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04/17/2014EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Establish Interagency Agreement for Work on West Lake Landfill’s Isolation Barrier
04/17/2014Studebaker Elementary School and McCombs Middle School in Des Moines, Iowa, Among Top 10 Energy Saving Schools in the U.S.
04/10/2014EPA Enforcement Settlement Addresses Pesticide Violations by Chemical Universe, Inc., of North Kansas City, Mo.
04/03/2014Des Moines Public Schools Receives 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Honors
04/03/2014Pella Corporation Receives 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award
04/03/2014Metro Lighting of Brentwood, Mo., Receives 2014 Energy Star Excellence in Retailing Award
04/02/2014EPA Region 7 to Host Public Availability Meeting April 10 for Carter Carburetor Superfund Site in North St. Louis, Mo.
03/27/2014Kansas City Structural Steel Superfund Site in Kansas City, Kan., Set for Redevelopment
03/21/2014EPA Regional Administrator Brooks Responds to Missouri Attorney General Koster on West Lake Landfill Site
03/10/2014EPA Inspections Reveal Clean Water Act Violations by Former Dairy Owner near Rock Valley, Iowa
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
02/03/2014U.S. District Court Orders Stabl Inc. to Pay $2.2M Penalty for Violating Environmental Regulations at Lexington, Neb., Facility
01/17/2014EPA to Begin Removal Action at Iowa-Nebraska Light and Power Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site in Norfolk, Neb.
01/08/2014Core Sampling Phase of Engineering Survey to Begin Week of Jan. 13 at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo.
12/11/2013EPA Announces Dec. 17 Public Availability Session in York, Neb., to Discuss Groundwater Contamination Issues
12/11/2013EPA Proposes Pair of Groundwater Contamination Sites in York, Neb., for Addition to Superfund’s National Priorities List
12/10/2013Trailnet, EPA Launch Neighborhood Greenways St. Louis
12/06/2013Trailnet, EPA Launch St. Louis Environmental Justice Project
11/12/2013EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 14 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/04/2013WEDNESDAY, November 6: EPA Chief in Kansas City to Support Environmental Justice Efforts
11/01/2013Progressive Nutrition of Norfolk, Neb., to Pay $125,000 for Settlement of Federal Pesticide Violations
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
10/25/2013County Edge Dairy Inc. to Pay $20,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations at its Inwood, Iowa, Facility
10/24/2013EPA to Hold Lenexa, Kan., Public Listening Session on Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
10/23/2013Ritchie Enterprises Inc., of Sullivan, Mo., to Pay $30,000 for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
10/23/2013Kansas and Illinois Pesticide Distributors to Pay Penalties Totaling $96,640 for Distributing Misbranded Pesticides
10/21/2013EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the Peoples Natural Gas Superfund Site in Dubuque, Iowa
10/18/2013Dyno Nobel Inc. to Pay $257,167 for Clean Air Act and Risk Management Program Violations at Two Facilities in Missouri
09/27/2013Decision Issued on Missouri's Water Quality Standards
09/26/2013Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 20-26
09/20/2013EPA Region 7 Comments on Republic Services' Intentions to Build Isolation Barrier at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site
09/19/2013Hancock County, Iowa, Cattle Feeder Agrees to Innovative Settlement for Violating Water Permit
09/11/2013Environmental Justice Grants Totaling $88,200 Awarded to Kansas City, St. Louis, Mo., and Wichita, Kan., Organizations
09/11/2013Agreement Reached to Improve Iowa’s Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Permit and Compliance Program
09/09/2013EPA Region 7’s Healthy Schools Toolkit Provides New Online Resources for School Professionals, Providers and Public
09/03/2013Public Availability Meeting Scheduled Thursday, Sept. 5, for Chicago Heights Boulevard Site in St. Louis County, Mo.
08/26/2013Local and Industrial Emergency Planners Recognized for Chemical Emergency Planning Achievements throughout EPA Region 7
08/19/2013Companies in Illinois, Nebraska to Pay Settlements Totaling $84,387 for Distribution of Misbranded or Mislabeled Pesticides
08/14/2013Abilene Products Co., Inc., Agrees to $90,660 Settlement for Violations of Clean Air Act at Abilene, Kan., Fertilizer Facility
08/13/2013THURSDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards Luncheon in Des Moines
07/29/2013Pair of Settlement Agreements with Responsible Parties to Clear Way for $30M Cleanup of Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.
07/25/2013Prudent Technologies to Pay $65,450 Penalty for Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule at Omaha Lead Site
07/25/2013Congressman Clay, EPA Officials to Announce Milestone on July 29 for Carter Carburetor Superfund Site in North St. Louis
07/15/2013Three Entities in Missouri to Receive Total of $1.6M in Supplemental Funds to Clean and Redevelop Brownfields
07/11/2013Nature's Best, LLC, to Pay $19,669 Civil Penalty for Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
07/02/2013Kansas Department of Transportation to Pay $477,500 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Three Construction Sites
06/24/2013EPA to Present Waste Reduction Award to City of Newton, Kan., on Tuesday, June 25
06/20/2013EPA to Hold Public Meeting Tuesday, June 25, at Pattonville High School to Discuss Activities at West Lake Landfill Site
06/17/2013EPA to Host Green Street Design Workshop in Joplin, Mo.
06/13/2013St. Louis Community College Selected to Receive $199,994 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant
06/12/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
06/11/2013EPA Grant of $200,000 Awarded to Children's Mercy Hospital
06/06/2013EPA Conducting Sampling at the HPI Products Inc. Site in St. Joseph, Mo.
06/05/2013HarenLaughlin Construction Company of Lenexa, Kan., to Pay $27,286 Penalty for Failure to Use Lead-Safe Work Practices and Notify Property Owner of Lead Risks
06/04/2013EPA Region 7 Announces Proposed Deletion of 1,154 Properties from National Priorities List at the Omaha Lead Superfund Site
06/03/2013EPA Officials to Visit Lincoln, Neb., on June 5 for Presentation of $400,000 Brownfields Grants for West Haymarket Project
06/03/2013EPA Region 7 to Hold News Conference June 4 in Omaha, Neb., to Discuss New Milestone for Omaha Lead Superfund Site
05/30/2013Public Comments Sought on Proposed Coal Ash Cleanup Settlement with Rotary Drilling Supply in Jefferson County, Mo.
05/29/2013Aerial Survey Shows Radiological Wastes Contained in Secure Areas of West Lake Landfill; No Public Health Risks Posed
05/29/2013Farm Services Cooperative, of Shelby, Iowa, to Pay $21,450 Civil Penalty for Sale of Restricted Use Pesticides
05/28/2013EPA Region 7 to Hold May 29 Press Call to Discuss Aerial Radiological Survey of West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo.
05/28/2013$291,000 Grant to Keokuk, Iowa, for Sewer Project
05/23/2013Iowa Ranks in Top 10 among States for Skin Cancer; Residents Urged to Take Protective Actions as Part of 'Don't Fry Day'
05/22/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $300,000 to Settle Violations of Clean Air Act at Kansas Oil Refinery
05/21/2013Former United Zinc and Associated Smelters Site in Iola, Kan., Added to Superfund’s National Priorities List for Cleanup
05/08/2013Eleven Entities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska to Receive More Than $4.5M from EPA to Assess, Clean up and Revitalize Brownfield Properties
05/08/2013EPA to Present Food Recovery Challenge Achievement Award to Kansas State University
05/08/2013E-Scrap Events Net Nine Tons of Used Electronics
05/07/2013Teacher Dominick DeRosa from Kansas City, Kan., to Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/07/2013Teacher Mike Todd from Ames, Iowa, to Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
04/26/2013EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks to Speak at Clean Air Health Fair on Saturday, April 27, in St. Louis, Mo.
04/26/2013EPA to Recognize St. Louis Cardinals for Reducing Food Waste at Busch Stadium on Monday, April 29
04/26/2013EPA Issues Final Decision on Iowa's 2012 List of Impaired Waters
04/25/2013Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Receive $166,500 for Brownfields Redevelopment Planning
04/23/2013Beef Products Inc. to Pay $450,000 Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at its Waterloo, Iowa, Facility
04/22/2013EPA Honors Kansas State University Student and Faculty Team
04/22/2013EPA Honors Missouri University of Science and Technology Student and Faculty Team
04/22/2013Fourth Grade Students from Ellisville, Mo., to Receive EPA Region 7’s 2012 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/19/2013EPA and Kansas City Chiefs Invite Public to Arrowhead Stadium April 20 Recycling Event
04/16/2013Grain Processing Corporation of Muscatine, Iowa, Agrees to Pay $129,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations
04/15/2013EPA to Host Parking Audit Workshop in Lawrence, Kan., on Wednesday, April 17
04/08/2013EPA to Team with Kansas City Chiefs for April 20 Recycling Drive
04/05/2013Tyson Foods, Inc., to Pay $3.95M Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska
04/02/2013Collis Inc to Pay $31,379 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Clinton, Iowa
03/22/2013Agreement with Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems
03/21/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
03/14/2013Teva Pharmaceuticals USA to Pay $2.25M Civil Penalty for Air, Water, and Hazardous Waste Violations at Mexico, Mo., Facility
03/12/2013Groeller Painting Inc of St. Louis to Pay $23,000 Penalty for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
02/25/2013EPA Region 7 to Host Informational Sessions March 4 and 5 for Big River Mine Tailings, Madison County Mines Superfund Sites
02/13/2013Koch Nitrogen Company to Pay $380,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa and Kansas
02/12/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $2,302,500 Combined Penalty and Reimbursement to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Coffeyville, Kansas, Facility
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Atchison, Kan.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Lawrence, Kan.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Omaha, Neb.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Bellevue, Neb.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Dubuque, Iowa
02/05/2013National Smart Growth Conference Scheduled Feb. 7-9 in Kansas City, Mo.
02/04/2013Equitable Development Workshop Scheduled Feb. 6 in Kansas City, Mo.

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