NYS Department of Health Laboratory analysis methods for the identification of asbestos in ceiling tiles, vermiculite, spray on fireproofing, surfacing materials and other materials containing vermiculite have had a significant change from 2011-2016.
Ambient has a special focus in commercial and industrial facilities and has provided environmental services and solutions to many of the region’s most complex and high profile demolition and renovation projects.
If you reside in a home built before 1978 (the year lead paint was banned for residential use)
If you are buying, selling, or renting a condominium, co-op or home built before 1978
Before beginning any renovation or demolition on a building built before 1978
Before disturbing a painted surface
If you are pregnant or have children under six years old.
As 2017 came to an end, NYSDEC finally issued the long-anticipated revised Part 360 Series of Solid Waste Management Facility Regulations. This was the first major revision of New York’s solid waste regulations in nearly 25 years.
New York’s Part 375 regulations apply to Environmental Remediation Programs, including the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) which is intended to provide incentives for remediation and reuse of environmentally-distressed properties. Unfortunately,
Did you know that many cleanup objectives for soil and water are measured in parts per billion (ppb) or, in some cased, parts per trillion (ppt)? For example, the New York State Groundwater Standard for benzene is 1 ppb.