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  • New Decontamination Product Approved for Use

    METIS Scientific has announced that its product DG Sure has been approved for use in some nuclear plants in the UK. DG Sure, was formulated specifically to adhere to the UK’s disposal regulatory requirements and therefore could be used at other facilities throughout the UK and EU. The product, is void of chelators and has low levels of halides and sulfides. The product has almost a year of ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • EPA orders removal of PCB-contaminated materials from Massena, N.Y. site and decontamination of buildings before demolition

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today ordered Motors Liquidation Company (MLC), formerly the General Motors Corporation (GM), to remove materials and soil contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from portions of the General Motors Central Foundry Division Superfund site in Massena, N.Y. MLC intends to demolish several buildings at the site, a former General Motors plant, ...

  • Blue goo sucks up toxic waste

    (CNNMoney) -- Mopping up radioactive waste is messy work. Ever since an earthquake and a tsunami crippled Japanese nuclear power plants in March, cleanup crews have been struggling to decontaminate the area. Typically, this kind of work is performed with low-tech tools: soap, water, pads, brushes and old-fashioned ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Plan for Final Phase of Cleanup At Diaz Chemical Superfund Site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a plan to clean up contaminated soil and ground water at the Diaz Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Holley, New York. The soil and ground water are contaminated with volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds, which can cause serious damage to people’s health. The EPA’s proposed plan calls for the use of a technology to ...

  • Department of Energy Projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2011

    Technology Developments Aim to Address Energy, Environment and National Security Issues U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or ...


    By US Department of Energy

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