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.
Researchers pretreated polycarbonate with ultraviolet light and heat and exposed it to fungi, which broke down the plastic without releasing bisphenol A.
Goel Services, A.A. Asbestos Abatement and the Naval Station allegedly violated the Clean Air Act and the National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants for asbestos.
The agency has scheduled meetings on Jan. 28, Feb. 23, and Feb. 25 to gain input on the draft methodology.
Attorneys say mining company is using less stringent, emergency cleanup standards in a non-emergency situation.
Recycling nuclear fuel would decrease the problem of nuclear waste disposal, the report says.
The Nebraska lawsuit proposes that Stericycle and MedServe must divest all of MedServe's assets used to collect and treat infectious waste in four states before the merger can go through.
Energy-saving fluorescent lamps pose mercury vapor risks when broken and require special packaging for their transport to recycling facilities.
- By Brad Buscher, chair and CEO of VaporLok Products LLC
- Nov 19, 2009
Andra signed a commercial contract with Lithuania in the framework of a consortium led by Areva TA.
Florida Petroleum Marketers Association says that more than $200 million from a cleanup trust was swept into the general fund for other programs.
The Oct. 7 public meeting will explore how hospitals, universities, and others who use radioactive materials in conducting research are affected by having limited access to low-level waste disposal facilities.
Leftover paint is the largest component of local household hazardous waste collection programs, and now in Oregon, manufacturers will be managing it.
EPA plans to propose rule to ensure that owners and operators of hardrock mines pay for cleanup.
EPA is using stimulus funds to help states address underground storage tank leaks, which can contaminate groundwater.
Managers at a petroleum refinery in Kenai, Alaska, wanted to recycle over 36,000 tons of sulfur but a depressed sulfur market ($100 a ton) made the recovery effort unfeasible. When the price increased to $500 a ton at the end of 2007, the refinery contacted AIMM Technologies, Inc., a Texas-based petroleum service company.
- By Keith Simpson
- Jul 09, 2009