Contaminate

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Australian awarded at GHD technical conference

At its most recent technical conference, held in San Francisco, GHD brought together 60 of its wastewater, water treatment and desalination engineers from offices in USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.GHD Chairman Russell Board explained that technical ... [Published Sustainability Matters - 14 mins ago]
First reported 39 mins ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 1 reports

Oil and gas spills surge, three a day, residents often not notified

Oil and gas spills are happening more often in Colorado — at a rate of two a day this year — and usually without anyone telling residents.Colorado has seen nearly as many spills so far this year as were recorded in all of 2013 — a reflection of greater ... [Published Denver Post - 39 mins ago]
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Pullman Regional Hospital Converts 1,100 Touch Points to Hussey Copper's MD-Cu29

Hussey Copper reported Pullman Regional Hospital's conversion of more than 1,100 touch points to the first EPA-registered antimicrobial solid touch surface, at a nominal cost. According to a company release, this reasonably priced surface kills greater ... [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Letter: 2nd Ave. project could worsen blue-green algae

Re: City hall reporter Darren MacDonald’s July 22 column “ Did activists hijack 2nd Ave. consultations? ”Concerns over the proposed Second Avenue widening and reconstruction has provoked a great deal of interest and concern, along with severe and too ... [Published NorthernLife.ca - 5 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Vegetables being grown with sewage on thousands of acres

LAHORE: The practice of vegetables growing with untreated domestic and toxic industrial sewage continues unabatedly at thousands of acres in the suburbs of provincial metropolis and peri-urban areas of surrounding districts, putting lives of millions ... [Published The News International - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Biosecurity experts offering new importing service (Fuseworks)

Importing a few containers of goods into New Zealand each year is now easier than ever before thanks to a new service being offered by biosecurity experts Independent Verification Services (IVS).The company has been given authority by the Ministry of ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Boil-water notice lifted

BARRACKVILLE —The boil-water notice issued for School Street in Barrackville and surrounding areas has been lifted. Water samples have been collected and tested for contaminants. The water is now safe to drink without boiling. ... [Published Times West Virginian - 3 hours ago]
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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Four Massachusetts Companies Win EPA Funding for Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research (MA)

Four Massachusetts Companies Win EPA Funding for Sustainable and Innovative Products and ResearchRelease Date: 07/28/2014Contact Information: David Deegan, (617) 918-1017BOSTON – Four Massachusetts companies are among 21 small businesses nationwide ... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Continued contamination 'not tenable'

The Waikato Regional Council's Healthy Rivers Plan for Change programme will make changes to the regional plan to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers.These changes will reduce sediment, bacteria and nutrients including nitrogen and phosphorus ... [Published Timaru Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Detroit residents sue incinerator owner over ‘noxious odors and contaminants’

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the owner of Detroit’s municipal solid waste incinerator Monday, accusing the company of nuisance and gross negligence violationsAccording to the complaint filed by Detroit-based Liddle & Dubin P.C., “On occasions ... [Published MetroTimes.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Hydrofracking won’t spoil just land of those who consent to it

— : Industry trade secrets are not all equal.Years ago, when the tobacco industry withheld or misrepresented the presence of harmful substances in cigarettes, at least citizens had a choice to smoke or not to smoke.However, if the gas and oil industry ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

New contamination reporting requirements in NSW would change assessment and reporting thresholds

Key Points:Sites which previously did not trigger the duty to report under the Contaminated Land Management Act could do so under . Contamination reporting requirements in NSW are about to change, as the EPA has issued under the Contaminated Land Management ... [Published Lexology - Jul 28 2014]

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"These oil and gas companies are engaging in a heavy industrial activity — right over the backyard fence in some instances. And with that comes the responsibility of telling people who could be affected when something goes wrong" Maysmith said
"There are only few scientific reports like this one. We hope it will trigger more such studies in other parts of the country and eventually the government will come up with better guidelines and push for stricter implementation of e-waste rules" said Ravi Agarwal, director of Toxics Link
...than 1,100 touch surfaces to a material that is registered by the EPA to kill certain types of bacteria," said Joe Mallak, CEO of Hussey Copper. " Sustainable and attainable, how many products can you think of that are low in cost and kill bacteria like MRSA & E-coli and do so for the life of the product, even after repeated contaminations? "
"They’ll no longer have to worry about putting together documentation manuals, preparing for MPI audits, or having to train staff and maintain their approved operator and accredited persons certification" he says

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Vegetables being grown with sewage on thousands... [Published The News International - 1 hour ago]
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IEPA will block toxic chemical storage over Mah... [Published Central illinois News Center - 3 hours ago]
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Ask Umbra: What’s that stuff dripping out of my... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 19 hours ago]
Send your question  to Umbra! Q. Is the water dripping from my upstairs neighbor’s air conditioner full of chemicals? I often sit out on my fire escape and wonder if I should be concerned about the water dripping not only on me but also on my potted ...
Despite Half of UK to be Fracked, Energy Indepe... [Published Oil Change - 20 hours ago]
As so often in the past, where America leads, the UK obligingly and belligerently follows. It has been widely known for months that Britain was going to open up vast swathes of its densely-populated land for fracking, but now we have confirmation. ...
Choosing Green: Bathroom Remodels [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 27 2014]
Source: iStock Bathroom remodels continue to be one of the most popular—and smart—investments for homeowners across the country. But what about going green in the bathroom? It’s a no-brainer that a green bathroom remodel will save you on energy ...
[tt] WaPo: BICEP2 experiment's big-bang controv... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 26 2014]
BICEP2 experiment's big-bang controversy highlights challenges for modernscience http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/bicep2-experiments-big-bang-controversy-highlights-challenges-for-modern-science/2014/07/23/707bc9e6-02c6-11e4-b8ff-89afd3fad6bd_story.html ...
Frackers learn one does not simply walk into Pi... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 25 2014]
The Pennsylvania Constitution stipulates that its citizens have a right to “clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic, and esthetic values of the environment.” Allow me to propose, herewith, an amendment: “… ...
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Toxic contaminants a threat under mudslide muck [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 31 2014]
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