Controlling the Spread of Lead Dust

The Adverse Effects of Uncontrolled Spread of Contaminated Airborne Lead Dust from Tall Structures on Industrial & Commercial Projects

Is Biodegradable Plastic Really a Thing?

Technically, it exists. But here’s what to think about when shopping.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $25 Million to Help Provide Small, Underserved, and Disadvantaged Communities with Clean and Safe Drinking Water

WASHINGTON – Today, May 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $25 million for states and territories to invest in clean and safe drinking water. This grant funding will specificall

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $225 million to Improve Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure for Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

WASHINGTON – Today, May 22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, announced over $225 million in funding to improve access to safe and reliable drinking water and wastewater services for Americ

How India Is Coping With Extreme Heat

India is adapting to a new era of dangerous heat, even as climbing temperatures are making its transition to a cleaner economy more difficult.

EPA settles with Massachusetts solar company for Construction General Permit violations

BOSTON (May 21, 2024) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled with Navisun, LLC, a solar energy company based in Hingham, Massachusetts, for alleged violations of the Construction Ge

EPA Names Top Cities for ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings in 2023

WASHINGTON – Today, May 22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing its annual “Top Cities” list, spotlighting the cities with the greatest number of ENERGY STAR certified commer

Top Oceans Court Says Nations Must Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Experts say the opinion, though nonbinding, is likely to lead to more claims for damages against polluting nations.

Biden and Big Oil Had a Truce. Now, It’s Collapsing.

Companies were enjoying record profits. But the president’s decision to pause permits for gas export terminals has whipped up industry support, and donations, for Donald Trump.

EPA and U.S. Bureau Of Indian Affairs Agree on Cleanup Plan for Tuba City Dump

PHOENIX — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to properly clean up and close the Tuba City Dump site, which is

Some Wind Turbines in Iowa Crumpled by Tornadoes

The damage was unusual, experts say, because turbines are built to withstand extreme weather. Iowa is a wind powerhouse, with thousands of turbines.

EPA Finalizes Order with California Department of Corrections Regarding San Luis Obispo Treatment Plant

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into an Administrative Order on Consent with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for claims of C

Extreme Heat Scorches Miami in May, Worrying Experts About Summer

The hottest May on record for the city has experts worried about the summer — and hurricane season — to come.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $2 million in Brownfield Grants Through Investing in America Agenda to Rehabilitate and Revitalize Communities in Virginia

PHILADELPHIA (May 21, 2024) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday $2 million in grant awards from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to expedite the assessment

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $30.7 million to Support Water Systems in Small and Rural Communities

WASHINGTON – Today, May 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its selection of training and technical assistance providers who will have $30.7 million to support water systems and

EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the National Environmental Museum and Education Center

WASHINGTON – Today, May 21, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael S. Regan was joined by past and present Senior EPA Officials and other environmental stakeholders to officiall

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Availability of $14 Million in Brownfields Job Training Grants Under Investing in America Agenda

WASHINGTON – Today, May 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the availability of approximately $14 million from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda for environmental j

‘The Interview’: Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson on how to overcome the “soft” climate denial that keeps us buying junk.

Mexico City Has Long Thirsted for Water. The Crisis Is Worsening.

A system of dams and canals may soon be unable to provide water to one of the world’s largest cities, a confluence of unchecked growth, crumbling infrastructure and a changing climate.

Thunderstorms, Wind and Climate Change: Here’s What to Know

Scientists say storms like those that battered Houston could become more intense as the planet warms, though pinning down trends is still challenging.

Level of the Great Salt Lake Is Higher Than Past Years, but Still Low

The lake remains below healthy levels and experts warn the increase could reduce the pressure to conserve water.

The Role of Work Arrangements in the Future of Work

  The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Future of Work Initiative hosted a webinar to address the role of work arrangements in the future of work. Among the changes antici

Tackling Mental Health Challenges in the Public Safety Sector: Implementing and Evaluating Mental Health Programs

  Public safety sector workers including firefighters (structural and wildland), law enforcement officers, emergency medical services (EMS) clinicians, and corrections personnel are at a high risk of

The Nanotechnology Research Center Carbon Nanotube Registry

  To celebrate the Nanotechnology Research Center's (NTRC) 20th anniversary, we are highlighting the ongoing efforts of the Center's Carbon Nanotube Registry. This is a long-term National Institute f

The Problem of Falls from Elevation in Construction and Prevention Resources

The Current Situation with Falls In 2022 falls from elevation represented approximately 81% of all fatal and 20% of all nonfatal slips, trips, and falls for all industry workers (BLS 2023a, BLS 2023b)

A Deeper Look into Protecting Wildland Firefighter Safety and Health

  Wildland firefighters perform a hazardous job in dangerous conditions. Their daily tasks pose risk of burns and other heat-related injuries or illnesses; slips, trips, falls, strains, and sprains;

Workers' Memorial Day 2024: Statement by NIOSH Director

Each year, on April 28, we pause to recognize Workers' Memorial Day and honor those whose death or suffering resulted from exposure to hazards at work. Words are not enough when it comes to change. Re

2024 NIOSH Science and Service Awards

Exemplary science is the foundation for all National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) research and prevention activities. Each year, NIOSH recognizes outstanding science and servic

Support for Existing Expertise: Community-focused training initiatives to improve the safety and health of Tribal buffalo herd workers

American bison, also known as buffalo, are the largest land mammal in North America and are perfectly adapted to the harsh landscape of the high plains, capable of surviving extreme winters, vast chan

Keeping Junior Firefighters Safe and Healthy: The Fire Department's Role in Promoting Positive Childhood Experiences

  Historically, junior firefighter programs have been an important recruitment and retention tool for the fire service. Also known as "explorers" or "cadets," junior firefighters range from 14-17 yea

Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

  Work plays a significant role in workers' mental health. This impact is so substantial that managers impact workers' mental health more than doctors or therapists do, according to the Workforce Ins

Protecting Children From Lead Paint Poisoning in the Spotlight -Two Businesses Closed Down Due to Lead Contamination

In a news report from CBS News in San Francisco, inspectors from Santa Clara County Health Department closed down two firms deemed to have dangerous lead levels at their premises. A gymnastic and an

EPA Issues Stricter Lead Regulations to Protect Children from the Dangers of Lead Paint.

For the 1st time in almost 20 years, the EPA issued more substantial lead clearance levels to protect American children from the dangers of lead. This final rule will lower the clearance levels for

Discussion with Nationally Recognized Expert on the Dangers of Lead, Dr. Nicholas Basta, Presenting the Findings of His Research Study on Lead-Based Paint. The Mitigation of Lead Hazards and Bio-Accessibility from Lead-Based Paint

  ECOBOND® Paint:      Welcome to this conversation about bioaccessibility and extractability of ECOBOND® LeadDefender® treated lead-based paint. We are joined by Dr. Nicholas Basta, profes

Ecobond Lead Paint Treatment Product Comparison

WHY JUST COVER UP THE LEAD ISSUE WHEN YOU CAN TREAT IT! THESE ARE THE FACTS: Covering up the problem still leaves the problem. ECOBOND® LeadDefender® is the ONLY paint product designed to seal &amp

ECOBOND® Paint Announces Their Newest International Distributor of Lead Based Paint Treatment Solutions: Construventas Group in Panama Central America

ECOBOND® Paint is proud to announce their newest distributor, Construventas Group, based in Panama City, Panama. Construventas Group is a company recognized by the most important builders in the c

{WEBINAR} For the World Health Organization (WHO) 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week ECOBOND® Paint interviewed Nationally Recognized Expert, Dr. Nicholas Basta Presenting the Findings of His Research Study on Lead-Based Paint.

Webinar: The Mitigation of Lead Hazards and Bio-Accessibility from Lead-Based Paint   In support of the World Health Organization 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, ECOBOND® Paint i

Civil War era "Jubilee Hall" - a.k.a. “Wolf Den Grange Hall”- protected from the dangers of lead by ECOBOND® LeadDefender®& Bitrex®

Executive Summary:  In March 2017 ECOBOND® Paint LLC joined into a strategic alliance with Market Actives, LLC to add Bitrex® to our ECOBOND® formula to reduce accidental ingestion of potentially

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