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  • China`s coasts offer more than land reclamation

    Protecting China's coastal ecology from land reclamation will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, benefit the coastal economy and highlight the carbon-trading potential of coastal energy crops, say Jiang Gaoming, Dou Guanyi and Chen Bosen in an article in China Dialogue. China's mangrove forest area has fallen from 500 to 150 square kilometres over the past 60 years as a result of reclamation and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • China`s coasts offer more than land reclamation

    Protecting China's coastal ecology from land reclamation will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, benefit the coastal economy and highlight the carbon-trading potential of coastal energy crops, say Jiang Gaoming, Dou Guanyi and Chen Bosen in an article in China Dialogue. China's mangrove forest area has fallen from 500 to 150 square kilometres over the past 60 years as a result of reclamation and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Suncor Energy completes surface reclamation of first tailings pond

    Suncor Energy today marked an industry milestone, becoming the first oil sands company to complete surface reclamation of a tailings pond, a key step in returning the site back to nature. The 220-hectare site is located at Suncor's oil sands mining operations, north of Fort McMurray. Known as Pond 1, it was the company's first storage pond for oil sands tailings when commercial production began ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • DEP Awards More than $2.25 Million in Mine Reclamation Contracts

    The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has awarded $2,252,855 for remediation projects at abandoned mine sites in Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Jefferson and Luzerne counties. The remediation will reclaim 181 acres to pre-mining conditions by planting tens of thousands of trees, re-grading thousands of cubic yards of steep slopes left by mining, stabilizing old mine pits and ...

  • Xylem to supply customized water treatment technologies to one of the world’s largest water reclamation facilities in Kuwait

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world's most challenging water issues, has won a major contract valued at more than $8 million USD to develop and supply customized technologies to a wastewater treatment and reclamation plant in Sulaibiya, Kuwait. Following a plant expansion currently underway, it will be one of the largest water ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • EPA regional administrator and Congressmember frank Pallone tour superfund sites in Central New Jersey; EPA finishes cleanup of soil at imperial oil superfund site in Morganville using $33 million in ARRA funds; uses $5 million in ARRA funds to complete s

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congressmember Frank Pallone were in Morganville, N.J. today to announce the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup, which clears the way for the redevelopment of the property. The site received $33 million in new funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to accelerate the ...

  • Reducing Energy’s Footprint: Restoring land after coal, oil, & gas development

    At an educational Congressional briefing on September 12, two expert panelists will discuss the process of restoring land that has been used in energy development to beneficial uses. Since 2010, the United States has been the second largest energy consumer in terms of total use, surpassed only by China. While the development of renewable energy sources is making significant progress, fossil fuels ...

  • Paper mill waste may be just right for reclaiming mineland

    Paper mill waste can safely be applied at a rate three times higher than the typical rate in Ohio, to reclaim soils of surface-coal mined areas. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) soil scientist Martin J. Shipitalo found that a 300-ton-per-acre application rate had many benefits, and did not result in major additional negative effects on runoff water quality compared to the standard ...

  • $9.3 Million Estimated Cost for the Second Phase of Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie/Guilderland Border

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that the second phase of cleanup work will begin this week at the Mercury Refining Superfund site, a former mercury reclamation facility in the towns of Colonie and Guilderland, New York. Soil, sediment and ground water at the site became contaminated with mercury as a result of past operations and waste disposal practices. Exposure to mercury ...

  • The First Centrifuge Pod System Launched

    Designed to meet the growing needs for water clarification and solids dewatering in the extractive industries, the CentriPod system comes in two specially designed containers enabling easy transport and installation and can be operational within few hours from arrival on site, providing that all services are available. The system incorporates the expertise and technologies of three ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • Cleanup Work to Begin at Mercury Refining Superfund Site On Colonie

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the cleanup of contaminated soil and sediment will begin next week at the Mercury Refining Superfund site, a mercury reclamation facility in the towns of Colonie and Guilderland, New York. Past waste disposal activities contaminated soil and storm water that drained off the site and into an unnamed tributary to the Patroon Creek with ...

  • Leading Plasma Arc Supplier Consolidates Position in International Arena

    Tetronics Ltd. is delighted to announce its re-launch as Tetronics International, at this year’s landmark Resource & Waste Management (RWM) Exhibition. This step forward formally marks the company’s expanding global footprint. The market leaders in the supply of Direct Current (DC) plasma plants for hazardous waste treatment and metal recovery have experienced a record-breaking ...

  • New Reservoir Will Funnel Colorado River Water to Nevada

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (ENS) - A bill that directs the Bureau of Reclamation to construct a new reservoir to capture billions of gallons of Colorado River water requested by Arizona and California users but not used, was signed into law today by President George W. Bush. Included in the massive HR 6111 Tax Relief and Health Care Act, the measure will enable the capture and use of ...

  • Strengthening Biosolids solutions track record in the US

    Latest project is one of the world’s largest dryer plants. 200 tonnes a day – that is how much sludge Keppel Seghers’ HARDPELLETISER units will treat at the Stickney wastewater treatment plant in Chicago. Keppel Seghers has just been contracted by the Stickney plant to provide four HARDPELLETISER units as well as supervise their construction and commissioning at a new dryer facility, ...


    By Keppel Seghers

  • Natural Environmental Systems, LLC Announces New and Improved Wastewater Treatment Bacteria Formula

    Dallas based microbial products supplier Natural Environmental Systems, LLC announces the release of its new and improved wastewater treatment bacteria product for faster reduction of organic waste, lower BOD/COD levels and overall improved system efficiency across multiple wastewater types. NE2000 Wastewater Treatment takes the ...


  • Swallowed by sand: China`s billion-dollar battle against desertification

    It is estimated that desertification, a process of land degradation that occurs in dryland ecosystems due to overexploitation and land mismanagement, now costs China about US$2-3 billion each year. China’s experience is not unique. In Africa, for example, worsening soil conditions could mean that the continent could only feed a quarter of its inhabitants by 2025. Minqin County is one of the ...

  • India should consider new-generation biofuels

    Sustainable biofuel production strategies and second-generation options involving woody biomass and tall grasses that do not need additional land can help India realise its green targets, a review says. India needs to minimise any adverse impact and promote potential synergies with respect to reclamation of degraded lands, creation of rural livelihoods and promotion of energy security, the review ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Reclaiming the Sydney tar ponds

    Canada’s most famous contaminated site may finally be receiving the treatment that it has sorely needed for two decades. Earth Tech Canada has been retained by the Sydney Tar Ponds Agency (STPA) to design, construct and oversee the remediation of the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Site in Nova Scotia. How the largest remediation project in the country unfolds is likely to change the way ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cebu City WTE Facility now registered as UNFCCC-CDM Project

    The Cebu City landfill gas and Waste-to-Energy project  has  been officially approved registration at the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC)  as Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project under Project 4669,  the UNFCCC sources said. As stated at the UNFCCC website ( ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Dust bowl threat

    Dust storms accelerated by a warming climate have covered the Rocky Mountains with dirt whose heat-trapping properties have caused snowpacks to melt weeks earlier than normal, worrying officials in Colorado about drastic water shortages by late summer. Snowpacks from the San Juan Mountains to the Front Range have either completely melted or will be gone within the next two weeks, said Tom ...


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