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2011-11-07 16:18:52

Australia has taken a key step towards improving measures of human health risk with the release of new guidelines targeting one of our commonest sources of industrial contamination. A new guidance document on the health screening levels (HSLs) for petroleum hydrocarbons in soil, soil vapor and groundwater has been released by the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE). It is expected to provide the basis for guidance in the...

2011-10-05 19:30:00

Advanced Toolsâ New Blog Hosted by Aaron Peacock, PhD, Features Cutting-Edge Information and Commentary on New Groundwater Remediation Technologies and Tools Newtown, CT (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 Advanced Tools (http://www.advancedtools.us), the comprehensive website that tracks and analyzes new analytical and field-based tools for In-Situ Green Remediation, announced the launch of the Advanced Tools Blog. The blog will be a daily source of cutting-edge information and...

2011-08-03 23:22:00

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Remediation Forum (SURF) has issued three key guidance documents that set the stage for the future of environmental cleanup. The documents comprise a comprehensive road map for sustainable remediation - a movement to encourage cleanup projects that remove potentially dangerous contaminants from the environment while limiting external impacts and minimizing the use of energy, water, and other natural resources. SURF's...

2011-06-02 10:00:00

CALGARY, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Wescorp Energy Inc. (Wescorp) (OTCBB: WSCE), a clean water technology company focused on implementing cost-effective solutions into several markets, including the oil and gas and marine industries, announced today that the second generation 10,000 barrel per day (bpd) H2Omaxx when paired with a reverse osmosis (RO) unit achieves high standards of water decontamination required for surface water discharge. The water from an industrial site contains a wide...

2011-05-17 17:54:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- APTwater, Inc., (www.aptwater.com) an emerging leader in water treatment process technologies and services, has been named to the Artemis Project's 2011 Top 50 Water Technology Companies list. The Top 50 identifies the most promising companies that are applying innovation in the market to address today's dire water challenges. The Artemis Project revealed its list at the Ontario H20 Global Water Leadership Summit in Toronto, Canada. Since...

2011-05-16 13:59:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- APTwater's newly redesigned website (www.aptwater.com) goes live today on the World Wide Web. The new APTwater.com embodies the company's vision and commitment to provide its clients with a richer, more engaging web experience. The website features expanded content for the company's pioneering water technology and service offerings, including new case studies and product descriptions. The dynamic website was developed by the Reynolds and...

2011-05-02 16:04:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that on behalf of Aerojet, its Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety, Chris Conley, was presented with the National Association of Environmental Professionals' (NAEP) 2011 Environmental Excellence Award for Public Partnerships. Aerojet was recognized for the public partnerships the company pursued in two exceptional projects - development of the six megawatt solar facility at...

2011-04-21 14:58:00

DENVER, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, has established a Master Services Agreement with the Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response ("RACER") Trust, which is responsible for environmental remediation and redevelopment at 89 former General Motors sites in the United States. Under this contract, ARCADIS is engaged to develop site closure solutions and perform...


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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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