Environmental Protection

Remediation


Doe Run, Missouri DNR to Address Lead Contamination

Soils at St. Joe State Park are extensively contaminated with toxic lead and lead compounds from mining wastes that accumulated over several decades.

Dual axis blender with GPS location system goes to work at a Washington remediation site.

Case Study: Puget Sound Park Uses Tech Combo for Cleanup

With combined chemical and biological treatment, formerly contaminated land is added to Bremerton’s Evergreen Park in Washington.

One of ARS Technologies recently acquired EP-Sonic high-speed compact drill rigs.

Case Study: Sonic Drills and Insitu Treatment Save Ohio DOT $250,000

ARS Technologies injects an oxidant and catalyst to speed bioremediation in a large-scale groundwater clean-up project.

EPA is proposing to add two abandoned mine sites to its Superfund list.

2 California Hazardous Waste Sites Proposed for NPL

EPA is proposing that the abandoned sites New Idria Mercury Mine in San Benito County and the Blue Ledge Mine in Siskiyou County be added to the National Priorities List.

Hexavalent Chromium Lawsuit Can Move Forward, Judge Says

A class action lawsuit against Honeywell and PPG is seeking money for medical monitoring of residents who live near a chrome ore processing site in Jersey City, N.J.

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson speaks at an event unveiling expanded solar power for groundwater treatment at Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, Calif.

Solar Power Cuts 120 Years off Superfund Site Cleanup

Partners used stimulus funding to expand solar panels that run electrical resistance heating system to clean up groundwater at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site.

Evansville Greenway Site Wins National Environmental Award

The site is a newly opened section of greenway built upon a remediated scrap yard near downtown Evansville, Ind.

$13M Settlement Will Help Expedite Walpole, Mass. Site Cleanup

W.R. Grace & Co., and Tyco Healthcare Group, former site owners, will work with BIM Investment and Shaffer Realty Nominee Trust, current owners, to dredge soil, treat groundwater, and perform long-term monitoring.



A Mattress for Truck Slumber and Mopping Up

Company says hazardous material cleanup can be as simple as putting its mattress under the spill.

Should Vapor Intrusion be Part of NPL Decisionmaking?

EPA is asking for comments on seven topics related to potential revisions of its Hazard Ranking System.

Liz Kujawinski, left, and colleague Melissa Kido Soule work on oil dispersant study in WHOI Fourier-Transform Mass Spectrometry Facility. Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Dispersant Study Suggests Prolonged Deepwater Fate

The good news is that the dispersant stayed in the deep ocean after it was first applied; the bad news is that it stayed in the deep ocean and did not degrade.

Current biochemical reactor appearance

Treating Mine Tailings Runoff

Park City, Utah, hit pay dirt with an anaerobic biochemical reactor that removed more than 99 percent of cadmium and zinc from shallow groundwater.

Mace Personal Defense Signs Plea Agreement on Hazardous Waste Storage

The Mace Security subsidiary pleaded guilty to a felony charge of storing the waste at its Vermont factory without a permit.

$7M in STAR Grants Target Effects of Exposures, Social Stressors

EPA is asking universities to gather comprehensive community-wide data on human health impacts,

EPA Proposes $17M Settlement with 275 Parties to Clean L.A.-Area Landfill

The landfill is a 190-acre facility located in Monterey Park, Calif., about 10 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

Hanford River Corridor

DOE Notes Work Progressing at Hanford

The River Corridor is about halfway to its 2015 cleanup goal, the Department of Energy's Richland Operations Office reports.

Amiad's Filtration for Underground Storage Project Moves to Next Stage

The company is providing an advanced industrial self-cleaning solution to a liquid hydrocarbon storage facility in France.

California Contracts with Andersen Environmental for Hazmat, Cleanup

The company will be working for the Real Estate Services Division of the state's Department of General Services.

WHOI Website Takes Viewers Deep into the Gulf

Underwater vehicles will be used by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and other university scientists to learn if the Deepwater Horizon oil spill affected animals in the Gulf of Mexico; the public is invited to take a look via the Dive and Discover website.

Vapor intrusion screening may become standard operating procedure for environmental site assessments.

Vapor Intrusion and ASTM's Revised Vapor Encroachment Standard

The experts answer why the topic is so hot now and the best way you can protect your clients and yourself from liability.

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