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08/13/2014EPA Settlement Resolves Issues with FMC Corporation of Philadelphia, Pa., for Improper Advertising of Pesticide
08/12/2014Teacher Kristine Denton from Omaha, Neb., to Receive 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
08/11/2014Settlement of Clean Water Act Violations Aims to Prevent Future Oil Spills by Cargill Inc.
07/30/2014Settlement of Clean Water Act Violations Aims to Prevent Future Oil Spills by Archer Daniels Midland Company
06/09/2014Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance Selected to Receive $200,000 EPA Grant for Grassroots Latino Environmental Education (GLEE)
05/30/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan
05/28/2014Six Entities in EPA Region 7 Selected for $2.2M in Brownfields Grants to Help Clean and Redevelop Contaminated Properties
05/12/2014EPA Provides $100,000 to Support Green Infrastructure Development for City of Omaha, Neb.
05/02/2014EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide
05/01/2014Asthma Awareness Month Resources
02/25/2014EPA Honors Sprint for Corporate Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
02/03/2014U.S. District Court Orders Stabl Inc. to Pay $2.2M Penalty for Violating Environmental Regulations at Lexington, Neb., Facility
01/17/2014EPA to Begin Removal Action at Iowa-Nebraska Light and Power Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site in Norfolk, Neb.
12/11/2013EPA Announces Dec. 17 Public Availability Session in York, Neb., to Discuss Groundwater Contamination Issues
12/11/2013EPA Proposes Pair of Groundwater Contamination Sites in York, Neb., for Addition to Superfund’s National Priorities List
11/01/2013Progressive Nutrition of Norfolk, Neb., to Pay $125,000 for Settlement of Federal Pesticide Violations
10/31/2013EPA Region 7 to Host November 4 Public Listening Session in Lenexa, Kan., on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
10/24/2013EPA to Hold Lenexa, Kan., Public Listening Session on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
09/26/2013Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 20-26
09/09/2013EPA Region 7’s Healthy Schools Toolkit Provides New Online Resources for School Professionals, Providers and Public
08/26/2013Local and Industrial Emergency Planners Recognized for Chemical Emergency Planning Achievements throughout EPA Region 7
08/19/2013Companies in Illinois, Nebraska to Pay Settlements Totaling $84,387 for Distribution of Misbranded or Mislabeled Pesticides
07/25/2013Prudent Technologies to Pay $65,450 Penalty for Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule at Omaha Lead Site
06/12/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
06/04/2013EPA Region 7 Announces Proposed Deletion of 1,154 Properties from National Priorities List at the Omaha Lead Superfund Site
06/03/2013EPA Officials to Visit Lincoln, Neb., on June 5 for Presentation of $400,000 Brownfields Grants for West Haymarket Project
06/03/2013EPA Region 7 to Hold News Conference June 4 in Omaha, Neb., to Discuss New Milestone for Omaha Lead Superfund Site
05/08/2013Eleven Entities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska to Receive More Than $4.5M from EPA to Assess, Clean up and Revitalize Brownfield Properties
04/22/2013Fourth Grade Students from Ellisville, Mo., to Receive EPA Region 7’s 2012 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/05/2013Tyson Foods, Inc., to Pay $3.95M Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska
04/05/2013Settlement with Tyson Foods to Address Multiple Releases of Anhydrous Ammonia / Settlement requires company to conduct third party audits to reduce threat of accidental chemical releases, purchase emergency equipment for first responders
03/21/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Omaha, Neb.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Bellevue, Neb.
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/15/2013EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Denver
01/08/2013Albracht Perma-Siding and Window Company of Omaha to Pay Penalty for Failure to Notify Homeowner of Lead Risks and to Keep Records of Lead Safe Work Practices
01/04/2013EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the 10th Street Superfund Site in Columbus, Neb.
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/06/2012EPA Announces Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
11/16/2012Deadline Extended for Brownfields 2013 Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup Grants
11/07/2012EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 8 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/07/2012EPA Encourages Students in Grades K-12 to Enter President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition
11/05/2012Behlen Manufacturing Company to Pay $59,996 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Columbus, Neb.
10/11/2012Saint Elizabeth Foundation Receives $29,989 EPA Grant for Asthma Awareness Training Program in Lincoln, Neb.
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
09/28/2012United States Air Force to Pay $12,823 Penalty for Underground Storage Tank Violations in Nebraska
09/14/2012Nov. 19 is Deadline to Apply for 2013 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/12/2012EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the Cleburn Street Well Superfund Site in Grand Island, Neb.
08/30/2012Deadline November 21 for Eligible Schools, Entities to Submit Proposals for EPA's Environmental Education Grants
07/24/2012EPA Region 7 and Contractors Begin Removal of Underground Storage Tank at Former Strehlow Garage in Omaha, Neb.
07/19/2012$70,000 in Green Infrastructure Technical Assistance to Omaha, Neb.
07/10/2012$59,876 Grant to University of Nebraska-Lincoln
07/10/2012Beef Feedlot Near Broken Bow, Neb., Agrees to Pay $145,000 Civil Penalty for Illegal Discharges into Mud Creek
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska for Response Program, Environmental Capacity Building
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Awards $39,942 Environmental Performance Partnership Grant to Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri for Water Monitoring, Radon Protection
07/02/2012EPA Education Grant of $150,000 Awarded to Earth Force
06/25/2012Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting Scheduled for July 2 in Lexington, Neb.
06/25/2012Decision Issued on Nebraska's Water Quality Standards
06/21/2012Iowa Western Community College to Receive $200,000 in Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Funds
05/29/2012Mid-America Pipeline Company LLC, Enterprise Products Operating LLC to Pay $1M for Spills in Iowa, Kan., Neb.
05/25/2012Skin Cancer Common But Preventable For Those Who Work or Play Outdoors
05/08/2012Syngenta Crop Protection to Pay $102,000 Penalty for Sale or Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides in Nebraska and Missouri
04/17/2012Niobrara, Neb., High School Students Receive EPA Region 7’s 2011 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/16/2012EPA Approves Nebraska’s List of Impaired Waters
04/05/2012EPA Fines Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
03/21/2012EPA Grant of $150,000 Awarded to Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
03/15/2012EPA Provides Technical Assistance to Sutherland, Neb.
03/06/2012EPA Region 7 to Co-Host Sixth Annual Radon Stakeholders’ Meeting on March 14 in Nebraska City, Neb.
03/01/2012Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting Scheduled for March 13 in West Point, Neb.
01/20/2012EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Kansas City, Kan.
01/12/2012Settlement to Require Eaton Corporation to Address TCE Contamination at Vehicle Group Plant in Kearney, Neb.
01/05/2012January is National Radon Action Month: Test for Dangerous Radon Gas
12/21/2011$1,116,000 Grant to Omaha, Neb., for Sewer Improvements
12/15/2011EPA Region 7 Completes 10,000th Residential Yard Cleanup of Lead-Contaminated Soils at Omaha Lead Site in Omaha, Neb.
12/14/2011EPA Region 7 to Host News Conference Dec. 15 to Discuss Milestone in Cleanup of Residential Yards in Omaha, Neb.
11/09/2011EPA Region 7 to Begin Issuing Orders to Obtain Access to Residential Properties in Omaha for Environmental Sampling
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on West Haymarket Brownfield Site in Lincoln, Neb.
11/02/2011Mississippi River Push Boat Project Receives $494,978 Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant
10/27/2011$41,752 Grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10/25/2011Tetra Micronutrients to Pay $70,000 Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations at Fairbury, Neb., Facility
10/05/2011Nov. 28 is Deadline to Apply for 2012 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/22/2011$150,000 Environmental Education Grant Available
09/19/2011President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition Accepting Nominations from Students in Grades K-12
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
08/19/2011EPA Region 7 to Host Five Free Brownfields Grant Writing Workshops for Communities Interested in 2012 Competition
08/12/2011Lincoln, Neb., Selected to Receive Green Design Assistance
08/12/2011EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design and Economic Revitalization
08/11/2011EPA to Hold News Conference to Announce New Environmental Partnership between EPA and City of Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, Aug. 12
07/01/2011EPA Region 7 Receives Award for Small Business Contracting Accomplishments
06/20/2011Residents Urged to Move and Secure Potentially Hazardous Items in Advance of Rising Floodwaters along the Missouri River
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Urges Heartland Residents to Guard Against Skin Cancer by Observing ‘Don’t Fry Day’ on Friday, May 27
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Launches Facebook Page
05/16/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Seven Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
04/21/2011Window World of Omaha to Pay $3,976 Penalty for Failure to Notify Owners, Residents of Lead Risks Before Renovation
04/04/2011EPA Regional Administrator Informs Staff of Decision by General Services Administration to Award Building Lease
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning