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  • Site Remediation - Emissions Boundary Monitoring

    The remediation of contaminated land sites can prove to be a challenging undertaking.  There is considerable risk of chemical exposure to both the onsite workforce and to surrounding communities. To offsite receptors, the remediation process itself can become a significant route of exposure, with the excavation and uncovering of otherwise trapped contaminants resulting in potential ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • OSHA document describes silica control

    Controlling Silica Exposures in Construction, a guidance document recently published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration addresses the control of worker exposure to dust containing crystalline silica, known to cause the lung disease silicosis. The publication, intended to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace, includes methods for controlling silica such as ...

  • Maryland Passes Asbestos Worker Protection Law

    Beginning October 1, 2012, asbestos remediation workers in Maryland will be facing a fine five times larger then the maximum amount currently allowed by law for violating any environmental laws relating to asbestos in the state. Leaders of the Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) say this new fine, a maximum of $25,000, is setting a standard all states should follow. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Municipality of Isabela Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Municipality of Isabela, Puerto Rico, have reached a legal agreement that will result in upgrades at the Isabela Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, and a plan to permanently close the landfill by June 2020. Isabela will also implement a recycling and composting program. “This legal agreement will improve the operation and ensure the proper ...

  • Municipality of Lajas Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Municipality of Lajas, Puerto Rico, have reached a legal agreement that will result in numerous upgrades at the Lajas Landfill, and a plan to permanently close the landfill by July 2017. Lajas will also implement a recycling and composting program. “This agreement sets the Municipality of Lajas on the right course— more material will be ...

  • RSF social finance helps expand impact of scrappy Indiana non-profit

    The Federal Reserve's most recent economic survey revealed "little or no change from existing low levels of commercial and industrial lending," but one innovative social finance organization continues to make high-impact loans. Today RSF Social Finance (RSF) announced a $400,000 loan to Workforce, Inc. (WFI) - an Indianapolis-based non-profit that employs former inmates to recycle televisions, ...

  • Daimer Creates Powerful Truck Mounted Carpet Cleaner for Heavy-Duty Industrial Applications

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world’s leading American supplier of vapor-enhanced steam cleaners, professionals pressure cleaners, assorted carpet cleaning machines, reliable car wash systems, powerful hard surface cleaners and an array of other cleaning systems, has launched the XTreme Power® XPH TM 10220 designed to meet the requirements of cleaning professionals who seek truck ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Questions and Answers on the new European air quality directive

     Questions and Answers on the new directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe 1) What is the issue? Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large ...

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