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UNEP Annual Report 2014 Highlights Many Environmental Successes

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (May 19, 2015)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today released its Annual Report 2014, showcasing global environmental successes such as the recovery of the ozone layer, significant advances in renewables investments and the first-ever United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). The year's major success story came in September, when the ...

EPA Releases Final Risk Assessment for Chemical used for Paint and Coating Removal

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Mar. 23, 2015)

Today, the U.S. EPA released the final risk assessment for N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP), a chemical commonly used to remove paint and other coatings. The assessment identified risks to pregnant women and women of childbearing age, who have high exposure to NMP through paint or other coating removal. “By completing this assessment, we have ...

Award Winners for Environmental Excellence and Community Engagement Announced

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 12, 2015)

For their innovative projects that raise the bar for corporate responsibility in the Canadian mining sector, Vale, Dominion Diamond Corporation and Diavik Diamond Mine Inc. were recognized with the 2015 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Awards yesterday at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Awards Gala in Montreal. ...

ACS Nano Publishes Article on Nanomaterial Categorization for Assessing Risk Potential

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  (Mar. 20, 2015)

ACS Nano, published by the American Chemical Society (ACS), has posted an article entitled “Nanomaterial Categorization for Assessing Risk Potential to Facilitate Regulatory Decision-Making.” The abstract of the article, which is co-authored by Lynn L. Bergeson, ...

All quiet on the workplace-noise front: keeping employees protected from the risk of noise induced hearing loss

by Casella  (Feb. 17, 2015)

It’s a decade since the ‘Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005’ was passed before coming into force in April 2006, putting in place a more stringent cap on ...

Vermont Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 22, 2015)

Four winners in Vermont were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have worked to ...

Connecticut Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 22, 2015)

Three winners in Connecticut were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have worked ...

Massachusetts Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 22, 2015)

Eleven winners in Massachusetts were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes individuals and groups in the six New England states who have ...

EPA Revised Chlorpyrifos Assessment Shows Risk to Workers

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 5, 2015)

Today, EPA is releasing an assessment for public comment on the potential for human health risk of the pesticide chlorpyrifos. This assessment shows some risks to workers who mix, load and apply chlorpyrifos pesticide products. When used in large amounts, chlorpyrifos has the potential to pose risks in limited geographic areas when drinking water ...

Environmental damage and energy tax reform: the Dutch challenge

by Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency  (Apr. 7, 2015)

The ‘green result’ of the Dutch energy tax system could be significantly improved by better aligning the tax structure with overall environmental damage costs.  For some energy products, such as natural gas and electricity for households, tax rates in the Netherlands are higher than the cost of the environmental damage they ...

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