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  • GTI to Custom-Design Odor Control Covers for Primary Clarifiers

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been selected as part of an odor control upgrade at a wastewater treatment plant in Ontario, Canada. After an exhaustive bid process, GTI’s structurally supported covers were selected to cover six primary clarifiers at the ...


    By Geomembrane Technologies

  • EPA and army corps of engineers release draft guidance to clarify waters covered by clean water act

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck today traveled to New York’s Great Swamp in Brewster, N.Y. to discuss the importance of clean water and a draft guidance developed by EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to clarify which waters are subject to protection under the Clean Water Act. The future status and condition of the Great Swamp is ...

  • US agencies seek to clarify wetlands protections

    Federal agencies Tuesday asserted regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands in an effort to clarify which are shielded from development under the Clean Water Act, an issue that remains in dispute even after two U.S. Supreme Court rulings. The law gives the government jurisdiction over U.S. waters, but legal challenges have raised questions about whether its protections ...


    By Associated Press

  • Congress Tries to Clarify Waters Muddied by Supreme Court

    Wasington, DC - To restore federal protection of waters and wetlands, a bi-partisan bill was introduced in the House on Tuesday that attempts to clarify the original intent of Congress in the 1972 Clean Water Act. Two Supreme Court decisions that obscured the definition of which water bodies are covered by the 1972 law have made the new measure necessary, its sponsors say. Democratic Congressmen ...

  • Rotational Covers Cure Odour Emissions

    Preventing odour from half bridge scrappers can be expensive. The introduction of rotating covers has provided a cost effective solution. Colin Chamberlain of Corporate Engineering explains why Odour problems are at best an unwelcome nuisance. Covering the offending treatment processes can provide an effective solution but there are added complications when a process contains large moving ...


    By Corporate Engineering Ltd.

  • EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Clarify Protection for Nation’s Streams and Wetlands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) today jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. The proposed rule will benefit businesses by increasing efficiency in determining coverage of the Clean Water Act. The agencies ...

  • Proposed EPA, Corps Rule Clarifies Federal Jurisdiction Over Waters, Wetlands

    All natural and artificial tributaries and wetlands that are adjacent to or near larger downstream waters would be subject to federal Clean Water Act protections under a joint proposed rule announced by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Senate Spending Proposal Clarifies OSHA Chemical Inspection Policy, Boosts NIOSH

    A draft report and budget released by a Senate Appropriations subcommittee July 24 makes a significant change from past OSHA budgets, clarifying that the agency can inspect small establishments where the potential for a catastrophic chemical incident exists. The additional details on fiscal 2015 budget proposals for the Occupational Safety and Health ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • U.S. Supreme Court Decision Fails to Clarify Clean Water Act

    Untitled Document WASHINGTON, DC , June 19, 2006 (ENS) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there are limits to the federal government's authority to regulate ...

  • Structurally Supported Covers Selected for Plant Improvement Project

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to have been awarded a contract with a municipality in the Baltimore area as part of a plant improvement project. The project involves custom-designing, fabricating, and delivering nine structurally supported retractable cover systems. The ...

  • GTI Covers Selected for Sewage Treatment Plant Improvement Project

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has been awarded a cover project in New York, USA. GTI will design, fabricate, and deliver two suspended covers as part of a sewage treatment plant improvement project. One portion of the project involves converting two secondary clarifiers into gravity ...

  • How will the climate be impacted by future changes to the Arctic`s sea ice and snow cover?

    Extreme weather events such as cold snaps in the winter and heat waves in the summer have been linked to the reduction of sea ice and warming in the Arctic. The proportion of the observed extreme events that is due to the reduction of sea ice in the Arctic is still an unanswered question. The GREENICE research project plans to find out more about the interplay between changes in climate and ...

  • EPA Signs Memorandum of Agreement with the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into an agreement with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Department of Environmental Protection (KY DEP) which will support and strengthen efforts to achieve cleanups that are protective of human health and the environment through the appropriate use of the Kentucky Voluntary Remediation Program (VERP). Kentucky is the 25th state nationally and ...

  • U.S. EPA Amends the National Environmental Policy Rule

    (Washington, D.C. – September 19, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has modified procedures implementing the National Environmental Policy Act, which established the U.S. government’s policy for environmental protection. The final rule clarifies and consolidates technical requirements of EPA’s environmental review process and includes minor changes to EPA’s procedures for ...

  • FERC Issues Final Rules to Enhance Bulk Electric System Resilience, Reliability

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently (9/20) approved two final rules and issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) addressing mandatory standards intended to support the resilience and reliability of the nation's bulk electric system. One final rule approves revised reliability standards on Balancing Authority Control (BAL-005-1) and Facility Interconnection Requirements ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New guidelines published for working in confined spaces

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently revised its guidelines for work carried out in confined spaces. The Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidance has been updated with a number of regulatory changes as well as some aesthetic changes to make the guide easier to use. The confined spaces ACOP is published for the benefit of employees likely to work in confined spaces as well as ...


    By Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd

  • ECHA publishes an intermediate list of pre-registered substances

    An Intermediate List of Pre-registered Substances has been published on the ECHA website. It contains almost 40,000 substances which were pre-registered by 1, October, 2008 two months before the deadline. The purpose of the intermediate list is to give Downstream Users of chemicals a possibility to determine whether substances of their interest are already pre-registered. An intermediate ...

  • NEFCO™ expands into eastern European markets

    NEFCO, Incorporated, a privately held company headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is pleased to announce its new strategic alliance with Ecometec Gmbh of Munich, Germany Ecometec is a trading company marketing products to the oil, medical, water and wastewater industries. It will have responsibility for promoting NEFCO’s engineered fiberglass products in the established markets of ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

  • Nefco™ expands into Eastern European markets

    NEFCO, Incorporated, a privately held company headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is pleased to announce its new strategic alliance with Ecometec Gmbh of Munich, Germany. Ecometec is a trading company marketing products to the oil, medical, water and wastewater industries. It will have responsibility for promoting NEFCO's engineered fiberglass products in the established markets of ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

  • EPA moving forward on greenhouse gas regulation

    Under a final decision issued today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) no stationary sources will be required to get Clean Air Act permits that cover greenhouse gases (GHGs) before January 2011. The delay in requiring power plants and other industrial sites to obtain federal pollution permits for emitting greenhouse gases formally affirms an agency announcement last month that it ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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