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  • “Granite Environmental, Inc. successfully completed the Florida stormwater and sedimentation control inspector training program”

    Two employees of Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI) participated and successfully completed the Florida Stormwater and Sedimentation Control Inspector Training Program in November 2009. In this two day, graded class, sponsored by the Brevard County Natural Resources Management Office Stormwater Program and the Agriculture and Extension Services Department, both employees received a beneficial ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Construction work to start at the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund site in Tewksbury, Mass.

    On May 19, 2014 EPA contractors will mobilize for construction work at the Sutton brook Disposal Area Superfund site in Tewksbury. Planned work includes excavation and consolidation of contaminated soil and sediments which will be then be placed under a landfill cap. The construction work is expected to continue into 2016. What residents should expect: During the initial mobilization to the ...

  • New funds support Queensland efforts for sustainable land management & more resilient ecosystems

    The Great Barrier Reef and Queensland’s Burdekin Dry Tropics rangelands are among the beneficiaries of a AUS$25.7 million Caring for our Country 2008-09 regional investment funding package announced today. Australian Government Ministers for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, Peter Garrett, and Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Tony Burke, said the package would fund a range of activities ...


    By Australian Government

  • EPA Awards Grants in Michigan and Ohio to Improve Water Quality and Reduce Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced 11 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants for projects in Michigan and Ohio to improve water quality and reduce excess nutrients that contribute to harmful algal blooms in Great Lakes watersheds. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator for the Great Lakes, highlighted seven GLRI grants for projects to reduce nutrients in ...

  • Dredging and shoreline remediation

    Many situations can complicate a shoreline’s integrity. These can range from flooding, hurricanes and man-made disasters and can even include aquatic harvesting and human recreation. Making efforts to protect a shoreline from these intrusions helps protect economic and recreational interests. Shoreline remediation is an investment in the overall economic and natural habitat of a community. ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Statement of Qualifications: Dry Cleaner Sites and Chlorinated Solvent Remediation

    The Adventus Group is an environmental biotechnology company that provides various remediation biotechnologies, including those exclusive to our patent portfolio. We are not consultants – we support our clients’ project teams by providing unbiased design support and selection of the most cost-effective remedial solution or strategy. As appropriate, our proven products may ...


  • Pakistan floods: lessons learnt

    According to Patrick McCully, Executive Director of International Rivers, there are three vital global lessons to learn from the ongoing flood catastrophe in Pakistan. The main lesson is that mismanagement of river systems by building dams and embankments for the benefit of short-term gain, such as along the Indus, has major long-term costs. Firstly, the rise in the planetary temperature has ...


  • Thermal Spa in Bad Aibling relies on Ultrafiltration

    In Bad Aibling, hitherto known as a moor spa, a new thermal spa will be opened in September 2007. Not only the intended spa’s waterpark shall be modern and trend-setting – but also the water treatment will be according to state-of-the-art technology: By passing through five filtration cycles, approx. 800 cubic metres of water per hour are purified by means of ultrafiltration. Since 2003, the ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

  • Federal government to fund additional great lakes cleanup projects

    Environment Canada has announced an additional $2.8 million will be provided to 43 projects to clean up Areas of Concern in the Great Lakes.   The funding will be part of Canada's Great Lakes Action Plan.      'Areas of Concern' are those parts of the Great Lakes that have been most severely affected by population growth, agricultural runoff, industrial discharges, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Puerto Rico Developer to Pay $500,000 Penalty to Address Clean Water Act Violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has reached an agreement with F&R Contractors Corp. and F&R Contractors LLC (F&R) to settle the companies’ alleged violations of requirements to control pollution from stormwater discharges. The agreement requires F&R to pay a $500,000 penalty, establish new staffing positions to oversee a stormwater compliance ...

  • New Jersey Developer to Pay Civil Penalty for Stormwater Violations and Preserve Wetlands

    The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice today announced that they have reached an agreement with Garden Homes and its affiliated companies to settle their alleged failure to control stormwater discharges. These failures potentially resulted in pollutant discharges to the Passaic, Hackensack, Rahway, Raritan, Saddle and Delaware River watersheds. The agreement requires ...

  • 10 Tips on Tank Preparation for the Winter Season

    With winter weather coming, it is important to prepare your steel water storage tanks. Winter weather and colder temperatures will impact your steel storage tanks, no matter how severe the weather is. Below are several techniques which can keep your potable water tanks in top operating condition: Inspect interior and exterior of tank for evidence of corrosion on metal ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • One Month Later, New Orleans Nearly Pumped Dry

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, October 3, 2005 (ENS) - Pumps set up by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have been working 24/7 for weeks to remove the flood waters from New Orleans' streets left in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Now the job is close to completion. Before Hurricane Rita passed, the pumps had cleared most of the flood water from Hurricane Katrina and only 10 percent of ...

  • 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. ...

  • Small Hydro could add up to Big Damage

    A belief that small hydropower systems are a source of clean energy with little or no environmental problems is driving the growing interest in mini, micro, and pico hydro systems that generate from less than 5 kilowatts up to 10 megawatts of energy. Hydropower appears to be the cleanest and most versatile of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Eimco Water Technologies named exclusive U.S. seller and distributor of Atlantium Technologies Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ system for drinking water

    Atlantium’s system is the environmentally-friendly disinfection system validated for 4-log virus at EPA dose requirementsAustin, TEXAS and Har Tuv, ISRAEL, June 17, 2008 – EIMCO Water Technologies (EWT), a subsidiary of GLV, and Atlantium Technologies have signed an agreement appointing EWT as the exclusive distributor and seller of Atlantium’s Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ system for the municipal ...

  • New Hampshire Organizations and Residents Receive Prestigious EPA Environmental Award

    Five organizations and individuals in New Hampshire were honored today at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency. They were among 28 recipients across New England recognized for their significant contributions to environmental awareness and problem-solving. The merit awards allow EPA to recognize individuals and groups whose work has protected or ...

  • DOE Selects 16 Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies Projects for Funding

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected 16 projects to receive funding through NETL’s Carbon Capture Program. The program funds development and testing of transformational carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems for new and existing coal-based power plants. Research funded by this program is expected to help overcome limitations of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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