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Faces of EPA: Dixon Landers

Faces of EPA: Dixon Landers

Dixon Landers: I’d like people to understand the fact that we are totally dependent on the environment. Without the environment human have either no existence or a very poor one. We need to protect that not just now but for future generations. My name is Dixon Landers I’m a research environmental scientist with the U.S. …

Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Protection Agency

So what is the Environmental Protection Agency? Well this is an independent federal agency primarily charged with administering the federal body of environmental protection laws. Now I have to know that the EPA works closely with state government, because as previously discussed, the environmental protection laws or regime is a combination of federal and state …

EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Certification Guide

Welcome to the EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Certification Guide. Our goal is to help you prevent lead hazards at your renovation, repair and painting site. You may know that in 2008, EPA issued the Lead Renovation Repair and Painting rule often referred to as the RRP rule. The rule requires renovation firms to be …

Victoria’s Chief Environmental Scientist: a credible voice

Victoria’s Chief Environmental Scientist: a credible voice

In 2017, EPA welcomed Victoria’s first Chief Environmental Scientist, Dr Andrea Hinwood, to the organisation. This marked a major milestone in our work to become a world-class, science-led regulator. In the past 12 months, Andrea has made her mark, assisting EPA and achieving real environmental outcomes for the Victorian people. There are a couple of …

Trump Vs. The Environment

Trump Vs. The Environment

Now we all know how much Donald Trump hates the environment, but it’s really important to know exactly how much Republicans have all ready damaged the environment. They have just passed two bills that will make it harder for the Environmental Protection Agency, or the EPA, to use science when they’re trying to protect the …

Restoration with Native Plants

(music playing) The cleanup is complete and any threat to the environment has been eliminated or lowered to acceptable levels. So now what? Essentially, what remains is a large tract of barren land with little ecological memory. Land managers are now realizing that revegetating these sites with native plants can accelerate the time needed to …

Hundreds Fleeing Trump’s EPA

Hundreds Fleeing Trump’s EPA

>>HUNDREDS OF EPA EMPLOYEES ARE NO MORE UNDER TRUMP, ACCORDING TO A TIMES AND PRO PUBLICA REPORT. THEY REPORTED THAT THE DEPARTURES WERE BUYOUTS, RETIREMENTS, AND INDIVIDUALS QUITTING, BUT TOTALED MORE THAN 700 EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING MORE THAN 200 SCIENTISTS, HAVE DISAPPEARED FROM THE EPA. DESPITE THE DECREASE IN SCIENCE POSTS THERE’S BEEN AN UPTICK IN …