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  • Hudson river becomes laboratory

    Research engineers and a New York state utility have been using a Hudson River contamination site as a laboratory, testing a new way to remove coal tar pollutants from riverbeds using mattress-sized absorbent panels. The panels are filled with organo-clay, a mineral which draws oil like a magnet. During the last week of November, utility workers from Central Hudson Gas & Electric and ...

  • “Clean air for all - all for clean air”

    Ladies and Gentlemen, “Clean air for all - all for clean air”. This sounds like the slogan of the three musketeers'. Perhaps this should be expected here, in the country of Alexandre Dumas. Bravo! The theme of this panel nicely summarises the ‘essentials’ to successfully addressing one of the most important health and environment challenges we face today: …. ...

  • Opening of our new UK R&D laboratory

    On 7 March, David Watson of East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce officially opened our new UK Research & Development laboratory at our facility in Middlewich, Cheshire. In addition to managing the factory quality control system, the labs will focus on conducting research and development of our existing product lines and carrying out cleaning and threshold tests to develop and refine new ...

  • W2 Energy, Inc. Acquires Hydrokinetic Laboratory, LLC

    GUELPH, ON - W2 Energy, Inc., a clean energy company (PINKSHEETS: WTWO), announced today that it has purchased 100% of Hydrokinetic Laboratory, LLC (www.hklabllc.com), developer of the HyPEG underwater power system. W2 Energy, Inc. introduces its new subsidiary, W2 Hydrokinetics (W2H), continuing its clean energy diversity expansion. The HyPEG ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • Islands to call for COP21 recognition as climate change laboratories

    Small Islands Coming Together In Malta To Call On Paris Summit To Be Considered As Climate Change Laboratories Islands to issue joint paper at Greening the Islands conference requesting support for sustainable solutions Group includes islands aiming for 100% renewable status and going “fossil free” as well as leaders in water desalination and ...


    By The Green Consulting Group

  • Laboratory study cuts fracking waste`s radioactivity

    Researchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the radioactivity of some hydraulic fracturing wastewater: Mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations. The wastewater is created when some of the chemical-laced water used to fracture thick underground rocks flows back out of the wellbore. The water is tainted with chemicals, toxins and in some parts of the country - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Micro-bubble cleaning

    Genesol 703, our high ionic strength powder cleaner, has rapidly become our biggest selling cleaning product. It is particularly effective against clay and biofilm, which are notoriously difficult to clean. The product uses a unique cleaning mechanism, disrupting layered biofilm and clay at the membrane surface. This occurs via normal osmosis of water, drawn by the high ionic strength of the ...

  • British Columbia as a Climate Change Innovation Laboratory

    While many of us are pessimistic about the likelihood that a new global accord on climate change will emerge to replace the Kyoto Protocol (with large emitters like Canada and the US retreating from the development of  national programmes), we have many reasons to be optimistic about the potential for urban and regional approaches to succeed. There is plenty of evidence that non-state ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Lund University opens Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory

    The Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory will contain new equipment including data acquisition hardware, analysis software, electrodynamic shakers and impact hammers. The laboratory will enable the Future Energy Initiative - a project to create a unique Scandinavian centre for research into clean energy solutions. It will help to enable working in new cross-disciplined areas, with emphasis on ...

  • A Virtual Visit to Bioenergy Research at the National Laboratories

    For National Bioenergy Day on October 22, bioenergy facilities across the country are holding open houses to increase public awareness of bioenergy and its role in the clean energy landscape. By the same token, the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is offering this virtual open house of its national laboratories—the facilities at the core of BETO’s research and development. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New laboratory to safeguard key West African port

    Reprinting material from this website without written consent from Project Syndicate is a violation of international copyright law. To secure permission, please contact distribution@project-syndicate.org The G20 summit in Canada offers an opportunity for a hard, long look at how green investments are assisting recovery in many countries while ...

  • Energy Secretary Moniz Showcases National Laboratories on the Hill

    Today, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz joined Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) for National Lab Day on the Hill. The event highlighted several notable research projects from across the National Laboratory system. Senators Durbin and Risch also formally launched the Senate National Laboratory Caucus, which aims to increase awareness of the reach of the national labs as ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EM Laboratory Researcher James Marra Recognized for Leadership

    Dr. James Marra, an investigator with EM’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), was named the 2014 recipient of the D.T. Rankin Award for exemplary service to the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Biodiversity may clean up water

    Conserving biodiversity could help shield waterways against nitrogen pollution, says a study that showed how streams with more species are better at removing excess nutrients from water. The findings imply that developing countries that keep rivers and lakes species-rich could save money on ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Cleaning up the effects of stormwater with biofilters

    Stormwater in urban areas can have negative effects on both the quantity and quality of surface- and ground-waters. Biofiltration systems are a popular form of water treatment, but information on their performance with stormwater is limited to laboratory studies. This research is the first to evaluate three biofiltration systems in practice. Biofiltration systems (otherwise known as biofilters, ...

  • Wercs digs up the dirt on clean

    You don't know what's in that household cleaner underneath the sink but one local company does. And the work it does for the nation's largest retailers tracking chemical ingredients in thousands of items could push safer products onto store shelves across America. Before any chemical product gets into Wal-Mart, Sears and Kmart, its manufacturers must come clean with what's inside to The Wercs, a ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Laboratory Impex Systems launch HC833 Hot-Cell Interlock Monitor

    Ideal for both the Nuclear Industry and Medical environments, Laboratory Impex Systems (LIS) introduce HC833: this self-contained gamma monitoring system, for use within shielded areas such as hot-cells and glove-boxes, features a large analogue scale to give users an immediate and clear visual indicator of the radiation level within the cell. Its additional safety functions, should radiation ...

  • MMR Mold Stain Remover Tested by Leading Accredited Laboratory

    Several months ago, the manufacturer of MMR mold stain remover had their product put under the microscope.  Mold Solutions’ FastMoldRemoval.com subjected MMR mold stain remover to extensive laboratory tests that were conducted by Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc.   The purpose for the testing was to determine the effectiveness of MMR.  Three different types of fungi ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Laboratory Waste

    The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste Project to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) of Andrews, Texas under the Environmental Management (EM) Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract. The award is a firm, fixed-price task order, based on ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Dr. Martin Keller Named Director of National Renewable Energy Laboratory

    The Alliance for Sustainable Energy (Alliance) today announced the appointment of Dr. Martin Keller as director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and president of the Alliance which manages the laboratory for the Department of Energy. Keller will officially join NREL in this role on November 30, 2015. Keller was selected following a highly competitive national search. "We are ...

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