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01/10/2008U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations
12/04/2007U.S. EPA program certifies Palau and Yap water quality labs
12/03/2007EPA and CNMI agree on proposed permit and management measures for unexploded ordnance
Public meeting at CNMI’s Division of Environmental Quality on December 11
11/19/2007U.S. EPA settles with JWS Refrigeration for $53,481 for illegal importation of ozone-depleting substances
11/15/2007EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2007
Hazardous waste related cases highlight year
10/01/2007U.S. EPA settles with Carrier Guam for $63,922 for illegal importation of ozone-depleting substances
09/27/2007U.S. EPA files complaint for $76,402 against JWS Refrigeration for illegal importation of ozone-depleting substances
09/27/2007U.S. EPA settles with Los Angeles and Vernon, Calif. wholesalers for pesticide violations
09/04/2007EPA fines Guam Waterworks Authority $40,000 for failure to meet federal court order to improve wastewater system
07/25/2007U.S. EPA is looking for Water Efficiency Leaders
06/21/2007Over $1.3 million in federal funds available for clean school bus projects
04/19/2007EPA issues order to Guam Waterworks Authority for improper use of sewage sludge
04/16/2007EPA honors Pacific Southwest environmental heroes
03/22/2007EPA releases 2005 nationwide Toxics Release Inventory numbers. Guam reports overall decreases, ranks 53 in total releases
02/13/2007U.S. EPA fines GWA for spill prevention violations
01/17/2007U.S. EPA solicits Environmental Award nominations
11/15/2006EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2006, Closure of CNMI’s Puerto Rico Dump, hazardous waste related cases highlight year
11/15/2006EPA announces Pacific environmental enforcement accomplishments for 2006; Closure of CNMI’s Puerto Rico Dump, hazardous waste related cases highlight year
09/12/2006EPA emergency planning workshops, inspections, successful in Guam, Saipan
08/09/2006Guam printing facility to pay $12,500 for hazardous waste violations
07/11/2006Guam water agency fined $55K for not submitting plan
07/10/2006Guam Shipyard to pay $19,534 for hazardous waste violations
06/27/2006Five Guam facilities fined for fuel tank violations
06/07/2006Guam, American Samoa facilities settle risk management plan deficiencies
05/17/2006Guam gets $1.65 million to improve drinking water infrastructure
05/12/2006EPA awards over $10.3 million in grants to Pacific Southwest groups, governments, tribe to clean up, redevelop abandoned properties
05/08/2006EPA fines Guam Department of Public Works $58,500 for failing to comply with consent decree deadlines
04/18/2006EPA honors Pacific Southwest environmental heroes Willie Nelson, Clif Bar among this year's winners
04/12/2006EPA releases latest data on toxic chemicals nationwide. Guam toxics increase due to new chemicals, additional facility.
03/31/2006Public invited to comment on proposed lead-based paint rule
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10/08/2015EPA Region 7 Selects Environmental Justice Grant Projects to Address Local Community Health and Environmental Issues
10/01/2015Protecting Children’s Health in a Changing Climate: EPA Region 7 Observes Children’s Health Month throughout October
09/30/2015Nineteen Emergency Planning and Emergency Response Agencies Honored For Their Work in Reducing Chemical Risk
09/29/2015EPA Region 7 and Donnelly College to Combine Efforts on Joint Research and Teaching Initiatives
09/28/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/21/2015EPA Designates September 21-25 as SepticSmart Week
09/10/2015EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Kansas State University for Projects on Campus in Manhattan, Kan.
09/02/2015EPA to Begin Next Round of Residential Yard Cleanups in Late September at Former United Zinc Superfund Site in Iola, Kan.
07/17/2015Wyandotte High School Science Teacher Earns Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
07/16/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Clean Air Act Violations at Wilbur-Ellis Company Facilities in White Cloud, Troy and Silver Lake, Kan.
06/23/2015Thursday, June 25: EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Kansas City, Kan., on Proposed Rule for Renewable Fuel Standards
06/11/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for Kansas City, Kan., Company
05/05/2015EPA Identifies Misbranded Pesticide at Kansas City, Kan., Pesticide Distributor
04/21/2015EPA Announces Installation of Park Benches with Solar-Powered Air Monitors in Five Cities/Village Green community park benches are located in Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Oklahoma City; Kansas City; Hartford
03/17/2015EPA Region 7 Achieves LEED Platinum Certification for Regional Office Facility in Lenexa, Kan.
03/12/2015EPA Administrator to Speak at National Farmers Union Convention in Wichita, Kan.
03/09/2015Dubuque, Iowa, and Pittsburg, Kan., to Receive Brownfields Grants from EPA to Help Community Redevelopment Plans
02/26/2015Inspection Reveals Pesticide Violations at Quest Products LLC of Linwood, Kan.
02/25/2015Sprint Recognized as EPA’s 2015 Climate Leader for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management
02/18/2015Six Kansas School Districts Receive $355,000 to Replace Old Diesel Buses with New, Clean Buses
02/10/2015EPA Awards Rebates to 30 States to Replace 210 School Buses
12/23/2014EPA Announces Availability of $2.7 Million in Environmental Education Local Grants
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