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The owner of a Bronx company has been sentenced to 6 months in jail for reckless endangerment and environmental crimes for his role in an incident in which an employee nearly died from exposure to illegally released toxic substances.
When it comes to protecting the public and workers from the potential safety and health risks of nanotechnology, existing laws do not offer the answer, an environmental research and policy expert contends in a new report.
By 1970, with rampant smog alerts and particulate emissions obscuring skylines, it was clear that previous efforts to control air contaminants were not adequate. The Clean Air Act (CAA) of 1970 was the first of the major federal environmental laws.
Dow's corporate vice president of Environment, Health & Safety explains why doing good for its communities, employees and the environment is not only driven by moral considerations, it makes good business sense.