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  • BioCycle World - June 2018

    Certified Zero Waste: 100 And Counting Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) announced in April that it has certified its 100th project under its TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste (ZW) certification program. These include projects across the U.S., Canada and Ireland, and help validate that a common standard is emerging for evaluating ZW performance. Projects that have gone ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • BioteQ Secures Contract for Testing of Zinc Recovery Using SART

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, has secured a contract with an international gold mining company to carry out test work for a novel application of SART process technology in which cyanide will be regenerated from a zinc-cyanide solution rather than the more usual copper-cyanide solution. The work, which includes laboratory ...


    By BQE Water

  • Global Technologies Group, Inc. Receives Positive Test Results and Recommendation for Sawgrass Lake Park Heavy Metals Remediation Project

    Global Technologies Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTGP) Global has received the following final test results and recommendation for the Sawgrass Lakes Park project located in St. Petersburg, Florida. METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS OF TREATABILITY STUDY AND PILOT TEST EXCERPTS OF THE FULL REPORT BY ART ENGINEERING LLC. Based on the results of the evaluation of remedial technologies, two ...


  • EPA Proposal Strengthens Nation’s Preparedness Level and Response to Oil Spills

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to amend requirements under the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) to improve the nation’s ability to plan for and respond to oil spills. This proposal addresses issues raised by the public, responders, government, and industry officials during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  ...

  • WRAS approved

    C.S.G Valve Division part of the Castings Services Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of quality civil engineering products has secured WRAS approval, from the UK’s Water Industry Fittings Approval Scheme on their range of butterfly valves. This accreditation means that CSG can now supply this product range to potable water applications across all UK water PLCs. Water fittings ...

  • ASTM E1366 - 11 standard practice for standardized aquatic microcosms: fresh water

    A microcosm test is conducted to obtain information concerning toxicity or other effects of a test material on the interactions among three trophic levels (primary, secondary, and detrital) and the competitive interactions within each trophic level. As with ...


    By ASTM International

  • BioteQ Secures First Contract for Mobile Sulf-IX Pilot Plant

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial water and process solutions, has secured the first testing contract for its mobile Sulf-IX™ pilot plant with a leading industrial company. The test work will be carried out at a customer site in the US and will focus on the removal of sulphate from wastewater generated from flue gas treatment. ...


    By BQE Water

  • Defra reveals long-awaited materials recycling facilities (MRF) Code of Practice

    The new Code of Practice will call for all materials recycling facilities (MRFs) over a certain size to measure the quality of their inputs and outputs. The test results will then be made available to businesses buying the recycling material as well as to local councils and others who supply material to the MRFs. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Metal Separation in the Processing of Secondary Fuels - the Extraction of Potential Recycables and Equipment Protection

    The treatment of solid domestic and commercial refuse and the extraction of secondary fuels from these materials will be subject to stricter regulations due to new landfill regulations coming into force. In this way, it will be possible to further increase the recycling quotas and minimize bottlenecks in processing capacity. There are grounds for believing that the competition between ...

  • Dynamic Air Quality Solutions` V8 Obtains Special Seismic Certification Preapproval

    Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance indoor air quality products, today announced that it has obtained a Special Seismic Certification Preapproval for its V8 Air Cleaning System from the Facilities Development Division of California's Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD). With this certification, the Dynamic V8 Air ...

  • EREF Awards Record 12 Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships, Including 3 New Named Scholarships

    The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has awarded a record of 12 scholarships to Master’s and Doctoral students across the United States and Canada. Included in those 12 scholarships are recipients of 3 new named EREF scholarships: the Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship, funded by Evergreen National Indemnity Company (Evergreen), the ...

  • Cleaning up the carbon market

    This week the Kyoto Protocol’s clean development mechanism (CDM) has registered its 1000th project, an energy efficiency project in Andhra Pradesh, India, expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 34,000 tonnes annually. While many are celebrating the start up success of multibillion-dollar CDM experiment designed to curb global warming, CDM regulators themselves are ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NRDC annual beach report: Water pollution ruins over 20,000 days at the beach for third straight year

    America’s beaches experienced over 20,000 closing and advisory days for the third consecutive year because of polluted water or threatened contamination, according to the 23rd annual beachwater quality report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Over 80 percent of the closings and advisories were issued because testing revealed bacteria levels in the water violated ...

  • Moen Honored as a 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense(R) Excellence Award Winner

    Moen, the number one faucet brand in North America, has been selected as a 2011 WaterSense® Excellence Award winner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The company was chosen for this honor based on its significant efforts to advance the ...


  • Pasteurization Technology Group Customer, Ventura Water, Receives Award From the California WateReuse Association

    Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG), innovator of the only wastewater disinfection process that generates renewable energy, is pleased to announce that Ventura Water has been honored as a leader in the water reuse and desalination industry ...

  • In situ chemical reduction (ISCR) advantages over emulsified oils

    Adventus Americas, Inc., an international remediation biotechnology firm, recently outlined topical decision-making criteria for remediation engineers and environmental professionals. This summary compares and contrasts our EHC® ISCR technology with carbon-only substrates consisting of emulsified vegetable oils. While the latter can be effective, there exist a number of fundamental ...


  • DTSC releases proposed safer consumer products regulations

    On August 28, 2013, California's Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC or Department) Safer Consumer Products Regulations (Regulations). The Regulations will take effect on October 1, 2013. The Regulations are the much anticipated regulatory implementation of California's Green Chemistry Initiative. DTSC's implementing ...


    By SEAL Analytical, Inc.

  • Recent Federal Developments - August 2011

    FEDERAL ISSUES   TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Announces Chemical Data Reporting Rule: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to publish in the Federal Register this month a final Toxic ...


    By Acta Group

  • Regulatory Developments

    On August 28, 2013, California's Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC or Department) Safer Consumer Products Regulations (Regulations). The Regulations will take effect on October 1, 2013. The Regulations are the much anticipated regulatory implementation of California's Green Chemistry Initiative. DTSC's implementing regulations ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DTSC Releases Revised Proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations

    On January 30, 2013, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released revised proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations (Revised Proposed Regulations). The Revised Proposed Regulations are subject to a 30-day comment period, ending February 28, 2013. Memoranda providing background information are available ...


    By Acta Group

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