contaminated site News

  • Closure of chlorinated solvent-contaminated sites

    Risk-Based Decisions, Inc. has successfully cleaned up or otherwise obtained regulatory sign-off on 21 chlorinated solvent sites between 1996 and 2008. If you have a chlorinated solvent soil or groundwater site, contact us for cost-effective, innovative and timely cleanop approaches. No pump-and-treat ...


    By Risk-Based Decisions, Inc.

  • New Zealand government funding boost for contaminated sites

    Four contaminated site projects, in Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Otago, and Tasman and Nelson, will be allocated about NZ$150,000 from the Government’s clean-up fund, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard announced. The allocations are the first from the Ministry for the Environment’s Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund this year. A total of NZ$890,000 of the US$3.28 million annual fund is ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Dounreay publishes off-site contamination report

    Dounreay today publishes the findings of its investigation into the discovery of a radioactive particle in land adjacent to the licensed site. The investigation report has been distributed to the land-user and nearby residents  following its submission to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. It can be downloaded ...

  • NJDEP issuing remedial priority scores for contaminated sites

    Very shortly, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will be issuing letters to responsible parties containing a draft Remedial Priority Score (RPS) for their particular site. It is unclear how the rankings will be used, but the RPS system has been described as a tool to sort sites out for further discussion. The  ...

  • 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

  • US$74m in grants to rejuvenate contaminated industrial sites

    Communities in 43 states will share more than $74 million in brownfields grants to help revitalize former industrial and commercial sites, turning them from problem properties to productive community use. The grants, awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency, also go to two tribes and two US Territories.  “By revitalizing and restoring neighborhoods nationwide, EPA’s Brownfields Program ...

  • Scots turn to whisky in battle to clean contaminated sites

    Scottish scientists have developed a technology to clean contaminated land and water which relies on a by-product of the whisky-making process. The Device for the Remediation and Attenuation of Multiple Pollutants - affectionately known by its creators as the DRAM - is said to remove a variety of contaminants cheaper and faster than most current clean-up techniques. The designers claim that the ...

  • Work Begins to Remove Contamination at Newtown, Conn. Site

    This week EPA began work to remove contaminated materials from the Batchelder site at 46a Swamp Road in Newtown, in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The cleanup is expected to be completed in approximately two months. Contamination at the Site does not present health risks to the neighboring area; however, Town officials would like to remind residents that it is important to remain off the site. ...

  • Hanford site treating record amount of contaminated groundwater

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CH2M HILL) has exceeded this year’s goal for treating 1.4 billion gallons of contaminated groundwater at the Hanford Site in Washington state. “In the last few years, DOE built three new groundwater treatment facilities, and now we are seeing the results," said Briant Charboneau, Federal Project ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Survey detects contamination on proposed waste disposal site

    Two small areas of radioactive contamination have been detected during a survey of grazing land adjacent to the former nuclear research site at Dounreay. They were excavated and removed to the site for analysis. One was identified as a 'minor' particle of fast reactor fuel and the other as soil contaminated with radioactivity. The finds were 5-30cm below the surface and covered by vegetation, ...

  • Federal contaminated sites – the problem that won’t go away

    Thousands of abandoned industrial and military sites across Canada owned by the federal government, contain soils contaminated with PCBs, hydrocarbons, asbestos and heavy metals. Although remediation of these sites has been declared a key federal priority, the number of such sites in Canada remains surprisingly high and the rate of remediation of these sites remains low. Across Canada, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • PEN announces report on contaminated site remediation

    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Projecton Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN) announced the availability of an article entitledNanotechnology and In situ Remediation: A review of the benefits and potential risks, whichdiscusses the use of nanomaterials in the environmental cleanup process. According to thearticle, nanomaterials have the potential to reduce the costs and time of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Contaminated Site Remediated in 4 months (Clay)

    CROOKS FARM – FT PIERCE, FLORIDA FDEP FACILITY ID#56-9807808 A discharge at the above site had contaminated the soil and groundwater. The soil characteristic on this site was sandy soil from 0’ to 2’ and dense nonpermiable gray clay from 2’ to 15’. Groundwater fluctuated between 3’ to 6’. The phase II assessment on May 19, 2004 had determined that approximately 500 cubic yards of ...

  • Land Contamination

    Land Contamination Identified: Contaminated land is a constant battle for developers looking to build houses / industrial sites or purpose built facilities. Contamination simply means an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment and therefore remediation or site clean up is required. Identifying contamination requires assessment, measurement and remediation. The primary contaminants ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • EPA Awards Grant to Assess Contaminated Sites in Lorain County

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman today announced a $600,000 grant to Lorain County, Ohio, for environmental assessments of brownfield sites. Hedman was joined by U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur and Lorain County Commissioner Ted Kalo for the announcement at the Black River Landing in Lorain. “EPA’s first brownfield grant to Lorain County is a solid ...

  • Call for Participants - Contaminated Sites Video Case Study Series

    ECO Canada is looking for participants to be a part of their Premier Contaminated Sites Video Case Study Series.  Six organizations will be selected to showcase their company’s achievements in the following areas: Employee recruitment Employee retention Employee training or professional development Hiring transferable workers from other ...


    By ECO Canada

  • EarthSoft CEO Presenting at Conference on Remediation and Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites

    EarthSoft CEO, Mitch Beard, will be presenting at Ekos Brasil Institute’s conference on Remediation and Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites He will introduce Electronic Data Deliverables (EDDs) for field and lab data, and the concept of good/bad EDDs. He will ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EPA announces $69.3 million to clean up contaminated sites and revitalize communities

    Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces $69.3 million in grants for new investments to provide communities with funding necessary to clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies and create jobs while protecting public health. In California, $1.2 million will be split among the cities of San Francisco, Emeryville, Chico and Grass Valley to assess and clean ...

  • A modern integrated approach to contaminated site management strategies seminar series

    Project managers, regulators and site owners all face similar challenges: What technologies do I need to first define the hazards associated with my site and second how can I best remediate those hazards? Adventus, ARS, and Columbia are all long-standing and well recognized service providers having, in their respective ways, dealt effectively and efficiently with these challenges on thousands of ...


  • EPA to demolish contaminated building at toxic superfund site in Garfield, N.J.

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by New Jersey Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, Senator Robert Menendez and Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr. as she announced that the EPA will safely demolish the E.C. Electroplating building at the Garfield Superfund site in Garfield, New Jersey. The building, located at 125 Clark Street, is contaminated ...

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