Environmental Protection Agency Articles

  • CBRN Water Monitors

    WANTED: CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear) Water Monitors ...


    By US Nuclear Corporation

  • Nanomaterials and Protecting Health Risk

    The tremendous growth prospects for the development and use of ultra strong, lightweight nanomaterials is both commercially promising and challenging from a regulatory perspective. Federal health agencies, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), are charged with protecting the safety of the American public and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • A Decade of Environmental Progress

    Times change, and so has the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Our overall goal is the same clean air, clean water, clean land. But we're a different agency than we were 10 years ago. A new emphasis on innovation has changed the way we think and operate, leading to real environmental improvements and real reductions in costs. Regulatory programs are still the essential core of our ...

  • The importance of scientific peer review at SETAC

    Peer review is a centuries‐old tradition in the scientific community, and one of the most important activities undertaken by scientific publications. The thoughtful and critical examination by peers of a scientist's technical work is central to the advancement of science. National agencies and international organizations such as the US Environmental Protection Agency, UK Environment Agency, ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Disclosure Protection May Narrow

    A business’ ability to claim information as confidential when submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may soon be at risk, based on several EPA initiatives rolled out over the past year. As Congress gears up for Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) legislative reform, stakeholders are preparing for changes in the scope of confidential business information (CBI) protection ...


    By Acta Group

  • Countermeasures against air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in Shanxi Province

    This paper describes how the Shanxi Environmental Protection Agency and SINTEF have acted on the recommendations of a joint study by UNEP and the National Environmental Protection Agency of PR China (NEPA) to implement the following cooperation programme: to establish the Shanxi Centre for Energy and Environment; to develop a masterplan against air pollution in Shanxi province; and to initiate ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EPA Strategic Plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed its Strategic Plan to serve as a blueprint for taking the Agency into the 21st century. Our Strategic Plan charts our course for protecting human health and the environment through 2005. It lays out the Agency's ten long-term goals and guides us in establishing the annual goals we will need to meet along the way. It allows us to measure how ...

  • The Food Quality Protection Act - Implementation and Legal Challenges

    The U.S. Congress enacted the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA)1 in 1996. In so doing, Congress revolutionized the fundamental principles of food safety and ushered in a new regulatory and legal framework for addressing food safety issues. The legal, regulatory, and scientific challenges posed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) and other federal agencies’ implementation of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New Spanish regulation on groundwater protection

    On 22 October it was issued Royal Decree 1514/2009 regulating the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration. The legal framework of this Royal Decree is formed by Directive 2000/60/EC (WFD) in particular Article 17, and Directive 20006/118/EC. The main objectives are to prevent or limit groundwater pollution and to establish criteria and procedures to assess their chemical ...

  • Addressing Environmental Justice in the Permitting Process

    On February 11, 1994, Executive Order 12898 Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations was issued.  Executive Order 12898 calls on each Federal agency to make achieving environmental justice part of its mission.  Since that time the United States ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Refrigerant leak detection is regulated by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    Refrigerant leak detection is a difficult task in some heating ventilation and air conditioning systems or refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Sometimes the most experienced technicians find difficulty discovering a leak, which may be hidden in a system component, in tubing or in an operating or safety control switch. Refrigerant leak detection is a hot topic, following the recently ...


    By Accruent

  • Environmental protection with Bentofix case study

    The project had been discussed for more than 40 years before the three-laned road (width 11.50m) was finally constructed in 2002. The required water protection measurement was performed in four working steps according to the planning of the designing office Misera in Freiburg: A 10cm thick sand layer was installed over the prepared subgrade A needlepunched geosynthetic clay liner ...


    By NAUE GmbH & Co.KG

  • EEA Environmental Statement 2006

    We are a European Union (EU) body dedicated to providing sound and independent information on the environment. We are a principal source of information for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, as well as for the general public. Our headquarters are located in one building in central Copenhagen. The number of staff is approximately 140. In ...

  • What U.S. environmental protection agency greenhouse gas regulation changes mean to you

    There is an upside for forward-thinking manufacturers regarding EPA blueprint for the way state and local regulatory agencies use the Clean Air Act permitting process to regulate greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency blueprint for the way state and local regulatory agencies use the Clean Air Act permit process to regulate greenhouse gas emissions in ...

  • A process to reconcile priorities among agencies responsible for environmental health risks

    Government agencies responsible for environmental protection need a process that establishes priorities among competing issues. Examples are described, drawing particularly on the experience of the US Environmental Protection Agency. Prioritisation systems should have certain characteristics responsiveness to the various agencies' mandates, flexibility, discriminatory power, transparency and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • PADEP Transition from CAIR to CSAPR

    As of January 1, 2015 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has been implementing the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) through a Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) that primarily impacts electric generating units (EGUs).   This article reviews the transition of the Clear Air Interstate Rule and nitrogen oxide (NO2), sulfur dioxide ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Environmental enforcement trends in brazil

    Environmental enforcement trends in brazil Brazil does not have a strong reputation for the enforcement of its laws. Lesley K. McAllister stated that “The paradox of environmental enforcement in Brazil is that environmental laws are strong but environmental agencies are weak.” (McAllister paraphrasing Aragão and Bunker, 1998, in Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection & ...

  • Portneuf river basin - USA

    The monitoring program for the Portneuf River Basin enables stakeholders to assess and document the influence of natural and human-caused factors on water quality. The program is a cooperative effort of private industry, educational institutions, scientists, and government agencies at numerous levels (City, County, State, Tribal, and Federal). The following agencies cooperate in the Portneuf ...

  • The Information Quality Act: EPA`s 8-Month Report Card

    In late 2000, Representative Joanne Emerson (DMO) sponsored an amendment to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) appropriations bill. This concise amendment, passed with no fanfare and little interest, now has federal agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), scrambling to put together lengthy and, in some cases, complex guidance that will undergo a detailed and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Tracking disease clusters and environmental health

    On March 29, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing entitled “Oversight Hearing on Disease Clusters and Environmental Health.” Committee Chairwoman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Senator Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, ranking member of the Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health Subcommittee, introduced the Strengthening Protections for Children and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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