Solid Science Practical Solutions


January 19, 2021


Congratulation to Tara Ekiert who recently received her AHERA Asbestos Building Inspector certification.  Tara will join our team of asbestos consultants working with both public and private clients.  Way to go Tara!

November 1, 2020


GSE is expanding with a new Northern Delaware Field Office. This will allow us to more efficiently service our many existing and new clients in the South Jersey and Philadelphia area, and Delaware and northeastern Maryland. 

October 20, 2020


After a difficult period for everyone during the Covid 19 breakout, GSE will start growing our staff again with the addition of our newest full-time industrial hygiene consultant, Matt Duch.  Matt graduated from Slippery Rock University and is joining Garden State Environmental on October 20, 2020.


Matt will initially be involved with Right to Know and lead in drinking water projects.  Welcome Matt!

March 27, 2020


Our thoughts are with all of our clients and friends who have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.  Our office continues to operate, please give us a call to let us know how you are doing.

September 23, 2019


The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), with approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), issued a new Z10 standard ANSI/ASSP Z10.0-2019 to update safety and health management systems. 


September 19, 2019


A recent NJ State Water Task Force report has estimated that about 350,000 homes and businesses and an unknown number of apartment buildings and common interest communities are served by lead service lines. Lead pipes were common in buildings constructed before 1940, and lead solder was used until 1986.


In the summer of 2019, residents of a 37-story luxury tower in Newark’s downtown were being urged not to drink their water after recent tests showed elevated lead levels in the building. 


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September 3, 2019


The presence of mercury in rubber-like polyurethane floors continues to be an important issue in 2019.  While many schools districts have tested suspect materials, surprisingly, many have still not. In some cases, budgetary limits are an issue, while in other cases we suspect competing priorities as a possible factor.


August 6, 2019


Over the summer, Garden State Environmental, Inc. (GSE) Industrial Hygienists,Tara Ekiert and Ben Hildebrand, attended a series of industrial hygiene lectures presented by the New Jersey American Industrial Hygiene Association.  Topics presented ranged from noise and community exposures to personal protective equipment and biosafety.  GSE takes pride in our continuing education program which allow us to provide our clients the most up-to-date and technically accurate guidance. 

July 29, 2019


OSHA issues “Frequently Asked Questions” guidance document for Crystalline Silica Standard for General Industry (29 CFR 1910.1053)


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May 23, 2019


GSE is proud to announce that Ben Hildebrand now holds his NY Mold Assessor's license in accordance with laws of New Yrok, Chapter 55, Article 32.  Ben completed the intensive four day course in April and will begin servicing our New York clients as needed for mold-related IAQ issues.  Great job Ben!