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  • Lawmakers want Corps, not EPA, to remediate landfill

    Four members of Missouri's congressional delegation on Thursday called for the Army Corps of Engineers to take over remediation of the West Lake Landfill site in St. Louis County, saying the Environmental Protection Agency is moving too slowly in addressing concerns about nuclear contamination. Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill and Reps. Ann Wagner and William Lacy Clay introduced legislation ...


    By Associated Press

  • Landfill sites: to air or not to air?

    The EU Landfill Directive sets out requirements to landfill waste in the least harmful way for the environment. For example, it aims to reduce the amount of biodegradable Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) going to landfill, and promotes the use of reasonable landfill fees under the 'polluter pays principle', thus making recovery an alternative to landfilling. However, although landfill will never be ...

  • EPA Finalizes Remediation Plan for Scovill Industrial Landfill Superfund Site in Waterbury, Conn.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the selection of a cleanup plan for the Scovill Industrial Landfill Superfund Site (Site) in Waterbury Connecticut. The final plan will require some limited targeted removal of contaminated soils, a Pre-Design Investigation to better understand and address contaminated soils on certain parcels, a protective cap at the Calabrese Parcel, ...

  • EPA Announces a Proposed Modification for the BFI Rockingham Landfill Superfund Site Remedy, Rockingham, Vermont

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends modifications to the remedy at the BFI Rockingham Landfill Superfund Site (Site) in Rockingham, VT. The remedy modifications include an increased timeframe to cleanup Site groundwater, additional groundwater restrictions to prevent exposure to contaminated groundwater, and revised cleanup levels for two Site contaminants, arsenic and lead, ...

  • New Engineering Tool Guides Submersible Pump Selection For Groundwater Remediation And Landfill Pumping

    11/16/2006 Ann Arbor, MI — A new free website helps environmental project managers and engineers choose the most effective, economical submersible pumps for a broad spectrum of groundwater remediation, landfill leachate and methane condensate pumping applications. Guidance in pump selection is often needed in these applications because of the many factors that can adversely affect pump ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • Nevada landfill operator agrees to US$36m plan to close landfill site

    Republic Services of Southern Nevada, the current operator of the Sunrise Mountain Landfill located in Clark County, Nev., has agreed to construct and operate a comprehensive remedy for the site and to pay a US$1 million civil fine in order to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department and US Environmental Protection Agency announced last week. The consent decree, ...

  • Petroleum-impacted soil remediation

    The Adventus Group is an applied environmental products company that provides various remediation biotechnologies – including those exclusive to our patent portfolio (see below). We are NOT consultants, and are geared towards supporting client project teams by providing unbiased design, support and selection of the most cost-effective remedial solution or strategy. As appropriate, our ...


  • Landfill tax exemption ends – what now?

    Since the 1 December 2008, developers have no longer been allowed to apply for Landfill Tax Exemption on contaminated land. What are the options open to those that didn’t get an application in on time?Now that Landfill Tax Exemption has been removed, it’s important for developers to investigate the innovative remediation techniques that allow for clean up of brownfield land without the need for ...

  • Superior remediation process proven in WY

    Ever tried to quantify what you are spending in man hours, equipment rental, materials handling, outside trucking and dump fees to handle your drill cuttings? Ever wonder when the long-tail liability of landfarming or consigning to a hazmat landfill might come back to you? Trilliant has the answer for your contaminated soil remedation needs. Trilliant's proven Thermal Desorption Unit "TDU" ...

  • 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 - ...

  • New Jersey clears landfill for Camden renewal

    A municipal landfill that has been out of operation for more than 35 years is being cleaned up by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The cleanup paves the way for construction of a multimillion-dollar Salvation Army community center that is part of the renewal of the city of Camden, DEP Commissioner Lisa Jackson announced Tuesday. 'This truly is an exciting day and a ...

  • New generation of pumps and skimmers ideal for landfill market

    Abanaki Corporation (www.abanaki.com), the world leader in oil skimming solutions, announces a new technology added to its groundwater remediation systems line. This new product line will include the PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer, PetroXtractor Passive Membrane Skimmer, and Leach-Aid Landfill Pump, intended for use in remediation and leachate ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Churngold wins prestigious remediation award

    Churngold scooped the Best Conceptual Design award and two further commendations at the Brownfield Briefing Remediation Awards this year. The judges praised the innovative use of In-Situ Chemical Oxidation in low permeability soils at the former ICI Burnhall site in Thornton.The Brownfield Briefing Remediation Awards honour those in the remediation sector who have demonstrated best practice and ...

  • Two million man-hours on landfill gas analysis

    Portable landfill gas analysers from Leamington Spa are at work every day throughout the UK and around the world. Leading manufacture, Geotech has been making its current range since 2007 and previous ranges since the early 1990s, over twenty years ago. They are at work in their thousands in the UK, USA, Asia, Europe, and Africa; quite simply; in most countries. A calculation of the number in ...


    By Geotech

  • Landfill operator gets fined by the EA for polluting waterway

    A Wiltshire-based waste management company Hills Waste Solutions has been found guilty of polluting a local river, potentially endangering fish and invertebrates. Hills Waste Solutions, which operates the Chapel Farm landfill site, at Blunsdon, Swindon, was fined £20,000 and ordered to pay £16,300 costs at Swindon Magistrates court, in a case brought by the Environment Agency. The court heard ...

  • Flow logging upgrade for landfill gas analysers

    Recent developments to the GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser from  Geotech mean users can now benefit from flow logging and gas analysis in one device. Geotech is committed to understanding the applications of its customers and the legislation they ...


    By Geotech

  • UltraZyme waste and water cleanup and remediation solution

    Landfills, Leachate Ponds, Sewage Lagoons, Waste Cells professionally tested by the top environmental test laboratory in Malaysia. UltraZyme was analysed and tested against competive products with outstanding results in every area.Landfills, Leachate Ponds, Sewage Lagoons, Waste Cells professionally tested by the top environmental test laboratory in Malaysia. UltraZyme was analysed and tested ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • The remediation industry waits for regulation to catch up

    The progress of brownfield development has been a chequered one. The government has made much of its desire to promote the use of such sites for new housing – setting targets and offering 150% tax relief as an incentive for developers to build on them. But a raft of conflicting legislation has led to widespread confusion over remediation, and with the latest call for more new housing, can ...

  • Remedial Construction Services, LP Launches New Division

    Remedial Construction Services, LP (RECON), based in Houston, Texas, announced the launch of a new division, Recon Oil Field Services. This new division focuses on environmental remediation technologies to manage oilfield exploration and production wastes. The technologies treat the liquids produced during drilling, hydro-fracturing, and production as well as treatment of cuttings and drilling ...

  • Thursday: EPA to recognize Hillsborough County, Fl., for landfill site reuse (FL)

    On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will present an Excellence in Site Reuse Award to Hillsborough County, Fl., for creatively reusing the former Taylor Road Landfill site to serve multiple purposes that benefit the community. EPA Region 4 created the Excellence in Site Reuse Awards Program to recognize developers, site owners, and local governments that have worked ...

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