Asbestos Compliance Articles

  • Bird Droppings – A Strange but Real Human Hazard

    If you need assistance with pigeon/ bird droppings as discussed in this article, call us at 1-800-344-4414 or email us at info@atlenv.com for details and a free estimate. Written By: Robert E. Sheriff, MS, CIH, CSP, President Bird Droppings Pigeons, ...

  • Current Project #4 - Case Study

    Location/Year: South Carolina/2019 Treatment: Bio Remediation, metals fixation Volume of soil: 10k yd3 Contamination type(s): BTEX, Diesel Fuel, O & G, asbestos, mixed metals Average level of contamination: 1 - 72,500 PPM PRG site goal: various dependent upon contaminant Location: South Carolina Treatment: Mixed Bio and Fixation chemistry Volume of soil: 10,000 yd3 ...

  • Bird Droppings – A Strange but Real Human Hazard

    Posted by atlanticei If you need assistance with bird droppings as discussed in this article, call us at 1-800-344-4414 or email us at info@atlenv.comfor details and a free estimate. Written By: Robert E. Sheriff, MS, CIH, CSP, President October ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Mica Powder

    Main introduction of Mica Powder Mica Powders are non-reactive and non-tarnishing metallic pigments. They are ideal for adding shimmer for gilding and decorative paint mediums: varnish, shellac, paint, glaze or wax Main Applications of Mica Powder Mica powder can be used in paint and coating to reduce the damage of ultraviolet rays or other Light and heat damage to the ...

  • Fire and Smoke residual air contaminants testing

    Only recently has the ability to accurately test for the residuals of fires become possible. There have long been concerns for the health of firefighters from fire emissions. Also, occupants of buildings and even neighborhoods affected by fire and the residuals of those fires are often greatly concerned about contaminants that exist for days, weeks, months, after the fire has been extinguished. ...

  • EPA Announces Final SNUR for Asbestos Will “Close Loophole and Protect Consumers”

    On April 17, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a final significant new use rule (SNUR) for asbestos using the definition in Title II, Section 202 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which defines asbestos as the “asbestiform varieties of six ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Do I need a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA) and What do they cost?

    A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, often called a Phase I ESA, is generally performed on a commercial property usually as part of a sale/purchase or commercial financing by a broker or other lending institution. The objective is to protect a prospective buyer, property owner, or lending institution from some unforeseen aspect of the property that could affect the value or saleability of the ...

  • What is Environmental Due Diligence for a Commercial Property?

    Anyone—personal or business—has a right to know if there are liabilities affecting a commercial property where they have responsibility. This may be of concern to a buyer, a financial entity, a renter/lessor, or even an existing property owner. Due Diligence DUE DILIGENCE is the process of gathering information on a commercial property to make the interested party ...

  • JCB Uttoxter - Case Study

    CLIENT: JCB RECLAMATION STRATEGY: Integrated E-Clay Stabilisation, E-Clay Permeable Reactive Barrier, asbestos amanagement and material management. CONTAMINATION: Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon, Polycyclic Aromtaic Hydocarbon and asbestos END USE: Residential ...


    By Envirotreat Technologies Ltd

  • Health Hazards at Construction Sites

    When we think of construction sites, especially those involving infrastructures like bridges, tunnels, and highways, we usually picture heavy equipment like bulldozers, excavators, steamrollers and heavy-duty dump trucks. These visible signs of construction activity tend to make us think more about safety problems than of health hazards. But the reality is that there can be just as many, if not ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Charles M. Auer Quoted By Inside EPA Regarding Reorganization Of EPA`s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

    On June 4, 2018, Charles M. Auer, Senior Regulatory and Policy Advisor with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), was quoted in the Inside EPA article “Eying 2018 Deadline, EPA Taps New Division Heads For Reorganized OPPT.” The new reorganization plan is winning approval from former officials. Charles Auer, former director of OPPT and now with the law firm of Bergeson & ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 6 Surprising sources of chemical exposure

    6 Surprising sources of chemical exposureWe may be careful with that bottle of bleach, can of paint or the ominous bottle of unknown chemical solution found in the basement. But what about everyday actions that may expose us unknowingly to potentially harmful substances? Read on to find some surprising sources of chemical exposure, and what to do about them. 1 - Shower The ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • The power of prevention

    Most people already try to eat well to avoid gaining weight. They keep active to avoid getting rusty and they swallow vitamins to stave off colds… the power of prevention is ingrained in the majority of people, and they wholeheartedly follow the latest fads to keep up with society. But how much more could people do to prevent getting sick? A lot more, it turns out. The more people know, ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Enhesa Enforcement Corner - Issue 1

    Input from Taotao Yue, Kengo Okuda, Tjeerd Hendel-Blackford, Riccardo Zorgno, and Jimena Murillo Chávarro. ...

  • How long is my Phase I ESA, Transaction Screen or BEA good for?

    Duration of Reports & Validity of Environmental Due Diligence Reports In an ideal world, environmental due diligence reports would be like honey or soy sauce and last for many years.  Since shelf-life varies on reports, you need to be aware of the limitations and risks of using old or outdated information for current real estate transactions.  Below, we outline the ...


    By PM Environmental

  • XRF Cocoa Powder pellets for Malaria treatment | Spectroscopy Solutions

    XRF pellet preparation is easy, consistent and efficient using the Specac Manual Hydraulic XRF Pellet Press. Popular across a wide range of analysis techniques, the pellet press is highly effective for XRF sample preparation. ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Salvaging a WWII Tug in Juneau - Case Study

    The Challenger was built in 1944 for the US Army during World War II. Over the years, the 96-foot wooden tugboat went through many lives, including serving as a “bunk and breakfast” in Seattle. The vessel wound up anchored in Juneau, Alaska as a live-aboard residence. When it was sold to a local artist, the well-worn tug promptly sank in the process of moving it from a dock to a buoy. ...

  • Carcinogens are Cancer Causing Chemicals

    What’s at Stake? A carcinogen is any substance that can cause cancer. They are chronic toxins that cause damage after repeated or long-term exposure. For some people, the workplace can be a source of exposure to some carcinogens, such as asbestos, benzene, or formaldehyde. What’s the Danger? Benzene is a colorless, flammable liquid with a sweet ...


    By SafetySmart

  • When to Rent or Buy Tric Plumbing Equipment

    Without any doubt, Tric plumbing equipment is a new era in tric tools. So, what do the letters Tric stand for? They are used to mention trenchless plumbing equipment specially invented for the pipe bursting process that gave birth to the today trenchless home sewer replacement industry. Where should I rent or buy Tric plumbing equipment? Today, autonomous sewer ...


    By Tric Tools, Inc.

  • The Phase 1 Environmental Assessment

    In today’s world where every property is subject to potential environmental risks a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment or ESA is an appropriate action to take. An ESA can help determine if the property has been contaminated by previous or current activities. The ESA can help protect the purchaser of a property from environmental risks prior to the closing on a property.  Lenders ...

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