The research team used air pollution data and personal health data from 1,775 women and found that exposures to NOx and PM were associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says it will continue to monitor air quality in the area so that longer term data will be available to make even more informed conclusions.
Five Chinese companies manufactured the 10 drywall samples tested for CPSC and found to emit the highest levels of hydrogen sulfide.
Work included cleaning the interiors of all 58 onsite buildings, a process consisting of HEPA vacuuming, wet wiping, and the use of negative air machines.
U.S. District Court judge orders company to serve three years of probation and implement an environmental compliance plan.
Due to the volume of dispersant being applied, EPA is requiring BP to identify a more environmentally friendly substitute.
Texas Tech professor says the highest concentrations of lead and arsenic were observed in soils from the poorer parts of town.
EPA will closely monitor use of dispersants underwater at the source of the oil release.
The energy- and water-intensive nature of oil sands, combined with climate change regulations, permitting obstacles and other challenges, are a recipe for diminishing revenues and returns.
Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi-Aventis, and Merck have provided more than 100 drugs and clinical trial data to EPA to help validate its toxicity screening.
EPA explains what products and methods have been approved for managing the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Increased antibiotic resistance in soils could have broad consequences to public health through potential exposure through water and food supplies.
President's Cancer Panel notes that while the problem is not new, the awareness of a lack of government action has grown.
Holland 1916 allegedly did not file chemical disclosure reports in 2006, 2007, and 2008.
The Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority also will pay a $1 million civil penalty and spend an additional $2.5 million to improve lake water quality.
Reps. Markey and Moran charge EPA to test 100 chemicals over four years and determine their impact on humans.
The agency will engage in a public process to re-examine its policies.
Agency expects rule would cut mercury emissions by more than 50 percent.