In collaboration with the United Kingdom, the agency and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are pooling funds to determine whether health risks exist in products using nanotechnology.
WCIT now includes a compendium of 700 new contaminants with details on more than 212 analytical methods.
Compact fluorescent lamps can be used in three-way fixtures and with dimmers. They also can last longer than incadescent bulbs when used properly.
EPA is making the plans, which describe how companies are making their impoundments safer, available through its website.
EPA will host a conference on advancing the next generation of risk assessment in Washington, D.C.
The chemical manufacturers' group is seeking a three- to five-year reauthorization of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards.
ASTM subcommittee is trying to bring consistent, reliable, and accurate sampling to the practice.
The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Pennsylvania General Energy Co. $28,960 for the illegal discharge of Airfoam HD, a surfactant, into Pine Creek in Lycoming County last March.
Former city of Detroit Health Department lead inspector Donald Patterson was sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison and 24 months of supervised release on wire fraud charges stemming from an EPA investigation.
EPA submitted its draft study plan on hydraulic fracturing for review to the agency’s Science Advisory Board, a group of independent scientists.
Company says hazardous material cleanup can be as simple as putting its mattress under the spill.
SOCMA President Sloan suggested that TSCA has been effective and modernizing the law is an action that should be carefully undertaken.
EPA will move forward with the development of a regulation for perchlorate to protect Americans from any potential health impacts.
Baseline Engineering has completed the master planning, design, engineering, funding, and construction documents for a 600-gallons-per-minute water treatment plant.
EPA has disapproved Vermont’s 2002 water quality plan that set phosphorus targets for discharges into Lake Champlain.
The good news is that the dispersant stayed in the deep ocean after it was first applied; the bad news is that it stayed in the deep ocean and did not degrade.
The Feb. 22 public meeting in Washington, D.C., is part of the Federal Railroad Administration’s review of its steadily increasing approvals for the movement of damaged packages or leaking tank cars that are not in compliance with hazardous materials regulations.
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network claim that the agency has failed to properly protect more than 200 endangered and threatened species from harmful pesticides.
The agency has funding available to support demonstration; pre-proposals are due by March 8.
Compounds from the decay of organic matter in aquatic settings affect mercury cycling, according to a paper in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.