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08/14/2009Pipeline Firms to Pay $3.65 Million to Settle Claims Related to 2004 Ammonia Spills in Nebraska and Kansas
08/11/2009U.S. EPA’s Region 7 Awards $1M in Recovery Funding to University of Nebraska-Lincoln to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/23/2009Remodeling and Painting Contractors across Nebraska to Receive Reminders about Lead Hazard Protection Rule
07/15/2009U.S. EPA Region 7 Awards $1 Million in Recovery Funding to Lincoln-Lancaster Health Department to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/09/2009EPA Awards $2,270,000 in Recovery Act Funds to Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks in Nebraska
07/08/2009Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009Iowa Tribe in Kansas and Nebraska Benefits from Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services
06/16/2009American Laboratories Incorporated of Omaha, Neb., Agrees to Settlement of Alleged Violations of Federal Clean Air Act
05/27/2009Growers Reminded to Apply Pesticides Properly
05/20/2009Asthma Awareness Month Focuses on Afflictions of 20 Million Americans
05/19/2009Nebraska Receives $202,500 in Economic Recovery Funds to Improve Water Quality, Create Jobs
05/13/2009Final Record of Decision Issued for Omaha Lead Site
04/28/2009Schools and Child Care Facilities across Nebraska to Receive Reminders about Lead Hazard Protection Rule
04/23/2009Scottsbluff High School Student Wins President's Environmental Youth Award
04/08/2009Nebraska Receives $1.73M Federal Economic Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions, Protect Health and Create Jobs
04/06/2009EPA Recognizes Facility in Missouri that Demonstrates Exceptional Energy Savings and Emission Reductions
04/02/2009EPA Announces $20 Million in Stimulus Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Nebraska to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
04/02/2009EPA Announces $19.5 Million in Stimulus Funds for Water Infrastructure Projects in Nebraska to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Public Health
03/24/2009EPA Awards $80,000 in Environmental Justice Grants
03/20/2009Deadline for Brownfields Job Training Grants is April 20
03/04/2009EPA Region 7's Multi-Site Environmental Management System Earns Full Certification to High International Standards
03/04/2009EPA Region 7 Invites Job Applicants to March 18 Career Expo
02/17/2009University of Nebraska-Lincoln Receives $372,982 Grant to Improve Toxicity Testing of Genetically-Engineered Foods
02/03/2009Decision on Nebraska's Impaired Waters List
02/02/2009Boil Order Lifted in Macy, Neb.
02/02/2009Online Tutorial Offers Help to Governments, Groups Seeking Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
01/26/2009Region 7 Staff Reap Financial and Environmental Savings from Participation in 2008 Alternate Transportation Program
01/21/2009Groups Alerted to Change in Application Requirements for Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Grants
01/16/2009Macy, Neb., Public Water System Now Under Partial Boil Order
01/08/2009January is National Radon Action Month
01/07/2009Administrative Action Directs Public Water System in Macy, Neb., to Issue Boil Order for Drinking Water
12/29/2008Public Comment Period Extended for Omaha Lead Site
12/17/2008Deadline for National CARE Grant Applications is March 16
12/03/2008Wetlands and Stream Project Grants Available
12/02/2008Comment Period Extended for Omaha Lead Superfund Site Plan
11/25/2008$1.17M in Wetland Program Development Grants Awarded
11/17/2008Webcasts Planned for CAFO Rule
11/13/2008Rockwell Collins of Coralville, Iowa, Receives Top Honor at EPA Region 7's 2008 Performance Track Member Conference
11/13/2008Environmental Education Grants Available
11/13/2008Legal Settlement Reached with Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. for Selling Cans of Confetti String Containing Banned Propellant
11/13/2008Rollout of Environmental Manual for Biodiesel Facilities
11/12/2008Environmental Justice Small Grants Workshop Scheduled
11/06/2008StarTran Joins Blue Skyways Collaborative Seeking to Reduce Air Pollution in Lincoln Area
11/05/2008Public Television Stations to Air "Liquid Assets" Documentary on Challenges Facing Nation's Water Infrastructure Systems
11/05/2008Booth Planned for NAFB Trade Talk Event
10/16/2008Rule Strengthens Lead Air Quality Standard, Increases Monitoring
09/24/2008Agencies Selected to Receive Almost $5 Million in Diesel Emission Reduction Grants
09/19/2008EPA Region 7 Welcomes Three New Midwest Members to the National Environmental Performance Track Program
09/17/2008EPA Encourages Students in Grades K-12 to Enter President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition
09/12/2008EPA Now Using the Internet to Announce Revisions to States' Lists of Impaired Waters
09/10/2008EPA Region 7 Hosts Farm, Ranch and Rural Communities Committee Meeting in Kansas City, Mo.
09/10/2008EPA Region 7 to Distribute "Mercury: An Educator's Toolkit" to Schools in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska
09/03/2008Deadlines Approach for 2009 Brownfields Proposals
09/03/2008Kansas State University Selected to Receive $150,000 for Brownfields Training, Research and Technical Assistance
09/03/2008EPA Taking Public Comment on Fine Particle Recommendations
08/29/2008EPA and K-State Host Sustainable Redevelopment Workshop
08/26/2008EPA Awards $182,000 in Environmental Education Grants
08/25/2008EPA Region 7 Completes Water Testing Preparedness Exercise With Labs in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska
08/21/2008EPA Region 7 Responders Conduct Boom Training in Nebraska
07/31/2008Tip to EPA Web Site Leads to Criminal Guilty Plea by Former Public Works Director of Lake Ozark, Mo.
07/23/2008EPA Partners with Water Utilities to Save Energy
06/18/2008Dana Corporation Agrees to Allow $24M Bankruptcy Claim for Cleanup Costs at Superfund Site in Hastings, Neb.
06/17/2008EPA Presents $200,000 to Carter Lake, Iowa, and $400,000 to Council Bluffs, Iowa, in Brownfields Funding
06/16/2008Magellan Midstream Partners to Pay $5.3M in Civil Penalties for 11 Petroleum Pipeline Spills in Six Midwestern States
06/12/2008St. Louis Development Corporation Selected to Receive $500,000 in Supplemental Brownfields Funding
06/11/2008Home Builders to Pay $4.3M in National Settlement Over Construction Site Storm Water Permit Issues in 34 States
06/09/2008EPA Holds National Lead Air Quality Public Hearing in St. Louis
06/05/2008Co-Chairs of EPA Region 7's Combined Federal Campaign Receive National 2007 CFC Hero Award
06/04/2008EPA Responds to Magellan Tank Fire in Kansas City, Kan.
05/12/2008EPA Employees Take Bike Week's Car-Free Challenge
05/12/2008Asthma Awareness Month Focuses on Afflictions of 20 Million Americans
05/08/2008EPA Conducts Mercury Safety Outreach to Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors
05/01/2008Significant Changes Proposed for Lead Emissions, Monitoring
04/28/2008EPA Announces Grant to Keep Nebraska Beautiful for Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign
04/16/2008Environmental Justice Grants Now Available
04/14/2008Reeds Spring High School Wins President's Environmental Youth Award
04/07/2008Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska Selected to Receive Nearly $5 Million to Revitalize Blighted Communities
04/02/2008Special Funds Target Diesel Emission Reductions
04/01/2008EPA Region 7 Invites Applicants to April 14 Career Fair
03/24/2008Deadline for Comments on Brownfields FY09 Guidelines April 7, 2008
03/19/2008 EPA Recognizes Environmental Achievements in Nebraska
03/12/2008Tighter Ozone Standards Strengthen Nebraska Air Quality Programs
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
03/10/2008EPA Conducts Compliance Assistance Outreach to Ethnic Marketplaces
02/26/2008Home Depot Settles Storm Water Violations
02/26/2008EPA Booth Planned for Commodity Classic Event
02/21/2008EPA Selects Citizens for New Agricultural Advisory Committee
02/13/2008EPA Provides Notice to Pesticide Producers
02/12/2008ENERGY STAR Label Goes to 22 Buildings in EPA Region 7
02/07/2008EPA and Public Health Solutions Launch Environmental Health Project
12/20/2007EPA Accepting Grant Proposals to Support Communities
12/10/2007EPA and Farmers Cooperative in Gretna, Neb., Reach Agreement on Emergency Notification Violations
11/19/2007EPA Completes 1,000 Lead Soil Cleanups in Omaha for Third Consecutive Year
11/15/2007EPA Region 7 Compliance, Enforcement Net More Than $210 Million in Environmental Benefits
11/15/2007EPA Region 7 Announces Rollout of Environmental Manual for Ethanol Facilities
11/14/2007EPA Awards Environmental Grant in Crete, Nebraska
11/14/2007Environmental Education Grants are now Available
11/08/2007EPA Booth Planned for NAFB Trade Talk Event
11/07/2007McAninch Corp. Partners with Blue Skyways Collaborative to Clear Kansas City's Air
10/26/2007EPA Region 7 Oversees Drum and Soil Removal in Pender, Neb.