"For the first time in a generation, we are able to restrict chemicals already in commerce that pose risks to public health and the environment," said Jim Jones, assistant administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
Pruitt has been a fierce and outspoken challenger of environmental actions taken by President Obama's administration.
Information uncovered by the Intelligence Division sparked an investigation of the import and sale by CRC Canada Co. of aerosol products containing a prohibited ozone-depleting substance: HCFC-225. Charges were brought under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act last February.
The proposed Scott Islands Marine National Wildlife Area, located off the northern tip of Vancouver Island, will be the first protected marine area established under the Canada Wildlife Act.
Being responsible for the impact of a chemical disaster—on staff, local communities, the environment, and the local economy—is every CEO's nightmare.
A ceremony in Chernobyl on Nov. 29 marked the successful conclusion of the sliding operation, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced.
When the list is published in the Federal Register, that will trigger a statutory deadline to complete risk evaluations for the chemicals within three years. The evaluation will determine whether the chemicals present an unreasonable risk to humans and the environment.
The fall occurred on June 13 and "there was no evidence of fall protection at the site, despite the hazards presented by more than 140 skylights in the roof of the building, a rooftop access hatch, and the unguarded edges of the roof," according to the agency.
Hitachi-GE is trying to carry the UK ABWR through its first stages of regulatory review for development in Britain.
Evacuations have been ordered in several communities as flames destroy Gatlinburg resorts.
"Protecting the environment is something that Microsoft and our employees believe in strongly. We are grateful for this recognition by GBCI and look forward to building on our work to reduce waste at our Redmond headquarters," said Susan Wagner, senior director of Microsoft Real Estate & Facilities.
A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Miami shows how ocean acidification is accelerating the erosion of coral reefs.
"This year's honorees are trailblazers in innovation, small business, health care, and sustainable textiles. Their visionary leadership is helping to power the economy and increase our ability to compete globally," Pritzker said. "The Commerce Department proudly supports these four outstanding organizations for their unwavering commitment to performance excellence and their dedication to always reaching higher."
Regulatory actions announced Nov. 21 will put Canada on a path to move from 80 percent toward 90 percent non-emitting sources by 2030, using clean electricity to power cars, businesses, and homes across the country.
The award recognizes Schneider Electric for its leadership and contributions to the region's clean energy economy.
By evaluating XRF, ICP-OES, and ICP-MS analytical technologies, users can obtain airborne particle analysis that’s rapid, reliably, accurate, and surprisingly affordable.
With Israel's population on the rise, continued urban development is guaranteed. Conservation activists across the country will have their work cut out for them in the years to come, but with every city expansion, we see great opportunities to implement change.
Mahesh Ramanujam has become the new president and CEO of USGBC, as recently announced this week.
Many states on the east coast are battling fires that have led to evacuations and air quality notices.
When paired with smart lighting, smart blinds can help maximize the amount of daylight in your home to cut down on electricity usage. For example, opening the blinds can trigger smart lighting to turn off, and vice versa.