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Onicon Acquires Greyline Instruments

Fri, 2015-01-02 11:46
Source:  Harbour Group Deck: 

Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed

Onicon Inc., a Harbour Group company, has acquired Greyline Instruments Inc. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Greyline designs and manufactures ultrasonic flow meters and level sensors that utilize Doppler, transit time and area velocity technologies. The company’s customers operate primarily in the water, wastewater, environmental and industrial markets. Greyline was founded by Bill Robson and Ernie Higginson, and is based in Long Sault, Ontario, Canada, with additional operations in Massena, N.Y.

Image:  handshakemeeting.jpg Publication Date:  January 02, 2015

EPA Approves Water Filtration Media Device

Fri, 2015-01-02 11:17
Source:  CNN Money Deck: 

The filtration media device reduces coliform in storm water & wastewater

Abtech Holdings, Inc, a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm has received notice from the EPA that the conditional registration for its Smart Sponge Plus products is no longer subject to a time limitation.

Image:  Mexico City green camera 005.JPG Publication Date:  January 02, 2015

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DPW Seeks Feedback on Watershed Implementation Plan Proposal

Fri, 2015-01-02 10:38
Source:  The City of Baltimore Deck: 

Public comments are due Jan. 20, 2015

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works is accepting comments on its proposed watershed implementation plan (WIP) to reduce storm water runoff and improve water quality.

Baltimore’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit required that the city develop a watershed implementation plan by the end of 2014 to restore 20% of the city’s impervious surface area.

Image:  file2221269374166.jpg Publication Date:  January 02, 2015

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Michigan Firm Fined for Erosion Control Effort

Wed, 2014-12-31 12:23
Source:  PRWeb Deck: 

The company has been fined $25,000 for failing to meet state erosion prevention specifications

The company has been fined $25,000 for failing to meet state Department of Natural Resources specifications when it built a stone structure along Lake Michigan’s shoreline in Mequon, Mich, in Ozaukee County meant to prevent erosion.

C. Spielvogel & Sons Excavating Inc. failed to minimize erosion and prevent siltation into Lake Michigan and violated the issued permit when it used steel slang instead of clean stone for traction along an access road to the shore and an area adjacent to the revetment.

Image:  lakemich.jpg Publication Date:  December 31, 2014

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Soil Stabilization Company Relocates Headquarters

Wed, 2014-12-31 11:32
Source:  PRWeb Deck: 

Soilworks is moving its world headquarters to Scottsdale, Arizona

Soilworks specializes in dust control and soil stabilization technology. 

The company will open its doors in Scottsdale at Riverwalk Arizona, just east of Loop 101 at 7580 N. Dobson Road, Suite 320, in mid-January. The new location will help the company focus its energies more on its core business areas such as mining, construction, military and sectors such as transportation, oil, gas and energy.

Image:  moving.jpg Publication Date:  December 31, 2014

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Obama Bars Oil Industry From Alaska’s Bristol Bay

Wed, 2014-12-31 11:18
Source:  Environment News Service Deck: 

Bristol Bay is off limits to oil and gas leasing for exploration, development or production

The decision to withdraw the area from all future oil and gas leasing extends indefinitely a temporary withdrawal that President Obama issued in 2010 and was set to expire in 2017.

This action builds on decades of local efforts to protect Bristol Bay from oil and gas development by Alaska Native tribes and organizations, as well as local seafood and tourism businesses that create jobs and strengthen Alaska and the nation’s economy.

Image:  Bristol_Bay_shore.jpg Publication Date:  December 31, 2014

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Virginia Roads Project Implements Climate Change Resiliency Plan

Tue, 2014-12-30 11:22
Source:  The U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy Deck: 

Legislators of the Hampton Roads area met to discuss the impacts of sea level rise in the region

This reflects a shift in federal policy toward helping municipalities and cities prepare for climate change.

Image:  global.jpg Publication Date:  December 30, 2014

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Engineering Company Selected to Rehab Texas Sewer System

Tue, 2014-12-30 10:02
Source:  RJN Group Inc. Deck: 

RJN Group will provide the rehabilitation/replacement design for the deteriorating trunk system 

The Trinity River Authority of Texas (TRA) selected RJN Group, Inc. (RJN) for the Walker-Calloway Branch Outfall Trunk Sewer System Project. RJN is performing preliminary engineering, providing rehabilitation/replacement design of the existing trunk system.

Image:  handshakemeeting.jpg Company Reference:  RJN Group Publication Date:  December 30, 2014

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