News (274)


EPA Announces Final Lead Abatement Rule

At the end of last month, the EPA announced the final rule to lower the clearance levels for the amount of lead that can remain in dust on floors and windowsills after lead abatement.


Transportation Agencies Issue Final Environmental Rule

Last Monday (Dec. 28, 2020), the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, Federal Transit Administration, and the United States Department of Transportation issued a ...


EPA Releases Final Risk Assessment of NMP

Near the end of December, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the final risk evaluation for n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP). This was the last step in the risk evaluation as required...


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Blogs (11)


Pre- and Post-Job Soil Sampling for Heavy Metals: What Do We Really Know?

by Kevin Guth

If we are going to rely on environmental sampling to measure impact associated with a...


Looking East to Make America Great

by Robert Ikenberry

As anyone who works in construction knows, projects are built on cooperation, even th...


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Weekly Poll (9)


Recently, New York officials announced that the Hudson River rail tunnel project had climbed $275 million in price and delayed the project’s start date by another year. Still requiring the approval for a February 2018 draft environmental impact statement and confirmed financial backing, do you believe the project will stay on the new timeframe?


In July, a ceremony was held to celebrate the competition of the 1.5-billion-euro Chernobyl New Safe Confinement. The infrastructure—known as The Arch—is reported to be the largest moveable land-based infrastructure ever built and took a combined 33 million working hours to construct. Given a lifespan of 100 years, do you believe the essential structure for proper disassembly and decommissioning of radioactive materials will pay for itself?


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Articles (9)


Decontaminating Nuclear Reactors with Removable Polyurea

from JPCL, October 2019 ; by Timothy Wedow, Master-Lee Energy Services Corp.

Why would anyone want a coating system to detach from the surface? This article descr...


Major Changes Coming to Hazardous Waste Regulations for Generators

from JPCL, January 2017 ; by Alison B. Kaelin CQA, Abkaelin, LLC


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Video Learning Center (15)


Architectural Coatings: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

A collection of archived webinars focused on architectural coatings.


Concrete: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

A collection of archived webinars focused on concrete coatings and maintenance.


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