LENEXA, KANSAS (June 10, 2020)  The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a key order providing farmers with needed clarity following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ June 3, 2020 vacatur of three dicamba registrations.

LENEXA, KANSAS (June 1, 2020) The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continued its progress on a suite of actions to address ethylene oxide by announcing final amendments to the Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), known as MON, to reduce hazardous air pollutants, including ethylene oxide.

LENEXA, KANSAS (January 8, 2020) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a settlement agreement with Selby Enterprises LLC of Moline, Illinois, for its alleged failure to provide proper lead-paint disclosure to tenants at two residential properties in Davenport, Iowa.

LENEXA, KANSAS (November 4, 2019) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced two proposed regulations — one that applies to the management of coal combustion residuals (CCR) from electric utilities and one that revises a portion of the regulations (known as effluent guidelines) affecting wastewater-management from steam-electric power-plants.

LENEXA, KANSAS (October 15, 2019) — Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking seeking additional comment on the recently-proposed rule to establish the cellulosic biofuel, advanced biofuel, and total renewable-fuel volumes for 2020 and the biomass-based diesel-volume for 2021 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.

LENEXA, KANSAS (October 8, 2019) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored six Iowa top performers in the freight industry with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards today at the 2019 American Trucking Association’s Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, California. Awardees are shippers, carriers, and logistics-providers that excel at saving fuel and shrinking their emissions footprints.

LENEXA, KANSAS (September 25, 2019) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching its eighth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design competition that is open to colleges and universities across the country. EPA seeks to engage with students to design innovative green infrastructure-solutions for stormwater-management, showcasing the environmental, economic, and social benefits of these practices.

LENEXA, KANSAS (September 19, 2019) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies or institutions that have developed a new process or product that helps protect public health and the environment.

LENEXA, KANSAS (September 10, 2019) — HyVee, a Des Moines-based supermarket chain, was recognized with three awards by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their achievements in protecting the environment through noteworthy refrigerant-management. HyVee received a “Superior Goal Achievement” award for voluntarily setting and achieving their challenging corporate goal for reducing refrigerant-emissions.

WASHINGTON DC (August 29, 2019) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed updates to the prior administration’s national standards for the oil and natural-gas industry. The proposal would remove regulatory duplication and saves the industry millions of dollars in compliance-costs each year — while maintaining health and environmental regulations on oil and gas sources that the agency considers appropriate.