Posts tagged "EPA"

Jan. 17 news: EPA chemical review, junk food tax, opioid disposal, California vaccinations

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

Jan. 10 news: Infant mortality, CA flu season, private sector and public health, EPA staff cuts

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

Dec. 20 news: Tax plan and health, EPA delays hazardous chemical ban, racism and preterm birth

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017.

Dec. 5 news: APHA and others sue EPA, vaccine messaging, asthma hotspot profit, fake HIV news

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.

Nov. 28 news: Scarlet fever resurgence, nonstick chemical and low birth weight, Yemen crisis

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017.

Sept. 7 news: Stroke deaths on the rise, women’s sleep loss, DACA health effects, EPA staff cuts

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, September 7, 2017.
EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

Reversing the decision to delay the new standards strengthens protections from smog-producing ozone and helps improve our nation’s health.
Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Newly updated resource brings water safety to the forefront of public health.
The Nation's Health: Fracking activities can put drinking water at risk due to toxicity

The Nation’s Health: Fracking activities can put drinking water at risk due to toxicity

EPA has announced that hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, has the potential to affect drinking water sources in the U.S.
Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

The Clean Power Plan protects against air pollution and climate change, argues APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin in The Huffington Post.

Sept. 8 news: Uninsured rate falls, EPA air pollution rule, cancer research

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016.
APHA cheers EPA rule to reduce methane emissions

APHA cheers EPA rule to reduce methane emissions

In a bid to slow harmful emissions and protect public health, the Environmental Protection Agency announced first-ever standards that require a new approach to minimize health threats.