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


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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
04/18/2006Committed to Putting Children First
04/13/2006Easier Access to Health and Environmental Effects of Industrial Chemicals
04/06/2006New Edition of Hispanic Environmental Health Page Focuses on Pesticides
03/31/2006EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Lead-based Paint Proposal
03/22/2006Participation Sought at EPA Lead Proposal Public Meetings
03/20/2006EPA Reminds Public to Keep Household Poisons Away from Kids
03/17/2006New Requirement to Help Assess Potential Chemical Risks
03/02/2006100 percent Participation and Commitment in EPA's PFOA Stewardship Program
03/02/2006EPA to Announce Companies Joining PFOA Effort
02/10/2006EPA Offers $2.7M to Reduce Risks of Toxic Exposure
02/06/2006EPA's FY 2007 Budget Reflects Efficiency, Collaboration and Sound Science
02/03/2006EPA Press Briefing for President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
01/26/2006EPA Significantly Strengthens and Expands Safeguards on Human Studies Research
01/25/2006EPA Seeking PFOA Reductions
01/25/2006EPA to Announce New Effort on PFOA
12/29/2005New Requirements Proposed for Lead-Based Paint Work
12/19/2005Legislation to Reduce Global Persistent Organic Pollutants Receives Praise
12/14/2005Advisory: EPA Announces Largest Civil Administrative Penalty In Its History for Dupont PFOA Violations
12/14/2005EPA Settles PFOA Case Against DuPont for Largest Environmental Administrative Penalty in Agency History
12/02/2005EPA Celebrates the Nation's Cleaner Environment on its 35th Anniversary
11/30/2005Asbestos Project Plan Available
11/04/2005Information Available on Endangered Species Protection Program for Pesticides
09/07/2005EPA Proposes Strict Ethical Safeguards on Human Studies Research
07/20/2005Agreement Will Lead to Better Understanding of PFOA Sources
07/20/2005Comments Sought on Pesticide Review Process
07/20/2005Sixteen Leaders In Pesticide Stewardship Recognized
06/21/2005 Leading Innovators in Pollution Prevention Recognized
06/15/2005EPA and Partners Take Action to Reduce Lead Levels in Drinking Water in Schools and Child Care Facilities
06/03/2005Hartz to Relabel and Cancel Flea and Tick Drops for Cats and Kittens
05/11/2005Meeting On Possible Voluntary Pilot Program for Nanoscale Materials
05/11/2005Studies Provide Public With Updated Information on CCA-Treated Playground and Decks
03/16/2005EPA Promotes Poison Prevention
03/09/2005Proposal to Improve Dioxin and Dioxin-Like Compounds Reporting
03/09/2005 Better Labels for Mosquito Control Products
02/18/2005EPA Sets Reference Dose for Perchlorate
01/27/2005EPA Issues Interpretive Statement on Pesticides and Water and Seeks Comment on
Proposed Rule
01/12/2005EPA Proposes to Modify Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Requirements
01/12/2005EPA Seeks Scientific Peer Review on PFOA
12/15/2004 EPA Issues Final Reminder of "Stop Sale" Date for Diazinon
12/08/2004 EPA Updates Information on Sediments
12/01/2004 EPA Releases Information on High Production Volume Chemical Challenge Program
12/01/2004 Regulatory Action to Complement Phase-Out of Two Flame Retardant Chemicals
12/01/2004New Grants To Reduce Lead Poisoning in High-Risk Communities
11/23/2004Early Release of 2003 TRI Data
10/14/2004Grants Awarded to Develop Pesticide Risk Reduction Programs
10/13/2004 EPA and Partners Increase Awareness of Protecting Children from Lead Poisoning
10/13/2004 Nominations Being Accepted for 10th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
10/07/2004 EPA Conditionally Registers New Bt Cotton Product
09/30/2004EPA Reminds Pesticide Retailers Diazinon 'Stop-Sale' Date Approaching
09/15/2004EPA Recognizes 13 Leaders for Pesticide Stewardship
09/01/2004 EPA Seeks Comment on Proposed Pesticide Emergency Exemption Process Rule
08/26/2004 EPA Seeks Comment on Plans to Apply New Global System to Improve Pesticide Labels
08/12/2004EPA Proposes Critical Use Exemption of Methyl Bromide;
06/26/2004 Workshop on Implementation of Recent Pesticide Fee Legislation
06/25/2004Leading Innovators To Be Honored at Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards- Program will be on June 28 in Washington, D.C.
06/18/2004Pesticide Safety Campaign Launches Monday on Hispanic Radio Network
05/07/2004EPA Scientist Becomes President of Largest Toxicology Association in the World
04/28/2004 Grants Awarded to Fund Biological Pesticide Demonstration Projects
04/28/2004Proposal Seeks Comment on Clarified Language Used on Public Health Mosquito Control Product Labels
04/28/2004 Proposals for Research on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Requested
04/14/2004Training Activities Dealing with Lead Abatement Addressed in New Rule
03/18/2004EPA’s Campaign for National Poison Prevention Week Advises Parents to “Lock it Up”
03/04/2004Counterfeit Pesticide Products For Dogs and Cats Found - Retailers Ordered to Stop Sales
01/29/2004 Workshop To Seek Input On Plant-Incorporated Protectant Experimental Use Permits
11/25/2003Proposals for Biomarker Research Requested
11/13/2003Public Dialogue Initiated on Toxics Release Inventory
11/04/2003Modified Corn Variety Controls Moths and Beetles
11/03/2003Brominated Flame Retardants To Be Voluntarily Phased Out
10/31/2003Additional Scientific Reviews of Herbicide Atrazine Completed
10/31/2003Schools Invited to Participate in Internet Training on Mercury
10/17/2003EPA Makes Final Decison on Dioxin In Sewage Sludge used in Land Applications
10/16/2003Lead Poisioning Prevention Week -- Partnering for Prevention in October
10/16/2003Sixteen Organizations Recognized for Significant Progress in Reducing Pesticide Risk
10/09/2003Advisory Committee on Toxic Chemicals Underway; Membership selected
08/22/2003EPA Accepting proposals for Research on Endocrine Disruptors Using Computer Modeling
08/22/2003EPA Begins Health Risk Assessments for Six New Chemicals through Agency’s IRIS Program
08/06/2003Science Panel Completes Report to Agency on Possible Effects of Herbicide on Amphibians
07/31/2003EPA Orders ‘Stop Stale’ of Bio-Stop for Unregistered Mold-Control Claims

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