Spill Control News

  • CL Solutions Celebrates 20 Years of Bioremediation Success

    CL Solutions was founded in 1999 to commercialize aerobic cometabolism of chlorinated solvents. Our initial product CL-Out, which is a proprietary consortium of microbes, continues to be a unique approach to remediation at dry cleaners and industrial sites where PCE or other solvents were released into the environment. Over time, CL Solutions added various blends of microbes as products for ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • Oil Spill Response Strategies & Tactics Training Course

    Training at Ohmsett takes the learning from the classroom, to the 2.6 million gallon wave/two tank.  That's where students receive hands-on training with the latest spill response equipment and techniques used in the field. With emphasis is on practical experience in full-scale oil recovery operations in the Ohmsett tank, Studens can increase their proficiency ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Devon Grennan appointed president of SCAA

    Devon Grennan, CEO and President of Global Diving & Salvage, Inc., has been appointed President of the Spill Control Association of America (SCAA). SCAA is a professional association representing spill control contractors, manufacturers, distributors, government agencies, and various qualified individuals within the industry. ...

  • BC Introduces New legislation to enable world-leading provincial spills regime

    Amendments to the Environmental Management Act (EMA), introduced today will, if passed, provide the legal foundation to establish a new, world-leading spill preparedness and response regime to address environmental emergencies in B.C. The proposed spills regime will ensure effective preparedness, response and recovery measures are in place for hazardous substance spills, from any ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Liability for Environmental Spills in Ontario

    In the mid-1980’s an unlikely accord was made between the Liberals and the NDP in order to defeat the Progressive Conservative Party opposition. Under the agreement, Ontario premier Bob Rae asked the Liberal Party to help implement what was known as the “spills bill”.   Considered ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Oil Spill Response Strategies & Tactics Training

    Training at Ohmsett takes the learning from the classroom, to the 2.6 million gallon wave/tow tank.  That’s where students receive hands-on training with the latest spill response equipment and techniques used in the field. With the emphasis on practical experience in full-scale oil recovery operations in the Ohmsett tank, you can increase your proficiency using ...


    By OHMSETT

  • A-1 Petroleum in Washington settles with EPA to resolve spill prevention planning violations, protect local waters

    A-1 Petroleum and Propane, Inc., located in Ellensburg, Washington, has agreed to settle emergency planning violations with the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. A-1 Petroleum is the largest petroleum distributor in Kittitas County, Washington, marketing fuels, lubricants and propane to commercial and residential customers on the eastern slope of the Cascades. The announced settlement includes ...

  • Dyhroff Ltd celebrates its 10th anniversary

    Dyrhoff Ltd is celebrating its tenth year of successful operation at its current base in Folkestone, Kent. Recognised globally as one of the leaders in the rubber dam and pneumatic gate field, Dyrhoff Ltd has in that time designed, supplied and supervised the installation of 94 rubber dams and spillway gates, on 57 sites around the world. The company’s installations can be found in 25 ...


    By Dyrhoff UK Ltd

  • 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

  • Hazmat award CPD hours by the IFE

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) and Tactical Hazmat have announced that Hazmat 2015 has been awarded 11.5 hours of continuing professional development (CPD), by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). The event has been awarded an additional 1.5 hours of CPD on the previous year as a result of the extensive programme of keynote presentations and ‘hands-on’ workshops. ...

  • U.S. EPA: Andersen Air Force Base signs agreement to Improve Spill Prevention Plans, Safeguard Water Resources

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized an agreement with Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) in Guam requiring the base to update its oil spill prevention plan and address other spill prevention deficiencies at the base to better protect Guam’s water resources. The Federal Facility Compliance Agreement (FFCA) between EPA and AAFB will require an updated Spill Prevention, Control ...

  • Using An Absorbent Product? Don’t Forget Your Spill Control Tools!

    At SpillFix we believe in using products that meet several important criteria. In our view, an absorbent product must be non-hazardous to worker’s health, must be environmentally friendly, and must provide a fast-response solution for a range of potential spills in the work setting. We’ve designed our SpillFix absorbent product specifically to meet those needs and ensure that any ...

  • Quick Sandbagging for Spring Flooding 2014

    According to NOAA’s Spring Outlook for 2014, rivers in half of the continental USA are at minor or moderate risks of flooding this spring. The SandMaster sandbagging attachment may be just what your community needs to provide the protection when a flood event threatens your ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

  • The first Giant Octopus System running in Chinese Waters

    With the first snow in Shanghai in 2014, the first Giant Octopus skimmer was put into Shanghai Salvage Bureau’s training basin on February 11. We delivered the system to Shanghai Salvage Bureau in 2013, and Shanghai Salvage Bureau had already then experienced the outstanding performance of the Helix that we delivered to them in 2012. The Giant Octopus system is the world’s most ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • The first Giant Octopus System running in Chinese Waters

    With the first snow in Shanghai in 2014, the first Giant Octopus skimmer was put into Shanghai Salvage Bureau’s training basin on February 11. We delivered the system to Shanghai Salvage Bureau in 2013, and Shanghai Salvage Bureau had already then experienced the outstanding performance of the Helix that we delivered to them in 2012. The Giant Octopus system is the world’s most ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • EnviroGuard Announces 7th Patent for Most Comprehensive Spill Containment

    MONTCLAIR, Calif. – February 22, 2012 – EnviroGuard, an industry leader in spill containment and facility safety products, is pleased to announce the issuance of its 7th patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,691,596) on spill containment systems from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This new patent is the most comprehensive patent to date for lead acid battery spill containment with ...


    By EnviroGuard

  • Hong Kong Spill Response Company Ltd (HKSR) establishes partnership with Aqua-Guard

    Hong Kong Spill Response Company Ltd (HKSR) has established a partnership with Aqua-Guard Spill Response Inc. on June 28th, 2012. Since then, HKSR has been successfully promoting Aqua-Guard products and services in the Chinese marketplace. HKSR Technology has recently won a tender issued by the Hainan Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) for the supply of large scale Aqua-Guard Oil Skimming ...

  • New Regional Manager joins Aqua-Guard supporting Middle East/Africa/Europe and Alberta, Canada

    We are very pleased to announce that Chris Doudican joins Aqua-Guard Spill Response as Regional Manager for the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Alberta Chris is originally from Calgary, Alberta and has been involved in many aspects of the Oil and Gas industry since 2004.  Chris began his experience as a heavy-duty mechanic working with engines and power generation, leading to a stint in ...

  • Environment Agency calls for better management of construction spills

    A new construction industry report has been published by the Environment Agency in partnership with the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) on construction spills, guidance on how to prevent spills and who should take responsibility – the contractor or developer. It is available today by registering on the BSIF website ...

  • Leading Chemical Manufacturer Expands Biobased Offering through Unique Distribution of Proven Green Spill Absorbent

     Radiator Specialty Company (RSC) announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Sorbent Green, LLC, makers of GreenSorb®, an environmentally friendly absorbent that makes the management and disposal of fluid spills ...


    By RSC Bio Solutions

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