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DER-10 and Community Air Monitoring – What You Need to Know This post was written by Paul Pickering of Aeroqual. Specto Technology is a partner and distributor of Aeroqual in North America. This blog post summarizes what regulations apply to remediation sites in New York, and what air monitoring equipment can help you comply. BROWNFIELD CLEANUP IN NEW YORK CITY As New York City’s need for space grows, existing stock of land must be used more effectively. Brownfield cleanup and redevelopment represents one of the best opportunities to engage communities and reclaim land for...

Environmental site remediation deals with the removal of pollution or contaminants from soil, groundwater, sediment, or surface water. It includes systematic steps involving detection, investigation and hazard assessments of suspected contaminated sites. Remedial activities are designed to reverse toxic changes in soil and water, eliminate site pollution, and protect sensitive receptors, such as people, environment and ecology. Air quality is an important environmental media which acts as an ecological pathway for contaminants to reach receptors. Air monitoring at remediation sites is used to detect and mitigate nuisance dust and toxic...

Verizon has begun the process of phasing out its 3G data network in order to move to 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technologies. These new power technologies will provide far greater coverage and capacity, while using much less power (therefore ensuring long battery life). But, as it is with any technology advancement, the phasing out of the 3G network can have negative consequences for those who are not prepared. Verizon will stop supporting 3G devices on its network by the end of 2019 and the other major carriers are not far behind....