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
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.
The University of Michigan led a study exploring the sources of mercury to ocean fish.
Citing California Proposition 65, plaintiffs have tested fish oil supplements containing PCBs that did not disclose high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls.
A general contractor offers three tips to help homeowners regain control of their "hostage" situation.
The four-year Hazardcheck campaign unveiled on March 1 builds on the Government of Canada's Chemicals Management Plan and Clean Air Agenda.
An anhydrous ammonia incident last summer that sent about 17 people to the hospital resulted in an EPA order for Columbus Manufacturing of South San Francisco to replace safety relief valves and corroded parts on its ammonia refrigeration systems.
EPA alleged the property management company in Meriden, Conn., failed to tell at least 20 tenants about lead paint and provide hazard information.