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  • Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System for Brownfield Redevelopment

    The project goal was to redevelop a former factory building creating new retail, restaurant, and office space. A solution needed to be developed to keep any contaminated vapors in the soils from releasing into the occupied building spaces. Space was a premium, so the system needed to protect the building occupants with as small a footprint as possible. MAE2 worked with the consultant prior to the ...

  • AQ Comfort Handheld Indoor Air Quality Monitor

    The BRAND NEW 2017 AQ Comfort by E Instruments is THE IAQ monitor made for the HVAC Professional. The Convenient and Economical ALL-IN-ONE Instrument provides the latest in Indoor Air Quality Monitoring & Real-time Data Logging for IAQ analysis in Homes, Schools, Offices, & much more The AQ Comfort Includes: Innovative IAQ Tool for HVAC ...

  • 3E Company Evolves Brand Identity to Become Verisk 3E

    3E Company, the leading global provider of intelligent compliance solutions, today announced that it has evolved its brand to become Verisk 3E. Since its acquisition by Verisk Analytics in 2010, 3E has become deeply embedded in the Verisk enterprise. Its new brand identity leverages the combined strength of the enterprise, while also affirming 3E’s rich and accomplished 30-year history and ...


    By 3E Company

  • Mercury in gold mining – webinar now in Spanish

    Today the intentional use of mercury in artisanal gold mining is the largest in the world, with 1500 tons per year used and released into the environment. Globally, the number of gold miners is estimated at 16 million, producing around 400 tons of gold every year in more than 70 countries. This webinar will address solutions to the problems of environmental liabilities, especially for mining ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • EPA Promulgates final SNUR for Bimodal Mixture Consisting of MWCNTs and Other Classes of CNTs

    On October 3, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated a final significant new use rule (SNUR) under Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for the chemical substance identified generically as bimodal mixture consisting of multi-walled ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • A new generation of green men

    In response to the trend towards high-quality audio in mobile phones and the increasing popularity of headphones and headsets for communication and entertainment, Brüel & Kjær has developed the new High-frequency Head and Torso Simulator (HATS) Type 5128.  High-frequency HATS addresses the need for realistic, accurate and repeatable acoustic measurements across the full ...

  • Fall Protection Programs Help to Prevent Worker Injuries and Fatalities

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. They are also a common cause for costly noncompliance penalties against employers that have failed to follow fall protection requirements. In fact, just a few months ago, OSHA announced proposed penalties of over $1.5 million after a Florida ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Understanding Categories of Water Following Property Damage from Hurricanes in Puerto Rico

    Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused damage to countless homes, offices, schools and healthcare facilities across the islands of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerful winds drove heavy rains into homes and buildings and many properties were also damaged due to flooding and even storm surge in some areas. Whenever any type of flooding or water damaging event occurs, it’s ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Ivey takes innovation to a global client base

    George “Bud ” Ivey is flying to Australia later in the day and he’s interrupted several times as he responds to questions about his environmental remediation technology business, Ivey International Inc. He puts off the interruptions, explaining to the callers that he’s doing an interview for a magazine article, until there’s a call he can’t postpone. A ...


    By Ivey International Inc.

  • Volatile Organic Compound Exposure Risks from 3D Printers

    Due to their initial high cost, corporate research laboratories and major universities were some of the earliest adopters of three-dimensional (3D) printing technologies. In recent years, 3D printers have become increasingly popular as the cost to own and operate these devices has dropped dramatically.  Today, 3D printers can be purchased for only a few hundred to several thousand ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Ohmsett to Exhibit at Clean Gulf 2017

    Ohmsett will exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition December 5-7, 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. Clean Gulf delivers solutions for spill prevention, preparedness and response. It brings together all parties responsible for response operations from North America and beyond to hear best practices and build relationships vital to a successful response, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Businesses and Institutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Begin to Reopen after Hurricanes

    Over a period of just weeks, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate battered the Caribbean and major population centers of the United States and its territories. These powerful storms caused widespread destruction in places like Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which suffered a one-two punch from the effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria hitting just a few weeks apart. In ...

  • Toro Equipment, in Aquatech Amsterdam 2017

    Aquatech Amsterdam will count on the presence of Toro Equipment one more year. A presence which dates back to 2006 when Toro Equipment went for the first time to Aquatech Amsterdam. On this occasion, Toro Equipment returns to Amsterdam’s fair –booth 01.204– to show last novelties in wastewater treatment. Some of these these novelties are the new ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Indoor Mold Contamination Following a Natural Disaster Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production shares information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about indoor mold contamination following water damage from a natural disaster.  “Floods, hurricanes and even tornadoes often result in property ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • The hot summer by SatrindTech!

    The 2017 summer season at SatrindTech has been really, really hot. During the summer months, we completed production and delivered three machines addressed to three major projects in the waste business: two units of two-shaft shredders and one unit of three-shaft shredder. The machines are now operating in three different RDF-production plants. The first of the two-shaft shredder, ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Bringing clarity to the safety of cabling: UL Issues “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) Safety Certification to 3M’s AWM for Global Market

    UL  has recently issued a “Low Smoke Halogen Free” (LSHF) safety certification to 3M for Appliance Wiring Material (AWM) Styles 22088 and 22089 flat ribbon cable sold under the name 3M™ Round Conductor Flat, HF447 Series. There is often confusion around what “low smoke” and “halogen free” designations for cabling really means. However, when products ...


    By UL LLC

  • Significant contract with leading environmental agency

    Envirosuite Limited (ASX: EVS), is pleased to advise that it has secured a subscription for its Envirosuite SaaS platform with a second California-based air quality management agency. This initial contract with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) covers the deployment of Envirosuite to enhance the management of air quality data from the District’s continuous monitoring ...


    By Envirosuite

  • Pulsar launches extra large noise warning system

    Global noise measurement products' manufacturer, Pulsar Instruments, have launched a new visual system to alert operatives effectively of harmful noise levels across large and complex industrial sites. SafeEar MAX is an innovative noise-activated alert system was originally developed with construction giant Costain in the UK for use at its London Bridge Station ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • FDA Guidance Addresses FDA and EPA Jurisdiction over Mosquito-Related Products

    On October 4, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of final guidance that helps to clarify FDA and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jurisdiction over the regulation of mosquito-related products intended to function as pesticides, including those produced through the use of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • In-Situ® Announces Android™ Mobile App Technology For Water Level

    In-Situ® Inc. announced today that their industry-leading Android™ smartphone technology for water monitoring is now available across their water level instrument platforms. In-Situ’s ongoing focus and investment in technology is evident in this release, which combines their software expertise with their rugged and reliable instrumentation. All In-Situ customers can now enjoy a ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

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