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Mold Discovered and Remediated from California High School
5/22/2015 1:22:58 PM
Last month, The Santa Clarita Valley Signal published a report about the discovery of mold in the cafeteria of Valencia High School.  According to the article, once the mold was discovered plans were put in place to remove it during spring break when students and teachers would be out of the building.   Fortunately, the mold was found and removed. Elevated levels of mold …
Environmental Scientists Help Families Breathe Easier by Identifying Indoor Air Quality Pollutants
5/22/2015 12:26:32 PM
Most people spend the majority of their time in their home.  Regardless of whether it is mansion or a typical family home, condo, duplex or apartment, it should provide a healthy indoor environment for everyone.  Unfortunately, many homes have elevated levels of indoor pollutants that could cause health concerns or aggravate medical conditions that people already …
California Residents Urged to be on the Lookout for Hidden Plumbing Leaks to Prevent Mold Growth
5/20/2015 5:29:00 PM
Last month, the Monterey Herald published a report about a popular soup kitchen in Salinas that suffered water damage.  According to the article, a slow plumbing leak below the floors had been active for some time and caused extensive damage and the temporary closure of the facility. Although the article did not reference mold growth due to the leak, in many circumstances …
California Parents Learn Major Retailer to Remove Phthalates from Vinyl Flooring
5/19/2015 3:36:02 PM
Recently, CNN published a report about one of the nation’s largest home improvement retailers and their plans to stop selling vinyl flooring that contains a group of chemicals known as phthalates.  The new policy is expected to go into effect by the end of this year.   According to the article, tests on vinyl floor tiles by several public interest groups found 38 out of 65 …
GreenWood, Inc. Earns BB&T Lighthouse Beam Safety Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
GreenWood, Inc. Earns BB&T Lighthouse Beam Safety Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
5/19/2015 12:10:11 PM
Greenville, SC - - May 19, 2015 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, has been presented with the Lighthouse Beam Safety Award by BB&T Insurance Services.  Reserved only for companies who achieve excellence in safety performance, the award is designed to emphasize safety and health throughout a company’s …
Streamlining Analytical Data Interpretations at the University of Angers
Streamlining Analytical Data Interpretations at the University of Angers
5/19/2015 9:00:00 AM
The Plant & Environmental research division at the University of Angers houses a wide group of research teams working at the cutting edge of their respective fields. Recently the Naturally Occurring Substances and Structural Analogues ( SONAS ) group added ACD/NMR Workbook Suite , ACD/MS Workbook Suite , ACD/Chrom Workbook , and the Aldrich NMR Library from ACD/Labs …
Parents Cautioned to be Aware of Hazardous Metals in Vintage Toys
5/15/2015 4:42:20 PM
Earlier this year, the Journal of Environmental Health published a study about hazardous metals found in some vintage toys.  The authors of the study, Gillian Zaharias Miller, PhD, of the Ecology Center and Zoe E. Harris of St. Ambrose University stated that one of the main reasons behind the research was due to the fact that the presence of heavy metals in toys was …
EMSL’s Carle Place Laboratory Receives New AIHA Accreditation
EMSL’s Carle Place Laboratory Receives New AIHA Accreditation
5/13/2015 4:34:32 PM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Carle Place, New York laboratory has added another accreditation through the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). Under the AIHA accreditation program, EMSL is in compliance with International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 policies and procedures along with offering high-quality testing services to clients and …
Adesso Advanced Materials signs strategic cooperation agreement with First Element Nanotech Co., Ltd.
5/11/2015 10:40:53 AM
Adesso Advanced Materials and First Element Nanotech today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Shanghai.   Under the agreement, the two parties will strengthen cooperation in most advanced environment-friendly nano-composite technology. The two companies will reinforce cooperation in products and services, sharing of knowledge and best practice, in order to achieve …
Enterprise Asset Management & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – June 2015 – Paducah, Kentucky & Lafayette, Louisiana
Enterprise Asset Management & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – June 2015 – Paducah, Kentucky & Lafayette, Louisiana
5/5/2015 10:29:19 AM
GenesisSolutions, the Asset Performance Optimization service line for The ABS Group of Companies, is committed to providing an educational forum to promote a greater understanding of a progressive, multiphase EAM Master Plan and how organizations can leverage their CMMS investment to support Asset Reliability strategies and improvements. The theme and outcome of this …
Endocrine Disruptors and Environmental Exposure Risks Identified by EMSL Analytical, Inc.
4/30/2015 4:22:52 PM
According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, “Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that may interfere with the body’s endocrine system and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects in both humans and wildlife.”  These substances can be either naturally occurring or man-made.    The endocrine system regulates …
No Hogwarts Invitation Required: Invisibility Cloaks Move into the Real-life Classroom
No Hogwarts Invitation Required: Invisibility Cloaks Move into the Real-life Classroom
4/30/2015 11:30:30 AM
Who among us hasn’t wanted to don a shimmering piece of fabric and instantly disappear from sight? Unfortunately, we non-magical folk are bound by the laws of physics, which have a way of preventing such fantastical escapes.   Real-life invisibility cloaks do exist, in a manner of speaking: researchers have engineered systems that bend light around an object, shielding it …
EMSL’s Carle Place Lab Approved by NYS ELAP for the New 198.8 Method for Spray-on Fireproofing Containing Vermiculite
EMSL’s Carle Place Lab Approved by NYS ELAP for the New 198.8 Method for Spray-on Fireproofing Containing Vermiculite
4/29/2015 3:01:55 PM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its laboratory located in Carle Place, New York has been accredited by the New York State Environmental Laboratory Approved Program (NYS ELAP) for the 198.8 method. This past October, EMSL’s corporate headquarters in Cinnaminson, New Jersey was the first testing laboratory certified for this newly released 198.8 method.   In …
New Silicone Liquid Flashing Component Helps Air Barrier System Deliver A Complete Building Protection Solution
4/29/2015 12:38:35 PM
With the complexity of modern window and door penetrations and transitions – which include any variety of substrates, barriers and sheathing – builders are challenged to ensure a continuous, weathertight seal. To simplify installation and provide the assurance of 100% silicone performance, Dow Corning has added a new liquid flashing to the Dow Corning ® Silicone Air Barrier …
Kimberly-Clark Professional Launches Innovative GreenHarvest Products Made With Rapidly Renewable Plant Fiber
Kimberly-Clark Professional Launches Innovative GreenHarvest Products Made With Rapidly Renewable Plant Fiber
4/28/2015 11:29:26 AM
Kimberly-Clark Professional today announced the launch of GreenHarvest products, a cutting edge offering that incorporates rapidly renewable plant-based fiber, such as wheat straw and bamboo, into Kleenex and Scott brand towel and tissue products. Kimberly-Clark Professional is the first major towel and tissue manufacturer in North America to introduce products made with …
Isocyanate Testing Services for Buildings with Spray Polyurethane Foam
4/27/2015 3:46:21 PM
In recent years, the use of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) has become increasingly popular with new construction and for remodeling projects.  SPF’s popularity is a direct result of its excellent insulating properties and ability to protect against moisture, fill cracks and crevices, and reduce airborne sounds coming through walls, floors and roofs.   SPF is applied as two …
Dow’s PacXpert™ Packaging Technology Wins Silver 2015 Edison Award for Food Packaging
Dow’s PacXpert™ Packaging Technology Wins Silver 2015 Edison Award for Food Packaging
4/27/2015 12:39:47 PM
PacXpert™ Packaging Technology from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), is once again recognized as a leading flexible packaging innovation that has advanced the packaging industry. The revolutionary alternative to rigid packaging received its eighth industry award for its leading performance, sustainability and cost-savings advantages by winning Silver at the 2015 Edison …
Air Products Signs Agreement with Big River Steel
4/27/2015 12:35:02 PM
Air Products (NYSE: APD ) announced today that it has signed a product supply agreement with Big River Steel, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Air Products will operate an air separation unit (ASU) producing multiple industrial gases and a PRISM® hydrogen generator. The onstream target for all the units is July 2016. The ASU will provide pipeline oxygen, nitrogen and …
DuPont Acquires Taxon Biosciences, Inc.
4/25/2015 11:08:02 AM
DuPont announced it has agreed to acquire Taxon Biosciences, Inc., a leading microbiome discovery company. This acquisition will build on DuPont’s in-house capabilities and unparalleled market access in both seed and crop protection to discover and commercialize biological solutions for agriculture customers globally. “In 2014, the businesses in DuPont’s Agriculture, …
Los Angeles Area Homes near Contaminated Groundwater Plume Monitored for Vapor Intrusion Hazards
4/24/2015 4:24:39 PM
Last month, the Los Angeles Times published an article about homes located near several South Bay Superfund sites.  The neighborhoods were built around past industrial plants, a synthetic rubber factory and other former industrial sites that produced DDT, which is a pesticide that is now banned.   These industrial plants are blamed for dumping hazardous chemicals, such as …