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National Beach Conference - Sponsors

The U.S. EPA would like to thank the following companies for sponsoring the 2011 National Beach Conference:

AbTech Industries, Inc. Exit EPA Disclaimer
4410 N Scottsdale Road, Suite 235
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Contact: Bjornulf White, VP, AbTech Industries

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AbTech Industries, Inc. (www.abtechindustries.com) is an environmental technologies firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities and industry addressing issues of water pollutants and contamination. Its products are based on polymer technologies capable of removing hydrocarbons, sediment and other foreign elements from still (ponds, lakes and marinas) or flowing water (curbside drains, pipe outflows, rivers and oceans). The company currently holds seventeen patents. AbTech's Smart Sponge®, and Smart Sponge® Plus (which is approved by the EPA for the reduction of coliform bacteria), are engineered for use in catch basins, drainage vaults and end of pipe applications to treat large amounts of stormwater runoff. AbTech Industries can design stormwater solutions scalable to any amount of stormwater for any municipal, commercial or industrial application. AbTech's current customers include Municipalities, Beach Communities, State Agencies, Federal Agencies and other entities faced with stormwater problems. Implementing AbTech's Smart Sponge® Plus technology, with prefabricated Ultra Urban Filters or custom built vaults, into any beach community effectively and efficiently reduces the amount of coliform bacteria, debris, and hydrocarbons, to help keep beaches in compliance with stormwater regulations.

BioGX, Inc. Exit EPA Disclaimer
1500 1st Ave. North, Unit #34
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Michael Vickery, Ph.D.,
David Fine
Greer Kaufman, Ph.D.

BioGX (http://www.biogx.com) develops, manufactures, and sells rapid PCR tests for a variety of markets and sample types. They sell assays for recreational water quality and drinking water analysis, food safety, dairy testing, shellfish testing, packaged food QC, GMO testing, veterinary pathogen analysis, pharma QC, poultry testing, beer QC, and others. BioGX offers custom assay design and development to meet your needs and manufactures their tests in a novel lyophilized format that includes all testing reagents premixed in the analysis tube. Just add your sample in water to the tube and your test is ready to run. BioGX's novel Enterococcus and Total E. coli tests have been validated worldwide for recreational water quality testing in both freshwater and saltwater environments. BioGX also offers custom solutions for assay automation and field based testing. We recently released two new E. coli multiplex panels for detection of the CDC "big six" non-O157 STEC.

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