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EPA Collecting Comments on Proposed NJ Superfund Site Cleanup Plan

EPA Collecting Comments on Proposed NJ Superfund Site Cleanup Plan

The public can comment on the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan of mercury-contaminated soil at the New Jersey site until December 12.

October 2022 was Fourth-Warmest October on Earth in 143 Years

October 2022 was Fourth-Warmest October on Earth in 143 Years

The average temperature around the world was 58.7 degrees Fahrenheit.

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A Year in Review: EPA’s Work on PFAS

One year after the PFAS Strategic Roadmap was announced, the EPA is looking back at the progress it’s made.

Environment Benefits of Solar Panels

Environment Benefits of Solar Panels

These devices can decrease emissions, improve air quality and limit global warming.

EPA Asks for Public Input on Programs Funded through Inflation Reduction Act

The public can comment on various projects, including those on air quality and climate.

$53 Million Announced for Air Pollution Monitoring Across 37 States

$53 Million Announced for Air Pollution Monitoring Across 37 States

The EPA said the $53.4 million will go to 132 projects in the United States.

The Benefits of Renewables for Energy

The Benefits of Renewables for Energy

Renewables come with an array of benefits, but why might they be the better option for energy? Read on to find out.

Final Fifth Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List Published by EPA

This year’s list includes per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS or forever chemicals.



How to Go Green: Six Easy Tips for Making Eco-Friendly Changes to Improve the Environment

How to Go Green: Six Easy Tips for Making Eco-Friendly Changes to Improve the Environment

Making changes can have a big impact on the environment.

How Can We Solve The Growing E-Waste Problem?

How Can We Solve The Growing E-Waste Problem?

E-waste can lead to air and water pollution as well as soil contamination.

Engine Idling and the Impact on the Environment

Engine Idling and the Impact on the Environment

Exhaust fumes are harmful to the environment and human health.

The 7 Biggest Polluters by Industry in 2022, as Ranked in New Research

The 7 Biggest Polluters by Industry in 2022, as Ranked in New Research

The Eco Experts ranked the Industries their yearly greenhouse gas emission output.

EPA Announces Recipients of Pollution Prevention Grant

EPA Announces Recipients of Pollution Prevention Grant

A combined total of $9 million will be given to over 30 recipients.

New EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding Looks at Lead Emissions from Lead-Fueled Aircraft

New EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding Looks at Lead Emissions from Lead-Fueled Aircraft

Lead exposure can lead to multiple health concerns for people.

EPA Launches Two Online Tools on Environmental Compliance

EPA Launches Two Online Tools on Environmental Compliance

The public can access information about local facilities’ environmental compliance.

Biden Administration Announces Additional Almost $500M for Clean School Buses Following High Demand

Biden Administration Announces Additional Almost $500M for Clean School Buses Following High Demand

The EPA received nearly 2,000 applications, totaling about $4 billion in requests.

How Industrial Companies Responsible for Pollution Among Disenfranchised Communities Can Fight Environmental Racism

How Industrial Companies Responsible for Pollution Among Disenfranchised Communities Can Fight Environmental Racism

Some ways industries and people can fight environmental racism include changing practices and educating themselves.

EPA Establishes Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights

EPA Establishes Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights

The office will have many responsibilities, including working with communities to "understand their needs" and ensuring environemtnal justice issues are included in EPA work, the agency said.

Settlement Leads to Actions, Penalty for Massachusetts Site

Settlement Leads to Actions, Penalty for Massachusetts Site

The EPA alleged violations of standards relating to hazardous waste management.

Attainment Status for Air Quality Standard Changes for Some Areas After EPA Releases Final Determination

Attainment Status for Air Quality Standard Changes for Some Areas After EPA Releases Final Determination

Some areas were reclassified as “Severe” and others as “Moderate.”

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