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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, ...

  • EPA, Department of Justice, and Hecla Limited settle Clean Water Act violations, reduce pollution bound for South Fork Coeur d’Alene River

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, and Hecla Limited, owner of the Lucky Friday Mine and Mill, have reached a settlement concerning water pollution violations near the headwaters of the South Fork Coeur d’Alene River. The South Fork Coeur d’Alene River runs through the heart of North Idaho’s “Silver Valley,” ambitiously recovering ...

  • 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 ...

  • Man-Made Wetlands turn Wastewater into Tap Water

    As murky water snakes through a man-made wetland between Dallas and Houston, its shallow ponds of lush vegetation slowly filter out phosphorous and nitrates until, a week later, the water runs clear as a creek into the area drinking supply. The 2,000-acre wetland system in Fairfield converts what is mainly treated wastewater that would otherwise flow into the Gulf of Mexico into an additional ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Hexa-Cover subsidiary in USA

    We are delighted to announce that Hexa-Cover A/S has established a subsidiary in the USA, Hexa-Cover, Inc.   Hexa-Cover® is already well underway in the United States but still there exists huge opportunities in all our 3 market segments; Water, Industry and Agriculture.   Hexa-Cover, Inc. will be spearheading the implementation of a new growth strategy for the ...


    By Hexa-Cover A/S

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • GSE Environmental Hosts Coal Ash Technical Seminar

    GSE Holding, Inc., (NYSE:GSE) the leading global manufacturer and provider of geosynthetic lining products and services, held a Coal Ash Technical Seminar on October 18 in Chantilly, VA. The seminar, led by a panel of seven of the world’s top geosynthetics experts, covered a variety of topics of concern to the coal ash industry, particularly in regard to coal ash combustion and storage. ...


    By GSE Environmental (GSE)

  • 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 ...

  • EPA and army corps of engineers release draft guidance to clarify waters covered by clean water act

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck today traveled to New York’s Great Swamp in Brewster, N.Y. to discuss the importance of clean water and a draft guidance developed by EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to clarify which waters are subject to protection under the Clean Water Act. The future status and condition of the Great Swamp is ...

  • Little action apparent on toxic tailings six months after Hungary red mud disaster

    Six months after being deluged by a tide of toxic red sludge, towns downstream of the failed alumina tailings dam near Ajka, Hungary remain ruined and largely deserted, with residents and former residents still waiting for authorities to deliver on much of the promised assistance. Elsewhere in Eastern Europe, residents of other towns threatened by tailings dams are noting that little has been ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Little action apparent on toxic tailings six months after Hungary red mud disaster

    Six months after being deluged by a tide of toxic red sludge, towns downstream of the failed alumina tailings dam near Ajka, Hungary remain ruined and largely deserted, with residents and former residents still waiting for authorities to deliver on much of the promised assistance. Elsewhere in Eastern Europe, residents of other towns threatened by tailings dams are noting that little has been ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

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