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  • Laboratory analyses of contaminated groundwater

    The Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna located in New Cumberland, PA has a requirement for the establishment of an Indefinite-Delivery Requirements contract to provide the necessary labor and materials to perform laboratory analyses on samples of contaminated/non-contaminated groundwater, drinking water, hazardous wastes, PCBs, bulk samples and air monitoring cassettes for asbestos. Due to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ESG offers enhanced asbestos services

    Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services is pleased to announce that it has extended its range of UKAS accredited services for analysing asbestos in soils, to include aggregates. ESG now offers a comprehensive three-stage quantification service, using UKAS accredited methods developed in-house, which covers: 1. Screening ...

  • California Mall Faces Asbestos Abatement

    LA Testing provides asbestos testing services to ensure construction and remediation projects across California do not cause indoor air quality (IAQ) problems from asbestos. During the busy holiday shopping season in December, a broken sprinkler pipe burst causing flooding at the Garden Walk Mall in Chico, California.  Not only did the flooding from the broken pipe happen at an unfortunate ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Leading Asbestos Laboratory Helps Building Owners & Tenants Battle Asbestos Dangers

    EMSL Analytical offers asbestos testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to protect against airborne asbestos fibers. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 7th, 2010 It has been proven from countless scientific studies that breathing asbestos fibers can lead to an increased risk of lung cancer, mesothelioma and respiratory ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Global Asbestos Awareness Week Reminds Homeowners of Health Risks

    In February of this year, Senator Max Baucus introduced legislation which passed the Senate declaring the first week of April to be National Asbestos Awareness Week.  This coincides with the Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) that occurs on those same dates. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fiber mined from the Earth.  In the past it was regularly added to building products ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos Mine Reopening in Canada Sparks Criticism from Thailand

    As reported in June, the Quebec government granted the Jeffery Mine in Quebec’s Eastern Townships $58 million to reopen. Once opened it will be the only remaining asbestos mine in the country.  This has sparked much controversy, including overwhelming opposition in Thailand one of the world’s largest consumers of asbestos. According to the Huffington Post, anti-asbestos advocates ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Ontario Association of Home Inspectors Approves EMSL Asbestos Workshop

    EMSL Analytical will hold an asbestos workshop on Tuesday, September, 11, 2012 at Courtyard by Marriott Brampton Hotel & Convention Center, 90 Biscayne Crescent Brampton, ON L6W 4S1. Registration will begin at 8:30a.m. and the cost of the workshop is $299. The course will begin with an overview of asbestos, including its background, uses, and health hazards. Next participants will discuss the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Homeowners Should Test Attics for Asbestos Containing Vermiculite Insulation

    EMSL Analytical offers easy asbestos testing solutions to protect people against insulation that may contain cancer causing asbestos fibers. Cinnaminson, NJ, November 30th, 2010 For years it has been known that up to 35 million homes across America may be contaminated with asbestos tainted vermiculite insulation.  Although not all materials that contain vermiculite ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Asbestos-Containing Brake Pads and Pipes Continue to Be Imported to Canada

    Recent reports have suggested that the asbestos industry in Canada will soon be nearing an end; however, products containing the carcinogenic mineral continue to be imported and used in Ontario, according to The Star. Throughout Canada, insulation containing asbestos is being removed from buildings, but asbestos-containing brake pads and cement pipes are being brought into the country. Reports ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces another milestone as its Fort Lauderdale lab has been accredited for asbestos analysis for more than a decade. EMLab P&K’s Florida lab has been accredited by NIST NVLAP (Lab Code 200738-0) for 11 years for asbestos fiber analysis to identify asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Approves EMSL Asbestos Building Inspector and Management Planner Refresher Courses

    EMSL Analytical is proud of receiving a prestigious accreditation by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to offer asbestos refresher courses for building inspectors and management planners. The courses will take place at EMSL’s headquarters, located at 200 Route 130 Cinnaminson, New Jersey 08077. The asbestos training courses will fulfill the requirements held by the State of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Could Your Home Contain Cancer Causing Zonolite Attic Insulation?

    The experts at EMSL Analytical offer affordable asbestos testing solutions to protect families and workers from exposure to insulation that may contain asbestos fibers. Cinnaminson, NJ, December 7th, 2010 Millions of homes in the United States were insulated with the Zonolite brand of insulation.  This vermiculite insulation has been shown in some cases to contain ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Announces PA Building Inspector Initial Course in Cinnaminson, NJ

    EMSL Analytical will be holding a PA Building Inspector Initial Course from Monday, December 3rd to Wednesday, December 5th at our corporate headquarters located at 200 Route 130 North, Cinnaminson, New Jersey 08077. The course will begin at 8:00 AM, but sign in begins at 7:45 AM. The cost of the workshop is $425 per person. EMSL Analytical, Inc. has recently been accredited by ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Becomes the Only AIHA EMLAP Accredited Indoor Air Quality Testing Laboratory in Massachusetts

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. is the only AIHA EMLAP Accredited indoor air quality testing laboratory providing microbiological analyses in Massachusetts. In addition, EMSL’s Wallingford, CT laboratory is also AIHA EMLAP Accredited. The Accreditation of this facility marks EMSL as the exclusive laboratory in the nation to currently operate twenty one AIHA EMLAP Accredited laboratories. EMSL's ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Environmental Standards Updates

    The following environmental standards have recently been updated and are now available for ESdat on the Environmental Standards page. ADWG 2015 The new update to the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines is compiled for ESdatSA Waste Derived Fill Standard - 2013(update from 2010) now available for ESdat Desktop & ESdat OnlineThe current SA ...

  • EMSL Analytical Offers Radiological Sample Analysis

    Cinnaminson, NJ, April 28th, 2011 Twenty-five years ago the world faced one of the first major crises at a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl.  Earlier this year the public was reminded of the potential hazards associated with nuclear energy when a nuclear power plant in Japan began releasing radiation after it was hit with a massive earthquake and tsunami. The most recent crisis has ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMLab P&K Receives Accreditation from New York State for Legionella Water Testing

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces that its New Jersey laboratory is accredited by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP) and is certified for Legionella water testing (NY Lab ID # 12049). The New Jersey laboratory’s NYSDOH ELAP ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • ASTM C1571 - 03(2012) Standard Guide for Characterization of Radioactive and/or Hazardous Wastes for Thermal Treatment

    This guide identifies methods to determine the physical and chemical characteristics of a variety of hazardous and/or radioactive wastes including heavy metal contaminated wastes. These wastes can be in the physical form of sludges (wet or dry), spent waste water filter aids, waste water filter cakes, incinerator ashes (wet or dry), incinerator ...


    By ASTM International

  • EMLab P&K’s Atlanta Mold Lab Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for Mold Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announced today the accreditation of its Atlanta, Georgia laboratory by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP, LLC) for mold analysis (EMLAP #221504). Clients can now send spore trap samples for mold ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Radiation Concerns Community after Idaho Wildfire Burns Mining Sites

    According to the Huffington Post, a wildfire in east-central Idaho has burned three former mining sites that contain traces of radioactive thorium and uranium. The conflagration is now approaching a fourth mining site, although officials have reported that the risk to human health is low. The radiation in the mines compounds an already difficult situation: the blaze has ignited 333,000 acres of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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