New Law Combats Lead Pipe Service Lines in Washington, D.C.

New Law Combats Lead Pipe Service Lines in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC estimates there are 48,000 lead service lines (LSLs) on private property, 46 percent of the total number of service lines identified by the District. While the District has not yet set a goal of eliminating LSLs, it has taken positive steps to assist residents

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Eggs are high in nutritional value and are the primary ingredient in a number of easily prepared meals. They are also plentiful and economical. Most of the eggs we consume come from hens in laying houses. Modern technology has made this a rapid and efficient process. Laying hens are kept in cages arranged in rows

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Delaware Announces New Lead Paint Rules for 2019 The Delaware Department of Natural Resources is finalizing new regulations dealing with the outdoor removal of lead paint. Wilmington resident Sarah Bucic said she’s been pushing for stronger regulations since 2016 when some lead paint removed from a water tower near her house ended up in her

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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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