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2010-01-26 14:15:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoSpi Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ISPI) an emerging company in the Environmental Technologies Sector, today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire the business and intellectual property of Integral Bioenergies Systems, SL (IBS). IBS (www.ibsenergies.eu) has developed and protected a proprietary technology process that allows the treatment of biomass/sludge obtained at sewage-treatment plants. The...

2010-01-04 08:00:00

DALIAN, China, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Industrial Waste Management, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CIWT) ("China Industrial Waste Management" or the "Company"), a leading environmental services and solutions provider in China, announced today that its Dalian Sludge Treatment Facility was featured on the China Central Television (CCTV) English Channel on December 20, 2009. The CCTV story covered how the clean coastal city of Dalian is helping fulfill the PRC government's pledge...

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2009-12-16 12:55:00

In an advance that could help ease health and environmental concerns about the emerging nanotechnology industry, scientists are reporting development of technology for changing the behavior of nanoparticles in municipal sewage treatment plants "” their main gateway into the environment. Their study was published in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. Helen Jarvie from the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and colleagues note that experts predict large increases in the...

2009-10-22 08:10:00

DALIAN, China, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- RINO International Corp. (Nasdaq: RINO), a leading producer of proprietary and patented wastewater treatment, desulphurization equipment, and high temperature anti-oxidation systems for iron and steel manufacturers in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that on October 20, 2009 it entered into a contract valued at $18.4 million with the government of Dalian Development District, located on the southern tip of the...

2009-09-03 07:00:00

DALIAN, China, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Industrial Waste Management, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CIWT) ("China Industrial Waste Management" or the "Company"), a PRC-based industrial waste processor and provider of environmental protection, pollution treatment and waste management design services, announced today that it attended the "Sino-German Workshop in Response to Climate Change Application of Sludge Treatment Technologies and Potential CDM Projects" on August 31st and...

2009-08-21 00:30:37

Sludge from the spill at a coal-fired power plant in Tennessee can dry into dust containing dangerous levels of arsenic, mercury and radium, a study finds. The report on the Kingston power plant operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority was prepared by scientists at Duke University and published in Environmental Science & Technology, The (Nashville) Tennessean said. "Our study highlights the high probability that as the ash dries, fine particulates enriched with these elements will be...

2009-08-13 12:51:02

High-rate digestion with microfiltration is state-of-the-art in large sewage plants. It effectively removes accumulated sludge and produces biogas to generate energy. A study now reveals that even small plants can benefit from this process. Sewage plants remove organic matter from wastewater. If the accumulating sludge decays, biogas is generated as a by-product. However, only 1156 of the 10,200 sewage plants in Germany have a digestion tank. Smaller operations, especially, baulk at the...

2009-07-29 14:46:00

SEATTLE, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WI Environmental LLC., a company dedicated to the treatment of heavy metal contaminates, announces it has a product to actualize the clean up of Puget Sound as well as assist worldwide in the remediation of contaminated soil, water and air. WI Environmental has created a trademarked product to solve the world's problems with heavy metal contamination. The signature product- XR-88(TM) encapsulates and renders benign a multitude of toxic heavy metals and...

2009-07-23 08:28:00

PASADENA, Texas, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TechCorr USA, LLC. (www.techcorr.com) announced today that it is now offering a new service line called the "Sludge Profiler." The Sludge Profiler is specifically used to calculate the amount, location and topology of built up sediment (sludge) in above ground storage tanks. When performing maintenance and inspections on tanks, removal of sludge in the tank cleaning stage is required. If the amount of sludge to be cleaned from a tank is not...

2009-07-16 10:51:26

Waste from the textiles industry could with the assistance of earthworms and some animal manure become a rich compost for agriculture, according to a report in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution.Most gardeners will tell you the earthworm is their best friend as it aerates the soil and helps break down compostable materials so releasing nutrients for improved plant growth. One particular species of earthworm, known as Eisenia foetida, thrives in rotting vegetation, compost,...


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