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  • Eaton Announces the Launch of its Newest Portable Filtration System for Fire Suppression Systems

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced the introduction of its new patent pending AquaGard™ portable filter for water-based fire suppression systems. It’s designed to prevent discharge of rust, pipe scale, and corrosive materials into storm drains and the environment. This compact, self-contained, easy-to-operate filtration system is engineered with a 15 gallon ...


  • A new look for LuminUltra

    The highly anticipated release of our enhanced customer orientated website is finally upon us, with added features designed to illustrate how LuminUltra provides the optimal solution for any municipal or industrial application desiring better control of microbial growth. We have incorporated a number of new items into our website that make your introduction to and routine use of our products ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • California School Discovers Mold Spores Surf their Own Wind

    LA Testing offers mold and other indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services to protect building occupants from their allergenic and pathogenic exposure risks. Mathematicians and biologists from the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard and Cornell University recently released a new study about a fungus that releases thousands of spores virtually simultaneously to form a plume that reduces ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Healthcare Providers in Puerto Rico Reminded of Fungal Infection Risks after Deaths at UPMC

    Last week, a hospital in Pennsylvania temporarily stopped performing all transplants after several patients developed fungal infections.  So far, three patients have died and one is still battling an infection. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health are now helping to investigate the cause of the outbreak.    ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • July Floods in Chicago Leave Property Owners Battling Mold

    As FEMA inspects water damaged homes in the greater Chicago area the building science experts at EC2 are busy helping area residents test for microbial and chemical contaminants to begin rebuilding their homes.  Yesterday the Chicago Tribune reported that Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials were inspecting flood damaged homes in Westchester, Elmhurst and Cicero.  The ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New Renovation Show Remediates Environmental Hazards as they Rebuild Schools

    EMSL Analytical offers environmental testing solutions for school districts across the country to protect students and faculty. Cinnaminson, NJ, November 1st, 2010 NBC is releasing a new show entitled “School Pride” that follows students, teachers and the community working together to renovate aging and broken public schools.  School projects in such ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Stanford and UC Davis student teams receive sustainable design funding from EPA

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded nearly $30,000 in grants to two student teams at Stanford University and University of California Davis to design a cleaner waterless toilet and cheaper biomethane production. The students are among 42 teams across the country who competed for grants by submitting research proposals to develop sustainable, alternative methods that address ...

  • ASTM D1655 - 11b standard specification for aviation turbine fuels

    This specification covers purchases of aviation turbine fuel under contract and is intended primarily for use by purchasing agencies. This specification does not include all fuels satisfactory for reciprocating aviation turbine engines, but rather, defines the following specific types of aviation fuel for civil use: Jet A; and Jet A-1. The ...


    By ASTM International

  • Heavy Rains Have California Residents on the Lookout for Mold & Bacteria

    EMSL Analytical provides environmental and indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions for residential and commercial properties impacted by heavy rains and flooding in California. Sunday brought gusting winds, heavy rains and flooding to parts of California.  The first major storm of spring brought new concerns over mudslides and even knocked out power to more ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Global Prevention Services Proclaims New Franchisee & SBA Financing

    One of the nation’s leading mold remediation companies opens a new office in Portland, Oregon, announces Wells Fargo as their financing partner and selects Century Insurance and their industry leading insurance programs for the GPS® franchise network. Global Prevention Services, Inc., (GPS) is an environmental services company focused on client satisfaction as their end product.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Small boost of electricity aids natural clean-up of PCB contaminants

    Applying a low voltage to polluted river sediment can boost microbes’ natural ability to degrade harmful polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contaminants, according to a new study. The approach could be a cost-effective, sustainable strategy to bioremediate polluted sites. PCBs are persistent contaminants as they remain for long periods in the environment, particularly in water, soil and ...

  • 10 Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Reported in Pennsylvania

    This week, it was reported that ten cases of Legionnaires’ disease have occurred at two care facilities in Western Pennsylvania.  To date, no fatalities have been reported, but three people have been hospitalized with pneumonia-like symptoms.  So far eight cases have occurred at one facility and two at another according to the Allegheny County Health Department. Legionnaires' ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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

    EOS Remediation product and design engineers worked with the consulting firm GeoTrans, Inc., a Tetra Tech Company, and Visteon Corporation to pilot test enhanced reductive dechlorination (ERD) as a remedy for a massive TCE groundwater plume emanating from a former manufacturing facility in Indiana (more than a 1,000 feet wide, 8,000 long ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Northeast Flood Victims May Face A Variety Of Environmental Contaminants When Returning To Property

    Powerful rainstorms have recently hit the northeast and caused a variety of flooding in several areas of Western Massachusetts, Connecticut and Northern New Jersey and Northeastern Pennsylvania over the past 2 weeks.  Unfortunately, many of these property owners will face environmental contaminations when returning. Tragically, flood waters have entered countless properties, ruined ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Returning teachers and students in California and surrounding states facing increasing mold problems

    As teachers and children across the country head back to school an increasing number of them are discovering problems at their local schools. The problem of mold contamination in schools is not a new phenomenon, but it appears to be growing in frequency across many states and in most parts of the country.Just last month it was reported that Hearst Elementary School in Pleasanton, California had ...


  • MDG New Technology Development - Aquaculture America Conference: Feb 9-12th

    COMBINING THE USE OF WHATMAN FTA CARDS AND DIAGNOSTIC PCR ASSAYS TO DETERMINE THE PATHOGENIC POTENTIAL OF SHRIMP WATER SAMPLES SHIPPED OVERSEAS Sona Son, Amy Lange, Heather Behn and Michael King Microbial Discovery Group and JBS United Pathogenic Vibrio spp. are a major economic concern in the shrimp industry causing global losses of approximately $3 billion USD ...

  • 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

  • Midwest Flooding May Result in Mold Problems for Area Residents

    EMSL Analytical provides environmental and indoor air quality (IAQ) testing solutions for residential and commercial properties impacted by flood waters across the Midwest. Cinnaminson, NJ, March 1st, 2011 Much of the Midwest has been inundated with heavy rains and melting snow over the past few days.  In Findlay, Ohio, waters crested after topping out at 5 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mold Shuts Down Napa Department of Motor Vehicles’ Office

    Pasadena, CA, May 2nd, 2011 Last month it was reported in the Napa Valley Register that the Napa Department of Motor Vehicles had to shut down an office for more than a week after mold was discovered in the building.  According to the article, Stachybotrys fungi were discovered in the break room. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) fact ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Crews in Fargo Prepare Sandbags in Preparation for Possible Flooding

    Crews in Fargo, North Dakota, have reportedly begun filling up to one million sandbags in preparation for possible flooding. Some experts have predicted that the Red River may soon reach 20 feet above flood stage. If flooding does occur, it’s important that any structures that suffer water damage be dried out as soon as it is safe to do so. Failure to remove contaminated ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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