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Category Archives: Environmental Remediation
Read the full story from Penn State University. An environmentally friendlier method of separating oil from tar sands has been developed by a team of researchers at Penn State. This method, which utilizes ionic liquids to separate the heavy viscous … Continue reading
From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2011. http://scout.wisc.edu/ EPA: Cleaning Up Our Land, Water and Air [pdf] http://www.epa.gov/cleanup/ The Environmental Protection Agency has been cleaning up the nation’s land, water and air for four decades, and there’s still much … Continue reading
Read the full post at EnergyBlog. Bachelor kitchens are rarely known for their cleanliness. One reason is that bachelors can make a complete meal of condiments. Another is that when faced with a sudden spill, bachelors become instant innovators, grabbing … Continue reading
Read the full story from the Agricultural Research Service. ARS microbiologist Pat Millner is developing a way to cap or seal old landfills with more environmentally sensitive vegetative caps — trees and shrubs planted in a mix of topsoil and … Continue reading
Read the full story and see the pictures in Fast Company. I don’t know if the renovation itself was green, but they did repurpose an old Nabisco factory, so I give them points for that.
The Department of Defense (DoD), through the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), supports the demonstration of environmental technologies that address priority DoD environmental requirements. The goal of ESTCP is to transition environmental technology projects through the demonstration phase, thereby … Continue reading
Article about how Agricultural Research Service scientists are working with the National Turfgrass Research Initiative are working together to improve soil quality so that communities can use brownfields and former landfills for new sports facilities.
Via Docuticker. New Report Shows Brownfield Redevelopment in Cities Leads to More Jobs, Increased Tax Revenue (PDF) Source: U.S. Conference of Mayors The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today unveiled a national brownfields report, entitled Recycling America’s Land: A National … Continue reading
Reference Guide to Non-combustion Technologies for Remediation of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Soil, Second Edition – 2010
Reference Guide to Non-combustion Technologies for Remediation of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Soil, Second Edition – 2010 (EPA-542-R-09-007) This report is the second edition of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (US EPA’s) 2005 report and provides a high level summary … Continue reading
Phytotechnologies for Site Cleanup (EPA 542-F-10-009) Phytotechnologies are a set of techniques that make use of plants to achieve environmental goals. These techniques use plants to extract, degrade, contain, or immobilize pollutants in soil, groundwater, surface water, and other contaminated … Continue reading