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Alaskan city settles EPA lawsuit for $192,000

The city of Palmer, Alaska, will pay a $192,162 fine and upgrade its wastewater treatment plant under a settlement agreement over its violations of the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency announced recently.
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Wilcox & Flegel Oil to pay $44,000 fine for Clean Water Act violations

Wilson Oil Inc. will pay a $44,069 civil penalty as part of a settlement for alleged spil prevention violations of the Clean Water Act at its Longview Terminal facility in Longview, Washington. the Environmental Protection Agency said in a recent release.
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Burn ban lifted at Yakama Reservation in Washington

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has lifted its ban on outdoor open burning on the Yakama Reservation in Washington state as a result of better weather conditions and less air pollution.
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Fairbanks gets push toward cleaner heating sources

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said recently that it plans to approve the Fairbanks North Star Borough fine particulate quality plan submitted by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, but with an eye toward other steps to help the city come into compliance with the Clean Air Act.
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Cleanup plan to improve 10 miles of Portland Harbor

The Environmental Protection Agency's final cleanup plan, known as a Record of Decision (ROD), covering 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River, part of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site that goes through the heart of Portland, Oregon, has been released, EPA said in a news release.
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EPA extends Yakama burn ban indefinitely

Continuing stagnant air conditions and elevated air pollution recently prompted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to extend a ban on all outdoor open burning on the Yakama Reservation in Washington state until further notice.
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$267,000 to aid environmental education in Pacific Northwest

The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced environmental education grants totaling more than $267,000 that three Pacific Northwest organizations will use for environmental training and experiences for students from kindergarten to college.
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Two groups in Washington State receive Urban Waters grants

The Environmental Protection Agency recently selected two Washington organizations, the Lummi Indian Business Council in Bellingham and The Lands Council in Spokane, for grants to improve and protect local urban waters.
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$120,000 EPA grant to help fight noise issues in Seattle neighborhood

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a $120,000 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving grant for El Centro de la Raza, a Seattle-based community group seeking to reduce noise pollution in the city’s Beacon Hill neighborhood.
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EPA adds Washington’s Grain Handling Facility at Freeman to National Priorities List of Superfund Sites

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added the Grain Handling Facility at Freeman, located in Washington’s Spokane County, to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites, according to an announcement released this week.
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