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  • EPA settles with Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC, for hazardous waste violations at its North Pole Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Flint Hills Resources, which owns and operated a petroleum refinery in North Pole, Alaska, for alleged mishandling of hazardous waste generated during groundwater cleanup actions at the refinery. On June 19, 2013, Flint Hills Resources (FHR) conducted groundwater cleanup activities at its North Pole refinery that generated ...

  • Adventus group receives remediation technology award

    The Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, announced their '2007 Business Achievement Award for Remediation Technology,' by the Environmental Business Journal. In the Technology Merit: Remediation category, Adventus biotechnologies for soil, sediment and groundwater remediation based on in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) were recognized. The winning case study revolved ...


  • Ground glass solution for cleaner water

    British science has led to a use for waste glass that cannot be recycled that could help clean up polluted waterways by acting as an ion-exchange filter to remove lead, cadmium and other toxic metals. Details are published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. Only a fraction of waste glass bottles and jars can be recycled, partly because much ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Gas analyser helps reveal NITRABAR success

    A portable FTIR multiparameter gas analyser from Quantitech is helping researchers at the University of Strathclyde to prove the efficacy of a novel technique ('NITRABAR' - an EC LIFE Environment Project) that helps remove nitrate pollution from groundwater. The NITRABAR system uses permeable reactive barrier technology and consists of a trench containing a mixture of natural materials, which ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Zero Valent Iron for Soil and Water Remediation

    Waterloo, Canada; Oberhausen, Germany. The Adventus Group, a multinational remediation technology enterprise, provides a review of the Observatory NANO Focus Report 2010 on the issues surrounding nano-scale ZVI (nZVI) for treatment of contaminated water and soil. The debate over nano-scale versus micro-scale zero valent iron (ZVI) has attracted the attention of leading scientists in the ...


  • Environmental well sealing new product announcement:

    AquaBlok, Ltd., manufacturers of innovative claybased composite materials, is proud to announce the introduction of a new family of annular well sealant materials that benefit from the company’s patented delivery system for bentonite sealant materials. HoleBlok+ annular sealants combines two well-established and proven technologies; zerovalent iron (ZVI) and bentonite to form a unique ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

  • Introducing HolePlug+™ - The industry`s first annular sealant materials to provide pollution prevention and improved performance

    Adventus Group has joined AquaBlok Ltd., manufacturers of innovative clay-based composite materials, to announce the introduction of a new family of annular well sealant materials that benefit from a patented delivery system for bentonite sealant materials.HolePlug+™ annular sealants combines two well-established and proven technologies; zero-valent iron (ZVI) and bentonite to form a unique ...


  • Comments sought on revised cleanup plan for burlington’s pine street canal superfund site

    This summer, EPA will be continuing its work at the Pine Street Canal Superfund Site in Burlington, Vt., by gathering public input on plans to enhance part of the site’s remedy and by conducting a comprehensive evaluation of the cleanup. From July 14 to Aug. 15, 2011, EPA will be seeking public input on recommended modifications to the site’s underwater cap.  The existing ...

  • EHC site submitted for remediation technology innovation award

    The Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, was pleased to have EHC included in an application for the 2008 Brownfield Briefing Remediation Innovation Awards, in the category of 'Best Use of a Combination of Remediation Techniques', during the Contaminated Land & Brownfield Remediation' Conference, held recently in London. Project details outlined ...


  • Explosive hazwaste removed from Massachusetts superfund site

    A time critical removal action was started by federal authorities this week at the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund site in Concord Massachusetts to remove containers of hazardous substances that pose a risk of fire or explosion and radioactive substances. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, undertook the action at the request of the Concord Fire Department which expressed concern ...

  • Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. Awarded

    Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. is proud to announce it has again added to its in-house intellectual property with the addition of a groundbreaking advancement in the materials and technologies available for the remediation of CVOCs. IET has expanded the tools available for in-situ remediation of soils and groundwater with our most recent patent.  The integration of dried ...

  • In situ chemical reduction (ISCR) advantages over emulsified oils

    Adventus Americas, Inc., an international remediation biotechnology firm, recently outlined topical decision-making criteria for remediation engineers and environmental professionals. This summary compares and contrasts our EHC® ISCR technology with carbon-only substrates consisting of emulsified vegetable oils. While the latter can be effective, there exist a number of fundamental ...


  • Adventus Group Joins Battelle, Geomatrix and Malcolm Pirnie in Recognizing Future Environmental Science Leaders

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 26, 2008) – The Adventus Group, an international remediation biotechnology enterprise, was honored to collaborate with Battelle, Geomatrix and Malcolm Pirnie in recognizing talented, emerging environmental scientists during the “6th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated & Recalcitrant Compounds” held in Monterey. Four $1500 awards ...


  • 4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances

    4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances By Daniel L. Theobald, Environmental Services Substances regulated or substances unregulated may ultimately impact the environment, health, and water supply of others. The following safety considerations are advised for those who store, handle, or transport potentially dangerous substances. ...

  • Department of energy announces 15 projects aimed at secure CO2 underground storage

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the selection of 15 projects to develop technologies aimed at safely and economically storing carbon dioxide in geologic formations. Funded with $21.3 million over three years, today's selections will complement existing DOE initiatives to help develop the technology and infrastructure to implement large-scale CO2 storage in different geologic ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ASTM D7758 - 11 Standard Practice for Passive Soil Gas Sampling in the Vadose Zone for Source Identification, Spatial Variability Assessment, Monitoring, and Vapor Intrusion Evaluations

    Passive soil gas samplers are a minimally invasive, easy-to-use technique in the field for identifying VOCs and SVOCs in the vadose zone. Similar to active soil gas and other field screening techniques, the simplicity and low cost of passive samplers enables them to be applied in large numbers, facilitating detailed mapping of contamination across a site, for the purpose ...


    By ASTM International

  • Arsenic: when will the clean water start flowing?

    Razia Begum has been asking the same question for two years now: 'Please will someone fix my arsenic filter?' She lives in Nagda, a village in one of the areas of Bangladesh most severely contaminated by arsenic in drinking water — although at first glance there is nothing about the village's lush paddy fields to suggest anything dangerous. Razia's family, like many thousands of others in such ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Recent federal developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA The following item is of major importance to many of our clients and friends. We will issue a more detailed analysis of the legislation early next week. Lautenberg Introduces Safe Chemicals Act Of 2011: On April 14, 2011, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, which is intended to modernize the ...


    By Acta Group

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