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Strengthening Oil Spill Response: EPA Finalizes New Standards for National Contingency Plan

Strengthening Oil Spill Response: EPA Finalizes New Standards for National Contingency Plan

The new rule focuses on Subpart J, which regulates agents that can be used in cleanup, per the EPA.

Biden-Harris Administration Awards $315M for Brownfield Site Cleanups, Assessments

Biden-Harris Administration Awards $315M for Brownfield Site Cleanups, Assessments

More than 200 communities will benefit from this historic investment.

On ‘Don’t Fry Day’, EPA Reminds People to Protect Skin, Eyes When in the Sun

On ‘Don’t Fry Day’, EPA Reminds People to Protect Skin, Eyes When in the Sun

With more than two people dying from skin cancer per hour in the U.S., taking proper precautions when in the sun is essential for skin and eye health.

Groundwater Treatment System at PA Superfund Site

Groundwater Treatment System at PA Superfund Site Finished After Receiving Additional Funding

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provided $2.9 million in funding.

Electrification Charges Forward

Electrification Charges Forward

The path toward a sustainable future involves transitioning to clean energy and decreasing our reliance on fossil fuels.

Who has the Authority to sign Environmental Applications and Reports?

Who Has the Authority to Sign Environmental Applications and Reports?

Specific requirements on who can sign official documents, such as permit applications and related reports, have been established by environmental regulatory agencies.

How Does Environmental DNA Help Protect Biodiversity?

How Does Environmental DNA Help Protect Biodiversity?

By using eDNA sampling, data on local fauna and flora can be collected in an efficient and non-invasive manner.

Turning the Tide on Climate Change with Zero-Waste Practices

Turning the Tide on Climate Change with Zero-Waste Practices

Making even a small change can have a positive impact on the environment.



Sustainable Garage Solutions: 5 Simple Steps to Energy Efficiency

Sustainable Garage Solutions: 5 Simple Steps to Energy Efficiency

Making changes to reduce your energy use can help the environment.

Is PFAS in Plumber

Is PFAS in Plumber's Tape a Cause for Concern?

Is there a legitimate concern over PFAS used in plumber’s tape interacting with our drinking water? More research is needed, but here’s what we know.

EPA Announces 2023 Top Cities for ENERGY STAR Buildings

EPA Announces 2023 Top Cities for ENERGY STAR Buildings

These buildings save millions of metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year.

How to Prepare Floodplains for Climate Change

President Biden Signs Executive Order: ‘Revitalizing Our Nation’s Commitment to Environmental Justice for All’

“Earth Day is tomorrow, a chance to reflect on the national wonders of our nation and our planet—but we have to do a great deal more than just reflect. We have to commit ourselves to action,” he said prior to signing the Executive Order.

How to Prepare Floodplains for Climate Change

How to Prepare Floodplains for Climate Change

With flooding expected to increase if action isn't taken, it's vital we act now.

Using Spectroscopy to Fight Plastic Pollution

Using Spectroscopy to Fight Plastic Pollution

Discovering more than one way to fight this problem is essential. Here's how spectroscopy might be able to help.

The Environmental and Social Benefits of Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The Environmental and Social Benefits of Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Electrical vehicle sales are becoming more popular. By 2030, sales of this vehicle are expected to reach 40 percent of total passenger car sales.

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A Brief Look at Cleaning Products and Sustainability

The chemicals used to clean homes and businesses can have a negative impact on our planet.

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The Importance of Software in Sustainable Construction

By adopting technology in construction projects, we can help the industry become greener.

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Understanding the Relationship Between Home Heating and Air Pollution

Improving indoor air quality by reducing air pollution from home heating can positively impact the environment.

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Environmental Advantages of Soy-Based Shingles Used for Roofing

In addition to producing less waste, what other impacts can these shingles have on the environment?

The Environmental Legacy of International Burn Pits Continues After 20 Years

Some people in Iraq and Afghanistan who lived or worked downwind from burn pits experienced negative health effects.