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OBG discusses emerging contaminants with Michigan Manufacturers Association PFAS Workgroup

Jeff Ramey

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been used in a wide range of industrial processes and in commercial and consumer products for several decades. Many of these compounds are also persistent, and PFAS are now ubiquitous in the environment for these reasons. Toxicological studies suggest that exposure to some PFAS...

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The Business Council of New York State 2018 Environment Conference

Credit: The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

OBG recently took part in The Business Council of New York State's 2018 Annual Environment Conference on November 13-14, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, New York. This year's conference brought together regulators and expert consultants to talk about the latest in environment regulation and law, including regulatory changes and environmental issues in New...

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OBG discusses emerging contaminants with Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Paul Hare, CPG, PG

OBG recently hosted a quarterly meeting of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Environmental Affairs Committee (EAC) on November 8, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. A partnership between the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Environmental Regulatory Group (IERG), the EAC works to broaden the business-stakeholder involvement in environmental legislative, regulatory, and policy...

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FET Environment 2018 Conference & Exhibition

Matt Traister discusses Clean Air Act regulations at the FET Environment 2018 Conference

OBG recently took part in the Federation of Environmental Technologists, Inc. (FET) Environment 2018 Conference and Exhibition on October 23-25 in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. The annual conference brings together a diverse mix of industries, consultants, regulators, service providers, educators, and students to focus on educating and developing excellence in environmental professionals. During...

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WaterJAM 2018

OBG recently took park in the Virginia WaterJAM 2018 conference, hosted by the Virginia Section American Water Works Association and Virginia Water Environment Association, in Virginia Beach, Virginia on September 10-13, 2018. Themed Waves of Innovation, this year's conference highlighted the water industry’s commitment to excellence in protection of the public an...

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NCMA Environmental, Energy, Health & Safety School 2018

A proud business partner of the North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (NCMA), OBG recently took part in the NCMA’s Environmental, Energy, Health & Safety (EEHS) School on August 6-7, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina. During the conference, OBG’s Bob Bell, PE, a water infrastructure expert, delivered a presentation on industrial wast...

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PFAS regulations develop for Michigan drinking water and fish consumption

Clifford Yantz, PG

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of synthetic compounds considered as emerging contaminants. PFAS are manufactured for use in many applications, from firefighting foam to food packaging and many other consumer and industrial products. PFAS are ubiquitous in the environment, and there currently is a lack of scientific...

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Trivia: Are you an emerging contaminant or PCB expert?

Attendees play OBG’s new trivia challenges at Battelle’s Remediation Conference

OBG recently unveiled three new trivia challenges created by OBG subject matter experts during the Emerging Contaminants Summit (held in March in Westminster, Colorado) and Battelle’s Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds Conference (held in April in Palm Springs, California). Two challenges regard emerging contaminants—one of 1,4-dioxane an...

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2018 Battelle Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

OBG exhibited and presented at Battelle’s Remediation Conference

OBG sponsored, exhibited, and presented at Battelle’s Eleventh International Conference on the Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds on April 8-12, 2018 in Palm Springs, California. This biennial conference is one of the largest, most comprehensive meetings on the application of innovative technologies and approaches for the characterization, mo...

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New York’s Water Event 2018

Lori Reid discusses one of the nation's largest drinking water treatment systems for PFAS and PFOS

OBG recently took part in the American Water Works Association (NYSAWWA) New York's Water Event on April 10-12, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, New York. During the conference, OBG’s team of water exerts shared some of the latest thinking on protecting and restoring drinking water quality, and addressing em...

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