EPA

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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…

20
May

EPA awards $1 million for cleanup and redevelopment projects in Spanish Fork and Murray, Utah 

Spanish Fork, Utah  – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $1 million in Brownfields grant funding to support the environmental assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of critical properties in the communities of Spanish Fork and Murray, Utah.  The City of Spanish Fork will receive $500,000 to assess several priority…

15
May

Court Approves EPA Settlement Requiring Payment of Response Costs at Missouri Electric Works Superfund Site in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 15, 2024) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the court approval of a settlement agreement with 36 private parties and three federal agencies for payment of EPA’s past and future cleanup costs at the Missouri Electric Works Superfund Site in Cape Girardeau, Missouri….

14
May

EPA Announces Over $2.8M in Available Grants to Upgrade Stormwater and Sewer Infrastructure in Region 7

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 14, 2024) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2,883,000 in funding through the Sewer Overflow and Stormwater Reuse Municipal Grant program to help communities address stormwater and sewer infrastructure needs in Region 7. Safely managing stormwater is critical to preventing contaminants,…

14
May

EPA, DEQ, Panhandle Health to celebrate 50 years of protecting children from lead poisoning

EPA, DEQ, Panhandle Health to celebrate 50 years of protecting children from lead poisoning On Wednesday May 15, 2024, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Basin Environmental Improvement Project Commission will host an event at Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg highlighting decades of work to protect Silver Valley…

14
May

EPA, Congresswoman Wexton host event recognizing progress in accelerated cleanup, new waterline at Hidden Lane

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator and U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) celebrated the significant progress made in addressing contamination and restoring safe drinking water at the Hidden Lane Landfill Superfund site in Sterling, Virginia.   EPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz with Congresswoman…

13
May

EPA grant set to bring recycling transformation to Northern Shenandoah

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz presented the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission with a $3.9 million Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling grant for new and expanded recycling infrastructure during a ceremony in Winchester, Virginia.   Joined by state and local officials,…

7
May

EPA Region 7 Hosts Environmental Justice Tour and Listening Session in Omaha, Nebraska

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 7, 2024) – On Monday, May 6, EPA Region 7 Administrator Meg McCollister joined representatives from the African American, Hispanic, and refugee communities, as well as local nonprofit and governmental organizations working to address environmental justice concerns in Omaha, Nebraska, on an environmental justice tour across…

6
May

Se ordena a las tiendas de comestibles de Kansas City que dejen de vender productos desinfectantes ilegales Fabuloso

LENEXA, KANSAS (6 de mayo de 2024) – El 15 y 16 de abril de 2024, los Departamentos de Agricultura de Kansas y Missouri, en colaboración con la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de EE. UU. (EPA), ordenaron a 17 tiendas de comestibles en el área de Kansas City que…