Joseph LaDou says discontinuing the global use of all forms of asbestos, including chrysotile asbestos, would prevent all asbestos-related diseases.
In the next phase, EPA will test the acute toxicity of multiple concentrations of Louisiana Sweet Crude Oil and the dispersants.
A University of Arizona and Loma Linda University study found that consumers were unaware that they need to regularly wash reusable grocery bags.
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.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission rule would set requirements for Category 1 and 2 radioactive materials and shipments of small amounts of irradiated reactor fuel.
Bayesian network approach enables emergency planners to better predict, assess and manage natural and man-made catastrophes, according to developers.
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.
The agency has rejected the Texas Council on Environmental Quality's flexible permit program.
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.
Creating or updating your disaster recovery plan is a good start.
Inspectors found open, unlabeled and leaking hazardous waste containers, among other things, at the Kimball, Neb., facility.
Justice department orders the company to pay an $80,000 fine, nearly $180,000 in penalties and serve more than 3 years of probation for trying to dispose of paint waste and spent solvents in a large pile of sawdust.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds helped to speed DOE's project to remove about 2,300 cubic feet of radioactive waste from California.