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Remediation

An iron fist in a velvet glove: taking on the two major obstacles to land remediation

Peter Hayes, Business Development Executive from waste management specialist CDEnviro, looks at the issues and emerging solutions with remediating land and …

On-site thermal remediation technology promises quick and simple treatment of modest volumes of contaminated material

US Thermal remediation specialists TerraTherm and “ESMI Companies” have introduced what is said to be an innovative remediation technology, capable …

Poplars and pyrolysis project aims to extract contaminants from soil then prepare them for reuse

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is partnering with a BC company to turn soil contaminants into household products. As part of the partnership, UBC …

Dealing with contaminated land: Compliance

Hazardous Waste Management director Chris Lynch offers a few thoughts on the classification of hazardous waste, a precursor to making a decision about …

Soil map of England and Wales now available online

Aerial mapping company Bluesky and Cranfield University have launched an online map showing soil types across England and Wales. The National Soil Map has been …

Contract for precious metals extraction in Texas-Oklahoma oil and gas sites

US remediation firm Reterro, which specialises in eliminating hydrocarbon and CVOC contamination from soil and ongoing waste streams, announced on 14 December …

Surf’s up: Spectacular regeneration in Snowdonia

The new £15 million water-themed adventure centre which opened at Dolgarrog in North Wales earlier this year – featuring the world’s first ever …

New polymer may allow low cost mercury removal from soil and water

AUSTRALIAN scientists have developed a new material made from inexpensive industrial by-products to remove mercury from soil and water. Mercury can leach into …

An update on asbestos in soils

Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services offers an update on the issue of asbestos in soils ASBESTOS in soils continues to be a troublesome …

Plants could clean TNT-tainted soil

BIOLOGISTS at the University of York have taken an important step in making it possible to clean large areas of land contaminated by explosives. A team from …

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