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Student Health Changes – The Link Could be Mold
October 21, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Student Health Changes – The Link Could be Mold
Mold, hiding inside the walls and ceilings of public buildings, especially schools, is more common than previously thought. This is because it is often difficult to detect, and health and safety regulators have been slow to react.
Household Repairs, Air Quality, and Disclosure – What They Don’t Tell You About Asbestos in Older Homes
October 14, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Household Repairs, Air Quality, and Disclosure – What They…
Up until the mid-1980s, many common building materials and components in use contained asbestos. It is relatively easy to disturb, even when performing trivial repairs. You could be putting yourself and your loved ones at risk and not even know it.
Lead Paint Removal and Disposal
October 5, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Lead Paint Removal and Disposal
Lead paint was the most common type of paint for many years and used heavily in most homes built before 1978 in the United States. However, after the discovery of the dangers of lead it was phased out of household products and building materials. Today, lead still remains in many older buildings and pipes, causing issues for people and water contamination.
The Legacy of Lead – Toxicity and the Removal and Remediation from Septic Tanks
September 15, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
The Legacy of Lead – Toxicity and the Removal and Remediat…
Are you noticing a bunch of old paint flaking off window and door trimmings at one of your company’s older commercial sites? It might be tempting to think you can scrape it off yourself and let the chips go down the drain. This could be very harmful to the site’s septic system, and adjacent drainage […]
Asbestos in the Housing Market – Popcorn Ceilings
September 6, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Asbestos in the Housing Market – Popcorn Ceilings
Know the risks before planning a ceiling makeover in an older home, and what to do when DIY is not a safe option.
Lead Paint: What is it and How to Safely Deal with it?
August 18, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Lead Paint: What is it and How to Safely Deal with it?
Before the 1980s, all kinds of residential paints contained lead, which is a highly harmful toxin. The problem still lingers in older apartments, residential complexes, and even commercial buildings.
Why Asbestos Abatement and Disposal are Best Left to the Pros
August 4, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Why Asbestos Abatement and Disposal are Best Left to the Pros
Asbestos abatement professionals work with a commitment of keeping people safe and provide healthy indoor environments. These experts stay aligned with all OSHA, EPA, Department of Transportation, and county-specific air quality district rules and regulations.
Why Luxury Homes Still Need Remediation Services
July 22, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Why Luxury Homes Still Need Remediation Services
The hot housing market has only made remediation services more important, especially for luxury homes. We explain what remediation services are, the types you can get and why they have become so important. It's no secret that the housing markets in Los Angeles, Hollywood Hills and Beverly Hills has exploded over the past few years. Housing prices are steeply rising as demand only increases. With…
Mold Abatement in Schools: Keeping Children and Teachers Safe
June 17, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Mold Abatement in Schools: Keeping Children and Teachers Safe
Schools across the country are set to reopen after the summer break and many of them will have been shuttered for over a year. The possibility of unchecked mold growth over these many months is very high. Find out more about the importance of inspections for mold and what to do if there is a mold problem. Shuttered schools are reopening as the country emerges…
What You Need to Know About Asbestos in the Workplace
June 11, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
What You Need to Know About Asbestos in the Workplace
Asbestos in workplaces has long been a problem, but as many companies choose to ignore the issues, more and more workers are refusing to work in asbestos-infected workplaces. Just last month, first responder workers in West Palm Beach protested outside the Sheriff's Office about their unsafe, asbestos-infected workplace, complaining about health impacts and unsafe work conditions.
Everything to Know About the Dangers of Lead Paint, and How to Clean it Up
June 8, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Everything to Know About the Dangers of Lead Paint, and How to C…
Formally referred to as lead abatement, there are specific techniques and processes specifically designed for the complete and permanent elimination of all the hazards associated with lead-based paint. That's why it's best left to a licensed professional.
Four Tips to Minimize Mold Risk During and After a Prolonged Shutdown
June 4, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Four Tips to Minimize Mold Risk During and After a Prolonged Shu…
Do you own a building that experienced a prolonged shutdown? Then it is time to think about mold growth. Here's a few tips to make sure your building is mold free before and after you open up. After over a year of work-from-home, shutdowns and other measures, many people are starting to head back to buildings that have been largely abandoned for some months. Coming…

Indoor Air Quality Posts

Air Scrubbers and Negative Air Machines Are Useful Tools in Improving Air Quality
August 20, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Air Scrubbers and Negative Air Machines Are Useful Tools in Impr…
The impact that forest and structural fires have on indoor air quality can be quite severe. Whether a property is in close proximity to a fire or has been damaged directly by the flames, smoke can negatively impact the air quality within the building. Smoke damage requires specialized equipment and technicians to thoroughly and effectively restore the property back to a healthy and clean environment.…
COVID Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfection using ProKure®
July 15, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
COVID Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfection using ProKure®
Learn about the product ProKure® and its ability to clean, sanitize, and disinfect, as well as its effectiveness against COVID-19.
COVID Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfection using ProKure®
July 15, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
COVID Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfection using ProKure®
Learn about the product ProKure® and its ability to clean, sanitize, and disinfect, as well as its effectiveness against COVID-19.
The Importance of Professional Tear Gas Remediation
June 4, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
The Importance of Professional Tear Gas Remediation
Cleaning tear gas is a dangerous and important task. Always hire a professional tear gas remediation company. Tear gas, also called a riot control agent, is used by law enforcement officials and military personnel in order to quickly disperse a crowd. The term refers to a variety of toxic aerosols including pepper spray and mace.  These compounds are highly poisonous and cause severe negative effects when…
Film and Television Production in the Times of COVID-19
March 15, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Film and Television Production in the Times of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic brought the entire world to a standstill and people everywhere have been staying home to stay safe for many months. Unfortunately, at a time when more people than ever before are watching television, movies and streaming services, film and television production has been drastically slowed down by the pandemic. According to Ampere Analysis, […]
The Importance of Duct Cleaning After Restoration & Remodel
March 9, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
The Importance of Duct Cleaning After Restoration & Remodel
Film and Television Production in the Times of COVID-19
February 28, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Film and Television Production in the Times of COVID-19
Though the pandemic slowed down film and tv production, it is back on track. Many protocols are in place to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved.
The Importance of Duct Cleaning After Restoration & Remodel
February 26, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
The Importance of Duct Cleaning After Restoration & Remodel
Why Disinfection Services are Essential
February 9, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Why Disinfection Services are Essential
Why should companies and landlords hire disinfection services? There are many reasons why disinfection services are crucial, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commercial Stadiums and Arenas Disinfection: A New Approach
February 8, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Commercial Stadiums and Arenas Disinfection: A New Approach
Discover how stadiums and arenas can use new approaches to ensure that disinfection is assured for the returning spectator public.
Improving Indoor Air Quality in Schools
February 8, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Improving Indoor Air Quality in Schools
With students returning to in-person learning, many families find themselves questioning the safety of the return to the classroom. While it can seem daunting, research and health experts have expressed in-person learning to be a safe environment when proper protocols are in place. One of the most important protocols? Ensuring effective air ventilation within the classroom
Covid-19 Updated Blog – January 2021
January 20, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Covid-19 Updated Blog – January 2021
2021 kicks off with mixed emotions. Hope for the future as a coronavirus vaccine begins to roll out but concern for the present as new strains of the virus are discovered and spreading. Variants of the virus include the UK strain, the South African and now variants out of Ohio and California.

Team Heat Posts

When and Why You Should Remove and Replace Your Attic Insulation
September 10, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
When and Why You Should Remove and Replace Your Attic Insulation
Keeping your home warm in the winter, cool in the summer, and energy-efficient all year-round is important. The key factor in achieving this is a properly insulated home. You may think of wall insulation as what ensures your home has adequate temperature control throughout the seasons, but your attic insulation is important too.
Heat Treatment for Bed Bugs – What to do if you find bed bugs in your home or hotel
July 8, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Heat Treatment for Bed Bugs – What to do if you find bed b…
With summer in full swing, that means many of us are traveling. That also means many of us are staying in hotels and sleeping in beds that are not ours. With that, comes fear for many travelers: bed bugs.
Rest Easy: Avoid These Three Bed Bug Removal Mistakes
April 26, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Rest Easy: Avoid These Three Bed Bug Removal Mistakes
Rest Easy: Avoid These Three Bed Bug Removal Mistakes There are actually bed bug removal mistakes people try that make the problem worse. Depend on bed bug removal companies for trusted advice, effective elimination processes, and reassurance that promises the rest people deserve.
Attic Insulation Removal: How Does It Work?
March 23, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Attic Insulation Removal: How Does It Work?
Attic insulation is instrumental in keeping your home comfortable, but sometimes it needs to be replaced. Smoke from a small or nearby fire can cause health concerns, as can rodent, bird, or bug infestations that could require repair. Or you could just be remodelling and need to change up your attic's layout. Either way, attic insulation can be tricky, so it's best to talk to…
Drywood Termite Treatment Case Study
July 6, 2018
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Drywood Termite Treatment Case Study
In the summer of 2018, Alliance received a call from Mark Russell with California Termite Solutions representing a homeowner with a property in escrow. The homeowner needed to clear up a termite infestation before the sale could be closed. Looking to complete the sale within days, they did not have time to use a traditional […]
Heat Better Than Chemicals for Bed Bugs in Hospitals
March 30, 2012
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Alliance Environmental
Heat Better Than Chemicals for Bed Bugs in Hospitals
With Los Angeles living at the #5 spot in the Top 50 US cities for bed bugs, it would be a surprise if the pests never made an appearance in our hospitals. The Briefings on Hospital Safety Newsletter has given us permission to reprint their article on using heat to treat bedbugs in hospitals instead of chemicals.  […]
March 30, 2012
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Alliance Environmental
With Los Angeles living at the #5 spot in the Top 50 US cities for bed bugs, it would be a surprise if the pests never made an appearance in our hospitals. The Briefings on Hospital Safety Newsletter has given us permission to reprint their article on using heat to treat bedbugs in hospitals instead of chemicals.  […]

Trauma Cleanup Posts

Best Professional Cleanup Practices When Illegal Drug Contamination is Present
October 11, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Best Professional Cleanup Practices When Illegal Drug Contaminat…
Trauma cleanup specialists can also handle the cleanup after bio-hazardous materials and illegal drug labs. Here are some of the best practices and why you should contact professionals to help in these situations.
Benefits of an Illegal Drug Decontamination Service
June 4, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Benefits of an Illegal Drug Decontamination Service
Why clients need an illegal drug decontamination service and the benefits this service provides. Illegal drug decontamination is a crucial undertaking after drug-related incidents or drug use within a space and should be performed by a verified illegal drug decontamination company.
Why You Need Crime Scene Cleanup Services
April 14, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Why You Need Crime Scene Cleanup Services
What is crime scene cleanup and why do you need crime scene cleanup services? Has there been an incident involving criminal activity or a questionable death recently which you need to take care of? Crime scene cleanup services are an essential component of removing biohazards, such as bodily fluids or pathogens. But what exactly do they do, and why are they so crucial? Crime scene…
Things You Need to Know About Suicide Clean Up
March 3, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Things You Need to Know About Suicide Clean Up
An unfortunate part of life is the tragedy of losing someone, and when that happens through a suicide, it becomes even more heartbreaking for many. Could it have been prevented? What could have been done differently to de-escalate the situation? How does one move on from a loss through such actions? While these are questions to ask for a long time, the more immediate situation…
What are the Benefits of Hiring a Trauma Cleanup Expert
August 29, 2020
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Alliance Environmental
What are the Benefits of Hiring a Trauma Cleanup Expert
What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Trauma Clean Up Expert? The dark side of life involves some truly horrifying occurrences, from deaths to natural disasters. A proper cleanup of these disasters prevents contamination and further property damage, and there are some key reasons to consult a trauma cleanup agency. The Reality of Disasters. One […]
Case Study – Hoarding | Alliance
September 14, 2016
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createape
Case Study – Hoarding | Alliance
Hoarding situations can be highly sensitive and, in some cases, present a potential danger or hazard to personal health and safety. In this case, the client had been hoarding for over 20 years. They had been red-tagged by the city code enforcement and fire department, and Alliance Environmental was brought in to clean out the […]

Press Release Posts

Airtek Indoor Air Solutions, Mintie Service, and Coast IAQ & Life Safety Services effective January 1 2022, will become Alliance Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) & Life Safety Services
October 26, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Airtek Indoor Air Solutions, Mintie Service, and Coast IAQ &…
AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Environmental's Co-founders Jeff and Joe McLean are proud to introduce Alliance IAQ & Life Safety Services.
MINTIE Provides Proven Worldwide COVID Surge Capacity Solution as International Infection Prevention Week Highlights Tireless Efforts and Bravery of Worldwide Infection Control Community
October 20, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
MINTIE Provides Proven Worldwide COVID Surge Capacity Solution a…
AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the worldwide healthcare industry commemorating International Infection Prevention Week, October 17-23, MINTIE LLC, a third-generation healthcare product innovator and an Alliance Environmental Group company, continues its efforts at infection prevention in the fight against COVID-19 and the Delta Variant.
Alliance Environmental Group, LLC. Acquires Thermatech Northwest Inc.
October 15, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
Alliance Environmental Group, LLC. Acquires Thermatech Northwest…
AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Environmental Group, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Thermatech Northwest Inc. and the continuation of the expansion of the Group on the West Coast.
MINTIE LLC Announces Nationwide Rental Program for Award-Winning Lineup of Indoor Environmental Products
October 13, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
MINTIE LLC Announces Nationwide Rental Program for Award-Winning…
The Company's Environmental Containment Unit (ECU4), VIRUSKILLER® Air Decontamination Products Now Available for Job-to-Job On-Demand Use
MINTIE LLC, LOG6 SOLUTIONS LLC Join Forces for VIRUSKILLER™
September 2, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
MINTIE LLC, LOG6 SOLUTIONS LLC Join Forces for VIRUSKILLER&trade…
Indoor Air Quality Takes Center Stage for Companies' Infection Prevention in Continued Battle Against COVID-19 & Delta Variant.
Seeking Sponsors for the Dinner With Friends
January 15, 2014
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Alliance Environmental
Seeking Sponsors for the Dinner With Friends
Ronald McDonald House of San Diego The Dinner With Friends in support of the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego is rapidly approaching and we don’t want you to miss a great opportunity to sponsor this event! Here’s some information about last year’s Dinner: Matt and Carlos have let us know that the totals amount […]
Announcing…Our New Office in Aptos!
July 15, 2013
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Alliance Environmental
Announcing…Our New Office in Aptos!
We have made it halfway through the summer and the news continues to roll out! You may remember that we announced Alliance’s acquisition of Seacliff Environmental Services a few weeks ago, part of our recent growth spurt. Today we opened our new offices in Aptos, California for both Seacliff and Alliance Environmental Group. We are very excited to be […]

Newsletter Posts

Alliance News – Newsletter 19
December 2, 2021
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Alliance News – Newsletter 19
December has dawned upon us, and we have entered the final stretch of what can be summarized as a tumultuous year. The holiday season is here, and as we look back on the past year, we can reflect on how we have had to adapt to pandemic life and living in this new normal way […]
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 18
November 2, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 18
We have just commenced with the penultimate month of the year, and we have a lot to be thankful for. November marks National Gratitude month. As we move ahead with our daily lives and routines, we should be reminded of the importance of Thanksgiving and giving back. In chronological order, November 11 is Veterans Day. We acknowledge the Veterans and those that have selflessly served…
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 17
October 7, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 17
With the blink of an eye, the year has almost passed us by, as we approach the last quarter of 2021 and October brings with it quite an interesting and eventful month. With celebrations such as Oktoberfest and Halloween, we also throw the spotlight on a significant cause of Breast Cancer Awareness. October is also officially recognized as National Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month, which…
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 16
September 1, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 16
September is here and annually we commemorate national preparedness month. We find ourselves at the crossroads between wildfire season, school districts reopening for in-person learning, the continual dangers and concerns of Covid-19, and the various variants that are still harming our society and the ongoing threat of potential disasters from earthquakes to mudslides.
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 15
July 21, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 15
The Western states of the US have seen scorching and dry conditions. The sweltering heat combined with drought across California has spurred wildfires. Summer travel and vacation have been close to pre-pandemic levels as people want to go out and enjoy recreational and leisure activities. A concern, though, most recently is that Covid-19 cases have seen an uptick with surges in several states, including areas…
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 14
June 17, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 14
June is National Safety Month. There couldn't be a more critical time for our communities, employees, and society as a whole to be safe. California has officially reopened, and in some instances, it would be 15 months since businesses have started operation once again.
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 13
May 19, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 13
May is National Wildfire Awareness Month. As we have all begun to realize, wildfires cause significant destruction to property and affect the livelihoods of civilians. California has experienced severe drought, and the dry conditions tend to be a catalyst for brush fires. Due to the impact of climate change, the traditional wildfire season extends for more prolonged periods, as can be recently seen by the…
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 12
April 13, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 12
April is World Earth Month and the sustainability of preserving our planet is imperative. Alliance Environmental Group and our subsidiary companies, take pride in ensuring best practices are followed when any environmental remediation or indoor air quality services are performed. We believe in using products that are environmentally friendly and performing tasks that require a lesser carbon footprint.
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 11
March 9, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 11
Schools, buildings, and businesses are getting ready to reopen as the numbers of new Covid-19 infections decline. Some buildings and facilities have been closed since March 2020 and have not resumed usual operations. Even though vaccine distribution has increased and we move into less restricted tiers, we must not let our guard down. We still need to maintain our social distance, wear masks and wash…
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 10
January 22, 2021
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 10
2021 seems to be moving at a brisk pace already - we began the new year with a sense of optimism, hope and caution. Many areas of California welcomed the new year under extended stay at home orders as Covid-19 infections continued rising, particularly in densely populated areas.  With a vaccine approved and in distribution, we look towards a better and brighter future for family,…
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 9
December 23, 2020
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 9
We have welcomed fall with the return of a favorite pastime - sports, sports, and more sports. It has been a very strange and peculiar season. While current safety measures and restrictions mean limited to no live game attendance, parties or gatherings, we can still enjoy the games from the comfort of home and (hopefully) big-screen TVs. Basketball and baseball seasons have recently ended -…
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 8
October 28, 2020
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Alliance Environmental
ALLIANCE NEWS – NEWSLETTER 8
We have welcomed fall with the return of a favorite pastime - sports, sports, and more sports. It has been a very strange and peculiar season. While current safety measures and restrictions mean limited to no live game attendance, parties or gatherings, we can still enjoy the games from the comfort of home and (hopefully) big-screen TVs. Basketball and baseball seasons have recently ended -…