soil remediation directive News

  • MEPs take aim at EU soil directive

    The European parliament's rapporteur on a draft EU framework soil directive is proposing a significant softening of the European commission's proposals. Spanish centre-right MEP Cristina Gutiérrez-Cortines told the parliament's environment committee on Tuesday that a 'complete change' to the law is needed to give EU countries more flexibility in meeting its objectives. Under her plans an ...

  • Euro MPs move forward on soil protection directive

    The European Parliament yesterday adopted its first-reading report on the first EU directive on soil protection. Among the key points adopted by MEPs is the setting up of public inventories of contaminated sites within the EU and the need for Member States to draw up remediation strategies. MEPs reinstate a list of potentially soil polluting activities. Member States will be allowed some ...


    By European Parliament

  • Mediterra awarded soil remediation project in Andorra

    The Government of Andorra awarded MediTerra with the direction of the soil remediation project at La Rabassa firing range located in the municipality of Sant Julià de Loira. The announcement was published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Andorra on April 8th 2009. More than 10,000 m2 contaminated with lead and Organic compounds It is expected the remediation works will take three and ...

  • Zero Valent Iron for Soil and Water Remediation

    Waterloo, Canada; Oberhausen, Germany. The Adventus Group, a multinational remediation technology enterprise, provides a review of the Observatory NANO Focus Report 2010 on the issues surrounding nano-scale ZVI (nZVI) for treatment of contaminated water and soil. The debate over nano-scale versus micro-scale zero valent iron (ZVI) has attracted the attention of leading scientists in the ...


  • PersulfOx, a New Catalyzed-Persulfate Technology from REGENESIS for Groundwater and Soil Remediation

    REGENESIS, a global leader in advanced technologies for contaminated site remediation, recently announced PersulfOx Catalyzed Persulfate. This new environmental technology is a patented, sodium persulfate-based in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) reagent designed specifically for groundwater and soil remediation at contaminated sites, including brownfields. Traditionally, sodium persulfate has been ...


    By REGENESIS

  • PersulfOx™, a New Catalyzed-Persulfate Technology from REGENESIS for Groundwater and Soil Remediation

    REGENESIS, a global leader in advanced technologies for contaminated site remediation, recently announced PersulfOx™ Catalyzed Persulfate. This new environmental technology is a patented, sodium persulfate-based in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) reagent designed specifically for groundwater and soil remediation at contaminated sites, including brownfields. ...


    By REGENESIS

  • New regulations loom for land remediation

    Could the remediation industry be facing another steep learning curve as regulators tackle legislation overload by bringing about a variety of new directives? The subject of land remediation has long been cloaked in confusion with contradictory regulations, confusion over permits and most legislation remaining open to interpretation. Recently some issues – such as the definition of waste - ...

  • Webinar: Overview of Horizontal Remediation Wells (HRWs) and Remedial Technology Applications

    This webinar, presented by Mr. Glenn Iosue, P.E., President of Directional Technologies, Inc., will provide an overview of Horizontal Remediation Wells (HRWs) for improving the efficiency of remedial applications to clean up sites. Participants will gain an understanding of the technology, advantages in comparison to conventional vertical installations, limitations and costs. An example remedial ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • 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

  • Soil management in China and the EU

    Following rapid urbanisation, management of contaminated soil has become a political priority in China. In this study, researchers reviewed the current system in China as compared to Europe and provide recommendations for the sustainable management of soil. China’s rapid economic growth, and the accompanied urbanisation, has come at a considerable cost to the environment. In the late 1990s, ...

  • Is soil the first failure of the French Presidency?

    The European Environmental Bureau, Europe's largest federation of environmental citizens' organisations, has challenged the French Presidency to start delivering on their promise to move forward on the Soil Framework Directive and to improve upon the last compromise reached during the Portuguese presidency in December. John Hontelez, EEB Secretary General, explained: We welcome the decision ...

  • Ed Alperin Joins EOS Remediation, LLC

    Raleigh, NC – EOS Remediation is pleased to announce the addition of Ed Alperin to the company’s growing team of environmental professionals and industry experts. Mr. Alperin has more than 35 years of experience in the development and commercialization of environmental technologies for the treatment of hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste. Prior to joining EOS Remediation, Ed was ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Sonic Appoints Vice President Remediation Services

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) announces the appointment of Mr. Larry Rodricks as Vice President of Remediation Services. In this role, Mr. Rodricks will assume responsibility for the growth and development of Sonic’s remediation business in Canada and the direct operations of the Company’s Environmental Services Division. Mr. Rodricks will be ...


  • The remediation industry waits for regulation to catch up

    The progress of brownfield development has been a chequered one. The government has made much of its desire to promote the use of such sites for new housing – setting targets and offering 150% tax relief as an incentive for developers to build on them. But a raft of conflicting legislation has led to widespread confusion over remediation, and with the latest call for more new housing, can ...

  • Remediation Case Studies Webinar Recording Now Available

    Remediation case studies and the advantages of using manufacturer-direct application services was the focus of REGENSIS’ latest webinar. Held on Thursday, November 6 at 11 a.m. PST, this webinar featured Scott Mullin and Steve Barnes of Regenesis Remediation Services. Regenesis Remediation Services (RRS) is a dedicated team of scientists and engineers whose primary function is to provide ...


    By REGENESIS

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Incorporating sustainable environmental practices into site remediation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response has released an Primer on "Green Remediation" - which it describes as the practice of considering all environmental effects of remedy implementation and incorporating options to maximize net environmental benefit of cleanup actions. This primer outlines the principles of green remediation and describes ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA issues order to Estate of James Campbell and Weston Solutions, Inc., to complete final cleanup at former wood treatment facility on Oahu / action requires completion of final remedy for soil and groundwater at the 2.6-acre site (HI)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has negotiated terms and ordered cleanup of the former Chem-Wood wood treatment facility located in the Ewa Beach area of Oahu. The consent order directs the Estate of James Campbell, a former property owner, and Weston Solutions Inc., the current property owner, to grade the site and consolidate contaminated soil under an asphalt cap. In addition, ...

  • RegenOx remediation technology wins coveted 2006 ICU innovation award for Regenesis

    Regenesis, a specialty developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater resources, has won the 2006 ICU Innovation Award for RegenOx, a breakthrough in-situ chemical oxidation technology that safely destroys high concentrations of recalcitrant soil and groundwater contaminants such as industrial degreasers and petroleum hydrocarbons. The prestigious ICU Innovation Awards are ...


    By REGENESIS

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