Bioremediation News

  • Technology Spotlight: Gene-Trac® 1,4-Dioxane

    A growing suite of Gene-Trac® tests now include targets for the metabolic biodegradation of 1,4-dioxane. Gene-Trac® 1,4-Dioxane is based on two functional genes (dxmB and aldH) identified in the laboratory of Dr. Shaily Mahendra (UCLA) that are active in critical steps of the aerobic 1,4-dioxane degradation pathway. Figure 1 is a simplified degradation pathway for 1,4-dioxane. The ...


    By SIREM

  • 1,4-Dioxane Bioremediation in Groundwater Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in late 2016 that 1,4-dioxane was included on the list of the first 10 chemicals slated to receive safety reviews under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform. Making the TSCA “Top 10” highlights concerns over 1,4-dioxane, a probable carcinogen commonly detected in groundwater due to its widespread use as a solvent and solvent ...


    By SIREM

  • Environmental Protection New Product of the Year 2016 – EOS ZVI

    EOS Remediation, LLC, the global leader for innovative in-situ remediation technologies, has received the Environmental Protection 2016 New Product of the Year Award for their newest product, EOS ZVI.  The Environmental Protection New Product of the Year Award is given each year to recognize industry manufacturers whose products help make the jobs of environmental professionals easier. EOS ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Oil Spill Eater II science of Enzymatic Bioremediation presented to Clean Gulf Conference

    The science behind Oil Spill Eater II, enzymatic bioremediation was presented at the 2016 Clean Gulf Conference by Dr Samarco of the Louisiana Under Water Marine Consortium, in conjunction with the Earth Organization, and Restco of Canada. The science covered discussed efficay, low toxicity, and the safety in regards to human exposure. See link to the PDF/ video presentation at this ...

  • 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 ...

  • ASTM and CEN Issue Call For Abstract Submissions For Workshop On Degradable, Biodegradable, And Biobased Products Standards

    ASTM Committee D20 on Plastics and CEN TC411 issued a call for presentation abstracts for the Workshop on Degradable, Biodegradable, and Biobased Products Standards. The 2017 workshop is designed to facilitate a discussion on ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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 ...

  • On request: the AMPTS II Light is here!

    The AMPTS II Light features a CO2-absorbing unit, AMPTS II-based software and 6 test channels. This makes it a true sister product to the AMPTS II, our flagship product for various anaerobic fermentation assays, including BMP, anaerobic biodegradability, SMA and more. From now on, the AMPTS II Light will replace the former Biogas Endeavour, which can be converted into an AMPTS ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments Assists Science Fair Winner

    Alana Tessman, a talented high school sophomore from Kernville, California, took second-place with her presentation at the Kern County Science Fair 2016.  Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments’ Chumin Campos was happy to help her with her produced water research. Alana, who lived in New Orleans during the Deepwater Horizon disaster, witnessed marine life suffering from the ...

  • EOS to Attend Battelle: Tenth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds in Palm Springs, California

    EOS Remediation is pleased to recognize a selection of papers being presented at the Tenth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds , May 22 - 26, 2016, Palm Springs, California. Post-Remediation Performance Evaluations: Lessons Learned from Two EVO ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Florida DEP Approves NutriBind™ as part of its Innovative Technologies Acceptance Program

    Tersus recieves approval from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), accepting the use of NutriBind™ as an innovative technology in the treatment of contaminated soil and groundwater. While the Florida DEP does not provide brand name endorsements or performance certifications, it does determine product acceptability in the context of environmental regulations, safety and ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Perchlorate & Potential Exposure Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses perchlorate and potential human exposure concerns.   “Perchlorate is a chemical that is highly soluble in water, it can enter surface and groundwater where it can last for an extended time and create ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Merck Earns Accreditation for Quality Control of Culture Media

    QC lab adheres to the most stringent international standards for quality in preparation and performance Accreditation certifies full compliance of GranuCult culture media Merck, a leading science and technology company, has received accreditation for the quality control of dehydrated culture media tested at its Microbiology Quality Control Laboratory in Darmstadt. The ...


    By Merck

  • Injectable In-Situ Sorption & Biodegradation Amendment

    NutriBind™, Our Newest InnovationCombining the Power of the Patented RemBind™ Technology (US Patent 8,940,958) with the Proven Performance of Nutrisulfate® (U.S. Patent No. 7,138,060) ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • EOS Remediation, LLC Announces the Acceptance of an Innovative Product by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

    EOS QR has been recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, as of January 15, 2016, as an acceptable product for use duringin situbioremediation of groundwater. EOS QR is a recent product developed by EOS Remediation, LLC to precondition the aquifer, creating a highly reducing redox state and initiate enhanced anaerobic dechlorination of contaminated groundwater. EOS QR is a ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Patent for Perchlorate Bioremediation Granted

    The US Patent Office has granted a patent for bioremediation of perchlorate-contaminated media to Michael Saul of CL Solutions, Cincinnati, Ohio and Andrew Irwin of Irwin Engineers, Natick, Massachusetts. The patent is based on the successful application of a novel approach to in situ bioremediation of nitrate and perchlorate in soil, ground water and sediments at a site in Massachusetts.   ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • Evaluate your Microbiological Dipslides on your Smart Phone

    Using dipslides as a means for measuring and monitoring the microbial activity of liquids is a common practice. Consisting of a plastic carrier bearing a sterile culture medium dipslides are submerged into the sample liquid, incubated to encourage microbial growth and the number of resulting colonies estimated by reference to a colour chart.  This method has now been made ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Using microbes to clean up oil spills

    Original story at MIT News Catherine Drennan, a professor of chemistry and biology, likes to wax poetic about the complex chemistry of microbes. "I think they’re elegant and beautiful," she says. Of course, she also sees their practical applications. "I love the fact that these microbes can be used for bioremediation in ...

  • Latest Technology Invention from Tersus Environmental

    NutriBind™ is the latest technology innovation from Tersus Environmental in association with Ziltek Pty Ltd. Designed to address the challenges in soil and groundwater remediation, NutriBind™ is a powdered reagent that once applied delivers rapid contaminant concentration reduction (days) combined with accelerated bioremediation. When mixed with water, the ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • PlumeStop® from Regenesis®: first-of-its-kind liquid activated carbon technology reduces time to regulatory closure

    REGENESIS®, a global leader in advanced environmental remediation technologies, is pleased to report that after the 2014 commercial launch of its groundbreaking product, PlumeStop® Liquid Activated Carbon™ (LAC), response to the first-of-its-kind product has been met with resounding success and great promise for the future of environmental remediation. Developed to stop ...


    By REGENESIS

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