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  • Nelson initiates new soil projects

    Nelson Environmental Remediation, Ltd. (NER) this week announced the ongoing success of two soil remediation projects, one domestic and, one US-based, utilizing its mobile, LTTD-O (low-temperature thermal desorption to oxidation) technology. Based in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada, NER has been successful in the business of mobile, thermal soil remediation since 1994, decontaminating over ...

  • 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 ...


  • Global Ecology Begins Construction on 70 Acre Organic Soil Amendment Site

    Global Ecology Corporation (GEC), (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC) has received the last tranche of the funding necessary to begin the construction process on its first domestic organic soil amendment site in Castleberry, Alabama. The location, which encompasses nearly 70 acres, will be one of the largest of its kind in the U.S., and will be capable of producing approximately 40,000 cubic yards ...

  • China Soil Gravel Mining Industry Analysis and 2018 Forecasts

    China soil gravel mining industry, 2014 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the soil gravel mining industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, ...


  • China Outlines Environmental Action in ‘War’ on Air, Water and Soil Pollution

    China's Premier Li Keqiang pledged that the country would take stronger measures over the coming year to reduce and control air, water and soil pollution, speaking in his annual address at the opening of the National People's Congress (NPC) meetings in Beijing. Li said China would “declare war” on pollution, and would raise energy efficiency, reduce vehicle emissions and prevent and ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Urban soils: How can we preserve their carbon and nitrogen sink?

    Globally, the population and size of urban areas is expected to rapidly increase in the next 30 years. Soils are important carbon sinks, and the effects of rapid urbanisation on this valuable service are unclear. A recent analysis reviews our present understanding of the impacts of urbanisation on soil, with particular emphasis on its role in carbon and nitrogen cycling. Populations are expected ...

  • Global Ecology Corporation Announces Organic Fertilizer/Soil Amendment Production Facility in Florida

    Global Ecology Corporation (GEC) (OTCQB: GLEC) announced today that it is setting up an organic fertilizer/soil amendment processing facility in Florida. Global Ecology Chairman Joseph Battiato said, "We are partnering with one of the largest suppliers of raw soil amendment material in the state. Animal waste products currently create a large storage and disposal problem for Florida and for the ...

  • Beyond GDP — Brussels Conference

    'Gross domestic product, regularly used as an indicator of the size of a country's economy, does not factor in the benefits from nor the costs to the ecosystem,' said EEA Executive Director Prof. Jacqueline McGlade in her presentation at the expert workshop preceding the 'Beyond GDP' conference in Brussels this week. 'The free services that the ecosystem provides such as, air and water should be ...

  • Land use figures show increased garden grabbing

    Recently published figures on land use endorse the Government's decision to prevent garden grabbing by changing planning policy guidance, according to the Department of Communities and Local Government. The Land Use Change Statistics show that over the last 12 years, the percentage of homes built on previously residential land, which includes back gardens, increased from 14% to 25%. Environmental ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Sinorock consistently meets our customers needs

    Sinorock has been providing the finest rock bolt products and services in the geotechnical anchor engineering.We manufacture and galvanize rock bolts with variety diameters.We stock standard construction rock bolt, nuts, and other accessories both domestic and imported. The rock bolt system of Sinorock is involved in many areas of the construction field. A few examples of our specialties include ...


    By sinorock

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne receives environmental excellence award for its Arkansas facility project

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today that it has been chosen by the Arkansas Environmental Federation (AEF) as the recipient of the 2013 Diamond Award for Excellence in Environmental Leadership. Each year, the AEF Diamond Award recognizes one company that demonstrates initiative and/or leadership in managing its environmental efforts.  Aerojet Rocketdyne won this ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Septic Tank Filters added to WTE wastewater treatment product range

    Waste Tech are proud to introduce Final Effluent and Septic Tank Filters to the UK. The big problem with septic tanks is that their soakaways block with suspended solids carried out of the tank and into the soakaway itself. These solids eventually ruin the soil porosity and the soakaway fails. The Wastewater Filter is fitted into the vertical part of the 'T' on the outlet pipe from the ...

  • ENSR Assists Largest Brightfield Project in U.S

    Brockton, Mass. –  ENSR recently completed environmental work for the Brockton (MA) Brightfield project, the first and largest utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) array system in New England and the largest Brightfield project in the United States. ENSR, part of AECOM (NYSE: ACM), is a leading global environmental services provider. PV systems convert energy from the sun into ...


    By AECOM

  • PCBs Recently Discovered in New York have Property Owners Concerned

    Due to the past use of industrial chemicals at a number of locations across New York and the tri-state area, the soil around some homes and businesses may be contaminated. A recent case in New York highlights this issue after polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were found in the soil of a number of homes in Salina. So far, at least 19 homes have been found with PCB contaminated soil in ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • ERM-CC144: a New reference material to support element analysis in sewage sludge

    JRC-Geel has released a new sewage sludge reference material (ERM®-CC144), certified for the mass fraction of the total and aqua regia extractable content of As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn. This material can help laboratories to assess the impact of sewage sludge application on farmland.  ...

  • Molecular Lab - EBS - Wastewater Training and Consulting

    EBS continues driving innovation in wastewater treatment. In doing so, we have implemented new technology to identify sources of fecal bacteria in wastewater treatment systems. Many of our clients have permit limits for fecal indicator bacteria in their effluents. When concentrations are above these limits in systems that do not have domestic influences, the question becomes ...

  • Following up on Rio+20 – Delivering on land degradation

    Conference "Land and soil degradation – post Rio+20", Brussels Ladies and gentlemen, As we approach the end of the first part of this morning’s session, allow me to start by welcoming you again to this Conference. It is a pleasure to see so many eminent experts present here today. We have a very important task. We are here to start painting the first layers of the “future we ...

  • Bolivian researchers sound alarm over quinoa farming

    Bolivian scientists have warned that growing international demand for quinoa is endangering local farming practices and the environment, as well as denying access to local consumers. Their caution follows the UN's ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • How to optimise the use of bioenergy for Europe’s climate efforts

    Bioenergy can substantially reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to achieving the EU's renewable energy target, says a new report by the European Environment Agency. Such benefits, however, can only be realised if policy and economic incentives are in place to minimise the potential negative impacts of bioenergy production. The report 'Maximising the environmental benefits of ...

  • Leading Asbestos Lab Experts Return From ASTM Johnson Conference

    EMSL Celebrates 30th Anniversary our leading experts from EMSL Analytical, Inc. recently returned from The ASTM Johnson Conference.  The conference sponsored by ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality was  held last week at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. Objectives of the conference were asbestos monitoring, with emphasis on topics such as the current regulatory ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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