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  • Kittiwake acquires leading emissions monitoring company Procal

    Kittiwake Developments has won an award for Achievement in International Business in London and the South East, sponsored by RBS and NatWest. Kittiwake will now go through to battle it out for the national trophy in the British Chambers of Commerce’s Chamber Awards 2010 later this year. Neville Reyner, President of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “We’ve been delighted ...

  • EPA proposes to expand the lead monitoring network

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to expand the lead air quality monitoring network to ensure that the most vulnerable Americans are protected from exposure to lead. Even at low levels, exposure to lead can impair a child’s IQ, learning capabilities, memory and behavior. EPA is proposing to require air quality monitoring around sources that emit a half ton or more of lead ...

  • EPA to reconsider monitoring requirements for airborne lead

    To ensure the most vulnerable Americans are adequately protected from exposure to lead from the air, EPA will reconsider some of its lead air pollution monitoring requirements, Administrator Lisa P. Jackson announced. Even at low levels, lead exposures can damage a child’s IQ, learning and memory. “We have a fundamental responsibility to protect every child from environmental threats, especially ...

  • EPA expands air monitoring network to protect children from lead

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will expand the nation’s air quality monitoring network to ensure that the most vulnerable Americans are protected from exposure to lead. Even at low levels, exposure to lead can impair a child’s IQ, learning capabilities and memory. EPA is strengthening lead monitoring requirements to ensure that air quality is measured near industrial ...

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise management solution provides a complete suite of functionalities for ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Leading the way in Environmental Analyses

    With over two decades experience in environmental analysis, P S Analytical provides instrumentation for the determination and speciation of mercury in Industrial, Chemical and Petrochemical applications. Meeting (and indeed exceeding requirements for) worldwide legislation and methodologies including EPA methods 245.7, 1631 and 7474, ASTM 6350, ISO 6978 (pts 1, 2 & 3) and ISO/CEN 13506, PSA ...


    By P S Analytical Limited

  • Lead in EU drinking water

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health examines the presence of lead in drinking water in the EU and the problems with obtaining accurate data. The authors estimate that about 25% of EU households will have a lead pipe, meaning that around 120 million people are potentially exposed to health risks. Before the 1970s, water suppliers would only consider corrective action if lead ...


  • Casella – leading the environmental evolution

    The company that has been supplying scientific instruments since 1799 and whose customers have included Dr Livingstone and Charles Darwin and has now achieved its own evolutionary triumph. Casella Measurement has just achieved ISO 14001 certification; being the first company participating in the region-wide Business Environmental Training Initiative Plus (BETI+) to do so. The company is the first ...


    By Casella

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise ...


    By Casper BV

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise management solution provides a complete suite of functionalities for ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • Lead Free Renovations

    This spring, dear friends of mine renovated an old house. Because they are committed to recycling wherever possible, they saved the old doors and decided to refinish them themselves. In a bare patch of their backyard, they merrily stripped and sanded 14 layers of paint off the old doors, marvelling at the many colours the house had gone through over the century. It was a dusty task, but they ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CDC Revises Lead Poisoning Guidelines as Lead Expert Responds to Help Children

    Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised their lead poisoning guidelines.  The CDC basically cut in half the amount of lead found in children’s blood between the ages of 1 and 5 that will now trigger monitoring and other actions.   According to the CDC, the new lead guidelines will increase the patient population to over 440,000 ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Kentucky Leads the Race for Site Closures

    The State of Kentucky continues to stay on the forefront of UST in situ remediation with the successful implementation of BOS 200 at many of the State’s petroleum contaminated sites. To date, sixty five (65) sites have received BOS 200 injections: Thirty two (32) sites have been granted No Further Action (NFA), twenty eight (28) sites are in closure monitoring associated with 2014 and 2015 ...

  • Johnson Controls Battery Group again fails to monitor workers for lead exposure, faces OSHA penalties of $61K

    Employer name: Johnson Controls Battery Group Inc. Investigation site: 10300 Industrial St., Holland, Ohio Date investigation initiated and what prompted inspection: On Nov. 25, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiated a follow-up inspection at Johnson Controls Battery Group. The wet and dry ...

  • MTI On-Line Heavy Metal Monitor Leads To Significantly Reduced Costs for Secondary Pb Smelter

    Environmental and Diagnostic Specialists, Lab21, announces the installation of an MTI Diagnostics OVA5000 on-line heavy metal monitor at a large secondary Lead smelter in the UK. The instrument is installed in the state of the art effluent treatment plant in order to further improve on the company’s ISO 14001 accredited environmental policy. The OVA5000 is a unique online monitor for heavy ...

  • Earth Networks Teams with State of California and Leading Atmospheric Researchers to Deploy Advanced Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Network

    Earth NetworksSM, the operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks and owner of WeatherBug®, announces its collaboration with the State of California and leading atmospheric scientists from ...


    By Earth Networks, Inc.

  • Growing interest leads to Enviro Technology website update

    The growing interest in air quality monitoring from the research, university and scientific sectors has prompted Enviro Technology to update its website with these customers in mind. As the Enviro Technology product range has continued to grow, it has been increasingly difficult to organise the equipment available into categories on the company’s website.Now, thanks to the introduction of a ...

  • Leading Sensor Manufacturer Targets Construction Industry

    SST Sensing the UKs leading manufacturer and supplier of gas and liquid sensors has launched a new product aimed at the construction industry. Part of SST’s business strategy for 2014 is to target the construction industry, particularly in the public, private and commercial sectors with their ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Casella continues to lead the way in occupational dust measurement

    The brand new CEL-712 Microdust Pro from Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) is a rugged, hand-held, data logging instrument for the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and aerosols. Boasting the highest measurement range of any device of its kind currently available on the market, it features a unique filter that enables on-site ...


    By Casella

  • EPA Strengthens Lead in Drinking Water Rule

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 26, 2007) EPA is helping to reduce lead in drinking water by issuing a final rule that will improve requirements in the areas of monitoring, customer awareness and lead service line replacement. Specifically, the agency will require water suppliers to provide consumers with information to help them make decisions about how to limit their exposure to lead in drinking ...

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