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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
11/02/2011Kansas Department of Health and Environment Project Receives $343,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions in Wichita and Kansas City
11/02/2011Missouri 'Breathe Easy' Project Receives $947,338 in Diesel Emission Reduction Funding
11/02/2011'Clean Up Missouri' Project Receives Nearly $1 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions Across the State
11/01/2011EPA Order Requires Companies to Investigate Environmental Contamination at Frontier El Dorado Refinery in El Dorado, Kan.
11/01/2011EPA Encourages City of Joplin, Mo., to Apply for Cooperative Agreement to Respond to Lead Exposure Caused by Tornado
10/27/2011$36,552 Grant to the Blue River Watershed Association for Environmental Education
10/27/2011$29,900 Grant to Friends of the Kaw for Environmental Education
10/27/2011$30,938 Grant to Missouri Environmental Education Association
10/27/2011$41,752 Grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10/27/2011$54,642 Grant to Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
10/27/2011$25,308 Grant to Iowa Public Broadcasting for Environmental Education
10/26/2011EPA to Observe Children's Health Month with Special Event Oct. 28 at Park Hills, Mo.
10/26/2011EPA Awards Grants for Students to Design Sustainable Technologies to Help Environment and Economy
10/25/2011EPA to Host Children's Health Disparities Forum on Oct. 27
10/25/2011Tetra Micronutrients to Pay $70,000 Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations at Fairbury, Neb., Facility
10/18/2011Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., to Pay $300,000 Civil Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations at St. Joseph, Mo., Facility
10/11/2011Final Decision Issued on Missouri’s List of Impaired Waters
10/05/2011Nov. 28 is Deadline to Apply for 2012 EPA Brownfields Funding
10/03/2011Osage County, Mo., Landowner Agrees to Pay $24,500 Civil Penalty for Unpermitted Dredging and Filling of Bailey’s Creek
09/30/2011Oct. 7 Event to Teach Students about Water Quality in Kansas City, Mo.
09/26/2011Sivyer Steel Corporation of Bettendorf, Iowa, to Pay $54,786 Penalty, Perform Oil Cleanup for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/22/2011$150,000 Environmental Education Grant Available
09/21/2011St. Charles County, Mo., Public Water Supply District to Pay $5,696 Civil Penalty for Risk Management Program Violations
09/19/2011President's Environmental Youth Awards Competition Accepting Nominations from Students in Grades K-12
09/15/2011EPA Proposes Compass Plaza Well TCE Site for Superfund's National Priorities List
09/13/2011Brand FX Body of Pocahontas, Iowa, to Replace Use of Solvent and Pay $11,021 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations
09/13/2011Waste Management LampTracker, Inc., to Pay $118,800 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations at Kaiser, Mo., Facility
09/08/2011Hercules, Inc., to Pay $245,521 Civil Penalty for Violations of Clean Air Act’s Leak Detection and Repair Requirements
09/02/2011Bannister Federal Complex Plan Represents Significant Step Forward in Resolving Environmental Issues
08/31/2011Builder of The Links of Columbia, Mo., to Pay $430,000 Civil Penalty for Construction Stormwater Violations
08/31/2011Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., to Pay Civil Penalty and Replace Windows for Failure to Disclose Lead-Based Paint Hazards
08/24/2011$534,000 Grant to Lincoln, Neb., for Sewer Improvements
08/22/2011NEDAK Ethanol to Pay $3,600 Penalty, Purchase Radios, Install Leak Sensors, for Failure to Develop Risk Management Plan
08/22/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Six Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
08/19/2011EPA Region 7 to Host Five Free Brownfields Grant Writing Workshops for Communities Interested in 2012 Competition
08/17/2011EPA Region 7 Issues Decisions on Missouri’s 2009 Water Quality Standards; Agency Approves Majority of Standards, Will Work with Missouri on Those Remaining
08/12/2011Lincoln, Neb., Selected to Receive Green Design Assistance
08/11/2011EPA to Hold News Conference to Announce New Environmental Partnership between EPA and City of Lincoln, Neb., on Friday, Aug. 12
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Anhydrous Ammonia Facilities in Iowa Comply with Regulations
08/09/2011Grant of $30,000 to Help Chemical Facilities in Missouri Comply with Regulations
08/08/2011Public Meeting Scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 9, to Discuss Results of Off-Site Sampling at Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.
08/04/2011Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to Pay $4.7 Billion to Cut Sewer Overflows
08/03/2011U.S. Department of Justice, EPA to Hold News Conference Related to St. Louis Area Water Quality on Thursday, Aug. 4
07/28/2011Kansas City, Mo., Metropolitan Energy Center Selected to Receive $300,000 Green Jobs Grant
07/27/2011Thursday, July 28, Media Event to Announce Selection of Green Jobs Grantee Moved to Indoor Location in Kansas City, Mo.
07/26/2011Veterans Administration Medical Center in Wichita, Kan., to Pay $17,979 Civil Penalty to Settle Hazardous Waste Issues
07/18/2011$250,000 of Additional Funding Announced for Green Solutions in Kansas City’s Marlborough Neighborhood
07/14/2011EPA Urges Residents of Joplin, Mo., to Keep Tornado Debris Segregated into Categories as Curbside Pickup Continues
07/11/2011Safety-Kleen Systems Branch Facility in St. Charles, Mo., to Pay $26,782 Penalty for Community Right-to-Know Violations
07/06/2011EPA Review Finds Coal Ash Ponds at Alliant Energy Corporation in Burlington, Iowa, Meet Safety Standards
07/01/2011EPA Region 7 Receives Award for Small Business Contracting Accomplishments
06/29/2011EPA Approves Iowa's List of Impaired Waters
06/28/2011Floodway Chemical, Pesticide Contamination below Levels of Health Concern
06/21/2011EPA Urges Caution on Tornado Renovation Activities Involving Lead Paint
06/21/2011EPA Closes Joplin Drop-Off Site for Hazardous Waste, White Goods and Electronic Equipment; City of Joplin Drop-Off Site to Remain Open
06/20/2011MRC Recycling Begins Processing Thousands of Electronic Goods Collected from Joplin, Mo., Tornado Debris
06/20/2011Residents Urged to Move and Secure Potentially Hazardous Items in Advance of Rising Floodwaters along the Missouri River
06/15/2011EPA Identifies Areas in Iowa and Kansas That Would Not Meet Tighter Lead Air Standards
06/08/2011Four EPA Region 7 Communities Selected to Receive $1,835,000 to Clean Up Abandoned and Underutilized Properties
06/07/2011Air Monitoring Results for Particulate Matter, Asbestos Posted on EPA's Joplin Tornado Web Page; No Health Concerns So Far
06/07/2011EPA Region 7 Administrator to Announce Brownfields Funding for Jordan Valley West Meadows Cleanup in Springfield, Mo.
06/07/2011EPA Opens Drop-Off Site for Hazardous Waste, White Goods and Electronic Equipment from Joplin Tornado; Curbside Pickup Also an Option
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Urges Heartland Residents to Guard Against Skin Cancer by Observing ‘Don’t Fry Day’ on Friday, May 27
05/26/2011EPA’s Limited Sampling Indicates Bacteria in Floodwaters at Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in Southeast Missouri
05/26/2011Beef Feedlot in Underwood, Iowa, to Pay $20,000 Civil Penalty to Settle Discharge Violations Affecting Mosquito Creek
05/26/2011EPA Region 7 Launches Facebook Page
05/24/2011EPA to Conduct Limited Floodwater Sampling at the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway
05/23/2011Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks to Recognize Diesel Emission Reductions in Johnson County, Kansas
05/23/2011Testing of Private Drinking Water Wells Continues This Week at Compass Plaza Well Trichloroethylene Site near Rogersville, Mo.
05/16/2011Lead-Contaminated Soils Removed from Three Schools in St. Francois County, Mo.; Sampling Results for Parks Studied
05/16/2011EPA Issues Compliance Orders to Seven Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
05/09/2011Dust and Indoor Air Samples for Beryllium and Uranium at Bannister Federal Complex Show No Health Concerns
05/09/2011EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to Highlight Asthma Awareness on May 11 Visit to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
05/05/2011EPA Taking Necessary Steps to Ensure Safety of Alliant Energy Corporation's Coal Ash Impoundments at Burlington, Iowa

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