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  • New Ames tests now available from Cambio

    Distributed in the UK exclusively by Cambio, Xenometrix products include today’s most advanced Ames mutagenicity assays and cytotoxicity screening kits. These have been specially designed to reduce the amount of test compounds and consumables used, and to require less hands-on time. Xenometrix is particularly proud of its excellent pre- and post-sale customer support which allows new ...


    By Cambio Ltd

  • Testing UK Floodwater with the BBC

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26169373 The water running thigh deep through Ham Sandhu's house in Wraysbury in Berkshire is freezing cold and murky. Floating around in his kitchen is a toy car and a pair of slippers. Clunking gently together near the sink are two rubbish bins. "I brought them in here," he says, "so they didn't drift away." An unpleasant smell thickens the ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • VWS Teams Up With Trading Standards For Rigorous Testing

    Specialists in the design, manufacture, installation and service of vehicle on-board weighing, bin weighing and axle load protection systems, Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) is working alongside Derbyshire Trading Standards and raising the bar with its robust testing procedures. If a VWS customer wishes to use the ENVIROWEIGH bin-weighing system to operate a Pay by ...

  • January is national radon action month: test for dangerous radon gas

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 is encouraging people to take simple and affordable steps to test their homes for harmful levels of radon gas as part of National Radon Action Month. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas that comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. It causes no immediate symptoms but is the number one cause ...

  • Today: U.S. EPA and L`Oreal announce research collaboration in San Francisco that may help end animal testing

    Today, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and L’oréal cosmetic company announced a research collaboration designed to determine if EPA’s chemical toxicity forecaster (ToxCast) can be used in systemic toxicity tests. EPA is using ToxCast to screen chemicals to understand their potential impact on processes in the human body that lead to adverse health effects. ...

  • What is the Product Environmental Footprint of your products?

    For those of our GaBi users working on PEF projects we have developed the “PEF test kit”, a format that allows you to test your products against the PEF guidelines. It consists of two methodological features (land use assessment and End of Life (EoL) allocation method) and is available here. ...


    By thinkstep

  • Hi Score Continues Its Conversion of Florida Condominiums to Energy Saving Lighting

    Hi Score Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HSCO) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with yet another South Florida Condominium hi-rise. The agreement with Imperial Towers in Hallandale Beach, Florida, is designed to test the energy savings that Imperial Towers will appreciate by changing their T8 Fluorescent Fixtures and lamps to EcoGreenBulb Energy Saving T5 Retrofit Kits. The test ...


    By Marketwire

  • Pennsylvania DEP Updates Operating Hours, Holiday Schedule for Disaster Recovery Centers

    Although the Department of Environmental Protection's regional offices will be closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day, all state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will offer normal operating hours, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., to serve residents in areas affected by flooding. Because of the shelf life on well water samples, ...

  • The Tintometer Group acquires App-Chem Ltd

    The Tintometer Group of Companies, the global manufacturer and distributor of the Lovibond® branded water analysis and colour measurement technology, today announced the purchase of App-Chem Ltd, a leading supplier of individually designed and customised water test kits for industrial water treatment. This acquisition further demonstrates The Tintometer Group’s long-term commitment to ...


  • NASA Chases Climate Change Clues Into The Stratosphere

    Starting this month, NASA will send a remotely piloted research aircraft as high as 65,000 feet over the tropical Pacific Ocean to probe unexplored regions of the upper atmosphere for answers to how a warming climate is changing Earth. The first flights of the Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX), a multi-year airborne science campaign with a heavily instrumented Global Hawk aircraft, ...

  • U.S. EPA receives unprecedented private sector research funding from global cosmetic company L`Oréal

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and global cosmetic company L’Oréal will announce the details of an exciting first of its kind research collaboration aimed at creating alternatives to traditional animal-based toxicity tests on Monday, March 12th during the annual Society of Toxicology press conference. WHO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and L'Oréal WHERE: ...

  • EPA Joins Water Environment Federation, Earth Conservation Corps and Washington-area Students to Celebrate World Water Monitoring Day on the Anacostia River

    Who: Hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Earth Conservation Corps (ECC) and sponsored by CH2M Hill and Smithfield Foods, the event will feature Benjamin H. Grumbles, Assistant Administrator for U.S. EPA’s Office of Water, Timothy L. Miller, Chief, Office of Water for the U.S. Geological Survey, Dennis Treacy, Vice President of Smithfield Foods, WEF Executive Director Bill ...

  • BSI expediting expansion of in vitro diagnostic scope for medical devices

    BSI, a world-class Notified Body providing regulatory and quality management reviews and product certification for medical devices, is rapidly implementing plans to expand its medical device Notified Body scope to include in vitro diagnostic (IVD) devices. BSI has appointed Sue Spencer, an IVD industry veteran, to lead what looks to be an early 2010 expansion. Spencer is focusing on the ...


    By BSI

  • Seahorse Executive Jay Teich Receives SFRBM CEO Innovator Award

    Jay Teich, former Seahorse Bioscience CEO, received the first-ever CEO Innovator Award from the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine (SFRBM). This international award recognizes industry leaders who have transformed the face of scientific research in the areas of redox biology and medicine. Teich received the award in Boston on Nov. 20 during SFRBM 2015, the premier event for cutting-edge ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Radon conference scheduled march 9 in Columbia, MO.

    EPA representatives and state officials will host a radon conference on March 9 in Columbia, Mo. Radon is a serious public health threat that leads to more than 21,000 deaths per year. The goal of the conference is to engage key stakeholders in the radon program, share information, receive feedback and help direct the next phases of the program. Agencies are working together to create a risk ...

  • US EPA and Northern Command to Provide Emergency Response Equipment to Nogales, Agua Prieta

    The equipment provided to the Agua Prieta and Nogales Fire Departments include protective suits, self-contained breathing masks, chemical testing kits, and tools necessary to respond to hazardous material spills. Who: Mayor of Nogales U.S. EPA Pacific Southwest Region US Northern Command US Consulate Nogales Mexican Consulate Nogales Cochise County Emergency ...

  • Merck Honored by R&D Magazine for Innovation

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced it has received two prestigious R&D Magazine 100 awards – one for its lab water purification systems, and the other for a technology that allows researchers to investigate scientific questions they previously couldn’t address. “Our researchers are relentlessly curious – aiming to provide the highest ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Neste Oil joined aireg promoting the deployment of biofuels in aviation

    Neste Oil CorporationPress release4 April 2012 at 11 am (EET) Neste Oil joined aireg promoting the deployment of biofuels in aviation Neste Oil has joined aireg, Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany, which advances the development and deployment of renewable liquid fuels ...


    By Neste Oil

  • DelAgua Announces Partnership With Paddy`s Bathroom

    DelAgua is pleased to welcome Paddy's Bathroom as a provider of financial support to its project in Rwanda. Paddy's Bathroom is a new company launching in the US on 11 January 2015 and in the UK the following month. It will supply organic bathroom products such as shampoo, hand wash and bubble bath which are specially designed for ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Legislation tabled to improve drinking water quality in first nation communities

    Drinking water in First Nations communities would be brought to the same standard as water off reserves under a bill introduced by the Conservative government. Legislation tabled in the Senate by Indian Affairs Minister Chuck Strahl (Bill S-11 - Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act) would pave the way to apply federal regulations for drinking water and wastewater on reserves. Provincial and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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