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  • Surf rake beach cleaner aids in hurricane cleanup

    Even though Hurricane Sandy occurred several months ago, the cleanup effort is still in full swing and will continue for some time to come. The beach cleanup process includes returning sand back to the beach, removing large debris, and purifying the sand with a beach cleaning machine.  In the video bellow, the SURF RAKE partners with a rock rake to purify sand after it has been returned to ...


    By H. Barber & Sons, Inc.

  • City/County of Honolulu, Hawaii purchasing 3 Cherrington model 5500 Beach Cleaners

    Cherrington recently delivered  3 ea. Model 5500 beach cleaners to Honolulu, Hawaii to maintain several beaches on the Island of Oahu.  The Cherrington 5500 was chosen because it is a high-capacity beach cleaner in a compact, self-propelled unit.   Its unique three-wheel design offers impressive maneuverability and zero-turn ability.  The Cherrington’s ...

  • Winter beach clean-up with BeachTech

    Laupheim, 06 March 2007. Looking out the window at this time of the year – at least here in Europe – beach cleaning is probably the last thing one would like to think about... But especially the winter storms wash ashore large amounts of driftwood which give the beach operators a hard time in spring. Beach cleaning is not an issue for the summer time only. Especially now, during the winter, ...

  • Beach Report: 10 Percent of America’s Beach Water Samples Fail Safety Test

    Ten percent of all water quality samples collected last year from nearly 3,500 coastal and Great Lakes beaches in the U.S. contained bacteria levels that failed to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s most protective benchmark for swimmer safety. According to the 24th annual beach report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the findings confirm that serious ...

  • PistenBully and BeachTech together on the beach? – They make things safe!

    BeachTech beach cleaners eliminate in cooperation with PistenBully toxic algae off a beach. This special purpose in beach cleaning takes place in Brittanny - France. Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG impresses once again as an absolute specialist with its PistenBully vehicles in the mountains to groom ski slopes and cross-country tracks, and with BeachTech machines for cleaning beaches around the ...

  • Towards cleaner scrapping of old ships

    Plans to clean up the scrapping of old ships and ensure the materials are recycled in EU-approved facilities worldwide were revised by the Environment Committee on Tuesday. MEPs propose that the scheme be funded by a recycling levy, in line with the "polluter pays" principle. Owners of EU ships would also face penalties if they sold them for scrapping on a beach in developing countries. The draft ...


    By European Parliament

  • Record drop in water quality at Britain`s top beaches

    The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) have announced a 10% drop in the number of bathing beaches recommended for excellent water quality in its annual Good Beach Guide, compared to last year. In total, 443 (57%) UK beaches are ‘MCS Recommended' this year out of 778 tested, compared to 495 last year. This is the biggest year-on-year fall in the Good Beach Guide's 21 year history.  The latest ...

  • Health Concerns Close Record Number of U.S. Beaches in 2006

    WASHINGTON, DC, August 7 2007 (ENS) – Across the United States, beach water was unsafe for swimming a record number of days in 2006, according to the annual beach water quality report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC. Maryland's Hacks Point Beach and New Jersey's Beachwood Beach West were the two dirtiest U.S. beaches last year, the report shows. Sixty ...

  • Roadshows held to encourage cleaner air in workplaces

    A series of interactive roadshows have been helping employers in industries such as welding and stonemasonry understand the risks of exposure to dusts, gases, mists, fumes and vapours. The events, hosted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), aimed to help small businesses control the potential for illnesses, such as asthma and silicosis, which affect thousands of workers every year, by ...

  • L.A. Story: Cleaner Air, Healthier Kids

    A 20-year study finds that millennial children in Southern California breathe easier than ones who came of age in the ‘90s, for a reason as clear as the air in Los Angeles today. The University of Southern California Children’s Health Study measured lung development between the ages of 11 and 15 and found large gains for children ...

  • Oil slicks spread 9 miles off California, foul beaches, air

    An oil spill from a ruptured onshore pipeline that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch of the California coast spread across 9 miles of oceanWednesday and officials said up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked out. Up to a fifth of that amount - 21,000 gallons - reached the sea, according to estimates. Federal ...


    By Associated Press

  • Cleaner Cargo Trucks Coming to Port of Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES, California, August 6, 2007 (ENS) - The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach joined shipping industry executives Friday to jump-start a 12 month program that will replace dirty diesel freight trucks with a “green port fleet.' The new fleet will initially include 20 new Kenworth trucks powered by liquid natural gas, LNG Sponsors of the event, staged at the Yusen ...

  • California ports to subsidize cleaner fuel to cut ship emissions

    Los Angeles and Long Beach harbor commissioners have approved a plan to subsidize low-sulfur fuel to ships traveling close to the two ports or while docked. The program aims to improve air quality by reducing toxic ship emissions. At a joint meeting in Wilmington, the harbor commissioners approved the incentive program aimed at accelerating cargo vessel operators' use of the cleaner-burning fuel ...

  • Waste Management Opens Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Station in Pompano Beach

    Waste Management has celebrated the opening of its new CNG Clean N’ Green Fueling Station in Pompano Beach, Fla.—the first CNG (compressed natural gas) station in north Broward County to serve municipal and commercial fleets as well as its own collection vehicles. ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • New Report Sets a Course for Cleaner Freight Transportation in California

    A report released today outlines solutions for overhauling the state’s freight system to protect public health, meet air quality standards and slow the pace of climate change. Freight transportation in California creates air pollution that harms the health of communities ...

  • Port of NY/NJ to dump dirty diesel trucks in favor of cleaner vehicles

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Environmental Protection Agency today announced they will phase out the oldest, dirtiest diesel trucks servicing port facilities by January 1, 2011 – replacing them with cleaner vehicles that will dramatically improve the air quality in surrounding communities, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. The Port Authority and EPA ...

  • EPA and LA water board set strict new pollution reduction plans for 175 waterways in Los Angeles area / action culminates 13 year effort, eliminating beach closures, reducing trash and toxic chemicals in waters

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board today announced the latest in a series of pollution reduction plans designed to restore 175 water bodies in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. The pollution targets set by these plans will improve water quality, restore ecosystems, and protect the public by eliminating beach closures due to bacteria ...

  • Cherrington Model 5000 Cleans Up After Oil Spill

    A fleet of Cherrington Model 5000 Beach Cleaners has been working in Grand Isle, LA since the Deep Horizon Oil Spill skimming off oil soaked sand for remediation at the wash stations, picking up tar balls and grooming the beaches there as the community recovers for the tragedy. Cherrington Beach Cleaners handle all phases of shoreline beach clean-up, both catastrophic response and ongoing ...

  • The newest member of the BeachTech family

    After due consideration and intensive tests, the vacation destination of Ocean City, Maryland, decided for a BeachTech machine to keep its huge beaches clean. The Town of Ocean City, MD, is located at the East coast of the state, at the Southern tip of a 16 km long island, which separates the mainland from the Atlantic Ocean. The island and city are one of the biggest attractions in the region ...

  • Pacific Adventurer Spill in Australia

    Lamor Swire Environmental Solutions provides international response to Australian oil spill. In the early hours of March 11, 2009, a general cargo vessel Pacific Adventurer battling a category 4 cyclone lost 31 deck stowed containers. At the time of this incident, the vessel was positioned in the territorial waters off Brisbane, Australia. The damage inflicted by the falling containers, ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

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