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Air Research - EPA conducts research that provides the critical science to develop and implement Clean Air Act regulations that protect the quality of the air we breathe. This research also puts new tools and information in the hands of citizens, communities, air quality managers and regulators to reduce air pollution. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Offfice of Research and Development]

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Health Research - EPA research is helping communities and policymakers develop and implement policies and practices to improve public health, especially for vulnerable groups such as children, the elderly and the socioeconomically disadvantaged. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development]

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Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) - Develops test methods and standards for emerging and rapidly-changing information technologies [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)]

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Land and Waste Management Research - Many communities still struggle with a legacy of contaminated land and groundwater. EPA land and waste management research is reducing risks from such contamination, and developing less costly methods for rememdiation in ways that advance public health and community revitalization. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development]

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NIST Charleston Furniture Store Fire Investigation - A website detailing the NIST investigation of the June 18, 2007, furniture warehouse fire in Charleston, SC, that killed nine firefighters. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Contributions to 2005 Hurricane Damage Study - A webpage describing NIST contributions to a multiagency study of damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Dallas Cowboys Practice Facility Collapse Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the May 2, 2009, collapse of the Dallas Cowboys indoor practice facility in Irving, Texas. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Joplin Tornado Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Rhode Island Nightclub Fire Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the February 20, 2003, fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, RI, that killed 100. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST World Trade Center Investigation - A comprehensive website detailing NIST's six-year technical investigation of the collapses of three buildings at New York's World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001: WTC 1 and 2 (the Towers) and WTC 7. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

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Risk Assessment - EPA uses risk assessment to characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans and ecological receptors from chemical contaminants and other stressors, that may be present in the environment. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development]