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  • EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.

    EPA has completed the “Record of Decision” (ROD) for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site, located in Concord, Mass. The ROD outlines a detailed plan for cleaning up contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater at the Site. The ROD explains the various cleanup options chosen by EPA for the Site. EPA selected a cleanup that includes excavation and off-site disposal of sediments and ...

  • Chairman of Environment Agency in the UK calls for risk-based sustainable approaches to brownfield cleanup

    In a keynote address to a congress of environmental industry leaders in the UK, Lord Chris Smith of Finsbury, Chairman of the Environment Agency, stressed the importance of groundwater resources and the use of advanced sustainable remediation technologies. “Cleanups are vital to protecting water resources,” the British environmental leader said, “and the cleanup and reuse of former industrial ...


    By Regenesis

  • EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congressmember Rodney P. Frelinghuysen today announced a plan to demolish or remove 34 buildings and structures at the Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey. The buildings and structures on the 263-acre site are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), asbestos and lead ...

  • New 1000 GPM Process Air Strippers Introduced

    ANN ARBOR, MI -- QED Environmental Systems today announced the release of new, larger models of their EZ-Tray air strippers for VOC removal. The flow rate capability of the company's air stripper lineup now increases fourfold, from a maximum 250 gallons per minute (GPM) to 1,000 GPM. The easier maintenance and smaller footprint of QED's sliding tray air strippers have recently led to their ...

  • Regular water testing important for household water well owners

    Started by the National Ground Water Association, the 16th annual National Groundwater Awareness Week takes place March 9-15, 2014. According to NGWA, this is a good time for owners of household water wells, as managers of their own personal drinking water system, to test the water. At a minimum, private well owners should ...

  • Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen and EPA Tour Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties

    Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen today toured several Superfund sites in Morris, Essex, and Sussex Counties in N.J. They were joined by state and local officials to highlight the effectiveness of the federal Superfund law in protecting the health of people who live and work near contaminated sites. “New Jersey has the ...

  • Construction work to start at the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund site in Tewksbury, Mass.

    On May 19, 2014 EPA contractors will mobilize for construction work at the Sutton brook Disposal Area Superfund site in Tewksbury. Planned work includes excavation and consolidation of contaminated soil and sediments which will be then be placed under a landfill cap. The construction work is expected to continue into 2016. What residents should expect: During the initial mobilization to the ...

  • New, free guidance available on maintaining private water wells

    Homeowners can get the latest guidance on maintaining their household water well systems free online by visiting WellOwner.org, a website of the National Ground Water Association. Ongoing maintenance of private water wells is the responsibility of the homeowner, yet many well owners are uncertain about how to keep up with water well maintenance. NGWA recommends that all private well owners inform ...

  • Future of water and hydrogeologic investigations focal points of 2018 McEllhiney lectures

    Looking at the disparity between water data and how water sources are developed is one of the topics being offered to selected hosts during the 2018 William A. McEllhiney Distinguished Lecture Series in Water Well Technology. A second presentation deals with how collecting high-density electrical data allowing for new advancements in hydrogeology illustrates that significant changes to ...

  • Bioremediation amendment injection into low permeability soil and weathered bedrock

    Project: EHC® Treatment of Chlorinated Ethenes, Ethanes, and Methanes in Saprolite Soils and Partially Weathered Rock, Manufacturing Facility – Western NCSummary:Field scale pilot tests were performed to evaluate the performance of enhanced reductive dechlorination (ERD) of chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons (CAHs) at a manufacturing facility in western North Carolina. The key CAHs found in ...


  • Symposium sold out!

    There was an overwhelming, common theme throughout the Symposium this year: Obtain high quality water level and underground chemistry data, store it in a database, and make it available to all those who need it. The work being done at the Region of Waterloo, the Oak Ridges Moraine and through the Ontario Ministry of Environment, all came back to the importance of organizing and sharing ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • McCray stepping down as NGWA CEO in December 2017

    After more than 34 years of combined employment by the National Ground Water Association and its subsidiaries, including more than 20 as the chief executive officer, Kevin McCray, CAE, informed the NGWA Board of Directors of his retirement as the Association’s CEO effective December 31, 2017. “I am humbled and gratified by the many diverse opportunities afforded me during my service ...

  • Symposium sold out!

    There was an overwhelming, common theme throughout the Symposium this year: Obtain high quality water level and underground chemistry data, store it in a database, and make it available to all those who need it. The work being done at the Region of Waterloo, the Oak Ridges Moraine and through the Ontario Ministry of Environment, all came back to the importance of organizing and sharing ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Adventus Announces 1st European Deployment of EHC-OTM Remediation Biotechnology

    Patented oxygen-releasing compound seen in The Netherlands to offer best overall cost, performance and reliability WATERLOO, Ontario (July 6, 2006) – The Adventus Group announces the selection of their proprietary EHC-OÔ product by a consortium of Dutch remediation engineering and consulting firms. It was used at two industrial sites to clean up high levels of petroleum volatile ...


  • Nitrate pollution management workshop

    At the European level, surface and groundwater nitrate pollution remains of major concern, despite considerable efforts made over the last decades via e.g. Nitrate Directive and Urban Waste Water Directive. Currently, all parties from European to local level dealing with nitrate pollution face the same challenge: significant improvement in managing and controlling human inputs of nitrate in the ...


  • Current, former owners of Earlysville, Va., aircraft plant to investigate site contamination

    In a settlement announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the former and current owners and operators of Avionics Specialties Inc. in Earlysville, Va., have agreed to investigate discharges of hazardous chemicals into the soil and groundwater at the manufacturing plant and to evaluate alternatives for cleanup of the releases. The 12-acre facility, located in Albermarle County ...

  • California microbiology testing laboratory now offering legionella testing

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader of laboratory testing services and sampling products is pleased to announce the addition of Legionella testing services to their San Leandro, California laboratory to serve health care facilities, indoor air quality and environmental health and safety and professionals. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends routine monitoring of for ...


  • Symposium sold out!

    There was an overwhelming, common theme throughout the Symposium this year: Obtain high quality water level and underground chemistry data, store it in a database, and make it available to all those who need it. The work being done at the Region of Waterloo, the Oak Ridges Moraine and through the Ontario Ministry of Environment, all came back to the importance of organizing and sharing ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Innovative technology will reduce cleanup time at lowell Mass. Silresim site

    The Silresim Superfund Site in Lowell, Mass. is in the final phase of completing cleanup construction, using innovative technology which will reduce the amount of time needed to clean groundwater of contamination.  EPA officials today toured the site to inspect progress of the cutting-edge work, along with U.S. Representative Niki Tsongas and Commissioner Kenneth Kimmell of the Massachusetts ...

  • Innovative Remediation: Integral Geochemist Presents Papers at Battelle Conference in Monterey

    Integral geochemist Steven Helgen presented papers on enhanced site remediation techniques at Battelle’s Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds held in Monterey, California, on May 24–27, 2010. Attracting more than 1,000 participants, the conference focused on the innovative application of existing or new technologies or approaches to ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

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