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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.

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.

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.

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.

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By Jared Page Deseret News The signs are weathered and rusting, and their warning is outdated.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


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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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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.