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10/02/2015EPA Enforcement Settlement with Home Renovation Company to Benefit Kansas City, Mo., Youth Education Center
10/01/2015Protecting Children’s Health in a Changing Climate: EPA Region 7 Observes Children’s Health Month throughout October
09/30/2015Nineteen Emergency Planning and Emergency Response Agencies Honored For Their Work in Reducing Chemical Risk
09/29/2015EPA Region 7 and Donnelly College to Combine Efforts on Joint Research and Teaching Initiatives
09/28/2015EPA Announces $7 Million in Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
09/28/2015EPA Proposes the Addition of Sites in Atlantic, Iowa, and Norfolk, Nebraska, to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/23/2015Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo., and State of Missouri to Receive Shares of EPA Brownfields Funds for Environmental Cleanups
09/21/2015EPA Designates September 21-25 as SepticSmart Week
09/14/2015Settlement with Current and Former Owners of Chemical Facility in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, to Address Groundwater Contamination
09/11/2015Saturday, September 12: EPA Region 7 Acting Administrator to Speak at Missouri River Cleanup Event in Parkville, Mo.
09/10/2015EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Kansas State University for Projects on Campus in Manhattan, Kan.
09/09/2015Cargill, Inc., Agrees to Settle Clean Air Act Violations at Vitamin E Manufacturing Facility in Eddyville, Iowa
09/02/2015EPA to Begin Next Round of Residential Yard Cleanups in Late September at Former United Zinc Superfund Site in Iola, Kan.
08/20/2015Demolition to Begin Aug. 24 at Carter Carburetor Superfund Site
08/19/2015EPA Reaches Settlement with the Iowa Fertilizer Company and Orascom E and C USA for Clean Water Act Violations
08/18/2015EPA Reaches Settlement with Coastal Energy of Willow Springs, Mo., for Clean Water Act, Emergency Planning Violations
08/07/2015EPA Inspectors to Focus on Lead Paint Safety in St. Louis
07/23/2015Missouri University of Science and Technology Receives $1M EPA Grant to Study Climate Change Effects on Indoor Air Quality
07/17/2015Wyandotte High School Science Teacher Earns Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
07/16/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Clean Air Act Violations at Wilbur-Ellis Company Facilities in White Cloud, Troy and Silver Lake, Kan.
06/23/2015Thursday, June 25: EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Kansas City, Kan., on Proposed Rule for Renewable Fuel Standards
06/16/2015EPA Investigation Finds Union Pacific Railroad Facility Violated Permit Discharge Limits to Joachim Creek
06/11/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule for Kansas City, Kan., Company
06/10/2015Wexford Labs, Inc., of Kirkwood, Mo., Selected as EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year
05/28/2015Kansas City, Mo., and St. Louis to Receive EPA Brownfields Grants to Help toward Cleanup of Contaminated Properties
05/22/2015St. Louis Community College to Receive $192,300 from EPA to Recruit, Train and Place Workers in Green Environmental Jobs
05/21/2015City of Granby, Mo., Agrees to Three-Year Deadline to Settle Clean Water Act Violations at Wastewater Treatment Facility
05/14/2015Free Asthma Screenings for Children at Asthma Awareness Month Event
05/13/2015EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at GKN Armstrong Wheels in Estherville and Armstrong, Iowa
05/11/2015EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule for Blue Springs, Mo., Renovation Company
05/07/2015New Work Starts at West Lake Landfill Superfund Site Week of May 11: Efforts Will Further Characterize and Define Extent of Radiologically Impacted Material
05/05/2015EPA Identifies Misbranded Pesticide at Kansas City, Kan., Pesticide Distributor
04/08/2015Missouri Department of Transportation to Implement Statewide Compliance Program to Settle Construction Stormwater Violations
04/07/2015Des Moines Public Schools Awarded for Energy Star Sustained Excellence in Energy Management and Climate Communication
04/07/2015Metro Lighting of Brentwood, Mo., Receives Energy Star Awards for Energy Management, Climate Communication
04/07/2015South Carolina and Missouri Pesticide Companies to Pay Civil Penalties for Selling Antimicrobial Pesticide with Unapproved Claims
04/02/2015EPA Settlement with Jefferson County, Mo., Property Owner Results in Watershed Restoration
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)

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