Multiple serious and willful asbestos violations result in nearly $800,000 in fines

Seattle – Improper and unsafe handling of asbestos at a Seattle area home-flipping site put workers and neighbors at risk, and has left two business owners and their companies facing numerous citations and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines from the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). James Thorpe, Northlake Capital & Development, 3917 Densmore

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Poor indoor air quality has long been known to have adverse effects on human health. However, the 2014 paper Air Pollution Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease (Lee et.al) has established a direct causal link between indoor air pollution and cardiac conditions. Our hope is that this further illustrates the seriousness of managing indoor air quality, particularly for

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Asbestos Project Monitoring Services   Removing asbestos materials is always a big job! Often, asbestos projects require additional knowledge and skill of an environmental consulting team. This team properly monitors abatement activities to ensure all asbestos removal and disposal are being conducted correctly. At Batta Environmental Associates,  we provide Asbestos Abatement projects with Quality Assurance

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Did you ever enter a public or company bathroom and get a whiff of such a repulsive odor? Well actually many people daily stumble upon odorous facilities. The odor of a bad toilet probably means that you are standing in a room alongside millions of bacterial microbes. It is, after all, both embarrassing and offensive

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U.S. Sens. Chris Coons, D-DE, a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter urging Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, to “protect the original intent of the Opportunity Zone policy, namely to harness capital and generate investment, new business,

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The government shutdown is putting the brakes on scores of real-estate investors and developers who have been raising hundreds of millions of dollars to take advantage of what could be one of the most attractive tax breaks in years. Businesses had been hoping to move quickly this year to take advantage of the lucrative opportunity-zone

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Research Summary: Air sampling tests were performed in an active oral surgery and periodontal medicine facility to measure the efficacy of the AiroCide system in removing airborne bacterial colony forming units (CFU’s). The tests resulted in airborne mold/fungi reduction of 66% in the operating room (OR#3) and 100% in the adjacent corridor in 48 hours.

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(New York, N.Y.) – This week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, and U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan unveiled the Trump Administration’s Federal Lead Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impacts (Lead Action Plan). “The Federal Lead

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