EPA Fines Kansas, Missouri Home Renovators for Lead-Based Paint Violations

Five home renovation companies in Kansas and Missouri have agreed to pay nearly $132,000 collectively in penalties to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to resolve alleged violations of the federal Toxic Substances Control Act. According to EPA, the following companies failed to comply with regulations intended to reduce the hazards of lead-based paint exposure […]

Kansas Utility to Pay $120K Settlement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement under the Agency’s Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) program with Evergy Kansas Central Inc. at the company’s retired Tecumseh Energy Center coal-fired power plant in Tecumseh, Kansas. In the settlement, Evergy will take certain actions to address potential groundwater contamination from a CCR impoundment at the Tecumseh […]