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DOE Declares Construction Salt Waste Processing Facility Complete

June 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Renewal/Retrofit

AIKEN, S.C., June 7, 2016—The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that the Savannah River Site’s Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) is construction complete bringing the facility one step closer to full operation planned for late 2018. “Completing…

Study Looks at Bacteria to Remove Metals From Mine-Impacted Water

June 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Researchers at Penn State are refining a natural, low-cost process that will help remove some of the most abundant pollutants,…

City of Second Chance Soils

May 18, 2016—On the South Side of Chicago, East 87th Street ends in a gentle curve more suited to a suburban neighborhood than a gritty industrial area.…

Bechtel Names Industry Veteran Head of Environmental Business Line

May 9, 2016 - in People

Bechtel today announced it has appointed James Taylor to be general manager of the company’s global Environmental business line, leading government and commercial environmental remediation projects worldwide for Bechtel’s Nuclear, Security & Environmental…

Fertilizer’s Legacy: Taking a Toll on Land and Water

April 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Tempe, Ariz.—The world's total human population has jumped to over 7.4 billion just this year. Feeding the human species takes a tremendous toll on our natural resources including water, soil and phosphorus -- a chemical element in fertilizer essential for…

EPA Adds Hazardous Waste Sites to National Priorities List

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding five and proposing to add eight hazardous waste sites to the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL). These are sites with known or threatened hazardous waste releases that…

BRADY Federal Services Joins ACT Environmental Services

SAN DIEGO and SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 5, 2016—ACT Environmental Services has reached an agreement to acquire the Federal Services Division of Richard Brady & Associates. "We made a strategic decision to divest the Federal Services portion of our business…

Brownfield Remediation Complete for The Pointe Mixed-Use Redevelopment

March 30, 2016 - in Projects, Remediation/redevelopment

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.—O’Neill Properties Group (OPG) announced that it has completed brownfield remediation at the notorious 40-acre lagoon at The Pointe, the anxiously awaited $2.2 billion project in Sayreville, NJ. The Pointe is the largest mixed-use…

Repurposing Abandoned Urban Lots Starts with Soil Science

Feb. 10, 2016—Four empty lots in Chicago’s South Side bear scars of the past. Their surfaces are strewn with construction debris and foundation rubble. However, the most incriminating evidence of the past lies beneath the surface, in the soil. Chicago’s…

New eBook on Environmental Site Remediation

Arcadis asked remediation leaders from some of the most successful companies in the world to identify the most pressing issues impacting their businesses and to share their insights on current trends and best practices. The 40-page eBook, titled “Leading…