EPA Administrator says the agency will be working to strengthen current Toxic Substances Control Act regulations while Congress is considering new legislation.
Using lasers and sensors, a team of researchers has demonstrated a new method of identifying nitric oxide.
EPA is using a multidisciplinary approach in its laboratories to determine how manufactured nanomaterials may harm human health and the environment.
EPA recommends minimizing dust, washing, and vacuuming to lower exposure to caulk that may contain polychlorinated biphenyls in buildings 31 years old or older.
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection offers advice on how to manage home-based storage tanks.
A room air cleaner with a HEPA filter can provide a better environment for people who suffer from emphysema, allergies or asthma during fire season.
Johns Hopkins School suggests the European Union may want to consider revising its test approaches to cut costs.
NIST scientists have probed a metal-organic framework that soaks up acetylene like a sponge. The finding may be useful to the chemical industry in the future.
The coatings eliminate the need for harsh detergents and solvents that may contain phosphates and be discharged into lakes and streams, according to a presentation at the American Chemical Society's meeting this week.
According to Dr. Brian Durie, the study supports the notion that genetic factors affecting toxin breakdown may be related to the development of myeloma.
Annual Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals conference will look at the critical role members play in developing sustainability and preparing for disasters.
The National Safety Council names Square D Services a winner for occupational achievement for reporting few injuries and illnesses and no fatalities in 2008.
MACTEC Engineering and Consulting assembled a design team for the U.S. Forest Service to evaluate the risks and determine mitigating measures to enable safe passage for human traffic and aquatic species in nine National Forests.
The Toxic Substances Control Act is more than 30 years old and the American Chemistry Council says it is time for the law to keep pace with science.
EPA is using stimulus funds to help states address underground storage tank leaks, which can contaminate groundwater.
The towns of Libby and Troy have had higher numbers of asbestos-related disease cases, constituting a public health emergency.
The owner of a storage facility in Bangor, Maine, will pay a fine of $17,121 to settle EPA claims that it violated chemical reporting requirements.
Personal protective suits, multi-gas meters, and related hazmat response equipment for Cuidad Juárez first responders were transferred to Mexico's Dirección de Protección Civil.