Emergency Response Research
Emergency Response Research Webinar Series
EPA hosts this free public webinar series featuring presentations to share EPA research to help inform decisions for state and local governments, Tribes, and others. The schedule of topics for 2024 is now posted. Past webinar recordings are also available.
International Decontamination Research & Development Conference
EPA’s International Decontamination Research & Development Conference was held in Charleston, SC, from December 5-7, 2023. Proceedings and other materials are now available!
Research to Respond to and Recover from Disasters
EPA's emergency response and homeland security research provides science and technology needed to effectively respond to and recover from disasters. Natural and human-made disasters, whether intentional or unintentional, can result in contamination that threatens human health, the environment, and our economy. Communities must be resilient to avoid such catastrophes. Resilience requires scientific information to support good decisions.
EPA does research on a variety of topics ranging from water security, waste management, community resilience, and more.
EPA has innovative models, tools, and technologies to aid in making informed decisions related to human health and the environment.
Explore EPA’s engagement opportunities, webinars, outreach and training.
EPA has the latest scientific publications, reports, articles, and more.
Meet Our Scientists & Engineers
Our scientists perform cutting-edge research to provide the strong, scientific foundation that supports EPA's mission.