Biden-Harris Administration Announces Largest Ever Clean-up under EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to Address Milwaukee Area of Concern

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced funding for the largest cleanup project to ever be implemented under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Great Lakes Legacy Act, thanks to historic resources from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda. Under a new project agreement between EPA and...

EPA Region 7 Invites Great Bend, Kansas, Community Members to Attend Presentation About Plating Inc. Superfund Site on Nov. 6

LENEXA, KAN. (OCT. 16, 2023) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) representatives from EPA Region 7 will present at the Great Bend, Kansas, City Council Meeting on Nov. 6, to provide community members with information about the Plating Inc. Superfund Site. Over the next several months, EPA will be conducting cleanup...

EPA Seeks Additional Public Engagement on Proposal to Protect U.S. Waters from Incidental Discharges from Vessels

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a supplemental proposed rule to reduce the spread of invasive species that occurs with normal operation of large marine vessels. Following public input on EPA’s 2020 proposed rule—including meetings with states, Tribes, and other stakeholders—the agency is now issuing a...