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May 9 2019
Filtered groundwater may be sent through the North Kent Sewer Authority system as part of the Wolverine World Wide’s plan to clean up toxic PFAS…
The CPI Animal Feed Oxidizer.
The CPI Animal Feed Oxidizer.
May 3 2019
You may have thought animals only eat plants, grass or some other food natural to their species. However, animals not only need protein and energy,…
Axine installation at customer site in California.
Axine installation at customer site in California.
May 3 2019
Every year, industrial manufacturing operations in virtually every market generate billions of gallons of wastewater contaminated with toxic, non-…
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory)
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory).
May 3 2019
Humans have been filtering liquids for centuries. But as anyone in the water industry knows, the science of clean water is anything but static. New…
May 1 2019
Across the country, many of the areas with the worst wastewater infrastructure are small, unincorporated rural communities with no money, no formal…
The U.S. EPA has resolved Clean Water Act violations with Honolulu
The U.S. EPA has resolved Clean Water Act violations with Honolulu.
Apr 30 2019
The U.S. EPA has resolved Clean Water Act violations with Honolulu and Waste Management at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill. The city and county of Honolulu…
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border
Around 20 million gal of sewage per day are discharged into the Pacific Ocean, just five miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr 29 2019
The "Clean Border Water Now" program is raising awareness to eliminate the sewage, trash, sediment and chemical waste that plagues beaches and waves…
Apr 12 2019
President Donald J. Trump signed two executive orders designed to speed up oil and gas pipeline projects. According to AP, the action came after…
The Department of Natural Resources in Wisconsin asks that more chemicals be evaluated for safe levels in groundwater
The Department of Natural Resources in Wisconsin asks that more chemicals be evaluated for safe levels in groundwater.
Apr 11 2019
In Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources is asking a state health agency to study the potential impacts of a group of unregulated…
Apr 3 2019
Chemicals including ammonia and cyanide spilled onto the ground from a above-ground holding tank at Erie Coke Corp. and the Pennsylvania Department…
Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan sues Intercontinental Terminals Company over tank fire in Deer Park, Texas
Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan sues Intercontinental Terminals Company over tank fire in Deer Park, Texas.
Mar 28 2019
In Deer Park, Texas, Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan has sued Intercontinental Terminals Company (ITC) over the tank fire that began March 17 at…
Mar 26 2019
The current world population is 7.2 billion and is projected to increase by one billion over the next 12 years, reaching 9.6 billion by 2050,…
Figure 2. The ECD DC80 DeChlorinization Analyzer for LNG
Figure 2. The ECD DC80 DeChlorinization Analyzer for LNG.
Mar 15 2019
An international oil & gas company that operates a liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal along Italy’s Adriatic Sea coast recently encountered a…
The National Coal and Ash Report has been released by the Environmental Integrity Project
The National Coal and Ash Report has been released by the Environmental Integrity Project.
Mar 14 2019
The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) has released a report on U.S. states with coal ash contamination in groundwater and Illinois has made the…
In Fargo, N.D., the coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station contains pollutants including heavy metals.
In Fargo, N.D., the coal ash disposal landfill for Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station contains pollutants including heavy metals.
Mar 12 2019
Unsafe contamination from coal ash disposal sites at half a dozen power plants in western North Dakota has seeped into groundwater sources, according…
Mar 11 2019
An estimated 91% of U.S. coal power plants that submitted groundwater monitoring data as required by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015…
On the inaugural report card for Hawaii’s infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers’, the state was given an overall grade of a “D+”
On the inaugural report card for Hawaii’s infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers’, the state was given an overall grade of a “D+”.
Mar 11 2019
The inaugural Report Card for Hawaii's Infrastructure was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Hawai‘i Section on Mar. 8,…
Mar 6 2019
On a frigid December afternoon, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s (MWRD) Thornton Composite Reservoir in Thornton, Ill…
Mar 6 2019
Thanks to better chips, sensors and networking, we are inundated with data on a daily basis. While the accumulation of data shows no sign of slowing…
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems.
Feb 26 2019
In Bayfield, Colo., a small firm is talking to venture capitalists and angel investors looking for $1.3 million in investments to commercialize a…
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