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The EPA ensures that they comply with rules proven to protect our air, water, health and environment. We only have one planet, and we must preserve ... Read More

The URL now redirects to a page that says “this page is being updated” and that “we are currently updating our website to reflect EPA's priorities under ... Read More

The EPA on Friday removed the climate change section of its website as well as several other pages to “reflect the views of the leadership of the ... Read More

An Environmental Protection Agency worker stands near the portal of the Mogul mine near Silverton on Sept. 27, 2016. Re: “Embattled EPA pitches 40 ... Read More

When scientists began frantically copying climate data against the possibility that an EPA website would no longer provide access, it seemed a bit ... Read More

On Friday, The Environmental Protection Agency's website wiped most of the information pertaining to climate change and replaced it with a simple ... Read More

The Environmental Protection Agency has removed a page devoted to climate change as part of an overhaul of the agency's website, USA Today ... Read More

The EPA on Friday removed the climate change section of its website as well as several other pages to "reflect the views of the leadership of the ... Read More

Rep. Duncan Hunter vapes during a Feb. 2016 meeting of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. He was arguing against a ban on ... Read More

The piece of correspondence was received from James DiLorenzo of the EPA and related to Olin's response to EPA's proposal to develop alternatives ... Read More

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) removed several web pages about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions from its homepage as ... Read More

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The FDA is warning Americans about 65 bogus products that claim to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure cancer. FDA said it ... Read More

The Environmental Protection Agency is currently overhauling its website, which means several pages have been taken down while they update the ... Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Rydapt (midostaurin) for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation called FLT3, in combination with chemotherapy. The drug is approved for use with a companion diagnostic, the LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay, which is used to detect the FLT3 mutation in patients with AML. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Brineura (cerliponase alfa) as a treatment for a specific form of Batten disease. Brineura is the first FDA-approved treatment to slow loss of walking ability (ambulation) in symptomatic pediatric patients 3 years of age and older with late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2), also known as tripeptidyl peptidase-1 (TPP1) deficiency. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Stivarga (regorafinib) to include treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC or liver cancer) who have been previously treated with the drug sorafenib. This is the first FDA-approved treatment for a liver cancer in almost a decade. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. The products are marketed and sold without FDA approval, most commonly on websites and social media platforms. Read More

The health and safety of children is a top priority at the FDA, which is why today we are requiring a series of changes to the labeling of two types of opioid medications in order to help better protect children from serious risks associated with these medicines – codeine (found in some prescription pain and cough medicines and some over-the-counter cough medicines) and tramadol (found in some prescription pain medicines). Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution (PIPS), the first whole slide imaging (WSI) system that allows for review and interpretation of digital surgical pathology slides prepared from biopsied tissue. This is the first time the FDA has permitted the marketing of a WSI system for these purposes. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ingrezza (valbenazine) capsules to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia. This is the first drug approved by the FDA for this condition. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved supplemental applications for Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) in children ages 12 to 17. Harvoni and Sovaldi were previously approved to treat HCV in adults. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of 23andMe Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) tests for 10 diseases or conditions. These are the first direct-to-consumer (DTC) tests authorized by the FDA that provide information on an individual’s genetic predisposition to certain medical diseases or conditions, which may help to make decisions about lifestyle choices or to inform discussions with a health care professional. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers to Meridian Medical Technologies’ voluntary recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. This recall is due to the potential that these devices may contain a defective part that may result in the devices’ failure to activate. The recalled product was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies and distributed by Mylan Specialty. Read More

On March 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) to treat adult patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). This is the first drug approved by the FDA for PPMS. Ocrevus is an intravenous infusion given by a health care professional. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dupixent (dupilumab) injection to treat adults with moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis). Dupixent is intended for patients whose eczema is not controlled adequately by topical therapies, or those for whom topical therapies are not advisable. Dupixent can be used with or without topical corticosteroids. Read More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zejula (niraparib) for the maintenance treatment (intended to delay cancer growth) of adult patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer, whose tumors have completely or partially shrunk (complete or partial response, respectively) in response to platinum-based chemotherapy. Read More

PHILADELPHIA (April 19, 2016) – In preparation for Earth Day on April 22 and in celebration of the spring weather, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today launched its Safer Choice spring cleaning campaign at the Weis Supermarket in Conshohocken, Pa. to encourage consumers to buy home c... Read More

Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., April 18, 2016) - EPA Region 7 has reached a settlement in a civil enforcement action against LHP, LLC, for alleged violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule in connection with renovation work done at one of ... Read More

BALTIMORE (April 18, 2016) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $22,000 environmental justice grant to the Parks and People Foundation in Baltimore to help educate residents about safe ways to create urban gardens on vacant properties throughout the city.The funding from EPA’... Read More

Flint residents encouraged to run water in homes and businessesRelease Date: 04/16/2016Contact Information: Flint Public Information Office, FlintPIO@epa.gov, 312-802-3646FLINT, MI – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with the State of Michigan Department of Enviro... Read More

DALLAS – (April 15, 2016) On Friday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Ron Curry attended the opening of Cedar Valley College’s Environmental Learning Area. The college, part of the Dallas County Community College District, is recognized as a Center of Excellenc... Read More

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 21st annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (GHG Inventory), today, which presents a national-level overview of annual greenhouse gas emissions since 1990. The inventory shows a nine percent drop in e... Read More

EPA recovers over $10 million for past costs at the Gilt Edge Mine Superfund site in South DakotaTaxpayers’ bill reduced by $40MContact: Joy Jenkins 303-312-6873; Lisa McClain-Vanderpool 303-312-6077 (Denver, Colo. – April 15, 2016) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the ... Read More

For Immediate Release No. 16-OPA011CHICAGO (April 15, 2016) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a unilateral order to Georgia-Pacific, Weyerhaeuser and International Paper which requires the removal of PCB-contaminated sediment and soil from a 1.5-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo R... Read More

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will be recognized as Conservationist of the Year by the National Wildlife Federation at their 80th Anniversary Luncheon. WHAT: Conservationist of the Year Award & Keynote AddressWHEN: Wednesda... Read More

(04/14/16 - ATLANTA) – On Thursday April 14, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with LeMoyne-Owen College to enhance research, teaching, outreach, career development, and stewardship in environmental and mathematical sciences. As a p... Read More

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed agreement with the City of New York that establishes the location for two sewage and storm water retention tanks, included as part of the cleanup for the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site. The agreement sets out a sc... Read More

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will give remarks at the Energy Star Partner of the Year Award ceremony to recognize 149 Energy Star partners in 35 states-- including Fortune 500 companies, schools, hospitals, retailers, manufacturers,... Read More