Lead Paint Options- Latex Paint vs Lead Treatment

Whether you are a homeowner or landlord, you will typically have three options when dealing with lead paint: 1. Abatement (this is the most expensive) 2. EPA-approved Interim Controls such as encapsulation, or regular latex paint. 3. Treatment-this is the safest and most cost-effective option.

New clues about how carbon dioxide affects bumble bee reproduction

While a beekeeper puffing clouds of carbon dioxide into a hive to calm the insects is a familiar image to many, less is known about its other effects on bees. A recent study revealed clues about how t

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United States and State of Wisconsin Reach Settlement with Container Life Cycle Management on Air Emissions and Waste Management Violations

WASHINGTON - The United States and State of Wisconsin announced a settlement with Container Life Cycle Management LLC (CLCM) that addresses Clean Air Act (CAA) and Resource Conservation and Recovery

EPA seeks public comment on proposed cleanup plan for Hegeler Zinc Superfund site in Vermilion County, Illinois

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began a 30-day public comment period on its proposed cleanup plan for the Hegeler Zinc Superfund site in Vermilion County, Illinois. EPA will hold a public

EPA Settlement Results in Closure of Four Big Island Cesspools

HONOLULU – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken an enforcement action against American Savings Bank to close an illegal, pollution-causing large capacity cesspool at the bank’

EPA finds Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program effective

DENVER  – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Denver Water’s comprehensive approach for reducing lead in drinking water through the issuance of a final variance under the

Dealing With Lead Paint – Is There a Cheaper Option Than Encapsulation or a Safer Option Than Just Regular Latex Paint? - Lead Defender® by ECOBOND®

ECOBOND® Paint LLC is the Premier Provider of Environmental Products focused on protecting human health from the dangers of lead, smoke and odors. Enjoy Peace of Mind from the Dangers of Lead Paint W

Biodiversity unbalanced as ice-free Antarctic areas grow

A study into the impact of global warming on the biodiversity of the Antarctic has identified how predicted expansion of ice-free areas will impact native animals and plants, paving the way for the in

24 CFR § 35.1330 - Interim controls. | Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute

Interim controls of lead-based paint hazards identified in a risk assessment shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of this section. Interim control measures include paint stabilizatio

Flowers show their true colors

A plant common to Japan, Causonis japonica, is the first to show a newly discovered trait. Its flowers can change color depending on the stage of its maturation cycle, and then change back to its orig

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Biden Promises Protections for Nevada’s Spirit Mountain

But the president stopped short of designating the ecologically and cultural important region, also known as Avi Kwa Ame, as a national monument.

What Is Prince William’s Earthshot Prize?

The charity will award $6 million to five entrepreneurs from around the globe working on breakthrough climate solutions.

Male orb-weaving spiders fight less in female-dominated colonies

Orb-weaving spiders cooperate for more peaceful colonies, a surprising revelation given that most spiders live solitarily. In the colonies that researchers observed, male spiders fought less with one

Old-growth trees more drought tolerant than younger ones, providing a buffer against climate change

A new analysis of more than 20,000 trees on five continents shows that old-growth trees are more drought tolerant than younger trees in the forest canopy and may be better able to withstand future cli

EPA awards New Jersey nearly $169 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding for water infrastructure improvements

NEW YORK — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded nearly $169 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to New Jersey for water infrastructure improvements that will hel

EPA Takes Next Steps in Renewable Fuel Standard Program for 2023-25

WASHINGTON — Today, EPA issued a multi-part proposal that will build on the strong foundation for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program started in the Biden-Harris Administration and seeks to

Early life experiences can have long-lasting impact on genes

Early life experiences can impact the activity of our genes much later on and even affect longevity, finds a new study in fruit flies.

Microfibers in the Mediterranean Sea are floating homes for bacteria

Almost 200 species of bacteria colonize microfibers in the Mediterranean Sea, including one that causes food poisoning in humans, according to a new study.

Findings from 2,000-year-old Uluburun shipwreck reveal complex trade network

Using advanced geochemical analyses, a team of scientists has uncovered new answers to decades-old questions about trade of tin throughout Eurasia during the Late Bronze Age.

Finding genes to help fruiting plants adapt to droughts

Researchers have conducted the first spatiotemporal study of the effects of prolonged water stress on tomato fruits, identifying genes that could help plant breeders develop fruit crops that can adapt

US to Pay Millions to Move Tribes Threatened by Climate Change

Two tribes in Alaska and a third in Washington State will get $25 million each to retreat to higher ground.

Landslide risk remains years after even a weak earthquake

Satellite observations have revealed that weak seismic ground shaking can trigger powerful landslide acceleration -- even several years after a significant earthquake.

Hurricane Season Ends, Marked by Quiet August and Deadly September

The six-month total of 14 named storms was about average. But two late-season hurricanes proved catastrophic in Florida and Puerto Rico.

EPA Announces Proposal to Protect Tribal Reserved Rights in Water Quality Standards and Best Practices for Tribal Treaty and Reserved Rights

WASHINGTON – Today, during the 2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced a proposal to revise the federal water qu

EPA’s Design for the Environment Program Highlighted in Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly Program

WASHINGTON – The Climate Pledge Friendly program on Amazon now includes antimicrobial products like disinfectants and sanitizers certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Des

Earth Now Has 8 Billion Humans. This Man Wishes There Were None.

For the sake of the planet, Les Knight, the founder of the Voluntary Human Extinction movement, has spent decades pushing one message: “May we live long and die out.”

Statement by Administrator Regan on Department of Justice Filing Court Order to Stabilize Jackson, Mississippi Water System

WASHINGTON — Today, in response to the Department of Justice filing a proposal in federal court that, if approved by the court, would appoint an Interim Third Party Manager to stabilize Jackson, M

EPA aims to reduce lead exposure with free Lead-Safe Renovation Training for Pueblo, Colorado-area contractors on December 5

Pueblo, Colo.  – As part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about childhood lead exposure and protect communities in Pueblo, Colorado, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encourag

Giving Thanks for a Beloved Sugar Maple

A majestic tree is fading fast. For the people who loved it, it’s like losing a family member.

Meet the Man on a Mission to Expose Sneaky Price Increases

Edgar Dworsky has become the go-to expert on “shrinkflation,” when products or packaging are manipulated so people get less for their money.

The Nature Conservancy Buys Insurance to Protect Hawaii’s Coral Reefs

If worsening coastal storms damage the reefs, the Nature Conservancy will get a payout and use the money to repair the coral — work that state officials can’t afford to do.

US Approves Aid to Extend Life of California Nuclear Plant

The Energy Department’s grant of $1.1 billion is the latest step that could keep the reactor in operation beyond its scheduled shutdown in 2025.

Inside the Saudi Strategy to Keep the World Hooked on Oil

The kingdom is working to keep fossil fuels at the center of the world economy for decades to come by lobbying, funding research and using its diplomatic muscle to obstruct climate action.

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Iowa Disaster Survivors

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas of

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Nebraska Disaster Survivors

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas of

Statement from Secretary Marcia L. Fudge on Black Homeownership Remaining Lower Than a Decade Ago Despite the U.S. Homeownership Rate Experiencing Largest Annual Increase on Record

WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia L. Fudge on Thursday released the following statement on the National Association of Realtors' (NAR) 2022 Snapshot of Race and Home Buy

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

ECOBOND® LeadDefender® Announces New & Improved Formula for Lead Paint Treatment Focused on Contact Coverage & Hide-Ability.

news source: Cision ECOBOND® LeadDefender® and ECOBOND® LeadDefender® PRO have a new and improved formula with improved hiding and coverage during application and beyond. The same patented, lead

{BREAKING NEWS} - ECOBOND® LeadDefender® the Premier Provider of Environmental Products Focused on Protecting Human Health From the Dangers of Lead Has Been Selected by Menards® to be Carried in their Online Store

ECOBOND® Paint LLC is proud to announce the approval for their family of environmental paint products to be sold on Menards.com. Contractors and homeowners now have the opportunity to buy a revoluti

Controlling the Spread of Lead-Contaminated Airborne Dust on Industrial and Commercial Projects is Crucial

Commercial and industrial construction projects are heavily regulated by the government for good reason. They are dangerous sites for unskilled pedestrians passing by. They also emit a lot of dust,

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