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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
03/27/2012EPA to Host April 5 Session in Byrnes Mill, Mo., to Discuss Residential Lead Sampling in Big River Floodplain of Southwest Jefferson County
03/27/2012EPA Region 7 Issues Notice of Violation to Grain Processing Corporation, Inc., of Muscatine, Iowa, for Clean Air Act Issues
03/27/2012National Cooperative Refinery Association to Pay $700,000 in Penalties for Violations at Kansas Refinery and Storage Facility
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

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