Enforcement Annual Results FY 2012 Results by Region

Accomplishments by EPA Region

EPA's regional offices work with state and tribal governments to ensure compliance with our nation's environmental laws. Our civil and criminal enforcement actions are focused on the most serious water, air and chemical hazards including those identified in EPA's national enforcement initiatives and advance environmental justice by protecting overburdened communities.

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Map of the US, split into EPA regions Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee  Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakaota, Utah, Wyoming Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington


EPA Region 1

Serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 1,631,525
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 4,233,948
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 163
  Case conclusions 170

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EPA Region 2

Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 65,098,791
  Estimated hazardous waste treated, minimized, or properly disposed of (Pounds) 1 226,400,209
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 18,567,108
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 463
  Case conclusions 464

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EPA Region 3

Serving Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 27,259,954
  Estimated hazardous waste treated, minimized, or properly disposed of (Pounds) 1 1,831,860
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 3,147,247
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 245
  Case conclusions 234

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EPA Region 4

Serving Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 1,713,180,981
  Estimated hazardous waste treated, minimized, or properly disposed of (Pounds) 1 191,645
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 44,753,561
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 492
  Case conclusions 482

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EPA Region 5

Serving Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 87,909,210
  Estimated hazardous waste treated, minimized, or properly disposed of (Pounds) 1 123,040
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 890,529
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 340
  Case conclusions 351

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EPA Region 6

Serving Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 13,204,060
  Estimated hazardous waste treated, minimized, or properly disposed of (Pounds) 1 4,128,528,000
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 108,532,477
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 535
  Case conclusions 508

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EPA Region 7

Serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 116,332,355
  Estimated hazardous waste treated, minimized, or properly disposed of (Pounds) 1 28,851
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 19,840,899
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 211
  Case conclusions 217

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EPA Region 8

Serving Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 7,493,673
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 255
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 154
  Case conclusions 145

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EPA Region 9

Serving Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau.

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 10,728,294
  Estimated hazardous waste treated, minimized, or properly disposed of (Pounds) 1 10,783,345
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 87,786,204
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 182
  Case conclusions 184

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EPA Region 10

Serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Accomplishments:

Civil Cases
  Estimated pollution reduced, treated or Eliminated (Pounds) 1 139,874,129
  Estimated contaminated soil and water to be cleaned up (Cubic Yard) 128,573,825
Enforcement Activities
  Case initiations 195
  Case conclusions 187

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Sources for Data displayed in this document: Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Information System (CERCLIS).

Footnotes:

  1. Projected pollution reductions to be achieved during the one year period after all compliance actions have been completed. (return to text)