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EPA Research to Support Reducing Environmental Transmission of COVID-19​
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jun 28, 2021]
EPA has conducted numous laboratory studies to evaluate cleaning, disinfection, air cleaning, and other approaches for reducing exposure to SARS-CoV-2. This presentation will summarize those research efforts and the high-level findings.
Surface Disinfection by UVC? Bench Scale Study and Field Implementation Considerations
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 27, 2021]
Presentation to the International Ultraviolet Association on the UV disinfection rserach agaisnt SARS-CoV-2 virus on relevant surfaces
Fentanyl Contaminated Properties: How can we clean them up?
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 18, 2021]
This presentation provides an overview of EPA’s potential role in a fentanyl consequence management response and contains the results from decontamination research that was initiated to fill select gaps identified during the development of EPA’s Fentanyl Fact Sheet fo...
Literature Search and Review for Sampling, Analysis, and Decontamination of Biological Warfare Agent-Contaminated Maritime Vessels
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Feb 25, 2021]
This report summarizes the current scientific literature on remediation-related activities associated with US Coast Guard vessels and other assets. It also provides descriptions of research gaps and needs for consideration by US Coast Guard and other federal agencies to improve o...
Literature Search and Review for Sampling, Analysis, and Decontamination of Chemical Warfare Agent - Contaminated Maritime Vessels
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Dec 31, 2020]
The USCG protects and defends more than 100,000 miles of U.S. coastline and inland waterways. To this end, the USCG may be responsible for countering and responding to incidents involving weapons of mass destruction, including biological warfare agents (BWAs) and chemical warfare...
ANALYSIS FOR COASTAL OPERATIONAL RESILIENCY ANCOR
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 25, 2019]
This presentation will address capability gaps related to sampling, fate & transport, decontamination, data management, and waste management. Local and state responders can benefit from this research with new information and tools to ensure community resilience to a wide area bi...
US EPA PERSPECTIVE ON THE 2018 NOVICHOK INCIDENTS- PRESENTATION
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 29, 2019]
This presentation provides the EPA/NHSRC perspective on the UK Novichok incidents from 2018 with a focus on the waste management of the created waste. The slides for The 37th International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies & Hazardous Waste Combustors, League City, TX
NTA Detector Discussion
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 29, 2019]
Slide presentation to provoke discussion on NTA detectors at the Test and Evaluation Capabilities and Methodologies Integrated Process Team (TECMIPT) October 2019 Quarterly Meeting
Persistence of Chemical Warfare Agent VX on Building Material Surfaces
(SUMMARY) [Published : Jun 24, 2019]
This brief provides a summary of two recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) bench-scale studies assessing the persistence of VX on various building material surfaces. This overview provides decision‐makers with practical information on the expected persistence of VX fo...
MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL OF VEHICLES FOLLOWING A WIDE AREA INCIDENT: LITERATURE REVIEW AND STAKEHOLDER WORKSHOP
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Jul 24, 2019]
EPA’s National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC) coordinated a one-day workshop on Vehicle Waste Management and Disposal, which was held on Monday, November 13, 2017, at EPA’s Potomac Yard South located in Arlington, Virginia. The workshop brought together officials from ...
Efficacy and Compatibility of Decontamination Options for Sensitive Equipment-Related Materials Contaminated with Persistent Chemical Warfare Agents
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Aug 23, 2019]
Under U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Homeland Security Research Program (US EPA HSRP), the National Homeland Security Research Center conducts research necessary to identify methods and technologies that can be used for the decontamination of equipment and surfaces contam...
Water Rinses and Their Impact on Decontamination Efficacies of Surfaces Contaminated with Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Nov 30, 2020]
This report assesses the impact of pre- and post decontamination water rinses on the overall decontamination efficacy of a hydrogen peroxide-based decontamination product for the cleaning of clean or grimed surfaces that are contaminated with chemical warfare agent simulants. The...
COVID-19: UVC Devices and Methods for Surface Disinfection
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jan 21, 2021]
This presentation summarizes the results of lab studies on the inactivation of UVC light against SARS-CoV-2 and two surrogate viruses as well as results from a field study in collaboration with LA Metro that measured UVC doses at various locations in a metro car outfitted with UV...
Supporting the Responders: Fentanyl Sampling and Decontamination Studies
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Nov 05, 2019]
This presentation will provide an overview of EPA’s role in a fentanyl response and will contain the results from research that was initiated to fill select gaps identified during the development of EPA’s Fentanyl Fact Sheet for OSCs. The presentation on fentanyl remediation res...
Fentanyl Contaminated Properties. How would we clean them up?
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Dec 03, 2020]
Presentation/webinar to National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) The results of this research will inform the EPA response community as well as other Federal, State, Tribal and Local agencies on the means to sample for, decontaminate, and clear for re-occupancy indoor en...
Remediating Indoor Pesticide Contamination from Improper Pest Control Treatments: Persistence and Decontamination Studies
(JOURNAL) [Published : Apr 21, 2020]
Under the U.S. Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), it is a violation to use a pesticide in a manner inconsistent with the product’s labeling (commonly referred to as pesticide misuse or misapplication). The improper and excessive use of pesticides in indo...
Preliminary Results LA Metro Field Study using Puro Lighting Xe UVC Light for Disinfection of Surfaces
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 07, 2020]
Presentation of preliminary results to LA Metro on the disinfection of surfaces with MS2 viruses (a surrogate to SARS-CoV-2) in the presence of UVC light.
Surface Decontamination Options for a Fentanyl-Contaminated Building Interior
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Nov 08, 2019]
Presentation on fentanyl decontamination research to the 11th US EPA Int. Decon R&D Conference. The presentation will provide an overview of EPA’s current role in fentanyl responses and will contain results from decontamination research that was initiated to fill select gaps ide...
Inactivation of Bacillus anthracis and Bacillus atrophaeus Spores on Surfaces with Ultraviolet Light Produced Via Either Light Emitting Diodes or a Low-Pressure Mercury Vapor Lamp
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jul 21, 2020]
Journal article; Aims: To obtain data on the efficacy of two ultraviolet light (UVC) technologies for inactivation of Bacillus anthracis Ames and Bacillus atrophaeus spores on surfaces.
Physical and Chemical Removal Options for Porous/Permeable Materials Contaminated with a Persistent Chemical Warfare Agent XV
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : May 21, 2020]
The results of this research will provide the EPA response community as well as other Federal, State, Tribal and Local agencies on tools to decontaminate porous materials in the indoor environment that are contaminated with CWAs. Report on bench-scale experimental evaluation of p...
Analysis for Coastal Operational Resiliency (AnCOR)
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 27, 2020]
Combined slides from all CESER/HSMMD PIs that conduct research under AnCOR for the APril 27/28 Quarterly meeting with DHS and USCG
Wet-Vacuum-Based Surface Sampling Method for Chemical Agents
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Nov 07, 2018]
This report is on the development of a wet-vacuum method to sample medium to large areas for chemicals. The purpose of this project was to provide responding agencies with information on the effectiveness of a wet-vacuum sampling approach for the collection of toxic industrial ch...
Emerging Chemicals: Fentanyl
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 28, 2020]
Illicit fentanyl activities that result in contamination of building materials continue to increase. Each incident creates an exposure risk to law enforcement, first responders, and remediation contractors. Remediation operations will benefit from improved knowledge on sampling ...
Decontamination Studies Related to Operation of Vehicles in an Area Contaminated with a Biological Agent
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Nov 12, 2019]
This presentation provides the results of the application of this low-tech approach against Bacillus atrophaeus spores (a B. anthracis surrogate) within the interior of a mid-sized sedan. The results of this research will inform the EPA response community as well as other Federal...