Calendar

Feb
12
Tue
RSP Yigo @ Primo\\\'s Landfill
10:00 am – 11:00 am
RSP Yigo @ Primo\\\'s Landfill | Yigo | Guam

Render Safe Procedure to be conducted in the area of Primo’s Landfill backroad Rt 15 Yigo.  All was clear and a 5″ projectile was transported from the area.  Road closed at 10:00AM. RSP performed at 10:15AM and all clear was given at 10:30AM.

Feb
14
Thu
Tsunami Watch AAR @ GHS/OCD EOC
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Tsunami Watch AAR @ GHS/OCD EOC | Agana Heights | Guam

Response Activity Coordinator (RAC)/Emergency Support Function (ESF) for the Emergency Operations Center will meet to conduct an After Action Report from Weds Feb 6 Solomon Tsunami Watch.

A memo was sent out to each RAC/ESF coordinator to attend.

Feb
15
Fri
GHS TEPW @ GHS/OCD IOF
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
GHS TEPW @ GHS/OCD IOF | Agana Heights | Guam

Training and Exercise Planning Workshop conducted for Training Point of Contact.  Invitations were sent out for this workshop.

Mar
5
Tue
DHS IED Workshop @ GHS/OCD IOF
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
DHS IED Workshop @ GHS/OCD IOF | Agana Heights | Guam

DHS Office of Bombing Prevention conducts Counterterriorism Workshop  - Educates security professionals about counterterrorism tactics and techniques through exposure to key elements of soft target awareness, surveillance detection, and improvised explosive device (IED) recognition.

Mar
6
Wed
DHS IED Workshop @ GHS/OCD IOF
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
DHS IED Workshop @ GHS/OCD IOF | Agana Heights | Guam

DHS Office of Bombing Prevention conducts IED Awareness/Bombing Prevention Workshop - Enhances participants’ knowledge, skills, and abilities concerning IEDs. Outlines specific safeties associated with bomb threat management and IED awareness, incidents, and prevention.

Mar
11
Mon
LE Online Training @ GHS/OCD IOF
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LE Online Training @ GHS/OCD IOF | Agana Heights | Guam

Law Enforcement Online Training

Apr
2
Tue
Newstalk K57 w/Patti Arroyo @ Sorenson Media Group
10:00 am – 10:45 am
Newstalk K57 w/Patti Arroyo @ Sorenson Media Group | Hagåtña | Guam

PIO Dee Cruz live on Newstalk K57 with Patti Arroyo as we discuss preparedness with Emergency Supply Kit and Shelter in Place.

May
16
Thu
Guam EPA Board of Directors Special Meeting @ Guam EPA Main Conference Room
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the Guam EPA Administration Office Building – Main Office Conference Room, 17-3304 Mariner Ave. Tiyan, Guam. The Public is invited to attend this special meeting. The business to be transacted at this special meeting is: the reconvening and continuation of the prior appeal hearing for Trash Co.

Individuals requiring special accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services should contract Guam EPA by calling 300-4751/52/53 or email Maria.Duenas@epa.guam.gov.

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Jun
20
Thu
Guam EPA Board of Directors Meeting @ Guam EPA Main Office
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Guam Environmental Protection Agency Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4 p.m. in the Main office Conference Room, 17-3304 Mariner Ave. Tiyan. The public is invited to attend this regular meeting.

AGENDA: Call to Order, Approval of Agenda, Approval of May 2013 Minutes, Administrator’s Report, New Business , Old Business , Miscellaneous, Next Meeting Date/Adjournment

Individuals requiring special accommodations, auxiliary aids or services should contact Guam EPA by calling 300-4751/52/53.

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Jun
26
Wed
27th Pacific Islands Environment Conference @ Hyatt Regency Guam
8:00 am – June 28, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

Guam EPA to host 27th Pacific Islands Environment Conference in June

May 31, 2013 – The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) announced today it will be hosting the 27th Pacific Islands Environment Conference (PIEC) from June 26 to June 28 at the Hyatt Regency Guam.

The PIEC is coordinated jointly by Guam EPA, the CNMI Division of Environmental Quality and the American Samoa EPA. The conferences is hosted every two years by an American territory in the Pacific. This year, the PIEC will feature several eminent guest speakers including the Secretary of the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources from the Republic of the Philippines and Professor Gil Masters of Stanford University.

“The focus of the conference is to bring regional natural resource managers together to learn about topics that affect all jurisdictions in the Pacific region,” said Administrator Eric M. Palacios. “The conference will feature important presentations that can help educate and inform natural resource managers. The PIEC is also a great way to connect islands throughout the Pacific and spark discussion about environmental protection, methods and advancements .”

The PIEC coincides with Guam EPA’s 40th anniversary celebrations throughout 2013.

Registration for the PIEC is open to the public and costs $40. For more information about how to register visit www.regonline.com/PIEC2013. The conference registration site includes information about field trips, educational opportunities and pre-conference events like the Coral Reef Symposium.

For more information about the topics and agenda items scheduled for the PIEC, visit epa.guam.gov.

For an interview about this topic or for more information about the PIEC, contact Public Information Officer Tammy Jo Anderson Taft at 300-4761/988-7582 or email TammyJoAnderson.Taft@epa.guam.gov.