EVOH Layers and Better Gas Barrier Performance for Geomembranes

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Geosynthetic barriers perform exceptionally well in liquid containment applications, but gas barrier performance can still be improved. Volatile organic compounds, for example, can diffuse through barrier systems. The rate is low, but the incorporation of an EVOH layer in a geomembrane has shown that the diffusion rate of VOCs can actually be much lower. Applications that utilize geosynthetics and... »

GSE Environmental Introduces Next Generation Capping System

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GSE Environmental is enjoying a very active year. In February, the company was awarded a patent for its CoalDrain geocomposite, which is designed specifically for work with coal combustion residuals. It also released a series of three RoaDrain subsurface drainage control products for roadway performance. Now, GSE has announced the launch of GSE LiteEarth™, a patented synthetic grass capping system... »

New Lawn and Landscape Soil Conditioner

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Profile Products has announced the launch of Profile® Lawn & Landscape, an all-purpose porous ceramic soil conditioner. The system is supported by numerous studies that have shown years of effectiveness from a single application to flower beds, lawns, and containers. The innovation is expected to appeal significantly to landscape architects with sustainability interests. “Profile Lawn &a... »

World Bank: Going from Brown to Green

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Three new reports focus on policies to fight climate change BRUSSELS, June 25, 2013 — The economic costs and social impacts of climate change threaten the prosperity of the Europe and Central Asia region. But well-designed climate action can bring numerous benefits, while also being cost-effective. A set of three World Bank reports launched today in Brussels with the European Commission focus on t... »