in-situ capping contaminated sediment News

  • AquaBlok is selected for New, Large-Scale Demonstration of In-Situ Treatment of Contaminated Sediments in Active DoD Harbors

    AquaBlok, Ltd., a leading manufacturer of composite particle materials for environmental remediation, has developed a new product for in-situ treatment and remediation of contaminated sediments. The new technology represents an improvement over costly remediation methods like dredging and conventional capping that can damage existing ecosystems. The company has developed a new in-situ reactive ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

  • GEI Enhances Contaminated Sediments Practice with Shoreline Work

    GEI Consultants, Inc.,one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced today the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • 39-mile dredging/capping approach used to treat fox river PCBsd

    The Lower Fox River in Wisconsin contains approximately 8 million yd3 of PCB-contaminated sediment targeted for active remediation. The site's records of decision (RODs) were amended in 2007 and 2008 to specify dredging of nearly 4 million yd3 of sediment with high concentrations of PCBs, followed by in situ capping of approximately 560 acres of sediment comprising operable units (OUs) 1 through ...

  • Successful field-trial remediation of 1,2-DCA and VC contaminated groundwater in Northern Italy

    The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise for treatment of contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater environments, is proud to announce that laboratory and field tests recently conducted in Italy resulted in its patented EHC® In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR) biotechnology being selected over RegenOx® (Regenesis) In Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) for its ability ...


  • AquaBlok+™ Remediation Technology Wins 2007 Innovation Award at International Environmental Conference

    LONDON — The Adventus Group, implementers of field-proven remediation technologies for soil, sediment and groundwater, announced today that its Funnel & Gate Design for the Capping and In Situ Treatment of Impacted Sediments won the coveted “2007 ICU Innovation Award”. This accolade is presented annually at International Clean-Up (ICU) in Birmingham, England; the U.K.’s premiere contaminated ...


  • Adventus announces new product offering: EHC-L

    Adventus Americas Inc. (Adventus), a leading provider of technology for soil, sediment, and groundwater remediation is proud to introduce  EHC-L, the next member of the EHC family of In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCR™) products. EHC-L is a stable, concentrated, buffered, emulsion of controlled-release, food-grade carbon, nutrients, and iron designed for on-site dilution with cold ...


  • Adventus Group awarded Environmental Protection’s new product of the year, soil and groundwater category, for EHC-L®

    Adventus Group has been awarded the Environmental Protection New Product of the Year award in the Soil and Groundwater category. Environmental Protection is an organization dedicated to companies, projects, and efforts that work to better our environment. This honor is given for the achievements of industry manufacturers whose products make environmental professionals' jobs easier. Adventus ...


  • 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 ...


  • Adventus Group Joins Battelle, Geomatrix and Malcolm Pirnie in Recognizing Future Environmental Science Leaders

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 26, 2008) – The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, was honored to collaborate with Battelle, Geomatrix and Malcolm Pirnie in recognizing talented, emerging environmental scientists during the “6th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated & Recalcitrant Compounds” held in Monterey. Four $1500 awards ...


  • New report card on oil sands regional development strategy

    The Cumulative Environmental Management Association (CEMA) releases a detailed independent assessment on the status of issues assigned to the association in the Regional Sustainable Development Strategy (RSDS) for the Athabaska Oil Sands region of Alberta. "CEMA has completed a considerable amount of research into cumulative effects of oil sands development in Alberta over the past 11 years", ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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