“Controlling the mosquito vector can work, but it is very expensive and difficult to sustain,” says Anna Durbin, M.D., who is leading the study at Johns Hopkins. “In the long run, vaccination would be a more efficient and cost-effective approach.”
More than 50 public meetings are scheduled for this CDC-ASTDR project about chemical exposures and public health. An action agenda is scheduled for release in December.
Sen. Collins introduced an amendment to keep the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act alive for another three years.
The Chemical Safety Board completed its report on the 2009 explosion at Veolia ES Technical Solutions' plant in Ohio and recommended the Center for Chemical Process Safety revise control room siting guidelines.
Regulatory review may help bridge the gap between technology and policy for oil drilling, historian suggests.
Mississippi State has developed a new test process to be reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Hearings on the bill will begin July 29.
Three different federal agencies are monitoring air quality in and around the spill for the environment and worker health.
Now, research, funding and testing tools from the Food and Drug Administration will be added to those of EPA, NTP and NCGC to improve chemical impacts testing.
Anne Wallin, director of Sustainable Chemistry and Life Cycle Assessment, shares the company's approach to working smart in today's chemical society.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
- Jul 21, 2010
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates says "inherently safer technology" is not a common sense mandate.
In the next phase, EPA will test the acute toxicity of multiple concentrations of Louisiana Sweet Crude Oil and the dispersants.
A University of Arizona and Loma Linda University study found that consumers were unaware that they need to regularly wash reusable grocery bags.
EnergySolutions, Perma-Fix, Philo-Technics, and Studsvik will be awarded task orders for treatment over the next five years with a maximum contract value of $24.9 million.
The rules would keep wind turbines at least 5 kilometers from the shorelines of lakes Superior, Huron, Erie, and Ontario.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is the keynote speaker of the July 7-8 event in Baltimore.
The U.S. Geological Survey has purchased $3.4 million of high tech electro-acoustic instruments from SonTek/YSI.
University of North Carolina, North Carolina State and the SAS Institute will use human health and biosphere data to detect bioterrorism threats before traditional disease surveillance systems do.
Electrolytic Technologies Corporation's Klorigen was designated a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology this year.
Twelve new testing methods offer users greater flexibility for detecting Dalaphon, Radium-226, Uranium, Radioactive Cesium, Iodine and Gamma emitters, Tritium, and E.coli.