Category: Environmental Testing Article

Forever Chemicals: What are PFAS and Why Does it Matter?

Forever Chemicals: What are PFAS and Why Does it Matter?

PFAS are a group of man-made chemicals that have been manufactured and used in a variety of industries around the globe (including here in the USA) for nearly 60 years. These chemicals are persistent in the environment and in the human body, meaning they don’t break down and accumulate over time.

Lead in School Drinking Water

Lead in School Drinking Water

Lead in drinking water is a hot topic – and over the past few years, concerns regarding its presence in schools have made their way into headlines across the country.

Behind the Bench: Tobacco Testing Then and Now With Specialist Mark Hathaway

Behind the Bench: Tobacco Testing Then and Now With Specialist Mark Hathaway

Mark Hathaway is a true specialist. He has spent his entire career studying pesticide analysis in a town that’s known around the world for tobacco production. Because of this extensive experience, Mark is what you would call an authority on the subject. And we sat down with him to discuss the past, present and future of this unique niche of the testing industry. All, meet Mark.