environmental clean-up project News

  • Cleaning up clean coal

    Perhaps the only point that advocates for and against ’clean coal’ might agree on is the fact that we have lots of coal remaining and its continued use likely will be a significant part of our fossil fuel future. Whether it should be the fuel of choice is another matter. The coal industry - acutely aware of growing public concern over greenhouse gas emissions and other health-related issues ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cleaning up the carbon market

    This week the Kyoto Protocol’s clean development mechanism (CDM) has registered its 1000th project, an energy efficiency project in Andhra Pradesh, India, expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 34,000 tonnes annually. While many are celebrating the start up success of multibillion-dollar CDM experiment designed to curb global warming, CDM regulators themselves are ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CUGS: Clean Up Goals

    While I was traveling from Glendive, MT, where SRS Crisafulli is based, to New Orleans, LA, for Battelle’s 2015 Contaminated Sediments Conference, the EPA was making an emergency trip from its office in Colorado to Glendive to begin to deal with the Bridger Pipeline oil spill, before this also became a contaminated sediments problem. This is a stark reminder that while many of these ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Cleaning up the oil sands

    Ten of Canada’s largest oil sands companies have joined forces to clean up the oil sands - or at least to clean up the poor image of the environmental and social impacts of developing Canada’s oil sands. The group - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Petro-Canada, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Suncor Energy Inc., Syncrude Canada Ltd., Canadian Oil Sands Trust, Nexen Inc., Imperial ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Zidell river clean up permit

    A letter from William Stelle, Jr., the Regional Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, USA), National Marine Fisheries Service, has cleared the way for one of the region's most complex and significant clean up projects along the Willamette River. The letter, known as a ...

  • One of world`s largest agro-industrial biogas plants under construction

    In February 2016, Coltrade B.V. and its partner Ahidra S.L., signed an EPC contract for one of the largest organic waste to energy recovery facilities in the world within the dairy industry. After months of design and engineering of the highest level, where efficiency became an obsession, the plant is now under construction. The installation is located in northern Spain (Asturias) and will ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Sixth Season of Hudson River Dredging Begins; Historic Dredging Project Draws to a Close; Next Up: Cleaning Up Floodplains

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck announced the start of the sixth, and final, season of dredging of PCB-contaminated sediments from the bottom of the Hudson River. The historic dredging project – one of the largest and most complex cleanups in Superfund history – began in 2009. The EPA is overseeing the dredging project that is being ...

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Barrick`s environmental clean-up in the Dominican Republic featured in beyond borders

    Barrick Gold Corporation is conducting one of the most ambitious environmental clean-up efforts in recent mining history at the site of the new Pueblo Viejo project in the Dominican Republic. The estimated $3 billion Pueblo Viejo project is located on the site of a former mining operation which closed down over a decade earlier, leaving behind a legacy of extensive pollution and contamination. ...

  • Clean coal to support up to 60,000 UK jobs

    Clean coal technology could bring between GBP 2-4 billion a year into the UK economy by 2030, and support between 30,000-60,000 in jobs such as engineering, manufacturing and procurement, according to new independent research published today. The report, ‘Future Value Of Coal Carbon Abatement Technologies To UK Industry’ by AEA Group, is published today alongside the Government’s consultation ...


  • Cleaning up Canada`s oil sands

    Ten of Canada’s largest oil sands companies have joined forces to clean up the oil sands - or at least to clean up the poor image of the environmental and social impacts of developing Canada’s oil sands. The group - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Petro-Canada, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Suncor Energy Inc., Syncrude Canada Ltd., Canadian Oil Sands Trust, Nexen Inc., Imperial Oil Ltd., EnCana Corp., ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • $313,000 awarded to clean up former dry cleaning property in Loveland (Colo.)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that a Brownfields grant has been awarded to the City of Loveland for remediation of the “Leslie the Cleaner” property located at 301 N. Lincoln Avenue. The funds will be used to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at the site once the City has purchased and demolished the current structure. The total funding for the ...

  • Clean-up continues at Chernobyl, 22 years on

    Twenty-two years after the world’s most serious nuclear accident, work by the international community and the International Atomic Energy Agency continues apace to assist Belarus, Russian Federation and Ukraine. The work is moving into a new phase that aims to build upon progress already achieved and target the most pressing social and economic needs. The IAEA remains an active participant in ...

  • EPA to clean up diesel ship pollution nationwide

    The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it is taking steps under a new global agreement to reduce ship pollution within 200 miles of US shores. Under the new proposal, US and foreign-flagged ships in this area will be required to use dramatically cleaner fuel and more effective pollution controls for their engines. Once implemented, the proposal will significantly improve air ...

  • Indian arsenic clean-up `working well`

    A new chemical-free method to remove arsenic from water is working well in pilot plants in India, scientists report. The method, developed by a team of European and Indian scientists, was tested in six plants set up to supply safe arsenic-free water to Kasimpore village in India's West Bengal state, one of the most arsenic-contaminated sites in the world. An estimated 140 million people in Asia ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • As US cleans up, it`s exporting more pollution

    Heat-trapping pollution released into the atmosphere from rising exports of U.S. gasoline and diesel dwarfs the cuts made from fuel efficiency standards and other efforts to reduce global warming in the United States, according to a new Associated Press investigation. Under President Barack Obama, the U.S. has reduced more carbon pollution from energy than any other nation, about 475 million tons ...


    By Associated Press

  • `Clean Up Missouri` project receives nearly $1 million to reduce diesel emissions across the state

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $999,460 to the $1.7 million Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) “Clean Up Missouri” Project to replace, retrofit and repower 196 school buses and nine switch locomotives throughout the state. MDNR will partner with St. Louis Regional Clean Cities, Mid-America Regional Council in Kansas City, Ozarks Center for ...

  • EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide / Funding for diesel clean-up targeting cost-effective projects and poor air quality areas

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the availability of $9 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects to reduce diesel pollution and emissions exposure from the nation's existing fleet of diesel engines. The funding comes from EPA’s Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) and will target the most cost-effective projects and fleets operating in areas ...

  • Clean technology projects funded

    Canada’s position as a world-leading developer of clean technologies was bolstered today as 19 clean technology projects from across Canada were approved to share $57 million in new investments. Ranging from power generation, clean air and water, the Board of Directors of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) approved funding for the development and demonstration of projects that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmental project on utilization of scrap tires.

    As part of contribution into environmental problems solving the Technokomplex company offers clean technology treating the problem of scrap tires utilization. Small scale pyrolysis plants manufactured by the company are designed for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, plastics, oil sludge and waste oils with ...


    By Technokomplex

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