Tag Archives: New York

Slowly But Surely: One Call Systems Increasingly Used for Environmental Cleanup Sites

Slowly but surely, often with close involvement of Terradex, the power of one-call helps manage cleanup sites.  In every state, call-before-you-dig or “one call” laws require a phone call (or increasingly an electronic notice) of the planned dig.  State one-call centers route the resulting “excavation tickets” to the people and companies who own or operate underground […]

The Day After the Daycare Webinar – Preventing Another Kiddie Kollege

Terradex wishes to thank the panelists as well as the attendees for their participation in the webinar discussing daycare and the threats posed by contaminated sites.  In the lead up to this webinar, Terradex published a post that sought to provide a fresh look at the progress to prevent the seminal environmental tragedy that unfolded […]

Sept 28th Webinar Invitation – Protecting Children at Daycare From Toxic Contamination – Extending Lessons Learned at Kiddie Kollege Nationally

Join us for a free 90-minute webinar on September 28th, 2010 at 1:30 PM EST (10:30 AM PDT) – The webinar discussion will focus on experiences and solutions aimed towards preventing the establishment of daycare facilities in areas where environmental contamination could pose risks to children.  The discussion will address progress and challenges since Kiddie […]

States and Locals Gather on the Web to Talk ICs

A little over a week ago, Terradex hosted a web meeting on institutional controls (IC) efforts at state and local agencies, with a particular focus on the use of one call and local and state cooperation. About 15 participants from EPA, state agencies, local government, and academia gave 3-minute overviews of their IC stewardship efforts […]

Protecting 6,000,000 Children In Daycare From Toxic Hazards of Cleanup Sites

Mix 400,000 daycares with 550,000 cleanup sites nationwide, and the vision takes shape for a national daycare screening service to vigilantly protect 6,000,000 children  from inadvertent exposure to toxics.  This effort started after 2006 on the failings at Kiddie Kollege, where children attending daycare were exposed to high mercury levels. The childcare facility occupied the same building that […]