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U.S. EPA and its Federal Partners Advance Decontamination Techniques

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 12, 2014)

Today (Feb. 12,2014)  the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with federal partners, announced the results of a multi-year project called Bio-Response Operational Testing and Evaluation (BOTE) that tested and evaluated decontamination techniques for a biological incident. “The information gained from this project gives ...

EPA Hosts 2013 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 1, 2013)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold its 2013 International Decontamination Research and Development Conference on November 5-7 in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. This year’s conference will focus on research around the decontamination of indoor and outdoor areas, and materials contaminated with biological, chemical, ...

Department of Energy Releases WIPP Recovery Plan

by US Department of Energy  (Sep. 30, 2014)

Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) released the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Recovery Plan, outlining the necessary steps to resume operations at the transuranic waste disposal site outside of Carlsbad, N.M. WIPP operations were suspended following an underground truck fire and ...

DeconGel® Provides Radiological Decontamination Technology to Japan in Wake of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Crisis

by CBI Polymers DeconGel  (Apr. 25, 2011)

CBI Polymers LLC, the Honolulu-based innovator of DeconGel® nuclear decontaminant, will join the broad-based philanthropic effort to help with the crisis in Japan by making a donation of $250,000 in radiological decontamination products and technical services at the request of the Japanese Medical Association (JMA) for the removal of ...

Oak Ridge completes field work on Recovery Act-projects

by US Department of Energy  (May 8, 2014)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM) has finished field work on the last Recovery Act-funded environmental cleanup project. Since 2009, EM has used the $751 million in Recovery Act funds to accomplish 27 projects, many of which included multiple subcomponents and extensive scopes. “This is ...

A unique monitoring system to secure water quality at major events

by ENDETEC  (Nov. 20, 2013)

Veolia’s specialized environmental monitoring unit, Endetec, has recently put into operation its sophisticated real-time monitoring technologies at high-profile events. Spread across sensitive points in a water network, they continuously measure the key parameters of water quality: pressure, chlorine, temperature and conductivity in line ...

CBI Polymers receives export award from the U.S. Department of Commerce

by CBI Polymers DeconGel  (Aug. 10, 2011)

Honolulu, Hawaii, August 9, 2011 — CBI Polymers Inc., received an export achievement award from the U.S. Department of Commerce on August 1, 2011 for its philanthropic work to provide aid in the clean-up efforts of Hungary’s toxic mud spill last year and the more recent nuclear catastrophe in Japan.  Presented by Suresh Kumar, ...

Dade Moeller Announces 1,000,000 Safe Work Hours Achieved

by Dade Moeller & Associates, Inc.  (Jan. 23, 2013)

Dade Moeller is pleased to announce that its team of dedicated employees has surpassed a significant milestone – working safely for one million hours without an OSHA recordable injury. This is an important achievement for any company, but especially for one like Dade Moeller, which provides worker safety and radiological protection services ...

Perma-Fix Announces Its 12th Annual Nuclear Waste Management Forum

by Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc.  (Nov. 28, 2012)

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced it will host its 12th Annual Nuclear Waste Management Forum December 10-13, 2012 in Nashville, TN. This year's forum theme is "U.S. Waste Management Innovation Applied at Home and Abroad." The forum will feature waste management experts who will highlight the significant ...

Radioactive Removal Project Gets Underway in Illinois

by EMSL Analytical, Inc.  (Apr. 5, 2012)

Earlier this week, the Daily Herald published a story about a $20 million radioactive cleanup project getting underway near Naperville, Illinois.  The extensive project is taking place along the West Branch of the DuPage River at the McDowell Grove Forest Preserve. According to the article, “The radioactive material came from an old ...

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