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Floods and Coastal Erosion May Expose Contents of UK Landfills, Study Finds

The contents of historic coastal landfill sites could pose a significant environmental threat if they erode, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). There are 1264 historic coastal landfill sites in England and Wales, all of which…

New Screening Tool Protects Streams, Wetlands, and Residences From Landfill Risks

June 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling, Water

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ, June 30, 2015—A new screening tool to assess the potential risk posed by contaminated groundwater moving from landfills to nearby…

Trimble Introduces Compaction Control System for Bulk Earthworks and Landfill Operations

April 29, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Sensors

Trimble announced today a new GNSS-based machine control solution to improve efficiency of bulk earthworks and landfill compaction operations. Installed…

EPA Screens More Than 66,000 Contaminated Sites for Renewable Energy Potential

August 5, 2013 - in Energy, Renewables

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated its RE-Powering Mapping and  Screening Tool, which will now provide preliminary screening results for renewable energy potential at 66,000, up from 24,000, contaminated lands, landfills, and mine…