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  • New York to build 2400 MW of offshore wind by 2030

    Just one day after announcing the closure of one of the state’s biggest nuclear power plants, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forward a grand plan to build 2.4 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2030, beginning with a 90 megawatt (MW) project off the coast of Long Island. In one of a series of speeches of his unconventional “State of the State” tour, Gov. Cuomo urged the Long ...

  • Daimer Offers Pressure Washer For Construction Equipment Cleaning

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world's leading supplier of ruggedly-designed pressure washer machines, professional auto detailing systems, and more, is shipping the Super Max™ 12500 PE, a propane-heated and propane-powered commercial pressure washer with tri-mode temperature settings. The machine is ideal for outdoor cleaning applications in areas where electricity is not easily ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Containment in construction and remodels

    Have you ever considered the possible impact of containing construction activities, large and small? First, this can save a large amount of time and money on each project, as the mess is contained to a minimal area, where it can be thoroughly cleaned. If the surfaces are protected within the containment with self-adhesive surface ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • Oregon Developer and Construction Firm Agree to Pay over $37,000 to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations

    (The Dalles, Oregon. - Oct. 1, 2007) Two Oregon Companies involved in property rehabilitation and redevelopment --- Cook Development Corp. (CDC) and Birch Creek Construction, Inc, (BCC) --- have agreed to pay penalties totaling $37,500 to settle with EPA for alleged violations of the asbestos National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (asbestos NESHAP), under the Clean Air Act (CAA) ...

  • Kansas Department of Transportation to pay $477,500 penalty to settle violations of clean water act at three construction sites

    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has agreed to pay a $477,500 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at three road construction sites that are located near Lawrence, Manhattan, and Pleasanton, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA Region 7 inspected the U.S. Highway 69 project near Pleasanton in November 2008, the U.S. Highway 59 ...

  • Tennessee Construction Company and Georgia Department of Transportation agree to pay $1.5 million penalty to resolve clean water act violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wright Brothers Construction Co. and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) have agreed to pay a $1.5 million penalty and spend more than $1.3 million to offset environmental damages to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA). The civil penalty is one of the largest ever under ...

  • Going for gold in clean energy: GE, plutonic advance construction of BC`s largest private wind, run-of-river projects

    Helping British Columbia “Go for the Gold” in clean energy, GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), and Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX: PCC) announced today updates on construction at the 144-megawatt Dokie Wind Project and 196-megawatt East Toba River and Montrose Creek Hydroelectric Project.  Announced during a 2010 Winter Olympic Games briefing today at the British ...


    By General Electric

  • Idaho awarded over $626,000 in EPA clean air grants to retrofit school buses and construction equipment

    The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality was awarded grants totaling up to $626,000 to retrofit school bus engines and construction equipment with the goal of reducing harmful toxic pollutants from diesel emissions. The funds were awarded in two grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reductions Program. The funds will be used to retrofit over 40 school ...

  • Home development company agrees to settle federal lawsuit for Clean Water Act violations at construction sites

    Cooper Land Development, Inc., a luxury home development company headquartered in Rogers, Ark., has agreed to pay a civil penalty and implement a storm water compliance program at its construction sites to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. According to a consent decree filed today in U.S. ...

  • 3 Mass. real estate development and construction companies fined for clean water violations (MA)

    Subject to court approval, three related real estate development, construction and engineering companies will pay a $150,000 penalty for illegally discharging polluted stormwater from multiple Mass. construction sites. In addition the companies will perform a Supplemental Environmental Project (“SEP”) valued at approximately $300,000 which will further reduce stormwater pollution to ...

  • Encouraging construction companies to think green

    Researchers have developed a new evaluation method that could encourage construction companies to adopt environmental management systems and processes. This could reduce the impact of construction projects on local urban environments, as well as on the environment more generally by reducing fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Many organisations follow standards and guidelines for ...

  • “Clean air for all - all for clean air”

    Ladies and Gentlemen, “Clean air for all - all for clean air”. This sounds like the slogan of the three musketeers'. Perhaps this should be expected here, in the country of Alexandre Dumas. Bravo! The theme of this panel nicely summarises the ‘essentials’ to successfully addressing one of the most important health and environment challenges we face today: …. ...

  • Going for gold in clean energy

    Helping British Columbia 'Go for the Gold' in clean energy, GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE and Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX: PCC) announced today updates on construction at the 144-megawatt Dokie Wind Project and 196-megawatt East Toba River and Montrose Creek Hydroelectric Project. Announced during a 2010 Winter Olympic Games briefing today at the British Columbia Showcase in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Improving clean in place technology

    Clean-in-place (CIP) is used in beverage bottling to clean syrup and water lines for a variety of reasons including flavor carryover prevention and microbial control. CIP also eliminates organic residues like precipitated proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and other contaminants that harbor bacteria and may lead to microbial induced corrosion (MIC). Older, more traditional methods of CIP ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • CUGS: Clean Up Goals

    While I was traveling from Glendive, MT, where SRS Crisafulli is based, to New Orleans, LA, for Battelle’s 2015 Contaminated Sediments Conference, the EPA was making an emergency trip from its office in Colorado to Glendive to begin to deal with the Bridger Pipeline oil spill, before this also became a contaminated sediments problem. This is a stark reminder that while many of these ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Clean water agreement

    CONSOL Energy has entered into an agreement promoting environmental stewardship that will set the highest standard for mine water treatment. The agreement being announced was entered into voluntarily between CONSOL Energy, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP). Working with ...

  • How clean is Green Energy?

    Environmentalists discover that the World’s largest Solar Thermal Farm launched in California this February, is actually killing birds that fly around its extremely hot towers. This ‘Greener and Cleaner’ farm is alleged for hampering the survival of many other species –and this is where it sparks controversy in certain cautious corners. The above would probably ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Keys to clean skies

     Following an analysis of the Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) Gas Emissions and Case Projections of 1990-2025 report, ClimeCo Corporation and Green Hub Advisors presented their recommendations for a white paper compiled by the Border Environment ...


    By ClimeCo Corp.

  • Can rain clean the atmosphere?

    Original story at MIT News As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is coagulation, a natural phenomenon that can act to clear the air of pollutants like soot, sulfates, ...

  • RMT Completes Construction of Sheffield Wind Project

    RMT, Inc. (RMT), an industry-leading EPC firm specializing in the design and construction of clean energy facilities, has successfully completed the construction of the Sheffield Wind project in Sheffield, Vermont. RMT joined ...


    By RMT, Inc.

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