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10/02/2012Media Advisory: EPA Officials to Attend Grand Opening of Merritt Crossing Senior Apt. Bldg. (CA)
10/02/2012Media Advisory for Wednesday:
U.S. EPA Honors Dixon Ridge Farms With Award; News Media Tour Available (CA)
10/01/2012U.S. EPA Settles with Lead Acid Battery Manufacturer in Corona for Air Violations (CA)
10/01/2012Two Bay Area Companies Receive U.S. EPA Energy Awards (CA)
10/01/2012U.S. EPA, Hawaii Department of Health clean up soil in Kilauea neighborhood (HI)
09/27/2012Agreement Secures $25 Million Cleanup for the Rio Tinto Mine in Nevada (NV)
09/27/2012U.S. EPA Fines U.S. Pipe Company for Hazardous Waste Violations (CA)
09/24/2012EPA Recognizes Community Services Unlimited for Its Unique Work towards Sustainability and Access to Healthy Food for Youth in South Los Angeles (CA)
09/19/2012U.S. EPA Fines Biosearch Technologies of Novato, Calif. for Hazardous Waste Violations (CA)
09/19/2012Maricopa County Air Quality Department Recipient of U.S. EPA Air Award (AZ)
09/19/2012Bay Area Agency Recipient of U.S. EPA Clean Air Excellence Award (CA)
09/18/2012EPA begins three Navajo uranium mine cleanups in September (AZ, NM)
09/17/2012U.S. EPA awards Hawaii over $20 million to improve water quality, protect public health (HI)
09/13/2012U.S. EPA Awards Grant of Nearly $650,000 to University of Calif. Davis (CA)
09/12/2012U.S. EPA recognizes the Guam Environmental Education Committee (GU)
09/11/2012EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Reducing Emissions under GreenChill Partnership (CA)
09/10/2012Three Southern California Metal Companies to Spend more than $196,000 for Federal Violations (CA)
09/10/2012EPA Unveils Calif. Mapping Tool for Developing Renewable Energy Sources (CA)
09/07/2012U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill for Improper Analysis of PCBs Waste (CA)
09/06/2012EPA Awards University of Nevada, Reno, Nearly $500,000 for Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods (HQ, NV)
08/31/2012Nine California Areas Meet National Air Quality Standard for Smog (CA)
08/30/2012EPA Issues Complaint to Tahiti Nui for Failing to Close Cesspools (HI)
08/28/2012U.S. EPA Releases San Francisco Bay Delta Action Plan to Address Toxins and Stressors that Harm Fish (CA)
08/17/2012U.S. EPA’s Regional Administrator Honors New “Green” AS-EPA Office Building (AS)
08/15/2012U.S. EPA Honors Environmental Heroes for 2012 in Pacific Southwest (AZ, CA, GU, HI, NV)
08/14/2012U.S. EPA Recognizes Kuehnle AgroSystems for Innovative Algae Biofuel Work (HI)
08/10/2012EPA Proposes to Renew US Ecology’s PCB Landfill Permit; Public Comment Period Begins (NV)
08/06/2012US EPA Chief, Mexico Environment Minister to Sign Agreement Addressing Border Region Environmental Concerns (CA)
07/26/2012EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Visibility rule at three Ariz. Power Plants (AZ)
07/17/2012EPA Fines Yuba City Power Plant $13,500 Following Illegal Arsenic Release (CA)
07/10/2012EPA Reaches $14.6 Million Settlement for Groundwater Cleanup at Torrance Superfund Sites (CA)
07/02/2012Visibility to Improve at 18 National Parks and Wilderness Areas (AZ)
06/26/2012EPA Awards Over $59,000 to Revive the San Joaquin River in Fresno (CA)
06/26/2012EPA Awards Over $59,000 to Malama Maunalua to Support Revitalization of Urban Waters in Hawaii (HI)
06/26/2012EPA Awards Over $119,000 to Support Revitalization of Urban Waters in California (CA)
06/26/2012Ralcorp Commercial Bakery in Lodi to Pay More than $1.3 Million for Air Violations (CA)
06/21/2012Los Angeles Conservation Corps Receives $200,000 for Environmental Jobs Training (CA)
06/07/2012EPA Launches First Waste to Biogas Mapping Tool (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
06/06/2012Santa Maria Teacher Receives Presidential Award (CA)
06/06/2012EPA Co-Sponsors Fresno Indoor Air Quality, Asthma Workshop (CA)
06/05/2012EPA, Other Agencies Offer Indoor Air Quality, Asthma Triggers Workshop in Fresno (CA)
05/31/2012California Construction Company to Pay $170,000 following Illegal Dumping to Federally Protected Wetlands during Strip Mall Construction (CA)
05/30/2012EPA Announces $400,000 Brownfields Grant to
Mt. Shasta to Assess, Clean Up Toxic Former Lumber Mill (CA)
05/29/2012EPA to Dispose of PCB Waste from Leaking Guam Power Authority Transformers (GU)
05/24/2012EPA, Southern California Edison Mark Recycling of 1 Million Refrigerators (CA)
05/24/2012EPA Announces $69.3 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities (HQ, CA)
05/23/2012West Pinal County in nonattainment for 1987 dust standard, EPA says (AZ)
05/22/2012EPA: Silicon Valley, SoCal Tech Innovators Secure Federal Funding to Transform Innovative Ideas into Environmental Solutions (CA)
05/21/2012EPA to Host Open House and Public Hearing on Proposed Hawaii Regional Haze Plan on both Maui and Hawaii Island (HI)
05/15/2012EPA Reaches Settlement for $6.6 Million Groundwater Cleanup at San Gabriel Valley Superfund Site (CA)
05/09/2012EPA Seeks Project Proposals to Reduce Marine Debris (HI)
05/09/2012EPA Adds South Gate Industrial Facilities to List of Nation's Worst Toxic Sites (CA)
05/02/2012EPA fines three Big Island companies for failing to close cesspools (HI)
04/30/2012EPA to hold two public hearings on proposed pollution controls at Reid Gardner Generating Station (NV)
04/25/2012MEDIA ALERT: Regional U.S. EPA Leader Jared Blumenfeld Heads to Sacramento to Discuss Jobs, Green Tech (CA)
04/25/2012U.S. EPA, Dept. of Energy Launch Innovative New Tools to Determine Solar and Wind Energy Potential on Contaminated Lands (HQ, CA)
04/23/2012Agana Springs PCB cleanup in Guam completed (GU)
04/19/2012MEDIA ALERT: EPA Chief to Visit LA Green School, Highlight Green Economy (CA)
04/18/2012EPA Chief to Visit Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles to Tour Efforts to Reduce Environmental Impacts, Meet Students (CA)
04/18/2012EPA, Arizona State partner to engage students in green careers (AZ)
04/12/2012U.S. EPA: San Francisco Selected to Receive Federal Assistance for Infrastructure Planning, Smart Growth (CA)
04/11/2012San Francisco, Sacramento Top the list of
U.S. Cities most Energy Star Buildings (CA)
04/11/2012Phoenix Tops the list of U.S. Cities with most Energy Star Buildings (AZ)
03/28/2012San Joaquin Valley Landfill to Spend $3.8 Million to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations (CA)
03/27/2012EPA and LA Water Board Set Strict New Pollution Reduction Plans for 175 Waterways in Los Angeles Area (CA)
03/19/2012Sacramento non-profit ReLeaf wins bid for Federal Environmental Education Grant (CA)
03/19/2012EPA awards CNMI and American Samoa over $117,000 for clean diesel projects (AS, MP)
03/19/2012U.S. EPA applauds wildlife habitat project on Guam (GU)
03/12/2012U.S. EPA and L'Oreal announce research collaboration in San Francisco that may help end animal testing (HQ, CA)
03/08/2012U.S. EPA Receives Unprecedented Private Sector Research Funding from Global Cosmetic Company L'Oreal (CA)
02/28/2012U.S. EPA Fines Fremont facility $62,500 for Hazardous Waste Violations (CA)
02/22/2012EPA funds University of Hawaii marine debris research project (HI)
02/21/2012EPA awards over $6.7 million to the Guam Waterworks Authority for wastewater and drinking water projects (GU)
02/17/2012U.S. EPA Chief Travels to Los Angeles to Tour UCLA Lab where more than $24 Million of Federal Funding will Finance Futuristic Innovations in Nanotechnology (CA)
02/16/2012U.S. EPA, Dept. of Justice reach $10 Million settlement with Department of the Interior, Northern California mining company for cleanup costs and transfer of land to Elem Indian Colony (CA)
02/15/2012Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill (NV)
02/09/2012Feds Approve California Sewage Ban and Create Largest Coastal No-Discharge Zone in the Nation (CA)
02/03/2012EPA Provides $750,000 in Smart Growth Assistance to Communities (AZ, CA, NV)
02/03/2012Rio +2.0 in Palo Alto: EPA Chief Lisa Jackson Discusses Initiatives that Expand US Environmental Business Markets, Create Jobs and Build Healthier Cities (HQ)
01/31/2012South San Francisco Food Processing Factory Will Pay Nearly $700,000 in Penalties,
Spend $6 Million to Update Refrigeration System Safety (CA)
01/27/2012U.S. EPA Head Of Water Nancy Stoner To Tour Innovative SF Bayview Hunter’s Point Facility (CA)
01/25/2012EPA Awards Innovative Plating Company in Clovis for Significant Reductions of Toxic Chemicals (CA)
01/24/2012EPA Announces Millions in Grants to Clean Air Projects in San Joaquin Valley (CA)
01/17/2012Ventura County Contractor to Pay $225,000 for Illegal Dumping into Calleguas Creek (CA)
01/12/2012EPA and DTSC Broaden California’s Push for Safer Consumer Products through Key Alliance (CA)
01/10/2012U.S. EPA Orders World’s Largest Metals and Electronics Recycler to Immediately Cease Illegal Discharge of Toxic Pollutants to San Francisco Bay (CA)
01/05/2012EPA Issues Arizona Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (AZ)
01/05/2012EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (NV)
01/05/2012EPA Issues Hawaii Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (HI)
01/05/2012EPA Issues California Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (CA)
01/05/2012EPA Issues Guam Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (GU)
01/05/2012EPA Issues CNMI Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (MP)
01/05/2012EPA Issues American Samoa Toxics Inventory Data for 2010 (AS)
12/16/2011EPA Approves Ozone Plans for Areas in Extreme Nonattainment (CA)
12/15/2011EPA orders Douglas drinking water system to reduce arsenic (AZ)
12/15/2011California Building Materials Manufacturer Agrees to Pay $1.4 million to Settle Clean Air Act Violations (CA)
12/09/2011U.S. EPA, Napa County Announce Millions for Water Quality, Flood Damage, Northern California Salmon (CA)
12/08/2011EPA Awards Nearly $100,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to California Projects / Organizations focus on environmental issues in Los Angeles, Central California (CA)
12/05/2011U.S. EPA: City of East Palo Alto Cleans up Cooley Landing Toxic Dump to Create Bayfront Nature Park (CA)
12/02/2011U.S. EPA orders City and County of Honolulu and Waste Management to address stormwater violations at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill (HI)

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