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  • The Contenur underground container system is now fully consolidated in the French market

    The Contenur underground container system is now fully consolidated in the French market   Contenur has been awarded the supply, installation and maintenance of the underground containers in the City of Cannes.   Contenur has just obtained another new tender in France for the supply and ...


  • SOTKON Installs Underground Containers In Rio De Janeiro New Harbour Area

    The first phase includes 42 Sotkon underground containers supplied to the concessionaire “Porto Novo”, one of the companies that manages the new Rio de Janeiro harbour Porto Maravilha, an ongoing rehabilitation area. A crane was installed on a rear load collection truck from Comlurb (Rio de Janeiro waste collection company) and tests were performed daily to train the ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • Raven underground coal mine project

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency invites the public to comment on the environmental assessment of the Raven Underground Coal Mine Project in British Columbia, that will be conducted as a comprehensive study. The Agency is currently identifying the potential environmental effects of the project that should be examined during the technical stages of the environmental assessment. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hired Camera for Safe Underground Inspections

    Advanced remote visual inspection equipment from Ashtead Technology Rentals helped one client explore a confined drainage and water storage network without having to venture underground himself, reducing the risk of injury and use of confined space personnel. Gordon Mills from Free Drains contacted the rental specialists when he needed to carry out a special examination of two large storage tanks ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • SOTKON implemented an experimental project of underground container systems for the collection of municipal solid waste

    Cúcuta is the capital, the most populated city of the administrative division called Norte de Santander and the sixth most populous of Colombia. About two years ago, SOTKON implemented an experimental project of underground container systems for the collection of municipal solid waste (MSW) in order to test the effective reduction of operating costs and improvement of health and safety ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • EPA Issues Secondary Containment Guidelines To Help Reduce Underground Storage Tank Releases

    11/17/2006  Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued the final secondary containment grant guidelines for states, which will implement a key provision of the underground storage tank amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Secondary containment provides a barrier between an underground storage tank and the environment by holding the leaking petroleum ...

  • Con Edison to reduce hazardous lead in underground cables

    The Con Edison Company of New York has made a commitment to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace underground cables containing lead with less hazardous alternatives. This commitment was made through EPA’s National Partnership for Environmental Priorities Program (NPEP). Today in a ceremony in Lower Manhattan, EPA Regional Administrator Alan J. Steinberg and Deputy Director for ...

  • Richmond Company Settles Underground Storage Tank Violations

    Stratton Metals has settled alleged violations of underground fuel storage tank regulations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The metals recycling company, located at 900 Brook Road, in Richmond, Va., agreed to pay a $5,098 penalty to settle alleged violations of federal and state regulations designed to prevent, detect, and control fuel leaks from underground storage ...

  • Underground oasis may boost Egypt`s development

    The Egyptian government is launching work on experimental wells in the desert following a discovery of new access points to a huge underground water oasis spanning Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan. The underwater aquifer, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Competitor`s Underground System Replaced By SOTKON In Faro

    This project envolved a lot of on-site constrution as well as the execution of specific lids and components. Futhermore some old instalations were modified from 5 to 3m3 so it also needed a floor height adjustement. The instalation of Sotkon underground system will prevent the constant water infiltrations that the other equipment suffer. Also as Sotkon plastic containers ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • EPA proposes guidance for underground storage tanks (HQ)

    As part of its commitment to help ensure that biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, are safely stored in underground storage tanks (USTs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft guidance for UST owners and operators who wish to store these fuels. EPA is requesting comments on the proposed guidance that clarifies how an UST owner or operator can comply with the federal ...

  • California pledges changes in protecting underground water

    California has proposed closing by October up to 140 oil-field wells that state regulators had allowed to inject into federally protected drinking water aquifers, state officials said. The deadline is part of a broad plan the state sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for bringing state regulation of oil and gas operations back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tests underway to retrieve underground hazardous waste at Dounreay

    One of the most demanding clean-up jobs ever undertaken in the history of nuclear energy is gathering pace. It involves the recovery and packaging of more than 1500 tonnes of radioactive waste that has lain submerged for up to 50 years in the ground beneath Britain’s abandoned experiment with fast reactors at Dounreay. Tests are underway in Scotland, Germany and the USA to develop the ...

  • EPA Issues Two Grant Guidelines For State Underground Storage Tank Programs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued two final grant guidelines for states, which will implement key provisions of the underground storage tank amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The financial responsibility and installer certification grant guidelines require that an underground storage tank manufacturer or installer have the financial resources to clean up a site if a ...

  • Oil spills could be cleaned up by bacteria from underground petroleum reserves

    Bacteria taken from underground petroleum reserves could be used to effectively break down crude oil from spills at sea, new research has found. The study measured the breakdown of crude oil components in simulated seawater by four bacterial strains that had been isolated from petroleum reservoirs, as well as by four genetically modified stains. The findings raise the possibility of tailor-making ...

  • Department of energy announces 15 projects aimed at secure CO2 underground storage

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the selection of 15 projects to develop technologies aimed at safely and economically storing carbon dioxide in geologic formations. Funded with $21.3 million over three years, today's selections will complement existing DOE initiatives to help develop the technology and infrastructure to implement large-scale CO2 storage in different geologic ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • U.S. Navy settles underground storage tank violations at Hampton Roads facility

    The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay a $5,855 penalty to settle alleged underground storage tank (UST) violations at its Building NH94, located at 7918 Blandy St., Norfolk, Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. There are three 25,000-gallon underground storage tanks at this facility containing diesel fuel. Each UST is required to be tested every three years to make sure the ...

  • Baltimore County settles violations of underground storage tank regulations

    Baltimore County has settled alleged violations of regulations designed to prevent leaks of fuel and hazardous wastes from underground storage tanks (UST), the US Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The settlement resolves alleged UST violations at 13 county-owned and operated locations. The county will pay a civil penalty of $28,968 and perform a supplemental environmental project ...

  • EPA Releases Operator Training Guidelines for State Underground Storage Tank Programs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the final operator training grant guidelines for states, which implement a key provision of the underground storage tank amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The operator training grant guidelines describe the minimum requirements states must meet in order to comply with the operator training provision contained in the Energy Policy ...

  • EPA Issues Two Grant Guidelines for State Underground Storage Tank Programs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued two final guidelines for states, which will implement key provisions of the underground storage tank (UST) amendments of the Energy Policy Act of 2005: the inspection grantguidelines and the grant guidelines for state compliance reports on government USTs.  The inspection grant guidelines describe the minimum requirements states must meet ...

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