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07/25/2013EPA Selects Eight Universities to Help Improve Public Health Data and Research
07/15/2013Three Entities in Missouri to Receive Total of $1.6M in Supplemental Funds to Clean and Redevelop Brownfields
06/20/2013EPA to Hold Public Meeting Tuesday, June 25, at Pattonville High School to Discuss Activities at West Lake Landfill Site
06/17/2013EPA to Host Green Street Design Workshop in Joplin, Mo.
06/13/2013St. Louis Community College Selected to Receive $199,994 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant
06/12/2013EPA's Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers
06/11/2013EPA Grant of $200,000 Awarded to Children's Mercy Hospital
06/06/2013EPA Conducting Sampling at the HPI Products Inc. Site in St. Joseph, Mo.
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
05/28/2013EPA Region 7 to Hold May 29 Press Call to Discuss Aerial Radiological Survey of West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo.
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
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
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
04/22/2013EPA 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
04/22/2013EPA Honors Winners of First-Ever Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Illinois Institute of Technology lead in design of green infrastructure on campus
04/19/2013EPA and Kansas City Chiefs Invite Public to Arrowhead Stadium April 20 Recycling Event
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
04/05/2013Settlement with Tyson Foods to Address Multiple Releases of Anhydrous Ammonia / Settlement requires company to conduct third party audits to reduce threat of accidental chemical releases, purchase emergency equipment for first responders
03/25/2013Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes
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
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
02/25/2013EPA Region 7 to Host Informational Sessions March 4 and 5 for Big River Mine Tailings, Madison County Mines Superfund Sites
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.
01/28/2013EPA Helps Missouri Comply with Water Quality Standards
01/15/2013EPA Regions 7 and 8 Meet State Agriculture Directors in Denver
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/19/2012EBV Explosives Environmental Company to Pay $580,135 Penalty for Air, Hazardous Waste Violations at Carthage, Mo.
12/06/2012EPA Announces Recipients of 2012 Environmental Justice Small Grants
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
11/07/2012EPA 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
10/18/2012Public Meeting Scheduled Oct. 25 on Agreement for Cleanup of Chicago Heights Boulevard Site in St. Louis County, Mo.
10/11/2012St. Louis County, Mo., Health Department Receives $30,000 EPA Grant for Community-Based Asthma Care in Normandy School District
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Prime, Inc. of Springfield, Mo., 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
09/27/2012EPA 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
09/24/2012Boehringer 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
09/14/2012Nov. 19 is Deadline to Apply for 2013 EPA Brownfields Funding
09/13/2012EPA Announces Settlement of Three Pesticides Enforcement Actions
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.
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
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.
07/24/2012Lincoln University Hosts Boot Camp Graduation for High School and College Students Interested in Water Industry Careers
07/19/2012$30,000 in Green Infrastructure Technical Assistance to Neosho, Mo.
07/12/2012EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Changes to List of Impaired Waters for Missouri
07/11/2012$181,638 Grant to St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, Mo., for Drinking Water Job Training
07/10/2012Kellwood Company Agrees to Conduct Cleanup at the Riverfront Superfund Site in New Haven, Mo.
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
06/25/2012EPA Expands Real-Time Monitoring of Kansas City Area Streams and Launches KCWaterBug Mobile Application
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
05/30/2012EPA to Support United Way's Health Day of Action Event on Saturday, June 2, 2012
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
04/09/2012April 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
03/21/2012EPA 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
03/13/2012EPA Adds Compass Plaza Well TCE Site in Rogersville, Mo., to Superfund's National Priorities List
03/06/2012EPA Region 7 to Co-Host Sixth Annual Radon Stakeholders’ Meeting on March 14 in Nebraska City, 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
02/06/2012Titan 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 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 Blue Springs, Mo.
01/27/2012Partnership to Introduce Children’s Environmental Health Information into Boys and Girls Clubs’ Educational Programs
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.
01/09/2012EPA and GSA Recognize Surplus Exchange for Electronics Recycling Certification in Kansas City
01/05/2012January is National Radon Action Month: Test for Dangerous Radon Gas
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