Pacific Southwest, Region 9
Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations
Green Jobs in California
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson recently visited California and toured a recycling center and a cleaning products company that uses recycled materials and environmentally sound ingredients in its products. The Administrator discussed the President's jobs initiative, with an emphasis on green jobs and growing the economy while protecting the environment.
San Francisco Examiner: Recycling Facility on Green Jobs Tour
Jean-Michel Cousteau, Nikolai Maximenko, and Jared Blumenfeld discuss the ocean environment, the future of our seas, tsunamis and marine debris.
Coastal Cleanup Day
Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld gave a keynote address and joined federal, state, and local officials to kick off Coastal Cleanup Day.About Coastal Cleanup Day
Thousands Clean Up Beaches (video)
Guam's Ordot Dump is Closed
After years of work, a new landfill site replaces the dump. The new site will seal off sources of contamination.
Kettleman City Landfill Pays $1 Million Over Violations
Chemical Waste Management was required to pay a $400,000 fine and spend an estimated $600,000 to comply with environmental laws after the facility failed to properly manage waste at its landfill near Kettleman City.
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