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  • Baltic pipeline stirs petitioners ire

    Plans for a gas pipeline running under the Baltic Sea linking Russia and Germany were before Parliament’s Petitions Committee on 29 January. Petitions with over 28,000 signatures from Lithuania and Poland are calling for the environmental aspects of the project to be taken into account before construction goes ahead. They say that the shallow Baltic Sea is already polluted with chemicals. They ...


    By European Parliament

  • AOPL Releases New Pipeline Safety Statistics & Strategies

    This month the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) released their 2015 annual report on liquid pipeline safety in the United States, its reported numbers now entering a debate that has been making headlines in recent months. At the heart of the debate is this question: how safe are our pipelines? Recent Pipeline Leaks Gain Attention In the U.S., two major pipeline leaks in ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Pipeline breach spills oil into Yellowstone River

    Montana officials said Sunday that an oil pipeline breach spilled up to 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive, Montana, but they said they are unaware of any threats to public safety or health. The Bridger Pipeline Co. said the spill occurred about 10 a.m. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sunken Great Lakes oil pipeline raises spill fears

    A freshwater channel that separates Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas is a premier Midwestern tourist attraction and a photographer's delight, offering spectacular vistas of two Great Lakes, several islands and one of the world's longest suspension bridges. But nowadays the Straits of Mackinac is drawing attention for something that is out of sight and usually out of mind, and which some ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 19, 2011

    The river levels continue to drop, giving our assessment and cleanup crews more access to vegetation and shoreline. The crews have assessed approximately 47 river miles of shoreline. We are finding numerous, heavily oiled flood debris piles at various locations along the shoreline and on the islands. Since no two piles are alike, the Unified Command is investigating a variety of options to use ...

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (silvertip pipeline), July 28, 2011 (MT)

    EPA continues to oversee the response to the ExxonMobil Silvertip Pipeline Spill on the Yellowstone River. At this point, there are nearly 900 personnel engaged in cleanup and shoreline assessment efforts. Unified Command has conducted helicopter lift operations to get equipment into areas that were previously inaccessible to cleanup crews and to remove contaminated debris. This has accelerated ...

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 20, 2011

    We received the revised workplan from ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. last night at 5pm.  EPA, and our state and federal partners will complete our review of revisions and will make a final decision on the workplan by early next week.  All cleanup activities are continuing under the direction of the Unified Command. The Unified Command is testing and evaluating numerous cleanup options. Today, ...

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 18, 2011

    Over the weekend, EPA, State and federal partners oversaw ExxonMobil Pipeline Co.’s removal of all the residual oil and oily water mixture from the two segments of pipeline on either side of the break location. The threat of secondary releases from the ruptured portion of the pipeline has been eliminated. Going forward, the pipeline break site is under the jurisdiction of DOT’s ...

  • Statements From Enbridge Daily News Briefing on Marshall, Michigan Pipeline Leak, August 2, 2010

    MARSHALL, MICHIGAN -- (Marketwire) -- 08/02/10 -- Excerpt from Joint News Conference, 3 p.m. Eastern Time, August 2, 2010 Marshall, Michigan. Patrick Daniel, President & CEO, Enbridge Inc. My remarks are going to be very brief today because I want to ensure that we provide lots of time to answer your questions. We're continuing to make very good progress on the cleanup. We are now ...


    By Marketwire

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 21, 2011

    ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. cleanup crews have completed the initial stage of work on 4 of the 25 originally identified spill sites. These sites were targeted due to large quantities of easily accessed debris and vegetation.  To date, crews have completed assessment of over 1200 acres in and along the river corridor. A heavy lift helicopter (an S-61) was tested in preparation for moving small ...

  • EPA: More Work Needed to Clean up Enbridge Oil Spill in Kalamazoo River

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today notified Enbridge that more work is needed in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s pipeline spill in July 2010. EPA is proposing further action upstream of Ceresco Dam, upstream of the Battle Creek Dam (Mill Ponds area), and in the delta upstream of Morrow Lake. Enbridge has 10 days to request a conference with ...

  • Vermeer adds new mud pump to its trenchless lineup

    SA400 is engineered to complement the Vermeer maxi drill product line The new Vermeer SA400 mud pump provides a continuous flow of drilling fluid at any pump speed during drill operations. Powered by a 350-hp (261 kW) CAT Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) engine, the SA400 joins the Vermeer lineup of maxi horizontal directional drills and reclaimers serving the pipeline installation ...


    By Vermeer

  • Forsta Filters Announces self-cleaning screen filters in fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP)

    Forsta Filters’ exciting new FRP Series offers an ideal solution for corrosion resistance in brackish, brine and seawater filtration applications. All wetted components of the FRP Series self-cleaning filters are constructed from seawater-resistant plastic and other high alloy materials, making it the only one of its kind. The FRP Series filters can withstand pressures ...


    By Forsta Filters Inc.

  • Eimco Water Technologies – will supply equipments for the new seawater cooling capacity in Kuwait

    Colchester, UK, October 12, 2006 – Eimco Water Technologies Limited, a division of GROUPE LAPERRIÈRE & VERREAULT INC. (ticker symbols GLV.A, GLV.B/TSX) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an order to supply filtration and intake systems by Petrochemical Industries Co (K.S.C.), Safat, Kuwait, for a new closed circuit seawater system. This order is part of a major addition project ...

  • Eaton’s Mechanically Cleaned Strainers Conserve Water and Expand Efficiency for Industrial Manufacturing

    While the nature of pipeline debris – scale, rust, metal and other solids – remains constant, the nature of business for industrial manufacturers is ever-evolving. Time, money and staff resources are limited; water conservation is paramount, and the importance of protecting expensive processing equipment has never been greater. Power management company Eaton addresses these pipeline ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • First flush diverters for improving rainwater quality

    A first flush diverter helps maintain your rainwater tank clean by removing debris, dust and any solid excretory product that accumulates on your roof as well as in your gutters around rainfalls to be expelled out at the very start of the water assemblage process. The more refined your rainwater is entering to your system, the less polluted your water will likely be when you utilize it. ...


    By Superwall Systems

  • Oklahoma earthquake rattles major oil hub

    A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattled a major oil trading hub in Oklahoma earlier this week, damaging several buildings and forcing officials to rethink policy regarding oil and gas wastewater disposal wells, which have been blamed for a significant rise in earthquakes in Oklahoma over the past several years. The quake epicenter was about a mile west of Cushing, which is home to the largest ...

  • The Big Greasy

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, September 16, 2005 (ENS) - Four major oil spills and dozens of smaller ones have released at least 7.2 million gallons of oil into Louisiana waters as a result of Hurricane Katrina, U.S. Coast Guard figures show. Most of that oil has gone into the Mississippi River and downstream into the Gulf of Mexico. The largest spill is 3.78 million gallons discharged from Bass ...

  • STWA Provides Operations Briefing on Build-Out of RMOTC Facility

    STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), an innovative company creating technology focused on energy efficiency of large-scale energy production and improved fuel economy for diesel fleets, today provided the following update related to operations, testing facility build-out and prototype ...


    By Marketwire

  • First Steps on the Hard Road to Environmental Restoration

    Untitled Document BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, September 12, 2005 (ENS) - The total environmental impact of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina on August 29 is still unknown, but it is currently being evaluated ...

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