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  • SONIC PCB SONOPROCESS PATENTS ISSUE IN JAPAN AND USA

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that the Company has received notification that patents for the Company’s Sonoprocess for the treatment of POP (Persistent Organic Pollutants), including PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), have issued in Japan and the USA. The patents refer to the Company’s Sonoprocess™ for the treatment of soils and ...


  • Sonic Finishes Contract for On-Site Treatment of PCB Contaminated Soil

    Vancouver, Canada - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today reported that the Company has finished its first Ontario contract for the on-site treatment of PCB contaminated soil. The project was contracted and announced in October 2006, and the Sonic treatment system was deployed to the site in November, 2006. In excess of 600 tonnes of contaminated soil was treated ...


  • TerraTherm Patents Efficient, Cost-Effective Method for In-Pile Thermal Remediation of Organic Contaminants, Dioxins and PCBs

    TerraTherm, Inc., a leading provider of in situ environmental remediation services and technologies, today announces that it has patented an innovative, In-box, In-Pile Thermal Desorption® (IPTD®) Technology. TerraTherm's in-box process uses field-proven thermal conduction heating (TCH) to provide remediation of a broad range of organic contaminants, while greatly improving the material ...


    By TerraTherm, Inc.

  • Sonic Granted Ontario Ministry Approval

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that it has received a Certificate of Approval for its Terra-Kleen solvent extraction process as a Waste Management System for the treatment of contaminated soils from the Ontario Ministry of Environment (MOE). “This is an important milestone for Sonic,” stated Adam Sumel, Sonic’s President & ...


  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Renews Licence

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today reported that the Company’s wholly-owned USA subsidiary has renewed its licence with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) for its Terra-Kleen solvent extraction technology for a further six years. The six year licence to MHI is non-exclusive with a revenue-based royalty. MHI has already undertaken four ...


  • Sonic Cleans 1500 Tonnes More at Delta Project

    Vancouver, CANADA – Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture: SNV) today announced that it has successfully cleaned a further 1500 tonnes of highly contaminated polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) soil at the Juker project in Delta, British Columbia. This project is nearing completion and should generate approximately $1 million for Sonic’s fourth quarter. The Delta site was Sonic’s first ...


  • SONIC EXPANDS PRODUCT OFFERING AND MARKET PRESENCE WITH TERRA-KLEEN ACQUISITION

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that it has now closed the previously-announced merger agreement with Terra-Kleen Response Group Inc. and is in the process of filing definitive documents with the State of California to formally recognize the merger of Terra-Kleen and Sonic's wholly-owned USA subsidiary. Under the terms of the ...


  • Environmental Waste Services announce new services

    Environmental Waste Services (EWS) provides a variety of environmental services across North America.  Some of the major projects include; lagoon remediation in Canada, soil vapor extraction in Florida and soil remediation work in New Jersey.  EWS has constructed a successful UST removal program that has provided clients with state-issued NFR letters and reimbursements from state LUST ...

  • Work to begin this week on removal and replacement of security fencing at Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo.

    A construction crew is expected to begin work this week on removing old security fencing from the Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo., so that it can be replaced with a more secure fence designed to keep children, vagrants and vandals off the 10-acre polluted industrial property. ACF Industries, Inc., (ACF), whose subsidiaries Carter Carburetor Corporation and Carter Automotive Products ...

  • Soil Cleanup to Start at Solvent Savers Superfund Site in Lincklaen, NY

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that a $10 million cleanup of contaminated soil will begin in mid- to late September at the Solvent Savers Superfund site, a chemical waste recovery facility, in Lincklaen in Chenango County, New York. Soil and ground water on the site were contaminated with volatile organic compounds and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by past waste ...

  • Sonic Wins Remediation Contract

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that it has entered into a remediation contract to clean up a site in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) which has varying levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) contamination. Sonic will carry out the remediation on-site, under contract to a national remediation company. The contract guarantees a ...


  • Sonic to Acquire USA Based Terra-Kleen Response Group Inc.

    Untitled Document Vancouver, CANADA—Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement to acquire ...


  • 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 ...

  • Biodegradation of phenol resins

    Phenol resins are synthetic polymers belonging to the family of thermo-resistant polymers, with various commercial and industrial applications. Compared to common plastics, these resins present considerable difficulties for recycling, because they cannot be melted or mixed with other plastics, as they are incompatible. The difficulty of recycling or breaking them down means that many end up in ...


  • Agilent Technologies to Host Seminars at International Dioxin Symposium in Madrid

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it will host two seminars at the Dioxin 2014 International Symposium in Madrid, Spain. Food safety experts Dr. ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Agilent Technologies to Present Food Science Data at International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA)

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that company scientists and collaborators will present at the 6th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA) in Prague, Czech Republic, today through Nov. 8. The event draws food researchers and representatives of international regulatory agencies, commercial ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • EPA approves additional field work at Fletcher’s paint superfund site in Milford, N.H.

    EPA has approved additional field investigations requested by the General Electric Co. (GE) at the Fletcher’s Paint Works and Storage Facility Superfund Site in Milford, New Hampshire.  GE’s contractor, Arcadis US Inc. began these investigations in April 2012. These activities will continue for approximately three months. Implementation of these field investigations will result ...

  • EPA signs action memorandum, announces plans for off-site sampling for contaminants at carter carburetor site

    EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks today signed the Agency’s official Action Memorandum for the Carter Carburetor Site in St. Louis, Mo., placing the polluted industrial property one step closer to a comprehensive cleanup that is estimated to cost at least $27 million. In a separate but related action, Brooks announced today that in response to the concerns of community members and ...

  • $2.5 million plant to treat contaminated groundwater at the Dewey Loeffel landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York nears completion

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today visited the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York to announce that General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. (formerly Schenectady Chemical) have agreed to conduct comprehensive studies of the contamination at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site. The site, which is ...

  • Sonic Licencee Commences First Project in Australia

    Vancouver, CANADA – Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture: SNV) today announced that its Australian licencee Veolia Environmental Services (VES) is commencing its first site remediation project. VES licenced Sonic’s Terra-Kleen solvent extraction process for use at site remediation projects throughout Australia. As a condition of the licence Sonic provided equipment and training to VES ...


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