contaminated soil remediation strategies News

  • Petroleum-impacted soil remediation

    The Adventus Group is an applied environmental products company that provides various remediation biotechnologies – including those exclusive to our patent portfolio (see below). We are NOT consultants, and are geared towards supporting client project teams by providing unbiased design, support and selection of the most cost-effective remedial solution or strategy. As appropriate, our ...


  • NGWA offers course on low-cost remediation strategies

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the course, “Low-cost Remediation Strategies for Contaminated Soil and Groundwater,” February 2-4 in Denver, Colorado. Numerous low-cost technologies for remediating soil and groundwater contaminated with organic contaminants have been developed. This course provides practical, technologically sound guidelines on how to select the ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • English Partnerships issues best practice guide on soil remediation costs

    New guidance on calculating the costs associated with remediating contaminated and – for the first time - derelict brownfield land has been issued by national regeneration agency English Partnerships. The Best Practice Note Contamination and Dereliction Remediation Costs acknowledges that tackling the problems caused by dereliction can be as complex and often as expensive as treating or removing ...


    By English Partnerships

  • Successful field-trial remediation of 1,2-DCA and VC contaminated groundwater in Northern Italy

    The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise for treatment of contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater environments, is proud to announce that laboratory and field tests recently conducted in Italy resulted in its patented EHC® In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR) biotechnology being selected over RegenOx® (Regenesis) In Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) for its ability ...


  • South East Asia: SLP Environmental offer Phase 3 Soil & Groundwater Remediation Services in SE Asia

    Phase 3 Environmental Remediation (Site Clean-Up) is the process of cleaning up polluted sites by treating, immobilizing or removing contaminants present in soil and groundwater at the project site with the ultimate objective of reducing risks to human health and ecological systems to acceptable levels. SLP Environmental Consultants specialize in utilizing the latest quantitative environmental ...

  • New regulations loom for land remediation

    Could the remediation industry be facing another steep learning curve as regulators tackle legislation overload by bringing about a variety of new directives? The subject of land remediation has long been cloaked in confusion with contradictory regulations, confusion over permits and most legislation remaining open to interpretation. Recently some issues – such as the definition of waste - ...

  • Soil management in China and the EU

    Following rapid urbanisation, management of contaminated soil has become a political priority in China. In this study, researchers reviewed the current system in China as compared to Europe and provide recommendations for the sustainable management of soil. China’s rapid economic growth, and the accompanied urbanisation, has come at a considerable cost to the environment. In the late 1990s, ...

  • New Technologies for Soil and Sediment

    EzraTerra, Inc. developed technologies for the current regulatory environment from a responsible party perspective. Sintered Wave – Thermal treatment for low to high molecular weight organic compounds. Permeation ...


    By Ezra Terra, Inc

  • ENSR publishes new brownfields remediation manual

    ENSR has published a new Brownfields Remediation Manual that details current strategies for cost-effective remediation of brownfields. Brownfields are idle, unused or abandoned commercial and industrial properties in urban settings with a legacy of contaminated soil, sediments or groundwater. ENSR, part of AECOM, is a leading global environmental services provider. The new ENSR manual ...


    By AECOM

  • EHC site submitted for remediation technology innovation award

    The Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, was pleased to have EHC included in an application for the 2008 Brownfield Briefing Remediation Innovation Awards, in the category of 'Best Use of a Combination of Remediation Techniques', during the Contaminated Land & Brownfield Remediation' Conference, held recently in London. Project details outlined ...


  • 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 Foundation

  • Remediation industry shows innovation and resilience in recession

    Despite the ongoing financial crisis and several companies in the sector being affected by buy-outs, the number of entries for the fifth Remediation Innovation Awards exceeded expectations. Special guest speaker for the evening was Huw Irranca-Davies, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs at DEFRA. The minister used the awards as an opportunity to announce ...


    By Newzeye Ltd

  • The remediation industry waits for regulation to catch up

    The progress of brownfield development has been a chequered one. The government has made much of its desire to promote the use of such sites for new housing – setting targets and offering 150% tax relief as an incentive for developers to build on them. But a raft of conflicting legislation has led to widespread confusion over remediation, and with the latest call for more new housing, can ...

  • St Peter’s Wharf: Further Envirotreat E-Clay® Success in Gasworks Remediation

    Contaminated land remediation specialist Envirotreat has successfully completed a comprehensive treatment programme for Blenheim House Construction Ltd at the former gasworks site at St Peter’s Wharf, Maidstone in Kent. The remediation works element that forms part of a multi million pound commercial redevelopment of the site was completed last month utilising the Envirotreat® process for the ...


  • RegenOx remediation technology wins coveted 2006 ICU innovation award for Regenesis

    Regenesis, a specialty developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater resources, has won the 2006 ICU Innovation Award for RegenOx, a breakthrough in-situ chemical oxidation technology that safely destroys high concentrations of recalcitrant soil and groundwater contaminants such as industrial degreasers and petroleum hydrocarbons. The prestigious ICU Innovation Awards are ...


    By REGENESIS

  • MEPs take aim at EU soil directive

    The European parliament's rapporteur on a draft EU framework soil directive is proposing a significant softening of the European commission's proposals. Spanish centre-right MEP Cristina Gutiérrez-Cortines told the parliament's environment committee on Tuesday that a 'complete change' to the law is needed to give EU countries more flexibility in meeting its objectives. Under her plans an ...

  • Go-ahead given for massive clean-up of Europe’s most contaminated site

    A massive clean-up operation to transform the former Avenue Coking Works near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, is set to start following the appointment of a remediation contractor. VSD Avenue has today been named as the company that will design the most effective processes to treat gross contamination of the land following decades of coke and chemical production. The appointment means that work, ...

  • Euro MPs move forward on soil protection directive

    The European Parliament yesterday adopted its first-reading report on the first EU directive on soil protection. Among the key points adopted by MEPs is the setting up of public inventories of contaminated sites within the EU and the need for Member States to draw up remediation strategies. MEPs reinstate a list of potentially soil polluting activities. Member States will be allowed some ...


    By European Parliament

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