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News Releases from Region 10


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08/04/2010Eight Drinking Water Systems in Alaska are in violation of the Safe Drinking Water Act
08/03/2010Idaho Fish Hatchery fined $98,000 for Clean Water Act violations
08/03/2010Nampa Dairy Operator fined nearly $15,000 for storm water violations
08/02/2010Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington awarded $190,000 for Environmental Education
07/15/2010City of Tacoma settles for nearly $525,000 for release of ozone-depleting gases
07/14/2010EPA responders answer state and county calls for help to investigate thousands of leaky containers near Rexburg, Idaho
07/13/2010Anchorage man faces up to $177,500 in EPA fines for destroying wetlands and streams
07/06/2010EPA to announce nearly $30 million in grants to restore and protect Puget Sound
06/29/2010Alaskan seafood processor fined $135,000 for Clean Water Act violations
06/28/2010Mukilteo, Washington seafood distributor to pay $35,000 for failure to properly report release of ammonia
06/28/2010Spokane, Washington chlorine distributor agrees to pay over $19,000 to settle EPA Risk Management Program violations
06/24/2010Tyler Amon Named “Top Cop” for EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Program in the Northwest and Alaska
06/17/2010Lakewood, Washington coatings manufacturer fined $14,500 for chemical reporting violations
06/15/2010Wood Creek Livestock Company feedlot receives EPA Compliance Order to stop polluting Snake River tributary
06/14/2010EPA: FMC Must Expand Phosphine Gas Extraction, Treatment and Monitoring at Former SE Idaho Plant Site
06/11/2010EPA Orders Simplot Cattle Feeding Company to change stock watering practice at Grand View, ID, feedlot to protect the Snake River
06/07/2010Terminal 117 cleanup proposed in South Park
06/01/2010Puget Sound Energy receives EPA’s Clean Air Excellence Award for its Air Quality Environmental Education Program
05/20/2010Middle School Students receive national recognition for their creative “Recycling” project in Homer, Alaska
05/11/2010Bothell wireless facility faces $57,000 fine for diesel spill
05/06/2010Kent Plastics Co. fined $46,000 for Chemical Reporting Violations
04/29/2010Toppenish, Wash. Smitty’s Conoco gas station required to clean up groundwater contamination caused by petroleum spill
04/26/2010EPA completes second round of groundwater sampling in Lower Yakima Valley
04/19/2010Alaska Seafood Company Agrees to Pay More than $500,000 to Resolve Alleged Environmental Violations
04/19/2010EPA Awards over $1 Million to Cleanup and Revitalize Pacific Northwest Communities
04/19/2010Seattle plating company pays $60,000 penalty for improper spill reporting
04/13/2010Landowners Ordered to Restore Salmon Stream and Wetlands near Haines, Alaska
04/13/2010EPA Grant Boosts King County Green Job Training Program
04/09/2010EPA Issues Air Permit to Shell Offshore, Inc, For Drilling Exploration in Alaska's Beaufort Sea
04/01/2010EPA Issues Air Permit to Shell for Drilling Exploration in Alaska's Chuckchi Sea
04/01/2010DeLamar Mine in Southwest Idaho fined $35,000 for alleged stormwater violations
03/25/2010EPA Grant Helps Washington Department of Health Track-Down Folk Remedies Tainted With Toxins
03/23/2010Automotive and Industrial Distributors of Pocatello agrees to spend over $38,000 to settle EPA spill prevention violations
03/23/2010Seattle Recognized as a National Leader in Energy Efficient Buildings
03/23/2010Portland Recognized as a National Leader in Energy Efficient Buildings
03/23/2010Anchorage Waste Water Utility and Contractor Pay $9850 EPA Storm Water Penalty
03/15/2010Cascade Water Alliance shows consumers how to conserve water and save money during National “Fix a Leak Week”
03/08/2010Composite Aquatic Innovations, Inc. Fined Over $4,000 for Chemical Reporting Violations
03/03/2010Old Copper and Gold Mine on Prince of Wales Island Added to Federal Cleanup List
03/03/2010Former Mercury Mine above Cottage Grove Reservoir Added to Federal Cleanup List
02/26/2010Blue Tee Corp. Provides Nearly $1.4 Million for Anderson-Calhoun Mine and Mill Cleanup
02/25/2010City of Eugene receives EPA grant to combat greenhouse gases
02/19/2010Idaho’s Small Scale Placer Miners will need a General Discharge Permit under EPA’s Proposal to Protect Idaho’s Rivers and Streams
02/19/2010Recovery Act’s One Year Anniversary: Workers in Pacific Northwest Benefit from Investment in Environmental Protection
02/10/2010North Idaho Developers fined nearly $45,000 for storm water violations
01/26/2010Simplot Superfund Cleanup Plan Strengthened
01/25/2010Intel Gets EPA Thumbs Up for Green Energy Use
01/25/2010Seattle Printing Company Gets Green Thumbs Up from EPA
01/19/2010Ocean Protein LLC Pays nearly $22,000 for Failure to Properly Report Hazardous Chemicals
01/13/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 10 - Regional Agency Headquarters in Seattle
01/13/2010EPA Order Spurs Haz-Mat Flood Risk Reduction in Kent, Washington
01/12/2010Federal Aviation Administration Commits to Closing Vehicle Waste Disposal Wells in Alaska
01/12/2010Puget Sound Targeted for $10 Million Infusion to Support Stewardship and Science
01/11/2010St. Maries, Idaho Agrees to spend over $122,000 to settle EPA Risk Management Program Violations
12/24/2009EPA Releases National, Regional Enforcement Statistics for 2009
12/15/2009First Results from Air Toxics Monitoring at Idaho School Released Today
12/15/2009Companies that Illegally Exported Electronic Waste to Hong Kong Agree to Pay Over $21,000 Penalty
12/09/2009EPA Celebrates a Decade of ENERGY STAR Buildings
12/03/2009EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Announces Over $16 million in Recovery Act Dollars to Bolster Clean Air in Washington
12/01/2009P4 Production, LLC, Begins Comprehensive Mine Cleanup Planning in Southeast Idaho
11/23/2009U.S. Navy agrees to consider more cleanup options at Kitsap County Superfund Site
11/23/2009City of Kendrick, Idaho pays $3,500 for wastewater violations
11/23/2009Clean Air Act Violators on Northwest Indian Reservations Face EPA Fines
11/19/2009Alaska Tribe to Benefit From Nearly $300,000 Aimed at Reducing Exposure to Toxics
11/18/2009Three Northwest Companies Fined for Violating Federal Pesticide Laws
11/16/2009EPA Seeks Comment on New Permit for Animal Feeding Operations in Idaho
11/10/2009EPA makes $3.5 Million in grants available to Northwest Tribes to help protect Puget Sound
11/03/2009Fish processing plant in Haines, Alaska faces a possible $177,500 fine for discharging fish waste without a permit
11/02/2009Powell Butte, Ore. Ranch Owners Ordered to Complete Hazardous Waste Cleanup
10/29/2009Early Results from Air Toxics Monitoring at Washington and Oregon Schools Released Today
10/27/2009EPA Offers $10 Million in Grants to Protect Puget Sound
10/26/2009Developers face potential $125,000 fine for storm water violations at Smiths Ferry, Idaho construction site
10/21/2009East Shoshone County Water District agrees to install filtration system, clean up mine adit and pay penalty to settle EPA Complaint
10/15/2009EPA Adds Lower Boise River and Hem Creek to Idaho’s List of Impaired Waters
10/15/2009EPA issues $65,000 Complaint to Idaho Transportation Department and its Contractor for federal storm water violations in Sandpoint, ID
10/14/2009Vancouver, B.C. Aquarium Nets National Recognition as Outstanding Ocean Learning Center
10/08/2009EPA designates “nonattainment” areas for fine particle air pollution
10/01/2009Idaho Asbestos Contractor Agrees to pay $36,000 to resolve Clean Air Act Violations
10/01/2009Scientists, Medical Professionals and Policymakers Join Forces to Protect Children from Environmental Threats
09/30/2009Economic Recovery Funding from U.S. EPA to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs in Alaska
09/28/2009Idaho Department of Fish and Game fined $14,000 for Chemical Spill at Grace Fish Hatchery
09/23/2009Salt Chuck Mine on Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island Proposed for Federal Cleanup List
09/23/2009Former Mercury Mine Above Cottage Grove Reservoir Proposed for Federal Cleanup List
09/16/2009Portland Deli Recognized Nationally For Outstanding Energy Conservation Efforts
09/15/2009Portland small business recognized by EPA for its green power efforts
09/10/2009Teck Alaska, Inc., assessed $120,000 EPA penalty for water violations at Red Dog Mine and Port site
09/10/2009Head Start on Engineering Work Will Help Speed Gasco and Siltronic Site Cleanup
09/08/2009Dyno Nobel, Inc. to pay $17,000 for Failure to Properly Report Release of Ammonia
09/08/2009Nonpareil Corporation Pays Over $95,000 for Failure to Properly Report Hazardous Chemicals
09/08/2009Alaska Asbestos Contractor Agrees to pay nearly $20,000 to resolve Clean Air Act Violations
09/03/2009EPA Awards nearly $1 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Alaska
09/03/2009EPA Awards $1.3 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Idaho
09/03/2009EPA Awards $3.4 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Washington
09/03/2009EPA Awards $2.7 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Storage Tank Leaks in Oregon
08/28/2009Oregon Landowners Ordered to Restore Stream Bank on Rogue River
08/26/2009Seattle and King County Agree to Step Up Efforts to Reduce Sewer Overflows to Puget Sound
08/24/2009Aircraft Equipment Manufacturer in Kent, Wash. Will Pay Over $12,000 for Failing to Report Dangerous Chemicals
08/17/2009Boat Manufacturers Pay over $50,000 for Chemical Reporting Violations
08/11/2009Alaska Receives $236,900  in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
08/05/2009Sage Community Resources Awarded $1.5 million Recovery Act Grant for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation in Idaho

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