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Learn about unsafe product chemicals, the Safer Choice program, and how to choose safer products for yourself and your community.
This nine-lesson program was designed to excite kids about environmental health and empower them to take steps in their everyday lives to improve the environment for their community and reduce their environmental risk.
Hazardous substances are present in each of our communities. People can be exposed to hazardous substances through many different avenues: in their homes, drinking from a contaminated water source, entering abandoned buildings, incinerators emissions, industrial releases, and direct contact with landfills or other contaminated sites. This website has been developed […]
This searchable database shares information on local, state, and federal mercury reduction activities, results and who to contact for more information. Visitors to the site can search by state, product, or affected group. There are currently over 120 programs listed including twenty states, ten local programs, as well as regional, […]
EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) promotes clean air strategies by working with manufacturers, fleet operators, air quality professionals, environmental and community organizations, and state and local officials to reduce diesel emissions. Sector programs include: Clean School Bus; Ports and Marine; Clean Construction; SmartWay Transport; and Clean Agriculture.
Information about pests and pesticides commonly used in the US, including bed bugs, fleas and tics, triclosan, anti-microbial, etc. Includes health and safety, environmental effects, regulation, and compliance and enforcment information.
Zender Environmental Health and Research Group develops and compiles documents and resources predominantly on the topic of solid waste and mostly for the Alaska Native Village audience. These materials are available online; existing resources are updated regularly, and new ones are added. The topics of the resources/documents are listed in […]
This is the Indoor Air Issues in Schools session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Ron Schiller – EPA, Katie Loveland – MT Dept. of Health and Human Services. View the Indoor Air Quality presentation (ppt) View the Asthma presentation (ppt)
Tribal Green and Healthy Schools Initiative: Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction
This is the Reducing your Footprint: Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction session of the 2011 Green and Healthy Tribal Schools Inititiave. Speakers were: Tim Tolman – McKinstry, Myla Kelly – Peaks to Prairies. Powerpoint Presentation (workshop version)
The National EPA-Tribal Science Council (TSC) was created in partnership with Tribal representatives to help integrate agency and tribal interests, specifically with respect to environmental science issues. The TSC provides a forum for tribes and EPA to identify priority environmental science issues and collaboratively design effective solutions. The Council seeks […]
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