remediation directive News

  • 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 - ...

  • Webinar: Overview of Horizontal Remediation Wells (HRWs) and Remedial Technology Applications

    This webinar, presented by Mr. Glenn Iosue, P.E., President of Directional Technologies, Inc., will provide an overview of Horizontal Remediation Wells (HRWs) for improving the efficiency of remedial applications to clean up sites. Participants will gain an understanding of the technology, advantages in comparison to conventional vertical installations, limitations and costs. An example remedial ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • The environmentally effective remediation of marine sediment

    31st July 2006: Following a series of successful trials around the world, Virotec’s patented technologies are set to penetrate the UK market to great environmental effect. Their innovative ViroSoil™ Technology has been shown to offer a viable and economic total treatment solution for contaminated marine sediment through the neutralisation of the acid generating capacity of the dredged ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • EU environmental liability directive soon to become law

    The European Union’s Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) will come into force in England from 1 March and will have an impact on waste management activities, according to international law firm Freshfields. The Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations require operators not only to take preventative action to avoid environmental damage occurring in the first place, but ...

  • MEPs take aim at EU soil directive

    The European parliament's rapporteur on a draft EU framework soil directive is proposing a significant softening of the European commission's proposals. Spanish centre-right MEP Cristina Gutiérrez-Cortines told the parliament's environment committee on Tuesday that a 'complete change' to the law is needed to give EU countries more flexibility in meeting its objectives. Under her plans an ...

  • Euro MPs move forward on soil protection directive

    The European Parliament yesterday adopted its first-reading report on the first EU directive on soil protection. Among the key points adopted by MEPs is the setting up of public inventories of contaminated sites within the EU and the need for Member States to draw up remediation strategies. MEPs reinstate a list of potentially soil polluting activities. Member States will be allowed some ...


    By European Parliament

  • Mediterra awarded soil remediation project in Andorra

    The Government of Andorra awarded MediTerra with the direction of the soil remediation project at La Rabassa firing range located in the municipality of Sant Julià de Loira. The announcement was published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Andorra on April 8th 2009. More than 10,000 m2 contaminated with lead and Organic compounds It is expected the remediation works will take three and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Characterizing DNAPL source zones for remedial performance assessment

    Chlorinated solvents have been used extensively in industry and are common groundwater contaminants. Their limited aqueous solubility often leads to the presence of dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) source zones, which may persist due to mass transfer limitations from the DNAPL to groundwater. While recent research effort has been directed to the development of effective source zone ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Ed Alperin Joins EOS Remediation, LLC

    Raleigh, NC – EOS Remediation is pleased to announce the addition of Ed Alperin to the company’s growing team of environmental professionals and industry experts. Mr. Alperin has more than 35 years of experience in the development and commercialization of environmental technologies for the treatment of hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste. Prior to joining EOS Remediation, Ed was ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Sonic Appoints Vice President Remediation Services

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) announces the appointment of Mr. Larry Rodricks as Vice President of Remediation Services. In this role, Mr. Rodricks will assume responsibility for the growth and development of Sonic’s remediation business in Canada and the direct operations of the Company’s Environmental Services Division. Mr. Rodricks will be ...


  • Call for Presentations - Wastewater Remediation Using Algae

    Algae is used to clean wastewater.  Some wastewaters can be used to grow algae commercially. Wastewater operators and municipalities, algae companies, commercially-minded algae researchers and equipment companies will explore new wastewater opportunities in cleaning and the reuse of wastewater at National Algae Association's next Algae Production Workshop - September 2015, The Woodlands, ...

  • Remediation Products Incorporated (RPI) - press release

    Operating under severe winter weather conditions, AST Environmental, Inc. performed a single-event injection plan to remediate free product petroleum LNAPL (0.1 foot to 1 foot of free product) in the groundwater at the Magellan City Terminal in Iowa City, Iowa. The injection grid was broken down into five separate areas (approximately 500 sq ft each) and with each area having injection depths ...

  • Remediation Innovation Awards and Conference to take place in London

    The Remediation Innovation Awards are set to take place at the Grange City Hotel in London on Tuesday, 22nd September 2009. Now in their fifth year, the Awards recognise best practice in remediation and the use of remediation technology across the UK. Entries are judged by highly regarded industry experts and give industry practitionersan opportunity to showcase their work as well as celebrating ...


    By Newzeye 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 ...


  • Daimer Releases Steam Cleaners for Mold Remediation in Schools

    WOBURN, MA U.S.A – October 9, 2012 – Daimer Industries®, the cleaning industry’s leading brand of dry vapor steam cleaner machines, is now shipping a powerful commercial steam cleaner with proven anti-fungus technology. The model also includes proprietary Water Capture and HEPA Filtration to help remove fungal species ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Remediation Case Studies Webinar Recording Now Available

    Remediation case studies and the advantages of using manufacturer-direct application services was the focus of REGENSIS’ latest webinar. Held on Thursday, November 6 at 11 a.m. PST, this webinar featured Scott Mullin and Steve Barnes of Regenesis Remediation Services. Regenesis Remediation Services (RRS) is a dedicated team of scientists and engineers whose primary function is to provide ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Ecological approach used to remediate former mining site

    Cleanup of the inactive Burlington Mine site in Boulder County, CO, was initiated in 2003 as a voluntary cleanup overseen by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) pursuant to the Colorado Voluntary Cleanup Redevelopment Act of 1994. An ecological approach was used to improve downstream water quality, reduce surface- and ground-water interaction with contaminated ...

  • 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 ...


  • Incorporating sustainable environmental practices into site remediation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response has released an Primer on "Green Remediation" - which it describes as the practice of considering all environmental effects of remedy implementation and incorporating options to maximize net environmental benefit of cleanup actions. This primer outlines the principles of green remediation and describes ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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