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  • Minneapolis, Hennepin County Will Receive $6.8 Million Grant to Remove Lead

    Local officials have received a $6.8 million dollar grant to remove toxic lead paint and other health threats from homes in Minneapolis and elsewhere Hennepin County. A city-county taskforce on childhood lead poisoning prevention secured the funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), explained the local Star Tribune. The taskforce has already reduced the number of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • MMR Mold Stain Remover Tested by Leading Accredited Laboratory

    Several months ago, the manufacturer of MMR mold stain remover had their product put under the microscope.  Mold Solutions’ FastMoldRemoval.com subjected MMR mold stain remover to extensive laboratory tests that were conducted by Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc.   The purpose for the testing was to determine the effectiveness of MMR.  Three different types of fungi ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • AWWA Board supports recommendation for complete removal of lead service lines

    The Board of the American Water Works Association voted unanimously Monday to support recommendations from the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) that strengthen the Lead and Copper Rule and ultimately lead to the complete removal of lead service lines. “The water community’s first priority is to provide safe water for ...

  • Nation’s Leading Provider of Mold Removal Products Unveils New Website

    A record number of mold remediation contractors and do-it-yourself enthusiasts purchased microbial remediation equipment and supplies from FastMoldRemoval.com in 2012.  This explosive growth has lead Mold Solutions, the parent company of the popular website, to unveil a redesigned and improved website.    Last month, visitors to FastMoldRemoval.com began to see the changes as a ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Soil removal and Phase 2 lead sampling to begin in Pittsburg, Kan.

    EPA Region 7 and its contractors will start to excavate and remove lead-contaminated soils from approximately 30 properties in Pittsburg, Kan., beginning the week of October 26, 2009. The removal work, which will focus on properties with lead levels of 550 parts per million or greater, is expected to last for several months. As the soil removal work gets underway, EPA will also begin its ...

  • Online Video Shows Amazing Effectiveness of Leading Mold Stain Remover

    Many people recognize that high levels of mold in the natural environment can cause allergies and even trigger asthma attacks in some people.  Just as elevated levels of mold outdoors can cause these issues, when mold grows in an indoor environment people may have the same reactions - which can last year round.   Mold growth in any building can quickly lead to health concerns. In ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • GreaseTrapSupply - The Leading Online Suppliers

    The use of grease traps or inceptors is a modern way to maintain hygiene and cleanliness. Grease interceptors serve to help protect municipal sewer, drainage and water treatment facilities from being obstructed, damage or disabled from fat-, oil-, grease-laden wastewater discharged by commercial or residential kitchen. The grease traps are strongly recommended for removing and retaining grease ...


  • 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

  • EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; $79 Million Cleanup Will Remove Lead from Popular Beach and Public Park

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up lead contamination at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck announced the plan today at the site in Old Bridge, New Jersey. She was joined by Congressmember Frank Pallone and Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry. Lead is a toxic metal that is ...

  • EPA Directs NL Industries to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has directed NL Industries to conduct a $79 million cleanup at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey. Soil and sediment at the site are contaminated with lead-containing waste that was used to construct a seawall and jetty at the popular beach. In May 2013, the EPA finalized its plan to clean up lead contamination at ...

  • Lead-contaminated soils removed from three schools in St. Francois county, MO.; sampling results for parks studied

    Efforts by EPA Region 7 to remove lead-contaminated soils and replace them with clean soils are nearing completion at three schools in St. Francois County, Mo., while risk assessors for the Agency are studying results of soil sampling from 11 public parks in the county to determine next steps for addressing lead contamination at those locations. Action to remove and replace soils began last week ...

  • Dorchester, Mass. Landlords Will Remove Lead Hazards from Residential Properties under EPA Settlement

    Two Boston-area landlords will perform health-protective improvements on five Dorchester, Mass. properties to settle EPA claims that they failed to follow federal lead paint disclosure laws. Under the settlement, My Van Nguyen and Xem Thi Le will also pay a cash penalty of $10,887, in addition to lead abatement projects valued at $97,977 at a number of other properties in Dorchester. EPA alleged ...

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Recognized by Nation’s Premier Lead Testing Laboratory

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to property owners and environmental professional to help prevent lead poisoning. In April 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Lead Renovation Repair and Painting Rule to reduce contamination associated with the removal of lead-based paint chips and dust generated when homes are remodeled. The rule requires training and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Leading banks establish the carbon principles

    Three of the world’s leading financial institutions today announced the formation of The Carbon Principles, climate change guidelines for advisors and lenders to power companies in the United States. The Principles were developed in partnership by Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley, and in consultation with leading power companies American Electric Power, CMS Energy, DTE Energy, NRG ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Leading world organisations warn on biofuels

    A report by a coalition of leading inter-governmental organisations has called for an end to all subsidies and targets for biofuels. The report, whose backers include the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organisation, also calls for an acceleration in research into alternative ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and securing energy supplies. At a time when the ...

  • Business takes a lead on sustainable consumption

    Business can play a leading role in fostering more sustainable consumption patterns, according to a report released by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. The report, Sustainable Consumption: Facts and trends from a business perspective (1.3 MB), is the result of a year-long study of the relationship between business activities, consumer behavior and environmental and social ...

  • ARDES Odor Removal Systems

    ARDES treats 2.000 / 100.000 m3/h gas.  Ultimate Solution for Odor Removal! Scrubber Solutions in European Standards and Quality In Industrial Plants In Chemical Plants In Food Process Plants In Laboratories In Domestic and Industrial Waste Management Plants Horizontal Crossflow Scrubber It ...


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