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2011-04-20 13:05:30

Britain's soil bacteria have been mapped for the first time in the most comprehensive study of a country's soil biodiversity to date. The results are published today (20 April 2011) in the journal Environmental Microbiology. To complete the map the scientific team, from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), Newcastle University and the University of Oxford, analysed over 1000 soil cores from England, Scotland and Wales, examining microbial DNA sequences in the laboratory to map...

2011-02-20 22:00:21

"Over the last couple of generations, there has been a huge amount of groundwater pollution worldwide, and this has had a negative impact on our drinking water supply," says Barbara Sherwood Lollar, Canada Research Chair in Isotope Geochemistry of the Earth and the Environment at the University of Toronto. Sherwood Lollar is taking part in the THINK CANADA Press Breakfast Sunday at AAAS. Her research examines society's efforts to reverse and stop groundwater pollution, and the effectiveness...

2011-01-31 20:32:43

Naturally occurring microbes break down chlorinated solvents Using funding provided under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory has launched a demonstration project near one of the Savannah River Site's former production reactor sites to clean up chemically contaminated groundwater, naturally. A portion of the subsurface at the Site's P Area has become contaminated with chlorinated volatile organic compounds that are...

2011-01-21 00:00:51

Adventus, a leading provider of technology for soil, sediment, and groundwater remediation is proud to introduce EHC-L, the next member of the EHC® family of In Situ Chemical Reduction (ISCRâ“ž¢) products. Chicago, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) January 20, 2011 Adventus Americas Inc. (Adventus), a leading provider of technology for soil, sediment, and groundwater remediation is proud to introduce EHC-L, the next member of the EHC® family of In Situ Chemical...

2011-01-20 00:00:48

OxyGreen Corporation, an engineering technology company and Enviro-Equipment, Inc (EEI), a provider of environmental monitoring instruments and remediation rental equipment, announced today the completion of laboratory testing of OxyGreen Corporation's patented oxygen generating cell. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011 Enviro-Equipment, Inc. (EEI), a provider of water quality monitoring instruments and remediation rental equipment, and OxyGreen Corporation, an engineering technology company,...

2011-01-15 00:00:42

Landscape ecologist Kevin Grieser has joined the Great Lakes Bioregion office of Biohabitats, the nation's leading ecological restoration, conservation planning and regenerative design firm. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Landscape Ecologist Kevin Grieser has joined the Great Lakes Bioregion office of Biohabitats, Inc., the nation's leading ecological restoration, conservation planning and regenerative design firm. Applying expertise in landscape design and ecology, Mr. Grieser...

2011-01-06 00:01:44

Enviro-Equipment, Inc, a provider of environmental monitoring instruments, and remediation rental equipment, and OxyGreen Corporation, an engineering technology company, announced today the completion of the next generation of OxyGreen Corporation's patented oxygen generating cell prototype. Charlotte, NC and Cape Coral FL (Vocus/PRWEB) January 05, 2011 Enviro-Equipment, Inc, a provider of environmental monitoring instruments and remediation rental equipment, and OxyGreen Corporation, an...

2010-11-23 13:12:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Altogen Labs (www.AltogenLabs.com) announced today that it has successfully isolated natural oil-eating bacteria from polluted soil near Galveston Bay, Texas that has been shown in laboratory tests to be effective for the bioremediation of crude oil and petroleum saturated earth. "We started this project 6 months ago by taking soil in a heavily oil-contaminated area (near Galveston Bay, TX) and have isolated strains of naturally present...

2010-11-16 21:45:35

University of Cincinnati research published in the December issue of Ecological Restoration shows that global warming may be impacting the blooming cycle of plants. According to research published today by a University of Cincinnati faculty member, native plants in southwestern Ohio are flowering significantly earlier, a finding he attributes, at least in part, to global warming. UC biologist Denis Conover, field service associate professor, has spent countless hours walking the Shaker Trace...

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2010-11-05 09:22:01

Reader Submission By Matthew Cimitile and Allie Wilkinson When the final mud and cement was pumped into the damaged oil well to permanently seal the Deepwater Horizon leak, an estimated 5 million barrels of oil had gushed into the Gulf of Mexico.  Oil that would fill more than 280 Olympic-sized swimming pools spewed from the Macondo oil field to pollute beaches and wetlands, smother threatened and endangered species and disrupt Gulf tourism and fisheries.  According to the...


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