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  • Hydro International to Treat CSO Flows in Bucksport, Maine

    Storm King Overflow Unit Will Be First Advanced Vortex Technology CSO Solution Installed Remotely in State PORTLAND, Maine — Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced that it has been chosen by the Town of Bucksport, Maine, to supply a Storm ...


    By Hydro International

  • Parsons Acquires O`Connor Associates

    Parsons is pleased to announce that it has acquired privately held O'Connor Associates, a leading environmental consultancy firm in Canada. O'Connor Associates will increase Parsons' presence in Canada and enhance our efforts in the areas of environmental site investigation and remediation. O'Connor Associates meets the environmental business needs of its customers, which include Imperial Oil, ...


    By Parsons

  • Remedial Construction Services, LP Launches New Division

    Remedial Construction Services, LP (RECON), based in Houston, Texas, announced the launch of a new division, Recon Oil Field Services. This new division focuses on environmental remediation technologies to manage oilfield exploration and production wastes. The technologies treat the liquids produced during drilling, hydro-fracturing, and production as well as treatment of cuttings and drilling ...

  • Pacific Northwest and Alaska federal agencies reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 380 million pounds in 2010 (WA)

    Federal agencies in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska walked their talk in 2010 and significantly reduced their carbon footprint. Through energy efficiency, waste diversion, lighting retrofitting, and water saving projects, federal agencies reduced their combined footprint by 380 million pounds of CO2e. This is the equivalent of taking 33,000 passenger vehicles off the road for a year. These ...

  • Tests underway to retrieve underground hazardous waste at Dounreay

    One of the most demanding clean-up jobs ever undertaken in the history of nuclear energy is gathering pace. It involves the recovery and packaging of more than 1500 tonnes of radioactive waste that has lain submerged for up to 50 years in the ground beneath Britain’s abandoned experiment with fast reactors at Dounreay. Tests are underway in Scotland, Germany and the USA to develop the ...

  • World Bank-UN report charts path to prevent death and destruction from natural hazards

    A new joint report from the World Bank and the United Nations says that annual global losses from natural disasters could triple to $185 billion by the end of this century, even without calculating the impact of climate change. Climate change could then add $28-$68 billion more in damages each year from tropical cyclones alone. The report also says that the number of people exposed to storms and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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