Research by National Science Foundation award winner Peter Sunderland may help engine designers improve the way fuel is injected and burned.
EPA is sharing 30 years of testing results through an online searchable database called ToxRedDB.
Research suggests that endotoxins, which attach to particulate matter, may play a role in chronic inflammation of the heart.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences led the work on the federal report, which recommends that future research determines who will be most vulnerable to climate change and what efforts will be most beneficial.
Relief wells will be drilled. In Houma, La., where the field operations response is being coordinated, almost 500 workers have been deployed to coordinate the spill response.
Agency will determine if lead in aviation gas poses threat to public health.
Chemical manufacturers' group encourages members to voice their concerns on chemical site security and TSCA reform.
Nuclear engineer Arnold Gundersen says corrosion turns “passive” emergency feature into greater accident risk.
The agency has partnered with the state of Kansas to help the owners of 77 residential and business properties move away from the Tar Creek Superfund site in Oklahoma.
The state's environmental agency has received approval for administering and enforcing the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting program.
Researchers are measuring antimony concentrations from water samples near the world's largest antimony mine in Xikuangshan, China.
SOCMA calls the efforts of Congress to reform the Toxics Substance Control Act overreaching; Safer Chemicals group wants more teeth in the measure.
Cell-All initiative would equip cell phones with sensors capable of detecting such chemicals as carbon monoxide and fire.
Alabama, Oklahoma, Ohio residents want EPA to regulate coal ash as a hazardous waste.
An Institute for Energy and Environment Research report notes that France uses less than 1 percent of the natural uranium resource and has higher waste volume.
California Superior Court said the South Coast Air Quality Management District's Rule 1143, which would set a volatile organic compound limit on solvents, would require manufacturers to produce extremely flammable products.
The Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule goes into effect on April 22.
EPA says new label requirements also should lower the potential for accidental poisonings.
An environmental journalist makes a UNEP-sponsored field visit to Mariakani to see first hand how scarce fresh water is and how that affects the people of the village.
- By Marianne de Nazareth
- Apr 08, 2010