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  • Tungsten groundwater contamination

    Originally thought to be non-toxic, tungsten is replacing lead in fishing weights and in ammunition for hunting and recreational shooting. However, recent studies indicate that (under certain environmental conditions) some forms of tungsten can move readily through soil and leach into groundwater. A Kansas State University scientist investigates. Tungsten is a naturally occurring metallic element ...

  • Webinar: Enhancing Contaminant Screening with MS, using the Power of Ion Mobility and Routine CCS Measurement

    Contaminant screening is a very important analytical assay nowadays in Food Safety, Toxicology testing, Drinking Water and other areas. Often high resolution Mass Spectrometry with accurate mass determination are used for these types of experiments. Now it is possible to combine this routinely with ion ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Monitoring of 120 VOCs on site without risk of contamination

    CHROMATOTEC is continuously developing new applications with one common objective: providing automatic field expertise. The last application sold for industrial area in Shanghai is designed for continuous monitoring of more than 120 VOCs compounds with auto GC 866 FID/MS (airmoSCAN XPERT). This system is totally designed for automatic online monitoring in fixed or mobile station ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Fingerprinting method identifies petroleum contamination age and type

    Sitelab's fingerprinting procedure helps to identify the age or type of contamination on its clients' site at a fraction of the cost compared to conventional laboratory forensic testing. Field screening fingerprinting procedure Extract and prepare samples in solvent using Sitelab test kits; soil, sediment, water or oil (NAPL) samples can be analyzed. Test for GRO (BTEX): ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • SONIC Successfully Treats PCB Contaminated Soil in Ontario

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that it has completed the first phase of its contract in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) on schedule. As required by the contract with a national environmental management company, Sonic has remediated the first phase of the overall contract to the satisfaction of the client. Sonic’s first GTA ...


  • Fear at the tap: Uranium contaminates water in the West

    In a trailer park tucked among irrigated orchards that help make California's San Joaquin Valley the richest farm region in the world, 16-year-old Giselle Alvarez, one of the few English-speakers in the community of farmworkers, puzzles over the notices posted on front doors: There's a danger in their drinking water. Uranium, the notices warn, tests at a level considered unsafe by federal and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Baioni, design and fabrication of a mobile soil washing plant

    Mobile remediation technology With the progressive exhaustion of natural resources and the increase of soil pollution, the effects on ecosystem and human health remain a major concern in today's society; the aim is therefore trying to reduce pollutants in our environment such as chemicals, toxic materials, pathogen agents, radioactive materials but first of all to adopt a correct ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • Trunz Water Systems presents mobile water system

    Trunz Water Systems will be displaying a trailer mounted and solar powered water treatment unit at the upcoming IFAT exhibition, which has been specially designed for immediate water supply after a natural disaster or independent water supply in remote areas. The Trunz unit works independent from any energy source. Solar panels and / or a wind generator provide enough power to operate the unit. ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • USA: Genesis Fluid Solutions Mobil RDS System

    Genesis Water Solutions, a Colorado Corporation, is pleased to announce the availability of our mobile Rapid Dewatering System (RDS) using the Joshua process to separate fine particulates. Now, for the first time in the industry: Dredged slurry (fine material) is instantaneously dewatered Dewatering at the same rate the dredge slurry is delivered Small ...


    By Genesis Water Inc.

  • Mobile Oily Water Separators-Mercer International

    There are several applications where the need for a mobile oil water separation system becomes important. Common applications include when various process and storage tanks are in need of cleaning in the refining industry, or when there is a spill response effort in a tank, sump, or other area with water that needs immediate mobilization. In these cases there is water being used to clean or flush ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • EPA Mobile Lab Screens Austin Residents’ Soil

    Scientists from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used a mobile lab facility to screen soil samples from Austin residences recently. Participants were able to bring soil from their garden or yard and have it assessed for heavy metals. Scientists from EPA’s lab facility in Houston worked with representatives from Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service and the city of ...

  • Mobile fuel polishing & condition unit arrives

    Progressive have taken delivery of their new state of the art mobile fuel polishing unit this week. The unit has been built by Filtertechnik of Nottingham and is housed in a trailer making it fully portable 24/7. Capable of flows of up to six hundred litres per minute it is one of the largest mobile units built to date in the UK. The unit has been configured to enable us to run, diesel, bio ...

  • Water monitoring `easier` with free mobile phone app

    A mobile phone application that enables users of low-cost phones to submit water quality results quickly and easily is having a positive impact among users. The Water Quality Reporter (WQR) application was developed by the iCOMMS team at ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Revised Standard Safely Expands Limit on Biofuel Contamination in Jet Fuels

    A new revision to ASTM International’s aviation turbine fuel standard (D1655) safely adapts to the growing global presence of biodiesel in the petroleum industry. D1655 has been used for decades by the aviation community to help ensure quality control and safe distribution of jet fuel. Biodiesel blends ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA begins study of TCE contaminants at Carter Carburetor site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 will begin a vapor intrusion study today at the Carter Carburetor Corporation site, 2000-2840 N. Spring St., in St. Louis to determine if trichloroethylene (TCE) vapors are present beneath the floor of the building. EPA's Mobile Lab, staffed by EPA contractors, will be on site for approximately two weeks collecting samples. The testing should help ...

  • Sonic to Licence Mobile Sonic Treatment System to Quantum-Murray LP

    SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. (“SONIC” or “the Company”; TSXV: SNV) and Quantum Murray LP (“Quantum Murray”; an operating partnership of Newport Partners Income Fund TSX:NPF.UN-T) announced today that they have signed an Agreement of Lease, Acquisition and License under which Toronto-based Quantum Murray will deploy the mobile Sonic Treatment System (“the System”) for the remediation of PCB ...


  • Sonic Finishes Contract for On-Site Treatment of PCB Contaminated Soil

    Vancouver, Canada - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today reported that the Company has finished its first Ontario contract for the on-site treatment of PCB contaminated soil. The project was contracted and announced in October 2006, and the Sonic treatment system was deployed to the site in November, 2006. In excess of 600 tonnes of contaminated soil was treated ...


  • Study: Two major U.S. aquifers contaminated by natural uranium

    Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California live above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according to a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Data from roughly 275,000 groundwater samples in the High Plains and Central Valley aquifers show that many Americans live less than two-thirds of a mile from ...

  • Timeline Asset Services to auction mobile soil remediation system

    The asset for sale is a field tested mobile soil remediation plant designed to process and neutralize hydrocarbon contaminated soils on site. It was built in 2005 by Enviro-Klean Remediation Group Inc. and the equipment is currently on location in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. This plant can be considered 'as new' and has been operated for demonstration purposes, performance ratings and ...

  • Court upholds $236M verdict in Exxon Mobil pollution case

    New Hampshire's highest court upheld a record $236 million judgment Friday against Exxon Mobil for its use of a gasoline additive that contaminated groundwater in the state. A jury reached the verdict in April 2013 after finding the company liable in a long-running lawsuit over contamination by the chemical MTBE. Lasting nearly four months, the trial was the longest and resulted in the largest ...


    By Associated Press

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