Khabarovsk, Russia looked to sister-city, Portland, Ore., for better waste collection and disposal methods and plans to incorporate pre-load compactors into its waste transfer system.
Throwing sharps containers, red bags, and spill cleanup materials into the trash sends up a red flag to commercial or municipal trash collectors because they are not allowed to take this waste.
- By Burton J. Kunik
- Apr 13, 2010
The Arizona State Prison in Pima County installed a system that uses compressed air to break down fats, oils, and grease in a sewage lift station.
The Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration will clean the hulls and remove flaking paint on 20 of the ships to be recycled before September, 2012.
Honeywell International Inc. also will pay for all of the United States’ response costs relating to the tar plant area, including oversight costs.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering a rulemaking for the disposal of tritium exit signs, which contain a radioactive form of hydrogen.
A December 2009 inspection of Desloge Mine Tailings Site revealed that the company had not reduced pathogens nor minimized vector attraction.
EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response wants to know what you think about its role in land reuse.
Brazilian-based Grön Environmental uses S-200 to successfully complete a Rio de Janeiro gas station cleanup to the applicable BTEX standards.
- By James Lynn, Thomas Nail, Fabio Leandor
- Mar 18, 2010
EPA seeks comment on the company's request to dispose of leachate in a Michigan underground injection well.
Waste separation, community buy-in, and high solids anaerobic digestion are key ingredients in turning table scraps and yard debris into a renewable resource recipe.
- By Meredith Sorensen
- Mar 10, 2010
EPA says it plans to grant the request but is seeking public comment on the matter until April 7.
EPA says United Parcel Service agreed to pay the civil penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste management rules at a Lenexa, Kan., freight facility.
ResponsibleShopper.org gives out grades on the airline industry's performance and United and US Airways don't pass.
The second video town hall meeting of the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. EST on Feb. 23.
EPA says many of the electric utilities the agency has assessed are already implementing recommended measures to make their impoundments safer.
The foundry coke manufacturer is being investigated for uncontrolled releases of ammonia and benezene, improper handling of coal tar sludge, and unpermitted discharges of its process and nonprocess wastewater.