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Guam EPA Submits 2021 Annual State Public Water System Compliance Report

On July 16, 2022, the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) submitted its 2021 Annual State Public Water System Compliance Report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The report entails Guam’s annual compliance report (ACR) of the current eight (8) public water systems that were regulated in as of December 31, 2021. Guam EPA included…
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Guam EPA Regular Board of Directors June Meeting – June 16, 2022

Board of Directors REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, June 16, 2022 • 4:00PMGoogle Meet Platform: meet.google.com/fkt-eetg-adk | Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa  AGENDA: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of May 19, 2022 Meeting Minutes; IV. GEPA’s Request to Review & Approve New Source Rules for New and Modified Major Sources in SO2 Nonattainment Areas; V.…
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$98,000 Enforcement Action Completed

May 25, 2022 – (Tiyan, Guam) – On April 7, 2022, the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) received a payment in the amount of $98,000 from Contrack Watts Inc. An administrative penalty order of $98,000 was assessed to Contrack Watts Inc. following a notice of violation (NOV) issued to the company by Guam EPA…
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: NEW SOURCE REVIEW FOR NEW AND MODIFIED MAJOR SOURCES IN SO2 NONATTAINMENT AREAS

In accordance with 5 GCA §9301(a), the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) hereby notifies the general public and owners/operators of air emission sources of a Public Hearing for 22 GAR, Chapter 1, Guam Air Pollution Controls Standards and Regulations New Source Review (NSR) Requirements for New and Modified Major Sources in SO2 Nonattainment Areas.…
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Board of Directors REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, May 19, 2022 • 4:00PM

Board of Directors REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, May 19, 2022 • 4:00PM Guam EPA Administration Building Conference Room 17-3304 Mariner Ave., TiyanGoogle Meet Platform: meet.google.com/oke-ivnv-fgz | Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa  AGENDA: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of April 21, 2022 Meeting Minutes; IV. MCOG’s request to approve the transfer of funds for the…
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Guam EPA Administrator Walter S. Leon Guerrero Testifies at Joint Roundtable Hearing to Protect Guam Water

On April 20, 2022, Guam EPA Administrator Walter S. Leon Guerrero participated in a joint roundtable hearing held on protecting Guam’s water by Senator Telena Cruz Nelson.

Guam EPA Board of Directors Regular Meeting – April 21, 2022

Board of Directors VIRTUAL REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, April 21, 2022 • 4:00PM Google Meet Platform: meet.google.com/dqq-bekd-evr | Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa AGENDA: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of March 2022 Meeting Minutes; IV. Contrack Watts vs Guam EPA / Case No. 2021-1:  For presentation by Administrative Hearing Officer of (1)…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors Regular Meeting – March 17, 2022

Guam EPA Board of Directors Regular Meeting – March 17, 2022Board of Directors VIRTUAL REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, March 17, 2022 • 4:00PM Google Meet Platform: meet.google.com/ref-zduj-gjr | Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa AGENDA: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of January 2022 MeetingMinutes; IV. Notices of Violation: Primos Heavy Equipment, Samsung E & C America, Inc.,…
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PUBLIC COMMENT & HEARING

GUAM 2022-2023 CLEAN WATER AND SAFE DRINKING WATER CONSTRUCTION GRANT PROJECTS PRIORITY LIST The Clean Water Act (CWA) and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) authorizes the USEPA to provide federal grants to Territories for needed infrastructure improvements to wastewater systems and public water systems. The primary purpose of the Federal grants is to assist the…
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Guam EPA Permit Window at Guam Business License & Permit Center Closed February 22–25, 2022

The Guam EPA permit window at the Guam Business License and Permit Center at the DPW annex in Upper Tumon will be closed through February 25, 2022. Customers seeking a Guam EPA permit representative are advised to visit the Guam EPA administration building in Tiyan. For more information, please contact 671-300-4751/2. We apologize for the…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors Regular Meeting – February 17, 2022

Board of Directors VIRTUAL REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, February 17, 2022 • 4:00PM Google Meet Platform: meet.google.com/gzp-zncj-xaj | Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa AGENDA: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of January 2022 Meeting Minutes; IV. Notices of Violation: Primos Heavy Equipment, Samsung E & C America, Inc., JJ Pacific Development, Lin’s…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors Regular Meeting – January 20, 2022

Board of Directors VIRTUAL REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, January 20, 2022 • 4:00PM AGENDA: Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of December 2021 Meeting Minutes  IV. Notices of Violation: Primos Heavy Equipment, Samsung, JJ Pacific Dev, Lin’s Hardware, Su & Zheng Corp., Feiyang Construction & Engineering, Piti Failed Septic System, Dusit Thani, Sand Castle,…
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Board of Directors Regularly Scheduled Meeting for July 15 is Canceled

The Guam EPA Board of Directors meeting which is scheduled for July 15, 2021 has been canceled due to a lack of quorum. We apologize for the inconvenience. Once a new date is available, the meeting details will be published.

UPDATED: MAY 13, 2022: Choose To Reuse: Mungna Maayek I Plastek Act of 2018

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) is charged with the responsibility of implementing and enforcing the “Choose To Reuse: Mungna Maayek I Plastek Act of 2018”, Chapter 54B of Title 10, Guam Code Annotated (G.C.A.). Beginning on January 1, 2022, retail and wholesale establishments shall not offer for sale or distribute disposable carryout bags unless…
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COVID-19: For Guam Importers and Consumers of Disinfectants and Sanitizing Substances

Guam EPA reminds all importers of disinfectants and sanitizing substances to consult with our Pesticides Enforcement Program and file a Notice of Arrival PRIOR to the importation of any product or device that makes a claim to prevent, kill, destroy, repel or mitigate pests, including bacteria and viruses. A Notice of Arrival form (NOA) must…
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Guam EPA to present at Merizo village public meeting on Nov. 22

November 18, 2019 (Tiyan, Guam) – On Friday, November 22, the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) will participate at a public village meeting hosted by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) at the Merizo Pier Park. The public village meeting is scheduled to take place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Guam EPA will conduct a…
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Guam Recycles Day to celebrate America Recycles Day on November 14

November 13, 2019 (Tiyan, Guam) – The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) will celebrate America Recycles Day with a proclamation signing ceremony to highlight Guam’s recycling efforts and recycling rate. This year’s ceremony is themed as “Guam Recycles Day,” and is slated for Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in the Cabinet Conference…
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Agent Orange Survivors of Guam founder assists with follow up sampling

October 4, 2019 – (Tiyan, Guam) – On Wednesday, the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Superfund Technical Assessment & Response Team (START) performed follow up soil sampling at off-base locations with the assistance of Agent Orange Survivors of Guam founder Brian Moyer. The follow up…
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GEPA and GWA addressing expired well permits

August 23, 2019 – (Tiyan, Guam) – The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) is in receipt of production well operating permit renewal applications from the Guam WaterWorks Authority (GWA). This morning, GWA submitted 94 renewal applications to Guam EPA. Agency records indicate 94 of the 120 GWA production wells are currently expired. All well…
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Four Guam EPA board members sworn in

May 2, 2019 – (Tiyan, Guam) – Earlier this afternoon, Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) Board of Directors members Steven Philip Carbullido, Moñeka De Oro, Robert A. Perron and Florida M. Sanchez were sworn in by Governor Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero at the governor’s office in Adelup. Board members are appointed by the Governor…
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