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.
Electrolytic Technologies Corporation's Klorigen was designated a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology this year.
Twelve new testing methods offer users greater flexibility for detecting Dalaphon, Radium-226, Uranium, Radioactive Cesium, Iodine and Gamma emitters, Tritium, and E.coli.
Creating or updating your disaster recovery plan is a good start.
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.
New Jersey lawyer James Kosch suggests that a U.S. law similar to Europe's REACH law also could lower protection for trade secrets.
The researchers observed a dose-response association between increasing urine BPA level and declining male sexual function of 427 factory workers in China.
Reps. Markey and Moran charge EPA to test 100 chemicals over four years and determine their impact on humans.
Chemical manufacturers' group encourages members to voice their concerns on chemical site security and TSCA reform.
Five-day exercise will prevent access to Pittston City Riverfront Park on the Susquehanna River starting April 26.
The agency has partnered with the state of Kansas to help the owners of 77 residential and business properties move away from the Tar Creek Superfund site in Oklahoma.
Hach Co. will present thousands of dollars in equipment to municipal wastewater treatment plants in the United States that can explain creatively why they should receive the award.
Researchers are measuring antimony concentrations from water samples near the world's largest antimony mine in Xikuangshan, China.
SOCMA calls the efforts of Congress to reform the Toxics Substance Control Act overreaching; Safer Chemicals group wants more teeth in the measure.
Cell-All initiative would equip cell phones with sensors capable of detecting such chemicals as carbon monoxide and fire.
An environmental journalist makes a UNEP-sponsored field visit to Mariakani to see first hand how scarce fresh water is and how that affects the people of the village.
- By Marianne de Nazareth
- Apr 08, 2010