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‘Premature to open park’ on polluted Haulbowline site

A report from 2017 has revealed that Cork County Council was warned that pollution on Haulbowline had “the potential to cause risks to any users of a potential future park” on the site. The document’s findings have led an environmental group to question why neither the council nor the Government revealed the results of the analysis of what is one of the country’s worst polluted former industria...
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No definitive timeline for resumption of Haulbowline remediation

Clean-up works on of one of Ireland’s worst cases of industrial pollution, the former Ispat/Irish Steel site on Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour, have been delayed indefinitely.  Three heavily contaminated sites on the island were to have been remediated by last July but, with only one – the former east tip – remediated so far, plant and equipment were taken off the island in the latter half of ...
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Don’t let Contaminated Soil Remediation costs hit you like a ton of bricks

The New Lincoln Elementary School was demolished without fanfare this summer after years of standing vandalized and vacant in Lackawanna’s 1st Ward. Officials now face a soil remediation project with a price tag approaching $400,000.  “Asbestos was removed from the building before demolition, but petroleum used for heating the building had leaked from tanks into the soil,” said Drew Shapiro, Lacka...
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Minister announces €70 million investment for Environment and Waste Management

Minister Denis Naughten announces €647 million for Communications, Climate Action & Environment funding which is an 11% increase under Budget 2019. €87m to support the National Broadband Plan, cyber security and promote digital skills among small businesses and citizens €112m for energy efficiency improvements in the residential, commercial and public sectors to reduce CO2 emissions fr...
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Environmental Remediation Technology Market will be Massively Influenced by Macroeconomic Factors

Environmental remediation refers to restoration of soil, groundwater, sediment, or surface water, which is contaminated by any form of pollutants, and is impacting negative ill effects on its surrounding biological life. Most of the environmental remediation activities across the globe has been a matter of government regulations and interventions, and are considered as a full-fledged long term sol...
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Oil leak found in French Drain

Whilst undertaking an oil spill incident at a residential property in Co. Wexford, we discovered a large amount of free phase kerosene had leaked into a French drain. By discovering the oil in the french drain, Verde were able to carry out remediation works to prevent the oil migrating to the walls at the back of the property and from also leaking further into neighbouring properties. So wha...
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Remediating Oil Tank Spill

Verde Remediation Services are remediating a site where the oil tank was knocked over by a fallen tree which blew down due to the high winds of Storm Ophelia.  It knocked the tank off its base and split it open, causing 500l of kerosene to spill out.
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Remediation of Oil Spills

Dr. Gary Canny, PhD, BSc Env, Technical Manager of Verde Remediation Services Ltd will be presenting on The Management and Remediation of Oil Spills at #buildeng 2017, a Conference for Construction Professionals on Friday 29th September at City North Hotel, Gormanston, Co. Meath.
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Mini Skimmer

Verde technician using a mini skimmer on a residential site that had an oil tank leak. A mini skimmer is a small selective floating drum oil skimmer driven by a 12V motor, the Elastec Mini Skimmer is ideal for marinas, ponds, streams and small industrial tanks for recovering food processing oils, and light oils such as lube oil, hydraulic, diesel and sheens. It can be run from a low voltage power...
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