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  • Baioni, design and fabrication of a mobile soil washing plant

    Mobile remediation technology With the progressive exhaustion of natural resources and the increase of soil pollution, the effects on ecosystem and human health remain a major concern in today's society; the aim is therefore trying to reduce pollutants in our environment such as chemicals, toxic materials, pathogen agents, radioactive materials but first of all to adopt a correct ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • Efactor3 to offer plastics washing, drying system

    The DRD drying and cleaning system from MAS, which will be available in the United States through Efactor3 LLC, Charlotte, N.C., was introduced during the NPE 2009 event in Chicago in June. MAS (Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH of Austria) says its dry cleaning system “is a well-proven alternative to water washing plants for plastic recycling.” Cleaning is carried out by the DRD (Double ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • FLABEG Develops duraGLARE; An Anti-Soiling Coating for Solar Mirrors Makes Solar Thermal Power Plants Even More Efficient

    Flabeg, the international market leader and manufacturer of solar mirrors, has developed an anti-soiling coating for solar mirrors. duraGLARE distinguishes itself with its property of repelling dust and sand from the surface of mirrors. Dirt on mirrors is thus reduced by up to 50 per cent against solar panels which are not coated. The duraGLARE coating continues to attract customers thanks to its ...


  • Polluted urban soil damages lime trees

    The impact of polluted urban soil on trees is highlighted in a recent study from Latvia. The researchers found that high salt levels from de-icing chemicals and nutrient imbalance in soil damaged lime trees growing in the city of Riga. Trees planted in cities are an important part of the urban landscape, providing a range of benefits, from enhancing biodiversity to promoting a feeling of ...

  • Soil contamination hazards discussed in new online Vvdeo

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses soil contamination issues that may impact people and their families. Today, there are many places across the country have been identified as Superfund sites.  Superfund is the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Constructed wetlands help keep farmland soil out of rivers

    Small, artificial wetlands can reduce river pollution by trapping soil and nutrients swept off agricultural land by rainfall, a recent study finds. The researchers recommend that they are used as a back-up option to soil management measures also designed to reduce runoff into rivers. Intensive agriculture can degrade and erode soil, allowing it to be washed into streams and rivers. This pollutes ...

  • Environmental Experts Provide Solutions for Identifying Contaminated Soil in Puerto Rico

    Last month, The Atlantic published a report about the high rate of illnesses and cancer on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. The article discussed the Navy’s past use of heavy metals and toxic chemicals on its former military base on the island and potential lingering soil contamination issues that could be impacting people’s health.  The Atlantic Fleet Weapons ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Bioremediation of antibiotic pollution by a salt-marsh plant

    The effects of antibiotic contamination may be attenuated by the common reed, new research shows. The study found that the common reed (Phragmites australis), sourced from a temperate estuary with brackish water, had capacity for the bioremediation of the veterinary antibiotic enrofloxacin (ENR). The authors suggest that salt-marsh plants and their associated micro-organisms could be a valuable ...

  • PV Evolution Labs Introduces New Soiling Measurement System for Solar Photovoltaic Modules

    North America’s premier PV module testing lab, PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), today introduced a new Soiling Station program for measurement of power and energy loss due to module soiling in the field. ...


    By PV Evolution Labs

  • Potentially harmful effects of nanomaterials on soybean crops

    A new study has examined contamination of fully grown soybean plants by two nanomaterials – nano-cerium oxide and nano-zinc oxide. The results could be concerning, as they indicate that the nanomaterials are absorbed by plants, possibly affecting growth, yield, and the fixation of nitrogen in soil, an important ecosytem service. With the rapid expansion of nanotechnology, there is ...

  • Baioni: ready for Hillhead 2016

    Baioni of Italy will be showcasing its extensive range at Hillhead 2016 from 28th till 30th June. At the show Baioni will be displaying the latest BaiPod high performance centrifuge, the new compact dewatering unit complete with all equipment readily installed for a complete dewatering plant and to process a wide range of sludges, to ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • Preliminary environmental data of TVA coal ash spill reviewed for health effects

    Preliminary environmental data of the fly ash release at the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn. has been reviewed for health effects. Though there is no indication of acute health effects resulting from contact with the coal fly ash material, it is recommended that direct contact with the coal fly ash be avoided, including preventing children’s play in affected areas and keeping pets ...

  • Climate change can dry south Indian river, says new study

    Climate change could lead to huge water shortages in southern India’s fertile Godavari river basin, a new study based on computer simulations shows. The study by scientists from India and Norway, started in February 2009, is part of several compiled into a book, 'Water and Climate Change: an integrated ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • ESD Waste2Water Builds Customized Tube Settler Clarifier for Environmental Cleanup Project

    ESD Waste2Water, Inc. is proud to have partnered with a major utility provider on an environmental cleanup project involving dredging contaminated silt from a small section of New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts. The harbor is contaminated with a byproduct consisting primarily of coal tar. New Bedford is only one city, among thousands of ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • Testing ecological toxicity in rivers

    Water quality in rivers is commonly classified according to its physical and chemical properties, but this may not fully describe its biological health. Polish researchers have tested a new method of water assessment, which looks at the toxicity to organisms of not just water, but also sediment and floodplain soil samples. This provides a more complete picture of a river's health and may help ...

  • Short-term cleanup completed at Centredale manor restoration project in N. providence

    The latest phase of cleanup at the Centredale Manor Restoration Project in North Providence, R.I. is complete. Last month, Emhart Industries, Inc., a potentially responsible party, completed an approximately $1.7 million short-term cleanup excavating contaminated soil alongside and under portions of the Brook Village parking lot. The removal of nearly 2,300 tons of contaminated soil will limit ...

  • With summer’s arrival, Rhode Islanders reminded about Woonasquatucket River `Do`s and Don`ts`

    As summer weather tempts local youth to find a place to swim, EPA reminds the public to use the Woonasquatucket River responsibly. Specifically, residents of North Providence, Johnston, and Providence should keep in mind that contamination in and along the river may pose a health risk. EPA asks that people keep in mind the following Do's & Don'ts for the Woonasquatucket River: Don't eat ...

  • With Summer’s Arrival, Reminder About Woonasquatucket River `Do`s and Don`ts` and Update on EPA Efforts

    As summer tempts Rhode Island-area youth to find a place to swim, EPA reminds the public to use the Woonasquatucket River responsibly. Specifically, residents of North Providence, Johnston, and Providence should keep in mind that contamination in and along the river may pose a health risk. EPA asks that people keep in mind the following Do's & Don'ts for the Woonasquatucket River: Don't ...

  • BioLargo Announces CupriDyne Clean

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) today announced the availability of "CupriDyne Clean" All-Purpose Free Iodine Wash and Industrial Odor Eliminators for unsurpassed odor elimination. (www. CupriDyne.com). Available in 1 gallon, 20 gallon, and 55 gallon concentrates either fragranced or fragrance-free for industrial users. CupriDyne Clean oxidizes odorous compounds and is ideal for waste transfer ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Cedarburg, Wisconsin to Be Cleansed of PCBs

    CHICAGO, Illinois, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - The Cedar Creek Superfund site is in a suburban residential area in southeastern Wisconsin north of Milwaukee in the historic city and township of Cedarburg. It would be a pleasant place to live except that PCBs from two local companies have contaminated Cedar Creek so severely that the area has been placed on the U.S. Environmental ...

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