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Citizen Scientists and Personal Air Monitoring

Citizen Science is a vital fast-growing field in which scientific investigations are conducted by volunteers. Individuals and community groups have long collected data to better understand their local environment and address issues of concern to them.  Over the past decade, there has been an explosion of citizen science projects as tools have advanced and people have become more empowered.

Volunteers Make Citizen Science Work

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Citizen Scientists Win Big in Upstate New York

EPA Region 2 Superfund Jobs Training Initiative Graduation Ceremony
Creating Jobs In Newark, New Jersey

Local Artist Warns about the Dangers of Radon
EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck caught up with NYC resident and LaGuardia high school student Laura Dabalsa, the first place winner in the EPA and Kansas State University’s national Radon Poster Contest.

Regional Administrator Judith Enck Discusses New EPA Mercury Air Toxics Standards
EPA estimates new safeguards will prevent as many as 11,000 premature deaths.

ARRA Fund Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
EPA Responds to Leaking Underground Storage Tanks Using Recovery Act Funds

Brownfields Grant Presentation to City of Newark
Senior officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were joined by U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez and Newark Deput Mayor Stefan Pryor to announce $1 million in funding to Newark, New Jersey to help the city revitalize and reinvest in Newark neighborhoods.

EPA, DOT Unveil the Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today are unveiling new fuel economy labels that will help consumers take advantage of the increased efficiency standards achieved under the Obama Administration that will save families money at the pump starting this year.

EPA, DOT Revelan la Nueva Generación de Etiquetas de Eficiencia de Combustible 
La nueva información pone de manifiesto una mayor eficiencia y ahorros de combustible alcanzados bajo el marco histórico de la regulación nacional para vehículos de la Administración del Presidente Obama.

EPA Warns Against Use of Mothballs that Look Like Candy
EPA warned the public about a potential threat from an illegal pesticide product uncovered during an inspection of a shipment at a warehouse in Kearny, NJ.

Roxbury, N.J. Underground Storage Tank Cleanup
A leaking underground storage tank at a former gas station in Roxbury, N.J. is being cleaned up .

Edison Enviromental Center
Take a Tour of EPA's Edison, NJ Environmental Center

Welsbach Superfund Site Building Demolition

A building is demolished as the cleanup progresses at the Welsbach Superfund site near Camden, NJ

Hudson River Dredging

Returning a River to Health: Dredging the Upper Hudson

OSV Bold Tour
Take a tour of EPA's Ocean Survey Vessel, BOLD.

Cleanup at the Welsbach and General Gas Mantle Superfund Site
Watch EPA crews cleanup contaminated soil at the Welsbach site.

Cleanup at the Vineland Chemical Superfund Site
Watch EPA crews cleanup contaminated soil at this New Jersey site.

EPA Cleanup of Abrachem Facility
Learn about how the EPA discovered and cleaned an abandoned facility in New Jersey.

Green Dream tour with the band O.A.R.
Hear how the band O.A.R. is promoting recycling and other environmental issues during their tour this summer.

Aboard the Clean Waters
Embark on a journey with EPA scientists as they test the waters of New York Bay for quality and health.

EPA, Giants and Jets Team Up to Make New Stadium
When the New York Jets and New York Giants kickoff their 2010 seasons, they won't just have a new stadium to call home, they'll be playing in one of the greenest venues in sports thanks to a partnership with EPA.


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