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TestAmerica Radiochemistry Labs Ready to Support Radiation Monitoring from Tragedy


TestAmerica’s Radiochemistry Laboratories in Richland, WA and St. Louis, MO are equipped and ready to support radiochemistry testing needs as related to the tragedy in Japan.

Initial inquiries are being evaluated at TestAmerica’s Richland, Washington facility, a dedicated Radiochemical facility with over 40 years experience.

TestAmerica President and CEO Rachel Brydon Jannetta issued the following statement, “Like everyone, we at TestAmerica are shocked and saddened over the scope of the events in Japan. We will do everything we can to apply our technical and analytical expertise to help address monitoring and exposure concerns. Our Radiochemistry team is ready to lend their skills and experience and help in any way they can.”

TestAmerica is a major provider of analytical services to nearly all of the facilities in the Department of Energy (DOE) Weapons complex. TestAmerica’s Radiochemistry and Mixed Waste laboratories in Richland and St. Louis each maintain Radioactive Materials Handling Licenses from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and numerous Federal and State Agencies. In 1997, TestAmerica became the first laboratory to complete the Department of Energy Laboratory Approval Program (DOELAP) Radio-bioassay Accreditation.

About TestAmerica

TestAmerica is the leading environmental testing firm in the United States, including 36 laboratories and 36 service centers. TestAmerica provides innovative technical expertise and comprehensive analytical testing services. Specialty analyses include source and ambient air, aquatic toxicity, explosives, specialty organics, dioxins, drinking water, sediments and tissues, emerging contaminants, radiochemistry and mixed waste testing.

TestAmerica affiliate companies include EMLab P&K, the leader in analytical microscopy and indoor air quality; QED Environmental Systems, Inc., the leading supplier of groundwater sampling equipment and remediation pumping systems; TestAmerica Drilling Corp., provider of innovative environmental and geotechnical drilling; and TestAmerica Air Emissions Corp. (METCO Environmental), specializing in air emissions testing. TestAmerica currently employs nearly 2,800 professionals dedicated to exceptional service and solutions for our clients’ environmental testing needs.


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