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  • 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.

  • Virginia Mold Testing Lab Celebrates 13 Years Serving DC, Maryland & Virginia

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, marks thirteen years of serving communities throughout Virginia and the surrounding states with extensive mold analysis. The Fairfax lab has also recently expanded its staff to accommodate the growing analytical capacity, in order to further support Virginia’s mold testing ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • 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.

  • On-Site Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel Down to 0.05% Featured in Application Note

    A new application note from Wilks Enterprise features the InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, with flow-through sample system, for the accurate measurement of biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05% in less than one minute.  This is particularly important for nuclear power plants and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Easy-to-Use Spectrometer Provides On-Site Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel for Emergency Backup Generators

    East Norwalk, CT, Dec. 16, 2011 -- Currently, ASTM Method D975 allows up to 5% biodiesel in diesel fuel without the requirement for biodiesel content labeling.  This presents a major problem for operators of Emergency Diesel Generators (EDG) – whether at nuclear power plants or other industrial facilities - as the presence of biodiesel in the fuel can shutdown the EDG.   The ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Martian data and PANalytical X-ray analysis help confirm new mineral species

    Inspired by data sent from NASA robots on Mars, Dr. Ronald Peterson, Professor of Geology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, has observed a new mineral species on Earth, and predicts that it also exists on Mars. The mineral, meridianiite (MgSO411H2O), was named in acknowledgement of the cratered plain of Meridiani Planum on Mars, where one of the NASA robots is operating. Integral ...


    By PANalytical

  • LCA Award 2010 - ifu sponsors UNEP/SETAC

    ifu Hamburg GmbH sponsors the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative by providing software licenses and support to projects in developing countries. UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and the association SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) are jointly running the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative. The main objective is to 'enable users around the world to put life cycle ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Fast, easy detection of biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05%

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce that its InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, with a new flow-through sample system, is now capable of accurately measuring biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05% in less than one minute. This is particularly important for nuclear power plants and pipeline operators as they need to ensure that little or no biodiesel is in their system. The ASTM Method D 975 ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • EPA orders SIC Technologies in Atlanta, GA to correct problems at its facility

    The SIC Technologies in Atlanta, GA has been issued an EPA Order that requires expedited corrective measures be taken at the facility to ensure the protection of public health and the environment. EPA issued the Order under Section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which states that an imminent and substantial endangerment to human health and the environment exists at the ...

  • 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.

  • Environmental Information Association Tours EMSL’s State-Of-The-Art Corporate Laboratory

    On Friday, March 8th, Brent Kynoch, Kimberly Gooding, and Dana Nicodemous from The Environmental Information Association visited EMSL Analytical, Inc. for a corporate lab tour. EIA is celebrating its 30th year anniversary conference with the 2013 National Conference & Exhibition held in Washington, DC from March 24th to 27th.  Anyone ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • $800,000 in Brownfield Grants Headed to Pima County, Arizona and the City of Tucson

    LA Testing provides extensive testing solutions to identify contaminants and help revitalize old properties into new resources for communities. Los Alamitos, CA. In April the Arizona city of Tucson and Pima County received the good news that they would be receiving a portion of the nearly $80 million in brownfield grants that are being distributed across the country.  Some of Arizona’s ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Fast, Easy Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel Down to 100 ppm

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce a new InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, Model EB, with a flow-through sample system and automated syringe pump that accurately measures biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 100 ppm in less than five minutes.  This is particularly important for pipeline operators and nuclear power plants as the InfraSpec Spectrometer provides an easy, on-site check to ensure ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists in Demand Following Hurricane Sandy

    Last month, Hurricane Sandy left a path of destruction across many parts of the East Coast.  In addition to dozens of deaths, the historic storm also caused billions of dollars in property damage to residential, commercial and institutional properties. People have begun the long process of rebuilding their homes, businesses and communities. As they rebuild many health and safety ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • VICAM, a Waters Business, Receives 2016 North American Food Safety Diagnostics Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan

    Today, Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) announced VICAM®, a Waters® Business, received the 2016 North American Food Safety Diagnostics Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan. VICAM’s corporate mission is based on the fundamental human need for safe and abundant food that is wholesome, healthful, and devoid of mold mycotoxins. As a world-leading ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Frost & Sullivan: escalating health concerns stoke demand for indoor air purification systems

    The global indoor air quality (IAQ) industry has witnessed fast-paced growth over the past few years. Additionally, technological development is of primary importance for stakeholders in this domain. Large amounts of small particles suspended in the air can be visible through a ray of light that enters a building. These include airborne particles such as dust or tobacco particles; bioaerosols, ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • EPA Awards $598K to Massachusetts Small Businesses for Sustainable Technology Development

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the awarding of $598,333 in contracts to two Massachusetts small businesses to develop sustainable technologies that will help protect human health and the environment. EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program funded 25 research proposals from small businesses across the country for six months through last ...

  • Environmental & Building Sciences Consulting Firm Embraces Twitter

    EC2 announces they have begun offering environmental, indoor air quality (IAQ) and building science tips and news utilizing the social media website, Twitter. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ASTM and the BEAC

    To further coordination among the numerous technical committees working on building and construction and related areas, ASTM International has organized the Built Environment Advisory Committee. ASTM develops standards for buildings. From the floor to the ceiling and the walls to the windows, ASTM International standards are at work with ways to test loads, specify piping, classify wood, sample ...


    By ASTM International

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