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Special Advisory for the Toguan River and Bay in Umatac, April 28, 2017

28 April 2017

*In addition to the regular beach advisory this week, Guam EPA is reporting that there is currently a sewage overflow at the Umatac-Merizo Wastewater Treatment Plant. This overflow affects the Toguan River and Bay area. Untreated sewage can contaminate water and cause illnesses, which can be detrimental to public health. This area should be avoided [...]

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Recycling Revolving Fund Details – As of April 24, 2017

20 March 2017

PURSUANT TO  § 51303(c), ARTICLE 3 OF CHAPTER 51, TITLE 10, GUAM CODE ANNOTATED, RELATIVE TO REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION TO REPORT TO THE GUAM ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ON THE CURRENT BALANCE AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE RECYCLING REVOLVING FUND, AND TO FURTHER REQUIRING THIS INFORMATION TO BE POSTED ON THE GUAM ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [...]

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Draft Recycling Revolving Fund Rules and Regulations

08 November 2016

Recycling Rules and Regulations

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Notification for UST Permits

07 July 2016

APPENDIX I_Form 01 APPENDIX II_Form 02 APPENDIX III_Form 03_REVISED Nov 2015    

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Public Record Summary Information on Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

07 July 2016

Guam UST Permitted Universe_Public_Record_July 7 2016

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UST Facility Listing

07 July 2016

Guam UST Permitted Universe_July 2016  

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

30 March 2016

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

02 March 2016

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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Underground Storage Tanks RFP 2015-2200-002

29 June 2015

Underground Storage Tanks RFP 2015-2200-002

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Guam EPA to revise the Guam Water Quality Standards

20 February 2015

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) wishes to notify the general public and other interested parties of Guam EPA’s intent to revise the Guam Water Quality Standards (GWQS) to incorporate new Recreational Water Quality Criteria as proposed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). The Public comment review period is now closed, and [...]

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Guam EPA to host more than 120 people for emergency response training sessions

16 September 2014

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) yesterday began a set of courses focusing on emergency response and hazardous materials for responders and government agencies. Classes include air monitoring, confined space training, safe transportation of hazardous material, and how to handle situations involving chlorine and other potentially hazardous materials. A total of 23 people attended [...]

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Guam EPA board of directors to meet Thursday, Sept. 18

09 September 2014

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) board of directors will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in the Agency’s Main Conference Room.The public is invited to attend this regular meeting. AGENDA: Call to Order, Approval of Agenda, Approval of Aug. 2014 Minutes, Administrator’s Report, New Business, Old Business (Adopt, Modify or Reject [...]

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Navy to host Restoration Advisory Board meeting

07 September 2014

The U.S. Navy will host an Area-Wide Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) Meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10 at the Ballroom C at the Hyatt Regency Guam in Tumon. The topics to be discussed include: Orote Rifle and Pistol Range Draft Remedial Investigation Report Draft Five Year Review Report Land Use Control Sites Apra Harbor [...]

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Guam EPA requires GWA samples to be tested by certified drinking water lab

05 September 2014

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) today notified Guam Waterworks Authority (GWA) that drinking water samples being tested for Total Coliform and E. coli must be processed by a certified laboratory. Laboratories that test drinking water are required to meet and maintain certification requirements enforced by Guam EPA. This includes successfully completing standardized proficiency [...]

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Free family hiking, snorkeling and river walks at Connect with your Environment on Aug. 30

20 August 2014

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) announced a free family and service learning activity being offered on Saturday, Aug. 30 by the Guam Nature Alliance. REGISTER ONLINE: Registration form The event is from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 30, in Piti. Activities include a river walk, free snorkeling tours and planting native [...]

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Update 3: Unified Command working to remove fishing vessel aground near Cocos Island

15 August 2014

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) continues to lead the charge for environmental protection during response operations for the grounded fishing vessel near Cocos Island. Guam EPA is one of the three members that make up the Unified Command, which oversees response operations for the grounded fishing vessel. As the lead agency for oversight [...]

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Guam EPA declares ‘All Clear’ for Guam Community College

13 August 2014

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) at noon today declared ‘All Clear’ for the Guam Community College’s (GCC) onsite water distribution system (OWDS), following several days of being under a Boil Water Notice period. The declaration follows two straight days of negative laboratory results of samples that were collected on Monday and Tuesday. Guam [...]

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Guam EPA asks residents to watch for “fish kill” incidents

12 August 2014

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency is asking residents to be on the lookout for fish kill incidents. This time of year low tides, combined with large rain events and low sea levels due to El Niño mean the likelihood of a fish kill event is higher than during other times of the year. A fish [...]

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Guam EPA declares ‘All Clear’ for Barrigada

07 August 2014

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency today issued the ‘All Clear’ for Barrigada, relative to the Boil Water Notice (BWN) that had been in effect for the district since last week. Today’s announcement follows two consecutive days’ of clean readings from samples that were collected along Chalan Eskuelan San Vicente Street. “I am relieved to have [...]

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Guam EPA lifts Boil Water Notice for Barrigada except along Chalan Eskuelan San Vicente Street

06 August 2014

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 – The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) today lifted the Boil Water Notice (BWN) for all of Barrigada except along Chalan Eskuelan San Vicente Street. Residents along Chalan Eskuelan San Vicente Street are still encouraged to boil water before using it to drink, cook, prepare food and brush teeth. Residents [...]

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