Pacific Southwest Media Center (Region 9)

Serving Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, 148 Tribal Nations


July—August 2016  
Children's Health, Clean Air, Water Quality, Work on Navajo Nation and More

May—June 2016
Trader Joe's Agrees to Fix Refrigerant Leaks, Gina McCarthy in California and More

April 2016
Underground Fuel Tanks, Food Waste, Nevada's Water, Environmental Progress and More

Pacific Southwest Media Kits

Removing Underground Storage Tanks on Navajo Nation

EPA’s Underground Storage Tank Program located and removed two underground storage tanks at the former Smith Lake Trading Post.

No Wasted Food at Super Bowl 50

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 Stops Sales of WellPlant's "Mold Manager"

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.

Reducing Toxic Emissions at a Copper Smelter

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.

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