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09/18/2014EPA Encourages Homeowners, Communities to Care for Septic Systems during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 22-26
08/25/2014EPA Regional Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Water Quality at Farm Progress Show, Aug. 27, in Boone, Iowa
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
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
05/02/2014EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide
05/01/2014Asthma Awareness Month Resources
04/25/2014Nine More Colleges or Universities in Iowa, Kansas and Missouri Become New Members of EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
04/17/2014Studebaker Elementary School and McCombs Middle School in Des Moines, Iowa, Among Top 10 Energy Saving Schools in the U.S.
04/03/2014Des Moines Public Schools Receives 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Honors
04/03/2014Pella Corporation Receives 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award
03/10/2014EPA Inspections Reveal Clean Water Act Violations by Former Dairy Owner near Rock Valley, Iowa
02/25/2014EPA Honors Sprint for Corporate Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
10/31/2013EPA Region 7 to Host November 4 Public Listening Session in Lenexa, Kan., on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/25/2013County Edge Dairy Inc. to Pay $20,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at its Inwood, Iowa, Facility
10/24/2013EPA to Hold Lenexa, Kan., Public Listening Session on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/21/2013EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the Peoples Natural Gas Superfund Site in Dubuque, Iowa
09/26/2013Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 20-26
09/19/2013Hancock County, Iowa, Cattle Feeder Agrees to Innovative Settlement for Violating Water Permit
09/11/2013Agreement Reached to Improve Iowa’s Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Permit and Compliance Program
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
08/13/2013THURSDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards Luncheon in Des Moines
07/11/2013Nature's Best, LLC, to Pay $19,669 Civil Penalty for Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
05/29/2013Farm Services Cooperative, of Shelby, Iowa, to Pay $21,450 Civil Penalty for Sale of Restricted Use Pesticides
05/28/2013$291,000 Grant to Keokuk, Iowa, for Sewer Project
05/23/2013Iowa Ranks in Top 10 among States for Skin Cancer; Residents Urged to Take Protective Actions as Part of 'Don't Fry Day'
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
05/07/2013Teacher Mike Todd from Ames, Iowa, to Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
04/26/2013EPA Issues Final Decision on Iowa's 2012 List of Impaired Waters
04/25/2013Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Receive $166,500 for Brownfields Redevelopment Planning
04/23/2013Beef Products Inc. to Pay $450,000 Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at its Waterloo, Iowa, Facility
04/22/2013Fourth Grade Students from Ellisville, Mo., to Receive EPA Region 7’s 2012 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/16/2013Grain Processing Corporation of Muscatine, Iowa, Agrees to Pay $129,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations
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
04/02/2013Collis Inc to Pay $31,379 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Clinton, Iowa
02/13/2013Koch Nitrogen Company to Pay $380,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa and Kansas
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Dubuque, Iowa
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/30/2013EPA Brownfields Funding Helps Remove Environmental Barriers for Construction of All Care Health Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa
01/15/2013EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Denver
01/10/2013EPA Provides Comments on Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/06/2012EPA Region 7 to Provide Details about Green Infrastructure Assistance for City of Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, Dec. 10
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
11/13/2012Roquette America Inc. to Pay $4,100,000 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Keokuk, Iowa, Facility
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
10/11/2012Linn County, Iowa, Public Health Receives $29,985 EPA Grant for Asthma Education Program
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Heartland Express, Inc. in North Liberty, Iowa, for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Ruan Transportation Management Systems in Des Moines, Iowa, for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
09/18/2012Public Comment Sought on Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Response to Report on CAFO Permitting and Compliance Program
09/14/2012Nov. 19 is Deadline to Apply for 2013 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/14/2012EPA Sets Bio-based Diesel Volumes for 2013
09/12/2012Des Moines, Iowa, Selected for Green Design Assistance
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/12/2012EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design /
Program will strengthen local economies, protect health
08/30/2012Deadline November 21 for Eligible Schools, Entities to Submit Proposals for EPA's Environmental Education Grants
08/16/2012Environmental Agencies Invite Public to Discuss Air Quality Issues and Participation Opportunities for Muscatine, Iowa
08/16/2012EPA Schedules Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting, Aug. 30 in Arcadia, Iowa
08/15/2012EPA and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Agree to Transfer Oversight of Cleanup Activities at Clinton Coal Gas Superfund Site from EPA to the State
08/13/2012EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks Available for Media Interviews at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 16 and 17 in Des Moines, Iowa
07/26/2012Electro-Coatings of Iowa, Inc., to Pay $19,171 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
07/12/2012EPA Seeks IDNR Action to Correct Deficiencies in Iowa's CAFO Permitting and Compliance Program
07/02/2012EPA Education Grant of $150,000 Awarded to Earth Force
06/27/2012EPA Region 7 to Announce Expansion of Environmental Partnerships with Iowa City, Iowa
06/21/2012Iowa Western Community College to Receive $200,000 in Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Funds
06/21/2012EPA Announces $3 Million In Environmental Job Training Grants / Grants provide job trainees opportunities to protect public health in their communities
06/05/2012Spirit Lake, Iowa, Community School District Recognized Among Top Ranking Partners in EPA’s Green Power Partnership
06/05/2012University of Iowa Recognized Among Top Ranking Partners in EPA’s Green Power Partnership
05/31/2012City of Perry, Iowa, to Receive $400,000 for Assessment and Cleanup of Hazardous Substances at Former Rail Yard
05/29/2012Swiss Valley Farms Cooperative in Luana, Iowa, to Pay $33,880 Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
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
04/17/2012Niobrara, Neb., High School Students Receive EPA Region 7’s 2011 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/16/2012Petersen-Bubke, LLP, Beef Feedlot in Monona County, Iowa, to Pay $10,000 Penalty for Illegal Discharges into Rush Creek
03/27/2012EPA Region 7 Issues Notice of Violation to Grain Processing Corporation, Inc., of Muscatine, Iowa, for Clean Air Act Issues
03/21/2012EPA Grant of $150,000 Awarded to Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education