Soil Treatment News

  • BAUER Resources GmbH with new dual leadership

    For three decades, Johann Mesch was at the top of Bauer Umwelt and, since 2010, of BAUER Resources GmbH. On April 1, he left his post and since then Peter Hingott (chair.) und Dr. Roman Breuer have formed the new dual leadership. But although he has definitely earned his retirement, Johann Mesch is not saying goodbye just yet. He has taken on interim management post for the BAUER Training Center ...


    By BAUER Resources GmbH

  • New map of soil loss by water erosion across Europe

    Soil erosion is an important issue in Europe, with consequences for water quality, ecosystem services supply and crop production. In this study, researchers enhanced an existing model to estimate soil loss and create an updated map of soil erosion across the EU. The authors say the tool can simulate the effects of land use changes and management practices and will support effective policy ...

  • FMC Corporation to begin Superfund cleanup at former phosphorus processing plant near Pocatello, Idaho

    The FMC Corporation will begin cleanup work at the former FMC facility near Pocatello under a Unilateral Administrative Order (UAO) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Order outlines a schedule and other terms which will guide the implementation of the cleanup work outlined in the Interim Record of Decision issued last year. The FMC facility lies within Eastern Michaud Flats ...

  • Before spring planting expert says, `Dig a little. Learn a lot.`

    As spring temperatures go up, it's an excellent time for farmers, ranchers and gardeners to focus their attention down to the soil below them. A spring check-up of your soil's health gives clues of your ground's ability to feed plants, hold water, capture carbon and more.  No fancy equipment required. Just grab a spade or shovel and prepare your senses todig a little and learn a lot. "It ...

  • World soil day opportunity for UK government to commit to protect healthy soils

    Costs of soil degradation in England and Wales estimated at £264 million annually National environmental protection charity, Environmental Protection UK (EPUK), is calling on the UK Government to celebrate World Soil Day (Sunday 5th December 2010) by backing an important EU Framework Directive designed to enshrine the protection of soil within EU legislation. Despite its ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Growing on derelict land – healthy food needs healthy soil

    The Local Government Association has called for cash raised from landfill to be used to bring derelict land into use to meet the growing demand for allotments. Whilst Environmental Protection UK endorses this proposal, we take the opportunity to remind potential local food local growers that healthy food comes from healthy soil. Although the greening of derelict sites is to be encouraged, care ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Healthy soils for a healthy planet

    Healthy soils are vital in a world challenged by climate change. We need to decide how best to use land to provide food for a growing population and how it can be used to mitigate the effects of manmade emissions. The quality of soil must be maintained or restored if it is to provide its essential services: cycling nutrients, water and air, supporting biodiversity and acting as a substantial ...

  • No formal application received from TCSR for Nuneaton soil treatment plant

    The Environment Agency has reassured the people of Nuneaton (UK) that, although no formal application has yet been received from TCSR for a permit to operate a soil treatment plant at Judkins quarry,  a thorough consultation process will follow if and when such an application is received. Warwickshire County Council Planning committee is still deciding their final position on the ...

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