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EPA Science Matters Newsletter

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Researcher at Work: Aimen Farraj, Ph.D, DABT

As the Principal Investigator/Research Biologist of the Cardiopulmonary and Immunotoxicology Branch of the Environmental Public Health Division at the EPA, Aimen Farraj focuses on understanding the potential adverse health effects of exposure to air pollution in order to improve public health standards in an innovative way. Read more. (Posted September 10, 2015)

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Researcher at Work: Eric S. Hall

EPA Scientist Eric S. Hall earned a master’s degree in Business from Webster University and a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University. Hall is currently developing a decision support tool (web browser) to help communities make sustainable decisions. Meet EPA researcher Eric S. Hall. (Posted August 4, 2015)

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Private, Government Collaboration Advances Air Sensor Technology

EPA and Aclima, a San Francisco-based technology company, are jointly developing new kinds of small, low-cost air pollution sensors that will provide real-time air quality information to the public.  Read about this exciting collaboration. (Posted July 29, 2015)

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Protecting Human Health in Everything We Do

Protecting human health is at the core of EPA's mission and the research EPA conducts. (Posted October 2014). Read more about human health research at EPA.


Good Science Starts with Good Ethics

Introducing EPA's new Human Subjects Research Review Official Dr. Toby Schonfeld. (Posted October 2014).  Read more about Dr. Schonfeld and EPA Ethics.


Exposure Science in the 21st Century

EPA researchers are advancing the science of how people encounter environmental contaminants. (Posted October 2014). Read more about exposure science.


IRIS Improves: EPA Advances Signature Chemical Health Assessment Program

National Academy of Sciences report applauds Agency actions to enhance program. (Posted October 2014). Read more about Integrated Risk Information System.


EPA Dioxin Science Continues to Have Impact

Agency’s “Team Dioxin” lauded for completing long-anticipated health assessment. (Posted October 2014). Read more about dioxin.


Effort to Cut Children’s Lead Exposure Continues

Agency scientists release the latest Integrated Science Assessment in support of clean air standards. (Posted October 2014). Read more about children's lead exposure.


Clean Air, Healthy Hearts, Longer Lives

EPA research supports actions to extend the positive impacts of cleaner air to everyone, continuing a forty-year legacy of human health achievement. (Posted October 2014). Read more about clean air.


Working with Navajo Nation for Cleaner, Healthier Heat

EPA researchers and partners are teaming up to explore how to improve indoor air and health for Navajo Nation. (Posted October 2014). Read more about working with Navajo Nation.


Healthier Nail Salons

EPA research supports initiative to promote healthier indoor environments for nail salon workers and customers. (Posted October 2014). Read more about healthier nail salons.


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