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  • Stormwater Catch Basin Filters

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will offer a means to reduce the impact of contaminated stormwater entering local drains. WK45326, Specification for Stormwater Catch Basin Filter, will aid community developments, sports facilities, fairgrounds, stadiums and factories in complying with U.S. Environmental Protection ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C139 - 11 standard specification for concrete masonry units for construction of catch basins and manholes

    This specification covers solid precast segmental concrete masonry units made from hydraulic cement, water, and suitable mineral aggregates, with or without the inclusion of other materials. The units are intended for use in the construction of catch basins and manholes. All units shall be sound and free of cracks or other defects that interfere ...


    By ASTM International

  • Colorado`s National Park Service Chooses the Smart Sponge® as Clean Water Cure for Three Curecanti Recreational Marinas

    Smart Sponge catch basin inserts selected by the National Park Service to help control stormwater runoff pollution. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) -- AbTech Industries’ Smart Sponge® technology is most commonly associated with filtration systems that are currently cleaning up polluted street runoff in the storm drains of 27 states. However, the Smart Sponge’s versatility makes it ideal for a variety of ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Up and running in South Texas...

    Trilliant has been interested in serving customers in multiple basins from the beginning. But, we thought it important to have experienced local field staff in place right away. As of April, 2013, we are very pleased to have our South Texas/Eagle Ford operation coming online! The key person at TOS Texas is Mr. Vernon Moseley, a veteran of the Texas oilfields with more than 30 years of very ...

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc. Offers Free Tube Test Kits

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., the leading manufacturer of oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a free Tube Test Kit to companies who believe that they have a waste oil removal issue. This kit will demonstrate how efficiently the oil skimmers can work for any company looking to remove and recycle waste oil from sumps, tanks, separators, ponds, basins, or any other area that has a waste oil problem. ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Public review begins on revised draft stormwater permit for 60 N.H. municipalities

    EPA has released for public review and comment a revised draft small “Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System” (MS4) General Permit for 60 New Hampshire communities. The draft permit would update Clean Water Act protections for New Hampshire’s environment and waterways. The revised draft permit updates the previous general permit finalized in 2003. EPA previously released draft ...

  • Following NPDES regulations just got “ultra” easy

    To be fined or not to be fined? That is the question. With the NPDES Regulations (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) and European Commission for the Environment regulations on the rise, Ultra Tech and Granite Environmental have teamed up to keep you in compliance and money in your pockets. What’s the big deal? Stormwater that discharges from municipal separate storm sewer ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Caribbean sardine collapse linked to climate change

    The collapse of sardine fisheries in the southern Caribbean Sea during the past decade may have been driven by global climate change, according to a study. Researchers from the United States and Venezuela linked ecological measurements in the southern Caribbean Sea with global ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Black & Veatch: Additional Rain Garden Information and Projects

    10,000 Rain Gardens The idea for the 10,000 Rain Gardens initiative was generated as part of the city of Kansas City’s stormwater management efforts, with participation of its Stormwater Steering Committee. With Mayor Kay Barnes’ adoption of the initiative, the program has been funded by Kansas City's comprehensive citywide stormwater management plan, called KC-One. Black & Veatch is the ...


  • Nagoya 2010: spotlight on world`s `forgotten fisheries`

    The vital role of inland fisheries in the diet, incomes and livelihoods of people in developing countries is the focus of a new report launched today. While marine fisheries are under increasing scrutiny, those based on river and lake systems are often overlooked. Globally, rivers and lakes provide at least 13 million tons of fish annually and generate 60 million jobs. In Asia, for example, the ...

  • Fisheries Council has set fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2014

    On 17 October the EU Fisheries Ministers reached an agreement on the fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2014 – total allowable catches (TAC’s) for certain fish stocks and the fishing effort limits for the Baltic cod stocks. The agreement was reached based on the successful results of negotiations at the regional level. It takes into account the scientific advice and follows ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • The Smart Sponge Technology

    AbTech’s Smart Sponge technology is at the heart of its product innovation. Its unique molecular structure is based on innovative polymer technologies that are chemically selective to hydrocarbons and can reduce bacteria levels. Smart Sponge fully encapsulates recovered oil, resulting in a substantially more effective response that prevents absorbed oil from leaching. It is also capable of ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman Announces Success of New Filtration Technology Cleaning Up Our Nation`s Waterways

    The success of Long Island Sound's newest environmental hero, the Smart Sponge, announced by Senator Lieberman, the Long Island Soundkeeper and founder of AbTech Industries Glenn Rink. Initial field test show the Smart Sponge technology destroyed 75-99.9% of bacteria from stormwater including E.coli and fecal coliform. (PRWEB) June 13, 2006 -- U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) recently joined ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Media Advisory: EPA seeks project proposals to reduce marine debris / $280,000 available to reduce the source of land-based marine debris

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking project proposals to reduce land-based trash at the source, thus preventing trash from entering coastal runoff and becoming marine debris. The amount of funding available is approximately $280,000 and projects must occur in a coastal or estuarine watershed in U.S. EPA Region 9, which includes coastal areas of California, Hawaii, and the Pacific ...

  • Cleaning Worcester`s water without breaking the bank

    New England's second largest city is working towards better control of polluted stormwater to its streams, ponds and lakes with a newly proposed draft stormwater permit, developed jointly by the U.S. EPA and the state of Massachusetts. Formally proposed Friday after two years of discussions, the permit is intended to provide improved environmental protection in the city of Worcester, population ...

  • Rhode Island concrete manufacturing plant faces fine for clean water violations (RI)

    EPA has proposed that a concrete manufacturing plant in Pawtucket, RI, pay a penalty of up to $177,500 for illegally discharging stormwater and process water in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. According to EPA’s New England office, PRM Concrete Corporation violated the Clean Water Act by discharging stormwater and process water to municipal catch basins and to the Seekonk River ...

  • Smart Sponge Technology Getting Smarter and More Advanced

    The Smart Sponge technology is at the heart of AbTech Industries product innovation. The unique molecular structure is based on innovative polymer technologies that are chemically selective to hydrocarbons and can reduce bacteria levels and also decrease heavy metals. Smart Sponge fully encapsulates recovered oil, resulting in a substantially more effective response that prevents absorbed oil ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Draft Storm Sewer General Permit for 200+ Small Massachusetts Municipalities Will Help Clean Water Protection

    EPA is releasing for public comment draft general permit for small “Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems” (MS4) located in Mass. The new permits, when finalized, will update efforts in up to 260 municipalities, better protecting rivers, streams, ponds, lakes and wetlands across Massachusetts. EPA previously released draft general permits for small MS4s in North Coastal Watersheds in ...

  • EPA Awards Four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Health Risks from Eating Great Lakes Fish

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $3.6 million for projects designed to reduce the risk of exposure to mercury and other toxins for people who eat fish from the Great Lakes. EPA awarded almost a million dollars to state health departments in each of the following states: Michigan, Minnesota and ...

  • Reducing runoff pollution in the US

    Over the past century, runaway development has paved over forests, fields and wetlands across the country. Along with urbanization has come the problem of 'urban stormwater' – rainwater that washes over dirty surfaces such as roads, buildings and lawns and becomes a major source of pollution in rivers, lakes and bays. While much has been achieved in the past 30 years to limit pollution from ...


    By Erosion Control Forum

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