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EPA to issue IRIS agenda soon


  • Bloomberg Government (subscription required)

The Environmental Protection Agency is set to release a four- to five-year work plan for the Integrated Risk Information System program in about a week. At a recent workshop, academics recommended the… Read More

Compost could help lock away carbon emissions


  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Adding relatively small amounts of compost to ranchland can have a dramatic and lasting impact on the soil's ability to absorb carbon, according to research from bio-geochemist Whendee Silver. Spreadi… Read More