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Leon Guerrero Tenorio Administration Announces Michelle C.R. Lastimoza as Acting Administrator

Michelle C. R. Lastimoza, Acting Administrator, Guam Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Lastimoza currently serves as the Deputy Administrator for the Guam Environmental Protection Agency and brings nearly 27 years of environmental and public health management experience. Prior to Lastimoza’s appointment as the agency deputy director in November 2019, she was an environmental health specialist…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors Regularly Scheduled Meeting Canceled

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency Board of Directors’ regularly scheduled meeting for April is canceled due to lack of quorum.

Guam EPA Board of Directors Regularly Scheduled Meeting: March 16, 2023 at 4PM

Guam EPA Administration Conference Room, 17-3304 Mariner Ave., Tiyan BarrigadaGoogle Meet: meet.google.com/hfs-esjt-btc • Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa AGENDA: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of 02/23/2023Meeting Minutes; IV. Administrator’s Report: Outstanding Notices of Violation,Septic system lot sizes and potential changes to laws and regulations, RRFFunding for FY24, Allocation of funds to…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors February Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023

Board of Directors Regular Meeting: Thursday, February 23, 2023 • 4:00 PM – Guam EPA Administration Conference Room, 17-3304 Mariner Ave., Tiyan Barrigada Google Meet: meet.google.com/fae-jsiw-dqn • Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa Agenda: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of 01/26/2023 Meeting Minutes; IV. Administrator’s Report: Outstanding Notices of Violation, Allocation of…
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Erosion and Sediment Control Training Requirement for Building Permit Applications Enforced January 1, 2023 

DECEMBER 30, 2022   December 30, 2022 – (TIYAN, Guam) – Effective January 1, 2023, the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) will begin enforcing the requirement for all construction site managers or superintendents to be trained in the application and maintenance of erosion and sediment control (ESC) practices for all building permits and clearing,…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors REGULAR Virtual Meeting – December 15

Board of Directors REGULAR Virtual BOARD Meeting:Thursday, December 15, 2022 • 4PM • Google Meet: meet.google.com/ovc-ixng-aheLive streamed on youtube.com/guamepa AGENDA: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of November 17, 2022 Meeting Minutes; IV. Administrator’s Report:  Outstanding Notices of Violation Update, In-Depth Update on Environmental Monitoring and Analytical Division; V. New Notices of Violation;…
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REMINDER NOTICE UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK – 2023 OPERATING PERMIT

Hafa Adai! The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) would like to remind owners and operators of Underground Storage Tanks (UST) containing regulated substances that they are required by the Underground Storage of Regulated Substances Act, as amended, Chapter 76 of Title 10 Guam Code Annotated, and Title 22 Guam Administrative Rules and Regulations Chapter 50…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors Regularly Scheduled Virtual Meeting – November 17, 2022

Guam EPA Regularly Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting – Thursday, November 17, 2022 • 4PM Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/qrq-dijy-vwcMeeting will be live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of October 20, 2022 Meeting Minutes Administrator’s Report  Outstanding Notices of Violation Update New Notices of Violation Next Meeting Date and Adjournment Individuals requiring special accommodations, auxiliary…
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Network Advisory – October 26, 2022

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency’s (Guam EPA) internet service provider will be performing network maintenance at 3:30 p.m. (ChST). The scheduled maintenance will cause disruptions to the Agency’s web-based applications and email service, and is expected to last at least 30 minutes. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, however the maintenance is necessary…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors Meeting: October 20, 2022

First Notice: Guam EPA Regularly Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting – October First Notice: Guam EPA Regularly Scheduled Board of Directors Meeting – Thursday, October 20, 2022 • 4PM Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/nhd-pxqm-vscMeeting will be live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of September 22, 2022 Meeting Minutes Administrator’s Report  Open Burn / Open…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors Regular Meeting: Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 4PM

Board of Directors REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, September 15, 2022 • At the Guam EPA Administration Building Conference Room – 17-3304 Mariner Avenue Tiyan Barrigada, Guam 96913-1617 and Google Meet Platform: meet.google.com/rgs-ktyc-ify | Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa AGENDA: I. Call to Order; II. Approval of Agenda; III. Approval of August 25, 2022 Meeting Minutes; IV.…
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Guam EPA Board of Directors Regular Meeting: August 25, 2022 at 4PM

Board of Directors REGULAR BOARD Meeting: Thursday, August 25, 2022 • 4:00PMGoogle Meet Platform: meet.google.com/yzu-tfpw-jwh | Live streamed on youtube.com/guamepa  AGENDA: I. Call to OrderII. Approval of AgendaIII. Approval of June 16, 2022 Meeting MinutesIV. Potential Board Secretary ConfirmationV. Administrator’s ReportVI. RRF Appropriations for FY ‘23VII. Notices of ViolationPrimos Heavy EquipmentSamsung E & C America, Inc.JJ…
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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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