Honoring Women In Science: Rachel Carson

International Women’s Day 2019- Female scientists in medicine, chemistry, and more have often not received the recognition they deserve.  In recognition of International Women’s Day 2019, we are honoring a great woman of science: Rachel Carson. Who was Rachel Carson? Marine Biologist and nature writer Rachel Carson was born in 1907 in Springdale, Pennsylvania, just … Read more

EPA Method Update Rule 2017 – Changes for Clients

To improve data quality and encourage the use of up-to-date technology, accrediting bodies are requiring that accredited laboratories use more recent revisions of analytical methods. The methods changed by the EPA in the 2017 Methods Update Rule are a part of this requirement, as well as some methods under SW-846: Test Methods for Evaluating Solid … Read more

PCB Course at NJLSRP Site Remediation Conference

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were used in hundreds of industrial/commercial applications.  Our President, Rich Stump, will be presenting with Keith Gagnon, LSRP with over 30 years of experience on the topic of PCB remediation, will be presenting at next week’s NJ LSRP Site Remediation Conference.  This two hour course will provide 2 Continuing Ed Credits (1 … Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Make it a Day ON, Not a Day Off Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2019 is Monday, January 21st. Americans began commemorating MLK Jr’s birthday through legislation in 1983 as a federal holiday, and it was decided to be the third Monday of every January. Instead of it being a day off, … Read more

Happy Holidays from Suburban Testing Labs!

#GivingTuesday 2018

Today is #GivingTuesday, and it’s not too late to donate to a cause that’s important to you.  #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  Donations on Giving Tuesday also make great holiday gifts for the hard-to-buy-for friend or family member. In honor of this important fundraising … Read more

2018 Holiday Hours

While our laboratory operates 365 Days per year, our office does observe holiday hours for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

International #DayoftheGirl – October 11th

According to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization, women account for less than 30% of the world’s researchers in science, technology, and innovation.  Recognizing International Day of the Girl is one way we can encourage women and girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and spread the word about the … Read more

PA Brownfields Conference

Plan to join us to learn about opportunities for transforming communities throughout the commonwealth, at the PA Brownfields Conference.  Conference attendees will experience the Lehigh Valley’s success in creating a vibrant destination where people want to live, work, play and visit. The Conference is planned in collaboration between the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Engineers’ Society … Read more

Back to Basics Lab Training

Water and Wastewater Operators – Check out the EPWPCOA Laboratory Practices Training November 1st on “Back to Basics – Understanding the Fundamentals of Water Testing and Sampling Techniques.” You’ll see our own Sara Kuzma-Stump, Director, and Rich Stump, President, presenting on analysis and sampling techniques.  And the class provides 5 Water AND Wastewater CE Credits.  Register online … Read more

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