No. 12-OPA006 CHICAGO (Jan. 26, 2012) - The U.S

  • Cómo ser más saludable en el 2012

    Por Lina YounesA principios del año, decidí que el 2012 sería el año en el cual me dedicaría a ser más saludable. Pensé que si fijaba esa meta como mi norte para los meses venideros, esta resolución tendría mejores posibilidades de sobrevivir más allá de enero.Admito que para lograr ser…

  • New York City Student Helps EPA Educate the Public on Dangers of Radon; Wins National Radon Poster Contest

    (New York, N.Y. ) What is odorless, colorless and could be a serious health problem that may be right in your home? A LaGuardia high school student, NYC public school, Laura Dabalsa knows the answer is radon

  • The Mullen Monument – Not What It Used To Be

    By Nancy GrundahlI won’t be surprised if you haven’t heard of the Philadelphia sculptor, Daniel Kornbau. I hadn’t either until I began researching my ancestry. I learned that Daniel was the brother of my great grandmother Emma. His most famous work is the Mullen Monument, which was…

  • EPA Releases New Tool with Information about Water Pollution Across the U.S. / EPA to host webinar on how to use tool to access information on pollutants released into local waterways

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of a new tool that provides the public with important information about pollutants that are released into local waterways

  • Ultra-sustainable zHome becomes the first community of WaterSense labeled new homes in the Nation

    (Seattle – Jan. 25, 2012) zHome – the ultra-sustainable, 10-unit townhome development in Issaquah, WA that is redefining the future of housing – is also the first community in the Nation in which every home has earned the WaterSense label for new homes

  • EPA Awards Over $470,000 to Provide Safe, Reliable Drinking Water to Louisiana Residents

    (DALLAS – January 25, 2012) A new grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will help provide safe, reliable drinking water to the people of Louisiana

  • Science Wednesday: Riding in Style

    Each week we write about the science behind environmental protection.Previous Science Wednesdays.By Katie LubinskyImagine the swooshing sound of air being vacuumed. This is what I heard the second I stepped into the car. As I looked inside, I noticed the jungle of wires, plugs and Back to the…

  • Guidelines for Disposal of Terrestrial Invasive Plants and Other Plant Prevention Information

    Posted by USDA's National Invasive Species Information Center -- Guidelines for Disposal of Terrestrial Invasive Plants (2011) Produced by: The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the University of Connecticut. This document focuses on the disposal of invasive…

  • New Invasive Species Conferences

    Posted by USDA's National Invasive Species Information Center -- Many New Upcoming Invasive Species Conferences added, including : National Invasive Species Forum (Canada) -- Feb 28-Mar 1, 2012 20th High Altitude Revegetation Workshop -- Mar 6-8, 2012 Society for Ecological Restoration -…

  • EPA Announces Millions in Grants to Clean Air Projects in San Joaquin Valley

    Strategic Plan Aims to Reduce Harmful Air Pollutants, Improve Water Quality SAN FRANCISCO—U.S

  • Radon: A Leading Environmental Cause of Cancer Mortality

    By Dr Susan ConrathThroughout my career as a Public Health Service Officer and EPA employee, I have always been surprised by the relatively low level of radon awareness throughout the country. Radon is a Class A carcinogen- we know that it causes cancer in humans. But, this huge environmental risk…