Several months ago I attended a conference in Los Angeles where there were a variety of exhibitor booths typical of any convention nowadays. In one booth, the display consisted of an enlarged version of the game “Jenga”.
When I first ventured out into the world of environmental consulting and legal liability in 1992, I was told that issues pertaining to a mineral called “Asbestos” were pretty much going to be passé in 10 years and that I should plan on concentrating my efforts in other directions.
Just this week, Pennsylvania became the 37th state (in addition to Guam and the District of Columbia) to enact a healthcare apology law- Senate Bill 379. One might wonder why it took Pennsylvania, usually one of the most innovative and enlightened states when it comes to healthcare issues, to finally enact an apology law.
While the quality of the indoor air we breathe every day has been the focus of governmental regulation and has even stimulated a huge “Green Building” initiative throughout the United States, little, if any, focus has been directed at the quality of water in those buildings, and the potentially deadly bacteria that all too often […]