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SmartMeters to Power Lines… The “Low-Down” about Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) in and Around Our Homes

June - 9 - 2012 • Author: mpolkabla

by:  Michael A. Polkabla, CIH, REA.  Senior Certified Industrial Hygienist, Principal with BioMax Environmental, LLC Are Electromagnetic Fields (or EMF) in and around our homes a cause for concern??? A look at a number of news headlines recently has given us a great deal to “worry about” regarding Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) and is a very hotly debated subject when it comes to the federal and state regulators, the public utility industries, and public concern.  In fact, there has been a wide range of … Continue reading


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Shake & Bake Synthesis Method

The New Shake & Bake or “One Pot” Methamphetamine Synthesis Method

April - 26 - 2012 • Author: mpolkabla

Law Enforcement authorities across California and the United States are seeing a boom in a small-scale methamphetamine manufacturing done in soda bottles (drug makers seem to prefer a 2 Liter Mountain Dew bottle).  Using the “shake-and-bake method,” meth cookers can produce hundreds of dollars’ worth of the illegal drug in less than an hour in their backyard, the woods, in a car, and/or on the go.  All the needed materials can be easily purchased at any local convenience store and carried, transported, and … Continue reading


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Largest Methamphetamine (Meth) Drug Lab Bust in US History

March - 17 - 2012 • Author: mpolkabla

Certainly Not the most sought after record for the United States and one in our own back yard…  San Jose, California where a search for stolen iPads tracked via its GPS feature had led authorities to over 780 pounds of crystal methamphetamine (meth) with a reported street value of over $ 34 million. As officials searched the premises, a massive quantity of meth was uncovered, and investigators say the site was being used as a conversion laboratory where raw methamphetamine product was being … Continue reading


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What’s New at BioMax Environmental… Methamphetamine Drug Lab Cleanup Contractor List

December - 15 - 2011 • Author: admin

BioMax Environmental now provides a list of Methamphetamine Drug Lab Clean-up Contractors in Northern California for our clients with properties which require the cleanup of methamphetamine related drug lab contamination residues.  A listing of companies which our clients have successfully worked with and who offer these services is provided below in alphabetical Order.  Please note that BioMax does not endorse any individual contractor listed below, but simply provides this lists for our clients for informational and consideration purposes only:  (in alphabetical order)   … Continue reading


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