Environmental Services News & Events

Upcoming EventS

May 21, 2015- ARA's Sue Sylvester will speak at the ACEC Engineers Seminar in Augusta, ME. Sue's talk is entitled: "TSCA PCB: Implementing Subpart Q to Reduce Costs and Streamline Site Investigations"  (POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2015- STAY TUNED)


October 8, 2015- LSPA Annual Dinner Meeting at UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, MA.


October 27, 2015- ARA's Guy Sylvester will be speaking about Mold (Identification, Safe Removal and Prevention) at the 5th Annual NH Healthy Homes Conference in Concord, NH.


November 7, 2015- The Southeast Land Trust of NH is hosting their Fall Foliage Fundraiser in Portsmouth. Support local conservation efforts and network while enjoying live music and hors d’oeuvres in beautiful historic downtown Portsmouth.


November 18 - December 10, 2015-  Look for ARA on the NH Public Television (NHPTV) Annual Holiday Auction. Bid on a Residential Water Test and other cool items!


January 24-27, 2016 - IAQ friends, hope to see you at the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) 19th Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL!


March 6, 2016- The Environmental Information Association (EIA) National Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, NV. Great education & networking event. Environmental sampling, analysis, lead-based paint abatement, asbestos management, mold sampling, testing & remediation, compliance audits, and more.


April 11 &12, 2016- Northeast Indoor Air Quality and Energy Conference in Portland, ME.


May 24, 2016- Look for the ARA IAQ Team at the New England Condominium & Apartment Expo at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA.



7.2015- Mold Legislation Announced in NH

1.2015- Sylvester Appointed to Federal Environmental Committee

10.28.2014- Sylvester Wins NHBR Business Excellence Award

10.6.2014- ARA Named A Top Women-Led Businesses in NH

10.2.14- Absolute Resource Associates is Growing!

7.23.14- Sylvester Goes to Washington!

10.16.13- ARA Named Among Top 50 Women-Led Companies in NH

9.20.13- Hanscom Air Force Base Awards 2nd Contract to ARA

9.1.13- ARA CEO Named Chair of the American Lung Association NH Leadership Board

8.19.13- ARA Contracts with US Army Corps of Engineers

4.16.13- Newburyport Student Visits ARA Laboratory

2.7.13- ARA Accredited in New York

12.6.12- NH Mold Task Force Publishes Standard of Care

8.17.12-     Shaheen & SBA's Karen Mills visit ARA      View Photos on FB


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New Hampshire Business Review (NHBR): NH's New Mold Bill, What You Need to Know (10/15) (by Guy Sylvester & Jean Gennaro)

Healthy Indoors Magazine: NH Joins Growing Number of States with Mold Legislation (see page 17)  (9/15)

iaqa.org: A Moldy Rollercoaster Ride, Mold Legislation for NH (7/15)

Lung.org: Guy Sylvester of ARA Spreads American Lung Association's Mission through Volunteer Efforts (4/15)

Seacoastonline.com: Business Names & Faces- Sylvester Appointed to Federal Committee (2/15)

Seacoastonline.com: Women Small Business Parity Act Part of Defense Bill (12/14)

NH Business Review (NHBR): ARA named 2014 Business Excellence Winner (10/14)

Seacoastonline.com: Sylvester testifies for bill to boost women-owned businesses (8/14)

NH Union Leader: Pease to hold seminar on anticipated opportunities tied to refueling tanker, Guy Sylvester of ARA on panel (8/14)

Fosters Daily Democrat: Tanker Project needs qualified contractors (8/14)


Seacoastonline.com: Businesswomen Get Boost with Bill (7/14)

IE Connections Editorial: "NH Mold Legislation Favorable to Consumers" (2/14)

Fosters Daily Democrat: Guy Sylvester's Letter to the Editor on Second Hand Smoke (10/13)

Business NH Magazine: ARA Named to List of NH's Top Women Led Companies (10/13)

Seacoastonline.com: Absolute Resource Wants to See Employees Succeed (2/13)

New Hampshire Business Review: The State of the Seacoast (12/12)

New Hampshire Business Review: Why Does NH Need a Mold Task Force? (11/12)

Fosters Daily Democrat: ARA Contracts with Hanscom AFB (9/12)

Seacoastonline.com: Shaheen & SBA Visit ARA (8/12)  Photos on FB

Business NH Magazine: ARA on PCBs in Construction (7/12)

ARA: Environmental Experts with a Flair for Customer Care (4/12)

ARA Receives Job Training Grant (4/12)

2011 NHBR Business Excellence Award Winners Announced (10/11)

Got Mold? Buyer Beware!  New Hampshire Business Review (3/11)

RL Awarded Job Training Grant 11.25.10 (11/10)

Portsmouth Herald, RL Scores Navy Contract  (10/10)