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03/27/2015Des Moines Ranks Seventh on EPA’s Energy Star Mid-Size Cities List
03/20/2015St. Louis Clean Cities Receives $162,454 for Diesel Emissions Reduction to Replace School Buses in Jefferson County, Mo.
03/19/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule for RDF Inc. in Lincoln, Neb.
03/17/2015EPA Region 7 Achieves LEED Platinum Certification for Regional Office Facility in Lenexa, Kan.
03/13/2015Eldon, Mo., to Receive Free Place-Based Sustainability Technical Assistance for Trail Project
03/12/2015EPA Administrator to Speak at National Farmers Union Convention in Wichita, Kan.
03/11/2015Three Missouri Cement Plants certified as Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants
03/11/2015Elkhorn, Neb., Facility Recognized as Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plant
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
02/18/2015Seven Iowa School Districts Receive $185,000 to Replace Old Diesel Buses with New, Clean Buses
02/18/2015Six Kansas School Districts Receive $355,000 to Replace Old Diesel Buses with New, Clean Buses
02/18/2015Ten Missouri School Districts Receive $515,000 to Replace Old Diesel Buses with New, Clean Buses
02/18/2015Five Nebraska School Districts Receive $120,000 to Replace Old Diesel Buses with New, Clean Buses
02/10/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at ABC Labs of Columbia, Mo.
01/20/2015EPA Says Air Quality near West Lake Landfill Consistent with Greater St. Louis and Other Midwest Cities
01/15/2015EPA Inspection Leads to Safer Work Practices at Fort Dodge, Iowa, Water Treatment Plant
01/09/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for Dynamic Porch and Patio of Independence, Mo.
01/06/2015Inhance Technologies LLC to Spend $239,000 to Settle Clean Air, Emergency Planning Violations in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri
12/23/2014EPA Announces Availability of $2.7 Million in Environmental Education Local Grants
12/17/2014EPA Region 7 Receives Report of Groundwater Analysis by U.S. Geological Survey for West Lake Landfill Superfund Site
12/16/2014Protecting a Vital Resource for Safe and Healthy Communities: EPA Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Safe Drinking Water Act
12/08/2014EPA Approves Iowa’s State Implementation Plan for Reducing Particulate Matter in Muscatine’s Air
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Hillsboro, Kan., Water Utilities in Bolstering Climate Resilience and Readiness
11/19/2014EPA to Assist Fredericktown, Mo., 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
11/07/2014EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 13 in Kansas City, Mo.
10/29/2014EPA Inspection Reveals Clean Water Act Violations by Winifred Feed Lot, LLC, near Frankfort, Kansas
10/23/2014EPA Region 7 Issues Decision Letter on the State of Missouri’s Proposed Changes to Water Quality Standards
10/20/2014Parents, Teachers and Press Urged to Spread Message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19-25
10/16/2014Open Space Council for the St. Louis Region Receives $25K Grant for Lower Meramec Watershed Stewardship, Education
10/15/2014Student Team at University of Missouri-Columbia to Receive $14,874 to Study Treatment of Food Waste with Pig Manure
10/10/2014EPA Settlement with Raymore, Mo., Results in Stream Protections for Tributary to South Grand River
10/10/2014Springfield, Mo., to Receive $67,000 from EPA for Technical Assistance in Planning Stormwater and Wastewater Projects
10/08/2014EPA Recognizes Webster Groves, Mo., as a Leading Green Power Community; City Hosts Celebration Tonight at 5:30 p.m.
10/07/2014EPA Settlement with Shine Bros. Corp. Recycling Facility Results in Pollution Prevention and Park Cleanup for Spencer, Iowa
10/06/2014EPA Invites Eligible Non-Profit Groups and Tribal Communities to Apply for 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
10/03/2014EPA Inspection Finds Clean Water Act Violations by E and M Farms, Inc., Dairy Operation near Ossian, Iowa
10/01/2014Protecting Children in the Heartland: EPA Region 7, Partners and Public Observe Children’s Health Month throughout October
09/30/2014EPA Region 7 Administrator, Brody Middle School Students to Increase Awareness of Water Quality Oct. 3 in Des Moines, Iowa
09/29/2014Griffin Pipe Products Agrees to Resolve Issues with Lead Emissions, Air and Water Violations at Council Bluffs, Iowa
09/18/2014EPA Encourages Homeowners, Communities to Care for Septic Systems during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 22-26
09/16/2014Trailnet, Inc., Receives $119,797 EPA Cooperative Agreement to Help Plan for Low-Stress Bike and Pedestrian Trails in St. Louis
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.
08/29/2014Settlements with Pair of Related Norfolk, Neb., Pesticide Companies to Improve Pesticide Safety and Reliability
08/29/2014Settlement with Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Creates Sustainable Path Forward for Tribal Utility Operations to Protect Residents and Environment
08/25/2014EPA Regional Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Water Quality at Farm Progress Show, Aug. 27, in Boone, Iowa
08/13/2014EPA Settlement Resolves Issues with FMC Corporation of Philadelphia, Pa., for Improper Advertising of Pesticide
08/12/2014Teacher Kristine Denton from Omaha, Neb., to Receive 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
08/12/2014Teacher Darrin Peters from Fenton, Mo., to Receive 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
08/12/2014Teacher from Overland Park, Kan., Earns Honorable Mention from Presidential Award Program for Environmental Educators
08/11/2014Settlement of Clean Water Act Violations Aims to Prevent Future Oil Spills by Cargill Inc.
08/08/2014EPA Regional Administrator Brooks to Deliver Clean Power Plan Keynote Address at Greenhouse Gas Strategies Forum
07/31/2014Final Report on Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Shows Facility is Suitable for Public Use; No Further Action Needed
07/30/2014Settlement of Clean Water Act Violations Aims to Prevent Future Oil Spills by Archer Daniels Midland Company
07/30/2014Two Kansas City Groups to Receive $119,940 from EPA’s Urban Waters Small Grants Program for Focus on Middle Blue River
07/08/2014EPA Sampling Shows No Health Risk at Rotary Drilling Supply Site and Willers Lake
07/01/2014EPA Settlement with Patton, Mo., Property Owner Resolves Clean Water Act Violations Affecting Baltimore Creek
06/26/2014Results of Surface Radiation Screening Suggest Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Remains Suitable for Public Use
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
06/09/2014Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance Selected to Receive $200,000 EPA Grant for Grassroots Latino Environmental Education (GLEE)
06/02/2014EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for Sedalia, Mo., Renovation Company
05/30/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan
05/30/2014EPA Region 7 and Partners Work Together to Increase Asthma Awareness and Conduct Asthma Screenings in Kansas City, Mo.
05/28/2014Six Entities in EPA Region 7 Selected for $2.2M in Brownfields Grants to Help Clean and Redevelop Contaminated Properties
05/23/2014EPA Completes Radiation Screening at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton, Mo.
05/22/2014Department of Homeland Security Facility in Lee’s Summit, Mo., Receives Top Award from EPA’s Federal Green Challenge
05/20/2014EPA to Recognize Washington University in St. Louis for Recycling and Food Recovery Programs on Wednesday, May 21
05/13/2014Mo-Kan Regional Council to Receive $200,000 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant from EPA
05/12/2014EPA Provides $100,000 to Support Green Infrastructure Development for City of Omaha, Neb.
05/09/2014EPA Region 7 to Conduct Radiation Screening of Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton, Mo.
05/06/2014EPA Inspections Remedy Clean Water Act Violations by Poultry Operation near Green Ridge, Mo.
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
04/30/2014Statement from EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks on West Lake Landfill
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
04/21/2014Sprint Electronic Recycling and Food Recovery Programs to be Honored by EPA Region 7 as Nation Observes Earth Day, April 22
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

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