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06/03/2013EPA Region 7 to Hold News Conference June 4 in Omaha, Neb., to Discuss New Milestone for Omaha Lead Superfund Site
05/30/2013Public Comments Sought on Proposed Coal Ash Cleanup Settlement with Rotary Drilling Supply in Jefferson County, Mo.
05/29/2013Aerial Survey Shows Radiological Wastes Contained in Secure Areas of West Lake Landfill; No Public Health Risks Posed
05/29/2013Farm Services Cooperative, of Shelby, Iowa, to Pay $21,450 Civil Penalty for Sale of Restricted Use Pesticides
05/28/2013EPA Region 7 to Hold May 29 Press Call to Discuss Aerial Radiological Survey of West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo.
05/28/2013$291,000 Grant to Keokuk, Iowa, for Sewer Project
05/23/2013Iowa Ranks in Top 10 among States for Skin Cancer; Residents Urged to Take Protective Actions as Part of 'Don't Fry Day'
05/22/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $300,000 to Settle Violations of Clean Air Act at Kansas Oil Refinery
05/21/2013Former United Zinc and Associated Smelters Site in Iola, Kan., Added to Superfund’s National Priorities List for Cleanup
05/08/2013Eleven Entities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska to Receive More Than $4.5M from EPA to Assess, Clean up and Revitalize Brownfield Properties
05/08/2013EPA to Present Food Recovery Challenge Achievement Award to Kansas State University
05/08/2013E-Scrap Events Net Nine Tons of Used Electronics
05/07/2013Teacher Dominick DeRosa from Kansas City, Kan., to Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/07/2013Teacher Mike Todd from Ames, Iowa, to Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
04/26/2013EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks to Speak at Clean Air Health Fair on Saturday, April 27, in St. Louis, Mo.
04/26/2013EPA to Recognize St. Louis Cardinals for Reducing Food Waste at Busch Stadium on Monday, April 29
04/26/2013EPA Issues Final Decision on Iowa's 2012 List of Impaired Waters
04/25/2013Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Receive $166,500 for Brownfields Redevelopment Planning
04/23/2013Beef Products Inc. to Pay $450,000 Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at its Waterloo, Iowa, Facility
04/22/2013EPA Honors Kansas State University Student and Faculty Team
04/22/2013EPA Honors Missouri University of Science and Technology Student and Faculty Team
04/22/2013Fourth Grade Students from Ellisville, Mo., to Receive EPA Region 7’s 2012 President's Environmental Youth Award
04/19/2013EPA and Kansas City Chiefs Invite Public to Arrowhead Stadium April 20 Recycling Event
04/16/2013Grain Processing Corporation of Muscatine, Iowa, Agrees to Pay $129,000 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations
04/15/2013EPA to Host Parking Audit Workshop in Lawrence, Kan., on Wednesday, April 17
04/08/2013EPA to Team with Kansas City Chiefs for April 20 Recycling Drive
04/05/2013Tyson Foods, Inc., to Pay $3.95M Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska
04/02/2013Collis Inc to Pay $31,379 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations in Clinton, Iowa
03/22/2013Agreement with Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., to Improve Sewer and Stormwater Systems
03/21/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
03/14/2013Teva Pharmaceuticals USA to Pay $2.25M Civil Penalty for Air, Water, and Hazardous Waste Violations at Mexico, Mo., Facility
03/12/2013Groeller Painting Inc of St. Louis to Pay $23,000 Penalty for Failure to Use Lead Safe Work Practices and Notify Homeowners of Lead Risks
02/25/2013EPA Region 7 to Host Informational Sessions March 4 and 5 for Big River Mine Tailings, Madison County Mines Superfund Sites
02/13/2013Koch Nitrogen Company to Pay $380,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at Facilities in Iowa and Kansas
02/12/2013Coffeyville Resources Refining and Marketing to Pay $2,302,500 Combined Penalty and Reimbursement to Settle Violations of Clean Water Act at Coffeyville, Kansas, Facility
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Atchison, Kan.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Lawrence, Kan.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Omaha, Neb.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Bellevue, Neb.
02/07/2013EPA to Provide Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Dubuque, Iowa
02/05/2013National Smart Growth Conference Scheduled Feb. 7-9 in Kansas City, Mo.
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

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