Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Press Conference at the 2015 SHOT Show®
MT2 leads battle against lead poisoning to protect law enforcement officers nationwide Police officers are committed to “protect and serve,” but who is protecting them? MT2, LLC (MT2) the leading provider of environmental firing range services in the US is pleased to announce that in addition to holding a press conference, they will be exhibiting at the 2015 SHOT Show, booth #4041. The SHOT Show is the largest and most comprehensive trade show for all professionals involved with the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. The SHOT Show features more than 1,600 exhibitors filling booth space covering 630,000 net square feet. The show, which is a trade-only event, attracts more than 65,000 industry professionals from all 50 states and 100 countries. “We are passionate about Gun Range lead cleanup and restoring our environment and protecting people from the hazards of lead. That is why MT2 has developed a free guide for range owners titled 10 Keys to Range Management and Control of Lead Hazards.” stated James Barthel, MT2 CEO; “There are Best Management Practices for managing lead at firing ranges that both indoor and outdoor ranges can implement in order to protect shooters, workers, the environmental and the local community from lead hazards.” The free guide offered by MT2 includes important safety and management practices to contain, control, and eliminate lead hazards at firing ranges. Range owners can download a copy online at: www.FiringRangeCleanupReport.com MT2’s extensive list of clients includes over 200 law enforcement agencies such as NYPD, State Departments of Corrections, and the US Military. Since 2006, MT2 has been implementing a BMP Program for lead management and maintenance that successfully reduces lead hazards at the NYPD training range where over 40,000 officers and recruits train annually. The NYPD BMP Program includes removal and recycling of lead bullets and bullet fragments; sampling, analysis and monitoring of soil and groundwater conditions; and chemically converting potential leachable lead fines remaining in range soils utilizing MT2’s patented ECOBOND® lead treatment technologies so that treated soils are considered non-hazardous and can be replaced back onto range berms. MT2 has served over 1,000 public and private firing ranges nationwide since 2000. MT2’s primary areas of expertise include firing range services, complete range maintenance, improvements and lead remediation services.