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EPA Turns Over Ownership to Diaz Homes in Holley

by Kristina Gabalski | May 8, 2017 | This article originally appeared in West Side News VHDC President Daniel Schiavone and Holley Mayor Brian Sorochty announced Tuesday, May 2, that after more than two years of negotiations with the EPA, the VHDC has secured the eight “Diaz Homes” and is in possession of the deeds to [...]

EPA Turns Over Ownership to Diaz Homes in Holley2017-06-01T21:38:35+00:00

Paradigm Trains 29 Underserved City Residents for Full-Time Employment

Paradigm Environmental is proud to have been a partner employer in the City's Rochester Environmental Job (REJob) Training Program. This program made it possible for it's 29 participants, all city residents who were previously unemployed or underemployed, to receive certified training in the environmental industry and be placed into relevant full time employment. This [...]

Paradigm Trains 29 Underserved City Residents for Full-Time Employment2017-06-01T21:39:11+00:00

The Efficiency of Sample Pickups

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. [...]

The Efficiency of Sample Pickups2018-08-01T17:15:12+00:00

Binational Summary Report: PCBs in the Great Lakes

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 [...]

Binational Summary Report: PCBs in the Great Lakes2018-08-01T17:13:47+00:00

Federal Judge Strikes Down Obama Administration’s Fracking Rules

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. [...]

Federal Judge Strikes Down Obama Administration’s Fracking Rules2017-06-01T20:13:07+00:00

Huge helium discovery ‘a life-saving find’

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 [...]

Huge helium discovery ‘a life-saving find’2017-06-01T21:34:45+00:00

Are PCBs Still Used? Millions Of Schoolchildren At Risk Of Toxic Monsanto Chemical Exposure

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 [...]

Are PCBs Still Used? Millions Of Schoolchildren At Risk Of Toxic Monsanto Chemical Exposure2017-06-01T21:31:46+00:00

What is 5035 compliance and what does it mean for my data?

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. [...]

What is 5035 compliance and what does it mean for my data?2018-08-01T17:06:32+00:00