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  • EPA Issues Secondary Containment Guidelines To Help Reduce Underground Storage Tank Releases

    11/17/2006  Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued the final secondary containment grant guidelines for states, which will implement a key provision of the underground storage tank amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Secondary containment provides a barrier between an underground storage tank and the environment by holding the leaking petroleum ...

  • Industry leading foam wall spill containment berms now in 2” to 6” wall heights

    Drive-over foam wall spill berms are used to protect facilities, industrial grounds and other heavy equipment from spills during routine hazardous liquid handling tasks such as the transfer, filling, and discharging of tanker trucks. Secondary containment berms are specifically designed to contain spills, leaks and potential runoff of hazardous liquids like oil, fuel and other environmentally ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Granite Environmental Has Short Turnaround Times For Turbidity Curtain

    Granite Environmental, Inc. has turbidity barriers and silt curtains in stock* and ready to ship. Where other manufacturers ...

  • Definition of solid waste revised to encourage recycling

    A final rule under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act streamlines regulation of hazardous secondary materials when they are recycled by reclamation. EPA's regulation maintains strong protection of human health and the environment by limiting the streamlined requirements to specific, legitimate recycling activities. 'Removing barriers to legitimate recycling is good for business and the ...

  • Butyl Products Group increases staffing level by over 50%

    Billericay based Butyl Products Group recently acquired the assets and goodwill of Landline Limited making them one of the UK’s foremost liquid containment solution specialists, with more industry experience than any other manufacturer and installer throughout Europe.  “We’re absolutely delighted to be able to welcome several of Landline’s ...


    By Butyl Products Ltd.

  • Capilano University and Encorp Pacific (Canada) Partner to Improve Recycling Habits of Students

    Capilano University and Encorp Pacific (Canada) today announced a pilot program aimed at increasing the use of onsite containers for recyclable beverages at Cap's North Vancouver campus. A 2010 Beverage Container Return Study found that single men between the ages of 18 to 34 living in urban areas are the highest discarders of beverage containers. A "heavy discarder" is defined as those who ...


  • 4 main types of polyethylene (plastic used for flexible sheeting)

    In its simplest terms, the main difference between the different types of plastic is the way their cellular structure, or molecules bond with each other, and how tightly they are formed. 1) Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE), most common type of plastic sheeting, very flexible, most often from 0.5 mil thick to about 40 mil in flexible sheeting forms. Good conformability to surfaces. ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • The Key to Closing Water Damage Claims:

    Heat it Up! New thermal drying systems help to close water damage claims in a fraction of the previous time Claims adjusters and managers know the story well: The sooner a claim file is closed, the happier the customer and the greater the savings to the company. Water damage claims magnify this maxim and exemplify it. The longer it takes to get someone out to remove the water, ...


  • Explosion proof and intrinsic safety 101

    Portions of the standard Spill Buster system operate in various “classified” flammable or explosive vapor zones or areas as defined in the US under the NEC codes. The location of the equipment on the site must be designed properly; or the equipment must be enclosed in appropriate enclosures, to prevent ignition of these vapors should the failure of a component occur. Since this is ...


    By Clean Earth Technology, Inc.

  • Understanding flexible plastic sheeting and its uses

    What is meant when someone mentions “flexible plastic sheeting” ? What kinds of “flexible plastic sheeting” is there? Are there different types? In its simplest terms, the main difference between the different types of plastic is the way their cellular structure, or molecules bond with each other, and how tightly they are formed. Which is the most flexible of them ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • CO2 Solutions Granted Broad U.S. Patent

    CO2 Solutions Inc. (TSX-V:  CST), an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technologies, announced today that it has been granted U.S. Patent 8,277,769, "PROCESS FOR TREATING CARBON DIOXIDE CONTAINING GAS".  The patent broadly covers the use of the enzyme carbonic anhydrase (CA), or an analogue thereof, for the efficient capture of carbon pollution from various gas ...


    By CO2 Solutions inc.

  • Questions and answers on EU Mercury Policy

    What is mercury? Mercury is familiar to many as a silver-coloured liquid which expands and contracts in a thermometer to show the temperature. It is also known as “quicksilver” or "hydrargyrum" (i.e. liquid silver) and is represented by the symbol Hg. Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at ambient room temperature. It is a chemical element and therefore indestructible. ...

  • Recycling waste packages in Japan. Construction waste recovery - Mariusz Grabda

    Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, his ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • British Columbia`s carbon tax - are its days numbered?

    The British Columbia Jobs and Investment Board (BCJIB), a body established in February 2012 to build on BC's post-recession boom in exports and the momentum of the BC Jobs Plan, has released an interim report that calls for, among other things, the elimination of BC's milestone carbon tax. The report, which contains recommendations for each of the eight sectors identified as priorities for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Report Periodontal Disease - Drug Pipeline Analysis and Market Forecasts to 2016 added by WorldMarketStudy

    WorldMarketStudy announces it Will Carry GlobalData’s Periodontal Disease - Drug Pipeline Analysis and Market Forecasts to 2016 June reports in its store.   Browse complete report at ...


  • EPA SAP releases report on nanosilver and other nanometal pesticide products

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) has released the minutes of its November 3-5, 2009, meeting regarding evaluation of the hazard and exposure associated with nanosilver and other nanometal pesticide products. Before summarizing the SAP's primary conclusions and recommendations, we note a few general observations. First, the SAP final recommendations ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Ligin 2014: Bio4Energy Presenters Acknowledged

    Bio4Energy would like to acknowledge its researchers who contributed a presentation to the Lignin 2014 conference, held 24-28 August at Umeå, Sweden. 'Smart' packaging designed to prolong the shelf-life of food Sandra Winestrand and colleagues at Umeå and Karlstad Universities Edited ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Global Microbiology Testing Market -Emerging Opportunities and Business Expansion Strategies for Suppliers: Latest Report

    Reportstack provider of premium market research reports announces the addition ofGlobal ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

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