Environmental Health and Safety


ASTM 1527-21 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Standards Update Summary

ASTM 1527-21 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Standards Update Summary

The standard was revised last November.

Biden Administration Announces $500 Million for Clean School Buses

Biden Administration Announces $500 Million for Clean School Buses

The funding will go to replacing old school buses with clean, zero-emission buses.



Planet is Warming More Rapidly than Previously Thought by Scientists

Planet is Warming More Rapidly than Previously Thought by Scientists

A stark warning was delivered by IPCC, who said that the Earth is finding itself in a deepening climate emergency.

Environmental Health Experts Provide Guidance to Prevention Against Mold

Environmental Health Experts Provide Guidance to Prevention Against Mold

Ability for protection from mold-related and safety problems relies on knowledge of prevention and addressing sources of moisture.

EPA Issues an Emergency Order and Information Request to a Containerboard Company with Air Monitoring Expansion

EPA Issues an Emergency Order and Information Request to a Containerboard Company with Air Monitoring Expansion

The New Indy Containerboard Facility was issued an order to correct the undesirable level of air contaminants.

Bio-based Polyurethanes and How They Contribute to Sustainability

Bio-based Polyurethanes and How They Contribute to Sustainability

What’s on the label, it would seem, does matter after all.

St. Louis River Area of Concern Cleanup Continues

St. Louis River Area of Concern Cleanup Continues

Contaminated water is being cleaned up and cleared out at Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin.

EPA Fines IOWA Manufacturing Company for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

EPA Fines IOWA Manufacturing Company for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

Scranton Manufacturing Company is accused of violating the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

EPA Grants to Allow Monitoring of Beach Water Quality in Alaska, Oregon and Washington

EPA Grants to Allow Monitoring of Beach Water Quality in Alaska, Oregon and Washington

Funds will help EPA partners identify health risks in the water.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grants to Cities in New Jersey

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grants to Cities in New Jersey

The grants given are meant to help underserved communities get cleaned up.

EPA Swears in New Deputy Administrator

EPA Swears in New Deputy Administrator

Janet McCabe serves as the 16th Deputy Administrator of the EPA.

EPA Seeks Experts to Serve on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council

EPA Seeks Experts to Serve on the National Environmental Education Advisory Council

The EPA is asking environmental education experts to apply for a spot on the NEEAC.

EPA Appoints Temporary Office Positions for Biden’s Transition Period

EPA Appoints Temporary Office Positions for Biden’s Transition Period

The EPA’s Chief of Staff announced the new agency assignments in an email.

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