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  • A Real Danger in Schools - PCBs

    EMSL Analytical provides polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) testing solutions to keep building students and faculty safe. Cinnaminson, NJ, August 30th, 2010 Recently the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached an agreement with several schools in New York for the assessment and remediation of PCB caulk in the school buildings.  Several schools had been ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • High-speed Sample Preparation and Analysis of Dioxins and Dioxin-like PCBs

    Shimadzu and BUCHI cordially invite you to our lunch seminar at the Dioxin 2011 conference in Brussels. The following presentation will be given: BUCHI Solutions to speed up the Sample Preparation Process for POP Analysis, Sabine Cleres, BÜCHI Labortechnik AG Dioxin and PCB Control in Food and Feeding Stuff with Single Quadrupole GCMS, Dr. Margit Geissler, Shimadzu Europe GmbH ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill for Improper Analysis of PCBs Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today fined Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (CWM) $9,375 for a single instance in which it failed to analyze leachate for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) before disposal at its Kettleman Hills Facility located in Kings County, Calif. On May 9, 2012, CWM voluntarily disclosed to EPA that leachate, or liquid that drains from a landfill, was disposed in a ...

  • Could dangerous PCBs be in your home?

    Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a type of organic compounds that has been classified as persistent organic pollutants due to its toxicity. Last month the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new guidance to communities on PCBs in caulk from buildings constructed or renovated between 1950 and 1978. The EPA now recommends testing for PCBs in peeling, brittle, cracking or ...


  • Ameren Expands PCB Investigations in Illinois

    CHICAGO, Illinois, August 31, 2007 (ENS) - Officials at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 office have asked that the energy company Ameren and its subsidiaries expand their investigation into liquids contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs, found in natural gas distribution systems in Alton and East St. Louis. Ameren, under the direction of the federal and state ...

  • SONIC UPDATES PERFORMANCE OF PCB SONOPROCESS FACILITY

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today confirmed that the Company has ...


  • SONIC VALIDATES PCB DESTRUCTION PROCESS IN REGULATORY TESTS

    PCB in soils remediated to <2 ppm using Sonic’s proprietary technology VANCOUVER, CANADA: Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) is very pleased to report that all tests conducted as ...


  • EPA announces guidance on PCBs in caulk of buildings

    Last month the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new guidance to communities on PCBs in caulk from buildings constructed or renovated between 1950 and 1978. The EPA now recommends testing for PCBs in peeling, brittle, cracking or deteriorating caulk in buildings, especially in schools environments from the nearly 30 year time period.Production of PCBs in the United States was ...


  • Is Your Child Exposed to Toxic PCBs at School?

    EMSL Analytical provides polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) testing solutions to keep students and faculty safe from the dangerous the chemicals posses. Cinnaminson, NJ, September 8th, 2010 Production of PCBs in the United States was halted in the late 1970s, but prior to then it was used in some building materials, including caulks.  Caulking materials were used in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Are Your Children Being Exposed to Toxic PCBs at School?

    EMSL Analytical provides polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) testing solutions to keep students and faculty safe from the dangerous associated with PCB exposure. Cinnaminson, NJ, February 4th, 2011 This week The New York Times published an article entitled, “Parents Seek More Action on PCBs in Schools”.  The article discussed hundred of parents ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California Landfill Violates PCB Disposal Rules

    Environmental testing solutions for hazardous waste, including PCBs, are available for municipalities, industry and the general public from LA Testing. ...


  • PCB Piezotronics releases new three-component dynamic force sensors brochure

    PCB Piezotronics (PCB) has announced the release of a new capabilities brochure, entitled, “Three-component Dynamic Force Sensors.” The brochure highlights specific sensors and instrumentation for force limited vibration testing; measuring input forces for modal analysis and structural testing; assessing biomechanical ability; monitoring cutting tool forces; studying machine and engine mounts for ...


    By PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

  • PCB Piezotronics announces 2008 dates for annual corporate seminar

    PCB Piezotronics (PCB®), a global leader in the design and manufacture of piezoelectric, piezoresistive, dynamic, capacitive and strain gage sensors for aerospace & defense, automotive, industrial, R&D, and test & measurement, has officially announced 2008 dates for its annual three-day seminar, “Successful Measurement of Dynamic Force, Pressure and Acceleration”, facilitated by Dr. ...


    By PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

  • Plans afoot to restore Housatonic River after PCB damage

    The state of Connecticut is proposing to modify two dams to provide unobstructed passage for fish in the Blackberry River. A bypass channel would be created around Lower Pond Dam and an unnamed adjacent dam would be breached. The proposed project could improve habitat for Burbot, a state-listed endangered species, and provide high, sustainable ecological and recreational benefits when ...

  • Caulk in buildings could contain not only PCBs, but also asbestos

    Recently the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new guidance to communities on PCBs in caulk from buildings constructed or renovated between 1950 and 1978. PCBs are not the only dangers that can be found in old caulk, asbestos caulking was widely used in the construction industry as a sealant, adhesive and as a patching material for cracks, seams and gaps in construction. Caulk ...


  • California schools listen as EPA tells them to test caulk for PCBs

    Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) warned that hundreds of schools may have cancer-causing PCBs in caulk around windows and doors. The announcement came in conjunction with new guidance to communities on PCBs in caulk from buildings constructed or renovated between 1950 and 1978. The EPA now recommends testing for PCBs in peeling, brittle, cracking or deteriorating caulk in ...


  • Northeast Analytical responds to EPA’s concerns about PCBs in schools with comprehensive analytical testing program

    Northeast Analytical, Inc. (NEA), an independent testing laboratory specializing in PCB analysis, has developed analytical services to support the testing of caulk, air, and soil for PCBs in schools and municipal buildings. On Tuesday January 19, 2010 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and New York City announced a pilot program to test five NYC schools for PCB in caulk in accordance with ...


  • PCB® Offers New Seat Pad Triaxial ICP® Accelerometer for Ride Comfort Studies, Conformance with ISO 10326-1 Requirements

    Depew, NY, USA – PCB Piezotronics, Inc. (PCB®), introduces a new triaxial ICP® accelerometer that installs between rider and vehicle seat, for ride comfort studies and human vibration exposure investigations. Model 356B41 contains a precision, low profile, triaxial ICP® accelerometer, which is mounted to a metal plate and screwed into a molded rubber pad. The sensor may easily be removed from the ...


    By PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

  • PCB Piezotronics to Host May 2007 Seminar, “Successful Measurement of Dynamic Force, Pressure and Acceleration”

    Depew, NY, USA – PCB Piezotronics (PCB®), a global leader in the design and manufacture of piezoelectric, piezoresistive, dynamic, capacitive and strain gage sensors for test and measurement, today announced a three-day seminar, entitled, “The Successful Measurement of Dynamic Force, Pressure and Acceleration”, will be held May 15th thru May 17th, near its corporate headquarters outside Buffalo, ...


    By PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

  • Northeast Analytical to provide PCB Analytical Services for the Hudson River Phase 1 Dredge

    Northeast Analytical, Inc. (NEA) is pleased to announce a contract award by The General Electric Company. NEA has been selected to process and analyze water, sediment and air samples for Polychlorinated Biphenyl’s (PCB) during the 200 days of dredging operations on the upper Hudson River. To meet the Phase 1 productivity requirements, dredging operations are expected to occur 24 hours a day, ...


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