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  • Solvay hails French soil remediation conference a success

    The 'Focused remedies for a well-managed remediation' conference was held in the Soda Ash plant at Dombasle, in which the Solution Unit Soil Remediation played an important role. Organised by SFGP, the French Society of Process Engineering,  GISFI, the French Scientific Interest Group, Industrial Brownfields, and CAPEMM, the Meurthe and Mosel Development Agency, its objectives were to promote ...


    By Solvay Soil Remediation

  • Biofilters cut old landfill carbon footprint

    Researchers in the US are testing biofilter systems as a viable alternative to releasing methane from passive landfill vents into the atmosphere. The technology could reduce the overall impact of old landfills on global warming. Details are reported in the current issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering. Organic matter rotting in smaller, old landfill sites generates a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Adventus Announces 1st European Deployment of EHC-OTM Remediation Biotechnology

    Patented oxygen-releasing compound seen in The Netherlands to offer best overall cost, performance and reliability WATERLOO, Ontario (July 6, 2006) – The Adventus Group announces the selection of their proprietary EHC-OÔ product by a consortium of Dutch remediation engineering and consulting firms. It was used at two industrial sites to clean up high levels of petroleum volatile ...


  • London Olympic Park Environmental Cleanup Uses Bioremediation Technology from REGENESIS to Expedite Development

    The July 17 opening of London’s £7-billion 2012 Olympic Park, with its 16 new major stadia and other sports facilities, also marks the successful conclusion of one of the world’s largest brownfield regeneration projects in recent years. This olympic-sized cleanup included the remediation and redevelopment of more than 200 hectares (500 acres) ...


    By REGENESIS

  • 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 ...


  • Warming could permanently change Lake Tahoe in 10 years

    Global warming is predicted to slow water circulation in Lake Tahoe, changing the conditions for plants and fish in the lake within 10 years, according to scientists at the University of California-Davis. The result is likely to be a warmer lake with fewer cold water native fish, and more invasive species, such as large-mouth bass, bluegill and carp, the researchers say. Still unclear is how ...

  • 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 ...


  • New, low-cost groundwater cleanup technology may ease perchlorate contamination crisis

    As concern rises over contamination of groundwater with perchlorate, a toxic substance widely used in arms manufacture, investigators are finding that one of the best remedies is literally under their feet. According to scientists at Penn State University and Regenesis (San Clemente, CA), many cases of perchlorate contamination can be eliminated simply and very cost-effectively by enhanced ...


    By REGENESIS

  • HyperSolar Patent Discloses the Key to Making Renewable Natural Gas

    HyperSolar, Inc. (OTCBB:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make renewable natural gas using solar power, today disclosed more information from its patent application for a process to produce renewable natural gas using sunlight, water and carbon dioxide. Inspired by the photosynthetic processes that plants use to effortlessly harness the power of the ...


    By HyperSolar, Inc.

  • EPA Survey Finds More Than Half of the Nation’s River and Stream Miles in Poor Condition

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the results of the first comprehensive survey looking at the health of thousands of stream and river miles across the country, finding that more than half – 55 percent – are in poor condition for aquatic life. “The health of our Nation’s rivers, lakes, bays and coastal waters depends on the vast network of streams ...

  • Ozone layer recovery may be delayed by greenhouse gas emissions

    The ozone layer in the stratosphere protects life on Earth from harmful radiation, but emissions from human activity have damaged this defence. A new study suggests that ozone recovery could be delayed, or even postponed indefinitely for some regions, by the impact of increasing amounts of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere. Although ozone at ground level is hazardous to health, ozone in ...

  • Cillit Bang used in clean-up at Dounreay

    The BBC has today covered the use of Cillit Bang in the clean-up of the Dounreay Site. The press release issued by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited can be found below. Nuclear sites across Britain are showing interest in the discovery by workers at Dounreay that one of the country's best-selling household cleaner removes plutonium stains more effectively than many industrial clean-up products. ...

  • Des Moines struggling with nitrates in water

    Two rivers that supply water to 500,000 people in the Des Moines area show nitrate levels spiking to levels that make it unsafe for some to drink, a concentration experts haven't before seen in the fall that likely stems from especially wet weather in recent months. The utility that supplies Des Moines and most of its suburbs had workers blending river water with other sources to lower the ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Survey Finds More Than Half of the Nation’s River and Stream Miles in Poor Condition

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the results of the first comprehensive survey looking at the health of thousands of stream and river miles across the country, finding that more than half – 55 percent – are in poor condition for aquatic life. “The health of our Nation’s rivers, lakes, bays and coastal waters depends on the vast network of streams ...

  • Red Leaf Resources, Inc. & Total E&P USA Oil Shale, LLC Announce a Joint Venture for Oil Shale Production Project

    Utah-based Red Leaf Resources, Inc. ('Red Leaf') has announced the March 28, 2012 closing of a joint venture for oil shale development in Utah with Total E&P USA Oil Shale, LLC ('Total'), a US affiliate of Total SA, the 5th largest international integrated oil and gas company. Under the terms of the agreement, Red Leaf and Total will jointly launch an Early Production System (EPS) to prove ...


    By Total S.A

  • Ruining the world’s water supply

    Agricultural run-offs containing fertilizers, animal wastes and pesticides are infecting rivers and water courses with blue-green algal blooms and toxic chemicals. While the problem is particularly evident in developing countries - Canada, Australia and the United States contain some of the world’s most polluted rivers, and poor agricultural practices are the root cause. Almost one-fifth ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Looking to Durban: China’s climate change policy progress since Cancun

    As its negotiators head to Durban, South Africa for the next round of the UNFCCC climate negotiations, China can point to significant progress in domestic climate policy since the Cancun negotiations a year ago. March, 2011 saw the adoption of ...

  • EU-backed carbon capture and storage technology not without critics

    Within the European Commission's comprehensive package of legislative proposals on climate change and energy announced on Wednesday (23 January) is a plan to promote the development of a controversial carbon emissions mitigation technology known as 'carbon capture and storage' (CCS). CCS 'captures' carbon dioxide from power plants and stores it in underground geological formations or deep oceans ...


  • The Future of Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2016 - Home and Self Care Respiratory Devices Presenting

    ALLAS ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry the Future of Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2016 - Home and Self Care Respiratory Devices Presenting Growth Avenues Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report ...


  • The secret, dirty cost of Obama`s green power push

    The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like an apparition into a cornfield. It wasn't supposed to be this way. With the Iowa political caucuses on the horizon in 2007, presidential candidate Barack ...


    By Associated Press

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