Environmental Health and Safety


Planet is Warming More Rapidly than Previously Thought by Scientists

Planet is Warming More Rapidly than Previously Thought by Scientists

A stark warning was delivered by IPCC, who said that the Earth is finding itself in a deepening climate emergency.

Environmental Health Experts Provide Guidance to Prevention Against Mold

Environmental Health Experts Provide Guidance to Prevention Against Mold

Ability for protection from mold-related and safety problems relies on knowledge of prevention and addressing sources of moisture.

EPA Issues an Emergency Order and Information Request to a Containerboard Company with Air Monitoring Expansion

EPA Issues an Emergency Order and Information Request to a Containerboard Company with Air Monitoring Expansion

The New Indy Containerboard Facility was issued an order to correct the undesirable level of air contaminants.

Bio-based Polyurethanes and How They Contribute to Sustainability

Bio-based Polyurethanes and How They Contribute to Sustainability

What’s on the label, it would seem, does matter after all.

St. Louis River Area of Concern Cleanup Continues

St. Louis River Area of Concern Cleanup Continues

Contaminated water is being cleaned up and cleared out at Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin.

EPA Fines IOWA Manufacturing Company for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

EPA Fines IOWA Manufacturing Company for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

Scranton Manufacturing Company is accused of violating the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

EPA Grants to Allow Monitoring of Beach Water Quality in Alaska, Oregon and Washington

EPA Grants to Allow Monitoring of Beach Water Quality in Alaska, Oregon and Washington

Funds will help EPA partners identify health risks in the water.



The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grants to Cities in New Jersey

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grants to Cities in New Jersey

The grants given are meant to help underserved communities get cleaned up.

EPA Swears in New Deputy Administrator

EPA Swears in New Deputy Administrator

Janet McCabe serves as the 16th Deputy Administrator of the EPA.

EPA Seeks Experts to Serve on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council

EPA Seeks Experts to Serve on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council

The EPA is asking environmental education experts to apply for a spot on the NEEAC.

EPA Appoints Temporary Office Positions for Biden’s Transition Period

EPA Appoints Temporary Office Positions for Biden’s Transition Period

The EPA’s Chief of Staff announced the new agency assignments in an email.

USDA Reports First Case of COVID-19 in a Wild Animal

USDA Reports First Case of COVID-19 in a Wild Animal

A wild mink in Utah is the first recorded coronavirus infection in a wild, free-range animal.

How Important Are EPA Regulations for Businesses Going Green?

How Important Are EPA Regulations for Businesses Going Green?

With green practices, businesses can save money and energy while still complying with EPA regulations—no matter how lenient or strict they are throughout presidencies.

EPA Supports Environmental Improvement For Native American Tribes in Virginia

EPA Supports Environmental Improvement For Native American Tribes in Virginia

The EPA awarded around $660,000 to Native American tribes in Virginia for the purpose of advancing environmental education.

EPA Proposes Revised Cleanup Plan for Wisconsin Landfill and Recycling Site

EPA Proposes Revised Cleanup Plan for Wisconsin Landfill and Recycling Site

The Lemberger Landfill and the Lemberger Transport & Recycling Superfund site in Whitelaw, Wisconsin has undergone five cleanup reviews since 1995.

EPA Removes Superfund Designation from Massachusetts Site

EPA Removes Superfund Designation from Massachusetts Site

The site in Woburn, Massachusetts was deemed environmentally healthy on October 5.

Renewable Energy Options for Your Business

Renewable Energy Options for Your Business

Renewable energy for business is the future.

What Will the Future of Sustainable Cities Look Like

What Will the Future of Sustainable Cities Look Like

As more people move into urban areas and environmental issues become more pressing, cities will have to rethink their systems and their environmental impacts.

Big Tech Companies are Making Climate Change Commitments, but Are They Actually Impactful?

Big Tech Companies are Making Climate Change Commitments, but Are They Actually Impactful?

Many large companies like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft are rethinking their supply chains and carbon footprints after pressure from consumers and employees to address their role in climate change. Here’s what these groups are doing, and experts’ take on their effectiveness.

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