hazardous materials remediation News

  • New Renovation Show Remediates Environmental Hazards as they Rebuild Schools

    EMSL Analytical offers environmental testing solutions for school districts across the country to protect students and faculty. Cinnaminson, NJ, November 1st, 2010 NBC is releasing a new show entitled “School Pride” that follows students, teachers and the community working together to renovate aging and broken public schools.  School projects in such ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • Denali National Park soil remediation

    The National Park Service (NPS) has a requirement for the storage, thermal treatment, post testing, and final disposal of 300 Tons of Diesel impacted soil. NPS personnel will be responsible for transporting the soil to the remediation site. The contractor shall provide services for hazardous substances/wastes/contaminants/materials and petroleum products in the state of Alaska. The contractor ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New Remediation Biotechnology for NAPL Sites

    Carus Corporation and The Adventus Group form partnership to offer innovative RemOx® EC Stabilization Reagent technology PERU, IL  – Carus Corporation, the world’s largest and only domestic manufacturer of permanganates, and The Adventus Group, an international environmental biotechnology firm, announced their collaboration to introduce RemOx® EC Stabilization Reagent. Designed ...


  • 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 - ...

  • Pittsburgh to Remediate Brownfield at Old Nabisco Plant

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (ENS) - A $1 million investment from the state of Pennsylvania will help finance a major brownfield redevelopment project on Pittsburgh’s East Side. The money will pay for cleanup of the former Nabisco plant in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty section. It will be spent to help prepare the land for the development of retail and office space, as well as a 120 room ...

  • Understanding Categories of Water to Properly Remediate Damaged Structures

    In June, a sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners out of their locker rooms after sewage was reported to have flooded the facilities.  Sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) like this happen every day and can cause extensive damage, costly remediation and create potential health hazards.   Water can enter a building in many ways.  Local flooding, ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • CB&I Announces Environmental Remediation Contract

    CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a single-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract valued at $160 million from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). CB&I will provide environmental remediation services in response to task orders within Region 9 of the EPA, which includes Arizona, Nevada, California, Hawaii, tribal nations and U.S. territories in the ...

  • Ecological approach used to remediate former mining site

    Cleanup of the inactive Burlington Mine site in Boulder County, CO, was initiated in 2003 as a voluntary cleanup overseen by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) pursuant to the Colorado Voluntary Cleanup Redevelopment Act of 1994. An ecological approach was used to improve downstream water quality, reduce surface- and ground-water interaction with contaminated ...

  • 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 ...

  • EMSL Analytical Receives Radioactive Materials License

    The nation’s leading asbestos testing laboratory now offers services to analyze radioactive asbestos samples. EMSL Analytical is pleased to announce that they are now accepting samples for polarized light microscopy (PLM) for radioactive asbestos samples.  The laboratory recently secured their Radioactive Materials License that allows the laboratory to possess these types of samples. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Avoiding Indoor Environmental Hazards Following a Tornado

    To date, there have been almost 500 reported tornadoes in the United States, making 2012 an unusually destructive year and it’s only the month of April.  On average, tornadoes cause 70 fatalities and 1,500 injuries in the U.S. each year.  Some years, such as 2012, see much higher numbers.    An average year results in over $1 billion dollars in property damage due to ...

  • ENTACT environmental services on ENR Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors List

    ENTACT, LLC, a recognized industry leader in providing environmental remediation and construction services to a global client-base, has been ranked number 6 on ENR’s Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors for 2009. Established in 1991 in Dallas, Texas, ENTACT was founded on the belief that regulatory compliance, technical excellence, safe field performance, and sound business practices are all ...


    By ENTACT, LLC

  • DEP Announces Completion of Beaver County Tire Pile Remediation Project

    — The Department of Environmental Protection announced today the completion of a priority cleanup of the former Jake Ours Family Junkyard abandoned tire pile in Rochester Township, Beaver County, which was estimated to have held more than 50,000 truck and bus tires. "The remediation of this junkyard has eliminated potential health and ...

  • Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Remediation Services Industry-Industry & Market Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w2nxh4/2013_u_s) has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Remediation Services Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The 2013 U.S. Remediation ...


  • Tetra Tech Wins $185 Million U.S. Army Environmental Remediation Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $185 million multiple award environmental remediation contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District. Through this 5-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Tetra Tech will support the investigation, design, and removal of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive materials at military and ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Environmental Professionals Play Crucial Role in Remediating ‘Bomb Factory’ House

    In January of this year a residential property in Escondido, California was engulfed in flames.  The flames were set by local authorities as a controlled burn in order to destroy countless homemade explosives.   The house was presumed to be filled with explosives, ammunition and toxic chemicals.  Prosecutors called the home a ‘bomb factory’ and it was determined that ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Colorado Flood Victims Look for Ways to Resolve Microbial Hazards

    Just as thousands of properties that suffered damage from Hurricane Sandy almost one year ago are still dealing with mold issues, residents of flood ravaged Colorado are being told to be on the lookout.  Parts of the state received so much rain earlier this month that the resulting floods in some areas have been called a thousand year event by some experts. A preliminary estimate, from the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • PersulfOx™, a New Catalyzed-Persulfate Technology from REGENESIS for Groundwater and Soil Remediation

    REGENESIS, a global leader in advanced technologies for contaminated site remediation, recently announced PersulfOx™ Catalyzed Persulfate. This new environmental technology is a patented, sodium persulfate-based in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) reagent designed specifically for groundwater and soil remediation at contaminated sites, including brownfields. ...


    By REGENESIS

  • 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 ...


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