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EPA and Partners Announce "My Air, My Health Challenge" / Inventors will compete to develop personal air pollution and health sensors

EPA, NIEHS, and HHS launched a new nationwide challenge called My Air, My Health (MAMH) to develop inexpensive, personal, and portable sensors that measure air pollution and a person's physiological conditions!

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EPA Scientists Link Ozone to Cardiovascular Health

In an article recently published by the American Heart Association, EPA scientists link ozone to changes in the cardiovascular systems of healthy young adults.

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Dr. Glenn Paulson Joins EPA as Science Advisor

EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson names Dr. Glenn Paulson as the next EPA science advisor.

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EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses

EPA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program awarded $2 million to 25 companies in support of technology development toward environmentally sustainable solutions.

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EPA Announces NAS' Review of IRIS Assessment Development Process

EPA announced in May that the National Academy of Sciences will conduct a comprehensive review of the agency's IRIS assessment development process.

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EPA's People, Prosperity and the Planet Expo on National Mall

On April 21st, more than 30 nonprofit and government agencies and 45 university and college teams participated in an environmental technology design competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. as part of EPA's P3 program.

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White House Honors Two EPA Scientists

Two EPA Scientists win prestigious Presidential Award

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