Joseph LaDou says discontinuing the global use of all forms of asbestos, including chrysotile asbestos, would prevent all asbestos-related diseases.
A University of Arizona and Loma Linda University study found that consumers were unaware that they need to regularly wash reusable grocery bags.
In the next phase, EPA will test the acute toxicity of multiple concentrations of Louisiana Sweet Crude Oil and the dispersants.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission rule would set requirements for Category 1 and 2 radioactive materials and shipments of small amounts of irradiated reactor fuel.
EnergySolutions, Perma-Fix, Philo-Technics, and Studsvik will be awarded task orders for treatment over the next five years with a maximum contract value of $24.9 million.
Bayesian network approach enables emergency planners to better predict, assess and manage natural and man-made catastrophes, according to developers.
The agency has rejected the Texas Council on Environmental Quality's flexible permit program.
EPA is giving remodelers and contractors more time to get trained; the new enforcement deadline is Oct. 1.
Oxarc, which has agreed to pay more than $19,000, did not update its Risk Management Program, according to EPA.
In new interim guidance, the agency is encouraging employees to be involved during Risk Management Program inspections.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is the keynote speaker of the July 7-8 event in Baltimore.
University of North Carolina, North Carolina State and the SAS Institute will use human health and biosphere data to detect bioterrorism threats before traditional disease surveillance systems do.
Water utilities would have to take action when monitoring results indicate that contamination or a pathway to contamination is present.
Baron & Budd attorney says Gulf of Mexico cleanup workers should be monitored or warned about the health hazards.
The new ANSI standard (J100) for managing risk and resilience is expected to strengthen decision making at water facilities.
Inspectors found open, unlabeled and leaking hazardous waste containers, among other things, at the Kimball, Neb., facility.
Creating or updating your disaster recovery plan is a good start.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds helped to speed DOE's project to remove about 2,300 cubic feet of radioactive waste from California.
A jury found two brothers guilty of fraud, violating the Clean Air Act, and illegally dumping asbestos in Poland, N.Y. Their father pleaded guilty before the trial.