Three different federal agencies are monitoring air quality in and around the spill for the environment and worker health.
Now, research, funding and testing tools from the Food and Drug Administration will be added to those of EPA, NTP and NCGC to improve chemical impacts testing.
Anne Wallin, director of Sustainable Chemistry and Life Cycle Assessment, shares the company's approach to working smart in today's chemical society.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates says "inherently safer technology" is not a common sense mandate.
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 rules would keep wind turbines at least 5 kilometers from the shorelines of lakes Superior, Huron, Erie, and Ontario.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is the keynote speaker of the July 7-8 event in Baltimore.
The U.S. Geological Survey has purchased $3.4 million of high tech electro-acoustic instruments from SonTek/YSI.
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.