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New Toxic Chemical Databases Released by U.S. EPA

Jun 20th, 2011 | By
New Toxic Chemical Databases Released by U.S. EPA

  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making it easier to find data about chemicals. EPA is releasing two databases — the Toxicity Forecaster database (ToxCastDB) and a database of chemical exposure studies (ExpoCastDB) — that scientists and the public can use to access chemical toxicity and exposure data. Improved access supports EPA Administrator
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U.S. Boiler Air Rules Finalized – Relief for Some but Not All

Apr 14th, 2011 | By
U.S. Boiler Air Rules Finalized – Relief for Some but Not All

The USEPA finalized four related air emissions rules in February that will impose new air emission limitations and work practice standards on industrial boilers, process heaters, and incinerators fueled with fossil fuels, biomass, natural gas, producer gas, and solid waste fuels. The new air rules will affect refineries, chemical and manufacturing plants, steel and paper mills, commercial and institutional facilities that provide steam to heat buildings, for example at colleges and universities, and incinerators that burn commercial or industrial solid waste […]