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  • EPA Promulgates final SNUR for Bimodal Mixture Consisting of MWCNTs and Other Classes of CNTs

    On October 3, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated a final significant new use rule (SNUR) under Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for the chemical substance identified generically as bimodal mixture consisting of multi-walled ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA revisions to method 301 validations

    On May 10, 2011 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revised its field validation procedure known as Method 301. Method 301 is used when a source owner or operator proposes to use a new or alternative test method to meet an EPA compliance requirement. The method specifies procedures for determining and documenting the precision and bias of measured concentrations from various media ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • EPA Approves Hach LDO Method 10360

    The luminescent dissolved oxygen method utilizing the technology Hach pioneered in 2003 is now fully EPA approved for measurement of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD5), Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand (CBOD) and Dissolved Oxygen (DO). Hach's LDO process and lab probes, as well as BOD tests conducted with Hach's HQd meter platform can now be used for reporting purposes when following this ...

  • 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 Approves 21 Alternative Test Methods

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has approved 21 alternative analytical methods to measure levels of contaminants in drinking water and determine compliance with national primary drinking water regulations. Using its authority for expedited approval of alternative methods, the agency announced July 19 that each of the 21 alternative methods "are as effective as one or more of the testing ...

  • EPA Awards $1 Million for Environmental Justice Projects

    Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $1 million in grants across the country for improving the environment in low-income communities. In a ceremony held in Washington, D.C., today, EPA awarded $100,000 grants to 10 community-based organizations for projects aimed at addressing environmental and public health issues as childhood asthma, farm worker pesticide ...

  • 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 awards $1.5 million to universities for sustainable drinking water treatment methods

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced almost $1.5 million in funding to three universities to develop sustainable drinking water treatment methods. The research grants are funded through EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program. These grants, which supplement last year’s grants to eight other universities, are intended to provide innovative treatment ...

  • Capillary electrophoresis method according to EPA 6500 and ASTM D6508-10

    Lumex Instruments introduces a capillary electrophoresis method for determination of inorganic anions; fluoride, bromide, chloride, nitrite, nitrate, ortho-phosphate, and sulfate in drinking water, wastewater and ground water according to EPA 6500 and ASTM D6508-10 test methods. This test method is applicable for ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • 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 ...

  • U.S. EPA approves ASTM test methods for contaminated water testing

    In an action effective on Nov. 10, 2009, 15 methods contained in 10 ASTM standards are among 25 analytical methods that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved for determining contaminant concentrations in samples collected under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The methods are under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D19.05 on Inorganic Constituents in Water, part of ASTM Committee D19 ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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

  • EPA Approves In-Situ Inc. Rugged Dissolved Oxygen (RDO) Methods

    In-Situ® Inc., a world leader in water monitoring technology, received EPA approval for their RDO® methods, which are the only optical or luminescence-based DO methods to pass the rigorous ATP approval process for measuring Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand (CBOD), and Dissolved Oxygen (DO) under the Clean Water ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • EPA Awards UT-Austin over $1 Million for Chemical Safety Research

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $1.2 million grant to the University of Texas at Austin through EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program. The grant will help fund research on testing chemicals that impact fertility and embryonic development and on developing a model to classify chemicals according to the risks they pose. The grant is part of $11 ...

  • EPA Establishes New 1-hour Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

    On June 2, 2010 the U.S. EPA established a new 1-hour primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide (SO2).  The new 1-hour standard was set at the level of 75 parts per billion (ppb) calculated as the three-year average of the 99th percentile of the annual distribution of daily maximum 1-hour average concentrations.  With the establishment of the new 1-hour ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • EPA Grants $1 Million to University of Pittsburgh for asthma study

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $1 million to the University of Pittsburgh to conduct a study designed to increase the quality of life for children who live in underserved communities and suffer from asthma. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh and other institutions will coordinate efforts to determine and understand the effects of air pollution on childhood ...

  • SMT PAH 1 Column

    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs, also polyaromatic hydrocarbons or polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons) are large organic compounds produced during combustion. Many of these compounds are carcinogenic and are often found in water, air and other natural habitats. Monitoring of these compounds is very crucial for a healthy environment. The major challenge in HPLC analysis of PAHs is in ...

  • 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

  • New Phenomenex GC Column Set for Chlorinated Pesticides Runs Seven EPA Methods

    Phenomenex Inc., a global leader in the research and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, introduces Zebron™ ZB-CLPesticides-1 and 2 for dual-column pesticide testing by GC/ECD (electron capture detection). This column set saves time and money for chlorinated pesticide testing commonly performed by environmental and drinking water testing labs, which often need ...


    By Phenomenex, Inc.

  • Andersen Air Force Base beach cleanup to use U.S. EPA’s Marine Debris tracking methods

    The Andersen Air Force Base 36th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Environmental Flight’s beach cleanup on April 21 from Tarague Beach to Pati Point will make use of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tracking method developed by the agency’s Pacific Southwest Region, helping the U.S. EPA and Guam EPA with a priority program to combat coastal and marine debris pollution. This event ...

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