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02/04/2013Equitable Development Workshop Scheduled Feb. 6 in Kansas City, Mo.
01/30/2013EPA Brownfields Funding Helps Remove Environmental Barriers for Construction of All Care Health Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa
01/28/2013EPA Helps Missouri Comply with Water Quality Standards
01/15/2013EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Denver
01/10/2013EPA Provides Comments on Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy
01/08/2013Albracht Perma-Siding and Window Company of Omaha to Pay Penalty for Failure to Notify Homeowner of Lead Risks and to Keep Records of Lead Safe Work Practices
01/04/2013EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the 10th Street Superfund Site in Columbus, Neb.
12/19/2012EBV Explosives Environmental Company to Pay $580,135 Penalty for Air, Hazardous Waste Violations at Carthage, Mo.
12/06/2012EPA Region 7 to Provide Details about Green Infrastructure Assistance for City of Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, Dec. 10
12/06/2012EPA Announces Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
12/03/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Dedicate New Region 7 Office Headquarters in Lenexa, Kan.
11/19/2012Results of Soil Sampling at Route 66 State Park near Eureka, Mo., Show No Significant Health Risks for Park Visitors, Workers
11/19/2012Final Decision on Missouri's List of Impaired Waters
11/16/2012Deadline Extended for Brownfields 2013 Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup Grants
11/15/2012EPA Awards Research Fellowships to Four Students in Region 7
11/14/2012University of Missouri-Kansas City Food Recovery Program Highlighted by EPA Region 7 as Nation Observes America Recycles Day, Nov. 15
11/13/2012Roquette America Inc. to Pay $4,100,000 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Keokuk, Iowa, Facility
11/07/2012EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event Nov. 8 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/07/2012EPA Encourages Students in Grades K-12 to Enter President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition
11/05/2012Behlen Manufacturing Company to Pay $59,996 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Columbus, Neb.
10/22/2012EPA Recognizes Boeing for Leadership in Revitalization at CCI, Inc. Superfund Site, Olathe, Kan.
10/18/2012Public Meeting Scheduled Oct. 25 on Agreement for Cleanup of Chicago Heights Boulevard Site in St. Louis County, Mo.
10/11/2012Linn County, Iowa, Public Health Receives $29,985 EPA Grant for Asthma Education Program
10/11/2012American Lung Association of the Plains Receives $29,780 EPA Grant for Indoor Air Quality for Asthmatic Children in Kansas Program
10/11/2012Saint Elizabeth Foundation Receives $29,989 EPA Grant for Asthma Awareness Training Program in Lincoln, Neb.
10/11/2012St. Louis County, Mo., Health Department Receives $30,000 EPA Grant for Community-Based Asthma Care in Normandy School District
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Prime, Inc. of Springfield, Mo., for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Heartland Express, Inc. in North Liberty, Iowa, for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Ruan Transportation Management Systems in Des Moines, Iowa, for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012EPA Region 7 Provides $2.4M to Joplin, Mo., to Sample and Remediate Contaminated Soils Disturbed by May 2011 Tornado
10/03/2012EPA Region 7, Joplin City Officials Schedule Oct. 4 News Conference on Funding to Assist with Tornado Recovery
10/01/2012Bayer CropScience LP to Pay $13,900 Penalty for Distribution of Misbranded Pesticides in Missouri
09/28/2012United States Air Force to Pay $12,823 Penalty for Underground Storage Tank Violations in Nebraska
09/27/2012EPA Issues Record of Decision for the Madison County Mines Superfund Site Operable Unit 5
09/25/2012Continental Cement Company of Hannibal, Mo., Agrees to Complete Environmental Project Valued at $300,000
09/24/2012Ceremony on Sept. 27 to Mark Community Transformation of Treece, Kansas
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
09/18/2012Public Comment Sought on Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Response to Report on CAFO Permitting and Compliance Program
09/14/2012Nov. 19 is Deadline to Apply for 2013 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/14/2012Picerne Military Management to Pay $24,900 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Fort Riley, Kan.
09/14/2012Former United Zinc and Associated Smelters Superfund Site Proposed for National Priorities List
09/13/2012EPA Announces Settlement of Three Pesticides Enforcement Actions
09/12/2012Des Moines, Iowa, Selected for Green Design Assistance
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.
09/12/2012EPA Issues Amendment to Record of Decision for the Cleburn Street Well Superfund Site in Grand Island, Neb.
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.
08/16/2012Environmental Agencies Invite Public to Discuss Air Quality Issues and Participation Opportunities for Muscatine, Iowa
08/16/2012EPA Schedules Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting, Aug. 30 in Arcadia, Iowa
08/15/2012EPA and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Agree to Transfer Oversight of Cleanup Activities at Clinton Coal Gas Superfund Site from EPA to the State
08/13/2012EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks Available for Media Interviews at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 16 and 17 in Des Moines, Iowa
07/26/2012Electro-Coatings of Iowa, Inc., to Pay $19,171 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
07/24/2012Lincoln University Hosts Boot Camp Graduation for High School and College Students Interested in Water Industry Careers
07/24/2012EPA Region 7 and Contractors Begin Removal of Underground Storage Tank at Former Strehlow Garage in Omaha, Neb.
07/19/2012$30,000 in Green Infrastructure Technical Assistance to Neosho, Mo.
07/19/2012$70,000 in Green Infrastructure Technical Assistance to Omaha, Neb.
07/12/2012EPA Seeks IDNR Action to Correct Deficiencies in Iowa's CAFO Permitting and Compliance Program
07/12/2012EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Changes to List of Impaired Waters for Missouri
07/11/2012$60,000 Grant to Kansas State University
07/11/2012$181,638 Grant to St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, Mo., for Drinking Water Job Training
07/10/2012$59,876 Grant to University of Nebraska-Lincoln
07/10/2012Beef Feedlot Near Broken Bow, Neb., Agrees to Pay $145,000 Civil Penalty for Illegal Discharges into Mud Creek
07/10/2012Kellwood Company Agrees to Conduct Cleanup at the Riverfront Superfund Site in New Haven, Mo.
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska for Response Program, Environmental Capacity Building
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Awards $39,942 Environmental Performance Partnership Grant to Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri for Water Monitoring, Radon Protection
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation for Water Pollution Control, General Assistance
07/09/2012EPA Region 7 Tribal Program Awards Grants to Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas for Water Quality, Response Program and General Assistance
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
06/27/2012EPA Region 7 to Announce Expansion of Environmental Partnerships with Iowa City, Iowa
06/25/2012Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting Scheduled for July 2 in Lexington, Neb.
06/25/2012Decision Issued on Nebraska's Water Quality Standards
06/25/2012EPA Expands Real-Time Monitoring of Kansas City Area Streams and Launches KCWaterBug Mobile Application
06/21/2012Russell Stover Candies, Inc., to Pay $585,000 Penalty to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at its Iola, Kansas, Facility
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
06/07/2012EPA Approves Kansas' List of Impaired Waters
06/05/2012Spirit Lake, Iowa, Community School District Recognized Among Top Ranking Partners in EPA’s Green Power Partnership
06/05/2012University of Iowa Recognized Among Top Ranking Partners in EPA’s Green Power Partnership
05/31/2012City of Perry, Iowa, to Receive $400,000 for Assessment and Cleanup of Hazardous Substances at Former Rail Yard
05/30/2012EPA to Support United Way's Health Day of Action Event on Saturday, June 2, 2012
05/29/2012CCI Concerned Citizens Group to be Recognized for Successful Community Involvement at CCI Superfund Site in Olathe, Kan.
05/29/2012Swiss Valley Farms Cooperative in Luana, Iowa, to Pay $33,880 Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
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
05/24/2012St. 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
04/16/2012EPA Approves Nebraska’s List of Impaired Waters
04/16/2012Petersen-Bubke, LLP, Beef Feedlot in Monona County, Iowa, to Pay $10,000 Penalty for Illegal Discharges into Rush Creek
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

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