A History of the Environmental Protection Agency HQ Professionals' Union

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Comparison of HFSA and NaF as fluoridating agents

Hirzy was principal author in 2013 of a paper titled “Comparison of hydrofluorosilicic acid and pharmaceutical sodium fluoride,” published in Environmental Science and Policy 29 (2013) 81-86. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2013.01.007, which required a correction that is discussed below. The correction is in Environmental Science and Policy 38 (2014) 282-284. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2013.11.002. The basic error in the first paper arose from not […]

Significant Related Documents

Here are links to documents related to the union’s fight with management that resulted in its winning office space, equipment, and four full time positions for the President, Chief Steward, Senior Vice-President and President-Elect (this position title was changed to Executive Vice-President in an amendment to the Union’s By-Laws). These include the Agreement with management […]

Summary History Through 1999

Dr. Robert J. Carton and I, John William (Bill) Hirzy, charter members and former presidents of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters professional employees’ labor union, decided in 2017 to create this website. We did this so that future EPA employees and, indeed, any employees of the U. S. federal government, as well as […]


Fluoridation with a Hazardous Waste Among the first things that became apparent when we began looking at fluoride was that the source of most of the fluoride going into drinking water was a hazardous waste (as defined in the Resource Recovery and Conservation Act)  product of the phosphate industry. In producing phosphate fertilizers an early step […]

NFFE/NTEU Newsletters

On this page, inside each of the newsletters, the reader will find the richest source of details about the founding and day-to-day operation of a federal sector labor union created and led by employees dedicated to its agency’s mission and its bargaining unit members interests. During its organizing phase, the political environment in the U.S. […]

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