Video: Fox 5 NY Talks to RTK About Steam Pipe Explosion, Asbestos Contamination

RTK gives sound advice on the possible health affects of the massive steam pipe explosion at 21st and 5th in NYC. Asbestos was spewed for blocks, and the cleanup has just begun. Here's what you need to know to protect your health. Asbestos is a carcinogen that can cause lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis and other serious respiratory ailments. Asbestos monitoring by a certified professional can help homeowners and commercial property owners identify potential risks prior to purchase or renovation. Most asbestos-related diseases don’t arise until years after exposure. Currently in the US, more than 15,000 people die.

RTK Awards Coveted Science Scholarship to Outstanding New Jersey Student

Future Keyport Environmental Biotechnologist Heads to Boston College This Fall

  Congratulations to Joseph Vecchio of Keyport, New Jersey, who is the recipient of the RTK Scholars Award for 2018. Vecchio was chosen from an impressive pool of applicants with remarkable accomplishments in various science-related fields. Vecchio will receive $1,500, which will be applied to his studies at Boston College this fall in his pursuit of environmental biotechnology. (more…).


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