heavy metals remediation News

  • Earthworms for heavy metal

    Earthworms could be used to extract toxic heavy metals, including cadmium and lead, from solid waste from domestic refuse collection and waste from vegetable and flower markets, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. Swati Pattnaik and M. Vikram Reddy of the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, at Pondicherry University, in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Is there a need for tougher regulations of heavy metals?

    For close to a century one of the world’s largest smokestacks released lead, arsenic and other heavy metals across Washington’s Puget Sound. The smokestack and copper smelter have since been demolished, but after the company that had owned the mine was bought by a foreign corporation there were concerns across the state that taxpayers would be left to pay the bill to clean up the environmental ...


  • Onion soaks up heavy metal

    Onion and garlic waste from the food industry could be used to mop up hazardous heavy metals, including arsenic, cadmium, iron, lead, mercury and tin in contaminated materials, according to a research paper published in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution. Biotechnologists Rahul Negi, Gouri Satpathy, Yogesh Tyagi and Rajinder Gupta of the GGS Indraprastha University in Delhi, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Receives Positive Test Results and Recommendation for Sawgrass Lake Park Heavy Metals Remediation Project

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) Global has received the following final test results and recommendation for the Sawgrass Lakes Park project located in St. Petersburg, Florida. METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS OF TREATABILITY STUDY AND PILOT TEST EXCERPTS OF THE FULL REPORT BY ART ENGINEERING LLC. Based on the results of the evaluation of remedial technologies, two ...


    By Marketwire

  • MTI Diagnostics online heavy metal monitor undergoes scrutiny of US EPA

    Environmental and diagnostic specialists, MTI diagnostics, (Fareham, UK) have completed a stringent evaluation of its MTI OVA 5000 system at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vineland Chemical Company Superfund site in Cumberland County, New Jersey for monitoring arsenic in the effluent from the waste water treatment plant. The EPA is responsible for the cleanup of the site while the ...

  • Heavy penalties for waste offences

    Illegal waste has plagued land just north of Pyebush Roundadbout, Beaconsfield, for many years.  But Aylesbury Crown Court issued a community service order and fines to two parties last Friday (10 Oct) in connection with breaches of the Enviromental Protection Act. Mr Andrew Lonsdale was ordered to perform 260 hours community service after he pleaded guilty to three offences of allowing the ...

  • The environmentally effective remediation of marine sediment

    31st July 2006: Following a series of successful trials around the world, Virotec’s patented technologies are set to penetrate the UK market to great environmental effect. Their innovative ViroSoil™ Technology has been shown to offer a viable and economic total treatment solution for contaminated marine sediment through the neutralisation of the acid generating capacity of the dredged ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • 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 ...


  • EPA investigation of Gowanus canal identifies widespread contamination, health and ecological problems; hundreds of samples find PAHs, PCBs, heavy metals and other Toxins (NY)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, N.Y. The investigation confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and identified the sources of contamination. The investigation also identified characteristics of the canal that will influence future plans for a cleanup. A companion human and ...

  • Sonic Advance Heavy Oil Development Program

    Vancouver, CANADA – SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. (“SONIC” or “the Company” : TSXV: SNV) reported that its heavy oil development program with joint venture partner PetroSonic Energy Systems Inc. (“PetroSonic”) will advance to include third party evaluation of both the test results and the process economics. A bench scale pilot test plant has been constructed at SONIC’s demonstration facility ...


  • EPA Awards Sullivan Oronogo Remediation Project

    Sullivan International Group, Inc. (Sullivan) announced today the award and the commencement of work at the Oronogo-Duenweg mine site. The award was made to SEQ Vets Joint Venture, a Sullivan managed Joint Venture with EQM. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region VII has awarded Sullivan International Group a $22 Million remedial project at the Oronogo-Duenweg (Oronogo) Mining Belt Site ...

  • EHC site submitted for remediation technology innovation award

    The Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, was pleased to have EHC included in an application for the 2008 Brownfield Briefing Remediation Innovation Awards, in the category of 'Best Use of a Combination of Remediation Techniques', during the Contaminated Land & Brownfield Remediation' Conference, held recently in London. Project details outlined ...


  • University finds metal sulfide solution for nuclear waste

    Nuclear power has advantages, but, if this method of making power is to be viable long term, discovering new solutions to radioactive waste disposal and other problems are critical. Otherwise nuclear power is unlikely to become mainstream. A team of Northwestern University chemists is the first to focus on metal sulfide materials as a possible source for nuclear waste remediation methods. Their ...


    By Northwestern University

  • IET Now Offers Florida Licensed Drilling and Remediation Services

    Innovative Environmental Technologies now offers Florida Licensed Environmental Drilling and Remediation Services – adding to our office network, bringing IET’s services from Florida to Massachusetts and west to the Mississippi. With six offices, strategically located, IET currently offers environmental solutions to 26 states. AboutInnovative Environmental Technologies ...

  • Abanaki Oil Skimmers Provide Lowest-Cost Method for Groundwater Remediation

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki Corporation offers a cost-effective way to remove hydrocarbon contamination from groundwater without pumps. Engineers in industrial settings have, for many years, valued oil skimmers as the lowest cost way to remove hydrocarbons from wastewater. Food processing plants, the metals industry, machining firms, and utilities have all used skimmers with great success ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Patent validates EOS Remediation’s strong foundation of intellectual property

    EOS Remediation, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater restoration, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent reissue to Solutions-IES. The reissued patent, U.S. Patent No. RE40448, is for groundwater bioremediation using emulsified oils. EOS Remediation, LLC is Solutions-IES’ exclusive licensee for this technology.'The ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • EMHI Builds Infrastructure Seeking to Enter Energy Industry Emissions and Remediation Markets

    East Morgan Holdings, Inc (PINKSHEETS: EMHI) reports that efforts continue to seek out energy industry and other manufacturing companies in need of the patented IFS-2c and other IFS Technologies, which are under an impending contract to be acquired from Solucorp Industries Ltd. The number of companies which could utilize the IFS-2c and other IFS technologies and the annual size of the markets ...


    By Marketwire

  • Statement of Qualifications: Dry Cleaner Sites and Chlorinated Solvent Remediation

    The Adventus Group is an environmental biotechnology company that provides various remediation biotechnologies, including those exclusive to our patent portfolio. We are not consultants – we support our clients’ project teams by providing unbiased design support and selection of the most cost-effective remedial solution or strategy. As appropriate, our proven products may ...


  • FMC Environmental Solutions Featured in 54 Papers at Battelle Conference on Remediation, 2012

    FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today that its soil and groundwater remediation technologies will be featured in more than 50 professional papers and poster sessions being presented at the upcoming International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds.  The signature conference, organized by Battelle, attracts more than 1,600 scientists, engineers, ...

  • Darco Water secures S$8.4m soil remediation project

    Mainboard-listed Darco Water Technologies Limited (the 'Company' or ”Darco” or the “Group”) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary in Taiwan has recently secured a S$8.4 million soil remediation project slated for delivery in FY2008 and FY2009. The Group credited its contract win to its prior experience in providing highly complex soil treatment solutions, where it successfully treated a ...

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