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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.

2008-09-10 21:00:13

By FROM STAFF REPORTS A team of West Virginia University researchers was expected to announce today that they've received a $550,000 award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a project aimed at turning abandoned mine land into fields that produce switchgrass and other biofuels.

2008-09-10 15:00:16

By DIANA BOWLEY; OF THE NEWS STAFF DOVER-FOXCROFT - After a nearly 19-year wait, entrepreneur Charles MacArthur of Sangerville could rid himself of property he owns that contains soil contaminated by a former tannery operation that closed in the 1970s.

2008-09-05 06:00:19

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Torrent Power Limited (BOM:532779) (Ahmedabad, Gujarat) has announced plans to generate 8,600 megawatts (MW) of power by setting up new greenfield and brownfield projects.

2008-09-01 09:00:15

By Jared Page Deseret News The signs are weathered and rusting, and their warning is outdated. "Caution," they read.

2008-09-01 03:00:11

By Harris, Linda A $200,000-federal brownfields grant will allow the city of Weirton to get rid of an old grade school that has fallen into disrepair since its doors closed more than a decade ago.

2008-08-28 15:00:42

By SCOTT FALLON, STAFF WRITER The heavily contaminated Honeywell International Inc. campus in Teterboro will be cleaned up under a major redevelopment project to build a warehouse and distribution center on the site near Teterboro Airport.

2008-08-23 03:00:18

The Kinnickinnic River will get a $22 million cleanup using funds from the federal government and the state of Wisconsin, officials said. The U.S.

2008-08-17 15:00:15

By Leslie H. Dixon NORWAY - The results of the second phase of an environmental study of the old corn canning factory on Lake Road will be revealed next month, but early indications show there may be no significant hazards.

2008-08-15 00:00:20

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $200,000 to the Oklahoma Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians in a cooperative agreement to assist, develop, and implement Brownfields job training.


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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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