The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the creation of a panel of independent experts to peer review the agency’s forthcoming report on the potential effect of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water.
The Industrial Stormwater Rule under the Clean Water Act, as permissibly construed by the Environmental Protection Agency, exempts discharges of channeled stormwater runoff from logging roads from the permitting scheme under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office is urging the Federal Communications Commission to take another look at old rules on cell phone exposure in light of new scientific studies on long term health risks, including cancer.
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will create water pollution standards for natural gas extraction.
WASHINGTON – Citing radon as a leading cause of non-smoking-related lung cancer, which leads to about 21,000 deaths each year, more than a half dozen federal agencies have joined in an effort to reduce exposure to the radioactive element.