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  • 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 ...

  • EPA Reaches Agreement with Companies to Remediate Contaminated Site in Ravenswood, West Virginia

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today TRC Companies, Inc., TRC Environmental Corp. and Ravenswood Holdings Company, LLC (TRC) have signed an EPA consent order outlining work to be done to prevent releases of cyanide into soil and groundwater for a 2.7 acre site in Ravenswood, W.Va., where a former aluminum manufacturing facility deposited contaminated waste. The TRC Spent ...

  • Specification Resource on the Web

    geosIndex.com is a new online index of geosynthetic material data created to assist designers, specifiers and other professionals in their site materials selection process. geosIndex includes data for geomembranes (e.g., landfill liners, pond liners), geogrids (e.g., for retaining wall reinforcement), geotextiles for unpaved road support, geosynthetic clay liners for environmental remediation, ...


    By geosIndex

  • Moab mill tailings removal project plans to resume train shipments in March; all of the laid off workers will return

    All 27 employees of the Remedial Action Contractor (RAC) to the U.S. Department of Energy will return to work on the Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project on March 4, following a 3-month planned furlough. Project shipping and disposal operations have been shut down, as planned, since late November 2012, but are scheduled to resume March 7, after the contractor ensures employees have ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...

  • CETCO announces GCLs with New Engineered Clay Technologies

    New Technologies Provide Ultra-Low Permeability and Enhanced Chemical Resistance CETCO announces the release of three new product lines in the category of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs). The names of the new product lines are InterLoK, Resistex and Continuum. Each product features a unique engineered clay technology designed by the research and development team at CETCO to enhance the ...


    By CETCO

  • MHF Services Concludes Work at Shpack Landfill Superfund Site

    MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation, logistics and technical services, recently concluded work on the long-running Shpack Landfill Superfund Site remediation project in Norton, MA. Over the course of six years, MHF assisted the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the USACE’s prime contractor, The Conti Group, in removing approximately 77,400 tons of low-level ...


    By PRWeb

  • SewerVUE selected for BCTIA “Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology” awards

    SewerVUE In-Pipe GPR Technology has been selected by the British Columbia Technology Innovation Council (BCTIA) as one of the three finalists for its prestigious “Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology Awards”. The 2010 finalists for the Technology Awards are forging new markets with technologies that allow inspectors to see into concrete to determine the state of aging ...


    By SewerVUE

  • MHF Services Awarded Contracts by General Electric Company

    MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation and logistics, has been awarded two contracts by General Electric Company to provide railcars and railcar liners for the 2011 phase of the Hudson River Sediment Remediation Project. The Hudson River Sediment Remediation Project is one of the largest ...


    By PRWeb

  • Reclaiming the Sydney tar ponds

    Canada’s most famous contaminated site may finally be receiving the treatment that it has sorely needed for two decades. Earth Tech Canada has been retained by the Sydney Tar Ponds Agency (STPA) to design, construct and oversee the remediation of the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Site in Nova Scotia. How the largest remediation project in the country unfolds is likely to change the way ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 5th Five-Year Review Completed of Auburn Road Landfill Superfund Site in Londonderry, N.H.

    EPA has completed its Fifth Five-Year Review Report on the remedy implemented at the Auburn Road Landfill Superfund Site in Londonderry, N.H. The primary purpose of each five year review is to determine whether the selected remedy at a Superfund site is protective of human health and the environment.  In addition, the five year review will identify any deficiencies, and recommend action(s) ...

  • Canada’s most contaminated site may finally receive the treatment it needs

    At one time, Nova Scotia produced almost 50% of Canada’s steel. When production ceased in 2001, a legacy of contaminated soils, sediments and groundwater remained, bearing such contaminants as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), PCBs, and heavy metals. What remains today is one million tonnes of contaminated soil and sediment spread over, an area spanning 68 hectares, at two major sites - the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Site`s groundwater, soil cleanup working

    The effort to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at the nation's only plant for assembling and disassembling nuclear weapons has been effective so far and will continue for years, according to the first five-year review of the site. Pantex in the Texas Panhandle was added to the national Superfund cleanup list in 1994 because of past site practices that included burning chemicals in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Innovative dredging technology accelerates removal of residual contamination in Ashtabula River

    The US EPA's Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) and their non-federal sponsor, the Ashtabula City Port Authority, along with the State of Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and a consortium of private companies collaborated to design and implement an innovative approach for addressing extensive sediment contamination in a portion of the Ashtabula River near Lake Erie. The ...

  • Suits claim Love Canal still oozing 35 years later

    Thirty-five years after Love Canal's oozing toxic waste scared away a neighborhood and became a symbol of environmental catastrophe, history could be repeating itself. New residents, attracted by promises of cleaned-up land and affordable homes, say in lawsuits that they are being sickened by the same buried chemicals from the disaster in the Niagara Falls neighborhood in the 1970s. "We're stuck ...


    By Associated Press

  • Portable ready oil sumps from IPI made for fast easy deployment

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions manufactures its own line of Ready Oil Sumps that are easy to setup and are designed for quick deployment.  Crafted from durable, flexible XR-5 fabric, IPI’s Ready Oil Sumps provide oil and fuel tank containment for 275 and 550 gallon ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • GLOBE Performance Solutions at AMERICANA 2015

    GLOBE Performance Solutions looks forward to meeting you at this year’s AMERICANA International Environmental Technology Trade show and Conference. To mark the event’s 20th anniversary, we are pleased to join forces on the trade fair floor with our GPS-Consortium partners, Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Proposes PCB Cleanup Plan for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Superfund Site Located in Town of Salina, New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and sediment at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in the Town of Salina, Onondaga County, New York. Discharges from nearby industries and a landfill have contaminated the soil and sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other hazardous substances. PCBs are ...

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