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  • Greening the military

    A significant piece of the massive $787 billion stimulus package recently enacted by President Obama - around $20 billion - has been earmarked for renewable energy projects. Of this $3.6 billion dollars will go to green energy projects and energy efficiency upgrades in the U.S. Military.   The funds are to go for "improvements in energy generation and efficiency, transmission, ...


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  • First Military Base Superfund Cleanup Privatized, More Planned

    SACRAMENTO, California, August 29, 2007 (ENS) - For the first time, the military has decided to fund a private entity to conduct a clean up in conjunction with redevelopment at a Superfund site. Sacramento County will contract with developer McClellan Business Park using $11.2 million from the Air Forc e to clean up a 62 acre parcel on the McClellan Air Force Base Superfund Site. The ...

  • New Zealand military deploys pall water system to quake damaged communities

    A Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) mobile water treatment system produced clean drinking water for New Zealand communities damaged by the recent earthquake. The filtration equipment, owned and operated by the New Zealand Military, was deployed as part of its humanitarian efforts to convert drinking water from sea water for residents of Brighton, Lyttleton and Christchurch after the 6.3 magnitude ...

  • McClellan Business Park completes first in the nation privatized cleanup, redevelopment at military Superfund site in Sacramento

    At a ceremony today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, along with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, the Regional Water Quality Control Board, the U.S. Air Force, Sacramento County and McClellan Business Park, will highlight the first time that a private party has completed a cleanup at a military Superfund site in the nation. “This project is a great example of ...

  • Siemens government technologies` CEO speaks about greening the DOD in military logistics forum

    From radar development during World War II to computer sci-ence and the creation of the Internet, DoD has always been at the cutting edge of technology research. Now, it is engaged in a massive energy innovation effort that already is promising revolutionary changes in the ways Americans will think about and consume energy in the years to come. This push to go "green" is far more than a nod to a ...

  • U.S. Army Base to Use MagneGas® Fuel

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that it has received an order to supply MagneGas2® fuel and MagneTote™ first responder backpack kits to a U.S. Army contractor for official use on a U.S. Army base for ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. Teams With Planet Hydra, LLC to Create an Ocean-Based Waste Remediation Site and Water Desalination Vessel

    Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) today announced its discussions with Planet Hydra to retrofit retired ocean vessels to function as floating waste remediation sites and water desalination plants. The plan includes the installation of three (3) Arc Master I Plasma Arc Gasification Units on deck, and three (3) large water desalination units below deck. These dual purpose vessels will ...


  • MagneGas Receives Endorsement from Orlando based Ironworkers Union

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the developer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that the Company has received the endorsement of the Ironworkers Local 808 Union. "Construction projects throughout the United States are getting more competitive, with customers focusing ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Lawsuits revived by soldiers over waste disposal

    A federal appeals court on Thursday revived dozens of lawsuits by soldiers and others who claim they were harmed by improper waste disposal while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The lawsuits claim Houston-based contractors KBR and Halliburton Co. exposed soldiers to toxic emissions and contaminated water when they burned waste in open pits without proper safety controls. U.S. District Judge ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fort Lewis Agrees to Pretreat Hazardous Wastes

    OLYMPIA, Washington (ENS) - The Washington Department of Ecology and Fort Lewis have agreed to eliminate potential discharges of hazardous wastes to the Fort's wastewater treatment plant. The memorandum of understanding signed Tuesday outlines the steps and timeline Fort Lewis will follow to develop and implement a pretreatment program for any industrial wastes generated by the Fort and other ...

  • Level Sensors Market in water and waste water management

    Level measurement is a very basic process used across several industrial segments. Due to advancement in level sensing technologies, level sensors are expected to show proper growth during the forecast period. The market has entered into a transition from contact type of measurement to non-contact type of measurement over the past five years. Though the current market is dominated by contact ...


  • Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

    The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go. Putting the cart before the horse, the U.S. Department of Energy recently asked companies for ideas on how the government should get the rail cars needed to haul 150-ton casks filled with used, radioactive nuclear fuel. They won't be moving ...


    By Associated Press

  • North Dakota Finds More Radioactive Oil Waste

    North Dakota confirmed Thursday (April 24, 2014) the discovery of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February at another location said it removed double the amount of radioactive material originally estimated to be there. The Canadian company hired to clean up the largest dump found so far, located at an abandoned gas ...


    By Associated Press

  • MagneGas Technology to Be Operated at Independent Waste Recycling Facility

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Grease Depot, Inc. ("GDI") of Clearwater, FL to establish a waste processing and fuel production operation at GDI's facility, ...


  • Using lasers to detect explosives and hazardous waste

    A soldier in a humvee aims a portable device at an abandoned car 50 meters away (more than 150 feet). Pressing a button, a laser in the device fires. She reads a screen, and beckons her patrol to move away quickly. In a lab, a technician is inserting a fragment of a toy into a sample case, inserting it into a machine, and pressing a button. He inserts one fragment after another—each test takes ...

  • Totally Green Delivers ORCA Green Machine to U.S. Coast Guard Base in Portsmouth, Virginia

    Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, has installed its revolutionary ORCA Green Machine™ at the U.S. Coast Guard base in Portsmouth, Virginia. The U.S. Coast Guard purchased the ORCA Green Machine to establish an on-site rapid food composting solution. According to representatives of U.S. Coast Guard, the ...


  • Eco Waste Solutions named Defense Energy Technology Challenge Finalist

    Deployable Waste to Energy Conversion technology to be presented at the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit September 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, Ontario – Eco Waste Solutions (EWS), a manufacturer of thermal waste conversion and energy recovery technologies, is pleased to announce that it was selected as a finalist in the Defense ...


    By Eco Waste Solutions

  • Rotoblock Medical Waste Treatment Effective Against SARS, Other Infectious Diseases

    In May, China reported more than 982,932 cases of infectious diseases resulting in 1,575 deaths, but no cases of SARS thanks in part to new government policies and a breakthrough in medical waste treatment from Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC). An outbreak of SARS occurred between 2002 and 2003 in China that nearly became a pandemic, with 8,422 cases and 916 deaths worldwide (10.9% fatality), ...


  • Dynamis Energy Launches Revolutionary Mobile Waste-to-Energy Line

    Dynamis Energy today launched its revolutionary mobile waste-to-energy line of equipment.  The WasteStation™, the first in a complete line of technologically advanced units, is a waste destruction unit based on ...


    By Dynamis Energy, LLC.

  • Canadian Forces Look to Eco Waste Solutions to Reduce Environmental Footprint

    Eco Waste Solutions (EWS) is proud to announce its latest contract with the Canadian Department of National Defense.  The contract, awarded to EWS on July 4, 2012, adds to the Canadian Forces inventory of Eco Waste Solutions systems. (Photo: ...

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