EPA method 3 News

  • New EPA approval for Palintest Sensor method

    Palintest is pleased to announce the US EPA approval of the ChlordioX™ Plus method for the measurement of Chlorine Dioxide and Chlorite in drinking water applications. The innovative new method utilising disposable amperometric sensors has been comprehensively reviewed by the EPA and is a major breakthrough for users of chlorine dioxide as a disinfectant.  The ChlordioX™ Plus is ...

  • EPA grants $3 million to support chemical toxicity research

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $3 million to better understand how the liver responds to environmental toxicants. Four academic institutions will develop methods and tools to enhance what society knows about environmental contaminants and the liver, the body’s waste treatment organ. Among other things, these methods and tools will improve the agency’s ...

  • Method launches its first EPA-registered antibacterial cleaning line

    Method, the leading innovator in premium, eco-friendly household and personal care products, introduces its first line of botanical household disinfectant sprays and wipes. The Method Antibac assortment of antibacterial, antiviral and antimicrobial products is registered by the Environmental Protection Agency and consists of two cleaning sprays, one formulated especially for the bathroom and the ...

  • EPA Solicits comments on updated method for establishing economic minor use

    The comment deadline of August 15, 2016, is approaching on the June 14, 2016, notice of availability of the draft Pesticide Registration Notice (PRN) ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA proposing to formally review methods used to protect waters from degradation

    The Environmental Protection Agency is considering requiring states and tribes to obtain agency approval for the methods they use to protect water quality from being degraded through development or other activity that could lead to discharges of pollutants. The provision on formal approval of anti-degradation methods is part of a wide-ranging proposal to clarify regulations governing state and ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Sierra BG 3 partial flow dilution sampler now legal alternative for US EPA Part 1065

    The US EPA has ruled that Partial Flow Dilution (PFD) technology, as demonstrated in conclusive testing with Sierra Instrument’s BG®3 <http://www.sierrainstruments.com/emissions/bg3.html> , is now legally recognized as an alternative to traditional Constant Volume Sampling (CVS). The new ruling in favor of light and heavy duty ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • New Drinking Water Methods Approved

    EPA approved 17 additional methods available for analyzing drinking water samples: EPA Method 150.3, Determination of pH in Drinking Water Standard Methods 7500-Ra E and 7500-Ra E-07 for Radium 226 and 228 Standard Method 7110 D-17 for Gross Alpha and Gross Beta ASTM D2972-15B and C for Arsenic ASTM 3559-15D for Lead ASTM D3645-15B for ...


    By Khemia Software Inc

  • MWH Laboratories Introduces Methods to Help Utilities Meet New EPA Proposed Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR3)

    MONROVIA, Calif. - MWH Laboratories, a division of MWH, the global wet infrastructure sector leader, introduced new methods allowing utilities across the U.S. to proactively address anticipated chemical monitoring needs under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR3). MWH Laboratories is the first commercial lab to offer methods ...


    By MWH Global

  • EPA Region 7 Administrator, Brody Middle School Students to Increase Awareness of Water Quality Oct. 3 in Des Moines, Iowa

    EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks will be in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday, Oct. 3, to visit with Brody Middle School seventh grade students about EPA’s role in protecting water quality. Brooks’ visit will include a role-play exercise featuring six groups of students representing EPA, scientists, farmers, concerned citizens, Des Moines Water Works, and non-profits. Afterwards, a ...

  • UL Announces Water Testing Services to Meet UCMR 3 Requirements

    UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.), a global leader in water quality and safety, today introduced testing methods to meet the monitoring requirements for 28 new contaminants  proposed in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Regulation (UCMR 3). Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA established the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring program to ...


    By UL LLC

  • More than 80 ASTM Methods feasible with Metrohm instruments!

    Numerous Metrohm applications comply with the methods and testing specifications stipulated by official standards. ASTM standards, for example, are a global reference when it comes to testing goods and services. No less than 80 ASTM methods can be performed on Metrohm instruments. A list of these methods can be ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • EPA Releases EDSP Comprehensive Management Plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 28, 2012, an Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) "Comprehensive Management Plan," that EPA states is intended to provide strategic guidance and outline critical activities that are planned for the EDSP for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2012 and through FY 2017. EPA states that although the plan is intended as an internal ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Releases EDSP Comprehensive Management Plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 28, 2012, an Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) "Comprehensive Management Plan," that EPA states is intended to provide strategic guidance and outline critical activities that are planned for the EDSP for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2012 and through FY 2017. EPA states that although the plan is intended as an internal ...


    By Acta Group

  • ASTM D3454 - 11 standard test method for radium-226 in water

    The most prevalent of the five radium isotopes in ground water, having a half life greater than one day, are 226Ra and 228Ra. These two isotopes also present the greatest health risk compared to the other naturally occurring nuclides of equal concentrations if ingested via the water pathway. Although primarily utilized on a water medium, this technique may be applicable for the ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D3454 - 11 standard test method for radium-226 in water

    The most prevalent of the five radium isotopes in ground water, having a half life greater than one day, are 226Ra and 228Ra. These two isotopes also present the greatest health risk compared to the other naturally occurring nuclides of equal concentrations if ingested via the water pathway. Although primarily utilized on a water medium, ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA announces safe drinking water research

    Let's raise our water glasses and toast to America's health! Water is essential to life, and one of EPA's highest priorities is ensuring America has drinking water safe from pathogens and other waterborne contaminants. Today, EPA announced the award of $3.6 million in research grants to four universities, one non-profit, and one research institute to improve the detection of known and emerging ...

  • EPA Announces TSCA Work Plan Chemicals

    On March 1, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) announced a work plan of 83 chemicals for further review under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). EPA identified seven chemicals for risk assessment in 2012, and intends to complete some of these assessments this year and initiate new assessments from the work plan in the coming ...


    By Acta Group

  • EREF’s Life-Cycle Analysis Workshop Examines Methods of Measuring Recycling and Diversion

    Recently, policy makers, facility owners and other solid waste entities have engaged in discussion regarding whether mass is the best means to evaluate recycling and diversion practices versus a focus on measuring environmental burden through life-cycle analysis. To establish dialogue and provide more information on this question, the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is ...

  • EPA Announces TSCA Work Plan Chemicals

    On March 1, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) announced a work plan of 83 chemicals for further review under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). EPA identified seven chemicals for risk assessment in 2012, and intends to complete some of these assessments this year and initiate new assessments from the work plan in the coming ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Scientists question EPA estimates of greenhouse gas emissions

    The approach the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses to estimate greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural anaerobic lagoons that treat manure contains errors and may underestimate methane emissions by up to 65%, according to scientists from the University of Missouri. Anaerobic lagoons treat manure on some animal feeding operations prior to application to crops as a fertilizer. ...

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