EPA

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KNSS News
September 02, 2020 - 10:03 pm
Federal officials have added a lead-contaminated southeast Kansas community to a list of hazardous waste sites eligible for cleanup through the federal Superfund program.
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KNSS News
May 28, 2020 - 9:07 pm
The owners of an oil refining plant in El Dorado have agreed to pay a $4 million fine for violations of federal clean air regulations.
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KNSS News
May 14, 2020 - 7:09 pm
Federal regulators have reached settlements with two agricultural storage and supply businesses to resolve alleged violations of clean air regulations.
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KNSS News
April 29, 2020 - 7:18 pm
Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced that the City of Wichita will be receiving a $280 million loan from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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KNSS News
March 31, 2020 - 1:56 pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released the final Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule setting corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and CO2 emissions standards...
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EPA reaches deal over clean air violations at Kansas plants
KNSS News
January 28, 2020 - 5:34 am
On Monday federal environmental regulators said they have reached a settlement with Frontier Ag Inc. to resolve alleged clean air violations at three ammonia fertilizer facilities in Kansas. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a news release the alleged violations of the Clean Air Act...
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Steve & Ted mornings
June 20, 2019 - 8:54 am
The easing of regulations will come as no real change as the Obama regulations never got past legal challenges.
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May 20, 2019 - 9:16 am
Susan Holmes' home, corner store and roadside beef jerky stand are right off Oklahoma Highway 31, putting them in the path of trucks hauling ash and waste from a power plant that burns the high-sulfur coal mined near this small town. For years, when Bokoshe residents were outside, the powdery ash...
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April 17, 2019 - 1:07 pm
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to adopt the agency’s new proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. In a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for...
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March 12, 2019 - 9:12 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency has pledged more than $16 million annually for the continued cleanup of toxic mine waste at the heavily polluted Tar Creek Superfund Site in northeastern Oklahoma. Superfund is a law that gives the EPA funding and authority to clean up contaminated sites. Tar...
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