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  • ASTM D7701 - 11 standard test method for determining the flow rate of water and suspended solids from a geotextile bag

    This test method may be used as an aid to design geotextile container systems that contain fine-grained, high water content slurries such as dredged materials to meet special environmental or operational requirements. This test is often used to demonstrate the efficacy of geotextile dewatering to regulatory agencies in determining the amount of dredged material sediment passing through a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Passive Groundwater Sampling – The Proven Alternative to Well Purging

    By David Kaminski, Senior Vice President & Sandy Britt, Senior Hydrogeologist - QED Environmental Systems, Inc. Selecting groundwater sampling technology for any particular application can be challenging, as there is a wide range of technology available on the market, and some are far more effective than others. The traditional approach of ...

  • ASTM C1072 - 11 standard test methods for measurement of masonry flexural bond strength

    This test method is intended for use in comparing the bond strengths (under the given conditions) of masonry mortars. This test method could be used, for example, to check one aspect of the quality of mortar products after production, or to indicate the bond potential of a mortar product without requiring the product to be tested in combination with many different units. ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C1096 / C1096M - 07(2011)e1 Standard Test Method for Determination of Wood Fiber in Asbestos Cement

    The determination of wood fiber in asbestos-cement products is necessary because such fibers may be added when multi-wall paper bags containing the asbestos are included in the batch formulations, or cellulose may be added as a processing aid during the manufacture of the products. Although moderate concentrations of wood fiber usually have a negligible effect on product ...


    By ASTM International

  • The XC-60 console by Apex Instruments is affordable and effective

    The XC-60 console is a small and lightweight unit designed with affordability in mind.  At less than 22 pounds, you can take it with you anywhere you go with ease.  The XC-60 comes in 4 flow rate configurations to meet requirements for many US EPA applications, NIOSH methods, Mold Testing, Asbestos Testing, and more. Features of the XC-60 are: Durable UHMW Polyethylene Case with ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • EPA Conference Call: Petroleum Refinery ICR-Related Testing

    Call Notes, Courtesy of Golden Specialty, Inc. EPA OAQPS hosted a conference call on April 16, 2011 to address concerns from the refinery, testing and laboratory communities regarding emissions testing requirements in the Component 4 ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • Beta Analytic opens facility in Beijing for ASTM D6866 clients in Mainland China

    ISO 17025-accredited Beta Analytic, Inc., is ready to receive samples for ASTM D6866 testing in its facility in Beijing, China. ASTM D6866 is a standard method that determines the exact percentage of a solid, liquid, or gas that came from renewable sources by measuring the material's carbon 14 content.Carbon dioxide emissions from fuels with mixed biomass and fossil inputs, bioplastics, biofuels, ...


    By Beta Analytic Inc.

  • Triclosan in Antibacterial Products Linked With Impaired Muscle Function

    A recent study published by the Proceedings of National Academy of Science has found that exposure to the chemical triclosan is linked to muscle function impairments. Triclosan is an antimicrobial agent typically found in products such as soaps, deodorants, toothpaste, mouthwash, clothes, bedding, carpet, toys, and trash bags. Researchers conducted their studies on mice and fish in response to ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Reaching Euro VI emissions limits

    The requirements of low and lowest detectable exhaust analysis has prompted Eco Physics to launch a broad range of analyzers for NO/NOx detection. Emissions tuning is one of the targets of the EURO VI regulations as well as US EPA 2010, which are: Reduction of Particulate Matter (PM) and reduction of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx). In the past 15 years – since the first European regulation for exhaust ...


    By Eco Physics Inc.

  • Jerome Mercury Detection – Innovation Across the Globe

    Arizona Instrument’s line of Jerome® toxic gas analyzers is designed to provide accurate and reliable data in compact, rugged and easy to use packages. Our patented gold film sensor technology in particular is referenced in countless other patents dealing with mercury waste and removal, just some of which are listed below. Jerome is a trusted standard when it comes to ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Environmental education award presented to old town, me teacher

    Ed Linsdsey, a teacher at Old Town High School, was recently awarded the President's Innovative Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE). Mr. Lindsey is one of two teaches selected to receive this award in EPA’s New England Region. As discussed in the "America's Great Outdoors: A Promise to Future Generations" report, in order to make environmental stewardship and conservation relevant to ...

  • CASELLA LAUNCH FOUR NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE AIR AND NOISE MONITORS

    A record 'Fab Four' combination of new instruments Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches four new ATEX approved, intrinsically safe (I.S.), portable ...


    By Casella

  • Oxford Instruments launches X-MET8000 Expert Geo - a new high-performance handheld XRF analyser for fast on-site environmental screening

    Oxford Instruments has added the X-MET8000 Expert Geo to its successful range of X-MET8000 handheld XRF (X-ray fluorescence) analysers for rapid, on-site environmental soil and sediment testing. X-MET8000 Expert Geo offers fast screening for heavy metals, dramatically reducing the need for laboratory analyses and their associated cost. Easy to use and ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Emissions regulations theme for MCERTS 2011

    MCERTS 2011 has moved to the Telford International Centre and will take place on 30th and 31st March. The new location will accommodate growth in demand for the latest information on the regulations, techniques, standards and technologies that relate to emissions monitoring and gas detection. The event's visitors will be provided with help and advice across a broad range of subjects including the ...

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Results of Cement Plant Mercury Emissions Testing

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) presents report dated April 20, 2012 for Mercury emissions testing completed by MSE Technology Applications, Inc. Cement Plant Mercury Emissions Testing Using MBS The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will implement new mercury emissions regulations in 2013 and many cement plants will not be able to meet the more ...

  • After spill, water ban lifted for part of West Virginia

    Safe tap water gushed from faucets and shower heads in West Virginia on Monday, a welcome sight and sound for a small fraction of the 300,000 people who have not been able to use running water since a chemical spill five days ago. It could still be days before everyone in the Charleston metropolitan area is cleared to use the water, though ...


    By Associated Press

  • 39-mile dredging/capping approach used to treat fox river PCBsd

    The Lower Fox River in Wisconsin contains approximately 8 million yd3 of PCB-contaminated sediment targeted for active remediation. The site's records of decision (RODs) were amended in 2007 and 2008 to specify dredging of nearly 4 million yd3 of sediment with high concentrations of PCBs, followed by in situ capping of approximately 560 acres of sediment comprising operable units (OUs) 1 through ...

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Denies TSCA Section 21 Petition On Lead In Ammunition And Fishing Sinkers: On September 24, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its decision to deny a petition submitted under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 21 requesting that EPA prohibit under TSCA Section 6(a) the manufacture, processing, and ...


    By Acta Group

  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

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