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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Waste Programs

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EPA's waste programs promote handling hazardous wastes safely, cleaning up contaminated land, and reducing trash.

Under the authority of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and in cooperation with our state and tribal partners, our Waste Management Division manages a hazardous waste program, an underground storage tank program, and a solid waste program that includes development of waste reduction strategies such as recycling.


building Big Sandy bus stop Success at Big Sandy Rancheria
A community comes together to create an innovative tribal solid waste plan for the future.
Feature Story

painting a boat hull Protecting Boats and Water Quality
A new study explores alternatives to copper anti-fouling paints.
Feature Story

Compton Gas Station I-710 Corridor Initiative
Progress toward abandoned gas station cleanup in the Interstate
710 (I-710) Corridor of Southern California.
Feature Story

moorhen EPA and partners are working to manage habitat for the endangered Moorhen, found only on Guam.
Feature Story

Saskia van Gendt

Saskia van Gendt of EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region received one of eight prestigious Service to America Medals awarded to federal employees nationwide each year by the non-profit Partnership for Public Service.
Feature Story & Video

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