Decontamination News

  • TargetSolutions’ Advanced HAZWOPER Awareness Training Series Explains Perils of Hazardous Materials

    Even with the best prevention methods in place, incidents involving hazardous materials are bound to happen. Understanding the nature of hazardous materials – and how to respond to various types of incidents – will help you quickly manage a dangerous situation and minimize damage. TargetSolutions’ Advanced HAZWOPER Awareness is a ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Brian Henry named portfolio federal project director for Y-12 cleanup

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) has named Brian Henry as its new portfolio federal project director for cleanup at the Y-12 National Security Complex. As the portfolio federal project director, Henry oversees all of the planning and execution for Y-12’s current and upcoming cleanup projects, including all decontamination, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Biosafety Labs And The Meaning Of Biosafety Levels

    A biosafety lab is a specialized research laboratory that deals with infectious agents. Some are designed for research, while others are performing some kind of production activity, but proper protection is of the utmost importance for the safety of everyone working in and around a biosafety lab. Protection is not only important for those working in a building with a biosafety lab, but also for ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Dosing skid range expands to meet new demand

    Suncombe, which design and manufactures high quality cleaning, biowaste decontamination and processing systems for the critical processing Industries, is expanding its range of liquid Dosing Skids to meet fresh demand from customers for larger storage capacities and flow-rates. Primarily developed for supporting Suncombe’s range of Cleaning In Place (CIP) systems and cGMP Washers, ...


    By Suncombe Ltd

  • Repairing of water and land polluted areas in Ogoniland, Nigeria

    For the past 60 years, the Ogoni's country by the production of crude oil extremely dirty. With conventional technologies, soil and water contamination from a technical and commercial perspective, can not be remedied. Although today there are large sums of money from various sources for disposal is a decontamination only possible if by well-documented approach a large area highly effective acting ...


    By Oil Dissolver GmbH

  • Sabre forms BioWALL -- Protecting Water, Air, Land and Life

    The Sabre Companies announced BioWALL, a new Sabre Company formed to pursue specific private and public sector market opportunities to prepare for, prevent or respond to a full range of naturally occurring or human-induced biological and chemical threats. BioWALL leverages Sabre's 20 year proven record of combining technology, industry expertise and on-the-ground experience in effectively ...


    By BioWALL, LLC.

  • Containment Island – Above Ground Wash Pad

    ESD Waste2Water, Inc continues to develop and improve the ultimate solutions for Above Ground Wash Pads. The new Containment Island Above Ground Wash Pad System can be configured to meet your wash rack system requirements. The durable copolymer material coupled with optional Marine Grade Aluminum Walls ensure corrosion and product longevity. The Containment Island comes in a High or Low Profile ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • CPI selects Suncombe Effluent Treatment Facility for UK`s new National Biologics Manufacturing Centre

    The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has recently completed commissioning of the new £38m National Biologics Manufacturing Centre in Darlington, Co. Durham, which features a state-of-the-art effluent treatment facility suitable for Containment Level 2 wastes, supplied by Suncombe’s Biowaste Solutions arm. The new Centre provides companies with open access facilities and ...


    By Suncombe Ltd

  • Fact Sheet: The Fourth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation

    The fourth meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation (the Bilateral Commission) was held on November 4, 2015, in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Japan’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama leading the discussions as Co-Chairs.  The delegations included participants representing a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA To Take Public Input on Draft Plan to Decontaminate and Dismantle PCB Processing Facility in Fort Edward, NY

    The EPA has made a plan available for public review that outlines how GE will dismantle and decontaminate its 110 acre sediment processing facility that was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs superfund site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and Restoration Plan, is required by the 2006 legal agreement between General Electric and EPA to conduct ...

  • EPA Administrator Traveling to Japan to Highlight and Advance Environmental Bilateral Cooperation

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will travel to Japan from August 23-29 to advance environmental bilateral cooperation between the U.S. Government and the Government of Japan. The trip builds on outcomes agreed to during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to the U.S. in April 2015. EPA’s bilateral relationship with Japan is rooted in ...

  • Illinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines for exposing workers to known asbestos hazards

    As they did the hard work of removing floor tiles, insulation and other materials at what was once an elementary school, employees of two Illinois companies were unaware that they were exposed to deadly asbestos fibers. An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found that Joseph Kehrer, Kehrer Brothers Construction and a ...

  • Is dry ice blasting safe to use in food production facilities?

    It’s important for food processing facilities to maintain strict guidelines for maintaining equipment. One of the challenges these facilities face is cleaning in a reasonable amount of time while still being thorough. Utilizing dry ice blasting as a replacement for chemicals ...


    By IceTech A/S

  • Sampling Considerations for Characterization of Radioactive Contamination Using Geostatistics Presentation

    We invite you to attend Olivier Bertoli's presentation: Sampling considerations for characterization of radioactive contamination using geostatistics You will learn that collecting more data is not always necessary to gain confidence in waste volume estimation and that geostatistics enables the optimization of sampling effort. Looking forward to welcome ...


    By Geovariances

  • Tetra Tech Wins $20 Million U.S. EPA Research Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today it has been awarded a five-year, $20 million multiple-award contract by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC). Through this contract Tetra Tech will support testing, evaluation, and reporting to address chemical, biological, radiological and other contaminating agents. Tetra Tech will ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • A Better Decontamination Plan

    A proposed ASTM International standard will allow workers fueling vehicles and aircraft to test levels of microbial contamination before beginning the fueling process, thus avoiding the costs of decontaminating vehicle fuel tanks. The proposed new method — WK48076, Test Method for Screening Fuels and Fuel Associated Waters for ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Decontamination Product Approved for Use

    METIS Scientific has announced that its product DG Sure has been approved for use in some nuclear plants in the UK. DG Sure, was formulated specifically to adhere to the UK’s disposal regulatory requirements and therefore could be used at other facilities throughout the UK and EU. The product, is void of chelators and has low levels of halides and sulfides. The product has almost a year of ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • Department of Energy Cites Fluor B&W Portsmouth, LLC for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Violations

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Fluor B&W Portsmouth (FBP) for violations of the DOE’s nuclear safety and radiation protection regulations, and has proposed a $243,750 civil penalty.  FBP is responsible for decontamination and decommissioning activities at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant located in Piketon. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE Names Oak Ridge Cleanup Manager

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today the selection of Sue Cange as the manager of the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM). Previously, Cange served as the acting manager of EM’s Oak Ridge Office since May 2014, and she has served as the deputy manager since March 2011. “Sue has a long and proven record of leadership,” said EM’s Acting Assistant ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Tecam Group to Present its Technology for NORM Waste Incineration at “NORM Middle East Conference”

    Next week, on 27-28 January 2015, Tecam Group will be exhibiting at the “NORM & Natural Radiation Management Middle East Conference“, to be be held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Our participation in this conference as an exhibitor responds to Tecam Group’sexpansion strategy to further ...


    By Tecam Group

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