Environmental Protection


News & Articles

  • Trump Picks Oklahoma Attorney General for EPA Post

    Pruitt has been a fierce and outspoken challenger of environmental actions taken by President Obama's administration.

  • Canadian Company Paying $225,000 Fine for Ozone-Depleting Products

    Information uncovered by the Intelligence Division sparked an investigation of the import and sale by CRC Canada Co. of aerosol products containing a prohibited ozone-depleting substance: HCFC-225. Charges were brought under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act last February.

  • Elemental Analysis of Airborne Particles

    By evaluating XRF, ICP-OES, and ICP-MS analytical technologies, users can obtain airborne particle analysis that’s rapid, reliably, accurate, and surprisingly affordable.

  • Canadian Government Speeds Up Transition from Coal

    Regulatory actions announced Nov. 21 will put Canada on a path to move from 80 percent toward 90 percent non-emitting sources by 2030, using clean electricity to power cars, businesses, and homes across the country.

  • EPA Testing Air Quality in Memphis Area

    The agency is working with the Shelby County Health Department and the Memphis Area Transit Authority, which is field-testing lower-cost air pollution sensor pods.

  • NYC Appoints New Sustainability Director

    Mark Chambers, former director of sustainability and energy for the District of Columbia, will lead New York City's sustainability programs, including efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent reduction from 2005 levels by 2050 and achieve important air quality and renewable energy goals. He starts later this month.

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