Climate Change Facts: Answers to Common Questions ...

4. EPA (2016). Climate Change Indicators in the United States: U.S. and Global Temperature. 5. NOAA (2016). State of the Climate: Global Analysis - Annual 2015. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 6. EPA (2016). Climate Change Indicators in the United States: Atmospheric Concentrations of Greenhouse Gases. 7. NRC (2011).

AP 42, Fifth Edition, Volume I - US EPA

ClearingHouse for Emission Inventories and Emissions Factors is the EPA web site for emissions factor and emissions inventory information, and emissions modeling for emissions inventories. ... AP 42, Fifth Edition, Volume I Chapter 12: Metallurgical Industry ... The Seal of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Basic Information | ETV | US EPA

Basic information about the ETV program. ... Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource. Environmental and Sustainable Technology Evaluations (ESTE) The Environmental and Sustainable Technology Evaluations (ESTE) projects were one-time funding opportunities to directly respond to EPA's need for ...

Guidance Documents | US EPA

The basic concepts training will help you determine whether your facility has triggered EPCRA Section 313 (TRI) reporting requirements for one or more chemicals. This training includes topics on reporting thresholds, reporting forms, and reporting exemptions as well as an introduction to electronic reporting.

Superfund Site Profile | Superfund Site Information | US EPA

EPA's Superfund Site Information ... United States Environmental Protection Agency. Search Search. Contact Us; Superfund. You are here: EPA Home » Superfund » Search Sites » Search Superfund Site Information Search Superfund Site Information ... Sites that are not NPL or SAA have profile pages that provide basic information.

Enforcement Basic Information | Enforcement | US EPA

This section provides basic information on EPA's enforcement and compliance programs, actions, activities, reports and data. Enforcement Programs Many of the nation's environmental statutes contain both civil and criminal revisions to address pollution violations.

Infographic: Lead in Drinking Water | US EPA

EPA's infographic regarding lead in drinking water. Learn basic information about sources of lead in drinking water, suggestions for reducing exposure and information about replacing lead service lines You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA's About PDF page to ...

Basic Information | ETV | US EPA

Basic information about the ETV program. Jump to main content. ... Environmental and Sustainable Technology Evaluations (ESTE) The Environmental and Sustainable Technology Evaluations (ESTE) projects were one-time funding opportunities to directly respond to EPA's need for credible performance information on technologies that addressed high ...

US EPA: Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water ...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates lead in drinking water to protect public health. Lead may cause health problems if present in public or private water supplies in amounts greater than the drinking water standard set by EPA.

National Lead Free Wheel Weight Initiative - US EPA

National Lead Free Wheel Weight Initiative (NLFWWI) Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource. ... Links; Basic Information on Lead Wheel Weights. Wheel weights are clipped to the rims of every automobile wheel in the United States in order to balance the tires. These weights often come loose ...

Lead | US EPA

December 19, 2018 - Presidential Task Force announces Federal Lead Action Plan. Learn more.; October 25, 2018 - EPA announced enforcement actions completed over the last year to ensure that renovation contractors, landlords, property managers, realtors and others comply with rules that protect the public from exposure to lead.

BEFORE THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL …

BEFORE THE . UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY . ... Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA" or "Agency") pilot study had elevated levels of ... lead in the drinking water. The ...

Basic Information about Radon in Drinking Water - US EPA

Basic Information about Radon in Drinking Water. Jump to main content or area navigation. ... There is currently no federally-enforced drinking water standard for radon. EPA has proposed to regulate radon in drinking water from community water suppliers (water systems that serve 25 or more year-round residents). ... The Seal of the United ...

Climate Change: Basic Information | US EPA

EPA and other federal agencies are taking action. EPA is working to protect the health and welfare of Americans through common sense measures to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and to help communities prepare for climate change. Learn more about what EPA is doing. Top of Page

Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS ... - US EPA

This system offers the capability to query the Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) Fed Data Warehouse via report filters and various reporting options. Data management plays a critical role in helping states and EPA to protect public health.

Basic Information | Early Action Compacts | US EPA

Basic Information Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource. EPA is working with communities to get clean air as soon as possible by entering into Early Action Compacts to reduce ground-level ozone pollution.

Basic Information on PFAS | US EPA - epa.gov

Due to a lapse in appropriations, EPA websites will not be regularly updated. In the event of an environmental emergency imminently threatening the safety of human life or where necessary to protect certain property, the EPA website will be updated with appropriate information.

Basic Information of Air Emissions Factors and ... - US EPA

Emissions factors have long been the fundamental tool in developing national, regional, state, and local emissions inventories for air quality management decisions and in developing emissions control strategies. More recently, emissions factors have been applied in determining site-specific ...

Basic Information about Lead Air Pollution | Lead ... - US EPA

Other sources are waste incinerators, utilities, and lead-acid battery manufacturers. The highest air concentrations of lead are usually found near lead smelters. As a result of EPA's regulatory efforts including the removal of lead from motor vehicle gasoline, levels of lead in the air decreased by 98 percent between 1980 and 2014.

Lead Monitoring - US EPA

See EPA's PDF page for more information about getting and using the free Acrobat Reader. On November 12, 2008 EPA substantially strengthened the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for lead (see 73 FR 66964 (PDF) (99pp, 665k) ).

Basic Information about Your Drinking Water - US EPA

Basic Information about Your Drinking Water The United States enjoys one of the world's most reliable and safest supplies of drinking water. Congress passed the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) in 1974 to protect public health, including by regulating public water systems.

CDC - Mold - General Information - Basic Facts

Basic Facts. Other Languages. Arabic Chinese Creole Español (Spanish) French Portuguese Vietnamese. ... For these people, exposure to molds can lead to symptoms such as stuffy nose, wheezing, and red or itchy eyes, or skin. Some people, such as those with allergies to molds or with asthma, may have more intense reactions. ... consult the U.S ...

Health & Environmental Research Online (HERO) | Health ...

The Health and Environmental Research Online database (HERO) includes more than three million scientific references and associated data from the peer-reviewed literature used by EPA to develop reports that support critical agency decisionmaking for chemical regulation.

Learn about Lead | Lead | US EPA

Lead Exposure Data. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics monitors blood lead levels in the United States. Get information on the number of children with elevated blood lead levels, and number and percentage of children tested for lead …

Basic Information - epa.gov

EPA established the RACT/BACT/LAER Clearinghouse, or RBLC, to provide a central data base of air pollution technology information (including past RACT, BACT, and LAER decisions contained in NSR permits) to promote the sharing of information among permitting agencies and to aid in future case-by-case determinations.

Water Treatability Database | US EPA

The half lives of cobalt-58 and cobalt-60 are 71 days and 5.27 years, respectively. [1762] Because of its prevalence and activity, cobalt-60 is a larger concern for water utilities. Cobalt-57 is also radioactive and used in medical and scientific research. Its half life is 272 days.

Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water | US EPA

General Information about Lead in Drinking Water How Lead Gets into Drinking Water. Lead can enter drinking water when service pipes that contain lead corrode, especially where the water has high acidity or low mineral content that corrodes pipes and fixtures.