Environmental Management News

  • Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System for Brownfield Redevelopment

    The project goal was to redevelop a former factory building creating new retail, restaurant, and office space. A solution needed to be developed to keep any contaminated vapors in the soils from releasing into the occupied building spaces. Space was a premium, so the system needed to protect the building occupants with as small a footprint as possible. MAE2 worked with the consultant prior to the ...

  • Kurita Europe acquired a new production plant for Wet Strength Agents in Ambes (France).

    Kurita Europe is pleased to announce the acquisition of a wet strength agent IWSA) production plant from Akzo Nobel in Ambes (France) on October. 2017 ICST). The acquisition will reinforce the presence of Kunta in the WSA market in South Europe for Tissue and specialty papers products. The plant is located in Ambes in France and has a capacity of 25.000T/y. This plant was part of Akzo Nobel ...


    By Kurita

  • Active Mountaintop Gas Station Remediation Site

    The geology of the area is fractured bedrock and the gasoline and MTBE contamination traveled through the fractures and impacted several nearby drinking wells. The consultant conducted a multiple day test at the site. MAE2 used this data to design a system that would prevent the contamination from moving off site and eliminate the source area. This meant the system would need to operate a large ...

  • Mercury in gold mining – webinar now in Spanish

    Today the intentional use of mercury in artisanal gold mining is the largest in the world, with 1500 tons per year used and released into the environment. Globally, the number of gold miners is estimated at 16 million, producing around 400 tons of gold every year in more than 70 countries. This webinar will address solutions to the problems of environmental liabilities, especially for mining ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Registration Opens for the 2018 Forum on Environmental Accreditation

    The 2018 Forum on Environmental Accreditation will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, NM, January 22-25, 2018. Some of the highlights for the week include: Meetings of TNI Committees to further TNI efforts on environmental laboratory accreditation, proficiency testing, and accreditation of field sampling and measurement organizations; An exhibit program showcasing ...


    By Khemia Software Inc

  • FLSmidth Airtech introduces new air pollution control technology at TÇMB Turkey

    New FLSmidth Airtech fabric filter and ESP technologies enables customers remotely monitor and analyse filter conditions. FLSmidth Airtech, market leader in the air pollution control industry, is releasing product updates for its fabric filter and ESP technologies at the 14th edition of TÇMB International Technical Seminar & Exhibition in Antalya, Turkey, 10-13 October, 2017. The ...


    By FLSmidth AFT

  • A new generation of green men

    In response to the trend towards high-quality audio in mobile phones and the increasing popularity of headphones and headsets for communication and entertainment, Brüel & Kjær has developed the new High-frequency Head and Torso Simulator (HATS) Type 5128.  High-frequency HATS addresses the need for realistic, accurate and repeatable acoustic measurements across the full ...

  • Ivey takes innovation to a global client base

    George “Bud ” Ivey is flying to Australia later in the day and he’s interrupted several times as he responds to questions about his environmental remediation technology business, Ivey International Inc. He puts off the interruptions, explaining to the callers that he’s doing an interview for a magazine article, until there’s a call he can’t postpone. A ...


    By Ivey International Inc.

  • CERC interviewed live at ESA satellite launch

    The Sentinel 5P satellite, the first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, will be launched on 13 October at 09:27 GMT. Mark Jackson of CERC will be giving a short interview during ...

  • Volatile Organic Compound Exposure Risks from 3D Printers

    Due to their initial high cost, corporate research laboratories and major universities were some of the earliest adopters of three-dimensional (3D) printing technologies. In recent years, 3D printers have become increasingly popular as the cost to own and operate these devices has dropped dramatically.  Today, 3D printers can be purchased for only a few hundred to several thousand ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Ohmsett to Exhibit at Clean Gulf 2017

    Ohmsett will exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition December 5-7, 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. Clean Gulf delivers solutions for spill prevention, preparedness and response. It brings together all parties responsible for response operations from North America and beyond to hear best practices and build relationships vital to a successful response, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Innovative groundwater modeling subject of special section in Groundwater

    Recently published scientific articles detail fresh perspectives and new ideas regarding the future of groundwater modeling. The articles were published in a special section within the September-October 2017 issue of the National Ground Water Association’s flagship technical journal, Groundwater®. Within this special ...

  • FERC Staff Report Identifies Lessons Learned From CIP Reliability Audits

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) staff issued a report offering recommendations to help users, owners, and operators of the bulk-power system assess their risk, compliance and overall cyber security. The findings in the report are based on lessons learned from several non-public audits of registered entities. These lessons learned can help facilitate compliance with mandatory ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Businesses and Institutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Begin to Reopen after Hurricanes

    Over a period of just weeks, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate battered the Caribbean and major population centers of the United States and its territories. These powerful storms caused widespread destruction in places like Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which suffered a one-two punch from the effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria hitting just a few weeks apart. In ...

  • Imagine a Day Without Water

    A day without water means no water comes out of your tap to brush your teeth. When you flush the toilet, nothing happens. Firefighters have no water to put out fires; farmers couldn’t water their crops; and doctors couldn’t wash their hands. A single nationwide day without water service would put ...

  • Indoor Mold Contamination Following a Natural Disaster Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production shares information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about indoor mold contamination following water damage from a natural disaster.  “Floods, hurricanes and even tornadoes often result in property ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Significant contract with leading environmental agency

    Envirosuite Limited (ASX: EVS), is pleased to advise that it has secured a subscription for its Envirosuite SaaS platform with a second California-based air quality management agency. This initial contract with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) covers the deployment of Envirosuite to enhance the management of air quality data from the District’s continuous monitoring ...


    By Envirosuite

  • NREL Evaluates National Charging Infrastructure Needs for Growing Fleet of Plug-In Electric Vehicles

    A new study from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) quantifies how much charging infrastructure would be needed in the United States to support various market growth scenarios for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). Sales of PEVs which include plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and all-electric vehicles (EVs) have surged recently. Most PEV ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • CIB Partners with Technologiapskov in Russia!

    Moscow, Russia, [October 1st , 2017]  Coulson Ice Blast is proud to announce our partnership with Technologiapskov, who will be a distributor of our machines and accessories, as well as offering cleaning services using a fleet of IceStorm90 tm machines.  Technologiapskov is an innovative ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

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