Spill Containment News

  • Justrite Acquires Italian based Industrial company

    Sall, designer and manufacturer of environmental protection, material handling, and workplace safety solutions expands Justrite Safety Group. DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS – Sall SRL, from the Province of Reggio Emilia, brings a wide range of industrial products that solve many customers’ needs surrounding safety and environmental concerns. “This investment ...

  • Lamor Corporation And Rosneft Sign Cooperation Agreement

    Lamor Corporation and the Russian oil giant Rosneft signed a Cooperation Agreement at the IV International Arctic Forum, in Arkhangelsk, Russia. The partnership will evaluate prospects of localizing production of oil spill response (OSR) equipment and machinery in Russia for the Arctic region. Localization of production is forecasted to be at least 70% by 2025, and the equipment will be ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Study identifies more than 6,000 spills at oil and gas fracking sites

    Hydraulic fracturing techniques have resulted in thousands of spills in four states over a 10-year period, a new study finds. Researchers at Duke University say they have identified at least 6,648 fracking-related spills in Colorado, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, and North Dakota between 2005 and 2014.  North Dakota was home to at least 4,453 incidents, or 67 percent of the spills that were ...

  • What to do in the case of a Peracetic Acid spill

    Small spill: Dilute with water and mop up, or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. If necessary: Neutralize the residue with a dilute solution of sodium carbonate. Large Spill: Flammable liquid, Oxidizing material, Organic peroxide. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Stop leak if without ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • Nordson Supplies Izico with Freedom Tankless Adhesive System

    The spring roll producer Izico, in Katwijk, changed over at the beginning of this year to the tankless adhesive systems from Nordson Benelux. The new Freedom hot melt system reduces their adhesive consumption by around sixty percent. Furthermore, it requires less maintenance and is ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Senate WRDA Bill Addresses On-Farm Fuel Storage Regulations

    In a late addition to the Senate year Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) consideration, provisions have been included to limit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on aboveground fuel storage on farms. The provision would exempt certain containers from EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rules. The provisions were tacked onto a substitute ...

  • The entire server just crashed! The importance of Spot Coolers

    “The entire server just crashed”. Nightmare fuel right? When companies depend on computers, their local server rooms should be one of the most important considerations on a daily basis. So, what’s the number one issue that can cause issues for this technology? Poor temperature control. The perfect solution? Spot ...

  • Warning! Beware of Stormwater Product!

    Warning about stormwater insert being sold under the trademark “SafeDrain” In 2004, Cameron M. Colson patented a leading storm water drain insert that utilized a butterfly valve mounted inside the storm water pan that aided in spill control. This storm water pollution prevention design, while being very effective at containment, has ...

  • California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday requiring California to phase out the use of microscopic exfoliating beads in personal care products sold in the state starting in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife. The tiny plastic beads found in soap, toothpaste and body washes are so small that they are showing up in the bodies of fish and ...


    By Associated Press

  • 1600 Watt Telescoping Self-Contained Towable LED Light Tower Released by Larson Electronics

    With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a towable, self-contained LED light tower powered by a water cooled diesel engine. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    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 salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Safe Drain® is Engineer Approved Secondary Containment Per US EPA Rules

    Safe Drain® has been qualified as an Engineered Approved Secondary Containment Device by a leading Engineer in the stormwater industry. “Safe Drain® can be used as a secondary containment measure per US EPA rules,” stated Dr. Jabber, Ph.D, P.E. Safe Drain® designs stainless steel storm drain inserts providing 100% Spill Containment, Sediment, Trash and Debris Control and ...

  • Railway Company Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Maine and Mass.

    Pan Am Railways has agreed to settle EPA allegations that they violated the federal Clean Water Act at two of its railyards operating in Waterville, Maine, and East Deerfield, Mass. The company has agreed to pay a fine of $152,000 to resolve the violations. According to allegations in a complaint filed by EPA this past winter related to the Waterville facility, Pan Am violated the conditions of ...

  • 35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

    Four tank cars leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling fuel from North Dakota derailed in rural northeastern Montana, authorities said. The spill marked the latest in a series of wrecks across the U.S. and Canada that have highlighted the safety risks of moving crude by rail. No one was reported injured in the ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Jersey Developer to Pay Civil Penalty for Stormwater Violations and Preserve Wetlands

    The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice today announced that they have reached an agreement with Garden Homes and its affiliated companies to settle their alleged failure to control stormwater discharges. These failures potentially resulted in pollutant discharges to the Passaic, Hackensack, Rahway, Raritan, Saddle and Delaware River watersheds. The agreement requires ...

  • Drilling Begins 3 Miles from Epicenter of BP Oil Spill

    Just 3 miles from the catastrophic BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a Louisiana company is seeking to unlock the same oil and natural gas that turned into a deadly disaster. Drilling has begun in the closest work yet to the Macondo well, which blew wild on April 20, 2010, killing 11 people and fouling the Gulf with as much as 172 million gallons of crude in the nation's worst oil spill. Federal ...


    By Associated Press

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Terrasorb biological oilspill equipment

    Terrasorb Oilspil System More and more problems with hydro carbon as spill on land or water polluted our environment in many corner of the world. Hydro carbon brings cancer and make all living creatures sick. the euratec GmbH developed since 1990 solution on biological ways to kill the spill. Our main products are: Absorbants for land and water spill ...


    By euratec GmbH

  • EPA News Advisory: ASIG Sand Island Hawaii Fuel Spill Response Update 2/12/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) continue response operations to recover spilled jet fuel at the Airport Service Group International (ASIG) facility on Sand Island Access Road in Honolulu. EPA is leading the response effort and working with DOH’s Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response branch and ASIG. Status of Response ...

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