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2009-09-18 08:47:20

Researchers at North Carolina State University are working to demonstrate that trees can be used to degrade or capture fuels that leak into soil and ground water. Through a process called phytoremediation "“ literally a "green" technology "“ plants and trees remove pollutants from the environment or render them harmless. Through a partnership with state and federal government agencies, the military and industry, Dr. Elizabeth Nichols, environmental technology professor in NC...

2009-09-15 01:12:00

AMSTERDAM, September 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has been awarded two major GRiP(R) contracts for environmental remediation, with a total worth of almost $170 million, from Atlantic Richfield Company, a BP affiliate, and the US Army. The contract with Atlantic Richfield Company involves environmental remediation and site closure for a portfolio of...

2009-09-14 09:14:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Technologies Group, Inc., (Pink Sheets: GTGP), has granted an exclusive sublicense for Brownfields and redevelopment properties which utilize the patented MBS technology to ANASAZI CAPITAL CORP. (ACP), for one million two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($1,250,000). The sublicense was executed by Global and ACP September 12, 2009. The full terms of the sublicense granted have not been disclosed. The exclusive sublicense is for the...

2009-08-28 08:34:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Grange Insurance Audubon Center, the newest Audubon nature center, celebrated its opening today at Scioto Audubon Metro Park, a brownfield redevelopment site that is a major bird migration stopover point. The $14.5 million center is the first of its kind to be built so close to surrounding urban spaces. According to the Ohio Business Development Coalition, the nonprofit organization that markets the state for capital investment, the Grange Insurance...

2009-07-16 08:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adama Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: ADAC), a clean-tech company dedicated to the renewal of contaminated brownfields, today released an update to shareholders summarizing recent business activities and upcoming management strategy. Dear Shareholders, Adama Technologies is pleased to report that during the Q2 2009, the company raised $250,000 from private investors. Adama is making significant progress in its goal of raising $2M in...

2009-07-15 08:10:00

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adama Technologies Corp. (OTC: ADAC), a clean tech company specifically dedicated to brownfield remediation with patented and proven technology, today announced that management has successfully consummated the acquisition of the license for a unique Technology. Details of the transaction are available in the Company's Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The technology is a soil remediation technology, which is able...

2009-07-14 10:55:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Remediation Forum (SURF) today issued the first comprehensive, independent assessment of sustainable remediation -- a movement to encourage environmental clean-ups that minimize carbon emissions, conserve fossil fuels and still remove potentially dangerous contaminants from soil and water. The Sustainable Remediation Forum White Paper is available upon request from SURF and is also being published in a special summer 2009 issue...

2009-07-08 15:37:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new review article appearing in Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) co-authored by Dr. Todd Kuiken, a research associate for the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN), focuses on the use of nanomaterials for environmental cleanup. It provides an overview of current practices; research findings; societal issues; potential environment, health, and safety implications; and possible future directions for nanoremediation. The authors...

2009-07-02 14:57:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a multi-site settlement, G-I Holdings Inc. has agreed to address asbestos contamination caused by its past operation of the largest chrysotile asbestos mine and mill in the country, the United States and the state of Vermont announced today. The 1,673-acre abandoned mine site in Vermont, known as the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine Site (VAG Site) is the most significant of the contaminated sites covered by the settlement, which...

2009-06-11 11:16:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several brownfield sites in southwestern Pennsylvania will enjoy a rebirth with a $6 million state investment, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. The Governor said Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern PA, or RIDC, will use the money to address the economic development needs of brownfield communities through the construction of single- and/or multi-tenant building projects for industrial, flex, and research and...


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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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