EPA

13
Jun

EPA Settles Alleged Clean Air Act Violations with EnerSys Energy Products Inc. in Missouri

LENEXA, KAN. (JUNE 13, 2024) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with Missouri lead-acid battery manufacturer EnerSys Energy Products Inc. to resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act at the company’s Warrensburg and two Springfield facilities. The company is a subsidiary of…

13
Jun

EPA awards $730k to support water quality monitoring and protect beachgoers in PNW, Alaska

EPA awards $730k to support water quality monitoring and protect beachgoers in PNW, Alaska SEATTLE – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $9.75 million in grant funding to help coastal and Great Lakes communities protect the health of beachgoers. The funding will assist many states, Tribes, and…

7
Jun

EPA Region 7 Celebrates with Superfund Job Training Initiative Graduates in Joplin, Missouri

EPA Region 7 Administrator Meg McCollister provides remarks at the SuperJTI graduation ceremony for the Tri-State Mining District in Joplin, Missouri, on June 6, 2024. SuperJTI graduates (front) Steven Schiernbeck, (back from left) Bryan Fetters, Lawrence Haflich, and Patrick Landis look on. (Photo by U.S. EPA)LENEXA,…

30
May

EPA visits Erie to celebrate, highlight historic investment of $5.5 million in Brownfields grants to be used throughout the county

ERIE (May 30, 2024) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz joined Erie County Redevelopment Authority President Tina Mengine, Erie Mayor Joe Schember, and Erie County Executive Brenton Davis to celebrate the $5.5 million in grants that have been selected for the area. …

30
May

EPA Region 7 Begins Process for Sixth Five-Year Review at Findett Corp. Superfund Site

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 30, 2024) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 is beginning the Five-Year Review process for the Findett Corp. Superfund Site in St. Charles, Missouri. This is the site’s sixth Five-Year Review and will include Operable Units 1, 2, and 3. Operable Unit 4,…

30
May

EPA Fines Pesticide Seller in Paris, Missouri, for Allegedly Violating Federal Law

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 30, 2024) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) penalized Logan Agri-Service Inc. for allegedly repackaging pesticide products, in violation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. The Illinois-based pesticide dealer, which operates a branch in Paris, Missouri, will pay a civil penalty of $74,806….

29
May

EPA Announces $965K in Rebates for Clean School Buses Across Kansas, as Part of Investing in America Agenda

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 29, 2024) – Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced the recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2023 Clean School Bus Program rebate competition, funded by President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda. The rebates will help selectees purchase six clean school buses in two school districts…

23
May

EPA Region 7 Celebrates Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding in York, Nebraska

EPA Region 7 Administrator Meg McCollister delivers remarks at an event on May 23, 2024, to mark ongoing cleanup work at the PCE Southeast Contamination Superfund Site in York, Nebraska. McCollister emphasized that the cleanup was made possible by funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. (Photo…

22
May

EPA Region 7 Issues Emergency Order on Drinking Water Safety at Colonial Acres of Humboldt Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility in Humboldt, Nebraska

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 22, 2024) – On May 20, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 issued an emergency order under the Safe Drinking Water Act to the City of Humboldt, Nebraska, for drinking water at the Colonial Acres of Humboldt Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility…

21
May

EPA Region 7 Partners with AmeriCorps VISTA to Bring Green Service Opportunities to Midwest

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 21, 2024) – In a first-of-its-kind effort for the Agency, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 has partnered with AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) to launch the new Green VISTA Corps program. Through this historic partnership, Region 7’s Green VISTA program will provide new…