• Test Your Home for Radon, You May Prevent Lung Cancer January is National Radon Action Month and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages Americans around the country to test their homes for radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer. Make 2016 a healthier, safer new year by testing your home.   Each year […]

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  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding 1-bromopropane to the list of toxic chemicals subject to reporting under section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 and section 6607 of the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) of 1990. 1-Bromopropane has been classified by the National Toxicology Program in their 13th Report […]

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  • Mandated by section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA’s New Chemicals program helps manage the potential risk to human health and the environment from chemicals new to the marketplace. The program functions as a “gatekeeper” that can identify conditions, up to and including a ban on production, to be placed on the […]

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  • On December 4, 2015, EPA finalized SNURs for 29 chemical substances that were the subject of PMNs. According to the requirements of this action, manufacturers, processors and importers of these chemical substances for an activity -that is defined as a significant new use -are obliged to notify the Agency at least 90 days before starting that […]

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