The National Association of the Remodeling Industry is helping to raise awareness of the dangers of lead exposure by observing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week on October 24-30, 2010.
Resulting ecological damage is serious, but could be reduced by wider use of more sustainable, time-honored practices.
Methyltestosterone is used in aquaculture to produce male tilapia because they grow faster; Pseudomonas fluorescens and Bacillus ceresus may help remove the steroid from the water.
Offshore drilling, production, workover, and certain onshore facilities are not eligible for the extension.
The proposed rules apply to both multiple hearth and fluidized bed incinerators.
EPA and ExxonMobil agreed to settle a case involving more than one billion gallons of illegally stored hazardous waste at the Agrifos Fertilizer site in Pasadena, Texas.
A U.S. Department of Agriculture study has developed a formaldehyde-free glue for wood applications.
Advanced tracking software and ISO standard procedures improve performance and provide assurance for responsible recycling.
The company will pay a $1.25 million civil penalty, upgrade pollution control technologies, and install covers on two wastewater tanks as a supplemental environmental project.
The Lamp Section of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association clearly wants to move forward on energy efficiency but is complaining that new legislation will make that more difficult.
Photographing glaciers, valuing natural ecosystems, and establishing a seed vault are a few of the innovations created by this year's Heinz Family Foundation awardees.
The Alliance for Hazardous Materials Professionals uses emergency response scenarios to train members on the protocols for life-threatening situations.
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Robotic, insect-scale devices may one day monitor and explore hazardous environments, such as collapsed structures, caves and chemical spills.
The health risk and liabilities of this hazardous substance cost too much to ignore; the best approach is to eliminate the problem.
The agency is "drilling down to bedrock" to uncover the impact of the process on drinking water sources.
The company makes pentachloronitrobenzene, a fungicide used on turf, and was ordered to stop selling the product because it did not identify trace impurities in its confidential statement of formula.
EPA's Lisa Jackson announced the agency's new right-to-know policy in late May.
The specialty chemicals producer last year filed for bankruptcy and, at that time, was potentially responsible for cleanups at Superfund sites in 14 states.
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Faculty researchers hope to determine if the shape of crude oil remnant – be it a flat syrupy sheet or a tar ball – can affect natural deterioration rates.