- Identifying Cost Savings Associated with NIEHS-Funded Research
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has made great strides in identifying the benefits of reducing environmental contaminants and understanding how the environment affects health and disease. In a commentary this month in Environmental Health Perspectives, staff with the NIEHS Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (SRP) build on these efforts in […]
- Assessing the Economic and Societal Benefits of SRP-Funded Research
Introduction Since its inception in 1987, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (SRP) has brought together researchers from the biomedical and environmental science and engineering fields (NIEHS 2018). SRP researchers work together to study the health effects of potentially hazardous substances and to investigate effective and sustainable […]
- White House feared PR ‘nightmare’ over agency’s stricter chemical limits, emails show
Matt Rourke / AP Photo The former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove and present day Horsham Air Guard Station is shown Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Horsham, Pa. Two types of perfluorocarbons, which have been linked to health problems, were found nearby at levels exceeding recommended limits set by the Environmental Protection […]
- Climate change, pipelines, severance tax: Where the GOP gubernatorial candidates stand
AP Photo/Matt Rourke Candidates from left, seeking the Republican Party’s nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s re-election bid next year, Pennsylvania Sen. Scott Wagner R-York County, Laura Ellsworth and Paul Mango. Pittsburgh attorney Laura Ellsworth, Pittsburgh businessman Paul Mango, and state Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York County) are running for the Republican nomination to oppose […]
- Anti-fracking protesters are removed from 60ft high rig.
Two protesters occupying the rig at a North Yorkshire fracking site have been removed after 24 hours on the platform.
- South Africa commits to shale gas despite adverse court ruling.
South Africa’s mineral resources minister said on Thursday the government remains committed to shale gas exploration despite a court order revoking fracking regulations that pushes back plans to award the first exploration licenses by 2019.