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EPA Scientists Test Toxicity of Oil Spill Dispersants
Toxicity testing on oil spill dispersants released


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EPA Science on Mountaintop Mining
Researchers release two scientific reports to support Agency’s new guidance for mountaintop mining


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Biodiversity and Human Health: Exploring the Connections
EPA scientists and partners examine the links between biodiversity and human disease


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Streams of Science
EPA scientists use a unique Experimental Stream Facility explore the health of stream ecosystems and watersheds.


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Getting Smarte
EPA's Sustainable Management Approaches and Revitalization Tools-electronic (SMARTe) helps communities plan for the future.


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Providing Answers to Chemical Safety Concerns
EPA brings top scientists together to share information about perfluoroalkyl acids.


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Better Burning, Better Breathing: Cleaner Stoves
EPA researchers are testing performance and emissions of solid-fuel cook stoves.


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Vast New Database System Streamlines EPA Science Assessments
EPA releases HERO database, providing transparent access to scientific studies used in making decisions to protect the environment and human health


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