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Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

by Associated Press  (Sep. 2, 2015)

Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a ...

Scientists turn oily soil into productive ground

by Rice University  (Aug. 20, 2015)

Scientists are cleaning soil contaminated by oil spills in a way that saves energy and reclaims the soil's productivity, using a process known as pyrolysis, which involves heating contaminated soils in the absence of oxygen. They use a process known as pyrolysis, which involves heating contaminated soils in the absence of oxygen. This approach ...

Opposition to Lisburn energy from waste gasification plant

by MRW - Materials Recycling World  (Apr. 13, 2010)

A proposed energy from waste gasification plant has prompted strong opposition from both residents and members of the council in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. A planning application to build the plant on the site of a former burn house on the Moira Road was lodged by Lisburn Energy Recovery but since then has faced criticism, with one councillor ...

NIB loan for waste-to-energy plant in Lithuania

by Thomson Reuters  (Apr. 4, 2011)

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Finland's Fortum have concluded a new loan agreement totalling EUR 70 million for building a waste-to-energy heat and power plant in the Lithuanian city of Klaipeda. ...

Waste-to-energy plants for rural villages in India

by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)  (Mar. 25, 2008)

Mr. Kemal Derviş, UNDP Administrator and UN Under Secretary General has commissioned a biomass gasifier plant, which uses carbon neutral biomass to produce electricity for rural villages, in Boregunte village in Karnataka. The project is supported by the Global Environment Facility (GEF)/UNDP, India Canada Environment Facility (ICEF), and the ...

UK ‘first’ for green energy from waste plant

by ENER-G  (Jun. 5, 2007)

Isle of Wight residents will be the first in the UK to benefit from pioneering government-backed technology that enables the creation of green energy from waste. Construction of a new gasification plant – the first of its type in the UK - will generate 2.3MW of electricity, which is sufficient to provide Island residents with enough energy to ...

EUR 100m to ENIA for Parma waste-to-energy plant

by European Investment Bank (EIB)  (Jul. 31, 2009)

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 100m finance contract with the Romagna-based multi-utility ENIA to help it implement its integrated environmental project in Parma. The EIB funds will cover nearly half of the project investment cost and will be used chiefly for the construction and commissioning of a new waste-to-energy plant ...

Waste-to-energy process promises smaller, cleaner plants

by www.edie.net - Faversham House Ltd.  (Mar. 30, 2007)

Cutting edge waste-to-energy plants that are smaller and cleaner than incinerators could soon hit the UK market. The plants run a new process that transforms non-recyclable waste into a clean syn-gas, used to generate clean power and a high-strength building material, with the plant itself powered by the syn-gas it produces. Carbon-neutral and ...

Green Energy Solutions (SATM) Designates Waste Energy Plant Location

by Marketwire  (Jan. 3, 2012)

(PINKSHEETS: SATM) Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (GESI), currently trading under the symbol SATM, announces that it has secured up to 10 acres for the build out of its waste rail tie to energy plant, located at the Duagh Plant Facility of GESI's partner On-Track Railway Operations Ltd. outside of Edmonton Alberta, Canada. The 10 acre ...

CEWEP publishes the third edition of its report on the energy efficiency of Waste-to-Energy Plants (waste incineration with energy recovery) in Europe

by CEWEP - Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants e.V.  (Jan. 15, 2013)

“The energy efficiency criterion (R1 formula) that was introduced in the Waste Framework Directive has proved to be an incentive for Waste-to-Energy plants in Europe to improve their Energy Efficiency”, Ella Stengler, CEWEP’s Managing Director, stated on the occasion of the publication of the association¡¦s third ...

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