Why All the Fuss About Mold?

Molds are naturally occurring in the environment and are found almost everywhere, including indoors. However, at high concentrations, molds can affect the health of humans, especially immunocompromised or hypersensitive individuals. Exposure to molds, and the mycotoxins they produce, can lead to adverse health effects, such as fungal infections, rash, fever, [...]

By |2022-09-01T13:02:03-04:00November 22, 2021|Building Sciences, News|0 Comments

Environmental Sampling: Good Data In, Good Data Out

Environmental sampling approaches and technology have come a long way over the last 30-years.  These improvements have led to an increase in quality of the data and the overall confidence of the results.  Despite the improvements in sampling equipment, technology, and analysis, “bad data” is still collected, processed, and reported.  [...]

By |2021-02-11T15:11:47-05:00February 11, 2021|News|0 Comments

Understanding Soil Management Plans

Cleaning up contaminated properties can take a long time at great expense. In most cases, conducting a completely “clean” cleanup is not always feasible and can be cost-prohibitive. As a result, risk-based closures are becoming more common, which means residual contamination remains behind and environmental restrictions are applied to the [...]

By |2021-02-12T08:48:07-05:00January 6, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A 2021 Refresher on Tier IIs

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) guides August Mack through the Tier II reporting season at the beginning of each new year. EPCRA was passed by Congress in 1986 in response to environmental concerns about the storage and handling of toxic chemicals. President Reagan signed EPCRA into law, [...]

By |2021-02-12T08:22:52-05:00November 19, 2020|Compliance, News|0 Comments
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