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  • Canada-Manitoba agreement to clean up lake winnipeg

    The signing today of the Canada-Manitoba Memorandum of Understanding Respecting Lake Winnipeg and the Lake Winnipeg Basin will provide the foundation for a long-term, collaborative and coordinated approach between the two governments to ensure the sustainability and health of Lake Winnipeg. The agreement, signed by Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety and Member of Parliament for Provencher, on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Zealand commits NZ$72m for lakes clean-up

    The Labour-led Government is committing NZ$72.1 million over ten years to a programme to clean up the most seriously degraded Rotorua lakes, Prime Minister Helen Clark, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard and Conservation Minister and local MP Steve Chadwick announced in Rotorua today. 'This investment recognises both the importance of this restoration programme and the significance of the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Lake County (Colo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that Lake County, Colorado will receive a $400K Brownfields assessment grant to assess, clean up and redevelop contaminated properties in targeted redevelopment areas in Leadville and the county. The EPA Brownfields funds will be used by Lake County to conduct more than a dozen environmental site assessments in downtown Leadville, ...

  • Volunteers Needed for 5 County Clean-up on Norris Lake

    Volunteers from Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger and Union Counties are needed for a Norris Lake Clean Up on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. During past cleanups volunteers have collected and properly disposed of typical house hold trash, tires, couches, televisions, kitchen appliances and construction materials including siding and shingles. All of these items would have ...


    By PRWeb

  • BacTech Awarded Contract to Clean Up Snow Lake Arsenopyrite Stockpile

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company"), (CNSX: BAC) today announced that it has been awarded the contract by the Mines Branch of the Manitoba Department of Innovation, Energy and Mines, to remediate a stockpile of arsenopyrite concentrate located in the community of Snow Lake. The contract is subject to negotiating a suitable agreement between BacTech and the Manitoba ...


    By Marketwire

  • $31m plan proposed to clean up groundwater at Moses Lake, Washington

    A comprehensive clean-up plan for the trichloroethylene (TCE)-contaminated groundwater at the Moses Lake Wellfield Contamination Superfund site has been issued for public review by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The site is located just north of Moses Lake and includes the Grant County Airport, the former Larson Air Force Base, and areas south of the airport. “This cleanup plan ...

  • Canada opens CAN$30m fund to clean popular vacation lake

    The first few thousand dollars of a $30 million dollar Canadian government fund began flowing to help clean up excess nutrients in one of Ontario's most beloved lake resort destinations. Excessive emissions of the nutrient phosphorus from both urban and farm sources have upset the ecosystem of Lake Simcoe in southern Ontario, creating wild aquatic plant growth, raising water temperatures, ...

  • NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK: International financing to help clean Lake Onega

    The Finnish and Russian governments, together with the Petrozavodsk Communal Utilities Systems (PKS) and a group of international financial institutions, have, today, signed a EUR 32 million investment package, which is intended to finance the improvement of drinking water quality and the reduction of untreated wastewater being discharged into Lake Onega in Northwestern ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • BacTech Submits Proposal to Clean Up Snow Lake Arsenopyrite Stockpile

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC) today announced that it has tendered a proposal for the remediation of an arsenopyrite stockpile at Snow Lake under a request for proposals from Manitoba Innovation, Energy and Mines. A decision on the proposal is expected within 60 days. The arsenopyrite stockpile, situated at Snow Lake, Manitoba, was created from gold ...


    By Marketwire

  • Geo-engineering to clean up decades of phosphorus pollution in lakes

    Phosphorus is the biggest cause of water quality degradation worldwide, causing ‘dead zones’, toxic algal blooms, a loss of biodiversity and increased health risks for the plants, animals and humans. This threatens the loss of economic and social benefits from freshwaters. Miquel Lurling of the Aquatic Ecology group was lead author of a special issue of Water Research on the control ...

  • Kalamazoo River and Morrow Lake to open

    Local, state and federal agencies responding to the Enbridge oil spill announced today that an additional 34 miles of the Kalamazoo River and the entire 2 miles of Morrow Lake are now open for recreational use. Part of the area referred to as the Morrow Lake Delta is still closed. The closed portion will be identified by buoys. Those using the river should follow buoy restrictions for their own ...

  • EPA orders mine cleanup work at Smith Lake and Mariano Lake areas

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with Homestake Mining Company of California requiring the company to assess contamination and address safety hazards at four abandoned uranium mines in the Mariano Lake and Smith Lake areas on the Navajo Nation. The EPA and the Navajo Nation will oversee the work. “EPA has a polluter pays policy that seeks to make those ...

  • Greenseal Rubber EPDM Lake Liners

    Greenseal Rubber is the brandname and now trademark of Flexible Lining Products Ltd, created in early 2003 our Greenseal EPDM material is now widely accepted as both a superior and cheaper alternative to Trelleborg’s Swedish Butyl Rubber. Among the most sought after products we find Greenseal rubber liners, as they provide better results at significantly lower costs than other similar products ...


    By Flexible Lining Products

  • U.S. EPA Awards $15 Million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Clean Up Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman today announced a $15 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant – the largest single GLRI grant awarded to date by EPA – to the city of Lorain for restoration work in the Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie. The Black River AOC is on the binational list of toxic ...

  • Chevron to pay $384,000 penalty and improve emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Salt Lake City refinery

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with Chevron, based in San Ramon, Calif., in which the company has agreed to pay a $384,000 penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its refinery at 2351 N. 1100 West in Salt Lake City, Utah. The settlement stems from alleged violations of Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting requirements at ...

  • Big West Oil to spend $18M on emission controls to resolve Clean Air Act violations at North Salt Lake refinery

    Big West Oil LLC has agreed to pay a $175,000 penalty and to spend approximately $18 million to install emission controls at its refinery in North Salt Lake, Utah, announced the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today. Big West Oil will also invest $253,000 to improve the monitoring and management of potential releases of hydrofluoric acid at the facility. ...

  • Rice lake introduces Ticketpress scale-ticket printer

    Rice Lake announces a new choice in scale ticket printing. TicketPress is a forward-thinking printer design to help busy scale houses and material-handling centers with their weight ticketing needs. TicketPress’s sleek, contemporary layout is as sharp in appearance as it is function, showcasing a partly brushed stainless finish and a straightforward operator keypad and display. From truck ...


    By Rice Lake Weighing Systems

  • Dam covers `Boyuk Shore Lake` Azerbeidzjan

    In the summer of 2015 the capital city of Baku, Azerbeidzjan, will be hosting the first ever to be held European Games. One of the venues is a new Olympic Stadium which is being built along the shores of Boyuk Shor Lake. The water and soil of the Boyuk Shore Lake suffers from dramatic pollution caused by waste of the petrochemcial industries surrounding the lake. Before the opening of the Games ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Oklahoma, EPA study rivers, lakes and streams

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Oklahoma Office of the Secretary of Energy and Environment (OSEE) are continuing to work on analyzing the condition of wetlands in Oklahoma, as part of a national initiative. The assessment will help build capacity to monitor and analyze wetland conditions while promoting collaboration across jurisdictional boundaries. OSEE will use a ...

  • The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge Launches!

    The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association are excited to announce the launch of the Water Utility Energy Challenge (WUEC), an innovative program which engages water operators in a competition to reduce the emissions sourced in their energy generation.  The competition is aimed at connecting the utilities with new innovative software while fostering an awareness of ...

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