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  • DOT Requiring Spill Response Plans for High-Hazard Flammable Trains

    The final rule requires railroads to develop and submit Comprehensive Oil Spill Response Plans for route segments traveled by high hazard flammable trains that are carrying petroleum oil in blocks of 20 or more loaded tank cars and trains that have a total of 35 loaded petroleum oil tank cars.Railroads are also required to identify the person responsible for each response zone, along with the ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Weston selected by FEMA to help address national underground storage tank issues

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) has announced a 5-year, $11.5 million dollar Blanket Purchase Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Storage Tank Management Technical Services as part of a $50 million program to help address Cold War legacy underground storage tank challenges. Under the program, WESTON will provide site investigation, ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Weston selected by FEMA to help address national underground storage tank issues

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®) has announced a 5-year, $11.5 million dollar Blanket Purchase Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Storage Tank Management Technical Services as part of a $50 million program to help address Cold War legacy underground storage tank challenges. Under the program, WESTON will provide site ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Environmental XPRT has partnered with the Contamination Expo Series 2016

    Environmental XPRT has joined forces with the Contamination Expo Series 2016 as an official partner ahead of the event’s highly anticipated launch at ExCeL London on 12th & 13th October. As the standout platform of its type, the Contamination Expo Series has partnered with major players from across environmental industries for its inaugural event. Environmental XPRT’s inclusion ...


    By PRYSM Group

  • Blue goo sucks up toxic waste

    (CNNMoney) -- Mopping up radioactive waste is messy work. Ever since an earthquake and a tsunami crippled Japanese nuclear power plants in March, cleanup crews have been struggling to decontaminate the area. Typically, this kind of work is performed with low-tech tools: soap, water, pads, brushes and old-fashioned elbow grease. Enter Hawaiian entrepreneur Hank Wuh, who donated 100 five-gallon ...

  • U.S. Department of Transportation Awards CDM up to $100 Million in Environmental Contracts

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts—The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration has awarded CDM with contracts worth up to $100 million. Under two 5-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts, CDM will provide engineering and environmental services to the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center. The first contract, ...


    By CDM Smith, Inc.

  • New wastewater treatment facility opens in Spartanburg SC

    Advanced Environmental Options, Inc. (AEO) is proud to announce the receipt of an EPA permit to treat non-hazardous waste water at their facility located at 25 Stan Perkins Road, Spartanburg SC. This new water pre-treatment facility can process various industrial waste waters, including oily waters and has a storage capacity up to 350,000 gallons. The facility includes 2 oil water separators, ...

  • QED heads to Contamination Expo Series 2018

    QED Environmental Systems, a leading global supplier of environmental equipment will be attending this year’s Contamination Expo Series at the NEC in Birmingham on the 12th and 13th September. The Contamination Expo has widely been recognised as Europe’s leading event for environmental professionals, showcasing the latest in modern strategies, techniques and technologies currently ...

  • The Environmental Industry’s Standout Event of the Year

    On the 12th and 13th of October representatives from environmental organisations will brandish their free tickets and funnel into the ExCeL London conference centre to share their innovations and insight at the standout event in the environmental industry’s calendar – the Contamination Expo Series. The show combines six exhibitions in one, with guests able to filter between the Land ...


    By PRYSM Group

  • Allied Environmental Services Earns the Position of 2133 on the 2012 Inc. 5000

    Allied Environmental Services is being recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. 500/5000. To be honored this year is a particularly notable achievement as it highlights Allied Environmental Services' ability to thrive through three of the toughest years this economy has ever seen. Allied Environmental Services' success in such times is testimony to the ...

  • Inline Distributing Company Sends Disaster Response Units To Support Hurricane Sandy Clean Up Efforts

    Inline Distributing Company -- http://www.inlineco.com/ -- deployed their recently unveiled 53 foot Disaster Response Units in response to the damage from Hurricane Sandy. The Disaster Recovery Units serve as fully mobile warehouses, stocked with satellite phones, computer systems, on-board generators and interior/exterior lights. The units have equipment including wet/dry hepa vacuums, portable ...


    By Inline Distributing Company

  • U.S. EPA honors graduates of environmental job training program at ceremony

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today will recognize 37 graduates from the Cypress Mandela Training Center for completing professional environmental remediation training at an award ceremony held at the State of California Transportation auditorium in Oakland, Calif. Funded in part by a $200,000 grant from the EPA Office of Brownfields and Land Revitalization’s Environmental ...

  • St. Louis Community College hosts Feb. 12 ceremony for Brownfields recovery act job training graduates

    St. Louis Community College will host a graduation ceremony for Brownfields job training graduates on Friday, Feb. 12, at St. Louis University. This will be the first of four classes at the college to graduate under funding provided by EPA through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). St. Louis Community College was one of only two schools in the four states of EPA's Region ...

  • Hygieneering, Inc. Receives Three-Year EH&S Consulting Contract with Large Midwest Power Company

    Hygieneering, Inc. recently received a three-year environmental, health and safety consulting contract with a large Midwest power/utility company to support power grid and power plant operations. Hygieneering, Inc. will assist in worker safety services that include onsite employee health & safety training, testing and consulting to achieve and maintain compliance with OSHA regulations. ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • NYC`s US$68m contract for automatic water meter reading throughout the city

    New York City Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd has announced the award of a contract to acquire advanced Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) technology to improve DEP's water metering system.  The US$68 million contract will allow DEP to automate its meter reading capabilities and to improve customer services for its approximately 831,000 metered points serving nearly ...


    By The City of New York

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