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EPA's risk management research identifies, develops and tests innovative tools, methods and technologies used to solve and prevent complex environmental problems to safeguard human health and the environment. EPA scientists and engineers seek to determine what environmental risks exist and then determine how to manage, reduce or eliminate those risks in a sustainable manner.

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| Technology Assessments, Verifications and Transfers | ETV | Water Technology Collaboration and Transfer |


National Conference on Mining-Influenced Waters:
Approaches for Characterization, Source Control and Treatment
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August 12-14, 2014
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The conference goal is to provide a forum for the exchange of scientific information on current and emerging approaches to assessing characterization, monitoring, source control, treatment and/or remediation on mining-influenced waters. 

11th Annual US EPA Drinking Water Workshop Small Drinking Water Systems: Challenges and Solutions
September 9 - 11, 2014
Cincinnati, Ohio

This workshop will provide participants with in-depth training and information on various solutions and strategies for handling small systems problems and compliance challenges.

Featured Resource

Solvent Substitution Software Tool, PARIS III, is an application that allows users to find mixtures of solvents with specific physical and chemical properties, but also have relatively low environmental impacts. It help users find replacements for solvent mixtures that are currently being used in industrial processes, but have dangerous environmental side effects. 

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