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  • GTI’s Cover and Liner System Will Help Town Expand Anaerobic Sewer Lagoon

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been selected for a cover and liner project for the expansion of an anaerobic sewer lagoon. The project involves adding an extra pond to the town’s existing lagoon for sewage digestion in order to increase capacity. GTI has been contracted to design, fabricate, and install ...

  • Sandoval: Nevada needs more time on mine Superfund status

    Facing a deadline set by federal regulators, Gov. Brian Sandoval said Friday the state needs more time to decide whether to end its long-held opposition to having an abandoned Nevada mine listed among the nation's most contaminated sites. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials notified Sandoval last month that if they didn't hear from him by Friday, they'd formally propose placing ...


    By Associated Press

  • Booth and sponsorship opportunities available at GeoAmericas conference

    The GeoAmericas 2016, the third Pan-American conference on geosynthetics, has opened to the public booth and sponsorship opportunities to the general public. A few booth spaces are still available in the exhibit hall starting at $3,000 for member organizations. Many sponsorship and ad packages also are available. The gathering of engineers, academic-related professionals, facility owners, ...

  • New plans announced to govern oil sands tailings ponds and water use

    The Government of Alberta has introduced new steps to reduce tailings ponds and to regulate the use of water from the Athabasca River for oil sands development activities. Emissions reducing investments generate employment and economic growth ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • IDA Extends Deadline for Fellowship Award Program Applications to January 31, 2015

    TOPSFIELD, MA, USA, December 17, 2014 – The International Desalination Association (IDA) has extended the deadline for applications for its 2014-15 Fellowship Program, giving candidates until January 31, 2015 to apply. The Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW), located in Ruwi, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, is the host agency for the 2014-2015 IDA Fellowship ...

  • Foul odor solution found at Kentucky wastewater treatment plant

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has been awarded a cover project at a wastewater treatment plant in the state of Kentucky. The plant required an odor control solution and turned to GTI to resolve the issue. In response, GTI introduced the plant to modular covers that will fight foul odor at the wastewater treatment plant. By covering the water surface with a GTI modular floating cover, gases ...

  • Protect your Koi carp with a Palintest kit

    The North East Koi Carp club host their annual North East Koi Show this weekend and Palintest are sponsoring the show.  Come and along to meet the aquatic experts and see Palintest’s range of Contour Comparators, ideal for all those who care about their fish’s aquatic environment. Palintest offer a complete range of kits for fish owners covering all the tests required to manage ...

  • Fracking Boom Threatens US Water Supplies

    Since the onset of the fracking boom almost a decade ago, every state in the US has been examining its geological resources in the hope of finding oil or gas it can access through this extraction method. Almost half the states are now producing at least some shale gas, with a few – Texas, Pennsylvania, California, Colorado, North Dakota – sitting on massive ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • What to consider when buying pond liners for a large pond build

    Pond liners are arguably the most important element that you need to consider when undertaking a home pond project. Whilst it may seem any old piece of plastic will do, the truth is that poor quality pond liners, or even good quality liners that are incorrectly installed, have the potential to lead to numerous problems after your project has reached completion, which results in you incurring ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking the first steps toward possibly restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect near the headwaters of a world-premier sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska. The decision follows release of an EPA report in January that found large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed posed significant risk to salmon ...


    By Associated Press

  • GTI extends its global reach

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to be working with partners from ADI Systems South America on a design-build wastewater treatment project for a well-established food and ingredients producer in Brazil.  As part of an expansion to the client’s existing facilities, GTI will install liner systems for an anaerobic digester and two treatment ponds, piping, and a biogas ...


    By Geomembrane Technologies

  • Nevada mine pollution deal brings residents $19.5M

    Rural neighbors of an abandoned World War II-era copper mine that has leaked toxic chemicals in northern Nevada for decades have won up to a $19.5 million settlement from companies they accused of covering up the contamination. Atlantic Richfield Co. and its parent BP America Inc. acknowledged no wrongdoing under the agreement, which also calls for them to pay $2.6 million in attorney fees to the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Reducing Energy’s Footprint: Restoring land after coal, oil, & gas development

    At an educational Congressional briefing on September 12, two expert panelists will discuss the process of restoring land that has been used in energy development to beneficial uses. Since 2010, the United States has been the second largest energy consumer in terms of total use, surpassed only by China. While the development of renewable energy sources is making significant progress, fossil fuels ...

  • CST Covers Unveils OptiDome Next Generation Dome Design

    OptiDome™, the next generation in dome design, is making its debut today at WEFTEC 2012 in New Orleans, La. CST Covers, a division of CST Industries, Inc., today unveiled an innovative flush batten aluminum geodesic dome design, which may be considered a new paradigm in engineered cover technology. OptiDome features a Double Web I-Beam for strength and stability, plus optimized patent ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • Company claims breakthrough clean mining process

    Kachan & Co., a cleantech research and consulting firm, has published a report examining the clean mining claims of mine developer American Manganese (TSX.V: AMY; Pink Sheets: AMYZF; Frankfurt: 2AM). The company is developing a manganese deposit in Arizona and aiming to become the lowest cost producer of the metal, which is used in lithium ion and other batteries, as well as other cleantech ...


    By Kachan & Co.

  • Public meeting for ely mine superfund site in Vershire, VT - Wed. 7/27/11 at 7PM

    A neighborhood meeting will be held this Wednesday to help Vershire residents learn about a proposed cleanup plan for the Ely Copper Mine Superfund Site.  The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Vershire Town Center Building, 27 Vershire Center Rd., Vershire, VT 05079. EPA also intends to hold a formal public hearing, at which residents and other concerned parties may submit comments for ...

  • Canada`s oil-sands – a new look and a fresh perspective

    In what may stand as a new datum point on reporting the environmental impacts of Canada's oil sands industry, a panel of top scientists has reported that claims about the health and environmental effects of oil-sands development in northern Alberta may be exaggerated. The group has also identified weakness in monitoring of developments in the oil patch and noted there is inadequate evidence to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • U.S. EPA settlements require investigation of uranium contamination on Southwestern tribal lands (AZ, NM)

    This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency entered into two enforcement actions, both of which will contribute towards cleaning up uranium contamination at the Navajo Nation and Hopi Reservation. In one settlement, Rio Algom Mining LLC, a subsidiary of Canadian corporation BHP Billiton, has agreed to control releases of radium (a decay product of uranium) from the Quivira Mine Site, near ...

  • Controversial UK Campaign Attacks Canadian Oil Mines

    Britain Asked to Rethink Alberta and Boycott Tar SandsLONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 08/18/10 -- Editors Note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release. The latest example of environmental devastation caused by the oil industry will be in sharp focus in the UK for the next month. Today will see the launch of a controversial campaign called Rethink ...


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