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EPA: Watersense Shower Heads Save 2900 Gallons Per Year

Back in 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created “WaterSense” as a label for high-efficiency plumbing products that not only use less water, but work as well as “conventional” fixtures like faucets, toilets, and shower heads. That means that shower heads labeled with “WaterSense” have been tested for both spray force and water coverage and […]

October 21st

Tar Creek Superfund Site

The Tar Creek Superfund Site is an area along the Kansas/Oklahoma border which was mined for lead and zinc for much of the twentieth century. When the price for ore dropped, the mining companies went bankrupt or closed up and left behind some of the worst polluted land in the U.S.

May 16th

The US EPA Wants Your Ideas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants your ideas on how to make the nation a better, healthier place to live. EPA Conversations is a new web site which provides a place for discussion about environmental issues and solutions that are important to you.

April 25th