution coming from Four Corners power plants
08/12/2009EPA cites Sun City nursery for pesticide misuse, worker safety issues
08/10/2009Tucson fiberglass firm agrees to pay U.S. EPA $4,340 to resolve reporting violations
07/30/2009EPA fines New Mexico pesticide company maximum allowable penalty for illegal pesticide application
07/28/2009EPA takes action against Connecticut-based corporation for toxic chemical reporting violations at Phoenix facility
07/17/2009U.S. EPA Awards More Than $800,000 in Recovery Funding to City of Phoenix to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
07/09/2009EPA Awards $3.2 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Arizona
07/08/2009Tribes in Arizona Benefit from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009Navajo Nation Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
06/24/2009U.S. EPA celebrates opening of Nogales International Wastewater Treatment Plant
06/16/2009U.S. EPA recognizes Navajo Nation for outstanding environmental protection, leadership
05/28/2009EPA fines Phoenix company $18,200 for failing to protect emergency responders, public
05/08/2009$926,900 in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Arizona
05/04/2009EPA ensures students, faculty protected from asbestos at five Arizona charter schools
04/30/2009EPA Announces $82 million in Recovery Act Funds for Water Projects in Arizona to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/27/2009EPA files motion for voluntary remand of air permit for Desert Rock Energy Facility / Agency to reconsider sections of permit under appeal to the Environmental Appeals Board
04/22/2009EPA Invites the Public to “Pick 5 for the Environment”
04/21/2009University of Arizona Wins U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity and the Planet competition/
EPA’s P3 Award Winners Celebrate a Green Future
04/15/2009Phoenix, Mesa and Valley Metro Rail Receive EPA assistance to Promote Transit-oriented Development
04/09/2009Arizona Receives Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
04/06/2009U.S. EPA launches National Cell Phone Recycling Week: April 6-12 / ATandT, Samsung, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless helping recycle
03/31/2009U.S. EPA recognizes Energy Star Partners in California, Arizona, and Nevada / Energy efficient choices help fight climate change
03/25/2009Arizona group awarded $20,000 for Environmental Justice project / $800,000 for Environmental Justice in 28 States
03/25/2009ADEQ and EPA Issue Permits for Carbon Sequestration Injection Project Beneath APS Power Plant In Joseph City / Pilot project first of its kind in the Southwest
03/24/2009Navajo Nation EPA to inspect underground storage tanks on behalf of U.S. EPA / Unique pilot program on tribal nation a first
03/19/2009Copper, Lead Among Most Commonly Released Toxic Chemicals in Arizona, According to Latest U.S. EPA Report Released Today  / 88 million pounds of toxic chemicals released into environment, decrease of nearly 9 million pounds from previous year
03/09/2009Phoenix’s Pro Properties fails to comply with lead disclosure laws / Property management company fined for not informing tenants about lead hazards
02/27/2009EPA concludes emergency response following Agua Fria High School mercury spill
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
02/19/2009Classes Resume at Agua Fria High School Following Mercury Spill /
School Officials Declare it Safe for Campus Operations to Resume
02/05/2009U.S. EPA awards APS for addressing most potent greenhouse gas / Arizona utility takes action against climate change
01/28/2009Deadline to submit U.S. EPA Environmental Award nomination is February 8 / Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
01/20/2009Noah Webster Basic School takes steps to comply with asbestos law, protect students / Mesa, Ariz., charter school lacked management plan, proper inspection
01/07/2009U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations /
Opportunity to recognize environmental champions
12/22/2008 EPA determines that Nogales, Ariz., will need to do more to clean air / More protective fine particulate matter designations announced today
12/11/2008EPA and ADEQ honor Arizona’s environmental business leaders / ADEQ initiates state-wide Performance Track program
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
12/05/2008EPA enforcement actions in Arizona reduce nearly 18 million pounds of pollution / Agency announces environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2008
12/03/2008$1.75 Million Grant To Strengthen Tribal Partnerships
11/24/2008U.S. EPA Highlights Ways Everyone Can “Go Green” during the Holidays / Easy and effective ways to reduce and reuse
11/18/2008 Arizona Companies Correct Environmental Violations, EPA Forgives Fines / Businesses avoid $66,000 in penalties by self-reporting environmental violations
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
11/13/2008University of Arizona Helps Pave the Way to Intriguing International Sustainability Solutions / EPA awards nearly $1M in grant funding
11/06/2008Two Phoenix companies ordered to develop risk management plan to protect first responders, public / Reddy Ice Corporation and Granite Capital, LLC fined $75,000 after chemical release
11/03/2008Efforts to protect water supplies from leaking underground tanks result in record year / Over 100 inspections educate tank operators, protect water supplies
EPA decision acknowledges tribal sovereignty for Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community /
“Treatment as a state” approval supports Tribe’s air quality programs
10/22/2008U.S. EPA authorizes Navajo Nation to carry out program that protects groundwater /
Tribal government to run underground injection control program
10/15/2008U.S. EPA issues two “Stop Sale” orders to protect public from Unelko Corp.’s unregistered pesticides
10/15/2008EPA requires Pool Chlor, Inc. to correct violations to protect emergency responders, public / Company fails to prepare written emergency procedures
10/10/2008EPA Approves Fuel Waiver for Phoenix area
10/10/2008EPA Approves Fuel Waiver for Phoenix area