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  • Healthy soil is essential for a biobased & circular economy

    The soil is the ground beneath our feet and the growth place for biomass. For a biobased & circular economy it is crucial to preserve this ‘pantry’ storage function of the soil. This is why Wageningen University & Research is performing dedicated research into various aspects of the soil, such as nutrients and organic material, smarter cultivation systems of a larger diversity ...

  • Cleankill® Tackles Resistant Bugs

    Many viruses and bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to traditional cleaning and disinfection. The new range of Cleankill® and Viktor hygiene products distributed by Camlab is based on a powerful, broad spectrum virucidal and bactericidal agent with proven effectiveness against such organisms as MRSA, E. coli, Salmonella, Pseudomonas and Enterococcus. Several different practical ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • The realm of earthworms: NASA gets down to the nitty-gritty

    When you hear the word 'NASA,' do visions of rocket ships dance in your head? Well think again. From now on, it's 'earthworms.' That's right. Using space technology, NASA is now studying the realm of earthworms, millipedes, and springtails -- the soil beneath your feet -- with a project called OMEGA (Observing Microwave Emissions for Geophysical Applications). Why would an agency whose cosmic ...

  • NRNYC Mold Treatment Program Companies Turn to FastMoldRemoval.com for Information & Supplies

    In late October of last year, Hurricane Sandy left a path of destruction along the coasts of both New Jersey and New York. A number of the homes and businesses were severely damaged by the historic storm that resulted in billions of dollars of property damage.   In January of this year, a new initiative administered by the Neighborhood Revitalization NYC (NRNYC) was announced to coordinate ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Stachybotrys and Other Fungi a Major Issue in Water Damaged Properties

    When water damage in a building is not quickly and properly addressed, it can result in mold rapidly contaminating parts of a building.  In fact, mold can begin to grow in many circumstances in as short as 24 to 48 hours.   Mold growth on building materials can result in structural damage, decreased property values and serious health concerns for building occupants.  One of the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Crews rush to clean up former California nuke lab

    The sun was barely up at a former Cold War rocket test site when crews in hard hats, neon vests and steel-toe boots collected jars of dirt as part of a massive effort to clean up from a partial nuclear meltdown a half century ago. Parties that inherited the toxic mess face a 2017 deadline to restore the sprawling hilltop complex on the outskirts of Los Angeles to its condition before chemical and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Removing Mold Stains from Attics and Crawl Spaces has Never been Easier

    Several years ago, a group of professionals involved with providing mold remediation services got together to brainstorm on ways to improve upon current methods of removing mold stains from attics, crawl spaces and other areas within buildings. The end result of this collaboration lead to the development of what has become the fastest growing tool used in the industry, MMR mold stain remover. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA approves cleanup plan for remaining coal ash at TVA Kingston site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 today has approved the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) selected cleanup plan for the next phase of coal ash removal at the TVA Kingston site in Roane County, Tenn. The cleanup plan, one of three alternatives proposed to the public earlier this year, requires TVA to permanently store on site all of the ash being removed from the Swan ...

  • New: compact, ride-on scrubber-drier Hakomatic B 115 R

    Hako has extended its ride-on scrubber-drier product range with a new product family, namely the vehicles in the Hakomatic B 115 R production series, developed for the efficient wet cleaning of large areas. These new ride-on vehicles combine the manoeuvrability and convenience of its predecessor series, the Hakomatic B 650R/B 750 R, with numerous further developments and additional ...


    By Hako GmbH

  • Queensland Urban Utilities Upgrades Flood Damaged Site

    ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA: Clarke Energy has been commissioned by Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU) to supply two sewage treatment plants (STPs) with new ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Green fuel: Körting as a partner for the construction of bio-ethanol plants

    Supported by Körting, Beta Renewables in Crescentino, Italy, belonging to the Mossi & Ghisolfi consortium, is in the process of constructing its first large-scale industrial plant for the production of bio-ethanol from agricultural waste. More and more companies are profiting internationally from the advantages which these plants of the „second generation“ for the special ...


    By Körting Hannover AG

  • EPA Awards $6.5 Million for Ten Projects to Restore San Francisco Bay Water Quality and Habitats

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $6.5 million in grants to state and local agencies, and non-profit organizations to restore water quality and wetlands throughout the San Francisco Bay watershed. Grants range from $75,000 to $1.5 million and will support ten projects that prevent pollution, restore streams and tidal marshes, and manage floodwaters in an environmentally sound ...

  • Supercritical water oxidation presented as alternative to incineration

    Finding environmentally benign waste disposal options is becoming more critical. A process now being commercialised, supercritical water oxidation is demonstrating extremely efficient organic waste destruction (99.99%) plus excellent environmental characteristics (none of the emissions associated with incineration). The process is especially suitable for the treatment of wastewater and sludges ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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