Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it awarded a total of $1.1 million in two-year grant funding for 2016-2018 to the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to protect underground sources of drinking water from leaking underground petroleum storage tanks.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is declaring a ban on all outdoor open burning on the Yakama Reservation due to stagnant air conditions and elevated air pollution, effective noon, August 2, 2017 through Monday August 7, 2017 unless extended.
(SEATTLE) – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency combined efforts to protect Spoon Creek, a small stream midway between Salem and Eugene along the I-5 corridor, from a February 2016, spill of red dyed diesel fuel.
(Seattle) The United States Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with the Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation, owners and operators of the Norton Sound Seafood Products Company, over alleged wastewater discharge violations at their Nome, Alaska plant.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 recently honored four Pacific Northwest communities for excellence in providing safe drinking water to the public by using the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program.
SEATTLE –Washington’s King County is one of only 12 communities nationwide selected for the first round of funding under a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency loan aimed at helping spark investment in critical infrastructure projects across the country.
Seattle – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the efforts of federal facilities that took steps to improve efficiency, save resources and reduce costs as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC).
Seattle - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Northwest Office has awarded $512,949 in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) funding to federally recognized tribes in Alaska and Washington to reduce emissions from diesel stationary generators and marine vessels.
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an interim final guidance to help states develop and submit permit programs for the safe management of coal combustion residuals (CCR), commonly known as coal ash, to EPA for review and approval.
WASHINGTON (August 7, 2017) – Following through with Administrator Pruitt’s commitment to eliminating the backlog of new chemical cases that were stuck in EPA’s review processes upon his confirmation, Administrator Pruitt is reporting that the backlog is eliminated.
As leader of the of Great Lakes Interagency Task Force, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has submitted a report to Congress and the President which summarizes progress under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) during 2016.