Mansfield Energy Corp. has been awarded contracts to design and construct two compressed natural gas stations for Waste Pro USA. The two stations will be built on WastePro properties in Daytona Beach and Bunnell, Fla. The “time fill” stations can take several minutes to many hours to fill a vehicle, but typically give a fuller fill then with “fast fill” station, Mansfield says.
The EPA, the District of Columbia, and DC Water have joined in a partnership agreement to use green techniques for wet weather pollution control in the District. The “Clean Rivers, Green District” agreement outlines collaborative steps to achieve sustainable stormwater management, more livable communities, and other environmental improvements in the District, the EPA says. DC Water has proposed expanding its commitment to the use of green infrastructure as a supplement to its investments in a series of tunnels for the control of combined sewer overflows in the District.
Student Transportation Inc. has secured the largest transportation agreement in its history to serve the Omaha and Millard Public Schools in Nebraska. Under the contract with the Metropolitan Omaha Education Consortium Interlocal Transportation Association, the company will provide approximately 530 vehicles including over 400 new fuel-efficient propane-powered vehicles, making it the nation’s largest propane-powered school bus fleet. The contract begins in August 2013.
T5 Corp., a technology company providing remediation and recycling services to the oil and gas industry, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AGAS International to operate its hydrocarbon recycling test units on ACAS property in Bahrain. The test units can recycle up to a 60 percent hydrocarbon from contaminated oil and petroleum products. T5 Corp.’s engineers have estimated the AGAS site to contain over one million tons of contaminated material, of which 45 percent is expected to have recoverable hydrocarbons.
Sullivan International Group, Inc. has won two contracts: one for radon mitigation in Japan and another for environmental cleanup in Missouri. The US Air Force awarded a contract to Sullivan-Weston Services JVA LLC, a joint venture between Sullivan and Weston Solutions, to mitigate radon in military family housing at the Yokota Air Force Base on the island of Honshu, Japan. Sullivan won a contract from the EPA to undertake a $22 million remediation project at the Oronogo-Duenweg Mining Belt Site in Jasper County, Missouri. Under the contract, Sullivan will remove and dispose of mining wastes and surface soils contaminated with heavy metals.