Tag: RISK


Facility Seeks Modification for Emissions of Toxic Air

A Louisville facility is seeking a modification to the Environmental Acceptability Goals (EAGs) of the Strategic Toxic Air Reduction (STAR) program administered by the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District). The District has opened a public comment period from March 11, 2017 through April 10, 2017 and scheduled a public hearing in the Board […]


EPA ANNOUNCES NEW DRINKING WATER HEALTH ADVISORY LEVELS FOR PERFLUORINATED CHEMICALS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just issued a lifetime drinking water health advisory standard of 0.07 micrograms per liter (µg/L) or 0.07 parts per billion (ppb) for the Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) based on a reference dose (RfD) derived from a developmental toxicity study in mice.(1,2) […]