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August 25, 2016 News

Train Collision in Toronto Results in Diesel Fuel Spill

by nicholsonj

A collision between two freight trains in Toronto, North America’s fourth largest city, has resulted in an investigation by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSBC).  The incident, which occurred on August 21st resulted in a derailment though police and

August 25, 2016 News

Food Service Company facing Fine for Improperly Labeled Hazmat Shipment

by nicholsonj

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently charged a U.S. based food distribution company.  The FAA alleges that Gordon Food Service shipment 30 four-ounce Fryer Boil-Out Foaming tablets for air transportation without properly labeling the packaging. Fryer

August 25, 2016 News

Concerns over B.C.’s Proposed Changes to Contaminated Site Regulations

by nicholsonj

Councillors and staff from the City of Delta, British Columbia are concerned that proposed changes the provinces contaminated sites regulations may result in farmland being used as a dumping ground for contaminated soil. Delta, B.C. has a population of over

August 25, 2016 News

Woman accidentally poisons herself with deadly chlorine gas

by nicholsonj

A Hamilton, Ontario woman accidentally inhaled chlorine gas in her home after she unknowingly created the gas when she mixed several household cleaning agents together.  She was rushed to the hospital is treated for non life threatening injuries. The August

August 25, 2016 News

Serious Lead Contaminated Soil in East Chicago Neighbourhood

by nicholsonj

Reports of lead contamination in the soil at a housing complex and school and the City of East Chicago, Indiana has drawn parallels to the lead contamination problem in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan. Decades ago, the City was

August 25, 2016 News

Nuclear waste accident may cost more than $2 billion to clean up

by nicholsonj

The Los Angeles Times is estimating that an explosion that occurred at a New Mexico nuclear waste dumping facility in 2014 could cost upwards of $2 billion to clean up. Construction began on the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in

August 25, 2016 News

Hazmat situation at Canada-USA Border Crossing

by nicholsonj

A recent incident at the Canada-USA border crossing at Champlain, New York resulted in the border crossing being shut down for hours. A Canadian man was found with a bottle of liquid methamphetamine during a U.S. Customs search of a Greyhound

August 25, 2016 News

Contaminated Site and Landfills Profitable through Renewable Energy

by Adam Klinger, U.S. EPA

Adam Klinger, Team Lead, U.S. EPA Siting renewable energy projects on formerly contaminated lands, landfills, and mine sites allows communities to make lands with limited other reuse options productive.  Focusing renewable energy development on brownfields or Superfund sites gives developers

August 25, 2016 News

U.S.-based Firm Patents Antacid for Contaminated Sites

by nicholsonj

Solutions-IES, Inc., (SIES) a Raleigh, North Carolina – based environmental engineering company, recently obtained a United States Patent for an invention that provides a safe, low-cost, effective method for the remediation of contaminated subsurface environmental media that require increasing or

August 25, 2016 News

Deep Soil Mixing Ltd work on the Mersey Gateway project in Great Britain

by nicholsonj

Deep Soil Mixing Ltd recently announced it has commenced work on the prestigious new Mersey Gateway project between Widnes and Runcorn in Cheshire for Merseylink CCJV, in Northwest England. The work being undertaken by Deep Soil Mixing Ltd is the

August 25, 2016 News

Webinar on Integrated DNAPL Site Characterization

by nicholsonj

The U.S. EPA Technology Innovation and Field Services Division is hosting on free on-line seminar on Integrated DNAPL Site Characterization on September 15th from 1 pm until 3 pm Eastern Daylight Time. Sites contaminated with dense nonaqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs)

August 25, 2016 News

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by nicholsonj

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