New York's Schneiderman warns that proposed resolution would weaken protections from mercury emitted by cement plants.
EPA will host a conference on advancing the next generation of risk assessment in Washington, D.C.
As a part of its commitment to transparency, the agency is reviewing confidential business information claims related to health and safety studies submitted under TSCA.
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Health Care Without Harm say that efforts to block EPA's carbon dioxide pollution actions will result in adverse health consequences.
Hovensa LLC also will pay more than $5.3 million to settle Clean Air Act violations; EPA estimates smog and asthma-causing emissions will be reduced by 8,500 tons per year.
The Health Effects Institute will develops tools to examine the combined effects of air pollution exposures on public health and the relationship between air quality and climate change.
Usibelli Coal Mine Inc., owner of an open-pit coal mine near Healy in Alaska’s central interior, has signed a consent agreement and final order that resolves water permit violations and numerous unpermitted discharges.
EPA is asking universities to gather comprehensive community-wide data on human health impacts,
The European Union's energy commissioner, meanwhile, is watching the U.S. actions and will propose his own legislation soon.
The secret is in the manufacturing and application processes, not the chemical makeup.
- By Del Williams
- Jan 10, 2011
As part of the plan, the city will improve its combined sewer system over the next 20 years, reducing discharges of hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage to the Mississippi River and its tributaries.
A new consumer brochure offers cleaning tips for broken CFLs while the agency urges schools to replace older fluorescent lamps that contain polychlorinated biphenyls.
New criteria to protect people from potential illness will be developed by October 2012.
Glenn Springs Holdings, an affiliate of Occidental Chemical Corp., will initially remediate three bridges in Wayne County, Tenn.
DuPont has agreed to pay a $15,600 civil penalty for failing to have proper written authorization for a Missouri agrichemical company to repackage and sell its Steadfast herbicide.
The database will grow as more companies submit information electronically and as older documents are scanned into the system.
EPA says 57 of the research studies reviewed in 2006 contained information on chemicals that could provide a risk of injury.
BP, Anadarko, MOEX, Triton, Transocean and QBE companies face Oil Pollution Act and Clean Water Act charges.
The citation includes 14 alleged willful and one serious violation against WRR Environmental Services Co. of Eau Claire in connection with a June 29 explosion and fire at its plant, OSHA announced Tuesday.
The summit is open to the public and will focus on ways the federal government and others can continue to work together on management and control of bed bugs.