Pacific Southwest, Region 9
Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations
A Strategy for the San Joaquin Valley
Jared Blumenfeld rides the rails to announce a plan for cleaning up the air and water in the nation's most productive agricultural region.
An Innovative Method in Packaging
Adam Lowry, the co-founder of Method, the home cleaning products company, discusses crowd-sourcing, sustainability, and creating a consumer revolution.
Green Chemistry Collaboration
EPA's partnership with California supports innovation in green chemistry to create safer chemicals for products used in homes, schools, and businesses.
- SciTech Daily: EPA and DTSC Push for Safer Consumer Products
- Tour of Kaiser Health Care Center
- EPA's Green Chemistry Program
The 25th Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)
TRI is an important part of the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right to Know Act, which is 25 years old. TRI increases the public's access to information on chemicals at individual facilities, their uses, and releases into the environment.
Protecting the San Francisco Bay
During inspections last year, EPA officials discovered high levels of toxic pollutants where a metal recycling facility meets Redwood Creek, which flows into the bay.
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