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  • Tennessee demolition and salvage companies indicted for Clean Air Act violations and defrauding the US

    Two demolition and salvage companies and three of their respective owners and supervisors were indicted today by a federal grand jury in Chattanooga, Tenn., the Justice Department announced. The indictment describes a year-long scheme in which the former Standard Coosa Thatcher plant in Chattanooga was illegally demolished while still containing large amounts of asbestos. The indictment goes on ...


    By US Department of Justice

  • Meeting to cover cleanup plan for former nuke missile site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold a public meeting about a proposal to use vegetable oil to stimulate the growth of naturally occurring bacteria that would clean up groundwater at a former nuclear missile site. The project, expected to cost $36 million and take at least 200 years, is for the former Atlas D missile site 15 miles southeast of Cheyenne that was in service only for a few ...


    By Associated Press

  • British Shipwreck Menaces World Heritage Devon Coast

    LONDON, UK (ENS) - Oil spilling from a cargo vessel grounded on the Cornish coast near a World Heritage Site and the threat of hazardous chemicals escaping from containers flung into the water as heavy gales hit the broken ship have British Coastguard, emergency and environmental personnel on high alert today. The British-flagged container ship MSC Napoli lost power during a gale ...

  • Boat Fire Spills Oil in Washington`s Gig Harbor

    GIG HARBOR, Washington (ENS) - The Washington state Department of Ecology, the U.S. Coast Guard and others are responding to an oil spill at the Peninsula Yacht Basin Marina in Gig Harbor. A boat fire was reported to Ecology at 9:30 pm on Monday night. State and federal authorities immediately dispatched investigators and responders to find the 46 foot pleasure craft X-TA-SEA on ...

  • New York Funds Dredging of Storm-Ravaged Federal Waterway

    ALBANY, New York, July 16, 2007 (ENS) - Governor Eliot Spitzer has signed legislation allowing the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation to access $7.5 million for the dredging of Jones Inlet and the rebuilding of beaches on Long Island's south shore. 'By signing this legislation, we are facilitating the necessary dredging of Jones Inlet and the rehabilitation of Point Lookout's ...

  • MINDDRIVE Announces Cross-Country Test On Electric Car Built By High School Students Coast-To-Coast Trip Announcement at Open House on August 13th, 2011

    MINDDRIVE, a Kansas City non-profit organization that provides experiential learning to urban students, is building an electric car ...


  • Illinois Gets Rid of 120 Illegal Waste Dumps

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - Over the course of the past year, 120 illegal dump sites across Illinois have been cleaned up as part of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's I-RID program. I-RID stands for Illinois Removes Illegal Dumps, a program established by law in 2005 to give the Illinois EPA additional authority to combat open dumping and clean up existing ...

  • Innovation Remains Key to Husky Success

    Since its founding in December 2004, Husky Portable Containment has strove to be the best at everything it does, leading to a series of one-of-a-kind innovations that continue to shape the fire industry. Innovation, however, is only one of several categories that remain at the forefront of Husky's priorities, with the other being quality, customer service, price and lead time. Excelling in these ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • EVTN To Showcase Submersible Voraxial® for Effective Oil Spill Recovery at Clean Gulf 2010

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that the Company will demonstrate its new Submersible Voraxial® Separator at the upcoming Clean Gulf Training and Exhibition on October 19-20 in Tampa, Florida. The Submersible Voraxial® is the core technology for a fleet of ...

  • SEACOR Response, Alpha Briggs and OSRA Greece Sign Agreement to Provide Supplementary Oil Spill Resources in the Event of Incidents in the Mediterranean

    SEACOR Response Ltd., a global provider of emergency preparedness and response solutions, Alpha Briggs Mediterranean Ltd, a provider of oil spill services based in Malta, and OSRA Greece Ltd, a company registered in Greece to provide oil spill services to the region, announced today that they have implemented a joint agreement to provide supplementary resources in the event of an oil spill ...


  • Global Clean Energy, Inc. Forms Strategic Alliance With Algae Farm (USA), Inc.

    Global Clean Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GCEI) and Algae Farm (USA), Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ALGF) have formed a strategic alliance to bring feedstocks to sustainable, scalable and profitable applications based on the work done by Algae Farm USA. ALGF's Pilot prototype and Full-Scale model, with Proof of Concept Pilot to Scale Production Validation Report were completed in 2010. The Company's Algapond™ ...


  • Research and Markets: Pollution at Sea: Law and Liability

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s8w8nb/pollution_at_sea) has announced the addition of the "Pollution at Sea: Law and Liability" book to their offering. A sharp, impeccably informed ...


  • Swinton Commercial Advice for Businesses: What to Do in the Event of a Flood

    UK business insurance broker Swinton Commercial is offering advice to businesses on minimising damage caused by flooding, after new reports show that unrelenting bad weather in Britain is costing UK businesses millions of pounds every day. A new report by the Association of British Insurers published last week revealed that flooding caused by recent freak UK weather is seeing insurance ...


  • The AVA Know-how and experiences

    Applications in the environmental technology are a particular strength of AVA. With more than 20 years of expertise in mixing, drying, evaporating and process technology, AVA is an innovation leader for numerous applications. For the environmental industry, heavy-duty designs and associated long-life cycle are the outstanding properties of the AVA equipment. Under the slogan ‚Diversity ...


    By AVA GmbH u. Co. KG

  • Volkswagen CEO steps down, takes responsibility for scandal

    Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned Wednesday, days after admitting that the world's top-selling carmaker had rigged diesel emissions to pass U.S. tests during his tenure. No replacement was announced, and VW still has no easy exit from a scandal that has suddenly dented a reputation for trustworthiness that took decades to build. The smog-test trickery has wiped out billions in VW's market ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA reaches settlement on groundwater cleanup at the Davis liquid waste superfund site in Smithfield R.I.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with respect to the Davis Liquid Waste Superfund Site in Smithfield, R.I. Pursuant to the settlement, the Settling Defendants will implement the groundwater cleanup at the Site.  They also will be financially responsible for 100 percent of future response costs, including oversight costs. The settlement agreement was signed by ...

  • U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Chevron Appeal In $19 Billion Ecuador Environmental Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected Chevron’s latest attempt to block global enforcement of a historic $19 billion environmental judgment from Ecuador’s courts, removing another hurdle for rainforest indigenous groups as they continue their efforts to seize billions of dollars of Chevron assets around the world. Chevron's losing petition was prepared and signed by Ted Olson, one of ...

  • Oak Ridge completes field work on Recovery Act-projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM) has finished field work on the last Recovery Act-funded environmental cleanup project. Since 2009, EM has used the $751 million in Recovery Act funds to accomplish 27 projects, many of which included multiple subcomponents and extensive scopes. “This is a landmark milestone for our program ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Freeing energy policy from the climate change debate

    The 20-year effort by environmentalists to establish climate science as the primary basis for far-reaching action to decarbonize the global energy economy today lies in ruins. Backlash in reaction to 'Climategate' and recent controversies involving the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)'s 2007 assessment report are but the latest evidence that such efforts have evidently failed. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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