natural attenuation News

  • Natural attenuation of Perchlorate in groundwater on-line workshop

    Come join Solutions-IES for a new series of webinars based on an innovative, cost-effective approach for remediation perchlorate in groundwater. The 1 hour Webinars will be held: September 18th - 12 PM PST September 23rd - 12 PM CST September 25th - 12 PM EST Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the latest developments and strategies that can be used to manage and remediate ...


    By Solutions-IES

  • NGWA offers course on advanced techniques for evaluating and quantifying natural attenuation

    The National Ground Water Association is offering a two-day course, “Advanced Techniques for Evaluating and Quantifying Natural Attenuation,” on November 5-6 in Denver, Colorado.Monitored natural attenuation (MNA) has become widely accepted as a remediation alternative for solute plumes in groundwater. The use of MNA requires a sound understanding of natural attenuation mechanisms and their ...

  • NGWA offers course on estimating remediation times for monitored natural attenuation

    The National Ground Water Association is offering a course on estimating remediation times for monitored natural attenuation (MNA) and contaminant source removal April 28-29 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The course will present a decision-making framework and methodology for assessing MNA and estimating timeframes required for natural attenuation processes to lower contaminant ...

  • NGWA offering fering short course, “Monitored Natural Attenuation: Mechanisms, Site Characterization, Evaluation, and Monitoring,”

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the short course, “Monitored Natural Attenuation: Mechanisms, Site Characterization, Evaluation, and Monitoring,” November 3-4 in Denver, Colorado.This course provides the conceptual and technical background necessary to evaluate natural attenuation mechanisms and their interaction with source and transport processes at sites with organic and ...

  • Microseeps Awarded DOE Research Grant

    Microseeps scientists Dr. Robert J. Pirkle and Dr. Pat McLoughlin have received funding for their proposal entitled “Use of Electron Shuttles to Biologically Enhance Abiotic Dechlorination”. The funding was provided by the Westinghouse Savannah River Company supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. "In kind" contributions of labor were made by Microseeps. Through the use of a ...


  • EPA proposes plan to remove contaminated soil from tri-cities barrel superfund site in Broome County, N.Y.; EPA to hold public meeting on august 16 to discuss plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed an amended plan to clean up ground water at the Tri-Cities Barrel Superfund Site in Fenton, N.Y. using a variety of natural processes known as “monitored natural attenuation.” The ground water is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), volatile organic compounds, pesticides and metals, which can cause serious damage to ...

  • Solutions-IES Wins Engineering Excellence Award

    Solutions-IES recently learned of its selection for an award in the 2011 ACEC/NC Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. The award for its project titled, “Sustainable Cleanup of an Emerging Issue”, will be presented at the Engineering Excellence Awards Dinner on November 11, 2010, to be held at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC. Through a partnership with the Department of ...


    By Solutions-IES

  • News, release of a new groundwater software

    VisualRflow is a completely new reactive transport software, it is as fast as Bioscreen but as powerfull as RT3D. VisualRflow is dedicated ot 2D horizontal saturated flow and transport of dissolved reactive species. It is largely oriented towards natural attenuation, but can deal with other cases. The interface is a simplified pre- and post-processor for Modflow, when flow has been calculated, ...


  • Landfills better open than covered

    Modern landfills which are full should not be covered with a watertight layer, says a report from Royal Haskoning, a major architects' practice in the Netherlands. Yet this is common practice today, in line with the Dutch law on environmental management which is specifically intended to isolate waste from its surroundings. The researchers are asking for a change in the legislation. Making ...

  • NGWA offers course on low-cost remediation strategies

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the course, “Low-cost Remediation Strategies for Contaminated Soil and Groundwater,” February 2-4 in Denver, Colorado. Numerous low-cost technologies for remediating soil and groundwater contaminated with organic contaminants have been developed. This course provides practical, technologically sound guidelines on how to select the ...

  • Additional cleanup decision finalized at camp edwards (MA)

    EPA has signed a final decision document to address contamination near the “L Range” at the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) on Cape Cod. The decision addresses both the groundwater contamination and its source. The majority of the L Range groundwater contamination is located on the eastern portion of the base, abutting the Town of Sandwich boundary, and sampling and ...

  • EPA Announces Perchlorate Regulations

    On Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their decision to develop drinking water regulations for perchlorate.  “As improved standards are developed and put in place, clean water technology innovators have an opportunity to create cutting edge solutions that will strengthen health protections and spark economic growth,” EPA Administrator ...


    By Solutions-IES

  • EPA seeks public comment on the proposed plan for the SAPP battery superfund site in Cottondale, Fla.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed plan for groundwater cleanup of the Sapp Battery Superfund Site in Cottondale, Florida. The public comment period for the proposed plan began August 25, 2011 and will extend until midnight September 25, 2011. The public meeting will be held on September 7, 2011 at the Cottondale Community Center, 2666 ...

  • 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, ...


  • EPA recognizes Hillsborough County, Fl., for Taylor Road Landfill superfund site reuse (FL)

    At a ceremony this morning, EPA honored Hillsborough County, Florida, with the 2010 EPA Region 4 Excellence in Site Reuse award for creatively reusing the former Taylor Road Landfill site to serve multiple purposes that benefit the community. Region 4 created the Excellence in Site Reuse award to recognize those who have gone above and beyond in redeveloping a Superfund site. Since clean up ...

  • Amended Cleanup Decision for Kearsarge Metallurgical Corp. Superfund Site in Conway, N.H.

    EPA has approved an amendment to the comprehensive cleanup plan to address contamination at the Kearsarge Metallurgical Corporation Superfund Site in Conway, N.H. The 2012 Record of Decision Amendment will provide a comprehensive approach for the site that addresses all current and potential future risks. The remaining remedial measures will prevent the migration of contaminants from the Site in ...

  • EnSafe wins third Secretary of the Navy Environmental Restoration Award

    EnSafe Inc.’s contributions to the restoration of Naval Weapons Industrial Plant McGregor in Texas recently merited the Fiscal Year 2006 Secretary of the Navy Award for Environmental Restoration. This work also received the precursor Chief of Naval Operations Award for Environmental Restoration. The awards will be presented in June 2007 in Washington, D.C. EnSafe also received these same ...


    By EnSafe Inc.

  • Tersus Hosts Thought Leader Webinar Series

    Thu, Aug 1, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT Anaerobic degradation is the dominant process in natural attenuation of hydrocarbon contamination in the subsurface. We will start with an overview of simple geochemical parameters that may be used to show that anaerobic degradation is occurring and enhancement is feasible. Proven extremely effective in enhancing ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • NGWA hosts November conference on petroleum hydrocarbons and organic chemicals in groundwater

    The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) is hosting its “Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Organic Chemicals in Ground Water: Prevention, Detection, and Remediation Conference” November 2-3 in Costa Mesa, California.NGWA has held this conference for more than 20 years, training groundwater professionals on how to protect groundwater from contamination, as well as how to clean up contaminated ...

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    EOS Remediation, LLC is pleased to announce Charles Newell, P.E., Ph.D., BCEE and David Adamson, P.E., Ph.D., of GSI Environmental Inc., as guest speakers for this highly topical webinar.  Participants will receive an overview of matrix diffusion processes and its effects on managing chlorinated solvent sites.  Some key topics covered will include: Field methods for measuring storage ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

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