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  • Coated fabric for oil boom production available

    Granite Environmental has 60,000 yard coated PVC to manufacture oil booms in stock and ready to ship out. The coated PVC is made of 22 oz fabric and 61 inch wide. Manufactured in the United States of America. Also available are 14 oz, 16 oz, and 18 oz laminated PVC. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GE) is a leading international contract manufacturer in providing cost effective, field tested and ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • NIH launches largest oil spill health study

    A new study that will look at possible health effects of the Gulf of Mexico's Deepwater Horizon oil spill on 55,000 cleanup workers and volunteers begins today in towns across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. The GuLF STUDY (Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study) is the largest health study of its kind ever conducted among cleanup workers and volunteers, and is one component of a ...

  • Oil spill skimmers: oil drum skimmers model 24 and 48 available

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, now has oil spill skimmers model 24 and model 48 (ask for drum or brush options) available. 10 units per model can be shipped out every week. These oil drum skimmer models are used for crude oil and oil sheen recovery and perfect for oil spill cleanup operations. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI) is a leading international ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • NIH launches largest oil spill health study

    A new study that will look at possible health effects of the Gulf of Mexico's Deepwater Horizon oil spill on 55,000 cleanup workers and volunteers begins today in towns across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. The GuLF STUDY (Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study) is the largest health study of its kind ever conducted among cleanup workers and volunteers, and is one component of a ...

  • Final opportunities to enroll in NIH oil spill health study

    Time is running out for workers and volunteers who helped with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill cleanup to enroll in a long-term study of the possible effects of the oil spill on human health. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), which is conducting the study, is seeking anyone who helped with the oil spill cleanup in any capacity to call and enroll. Enrollment in ...

  • Oil boom fence for Wetlands, Marshes and Bayous

    Granite Environmental"s oil boom fence is our newest oil spill cleanup and response product. Made from durable PVC coated fabric with top cable, this oil fence is perfect for oil spills in calm and shallow water conditions. Ideal for marshes, bayous, and wetlands. This oil marsh boom builds a barrier between the clean water side and the oil contaminted side and can be equipped with an absorbent ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Absorbent rolls for oil spill gulf of Mexico: most economical and ready to ship

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has the most economical hydrocarbon absorbent roll in stock and ready to ship out. 84,000 linear feet are daily available. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI) is a leading international contract manufacturer in providing cost effective, field tested and proven environmental & BMP products, and portable tanks. The product ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Light floating marker: 50 inch flashing marker light for oil containment booms

    Granite Environmental Light Floating Marker 50 is a flashing marker light. It is perfect for oil spill cleanup projects and made for use with oil containment and debris booms, turbidity control curtains, or as a marker for anchor lines and other marine based operations. 26 of the 50 inch is exposed above the water line. The ballast part is filled in with concrete. The light is operated by 2 D ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico: Granite Environmental, Inc. has 5 inch diameter absorbents booms available

    Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, has 5 inch diameter absorbents booms available. This boom with sock and net, packed as four (each is 10 feet long) to a bale of 40 feet, will be offered as truck loads, 720 bales per truck. The first truck load can be shipped on May 19th, 2010. Other truck loads will be available few days after this shipment. Granite ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Turbidity curtain: granite environmental ensures turbidity barrier availablility

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, is pleased to announce that it, together with its contracted manufacturers, ensures the turbidity barrier and curtain availability for dregding jobs, marine construction projects, pile driving and site work (stormwater sheetflow) activities globally, but especially in the United States of America. Granite Environmental, Inc. ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Oil spill absorbent rolls for gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup

    Granite Environmental, Inc., has 1.5 truck load of oil spill absorbent rolls available and further truck load quantities (20,000 square yards/truck) on a weekly basis to help clean up the crude oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico. The absorbent roll is made from polypropylene fibers and provides an economical solution to have a large quantity of absorbent pads on hand that can be cut to length to ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • California Oil Spill Cleanup Costs reaches $62 Million

    The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday. Costs are running at $3 million a day, and there is no timetable for when the cleanup will be complete, Plains All American Pipeline's on-scene coordinator, Patrick Hodgins, told The Associated Press. The company is responsible for ...


    By Associated Press

  • THURSDAY: EPA invites public to hear about progress on Enbridge oil spill cleanup (MI)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a meeting to update residents on the Kalamazoo oil spill at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Marshall Activity Center, 15325 W. Michigan Ave. EPA and its government partners will brief the community on progress with the cleanup and restoration efforts. An open house will follow the presentations. Residents will have a chance to talk one-on-one ...

  • FFT-SolutionTM, Used to Assist In Oil Spill Cleanup

    A new green, toxin free, cost efficient Oil Dispersant has been used to assist in the Oil Spill Remediation at a mid-Atlantic naval facility. FFT-SolutionTM an approved EPA registered chemical is now listed on the National Contingency Plan list for approved dispersants. EnviroSmart was tasked with responding to a release of number 6 fuel oil that spread on the sidewalls of a storage tank, the ...

  • US gives order for pipe company to finish oil spill cleanup

    Two federal agencies issued an order Wednesday to ensure that Plains All American Pipeline finishes the cleanup of what they call the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Coast Guard issued the joint Clean Water Act order to ensure the cleanup of heavy crude on land, at the shoreline and in the ocean, to contain the oil and to prevent ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA, DOJ reach agreement with CNMI and CUC Saipan to move forward with work on oil spill cleanup and prevention at CUC power plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice announced an agreement as part of a Federal District court order today with the Commonwealth Utilities Corporation (CUC) and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) that furthers oil spill cleanup, preparedness and response efforts and critical infrastructure improvements at all of CUC’s power ...

  • Elementary School TAG Students Tour Ohmsett

    Ohmsett, Leonardo, New Jersey - On May 16, 2017 a group of very bright third grade students from the Talented and Gifted Program at Menlo Park Elementary School in Edison, New Jersey visited Ohmsett to learn about oil spills. As part of their Engineering curriculum, the students are studying "A Slick Solution -Oil Spill Cleanup Engineering" where they are focusing on the understanding of ...


    By OHMSETT

  • NY Oil Spill Cleanup Keeps Home And Family Safe

    The disaster recovery experts at Total Environmental Restoration Services (TERS) brought immediate peace of mind to a Westchester County, NY family that suddenly found themselves in the midst of an environmental emergency. A routine oil delivery turned into a dangerous biohazard situation when 100 gallons of oil were accidentally spilled onto the New York residential property. (Photo: ...

  • 22 May 2012: Surgeon General invites oil spill workers to join the NIH GuLF STUDY

    Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, some cleanup workers and volunteers have raised questions about their health. Today, the Surgeon General, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, a Gulf State native, issued new TV and radio public service announcements (PSAs) inviting oil spill cleanup workers and volunteers to participate in the GuLF STUDY (Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study), ...

  • EPA announces expo and public meeting on Marshall, Mich. oil spill (MI)

    Environmental Protection Agency Region 5, joined by its government partners for the Enbridge oil spill response, will hold an expo and public meeting Nov. 8 in Battle Creek, Mich., to update residents on the status of the cleanup and the long-term role of EPA. EPA is the federal On-Scene Coordinator for this incident. EPA will outline response activities that have been completed along with areas ...

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