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01/06/2012Decision Issued on Iowa's Water Quality Standards
01/05/2012January is National Radon Action Month: Test for Dangerous Radon Gas
12/15/2011$214,000 Grant to Mason City, Iowa, for Drinking Water Improvements
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/16/2011Ag Processing Inc to Pay $96,588 Penalty for Failure to Develop Facility Response Plan for Operations in Mason City, Iowa
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on Milwaukee and St. Paul Rail Yard Company Brownfields Site in Perry, Iowa
11/02/2011Mississippi River Push Boat Project Receives $494,978 Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant
10/27/2011$25,308 Grant to Iowa Public Broadcasting for Environmental Education
10/24/2011U.S. EPA adds Global Tech Giants Google, Ingram Micro as Green Power Partners
10/18/2011Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., to Pay $300,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at St. Joseph, Mo., Facility
10/18/2011EPA Awards $6.6 Million to Universities for Black Carbon Research
10/05/2011Nov. 28 is Deadline to Apply for 2012 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/26/2011Sivyer Steel Corporation of Bettendorf, Iowa, to Pay $54,786 Penalty, Perform Oil Cleanup for Hazardous Waste Violations
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
09/13/2011Brand FX Body of Pocahontas, Iowa, to Replace Use of Solvent and Pay $11,021 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations
08/24/2011$534,000 Grant to Lincoln, Neb., for Sewer Improvements
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
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities in Iowa Comply with Regulations
07/06/2011EPA Review Finds Coal Ash Ponds at Alliant Energy Corporation in Burlington, Iowa, Meet Safety Standards
07/01/2011EPA Region 7 Receives Award for Small Business Contracting Accomplishments
06/29/2011EPA Approves Iowa's List of Impaired Waters
06/22/2011Iowa Man Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Violate the Clean Air Act
06/20/2011Residents Urged to Move and Secure Potentially Hazardous Items in Advance of Rising Floodwaters along the Missouri River
06/15/2011EPA Identifies Areas in Iowa and Kansas That Would Not Meet Tighter Lead Air Standards
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Urges Heartland Residents to Guard Against Skin Cancer by Observing ‘Don’t Fry Day’ on Friday, May 27
05/26/2011Beef Feedlot in Underwood, Iowa, to Pay $20,000 Civil Penalty to Settle Discharge Violations Affecting Mosquito Creek
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
05/05/2011EPA Taking Necessary Steps to Ensure Safety of Alliant Energy Corporation's Coal Ash Impoundments at Burlington, Iowa
04/25/2011Dubuque, Iowa, to Pay $205,000 Penalty, Spend $3 Million on Sewer Improvements to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act
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
04/19/2011Terra Industries Inc. to Pay Clean Air Act Penalty and Spend $17 Million to Install Pollution Controls
04/18/2011EPA Administrator and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Travel to Iowa April 19 for Meetings with Farmers and Renewable Energy Leaders
04/04/2011EPA Regional Administrator Informs Staff of Decision by General Services Administration to Award Building Lease
03/18/2011Dubuque, Iowa, Being Recognized for Drinking Water System Innovations
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
03/11/2011EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks to Host March 15 Regulatory Reform Listening Session in Springfield, Mo.
03/07/2011Radon Conference Scheduled March 9 in Columbia, Mo.
03/03/2011Environmental Education Grants Available
03/01/2011Albaugh, Inc., to Pay $64,804 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste, Risk Management Program Violations at St. Joseph, Mo.
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/08/2011$868,000 Grant to Clinton, Iowa, for Sewer Improvements
01/31/2011Environmental Justice Grants Now Available
01/31/2011Iowa Department of Transportation and Three Contractors to Pay $60,000 Civil Penalty for Construction Stormwater Violations
01/21/2011EPA Region 7 and 8 Host Meeting with State Agriculture Directors in Denver
01/13/2011Josh Svaty Selected as Senior Adviser to EPA’s Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks
01/05/2011City of Keokuk, Iowa, Agrees to Address Discharges of Untreated Sewage to Soap Creek and Mississippi River
01/04/2011Highway Construction Company Agrees to Pay $60,000 Civil Penalty for Impacting Stream, Wetlands in Clarke County, Iowa
12/30/2010$485,000 Grant to Garner, Iowa, for Sewer Improvements
12/30/2010Beef Feedlot in Sioux County, Iowa, to Pay $30,000 Civil Penalty for Unpermitted Wastewater Discharges into Otter Creek
12/16/2010Final Air Toxics Monitoring Report Posted for Story City, Iowa, School
12/06/2010EPA Region 7 Compliance and Enforcement Actions in 2010 Result in Record $3 Billion in Pollution Control and Cleanup
11/24/2010Heartland Plating Co., of Bettendorf, Iowa, Ordered to Address Hazardous Waste Issues at Metal Electroplating Facility
11/22/2010Decision Issued on Iowa’s Water Quality Standards
11/16/2010Owner of Livestock Feedlot in Plymouth County, Iowa, to Pay $5,850 Penalty for Violating Terms of Discharge Permit
11/09/2010EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event, Nov. 11 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/03/2010National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) Public Meeting and Workshops Nov. 15-18 in Kansas City, Mo.
10/27/2010Oct. 29 Event to Announce University of Iowa’s Sustainability Goals and Partnership in EPA Program in Iowa City, Iowa
10/12/2010EPA Encourages Iowans to Report Orphan Containers
10/06/2010EPA Pesticide Database to Aid Consumers in Controlling Bed Bugs
10/04/2010EPA Approves Iowa Rules to Protect High Quality Waters
09/30/2010Scotts Manufacturing Company to Pay $148,388 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Issues at Fort Madison, Iowa, Facility
09/09/2010Edge Tech Industries of Davenport, Iowa, to Pay $26,000 Penalty for Failure to Report Annual Toxic Release Inventory for Lead
08/19/2010Decision on Iowa’s Water Quality Standards
08/18/2010EPA Awards $217,036 in Environmental Education Grants
08/12/2010EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks Available to Conduct Interviews at Iowa State Fair
08/12/2010Eight Beef Feedlots in Northwest Iowa Face Enforcement Actions as EPA Emphasizes Compliance with Clean Water Act
08/06/2010Six Groups in Region 7 to Receive More than $5M to Cut Diesel Emissions
08/04/2010EPA Approves Iowa's List of Impaired Waters
07/27/2010Grant of $70,000 to Help Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities in Iowa Comply with Regulations
07/19/2010Event in Waterloo, Iowa, to Demonstrate Railroad Diesel Emission Reduction Project Funded by Federal Recovery Act
07/13/2010Mississippi Company to Pay $4,082 Civil Penalty for Aerial Pesticide Application Drift to Public Trail in Decorah, Iowa
07/01/2010Manufacturer of Concrete Mixing Equipment in Indianola, Iowa, to Pay $59,775 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations
06/30/2010Decision on Iowa’s Water Quality Standards
06/09/2010Three Beef Feedlots in Iowa Face Civil Enforcement Actions as EPA Continues Emphasis on Compliance with Clean Water Act
06/09/2010Battery Manufacturer in Corydon, Iowa, to Pay $53,547 Penalty for Failure to Monitor and Report Wastewater Discharges
06/02/2010$291,000 Grant to Boone, Iowa, for Sewer Project
05/25/2010Magellan Pipeline Company to Pay $46,200 Penalty for Iowa Oil Spill and Facility Response Plan Issue at Valley Center, Kan.
05/24/2010Civil Enforcement Actions Taken against Beef Feedlots in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska for Violations of Clean Water Act
05/24/2010Waverly, Iowa, to Host Open ‘Smart Growth’ Events May 26-27
05/17/2010High School Sophomore from Davenport, Iowa, to Receive EPA Region 7's 2009 President's Environmental Youth Award
05/05/2010Iowa Agrichemical Company to Pay $27,360 Civil Penalty for Alleged Importation of Misbranded Pesticide from Argentina
04/20/2010Former Owner of Chamberlain Manufacturing Facility in Waterloo, Iowa, Ordered to Clean Up Contaminated Site
04/20/2010$291,000 Grant to Ottumwa, Iowa, for Sewer Project
04/19/2010Iowa and Missouri Cities, Groups to Receive More Than $3.5M in EPA Brownfields Funding to Assess, Clean Up Properties
04/07/2010$190,000 Grant to Establish Environmental Finance Center at Wichita State University
04/06/2010Wetland Grant Applications Sought Through May 20
03/31/2010EPA to Host Brownfields Workshops for 2011 Grant Competition
03/23/2010Des Moines-West Des Moines Metro Area in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Efficient Buildings
03/22/2010Northwest Iowa Dairy Operation to Pay $26,288 Civil Penalty for Discharge of Animal Waste Without Proper Permit
03/18/2010Texas Pipeline Company Agrees to Pay Civil Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations
03/11/2010April 22 Deadline Approaches for Contractors to Obtain EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Certification
03/11/2010Iowa is Second State in the Country with Lead-based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program
03/02/2010Pella Corporation Agrees to Perform Environmental Investigation, Cleanup of Manufacturing Facility in Pella, Iowa
02/05/2010EPA, HUD and DOT Partnership Supports Iowa City, Iowa, for Sustainable Communities Pilot
01/21/2010Nation's Second-Largest Portland Cement Manufacturer to Add New Pollution Controls at Iowa, Kansas and Missouri Plants
01/13/2010Karl Brooks Selected to Lead EPA's Region 7