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2010-06-21 12:54:00

Misconceptions Could Lead to Inappropriate Taxation, Loss of U.S. Jobs without Environmental Benefit ARLINGTON, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling for the reinstatement of Superfund taxes. American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement: "EPA's call for the re-imposition of Superfund taxes is a lose-lose for the environment and the...

2010-05-23 11:05:00

DENVER, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (Euronext: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced today it will be the single largest participant at Battelle's "International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds," with more than 50 presentations from its renowned remediation experts. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100125/LA43570LOGO ) The bi-annual conference, held May 24-27, in...

2010-04-21 14:12:00

SEATTLE, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Earth Day 2010, WI Environmental LLC a U.S. environmental company announces it is the first and only company to date to achieve and surpass the Chinese National Standard for remediation of hexavalent chromium. WI Environmental's trademarked chemical XR-88 renders inert heavy metals including lead, zinc, nickel and arsenic and others. It's estimated over 10 million metric tons exist in China and it's believed India has the same problem....

2010-04-19 07:30:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that it has received contracts totaling $11 million from Savannah River Remediation LLC. The contracts are for submersible mixer and transfer pumps for the processing and remediation of nuclear waste materials. The contracts were funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. "We are pleased to support this important environmental program with our advanced pumping...

2010-04-12 11:44:00

PENNINGTON, N.J., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- WCD Capital Partners, LLC announced today a Strategic Alliance with ChemPro Systems, LLC to design and construct a fixed facility utilizing the ChemPro technology to address the hexavalent chromium challenges in the Northeast. Many properties throughout the Northeast are contaminated with hexavalent chromium, a byproduct of manufacturing over the last 150 years. Removal of hexavalent chromium contaminated soil has proved to be costly,...

2010-02-24 01:00:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, February 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that a joint venture of Malcolm Pirnie and its partner PIKA has been awarded a Worldwide Environmental Services (WERS) contract by the U.S Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville. Since July 2009, Malcolm Pirnie is a wholly owned subsidiary of ARCADIS. The Contract, to support munitions...

2010-02-01 13:44:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ACT Clean Technologies, Inc. (Other OTC: ACLH) www.actcleantech.com CEO Russ Kidder will appear live on the Big Biz show with Bob "Sully" Sullivan and Russ "T Nailz" Stolnack on February 2, 2010 at 1:40 pm PST. Mr. Kidder will discuss the company's unique, patented green technology to enhance oil production in existing production areas as well as its new tar sands extraction technology and oil related hazardous waste cleanup. ACT...

2010-01-11 01:45:00

AMSTERDAM, January 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that its GRiP(R) contract for environmental remediation with Atlantic Richfield Company, a BP affiliate, has been expanded. Under the contract another portfolio was added, representing a contract value of close to $30 million. The earlier contract with Atlantic Richfield Company, which ARCADIS won in August 2009,...

2009-11-30 13:57:00

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading integrated geotechnical, environmental, water resources and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has relocated its southern New Jersey office, doubled the size of its Montclair and Huntington Station, Long Island facilities, and added 17 staff at the locations. To better support southern New Jersey and metropolitan Philadelphia, GEI has moved its office from...

2009-11-23 05:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ - Restoration Environmental Contractors-REC Demolition announced their 20th anniversary of being GREEN. Established in 1989, the company has completed over 9,000 environmental restoration and demolition projects throughout Canada specializing in demolition, asbestos removal, lead abatement and industrial plant cleaning, plant decommissioning & closures, site remediation, disaster recovery and emergency response in the industrial, commercial, governmental 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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