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2008-11-11 09:00:21

TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR), a recognized leader in engineering, consulting, and construction management that provides integrated services to the environmental, energy, infrastructure, and real estate markets, announced today that it was awarded a $3.1 million Exit Strategy contract. Under the terms of the contract, TRC will provide a comprehensive environmental liability transfer solution to an optics company for its discontinued manufacturing facility in Mississippi that requires...

2008-10-27 12:00:16

DENVER, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Redevelopment Risk Services, LLC (RRS), a business insurance brokerage specializing in environmental risk protection, has been selected to provide insurance services for the $22 million reclamation of the former Schlage Lock manufacturing facility in San Francisco, CA. This property and facility insurance enables the developer, Brownfield Partners, LLC, to undertake the liability transfer, environmental remediation, demolition and site preparation of the...

2008-10-14 09:00:24

Orange County, Calif.-based developers LNR Property Corporation's Commercial Property Group and Hopkins Real Estate Group today celebrated the groundbreaking for The Boulevards at South Bay, an $850 million mixed-use retail and residential project on a former landfill site in Carson, Calif. The 168-acre project is located along the 405 freeway between Avalon and Del Amo Boulevards and will include over 1 million square feet of retail and restaurant space, more than 1,300 residential...

2008-10-08 03:00:19

By Anonymous One of Britain's largest brownfields is being lined up for an overhaul the size of Sheffield, focusing on landscape, lakes and woodland. Proposals for the 4,000-home community on 300ha of land in South Yorkshire were submitted to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council last week. Mining, property and energy company UK Coal aims to transform the former coke works and mine near Catcliffe, an area bigger than Sheffield city centre. The mixed-use project with greenery wrapping...

2008-10-06 03:00:19

By Anonymous West Virginia University has received a federal grant to identify mine scarred fields that may be redeveloped into alternative energy production sites, the university announced Sept. 10. A team at WVU's West Virginia Water Research Institute has received a $550,000 award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its project to develop sustainable energy parks on mine- scarred lands. The announcement came during the 2008 West Virginia Brownfields Conference in...

2008-10-05 03:00:19

By Anonymous Planners at Atisreal have concluded their work on a rnasterplan for South Yorkshire's biggest brownfield development, which is set to create a 4,ooo-home community. In an outline application submitted to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, UK Coal proposes to redevelop a former coke works and mining site at Waverley, near Catcliff, into a residential and employment site. Atisreal's Sheffield office planning department head John Dunshea said: "We have worked to produce a...

2008-10-01 18:00:19

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Deborah Fries of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, +1-484-250-5808 New Development Will Bring Community Revitalization, Job Creation toChesterCounty HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Acting Secretary John Hanger announced today that a former industrial site along the Delaware River in Chester that will be home to a Major League Soccer stadium and mixed- use development has been...

2008-09-23 18:00:18

E-Wire -- The National Aeronautics & Space Administration's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL, has undertaken aggressive groundwater and soil remediation to treat an area of on-site petroleum hydrocarbon contamination. Faced with the challenge of removing the contamination while maintaining the integrity of underground utilities, piping, and infrastructure, NASA and its consultant Tetra Tech chose RegenOx(TM), a proven, non-corrosive, and cost-effective in-situ chemical oxidation...

2008-09-13 03:00:15

When it comes to trash, Virginia sounds like a typical overeater. It'd like to reduce, but that doesn't mean it will take the hard steps necessary to cut back. In this case, that would mean what for many Virginia lawmakers is the hardest step of all: raising more money. A draft report by the state Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission suggests the General Assembly might want to consider adding a small state surcharge -- say, 25 cents to $1 per ton -- to trash haulers' landfill...

2008-09-11 21:00:14

By Thomas J. Prohaska A new public benefit corporation to issue loans and grants for cleanups of abandoned industrial sites is about to be set up, and a decaying factory in Niagara Falls is expected to be Job One. The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency learned Wednesday that the Niagara County Brownfields Development Corp. is about to start spreading around $900,000 of the $1 million the county received recently in a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Amy E....


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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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