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  • Drug Resistant Bacteria May be in Contaminated Turkey Burgers

    Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that they are, “…collaborating with public health officials in many states and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella hadar infections. Investigators are using DNA analysis of Salmonella bacteria obtained ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA’s limited sampling indicates bacteria in floodwaters at birds point-new madrid floodway in southeast Missouri

    Analysis of this week’s limited sampling of floodwaters in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in southeast Missouri has indicated the presence of bacteria in nine samples of collected water, EPA Region 7 announced today. EPA crews on Tuesday, May 24, conducted surface water sampling at four locations within the floodway to determine if any threats might be present for emergency response ...

  • EHC site submitted for remediation technology innovation award

    The Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, was pleased to have EHC included in an application for the 2008 Brownfield Briefing Remediation Innovation Awards, in the category of 'Best Use of a Combination of Remediation Techniques', during the Contaminated Land & Brownfield Remediation' Conference, held recently in London. Project details outlined ...


  • EMSL On-Site Testing Labs Ready for Deployment In Flood Damaged Areas

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a full service environmental, indoor air quality and materials testing laboratory is now offering on-site laboratories for the future restoration efforts along the Mississippi River, Ohio River Valleys and other affected areas from the recent flooding. Many times, indoor air quality, environmental, restoration professionals, and government agencies in need of testing ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ON-SITE Testing Labs Available To Support Hurricane Irene Restoration Efforts

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a full service environmental, indoor air quality and materials testing laboratory is now offering on-site laboratories for the future restoration efforts from damage created by hurricane Irene. Many times, indoor air quality, environmental, restoration professionals, and government agencies in need of testing services must mail or ship their samples to a laboratory outside ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mystic River water quality receives a “D” - ongoing efforts, analysis highlight problem areas

    At the Mystic River Watershed Association’s 16th annual Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle, EPA and the Mystic River Watershed Association announced the sixth public reporting on the condition of the Mystic River since kicking off a collaborative effort addressing water quality issues in the urban river in 2006. This year, the Mystic River Watershed received a grade of “D” for ...

  • EMLab P&K’s Chicago Laboratory Now AIHA-LAP, LLC Accredited for Legionella Analysis

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announced today the accreditation of its Chicago, Illinois laboratory by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® Laboratory Accreditation Programs (AIHA-LAP, LLC) for Legionella analysis (EMLAP #221504). Clients can now send potable and non-potable samples for ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Expect Mold Problems Throughout Flooded Northeast Properties

      EMSL Testing Lab Offers Solutions for Testing Mold, Bacteria, Asbestos, Sewage Contamination, Chemicals and Contaminated Drinking Water. Over the past few days, the Northeast part of the United States has been facing flooding issues caused by hurricane Irene.  The Northeast already had flash flooding a little over a week ago that brought rising water tables to many areas.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EOS selected as bioremediation product for massive Indiana TCE groundwater plume

    Past use of tricholoroethene (TCE) at a manufacturing facility in Indiana created a contaminated plume of groundwater approximately 1,000 feet wide, 8,000 feet long, and up to 75 feet deep.  The plume has impacted a regionally significant unconfined aquifer.  EOS 598B42 emulsified oil product was the selected electron donor for the bioaugmentation pilot test that was completed at the ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Utilities and Water Companies Turn to Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water Technology

    Water companies and various industries have been increasingly utilizing the BactiQuant®Water method developed by Mycometer to identify bacterial contaminants in water.  The BactiQuant®Water is a relatively new patented method that provides water companies and industry with a rapid method to estimate total bacteria in water samples. The method is well suited for HACCP systems and ...


    By Mycometer

  • Sanctuary adopts unique water testing technology

    The ChloroSense digital chlorine analyser is being used to monitor the water at the National Seal Sanctuary in Cornwall. The aquatic environment needs to be carefully controlled and in optimum condition for the inhabitants, two South American Sea Lions - Rocky and Boady.The sea lions' pool uses a chlorine drip system to keep the water clear of bacteria and algae, but levels can vary according to ...

  • New monitoring tools for petrol additive MTBE in groundwater

    Methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) is a petrol additive which can contaminate groundwater supplies. MTBE often breaks down naturally in the environment, but regulators need to be certain that this is taking place. New research highlights a number of tools in development that may offer better data on spilled MTBE in the environment, and improve the ability to monitor its degradation. MTBE is added ...

  • Phigenics Receives Patents for Legionella Test

    Today, Phigenics, LLC received notice of allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for the third in a series of three patents. The three new patents cover compositions and methods of use for the Phigenics Validation Test® viable Legionella and Total Heterotrophic Aerobic Bacteria field analytical system (the PVT).  The PVT field analytical system provides more accurate ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • In Situ Remediation - The Rest of the Story

    Sometimes "try, try again" is the best mentality when it comes to remediation. Why try again? Because failed installations don't always tell the whole story. For example:  RPI-Group member Alpine Remediation recently was called in to a benzene contamination project at an auto service station. An oxygen releasing product had been injected previously to little effect. Upon investigation, ...

  • Phigenics Research Challenges Accuracy of Conventional Legionella Testing Protocol

    Phigenics LLC, an innovative water management services company, announced today the publication of a research paper that demonstrates up to 33% false-positive test results for Legionella bacteria when following conventional sampling methods. A false-positive result means the test indicated Legionella was present in the water system at detectable levels when in fact it was ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Newly published research paper demonstrates test inaccuracies due to sample holding time

    Phigenics LLC, an innovative water management services company, announced today the publication of a research paper that demonstrates up to 33% false-positive test results for Legionella bacteria when following conventional sampling methods. A false-positive result means the test indicated Legionella was present in the water system at detectable levels when in fact it was below detectable levels ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • EPA program certifies six water quality labs U.S. Freely Associated States’ labs certified

    The U.S. Freely Associated States Water Quality Laboratory Certification Program recently completed a very successful first year with certification granted to six of its laboratories. The certification program operates under the auspices of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the American Samoa EPA, CNMI Division of Environmental Quality, and Guam EPA. Certification was granted to ...

  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Marine protistan ecology and evolution

    This position has a duration of one year, with a possible extension depending on job performance and funding. Microbes play fundamental roles in all ocean ecology. Our primary focus is on eukaryotic phytoplankton, and variations in the communities of bacteria, archaea and heterotrophic eukaryotes, as well as viruses, that accompany different phytoplankton taxa. To investigate these complex ...

  • Micro Imaging Technology Expands the EPIC Alliance -- Receives Initial Purchase Order

    Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announced on July 26, 2011 that it has entered into a significant long-term equity alliance with EPIC Corporation (OTC: EPOR). Further details are now available: Principals of EPIC have made personal investments in an MMTC Convertible Debenture and EPIC has entered into an MIT Stock Purchase Agreement. Additionally, EPIC has formed a ...


  • EMSL’s Houston Laboratory Celebrates 10 Years of AIHA EMLAP Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical is pleased to announce that their Houston, Texas laboratory has reached a new milestone.  The laboratory is celebrating 10 years of accreditation under the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA) Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (EMLAP). This proud achievement represents EMSL’s commitment to quality and excellence.  ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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