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Cleanup Technologies – Air Stripping…

Cleanup Technologies – Air Stripping…

EPA’s Technology Innovation and Field Services Division developed A Citizen’s Guide Series to Cleanup Technologies. The guide is a set of 22 guides summarizing cleanup methods, designed to help Remedial Project Managers and Community Involvement Coordinators explain...

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Cleanup Technologies – Activated Carbon Treatment…

Cleanup Technologies – Activated Carbon Treatment…

EPA’s Technology Innovation and Field Services Division developed A Citizen’s Guide Series to Cleanup Technologies.  The guide is a set of 22 guides summarizing cleanup methods, designed to help Remedial Project Managers and Community Involvement Coordinators explain...

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Tips for Closing Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)…

Tips for Closing Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)…

Many older underground storage tanks (USTs) need be be closed properly to protect human health and the environment.  Contaminated ground water is usually the first sign that you have a problem with a UST. For the best tips on closing a UST we need to first know if you...

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Clean-up Tips for Mecury Spills…

When Mercury is spilled, the droplets can emit odorless vapors that are colorless and very toxic. These droplets can be lost in very small spaces and create major problems, no matter how small the spill. If you feel unsafe cleaning up Mercury or any other hazardous...

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11 Compliance Tips for Containers That Hold Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste containers are the most common unit used to store and transport hazardous waste because they are relatively cheap and easy to handle compared to tanks and surface impoundments. Also, containers are a good option for hazardous waste handlers who want to...

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Identifying Amputation Hazards In The Work Place

Most accidents that result in amputation are preventable but when they happen are severe and often disabling.  All it takes is a moment of inattention and you can get caught in machinery that amputates a limb. 5,260 nonfatal amputations were reported in the...

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Tips on Conducting a Smooth Inspection for Your Business

Facility operators don't have much time to prepare for a inspection after a notice arrives.  It's best to talk to Raleigh, NC business attorney and have procedures in place to handle how to handle an inspection. Most facility operators know their inspectors and...

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Property Contamination and How It Can Impact Lenders

Past property contamination can result in a lender having added costs, added liabilities, foreclosure possibles, or a major loss in property value. Make Sure To Do the Proper Research Up Front There are risks for lenders who can be surprised by a property's unknown...

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Do You Have Potentially Toxic PCBs in Your Caulk?

Do you know if you have potentially toxic PCBs in your caulk? The EPA recently reported PCBs have been found in high levels in building caulk. PCBs are man-made toxic chemicals which can affect the immune system, reproductive system, nervous system, and endocrine...

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