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Real-Time Monitoring is the Key to Reaching Energy Reduction Targets in the U.S.

Real-Time Monitoring is the Key to Reaching Energy Reduction Targets in the U.S.

Real-time monitoring and SMART building technologies can significantly reduce energy consumption and help the U.S. meet its ambitious carbon reduction targets.

EPA Awards Nearly $11 Million in Wildfire Smoke Preparedness Funding

EPA Awards Nearly $11 Million in Wildfire Smoke Preparedness Funding

The nine selected grant applicants will spearhead a wide range of projects combatting the adverse health effects of recent wildfires in the Western United States.

Managing Scope 2 Emissions:  Burden or Opportunity?

Managing Scope 2 Emissions: Burden or Opportunity?

With the right approach, solutions that reduce emissions can also result in improved performance, increased productivity and reduced costs overall.

EPA Stresses Home Radon Testing for Lung Cancer Prevention

EPA Stresses Home Radon Testing for Lung Cancer Prevention

There’s no better time than National Radon Action Month to test for the dangerous gas.

Louisiana Receives EPA Approval for Underground Carbon Storage Projects

Louisiana Receives EPA Approval for Underground Carbon Storage Projects

The EPA has authorized the state to take this step in boosting its environmental approach.

EPA Grants $3 Million to Improve Air and Groundwater in Yakima Valley, Washington

EPA Grants $3 Million to Improve Air and Groundwater in Yakima Valley, Washington

The agency will fund new projects at the Washington State Department of Health and the University of Washington.

Indoor Air Quality Amid Wildfires: The Imperative of Real-time Monitoring

Indoor Air Quality Amid Wildfires: The Imperative of Real-time Monitoring

As wildfires become more frequent and severe, it’s time to reconsider how to handle indoor air quality.

The Impact of Industrial Emissions on Air Pollution Level

The Impact of Industrial Emissions on Air Pollution Level

Industrial emissions significantly impact air quality, contributing to health issues and environmental problems like acid rain and climate change.



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Understanding the Relationship Between Home Heating and Air Pollution

Improving indoor air quality by reducing air pollution from home heating can positively impact the environment.

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Environmental Advantages of Soy-Based Shingles Used for Roofing

In addition to producing less waste, what other impacts can these shingles have on the environment?

The Environmental Legacy of International Burn Pits Continues After 20 Years

Some people in Iraq and Afghanistan who lived or worked downwind from burn pits experienced negative health effects.

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Breathe Easy: A Guide to Improving Indoor Air Quality for a Safer, Healthier Living Space

Poor indoor air quality can have negative effects on human health.

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DOJ Seeks to Compel Manufacturer in Area with High Cancer Rates to Reduce Airborne Chloroprene Emissions

The complaint was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for Eastern Louisiana on behalf of the EPA under the Clean Air Act.

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What We Know About the Train Derailment in Ohio

What effects has this had on the environment?

When Will We See a Nationwide Network of Electrical Vehicle Chargers?

When Will We See a Nationwide Network of Electrical Vehicle Chargers?

It will take some time, but it may happen sooner than you think.

Settlement Proposes $1.6M in Civil Penalties for Alleged CAA, RCRA Violations

Settlement Proposes $1.6M in Civil Penalties for Alleged CAA, RCRA Violations

The U.S. and Wisconsin announced the settlement on December 1.

How States Can Utilize EPA Grant to Improve Indoor Air Quality Nationwide in 2023

How States Can Utilize EPA Grant to Improve Indoor Air Quality Nationwide in 2023

Last month, the EPA announced $53M for air pollution monitoring.

EPA Asks for Public Input on Programs Funded through Inflation Reduction Act

The public can comment on various projects, including those on air quality and climate.

$53 Million Announced for Air Pollution Monitoring Across 37 States

$53 Million Announced for Air Pollution Monitoring Across 37 States

The EPA said the $53.4 million will go to 132 projects in the United States.

The Benefits of Renewables for Energy

The Benefits of Renewables for Energy

Renewables come with an array of benefits, but why might they be the better option for energy? Read on to find out.