A new consumer brochure offers cleaning tips for broken CFLs while the agency urges schools to replace older fluorescent lamps that contain polychlorinated biphenyls.
New criteria to protect people from potential illness will be developed by October 2012.
Glenn Springs Holdings, an affiliate of Occidental Chemical Corp., will initially remediate three bridges in Wayne County, Tenn.
DuPont has agreed to pay a $15,600 civil penalty for failing to have proper written authorization for a Missouri agrichemical company to repackage and sell its Steadfast herbicide.
The database will grow as more companies submit information electronically and as older documents are scanned into the system.
EPA says 57 of the research studies reviewed in 2006 contained information on chemicals that could provide a risk of injury.
BP, Anadarko, MOEX, Triton, Transocean and QBE companies face Oil Pollution Act and Clean Water Act charges.
The citation includes 14 alleged willful and one serious violation against WRR Environmental Services Co. of Eau Claire in connection with a June 29 explosion and fire at its plant, OSHA announced Tuesday.
The summit is open to the public and will focus on ways the federal government and others can continue to work together on management and control of bed bugs.
The U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation will provide at least $300 million in financing for new private equity investment funds that could ultimately invest more than $1 billion in renewable resources projects in emerging markets.
Hawaii-based company travels to Hungarian village to help clean up caustic alkali and plans to return to teach residents how to use DeconGel.
People-powered pump could help prevent spread of dysentery, cholera, and typhoid.
Following its initial screening list of 67 pesticide chemicals, the agency now turns it attention to chemicals found in solvents, gasoline, plastics, personal care products, other pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.
In the past, pesticides were used to eliminate the problem, but as pest control practices have changed, the bedbug problem has grown. Experts note too that most bedbugs are homegrown and are being spread from belongings taken from one place to another.
The global firm will seek to grow its business in developing countries while minimizing its environmental footprint.
Mark Philbrick recommends an "anticipatory governance" approach, meaning nanotubes would be considered hazardous until their toxicity and behavior can be better understood.
Jocelyn K. Scheffler, who worked in the command center during the the Exxon oil spill cleanup, says many qualified emergency response and hazmat experts were excluded from the Gulf spill cleanup effort.
- By Jocelyn K. Scheffler
- Nov 10, 2010
National Construction Warranty Corporation says options could reduce the cost of restoring homes affected by corrosive drywall by 50 to 70 percent.
NIOSH releases its evaluation of potential exposures and health effects of those involved in the Deepwater Horizon response activities.