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06/25/2012Decision Issued on Nebraska's Water Quality Standards
06/21/2012Iowa Western Community College to Receive $200,000 in Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Funds
05/29/2012Mid-America Pipeline Company LLC, Enterprise Products Operating LLC to Pay $1M for Spills in Iowa, Kan., Neb.
05/25/2012Skin Cancer Common But Preventable For Those Who Work or Play Outdoors
05/08/2012Syngenta Crop Protection to Pay $102,000 Penalty for Sale or Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides in Nebraska and Missouri
04/17/2012Niobrara, Neb., High School Students Receive EPA Region 7’s 2011 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/16/2012EPA Approves Nebraska’s List of Impaired Waters
04/05/2012EPA Fines Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
03/21/2012EPA Grant of $150,000 Awarded to Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
03/15/2012EPA Provides Technical Assistance to Sutherland, Neb.
03/06/2012EPA Region 7 to Co-Host Sixth Annual Radon Stakeholders’ Meeting on March 14 in Nebraska City, Neb.
03/01/2012Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting Scheduled for March 13 in West Point, Neb.
01/20/2012EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Kansas City, Kan.
01/12/2012Settlement to Require Eaton Corporation to Address TCE Contamination at Vehicle Group Plant in Kearney, Neb.
01/05/2012January is National Radon Action Month: Test for Dangerous Radon Gas
12/21/2011$1,116,000 Grant to Omaha, Neb., for Sewer Improvements
12/15/2011EPA Region 7 Completes 10,000th Residential Yard Cleanup of Lead-Contaminated Soils at Omaha Lead Site in Omaha, Neb.
12/14/2011EPA Region 7 to Host News Conference Dec. 15 to Discuss Milestone in Cleanup of Residential Yards in Omaha, Neb.
11/09/2011EPA Region 7 to Begin Issuing Orders to Obtain Access to Residential Properties in Omaha for Environmental Sampling
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on West Haymarket Brownfield Site in Lincoln, Neb.
11/02/2011Mississippi River Push Boat Project Receives $494,978 Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant
10/27/2011$41,752 Grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10/25/2011Tetra Micronutrients to Pay $70,000 Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations at Fairbury, Neb., Facility
10/05/2011Nov. 28 is Deadline to Apply for 2012 EPA Brownfields Funding
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
08/22/2011NEDAK Ethanol to Pay $3,600 Penalty, Purchase Radios, Install Leak Sensors, for Failure to Develop Risk Management Plan
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
08/12/2011Lincoln, Neb., Selected to Receive Green Design Assistance
08/12/2011EPA Partnering with State Capitals on Green Design and Economic Revitalization
08/11/2011EPA to Hold News Conference to Announce New Environmental Partnership between EPA and City of Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, Aug. 12
07/01/2011EPA Region 7 Receives Award for Small Business Contracting Accomplishments
06/20/2011Residents Urged to Move and Secure Potentially Hazardous Items in Advance of Rising Floodwaters along the Missouri River
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Urges Heartland Residents to Guard Against Skin Cancer by Observing ‘Don’t Fry Day’ on Friday, May 27
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Launches Facebook Page
05/16/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Seven Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
04/21/2011Window World of Omaha to Pay $3,976 Penalty for Failure to Notify Owners, Residents of Lead Risks Before Renovation
04/04/2011EPA Regional Administrator Informs Staff of Decision by General Services Administration to Award Building Lease
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
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
02/08/2011Meetings This Week in South Sioux City and Macy, Neb., to Discuss Solid Waste, Drinking Water, Wastewater Issues with Omaha Tribe
01/31/2011Environmental Justice Grants Now Available
01/27/2011EPA Approves Nebraska’s List of Impaired Waters
01/24/2011EPA Warns the Public Served by Public Water System in Macy, Neb., to Boil the Water
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
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