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12/20/2010South Dakota Men Agree to Civil Settlement for Unpermitted Excavation, Dredging Near Missouri River in Dixon County, Neb.
12/06/2010EPA Region 7 Compliance and Enforcement Actions in 2010 Result in Record $3 Billion in Pollution Control and Cleanup
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.
10/06/2010EPA Pesticide Database to Aid Consumers in Controlling Bed Bugs
09/30/2010Nebraska’s Water Quality Standards Approved
09/29/2010Marathon Oil Company Agrees to Propose and Implement Remedy for Groundwater Contamination at Sidney, Neb.
09/07/2010Sept. 10 Event to Highlight Construction Progress at Stevens Creek Basin, Lincoln, Neb.
08/30/2010Wayne County, Neb., Landowner and Excavation Contractor to Pay $30,000 Civil Penalty for Building Unauthorized Dam
08/23/2010Western Sugar Cooperative to Pay $56,736 Penalty and Upgrade Plant to Settle Clean Water Act Issues at Scottsbluff, Neb.
08/18/2010EPA Awards $217,036 in Environmental Education Grants
08/11/2010Owner of Fertilizer and Feed Supplement Maker in Fairbury, Neb., to Pay $30,000 Penalty for Violations of Clean Water Act
08/06/2010Six Groups in Region 7 to Receive More than $5M to Cut Diesel Emissions
08/03/2010Sarpy County, Neb., Landfill to Perform Diesel Retrofits, Pay $10,080 Penalty to Resolve Issues over Proper Air Permit
08/02/2010Boil Order Lifted in Macy, Neb.
06/10/2010Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., to Pay $150,000 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Issues at Kimball, Neb., Facility
05/24/2010Civil Enforcement Actions Taken against Beef Feedlots in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska for Violations of Clean Water Act
05/17/2010High School Sophomore from Davenport, Iowa, to Receive EPA Region 7's 2009 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/27/2010Students from Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska to Compete in ‘SunWise with SHADE’ Sun Safety Poster Contest
04/27/2010$1,164,000 Grant to Plattsmouth, Neb., for Sewer Separation Project
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
03/18/2010Texas 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
02/16/2010Former Owner of Dairy Plant in West Point, Neb., to Pay $350,000 to Settle Alleged Violations of Clean Water Act
01/13/2010Karl Brooks Selected to Lead EPA's Region 7
01/06/2010More than $730,000 in Stimulus Funding to Assess Brownfields Properties in Five Communities of Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska
12/10/2009Seven Superfund Sites in EPA Region 7 to Receive Funds from Nation's Largest Environmental Bankruptcy Settlement
11/30/2009$520,400 Grant to Wayne, Neb., for Wastewater Treatment Plant Project
11/24/2009University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska-Omaha Receive Funding Awards for Pollution Prevention Efforts
11/17/2009Students in Grades K-12 Encouraged to Enter the 2009 President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition
11/12/2009Environmental Justice Grants Now Available
11/06/2009EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event
10/30/2009Environmental Education Grants Available
10/08/2009University of Nebraska-Lincoln Receives Grant to Develop Urban Food Cooperative
09/30/2009Revised Water Quality Standards Approved for Nebraska
09/21/2009City of Plainview, Neb., to Pay $14,940 Civil Penalty for Violating Clean Water Act and Terms of Pollution Discharge Permit
09/10/2009EPA Honors "United We Serve" Volunteers for Grandview C-4 School District's Chemical Cleanout
09/08/2009Firms to be Honored as "United We Serve" Volunteers for Grandview C-4 School District’s Chemical Cleanout
08/27/2009EPA Hosts Five Free Brownfields Workshops in September for 2010 Competition
08/27/2009EPA Awards $190,000 in Environmental Education Grants
08/21/2009Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., to Pay More than $2 Million for Discharges at Dakota City, Neb., Meat Packing Plant
08/18/2009EPA Brownfields Grant Applications Accepted Through Oct. 16
08/14/2009Pipeline Firms to Pay $3.65 Million to Settle Claims Related to 2004 Ammonia Spills in Nebraska and Kansas
08/11/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 7 Awards $1M in Recovery Funding to University of Nebraska-Lincoln to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/23/2009Remodeling and Painting Contractors across Nebraska to Receive Reminders about Lead Hazard Protection Rule
07/15/2009U.S. EPA Region 7 Awards $1 Million in Recovery Funding to Lincoln-Lancaster Health Department to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/09/2009EPA Awards $2,270,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Nebraska
07/08/2009Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009Iowa Tribe in Kansas and Nebraska Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
06/16/2009American Laboratories Incorporated of Omaha, Neb., Agrees to Settlement of Alleged Violations of Federal Clean Air Act
05/27/2009Growers Reminded to Apply Pesticides Properly
05/20/2009Asthma Awareness Month Focuses on Afflictions of 20 Million Americans
05/19/2009Nebraska Receives $202,500 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
05/13/2009Final Record of Decision Issued for Omaha Lead Site
04/28/2009Schools and Child Care Facilities across Nebraska to Receive Reminders about Lead Hazard Protection Rule
04/23/2009Scottsbluff High School Student Wins President's Environmental Youth Award
04/08/2009Nebraska Receives $1.73M Federal Economic Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Protect Health and Create Jobs
04/06/2009EPA Recognizes Facility in Missouri that Demonstrates Exceptional Energy Savings and Emission Reductions
04/02/2009EPA Announces $20 Million in Stimulus Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Nebraska to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
04/02/2009EPA Announces $19.5 Million in Stimulus Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Nebraska to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
03/24/2009EPA Awards $80,000 in Environmental Justice Grants
03/20/2009Deadline for Brownfields Job Training Grants is April 20
03/04/2009EPA Region 7's Multi-Site Environmental Management System Earns Full Certification to High International Standards
03/04/2009EPA Region 7 Invites Job Applicants to March 18 Career Expo
02/17/2009University of Nebraska-Lincoln Receives $372,982 Grant to Improve Toxicity Testing of Genetically-Engineered Foods
02/03/2009Decision on Nebraska's Impaired Waters List
02/02/2009Boil Order Lifted in Macy, Neb.
02/02/2009Online Tutorial Offers Help to Governments, Groups Seeking Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
01/26/2009Region 7 Staff Reap Financial and Environmental Savings from Participation in 2008 Alternate Transportation Program
01/21/2009Groups Alerted to Change in Application Requirements for Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
01/16/2009Macy, Neb., Public Water System Now Under Partial Boil Order
01/08/2009January is National Radon Action Month
01/07/2009Administrative Action Directs Public Water System in Macy, Neb., to Issue Boil Order for Drinking Water
12/29/2008Public Comment Period Extended for Omaha Lead Site
12/17/2008Deadline for National CARE Grant Applications is March 16
12/03/2008Wetlands and Stream Project Grants Available
12/02/2008Comment Period Extended for Omaha Lead Superfund Site Plan
11/25/2008$1.17M in Wetland Program Development Grants Awarded
11/17/2008Webcasts Planned for CAFO Rule
11/13/2008Rockwell Collins of Coralville, Iowa, Receives Top Honor at EPA Region 7's 2008 Performance Track Member Conference
11/13/2008Environmental Education Grants Available
11/13/2008Legal Settlement Reached with Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. for Selling Cans of Confetti String Containing Banned Propellant
11/13/2008Rollout of Environmental Manual for Biodiesel Facilities
11/12/2008Environmental Justice Small Grants Workshop Scheduled
11/06/2008StarTran Joins Blue Skyways Collaborative Seeking to Reduce Air Pollution in Lincoln Area
11/05/2008Public Television Stations to Air "Liquid Assets" Documentary on Challenges Facing Nation's Water Infrastructure Systems
11/05/2008Booth Planned for NAFB Trade Talk Event
10/16/2008Rule Strengthens Lead Air Quality Standard, Increases Monitoring
09/24/2008Agencies Selected to Receive Almost $5 Million in Diesel Emission Reduction Grants
09/19/2008EPA Region 7 Welcomes Three New Midwest Members to the National Environmental Performance Track Program
09/17/2008EPA Encourages Students in Grades K-12 to Enter President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition
09/12/2008EPA Now Using the Internet to Announce Revisions to States' Lists of Impaired Waters
09/10/2008EPA Region 7 Hosts Farm, Ranch and Rural Communities Committee Meeting in Kansas City, Mo.
09/10/2008EPA Region 7 to Distribute "Mercury: An Educator's Toolkit" to Schools in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska
09/03/2008Deadlines Approach for 2009 Brownfields Proposals
09/03/2008Kansas State University Selected to Receive $150,000 for Brownfields Training, Research and Technical Assistance
09/03/2008EPA Taking Public Comment on Fine Particle Recommendations
08/29/2008EPA and K-State Host Sustainable Redevelopment Workshop