Imagine California Powered By Clean, Renewable Energy

August 29, 2014- A new Stanford study maps out the possibility of a smog-free Los Angeles, where electric cars drive silently on freeways, solar panels blanket rooftops and power plants run on heat from beneath the Earth, or from the wind and sun.

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HUD Receives Radon Life Saver Award

August 27, 2014- An inaugural award designed to reduce the public’s exposure to radon was given to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  

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Study Predicts Global Warming Will Hurt World Food Supply

August 25, 2014- Ozone pollution may compound global warming's damage to the world's food crops, a new study predicts. 

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NIOSH Launches Program to Support Well-Being of Workers

August 22, 2014- NIOSH last month introduced its Total Worker Health (TWH) Affiliate Program. The program’s aim is to increase the number of workplaces that support the safety, health, and overall well-being of workers. 

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Chemical Safety Board Renews Call for OSHA Combustible Dust Standard

August 21, 2014- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) asked again for OSHA to set a general industry combustible dust standard based on findings in its recent report on the fatal combustible dust explosion at the AL Solutions metal recycling facility in West Virginia in 2010.

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Tributaries, Floodplains and Wetlands Are Now Protected Under New EPA Rule

August 19, 2014- Clamor continues to build over the issue of clean water and what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may do to protect this precious resource.

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For Some People, Thunderstorms Worsen Asthma and Allergies

August 14, 2014- Rain can often provide relief for allergy sufferers when it washes away pollen in the air, but some people experience a rare, little-known problem called thunderstorm-related asthma.
 

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Cagey Scientists Clear the Air of Harmful Gases

August 12, 2014- Each year, more than 21,000 Americans die from radon-linked lung cancer.
 

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Preferred Technology’s Silica Dust-Prevention Proppant Tests Well Surpass OSHA Standards

August 11, 2014- Preferred Technology, an affiliate of Preferred Sands, recently completed a series of successful DustPRO proppant pilot wells in Colorado.

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These Architectural Designs Actually Fight Air Pollution

August 8, 2014- In urban settings, the way a building is designed can impact the quality of air around it. But here are six designs that interactively make the air cleaner in the process.

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Nation's Economy Burned By Double-Dipping Asbestos Lawyers

August 6, 2014- A recent court ruling is being called a big win for bringing transparency to cases involving trial lawyers who file bogus, bottom-feeding asbestos claims, which can harm legitimate claimants.

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Cancer Claims More Than Double For Ground Zero Workers

August 4, 2014- The medical aftermath of 9/11 responders is again in the news.

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Supreme Court Limits EPA’s Authority to Regulate Emissions

August 1, 2014- The Supreme Court has placed limits on the Obama administration program already in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.

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