EPA Region 7 (Midwest)
Serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Nine Tribal Nations
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What We Do
EPA Region 7 protects human health and the environment in our nation’s Heartland. Our ecosystems are numerous and the range is broad, encompassing the Sandhills of Nebraska, Flint Hills of Kansas, winding Missouri and Mississippi rivers, prairies and plains of Iowa, and forests and delta of Missouri, not to mention all of the rich agricultural lands throughout our region.
EPA Region 7’s Focus Areas:
Protecting children from exposure to lead (Pb)
- Working with the Agriculture community
- Revitalizing land for communities (Superfund, Brownfields and more)
Region 7 News
- Residential Yards Remediated in Region 7: An Overview of Lead Cleanup Activities in Southeast Missouri
- EPA Region 7 Cleans Up Contaminated Tributary in Southeast Kansas
- Local, State and Federal Cooperation Paves Way for New NGA Facility in North St. Louis
- EPA Interns and Water Staff Partner with KCK Community College for Trash-Free Waters Learning Event
- Study Provides New Insights Into Impacts of Wildland Fires on Ozone Monitoring Equipment in Kansas
- Redevelopment Goals in Dubuque, Iowa, Come Alive by Strengthening Central Neighborhoods
- Argentine Community in Kansas City, Kansas, Transforms Through Environmental Cleanup
- EPA Highlights Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Region 7 for National HBCU Week, Sept. 21-25
- Community Partnerships Spur Redevelopment of Iowa Brownfield Sites
- EPA Region 7 Research Spotlight: Studying Fire in the Flint Hills
- Keeping Tabs on HABs: Research Reduces Risk
- Beyond Brownfields: Nebraska Communities Discover Hidden Treasures in Plain Sight
- Missouri Land Revitalization Projects Look to Industrial Past as Inspiration for the Future
- Springfield, Missouri, Transforms Superfund Landfill into New Community Trail
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- Archive of Past Year in Review Reports