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  • MetaPower International, Inc. 2011 Q1 Financial Report

    MetaPower International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MTPR) is pleased to report a successful first quarter of year 2011. Success in this report is defined as progress toward our 2011 goals. Q1 Revenues are on track to meet or exceed goal. EBITDA is slightly behind target projected on an annual basis. We have increased our website activity dramatically in the quarter as a result of our marketing activity. ...


  • Sustainable Design Forum Releases eBook Guide for Building Industry

    Columbia, MD—To explore the challenges and opportunities facing the design and construction industry in the greening economy, the Sustainable Design Forum (SDF) has released a free e-book, 'Environmental Sustainability: Collaboration and Marketing Best Practices in the Building Industry.' “Sustainable buildings are energy efficient, increase resale and lease rates, attract tenants in a ...


  • NJ DOH Releases Mold Guidelines for New Jersey Residents

    Last week, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJ DOH)) released important guidelines for the state’s residents outlining how to handle mold problems in residential properties. “Mold Guidelines for New Jersey Residents” offers seventeen pages of important information the NJ DOH wants to share with residents, particularly following the multitude of mold and moisture problems ...

  • Promote an Alcohol and Drug-Free Environment for Your Organization

    Substance abuse in the American workplace can result in expenses as a result of poor performance, on- and off-the-job injuries, lost work time and other liabilities. Perhaps even more importantly, drugs and alcohol abuse can destroy an individual’s personal life as well as their professional life. TargetSolutions’ ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Carbonetworks Introduces the Carbon Balance Sheet™

    On January 1, 2007 Carbonetworks Corporate announced the general availability of the industry’s first Carbon Balance Sheet™, enabling companies to track their greenhouse gas emissions through carbon assets and liabilities.As part of the Carbonetworks Emissions Management software platform, the Carbon Balance Sheet™ helps companies understand how their greenhouse gas emissions and offsets ...


  • ENSR Announces New Remediation Account Director Don Clabaugh, PE

    Untitled Document Redmond, WA, September 23, 2005 – Mr. Don Clabaugh, PE has joined ENSR International as an Account Director based in ENSR’s Redmond, Washington office. In this role, Mr. Clabaugh ...


    By AECOM

  • Fire and Water Restoration Projects Help People Rebuild Their Lives

    June 1st is the official start of the hurricane season in the U.S., but this spring has already brought a historic level of natural disasters to the country.  Flooding along the Mississippi River and elsewhere, record tornados across the Midwest and South, and huge fires in Arizona, Texas and elsewhere.    Thousands of homes and businesses have been impacted with damage ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • It’s Hurricane Season across the United States

    Last month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced their predictions that the 2011 hurricane season would be above average.  As many as 10 hurricanes are being predicted by NOAA.   People who live along our nation’s coastlines have taken notice of NOAA’s statements as they are at greater risk of experiencing the damaging effects of a hurricane ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Environmental Consultants & Contractors Make Year End Purchases to Take Advantage of Tax Saving Opportunities

    With less than a month to go before the end of the year, many environmental professionals are making year end purchases of sampling supplies and equipment. This is a sound strategy for companies that need supplies and equipment to run their businesses in 2014 and want to reduce their 2013 tax liability. In most circumstances, the cost of equipment used to operate a business can be ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Common Environmental Industry New Year’s Resolution: Save Time and Money on Insurance

    2012 has come to a close and many people have made New Year’s resolutions for their personal lives and to grow their professional careers and businesses. For business owners and those responsible for the operations and financial health of a company, that often means looking for ways to make their business run leaner and more efficiently.   One area that many environmental contractors ...

  • Environmental Site Assessments and Property Transactions in Puerto Rico

    Before a commercial property transaction takes place, a Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I ESA) will usually be ordered. The Phase I ESA is used by potential property buyers, investors and lenders to determine if a property has any environmental contamination issues and to assess any potential liability from any contamination that is found.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IATL opens new division

    Recent changes to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) program on allowable levels of lead in products have prompted new rounds of testing. As a Manufacturer (or if you are anywhere in the Supply Chain for any product sold in the United States), you are responsible for monitoring and reporting the lead content in your product. There are threshold values of allowable lead in products as ...

  • Compact, pre-fabricated chemical storage building meets fire safety regulations for storing landscape chemicals

    Landscape superintendents and maintenance professionals meet fire safety regulations and avoid liability arising from soil and groundwater contamination by using a Chemical Storage Building from SAFETY STORAGE to contain and store flammables, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other hazardous materials and equipment. The pre-fabricated Chemical Storage Building features a compact, ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Bradford Publishing Announces an Update to a Comprehensive Analysis of the Environmental Issues affecting Coloradans.

    “Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property” is a helpful tool for attorneys, developers, and environmental consultants to understand federal, state, and local environmental regulations. This book provides a way to quickly locate particular statutes and regulations—and understand how they apply. Real estate attorneys and developers will find it helpful for identifying environmental ...


  • Duct Cleaners Rely on Legends for their Unique Insurance Coverage Needs

    Homes and buildings with dirty ducts can spread indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminants every time the HVAC system turns on.  These same dirty ducts cause HVAC systems to work harder and use more energy to cool or heat a building.   According to the National Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), “While dirty ducts don’t necessarily mean unhealthy air in your home, school or ...

  • Geotechnical Services Resolve Questions for Companies & Property Owners across Chicago and Northern Illinois

    The environmental consulting experts at EC2 provide decades of geotechnical services and experience to identify and solve complex site assessments.  Geotechnical services can encompass and answer a wide range of concerns about the subsurface of a property.  These services are often called upon during the sale of land or during the development or redevelopment of real estate.   ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Steve Leifer to Lead Environmental Team at Baker Botts L.L.P.

    New Department Chair to Continue Building on Success of Firm's National, International Practice HOUSTON - Steve Leifer, the new Environmental Department chair for Baker Botts L.L.P., plans to continue building on the success of the firm's national and international environmental practice. "One key challenge facing our environmental team is to expand our global ...


    By Baker Botts L.L.P

  • Register Now for CANECT16 - Environmental Conference and Tradeshow

    This leading environmental management and compliance training forum offers you a choice of eight cost-effective and practical professional development courses, designed to help you meet your environmental responsibilities, and two trade shows.  Registrants can choose to attend one, two or three days. Register for all three days and save $600.00  Click ...

  • Dave Meyer joins as senior VP business development in N America

    David A. Meyer has joined WSP Environment & Energy as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Client Relations, in our North American operation. David brings almost 20 years of experience in the strategic business development of environmental services both in the U.S. and internationally. Commenting on this strategic hire, WSP's North American M.D., Jan Chizzonite said: "We are ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Teaching the new carbon math: the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Management Institute is training how to measure and manage GHG emissions

    The new math is carbon accounting and the GHG Management Institute is poised to teach it. Dedicated to training tomorrow‟s managers of GHG emissions, the GHG Management Institute is now live at www.ghginstitute.org. Earth Council Geneva (ECG), the GHG Experts Network (GEN) and ClimateCHECK have combined their forces and expertise to form this institute committed to ...


    By ClimateCHECK

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