Two professors will try to find ways to accelerate the chemical breakdown of hydrocarbons using naturally occurring marine organic matter.
The sorbent material recently was approved for use by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Between 35,000 and 60,000 barrels of oil per day may be leaking from the BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
Researchers from several organizations tested visible near infrared light with diffuse reflectance spectroscopy to determine the presence and amount of oil in Louisiana soils.
Abanaki product adds surface area and can be retrofitted to existing drum or disk skimmers.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds helped to speed DOE's project to remove about 2,300 cubic feet of radioactive waste from California.
Safety and Ecology Corporation will earn $2.5 million for remediating a nuclear laboratory in Argonne and demolishing a DOE complex in Oak Ridge.
The Worldwide Environmental Restoration and Construction IDIQ contract, valued up to $3 billion, includes about 40 companies.
Sustainable South Bronx certifies inner-city workers in HAZWOPER; several graduates will be working in Mississippi.
More than 20 citizens who live near the Tar Creek Superfund Site in Northeast Oklahoma have received training that will allow them to work to help clean up the site.
Now everyone will know that offshore drilling is the No. 2 cause of oil spills, says John Morrissey.
The International Water Association will award the global grand prize in Montreal in September.
The City Council and voters appear to support a restoration project that would dedicate half of 1,436 acres for recreation and the other half for a walkable, transit-oriented community.
In recent testing at the Army’s Aberdeen Proving Ground, INL researchers have been using ultraviolet-wavelength lasers to scrub surfaces clean of sulfur mustard gas and VX, a nerve agent.
According to the agency, many facilities have already begun implementing recommendations to improve safety of their impoundments.
Company says it doesn't have enough information on alternative dispersants nor are sufficient quantities currently available.
After four years of public input, Kansas City has a plan that is expected to eliminate unauthorized sewage overflows.
EPA OKs a plan that includes removing ash from Swan Pond Embayment, building a protective perimeter dike, and covering it.