The Standard – October 2019

A Periodic Newsletter from Environmental Standards, Inc.
October 10, 2019 Volume 27 Issue #3

Per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) have been in use, and in the environment, with exposure to humans for a very long time. PFAS are man-made chemicals that have been used in industry and consumer products worldwide since the 1950s …

The US EPA is currently in the process of updating and streamlining the existing Fuels Regulations to help reduce compliance costs for stakeholders and US EPA, while improving overall compliance assurance …

The dissolved methane studies that we have highlighted in prior issues of The Standard are coming to a critical final stage. In Phase 5, planned for early October, circa 11 laboratories will analyze blind samples …

The US EPA announced on June 12, 2019, the opening of the public comment and review period for draft method “SW-846 Update VII, Phase 2 – Method 8327 for Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Using External Standard Calibration and …

This year has been a busy one for our Chemists who have been auditing environmental laboratories in the continental U.S. and overseas for our clients. To date, our Chemists have performedon-sitelaboratory audits for individual clients and 17 …

On December 20, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill that changed federal policy regarding hemp. This change removed hemp from the Controlled Substance Act and moved regulation and enforcement of the crop from  …

Peak hurricane season is upon us. In fact, we just saw the damage and destruction that Hurricane Dorian caused in the Caribbean and on parts of East Coast recently. The main and immediate focus after a hurricane event is rescuing and responding to those in need of … 

The mergers and acquisitions continue in the environmental laboratory marketplace with a few transactions …  

Environmental Standards participates in over 72 conferences per year. Our professionals present, exhibit, and attend conferences across the nation where we share our experience and strengthen our incredible environmental network …