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  • EPA to excavate contaminated soil, monitor groundwater at Ellenville scrap iron and metal superfund site in Ulster County, N.Y. (NY)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it has finalized the steps it will take to clean up the Ellenville Scrap Iron and Metal Superfund site in the Village of Ellenville, N.Y. in Ulster County. EPA will excavate contaminated soil from six different areas at the site, consolidate the soil on the landfill portion of the site and then securely cap the landfill, which ...

  • Successful pilot injection of Nanoscale Zero-Valent Iron for groundwater remediation in Kara Trutnov site in Czech Republic

    Remediation company EKORA Ltd. in collaboration with company NANO IRON Ltd., producer of zero-valent iron nanoparticles (nZVI), conducted laboratory study and subsequent pilot injection of surface stabilized nanoparticles of elemental iron (product NANOFER 25S) to eliminate groundwater contamination of chlorinated hydrocarbons and hexavalent chromium in KARA Trutnov site in Czech Republic. ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Nanoparticles decontaminate groundwater

    Since their invention a decade ago at Lehigh University, iron nanoparticles 1,000 times thinner than a human hair have demonstrated an unprecedented ability to clean contaminated groundwater. The palladium-coated particles have remediated more than 50 toxic waste sites in the US and other countries in 10 times faster than traditional pump-and-treat methods. Researchers at Lehigh University have ...


  • Treatment of abstracted groundwater

    Since abstracted groundwater can consist of a complex mixture of river bank filtrate and polder water, which have different origins and compositions, its treatment is challenging . An article in Drinking Water Engineering and Science discusses the effect of the properties of this mixture on the production of drinking water. In the Netherlands, over 60% of ...


  • UAE groundwater depletion

    Groundwater in the UAE is fast depleting because of prolonged draught conditions. About 80,000 wells including 13,000 in Abu Dhabi and 12,000 in Sharjah are at the risk of depletion and comprise high salinity, according to a scientific study conducted by the UAE University. About 40% of wells in Fujairah and other Eastern Region are also affected, reported 'Al Ittihad' newspaper. Dr Saif Al ...


  • Zero Valent Iron for Soil and Water Remediation

    Waterloo, Canada; Oberhausen, Germany. The Adventus Group, a multinational remediation technology enterprise, provides a review of the Observatory NANO Focus Report 2010 on the issues surrounding nano-scale ZVI (nZVI) for treatment of contaminated water and soil. The debate over nano-scale versus micro-scale zero valent iron (ZVI) has attracted the attention of leading scientists in the ...


  • Extending the life of Australia’s iron ore industry

    Adding just one year to the life of Australia’s iron ore industry could earn the nation a bonus $56 billion according to an article published today in the June 2011 issue of CSIRO's Process magazine. The article highlights how a team of CSIRO scientists has stepped up to the challenge of adding years to the commercial lifespans of known ore resources and converting once ...

  • New industrial dispersing unit for nanoscale iron is ready!

    New industrial dispersing unit includes also a dosing technology Based on our operating experience we designed new dispersing unit for processing of nZVI powder, which includes also a buffer tank and proportional dosing technology to achieve easy, safe and reliable application of manufactured slurry. The unit is now ready for use by our client in remediation projects in ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • 1,4-Dioxane Bioremediation in Groundwater Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in late 2016 that 1,4-dioxane was included on the list of the first 10 chemicals slated to receive safety reviews under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform. Making the TSCA “Top 10” highlights concerns over 1,4-dioxane, a probable carcinogen commonly detected in groundwater due to its widespread use as a solvent and solvent ...


    By SIREM

  • Cleanup plan announced for iron horse park superfund site in Billerica, Mass.

    EPA, with support from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, has decided on a sediment cleanup and groundwater monitoring action plan for the Iron Horse Park Superfund Site in Billerica, Mass.  The approach is designed to protect public health and the environment at the site. As required under the Superfund law, EPA evaluated potential cleanup alternatives for addressing ...

  • BORESAVER ULTRA C LAUNCH AT NGWA GROUNDWATER EXPO

    Following NSF Approval earlier this year, the powerful well cleaner, Boresaver Ultra C, will be officially launched in America next week at the NGWA Groundwater Expo in Las Vegas on 8th and 9th December. Boresaver Ultra C is the ground-breaking cleaning treatment that ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • The use of zero Valent iron with organic carbon-based materials for environmental remediation

    The purpose of this release is to state our position concerning the use of zero valent iron (ZVI) in conjunction with organic carbon-based material for remediation of soil or groundwater containing halogenated organics or nitroaromatics. We are aware of considerable confusion and speculation in the industry concerning our intellectual property (IP) rights in this area, and this letter is meant to ...


  • Toxins from Iron King Mine have Dewey-Humboldt Residents Concerned

    Environmental testing solutions for abandoned mines include testing for hazardous waste, toxins, particulates and groundwater contamination.  All of these analyses are available from LA Testing. Los Alamitos, CA, May 19th, 2010. The Iron King Mine and Humboldt Smelter encompass over 300 acres on the outskirts of the Central Arizona town of Dewey-Humboldt.  Although it has been decades ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Infographic Highlights Importance of Groundwater Remediation in US

    With roughly 40 percent of the U.S. population consuming groundwater as drinking water, keeping groundwater free of contaminates is crucial. Groundwater remediation is the process of removing pollution from our water supplies and fresh drinking water. The process of cleaning up the more than 100,000 U.S. sites that have contaminated groundwater is projected to be extremely ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • USACE integrates fracturing and iron/carbon injections at Colorado site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) performed a large-scale pilot test in 2009 for remediating TCE-contaminated groundwater at the "Atlas 12" formerly used defense site. Hydraulic fracturing was conducted to optimize emplacement of a zero-valent micro-iron/complex carbon amendment that chemically and biologically reduces contaminants in bedrock. Three-dimensional (3-D) mapping was used to ...


  • Abanaki Corporation Releases DNAPL Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation is pleased to announce a DNAPL Groundwater Remediation System designed to remove high viscosity oils such as creosote from groundwater. These systems are used to remove oil contamination from existing monitoring wells. DNAPLs such as creosote tend to sink to the bottom of a well and require a specially designed system to ensure the oil is removed. Stabilizer bars are installed ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Groundwater Awareness Week in the US - March 9-15

    'Time to schedule your annual water well checkup!' Just as you check your furnace or smoke detector batteries seasonally, spring is a good season to have an annual water well check-up before the peak water use season begins, according to the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) and The Groundwater Foundation. Why is it a good idea to have my water well checked annually? An annual checkup by a ...


    By The Groundwater Foundation

  • The Use of Tersus Marketed eZVI for Soil & Groundwater Remediation Is Not ZVI Patent Infringement

    Currently, there is some confusion and uncertainty about whether the use of eZVI for soil and groundwater remediation infringes on U.S. Patent 7,531,709 (“the ‘709 patent”) titled Method for Accelerated Dechlorination of Matter. While some of you may have received notices (either oral or written) alleging that any use of ZVI plus soybean oil for soil and groundwater remediation ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Abanaki Announces Variety of Groundwater Remediation Systems to Effectively Remove Hydrocarbons

    Abanaki Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of six new Groundwater Remediation Systems specially designed for a variety of groundwater contamination applications with specific site requirements. These Groundwater Remediation Systems are designed to handle Light Fuel, Medium Viscosity, Heavy Oil, DNAPL, Solar Powered, and Explosion ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki Offers Discrete Security Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation Packages

    Abanaki Corporation offers Discrete Security Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation Packages for use in situations where there is a need to keep the oil skimmer from being tampered with or in applications where the operation of oil removal equipment may be deemed unsightly. These lockable poly-shelters are available in two sizes to accommodate various oil skimmers and option configurations. A ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

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