U.S. EPA Releases New Versions of Predictive Models: E-FAST and ChemSTEER

10/27/14 - The U.S. EPA has recently released new versions of E-FAST and ChemSTEER which are used by EPA/OPPT to assess the potential exposures and releases for chemicals of interest.

EPA Updates TSCA Work Plan for Chemical Assessments Based on New Exposure Data

10/23/14 - EPA today updated its list of existing chemicals for assessment, known as the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan for Chemical Assessments. The changes to the TSCA Work Plan for Chemical Assessments reflect updated data submitted to...

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

10/21/14 - This year's National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week theme, "Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future," focuses on the importance of reducing a child's exposure to lead and prevent its serious health effects.

EPA Honors the Winners of the 19th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards/ Winning technologies tackle climate change and promote energy efficiency

10/16/14 - WASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing landmark green chemistry technologies developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists that turn climate risk into business opportunities, spurring innovation and economic development.

EPA Increases Access to Chemical Information

10/07/14 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has posted additional data and added new functions to ChemView, EPA’s publicly-accessible, one-stop online tool to find information for chemicals regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

09/30/14 - WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its fourth year of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program data, detailing greenhouse gas pollution trends and emissions...

EPA Takes Additional Step to Address Potential Risks from Certain Nonylphenol and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates

09/25/14 - EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics is proposing a Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) that will allow the Agency to review and restrict certain nonylphenol (NPs) and ...

Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances

09/03/14 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is promulgating Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) final significant new use rules (SNURs) for 36 chemical substances which were...

EPA Releases Final Risk Assessments on Three TSCA Work Plan Chemicals

08/28/14 - EPA today released final risk assessments on three TSCA Work Plan Chemicals...

EPA Report Shows Progress in Reducing Urban Air Toxics Across the United States

08/21/14 - WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Second Integrated Urban Air Toxics Report to Congress - the final of two reports
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