The Importance of Professional Help in PCB Remediation

Worker in PCB remediation

When it comes to hazardous substances like PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), proper cleanup and remediation are crucial for the health and safety of people and the environment. These toxic chemicals were widely used in various industries before their ban in the late 1970s, and their lingering presence continues to pose a threat.  While it may be […]

What Are PCBs and Why Are They Dangerous to Public Health?

Old electrical transformers containing PCBs

PCB, or polychlorinated biphenyls, were widely used in electrical equipment and industrial facilities from 1929 until the 1980s. Its insulating properties made PCB useful for cooling, heat transfer, and hydraulic equipment. PCBs were also found in paints, plasticizers, caulk, cable insulation, thermal insulation, pigments, dyes, and rubber products. Most commonly, polychlorinated biphenyls were put into […]