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Article archive for July, 2012

  • July 30th, 2012

    How to Be “Marine Green” This Summer

    Tweet There’s nothing like spending a summer day on the water. Especially if this happens to be your place of business. But whether you run boat tours, a fishery, or just enjoy a lazy day on the lake, you’ll want to be prepared for that unfortunate eventuality: an oil leak or fuel spill. Because marine [...]

  • July 17th, 2012

    General Guidelines for Spill Containment and Clean Up

    Tweet In case of chemical or oil spills, the responsibility of a prompt and appropriate clean-up lies on the individual or party that caused the spill. They are also responsible for ensuring spill containment and arranging a thorough spill clean-up. Whatever spill containment systems, cleaning products, and equipment may be necessary, they must be arranged at [...]

  • July 12th, 2012

    Keeping School Safe from Spills and Indigestion

    Tweet Any teacher or school administrator knows it goes with the territory: at some point, a child is going develop tummy trouble and not be able to make it to the lavatory. Which, like the euphemistic word for bathroom, is a nice way of saying they’re going to throw up all over the lunchroom, or [...]

  • July 3rd, 2012

    Toxic Spill Containment in the Home

    Tweet You may not realize it, but your home is full of toxic substances. The average household stores paint, drain cleaner, household cleansers, pesticides, gasoline, oil and other flammable liquids somewhere in the garage, tool shed or inside the house but doesn’t  prepare for the possibility of a toxic spill cleanup. You may not think of [...]