sediment remediation News

  • 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

  • New Funding Opportunity for Research in Contaminated Sediments Remediation

    The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is announcing a new funding opportunity as part of the Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (SBRP). The title is “Innovative Approaches to Remediation of Recalcitrant Hazardous Substances in Sediments” and will be awarded under the new Individual Research Project Program (R01) mechanism of the SBRP. The objective is to ...

  • Tetra Tech Wins $35 million Sediment Remediation Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the District of Columbia (D.C.) Department of the Environment has awarded the Company a $35 million general environmental services contract that includes technical support services related to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments in the tidal portion of the Anacostia River, a heavily urbanized river flowing through the ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Integral Consulting scientists to share expertise at Battelle Conference on remediation of contaminated sediments

    Eleven Integral Consulting experts have been selected to present information in platform and poster sessions at Battelle’s Fifth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments to be held February 2–5, 2009 in Jacksonville, Florida. Representatives from Integral sediments staff will also be available in Booth #302 to answer questions on the firm’s sediment services and other ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • New Technologies for Soil and Sediment

    EzraTerra, Inc. developed technologies for the current regulatory environment from a responsible party perspective. Sintered Wave – Thermal treatment for low to high molecular weight organic compounds. Permeation ...


    By Ezra Terra, Inc

  • Petroleum-impacted soil remediation

    The Adventus Group is an applied environmental products company that provides various remediation biotechnologies – including those exclusive to our patent portfolio (see below). We are NOT consultants, and are geared towards supporting client project teams by providing unbiased design, support and selection of the most cost-effective remedial solution or strategy. As appropriate, our ...


  • 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.

  • GEI Enhances Contaminated Sediments Practice with Shoreline Work

    GEI Consultants, Inc.,one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced today the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • Integral bioavailability and sediment experts to present at international cleanup conferences in Australia

    Integral Consulting experts will be traveling to Australia in September to participate in Cleanup 09, an event encompassing an international workshop on chemical bioavailability in the environment (September 24–25) and an international conference on contaminated site remediation (September 27–30). Hosted by Australian research and development organization CRC Care, Cleanup 09 is intended to ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • How does UVF technology work? Presentation given at Contaminated Sediments Conference

    Sitelab highlighted our dredge site project testing PAHs in sediments at the Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments in Dallas, Texas. The conference is sponsored by Battelle Memorial Institute.  Sitelab was 1 of 6 platform sessions which focused on applications of innovative characterization and assessment. See: ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • Integral Consulting Has Banner Year on Contaminated Sediment Projects

    In 2008, Integral’s sediment scientists, ecologists, and engineers were busier than ever with new projects on both U.S. coasts and continuation of existing projects around the country. New contract awards included environmental services to conduct a large sampling program for Washington Closure Hanford on the Columbia River and a site characterization project at the Jemez Canyon Reservoir in ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Shaw Awarded Contract to Operate Sediment Processing Facility for General Electric

    BATON ROUGE, La., Jun 17, 2011 - The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced that its Environmental & Infrastructure Group has been awarded a contract to operate the sediment processing facility for the second phase of the General Electric Company's (NYSE: GE) Hudson River dredging project. The facility is located in Fort Edward, N.Y., and includes a barge terminal, dewatering building, ...


  • Soil and sediment contamination assessment more accurate, says researcher

    Prolonged exposure of soil and sediment invertebrates to toxic Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (PACs) has large and unpredictable effects on the life cycle of these species, concludes Dutch researcher Miriam León Paumen. These chronic effects can be very different from the effects of short-term exposure to PACs. Therefore, assessments of soil and sediment contamination are more reliable when they ...

  • EPA concludes season’s dredging of New Bedford harbor contaminated sediment

    This latest dredging effort started in May 2011 and focused on the northern cove on the Acushnet side of the Harbor and off-shore from the Titleist facility on Hadley Street in New Bedford. Approximately 11 acres of sediment were dredged this year, resulting in the removal of more than 21,600 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. Dredging activities will resume again in Summer 2012. The dredged ...

  • Soil Remediation to Begin at Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass.

    Work to excavate and remove contaminated soil at the Blackburn and Union Privileges Superfund Site begins this week. The soil remediation is focused on South Street on the east side properties, where the former Cosmec building sits. This week, contractors for the Responsible Parties began pre-construction activities including setting up support trailers, placing fencing and warning signs around ...

  • Bacterial remediation of groundwater depends on environmental conditions

    New low cost methods using bacteria to remove toxic metals from groundwater have been investigated using both actual contaminated groundwater and artificially controlled systems. Environmental conditions, such as changing levels of acidity or alkalinity, can have a significant effect on the removal of toxins, results show. Contamination of soils and groundwater with toxic metals, such as lead and ...

  • ENSR publishes new brownfields remediation manual

    ENSR has published a new Brownfields Remediation Manual that details current strategies for cost-effective remediation of brownfields. Brownfields are idle, unused or abandoned commercial and industrial properties in urban settings with a legacy of contaminated soil, sediments or groundwater. ENSR, part of AECOM, is a leading global environmental services provider. The new ENSR manual ...


    By AECOM

  • Adventus wins 2nd consecutive remediation technology award

    Environmental Business Journal (EBJ), the leading business newsletter for the environmental industry, has announced the winners of the 2008 EBJ Business Achievement Awards, recognizing outstanding firms in the environmental industry. This annual awards program recognizes firms for their strong financial performance and growth as well as for specific projects which are significant in the ...


  • Adventus group receives remediation technology award

    The Adventus Group, a global environmental biotechnology enterprise, announced their '2007 Business Achievement Award for Remediation Technology,' by the Environmental Business Journal. In the Technology Merit: Remediation category, Adventus biotechnologies for soil, sediment and groundwater remediation based on in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) were recognized. The winning case study revolved ...


  • 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 ...


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