Before the Motors Liquidation Company can demolish several buildings at the Massena, N.Y., site, it must decontaminate the buildings and their contents and sample and remove contaminated soil.
Federal and Tennessee agencies have determined that any coal ash remaining in the river presents minimal health risks to recreational users.
The decree addresses the cost allocation between the federal and state governments, not the scope of the cleanup or site end-state decisions for the West Valley Demonstration Project and the Western New York Nuclear Service Center
A laser-induced fluorescence tool may help map denser than water contaminants such as trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene.
The specialty chemicals producer last year filed for bankruptcy and, at that time, was potentially responsible for cleanups at Superfund sites in 14 states.
Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC activities are potentially valued at $2.1 billion over 10 years.
Faculty researchers hope to determine if the shape of crude oil remnant – be it a flat syrupy sheet or a tar ball – can affect natural deterioration rates.
After the independent panel issues its final report, GE and EPA will be discussing possible modification of Phase 2 dredging of PCBs in the river.
Federal court Judge Philip Gutierrez's decision makes the distinction that all parties ─ even the U.S. government ─ are to be treated the same in a CERCLA lawsuit.
The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection attributes low oxygen levels to very warm weather.
Eco>Absorb Oil Only, a reformulation of Eco-Absorbent Technologies' super absorbent, repels water while absorbing oil, allowing the product to float on the surface of the water until it can be picked up.
North Wind Services and TerranearPMC received recovery funding in the amounts of $14 million and $2 million, respectively, to manage construction and cleanup at Idaho National Laboratory.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Fish and Wildlife Service are responsible for the ongoing monitoring and maintenance activities at the Morris County site.
The agency has a website to answer questions about what technical solutions would be most useful to reviewing officials.
Bioremediation of ash ponds has the potential to reclaim the contaminated environment and return it to a more natural condition.
- By Bedanga Bordoloi, Etali Sarmah
- Aug 02, 2010
The Justice Department has settled with W.R. Grace, Tyco Healthcare Group, BIM Investment and Shaffer Reality Nominee Trust for $13 million that will pay for past and future cleanup costs related to asbestos and caustic solution use on the site.
Show sponsors are offering a $20,000 technology development grant at the expo, which is scheduled for Aug. 13-15 at the Mobile Convention Center.
Champion Chemical, Imperial Oil and two former Imperial company officers will pay more than $1 million to satisfy the companies' obligations set forth in a 2001 consent decree.
SDOX, which was developed using National Science Foundation funds, supports bioremediation and will help in restoring Gulf of Mexico habitats.
Anne Wallin, director of Sustainable Chemistry and Life Cycle Assessment, shares the company's approach to working smart in today's chemical society.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
- Jul 21, 2010