Environment Articles

May 31, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Two electric vehicles charing

The public comment period is open from now through June 30, 2023. 

May 27, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Orange Alert Issued for May 28, 2023

SkyCast forecasts poor air quality tomorrow

May 10, 2023 | Posted in Environment
glass sphere in hand

Weather or Not presents outlook

April 19, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Earth Day KC 2023

Celebrate Earth Day in Kansas City with local opportunities to make a regional impact.

April 10, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Electric lawn mower

The Mid-America Regional Council is working to reduce air pollution through the new Mow Electric lawn mower rebate program.

April 7, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Illustration of green infrastructure in place

Green infrastructure integrates nature-based solutions into the built environment in simple but meaningful ways.

February 22, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Attendees line up with pink carbon copy forms notatitng their professional development credit hours

MARC's Water Quality program hosted two keynote speakers and more than 40 breakout sessions to help attendees meet professional development hour requirements for their certifications.

January 25, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Go Green! Environmental Fair wins Green Event Award at 2022 SWMD Annual Luncheon

The district also hosted the Foundation for Regeneration co-founder Brian Weinberg to talk about green and economic regenerative efforts along the Blue River Valley industrial corridor.

January 5, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Lara Isch, Sustainability Manager for the City of Kansas City, Missouri, presenting her team's efforts in launching the city's Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan (CPRP)

On Dec. 9, regional leaders and advocates packed the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center in Kansas City, Missouri, to learn about and share climate resiliency success stories in the first in-person event of its kind since 2019.

December 22, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Christmas tree recycling location

When the holidays are over and it’s time to take down your natural holiday tree, wreath and garland, give them a second life by recycling them.