Chemicals in cord blood from newborns of African American, Asian, and Hispanic descent provide evidence of contamination in the womb.
DOT ordered El Paso Corp., and Colorado Interstate Gas Company to develop and train operators on safety procedures following an investigation into pipeline explosion in Wyoming three years ago.
Former Atomics International, Rocketdyne, and Rockwell employees are encouraged to contact EPA about its Santa Susana Field Lab radiological study.
In a competition recognizing environmental efforts, San Antonio-based Clothesline Cleaners discarded perchloroethylene and fossil fuels to stand out among other women-owned businesses.
Agriculture and Emergency Management agencies in Missouri will assist with outreach, education and implementation of the Clean Air Act's Risk Management Program.
"This study raises the question: Is there a safe level for BPA exposure, and what is that level? More studies like this, which examine the effect of BPA on humans, are critically needed to help establish prevention strategies and regulatory policies." said lead author De-Kun Li, M.D., Ph.D., of Kaiser Permanente's Division of Research in Oakland, Calif.
The study says 9 percent of childhood asthma cases in Long Beach and 6 percent in Riverside were attributable to traffic proximity.
"The asbestos-related disease in Libby is far more aggressive and rapidly progressive than what's seen in most asbestos-exposed workers," said Dr. Levin.
EPA is seeking comments on proposed guidance that should make label directions more uniform, specific, and protective of human health.
Over the next four months, manufacturers will test 67 chemicals using a battery of scientific assays and test guidelines from EPA.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences gathered scientists on Oct. 6 to begin an integrated research initiative that will enable a comprehensive assessment of possible health effects.
Scientists in Switzerland say up to 35 percent of the total nanosilver in tested fabrics was released, mostly in the first wash.
As a precaution, EPA alerted West Virginia and Ohio officials of its concerns related to the Philip Sporn facility.
Data could save utilities money and facilitate logistics for repair crews.
Exposure to lead in early childhood significantly contributes to lower performances on end-of-grade (EOG) reading tests among minority and low-income children, according to researchers at Duke University and North Carolina Central University.