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08/02/2010$768,000 Grant to Iola, Kan., for Sewer Project
07/30/2010Order Issued to HPI Products, Inc., of St. Joseph, Mo., to Stop Sale and Distribution of Tainted Warthog 2 EC Herbicide
07/14/2010Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., of Wichita, Kan., to Pay $132,500 Civil Penalty to Settle Issues Involving Hazardous Waste Management
07/09/2010SATURDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus Travel to Kansas City for Environmental Justice Tour
06/29/2010Bannister Federal Complex Community Advisory Panel Being Formed to Provide Input on Environmental, Redevelopment Issues
06/24/2010Second Round of Sampling for PCBs in Two Buildings at Bannister Federal Complex Reveals No Indoor Air Health Concerns
06/17/2010Kansas Department of Health and Environment and EPA Renew Hazardous Waste Permit for Ash Grove Cement in Chanute, Kan.
06/09/2010Second Round of Sampling Reveals No Indoor Air Health Concerns at Buildings 50 and 52 at the Bannister Federal Complex
06/03/2010$242,000 Grant to Junction City, Kan., for Water Project
06/02/2010$970,000 Grant to Derby, Kan., for Sewer Improvements
05/26/2010 $582,000 Grant to Buhler, Kan., for Drinking Water Project
05/25/2010Magellan Pipeline Company to Pay $46,200 Penalty for Iowa Oil Spill and Facility Response Plan Issue at Valley Center, Kan.
05/25/2010$388,000 Grant to Pottawatomie County, Kan., for Sewer Project
05/24/2010Civil Enforcement Actions Taken against Beef Feedlots in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska for Violations of Clean Water Act
05/21/2010Year-Long Project to Examine Water Quality - Tests Confirm Rainfall Affects Bacteria in Kansas City Streams
05/18/2010Kansas City, Mo., to Spend $2.5 Billion to Cut Sewer Overflows
05/17/2010EPA Region 7, Justice Department to Announce Development Related to Sewer Overflows in the City of Kansas City, Mo.
05/17/2010PCB Sampling at Bannister Federal Complex Buildings 50 and 52 Reveals No Indoor Air Health Concerns
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
04/26/2010EPA Agrees to Reassess Bannister Federal Complex
04/15/2010EPA Will Offer Relocation Assistance to Treece, Kan., Residents
04/15/2010EPA Will Offer Relocation Assistance to the Residents of Treece, Kansas
04/07/2010Outdoor Classrooms to Help Students Test Water Quality
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
03/25/2010Compliance Order Issued to Kansas Department of Corrections for Asbestos Issues at Topeka Correctional Facility
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
02/23/2010United Parcel Service to Pay $53,931 Civil Penalty to Settle Alleged Violations of Waste Regulations at Lenexa, Kan.
02/18/2010Initial Round of Sampling at Bannister Federal Complex Buildings 50 and 52 Reveals No Indoor Air Health Concerns
02/12/2010EPA Takes Public Comment on Proposal to Offer Relocation Assistance to Treece, Kan., Residents
02/12/2010EPA Takes Public Comment on Proposal to Offer Relocation Assistance to the Residents of Treece, Kansas
02/09/2010Kansas School Districts Receive National "Energy Star Leader" Honors for Energy Efficiency
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
01/06/2010January is National Radon Action Month
12/10/2009Seven Superfund Sites in EPA Region 7 to Receive Funds from Nation's Largest Environmental Bankruptcy Settlement
12/04/2009$291,000 Grant to Great Bend, Kan., for Sewer Infrastructure
11/24/2009Kansas State University, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Receive Grants for Pollution Prevention Projects
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
10/29/2009EPA Region 7 Releases First Air Monitoring Data from Colvin Elementary School in Wichita, Kan.
10/23/2009Outdoor Classroom to Help Prairie Village, Kan., Science Students Test Brush Creek
10/14/2009Soil Removal and Phase 2 Lead Sampling to Begin in Pittsburg, Kan.
10/09/2009EPA Works with Local Agencies, Residents to Analyze Indoor Air Problems in Basements
10/05/2009$1,146,000 Grant to Chautauqua County, Kan., for Water Infrastructure
10/01/2009Order Requires Investigation and Cleanup of Spills at Truck Wholesale Salvage Yard in Wellsville, Kan.
09/14/2009Reser's Fine Foods, Inc., to Pay Civil Penalty for Failing to Timely Report Ammonia Leak to Emergency Response Centers
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
09/02/2009$485,000 Grant to Lindsborg, Kan., for Water Infrastructure
08/31/2009EPA to Coordinate with ATSDR and Other Health Entities to Conduct Blood-Lead Screenings in Treece, Kan.
08/31/2009EPA to Conduct Air Monitoring in Treece, Kan.
08/27/2009$485,000 Grant to Kansas City, Kan., Board of Public Utilities for Water Infrastructure
08/27/2009EPA Hosts Five Free Brownfields Workshops in September for 2010 Competition
08/27/2009EPA Awards $190,000 in Environmental Education Grants
08/21/2009Wamego Sand Company Agrees to $95,000 Civil Penalty for Violations of Clean Water Act at Manhattan, Kan., Plant
08/20/2009EPA to Participate During 9-1-1 Day at T-Bones' Ballpark
08/18/2009EPA Brownfields Grant Applications Accepted Through Oct. 16
08/18/2009VA Hospitals in Leavenworth and Topeka, Kan., Agree to Pay Civil Penalty and Implement Plan to Manage Hazardous Wastes
08/14/2009Pipeline Firms to Pay $3.65 Million to Settle Claims Related to 2004 Ammonia Spills in Nebraska and Kansas
07/15/2009U.S. EPA Region 7 Awards $4 Million in Recovery Funding to Kansas Department of Health and Environment to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/15/2009U.S. EPA Region 7 Awards $1 Million in Recovery Funding to Johnson County, Kan., to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Create Jobs
07/09/2009EPA Awards $2,153,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Kansas
07/08/2009Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas 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
06/19/2009EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to Join Local Students, Volunteers for Water Monitoring and Cleanup at Kaw Point Park on June 22
05/27/2009Growers Reminded to Apply Pesticides Properly
05/20/2009Asthma Awareness Month Focuses on Afflictions of 20 Million Americans
05/20/2009First Round Of Lead Sampling Completed at Pittsburg, Kan.
05/15/2009Federal, State and Local Officials to Break Ground on $16M in Improvements to Johnson County, Kan., Middle Basin Treatment Plant
05/13/2009Shawnee Mission Medical Center Agrees to Pay $83,488 to Settle Allegations of Federal Hazardous Waste Violations
05/08/2009$1.2 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup, Economic Development in Kansas
04/30/2009Kansas Receives $357K in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
04/28/2009Free Community Revitalization Workshops Scheduled for the Cities of Dodge City, Topeka and Wichita, Kan.
04/23/2009Scottsbluff High School Student Wins President's Environmental Youth Award
04/23/2009Independence, Mo., Company Receives EPA Energy Star Accolade
04/16/2009EPA Announces $35 Million in Recovery Act for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Kansas to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health at Cherokee County, Kan., Superfund Site
04/08/2009Kansas 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 $19.5 Million in Stimulus Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Kansas to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
03/27/2009Investigation Begins at Potential Hazardous Materials Site at North 1st Street and Franklin Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.
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
03/04/2009State and Federal Agencies to Offer Health, Environmental Information on Chromium Contamination in Great Bend, Kan.
03/04/2009EPA Region 7 Invites Job Applicants to March 18 Career Expo
02/10/2009Refiners in Kansas and Wyoming Agree to Settlements for Alleged Violations of Federal Clean Air Act
02/10/2009Wyoming and Kansas Refiners Agree to Settle Clean Air Act Violations
02/04/2009United States Files Clean Air Lawsuit Against Westar Energy; Complaint is Part of National Initiative to Stop Illegal Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants
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
01/08/2009January is National Radon Action Month
01/06/2009City of Hutchinson, Kan., Honored for Public Water Projects
12/18/2008Kansas is Making Progress in Assessing and Restoring its Waters