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.
EPA says new label requirements also should lower the potential for accidental poisonings.
The Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule goes into effect on April 22.
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
More than 130 water utility professionals shared their perspectives with lawmakers at the annual Water Matters! Fly-in.
Versar will review and evaluate pesticide product and residue chemistry data for EPA.
The grants will be used to demonstrate innovative integrated pest management practices, technologies, outreach and education.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering a rulemaking for the disposal of tritium exit signs, which contain a radioactive form of hydrogen.
EPA Region 7 issues compliance order and notice of noncompliance related to a 2005-2006 prison dormitory renovation project in Topeka.
Binghamton University researcher Omowunmi Sadik will test sensors for monitoring engineered nanoparticles using a grant from EPA.
Exposure to the pesticide, which is used in the agricultural industry, is associated with early childhood developmental delays, according to a Columbia University study.
EPA will begin addressing contaminants in groups and has identified four carcinogenic compounds that merit stricter regulation.
A Government Accountability Office report points out gaps in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's planning and strategy to protect the health of children and offers solutions.
Agency asks the public to report all poisoning incidents to National Poison Center and product manufacturers.
A commentary and a paper say the latest research "closes the door" on claims the chemical is an environmental hazard of concern.