PADEP Proposal Would Limit Liability for Using Mine Influenced Water in Fracking Process

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  • 1:54PM Feb 01, 2013
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Based on a recommendation by Pennsylvania Governor Corbett’s Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) published a white paper in January detailing how the agency intends to review proposals from Oil & Gas drillers on use of Mine Influenced Water (MIW) for drilling operations. MIW includes either water contained in a […]

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What We’re Reading: January 31, 2013

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  • 1:57PM Jan 31, 2013
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Check out the latest articles, hand-picked by our experts for your reading pleasure: Class Action Hits Home SPF Insulation J&J Failed to Weigh Hip Metal Debris Risk, Witness Says NIOSH Document Recommends New REL for Hex Chrome Compounds Miss. bill would require more asbestos claim transparency Understanding wear at the atomic scale

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What We’re Reading: October 14, 2012

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Check out the latest relevant articles, hand-picked by our experts for your reading pleasure: The Threshold Length for Fiber-Induced Acute Pleural Inflammation: Shedding Light on the Early Events in Asbestos-Induced Mesothelioma The Chemical Marketplace: Popcorn lung – the perils of microwave popcorn return Slicing Polystyrene Produces Problematic Particles Libby Asbestos Study: Montana Senators Max Baucus […]

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One Fiber: Why Recent Rulings and Studies May Revive the Asbestos Policy Debate

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  • 2:28PM Jul 30, 2012
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In a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling on the asbestos toxic tort case Betz v Pneumo Abex LLC, an expert witness simultaneously claimed that asbestos disease is dose dependent and that the inhalation of a single asbestos fiber can cause disease1. The court rejected these contradictory points and stated that use of the single fiber […]

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Opportunities to Improve Oil and Gas Well Barrier Stewardship

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  • 2:19PM Jul 30, 2012
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The number of widely publicized oil and gas well failures is a reminder of the engineering challenges associated with drilling activities and the importance of safety controls in well operation. These accidents highlight an area of significant engineering and liability concern in a burgeoning industry that is expanding into new geographic locations with local populations […]

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Mr. Daniel Linder Heads RJ Lee Group’s New Geological Services Department

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  • 11:14AM May 15, 2012
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa., May 15, 2012) RJ Lee Group, Inc., a materials characterization laboratory and industrial forensics consulting firm headquartered in Monroeville, PA, welcomes Mr. Daniel Linder, Certified Professional Geologist to its team. Mr. Linder has worked as a professional in the field of geology for over 20 years, and as Senior Geologist, he will lead […]

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Science (Not the Politics) of Marcellus Shale

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  • 2:43PM Mar 31, 2012
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RJ Lee Group will be hosting the “Science (Not the Politics) of Marcellus Shale” seminar at its office in Monroeville, PA on March 31, 2012.  The event is sponsored by the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, and is open to the public.  Rather than addressing the political issues surrounding Marcellus Shale, the speakers will […]

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