Lead-Safe Practices

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EPA Releases Status Report on Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures

The report outlines activities the agency is conducting to support the four stated... More

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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

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University of California Riverside Researchers Develop Reusable Paper

Letters and patterns can be printed in color-changing dye atop a plastic film or... More

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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 pollution in any environment you find yourself in. More

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Six Energy Star Homes to Love

In honor of Energy Star Day, we've rounded up some of our favorite homes certified to the EPA's green building program. More

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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 road, while another Whirlpool recycling effort kicks off. More

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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 owners to compare performance to similar buildings based on data from more than 1,000 survey responses nationwide. More

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A Redesign of EPA's Safer Product Label

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released four prospective designs for a new DfE Safer Product Label. You can comment on the EPA's press release to vote for you favorite choice until October 31st. More

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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 encourage investments in energy efficiency. More

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Dialogue: Power, and the Politics of Poop

The U.S. government has technology that can convert human waste into liquid fuel.... More



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