About $100 million in funding is earmarked for 53 projects in 20 states and the District of Columbia by the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.
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Billy Wolfe, of the Clarksburg Exponent Telegram, learns more about the chemicals in the hydraulic fracturing fluid used by gas-drilling companies.Region:
Use this free software tool, downloadable from EPA, to calculate how much injury a chemical spill could cause.
Accidents and criminal actions at private and government facilities continue to threaten millions of people. Find the accident history in counties you cover.SEJ Publication Types:
RTK NET's powerful tools make it easy to see which cities face the worst chemical risks, and what chemicals are involved.
House Energy Chair Waxman and Senate Commerce Chair Rockefeller call for investigation of whether Bayer could use safer chemicals at its Institute WV plant.
There could be a story breeding behind the emergency pesticide exemptions — which could number in the hundreds — in your state.
A U.S. Chemical Safety Board public hearing, delayed for a month due to Bayer's pleas for secrecy, finds lack of safety to be contributing factors to the 'accident' that killed two at an Institute, WV, plant in August 2008.
Witnesses at a House Energy Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection hearing in February said excessive and unjustified claims of "confidential business information" dampen EPA's efforts to regulate commonly used chemicals.
A new rule signed by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson restores cuts in how much data communities can get about nearby industrial releases of toxic substances.