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2014-08-13 23:02:15

ClosureTurf™ Landfill Cover Creates Unique Platform for Solar Panels Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority (CRRA) culminated the final phase of the Hartford Landfill closure, completed in June 2014, with a 40-acre cap utilizing ClosureTurf, a revolutionary three component erosion control closure system, topped by six acres of solar panels. After a 73-year existence as an “eyesore,” the state-owned landfill is now an example of innovation...

2014-07-31 23:17:23

Landfill Features All in One Final Landfill Cap for Erosion Control and a Gas Collection System Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 After combating nearly a decade of erosion control issues, Tangipahoa Parish Waste Facility (TPWF) of Independence, LA finally found long awaited success in covering the state-owned (parish-owned) landfill known as Cell 10 ( and 11) by installing ClosureTurf, an innovative three component final closure system. Prior to the closure, the 22-acre landfill was a...

2014-02-24 12:22:15

New Brand Launches for Integrated Rochem, Sepro Membranes and APTwater Businesses LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three established names in the membrane business: Rochem, Sepro and APTwater re-launch today under one new consolidated brand name - ULTURA(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/LA70155LOGO) At the launch, John Kaestle, CEO of ULTURA Inc., declared that this integration creates a new force in high recovery membrane technologies...

Electronic Waste Management Efforts Are Not Doing Enough To Protect Our Children: Expert
2013-09-16 04:16:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While much of the world is still buzzing about the announcement of the sixth-generation iPhone last week , some experts are more concerned about what will happen to its predecessors – and what impact they could have on the health of the world’s children in the years ahead. In a keynote address scheduled to be presented Monday morning at the CleanUp 2013 scientific contamination conference in Melbourne, professor Ming Hung Wong...

2011-11-07 16:56:39

For less than $100 and a day's work, a single family in an undeveloped country can construct a solid waste disposal system that not only processes the waste, but requires no electricity or additional energy while destroying harmful pathogens. So argues a Duke University environmental engineer who envisions a simple system that can be constructed from everyday items designed specifically for Third World countries, where the disposal of solid human waste and the corresponding spread of...

2011-01-03 13:52:00

Company Agrees to Increase Monitoring, Move Disposal Area Further from School PITTSBURGH, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allied Waste Systems of Pennsylvania will pay a $142,000 fine and take steps to eliminate odors from affecting residents and a nearby elementary school in Findlay Township, Allegheny County, under the terms of a consent order and agreement with the Department of Environmental Protection. The agreement is DEP's latest enforcement action aimed at eliminating...

2010-10-15 08:00:00

BEIJING, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides leading turn-key solutions in China for water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and the pollution control markets, announced today that it has entered into an international distribution, services and cooperation agreement with Hydration Technology Innovations, LLC (HTI). Oregon-based HTI is the world's only commercial manufacturer of...

2010-03-12 15:50:00

FINDLAY TOWNSHIP, Pa., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The staff and management at Imperial Landfill in Findlay Township today stressed that they continue to work with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and The Alleghany County Health Department to respond to odor complaints. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/RSLOGO) Over the last year, Imperial Landfill has made significant investments of time and infrastructure to deal with odor issues. During that...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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