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  • GRC 2017 Annual Meeting Announced - Call for Papers Issued

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has issued a call for papers for the world’s biggest geothermal conference of the year taking place October 1-4, 2017, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA at the Salt Palace Convention Center.  Themed “Geothermal Energy - Power to do More” the 41st GRC Annual Meeting will reflect the world-wide availability of a clean, dependable renewable ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Geovariances expertise helps the Oil & Gas industry generate reliable reservoir models

    When asked to what extent Geovariances’ expertise benefits its customers, Renaud Meunier, Geovariances consultant, answered: “ To provide them with more quantitatively reliable reservoir models ”. Geovariances consultants and trainers’ high level expertise helps you to go further to answer your reservoir characterization and modeling issues. ...


    By Geovariances

  • Cleaner, faster, safer oil reservoir maintenance

    Dating back to the late seventies, the Fillordrain, as a filling device, becomes a permanent filling wand, and as a dispensing device, it is uniquely suited to draining a reservoir, tank or drum The idea behind the Oilmiser Fillordrain dates back to the mid 1970's. I was assigned the job of replacing a leaking cover gasket on a reservoir supplied to a local sawmill. The fix was straight forward. ...


    By JLM Systems Ltd

  • EPA proposes new clean air standards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed nationwide clean air standards to address a range of hazardous air pollutants discharged from industrial, commercial and institutional boilers, process heaters, and solid waste incinerators. EPA estimates the standards would prevent between 2,000 and 5,000 premature deaths and about 36,000 asthma attacks each year. "EPA"s proposal ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Funding for Canadian clean energy projects announced

    The Government of Canada this week announced funding approvals for eight project proposals for the development and demonstration of carbon capture and storage technologies through the federal ecoENERGY Technology initiative. The announcement was made by Lisa Raitt, Minister of Natural Resources in a prepared statement.  'Canada’s tremendous reserves of energy will remain an important source ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • SD business case – clean conventional fuels

    The National Energy Board predicts that Canada’s crude oil requirements will increase by at least 20% by 2025. As the Canadian and global demand for oil continues to grow, and with current oil prices passing US$100/barrel in 2008, many projects which were previously not viable are now attractive for investment. This creates an increasingly pressing need to address the environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Oil spills could be cleaned up by bacteria from underground petroleum reserves

    Bacteria taken from underground petroleum reserves could be used to effectively break down crude oil from spills at sea, new research has found. The study measured the breakdown of crude oil components in simulated seawater by four bacterial strains that had been isolated from petroleum reservoirs, as well as by four genetically modified stains. The findings raise the possibility of tailor-making ...

  • Hydro the most likely clean energy to develop worldwide, says Bourne Energy

    The world's energy appetite is growing fast, and energy production capacity is being rapidly devoured. A fundamental shift in global demand has begun accompanied by a slow supply response, given the long lead-time required to rebuild surplus fossil fuel capacity. While the major renewables, solar and wind power, are growing at double digits they still make up less than 1% of the country’s total ...


    By Bourne Energy

  • Energy Department Announces Six Clean Energy Projects through Partnership with Israel

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources (MIEW) today announced $5.1 million for six newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. Today’s announcement represents the seventh annual selection of BIRD Energy projects, which support ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Lightsource on CNBC – Floating solar arrays point to bright future for clean energy

    The potential of solar power is significant, with the International Energy Agency previously stating that the sun could be the planet’s biggest source of electricity by 2050. In the U.K., the appetite for solar among some is becoming increasingly stronger. “We’re in the middle of what you can only describe as an energy revolution in the U.K.,” Alan Whitehead, member of ...

  • CNBC – Floating Solar Arrays Point to Bright Future for Clean Energy

    The potential of solar power is significant, with the International Energy Agency previously stating that the sun could be the planet’s biggest source of electricity by 2050. In the U.K., the appetite for solar among some is becoming increasingly stronger. “We’re in the middle of what you can only describe as an energy revolution in the U.K.,” Alan Whitehead, member of ...

  • Clean Air America Introduces Two New ScandMist Air Filtration Units for Capturing Oil Mist & Providing Crystal Clean Air

    Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers, students, and the environment, introduces two new Clean Air America ScandMist air filtration systems for capturing and removing oil mist from manufacturing facilities. The ...


    By Clean Air America, Inc.

  • EU launches world`s largest clean energy demonstration call

    The European Commission has launched the first call for proposals for the world's largest program of investment in low carbon and renewable energy demonstration projects. The initiative, known as NER300, will provide substantial financial support for at least eight projects involving carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies and at least 34 projects involving innovative renewable energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Geothermal Industry Ends 2012 on a High Note

    The past 12 months saw continued economic challenges for many American industries, including those in the renewable energy field, but the country’s geothermal community witnessed a year of growth, both domestically and abroad. The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) today expressed optimism for 2013, while looking back on a difficult, yet ultimately successful 2012. U.S. Geothermal ...

  • Industry Flocks to Water/Wastewater Monitoring Event

    WWEM 2006 took place in early November and was almost unrecognisable in comparison to the inaugural 2005 event. WWEM was initially created to provide a vehicle for discussing and dispersing information on the Environment Agency’s monitoring certification scheme, MCERTS. However, on the evidence of WWEM 2006, it has become a red letter diary entry for anyone involved with testing or monitoring ...


  • EPA, DOE and TDEC reach resolution on Oak Ridge reservation clean-up (TN)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) reached a resolution on two disputes related to ORR not fully completing its cleanup activities on two projects at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). DOE’s ORR facility was placed on the Superfund National ...

  • Colorado`s National Park Service Chooses the Smart Sponge® as Clean Water Cure for Three Curecanti Recreational Marinas

    Smart Sponge catch basin inserts selected by the National Park Service to help control stormwater runoff pollution. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) -- AbTech Industries’ Smart Sponge® technology is most commonly associated with filtration systems that are currently cleaning up polluted street runoff in the storm drains of 27 states. However, the Smart Sponge’s versatility makes it ideal for a variety of ...


    By AbTech Industries Inc

  • Six Entities in EPA Region 7 Selected for $2.2M in Brownfields Grants to Help Clean and Redevelop Contaminated Properties

    Six cities or non-profit groups in EPA Region 7 have been selected to receive a total of $2,298,300 in EPA brownfields funding to assess, clean and plan for the redevelopment of contaminated properties, boosting local economies and leveraging jobs while protecting public health and the environment. Provided through EPA’s Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup (ARC) grants ...

  • EPA extends public comment period for proposed clean up plan for Nyanza Chemical Waste Dump (MA)

    EPA granted a request to extend the public comment period an additional 30 days for the proposed cleanup plan for the Nyanza Chemical Waste Dump Superfund site in Ashland, Massachusetts. The comment period will now conclude on August 26, 2010. EPA held informational meeting the week of June 21st. A formal hearing will be held on July 19, 2010 to receive public comments of the cleanup plan. The ...

  • Major Milestone Reached at Mohonk Road Industrial Plant Superfund Site

    (New York, N.Y.) Top officials marked a major milestone today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that announced the opening of the High Falls drinking water plant. Alan J. Steinberg, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 2 Administrator, was joined by Congressman Hinchey, Colonel Tortora of the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers, Marbletown and Rosendale Town Supervisors Martello and ...

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