Asbestos Containing Materials

on May 15th, 2023
Asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) are materials that contain asbestos fibers. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was commonly used in construction materials due to its resistance to heat, fire, and chemicals. However, prolonged...

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How Asbestos Removal Works

on April 17th, 2023
Asbestos removal from a commercial building should only be performed by licensed and trained professionals. The removal process generally involves the following steps: Asbestos Inspection A licensed asbestos inspector will inspect...

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Office of Environmental Justice: What to Know

on March 15th, 2023
The United States Department of Justice created a plan for environmental justice on May 5, 2022. This plan outlined a new comprehensive environmental justice enforcement strategy to guide the Justice Department’s work. The plan also issued...

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New EPA State Guidance on PFAS

on February 15th, 2023
The EPA released comprehensive new state guidelines concerning PFAS on December 6, 2022. The memorandum focuses on provides direction on how to use the nation’s bedrock clean water permitting program to protect against PFAS. Polyfluoroalkyl...

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The Prevalence of Asbestos

on January 19th, 2023
Asbestos is a popular topic for environmental agencies for a reason: it is dangerous and it is everywhere. Asbestos-containing materials (ACM) can be found nearly everywhere on the planet. Thankfully, asbestos removal and disposal...

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Asbestos, Respiratory Health, & New Issues

on December 15th, 2022
With the recent release of the EPA’s Asbestos Risk Evaluation Part 2, new research & studies have surfaced showing the health risks of asbestos exposure. The chief concern coming from new research comes from a 2020 study showing a link...

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