TITLE

AbTech filtering pollution down the drain

AUTHOR(S)
DeRosa, Angie
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Plastics News;3/12/2001, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Springfield, Massachusetts' use of AbTech Industries Inc.'s plastic filtering device to trap overflow impurities that were polluting the city's waterways. Key features of the device; Testing of AbTech's Ultra-Urban Filter in California, Florida, Georgia and Washington state.
ACCESSION #
4217157

 

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