Congrats to the TopCoder Megahack challenge winners! These coders designed and created solutions to #data challenges, including improving ease and ability to comment during our regulatory process. Learn more about the event: [ Topcoder.com Link ]
Just Released: Two Decades of Enhancing Children’s Environmental Health Protection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency . Recent article documents our accomplishments toward improving environmental protection and health outcomes for children.
Our 2017 EJ Small Grants Opportunity (EPA-OECA-OEJ-17-01) has been AMENDED.
The Pre-Application Assistance Call Schedule has been changed. The December 8th Call will now be in English!
The Spanish Call has been pushed back to January 5, 2017.
Applicants are invited to participate in conference calls with EPA to address questions about the EJSG Program and the current RFP. Dial 1-866-299-3188... View details ⇨
Slawson Exploration upgrade oil and gas production systems and undertake clean air projects to protect vulnerable communities in North Dakota, including the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, from exposure to harmful emissions from oil and gas production activities under our latest Clean Air Act settlement.
We owe a great debt to the environmental and public health pioneers who crafted the regulations that continue to guide our work. Today we honor Leon Billings, a public servant who left an enduring legacy in our principal environmental laws.
We have selected the first 10 chemicals we’ll be evaluating under the new TSCA law for potential risks to health & the environment. The new TSCA law gives us the power to require safety reviews of all chemicals in the marketplace. Learn more about how EPA will evaluate the first 10 chemicals selected.
We have released a plan that serves as a national call to action, urging all levels of government, utilities, community organizations, and other stakeholders to work together to increase the safety and reliability of drinking water.
Our Office of Environmental Education funds projects that educate and engage people of all ages in environmental issues and helps them find solutions to their communities’ most pressing challenges. Learn how K-12 students, university students, and families found solutions to their most pressing local environmental issues.
Every community needs its citizens to use their skills, knowledge, and experience to solve problems in ways that protect the local environment. Confronting environmental challenges requires all of us to work together to protect the health and welfare of our planet. Our environmental education grants help provide the tools to make an impact.
We’re excited about the launch of MWiz – a web application that can help consumers, communities and businesses find ways to reduce the environmental impacts throughout the life cycle of products. Check it out: [ Epa.gov Link ]
Did you know that tracking the transportation & disposal of hazardous waste is critical to minimizing potential harm to the environment and our health? We’re working with the states, industries and other stakeholders to adopt an efficient paperless, electronic-based system of tracking waste shipments that we call e-Manifest.
Today USDA and EPA are proud to announce our first U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions. The #2030Champions are businesses and organizations that have made a public commitment to halve food loss and waste in their U.S. operations by the year 2030. To learn more about our Champions visit: [ Epa.gov Link ]
“I’ve been working at EPA for nine years, and some of the things that I really enjoy about the agency is that I get to work on a diverse range of projects. When people think of quality assurance they think of document reviews and sitting in an office, and a lot of times that’s not the case.” - Kathryn Drisco, Quality Assurance Officer, Air and Water Quality Assurance Team in EPA Region 2, New... View details ⇨
This Veterans Day, and every day, please join us in thanking our 1,500+ EPA colleagues who have served in the military. If you’re a veteran, please consider joining us. Learn about our current job opportunities, mission, and benefits.
Our photo blog highlights how we lived before the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was passed 40 years ago - see how far we’ve come to #ProtectPreventPreserve our country. [ Blog.epa.gov Link ]