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  • The environmentally effective remediation of marine sediment

    31st July 2006: Following a series of successful trials around the world, Virotec’s patented technologies are set to penetrate the UK market to great environmental effect. Their innovative ViroSoil™ Technology has been shown to offer a viable and economic total treatment solution for contaminated marine sediment through the neutralisation of the acid generating capacity of the dredged ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • CL Solutions to provide Munox® for petroleum surface spill remediation including marine spills.

    CL Solutions, LLC is pleased to announce that they will be the distributor of Munox® for petroleum surface spills.  This development comes in response to interest in using Munox® for cleaning shore and near-shore environments impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  CL Solutions was selected by Osprey Biotechnics, Inc. to provide distribution and technical support for this ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • CETCO Remediation Technologies Acquires Distribution Rights for Tensar International’s Triton® Marine Mattress System

    Combining the efforts of two industry leaders in remediation technologies promises to provide increased value to the environmental remediation industry. CETCO Remediation Technologies proudly announces a signed agreement with Tensar International Corporation (TIC) granting exclusive distribution rights to the Triton® Marine Mattress System in the United States and Canada for subaqueous ...

  • Understanding Categories of Water to Properly Remediate Damaged Structures

    In June, a sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners out of their locker rooms after sewage was reported to have flooded the facilities.  Sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) like this happen every day and can cause extensive damage, costly remediation and create potential health hazards.   Water can enter a building in many ways.  Local flooding, ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Sewage Contamination Causes Concerns for the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners

    Last month, it was reported that the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners were forced to use the same locker room at the Coliseum. This resulted after a sewage backup flooded both team’s locker rooms, forcing them to share the Oakland Raiders’ facilities.  This is not the first time that backed up plumbing has caused issues at the 47 year old stadium. Although ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA presents award to Oregon 10th grader for work on marine oil spills

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 is awarding the President’s Environmental Youth Award to 10th grader Sahil Veeramoney for his development of a novel and efficient method to clean up marine oil spills. Veeramoney is a student at Oregon Episcopal School in Portland, Oregon. “Sahil’s research to protect water resources from oil spills is important for the ...

  • BP Pledges $500 Million for Independent Research into Impact of Spill on Marine Environment

    May 24 2010 - BP today announced a commitment of up to $500 million to an open research program studying the impact of the Deepwater Horizon incident, and its associated response, on the marine and shoreline environment of the Gulf of Mexico. "BP has made a commitment to doing everything we can to lessen the impact of this tragic incident on the people and environment of the Gulf Coast. We must ...


    By BP - British Petroleum

  • Tetra Tech Awarded $100 Million Environmental Remediation Contract for the U.S. Navy

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a $100 million remedial action contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Atlantic Division. Through this 5-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Tetra Tech will provide environmental remediation services primarily for the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps installations. This single ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Tetra Tech awarded $240 million multiple award U.S. navy remediation contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that Tetra Tech EC was one of six firms selected for a $240 million multiple-award contract for environmental remediation of radiological contaminants (RADMAC II) at various Navy and Marine Corps installations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and other locations throughout the United States. RADMAC II supports the Naval ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Tetra Tech Awarded $200 Million Multiple-Award U.S. Navy Remediation Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that its Tetra Tech EC subsidiary was one of four firms selected for a $200 million Environmental Multiple Award Contract (EMAC) for environmental remediation services at U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and other Department of Defense locations primarily in California and the southwestern United States. The EMAC supports ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • New York City Port to Use Cleaner Diesel Fuel

    NEW YORK, New York (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, today announced that it has reached a settlement with the New York City Economic Development Corporation, NYCEDC, requiring it to pay for cleaner diesel fuels for local marine vessels and pay a penalty of $20,000. The state agency was cited because it placed into the Historic Area Remediation Site material ...

  • New Joint Venture Scoops Prestigious Castletownbere Harbour Contract

    A new joint venture between two of Europe’s leading dredging and remediation specialists has been awarded the €8.3million contract to dredge and remediate the Castletownbere Harbour to enable the famous port to maintains its position as Irelands leading processing centre for white fish. Environmental Dredging Ireland, a joint venture between Land & Water Remediation and Belgium’s DEC, is ...

  • Modern Water launches New Hydrocarbon Monitor

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, today launches PetroChek, a new portable or online crude and refined hydrocarbon monitor. The monitor is designed to detect crude oil or refined hydrocarbon spillages which can have catastrophic consequences if left undetected. The PetroChek monitor can be used to ...

  • Continued Presence of Hydrocarbons in Salt Water Increases Need for PetroSense’s Monitoring Systems

    DALLAS - As the need to monitor the presence of hydrocarbons in salt water is greater than ever, PetroSense® DHP, digital hydrocarbon probes, offer a proven solution to the detection and measurement of petroleum hydrocarbons in salt water, anywhere, in real time, using fiber optic chemical sensor technology. The proven continuing threat of hydrocarbon presence comes at the ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • Final cleanup plan selected for North Ridge Estates Superfund Site in Oregon

    EPA has finalized a Record of Decision, documenting the plan to provide a permanent, long-term remedy for contamination for a portion of the North Ridge Estates Superfund Site near Klamath Falls, Oregon.  The site was placed on the EPA National Priorities List on September 16, 2011. “Protecting families living in and near the North Ridge Estates residential area has been a priority for ...

  • Ocean Conservancy: “President Obama Starts a Sea Change for Our Ocean”

    President signs an Executive Order establishing a National Ocean Policy and marine planning framework; takes an historic step for a healthy environment and economy WASHINGTON - Today, the Obama administration has charted a new course for our ocean. President Obama signed an Executive Order today, which establishes a national ocean policy and creates a framework for protecting our ocean, coasts ...


    By Ocean Conservancy

  • GEI Enhances Contaminated Sediments Practice with Shoreline Work

    GEI Consultants, Inc.,one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced today the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • Oil pollution in the Black Sea – European Commission responds

    The European Commission has responded to a request for assistance from Ukraine through its Monitoring and Information Centre (MIC), which is the office responsible for civil protection and marine pollution actions. Ukraine requires expertise to assist its own authorities in evaluating the environmental impact of the oil pollution in the Kerch Strait. Stavros Dimas, Commissioner responsible for ...

  • The Environmental Industry’s Standout Event of the Year

    On the 12th and 13th of October representatives from environmental organisations will brandish their free tickets and funnel into the ExCeL London conference centre to share their innovations and insight at the standout event in the environmental industry’s calendar – the Contamination Expo Series. The show combines six exhibitions in one, with guests ...


    By PRYSM Group

  • Canada`s resource boom is outpacing environmental safeguards says environment commissioner

    Outgoing Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Scott Vaughan released his Fall 2012 report, which was tabled in Parliament today. The report examines several environmental programs and activities intended to support sustainable natural resource development, many of which require urgent attention notes the Commissioner. "Given the central role of natural resources inCanada's ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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