Domestic Soil News

  • EPA Takes Steps to Allow Restriction of Imports of Harmful Category of Chemicals used in Carpets

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing a rule that will allow the agency to restrict imports of potentially harmful perfluorinated chemicals that could be used in carpets. The regulation will require companies to report to EPA all new uses, including in domestic and imported products, of these chemicals once used for soil and stain resistance in carpets. These chemicals have ...

  • NRCS California Accepting Applications for Tribal EQIP Initiative

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the California Tribal Initiative, a partnership effort with Tribal Nations in California to help tribal farmers and ranchers put additional conservation on the ground. This initiative is funded through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and is being made in two statewide and three landscape ...

  • Leading Asbestos Lab Experts Return From ASTM Johnson Conference

    EMSL Celebrates 30th Anniversary our leading experts from EMSL Analytical, Inc. recently returned from The ASTM Johnson Conference.  The conference sponsored by ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality was  held last week at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. Objectives of the conference were asbestos monitoring, with emphasis on topics such as the current regulatory ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Nelson initiates new soil projects

    Nelson Environmental Remediation, Ltd. (NER) this week announced the ongoing success of two soil remediation projects, one domestic and, one US-based, utilizing its mobile, LTTD-O (low-temperature thermal desorption to oxidation) technology. Based in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada, NER has been successful in the business of mobile, thermal soil remediation since 1994, decontaminating over ...

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