Contact Us

Newsroom

News Releases

 

(60 records in this collection)
Later Releases | Earlier Releases
09/24/2012Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., in St. Joseph, Mo., to Pay Penalty and Build New Hazardous Waste Facility for Mercury Violations
09/24/2012EPA Region 7 Seeks Public Comment on River des Peres Proposal
09/14/2012Nov. 19 is Deadline to Apply for 2013 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/13/2012EPA Announces Settlement of Three Pesticides Enforcement Actions
09/12/2012EPA Issues Records of Decision for Operable Units 1, 2, and 3 of the Southwest Jefferson County Superfund Site in Jefferson County, Mo.
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
08/30/2012Deadline November 21 for Eligible Schools, Entities to Submit Proposals for EPA's Environmental Education Grants
08/27/2012Final Hazardous Waste Permit Modifications Issued for Bannister Federal Complex in Kansas City, Mo.
07/24/2012Lincoln University Hosts Boot Camp Graduation for High School and College Students Interested in Water Industry Careers
07/19/2012$30,000 in Green Infrastructure Technical Assistance to Neosho, Mo.
07/12/2012EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Changes to List of Impaired Waters for Missouri
07/11/2012$181,638 Grant to St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, Mo., for Drinking Water Job Training
07/10/2012Kellwood Company Agrees to Conduct Cleanup at the Riverfront Superfund Site in New Haven, Mo.
07/03/2012$59,876 Grant to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
07/02/2012EPA Education Grant of $150,000 Awarded to Earth Force
06/29/2012Nisso America, Inc., to Pay $6,864 Civil Penalty for Failure to Label and File Notice of Imported Pesticide
06/25/2012EPA Expands Real-Time Monitoring of Kansas City Area Streams and Launches KCWaterBug Mobile Application
06/21/2012Iowa Western Community College to Receive $200,000 in Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Funds
06/18/2012June 19 Event on Mississippi River in St. Louis to Showcase Tugboat Repowering to Curb Emissions and Save Fuel
05/30/2012EPA to Support United Way's Health Day of Action Event on Saturday, June 2, 2012
05/25/2012Skin Cancer Common But Preventable For Those Who Work or Play Outdoors
05/24/2012St. Louis Development Corporation to Receive $400,000 for Assessment of Hazardous Substances and Petroleum
05/15/2012National "Documerica" Environmental Photo Exhibit Comes to National Archives at Kansas City
05/08/2012EPA Region 7 Representatives Volunteer at Local High Schools as Part of Girl Scouts’ IMAGINE Program
05/08/2012Syngenta Crop Protection to Pay $102,000 Penalty for Sale or Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides in Nebraska and Missouri
05/03/2012Celebration of EPA's Wetlands Month to Include Students, Watershed Association
04/24/2012Announcement of $15,000 Grant for Lincoln University to Prepare Students Interested in Water Quality Careers
04/19/2012EPA and Boys and Girls Clubs to Celebrate Earth Day April 20
04/17/2012Niobrara, Neb., High School Students Receive EPA Region 7’s 2011 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/09/2012April 12 Tree Planting Project to Help Restore English Landing Park in Parkville, Mo., in Celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day
04/03/2012Cosmoflex, Inc., to Pay $80,000 Civil Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations at Hannibal, Mo., Manufacturing Plant
03/27/2012EPA to Host April 5 Session in Byrnes Mill, Mo., to Discuss Residential Lead Sampling in Big River Floodplain of Southwest Jefferson County
03/21/2012EPA Grant of $150,000 Awarded to Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
03/20/2012Hinkson Creek Meeting Scheduled March 28 in Columbia, Mo.
03/19/2012EPA Officials to Host Brownfields Job Training Roundtable on Monday, March 19, at Saint Louis University’s Salus Center
03/13/2012EPA Adds Compass Plaza Well TCE Site in Rogersville, Mo., to Superfund's National Priorities List
03/06/2012EPA Region 7 to Co-Host Sixth Annual Radon Stakeholders’ Meeting on March 14 in Nebraska City, Neb.
02/09/2012$364,000 Grant to Plattsburg, Mo., for Drinking Water Improvements
02/06/2012Titan Environmental Services to Pay $10,878 for Violations of Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act
02/06/2012Titan Environmental Services to Pay $10,878 for Violations of Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to University City, Mo.
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to St. Joseph, Mo.
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Blue Springs, Mo.
01/27/2012Partnership to Introduce Children’s Environmental Health Information into Boys and Girls Clubs’ Educational Programs
01/23/2012Lincoln University and EPA Announce Partnership Agreement to Promote Environmental Careers
01/20/2012EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Kansas City, Kan.
01/09/2012EPA and GSA Recognize Surplus Exchange for Electronics Recycling Certification in Kansas City
01/05/2012January is National Radon Action Month: Test for Dangerous Radon Gas
12/19/2011Environmental Justice Grant Awarded to Howardville, Mo., Community Betterment Committee for West End Hermondale
12/19/2011Environmental Justice Grants of $25,000 Awarded to Migrant Farmworkers Project and El Centro, Inc., of Kansas City
12/16/2011EPA Issues Cooperative Agreement to Joplin, Mo.; $500,000 in Funding to Address Lead Exposures Caused by May 22 Tornado
12/09/2011$1,455,000 Grant to Lee’s Summit, Mo., for Sewer Project
12/01/2011$485,000 Grant to St. Joseph, Mo., for Sewer Improvements
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Community of Old North St. Louis, Mo., with National Award for Smart Growth Achievement
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Communities for Smart Growth Achievements / Smart growth policies protect health and the environment, strengthen local economies
11/23/2011Eldo W.R.M.S., Inc., to Pay $23,900 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Salvage Goods Facility in Grandview, Mo.
11/21/2011Douglas Products and Packaging of Liberty, Mo., to Pay $6,237 Civil Penalty for Failure to File Notice of Imported Pesticide
11/15/2011Work to Begin This Week on Removal and Replacement of Security Fencing at Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.
11/09/2011PM Resources, Inc., of Bridgeton, Mo., to Pay $44,623 Civil Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
11/07/2011EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event, Nov. 10 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on Municipal Farm Brownfields Site in Kansas City, Mo.
11/02/2011Mississippi River Push Boat Project Receives $494,978 Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant
11/02/2011Missouri 'Breathe Easy' Project Receives $947,338 in Diesel Emission Reduction Funding
11/02/2011'Clean Up Missouri' Project Receives Nearly $1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions Across the State
11/01/2011EPA Encourages City of Joplin, Mo., to Apply for Cooperative Agreement to Respond to Lead Exposure Caused by Tornado
10/27/2011$36,552 Grant to the Blue River Watershed Association for Environmental Education
10/27/2011$30,938 Grant to Missouri Environmental Education Association
10/26/2011EPA to Observe Children's Health Month with Special Event Oct. 28 at Park Hills, Mo.
10/26/2011EPA Awards Grants for Students to Design Sustainable Technologies to Help Environment and Economy
10/25/2011EPA to Host Children's Health Disparities Forum on Oct. 27
10/18/2011Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., to Pay $300,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at St. Joseph, Mo., Facility
10/11/2011Final Decision Issued on Missouri’s List of Impaired Waters
10/05/2011Nov. 28 is Deadline to Apply for 2012 EPA Brownfields Funding
10/03/2011Osage County, Mo., Landowner Agrees to Pay $24,500 Civil Penalty for Unpermitted Dredging and Filling of Bailey’s Creek
09/30/2011Oct. 7 Event to Teach Students about Water Quality in Kansas City, Mo.
09/22/2011$150,000 Environmental Education Grant Available
09/21/2011St. Charles County, Mo., Public Water Supply District to Pay $5,696 Civil Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations
09/19/2011President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition Accepting Nominations from Students in Grades K-12
09/15/2011EPA Proposes Compass Plaza Well TCE Site for Superfund's National Priorities List
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
09/13/2011Waste Management LampTracker, Inc., to Pay $118,800 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Kaiser, Mo., Facility
09/08/2011Hercules, Inc., to Pay $245,521 Civil Penalty for Violations of Clean Air Act’s Leak Detection and Repair Requirements
09/02/2011Bannister Federal Complex Plan Represents Significant Step Forward in Resolving Environmental Issues
08/31/2011Builder of The Links of Columbia, Mo., to Pay $430,000 Civil Penalty for Construction Stormwater Violations
08/31/2011Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., to Pay Civil Penalty and Replace Windows for Failure to Disclose Lead-Based Paint Hazards
08/19/2011EPA Region 7 to Host Five Free Brownfields Grant Writing Workshops for Communities Interested in 2012 Competition
08/17/2011EPA Region 7 Issues Decisions on Missouri’s 2009 Water Quality Standards; Agency Approves Majority of Standards, Will Work with Missouri on Those Remaining
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Chemical Facilities in Missouri Comply with Regulations
08/08/2011Public Meeting Scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 9, to Discuss Results of Off-Site Sampling at Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.
08/04/2011Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to Pay $4.7 Billion to Cut Sewer Overflows
08/03/2011U.S. Department of Justice, EPA to Hold News Conference Related to St. Louis Area Water Quality on Thursday, Aug. 4
07/28/2011Kansas City, Mo., Metropolitan Energy Center Selected to Receive $300,000 Green Jobs Grant
07/27/2011Thursday, July 28, Media Event to Announce Selection of Green Jobs Grantee Moved to Indoor Location in Kansas City, Mo.
07/18/2011$250,000 of Additional Funding Announced for Green Solutions in Kansas City’s Marlborough Neighborhood
07/14/2011EPA Urges Residents of Joplin, Mo., to Keep Tornado Debris Segregated into Categories as Curbside Pickup Continues
07/11/2011Safety-Kleen Systems Branch Facility in St. Charles, Mo., to Pay $26,782 Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
07/01/2011EPA Region 7 Receives Award for Small Business Contracting Accomplishments
06/28/2011Floodway Chemical, Pesticide Contamination below Levels of Health Concern
06/21/2011EPA Urges Caution on Tornado Renovation Activities Involving Lead Paint
06/21/2011EPA Closes Joplin Drop-Off Site for Hazardous Waste, White Goods and Electronic Equipment; City of Joplin Drop-Off Site to Remain Open