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EPA Petitioned to Stop Sale of 260 Products Containing Nano-Silver

Article: EPA Petitioned to Stop Sale of 260 Products Containing Nano-Silver

WASHINGTON, DC, May 2, 2008 (ENS) – A coalition of consumer, health, and environmental groups Thursday filed a legal petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, demanding that the agency use its authority to regulate pesticides to stop the sale of more than 260 consumer products using nanosized versions of silver. The legal action is…

Illinois Gets Rid of 120 Illegal Waste Dumps

Article: Illinois Gets Rid of 120 Illegal Waste Dumps

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, December 31, 2007 (ENS) – Over the course of the past year, 120 illegal dump sites across Illinois have been cleaned up as part of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s I-RID program. I-RID stands for Illinois Removes Illegal Dumps, a program established by law in 2005 to give the Illinois EPA additional authority…