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08/19/2011EPA Region 7 to Host Five Free Brownfields Grant Writing Workshops for Communities Interested in 2012 Competition
08/17/2011EPA Region 7 Issues Decisions on Missouri’s 2009 Water Quality Standards; Agency Approves Majority of Standards, Will Work with Missouri on Those Remaining
08/12/2011Lincoln, Neb., Selected to Receive Green Design Assistance
08/11/2011EPA to Hold News Conference to Announce New Environmental Partnership between EPA and City of Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, Aug. 12
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities in Iowa Comply with Regulations
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Chemical Facilities in Missouri Comply with Regulations
08/08/2011Public Meeting Scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 9, to Discuss Results of Off-Site Sampling at Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.
08/04/2011Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to Pay $4.7 Billion to Cut Sewer Overflows
08/03/2011U.S. Department of Justice, EPA to Hold News Conference Related to St. Louis Area Water Quality on Thursday, Aug. 4
07/28/2011Kansas City, Mo., Metropolitan Energy Center Selected to Receive $300,000 Green Jobs Grant
07/27/2011Thursday, July 28, Media Event to Announce Selection of Green Jobs Grantee Moved to Indoor Location in Kansas City, Mo.
07/26/2011Veterans Administration Medical Center in Wichita, Kan., to Pay $17,979 Civil Penalty to Settle Hazardous Waste Issues
07/18/2011$250,000 of Additional Funding Announced for Green Solutions in Kansas City’s Marlborough Neighborhood
07/14/2011EPA Urges Residents of Joplin, Mo., to Keep Tornado Debris Segregated into Categories as Curbside Pickup Continues
07/11/2011Safety-Kleen Systems Branch Facility in St. Charles, Mo., to Pay $26,782 Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
07/06/2011EPA Review Finds Coal Ash Ponds at Alliant Energy Corporation in Burlington, Iowa, Meet Safety Standards
07/01/2011EPA Region 7 Receives Award for Small Business Contracting Accomplishments
06/29/2011EPA Approves Iowa's List of Impaired Waters
06/28/2011Floodway Chemical, Pesticide Contamination below Levels of Health Concern
06/21/2011EPA Urges Caution on Tornado Renovation Activities Involving Lead Paint
06/21/2011EPA Closes Joplin Drop-Off Site for Hazardous Waste, White Goods and Electronic Equipment; City of Joplin Drop-Off Site to Remain Open
06/20/2011MRC Recycling Begins Processing Thousands of Electronic Goods Collected from Joplin, Mo., Tornado Debris
06/20/2011Residents Urged to Move and Secure Potentially Hazardous Items in Advance of Rising Floodwaters along the Missouri River
06/15/2011EPA Identifies Areas in Iowa and Kansas That Would Not Meet Tighter Lead Air Standards
06/08/2011Four EPA Region 7 Communities Selected to Receive $1,835,000 to Clean Up Abandoned and Underutilized Properties
06/07/2011Air Monitoring Results for Particulate Matter, Asbestos Posted on EPA's Joplin Tornado Web Page; No Health Concerns So Far
06/07/2011EPA Region 7 Administrator to Announce Brownfields Funding for Jordan Valley West Meadows Cleanup in Springfield, Mo.
06/07/2011EPA Opens Drop-Off Site for Hazardous Waste, White Goods and Electronic Equipment from Joplin Tornado; Curbside Pickup Also an Option
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’s Limited Sampling Indicates Bacteria in Floodwaters at Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in Southeast Missouri
05/26/2011Beef Feedlot in Underwood, Iowa, to Pay $20,000 Civil Penalty to Settle Discharge Violations Affecting Mosquito Creek
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Launches Facebook Page
05/24/2011EPA to Conduct Limited Floodwater Sampling at the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway
05/23/2011Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks to Recognize Diesel Emission Reductions in Johnson County, Kansas
05/23/2011Testing of Private Drinking Water Wells Continues This Week at Compass Plaza Well Trichloroethylene Site near Rogersville, Mo.
05/16/2011Lead-Contaminated Soils Removed from Three Schools in St. Francois County, Mo.; Sampling Results for Parks Studied
05/16/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Seven Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
05/09/2011Dust and Indoor Air Samples for Beryllium and Uranium at Bannister Federal Complex Show No Health Concerns
05/09/2011EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to Highlight Asthma Awareness on May 11 Visit to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
05/05/2011EPA Taking Necessary Steps to Ensure Safety of Alliant Energy Corporation's Coal Ash Impoundments at Burlington, Iowa
05/02/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Changes to List of Impaired Waters for Missouri
04/25/2011Dubuque, Iowa, to Pay $205,000 Penalty, Spend $3 Million on Sewer Improvements to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act
04/21/2011Window World of Omaha to Pay $3,976 Penalty for Failure to Notify Owners, Residents of Lead Risks Before Renovation
04/19/2011April 20 Presentation of President’s Environmental Youth Award to Goddard High School, Goddard, Kan.
04/19/2011Terra Industries, Inc., to Pay $625,000 Civil Penalty for Air Violations at Acid Plants in Iowa, Mississippi and Oklahoma
04/18/2011EPA Administrator and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Travel to Iowa April 19 for Meetings with Farmers and Renewable Energy Leaders
04/08/2011Arnette Limited of Richmond, Mo., to Pay $90,591 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste and Community Right-to-Know Violations
04/06/2011University of Missouri-St. Louis Receives Grant to Combat Bed Bugs
04/04/2011EPA Regional Administrator Informs Staff of Decision by General Services Administration to Award Building Lease
03/31/2011Window World of St. Louis to Pay $19,529 Penalty for Failure to Notify Owners, Residents of Lead Risks Before Renovation
03/30/2011EPA Signs Action Memorandum, Announces Plans for Off-Site Sampling for Contaminants at Carter Carburetor Site
03/30/2011Fourth Round of Sampling Reveals No Indoor Air Health Concerns at Buildings 50 and 52 at the Bannister Federal Complex
03/25/2011Doe Run Resources, Missouri DNR Agree to Address Lead Contamination at St. Joe State Park in St. Francois County, Mo.
03/21/2011Experts to Discuss Benefits to Kansas City Metro Area from EPA's Proposed Standards for Mercury, Air Toxics Pollution from Power Plants
03/18/2011Dubuque, Iowa, Being Recognized for Drinking Water System Innovations
03/11/2011EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks to Host March 15 Regulatory Reform Listening Session in Springfield, Mo.
03/09/2011City of Farmington, Mo., to Pay $61,566 Civil Penalty for Issues Related to Sewage Sludge Applications, Ammonia Discharges
03/08/2011EPA Places Washington County Lead District-Furnace Creek on the Federal Cleanup Priorities List
03/07/2011Hohn Manufacturing, Inc., of Fenton, Mo., to Pay $23,776 Penalty for Selling Canceled Disinfectant with Incomplete Labeling
03/07/2011Radon Conference Scheduled March 9 in Columbia, Mo.
03/03/2011Environmental Education Grants Available
03/01/2011Albaugh, Inc., to Pay $64,804 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste, Risk Management Program Violations at St. Joseph, Mo.
02/22/2011Southeast Missouri Farm Supply Retailer to Pay $54,922 Civil Penalty for Chemical Risk Management Program Violations
02/22/2011Central Elevator, Inc., Agrees to Pay $12,480 Penalty for Failure to Have Proper Authorization to Repackage DuPont Herbicide
02/08/2011$868,000 Grant to Clinton, Iowa, for Sewer Improvements
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
01/31/2011Orval Kent Food Company, Inc., to Pay $390,000 Civil Penalty for Industrial Wastewater Discharges at Baxter Springs, Kan.
01/31/2011Third Round of Sampling Reveals No Indoor Air Health Concerns at Buildings 50 and 52 at the Bannister Federal Complex
01/31/2011Iowa Department of Transportation and Three Contractors to Pay $60,000 Civil Penalty for Construction Stormwater Violations
01/31/2011Pollutant Reduction Plans Announced for Hinkson, Jordan, Pearson and Wilson Creeks in Missouri
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
01/21/2011$462,000 Grant to Manhattan, Kan., for the Drinking Water System
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
01/05/2011City of Keokuk, Iowa, Agrees to Address Discharges of Untreated Sewage to Soap Creek and Mississippi River
01/04/2011Highway Construction Company Agrees to Pay $60,000 Civil Penalty for Impacting Stream, Wetlands in Clarke County, Iowa
12/30/2010$485,000 Grant to Garner, Iowa, for Sewer Improvements
12/30/2010Beef Feedlot in Sioux County, Iowa, to Pay $30,000 Civil Penalty for Unpermitted Wastewater Discharges into Otter Creek
12/28/2010$485,000 Grant to Rose Hill, Kan., for Stormwater Improvements
12/20/2010South Dakota Men Agree to Civil Settlement for Unpermitted Excavation, Dredging Near Missouri River in Dixon County, Neb.
12/20/2010DuPont Agrees to Pay $15,600 Civil Penalty for Failure to Properly Authorize Missouri Company to Repackage Herbicide
12/16/2010Final Air Toxics Monitoring Report Posted for Story City, Iowa, School
12/14/2010$144,000 Grant to Construct Well in Pemiscot County, Mo.
12/06/2010EPA Region 7 Compliance and Enforcement Actions in 2010 Result in Record $3 Billion in Pollution Control and Cleanup
12/03/2010Order Issued to Kansas Department of Transportation to Correct Construction Stormwater Issues along U.S. Highway 59 Project
11/30/2010Public Given Additional Time to Comment on Carter Carburetor Site
11/29/2010Nov. 30 Science Class in Kansas City, Kan., to Kick Off EPA’s 40 Years Protecting Communities
11/24/2010Heartland Plating Co., of Bettendorf, Iowa, Ordered to Address Hazardous Waste Issues at Metal Electroplating Facility
11/22/2010Decision Issued on Iowa’s Water Quality Standards
11/19/2010EPA to Remove and Replace Lead-Contaminated Soils at 11 Schools, 16 Child Care Facilities in St. Francois County, Mo.
11/16/2010Owner of Livestock Feedlot in Plymouth County, Iowa, to Pay $5,850 Penalty for Violating Terms of Discharge Permit
11/15/2010HPI Products, Inc., Related Company and Owner to Pay $150,000 in Civil Penalties for State, Federal Environmental Violations
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.
11/01/2010Four Affiliated Missouri Pesticide Companies Agree to Penalties for Selling Unregistered or Sales-Restricted Pesticide Products
10/28/2010No Significant Health Risks Found in Analysis of Second Round of Soil Sampling Near Soccer Complex in Cameron, Mo.
10/27/2010Oct. 29 Event to Announce University of Iowa’s Sustainability Goals and Partnership in EPA Program in Iowa City, Iowa
10/22/2010Civil Complaint and Compliance Order Issued to MagnaGro Corporation of Lawrence, Kan., for Hazardous Waste Issues

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