pcb remediation News

  • Sonic Introduces its PCB Remediation and Destruction Process to The Japanese Market

    Untitled Document Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) announced that the Company last week participated in a trade delegation to WASTEC 2004 ...


  • A Real Danger in Schools - PCBs

    EMSL Analytical provides polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) testing solutions to keep building students and faculty safe. Cinnaminson, NJ, August 30th, 2010 Recently the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached an agreement with several schools in New York for the assessment and remediation of PCB caulk in the school buildings.  Several schools had been ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • SONIC INTRODUCES ITS PCB REMEDIATION AND DESTRUCTION PROCESS TO THE JAPANESE MARKET

    VANCOUVER, CANADA - Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) announced that the Company last week participated in a trade delegation to WASTEC 2004 in Tokyo, Japan where Sonic introduced its proprietary Sonoprocess for the remediation of PCB contaminated soil. ...


  • 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 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 ...


  • Microbes could be key in PCB clean-up

    Tiny bacterium could replace huge dredging machines and an empty landfill as the primary tool in cleaning up sites contaminated with toxic PCBs thanks to American research. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a family of carcinogenic chemicals which were developed in the late 1920s, primarily for use in heavy-duty electrical equipment and as a lubricant in gas pipelines. They are particularly ...

  • SONIC DEPLOYS FIRST PCB TREATMENT PLANT MODULES

    VANCOUVER, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) is pleased to announce that the first modules of Sonic’s full scale PCB treatment plant were deployed yesterday directly to the Company’s first commercial clean-up contract site in Greater Vancouver. The modules comprise part of Sonic’s PCB ...


  • FULL SCALE PCB SONOPROCESS SOIL REMEDIATION RESULTS PRESENTED AT SONIC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    Vancouver, CANADA—Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that the Company has completed all of the basic safety and functionality commissioning and testing of their full ...


  • SONIC Successfully Treats PCB Contaminated Soil in Ontario

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that it has completed the first phase of its contract in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) on schedule. As required by the contract with a national environmental management company, Sonic has remediated the first phase of the overall contract to the satisfaction of the client. Sonic’s first GTA ...


  • SONIC VALIDATES PCB DESTRUCTION PROCESS IN REGULATORY TESTS

    PCB in soils remediated to <2 ppm using Sonic’s proprietary technology VANCOUVER, CANADA: Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) is very pleased to report that all tests conducted as ...


  • EPA Settlement with UMASS Amherst Resolves PCB Violations and Requires Cleanup of PCB Contamination at a Building on Campus

    EPA and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMASS) have reached a settlement that will resolve violations of federal polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) regulations at the Lederle Graduate Research Center. After completing a $4 million dollar caulk decontamination project in 2009, UMASS discovered that the window glazing at the Lederle Graduate Research Center was contaminated with high levels ...

  • Sonic Deploys First PCB Treatment Plant Modules

    Untitled Document Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) is pleased to announce that the first modules of Sonic’s full scale PCB treatment plant were deployed yesterday ...


  • SONIC’S COMMERCIAL PCB SONOPROCESS FACILITY NOW ON-SITE

    VANCOUVER, CANADA – Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) is pleased to report that the Company has successfully deployed all modules of its commercial-scale, mobile PCB soil destruction ...


  • 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 ...


  • BCI to Report Significant Research Findings on PCB Dechlrorination at Battelle Conference

    Bioremediation Consulting, Inc. will present recent research findings on dechlorination of PCBs at the Battelle Conference - "Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds", May 21-24, 2012 in Monterey, California. BCI's research; "PCB Biodegradation by a Dehalococcoides (Dhc) Culture Grown on Trichlorobenzenes" can be found at Poster Location 17 on Level 1 in the Exhibit Hall from ...

  • 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 ...


  • EPA to conduct first five-year review of Hudson River PCB cleanup

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting a five-year review of the cleanup that has been conducted so far on the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to New York City. The cleanup work is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. The purpose of this five-year review, which is legally required under the ...

  • New concepts for soil remediation worldwide

    econ industries' engineers are currently working on a range of new concepts for the remediation of highly contaminated sites. Using our VacuDry® technology the majority of contaminants are evaporated from the waste stream. What remains is a clean soil which can normally be re-used later as building material. Especially in the field of soil remediation, a mobile and flexible technology ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Battelle Energy Alliance and Wheeler Electric to pay $61,000 EPA penalty for mishandling PCBs at Idaho National Laboratory

    Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) and its project contractor, Wheeler Electric, have agreed to pay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency $61,000 for mishandling waste contaminated with Polychlorinated bi-phenyls (PCBs) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), near Arco, Idaho. On July 12, 2006, a spill of PCBs occurred when employees of Wheeler removed oily cable from a conduit near a power plant ...

  • New stormwater treatment at boeing field will reduce toxic PCBs and help protect the Duwamish River and Puget Sound (WA)

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an agreement with The Boeing Company to construct a new stormwater treatment system at North Boeing Field in Seattle. The treatment system will greatly reduce the amount of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are an on-going source of pollution to the Duwamish River. The North Boeing Field storm drain system carries stormwater to the ...

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