Lead-Safe Practices

EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Based Paint Violations
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EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Based Paint Violations

Three businesses in New Hampshire and one in California are facing major fines... More

Wearable Air Monitor Kicks Pollution to the Curb
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Wearable Air Monitor Kicks Pollution to the Curb

AirBeam is a palm-sized air quality sensor that works with AirCasting to monitor... More

Refrigerator Insulation Change Reduces Whirlpool's Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Refrigerator Insulation Change Reduces Whirlpool's Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new liquid blowing agent will help take the equivalent of 400,000 cars off the... More

Fannie Mae Introduces ENERGY STAR Certification for Multifamily Buildings
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Fannie Mae Introduces ENERGY STAR Certification for Multifamily Buildings

A new ENERGY STAR score introduced by Fannie Mae enables multifamily building... More

A Redesign of EPA's Safer Product Label
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A Redesign of EPA's Safer Product Label

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released four prospective designs for... More

EPA and Freddie Mac Take On Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Buildings
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EPA and Freddie Mac Take On Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Buildings

In a formal agreement, the two entities seek to influence lending practices to... More

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EPA Awards Help to Five Cities

Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Montana’s capital cities will receive help from the EPA to create healthy communities through green development. More

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EPA Allots Nearly $70 Million to Brownfields Program

Nearly $70 million in grants will go towards cleaning up polluted areas across the country and revitalizing financially distressed communities. More

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Nine Superfund Sites Announced

The EPA added nine new hazardous waste sites to the National Priorities List of Superfund sites and is proposing 10 additional sites. More

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EPA Issues New Permit for Stormwater Discharge from Construction Sites

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a 2012 construction general permit (CGP) to replace the 2008 CGP, which expired on Feb. 15. More

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