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  • Streamlining Landfill Environmental Monitoring

    The Eurofins Field Services Groundwater team conducts compliance monitoring on behalf of various Victorian Landfill operators. New analytical results from the Eurofins lab and secondary labs were combined into spreadsheets containing ongoing and historical data on behalf of the landfill operators. This was a time consuming, labour intensive process. Uncontrolled, 'hand-me-down' spreadsheets can ...

  • AeroMetric Hires Lawrence to Lead Mining and Landfill Markets

    AeroMetric has hired Garth Lawrence as vice president of business development, leading AeroMetric's mining and landfill solutions team. Lawrence brings over 35 years of mapping and remote sensing experience, including operations and sales expertise. Marvin Miller, AeroMetric's senior vice president for business development said, “Garth is a results oriented leader with a strong business ...


  • Two million man-hours on landfill gas analysis

    Portable landfill gas analysers from Leamington Spa are at work every day throughout the UK and around the world. Leading manufacture, Geotech has been making its current range since 2007 and previous ranges since the early 1990s, over twenty years ago. They are at work in their thousands in the UK, USA, Asia, Europe, and Africa; quite simply; in most countries. A calculation of the number in ...


    By Geotech

  • Advantage West Midlands launches landfill diversion strategy

    A new approach to landfill diversion has been officially launched at the House of Commons. The Landfill Diversion Strategy, formulated by Advantage West Midlands as part of its low carbon regional economic strategy, contains a location analysis tool designed to identify sites with potential to host waste technologies as an alternative to landfill. The tool, believed to be the first of ...

  • Axion Consulting joins European landfill mining consortium

    Axion Consulting has signed up to the European Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium, known as EURELCO, triggered in part by approaches from land developers investigating the possibility of ‘mining’ resources from former landfill sites. According to the Manchester-based resource recovery specialist, joining the European-wide network of public and private sector organisations gives it a ...

  • New hazardous waste research shows map of a growing market

    In 2007 the amount of hazardous waste that was collected and treated in Europe accounted to 67.6 million tonnes. It represents only a small percent of the total waste generated. However, its toxicity, technical/infrastructure expertise needed to handle them and the harmful impact it could have on the environment have made hazardous waste a cause of concern. Most of the European countries have ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • U.S. EPA launches first waste to biogas mapping tool

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Region has launched an online “waste to biogas mapping tool” to support the use of organic waste for energy projects. “This innovative mapping tool, the first of its kind in the nation, helps restaurants, hotels and other food waste generators to connect with large energy producers,” said Jared Blumenfeld, ...

  • Drones Take Flight as Part of New Landfill Monitoring Efforts

    Officials in Boise, Idaho, are taking to the air to inspect their landfill. But it’s not with traditional aerial photography. Instead, Ada County has acquired FAA approval to utilize a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) or drone to collect high-resolution, 2-D images of its landfill on a more consistent basis. Previously, it used manned flights to get aerial photos once or twice a year. ...


    By Penton

  • New €2.1 million project to map out effective recovery of raw materials from electrical products

    WRAP is to partner with the KTN, Wuppertal Institute, ERP UK Ltd, and EARN for a new, EU LIFE funded project. The project, Critical Raw Material Closed Loop Recovery (‘CRM Recovery’), will explore ...

  • New maps reveal Enviva’s Ahoskie wood pellet facility threatens southern wetland forests, surrounding ecosystems and wildlife

    New maps and a report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Dogwood Alliance reveal the ecological threat a major wood pellet manufacturing mill in Ahoskie, North Carolina, poses to surrounding endangered forests. The facility, operated by the South’s largest exporter of wood pellets, Enviva, produces approximately 400,000 tons of wood pellets per year to ship ...

  • ODEQ and EPA release preliminary air monitoring results from tulsa landfill fire (OK)

    The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that preliminary results from air quality monitoring in the Tulsa area indicate no toxics in smoke coming from the North Tulsa Sanitary Landfill. These are preliminary findings taken from EPA’s aircraft that is equipped to image, map, identify, and quantify chemical vapors ...

  • JinkoSolar, Southern Sky Renewable Energy LLC Revitalize Former Canton Landfill with 5.75 MW of Solar Power

        CANTON, Mass., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the  "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a fast-growing, agile global solar power product manufacturer, today announced that the company will supply its modules to a 5.75MW array of solar panels located on the site of the former Canton ...


    By JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

  • enitial chooses TDL-500 for emissions monitoring

    As one of the UK's leading independent providers of emission and pollution monitoring, control and management services, enitial required a portable methane detector that would be efficient at recording and storing very detailed data. Following an increasing demand for emissions mapping surveys to be carried out from their customers, particularly those concerned ...


    By Geotech

  • Asbestos products and waste: new classification system developed

    Researchers have presented a comprehensive new classification manual of asbestos-containing products (ACP), materials (ACM) and waste (ACW) in a recent study. They also mapped suitable landfill sites for the proper disposal of ACW in Italy and developed guidance on assigning ACW to correct European Waste Catalogue (EWC) codes. The research will help operators engaged in asbestos waste disposal ...

  • GDT Tek, Inc. Submits Proposal to Green USA Recycling For Inclusion in Upcoming Midwest Utility RFP

     GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK) a company focused on renewable and sustainable energy technologies announced today that it has submitted a proposal to include its proprietary, "Phoenix" Unit which is licensed patented waste heat to electric power generation technology with Green USARecycling, Corp Midwest Utility RFP. Green USARecycling, Corp., recycles 100% of waste material thereby eliminating ...


  • EA spells out changes in contam land rules

    Changes in regulations covering the disposal of contaminated soil have been mapped out by the Environment Agency for those working in the land remediation sector.   The agency has ...

  • EPA Screens More Than 66,000 Contaminated Sites for Renewable Energy Potential

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated its RE-Powering Mapping and Screening Tool, which will now provide preliminary screening results for renewable energy potential at 66,000, up from 24,000, contaminated lands, landfills, and mine sites across the country. The RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative, started by EPA in 2008, encourages development of renewable energy ...

  • NPL’s remote sensing of methane capability enhanced.

    Following the successful construction and launch of their latest enhanced Differential Absorption  Lidar (DIAL) system this summer, NPL has moved on to calibrate its new DIAL truck and to apply its capability to a key European project. The DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) facility is a highly mobile truck-mounted, sophisticated laser-based system that provides rapid, ...

  • EQuIS for ArcGIS & ArcGIS server supports ArcGIS 10

    EarthSoft announced today support for ArcGIS 10 for the EQuIS for ArcGIS extension for ESRI’s ArcMap and ArcScene 3D Analyst applications and ArcGIS Server. In addition to supporting all of the existing EQuIS for ArcGIS features on the ArcGIS 10 platform, added support for ArcGIS 10-specific features include: ArcGIS 10 Time-Aware Layers The EQuIS EZView ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EnviroSolutions Inc. Updates to Maintain LEED Quality Standards

    EnviroSolutions, Inc. is currently updating their programs in order to adhere to upcoming revisions to the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building standards. These revisions to LEED will take effect in the summer of 2013, and will mean significant changes to guidelines for both new construction projects and ...


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