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  • New partnership supports leachate and groundwater pumps

    To help landfill operators with leachate management, surveyors with groundwater analysis and remediation specialists, Geotech and enitial have partnered for supply and service of pneumatic QED AP pumps. Jointly they will provide comprehensive and integrated supply-and-service of these high performance pumps in the UK at lower costs. Responding to requests Geotech customers have been ...


    By Geotech

  • U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill for Improper Analysis of PCBs Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today fined Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (CWM) $9,375 for a single instance in which it failed to analyze leachate for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) before disposal at its Kettleman Hills Facility located in Kings County, Calif. On May 9, 2012, CWM voluntarily disclosed to EPA that leachate, or liquid that drains from a landfill, was disposed in a ...

  • New tool to assess the environmental impact of landfill sites

    A fast and reliable method to measure the environmental impact of landfill sites has been developed by researchers. Analysis of the chemical composition of gas emissions and water leaching from sites provides a detailed picture of the extent of environmental pollution around landfill sites. Such monitoring is essential in order to manage risks to human health and natural resources. Despite the ...

  • Advanced TOC-TN analyser improves lab efficiency

    An advanced TOC-TN analyser from leading instrumentation company HACH LANGE has helped South West Water to significantly reduce downtime and maintenance costs for its Inorganic Chemistry Lab department. The lab has been using the IL 550 analyser for the past five months to analyse potable water as well as non-potable (surface water, ground water) and environmental samples such as landfill ...


  • $1 Million EPA enforcement action against Kettleman City hazardous waste landfill

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Chemical Waste Management requiring the company to pay a $400,000 fine and spend an estimated $600,000 to comply with environmental laws after the facility failed to properly manage waste at its landfill near Kettleman City, Calif. “Significant shortcomings at Chemical Waste Management’s lab compromised the ...

  • Tumble motion shaker

    Whenever waste is handled or disposed, it is vital to evaluate any potential hazard both to humans and the environment. The main problem is the release of soluble components upon contact with water. Thus the analysis of representative waste samples is necessary and even defined by European Standards for waste acceptance criteria.In order to replicate conditions of the analysis for leachate water, ...


    By Gerhardt UK Ltd

  • Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Laboratories

    Autoscribe Informatics has published a useful downloadable 9 page guide: Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Labs highlighting the use of its Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) for the testing of water, air, gas, soil, and/or leachate samples in environmental laboratories. This new publication highlights how Matrix can be readily configured to accommodate varying local ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • EREF Awards Record 12 Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships, Including 3 New Named Scholarships

    The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has awarded a record of 12 scholarships to Master’s and Doctoral students across the United States and Canada. Included in those 12 scholarships are recipients of 3 new named EREF scholarships: the Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship, funded by Evergreen National Indemnity Company (Evergreen), the ...

  • New Ames tests now available from Cambio

    Distributed in the UK exclusively by Cambio, Xenometrix products include today’s most advanced Ames mutagenicity assays and cytotoxicity screening kits. These have been specially designed to reduce the amount of test compounds and consumables used, and to require less hands-on time. Xenometrix is particularly proud of its excellent pre- and post-sale customer support which allows new ...


    By Cambio Ltd

  • Helektor rates the Geotech GEM5000 for landfill gas extraction monitoring

    Greek waste management specialists, Helektor S.A. use Geotech's portable gas analyser, the GEM5000 to adjust gas flows to optimise energy generation on the Tagarades landfill site, outside Thessaloniki, Greece.  Their four MWM-Deutz TBG 620 V16 engines generate a total of 5MW.  The site has been in operation since 2006, with power generation driven by 3000 m3/h of landfill gas, drawn ...


    By Geotech

  • Ozone Generation: Technologies, Markets and Players

    Report Highlights  The global market for ozone technology is expected to grow to $838 million in 2016, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7% for the period. It reached $557 million in 2010 and $606 million in 2011. The water/wastewater applications segment of the market reached $426 million in 2010 and $460.5 million in 2011. It is ...


  • ASTM C1571 - 03(2012) Standard Guide for Characterization of Radioactive and/or Hazardous Wastes for Thermal Treatment

    This guide identifies methods to determine the physical and chemical characteristics of a variety of hazardous and/or radioactive wastes including heavy metal contaminated wastes. These wastes can be in the physical form of sludges (wet or dry), spent waste water filter aids, waste water filter cakes, incinerator ashes (wet or dry), incinerator ...


    By ASTM International

  • Membrane Bioreactor Systems Market - by Types, Configuration and External and Applications - Trends & Forecasts to 2017

    This report “Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Systems Market, By Application (Municipal & Industrial), Type (Hollow Fiber, Flat Sheet & Multi Tubular) & Configuration (Submerged & Sidestream) – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2017” analyses the Membrane bioreactor (MBR) market by geography, applications, configurations, and types of MBR. By geography, the report is ...


  • Membrane Bioreactor Market to Grow 13.2% Through 2015

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of BCC Research's new report "Membrane Bioreactors: Global Markets," to their collection of Environment market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6277189 Valued at an estimated $337 million in 2010, the global MBR ...


    By Marketwire

  • How Shasun, a major Pharmaceutical manufacturer, maximises the investment in it`s operation critical Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant and improves it’s security at the same time.

    At the Dudley Shasun facility we have a 7500 m3 biological treatment plant that can treat up to 36 tonnes of waste COD per day. Part of this capacity is utilised to treat up to 15 tankers per day of third party aqueous waste.  The waste is very varied, covering everything from leachates at only 2000ppm COD to industrial waste at up to 500,000ppm COD. The Strathkelvin respirometer forms a ...

  • Award recognises NLS recycling achievements

    HACH LANGE has presented the National Laboratory Service (NLS) with a silver bar made from recycled chemical reagents, in recognition of the organisation’s achievements in waste minimisation. Accepting the ingot on behalf of the NLS laboratory in Nottingham, inorganics team leader Richard Yates said “Tiny quantities of silver are employed in the tests that we conduct for COD - ...


  • EREF and SWANA to Collaborate on Research, Education and Awareness

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines the intent to conduct various collaborative efforts, including: data aggregation and similar applied research efforts of mutual interest, joint fundraising activities to fund research efforts, increased collaboration ...

  • EPA Releases Revised Bristol Bay Assessment/Agency asks for Additional Peer Review and Public Commen

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a revised version of the Bristol Bay Assessment for peer review follow-up and public comment. The assessment released today includes updates following an initial peer review and public comment period of the draft Bristol Bay Assessment released in May, 2012. EPA is arranging for the original independent, scientific peer reviewers to ...

  • Wind drives oxygen transport in Arctic waste rock

    The growth of the diamond mining industry in Canada’s Northwest Territories has led to significant economic benefit to the region with three operating mines producing approximately 13% of the world’s diamonds in 2008, according to the Mining Association of Canada. However, the long-term benefit to northern communities will depend on careful environmental management of mining activities. The ...

  • N American agent for Monitor-Pro announced

    SustaiNet appointed as North American Distributor of MonitorPro Environmental Monitoring Data Software (Vancouver, BC, Canada - August 1st, 2008) SustaiNet Software Solutions (www.sustainet.com) has recently been awarded the North American distributorship of MonitorPro, a software tool designed by EHS Data Ltd (UK) for effectively managing a wide variety of site monitoring data. ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

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