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  • Leading Lead Laboratory Helps Building Owners with New EPA Lead Regulations

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 6th, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S." ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Contractors Dealing with Lead & RRP Regulations Rely on Legends’ Insurance Programs

    Many renovation projects that involve activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint in older properties.  Exposure to lead dust and chips can be harmful to adults and is of particular concern to children.   To protect against these potential hazards, on April 22, 2008, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

  • Building Owners & Property Managers Prepare for Strict New Lead Regulations

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide testing solutions for commercial and multi-housing residential properties in preparation of the EPA’s RRP lead testing requirements.   According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S." One of the most common sources of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New Software Helps Environmental Professionals & Contractors Comply with the New RRP Lead Regulations

    EnvironmentalReports’ software allows professionals to track and document lead projects in compliance with RRP regulations. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • California Lead Testing Laboratory Aids Renovators with Laboratory Testing for EPA RRP Regulation

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements.   San Leandro, CA - October 17, 2010   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 SERIES

  • Water professionals, regulators and experts to discuss lead at AWWA`s Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago

    Water professionals, regulators and public health experts will assemble at the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center June 20-22 to discuss federal and state lead policies, Lead and Copper Rule revisions and lead service line replacement developments. ...

  • New York City Lead Testing Laboratory Helps Contractors with Laboratory Testing for EPA RRP Regulation

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. New York, NY - October 17, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S" Lead based paints are one of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Major overhaul for pollution regulations

    A major review of the way British authorities protect the environment is in the pipeline. Environment Minister Elliot Morley announced the planned review at a conference on environmental justice in Sunderland this week. At this stage Defra, which is leading the review, has only sketched an outline of what might be involved, but has suggested it could lead to a far-reaching overhaul of the ...

  • Regulating Carbon Emissions in Canada

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has issued a report analyzing three policy proposals currently in play to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, and recommends alternatives to what is being contemplated by governments and the oil and gas industry. Notes the Institute, the provinces, Canada and the oil and gas industry are under pressure to ramp up ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Hydro Water Mandates and Regulations

    Marcie Mangold answered a series of questions written by marcus evans before the forthcoming Hydro Licensing & Compliance Forum, June 6-7, 2012 in Seattle, WA. What are some common issues that the Department of Ecology is facing today in regards to hydro licensing? MM: As a hydro 401 ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • EPA settles with Student Works Painting, Inc., for failure to comply with lead-based paint regulations at a home in Boise, ID

    College Works Painting, a California-based painting company (d.b.a. Student Works Painting, Inc.), has agreed to settle alleged violations of federal lead-based paint regulations with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The settlement - which includes a $39,532 penalty - covers actions that occurred at a property in Boise, ID, in October, 2011. According to EPA case documents, Student Works ...

  • Indiana Testing Laboratory Provides Free Lead Sampling Wipes to Renovators, Contractors and Painters affected by EPA RRP Regulation

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. Indianapolis, IN – October 17, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S" Lead based paints are ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Getting Lead Out of the Home

    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is set aside to educate parents and children about the dangers of lead exposure, especially lead-paint hazards in housing. As part of the observance, many states and communities will offer free lead screening, and conduct education and awareness events. Lead exposure among young children has been drastically reduced over the last three decades due to ...

  • Senate confirms Pruitt to lead EPA

    Despite strong objections by environmentalists and clean energy groups, the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), putting President Donald Trump in prime position to fulfill his campaign pledge to revitalize America’s coal and fossil fuel industries. Senators voted 52-46 to confirm Mr. Pruitt, the former attorney general of Oklahoma who has ...

  • Significant contract with leading environmental agency

    Envirosuite Limited (ASX: EVS), is pleased to advise that it has secured a subscription for its Envirosuite SaaS platform with a second California-based air quality management agency. This initial contract with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) covers the deployment of Envirosuite to enhance the management of air quality data from the District’s continuous monitoring ...


    By Envirosuite Limited

  • End of waste regulations – the plastics perspective

    Plastic is not currently covered by the end of waste regulations, which sets out when certain waste stops being classified as waste, and gains the status of a product or secondary raw material. However, technical documents have been submitted to the European Union*, and it is one of the sectors currently under consideration.  On End of Waste criteria, there are two main issues currently ...


    By Environment Media Group

  • IPSO – Is Press Regulation Tough Enough?

    he conclusion to Andy Coulson's trial last week saw him being sentenced to 18 months in prison for plotting to hack phones while he was in charge of the News of the World. This has brought the accountability of the press back into the limelight. It is not surprising that in the aftermath of the trial, which also saw Rebekah Brooks cleared of all charges, the newly established self-regulatory ...


    By Burness LLP

  • EA sees itself as a `facilitator` and `regulator`

    Environment Agency chair Lord Chris Smith has said that the EA has to see itself as a facilitator as well as a regulator. Smith was speaking at the Royal Society for the Arts lecture called Out of the Red, Into the Green - after the credit crunch: a more sustainable future? (11 February). He was addressing topics about the economy and the environmental challenges. He said: “We have to become an ...

  • Stove manufacturers prepare for emissions regulations

    From 1st January 2022, a European regulation will impose Ecodesign requirements for solid fuel local space heaters. Regulation (EU) 2015/1185 24/5/2015 describes the requirements which will harmonise energy consumption, particulate matter, organic gaseous compounds, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides emission requirements for solid fuel local space heaters throughout the European Union. John ...


    By Signal Group Ltd

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