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Science forms the foundation of everything EPA does. It provides the information, tools, and innovations the Agency needs to meet its mission to protect human health and the environment.

Behind that work are EPA scientists and engineers that explore the complex interrelationships between people and our environment. To learn more about them and the important work they do, listen to Science Matters!

Talking Science: Listen to Science Matters Podcasts

Listen to the Science Matters Podcast with Dr. Wayne E. Cascio

Green Hearts - Clean air scientist and cardiologist Dr. Wayne E. Cascio, the Director of EPA's Environmental Public Health Division, talks about the Agency's Green Heart initiative and the importance of clean air to cardiovascular health.

Listen to the Global Change Research podcast (MP3) (6.1 MB, 6:45min)
Read the Podcast Script

Listen to the Science Matters Podcast with Dr. Andy Miller

EPA Climate Change Research - A question and answer podcast with EPA's Dr. Andy Miller, the Associate Director for Climate for the Agency's Air, Climate, and Energy Research Program.

Listen to the Global Change Research podcast (MP3) (6.1 MB, 6:01min)
Read the Podcast Script

Listen to the Science Matters Podcast with Dr. Peter Grevatt

Children's Health Research - The latest Science Matters podcast features Dr. Peter Grevatt, the director of EPA's Office of Children's Health Protection.

Listen to the Children's Health Research podcast (MP3) (8.2 MB, 9:03min)
Read the Children's Health Research podcast transcript

Listen to the Science Matters Podcast with Dan Costa

Air, Climate, and Energy (ACE) research program - Dan Costa, Sc.D., DABT, the National Program Director for EPA's Air, Climate, and Energy research program answers questions about air science.

Listen to the Air Science podcast (MP3) (14:31 min, 13 MB)
Read the Air Science podcast transcript (PDF) (3 pp, 366K)

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Clean Water Innovations - Sally Gutierrez talks about the exciting innovations flowing from the EPA-supported Water Technology Innovation Cluster.

Listen to the Clean Water Innovations podcast (MP3) (17:51 min, 16.3MB)
Read the Clean Water Innovations podcast transcript (PDF) (4 pp, 39K)

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Hydraulic Fracturing Research - Nathan Gentry, the host of the Science Matters podcast recently sat down with EPA scientist Jeanne Briskin, who helped lead the design of the Agency’s Plan to Study the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources. Read the Science Matters article.

Listen to the Hydraulic Fracturing Research podcast (MP3) (7:11 min, 6.58MB)
Read the Hydraulic Fracturing Research podcast transcript (PDF) (3 pp, 63K)

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Talking Green Chemistry - Science Matters introduces listeners to Dr. Paul Anastas, “The Father of Green Chemistry” shortly after his confirmation to serve as the Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Research and Development. Read the Science Matters Q&A with Paul Anastas.

Listen to the Talking Green Chemistry podcast (MP3) (7:48 min, 8.93MB)
Read the Talking Green Chemistry podcast transcript (PDF) (11 pp, 84K)

Listen to the Science Matters Podcast

Children's Health - To help celebrate Children's Health month, EPA's Dr. Kevin Teichman talks about the science and research that support the Agency's efforts to protect children from environmental health risks. Read the Science Matters special section on children’s health research.

Listen to the Children's Health podcast (MP3) (6:23 min, 11.7MB)
Read the Children's Health podcast transcript (PDF) (4 pp, 54K)

 
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