electrical leak News

  • Electrical Leak Location

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will describe all field-proven electrical methods for locating leaks in installed geomembranes. WK42576, Practice for Electrical Leak Location on Exposed Geosynthetics, is currently being developed by Subcommittee D35.10 on Geomembranes, part of ASTM International Committee ...


    By ASTM International

  • Biogas leaks found fast

    Geotech recently contacted users of its gas leak finder to check its performance. Introduced to help AD plant operator safety, retain valuable gas, minimise odour and maintain licence compliance, the Geotech  ...

  • Gulf Leak spurs Renewable Future

    We cannot get away from the gulf disaster, the effects on the environment have been catastrophic and now more than ever the need for a renewable future is key. The NGU LA committee was called to action to discuss implementation strategies and renewable futures. President Barrack Obama and President Felipe Calderon have agreed to seek ...


    By GDS International

  • ASTM D7703 - 11 standard practice for electrical leak location on exposed geomembranes using the water lance system

    Geomembranes are used as barriers to prevent liquids from leaking from landfills, ponds, and other containments. For this purpose, it is desirable that the geomembrane have as little leakage as practical. The liquids may contain contaminants that if released can cause damage to the environment. Leaking liquids can erode the subgrade, causing further damage. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Nuclear electricity: a fallen dream?

    Nuclear power is no magic solution, argues Pervez Hoodbhoy — it's not safe, or cheap, and it leads to weapons programmes. A string of energy-starved developing countries have looked at nuclear power as the magic solution. No oil, no gas, no coal needed – it's a fuel with zero ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Toxins leaking from 2nd pipe at NC coal ash dump

    North Carolina officials said Tuesday that groundwater containing unsafe levels of arsenic apparently leaching from a Duke Energy coal ash dump is still pouring into the Dan River, which is already contaminated from a massive Feb. 2 spill. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources ordered Duke to stop the flow of ...


    By Associated Press

  • New polymer could enable oil recycling in the UK

    A groundbreaking new technology that could enable users to solidify and recycle oil is nearly ready for release in the UK. Already being put to use in the US to clean up the Deepwater oil disaster, CI Agent technology allows oils, petrols and other hydrocarbons to be recycled into asphalt. The chemical is an environmentally friendly blend of seven polymers, which bonds to hydrocarbons of ...

  • NRDC Report: U.S. Nuclear Safety Regulators Ignore Severe Accident Hydrogen Explosion Risks Despite Fukushima Tragedy

    Three years after hydrogen explosions wreaked havoc in the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is still not adequately protecting American nuclear reactors from the risk of similar hydrogen blasts in a severe accident, according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). As ...

  • California Energy Commission Adopts 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update

    The California Energy Commission recently approved a major report assessing energy trends and issues facing the state's electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuel sectors. The 2016 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Update highlights the state's recent slate of legislative ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EIA`s daily energy dashboard for Southern California now focuses on key winter energy market factors

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has updated its Southern California Daily Energy Report to provide additional information on key energy market indicators for the winter season. This dashboard report includes information that EIA regularly compiles about energy operations and the management of natural gas and electricity systems in ...

  • Saving On Energy Costs With Spray Foam Insulation

    One of the basic needs for all homes is an efficient heating and cooling mechanism. In the times of rising fuel prices, the prices of electricity are also on a constant rise. Making your homes energy efficient is hence the urgent need of the hour. In this regard, most people usually focus on replacing or upgrading their furnace, broiler or HVAC. However, what many fail to look into are the air ...

  • Duke Energy CEO loses $600K in pay over coal ash pollution

    Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good saw her pay docked about $600,000 in the aftermath of last year's massive spill of collected coal ash that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in sludge containing toxic heavy metals. A portion of Good's $8.3 million compensation was reduced 35 percent in 2014 compensation, according to a proxy statement released this week ahead of the company's annual ...


    By Associated Press

  • US charges Duke with illegal pollution from 5 coal ash dumps

    Federal prosecutors filed multiple criminal charges against Duke Energy on Friday over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants. The three U.S. Attorney's Offices covering the state charged Duke with nine misdemeanor counts involving violations of the Clean Water Act. The prosecutors say the ...


    By Associated Press

  • New power sources planned to replace nuclear plant

    California regulators Thursday approved a plan for two utilities to develop replacement power to help fill the void left by the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant, but environmentalists warned it could open the way for more dirty energy. The nuclear plant between San Diego and Los Angeles, which stopped producing power in January 2012, once generated enough electricity for 1.4 million ...


    By Associated Press

  • Japan Earthquake Rattles World`s Largest Nuclear Power Plant

    TOKYO, Japan, July 16, 2007 (ENS) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 jolted a wide area on the west coast of Honshu Island this morning, killing nine people, and injuring more than 900 others. The quake caused the world's largest nuclear power plant to leak radioactive water into the sea, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency and company and emergency officials. Four of the seven ...

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...


  • Japan, UN, to Probe Earthquake Damage at Nuclear Power Plant

    TOKYO, Japan, July 24, 2007 (ENS) - Japan will establish an independent committee to investigate leaks of radioactive water, flooding, fire and electrical problems at the world's largest nuclear power plant that was damaged by a strong earthquake July 16, the government said today. The Tokyo Electic Power Company's Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata prefecture was shut down after ...

  • Judge hits state agency over Duke Energy coal ash pollution

    North Carolina's environmental watchdog agency has not been trying very hard to force Duke Energy to clean up toxic groundwater pollution near a coal-burning power plant where neighbors can't drink their well water, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs' comments came in a decision late Tuesday rejecting bids by the ...


    By Associated Press

  • House passes bill on coal ash

    The House on Thursday passed legislation giving states greater control over the management of coal ash, a coal combustion byproduct that poses environmental threats when put in landfills but is also commonly recycled for use in cement, concrete and other products. Some Democrats saw the measure as yet another attempt by the Republican majority ...


    By Associated Press

  • Forum Preview: The Race for Renewables

    energyTEAM’s annual energy forums were held earlier this year and focussed on how businesses could better understand and manage their energy and water usage and costs. Businesses from across the UK were invited to join energyTEAM at the Williams Conference Centre in Oxfordshire and the Old Trafford Football Stadium in Manchester. With over 15 years ...


    By Inprova Energy

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