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EPA Strategic Plan Charts Direction for Next Four Years
Source: EPA
10 Apr 2014 - WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its fiscal year (FY) 2014 to 2018 Strategic Plan today, which provides a blueprint for advancing EPA’s mission to protect public health and the environment across the country.

Enforceable Consent Agreement on D4
Source: EPA
04 Apr 2014 - EPA published an Enforceable Consent Agreement (ECA) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)between EPA and five manufacturers of octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane...

Withdrawal of TSCA New Chemicals SNUR Published Today
Source: Federal Register
26 Mar 2014 - Today, EPA published the attached withdrawal of a proposed SNUR (April 18, 2013; 78 FR 23184) on PMN substances P-12-298 and P-12-299. This action is being taken based upon experimental data provided by the PMN...

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NAAQS

National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Set under the terms of the Clean Air Act, these standards cover a set of 6 "criteria" pollutants: SO2, particulate matter, NO2, carbon monoxide, ozone, and lead. The NAAQS specify ambient levels of these pollutants that will protect public health with an adequate margin of safety. NAAQS are used by states as the basis for individual source emission limitations in state implementation plans.

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