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03/21/2012EPA Grant of $150,000 Awarded to Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
03/20/2012Hinkson Creek Meeting Scheduled March 28 in Columbia, Mo.
03/19/2012EPA Officials to Host Brownfields Job Training Roundtable on Monday, March 19, at Saint Louis University’s Salus Center
03/15/2012EPA Provides Technical Assistance to Sutherland, Neb.
03/13/2012EPA Adds Compass Plaza Well TCE Site in Rogersville, Mo., to Superfund's National Priorities List
03/09/2012EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Speak at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 12, with KU Students and Faculty at Lawrence, Kan.
03/09/2012EPA Region 7 Orders Cedar Valley Electroplating in Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Take Immediate Action to Address Hazardous Wastes
03/06/2012Refinery in Coffeyville, Kan., to Pay Almost $1M Civil Penalty for Environmental Violations Related to Air Emissions
03/06/2012EPA Region 7 to Co-Host Sixth Annual Radon Stakeholders’ Meeting on March 14 in Nebraska City, Neb.
03/01/2012Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Meeting Scheduled for March 13 in West Point, Neb.
02/09/2012$364,000 Grant to Plattsburg, Mo., for Drinking Water Improvements
02/06/2012Titan Environmental Services to Pay $10,878 for Violations of Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Topeka, Kan.
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Woodward, Iowa
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Van Meter, Iowa
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to University City, Mo.
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to St. Joseph, Mo.
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Salina, Kan.
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Hays, Kan.
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Dallas Center, Iowa
02/03/2012EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Blue Springs, Mo.
02/02/2012Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC to Pay $10,150 for Risk Management Plan Violations at Council Bluffs Ethanol Plant
01/27/2012Partnership to Introduce Children’s Environmental Health Information into Boys and Girls Clubs’ Educational Programs
01/26/2012Haskell Indian Nations University and EPA Announce Partnership Agreement to Promote Environmental Careers
01/23/2012Lincoln University and EPA Announce Partnership Agreement to Promote Environmental Careers
01/20/2012EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Kansas City, Kan.
01/19/2012Iowa Radon Poster Contest Winners to be Recognized by EPA
01/13/2012University of Kansas Hospital to be Honored for Reducing Waste
01/12/2012Settlement to Require Eaton Corporation to Address TCE Contamination at Vehicle Group Plant in Kearney, Neb.
01/11/2012Hutchinson, Kan., Correctional Facility Honored for Reducing Waste
01/09/2012EPA and GSA Recognize Surplus Exchange for Electronics Recycling Certification in Kansas City
01/06/2012Decision Issued on Iowa's Water Quality Standards
01/05/2012January is National Radon Action Month: Test for Dangerous Radon Gas
12/21/2011$1,116,000 Grant to Omaha, Neb., for Sewer Improvements
12/19/2011Environmental Justice Grant Awarded to Howardville, Mo., Community Betterment Committee for West End Hermondale
12/19/2011Environmental Justice Grants of $25,000 Awarded to Migrant Farmworkers Project and El Centro, Inc., of Kansas City
12/16/2011EPA Issues Cooperative Agreement to Joplin, Mo.; $500,000 in Funding to Address Lead Exposures Caused by May 22 Tornado
12/16/2011$388,000 Grant to Russell, Kan., for Drinking Water Improvements
12/15/2011$214,000 Grant to Mason City, Iowa, for Drinking Water Improvements
12/15/2011$123,000 Grant to Wichita, Kan., for Storm Sewer Project
12/15/2011EPA Region 7 Completes 10,000th Residential Yard Cleanup of Lead-Contaminated Soils at Omaha Lead Site in Omaha, Neb.
12/14/2011EPA Region 7 to Host News Conference Dec. 15 to Discuss Milestone in Cleanup of Residential Yards in Omaha, Neb.
12/09/2011Initial Chanute Environmental Screenings Complete; Air Monitors In Place
12/09/2011$1,455,000 Grant to Lee’s Summit, Mo., for Sewer Project
12/01/2011$485,000 Grant to St. Joseph, Mo., for Sewer Improvements
12/01/2011$243,000 Grant to Salina, Kan., for Drinking Water and Sewer Project
12/01/2011EPA Recognizes Community of Old North St. Louis, Mo., with National Award for Smart Growth Achievement
11/23/2011Eldo W.R.M.S., Inc., to Pay $23,900 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Salvage Goods Facility in Grandview, Mo.
11/21/2011Douglas Products and Packaging of Liberty, Mo., to Pay $6,237 Civil Penalty for Failure to File Notice of Imported Pesticide
11/16/2011Ag Processing Inc to Pay $96,588 Penalty for Failure to Develop Facility Response Plan for Operations in Mason City, Iowa
11/15/2011Work to Begin This Week on Removal and Replacement of Security Fencing at Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.
11/09/2011PM Resources, Inc., of Bridgeton, Mo., to Pay $44,623 Civil Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
11/09/2011EPA Region 7 to Begin Issuing Orders to Obtain Access to Residential Properties in Omaha for Environmental Sampling
11/07/2011EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event, Nov. 10 in Kansas City, Mo.
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on West Haymarket Brownfield Site in Lincoln, Neb.
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on Municipal Farm Brownfields Site in Kansas City, Mo.
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on Milwaukee and St. Paul Rail Yard Company Brownfields Site in Perry, Iowa
11/04/2011EPA, DOE to Study Potential for Renewable Energy Possibilities on Farmland Industries Nitrogen Plant Site in Lawrence, Kan.
11/02/2011Mississippi River Push Boat Project Receives $494,978 Diesel Emissions Reductions Grant
11/02/2011Kansas Department of Health and Environment Project Receives $343,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions in Wichita and Kansas City
11/02/2011Missouri 'Breathe Easy' Project Receives $947,338 in Diesel Emission Reduction Funding
11/02/2011'Clean Up Missouri' Project Receives Nearly $1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions Across the State
11/01/2011EPA Order Requires Companies to Investigate Environmental Contamination at Frontier El Dorado Refinery in El Dorado, Kan.
11/01/2011EPA Encourages City of Joplin, Mo., to Apply for Cooperative Agreement to Respond to Lead Exposure Caused by Tornado
10/27/2011$36,552 Grant to the Blue River Watershed Association for Environmental Education
10/27/2011$29,900 Grant to Friends of the Kaw for Environmental Education
10/27/2011$30,938 Grant to Missouri Environmental Education Association
10/27/2011$41,752 Grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10/27/2011$54,642 Grant to Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
10/27/2011$25,308 Grant to Iowa Public Broadcasting for Environmental Education
10/26/2011EPA to Observe Children's Health Month with Special Event Oct. 28 at Park Hills, Mo.
10/26/2011EPA Awards Grants for Students to Design Sustainable Technologies to Help Environment and Economy
10/25/2011EPA to Host Children's Health Disparities Forum on Oct. 27
10/25/2011Tetra Micronutrients to Pay $70,000 Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations at Fairbury, Neb., Facility
10/18/2011Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., to Pay $300,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at St. Joseph, Mo., Facility
10/11/2011Final Decision Issued on Missouri’s List of Impaired Waters
10/05/2011Nov. 28 is Deadline to Apply for 2012 EPA Brownfields Funding
10/03/2011Osage County, Mo., Landowner Agrees to Pay $24,500 Civil Penalty for Unpermitted Dredging and Filling of Bailey’s Creek
09/30/2011Oct. 7 Event to Teach Students about Water Quality in Kansas City, Mo.
09/26/2011Sivyer Steel Corporation of Bettendorf, Iowa, to Pay $54,786 Penalty, Perform Oil Cleanup for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/22/2011$150,000 Environmental Education Grant Available
09/21/2011St. Charles County, Mo., Public Water Supply District to Pay $5,696 Civil Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations
09/19/2011President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition Accepting Nominations from Students in Grades K-12
09/15/2011EPA Proposes Compass Plaza Well TCE Site for Superfund's National Priorities List
09/13/2011Brand FX Body of Pocahontas, Iowa, to Replace Use of Solvent and Pay $11,021 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/13/2011Waste Management LampTracker, Inc., to Pay $118,800 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Kaiser, Mo., Facility
09/08/2011Hercules, Inc., to Pay $245,521 Civil Penalty for Violations of Clean Air Act’s Leak Detection and Repair Requirements
09/02/2011Bannister Federal Complex Plan Represents Significant Step Forward in Resolving Environmental Issues
08/31/2011Builder of The Links of Columbia, Mo., to Pay $430,000 Civil Penalty for Construction Stormwater Violations
08/31/2011Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., to Pay Civil Penalty and Replace Windows for Failure to Disclose Lead-Based Paint Hazards
08/24/2011$534,000 Grant to Lincoln, Neb., for Sewer Improvements
08/22/2011NEDAK Ethanol to Pay $3,600 Penalty, Purchase Radios, Install Leak Sensors, for Failure to Develop Risk Management Plan
08/22/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Six Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
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.

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