article thumbnail

Celebrating a Win-Win: 30 Years of Progress Under the Pollution Prevention Act


Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. On this day in 1990, a new era was ushered in for EPA and the nation when the Pollution Prevention (P2) Act was signed into law. The act gave the agency new tools to join with states, tribes, and communities to prevent pollution before it happens. Perhaps the most impactful and collaborative program to grow out of the P2 Act is EPA’s P2 Grants Program.

2020 40
article thumbnail

EPA OPPT Strategic Plan for FYs 2021-2023 Outlines Six Priority Areas


Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has prepared a strategic plan for the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) for fiscal years (FY) 2021-2023. It closely collaborates with its partners in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention’s (OCSPP) Office of Program Support to ensure that the basics of being an OPPT employee, such as timekeeping, personnel actions, and equipment, are easy to manage; and. By Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton.


Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Environmental Law: Government and Public Policy Towards the Environment

Environmental Science

These are not “laws” per se but act as such within a regulatory framework. It can also apply a method of land management on a kind of understanding of acting responsibly and ethically. It prohibits the discharge of polluting chemicals into US waters unless a special permit is granted.

2018 52
article thumbnail

The Chemical Compound—December 2021

Arnold Porter

This includes emerging contaminants as well as substances identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) under the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for prioritization, risk evaluation, or regulation. N:Breast Cancer Prevention Partners v.

2021 52