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12/16/2014Protecting a Vital Resource for Safe and Healthy Communities: EPA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Safe Drinking Water Act
11/24/2014EPA Awards Grants to Reduce Indoor Pollutant Exposure, Protect Public Health / Eight organizations in Calif., DC, Ill., Kan., Ky., and Md. receive funding to minimize exposure to indoor pollutants
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Hillsboro, Kan., Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/12/2014EPA Region 7 and Haskell Indian Nations University to Mutually Benefit from New Five-Year Memorandum of Agreement
10/29/2014EPA Inspection Reveals Clean Water Act Violations by Winifred Feed Lot, LLC, near Frankfort, Kansas
10/20/2014Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19-25
10/06/2014EPA Invites Eligible Non-Profit Groups and Tribal Communities to Apply for 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
10/01/2014Protecting Children in the Heartland: EPA Region 7, Partners and Public Observe Children’s Health Month throughout October
09/18/2014EPA Encourages Homeowners, Communities to Care for Septic Systems during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 22-26
09/08/2014EPA Region 7 Administrator to Give Remarks at Kansas City Structural Steel Site Redevelopment and Walmart Neighborhood Market Grand Opening Event on Sept. 10 in Kansas City, Kan.
08/12/2014Teacher from Overland Park, Kan., Earns Honorable Mention from Presidential Award Program for Environmental Educators
08/08/2014EPA Regional Administrator Brooks to Deliver Clean Power Plan Keynote Address at Greenhouse Gas Strategies Forum
07/30/2014Two Kansas City Groups to Receive $119,940 from EPA’s Urban Waters Small Grants Program for Focus on Middle Blue River
06/19/2014Mo-Kan Regional Council to Apply $1.2M in EPA Grants toward Environmental Job Training and Brownfields Redevelopment
06/17/2014Location is Changed for June 19 News Conference in St. Joseph, Mo., with EPA and Mo-Kan Regional Council
06/06/2014EPA Ensures Company Discloses Pesticide Hazards
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
05/13/2014Mo-Kan Regional Council to Receive $200,000 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant from EPA
05/05/2014EPA Inspection Results in $2 Million Upgrade to Conway, Kan., Natural Gas Liquids Storage Facility to Reduce Harmful Emissions
05/02/2014EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide
05/01/2014Asthma Awareness Month Resources
04/30/2014EPA Region 7 to Conduct Removal Action and Radiological Assessment at Beta Chem Lab Facility in Lenexa, Kan.
04/25/2014Nine More Colleges or Universities in Iowa, Kansas and Missouri Become New Members of EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
04/22/2014Kansas State University Student and Faculty Team Honored by EPA
04/22/2014EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Kansas State University lead in innovative design of green infrastructure on campus
04/21/2014Sprint Electronic Recycling and Food Recovery Programs to be Honored by EPA Region 7 as Nation Observes Earth Day, April 22
04/10/2014EPA Enforcement Settlement Addresses Pesticide Violations by Chemical Universe, Inc., of North Kansas City, Mo.
03/27/2014Kansas City Structural Steel Superfund Site in Kansas City, Kan., Set for Redevelopment
02/25/2014EPA Honors Sprint for Corporate Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
02/18/2014EPA Region 7 Provides Additional $2.5M to Joplin, Mo., to Continue Post-Tornado Residential Yard Remediation Work
10/31/2013EPA Region 7 to Host November 4 Public Listening Session in Lenexa, Kan., on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/28/2013HBD/Thermoid Inc. Agrees to $371,075 Settlement for Alleged Violations of Clean Air Act at Chanute, Kan., Facility
10/24/2013EPA to Hold Lenexa, Kan., Public Listening Session on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/23/2013Kansas and Illinois Pesticide Distributors to Pay Penalties Totaling $96,640 for Distributing Misbranded Pesticides
09/26/2013Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 20-26
09/11/2013Environmental Justice Grants Totaling $88,200 Awarded to Kansas City, St. Louis, Mo., and Wichita, Kan., Organizations
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
08/14/2013Abilene Products Co., Inc., Agrees to $90,660 Settlement for Violations of Clean Air Act at Abilene, Kan., Fertilizer Facility
07/02/2013Kansas Department of Transportation to Pay $477,500 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Three Construction Sites
06/24/2013EPA to Present Waste Reduction Award to City of Newton, Kan., on Tuesday, June 25
06/05/2013HarenLaughlin Construction Company of Lenexa, Kan., to Pay $27,286 Penalty for Failure to Use Lead-Safe Work Practices and Notify Property Owner of Lead Risks
05/22/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $300,000 to Settle Violations of Clean Air Act at Kansas Oil Refinery
05/21/2013Former United Zinc and Associated Smelters Site in Iola, Kan., Added to Superfund’s National Priorities List for Cleanup
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
05/08/2013EPA to Present Food Recovery Challenge Achievement Award to Kansas State University
05/08/2013E-Scrap Events Net Nine Tons of Used Electronics
05/07/2013Teacher Dominick DeRosa from Kansas City, Kan., to Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
04/22/2013EPA Honors Kansas State University Student and Faculty Team
04/22/2013Fourth Grade Students from Ellisville, Mo., to Receive EPA Region 7’s 2012 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/15/2013EPA to Host Parking Audit Workshop in Lawrence, Kan., on Wednesday, April 17
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
03/22/2013Agreement Reached with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems / Settlement will ensure reductions in raw sewage overflows and stormwater flooding in the most impacted neighborhoods
03/22/2013Agreement with Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems
02/13/2013Koch Nitrogen Company to Pay $380,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa and Kansas
02/12/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $2,302,500 Combined Penalty and Reimbursement to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Coffeyville, Kansas, Facility
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Atchison, Kan.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Lawrence, Kan.
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
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
12/03/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Dedicate New Region 7 Office Headquarters in Lenexa, Kan.
11/16/2012Deadline Extended for Brownfields 2013 Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup Grants
11/15/2012EPA Awards Research Fellowships to Four Students in Region 7
11/14/2012EPA Fines 16 Firms for Violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
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
10/22/2012EPA Recognizes Boeing for Leadership in Revitalization at CCI, Inc. Superfund Site, Olathe, Kan.
10/11/2012American Lung Association of the Plains Receives $29,780 EPA Grant for Indoor Air Quality for Asthmatic Children in Kansas Program
10/04/2012EPA Region 7 Provides $2.4M to Joplin, Mo., to Sample and Remediate Contaminated Soils Disturbed by May 2011 Tornado
10/03/2012EPA Region 7, Joplin City Officials Schedule Oct. 4 News Conference on Funding to Assist with Tornado Recovery
09/24/2012Ceremony on Sept. 27 to Mark Community Transformation of Treece, Kansas
09/14/2012Nov. 19 is Deadline to Apply for 2013 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/14/2012EPA Sets Bio-based Diesel Volumes for 2013
09/14/2012Picerne Military Management to Pay $24,900 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Fort Riley, Kan.