Sample analysis is typically mandatory. Whether it's for the purpose of disposal, remediation, or personal air monitoring, it's rare for samples to be generated and submitted because the results would be interesting, poignant, or cool. Paradigm's role of providing data of the highest quality is often the critical piece to the advancement of a project. [...]
Did you know that although the manufacture and sale of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) has been banned in the US and Canada since 1977, PCB’s remain above the human consumption guidance levels for game fish in all five Great Lakes? In addition, due to the way PCBs biodegrade and bioaccumulate, fish tissue contains the most toxic [...]
By Camilla Domonoske | Jun 22, 2016 | This article originally appeared in NPR A federal judge in Wyoming has struck down the Obama administration's regulations on hydraulic fracturing, ruling that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management doesn't have the authority to establish rules over fracking on federal and Indian lands. In [...]
New exploration technique by Oxford and Durham universities finds significant Helium reserves University of Oxford | Jun 27, 2016 | This article originally appeared in EurikaAlert! UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD - A new approach to gas exploration has discovered a huge helium gas field, which could address the increasingly critical [...]
Millions of American schoolchildren could still be exposed to toxic chemicals that were banned nearly half a century ago even after repeated attempts to clean up schools, according to a new study released Wednesday. By Clark Mindock | Oct 10, 2016 | This article originally appeared in International Business Times [...]
New York State Department of Health has determined that method 5035 Volatile sample collection for soils is the only fully compliant protocol. This requires special containers and preservation/holding times. The conventional “soil in a jar” does not comply with 5035 requirements. The NYSDEC continues to accept lab data and QAPPS without 5035 compliance.