John Bostick apparently knew the building's ceiling contained asbestos but failed to tell workers, who were not trained in correct work practice techniques.
This application was designed by Abt Associates for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Lamb & RItchie Co. will pay a $32,000 fine to settle a complaint that the company failed to file a Toxic Chemical Release Inventory form for lead compounds.
The public meeting in Washington, D.C., will wrap up this phase of the project to strengthen the nation's approach to protecting the public's health from harmful chemical exposures.
DeMoulas Super Markets failed to submit a material safety data sheet for Genetron 22, or a list of chemicals including Genetron 22, to the state emergency response commission, local emergency planning committee, and the local fire department with jurisdiction over the facility.
Russell Coco faces one year in prison and could be fined up to $250,000; a trial for Bob Knapp, the building owner, is set for Feb. 28.
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.
Slight alterations in a gene encoding a protein known to regulate PCB's toxic effects were found in the fish.
Compact fluorescent lamps can be used in three-way fixtures and with dimmers. They also can last longer than incadescent bulbs when used properly.
WCIT now includes a compendium of 700 new contaminants with details on more than 212 analytical methods.
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.
EPA is making the plans, which describe how companies are making their impoundments safer, available through its website.
ASTM subcommittee is trying to bring consistent, reliable, and accurate sampling to the practice.
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.
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.
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.