polluted soil remediation News

  • Remediation of polluted soils

    Inkoa Sistemas, a Spanish company specialising in supplying integral solutions for sustainable development, leads the Biosoil ENV/ES/000263 project, the main objective of which is to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of Compost Bioremediation technology for the remediation of polluted soils in order to promote a sustainable form of urban planning of derelict polluted sites, and ...

  • SOIL-THERM Remediation Equipment Special !

    Simply dial-up your blower or oxidizer system with your iPhone or iPAD and see its status and how its been operating for the last week. Using your laptop or iPhone with internet, you’ll get a full screen view of your system’s touchscreen with date, time, and operating status as if you were standing in front of the system! Then, optimize flows and vacuums, ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • Solvay hails French soil remediation conference a success

    The 'Focused remedies for a well-managed remediation' conference was held in the Soda Ash plant at Dombasle, in which the Solution Unit Soil Remediation played an important role. Organised by SFGP, the French Society of Process Engineering,  GISFI, the French Scientific Interest Group, Industrial Brownfields, and CAPEMM, the Meurthe and Mosel Development Agency, its objectives were to promote ...


    By Solvay Soil Remediation

  • Geostatistics regains interest in the characterization of chemical soil pollutions

    To evaluate the pollution impact, such characterization is usually based on various data that should be interpreted and analyzed with an estimation of related uncertainties. Geostatistics has been suitably applied in this framework for about fifteen years. Several Ph.D. theses have been dedicated to the subject, both for chemical and radiological pollution (see for instance ...


    By GEOVARIANCES

  • Using microwaves to clean polluted soil could lead to energy savings

    Researchers have experimented with microwave heating as a way of cleaning soils polluted with fuels, such as diesel and petrol. Soil type and moisture levels, as well as the strength of microwaves used, had a strong bearing on the overall effectiveness of the cleaning. The research shows that, at certain depths and in certain types of soil, microwaves can be a cost-effective way of cleaning ...

  • China Outlines Environmental Action in ‘War’ on Air, Water and Soil Pollution

    China's Premier Li Keqiang pledged that the country would take stronger measures over the coming year to reduce and control air, water and soil pollution, speaking in his annual address at the opening of the National People's Congress (NPC) meetings in Beijing. Li said China would “declare war” on pollution, and would raise energy efficiency, reduce vehicle emissions and prevent and ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Latest Remediation Equipment: SMARTPHONES Operating Your Remediation Systems?

    Latest Remediation Technology:  Use Your SMARTPHONE for Operating Your Remediation Systems? You Bet! And you'll SAVE thousands of dollars in operating costs and its a lot easier and cheaper than you think! SOIL-THERM is now building all our systems with the capability to be operated and monitored from your SMARTPHONE using our ReMAC technology (awarded Pollution Engineering's ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • South East Asia: SLP Environmental offer Phase 3 Soil & Groundwater Remediation Services in SE Asia

    Phase 3 Environmental Remediation (Site Clean-Up) is the process of cleaning up polluted sites by treating, immobilizing or removing contaminants present in soil and groundwater at the project site with the ultimate objective of reducing risks to human health and ecological systems to acceptable levels. SLP Environmental Consultants specialize in utilizing the latest quantitative environmental ...

  • New regulations loom for land remediation

    Could the remediation industry be facing another steep learning curve as regulators tackle legislation overload by bringing about a variety of new directives? The subject of land remediation has long been cloaked in confusion with contradictory regulations, confusion over permits and most legislation remaining open to interpretation. Recently some issues – such as the definition of waste - ...

  • E-Synergy invests £1m in toxic soil and waste remediation specialist Envirotreat Ltd.

    The Sustainable Technology Fund managed by E-Synergy has invested £1 million in toxic soil and waste remediation specialist Envirotreat Ltd. E-Synergy led the £1.7 million investment round which also included £350 and £325k respectively from co-investors Pre-X and Catapult Venture Managers. Following the investment, Envirotreat has appointed Duncan Martin, former director of hazardous waste at ...


  • Distributor Agreement Brings Chemical Fixation / Immobilization Technology to Tersus’ Portfolio of In Situ Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technologies

    Tersus Environmental, LLC, a rapidly growing developer and marketer of advanced, innovative technologies for the remediation of soil and groundwater, and Ziltek Pty Ltd, Adelaide, Australia are pleased to announce that the two firms have entered in an agreement wherein Tersus is appointed the North American exclusive distributor for the RemBind product. RemBind is a ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Soil management in China and the EU

    Following rapid urbanisation, management of contaminated soil has become a political priority in China. In this study, researchers reviewed the current system in China as compared to Europe and provide recommendations for the sustainable management of soil. China’s rapid economic growth, and the accompanied urbanisation, has come at a considerable cost to the environment. In the late 1990s, ...

  • Genesis Water Technologies, Inc. Announces GWT PB and BIO Series Natural Microbiological & Enzymatic Waste Water Treatment & Soil Remediation Solution

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc. a vibrant USA based water/waste water treatment, filtration, and purification solutions manufacturer and supplier is excited to formally announce their new GWT series unique natural microbiological and enzymatic products for municipal and commercial/industrial soil remediation, water & waste water ...

  • Pollution, hot spots and environmental justice

    Is it acceptable for legal pollution levels to be higher in some neighbourhoods than in others? In the US, pollution is often concentrated in areas of colour, including the famous Cancer Alley. Changing this is called "environmental justice", and is an important priority for US EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. (Ecojustice has framed the same issue as a Charter challenge in its ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • When oxygen makes pollution worse

    Oxidation of sulfides in mining wastes produces high concentrations of sulfate, iron, and other metals, and frequently also very low pH values. Compared to fine-grain mine tailings, produced in ore treatment by flotation and other techniques, waste rock is just displaced material comprising large size particles and deposited in waste rock piles. In waste rock piles with high permeability and ...

  • Pesticide pollution slow to reach groundwater

    Underground water aquifers are a significant source of drinking water. In a recent study, French researchers found that pesticides applied to crops can take many years to sink down through the ground and reach groundwater. This means that they may still be entering aquifers, even after agricultural application has stopped. Groundwater is found underground in absorbent layers of rock. ...

  • PEN announces report on contaminated site remediation

    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Projecton Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN) announced the availability of an article entitledNanotechnology and In situ Remediation: A review of the benefits and potential risks, whichdiscusses the use of nanomaterials in the environmental cleanup process. According to thearticle, nanomaterials have the potential to reduce the costs and time of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • LATEST TECHNOLOGY: SMARTPHONE Remediation Systems with Remote Monitoring

    LATEST TECHNOLOGY:  SMARTPHONE Remediation Systems with Remote Monitoring SOIL-THERM EQUIPMENT, INC now designs all environmental remediation systems with Remediation Monitoring and Control (ReMAC) capability! Using ReMac, Operators are able to access their Soil Vapor Extraction ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • LATEST TECHNOLOGY:Low Cost REMEDIATION EQUIPMENT with Remote Monitoring

    SOIL-THERM EQUIPMENT, INC now builds all environmental remediation systems to have Remediation Monitoring and Control (ReMAC) capability! Using ReMac, Operators are able to access their Soil Vapor Extraction or Dual Phase Extraction or thermal oxidizer system using their iPhone or iPAD with a specially designed APP for simple remote monitoring and control over the internet! View ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • Bacterial remediation of groundwater depends on environmental conditions

    New low cost methods using bacteria to remove toxic metals from groundwater have been investigated using both actual contaminated groundwater and artificially controlled systems. Environmental conditions, such as changing levels of acidity or alkalinity, can have a significant effect on the removal of toxins, results show. Contamination of soils and groundwater with toxic metals, such as lead and ...

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