June Is National Healthy Homes Month

EPA Indoor Environments Division sent this bulletin at 05/31/2018 03:00 PM EDT The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joins the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in recognizing June as National Healthy Homes Month. We invite you to use this opportunity to learn about the relationship between indoor air, housing and health. Resources are available that can assist you...
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Asbestos Survey Requirement for Southern California Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)

Did you know that Southern California Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) requires an asbestos survey prior to the demolition or renovation of any structure regardless of the year built? The contractor selected to perform the work must send notification along with the asbestos survey report to SCAQMD at least 10 days prior to the start of work. The only instances when a contractor does not...
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Helpful Tips on Why and When to Test for Asbestos

WHY TO TEST: – The main purpose of engaging a certified environmental consultant is to properly identify and address asbestos-related issues in a safe, professional manner. It’s in your best interest to have a certified, licensed (and insured) unbiased third-party consultant to determine what exactly has asbestos content. – What are the legal aspects of discovering asbestos and...
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