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  • Soaking up oil spills with nanowires

    Oil spills and other industrial chemical leaks can cause havoc in ecosystems, killing marine and aquatic wildlife and polluting drinking water supplies. New research has developed a way of cleaning up spills using a super-absorbent material, which selectively draws up oil and other organic pollutants, leaving clean water behind. Current methods for cleaning up oil spills have limitations. Many ...

  • New strain of bacteria could help clean up gulf oil spill

    Researchers have discovered a new strain of bacteria that can produce non-toxic, comparatively inexpensive "rhamnolipids," and effectively help degrade polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs - environmental pollutants that are one of the most harmful aspects of oil spills. Because of its unique characteristics, this new bacterial strain could be of considerable value in the long-term cleanup ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • RAE Systems Posts Educational Resource for Gulf of Mexico Spill Recovery Workers

    Website Provides Information and Phone Numbers to Protect People, Wildlife and Property. SAN JOSE, CA - RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced the launch of new web content  to assist the more than 20,000 people deployed in various aspects of the Gulf ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Companies Profiting from the Gulf Spill; How Remediation Company Wescorp Energy Inc (OTCBB: WSCE), Nalco Holdings (NYSE:NLC), Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH)

      September 7, 2010 (Investorideas.com water stocks newswire, www.water-stocks.com ) Investorideas.com and its water investor portal, www.water-stocks.com publish sector commentary from Lisa Springer, CFA, an equity research analyst and financial writer, on public and private companies participating in ...


  • New Re-Form™ oil only sorbents up to 50 percent more absorbent than polypropylene sorbents

    Sorbent Product Company (SPC), a Brady Worldwide, Inc. business (NYSE: BRC), has pioneered a new environmentally-friendly sorbent that offers up to 50 percent more absorbency than traditional polypropylene sorbents. Made from all natural cellulose (cotton), Re-Form™ Oil Only Sorbents help customers sustain their company’s green initiatives, while providing outstanding absorbency levels that far ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • New Re-Form™ Oil Only Sorbents up to 50 percent more absorbent

    Sorbent Products Company (SPC), a Brady Worldwide, Inc. business (NYSE: BRC), has pioneered a new environmentally-friendly sorbent that offers up to 50 percent more absorbency than traditional polypropylene sorbents. Made from all natural cellulose (cotton), Re-Form™ Oil Only Sorbents help customers sustain their company’s green initiatives, while providing outstanding absorbency levels that far ...


  • Environment Agency talkin` about the carwash

    The Environment Agency for England and Wales teamed up with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Northern Ireland's Environment and Heritage Service to produce the document. The Environment Agency warned that the run-off from vehicle washing as a business or industrial activity is classified as trade effluent and must be dealt with properly to avoid causing pollution. Any business or ...

  • New Pig introduces PIG® Frame-A-Drain™ Pop-Up Barrier

    New Pig Corporation has introduced the PIG® Frame-A-Drain™ Pop-Up Barrier to protect stormwater from harmful pollutants. The product is designed to surround drains in areas with frequent liquid transfers, wash downs or leaks and spills. The innovative PIG® Frame-A-Drain™ Pop-Up Barrier is constructed from heavy-duty, oil- and detergent- resistant PVC material that can withstand traffic, UV rays ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • EPA Honors the Winners of the 19th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing landmark green chemistry technologies developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists that turn climate risk into business opportunities, spurring innovation and economic development. “From academia to business, we congratulate those who bring green solutions and help solve critical environmental problems,” said Jim ...

  • Fairhaven Shipyard Companies, Inc. to Pay $175,000 to resolve violations of the clean water act

    United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and Curt Spalding, Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency’s New England Region, announced today that Fairhaven Shipyard Companies, Inc. (Fairhaven Shipyard) has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $175,000 to resolve violations of the federal Clean Water Act which occurred at two of their facilities in Fairhaven.  They have ...

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