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Guam EPA’s Karl Olson Retires After 22 Years of Service

Guam EPA’s Karl Olson Retires After 22 Years of Service May 4, 2018 (Tiyan, Guam) — Guam EPA Environmental Health Specialist III Karl Olson has retired from service with the agency’s Pesticides Enforcement Program. In recognition and celebration of his retirement, a ceremony was held to honor Mr. Olson and to wish him a happy…
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to promote “Recognize. Retreat. Report.” on Guam

April 13, 2018 (Tiyan, Guam) — Officials from the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are on island to conduct an explosives safety outreach program known as “3Rs: Recognize. Retreat. Report.” This is the result of collaboration between the Guam Environmental Protection Agency’s (Guam EPA) Green Parcels/Defense and State Memorandum of Agreement (GP-DSMOA) division…
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There’s a voice that keeps on calling me

Ulysses, Ulysses – Soaring through all the galaxies. In search of Earth, flying in to the night. Ulysses, Ulysses – Fighting evil and tyranny, with all his power, and with all of his might. Ulysses – no-one else can do the things you do. Ulysses – like a bolt of thunder from the blue. Ulysses…
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80 days around the world

80 days around the world, we’ll find a pot of gold just sitting where the rainbow’s ending. Time – we’ll fight against the time, and we’ll fly on the white wings of the wind. 80 days around the world, no we won’t say a word before the ship is really back. Round, round, all around…
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NEWS: Guam EPA Recognizes Radon Action Month, completes new radon lab installation

January 23, 2018 (Tiyan, Guam) — The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) has completed the installation of its new radon testing laboratory. The lab features the latest in radon detection technology married with sustainable software and hardware enhancements that will bring Guam’s radon testing capability to the forefront and on par with our national counterparts. Proficiency performance…
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Welcome to the official homepage of Guam EPA

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS IMPORTANT CLASS! One-Day Guam Class A/B Underground Storage Tank Operator Training, by Ben Thomas of UST Training June 7, 8, 13, & 14, 2018, Hilton Guam Resort, Tumon This course is required by Guam EPA for all operators of regulated underground storage tank (UST) systems. Learn about responding to alarms,…
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2017 Hazardous Waste Report – DUE March 1, 2018

Hafa Adai, The Guam Environmental Protection Agency wishes to notify all Generators of hazardous waste that they must complete and submit the 2017 Hazardous Waste Report Forms no later than March 1, 2018. Instructions and forms are provided in the links below: 2017 Biennial Report Instructions 2017 Guam EPA Site ID Form and Biennial Report…
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Notification for UST Permits – AS OF NOVEMBER 2017


NEWS: Guam EPA reports 32.34% recycling rate – up 3.34 points

November 15, 2017 (Tiyan, Guam) — The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) reports a 32.34% recycling rate for all eligible discarded materials in calendar year 2016. This represents an increase of 3.34 percentage points to last year’s reported recycling rate of 29%. Data collection for the recycling rate has been analyzed and calculated based…
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Guam EPA Closed October 16 – 20, 2017

NOTICE – Guam EPA Closed for US EPA Region IX National Enforcement Training October 12, 2017 (Tiyan, Guam) — Personnel from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) will be on island from October 16 – October 20, 2017 to conduct National Enforcement Training for staff members from the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam…
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UPDATE – Special Advisory for Toguan River and Bay in Umatac in effect

UPDATE – Special Advisory for Toguan River and Bay in Umatac in effect September 13, 2017 (Tiyan, Guam) — The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) reports that there is currently a bypass of partially treated sewage from GWA’s Umatac-Merizo Wastewater Treatment Plant. This bypass affects the Toguan River and Bay. As a result of…
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Guam EPA issues notice of violation, order of compliance and administrative penalty order to FSM Recycling Guam Inc.

May 25, 2017 (Tiyan, Guam) — The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) initiated a Solid Waste Management Facility Evaluation Investigation (SWMFEI) on May 17, 2017 on FSM Recycling Guam Incorporated (FSM). The SWMFEI was conducted in relation to a fire that occurred on the FSM facility on May 13, 2017. The SWMFEI concluded on…
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UPDATE: Special Advisory for the Toguan River and Bay in Umatac, May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017: UPDATE: Umatac-Merizo Wastewater Treatment Plant Guam EPA is reporting that the Umatac-Merizo Wastewater Treatment Plant bypass was suspended on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Partially treated discharge from the bypass was monitored by GWA. Refer to our weekly beach reports for updated advisories of our 44 recreational beaches on our Facebook page, Twitter account,…
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SW Disposal Plan 2017

Draft Recycling Revolving Fund Rules and Regulations

Recycling Rules and Regulations

Public Record Summary Information on Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

Guam UST Permitted Universe_Public_Record_July 7 2016

UST Facility Listing

Guam UST Permitted Universe_July 2016  

Request for Proposals: Selection and Installation of Stormwater BMPs to control Bacteria Concentrations in Marine Waters

CWA §319 – Non-Point Source/TMDL Implementation Project GEPA-2016-2200-002 The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) wishes to notify the general public and other interested parties that Guam EPA is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for environmental services to include the research and construction of Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the control of non-point…
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PUBLIC NOTICE – PUBLIC COMMENTING PERIOD Guam 2016 303(d) List of Impaired Waters

The Clean Water Act (CWA) requires states to provide every two years an assessment of the quality of all their waters [section 305(b)] and a list of those that are impaired or threatened [section 303(d)]. The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) hereby commences a thirty-day review and comment period ending 5 p.m. March 18,…
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