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  • Relocated Residents Near CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site to Return Home

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contacted the three families relocated due to elevated levels of trichloroethylene (TCE) at their residences near the CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund site in Asheville, N.C., to let them know they may return home, effective immediately. After elevated TCE levels were detected inside three homes in June 2014, all three affected families agreed ...

  • Continuous, On-line Total Sulfur analyzer

    A new application is currently being validated for the measurement of Total Sulfur. This application has various uses such as industrial hygiene or sulfurs in combustible batteries. This analysis is a development of our analyzer for sulfur compounds, chromaS. It uses a specific detector for sulfur, the FPD detector (Flame Photometric detector) and enables on-line continuous measurement ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • EPA to Temporarily Relocate 3 Families Affected by Elevated TCE Levels near Former CTS Site

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) met with families in Asheville, N.C., to offer temporary relocation after finding elevated levels of trichloroethylene (TCE) at three residences adjacent to the former CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund site. All three families have agreed to temporarily relocate and EPA is working closely with them. On June 2, CTS Corporation’s contractor ...

  • The space-saver Hydrogen + Air generator from LNI Swissgas

    The FID dual Gas is an all-in-one generator for both hydrogen grade 5.0 (or 6.0) and a Zero Air dedicated to GC-FID analytical devices. Main unique benefits of this dual generator are first, to avoid analytical background noise, allowing very low detection levels of a FID system and for CARRIER GAS applications, secondly to remove all the logistics and costs associated with gas cylinders and, ...


    By LNI Swissgas

  • Mystery Odor Sickens Seven People at Indianapolis Hospital

    Last month, USA Today published a report about seven adults becoming ill after exposure to an unknown substance at an Indianapolis hospital.� The event closed the hospital’s emergency room for several hours as the Indianapolis Fire Department responded to the scene. The event started when a mystery odor prompted a call to the fire department.� Emergency responders arrived to investigate a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • WIKA Instrument Corporation, Pressure & Temperature Instrumentation Leader, Announces New Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager

    Metro Atlanta-based WIKA Instrument Corporation (WIKA) recently added Stephen Tennis, CFPPS, to its Sales & Marketing Division as a Regional Sales Manager for the Gulf Coast Region. Tennis is responsible for the sales of pressure measurement instrumentation in Southern Texas, Louisiana, Southern Mississippi, Southern Alabama and Northwest Florida. Tennis’s experience can provide enhanced ...


    By WIKA Instrument, LP

  • Analysis of sulfur compounds in natural gas or air

    Analyse industrielle, on the 11th of april 2013 at 11h00 ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Mystery Odor Sickens One and Leaves Health Officials Uncertain of the Cause

    Last month, a night time security guard became ill after being exposed to a mystery odor in Troy, New York.  The event happened at the Raddock Building and continued with foul odors the following day. Local firefighters and city and county officials investigated the mystery odor and it has been reported that it was first believed to be caused by issues related to carbon ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California School Discovers Mold Spores Surf their Own Wind

    LA Testing offers mold and other indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services to protect building occupants from their allergenic and pathogenic exposure risks. Mathematicians and biologists from the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard and Cornell University recently released a new study about a fungus that releases thousands of spores virtually simultaneously to form a plume that reduces ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA and MassDEP joint statement on fire response in Boston’s back bay

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) have worked collaboratively at the request of the Boston Public Health Commission, City of Boston response agencies and the Mayor’s Office to provide technical support during the City’s response to last night’s fire. The environmental agencies have provided air ...

  • Vapors Escaping from Bourbon Warehouses Results in Lawsuit

    Bourbon warehouses have been used for generations to store and age bourbon in wood barrels.? As the bourbon ages a small percentage of the liquor escapes from the barrels. The escaping vapors have long been known as the “angel’s share” of the bourbon by producers, but its existence is now embroiled in a lawsuit. Last month, The Daily Reporter published a report about five ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mold Contamination Adds to Fresno Condo Complex’s Woes

    LA Testing offers mold and other indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services for homeowners and potential buyers to ensure properties are free of mold contamination and other potential indoor contaminants. Pasadena, CA, April 25th, 2011 Earlier this month KFSN-TV of Fresno, California reported on a condo complex that is facing foreclosure in Northwest Fresno.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ZweigWhite Acquires Environmental Business Journal Publications and Conference

    ZweigWhite Information Services, LLC (ZweigWhite), has acquired Environmental Business Journal, a leading newsletter for environmental industry leaders, together with a series of environmental market reports and the annual Environmental Industry Summit event, from Environmental Business International, Inc. Published since 1988, Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) is recognized as the principal ...


    By Zweig Group

  • University of California Dorm Mold Concerns

    LA Testing offers indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions to help identify microbial contaminants and prevent health problems. Pasadena, CA, August 24th, 2010 Earlier this summer KCRA reported that the Northern California Carpenters Union brought to light concerns about framing at a new dormitory at the University of California, Davis.  They claimed that mold ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA Awards Millions to Help Improve the Nation’s Indoor Air Quality

    EMSL Analytical offers indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services and products to help ensure building occupants across the country have safe air to breathe. Cinnaminson, NJ, November 4th, 2010 Last month the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced they are awarding 17 cooperative agreements to nonprofit organizations and a university, totaling approximately ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Environmental Consultants Turn to Nation’s Leading Provider of Insurance Programs

    Environmental consultants play a critical role in ensuring that workers, the public, and the environment are not exposed to hazardous materials.  The profession spans a wide spectrum ranging from indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals dealing with mold, lead, and asbestos to underground storage tank (UST) consultants and others.    Many environmental consultants are employed by ...

  • SAB Announces Initiatives Intended to Enhance Public Involvement in Advisory Activities

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) recently posted a list of fiscal year (FY) 2012 initiatives intended to enhance public involvement in advisory activities. According to the SAB website, in response to suggestions received at a June 1, 2011, session on public involvement, the SAB Staff Office developed additional practices to enhance public involvement in ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Distinguishing coincidence from causality: connections in the climate system

    Detecting how changes in one spot on Earth – in temperature, rain, wind – are linked to changes in another, far away area is key to assessing climate risks. Scientists now developed a new technique of finding out if one change can cause another change or not, and which regions are important gateways for such teleconnections. They use advanced mathematical tools for an unprecedented ...

  • SAB announces initiatives intended to enhance public involvement in advisory activities

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) recently posted a list of fiscal year (FY) 2012 initiatives intended to enhance public involvement in advisory activities. According to the SAB website, in response to suggestions received at a June 1, 2011, session on public involvement, the SAB Staff Office developed additional practices to enhance public involvement in ...


    By Acta Group

  • Predicting the costs of climate change

    Some economic projections say that greenhouse gas limits will cause economic pain, while others predict economic gain. Why the big difference? It depends on the assumptions you choose–and now you can choose your own. Even the policy wonks are having trouble keeping track of the myriad studies on economic impacts of climate change legislation. Two weeks ago, the National Association of ...

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