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U.S. EPA Changes Chemical Risk Assessment Process

Article: U.S. EPA Changes Chemical Risk Assessment Process

WASHINGTON, DC, April 10, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. EPA says it is expanding the process for recommending that a chemical be assessed for risk of harm to human health or the environment, “to increase its transparency and efficiency.” But the senator who heads the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee says the changes really…

New York Environmental Officers' Firearms Training Now Lead-Free

Article: New York Environmental Officers' Firearms Training Now Lead-Free

ALBANY, New York, January 4, 2008 (ENS) – From now on, firearms training for personnel with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, DEC, will be conducted with “green ammo” Commissioner Pete Grannis said Monday. The ammunition DEC will be using is considered green in comparison to standard lead-based ammunition because it is lead-free…