A Government Accountability Office report points out gaps in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's planning and strategy to protect the health of children and offers solutions.
Agency asks the public to report all poisoning incidents to National Poison Center and product manufacturers.
A commentary and a paper say the latest research "closes the door" on claims the chemical is an environmental hazard of concern.
The University of Michigan led a study exploring the sources of mercury to ocean fish.
A general contractor offers three tips to help homeowners regain control of their "hostage" situation.
Citing California Proposition 65, plaintiffs have tested fish oil supplements containing PCBs that did not disclose high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls.
The four-year Hazardcheck campaign unveiled on March 1 builds on the Government of Canada's Chemicals Management Plan and Clean Air Agenda.
An anhydrous ammonia incident last summer that sent about 17 people to the hospital resulted in an EPA order for Columbus Manufacturing of South San Francisco to replace safety relief valves and corroded parts on its ammonia refrigeration systems.
EPA alleged the property management company in Meriden, Conn., failed to tell at least 20 tenants about lead paint and provide hazard information.
University of Helsinki chemists think that exposure to silver can be reduced by chemically binding the nanoparticles to polymers.
The Palos Verdes Shelf Fish Contamination Education Collaborative Community Outreach Team educated local fishermen and the Vietnamese and Chinese communities on the dangers of consuming contaminated fish.
Pressure Pipe Inspection Co. completes 100 power plant inspections and provides utilities with vital information about the condition of their water pipelines.
EPA says many of the electric utilities the agency has assessed are already implementing recommended measures to make their impoundments safer.
Anyone intending to manufacture, import, or process them for an activity that is designated as a significant new use would have to notify EPA at least 90 days in advance, giving the agency time to evaluate the intended use and bar it, if necessary.
This worldwide market for electronic waste recovery growth represents money generated through reclamation of valuable materials from e-scrap.
The study included 3,966 adults 20 or more years of age whose blood serum was sampled between 1999 and 2006 for PFOA and other perfluoroalkyl acid compounds.
Goel Services, A.A. Asbestos Abatement and the Naval Station allegedly violated the Clean Air Act and the National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants for asbestos.
The Responsible Recycling program requires participating companies to implement an EHS management system that tracks materials and minimizes emissions and worker exposure during electronics recycling operations.