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  • ISCR-Enhanced bioremediation accelerates groundwater cleanup at active manufacturing facility

    In the winter of 2008, full-scale in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) was implemented as a removal action at the Siltronic Corporation site in Portland, OR, to treat a source area contaminated by releases of TCE. The source area was considered to be the portion of the site with concentrations of TCE in groundwater greater than 11,000 µg/L, suggesting the presence of TCE as DNAPL. ...


  • Patience pays off with methanol for uranium bioremediation

    The legacy of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy development has left ground water and sediment at dozens of sites across the United States and many more around the world contaminated with uranium. The uranium is transported through ground water as uranyl (U6+). In one bioremediation strategy, uranium immobilization in contaminated ground water and sediment may be achieved by the addition of ...

  • 2016 Specialty Oilfield Chemicals Market by Types, Applications, Trends

    Global Specialty Oilfield Chemicals Market worth $10.9 Billion by 2016 The industry is expected to grow from $7,329.2 million in 2011 to $10.9 Billion by 2016, at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2011 to 2016. North America holds the largest share; i.e. 61% in the global market for specialty oilfield chemicals in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% to reach $6,523.2 million in 2016. This results ...

  • Applications of Bio-Traps for Environmental Site Diagnostics - Webinar

    In this webinar learn about environmental diagnostic applications of the passive microbial sampling tool, the bio-trap.  Bio-traps collect active microbes from the sampled environment distinguishing organisms involved in current biotransformations from the microbial noise of any natural environment.  Following incubation bio-traps are analyzed using molecular biological tools and common ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Latest Technology Invention from Tersus Environmental

    NutriBind™ is the latest technology innovation from Tersus Environmental in association with Ziltek Pty Ltd. Designed to address the challenges in soil and groundwater remediation, NutriBind™ is a powdered reagent that once applied delivers rapid contaminant concentration reduction (days) combined with accelerated bioremediation. When mixed with water, the ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • BiOWiSH™-Hydroponic receives Organic Certification

    July 18, 2011  For Immediate Release CHICAGO, IL - The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has certified BiOWiSH™-Hydroponic as an organic material. BiOWiSH™-Hydroponic is a commercial fertilizer that helps stimulate microbial activity, increase nutrient availability and improve plant vigor, while preventing sludge build-up and problematic scaling in dripper ...


    By BiOWiSH Technologies

  • Announcing O-Sox™ Remediation Technology for Downwell Deployment of Dissolved Oxygen

    Industry leaders form partnership to offer oxygen releasing socks for aerobic biodegradation in groundwater wells Stone Mountain, Ga.; Freeport, Ill.; Pittsburgh  – Three premier environmental remediation and service firms have announced a strategic partnership to provide a highly engineered delivery system for the EHC-O™ controlled-release oxygen and nutrient releasing technology ...


  • Waste used to energise the Irish Economy with renewable power, jobs and growth

    Clarke Energy has signed a contract with Bord na Móna to deliver a landfill gas power plant at the Drehid Landfill site in the Republic of Ireland. This power plant will help to stimulate the economy utilising landfill gas that originates from household waste to produce renewable ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • SPS 2014 – Sustainable Phosphorus Summit

    SPS 2014, the fourth world summit on phosphorus and its global issues, is to be held from 1 to 3 September 2014 in Montpellier (France). Its aim is to address the issue of phosphorus, from a regional to a global scale, along with its many interactions with our societies. SPS 2014 will be held just after PSP5 - Phosphorus in Soil and Plants, ...

  • New Field Laboratories and Related Research To Help Promote Environmentally Prudent Development of Unconventional Resources

    Today (Nov 6, 2014), the Department of Energy announced the selection of three multiyear, field laboratories and six other multiyear research projects for continued research to promote environmentally prudent development of unconventional oil and natural gas (UOG) resources. As part of a July, 2014 Executive Order and a multiagency effort involving the Energy Department, the Environmental ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Debating the Ethics of biotechnology: an interview with Philip Bereano

    Philip Bereano, professor emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle, has been an active and outspoken proponent of democratic social ethics in biotechnology. He is a participant in the United Nations' Codex Alimentarius processes and co-founder of the ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA Announces Webinar On TSCA Section 8(d) Electronic Reporting Tool: On May 11, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will present a webinar on the use of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(d) electronic reporting tool on May 22, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 pm EDT. The webinar will provide a walk through of the CDX (available ...


    By Acta Group

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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