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2021 Thanksgiving Schedule

by Catherine Weber | Monday, 22 November 2021 15:44

In an effort to assist you with your project schedules during the upcoming holiday season, please not that our laboratory will be closed and will not be accepting samples on the following dates:

Thursday, November 25 & Friday, November 26

Lab Closed

ASTM Publishes PFAS Analytical Methods Selection Guide

by Eileen Snyder | Friday, 19 November 2021 10:10

ASTM International Press Release

A new ASTM International standard will help laboratories to better determine the presence of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in environmental samples. ASTM’s committee on environmental assessment, risk management and corrective action developed the new...

Maine CDC will require PFAS Testing in Drinking Water

by Steve Knollmeyer | Monday, 15 November 2021 16:41

In response to the passage of Maine legislation LD 129, Maine Department of Health & Human Services has issued a bulletin on 9/27/21 2:05PM notifying community public water systems and non-transient, non-community (NTNC) schools and childcare facilities of the upcoming requirement to sample and...

NJDEP Remediation Standards for Vapor Intrusion Investigations Change on November 17th

by Will Elcoate | Wednesday, 20 October 2021 15:30

After several years of development, NJDEP finalized Amendments to the Remediation Standards Rule (N.J.A.C. 7:26D) on May 17, 2021. The rule amendments include new legally enforceable indoor air standards for the vapor intrusion pathway.  The six-month phase-in period  ends on Nov. 17, 2021.

Insitu Next Generation Workshops Scheduled for Boston and Portland

by Catherine Weber | Wednesday, 06 October 2021 15:12

Please join us IN PERSON in Boston (Waltham) and Portland, ME for remediation seminars, offered in conjunction with EnviroWorkshops on Wednesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 14th.

At these workshops, attendees will hear about Insitu Next Generation Technologies and receive 4...

Remediation Workshops Schedules for Milwaukee and Chicago in October

by Catherine Weber | Tuesday, 28 September 2021 15:00

Alpha Analytical's Vice President of Technical Sales Jim Occhialini will be presenting at EnviroWorkshops Remediation Seminars in both Milwaukee and Chicago in coming weeks.

Upcoming PFAS Monitoring for Small Massachusetts Drinking Water Systems

by Jim Occhialini | Tuesday, 28 September 2021 14:52

Water suppliers operating a community water system or non-transient, non-community (NTNC) water system serving less than 10,000 individuals are required to begin monitoring for PFAS in accordance with 310 CMR 22.07G. Four quarterly sampling rounds are required with the initial sampling to be...

CT DEEP Remediation Standard Regulations Revised in 2021

by Eileen Snyder | Tuesday, 07 September 2021 14:54

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) completed revisions to the Remediation Standard Regulations (RSRs) (R.C.S.A. §§ 22a-133k-1—22a-133k-3), amended February 16, 2021, effective March 9, 2021. The RSRs provide detailed guidance and standards that may be used at any site to...

Vapor Intrusion Workshops Scheduled for Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Indianapolis

by Catherine Weber | Monday, 16 August 2021 15:58

Alpha Analytical's National Air Account Manager Will Elcoate will be presenting Best Practices to Ensure Reliable Laboratory VI Data at the EnviroWorkshops Events on Tuesday, August 31st in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, September 1 in Cincinnati, and Thursday, September 2 in Indianapolis. Each event runs...

Remediation Standards Rule Amendments Published by NJDEP

by Eileen Snyder | Thursday, 12 August 2021 11:48

NJDEP recently published Amendments to the Remediation Standards Rule (N.J.A.C. 7:26D, enacted May 17, 2021). This rule includes a pathway evaluation approach and revised remediation standards for soil, soil migration to ground water, surface water, soil leachate, and indoor air.

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