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[27 Oct 2008 | No Comments]

The Phylmar Group, Inc.
During the 1994 southern California Northridge earthquake, a public library sustained considerable water damage to its book collection resulting from ruptured fire sprinklers. The books sat water logged for several weeks until clean up could be performed. The library also had a history of water damage from a leaking roof and several building design flaws. Shortly after the book clean up, several employees began complaining about a variety of respiratory symptoms. Library management had air sampling performed and a visual inspection of the building. Phylmar was retained …

[27 Oct 2008 | No Comments]

McDaniel Lambert, Inc.
Met with parents of elementary school children and members of School Board in Mountain Pass, Calif., to discuss health and safety issues related to mine operations located adjacent to the Mountain Pass School in the Eastern Mojave Desert. Incorporated feedback from the community into health risk assessment looking at emissions.