This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version    RSS    Subscribe    Unsubscribe    Archive    Media Kit April 03, 2014

Home   About   Membership   Meetings and Events   Resources   Get Involved   Career Center   Contact    





 

Please remember, the information and views set out in this publication do not necessarily reflect the policy or views of SETAC. Mention of commercial or noncommercial products and services does not imply endorsement or affiliation by SETAC.

EPA proposes more protections for streams, wetlands
The Washington Post via The Virginian-Pilot
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule that would give the federal government regulatory authority over millions of acres of wetlands and roughly 2 million miles of streams. The proposal, which is subject to a 90-day comment period slated to begin in a few weeks, would lead to stricter pollution controls on some of these areas and aims to resolve a long-running legal battle over how to apply the Clean Water Act to the nation's intermittent and ephemeral streams and wetlands.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More  


Experimental Lakes Area research station officially saved
CBC News
A unique freshwater research station in northwestern Ontario that the federal government planned to shut down has officially been saved. Research at the Experimental Lakes Area will continue in the 2014 field season under agreements transferring the facility from the federal government to the Ontario government and the Winnipeg-based non-profit International Institute for Sustainable Development, the groups announced recently.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More


IPCC report: Climate change a threat to security, food and humankind
The Guardian
A United Nations report raised the threat of climate change to a whole new level, warning of sweeping consequences to life and livelihood. The report from the UN's intergovernmental panel on climate change concluded that climate change was already having effects in real time — melting sea ice and thawing permafrost in the Arctic, killing off coral reefs in the oceans, and leading to heat waves, heavy rains and mega-disasters.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More


  FEATURED COMPANIES
Providing solutions to environmental challenges

Battelle offers:
•Natural Resource Assessment & Monitoring
•Air Quality & Regulatory Compliance
•Water Systems & Water Infrastructure Management
•Environmental Remediation
•Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration
•Analytical Lab Services
More
WHY CHOOSE GFS Chemicals?

• 85+ years of chemical manufacturing supporting commercial applications
• Scale-up flexibility (small bottles, drums, metric tons)
• Competitive pricing & reliable production times
• Material availability, consistency & delivery
• Experienced staff
MORE


MEMBER FOCUS


Rob Harrington joins CSI
Compliance Services International
Compliance Services International is pleased to announce the addition of Rob Harrington, Ph.D., D.A.B.T. as Principal Consultant. Rob will provide consulting services on various CSI regulatory initiatives.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More


MORE NEWS


States target toxic chemicals as Washington fails to act
The Center for Public Integrity
In state capitols from Maine to Oregon, environmental advocates are filing bills to identify and ban noxious chemicals and industry groups are fighting back with pointed rebukes and high-pitched lobbying. Toxic reform legislation is either breathing with new life or being extinguished altogether.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More


3 surprising sources of oil pollution in the ocean
National Geographic
Of the tens of millions of gallons of oil that enter North American oceans each year due to human activities, only 8 percent comes from tanker or oil pipeline spills, according to the 2003 book Oil in the Sea III by the U.S. National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. Three little-reported sources of oil contribute to oil pollution in North American oceans.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More
Looking for similar articles? Search here, keyword OCEAN


Chemicals take various routes to Great Lakes
Environmental Health News
Scientists discovered that Toronto exports polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, to Lake Ontario mostly through the air. But its flame retardants and combustion pollutants reach the lake through tributaries. The different routes are important to understand because they could help regulators determine where specific chemicals come from, and the tributary findings inform scientists searching for routes of emerging contaminants.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed our previous issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Clemson researchers: Road salt runoff raises concern for streams (The Edgefield Advertiser)
Roundup in 75 percent of air? What the report actually says (Biology Fortified)
Scientists fear ecological disaster in Nicaragua's planned canal (NPR)
Virtual fish will save the lives of millions of lab animals (Plymouth Herald)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


How the ocean reins in global warming
MIT News
MIT scientists show how a better understanding of ocean heat uptake can improve long-term climate predictions.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More


Extreme precipitation closes beaches, may endanger human health
Great Lakes Echo
A new study by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Michigan suggests that extreme precipitation is linked to the need for beach closures. Due to runoff from agriculture caused by intense precipitation, officials may close beaches because of bacteria such as E. coli in the water that may harm people through water-borne illnesses.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Read More
 

SETAC MultiBrief
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Bob Kowalski, Content Editor, 469.420.2650   
Contribute news


Be sure to add us to your address book or safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox. Learn how.

This edition of the SETAC MultiBrief was sent to ##Email##.
To unsubscribe, click here.
Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
March 20, 2014
March 6, 2014
Feb. 20, 2014
Feb. 6, 2014



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063