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EPA Bans Mercury Compounds Under Reformed Toxic Substances Control Act
Source: Environmental Leader, 9/1/16
Summary: The EPA is banning exports of five mercury compounds, effective Jan. 1, 2020, under the reformed Toxic Substances Control Act.
How Cities Are Tackling Their Enormous Food Waste Problem
Source: Fast Company, 8/30/16
Summary: From loosening restrictions on what "expired" means to dabbling with aquaponics and vertical farming, cities around the world are trying to contribute less to landfills with their wasted meals.
Safer Choice Now in Spanish
Source: U.S. EPA, 8/23/16
Summary: Safer Choice in espanol helps spread awareness of safer cleaning and other products to the largest ethnic minority in the United States and to other Spanish-speaking countries. It is essential that all people, including Spanish-speaking communities, understand the importance of easily finding products with ingredients that are safer for human health and the environment.
Rethink how chemical hazards are tested
Source: Nature, 8/16/16
Summary: John C. Warner and Jennifer K. Ludwig propose three approaches that would help inventors to produce safer chemicals and products.
Forget Going for the Gold; We're Going for Green! How U.S. E.P.A. Programs Accelerate Innovation in the Chemical Enterprise
Source: American Chemical Society, 8/26/16
Summary: David Widawsky, Director of the Chemistry, Economics, and Sustainable Strategies Division at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)discusses regulation, innovation, the future of green chemistry, and much more.
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