Cement-Lock is a virtually odorless thermal-chemical technology that converts contaminated sediment and hazardous waste to Ecomelt, a non-leachable, harmless beneficial-use product.
The Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure results demonstrate that Ecomelt® does not leach any priority metals above regulatory limits.
Depending on exposure, such contaminants can cause cancer and harm most human organs, and kill or sicken wildlife. Coal ash is the second largest source of industrial waste in the country.
Activist takes a plunge in the polluted waters of the Gowanus canal to prove a point of how contaminated the waterway has become and to bring awareness.