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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Physicochemical and Morphological Characterization of Nanoparticles From Photocopiers: Implications for Environmental Health

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  • 3:11PM Jul 29, 2012
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In a recent article published in the peer-reviewed Nanotoxicology journal, RJ Lee Group’s Dr. Kristin Bunker, along with Dhimiter Bello, John Martin, Christopher Santeufemio, Qingwei Sun, Martin Shafer, and Philip Demokritou, explores the potential linking of printing and photocopying with environmental health effects by analyzing nanoparticles produced by the technologies. Here is the abstract:

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What We’re Reading – July 29, 2012

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  • 2:34PM Jul 29, 2012
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Check out the latest relevant articles, hand-picked by our experts for your reading pleasure: Next Generation of Consumer Product Rules: California Issues Draft Green Chemistry Regulations Court Rejects RCRA Citizen Suit Over Diesel Emissions at Railyards EPA Identifies Substitutes for Toxic Flame Retardant Chemical Sunlight May Trigger Nanoparticle Formation

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Symposium on Microscopic Methods and Applications to Ultrafine Particle/PM2.5/PM10 Characterization and Source Apportionment

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  • 2:32PM Jul 18, 2012
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Mr. Gary Casuccio, Senior Scientist at RJ Lee Group, Inc., will conduct a number of sessions at the Symposium on Microscopic Methods and Applications to Ultrafine Particle/PM2.5/PM10 Characterization and Source Apportionment in Xi’an, China.  The symposium, sponsored by The Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, RJ Lee Group, Desert Research Institute, and The […]

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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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RJ Lee Group’s Gary Casuccio Co-Authors Manuscript to be Published in Environmental Science & Technology

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  • 10:59AM Mar 21, 2012
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa., March 21, 2012) Gary Casuccio, Vice President and Senior Scientist at RJ Lee Group, Inc., is a contributing author to the manuscript “Single Particle SEM-EDX Analysis of Iron-Containing Coarse Particulate Matter in an Urban Environment: Sources and Distribution of Iron within Cleveland, Ohio,” which has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue […]

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