Research for the 21st Century
EPA is forging a path forward to develop sustainable solutions to the nation's highest priority science needs. Our six integrated research programs provide the scientific foundation, methods, and tools the Agency needs to fulfill its mission of protecting human health and the environment.
|Air Chemical Safety Climate Change Ecosystems Health||Homeland Security Human Health Risk Assessment Land and Waste Management Sustainability Water|
Meet EPA Ecologist Jordan West, Ph.D.: Jordan M. West, Ph.D. is an aquatic ecologist at EPA who studies the impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems, mainly coral reefs and wetlands. Read the interview.
EPA homeland security researchers are examining decontamination techniques and developing decision-support tools to assist in the safe disposal of waste and debris from contamination incidents such as the ricin-laced letters recently sent out. Read the post.
The winning team will receive a $100,000 award for developing Conscious Clothing, a wearable, real-time breathing analysis tool that calculates the amount of polluted air a person inhales. Read the news release.
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- How can I enter the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge?
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