environmental testing News

  • Emissions monitoring conference topics announced

    The first day of the AQE 2017 conference will address the monitoring of difficult gases and dust components in industrial emissions, with presentations from an international panel of experts. AQE 2017 will take pace in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May and registration is now available at ...

  • Environmental testing company for sale

    My name is Michael Ilse. I am a business broker for Aspen group in Bismarck, ND. I have a client that is looking to sell their environmental testing company. This company provides high quality environmental testing & consulting services. With an in-house testing facility they are able to provide speedy results for clients with urgent needs. This company works with government, commercial, ...


    By Aspen Group Real Estate

  • Intertek Expands Environmental Testing in Mexico

    Intertek’s New Environmental Laboratory helps Tabasco’s petrochemical industry meet environmental compliance. VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico - Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, today announced the opening of a new environmental laboratory in Villahermosa. The primary function of the new laboratory will further help ...

  • Handheld XRF Available for Environmental Testing

    Eastern Applied Research, Inc is pleased to announce the addition of handheld x-ray fluorescence technology to the various lines of ED-XRF analyzers offered.  Oxford Instruments has selected Eastern Applied to act as a distributor of its portable XRF analyzers throughout the North East of theUnited States. With over twenty years of experience in sales and service of x-ray fluorescence ...

  • Air Compliance Testing Acquires FBT Environmental and Testing Services

    Air Compliance Testing recently announced that it acquired the assets of FBT Testing and Environmental Services’ Cincinnati, Ohio stack testing division. Founded in 1992, FBT Testing and Environmental Services maintained clients in the power production, manufacturing, construction materials, and automotive industries. The acquisition is an implementation of Air Compliance Testing’s focus on ...

  • Titan Environmental Solutions Now Offering Allergen Testing

    Titan Environmental Solutions Inc. is now offering allergen testing. With a simple 5 step procedure Titan Environmental can now identify the presence of allergens that include dust mite, cockroach, cat, dog, rat and mouse allergens. "Millions of Americans suffer from common allergens and we now have the ability to help them identify what is going on in their environment." said Project Manager ...

  • AdvancedSense cutting-edge, portable environmental test meter

    GrayWolf introduces a ground-breaking new handheld environmental meter; the AdvancedSense. This highly innovative instrument incorporates an embedded Windows OS in order to provide a broad range of enhanced productivity tools. Building on 12 years of manufacturing instrument kits that interface sensors to mobile computers, GrayWolf’s purpose-built AdvancedSense takes mobile computing to an ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • MCS Patients in Puerto Rico Find Environmental Testing Solutions with Zimmetry Environmental

    In Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) is a controversial issue with many in the medical community. Some do not recognize the condition as a true disease or illness, while others support its existence.    There are a number of other names for MCS, including environmental illness, total allergy syndrome, ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • LA Testing demystifies LEED testing

    LEED testing for indoor air quality is made simple by California’s dedicated environmental laboratory network. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) established criteria that became a primary tool in rating and certifying new and existing building structures. An official LEED certification increases the value of the property as operational costs of the facilities are usually much lower. ...


  • Testing Environment

    During the summer of 2012 I was one of the lucky, if undeserving, torch bearers for the London Olympics. The fact that a UN bureaucrat was given such an honour owes much to the growing importance of the environment in sport worldwide. Since 1994, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been working ever closer with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to raise the 'green' bar of the summer ...

  • Shale gas: new fracking projects must pass environmental test

    The European Parliament has proposed that exploration and hydraulic fracturing extraction activities for non-conventional hydrocarbons should be subject to environmental impact studies, in adopting an amendment to existing EU legislation on Wednesday. MEPs also suggest measures to prevent conflicts of interest and to ensure that the public is informed and consulted. “We are revising this ...


    By European Parliament

  • New intermediate environmental testing tutorial certificate, and more at ESTECH 2009

    Design, test, and evaluation/product reliability professionals will have the opportunity to advance their environmental design testing skills or to learn new skills during ESTECH 2009, the 55th annual technical meeting and exposition of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST). The event will take place in a new Monday-Thursday format from May 4-7 at the Chicago Marriott ...

  • Environmental Consulting Firm Provides Information and Testing Services to Identify Phthalates

    In recent years, there has been growing concern over human exposure to a group of widely used chemicals known as phthalates.  Phthalates are used in numerous products and materials to soften and increase the flexibility of plastics and vinyl.   People can be exposed to low levels of phthalates through air, water or food.  Exposure to low levels of the chemicals ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Eurofins Announces New UK Food and Environmental Testing Laboratory

    EUROFINS Scientific, one of the world’s leading laboratory groups, has unveiled a new €1million custom-built microbiology laboratory in Acton, West London. The new facility has been created in response to a significant rise in demand for analytical testing globally and represents a further step in Eurofins’ expansion within the UK. Eurofins CEO, Dr Gilles Martin says, “Following our recent ...


    By Eurofins Scientific

  • Texas Environmental Professionals Help to Prevent Occupational Asthma with Air Testing and Monitoring

    More than 2 million Texans have been diagnosed with asthma. A significant number of these people are in the workforce and suffer from occupational asthma.  Also referred to as work-related asthma, occupational asthma is the most common occupational lung disease in the United States.  Nationwide, OSHA estimates that 11 million workers in a wide range of industries ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • A New Era in Environmental Chemical Testing: ToxCast Phase I Chemicals Announced

    Washington, D.C. - Riding the wave of the future, EPA's ToxCastTM program looks to revolutionize the agency's chemical toxicity evaluation procedures.  Today, EPA's National Center for Computational Toxicology released a list of 340 chemicals that will be evaluated under Phase I of the ToxCastTM research program. This three-phased program sets priorities for toxicity testing of ...

  • EPA considering new toxicity testing and environmental sampling for BPA

    Following a BPA Action Plan announced in March 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requesting public comment on possible toxicity testing and environmental sampling to study BPA’s potential environmental impacts. BPA has been shown to cause reproductive and developmental effects in animal studies. This action is part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s comprehensive ...

  • Can more toxicity tests improve environmental protection standards?

    New research has investigated the effect of increasing the number of toxicity tests on Environmental Quality Standards (EQSs). Case study results suggest that an additional test can reduce costs without impairing the regulatory protection levels. An Environmental Quality Standard (EQS) defines the maximum safe concentration of a potentially hazardous chemical in air or water. EQSs are used to ...

  • Request for Information for Marine and Hydrokinetic Environmental Monitoring Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities

    The Energy Department’s Water Power Program is seeking feedback from the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the program’s activities and priorities in MHK environmental monitoring and field testing opportunities. The Water Power Program is committed to supporting technological innovations that ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • SGS Australia opens new Sydney Laboratory for Environmental Testing

    Today, SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, celebrated the opening of its new Sydney laboratory dedicated to environmental testing of air, water and soil. This state of the art facility in Australia is the latest addition to the SGS Environmental Services business international network of 30 environmental laboratories in Asia, North America, Europe ...

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