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2011-12-28 12:00:00

New study evaluates use of in-situ reactive amendments in treatment of contaminated sediments. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 AquaBlok, Ltd., a leading manufacturer of composite particle materials for environmental remediation, has developed a new product for in-situ treatment and remediation of contaminated sediments. The new technology represents an improvement over costly remediation methods like dredging and conventional capping that can damage existing ecosystems. The company has...

2011-12-10 14:00:00

A leading manufacturer of composite particle materials for environmental remediation has demonstrated a new product for treatment and reduction of contamination in sediments. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) December 10, 2011 AquaBlok, Ltd., a leading manufacturer of composite particle materials for environmental remediation, has demonstrated a new product for in-situ treatment and reduction of contamination in sediments. AquaGate+PAC is a new powder-activated carbon delivery approach developed by...

2011-11-30 10:54:15

University of Iowa engineers have published their findings from a study of residential soils in the city of Cedar Rapids, making it one of only a few such U.S. urban soil studies ever conducted. The authors of the study, published in the November online edition of the journal Environmental Pollution, collected soils in the residential areas of downtown Cedar Rapids and analyzed them for industrial pollutants known as PCBs (polychlorinated biphyenyls) and chlordanes. Measured values for...


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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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