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05/28/2014Nevada Counties awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants (NV)
05/27/2014EPA protects Kauai water quality by compelling Tahiti Nui to close cesspools (HI)
U.S. EPA finds Exide Technologies a source of harmful lead emissions (CA)
05/20/2014U.S. EPA settles with Irvine, Calif. company to ensure safe handling of pesticides (CA)
05/14/2014EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada (NV)
05/13/2014L.A. Conservation Corps receives EPA grant for unemployed workers to receive environmental job training (CA)
05/13/2014Two Bay Area organizations selected to receive EPA funding for unemployed workers to receive environmental job training (CA)
05/08/2014Sylvia Quast selected to head U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest legal office (CA)
05/06/2014U.S. EPA honors federal agencies for water conservation, waste reduction (CA)
05/01/2014EPA Awards the City of Santa Monica $60,000 to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change (CA)
04/28/2014U.S. EPA: Andersen Air Force Base Signs Agreement to Improve Spill Prevention Plans, Safeguard Water Resources (GU)
04/25/2014U.S. EPA Honors San Francisco Bayview Hunters Point Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/24/2014U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Comply with Federal Laws, Improve Safety Measures (CA)
04/23/2014U.S. EPA Honors Richmond Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/22/2014U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region Solicits Environmental Award Nominations (CA)
04/22/2014EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S.F. Bay Water Quality and Habitats (CA)
04/21/2014U.S. EPA Directs Rare Earth Mine in San Bernardino County to Correct Hazardous Waste Violations (CA)
04/11/2014U.S. Rep. Swalwell, EPA Regional Administrator Honor Fremont, Calif. Student with Presidential Award (CA)
04/10/2014U.S. EPA Honors Oakland Graduates of Environmental Job Training Program (CA)
04/10/2014UC Santa Barbara Awarded Nearly $5 million for Chemical Research (CA)
04/10/2014EPA reaches agreement with Honolulu to continue cleanup at Waipahu Ash Landfill (HI)
04/10/2014Arizona State University Awarded $5 million in Federal Funds (AZ)
04/10/2014Northern California Cities Lead Nationally with Most Energy Star Buildings (CA)
04/10/2014Los Angeles #1 City in U.S. with Most Energy Star Building for Sixth Consecutive Year (CA)
04/03/2014U.S. Government Announces $1 Billion for Abandoned Uranium Mine Cleanup on the Navajo Nation (AZ)
04/03/2014U.S. Government Announces $1.1 Billion for Henderson Perchlorate Clean Up (NV)
03/28/2014EPA, Coast Guard to clean up millions of gallons of hazardous liquids and sludge from Samoa Pulp site (CA)
03/24/2014Inland Empire, L.A. County honored by U.S. EPA for composting partnership efforts (CA)
03/17/2014U.S. EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” Promoted in San Francisco and Sonoma, March 17-23 (CA)
03/17/2014U.S. EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” Promoted Throughout Southern California, March 17-23 (CA)
03/17/2014Truckee Meadows Water Authority and Southern Nevada Water Authority promotes EPA’s “Fix a Leak Week” March 17-23 (NV)
03/17/2014Arizona Promotes National “Fix a Leak Week” at Peoria Event (AZ)
03/14/2014U.S. EPA honors former San Joaquin Valley school transportation director for electric school bus advocacy (CA)
03/11/2014U.S. EPA Supports Sustainable Water Management and Clean Energy Innovation at Calif. Brewery (CA)
03/07/2014US EPA helps revitalize former contaminated site, making way for new restaurant in Bellflower, Calif. (CA)
03/04/2014Sacramento Wetland Scientists Honored with Top EPA Award (CA)
02/25/2014EPA Honors Chula Vista, Calif. for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CA)
02/25/2014EPA Honors UC Irvine for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CA)
02/25/2014Cisco Systems honored by EPA for reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions (CA)
02/18/2014EPA Protects Wetlands in Calif. and Ariz. with $1.5 Million in Grants (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
02/12/2014U.S. EPA Awards U.C. Davis $800,000 to Study How Chemical Exposures May Impact Brain Development (CA)
02/12/2014U.S. EPA Awards La Jolla, Calif. Research Institute $800,000 to Study How Chemical Exposures May Impact Brain Development (CA)
02/04/2014EPA Issues 2012 Toxic Release Inventory Data for Pacific Southwest Region (AS, AZ, CA, GU, HI, NV, MP)
02/04/2014EPA Recognizes Sacramento’s La Valentina Building Complex for Smart Growth Achievement (CA)
01/31/2014U.S. EPA’s $11 Million Cleanup Settlement Helps Protect Drinking Water in Rialto (CA)
01/28/2014EPA Proposes Pollution Controls at Six Arizona Facilities (AZ)
01/28/2014U.S. EPA reaches $3 million settlement to clean groundwater in Mountain View (CA)
01/27/2014EPA removes nearly 2,000 acres of El Toro site from Superfund list (CA)
01/16/2014State, federal agencies launch pilot project to discuss health issues at Southern California schools (CA)
01/15/2014EPA finds AllenCo facility fails to operate safely, violates federal laws (CA)
01/14/2014EPA awards more than $460,000 for environmental projects along the U.S.-Mexico border (CA)
01/14/2014Commerce, Calif., company to spend more than $68,000 for improperly discharging wastewater into the L.A. County sewer system (CA)
01/09/2014U.S. EPA, San Diego Foundation, Center for Civic Engagement Inaugurate Bi-National Park Space; U.S. EPA to Make Major Announcement on Border Funding (CA)
12/19/2013EPA West Coast Collaborative announces more than $2 million in grants to reduce harmful diesel emissions in western states and Pacific Island territories (AS, AZ, CA, GU, NV, MP)
12/19/2013U.S. EPA fines agricultural products companies $74,880 for pesticide violations in Calif. and Ariz. (CA)
12/17/2013Cupertino honored as national food waste reduction innovation leader (CA)
12/10/2013Phoenix Building Supply Non-Profit Wins U.S. EPA Annual Award (AZ)
12/10/2013U.S. EPA Announces 2013 Environmental Champions (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
11/21/2013U.S. EPA honors graduates of environmental job training program at ceremony (CA)
11/20/2013EPA awards $174 million to improve drinking water systems, reduce water pollution across Calif. (CA)
11/20/2013EPA Fines Fisher Sand and Gravel $150,000 for dust violations (AZ)
11/18/2013EPA awards over $30 million to the Pacific Territories for environmental protection (AS, GU, MP)
11/13/2013U.S. EPA Awards Grant for Improving Graffiti Cleanup (CA)
11/08/2013EPA awards $15 million to Nevada for water quality, public health (NV)
11/06/2013EPA awards $26 million to Arizona for water quality, public health (AZ)
11/01/2013U.S. EPA Finds Petaluma, Calif., Superfund Site Clean (CA)
10/29/2013EPA Fines Phoenix-based Company $95,000 for PCB violations (AZ)
10/25/2013EPA Honors Hunters Point Family Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program (CA)
10/25/2013EPA Awards $65,000 to Pima County to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change (AZ)
10/23/2013S.F. North Bay Water Agencies Awarded EPA’s WaterSense Excellence Award for Water Efficiency Efforts (CA)
09/30/2013EPA Honors Nye County Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program (NV)
09/27/2013EPA Honors UCI for Zero Waste and Food Recovery Achievements (CA)
09/26/2013U.S. EPA awards Hawaii $1.1 million to control polluted water runoff (HI)
09/25/2013EPA's Latest Proposal for Navajo Generating Station Cuts Emissions, Protects Health (AZ)
09/24/2013EPA Fines BIA $136,000 for Keams Canyon Drinking Water Violations on the Hopi Reservation (AZ)
09/23/2013San Diego Center for Civic Engagement and U.S. EPA Award $45,000 in Grants for New Park Space (CA)
09/19/2013Asarco agrees to pay $146,600 for PCB violations at Hayden copper smelter (AZ)
09/16/2013California Agencies Seek Dairy Digester Projects -- Proposals Due November 1 (CA)
09/16/2013U.S. EPA Awards Over $1 Million to Northern California Tribe to Protect Klamath River, Enhance Tribal Environmental Program (CA)
09/13/2013Post Foods to Spend More than $2 Million for Air Violations at Modesto Cereal Plant (CA)
09/12/2013EPA Orders Work at Cameron, Smith Lake Chapter Mines (AZ)
09/11/2013EPA Awards $60,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Southern California Projects (CA)
09/11/2013EPA Awards $60,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Northern California Projects (CA)
09/10/2013EPA Orders Public Water System on Indian Reservation in Riverside County to Address Arsenic in Drinking Water (CA)
09/05/2013U.S. EPA Water Quality Grant Aids Native Fish Recovery in Palo Alto (CA)
09/04/2013United States Reaches Settlement with Safeway to Reduce Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances Nationwide (CA)
08/26/2013Presidio Trust Awarded Honorable Mention for U.S. EPA Resource Conservation Competition (CA)
08/22/2013EPA Proposes to Renew Clean Harbors PCB Permit; Public Comment Period Begins (CA)
08/07/2013NEWS BRIEF: U.S. EPA Accepting Public Comments on Cleanup Plan for Yosemite Slough Site (CA)
08/02/2013Fry’s Electronics Fined $50,000 by U.S. EPA for Making Unsubstantiated Health Claims (CA)
08/01/2013NEWS BRIEF: Final report available from investigation of injection wells at Lahaina wastewater facility (HI)
08/01/2013Ontario, Calif., Food Processor to Pay $157,000 Fine for Toxic Ammonia Release (CA)
07/18/2013U.S. EPA Honors Bay Area Graduates of Brownfields Job Training Program (CA)
07/02/2013U.S. EPA Photography Exhibit Makes Final Stop on National Tour in S.F. (CA)
06/19/2013Three Hawaii university campuses join EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge (HI)
06/19/2013U.S. EPA Announces $1 Million Available in Border Environmental Funding (AZ, CA)
06/17/2013U.S. EPA Announces $5 Million in S.F. Bay Watershed Restoration Grants Available (CA)
06/17/2013U.S. EPA and Federal Partners Celebrate Four-Years of Partnership - $539 Million to Support Communities in the Pacific Southwest Region (AZ, CA, HI)
06/13/2013Two California Cities and an Arizona University Receive Grants for Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (AZ, CA)

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