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  • Waste crisis erupts in Naples

    Police have withdrawn from the entrance of a defunct waste dump that officials say will be reopened to take garbage that has piled up by the ton in the streets of Naples. Although residents of the southern port city are upset by the piles of trash, they have also blocked plans to reopen the dump in the Pianura neighborhood of Naples. About 500 demonstrators clashed with police at the the ...

  • New Remediation Biotechnology for NAPL Sites

    Carus Corporation and The Adventus Group form partnership to offer innovative RemOx® EC Stabilization Reagent technology PERU, IL  – Carus Corporation, the world’s largest and only domestic manufacturer of permanganates, and The Adventus Group, an international environmental biotechnology firm, announced their collaboration to introduce RemOx® EC Stabilization Reagent. Designed ...


  • Berlusconi: Naples waste crisis over

    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi last week declared that the waste crisis that has plagued Naples for months is over. Visiting the town on Friday, he said the piles of rotting garbage that had filled the streets were gone but a permanent solution to the problem of the area's waste could take several years. According to an official statement released on Friday, police have also seized ...

  • Naples waste crisis hurting regional economy

    The waste crisis affecting Naples and the surrounding region has sparked national unrest and riots in Italy. A lack of landfill space and weak government control of the waste management industry - which is plagued by mob involvement - have led to the crisis which has seen uncollected rubbish piling up in the streets. In some areas local have resorted to burning the refuse to remove it, leading to ...

  • Field performance of in situ Geochemical Stabilization (ISGS) OF NAPL

    Treatment goals Bench testing Modeling Field application (PAHs) Costs Comparison to competitive technologies ISGS Technology for NAPL Challenges In Situ Geochemical stabilization (ISGS) is designed to be part of overall remediation strategy for complex NAPL sites. Injection of catalyzed sodium ...


  • NRCC-MEF: Visit to University of Naples “l’Orientale”

    On Friday 1 April, the fifteenth NATO Regional Cooperation Course (NRCC-15) and members of the Middle East Faculty (MEF) travelled to the University of Naples “L’Orientale”. The aim of the visit was to attend a lecture and discussion on the subject of “Migrations through Mediterranean Corridors”. The Rector, Elda Morlicchio, warmly welcomed the attendees before the ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Stormwater upgrades will help keep Florida`s Naples Bay clean

    The South Florida Water Management District Governing Board has authorized $1.5 million for a city of Naples stormwater improvement project benefiting Naples Bay. The district funds are part of the total $7.7 million effort. The funding will allow the city to implement a broad range of stormwater improvements, including pump station upgrades, storm sewer upgrades, swale restoration, creation of ...

  • New source area management remediation biotechnology for NAPL sites

    The Adventus Group, an international environmental biotechnology firm, announced the application of their In Situ Geochemical Stabilization (ISGS™) reagent. Designed for hard-to-treat non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) sites, this innovative and cost-effective source area management technology is ideal for manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites, wood treating facilities, petroleum product refineries, ...


  • Supersaturated Water Injection

    Passive Gas infusion is a patented technology that efficiently dissolves high concentrations of CO2 into water at elevated pressures. Supersaturated Water Injection (SWI) is an effective technology for NAPL recovery. CO2 supersaturated water injected into the subsurface results in the nucleation of CO2 bubbles at and away from the injection point. As the supersaturated liquid flows through the ...

  • Laser induced fluorescence detection system now offered by Dakota Technologies

    After 10 years of providing LIF services Dakota Technologies is now able to offer the UVOST (ulstra-violet optical screening tool) LIF system to qualified service providers. UVOST utilizes a patented sapphire-windowed direct push probe that can be deployed with any percussion driven (i.e. Geoprobe) or cone penetrometer test (CPT), allowing for rapid subsurface logging of petroleum NAPLS such as ...


    By Dakota Technologies, Inc.

  • Mafia waste dumps spread to Tuscany

    As Naples is gripped by fears of a Mafia-tainted food chain, Italy's top organized crime-fighter has some more worrisome news: The Camorra syndicate's mobsters have expanded their multibillion-euro toxic-waste disposal racket to the holiday paradise Tuscany and beyond Italian borders to eastern Europe. Franco Roberti, the national anti-Mafia prosecutor, told The Associated Press that ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Announces the start of Sampling Activities at the CTS of Ashville, Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville, North Carolina

    Today, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials announced sampling activities for the Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) Confirmation Sampling and Analysis Plan and the Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (NAPL) Investigation will begin on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the CTS of Ashville Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville, NC. The work will include collecting soil and water samples to better understand ...

  • EPA Announces the start of Sampling Activities at the CTS of Ashville, Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville,North Carolina

    Today, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials announced sampling activities for the Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) Confirmation Sampling and Analysis Plan and the Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (NAPL) Investigation will begin on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the CTS of Ashville Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville, NC. The work will include collecting soil and water samples to better understand ...

  • Customer uses Sitelab to test LNAPL to map plume of subsurface oil

    Are you managing petroleum sites with subsurface plumes of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPL) at an oil refinery, fuel storage site, military base or Brownfield site? If so, use Sitelab's oil forensics field screening application for testing NAPLs for their diesel range and gasoline range content. This case study illustrates a one-day site investigation on a 30-acre tank farm site where 40 ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • Ethoxylated Surfactants and 1,4-Dioxane Point of Interest!

    Many surfactants that have US FDA Direct Food Additive status are ethoxylated. Anytime you have an ingredient on your food label that says “polysorbate”, that’s an ethoxylated surfactant. The polysorbate surfactants are made by reacting fatty acids with a sugar molecule, then adding a polyethylene oxide chain to make it more water-soluble. As you may know, many environmental ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Arsenic Removal Technology

    Onion Equipment provides an innovative, cost-effective and reliable approach for the safe removal of arsenic from contaminated sites, municipal water supplies and private wells. OEarsenX is a polymer based bead with hydrous iron oxide nano-particles impregnated throughout the bead. This advanced hybrid material combines the best arsenic-binding chemistry, arsenic selective chemistry of iron ...


    By Onion Enterprises

  • EU gives Italy one month to solve waste crisis

    The European Commission giving the government of Italy just one month to clean up the waste crisis plaguing Naples and the rest of the Campania region or face a potentially costly lawsuit. Since just before Christmas, thousands of tons of garbage have been left uncollected by the roadsides because waste disposal sites are full. The final written warning issued today by the Commission means that ...

  • Tersus Hosts Webinar on Groundwater Recirculation for Additive Distribution

    When: Thursday, March 20, 2014  Space is limited.  Reserve your Webinar seat now at:  www2.gotomeeting.com/register/712355194 A primary limitation of in-situ remediation processes is the lack of contact between delivered amendments and the contaminants. ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Dimas slams Italian authorities over waste crisis

    EU environment commissioner Stavros Dimas has strongly criticised the Italian authorities for failing to avert an ongoing waste crisis in Naples and the surrounding region of Campania. According to estimates some 100,000 tonnes of refuse have now accumulated on the streets since 21 December (EED 07/01/08). Mr Dimas told the European parliament on Tuesday the problem was the result of a ...

  • TUESDAY: EPA to Hold Public Meeting about Proposed Interim Cleanup of CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site

    Asheville, N.C., residents are invited to attend a public meeting about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed plan to address contamination beneath the former plant at the CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site. A key step in moving forward is receiving the public’s feedback. During the meeting, EPA representatives will present information about the cleanup plan, ...

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