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  • CETCO announces GCLs with New Engineered Clay Technologies

    New Technologies Provide Ultra-Low Permeability and Enhanced Chemical Resistance CETCO announces the release of three new product lines in the category of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs). The names of the new product lines are InterLoK, Resistex and Continuum. Each product features a unique engineered clay technology designed by the research and development team at CETCO to enhance the ...

  • Xylem recognizes International Stockholm Junior Water Prize awardees for research using clay to remove and recover pollutants from wastewater

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues congratulates Luigi Marshall Cham, Jun Yong Nicholas Lim and Tian Ting Carrie-Anne Ng of Singapore, the winners of the 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the most prestigious international student competition for water-related research. The award was ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Environmental well sealing new product announcement:

    AquaBlok, Ltd., manufacturers of innovative claybased composite materials, is proud to announce the introduction of a new family of annular well sealant materials that benefit from the company’s patented delivery system for bentonite sealant materials. HoleBlok+ annular sealants combines two well-established and proven technologies; zerovalent iron (ZVI) and bentonite to form a unique ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

  • CETCO Announces New PVC Product Lines

    AMCOL INTERNATIONAL (NYSE:ACO) CETCO SUBSIDIARY ANNOUNCES NEW PVC PRODUCT LINES ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - CETCO Lining Technologies Group, manufacturer of environmental products and quality geosynthetic materials, announces the addition of prefabricated PVC panels to its portfolio of products for engineered liner systems for waste and liquid containment applications. These geomembranes provide ...


    By CETCO Energy Services

  • New distribution partnerships make AquaBlok® composite particle system available in five additional states

    AquaBlok, Ltd., manufacturer of innovative clay-based composite materials, is pleased to announce distribution agreements with Midwest Construction Products (Fort Myers, FL) and Quick Supply Co. (Des Moines, IA). The new partnerships are part of a comprehensive campaign to make AquaBlok’s ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

  • EPA protects rivers, lakes and streams by plugging abandoned oil wells in Western New York

    Over the past six years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has plugged close to 300 abandoned – and in some cases leaking – oil wells in Western New York in an effort to prevent any remaining oil that may be in the wells from reaching nearby lakes, rivers and streams. The abandoned wells, many of which no longer have owners, have not been maintained for decades, and are ...

  • IMS Introduces GeoPool Dredge Dewatering Technology

    IMS is pleased to announce the acquisition of a patent pending state-of-the-art dewatering technology that is inexpensive, reusable, scalable, and does not require polymers. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. IMS recently sold several GeoPools to a customer in the U.S.   ...

  • Students from Singapore Win 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

    Tonight, H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden presented the 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize at an award ceremony at the World Water Week in Stockholm. The winners were students Luigi Marshall Cham, Jun Yong Nicholas Lim and Tian Ting Carrie-Anne Ng from Singapore. Access video from the award ceremony: www.thenewsmarket.com/siwi. High ...

  • Small-scale solutions key to water security

    Small-scale water solutions are a key to increasing agricultural productivity in the face of climate change, says water expert David Molden. In 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a dire warning that climate change could halve crop yields in some African countries by 2020. The prediction has since become controversial, with even an ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue

    Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan's northern tip. Underground it's a different story. Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe's 2,500 residents fear could turn their neighborhood into a nuclear waste storage site. "I'm ...


    By Associated Press

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    2011 Predictions For EPA's Office Of Chemical Safety And Pollution Prevention: The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts on what may be headed our way in 2011 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) are provided in a memorandum available online. ...


    By Acta Group

  • Predictions for EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization ...


    By Acta Group

  • Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Recent Federal Developments - August 2011

    FEDERAL ISSUES   TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Announces Chemical Data Reporting Rule: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to publish in the Federal Register this month a final Toxic ...


    By Acta Group

  • USGS Assesses Mineral Potential for Sagebrush Habitats in Six Western States

    USGS has completed a comprehensive assessment and inventory of potential mineral resources covering approximately 10 million acres of Federal and adjacent lands in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming. The assessment, conducted at the request of the Bureau of Land Management, ranked the mineral potential in select areas of these states ...

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