EPA Awards AirLift SBIR Phase I Grant, PFAS Remediation

Lenexa, Kansas, March 18, 2020 – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that AirLift Environmental LLC in Lincoln, Nebraska, will receive a $99,004 contract through its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to develop a remedial treatment to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and associated co-contaminants from soil and groundwater.

AirLift’s Patent on “Modular Oxidant Delivery System” Published March 27, 2018

LINCOLN, NE – AirLift Environmental is pleased to announce the publication of its Modular Oxidant Delivery System patent. This patent was filed by NUtech Ventures (University of Nebraska) and covers the use and installation of aerated, oxidant candles® for treating contaminated groundwater. [/et_pb_text] [/et_pb_column] [/et_pb_row] [/et_pb_section]

“AirLift Environmental” commercializing University of Nebraska research into an innovative technology for groundwater cleanup

A Lincoln-based startup company that specializes in innovative, research-based ways of removing industrial solvents and petroleum-based pollutants from groundwater is taking off. AirLift Environmental, 5900 N. 58th St., Lincoln, that began five years ago, is an outgrowth of scientific research that started at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “It is gratifying to see that our years of research is bearing practical, …

Partnership of UNL, Private Firm Works to Clean Contaminated Groundwater

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sometimes rather thorny and extensive groundwater contamination problems can be overcome with the right combination of innovation, experimentation and partnership. That’s what a researcher at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources is hoping will provide a possible answer for cleaning up a large plume of contaminated groundwater just east of Grand Island. Earlier …

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ABC News – Using Oxidant Candles to Clean Up Groundwater

An experiment underway in a small Nebraska town may hold the answer to a common problem associated with industry — groundwater contamination. If the results are as successful as preliminary reports indicate, then researchers will have found a vastly cheaper and easier method that could then be applied to a wider range of contaminates found in the nation’s water supply. …