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.
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.
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.
Amendment requests $2 million for the Consumer Product Safety Commission to expedite the investigation.
A forensics company has identified 11 of 12 compounds that could be considered health concerns in imported drywall.
After a week of drinking from polycarbonate bottles, participants showed a two-thirds increase in bisphenol A in their urine.
Issues concerning chemical distributors include the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, EPA's ChAMP, and railroad obligations.