Scott Pruitt’s attack on scientists serving on advisory boards is illegal

Read the full post at the Climate Law Blog. Earlier this week EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a directive that prohibits scientists from serving on the EPA’s independent scientific advisory committees if they are currently a principal investigator or co-investigator on a research project that receives grant funding from the agency, or “if they are otherwise in …

Arresting Indoor Air Quality Criminals

Read the full story at Products Finishing. When you think of criminals, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t humidity, or hazardous mists and vapors. But these so-called indoor air quality “criminals” can escape from open surface tanks used in metal finishing, causing irritation or harm to operators, as well as corroding the …

Sustainable Production of Fine Chemicals and Materials using Non-Toxic Renewable Sources

Anne Kokel, Béla Török (2017). "Sustainable Production of Fine Chemicals and Materials using Non-Toxic Renewable Sources." Toxicological Sciences, kfx214. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kfx214 Abstract: Due to declining hydrocarbon resources and strengthening environmental regulations, significant attention is directed toward sustainable and non-toxic supplies for the development of green technologies in a variety of industries. This account provides an overview on the …