Report: Advances in Dose Addition for Chemical Mixtures: A White Paper
This new document describes current EPA practices associated with dose additive methods for human health risk assessments of chemical mixtures encountered in the environment.
Learn more about Advances in Dose Addition for Chemical Mixtures: A White Paper.
Regional Screening Levels (RSLs) Tables
In Nov 2023, EPA's RSL tables will be updated to provide comparison values for residential and commercial/industrial exposures to soil, air, and tapwater (drinking water). Read about the recent additions of the regional screening level tables
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) 2023
Together, we can prevent lead exposure! Join us October 22-28, 2023 to raise public awareness about lead.
Ecosystem Services Tool Selection Portal
In July 2023, EPA announced the release of the Ecosystem Services Portal, a new resource designed to help communities incorporate the benefits of local ecosystems into their environmental planning and decision-making.
What is Risk? EPA uses risk assessment to characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans and ecological receptors from chemical contaminants and other stressors that may be present in the environment. Learn more about risk under the links below:
Resources for Environmental Professionals
- Ecological Risk Assessment Support Center (ERASC)
- Food Waste Research
- Global Change Assessments and Research
- Regional Removal Management Levels For Chemicals (RMLs)
- Regional Screening Levels (RSLs)
- Risk Assessment on Pesticides | Pesticide Registration Manual
- Superfund Risk Assessments | Cleaning up Superfund Sites
- Scientific Integrity at EPA
Recent Risk Assessment Announcements
Risk inventory of products, tools, models, etc
Risk Calendar & Events
- 9/5-6: CASAC NOx/SOx/PM Panel Meeting
- 8/23-24: CASAC Lead Panel Meeting
- 8/14: Public Meeting of the EJScreen Review Panel
- 7/18-20: Meeting of the SAB Hexavalent Chromium Review Panel
- On-going: EPA's Science Advisory Board Activities and Calendar of Events
- On-going: EPA's Research Monthly Webinar Series
- On-going: Society for Risk Assessment Podcasts: Let's talk Risk
- Monthly: EPA's Research and Science Calendar