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LA Testing Opens New NVLAP Accredited Ontario, California Laboratory
LA Testing Opens New NVLAP Accredited Ontario, California Laboratory
7/17/2019 3:11:52 PM
LA Testing is pleased to announce that its Inland Empire, CA laboratory will be open for business on Monday, July 15th. LA Testing and its parent company, EMSL Analytical, now have five testing laboratories in the state of California.
GE Renewable Energy, Turkerler and RT Enerji to Build 158 MW Onshore Wind Farms in Turkey
GE Renewable Energy, Turkerler and RT Enerji to Build 158 MW Onshore Wind Farms in Turkey
7/17/2019 9:55:10 AM
GE Renewable Energy announces today that it has been selected by Türkeler and RT Enerji to supply equipment for the five Kirazli, Meryem, Sile, Pamukova and Mahmut Sevket onshore wind farms.
Our Tampa Laboratory Is One of Six EMSL Testing Labs Located in Florida
Our Tampa Laboratory Is One of Six EMSL Testing Labs Located in Florida
7/17/2019 9:32:12 AM
EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s Tampa location is one of six testing laboratories in the state of Florida. EMSL also has laboratories conveniently located in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Miami and Jacksonville where clients can stop by and pick-up air sampling supplies locally at any location.
Leading role on sustainability for Rabobank on COFCO International’s USD 2.1 billion loan
Leading role on sustainability for Rabobank on COFCO International’s USD 2.1 billion loan
7/17/2019 9:06:21 AM
Rabobank played a leading role as Sustainability Coordinator in a USD 2.1 billion syndicated sustainability-linked loan which was signed on Tuesday for international agricultural commodity trader, COFCO International.
Climate Action: Spurring New Investments for Clients
Climate Action: Spurring New Investments for Clients
7/17/2019 9:01:16 AM
Climate action drives business resiliency and new investments, and is just one of the four key global megatrends BNY Mellon addresses in its  2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.
Tate Directors declare climate emergency
Tate Directors declare climate emergency
7/17/2019 8:57:51 AM
We have reached a defining moment in the history of our planet and the cultural sector has a unique part to play in effecting change. This week Tate’s Directors are declaring a climate emergency.
One California City Wants to Replace Its Aging City Hall That Contains Asbestos
One California City Wants to Replace Its Aging City Hall That Contains Asbestos
7/16/2019 1:56:55 PM
In May,  The Press Democrat  published an article about possible plans for a city hall in California. The report shares concerns about ongoing maintenance costs and worries over asbestos said to be found in building materials throughout the complex since it was built in the 1960s.
Environmental Testing for Fentanyl and Other Illicit Drugs to Protect Emergency Responders
Environmental Testing for Fentanyl and Other Illicit Drugs to Protect Emergency Responders
7/16/2019 11:57:00 AM
In April,  U.S. News & World Report  published an article that claimed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had been considering classifying the drug fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction.
Announcing the Smallholder Access Program, an Innovative Approach to Responsible Forest Certification
Announcing the Smallholder Access Program, an Innovative Approach to Responsible Forest Certification
7/16/2019 11:11:51 AM
The Rainforest Alliance, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), and a consortium of forward-minded forestry corporations announce the launch of the Smallholder Access Program.
COFCO International links sustainability performance to new USD 2.1 billion credit facility
COFCO International links sustainability performance to new USD 2.1 billion credit facility
7/16/2019 10:24:29 AM
COFCO International announced today the signing of an agreement with a consortium of 20 banks for a USD 2.1 billion sustainability-linked loan as the company’s core financing facility.
Major players across chemical and electric utility sectors share TCFD implementation experience
Major players across chemical and electric utility sectors share TCFD implementation experience
7/16/2019 10:20:54 AM
As part of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Preparer Forums for Chemicals and for Electric Utilities, AkzoNobel, BASF, DSM, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical and CLP, EDF, EDP, EnBW, Enel, Iberdrola share examples, learnings and reflections in: “Climate-related financial disclosure by chemical companies: implementing the TCFD recommendations ”  and …
70% of companies fail to disclose impact on world’s forests
70% of companies fail to disclose impact on world’s forests
7/16/2019 10:08:09 AM
• New report finds that 70% of 1,500 companies with high impact on forests fail to provide data on their impact • Major brands like  Dominos, Mondelez, Next  and  Sports Direct  feature among the 70% that didn’t disclose in 2018 • Of the 306 that reported data: -24% are showing no or limited action to reduce deforestation -Companies report up to US$30.4 billion …
Updated A2LA Cinnaminson Scope Now Covers DOECAP and DOD Accreditation
Updated A2LA Cinnaminson Scope Now Covers DOECAP and DOD Accreditation
7/15/2019 1:55:45 PM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its corporate headquarters in Cinnaminson, New Jersey has received its updated American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) scope.
AEP Seeks to Add 1,485 MW of New Wind Generation from Three Wind Facilities in Oklahoma
AEP Seeks to Add 1,485 MW of New Wind Generation from Three Wind Facilities in Oklahoma
7/15/2019 1:47:14 PM
American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today announced that its Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) and Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) companies are seeking regulatory approvals to purchase three wind projects, totaling 1,485 megawatts (MW), that are currently under development in Oklahoma.
Potential Lead Sources and Exposure Risks for Residents of Puerto Rico
Potential Lead Sources and Exposure Risks for Residents of Puerto Rico
7/15/2019 11:23:48 AM
While lead-based paints are still widely considered the most likely source of exposure to lead for most people, there are a number of other potential ways children and adults could come in contact with this toxic heavy metal.
NIOSH Tools to Help Identify Dampness and Mold in Buildings and Schools
NIOSH Tools to Help Identify Dampness and Mold in Buildings and Schools
7/15/2019 11:14:09 AM
Last December the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced it had developed a Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool for General Buildings and another focused on schools.
California Residents Warned of Asbestos, Lead and Other Hazards When Repairing Earthquake Damaged Properties
California Residents Warned of Asbestos, Lead and Other Hazards When Repairing Earthquake Damaged Properties
7/15/2019 9:32:38 AM
Earlier this month California Governor Gavin Newsom activated the state emergency operation center to its highest level following several powerful earthquakes and thousands of aftershocks.
EMSL Corporate Headquarters Receives Updated State of North Carolina Drinking Water Certification
EMSL Corporate Headquarters Receives Updated State of North Carolina Drinking Water Certification
7/15/2019 9:21:00 AM
EMSL’s corporate headquarters has added radiological analysis parameters to its North Carolina drinking water certification. Naturally occurring Uranium is a very common radioactive element in the ground that lead to increased levels of gross alpha, uranium, radon and radium in your water.
Coral reefs shifting away from equatorial waters
Coral reefs shifting away from equatorial waters
7/15/2019 2:21:28 AM
Coral reefs are retreating from equatorial waters and establishing new reefs in more temperate regions, according to NSF-funded research published in the journal  Marine Ecology Progress Series.
Statement: Rep. Young’s MSA reauthorization bill is bad for fisheries
Statement: Rep. Young’s MSA reauthorization bill is bad for fisheries
7/15/2019 2:15:31 AM
Meredith Moore, director of Ocean Conservancy’s Fish Conservation program issued the following statement in reaction to the introduction of H.R. 3697: “The fourth time is not a charm.