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PSC Welcomes Supreme Court Action in Key Federal Contract Case
4/23/2015 4:01:58 PM
The Professional Services Council (PSC) issued the following statement following the April 20 action by the United States Supreme Court to deny a request from the Justice Department that the high court review a decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit holding that the Department of Housing and Urban Development should have used a contract instead of a …
Oakland Building Fire Causes Smoke & Water Damage to Multipurpose Structure
4/22/2015 4:39:12 PM
Last month, KRON 4 published a report about a two-alarm fire at a building in Oakland.  Although a dozen of people were displaced, firefighters were able to contain the fire to a single apartment.  Several other apartments sustained heavy smoke damage and a business on the ground level reportedly suffered water damage from the fire suppression efforts.    Depending on the …
Recycling Plant in Vernon to Close & Will Pay $50 Million to Remove Hazardous Waste
4/15/2015 11:10:22 AM
In March, Los Angeles’ NBC Channel 4 broadcasted a report about a deal reached between executives from a lead-acid battery recycling facility in Vernon and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  Under the non-prosecution agreement, the decades-old plant located in a heavily populated area will cease operations and pay $50 million to clean up the facility and neighboring …
Nursing Home Air Quality Linked to Lung Health in New Study
4/9/2015 3:27:25 PM
Last month, a new study was published in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) that examined indoor air pollutants from five categories and how each might impact the lung health of elderly residents of nursing homes.  The study was funded by the EU and analyzed data from 600 residents of 50 nursing homes located in seven European countries.   The categories of indoor …
California Judge Fines Executives $1.8 Million for Exposing Students to Asbestos
4/7/2015 2:48:06 PM
Recently, The Fresno Bee published a report about the latest developments for three men who pleaded guilty to violating asbestos regulations.  The three men were involved with an organization that was contracted by the Merced County Office of Education to provide job training for high school students.    Numerous students were used to remove asbestos-containing materials …
National Asbestos Awareness Week Reminds the Public of Exposure Hazards
National Asbestos Awareness Week Reminds the Public of Exposure Hazards
4/6/2015 2:06:37 PM
The U.S. Senate agreed to passage of a bipartisan resolution that designates the first week of April 2015 as National Asbestos Awareness Week. The resolution also urges the Surgeon General of the United States to warn and educate people about the public health issue of asbestos exposure, which may be hazardous to their health. National Asbestos Awareness Week is intended to …
Searcy Denney Attorneys Appointed to Committees for Stryker and DePuy Multi-District Litigation
4/6/2015 1:51:39 PM
On March 5, 2015, according the order of Judge Ed Kinkeade, Third Amended Case Management Order, C. Calvin Warriner, III, a partner with Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart &  Shipley, in West Palm Beach was recently appointed to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for MDL No. 2244.  These consolidated federal court lawsuits are pending before Judge Ed Kinkeade in …
Candlestick Park Demolition has Neighbors Concerned about Potential Health Risks
3/30/2015 11:12:26 AM
Last month, KTVU published a story about the ongoing demolition of Candlestick Park and concerns expressed by neighbors who worry about exposure to hazardous materials in dust generated by the project.  People living in nearby areas are worried about possible exposure to materials such as asbestos and lead that may drift into their neighborhoods.   Originally, contractors …
Calgary Asbestos and Microbiology Testing Lab Receives CALA Accreditation
Calgary Asbestos and Microbiology Testing Lab Receives CALA Accreditation
3/27/2015 12:31:19 PM
EMSL Canada, Inc. is proud to announce that its Calgary laboratory has been accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (CALA) for asbestos in air by PCM fiber counting (NIOSH 7400 Method), and mould analysis in air (ASTM D7391-09 Method), bulk and surface samples by microscopy. Through the CALA accreditation program, EMSL’s Calgary laboratory is …
California Parents Turn to LA Testing to Ensure Healthy Indoor Air Quality
3/26/2015 5:08:24 PM
For many soon-to-be parents, one of the primary tasks they hope to accomplish before the birth of their child is getting the nursery ready with the child’s health and well-being in mind.  Since newborns and young children spend so much time in their rooms, a critical component of this includes the indoor air quality (IAQ) and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) of the …
Environmental Scientists Help to Resolve Cases of Sick Building Syndrome
3/26/2015 2:25:18 PM
Many Americans have experienced situations where they have not felt well after spending time in a building where they may live, work, attend school or have to visit for any number of reasons.  As defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the term sick building syndrome (SBS) is used to describe situations in which building occupants experience acute health and …

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