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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 ...

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, ...

Use of DeconGel® for Beryllium cleanup wins ESS&H achievement award

by CBI Polymers DeconGel  (Feb. 9, 2010)

CBI Polymers, a subsidiary of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc., is pleased to announce that National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and Safety and Ecology Corporation (SEC) have won the Environmental, Security, Safety and Health (ESS&H) Achievement Award in recognition of their innovative use of DeconGel® as a beryllium decontamination technique ...

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 ...

DeconGel® Approved for Disposal at U.S. Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)

by CBI Polymers DeconGel  (Sep. 10, 2010)

HONOLULU - After rigorous testing performed by the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), the innovative decontamination product, DeconGel®, has met requirements for safe transport to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico for disposal of transuranic waste (TRU). ...

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, ...

EPA Endorses “Way Ahead” Plan for West Valley Demonstration Project; Agency on hand to recognize shipment of nearly 20,000 low-level radioactive waste drums

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 19, 2007)

(Ashford, N.Y.) The people of West Valley, New York and Cattaraugus County celebrated an important milestone today at the West Valley Demonstration Project as they marked the safe shipment, in just over one year, of nearly 20,000 drums filled with low-level radioactive waste for off-site disposal. Alan J. Steinberg, EPA Regional Administrator ...

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 ...

Department of Energy cites Washington Group International, Inc. for radiation protection and nuclear safety violations

by US Department of Energy  (Sep. 1, 2011)

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Washington Group International, Inc. (WGI) for a September 2010 incident that violated the Department’s radiation protection and nuclear safety regulations, and has proposed a $412,500 civil penalty. The violations are associated with a radiological ...

“Are you sure you are controlling your cleaning costs as best you can?”Visit GEOVARIANCES at GLOBAL 2009

by GEOVARIANCES  (Aug. 26, 2009)

GEOVARIANCES announces its exhibition at GLOBAL 2009 in Paris, France, from the 6th to the 11th of Sept. 2009(booth #37). GEOVARIANCES will showcase its latest ISATIS version 9, its cutting-edge software solution in geostatistics. Thanks to its 3D technology, ISATIS helps to improve the characterization of radio contaminated sites or concrete and ...

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