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Nordic Omega-3 Fishies from Nordic Naturals Offers Quality EPA and DHA for Children with 'Kid Pleasin' Taste

WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Omega-3 Fishies is Nordic Naturals newest product for children, the "ultimate fish oil gummie" in a swimmingly fun shape and great tasting natural tangerine flavor. Perfect for two-year-olds and up, Nordic Omega-3 Fishies is a gourmet treat made ...

DaVita Becomes the First FORTUNE 500 Healthcare Services Company to Join the EPA Green Power Partnership

Program Offsets Carbon Footprint at DaVita's Six Corporate Business Offices EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced that the company is th...

EPA Names Schering-Plough 2009 EPA ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year

Cleveland, Tenn., Plant Recognized for Efficient Energy Performance KENILWORTH, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Schering-Plough Corporation as a 2009 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for outstanding energy management and reduct...

Environmental Defense Fund Welcomes EPA Clean Air Standards to Reduce Hazardous Diesel Pollution

Proposal Would Address One Million Stationary Diesel Engines WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund welcomes new clean air standards proposed by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to protect public health from about one million stationary diesel engines in ope...

Reliance Products and Procter & Gamble Announce EPA Approval of New Claims for PUR Purifier of Water

WINNIPEG, Manitoba and CINCINNATI, Feb. 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliance Products LP and Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG ) announce that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved new label claims for PUR(TM) Purifier of Water specific to the removal of arsenic, the parasite...

American Lung Association Victory in Lawsuit Against EPA Gives New Opportunity to Protect Public Health From Deadly Air Pollutant

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Lung Association won a critical victory in our fight for healthy air in the United States. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that they must review and reconsi...

Statement on Presidential Memorandum to EPA to Review Lifting of Ban on California Clean Car Standard

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All people have the right to clean air. Action announced by the White House today means that Americans may soon be able to breathe easier, said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading ...

Scientists and Investigators Cite Need for Radon Regulation to Prevent Lung Cancer- Call Current EPA Efforts Ineffective

A growing chorus of experts, including scientists testifying before the President's Cancer Panel, investigators at the U.S. EPA's Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and leading health organizations are urging the EPA Administrator to use regulatory authorities authorized by Congress to protec...

Scientists, Physicians, Health, and Environmental Justice Advocates to New Obama EPA Director: 'We Look Forward to Toxic Chemical Regulatory Reform'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of health advocacy groups concerned about growing rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, reproductive and developmental problems, thyroid disease and other illness linked to chemical exposure, said today that they loo...

New EPA Lead Standard Significantly Improved to Protect Kids' Health

But EPA Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee Member Says EPA Analysis Justified Even Better Standard WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken a significant step to protect the health of children by strengthening the na...

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EPA in Medical Technology

New Bisphenol A Study Is of Very Limited Relevance to Human Health

...is significant because it used a dose equal to the epa reference dose for BPA, which is a science-based l... level determined to be safe by EPA. However, the epa reference dose is specifically applicable only to ...dy does not call into question the validity of the epa reference dose. "Although the researchers cor...

Another Study Links Fluoride to Bone Cancer

...ns, representing over 7000 environmental and public health professionals called for a moratorium on fluoridation programs across the country and asked epa management to recognize fluoride as posing a serious risk of causing cancer in people.(7) In addition, over 2,430 professionals urge the U.S. Co...

Physicians' Health Study II Finds No Magic Bullet for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

...l essential nutrients through a good diet plus use of a multivitamin, and selected other nutrients including vitamins E and C, vitamin D, calcium, and epa and DHA omega-3 fatty acids." The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representi...

Anpath Group, Inc. Advances Relationship With the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro)

...g statements will prove correct and various factors could cause results to differ materially from Anpath's expectations, including, but not limited to epa and state registration of the Anpath's products, Anpath's ability to carry out its business plan, successful development and commercial acceptance of ...

TOZAL(R) Nutritional Supplement Improves Vision in Common Form of Macular Degeneration

...exaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) had far lower risks of developing wet macular degeneration. Those in the top 25 percent of DHA and epa levels -- 300 milligrams a day and above -- reduced their risk by 70 percent. TOZAL is the only currently available eye-health formulation that contai...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Approval of its Disinfectant by the State of Florida

...atements will prove correct and various factors could cause results to differ materially from Anpath Group expectations, including, but not limited to epa and state registration of the Company's products, the Company's ability to carry out its business plan, successful development and commercial acceptan...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Addition of MRSA and VRE Claims for Its EnviroTru(R) Disinfectant

...ecalis). Having received approval from the federal epa for these additional claims, the company has comme...fective against numerous organisms, and also meets epa requirements for Toxicity Category IV (no harmful ... Group expectations, including, but not limited to epa registration of the Company's products, the Compan...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Bound to Phospholipids has Potential Benefit for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

... an extract of marine phospholipids complexed with epa and DHA from salmon heads, the result of the resea...marine phospholipids with the omega-3 fatty acids, epa and DHA. The extraction is carried out in less tha... lower than 60 degrees C. The omega 3 fatty acids, epa and DHA can be extracted maintaining their positio...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings Contributors Highlight Research Findings About Cardiovascular Benefits Associated With Omega-3 Fatty Acids

...re found in fish oils. The best source for DHA and epa are fatty coldwater fish such as herring, mackerel... omega-3 fatty acid supplements containing DHA and epa or to act as controls," explains Dr. O'Keefe. "The...ts provided by statin therapy alone. Blood DHA and epa levels could one day be used to identify patients ...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Selection of its Disinfectant by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro)

...nd deodorizing cleaner effective against numerous organisms, and also meets epa requirements for Toxicity Category IV (no harmful dermal, ocular, inhalatio...er materially from Anpath Group expectations, including, but not limited to epa registration of the Company's products, the Company's ability to carry out ...

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EPA in Medical Dictionary

Radon

...es a database of testing results. National Radon Proficiency Program. epa Documents, Handbooks, and Protocols. American Association of Radon Scient...S. HEALTH ... GUIDELINES FOR MITIGATING HIGH LEVELS OF RADON IN THE HOME. epa RECOMMENDATIONS ... ... chemically inert, but radioactive, radon is t...

Microbiology

... novice, a theoretical reference for ... ... is to provide access to microbiology related information that has been developed ... Welcome to the epa Microbiology Home Page. ... Microbiology is the study of microorganisms (microbes), which are organisms ... People that study the field of mi...

Iris

...as (genus Freesia), and gladioli ... IRIS was initially developed for epa staff in response to a ... What is IRIS ? How does epa decide which substances to add or update? More frequent questions > .....

Gasoline

...ply of clean-burning gasoline is central to our nation's economy. ... epa also requires that gasoline contain a certified detergent in order to reduce ... Beginning in 1989, epa required gasoline to meet volatility standards to ... Gasoline vapo...

Ethylene glycol

... Hazardous - Ethylene Glycol 107-21-1 99 - 100% Yes ... Ethylene glycol has many uses, including as antifreeze in cooling and heating ... epa has not classified ethylene glycol for carcinogenicity. ... STATUS OF DATA FOR Ethylene glycol . File First On-Line 09/30/1987 ... Chronic ...

Endocrine

... Endocrine glands make hormones that are used inside the body. ... epa Home > epa Endocrine . Site being revised -- check back for updates ... Endocrine D...

Chlorination

...nsive and straightforward procedure ... This article describes drinking water chlorination as it is practiced today and ... are expected to meet epa requirements while continuing to use chlorination . ... The Accu-Tab® system by PPG Industries is a leader in safer, simpler, and accurate tablet...

Chloride

...s one of the most valuable products of the chemical... Exposure to ethyl chloride may occur from the use of consumer products containing it. ... epa has not classified ethyl chloride for carcinogenicity. ... ... of Europe's leading UPS supplier - Chloride ... Completion of Chloride Group ...

Air Pollution

...Some air pollution is caused by natural sources, such as wildfires, volcanic ... Air pollution can also injure livestock and crops. ... US epa Office of Air Quality Planning & Standards ... are some of the topics associated with air pollution emissions: Air Pollution Models and ...

Acid

...ow birth weight ... ... suggest that alpha-linolenic acid and other omega-3 fatty acids may help treat a ... 3 fatty acids from sources of epa and DHA, rather than alpha-linolenic acid . ... acid synonyms, acid antonyms. ... Acids turn blue litmus paper red and have a ... boracic ...

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EPA in Biological News

'Father of green chemistry' Paul Anastas to head EPA research

New Haven, Conn. President Obama has nominated Paul Anastas, Yale's Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment, to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Research and Development. Anastas is currently director of the Cente...

Carnegie Mellon to receive $900,000 from EPA for brownfields research

Event: Carnegie Mellon University's Deborah A. Lange will receive a $900,000 check from Donald S. Welsh, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region III which includes Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and the District of Columbia for continued res...

NSF and EPA establish 2 centers for environmental implications of nanotechnology

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have made awards to establish two Centers for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEIN). The centers, led by UCLA and Duke University, will study how nanomaterials interact with the environmen...

Duke to lead new NSF, EPA center to study the environmental implications of nanotechnology

DURHAM, NC--The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have awarded $14.4 million to create the Center for Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT) to explore the potential ecological hazards of nanoparticles. Nanoparticles are as much as a ...

To your health: EPA announces safe drinking water research

Let's raise our water glasses and toast to America's health! Water is essential to life, and one of EPA's highest priorities is ensuring America has drinking water safe from pathogens and other waterborne contaminants. Today, EPA announced the award of $3.6 million in research grants to four unive...

Stronger EPA leadership needed to improve water quality in Mississippi River

WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must take a more aggressive leadership role in implementing the Clean Water Act if water quality in the Mississippi River and the northern Gulf of Mexico is to improve, says a new report from the National Research Council. EPA has failed to use ...

CO2 emissions could violate EPA ocean-quality standards within decades

Stanford, CA. -- In a commentary in the September 25, 2007, issue of the Geophysical Research Letters (GRL), a large team of scientists state that human-induced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will alter ocean chemistry to the point where it will violate U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Quality...

UH team analyzes Hurricane Ike's effects on waterways, fish contamination

...th the Galveston Bay system started in the early '90s with funding from the epa Galveston Bay National Estuary Program," said Rifai, whose team helped writ...ai said, and it looks for pollutants in sediment, water and tissue. "The epa has asked the states to come up with water bodies that do not meet Clean Wa...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009

...ticide residues that might be found in U.S. homes. epa and HUD scientists plan to further investigate the... June 22, 2009 No more test tubes on four feet? epa moves toward animal-free toxicity tests Chemica...700 more added each year. Over the next ten years, epa plans to increasingly rely on so-called toxicity-b...

Improved method developed to test carcinogen risk

... in preliminary stages, studies seem to be showing that previous studies about aflatoxins, another common carcinogen, are reasonably accurate. "The epa levels of exposure for both the PAH compound and aflatoxins were determined using essentially the same methodology based on rodent studies," Bailey sa...

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EPA in Biological Technology

IIVS Announces Initiation by EPA of a Pilot Program to Evaluate Non-Animal Eye-Irritation Methods

GAITHERSBURG, Md. , July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EPA has initiated a new program to evaluate the use of non-animal methods to replace the Draize test for eye irritation labeling for antimicrobial cleaning products. The is the first program of its kind and demonstrates the Ag...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves a 100% Total Kill (Pass) Against the Life Threatening Clostridium Difficile (C.diff) Spores in Independent EPA Required Protocol Testing.

NEWARK, N.J., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioNeutral Group, Inc. ("BioNeutral") (OTC Bulletin Board: BONU), a specialty chemical technology based Life Science Company announced today that at ATS Labs using the required EPA protocol testing, BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimic...

Pasteuria Bioscience Receives EPA Registration for Nematode Control

ALACHUA, Fla., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasteuria Bioscience announced that it has received registration from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Pasteuria usgae . This is a critical step towards the commercial use of Pasteuria spp., a natural bacteria prevalent in soi...

Former EPA official calls for new environmental and consumer protection agency

Existing health and safety agencies are unable to cope with the risk assessment, standard setting and oversight challenges of advancing nanotechnology. The nation needs a new agency to address current forms of pollution and to deal with the health and environmental impacts of the technically compl...

Major EPA enforcement effort on nano-pesticide applauded

WASHINGTON A major decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fine California technology company IOGEAR more than $200,000 for selling unregistered nano-pesticides is being applauded by David Rejeski, the director of the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN). EPA should recei...

Newly Published EPA RCRA Method 6800 Supports AIT Technology

Calibration-less Elemental & Speciated Analysis Brings Unprecedented Accuracy PITTSBURGH, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Isotope Technologies ("AIT") announced today, that the EPA Method 6800 has been published in January 2008 edition of the Federal Register a...

NIH collaborates with EPA to improve the safety testing of chemicals

Testing the safety of chemicals ranging from pesticides to household cleaners will benefit from new technologies and a plan for collaboration, according to federal scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), who today announced a new ...

Siemens Building Technologies Helping Companies Participate in EPA Labs21 Movement With Comprehensive Compliance Solution Strategy

Full environmental controls and supporting documentation for achieving lab efficiency, safety and compliance now turnkey solution BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies in all sectors of industry, government and academia incorporating laboratory operations into their ent...

Analysis of Fuel Oxygenates by U.S. EPA Method 8260B Using Headspace Trap with GC/MS

Author: Heidi Grecsek PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences 710 Bridgeport Avenue Shelton, CT 06484 Introduction The Clean Air Act amendments of 1990 require that oxygenated compounds be added to gasoline to produce ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Proven To Be Completely Inert to Steel In Independent Corrosion Testing

...e. Any product claim for antimicrobial activity requires approval from the epa or FDA, depending upon where and how the formulations are used. The epa and FDA have not reviewed or confirmed the BioNeutral's data and findings. ...

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