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Records 51 to 75 of 11397 records published after 01/07/2015

Developing spatially-explicit midpoint characterization factors for eutrophication potential
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 24, 2020]
Eutrophication is a global environmental issue that affects freshwater and marine ecosystems, as well as human health, recreation, and economies. Increased cycling of nutrients, especially nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P), can lead to the rapid growth of algae, causing harmful alg...
Cross-Species Coherence in Effects and Modes of Action in Support of Causality Determinations in the EPA’s Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Lead
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jan 28, 2015]
The peer-reviewed literature on the health and ecological effects of lead (Pb) indicates common effects and underlying modes of action across multiple organisms for several endpoints. Based on such observations, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) applied a cr...
Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Oxides of Nitrogen – Health Criteria (Final Report, Jan 2016)
(ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT) [Published : Jan 30, 2015]
This final report provides the U.S. EPA’s evaluation and synthesis of the most policy-relevant science related to the health effects of gaseous oxides of nitrogen. It provides a critical part of the scientific foundation for the U.S. EPA’s decision regarding the adequacy of the c...
Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Ozone and Related Photochemical Oxidants (External Review Draft, Sep 2019)
(ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT) [Published : Sep 19, 2019]
The <em>Integrated Science Assessment for Ozone and Related Photochemical Oxidants</em> document is a concise synthesis and evaluation of the most policy-relevant science, and has been prepared as part of the review of the primary (health-based) and secondary (welfare-based) Nati...
Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Sulfur Oxides – Health Criteria (Final Report, Dec 2017)
(ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT) [Published : Dec 08, 2017]
The <em>Integrated Science Assessment for Sulfur Oxides – Health Criteria</em> is a concise synthesis and evaluation of the most policy-relevant science, and has been prepared as part of the review of the primary (health-based) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for S...
Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Ozone and Related Photochemical Oxidants (Final Report, Apr 2020)
(ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT) [Published : Apr 20, 2020]
The <em>Integrated Science Assessment for Ozone and Related Photochemical Oxidants</em> is a concise synthesis and evaluation of the most policy-relevant science, and has been prepared as part of the review of the primary (health-based) and secondary (welfare-based) National Ambi...
Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Particulate Matter (First External Review Draft, Oct 2018)
(ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT) [Published : Oct 15, 2018]
EPA announced the availability of the first draft of the <i>Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Particulate Matter (PM)</i>, a concise synthesis and evaluation of the most policy-relevant science, and has been prepared as part of the review of the primary (health-based) and s...
Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Sulfur Oxides – Health Criteria (First External Review Draft, Nov 2015)
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Nov 24, 2015]
EPA announced the availability of the first external review draft of the <em>Integrated Science Assessment for Sulfur Oxides– Health Criteria</em> for public comment and independent peer review in a November 24, 2015 Federal Register Notice. This draft document provides EPA’s ev...
Personnel Decontamination Line Sprayer Options for Biological Contamination Incident Response
(COMMUNICATION PRODUCT) [Published : Oct 20, 2020]
Following a bioterrorism event, an incident or unified command would be established, the impacted area would be characterized, and response work zones set up based on the extent of indoor/outdoor contamination. The personnel decontamination (decon) line, established in the contam...
Chemical Inhibition of the Iodide Recycling Enzyme Iodotyrosine Deiodinase, with Human and Xenopus Compariso
(PRESENTATION) [To be presented : Nov 19, 2020]
The enzyme iodotyrosine deiodinase (dehalogenase, IYD) is an important component for maintaining thyroid function through its role in conserving iodide, a scarce micronutrient critical to thyroid hormone&rsquo;s molecular structure. Although historically there has been limited re...
Assessing the Ecological Risks of PFAS: Challenges and Opportunities
(PRESENTATION) [To be presented : Nov 19, 2020]
Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have achieved substantial prominence in terms of public visibility and regulatory concern. A large variety of different PFAS have been employed, in some cases for more than 70 years, for consumer and industrial applications such as non-...
Dynamically Downscaled Projections of Phenological Changes across the Contiguous United States
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 02, 2020]
Phenological indicators (PI), used to study the timing of plant and animal cycles in response to seasonal changes, can also be useful metrics to analyze the impact of climate change on agricultural systems and ecosystem services. Here, projected changes to the wintertime dormanc...
It all adds up: non-environmental stressors, cardiovascular dysregulation, and worsened air pollution responses
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 06, 2020]
This presentation describes research that examines the effects of diet, noise and psychosocial stress on subsequent air pollution responses in rodents. It demonstrates the deleterious impacts of accumulating stressors and the increased risk they pose during and after subsequent a...
Wildfire Smoke and Health - Fire: Connecting Science, Management and Policy
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 06, 2020]
Science segment regarding health effects of wildfire smoke exposure and smoke sense
Evaluation of the FRTL-5 Cell Line to Further Confirm Potential Sodium Iodide Symporter (NIS) Inhibitors Identified by High Throughput Screening (HTPS)
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 20, 2020]
Iodide uptake in the thyroid via the sodium-iodide symporter (NIS) is the first step in the biosynthesis of thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones T3 and T4 are essential for regulating metabolism, cardiovascular function, fetal and neonatal neurodevelopment. Potential NIS inhibiting...
Long-term variation analysis of estuarine stratification and flushing time in the Gulf of the Maine, U.S.
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 16, 2020]
Estuarine physical and water-exchange attributes, such as stratification and flushing time, significantly influence estuarine ecological processes. Stratification is a metric that reflects how much vertical mixing occurs in an estuary, while flushing time can describe the exchang...
Big Data in Environmental Health Applications
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 02, 2020]
Environmental epidemiology has always been big and complex but today growth in data and technologies enable us to better characterize exposure, individual sensitivities, a look back in time, to think prospectively in our search for solutions.
Untargeted MS-based Monitoring of Glucuronides in Fish: Screening Complex Contaminant Mixtures for Biological Relevance (2020 MANA Conference)
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 16, 2020]
The increasing complexity of contaminant mixtures in surface waters has made traditional assessments of risk to human health and the environment progressively more difficult, requiring new and advanced, novel analytical approaches. For example, methods are needed to identify cont...
Application of the Estuary Data Mapper Spatial Framework for Evaluating the Sensitivity of Estuaries to Nitrogen Loads
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Nov 07, 2019]
Estuary research faces many challenges because of the complicated interaction of physical, chemical and ecological factors. These challenges are exacerbated when considering the impacts of increasing population near the coast and extreme weather events. Meanwhile, numerous estuar...
PFAS Innovative Treatment Team (PITT)
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 17, 2020]
In an effort to meet Regional/State/Tribal needs, U.S. EPA&rsquo;s Office of Research and Development commissioned the PFAS Innovative Treatment Team (PITT) to derive solutions for treatment and disposal of PFAS wastes. The PITT was charged to dedicate unprecedented priority to a...
Observations on Environmental Distribution & Fate of Chloro-perfluoro-polyether Carboxylates
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 17, 2020]
The rapid development and employment of new per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) chemistries in industrial processes and commercial products has made properly identifying and classifying these compounds an increasingly difficult challenge. A new class of PFAS, named chloro-p...
EPA STEM Presentation to the Embassy Budapest Youth Council
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 24, 2020]
Members of the Youth Council provided the speakers/authors with several questions related to STEM and air quality, and the presentation slides reflect a focus on responding to those questions. Topics include STEM programs and careers, sources of air pollution and health impacts, ...
Cyanobacteria Assessment Network - 2020
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 15, 2020]
A project update on the Cyanobacteria Assessment Network research including satellite validation, indicator metrics, next step higher resolution satellites, economic benefits, and application demonstrations.
ORD aquatic mapping update
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 14, 2020]
Overview of ORD and OW research relating to improved aquatic mapping for the Wester States Watershed Council. Topics will include the efforts of an interagency workgroup on modeling, a review of the 3 products being produced within SSWR 2.1 and the efforts of the OW SDAM project.
Wildfire Smoke As a National Health Issue
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 24, 2020]
There is no abstract.