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  • ABCOV® process cleanly destroys asbestos

    ABCOV® Process Cleanly Destroys Asbestos By William Mirick, Robert Dvorin and Tony Nocito A major breakthrough has occurred in asbestos disposal: a patented, non-thermal, chemical-physical, Federal Environmental Protection Agency approved process, capable of destroying all forms of asbestos on site, as it is being abated, known as the ABCOV® Method, is now commercially available. Developed over a ...


    By ABCOV Companies

  • ABCOV® process cleanly destroys asbestos

    A major breakthrough has occurred in asbestos disposal: a patented, non-thermal, chemical-physical, Federal Environmental Protection Agency approved process, capable of destroying all forms of asbestos on site, as it is being abated, known as the ABCOV® Method, is now commercially available. Developed over a number of years, first in the laboratory at Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, ...


    By ABCOV Companies

  • Texas Asbestos Consultants Help to Ensure Buildings are Safe from Airborne Hazards

    According to some reports, asbestos was used in over 3,000 materials by the 1970s.  Many of these materials were used to construct homes, schools and commercial buildings.  In fact, asbestos was used in everything from roofing and siding to insulation, flooring and textured paints and painting compounds.    Asbestos is a mineral ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Environmental solution success story

    BLDGTEC has succeeded to finish the 1st project on asbestos encapsulation in Saudi Arabia, using Nukote Coating Systems, The system and procedure is approved by PME Authority, the area covered is 8,000 SQM total encapsulation, the building is safe and used now without hazardous of asbestos airborne, this procedure is environmentally friendly and cost ...


    By BLDGTEC

  • Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Remediation Services Industry-Industry & Market Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w2nxh4/2013_u_s) has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Remediation Services Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The 2013 U.S. Remediation ...


  • Action Memo signed, Response Actions begin to address the Bennett Landfill Fire Site in Chester County, SC

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that an Action Memorandum, developed to document the rationale and authorize expenditure of funds for a time-critical removal action at the Bennett Landfill Fire Site, was signed on April 30, 2015. Response actions began on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 with crews mobilizing to the Site. This Action Memo authorizes EPA funded actions ...

  • Carbon nanotubes could be released by plastic as it degrades

    Carbon nanotubes (CNT) could be released into the environment as the plastic they are embedded in degrades, a new study suggests. The research found that general wear combined with exposure to UV light and moderate humidity would expose CNTs, posing a potential threat to human health. CNTs are cylinders of carbon molecules a few tens of nanometres thick, which have a number of valuable thermal, ...

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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