NAPLs News

  • Join us for our first Webinar: The Successful Approach to Remediation

    RPI Group is pleased to announce the first of several webinars that will be part of a technical series focusing on in situ remediation best practices and the activated carbon based BOS 100® and BOS 200® products. The first webinar, titled “The Successful Approach to Remediation”, will take place on March 29th and 31st. The 30 minute webinar will present an overview ...

  • TUESDAY: EPA to Hold Public Meeting about Proposed Interim Cleanup of CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site

    Asheville, N.C., residents are invited to attend a public meeting about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed plan to address contamination beneath the former plant at the CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Site. A key step in moving forward is receiving the public’s feedback. During the meeting, EPA representatives will present information about the cleanup plan, ...

  • Ethoxylated Surfactants and 1,4-Dioxane Point of Interest!

    Many surfactants that have US FDA Direct Food Additive status are ethoxylated. Anytime you have an ingredient on your food label that says “polysorbate”, that’s an ethoxylated surfactant. The polysorbate surfactants are made by reacting fatty acids with a sugar molecule, then adding a polyethylene oxide chain to make it more water-soluble. As you may know, many environmental ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • EPA Announces the start of Sampling Activities at the CTS of Ashville, Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville,North Carolina

    Today, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials announced sampling activities for the Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) Confirmation Sampling and Analysis Plan and the Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (NAPL) Investigation will begin on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the CTS of Ashville Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville, NC. The work will include collecting soil and water samples to better understand ...

  • EPA Announces the start of Sampling Activities at the CTS of Ashville, Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville, North Carolina

    Today, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials announced sampling activities for the Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) Confirmation Sampling and Analysis Plan and the Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids (NAPL) Investigation will begin on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the CTS of Ashville Inc. Superfund Site in Ashville, NC. The work will include collecting soil and water samples to better understand ...

  • W2 Energy Sells WaterHelix System to Maine BioEnergy

    W2 Energy, Inc. (OTC:WTWO) is pleased to announce that it is has sold a WaterHelix hydrokinetic power system to Maine BioEnergy in Naples, Maine. The President of Maine BioEnergy is longtime Maine businessman Robert Fogg, the President of Q-Team Tree Service (www.q-team.com), one of the largest and most established tree removal companies in Maine. Maine ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • Agreement reached to address contamination at CTS Site in Asheville, NC

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and CTS Corporation have reached an agreement, an Administrative Order and Settlement Agreement on Consent (AOC), to conduct a Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) at the CTS of Asheville, Inc. Site in Asheville, NC. The RI serves as the mechanism for collecting data to characterize site conditions, determine the nature and extent of ...

  • Characterizing DNAPL source zones for remedial performance assessment

    Chlorinated solvents have been used extensively in industry and are common groundwater contaminants. Their limited aqueous solubility often leads to the presence of dense non-aqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) source zones, which may persist due to mass transfer limitations from the DNAPL to groundwater. While recent research effort has been directed to the development of effective source zone ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Abanaki Corporation Releases DNAPL Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation is pleased to announce a DNAPL Groundwater Remediation System designed to remove high viscosity oils such as creosote from groundwater. These systems are used to remove oil contamination from existing monitoring wells. DNAPLs such as creosote tend to sink to the bottom of a well and require a specially designed system to ensure the oil is removed. Stabilizer bars are installed ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Gas InFusion Technologies Highlighted at Battelle Symposium

    inVentures' green and sustainable technologies featured in 14 Platform and Poster Sessions. Its Gas inFusion technologies for the remediation of groundwater will be widely highlighted during "The Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies Symposium " being held June 27-30 in Reno, ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Supersaturated Water Injection

    Passive Gas infusion is a patented technology that efficiently dissolves high concentrations of CO2 into water at elevated pressures. Supersaturated Water Injection (SWI) is an effective technology for NAPL recovery. CO2 supersaturated water injected into the subsurface results in the nucleation of CO2 bubbles at and away from the injection point. As the supersaturated liquid flows through the ...

  • Fingerprinting method identifies petroleum contamination age and type

    Sitelab's fingerprinting procedure helps to identify the age or type of contamination on its clients' site at a fraction of the cost compared to conventional laboratory forensic testing. Field screening fingerprinting procedure Extract and prepare samples in solvent using Sitelab test kits; soil, sediment, water or oil (NAPL) samples can be analyzed. Test for GRO (BTEX): ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • Customer uses Sitelab to test LNAPL to map plume of subsurface oil

    Are you managing petroleum sites with subsurface plumes of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPL) at an oil refinery, fuel storage site, military base or Brownfield site? If so, use Sitelab's oil forensics field screening application for testing NAPLs for their diesel range and gasoline range content. This case study illustrates a one-day site investigation on a 30-acre tank farm site where 40 ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • New source area management remediation biotechnology for NAPL sites

    The Adventus Group, an international environmental biotechnology firm, announced the application of their In Situ Geochemical Stabilization (ISGS™) reagent. Designed for hard-to-treat non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) sites, this innovative and cost-effective source area management technology is ideal for manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites, wood treating facilities, petroleum product refineries, ...


  • Churngold wins prestigious remediation award

    Churngold scooped the Best Conceptual Design award and two further commendations at the Brownfield Briefing Remediation Awards this year. The judges praised the innovative use of In-Situ Chemical Oxidation in low permeability soils at the former ICI Burnhall site in Thornton.The Brownfield Briefing Remediation Awards honour those in the remediation sector who have demonstrated best practice and ...

  • Berlusconi: Naples waste crisis over

    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi last week declared that the waste crisis that has plagued Naples for months is over. Visiting the town on Friday, he said the piles of rotting garbage that had filled the streets were gone but a permanent solution to the problem of the area's waste could take several years. According to an official statement released on Friday, police have also seized ...

  • Laser induced fluorescence detection system now offered by Dakota Technologies

    After 10 years of providing LIF services Dakota Technologies is now able to offer the UVOST (ulstra-violet optical screening tool) LIF system to qualified service providers. UVOST utilizes a patented sapphire-windowed direct push probe that can be deployed with any percussion driven (i.e. Geoprobe) or cone penetrometer test (CPT), allowing for rapid subsurface logging of petroleum NAPLS such as ...


    By Dakota Technologies, Inc.

  • EU gives Italy one month to solve waste crisis

    The European Commission giving the government of Italy just one month to clean up the waste crisis plaguing Naples and the rest of the Campania region or face a potentially costly lawsuit. Since just before Christmas, thousands of tons of garbage have been left uncollected by the roadsides because waste disposal sites are full. The final written warning issued today by the Commission means that ...

  • Naples waste crisis hurting regional economy

    The waste crisis affecting Naples and the surrounding region has sparked national unrest and riots in Italy. A lack of landfill space and weak government control of the waste management industry - which is plagued by mob involvement - have led to the crisis which has seen uncollected rubbish piling up in the streets. In some areas local have resorted to burning the refuse to remove it, leading to ...

  • Dimas slams Italian authorities over waste crisis

    EU environment commissioner Stavros Dimas has strongly criticised the Italian authorities for failing to avert an ongoing waste crisis in Naples and the surrounding region of Campania. According to estimates some 100,000 tonnes of refuse have now accumulated on the streets since 21 December (EED 07/01/08). Mr Dimas told the European parliament on Tuesday the problem was the result of a ...

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