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GEMS: Great Environmental Moments in Science

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EPA Integrated Science Assessments: Helping Fight Air Pollution

EPA's Integrated Science Assessments deliver the science to support the Clean Air Act, one of the most beneficial federal programs in the nation.


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Clearing the Air

The Impact of EPA's Landmark Health Assessment on "Passive Smoking"


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Tapping Green Infrastructure to Curb Sewer Overflows

Utilizing EPA research and guidance, Cleveland and Cincinnati plan to reduce sewage overflows with the help of sustainable, green practices.


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New Testing Methods for Arsenic and Lead in Soil

EPA's innovative soil-testing methods could save millions in cleanup costs at Superfund sites across the nation.


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The BP Oil Spill: Responsive Science Supports Emergency Response

EPA scientists provided key support for the federal response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.


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Advancing the Science and Engineering of Decontamination

Using innovative science and engineering, EPA's research is improving the response to anthrax incidents.


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Power Generation and the Environment

EPA's New Haven accountability project helps community strike a balance.




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