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Are you planning a VI Sampling Event before Spring?

by Will Elcoate | Thursday, 24 March 2022 09:15

Many States consider samples collected in “heating season” up to March 31st. Samples collected under the most conservative conditions can confirm the presence or absence of a completed Vapor Intrusion Pathway. Weather can extend these conditions into April provided it stays cold; buildings...


Alpha Issues Technical Bulletins Regarding  PADEP Updated Health Standards

by Eileen Snyder | Thursday, 27 January 2022 10:00

PADEP issued revised statewide health standards that were published November 20, 2021, in the Pennsylvania Bulletin for the PA Act 2 Land Recycling Program (25 Pa. Code Ch. 250). This update included revision of the Medium Specific Concentrations (MSCs) for several standards applicable to soil and...


Alpha Analytical Continues to Invest in Vapor Intrusion

by Will Elcoate | Tuesday, 25 January 2022 10:53
As we experienced an unprecedented demand for media at the close of last year, we are hopeful for a more positive and stable 2022. At this time, with the pandemic spiking again, we are being challenged on multiple fronts as many are in our industry. However, we remain committed to provide our...

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.


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...


Indoor Air Sampling: Heating Season is Ending Soon

by Will Elcoate | Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:38
March has arrived and Alpha Analytical is already experiencing the end of season increased demand for media. There are about two weeks left in the winter season to complete your project or a little longer if winter persists. 

Your Checklist for Quality Air & Vapor Data

by Will Elcoate | Tuesday, 07 January 2020 14:00

With the start of the New Year, it can be a challenging time to schedule sampling events. Alpha has invested significantly in both instruments and media to meet the demand we see this time of year for vapor intrusion pathway investigations.


Air Testing Fundamentals: Leak Check

by Will Elcoate | Tuesday, 15 January 2019 15:51

Conducting Critical Checks: Leak Check & Shut-In Check


Setting the Stage for a Successful Air Sampling: Evaluating the Need for Sample Collection

by Will Elcoate | Tuesday, 15 January 2019 15:50

Developing a Conceptual Site Model


Air Testing Fundamentals: What's in  your Air Crate?

by Will Elcoate | Tuesday, 15 January 2019 15:42

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