Solutions(SM), Inc. (WESTON(R)) announced today that it was selected
to receive two new United States Postal Service (USPS) Environmental
Services Contracts with a combined worth up to $10 million.
Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Inc.
(EMLab) announced today its CAL ELAP accreditation. The California
Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) provides evaluation and
accreditation of environmental testing laboratories to ensure the quality of
analytical data used for regulatory purposes to meet the requirements of the
States food, drinking water, wastewater, shellfish, and hazardous waste
programs. The State agencies, which monitor the environment, use the analytical
data from these accredited laboratories. ELAP certified laboratories have
demonstrated capability to analyze environmental samples using approved
The American Dental Association's
"National Advocacy Initiative" to reduce dental amalgam in wastewater launched
today at EPAs Binational Toxics Strategy meeting is a step forward, but nearly
toothless, say health and environmental groups. They contend that the ADA
Initiative and accompanying back up report by their consultant, Environ, is
based on flawed assumptions that dental mercury pollution is not
a "significant" problem and that installation of amalgam separators by dentists
is cost-prohibitive and not necessary.