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  • Site`s groundwater, soil cleanup working

    The effort to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at the nation's only plant for assembling and disassembling nuclear weapons has been effective so far and will continue for years, according to the first five-year review of the site. Pantex in the Texas Panhandle was added to the national Superfund cleanup list in 1994 because of past site practices that included burning chemicals in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sea Wave Power Plant No` 2 to China

      SDE has signed an export agreement to sell sea wave power plants for a total sum of 1.2 million U.S. Dollars. SDE is in the final stages of building the second power plant in a series of 3 power plants that will be built on Chinese soil. The deal that SDE signed with their local partners is worth a total of 1.2 million ...


  • EPA investigation of Gowanus canal identifies widespread contamination, health and ecological problems; hundreds of samples find PAHs, PCBs, heavy metals and other Toxins (NY)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, N.Y. The investigation confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and identified the sources of contamination. The investigation also identified characteristics of the canal that will influence future plans for a cleanup. A companion human and ...

  • EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Pollutants from Former Sherwin-Williams Plant in Gibbsboro, New Jersey

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil from residential properties at the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund site in Gibbsboro and Voorhees, New Jersey. The site includes a former paint manufacturing plant and the waters of Hilliards Creek which flow into Kirkwood Lake. The soil and the groundwater beneath the former paint manufacturing ...

  • EPA Finalizes $14 Million Plan to Remove Pollutants from Former Sherwin-Williams Plant in Gibbsboro, New Jersey

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up contaminated soil from residential properties at the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund site in Gibbsboro and Voorhees, N.J. The site includes a former paint manufacturing plant and the waters of Hilliards Creek, which flow into Kirkwood Lake. The soil and the groundwater beneath the former paint manufacturing site ...

  • FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho

    The FMC Corporation will begin cleanup work at the former FMC facility near Pocatello under a Unilateral Administrative Order (UAO) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Order outlines a schedule and other terms which will guide the implementation of the cleanup work outlined in the Interim Record of Decision issued last year. The FMC facility lies within Eastern Michaud Flats ...

  • Clean energy from solid waste to benefit smaller cities in PRC

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending $200 million in loans to the Dynagreen Environmental Protection Group Company to help small and medium-sized cities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) turn their growing mountains of solid waste into a sustainable source of renewable energy. The loan agreement was signed today in Beijing. “Unlike large cities which are implementing ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Hudson river becomes laboratory

    Research engineers and a New York state utility have been using a Hudson River contamination site as a laboratory, testing a new way to remove coal tar pollutants from riverbeds using mattress-sized absorbent panels. The panels are filled with organo-clay, a mineral which draws oil like a magnet. During the last week of November, utility workers from Central Hudson Gas & Electric and ...

  • North Carolina and Virginia Sign Deal with Duke for Dan River Cleanup

    Environmental and wildlife officials in North Carolina and Virginia signed an agreement with Duke Energy Monday for the cleanup of toxic coal ash from the Dan River, which flows through the two states. The agreement requires Duke to pay any "reasonable" cost associated with the Feb. 2 spill at its power plant near Eden, which coated 70 miles ...


    By Associated Press

  • EMHI Builds Infrastructure Seeking to Enter Energy Industry Emissions and Remediation Markets

    East Morgan Holdings, Inc (PINKSHEETS: EMHI) reports that efforts continue to seek out energy industry and other manufacturing companies in need of the patented IFS-2c and other IFS Technologies, which are under an impending contract to be acquired from Solucorp Industries Ltd. The number of companies which could utilize the IFS-2c and other IFS technologies and the annual size of the markets ...


    By Marketwire

  • Turning trash into gold

    Municipal trash (also known as solid waste) is the largest component of the environmental business sector in Canada. Like many other nations, Canada faces a looming waste management crisis, as landfills reach capacity and concerns mount about soil and water contamination. Several Canadian cities are exploring new approaches to turn trash into environmentally acceptable assets such as energy. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA provides major grant to CACWNY

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $100,000 federal Community Action for a Renewed Environment grant to the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York for a community project in Tonawanda, New York. The EPA grant will assist the Tonawanda community in prioritizing the environmental and health risks posed by a range of polluting facilities in this industrial area outside of ...

  • California’s Prop 65 and Chrysene Public Health Concerns

    In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address increasing concerns about exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is better known by its original name of Proposition 65.  ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Put out the fire, please – without the poison though

    Grace period for environmentally harmful fire extinguishing foams ends in June 2011 Dessau-Roßlau, 5 May 2011- The grace period for application of PFOS-based fire extinguishing foams ends on 27 June 2011. PFOS, or perfluorooctanesulfonic acid, is an extremely persistent chemical. This acid accumulates in organisms and is toxic. PFOS was used for many years in fire extinguishing foams ...

  • Four Ways to Reduce Health Risks from Climate Pollutants

    The World Health Organisation and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants have produced a report outlining the urgent need to reduce emissions of black carbon, ozone, methane and carbon dioxide, which all contribute to climate change. Frequently described as ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • ReCyclone Chews Up Trash and Spits Out Value

    It sounds too good to be true, but a San Antonio company has developed a technology that can recycle all garbage, making nearly 100 percent of the world’s waste useful in some way. Called the Recyclone™, it is nothing like ReCyclone, the hip-hop rapper from Canada. PowerMaster's infinitely adjustable, eco-friendly gyroscopic grinder comes in dozens of different configurations and can process ...

  • Questions and answers on EU Mercury Policy

    What is mercury? Mercury is familiar to many as a silver-coloured liquid which expands and contracts in a thermometer to show the temperature. It is also known as “quicksilver” or "hydrargyrum" (i.e. liquid silver) and is represented by the symbol Hg. Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at ambient room temperature. It is a chemical element and therefore indestructible. ...

  • EcoAnalytixTM Initiative Backgrounder - The new measure of success

    An industrial plant spews out unknown substances into the air and parents worry about the playground down wind.  The safety of food is in question after a rash of pet food shipments from overseas is found to be tainted with melamine, a nitrogen-rich industrial chemical linked with renal failure.  Desalinated water destined for the drinking water supply can’t compromise public ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • EPA Announces Summary of Enforcement Actions for Spring 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed 38 enforcement actions from April 1 through June 30, 2012 to ensure individuals, businesses, and governments comply with the nation’s laws that protect public health and the environment. Before taking enforcement actions, the EPA offers compliance assistance to help regulated industries and individuals understand and comply with ...

  • The secret, dirty cost of Obama`s green power push

    The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like an apparition into a cornfield. It wasn't supposed to be this way. With the Iowa political caucuses on the horizon in 2007, presidential candidate Barack ...


    By Associated Press

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