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  • Feds to Clean Navy Ordnance Off Vieques Island

    NEW YORK, New York, October 1, 2007 (ENS) - Cleanup work on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico is moving forward after more than 60 years of U.S. Navy use of the island and surrounding waters for amphibious training exercises, air-to-ground maneuvers and a waste explosives detonation range. The island is located about seven miles southeast of mainland Puerto Rico. The U.S. ...

  • Tetra Tech awarded worldwide environmental remediation services program

    Tetra Tech, Inc.announced that it has been awarded a Worldwide Environmental Remediation Services (WERS) contract by the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (Huntsville Center). The contract is focused on munitions response and other hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste (HTRW) remediation services. Tetra Tech is one of seven large businesses that were awarded this five-year ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Retraining wounded veterans for career as UXO Technician

    WHAT: UXO Detection Demonstration The Texas Engineering Extension Service has been training Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians to detect, identify and clear ordnance items from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers UXO sites for over 10 years. More recently, courses in Humanitarian Demining have been added to the curriculum to gain international certification for remediation work around the ...

  • UN Assesses War Damage to Lebanon`s Environment

    BEIRUT, Lebanon, October 3, 2006 (ENS) - The United Nations has sent an international team of experts to Lebanon to assess the environmental damage caused by the recent conflict with Israel. The team will work with Lebanese authorities to examine several sites around the war-torn nation, including the massive oil spill that has contaminated some 80 miles of Lebanon's coast. 'There is an ...

  • Cooperative Agreement between Geosoft and the US Army Corps of Engineers enters fifth year

    Geosoft Incorporated, a leading provider of geospatial mapping software, announced the continuation of a Cooperative Agreement between Geosoft and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntsville Center. Now in its fifth year, this technology development ...


    By Geosoft Inc

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

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