ECHO Website Enhancements

01/05/15 - More user-requested features have been added to the Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) website. The All Data, Water, and Hazardous Waste facility searches have been enhanced...

EPA Prevents Harmful Chemicals from Entering the Marketplace

12/17/14 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking action to protect the public from certain chemicals that have the potential to cause a range of health effects from...

EPA Updates DfE Flame Retardant Assessment

12/16/14 - Today, the Agency released an updated draft of the report "Partnership to Evaluate Flame Retardants in Printed Circuit Boards" for public comment. The draft report was first...

EPA Takes Action to Protect Consumers from Harmful Chemicals that can Cause Reproductive and Developmental Harm

12/10/14 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking action to protect the public from seven ethylene glycol ethers or glymes chemicals that can cause health effects including birth defects and blood toxicity.

EPA Finalizes Definition of Solid Waste Rule

12/10/14 - WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized new safeguards that promote responsible recycling of hazardous secondary materials and demonstrate a significant step forward in promoting recycling innovation...

EPA to Expand Listing on the DfE Safer Chemical Ingredients List

12/04/14 - The EPA Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) is announcing an initiative to expand the Design for the Environment (DfE) Safer Chemical Ingredients List (SCIL) with chemicals in new and existing functional component...

EPA Proposes Reconsidered Area Source and Major Source Boiler Rules

12/01/14 - On December 1, EPA released the pre-published versions of its proposed reconsidered Boiler MACT (major sources) and Boiler GACT (area sources) rules.

EPA Proposes New Ozone NAAQS

11/26/14 - WASHINGTON-- Based on extensive recent scientific evidence about the harmful effects of ground-level ozone, or smog, EPA is proposing to strengthen air quality standards to within a range of 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb) to better protect...

EPA Unveils Fall 2014 Regulatory Agenda

11/24/14 - On Friday, November 21, EPA unveiled its Fall 2014 Regulatory Agenda, the second of two such agendas which federal agencies are expected to produce annually. (The spring agenda was released toward the end of May this year.)

EPA Announces 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Award Nomination Process

11/13/14 - EPA today announced the call for nominations for the 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Awards which will be announced in July 2015. Nominations are due by Dec. 31, 2014.
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