EPA's enforcement of mining and minerals processing "leaked" over to chemical manufacturing because the company shipped spent acid to a facility not authorized to accept it.
The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reports that 19 solid waste collection workers died on the job in 2009, down from 31 fatalities in 2008.
Agricultural Research Service scientists have linked arsenic levels in stormwater runoff on Delmarva Peninsula to chicken litter storage and use.
EPA alleges that during 2007 and 2008, the facility processed lead in quantities that exceeded the reporting thresholds for lead and failed to file the required Toxic Release Inventory reports.
After the independent panel issues its final report, GE and EPA will be discussing possible modification of Phase 2 dredging of PCBs in the river.
The agreement has set a 1-million home goal for increasing curbside recycling levels.
American Public Works Association and Solid Waste Association of North America cooperate by holding conferences in same city.
North Wind Services and TerranearPMC received recovery funding in the amounts of $14 million and $2 million, respectively, to manage construction and cleanup at Idaho National Laboratory.
The agency has a website to answer questions about what technical solutions would be most useful to reviewing officials.
Boy Scouts are gathered in Fort A.P. Hill, Va., for their annual Jamboree, where Allied Waste has placed 450 trash and recycling bins to manage the cleanup.
The company will pay $2.1 million in penalties for discharging oily wastewater from the bilge tank of the R/V Laurence M. Gould in violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.
The company is offering the service to health care providers because multiple doses of the vaccine contain enough mercury-based Thimerosal to be treated as a hazardous waste.
The Chemical Safety Board completed its report on the 2009 explosion at Veolia ES Technical Solutions' plant in Ohio and recommended the Center for Chemical Process Safety revise control room siting guidelines.
A green tariff will allow the company to sell its power to the grid.
Hydro Engineering's portable, modular wash rack collects wastewater and oil.
The $190,000 in grants will be used to further education and training for sustainable gardening, hazardous household waste disposal, carbon sequestration, and watershed protection.
The painting company has invested in a system that turns sludgy, paint-wash residue into clear water and harmless solids.
The company will support the agency's Carlsbad Field Office and the Waste Isolation Pilot Project.
How one environmental cleanup firm managed a sodium chlorate spill in an active rail yard from cradle-to-grave.
- By Geoffrey Brown
- Jul 05, 2010