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09/22/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Joins EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge Program; Emphasis on Feeding the Hungry and Not Landfills during Hunger Action Month
08/25/2014EPA Regional Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Water Quality at Farm Progress Show, Aug. 27, in Boone, Iowa
08/14/2014U.S. EPA settles case over destruction of rare Central Valley wetlands
- - Agreement will preserve unique California habitat
07/07/2014Media Call Advisory: EPA Administrator to Preview Missouri Visit with Farmers and Discussion of Efforts to Protect U.S. Waterways
05/14/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed New Safety Measures to Protect Farm Workers from Pesticide Exposure
04/30/2014EPA Seeks Comment on Proposed Decision to Register Enlist Duo Herbicide Containing the Choline Salt of 2,4-D and Glyphosate
02/20/2014EPA Grant Will Help Univ. of Vermont Research on Reducing Pesticide Risks for Bees
02/12/2014Four Alaska fishing vessels resolve seafood waste violations to protect marine environment
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/06/2014EPA Funds LSU Study to Protect Bees from Pesticides
12/12/2013EPA Takes Action to Protect Farm Workers in Puerto Rico; Bayer CropScience to Initiate Measures to Protect Workers and Pay $53,000 Penalty
12/03/2013Twin Falls fish farm settles with EPA for water pollution violations
11/12/2013EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 14 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/04/2013WEDNESDAY, November 6: EPA Chief in Kansas City to Support Environmental Justice Efforts
09/27/2013EPA Announces Second Opportunity for Public Comments on Proposed Ban on Boat Sewage Dumping into Lake Erie
09/17/2013EPA Provides Grant for Organic Gardening and Composting Training in Brooklyn; Community Gardens in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Benefit from Program
09/16/2013California Agencies Seek Dairy Digester Projects -- Proposals Due November 1
09/11/2013Agreement Reached to Improve Iowa’s Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Permit and Compliance Program
08/26/2013Local and Industrial Emergency Planners Recognized for Chemical Emergency Planning Achievements throughout EPA Region 7
08/13/2013THURSDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards Luncheon in Des Moines
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/26/2013TUESDAY: Newly Confirmed EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Harvard Law School
06/21/2013W/T Land and Cattle settles with EPA for water pollution violations
05/02/2013USDA and EPA Release New Report on Honey Bee Health
05/01/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: USDA, EPA and Stakeholders to Discuss New Report on Honey Bee Health
04/16/2013MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Senior Agricultural Counselor Speaks on Agriculture, Environmental Issues
04/10/2013EPA To Hold Second Budget Call Due to Earlier Technical Difficulties
04/10/2013EPA’s FY 2014 Budget Proposal Maintains the Strength of Federal, State, and Tribal Core Environmental and Human Health Protections/FY 2014 Request Focuses on Transforming the Way EPA Does Business
03/28/2013Alaska seafood processors settle with EPA for Clean Water Act waste discharge violations
03/06/2013EPA and four Yakima Valley dairies reach agreement to reduce nitrate in local groundwater
03/04/2013Media Advisory: EPA’s Pollinator Summit on March 5
01/15/2013EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Denver
01/10/2013EPA Provides Comments on Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy
12/27/2012STATEMENT BY EPA ADMINISTRATOR LISA P. JACKSON ANNOUNCING HER LEAVING CABINET AFTER STATE OF UNION
11/07/2012EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 8 in Kansas City, Mo.
10/16/2012U.S. EPA Honors Fresno State's WET Center
10/03/2012U.S. EPA Honors Dixon Ridge Farms as Sustainable Agricultural Champion
10/02/2012Two Washington State Fruit Companies Violate Federal Air Regulations
10/02/2012Media Advisory for Wednesday:
U.S. EPA Honors Dixon Ridge Farms With Award; News Media Tour Available
09/27/2012EPA releases Lower Yakima Valley Nitrate Study for public review and input
09/18/2012Public Comment Sought on Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Response to Report on CAFO Permitting and Compliance Program
09/14/2012EPA Sets Bio-based Diesel Volumes for 2013
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
08/16/2012EPA Schedules Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting, Aug. 30 in Arcadia, Iowa
08/13/2012EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks Available for Media Interviews at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 16 and 17 in Des Moines, Iowa
07/12/2012EPA Seeks IDNR Action to Correct Deficiencies in Iowa's CAFO Permitting and Compliance Program
07/09/2012Two Oregon dairies fined for water discharge violations in Tillamook Watershed
07/09/2012EPA Chief Hosts Mexico and Canada Leaders at Commission for Environmental Cooperation Meeting
06/25/2012Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting Scheduled for July 2 in Lexington, Neb.
06/21/2012EPA Announces $3 Million In Environmental Job Training Grants / Grants provide job trainees opportunities to protect public health in their communities
06/20/2012EPA Announces New Members of Agricultural Advisory Committee
06/14/2012Two Seattle-based seafood processors settle federal clean air violations for improper import and handling of ozone-depleting refrigerants
06/07/2012EPA Launches First Waste to Biogas Mapping Tool
05/11/2012EPA and American University Host 2012 Technology Market Summit
04/26/2012Jerome dairy processing facility failed to publicly disclose chemical use and disposal
04/16/2012Petersen-Bubke, LLP, Beef Feedlot in Monona County, Iowa, to Pay $10,000 Penalty for Illegal Discharges into Rush Creek
04/10/2012EPA Unveils New Permit for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to Protect Water Quality in Idaho
04/09/2012Top EPA and USDA Officials to Tour Farm in Mississippi Where Water Pollution Reduction Strategies Are Being Implemented/Tour is Part of Meeting in Memphis to Discuss National Agency Priorities
03/01/2012Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting Scheduled for March 13 in West Point, Neb.
03/01/2012EPA ensures Oregon distributor properly labels pesticides
02/28/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power, Environment and the Economy
02/13/2012EPA’s FY 2013 Budget Proposal Focuses on Core Environmental and Human Health Protections / EPA budget supports President Obama’s vision of an America that is built to last
01/23/2012EPA Environmental Justice Grant to Help Farm Workers Reduce Pesticide Risks
01/20/2012EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Kansas City, Kan.
01/17/2012Administrator Jackson, Secretary Vilsack Sign Historic Agreement With State of Minnesota to Help Farmers Protect Rivers, Streams and Lakes
11/21/2011Douglas Products and Packaging of Liberty, Mo., to Pay $6,237 Civil Penalty for Failure to File Notice of Imported Pesticide
11/17/2011November 2011 SPCC Compliance Deadline Extended to May 2013 for Agricultural Facilities; EPA Providing Compliance Assistance to Farms for SPCC Rule
11/16/2011Ag Processing Inc to Pay $96,588 Penalty for Failure to Develop Facility Response Plan for Operations in Mason City, Iowa
11/16/2011We Can’t Wait: Obama Administration Proposes Historic Fuel Economy Standards to Reduce Dependence on Oil, Save Consumers Money at the Pump/ Next phase in national program for light-duty vehicles will save consumers thousands of dollars at the pump while saving billions of barrels of oil, curbing pollution, enabling long-term planning for automakers
11/16/2011USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe to Visit North Carolina, Discuss Obama Administration’s Efforts to Strengthen the Rural Economy
11/09/2011Oregon pesticide vendors violated laws aimed at protecting consumers from mishandling products
11/07/2011EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event, Nov. 10 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/03/2011EPA’s WaterSense Program to Label Innovative Watering Technology/Weather-based irrigation controllers can help save 110 billion gallons of water and $410 million per year on utility bills
10/17/2011Tillamook Dairy Owner to Preserve Hoquarten Slough Wetlands
10/12/2011America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report Shows Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits
08/22/2011NEDAK Ethanol to Pay $3,600 Penalty, Purchase Radios, Install Leak Sensors, for Failure to Develop Risk Management Plan
08/22/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Six Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities in Iowa Comply with Regulations
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Chemical Facilities in Missouri Comply with Regulations
08/08/2011EPA and USDA Create a Partnership to Improve Drinking Water Systems and Develop Workforce in Rural Communities
08/03/2011EPA Administrator Jackson Travels to Lititz, Pa., Visits with Farmers and Local Leaders/Administrator Jackson highlights conservation efforts
06/09/2011Obama Administration Establishes White House Rural Council to Strengthen Rural Communities
05/26/2011EPA’s Limited Sampling Indicates Bacteria in Floodwaters at Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in Southeast Missouri
05/26/2011Beef Feedlot in Underwood, Iowa, to Pay $20,000 Civil Penalty to Settle Discharge Violations Affecting Mosquito Creek
05/24/2011EPA to Conduct Limited Floodwater Sampling at the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway
05/16/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Seven Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
05/09/2011EPA proposes pesticide applicator certification plan for Indian Country in Region 8
04/21/2011EPA Marks Earth Day with Events Across the Country
04/19/2011EPA Administrator Jackson and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Meet with Farmers, Ranchers, and Renewable Energy Leaders in Iowa
04/19/2011Terra Industries, Inc., to Pay $625,000 Civil Penalty for Air Violations at Acid Plants in Iowa, Mississippi and Oklahoma
04/18/2011EPA Administrator and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Travel to Iowa April 19 for Meetings with Farmers and Renewable Energy Leaders
04/12/2011EPA Updates SPCC Regulation to Exclude Milk and Milk Products / Updated rule in keeping with president’s executive order on regulatory reform
04/12/2011APRIL 16-17: Join EPA for Earth Day on the National Mall
03/21/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Travel to California for Meetings with Agriculture, Business Leaders
03/09/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify Before House Committee on Agriculture
03/09/2011City of Farmington, Mo., to Pay $61,566 Civil Penalty for Issues Related to Sewage Sludge Applications, Ammonia Discharges
03/01/2011Albaugh, Inc., to Pay $64,804 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste, Risk Management Program Violations at St. Joseph, Mo.
02/22/2011Southeast Missouri Farm Supply Retailer to Pay $54,922 Civil Penalty for Chemical Risk Management Program Violations
02/14/2011EPA’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal Reflects Tough Choices Needed for the Nation’s Fiscal Health
01/21/2011EPA Region 7 and 8 Host Meeting with State Agriculture Directors in Denver

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