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Tetra Tech Wins $185 Million U.S. Army Environmental Remediation Contract

by Tetra Tech  (Jan. 22, 2015)

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $185 million multiple award environmental remediation contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District. Through this 5-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Tetra Tech will support the investigation, design, and removal of ...

EPA to Hold a Public Meeting About Proposed Plan to Clean Up Soil Contamination at Benfield Industries, Inc. Superfund Site in Waynesville, N.C.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jan. 9, 2015)

On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting about plans to clean up residual soil contamination at the Benfield Industries, Inc. Superfund Site in Waynesville, N.C. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Haywood Vocational Opportunities Building located at 172 Riverbend Street in ...

Better Remediation Through Effective Groundwater Sampling

by ASTM International  (Dec. 1, 2014)

One of the keys to successful remediation of a contaminated property is effective groundwater sampling. A new ASTM standard will aid groundwater samplers by taking a look at three types of passive samplers and their advantages, disadvantages and limitations. The new standard is D7929, Guide for Selection of ...

EPA Settlement with the U.S.D.A. Helps Protect Soil and Groundwater from Contamination

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 2, 2014)

An underground storage tank (UST) at the Lake Moomaw Marina Store in Warm Springs, Va., will now be regularly monitored and inspected under a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to resolve alleged violations of UST regulations. The Lake Moomaw Marina Store is owned by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The required ...

EPA Region 7 Receives Report of Groundwater Analysis by U.S. Geological Survey for West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Dec. 17, 2014)

EPA Region 7 has received an independent report issued today by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) about groundwater conditions at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., and will carefully review the report’s findings as the Agency moves toward selection of a final remedy for the site. The USGS study, which was requested by ...

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 ...

Canadian Claiming Fracking Contaminated Water Can Sue Government, Court Rules

by Bloomberg BNA  (Nov. 19, 2014)

A Canadian woman who claims hydraulic fracturing contaminated her groundwater can sue the Alberta government for allegedly failing to properly investigate her claims and fix any issues, a superior court judge ruled. An Alberta court Nov. 7 ruled that Jessica Ernst—who said she ...

Essential Management Solutions wins NGWA’s Groundwater Remediation Award

by National Ground Water Association (NGWA)  (Nov. 11, 2014)

Essential Management Solutions LLC of Evergreen, Colorado, has received an Outstanding Groundwater Project Award from the National Ground Water Association for excellence in restoring contaminated groundwater. The award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The project took place ...

Groundwater Remediation Market to Exceed $14 Billion Next Year

by The McIlvaine Company  (Oct. 8, 2014)

More than $14 billion will be spent in 2015 to remove metals, VOCs and other contaminants from groundwater. This is the conclusion reached in Site Remediation World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. ( VOCs are present at more than two-thirds of the Superfund, RCRA and DOD sites and at almost half of the DOE ...

NGWREF funds research on electrochemically enhanced bioremediation of groundwater

by National Ground Water Association (NGWA)  (Sep. 8, 2014)

The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation has awarded a grant to Daqian Jiang, Ph.D., of the University of Minnesota, for a research project on the bioremediation of groundwater. Jiang will receive $8,000 for his project, “Electrochemically Enhanced Bioremediation for Attenuation of Arsenic, Nitrate, and Emerging ...

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