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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...

2009-05-06 09:00:00

Fast access to environmental data and site research improve efficiency and insight for Houston's redevelopment team MILFORD, Conn., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) announced today that the City of Houston has deployed a customized EDR brownfield inventory system to make its efforts to remediate and redevelop environmentally contaminated properties more efficient. Houston's new environmental research platform streamlines formerly labor-intensive tasks relating...

2009-04-01 08:00:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Whitman, one of New Jersey's premier environmental, engineering and management firms, is part of the team that has been awarded an environmental consulting contract to aid in the redevelopment of a former landfill area for the Borough of Somerville. The team is led by Geosyntec Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm with offices in Lawrenceville, N.J. The Geosyntec/Whitman team is working collaboratively with the New Jersey...

2009-03-30 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A bill passed by the State Senate and Assembly should help break the logjam of 20,000 contaminated sites in New Jersey that need to be remediated before they can be redeveloped, said James A. Kosch, a veteran environmental attorney in LeClairRyan's Newark-based Tort Defense Group. The bill, which passed in the Assembly by a vote of 75-2 with two abstentions and in the Senate by a vote of 34-4, awaits the signature of Gov. Jon S. Corzine to become law....

2009-03-11 09:46:00

SARASOTA, Fla., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Technologies Group, Inc., (Pink Sheets: GTGP), has completed the formation of the company's Group members. They are exceptional professionals in their fields. They include Chemical Engineers, molecular and biological engineers, builders and developers, the former director of Region 3 for the E.P.A. and large well known remediation companies with clearance for work on D.O.D. and D.O.E. projects. For further information about our...

2009-01-13 08:00:00

Brownfield Redevelopment Projects Qualify for Economic Development Incentives and USGBC LEED Points MIAMI, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- With ongoing economic uncertainty and a lagging real estate market, Brownfield redevelopment is just the latest example of a sustainable development practice that is showing measurable benefits for both local communities and developers. Virtually every major city within the United States, today, is burdened by abandoned manufacturing facilities and industrial...


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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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