Rehabilitation specialist Janssen Umwelttechnik is offering a new injection process for no-dig rehabilitation of faulty joints in sewer lines from 8 to 24 inches. It is especially suited for sewer lines, where the lateral connections are still completely intact.
Kubota’s new RTV400Ci, a16-hp utility vehicle that fits into the bed of a full-sized pickup, features a new Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Plus) and is powered by Electronic Fuel Injected single-cylinder gasoline engine for climbing hills, overcoming obstacles and working in higher elevations or in colder climates.
In a landmark agreement on an enforcement Order to improve the overall water quality in New York Harbor waters, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced the city will invest approximately $187 million over the next three years and an estimated $2.4 billion of public and private funding over the next 18 years to install green infrastructure technologies to manage stormwater before it enters the city’s combined sewer system.
On March 13, Senate Democrats voted to kill a legislative amendment to a transportation bill that would have opened the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for drilling and approved the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The amendment was defeated in the Senate by a 41-57 vote.
The developer of a 333-mile transmission line that will run from Canada to New York City plans to issue a solicitation for an engineering, procurement and construction contract after reaching a settlement on Feb. 24 with state agencies and environmental groups in New York. The settlement re-routes some sections of the line away from environmentally sensitive areas and creates a $117 million environment benefit fund.
Energy Transfer Partners L.P. has entered into new multiple long-term, fee-based agreements with producers to provide natural gas gathering, processing and liquids services from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.