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2013-05-21 12:20:47

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of a successful two-year environmental remediation project that restored the ecosystem of a 24-acre former wood treatment site in Gautier, Miss., CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) and its partners were awarded the annual Phoenix Award for sustainable brownfield redevelopment by the Phoenix Awards Institute. "The Gautier remediation project embodies our company's deep commitment to environmental stewardship, wildlife management and...

2013-02-28 16:30:35

GIG HARBOR, Wash., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LKA International, Inc. (OTCQB: LKAI) announced today that it recently signed an agreement to transfer ownership of its historic Ute Mill site to Hinsdale County, Colorado. This second and most recent agreement sets in motion phase two of a two-part arrangement to convey both the town and mill site portions of LKA's in inactive silver properties to the County. LKA signed deeds conveying title to the town site last October, 2012. As part of...

2013-01-22 08:32:44

ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beazley plc (BEZ.L) has expanded its environmental products offering with the launch of an Environmental Cleanup Costs insurance policy that provides coverage for cost overruns for remediation of known conditions at covered locations. The product, written on a non-admitted basis through Beazley's syndicates at Lloyd's, is available nationwide and protects contractors and their clients against additional expenses and cleanup costs incurred during...

2012-11-20 16:24:56

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania, invites community leaders, industry professionals and other interested stakeholders to a statewide brownfields conference from Dec. 10 to 12 at the Doubletree Hotel in Monroeville, Allegheny County. The conference was originally scheduled for Oct. 29 to 31, but was postponed because of the effects of Hurricane...

Long Delays In Cleaning Up Contaminated Groundwater
2012-11-09 10:38:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new report from the National Research Council revealed that at least 126,000 sites across the U.S. have contaminated groundwater that requires remediation. Approximately 10 percent of those sites are considered "complex," which means that restoration efforts will likely be unsuccessful for 50 to 100 years due to technical limitations. The estimated cleanup cost ranges from $110 billion to $127 billion, however, the report states...

2012-10-19 15:20:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania, invites stakeholders, community leaders and industry professionals to a statewide brownfields conference from Oct. 29 to 31, at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Allegheny County. "This annual meeting is emblematic of Pennsylvania's commitment to being a leader in brownfield reclamation," DEP...

2012-10-09 20:33:19

New methods might allow polluted sites to be investigated and monitored long term at significantly reduced costs. Authorities and those who have to remediate polluted sites in Europe might therefore be able to save costs and use these to treat other areas. This is the conclusion of the EU research project ModelPROBE, which was coordinated by the UFZ and the results of which were presented to the public on Friday 21, September 2012 at the international REMTECH Expo exhibition in Ferrara, North...

2012-09-11 10:22:35

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newco Energy Acquisition Holdings LLC ("NEAH Energy"), an energy-related asset and services acquisition firm, is evaluating the purchase of up to 500,000 square feet of idled manufacturing and assembly plants in Southeastern North Carolina. The Southeastern region of North Carolina is suffering from deep economic recession and lack of manufacturing and assembly jobs. Light industry, garment, furniture and other major industries have gone offshore, or...

2012-08-30 02:21:11

LYNDHURST, N.J., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 21, 2012, The New York Times ran a featured story on a major development project by Scarinci Hollenbeck's client the Morris Companies. Entitled "A $650 Million Expansion of Port Newark Spurs Interest in Its Environs," the article's author Ronda Kaysen discusses the expansion of Port Newark and sheds light on the "potential for growth in the state's industrial sector and specifically in its ports." The article goes on to...

2012-06-09 10:20:12

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael Krancer and Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker issued the following statement on inaccurate reports regarding the site remediation of the Horsehead facility in Monaca, Beaver County. "To address any concerns with potential environmental liability, we highlighted the Act 2, Land Recycling Program as a resource that Shell could...


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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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