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.
University of Helsinki chemists think that exposure to silver can be reduced by chemically binding the nanoparticles to polymers.
The Palos Verdes Shelf Fish Contamination Education Collaborative Community Outreach Team educated local fishermen and the Vietnamese and Chinese communities on the dangers of consuming contaminated fish.
Pressure Pipe Inspection Co. completes 100 power plant inspections and provides utilities with vital information about the condition of their water pipelines.
EPA says many of the electric utilities the agency has assessed are already implementing recommended measures to make their impoundments safer.
Anyone intending to manufacture, import, or process them for an activity that is designated as a significant new use would have to notify EPA at least 90 days in advance, giving the agency time to evaluate the intended use and bar it, if necessary.
This worldwide market for electronic waste recovery growth represents money generated through reclamation of valuable materials from e-scrap.
The study included 3,966 adults 20 or more years of age whose blood serum was sampled between 1999 and 2006 for PFOA and other perfluoroalkyl acid compounds.
Goel Services, A.A. Asbestos Abatement and the Naval Station allegedly violated the Clean Air Act and the National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants for asbestos.
The Responsible Recycling program requires participating companies to implement an EHS management system that tracks materials and minimizes emissions and worker exposure during electronics recycling operations.
John Brennan and colleagues from McMaster University tested food and beverage samples intentionally contaminated with pesticides and got results in less than 5 minutes.
Company has supported EPA toxic substances programs for 30 years and currently has five major contracts.
The agency is first addressing phthalates, short-chain chlorinated paraffins, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and perfluorinated chemicals.
Trial evidence showed that plaintiffs received treatment for "exposure to toxic chemical" from emissions at the plant in Texas City, Texas.
Environmental Defense Fund proposes that building owners convert to cleaner heating oils or natural gas by 2020.