This Week in EPA Science
The dog days of summer are upon us. Need a break from the heat? Check out some of our cool EPA science!
Here’s what we are highlighting this week.
- A Small Program with a Big Mission
EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) team recently attended the 2015 National SBIR/STTR Conference and met with environmental entrepreneurs and successful SBIR awardees who have gone from an innovative seedling to a growing green business.
Read more about the conference in the blog Seeding Environmental Innovation.
- Report on the Environment
EPA’s Report on the Environment is a tool to effectively communicate information regarding the environment and human health conditions in the United States. It contains a compilation of objective, scientific indicators compiled from a variety of sources, including federal agencies, universities, and non-governmental organizations.
Read more about the report in the blog Bridging the Gap: EPA’s Report on the Environment.
- Meet an EPA Scientist
Nick Dugan is an environmental engineer at EPA. He is currently focused on evaluating the impact of common drinking water treatment oxidants on cyanobacterial cells over a range of water quality conditions.
Learn more in the video EPA Scientist Nicholas Dugan works to Safeguard our Drinking Water.
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About the Author: Kacey Fitzpatrick is a student contractor and writer working with the science communication team in EPA’s Office of Research and Development.
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