Environmental Protection

Remediation


ATSDR Issues 21st Toxicological Profiles Set

One new final toxicological profile for chlorine and six updated ones of priority hazardous substances are in this new set.

CBI Polymers Robert Harrison meets Devecser Deputy Mayor Laszlo Kovacs.

CBI Polymers Provides Technology Solution to Hungarian Disaster

Hawaii-based company travels to Hungarian village to help clean up caustic alkali and plans to return to teach residents how to use DeconGel.

overturned gasoline tanker

Case study: Emergency Response

ENPRO reaches accident scene early and gets to work collecting as much gas as possible from the nearby Merrimack River.

French Award Chemical Weapon Destruction Contract to IES

The contract includes munitions dating back 95 years and include those that contain mustard agent, phosgene, and other chemical agents.

AquaBok Provided In-situ Sediment Treatment at Manufactured Gas Plants

The company applied organoclay-based treatment materials and implemented a second full-scale horizontal funnel-and-gate type approach.

Utah's HOT Technology Undergoes Testing at Chinese Industrial Site

Honde LLC, a partner of the University of Utah, is using heightened ozonation treatment to remediate a site on the shore of Lake Taihu.

ConocoPhillips, Sasol North America to Reimburse Estuary Cleanup Costs

The agreement will reimburse EPA Superfund more than $4.5 million, resolve nearly $1.2 million in natural resource damages assessment costs, and perform a removal action and restoration project.

N.Y. Firm, Supervisors Found Guilty of Falsifying Asbestos Cleanup Reports

Certified Environmental Services, Nicole Copeland, Elisa Dunn and Sandy Allen conspired to aid and abet Clean Air Act violations related to falsifying lab results to prove that asbestos removal was done properly.



Agency Will Cap Standard Chlorine Site and Treat Soil Gas

The Delaware Superfund site was being cleaned up by Metachem, which declared bankruptcy in 2002, and now EPA is leading the remediation effort.

EPA to Excavate Soil, Monitor Groundwater at Ellenville Scrap Iron Site

The 24-acre New York site was used for scrap metal operations for 40 years, and the soil contains semi-volatile organic compounds and various metals.

Regenesis Gets Patent for Microemulsion Bioremediation Product

The 3DMe molecular structure and microemulsion promotes wide-area transport in aquifer systems, requiring less substrate and fewer injection points for effective contaminant treatment.

Doe Run Resources to Pay $7M Penalty, $65M for Compliance Upgrades

North America’s largest lead producer will shut down its Herculaneum lead smelter by Dec. 31, 2013 and provide an initial $8.14 million in financial assurance to guarantee cleanup work.

5 Companies Win Inaugural Environmental Protection Product Awards

Our judges chose OMI Industries, Excal Visual, KriStar, Calgon Carbon, and Hach as companies having this year's most helpful products among those entered in the first Environmental Protection New Product of the Year awards.

More Oxygen Needed to Finish Exxon Valdez Spill Cleanup, Study Says

Researchers in EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory in Ohio tested the ability of oil to biodegrade after 20 years and discovered that oxygen was the limiting factor.

EPA Adds Seven Hazardous Waste Sites to NPL

These additions and recent cleanups have changed the number of National Priorities List sites from 1,627 to 1,343 final and proposed sites.

Court Allows $4.3M Settlement for Indiana Scrap Yard

After three years of litigation, the Evansville Greenway & Remediation Trust will be able to clean up lead and PCBs. Gas and electric and coal companies will be paying the bill.

Koenigsberg Earns AEHS Lifetime Achievement Award

A remediation technology innovator, Stephen Koenigsberg is being recognized for his work in the field, his responsibilities, and volunteerism.

Emhart Industries Finishes Initial Cleanup at Centredale Manor

The company excavated contaminated soil near and under parts of the Brook Village parking lot in North Providence, R.I., at a cost of about $1.7 million.

SiteWise Tool Assesses Environmental Footprint of Cleanups

Navy mandates the use of new assessment tool, co-developed with Battelle, in feasibility studies at all of its remediation sites.

Lawmakers Call for Probe into Claims Handling by Enbridge

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said it has evidence that residents affected by the recent spill in Michigan are being asked to waive legal rights or sign over medical records.

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