Domestic Soil News

  • Canada begins consultation on proposed prioritization approach for nanoscale forms of DSL substances

    On July 27, 2016, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and Health Canada (HC) began a consultation on a proposed prioritization approach for nanoscale forms of substances on the Domestic Substances List (DSL). Canada will use the proposed approach to: (1) establish a list of existing nanomaterials in Canada ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Molecular Lab - EBS - Wastewater Training and Consulting

    EBS continues driving innovation in wastewater treatment. In doing so, we have implemented new technology to identify sources of fecal bacteria in wastewater treatment systems. Many of our clients have permit limits for fecal indicator bacteria in their effluents. When concentrations are above these limits in systems that do not have domestic influences, the question becomes ...

  • PCBs Recently Discovered in New York have Property Owners Concerned

    Due to the past use of industrial chemicals at a number of locations across New York and the tri-state area, the soil around some homes and businesses may be contaminated. A recent case in New York highlights this issue after polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were found in the soil of a number of homes in Salina. So far, at least 19 homes have been found with PCB contaminated soil in ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Palintest USA Introduces Wagtech Portable Water Quality Testing Kits

    Portable Water Quality Testing Kits Wagtech by Palintest kits most comprehensive for water testing Erlanger, KY (June 17, 2014) – For microbiological and physico-chemical testing of water in a variety of settings, Palintest now offers a full range of Wagtech-branded comprehensive water quality testing kits. In environments from emergency response to remote long-term monitoring, the kits ...

  • China Soil Gravel Mining Industry Analysis and 2018 Forecasts

    China soil gravel mining industry, 2014 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the soil gravel mining industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, ...


  • Aerojet Rocketdyne receives environmental excellence award for its Arkansas facility project

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today that it has been chosen by the Arkansas Environmental Federation (AEF) as the recipient of the 2013 Diamond Award for Excellence in Environmental Leadership. Each year, the AEF Diamond Award recognizes one company that demonstrates initiative and/or leadership in managing its environmental efforts.  Aerojet Rocketdyne won this ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • ADS Jim Goddard Named TRB Emeritus Member

    James Goddard, who recently retired from Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) as the company's Chief Engineer, was named Member Emeritus of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction. The announcement was made during the TRB's 91st annual meeting held in January 2012. Goddard received the honor for his years of service to ...

  • Global Ecology Begins Construction on 70 Acre Organic Soil Amendment Site

    Global Ecology Corporation (GEC), (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC) has received the last tranche of the funding necessary to begin the construction process on its first domestic organic soil amendment site in Castleberry, Alabama. The location, which encompasses nearly 70 acres, will be one of the largest of its kind in the U.S., and will be capable of producing approximately 40,000 cubic yards ...

  • Denali Surveys Propane Autogas in Alaska’s Pristine Wilderness

    Denali National Park and Preserve has been weighing propane autogas against various alternative fuel options for their fleet vehicles by testing a ...


    By PRWeb

  • Global Ecology Corporation Announces Organic Fertilizer/Soil Amendment Production Facility in Florida

    Global Ecology Corporation (GEC) (OTCQB: GLEC) announced today that it is setting up an organic fertilizer/soil amendment processing facility in Florida. Global Ecology Chairman Joseph Battiato said, "We are partnering with one of the largest suppliers of raw soil amendment material in the state. Animal waste products currently create a large storage and disposal problem for Florida and for the ...

  • Tensar international to assume CONTECH construction products’ distribution business for Tensar Biaxial and Triax geogrid products

    After 25 years of successful collaboration, Tensar International Corporation, and CONTECH Construction Products, Inc. have mutually agreed that Tensar will take on distribution responsibility for geogrid products in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement and effective May 2, 2011, Tensar International will assume CONTECH’s geogrid distribution business, which includes exclusive ...


    By Tensar International

  • PCB Dangers Persist in Some Older Structures

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide testing solutions for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) to identify their presence and protect building occupants.   PCBs belong to a broad family of man-made organic chemicals known as chlorinated hydrocarbons. They were domestically manufactured from 1929 until their ban in 1979. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • PCBs are Still a Danger Decades after their Ban

    The building consulting experts at EC2 provide testing solutions for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) to determine if their toxic presence is a danger to building occupants.  PCBs belong to a broad family of man-made organic chemicals known as chlorinated hydrocarbons. PCBs were domestically manufactured from 1929 until their ban in 1979 and were used in hundreds of industrial and commercial ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Alabama injection project aimed at enhanced oil recovery, testing important geologic CO2 storage

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) injection — an important part of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology — is underway as part of a pilot study of CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR) in the Citronelle Field of Mobile County, Alabama. A project team led by the University of Alabama at Birmingham is conducting the injection. Study results of the 7,500-ton CO2 injection will provide estimates of oil yields ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Alabama injection project aimed at enhanced oil recovery, testing important geologic CO2 storage

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) injection — an important part of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology — is underway as part of a pilot study of CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR) in the Citronelle Field of Mobile County, Alabama. A project team led by the University of Alabama at Birmingham is conducting the injection. Study results of the 7,500-ton CO2 injection will provide estimates of ...

  • Urban soils: How can we preserve their carbon and nitrogen sink?

    Globally, the population and size of urban areas is expected to rapidly increase in the next 30 years. Soils are important carbon sinks, and the effects of rapid urbanisation on this valuable service are unclear. A recent analysis reviews our present understanding of the impacts of urbanisation on soil, with particular emphasis on its role in carbon and nitrogen cycling. Populations are expected ...

  • Beyond GDP — Brussels Conference

    'Gross domestic product, regularly used as an indicator of the size of a country's economy, does not factor in the benefits from nor the costs to the ecosystem,' said EEA Executive Director Prof. Jacqueline McGlade in her presentation at the expert workshop preceding the 'Beyond GDP' conference in Brussels this week. 'The free services that the ecosystem provides such as, air and water should be ...

  • SONIC Successfully Treats PCB Contaminated Soil in Ontario

    Vancouver, CANADA - Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV-TSX Venture Exchange) today announced that it has completed the first phase of its contract in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) on schedule. As required by the contract with a national environmental management company, Sonic has remediated the first phase of the overall contract to the satisfaction of the client. Sonic’s first GTA ...


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