Training and Regulatory Compliance Director joins CCA

October 30, 2012 - David Zeller has joined Carnow Conibear as Training & Regulatory Compliance Director.

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CCA Panel gets Top Reviews at DMEC Conference

October 29, 2012 - Carnow Conibear presenters at DMEC’s 17th Annual Absence and Disability Management Conference received overwhelmingly positive feedback for their presentation.

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Radon Testing Enforced for Day Care Centers in Illinois

October 25, 2012 - Effective January 1st, 2013 licensed day care centers, licensed day care homes, and licensed group day care homes will have to have their facilities tested for radon.

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Carnow Conibear to Participate in DMEC Meeting

October 24, 2012 - Human resources professionals looking for information or help with complicated cases can join in a roundtable discussion at the next DMEC Chicago Chapter meeting. See our complete post for more information.

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Container Manufacturer Engages with CCA on New Project

October 18, 2012 - Carnow Conibear will be conducting 20 enviromental, safety and health program audits in 2013.

 

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Mold Exposure in University of Louisville Residence Hall

October 17, 2012 - At the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky high levels of mold were found in one of their residences halls. See our complete post for more information. 

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Report Examines Chemical Substance Effects on Hearing

October 15, 2012 - The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travai (IRRST), a nonprofit scientific research organization in Quebec, Canada recently released a new publication that examined the effects of chemical substances on hearing. See our complete post for more information and a link to the full publication. 

 

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Chemicals In Schools

Chemicals In Schools

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Carnow Conibear Awarded Grant from NIH

Carnow Conibear was awarded a Small Business Technology Transfer (SBTT) grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) in response to a proposal to develop an inexpensive, commercially viable product that will permanently immobilize lead in soil and prevent it from being absorbed into the body.

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Growing Home - Honore Street Farm

On Friday, October 14th, Carnow Conibear & Assoc., Ltd. took part in a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Honore Street Farm located on S. Honore Street between 58th and 59th Street in Englewood. The site will be preserved on behalf of Growing Home and the Englewood community by NeighborSpace, a non-profit land trust, supported in part by an ongoing partnership with the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District, and Forest Preserve District of Cook County, which owns the site where the farm will be located.

The events also included a Graduation Ceremony for Growing Home's Transitional Jobs Program with a reception at The Wood Street Urban Farm, also located in the Englewood neighborhood, just a few blocks west of Ashland and 58th St.


 

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FORBES MAGAZINE - Chicago Women In Business

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Electronics Disposal Ban Takes Effect in 2012
SPRINGFIELD –As of January 1, 2012, it will no longer be legal for individuals to dispose of unwanted electronics in their regular trash. Discarded electronics, including computers, monitors, electronic keyboards, scanners, fax machines and many other electronic devices, must now be taken to a registered recycler for proper management. It will be illegal for the consumer to dispose of them in the trash and it will be illegal for Illinois landfills to accept them.

 

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Picture Gallery of Past Events

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EPA PRESS RELEASE - May 25, 2012

Illinois EPA Grants Exelon Quad Cities Station Provisional Variance from Discharge Requirements

 

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EPA Regulations for Asbestos in Schools
The Law

In 1986, the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) became law (40 CFR 763.85), requiring local education agencies to inspect their school buildings for suspect asbestos materials and prepare management plans to prevent or reduce asbestos exposure. The US EPA, in most states, enforces the regulations.

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