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Castagra Moves into Railcar Coatings as Concerns about Shale Oil Transportation Safety Remain High

Reno, Nevada, May 7th, 2014 – “With our demonstrable success in protecting stationary and mobile frac tanks in US oil fields, we feel now is the time to expand into railcar protection,” says Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen. Over 50,000 rail cars transport oil in the US, but most of the recent attention on them has [...]

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Five Informative Oil & Gas Podcasts

There is a belief that podcasting is making a resurrection. But according to Clark Buckner of Technology Advice, it never left. In fact, since its inception, it went on a steady incline. But the only difference this time is its ease of accessibility.   The Internet and new technology, like smartphones, have allowed podcasts to [...]

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Would You Eat the “Jellyfish-like” Edible Water Bottle Ooho!?

source   Did you know the largest landfill in the world, the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”, is filled with plastic in the Pacific Ocean and is estimated to be double the size of Texas? According to the UN Environment Program, plastic debris causes the deaths of more than a million seabirds every year, as well [...]

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Ecodur 201: Water Tanks Coated in California

more details to come for Ecodur 201: Water Tanks Coated in California.

Castagra Ecodur 201M Tank Bottom Coating Training Video (DIY)

New Wastewater Fabric Kills Bacteria

If you live in the western world, you are probably blessed with a clean and flushing toilet. But imagine living in a developing country where you have to use a dug out pit in the ground as a toilet. If you are lucky, it may look like an outhouse, but if you live in a [...]

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Four Inspiring Sustainable Water and Wastewater Facilities

1. Omega Center for Sustainable Living, Rhinebeck, New York   The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) has been dubbed as the most beautiful wasterwater treatment plant in the world by treehugger.com. The environmental education center and natural water reclamation facility is the first green building in the United States to achieve both LEED Platinum [...]

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