hydro-fracking pond News

  • Hydro International and Bentley to host e-Seminar on detention pond design

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, will conduct a joint e-seminar with Bentley on Thursday, Jan. 28, for users of Bentley’s PondPack® detention pond design and urban hydrology modeling software.Hydro’s Reg-U-Flo® Vortex Valve has been modeled into the ...


    By Hydro International

  • Fracking water quality concerns

    The extraction of natural gas from deep shale formation requires the use of hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking', which involves injecting water and chemicals to rupture deep shale. A predicted boom in Michigan has raised public concerns about water supply, use and contamination. A new natural gas exploration and production boom could be starting in Michigan in the wake of a surprisingly ...

  • Sydney tar ponds agency tender issued for protective cap

    The Sydney Tar Ponds Agency has released a tender for the construction of a protective cap over treated tar ponds sediment. "Today is good news for the people of Sydney," said Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services. "This tender for the Tar Ponds cap will lead to the reclamation of nearly 240 acres of land and a cleaner and more sustainable future for residents." It"s the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Nation’s Most Comprehensive Fracking Regulations Introduced in Illinois

    Yesterday in Springfield, IEC and many of our lead affiliate organizations, Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club and Faith in Place signed on to support  ...

  • Fracking Boom Threatens US Water Supplies

    Since the onset of the fracking boom almost a decade ago, every state in the US has been examining its geological resources in the hope of finding oil or gas it can access through this extraction method. Almost half the states are now producing at least some shale gas, with a few – Texas, Pennsylvania, California, Colorado, North Dakota – sitting on massive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hydro International’s Reg-U-Flo® Vortex valves included in latest version of Bentley Systems’ PondPack Modeling Software

    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 its Reg-U-Flo® Vortex Valves are modeled into the new version of Bentley Systems’ PondPack® detention pond design and urban hydrology modeling software. Bentley is the leading company dedicated to ...


    By Hydro International

  • R3 Fusion Selected to Demonstrate Frac Water Treatment Technology

    R3 Fusion, Inc., a clean technology company based in Rensselaer Technology Park, announced that it has executed a contract to demonstrate its patented SPaCeR™ technology on the treatment of flowback water generated in hydraulic fracking operations. Unconventional gas reserves in shale deposits have greatly extended the fossil fuel reserves available to the ...


    By R3 Fusion

  • BioLargo Receives Patent for AOS Filter Design

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced it has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,679,515 entitled, "Activated Carbon Associated with Alkaline or Alkali Iodide" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). This new patent provides protection for its BioLargo® AOS Filter, "Advanced Oxidation System" and covers methods for activating carbon with advanced iodine technology to promote ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • GSE Holding Announces Groundbreaking of New Manufacturing Facility in China

    GSE Holding, Inc. (NYSE:GSE), a leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, today held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new manufacturing facility located in the city of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, in China. In addition to company officials, the ceremony was attended by representatives from ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • Coal-ash waste poses risk across the nation

    The billion-gallon wave of toxic coal-ash sludge that burst from a power-plant retention pond and buried 300 acres of rural Tennessee hints at a far larger problem: hundreds of similar threats nationwide. More than 1,300 coal-ash waste sites are dotted across the United States, about half of them actively used, federal data show. Some are landfills. The rest are 'surface impoundments' (storage ...


    By Axcess News

  • Company claims breakthrough clean mining process

    Kachan & Co., a cleantech research and consulting firm, has published a report examining the clean mining claims of mine developer American Manganese (TSX.V: AMY; Pink Sheets: AMYZF; Frankfurt: 2AM). The company is developing a manganese deposit in Arizona and aiming to become the lowest cost producer of the metal, which is used in lithium ion and other batteries, as well as other cleantech ...


    By Kachan & Co.

  • AbTech Named 2012 Technology Innovator at Third Annual World Shale Oil & Gas Awards

          SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of patented innovative environmental technologies addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, announced today that it has been honored with the Third Annual World Shale Oil & Gas Award for Technological ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Cleantech 10 list pinpoints top publicly traded cleantech companies in Canada

    Corporate Knights Magazine has unveiled its list of the top 10 Canadian public and private cleantech companies 'poised to make it big.' The Cleantech 10 and Next 10, represent Canada's best publicly and privately held companies in the Cleantech realm, and span a range of sectors from desalination to biofuels to solar technology.   "With nine billion people on the horizon on a planet of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Mexicans challenge Nuclear Regulatory Commission over leach uranium mine

    For the first time in history, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NRC, will be challenged in federal appeals court for its approval of a source materials license for an in situ leach uranium mine. The Navajo communities of Crownpoint and Church Rock, New Mexico will fight the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the permitted company, Hydro Resources, Inc., demanding that they stay off Navajo ...

  • Predictions for cleantech in 2013

    Every year around this time since 2007, as executive editor of a leading global cleantech research and news service, I’ve contributed to predictions on what to expect in the year ahead in cleantech. We’ve kept that tradition alive here at Kachan & Co. We don’t claim a perfect track record, but we’ve been eerily prescient and nailed some biggies a year or more before ...


    By Kachan & Co.

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