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  • Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant

    An apparent overflow at a nuclear power plant north of New York City spilled highly radioactive water into an underground monitoring well, but nuclear regulators said the public isn't at risk. Officials at the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, 40 miles north of Manhattan, reported on Friday that water contaminated by tritium leaked into ...


    By Associated Press

  • Groundwater monitoring: what’s winter field work like?

    Although the stimulation phase of the Newberry EGS Demonstration has come to a close, field work continues throughout the winter months on the volcano (brrr!). We’re currently collecting and analyzing groundwater samples in order to monitor any changes in the local groundwater system. This work is intended to make sure thestimulation hasn’t affected the quality of the groundwater high ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Victorian Groundwater Management System Direct Input to ESdat

    The Victorian groundwater management system (GMS) is a database of groundwater related data (for example groundwater, geology or chemistry data) across Victoria that is delivered quarterly by DVD from the Department of Sustainability and Environment to registered subscribers. The delivery of data from this system is often in a format that is time-consuming to extract, filter and output as useful ...

  • Climate change could affect groundwater recharge, scientists say

    (AXcess News) Washington - Elevated levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Earth's atmosphere could seriously impact air, weather and vegetation. Now a scientist with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is taking a closer look at what could happen underground. If atmospheric CO2 levels double within this century, as many climate models predict, some areas could experience large increases in ...


    By Axcess News

  • $31m plan proposed to clean up groundwater at Moses Lake, Washington

    A comprehensive clean-up plan for the trichloroethylene (TCE)-contaminated groundwater at the Moses Lake Wellfield Contamination Superfund site has been issued for public review by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The site is located just north of Moses Lake and includes the Grant County Airport, the former Larson Air Force Base, and areas south of the airport. “This cleanup plan ...

  • Envirologger chosen for PetroSense oil and fuel detection

    The PetroSense range of sensors from FCI Environmental is now supported by Envirologger. The probes can detect minute traces of hydrocarbons in soil or water and the data is transmitted instantaneously to a central server and relayed to the client on a web site, by email, SMS, file transfer protocol or via site manager software. Applications include process water, wastewater, oil field ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Envirologger chosen for PetroSense oil and fuel detection

    The PetroSense range of sensors is now supported by Envirologger, an advanced battery powered datalogger with extensive communications capability, including automatic data transfer to web sites. The probes can detect minute traces of hydrocarbons in soil or water and the data is transmitted instantaneously to a central server and relayed to the client on a web site, by email, SMS, file transfer ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Current, former owners of Earlysville, Va., aircraft plant to investigate site contamination

    In a settlement announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the former and current owners and operators of Avionics Specialties Inc. in Earlysville, Va., have agreed to investigate discharges of hazardous chemicals into the soil and groundwater at the manufacturing plant and to evaluate alternatives for cleanup of the releases. The 12-acre facility, located in Albermarle County ...

  • New sewage sampler enables real-time control

    HACH LANGE has launched an innovative new wastewater sampling system, which will open up a new world of opportunity by enabling water companies to continuously monitor sewage at the plant inlet. In the past, it has been almost impossible to monitor influent because of the physical and biological challenges that sewage presents – ragging, biofouling etc. However, following trials at a ...


  • DEP Fines Chesapeake Appalachia $565,000 for Multiple Violations

    The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Chesapeake Appalachia LLC a total of $565,000 in civil penalties and reimbursement costs for erosion and sediment control violations, wetland encroachment violations and an April 2011 well control incident. "The governor and I expect the highest standards to be met and when they are not, we take strong enforcement action," DEP Secretary Mike ...

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. and The Acta Group EU, Ltd extend their best wishes to our clients and many friends and we wish you and your family a happy, healthy, and peaceful new year

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Denies Second Request Made In TSCA Section 21 Petition Regarding Lead: On November 17, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its decision to deny the second request made by certain petitioners seeking a ban on lead in fishing sinkers. 75 Fed. Reg. 76246. EPA determined that the petitioners failed to demonstrate that the ...


    By Acta Group

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