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01/05/2009$140,000 settlement lodged in federal court over 2006 oil spill near Scottsburg, Oregon
12/30/2008EPA Orders Oregon Landowner and Contractor to restore wetlands
12/23/2008EPA designates seven new fine particle pollution “nonattainment” areas in Pacific Northwest and Alaska
12/19/2008Settlement Kicks In Funding for Cleanup and Redevelopment of Triangle Park by the University of Portland
12/17/2008$3 Million to be awarded to Support Communities and Reduce Pollution
12/16/2008EPA awarding $2.8 Million to help protect Western estuaries and Watersheds
12/16/2008EPA Files Complaint Against Oregon Pest Control Company after illegal use of pesticides leads to homeowner death
12/04/2008EPA 2008 enforcement efforts drive big pollution reductions in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
10/27/2008Bellingham, Washington and Oregon State University are 2008 Green Power Leadership Award Winners
10/24/2008North and Northeast Portland Community to Benefit from $210,950 EPA Grant Aimed at Reducing Toxic Risks
09/30/2008Eighteen agencies gather in Seattle to accept EPA’s "Federal Green Challenge"
09/24/2008Keep on Trucking - with Lower Emissions through EPA's $50 Million Clean Diesel Funding
09/17/2008Truax Oil, Inc. to pay over $137,000 EPA penalty for 2006 oil spill near Roseburg, Oregon
08/25/2008Wilco-Winfield LLC, agrees to pay over $18,000 for violating federal pesticide rules
08/19/2008EPA identifies areas that do not meet Particulate Standards
08/12/2008New Port Sediment Cleanup Project Easier on Atmosphere
07/29/2008Federal Agencies Join States to Launch Governors’
West Coast Ocean Action Plan
07/17/2008Epson Portland, Inc. Facility in Hillsboro, Oregon Joins EPA’s Partnership, Pledges to Reduce Hazardous Waste
06/24/2008EPA awards Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington nearly $189,000 for Environmental Education
06/16/2008EPA Proposes Vessel Discharge Permits
06/11/2008EPA and DOJ reach $4.3 Million settlement with four of the Nation’s Largest Home Builders for Storm Water Violations
06/05/2008Blount, Inc. Facility in Milwaukie, Oregon Joins EPA Partnership, Pledges to Reduce Hazardous Waste
05/27/2008EPA’S Ocean Survey Vessel (OSV) “BOLD” Visits Pacific Northwest
05/27/2008Makah Tribal Member is New EPA Senior Tribal Policy Advisor
04/28/2008Northwest Colleges and Universities have a bright idea: Green Power
04/23/2008Northwest College Students Find Greener Solutions to Protect the Planet
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
04/09/2008U.S. EPA putting its money to work, to clean up diesel engines
04/08/2008Pacific Northwest Local Governments Receive $980,000 from EPA to Help Breathe New Life Into Former Industrial Properties
04/02/2008DEQ, EPA Collect Hazardous Flood Debris from Nehalem River near Vernonia and Mist
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
02/14/2008Energy Star Class of 2007 Includes 47 Schools, Hospitals, and Commercial Buildings in the Pacific Northwest
01/30/2008EPA Awards Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks to Pregnant Women
01/23/2008Take Action Against Radon Risks
11/15/2007EPA enforcement drives Pacific Northwest pollution reductions in 2007
11/14/2007States and Cities Get Smarter About Smart Growth -
Manhattan, Seattle, Plus Oregon, Vermont, Massachusetts Communities Praised for Environmentally Sensitive Development
10/24/2007EPA Order Provides Framework for Investigation at US Moorings Site
10/01/2007Oregon Developer and Construction Firm Agree to Pay over $37,000 to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations
09/26/2007Ennis Paint, Inc., fined over $4,200 for failure to properly report the release of xylene into the environment
09/19/2007Formosa Mine Added to EPA National Priorities List
08/30/2007EPA awards OSU over $600,000 to study flood sedimentation events on Pacific Northwest Estuaries
07/23/2007EPA awards Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington $94,000 for Environmental Education
07/05/2007U.S. EPA, State and tribes, warn against Klamath River blue-green algae Contact with blue-green algae can cause eye irritation, skin rash
06/22/2007EPA awards OSU nearly $600,000 for Nanotechnology Safety Research
06/21/2007Over $1.3 million in federal funds available for clean school bus projects
06/21/2007Over $1.3 million in federal funds available for clean school bus projects
06/04/2007EPA reaches settlement with Aldis Manufacturing for violating federal pesticide rules
05/14/2007EPA fines two Alaska facilities, Port of Shelton, WA and the City of Klamath Falls, OR for PCB violations
05/09/2007Siltronic Corporation receives EPA’s National Environmental Performance Award
04/25/2007EPA and Mt. Hood Chemical Corporation reach settlement for federal pesticide rules violations
04/03/2007Five Northwest companies join EPA’s innovative Performance Track Program
03/07/2007EPA Proposes “Formosa Mine” Site for National Priorities List
12/05/2006EPA Selects Portland Oregon School District for 2006 “Tools for Schools” Excellence Award
11/20/2006Xerox Facility in Wilsonville Joins EPA’s Partnership, Pledges to reduce Hazardous Waste
11/16/2006NW Natural agrees to pay $32,750 EPA penalty to settle GASCO cleanup violations
11/15/2006Enforcement in Pacific Northwest drives major cleanups, pollution reductions in 2006
10/16/2006“Clean Diesel Hospital Zones” Launched in Metro Portland
10/06/2006EPA Administrator, Stephen Johnson Announces the Appointment of Elin D. Miller as Regional Administrator for the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
10/02/2006EPA Issues Final Cleanup Decision for Reynolds Metals Superfund Site
09/11/2006EPA Region 10 Lifts Outdoor Burn Ban for Four Indian Reservations in ID, OR and WA
09/11/2006EPA offers up to $150,000 for environmental work in low-income and minority communities
09/08/2006EPA Region 10 Calls Outdoor Burn Ban for Four Indian Reservations in ID, OR and WA
06/27/2006Hood River cherry farmer agrees to restore wetlands
06/26/2006Environmental Educational Grants in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Alaska total nearly $188,000
06/08/2006EPA awards $70,000 to local companies in Oregon and Washington for Small Business Innovation Research
06/07/2006Michael Bogert, EPA Northwest Regional Administrator, Accepts Department of Interior Position
05/23/2006Kalama chemical maker fined nearly $57,000 for ammonia release
05/22/2006Six Oregon School Districts graduate to cleaner buses thanks to a $150,000 EPA grant
05/18/2006American Energy, Inc. to pay $585,000 for Clean Water Act violations resulting from oil spill
05/17/2006EPA Announces Terminal 4 Cleanup Decision
05/15/2006Seven Oregon School Districts Receive Air Quality Awards
05/12/2006Pacific Northwest projects net $2.7 million in latest round of EPA Brownfields funding
03/31/2006Public invited to comment on proposed lead-based paint rule
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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