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  • Stimulus money helps remediate lead contaminated homes

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that up to 24 million homes in the country contain substantial lead paint hazards. Even though the use of lead in paint has been banned since 1978 it is believed that about one in five homes still have lead paint hazards. As lead contaminated paints age they begin to deteriorate and can become airborne or settle as dust.Lead is of particular ...


  • Lehigh University professor receives Astellas Award for arsenic groundwater remediation efforts

    Arup K. SenGupta, Ph.D., a professor of civil, environmental and chemical engineering at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., has been chosen to receive a 2009 Astellas USA Foundation Award. The award, administered by the American Chemical Society, is given to individuals who have made significant scientific research contributions that improve public health through their work in the chemical and ...


    By American Chemical Society

  • The ARK Enterprises featured by World Business Review for innovative soil remediation technologies and natural spill cleanup products.

    Innovative soil remediation and the use of natural products to protect the environment are proving more beneficial to companies with petroleum spills or problems. P.O.L. Sorb, manufactured by The ARK Enterprises, Inc., is leading the market in excellent performance with organic peat moss as an oil absorbent. World Business Review helps us to consider why natural products can be better for the ...


    By The ARK Enterprises, Inc.

  • CETCO Remediation Technologies Acquires Distribution Rights for Tensar International’s Triton® Marine Mattress System

    Combining the efforts of two industry leaders in remediation technologies promises to provide increased value to the environmental remediation industry. CETCO Remediation Technologies proudly announces a signed agreement with Tensar International Corporation (TIC) granting exclusive distribution rights to the Triton® Marine Mattress System in the United States and Canada for subaqueous ...


    By CETCO

  • Service disabled Veteran owned small business announces marketing agreement with advanced environmental remediation products firm

    JODER Consulting, Inc. (JODER), a Destin, Florida based service-disabled veteran-owned small business founded in 2005, announced today the establishment of a marketing agreement with RemQuest, a premier provider of advanced environmental remediation products. According to the President of JODER Consulting, Inc., retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Joe Oder, “the marketing agreement between ...


  • Companies Profiting from the Gulf Spill; How Remediation Company Wescorp Energy Inc (OTCBB: WSCE), Nalco Holdings (NYSE:NLC), Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH)

      September 7, 2010 (Investorideas.com water stocks newswire, www.water-stocks.com ) Investorideas.com and its water investor portal, www.water-stocks.com publish sector commentary from Lisa Springer, CFA, an equity research analyst and financial writer, on public and private companies participating in ...


  • Natural decontaminant ClearEarth set for brownfield development use

    Natural decontaminant ClearEarth set for brownfield development use A newly investigated, naturally occurring material represents a significant advance over current decontamination processes. Made from organic matter, ClearEarth is a substance set to revolutionise the treatment of contaminated land and water. The natural alternative to other remediation processes, ClearEarth material ...


    By Zander Corporation

  • The ARK Enterprises featured by World Business Review

    Innovative soil remediation and the use of natural products to protect the environment are proving more beneficial to companies with petroleum spills or problems. P.O.L. Sorb, manufactured by The ARK Enterprises, Inc., is leading the market in excellent performance with organic peat moss as an oil absorbent. World Business Review helps us to consider why natural products can be better for the ...


    By The ARK Enterprises, Inc.

  • New Product Announcement From CL Solutions

    CL Solutions now provides a dry microbial blend of Pseudomonas and Bacillus cultures for the bioremediation of petroleum spills.  The dry formulation, called MPB, has been developed for use in emergency response situations where immediate availability and a long shelf life are beneficial. MPB is provided as a dry powder that does not require hydration prior to use, but may ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • Shimadzu offers new reports for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments released several technical reports for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LCMS), including research on artificial colorants, polymer additives and nutraceuticals. “Analysis of Artificial Colorants by Ultra-fast Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry” describes analysis, retention time and peak repeatability using Shimadzu’s LCMS-IT-TOF mass spectrometer, ...

  • `Green Clean:` Researchers determining natural ways to clean contaminated soil

    Researchers at North Carolina State University are working to demonstrate that trees can be used to degrade or capture fuels that leak into soil and ground water. Through a process called phytoremediation – literally a “green” technology – plants and trees remove pollutants from the environment or render them harmless. Through a partnership with state and federal government agencies, the military ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Ex Situ Treatment of Aqueous Film-Forming Foam Impacted Groundwater

    Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) are common in Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF) used for firefighting. PFASs are widely distributed across the higher trophic levels and are found in air, soil and groundwater at sites across the U.S. (EPA 505-F-14-001, March 2014). The toxicity, mobility and bioaccumulation potential of PFASs pose potential adverse effects for the environment ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Hudson river becomes laboratory

    Research engineers and a New York state utility have been using a Hudson River contamination site as a laboratory, testing a new way to remove coal tar pollutants from riverbeds using mattress-sized absorbent panels. The panels are filled with organo-clay, a mineral which draws oil like a magnet. During the last week of November, utility workers from Central Hudson Gas & Electric and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Report warns oil sands investors of toxic wastewater`s financial risk

    A new report from RiskMetrics Group, a financial research firm, warns investors that some leading oil sands companies may be particularly exposed to financial risk from toxic waste water liabilities. The report attempts to quantify the true cost of cleaning up billions of barrels of contaminated water resulting from the mining and refining operations of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA seeks public input on interim guidance for dioxins in soil cleanup goals

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is seeking public comment on draft interim preliminary remediation goals (PRGs) for cleanup of dioxins in soil.  The announcement fulfills a commitment by EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to announce interim cleanup goals by the end of 2009.  Dioxins are contaminants that are very widespread in the environment that have ...

  • IPI now offers comprehensive selection of industrial spill control kits

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now offers a broad range of industrial spill control kits that allow for an immediate response to any kind of emergency spill situation.  IPI has increased its line of quality universal Spill Kits which combine the very best absorbents, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • EPA Recognizes U.S. Coast Guard for Efficient, Green Cleanup of Curtis Bay Yard Superfund Site

    The U.S. Coast Guard has completed cleanup construction activity at the Curtis Bay Yard Superfund site in Anne Arundel County, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA provided oversight of the massive 11-year cleanup project and the U.S. Coast Guard led the cleanup effort, which included excavating thousands of tons of contaminated soil and sediment while making use of ...

  • 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 ...


  • Protecting New York Workers and Residents from Mercury Poisoning Hazards

    Last month, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that a remediation contractor from Schenectady has been fined over $140,000 for exposing workers to mercury poisoning and for not providing the proper employee safeguards. According to the OSHA news release, the employees were removing liquid mercury and mercury-contaminated soil and wood from the third and ...


    By VOETS, LLC

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