soil remediation regulation News

  • 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 - ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Darco Water secures S$8.4m soil remediation project

    Mainboard-listed Darco Water Technologies Limited (the 'Company' or ”Darco” or the “Group”) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary in Taiwan has recently secured a S$8.4 million soil remediation project slated for delivery in FY2008 and FY2009. The Group credited its contract win to its prior experience in providing highly complex soil treatment solutions, where it successfully treated a ...

  • Sonic Wins Remediation Contract

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that it has entered into a remediation contract to clean up a site in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) which has varying levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) contamination. Sonic will carry out the remediation on-site, under contract to a national remediation company. The contract guarantees a ...


  • E-Synergy invests £1m in toxic soil and waste remediation specialist Envirotreat Ltd.

    The Sustainable Technology Fund managed by E-Synergy has invested £1 million in toxic soil and waste remediation specialist Envirotreat Ltd. E-Synergy led the £1.7 million investment round which also included £350 and £325k respectively from co-investors Pre-X and Catapult Venture Managers. Following the investment, Envirotreat has appointed Duncan Martin, former director of hazardous waste at ...


  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • Soil treatment technology from ADT

    SOIL REMEDIATION & TREATMENT SPECIALISTS ADT is a leading provider of remediation services ranging from simple soil excavation projects to complex programs requiring a combination of technologies. ADT is experienced at remediating soil, sludges, pits, TPH impacted materials, tank farms contaminated with a wide variety of petroleum products, low-level radioactive waste, heavy metals, ...


  • Seminar on ‘Waste’ Soil from Construction

    Consultancy firm STATS Limited has announced details of the next in a series of highly popular half-day seminars. Located at the University of Hertfordshire Fielder Centre on 20th November 2007, the seminar title will be:Sustainable Remedial Solutions: Treatment, Re-use and Disposal of ‘Waste’ Soil STATS Director Jon Clark believes that this seminar is particularly well timed, adding, 'The ...


    By STATS Limited

  • WRScompass Wins Six Geotechnical Remediation Projects

    Treating various media and utilizing site specific treatment chemistry and mixing methodologies Tampa, Florida. WRScompass announced today that it has been awarded multiple Geotechnical Remediation projects at six project sites in Connecticut, New Jersey, Georgia, and Maryland. They include In-situ Stabilization (ISS) and Hydraulic Barrier Wall (HBW) Construction at environmentally impacted ...


    By WRScompass

  • 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

  • Remedial Construction Services, LP Launches New Division

    Remedial Construction Services, LP (RECON), based in Houston, Texas, announced the launch of a new division, Recon Oil Field Services. This new division focuses on environmental remediation technologies to manage oilfield exploration and production wastes. The technologies treat the liquids produced during drilling, hydro-fracturing, and production as well as treatment of cuttings and drilling ...

  • Better Remediation Through Effective Groundwater Sampling

    One of the keys to successful remediation of a contaminated property is effective groundwater sampling. A new ASTM standard will aid groundwater samplers by taking a look at three types of passive samplers and their advantages, disadvantages and limitations. The new standard is D7929, Guide for Selection of ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...


  • Sustainability in remediation a key to successful site redevelopment, says Regenesis` guest speaker at battelle international remediation conference

    Successful restoration of environmentally damaged properties requires a sustainable, risk-based approach that focuses on "creating places for people" rather than meeting narrowly defined technical goals, according to Prof. Paul Nathanail of the University of Nottingham, a leading expert on the social and economic aspects of brownfield regeneration. Speaking at a luncheon session hosted here today ...


    By REGENESIS

  • REGENESIS Remediation Technologies Launches PlumeStop™ Colloidal Biomatrix at Major International Remediation Conference

    REGENESIS, a global leader in advanced environmental remediation technologies, has announced the commercial launch of a fundamentally new and innovative remediation technology called PlumeStop™ Colloidal Biomatrix. As the name implies, it was developed to stop migrating groundwater contaminant plumes by rapidly reducing contaminant concentrations with a sorptive medium while also ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Site`s groundwater, soil cleanup working

    The effort to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at the nation's only plant for assembling and disassembling nuclear weapons has been effective so far and will continue for years, according to the first five-year review of the site. Pantex in the Texas Panhandle was added to the national Superfund cleanup list in 1994 because of past site practices that included burning chemicals in ...


    By Associated Press

  • New report gives technical guidance for application of in situ remedial reagents

    A newly available technical report by a state-sponsored working group of Los Angeles-area environmental scientists, regulators and remedial contractors provides a detailed guidance document for subsurface injection of in situ remedial reagents (ISRRs) to eliminate groundwater contaminants. The 46-page document is available for download online at www.regenesis.com. Environmental professionals have ...


    By REGENESIS

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