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NRDC’s “Exaggerator” Video Takes on Polluters’ Wild Claims about Proposed Clean Water Rule

by Natural Resources Defense Council  (Nov. 12, 2014)

The Natural Resources Defense Council launched a video campaign today taking a comic jab at big corporate polluters’ hyperbolic claims about the proposed Clean Water Protection Rule, which is intended to restore protections for waterways that help supply drinking water for more than 100 million Americans. The 2-minute video called ...

EPA Awards Texas $2.5 million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Dec. 10, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently awarded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality $2,506,000 to prevent and respond to petroleum leaks from in underground storage tanks (UST). Leaks from underground storage tanks allow toxic fumes and vapors to escape and collect in areas such as parking garages or basements where ...

DESMI’s new Dubai base helps re-think district cooling

by DESMI A/S  (Nov. 24, 2014)

“We’ve been working for well over 100 years in the marine & offshore, and district heating sectors, giving us outstanding technical competencies related to seawater and cooling applications,” says Michael Hager, General Manager of DESMI’s newly established Middle East office. “It’s a fundamental background ...

EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan for the Cinnaminson Ground Water Contamination Superfund Site in Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 30, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined that no further action is needed to address two closed landfills at the Cinnaminson Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in the townships of Cinnaminson and Delran, New Jersey. The site, which covers approximately 400 acres, includes residential and industrial properties and the two ...

AWWA president to Congress: Pollution reduction key to cyanotoxins prevention

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Nov. 20, 2014)

In testimony today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, American Water Works Association President John Donahue stressed that the solution to keeping drinking water safe from cyanotoxins begins with reducing nutrient ...

Companies Agree to Pay for Cleanup of Contaminated Ground Water at Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund Site in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (May 9, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a final legal agreement with ten companies to conduct the cleanup of contaminated ground water at the Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund site in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey. The ground water beneath the six-acre site is contaminated with volatile organic compounds from past ...

EPA Proposes Revised Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 30, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed a new plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. Areas of the sediment on the bottom of the lake have become contaminated with mercury and lead that ...

Innovative Leaking Oil Tank` Bio Remediation` Technology Restores Contaminated NJ Properties.

by Environmental Systems  (Oct. 25, 2014)

Remediation of gasoline or heating oil contaminated soil or ground water typically was a expensive proposition. Many property owners that lacked proper remediation funding were forced to abandon their sites or close them until funding allowed for remediation. Environmental Systems has developed special patent pending Bio-Remediation Technology ...

Early tests don`t find tainted water from oil boom in the Northern Plains oil patch

by Associated Press  (Nov. 17, 2014)

Random testing of shallow groundwater in the Northern Plains oil patch found no early evidence of contamination from an energy boom that's already seen more than 8,500 wells drilled, federal scientists said Monday. However, the U.S. Geological Survey cautioned that the tests could have missed contamination from surface spills or leaking well ...

Xylem recognizes 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize winner for research on new water treatment method

by Xylem, Inc.  (Sep. 4, 2014)

Xylem Inc. congratulates Hayley Todesco of Canada, the winner of the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the most prestigious international student competition for water-related research. The award was presented to Ms. Todesco at the annual World Water Week celebration in Stockholm for her work focused on the effectiveness of the ...

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