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EPA’s Underground Storage Tank Program located and removed two underground storage tanks at the former Smith Lake Trading Post.
EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld joined by SF Dept. of the Environment Director Debbie Raphael, Food Runners Director Mary Risley, and HealthRIGHT 360 CEO Vitka Eisen to discuss local food recovery efforts during Super Bowl 50.
EPA has ordered the Sparks, Nevada, company WellPlant Inc. to stop selling Mold Manager, an unregistered pesticide in violation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.
The U.S. Department of Justice and EPA recently announced a settlement with ASARCO requiring the company to spend $150 million to install new equipment and pollution control technology to reduce emissions of toxic heavy metals at a large smelter located in Hayden, Ariz.