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  • Best Geocomposite Drainage and Plastic Drainage Systems

    Previously, drainage pipes were made of lead; bronze, galvanized iron and cast iron which was utilized for water supply or drainage. Yet, time has changed now and these materials have almost replaced plastic pipes due to different benefits they’ve as compared to the pipes made from other material. Mainly 2 sorts of plastic material pipes are there, which includes CPVC and PVC (chlorinated ...

  • Sita UK apply for landfill extension

    Sita UK has put forward an application to extend landfilling at its Hill of Tramaud site in Aberdeen for a further 18 months because of expected waste shortfalls. Currently due to close at the end of the year, Sita predicts there will be a 120,000 tonnes shortage in the amount of waste. If the site closes without reaching its full capacity it could cause problems on long-term ...

  • Republic Services Opens New Landfill And Transfer Station

    Leading environmental services company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today dedicated a state-of-the-art landfill and transfer station in Texas to meet the Rio Grande Valley's waste needs for the next 100 years. The new La Gloria landfill is a highly-engineered facility and was designed as a safe, environmentally ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Atlanta-based ClosureTurf™ Helps Landfills Go Green

    The solid waste industry has “gone green.” Facing increased regulations, tighter budgets and community pressure, landfills are looking to reduce their environmental impact. One opportunity is through the use of ClosureTurf™, a ground-breaking closure system that has helped many landfills increase long term performance while simultaneously ...


    By PRWeb

  • EPA recognizes broward county, Fl., for transforming former landfill into a park (FL)

    At a ceremony this morning, EPA honored Broward County, Fl., with the EPA Region 4 Excellence in Site Reuse award for redeveloping the former Davie Landfill Superfund site, once referred to by some as "Mount Trashmore," into the Vista View Park. This is only the second award of its type to be awarded by EPA for site reuse in Florida. Broward County saw the potential for the site of the former ...

  • Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill

    Republic Services of Southern Nevada has begun large-scale construction work under oversight by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at Sunrise Landfill, a 440-acre closed municipal solid waste landfill, located three miles outside of Las Vegas city limits in Clark County. The $25 million construction project, expected to last through 2012, was awarded to Las Vegas Paving Company and will ...

  • Statement from EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks on West Lake Landfill

    On April 29, I received a letter from Missouri Attorney General Koster suggesting that EPA conduct off-site soil sampling for radiological material associated with the leached barium sulfate waste buried at West Lake Landfill. EPA appreciates the Attorney General’s recommendation. One concern in the Attorney General’s letter references haul routes that were used to bring the ...

  • Closure Turf™ Provides Landfills with a More Efficient and Cost Effective Gas Collection and Control System

    With the increased demand for better odor control as well as the need to capture the highest quality gas for green energy, landfill operators find themselves devoting more time and money to their sites’ Gas Collection and Control Systems (GCCS). Increasingly, national and regional operators are turning to a new product, Closure Turf™, for a ...


    By PRWeb

  • Johnson Joins CEC as New Senior Project Manager

    Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) welcomes Scott Johnson, Senior Project Manager in the Waste Management practice of the firm's Phoenix office. At CEC, Johnson will contribute to the Solid Waste Industry Consulting Group. Most recently with Cornerstone, Johnson brings 20 years of experience in civil and environmental engineering and a background in both consulting and the private ...

  • Specification Resource on the Web

    geosIndex.com is a new online index of geosynthetic material data created to assist designers, specifiers and other professionals in their site materials selection process. geosIndex includes data for geomembranes (e.g., landfill liners, pond liners), geogrids (e.g., for retaining wall reinforcement), geotextiles for unpaved road support, geosynthetic clay liners for environmental remediation, ...


    By geosIndex

  • JC Enviro Expands Business with CDEnviro Mobile Dewatering Unit

    CDEnviro’s mobile dewatering unit is another step that JC Enviro has taken recently to significantly expand their business. With the purchase of CDEnviro’s mobile G:MAX, they will be able to significantly reduce their landfill burden. Established in 2006, JC Enviro is a known and well-established family business in County Monaghan since the founding in 2006 by father and son, John and ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Membrane leachate plant handover

    Two years ago, ISTAÇ (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Environmental Protection and Waste Materials Valuation Industry) and Norit X-Flow embarked on one of the most remarkable wastewater treatment projects of its time; the treatment of leachate from the Istanbul landfill in Odayeri and Kömürcüoda. The installation became the largest membrane leachate plant in the world and ...


    By Pentair X-Flow

  • Soil Particle Size Distribution

    Particle size distribution, also known as gradation, refers to the proportions by dry mass of a soil distributed over specified particle-size ranges. Gradation is used to classify soils for engineering and agricultural purposes, since particle size influences how fast or slow water or other fluid moves through a soil. Two proposed new ASTM standards provide test methods for determining particle ...


    By ASTM International

  • Cleanup of Abandoned Coal Mines Could Become Cheaper

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, November 2, 2007 (ENS) - The high cost of treating the acid mine drainage that has damaged more than 6,000 miles of Pennsylvania streams has kept many companies from entering the cleanup business, but that may change with the state’s financial support for a new technology now being used in Cambria County. Earlier this week, Pennsylvania Environmental ...

  • Identifying sources of metallic pollution to implement the WFD

    A new study has indicated that metallic pollutants in river basins have more sources than other dangerous substances. Sources include stormwater, industrial effluents, treated effluents, agricultural drainage, sediments, mining drainage and landfills. The EU Water Framework Directive1 requires Member States to take actions to achieve good chemical and ecological status of surface and ground ...

  • Geotextiles and Geogrids Market in UAE and GCC Will Reach 182.5 Million By 2019 : Transparency Market Research

    Transparency Market Research is Published new Market Report “Geotextiles and Geogrids Market in UAE and GCC - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019," the GCC (excluding UAE) geogrids market was valued at USD 83.3 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 182.5 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2013 to 2019. In terms of volume, the ...


  • SLAYER providing the EDGE for BCI Betriebs-AG

    BCI of Switzerland have recently taken delivery of 2 Edge Shredders. The EDGE Slayer plays a pivotal role for (BCI) Basel Chemical Industry in a 350 Million Euro land reclamation project. BCI needed a machine which could shred huge volumes of material which was both highly volatile and potentially explosive. Engineers from the EDGE Design Academy worked closely with BCI, introducing some ...


    By EDGE INNOVATE

  • GSE Environmental Hosts Coal Ash Technical Seminar

    GSE Holding, Inc., (NYSE:GSE) the leading global manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, held a Coal Ash Technical Seminar on October 18 in Chantilly, VA. The seminar, led by a panel of seven of the world’s top geosynthetics experts, covered a variety of topics of concern to the coal ash industry, particularly in regard to coal ash combustion and storage. ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • EPA coal ash standards a setback for environmental groups

    Six years ago, there was a massive spill of coal ash sludge in Tennessee. Three years later, tons of coal ash swept into Lake Michigan. Last February, there was another spill and gray sludge spewed into the Dan River in North Carolina. With each disaster, environmentalists sounded alarms and called for the byproduct of burning coal to be treated as hazardous ...


    By Associated Press

  • Innovative dredging technology accelerates removal of residual contamination in Ashtabula River

    The US EPA's Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) and their non-federal sponsor, the Ashtabula City Port Authority, along with the State of Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and a consortium of private companies collaborated to design and implement an innovative approach for addressing extensive sediment contamination in a portion of the Ashtabula River near Lake Erie. The ...

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