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05/24/2011EPA to Conduct Limited Floodwater Sampling at the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway
05/16/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Seven Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
05/09/2011EPA proposes pesticide applicator certification plan for Indian Country in Region 8
04/21/2011EPA Marks Earth Day with Events Across the Country
04/19/2011EPA Administrator Jackson and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Meet with Farmers, Ranchers, and Renewable Energy Leaders in Iowa
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
04/12/2011EPA Updates SPCC Regulation to Exclude Milk and Milk Products / Updated rule in keeping with president’s executive order on regulatory reform
04/12/2011APRIL 16-17: Join EPA for Earth Day on the National Mall
03/21/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Travel to California for Meetings with Agriculture, Business Leaders
03/09/2011TOMORROW: EPA Administrator to Testify Before House Committee on Agriculture
03/09/2011City of Farmington, Mo., to Pay $61,566 Civil Penalty for Issues Related to Sewage Sludge Applications, Ammonia Discharges
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
02/14/2011EPA’s FY 2012 Budget Proposal Reflects Tough Choices Needed for the Nation’s Fiscal Health
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
01/13/2011Emissions Data from Animal Feeding Operations Study Now Available / EPA also solicits additional information to further understand emissions
12/30/2010Beef Feedlot in Sioux County, Iowa, to Pay $30,000 Civil Penalty for Unpermitted Wastewater Discharges into Otter Creek
12/02/2010EPA Marks 40th Anniversary
11/16/2010Owner of Livestock Feedlot in Plymouth County, Iowa, to Pay $5,850 Penalty for Violating Terms of Discharge Permit
11/09/2010EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event, Nov. 11 in Kansas City, Mo.
10/13/2010TODAY: EPA to Hold Press Conference Call on Ethanol
10/04/2010North Carolina Producer and Wisconsin Distributor to Pay Civil Penalties for Selling Misbranded Lawn Herbicide-Fertilizer
10/04/2010EPA Observes Children’s Health Month/President proclaims Oct. 4 as Children Health Day
09/30/2010EPA Administrator Addresses Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee / Agency announces new committee members
09/02/2010Kahoka, Mo., Landowners and Two Businesses Ordered to Halt Hazardous Waste Pollution at Chemical Processing Site
08/30/2010Wayne County, Neb., Landowner and Excavation Contractor to Pay $30,000 Civil Penalty for Building Unauthorized Dam
08/23/2010Western Sugar Cooperative to Pay $56,736 Penalty and Upgrade Plant to Settle Clean Water Act Issues at Scottsbluff, Neb.
08/12/2010EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks Available to Conduct Interviews at Iowa State Fair
08/12/2010Eight Beef Feedlots in Northwest Iowa Face Enforcement Actions as EPA Emphasizes Compliance with Clean Water Act
08/11/2010Owner of Fertilizer and Feed Supplement Maker in Fairbury, Neb., to Pay $30,000 Penalty for Violations of Clean Water Act
08/03/2010Nampa Dairy Operator fined nearly $15,000 for storm water violations
07/30/2010Order Issued to HPI Products, Inc., of St. Joseph, Mo., to Stop Sale and Distribution of Tainted Warthog 2 EC Herbicide
07/27/2010Grant of $70,000 to Help Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities in Iowa Comply with Regulations
07/26/2010EPA Releases Rulemaking Guidance on Environmental Justice
07/13/2010Mississippi Company to Pay $4,082 Civil Penalty for Aerial Pesticide Application Drift to Public Trail in Decorah, Iowa
07/08/2010EPA Fines Monsanto for Distributing Misbranded Genetically Engineered Pesticide
06/18/2010EPA Seeks Public Comment on Strategic Plan to Move Forward on Agency Priorities: Draft plan will help advance Administrator Jackson’s seven priorities
06/15/2010Wood Creek Livestock Company feedlot receives EPA Compliance Order to stop polluting Snake River tributary
06/09/2010Three Beef Feedlots in Iowa Face Civil Enforcement Actions as EPA Continues Emphasis on Compliance with Clean Water Act
06/04/2010Kansas City Pesticide Manufacturer to Pay $6,000 Civil Penalty for Importing Misbranded Pesticide from Argentina
06/03/2010EPA Announces New Members of Agricultural Advisory Committee
06/02/2010EPA Proposes New Permit Requirements for Pesticide Discharges: Action would reduce amount of pesticides discharged and protect America’s waters
05/24/2010Civil Enforcement Actions Taken against Beef Feedlots in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska for Violations of Clean Water Act
05/05/2010Iowa Agrichemical Company to Pay $27,360 Civil Penalty for Alleged Importation of Misbranded Pesticide from Argentina
05/03/2010EPA Administrator and Agriculture Secretary Team Up to Promote Farm Energy Generation
Agreement will help cut greenhouse gas emissions
04/30/2010Administrator Jackson Tours Areas Potentially Impacted by BP Spill
04/30/2010EPA Establishes Web site on BP Oil Spill / EPA launches site to inform the public about health, environmental impacts of spill
04/26/2010EPA completes second round of groundwater sampling in Lower Yakima Valley
04/22/2010April 24 and 25: EPA Celebrates 40th Earth Day with Events on the National Mall
03/29/2010U.S. EPA Recognizes Pesticide Reduction Grant Recipients
03/22/2010Northwest Iowa Dairy Operation to Pay $26,288 Civil Penalty for Discharge of Animal Waste Without Proper Permit
02/01/2010EPA’s Budget Proposal Seeks Efficiencies, Increased Environmental Protection: Budget proposal aligned with Administrator Jackson’s key priorities
02/01/2010TODAY: Press Conference Call with Administrator Jackson to Discuss EPA’s FY 2011 Budget
11/23/2009EPA to Renew Charter of Agriculture Advisory Committee
11/18/2009EPA To Hold Public Meeting Regarding Perflourochemical Contamination Near Decatur, Ala.
11/17/2009Feedlot in Sioux County, Iowa, Agrees to Pay $25,000 Penalty for Alleged Waste Discharges into West Branch of Floyd River
11/06/2009EPA Region 7 to Participate at National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk Event
11/05/2009Grant of $75,000 to Help Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities in Missouri Comply with Regulations
10/08/2009University of Nebraska-Lincoln Receives Grant to Develop Urban Food Cooperative
09/16/2009EPA Awards Over $82,000 to Oklahoma State University
07/01/2009Federal and State Agencies to Continue Investigation of Tannery Sludge Distribution to Northwest Missouri Farms
06/30/2009Federal and State Agencies to Discuss Investigation of Tannery Sludge Distribution to Northwest Missouri Farms
06/01/2009Reissue: EPA To Hold Public Information Meeting Regarding Perfluorochemical Contamination Near Decatur, Ala.
05/28/2009EPA To Hold Public Information Meeting Regarding Perflourochemical Contamination Near Decatur, Ala.
05/27/2009Growers Reminded to Apply Pesticides Properly
05/07/2009EPA Budget Aims to Create Jobs, Protect Human Health and the Environment
05/06/2009Media Advisory: Conference Call with Administrator Jackson to Discuss EPA’s First Budget under New Administration
04/22/2009EPA Invites the Public to “Pick 5 for the Environment”
04/21/2009Wednesday, April 22: EPA to Hold Earth Day Festival and Open House at Headquarters
04/06/2009EPA Recognizes Facility in Missouri that Demonstrates Exceptional Energy Savings and Emission Reductions
04/01/2009Large California Grower Illegally Expands Orchard Seven Acres Into Fresno River/Patrick Ricchiuti could face U.S. EPA fines of $37,500 per day for federal violations
03/31/2009Iowa State University Gets $600K in Grants to Improve Gulf of Mexico
03/26/2009Illegal Construction Activities in Dutchess County Net EPA Fines for Two Companies
03/25/2009EPA Seeks Comment on CAFO Permit
03/09/2009EPA Awards TDA Research, Inc. $225,000 for Development Process to Produce Low-Cost Biodiesel
03/03/2009Learn about the importance of wetlands at EPA’s Exhibit at the 2009 Philadelphia Flower Show
02/20/2009EPA Agricultural Advisory Committee Meets Monday to Discuss Renewable Fuels and Other Issues
02/17/2009EPA Employee-volunteers are Working Fast and Furious on EPA’s 2009 Philadelphia Flower Show Exhibit
02/17/2009University of Nebraska-Lincoln Receives $372,982 Grant to Improve Toxicity Testing of Genetically-Engineered Foods
01/26/2009Feedlot Facility pays $8,000 for Alleged Animal Waste Violations
01/26/2009EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to Speak with EPA Employees
01/23/2009Statement by Administrator-designate Lisa Jackson
01/21/2009EPA Seeks Comment on CAFO Permit
01/06/2009Agreement with Perdue Supports the Protection of Southeastern Waters
12/18/2008Kansas is Making Progress in Assessing and Restoring its Waters
12/17/2008Deadline for National CARE Grant Applications is March 16
12/15/2008New Water Quality Standards are Necessary to Protect the Mississippi River for Recreation
12/12/2008Better Approach to Reporting Hazardous Substances from Farm Animal Waste
12/11/2008Projects that go native get kudos from EPA and Chicago Wilderness
12/03/2008Wetlands and Stream Project Grants Available
11/25/2008$1.17M in Wetland Program Development Grants Awarded
11/18/2008Report Lists Environmental Progress
11/17/2008Webcasts Planned for CAFO Rule
11/13/2008Rollout of Environmental Manual for Biodiesel Facilities
11/05/2008Booth Planned for NAFB Trade Talk Event
10/31/2008New Requirements for Controlling Manure, Wastewater from Large Animal Feeding Operations
10/21/2008Autumn Alchemy: Converting Red and Gold into Green
09/24/2008EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Changes to List of Impaired Waters for Missouri

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