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News Releases issued by the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention

 

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12/17/2009EPA Reaction to DecaBDE Phaseout Announcement
12/10/2009Limited EPA Study Finds Low Level of Concern in Samples of Recycled Tires from Ballfield and Playground Surfaces
12/08/2009EPA to Strengthen Oversight of Pesticide’s Impact on Children and Farmworkers
12/02/2009Statement of Lisa P. Jackson
Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Legislative Hearing on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
December 2, 2009
11/30/2009Five Companies Lauded for Reducing Pesticide Risk
11/30/2009EPA Issues Consumer Alert: Unscrupulous Vendors Market Unapproved Flu Disinfectant Products
11/19/2009EPA Issues Call for 2010 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations
11/04/2009EPA Proposes New Pesticide Labeling to Control Spray Drift and Protect Human Health
10/30/2009EPA Proceeds with Revoking Regulations Allowing Carbofuran Pesticide Residues on Food
10/29/2009EPA Orders Chemical Testing for Hormone Effects
10/22/2009EPA Proposes Tightening Standards for Lead-Safe Renovation Practices and Lead Paint Dust to Protect Children
10/20/2009New EPA Information on Insect Repellents
10/07/2009EPA Begins New Scientific Evaluation of Atrazine
10/01/2009Leaders Praise EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s Plans for Chemical Reform
10/01/2009EPA Opens Transparency Window into Pesticide Registration Decisions
09/29/2009EPA Administrator Jackson Unveils New Administration Framework for Chemical Management Reform in the United States
09/25/2009EPA Announces Guidance to Communities on PCBs in Caulk of Buildings Constructed or Renovated Between 1950 and 1978

EPA to gather latest science on PCBs in caulk
09/11/2009New Limits on Pesticide Uses Will Protect Salmon
08/26/2009EPA Announces New Steps to Protect Americans from Lead Poisoning. Actions to reduce overall exposures to lead
06/22/2009EPA Launches Protection Team to Explore Widespread Bee Deaths
06/22/2009EPA Honors Recipients of 2009 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
06/16/2009EPA Helps Estuary Programs Adapt to Climate Change
05/28/2009EPA Green Lights First Antimicrobial Pesticide Against Anthrax
05/27/2009EPA Strengthens Safety Measures for Soil Fumigant Pesticides
05/21/2009
EPA Makes the List for 2009 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government
05/11/2009Carbofuran Pesticide Residues in Food Revoked
04/16/2009U.S. and Canada to Increase Scrutiny of Flea and Tick Pet Products
04/15/2009 EPA To Begin Testing Pesticides for Endocrine Disruption
03/16/2009Prevent Poisonings: Lock Up Pesticides
01/07/2009Plan Announced to Improve Pest Control in Schools by 2015
12/17/2008$3 million in Environmental Community Grants to Be Awarded
12/09/2008N. American Enviro Ministers Advance Cooperation on Chemicals
12/04/2008New Partnership Grants Demonstrate Integrated Pest Management
11/25/2008Formaldehyde Emissions from Pressed-Wood Products to be Investigated
11/18/2008Celebrate the Environment:
Remember Mother Earth this Holiday Season
11/06/2008New Assessment Highlights Effective Mercury-Free Alternatives
10/30/2008Make a 2009 Green Chemistry Award Nomination
10/20/2008Wipe Out Lead Poisoning - National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
09/24/2008EPA Launches New Chemical Assessment and Management Efforts
07/24/2008EPA Acts to Address Carbofuran Residues in Food
07/10/2008Soil Fumigant Pesticides Subject to New Safety Measures
07/01/2008Importing or Exporting? New EPA Web Portal Provides Environmental Requirements
06/24/2008EPA Honors Recipients of 2008 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
06/23/2008EPA to Undertake Scientific and Regulatory Evaluation of Formaldehyde Use in Pressed Wood Products
05/29/2008EPA Requires Safety Measures for Rodent-Control Products to Protect Children and Wildlife
03/31/2008New Requirements to Protect Children from Lead-Based Paint Hazards
03/31/2008EPA to Announce New Requirements to Protect Children from Lead-Based Paint Hazards
03/17/2008EPA Administrator to Address Chemical Assessment and Management
03/17/2008Play It Safe, Prevent Poisonings, Lock Up Pesticides
02/22/2008USDA, EPA and FDA Statement on Genetically Engineered Corn "Event 32"
02/19/2008Ask EPA: What's Up with Nano?
02/04/2008EPA Announces Substantial Decrease of PFOA
01/28/2008EPA Seeks Data About Nanoscale Materials
12/18/2007EPA Awards Community Grants Across Country
12/13/2007Comments Sought: Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program Draft Procedures
12/05/2007Make a Nomination: Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
10/19/2007Getting Lead Out of the Home - National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Starts Oct. 21
10/17/2007EPA Seeks Comment on StarLink White Paper
10/05/2007EPA Issues One-Year Registration for Soil Fumigant Iodomethane
10/05/2007EPA to Announce Future of Iodomethane
09/21/2007EPA To Regulate Ion Generators as Pesticides
09/10/2007EPA Releases List of High-Volume Chemicals
08/21/2007U.S., Canada and Mexico Take Lead to Manage Industrial Chemicals
08/13/2007Public Meeting To Discuss Nanotechnology
07/18/2007New Report Shows Environmental Benefits from Green Computers
07/18/2007Four Communities to Pilot New Federal Environmental Health Partnership
07/17/2007EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson Joins CDC to Help Local Communities Advance Environmental Protection Efforts
07/11/2007EPA Invites Public Comment on Design of Nanotechnology Stewardship Program
06/26/2007Leading Innovators in Pollution Prevention Receive Awards
06/11/2007EPA Advances Public Health and Environmental Protection with New Pesticide Screening
06/11/2007EPA to Release First Pesticides for Endocrine Screening
06/05/2007EPA Proposes Adding Child-Occupied Facilities to Lead Paint Requirements
05/16/2007(1) Compound Allowed as Alternative to Ozone-Depleting Chemicals for Specific Uses
(2)  New Reports Highlights Pollution Prevention Efforts
05/05/2007 11:30:00 AMDC Project To Help Residents Safely Control Pests
05/04/2007EPA Grant To Help Residents Use Safer Pest Control
05/02/2007EPA Seeks Public Comment on Risk-Reduction Options for Soil Fumigants
04/03/2007New EPA Asbestos Brochure Targets Auto Mechanics
03/29/2007EPA To Hold Public Meetings on Managing Non-Federal Mercury Supplies
03/28/2007EPA Releases PFOA Stewardship Program Baseline Year Summary Report
03/16/2007EPA Seeks Public Comment on Lead-Safe Work Practices
03/15/2007EPA Reminds Communities How to Prevent Unintentional Pesticide Poisonings
01/08/2007EPA Rules Out Wood Preservative ACC for Residential Use
12/18/2006EPA Finalizes Toxic Release Inventory Rule
11/16/2006EPA Phases Out Pesticide AZM
10/24/2006New Data Show Decline in Children's Exposure to Pollutants
10/23/2006Awareness Key to Preventing Lead Poisoning
10/18/2006EPA Invites Public Participation in Development of Nanotechnology Stewardship Program
08/23/2006EPA Releases Guidance to Reduce Mechanics' Exposure to Asbestos
08/03/2006U.S. Continues to Set Bar on Pesticide Safety
08/01/2006U.S. Pesticide Safety Highest in the World
08/01/2006(CORRECTED VERSION) EPA to Announce Efforts on Food Quality Protection Act
07/24/2006Greener Computers and Monitors Will Soon Hit the Market
07/17/2006EPA's Top-Five Keys to a Green and Healthy Summer
07/05/2006Report Highlights Accomplishments; Outlines Path Forward
06/28/2006Innovative Recipients Recognized for Turning Brown into Green Chemistry
06/23/2006Bans on Human Studies Extended to Nursing Women
05/16/2006Regulatory Changes Requested on Pest Strip and other DDVP Products
05/10/2006First U.S. Voluntary Standard for Computers in Place
04/20/2006Young Leaders Recognized for Environmental, Community Impacts
04/19/2006Recognition for Health Care Industry Leaders

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