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EPA Faulted for Failing to Control E-Waste Exports

Article: EPA Faulted for Failing to Control E-Waste Exports

WASHINGTON, DC, September 18, 2008 (ENS) – U.S. hazardous waste regulations have not stopped exports of toxic used electronics to developing countries, partly because they are not being enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, finds a new report issued Wednesday by the investigative branch of Congress. In the report commissioned by the House Committee…

EPA's Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge

Article: EPA's Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge

CHICAGO, Illinois, March 14, 2008 (ENS) – For Earth Day 2008, the U.S. EPA Great Lakes region invites public help to collect at least one million pounds of electronic waste and one million pills. The EPA is encouraging organizations, businesses and communities in the Great Lakes region to protect the environment by sponsoring collections of…