Category Archives: Asbestos

Can you smell Asbestos?

Gregg “3G” Mance displays his “analytical senses”.

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NYS DOL ACB Update

A brief overview of NYSDOL Asbestos Control Bureau activities as discussed at the PACNY Conference in March.

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The revised EPA Purple Book is now available

We are pleased to announce the availability of the most up-to-date document on asbestos management in our industry… From The Environmental Information Association, Inc. (EIA): Managing Asbestos in Buildings: A Guide for Owners and Managers A Revision to the United … Continue reading

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Asbestos-Not banned in the U.S.

Many people think that asbestos is banned in the U.S., unfortunately that is not true.

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Vermiculite-Update

Updated NYS Guidance as of July 2013. Vermiculite Interim Guidance 7.9.13 Here is an article I wrote that appears in the October edition of the AGC’s Cornerstone Vermiculite-A Brief Discussion Vermiculite is a naturally-occurring mineral composed of shiny flakes, resembling … Continue reading

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Vermiculite – A Brief Discussion

Please enjoy our video overview in regards to Vermiculite. In addition, we have compiled information to provide a broader view of the Vermiculite issue here: Vermiculite-A Brief Discussion

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Canada No Longer to Block Chrysotile at the Rotterdam Convention

Apparently Canada has changed their long standing position and will no longer block  Chrysotile from being considered a hazardous substance at the Rotterdam Convention. This is a step in the right direction, however there are still other countries, namely Russia, … Continue reading

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