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2011-04-18 07:30:00

NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adama Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: ADAC), a clean-tech company dedicated to the remediation of contaminated brownfields, today announced the company has reported a net income of $750,000 in the first fiscal quarter of 2011. Non-recurring income of $850,000 relating to forgiveness of debt was recorded during the quarter. The liquidation of credit cancels an exclusive brownfield license agreement signed in 2010 with Solucorp Industries...

2011-04-12 00:00:27

Event Recognizes Some of the Local Employees Integral to the Construction New Haven, CT (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 New Haven Mayor John DeStefano and Higher One today broke ground to celebrate the next phase of this local company's growth and development in New Haven's Science Park. At the event, the important work of the City's Office of Economic Development was highlighted and 10 local individuals who have successfully completed the Brownfield Remediation Technician Training Program were...

2011-02-24 13:22:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state departments of Environmental Protection and Community and Economic Development have partnered with the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association and the Team Pennsylvania Foundation to create an online, interactive database of available brownfield properties across the state. Brownfields are former industrial sites at which environmental concerns may exist. The cleanup and redevelopment of these sites not only...

2011-01-19 09:13:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Ohio communities, the City of Sidney and Van Wert County, are taking major steps in turning contaminated old industrial sites into productive uses with brownfield consulting services from Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc. (SME), funded by EPA grants obtained with SME assistance. The City of Sidney has selected SME to implement its $185,000 brownfields program for redevelopment of the former Wagner Manufacturing site. The work will include...

2010-12-13 15:20:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today said Pennsylvania has awarded $84 million for 19 projects throughout Allegheny County that will provide the foundation for the creation of more than 10,000 new jobs. "We've been investing in Pennsylvania communities and businesses since the start of my administration with great success," the Governor said. "The 19 new investments we are announcing today will go a long way toward ensuring the health and...

2010-12-06 09:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The highest environmental award in Michigan, the "OEPY," is being presented tomorrow (Tuesday) to national Brownfield redevelopment authority Dr. James Harless, CHMM, vice president of Plymouth, Mich.-based Soil and Materials Engineering Inc. (SME), by the Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals (MAEP.) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101206/DE12365 ) The award will be presented at the MAEP annual dinner in Ann...

2010-10-22 09:00:00

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Solucorp Industries, Ltd. (Pink Sheets: SLUP) is pleased to announce that on October 13th,( )2010, Solucorp Industries Ltd. licensee Adama Technologies announced that a clean tech company specifically dedicated to brownfield remediate with a license of a patented and proven technology, announced that in conjunction with the Israeli Environmental Office, the Company in a week will publish the results of its major pilot program involving its licensed...

2010-10-21 07:56:00

NEW YORK, October 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adama Technologies Corporation ( " The Company")- (OTC BB:ADAC) a clean tech company specifically dedicated to Brownfield remediation, with a license for a patented and proven technology, today announced, that in conjunction with the Israeli Environmental Office, the Company successfully completed a pilot in Israel which successfully remediated heavy metal soil containment in a site consider to be one of the most hazardous soil in the...

2010-10-13 07:33:00

NEW YORK, October 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adama Technologies Corporation - (OTC BB:ADAC), a clean tech company specifically dedicated to brownfield remediation with a license of a patented and proven technology, today announced that in conjunction with the Israeli Environmental Office, the Company in a week will publish week the results of the its major pilot program involving its licensed MBS technology to remediate soil (brownfield) at the site of a battery plant. The site is...


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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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