EPA Calls for 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations

03/18/14 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking companies or institutions to nominate their innovative technologies for the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards.

EPA's Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program Updates EDSP Comprehensive Management Plan

02/21/14 - The EPA has updated its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) Comprehensive Management Plan to emphasize the utilization of advanced informational technology and computational methods.

Final Hazardous Waste E-Manifest Rule Published

02/10/14 - On Friday, February 7, the final hazardous waste e-manifest rule was published in the Federal Register...

Annual EPA Enforcement Results Highlight Focus on Major Environmental Violations

02/07/14 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released its annual enforcement and compliance results demonstrating a focus on violations that have the most impact on public health.

Proposed Significant New Use Rule on Certain Chemical Substances

02/07/14 - EPA is proposing significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for three chemical substances which were the subject of premanufacture...

EPA To Evaluate the Role for Economy-wide Modeling in Assessing Its Air Regulations

02/06/14 - Yesterday, EPA announced in the Federal Register that it was “evaluating the appropriate role for economy-wide modeling” in the environmental regulatory process.

EPA Issues Final Significant New Use Rule on 5 Chemical Substances

02/04/14 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week promulgated a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) significant new use rule (SNUR) for five chemical substances identified generically as complex...

EPA's 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline

02/04/14 - WASHINGTON - Total releases of toxic chemicals decreased 12 percent from 2011-2012, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report released today...

DfE Alternatives Assessment Reports for DecaBDE and BPA in Thermal Paper

01/29/14 - EPA today released two final Alternatives Assessment Reports for the flame retardant DecaBDE and BPA in thermal paper. These comprehensive assessments were developed with public participation under EPA’s...

Seventy-Third Report of the TSCA Interagency Testing Committee to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; Receipt of Report and Request for Comments

01/23/14 - The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Interagency Testing Committee (ITC) transmitted its 73rd ITC Report to the EPA Administrator on December 31, 2013...
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