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  • High Polonium-210 Levels Found in Nevada Wells

    RENO, Nevada, August 6, 2007 (ENS) - Today, the U.S. Geological Survey is releasing to the public documents showing elevated levels of cancer-causing, radioactive polonium—210 in 17 wells in Lahontan Valley, near the town of Fallon, Nevada. The study covers a rural area centered around the town of Fallon. Most of the 25 wells included in the study provide water for human and/or ...

  • Green Grass and Bioremediation Success

    Have you ever looked at your neighbor’s lawn and wondered how they grow such green grass? You quickly hop on the internet and search for tips and tricks to a greener lawn only to find there’s no simple solution, there’s work involved. The principle of having to take care of your lawn in order to produce results is reflected across most areas of work. People working in ...

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Benzene Levels Exceed Limits in 12 of the 17 Wells Contaminated in Jackson

    After a massive gas spill in Jackson, WI, 17 private wells have been contaminated with gasoline. Levels of benzene, a gasoline component, in 12 of the wells were found to be higher than the safe drinking water standard of 5 parts per billion established by the federal government. The pipeline break that occurred on July 17th spilled an estimated 54,600 gallons of gasoline. An excavation of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Well-managed mangroves `can survive rising sea levels`

    The prevailing idea that sea-level rise will inevitably wipe out mangrove forests — fragile ecosystems that protect nearby communities from natural hazards such as floods and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Well Designed - Piece of Mind

    After yet another record-breaking year in terms of turnover, HSM, the manufacturer of office machines located in Baden in Germany, will continue its emphasis on growth in the sector of professional office engineering. At the Paperworld trade fair in Frankfurt, HSM introduced its new “SECURIO” document shredder product line. With a completely newly developed product range, a new design, new ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Doing well in tough times

    The first item on the agenda for delegates to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Ministerial Environment Forum last week was Global Crises: National Chaos, a reflection of the fact their meeting was taking place at a time of unprecedented international conditions, where nothing less than the future of the earth is at stake. The working paper for this discussion outlined a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Locking well caps designed for installing leveloggers in 2` and 4` wells

    The New Model 3001 Levelogger Well Cap Assembly is designed to fit 2", or 4" wells with a Reducer, and provides options for installing Leveloggers water level dataloggers with wireline, cord, or Direct Read Cables. The Well Cap can suspend a Levelogger and Barologger ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Living well on a low carbon diet

    High levels of energy consumption and carbon emissions are not necessary for high standards of living, according to a new study. In recent decades, the same human needs have been met with ever decreasing energy and carbon levels, achieving a steady decoupling of human development from energy use and carbon emissions. Economic growth, based on increased production and consumption, has ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • UN Millennium Development Goals Special Event: Establishment of the High Level Political Forum as well as the Outcome Document

    "We are glad to see such an ambitious and coordinated outcome of the special event on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), where the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, highlighted the EU's contribution to the MDGs, as well as EU's position for the next Development Framework beyond 2015. This outcome document, which sets out a road-map to 2015, will be highly ...

  • Shallow well installation and monitoring solutions

    Solinst Drive-Point Piezometers are excellent permanent or temporary wells used to monitor shallow groundwater, soil and gas up to 25 ft below surface. These well points are ideal for initial site investigations, for long or short-term applications, and can also be used for profiling. Installation using a Manual Slide Hammer, with tubing bypass and the correct drive-point for your application, ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

    The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells. After looking at dozens of cases of suspected contamination, the scientists focused on eight hydraulically fractured wells in those states, where they ...


    By Associated Press

  • YSI Level Scout

    Making it easy to obtain quality data and do it right the first time YSI instruments, software, and data collection platforms are mainly focused on environmental monitoring and testing. YSI develops, manufactures and integrates instrumentation and systems for measuring and monitoring water quality, level, and flow. This covers the spectrum of outdoor water applications such as oceans, coasts, ...

  • Binder+Co 2010 progressing well: sales revenues and EBIT above the level of last year, order intake up by a notable 39%

    With sales revenues of EUR 63.25 million and EBIT of EUR 7.22 million, in 2010 we not only surpassed the figures for the preceding year, but also returned to our pre-crisis levels. Order intake in the second half-year even returned to the record level of 2008 and therefore we can be genuinely satisfied.” Karl Grabner, member of the Binder+Co Management Board. Generally difficult and ...


    By Binder+Co AG

  • Occurrence of arsenic a reminder of the importance of testing well water

    The occurrence of arsenic in some well water in Pennsylvania is a reminder that private well owners should test their water regularly, the National Ground Water Association said today. “NGWA recommends that private well owners test their water annually for bacteria, nitrate, and anything of local concern, the latter of which could include arsenic for some Pennsylvanians,” said NGWA ...

  • Taking Green to the Next Level

    Learn how businesses increased profitability and improved efficiency with green technologyWHAT: Week-long Green Week Summit Series hosted by BrightTALK™“Streamlined business processes reduce material waste from enterprise operations and increase the efficiency of bringing goods to market,” stated Oracle Corporation. “Collecting and analysing data from across the enterprise ...


    By RealWire

  • New well testing pages comming soon

    The Emissions Well Testing pages will soon be replaced with a new and improved well testing module. There are several modifications and improvements. The new Well Testing pages have been made according to the same principles as the other emission pages and you will see the similarities. The well testing has been split into three streams: Oil, Gas and Diesel. Each stream has the common ...


    By add novatech

  • Environmental well sealing new product announcement:

    AquaBlok, Ltd., manufacturers of innovative claybased composite materials, is proud to announce the introduction of a new family of annular well sealant materials that benefit from the company’s patented delivery system for bentonite sealant materials. HoleBlok+ annular sealants combines two well-established and proven technologies; zerovalent iron (ZVI) and bentonite to form a unique ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

  • Elecsys Pioneers Monitoring Solution For Underground Storage Wells

    Elecsys Corporation, a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, has unveiled an automated solution to simplify compliance with the recent advisory bulletin issued by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) targeted towards ...


    By Elecsys Corporation

  • Scientists collect water near site of blown well

    Scientists from several universities are working to learn whether a gas well that blew wild last week off the Louisiana coast is polluting the Gulf of Mexico. Joseph Montoya, a biology professor with Georgia Tech, was performing tests aboard a vessel near the site of the 2010 BP oil spill when the Hercules 265 well blew Tuesday and caught fire. All 44 people on the rig were evacuated and not ...


    By Associated Press

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