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The Standard – October 2020

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Not all chemicals of emerging concern are dissolved in water. While per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are dramatically called “forever chemicals” by the media and make the headlines, numerous other chemicals are gaining notoriety due to their distribution, and public exposure. One such compound is ethylene oxide (EtO), which is rapidly …

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With all the petroleum and natural gas pipeline installation projects currently underway across the country, occasional environmental issues can, and do, arise during installation activities, especially when horizontal directional drilling (HDD) methods are employed. Environmental Standards has supported … 

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Environmental Standards has moved closer to gaining regulatory approval of a light-gas analytical method highlighted in prior newsletters …

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As part of a recent wastewater-compliance program initiative, Environmental Standards was retained by a large food and beverage processor to gather information to help …

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Like many of our colleagues, Environmental Standards’ auditing road warriors found themselves looking for novel ways to continue our audit work during quarantine. The apparent choice was performing the audits remotely …

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Incineration was thought to be one of the solutions for the destruction of per- and …

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On a recent morning drive into our Valley Forge office, I started thinking about how careful we have all become as a result of the pandemic. From the time …

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Road salt (sodium chloride) has been used for decades in most states with wintery roads and highways as a  …

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Nominations have been made to include additional per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for regulation under the …

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Perhaps the headline is hyperbole, but maybe not. Earthjustice labeled the April 2020 County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund U.S. Supreme Court decision …

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The good news kept coming this past spring for the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Montgomery (MCRDA) …

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The US EPA is still working on regulations for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), but has provided drinking water advisory limits of 70 ppt with a screening level of 40 ppt  …

The mergers and acquisitions in the environmental laboratory marketplace continue to trickle in, and we have them summarized for you …