Inspectors found open, unlabeled and leaking hazardous waste containers, among other things, at the Kimball, Neb., facility.
Justice department orders the company to pay an $80,000 fine, nearly $180,000 in penalties and serve more than 3 years of probation for trying to dispose of paint waste and spent solvents in a large pile of sawdust.
In recent testing at the Army’s Aberdeen Proving Ground, INL researchers have been using ultraviolet-wavelength lasers to scrub surfaces clean of sulfur mustard gas and VX, a nerve agent.
The kiosk system can capture, track, and recycle mobile devices.
After four years of public input, Kansas City has a plan that is expected to eliminate unauthorized sewage overflows.
EPA OKs a plan that includes removing ash from Swan Pond Embayment, building a protective perimeter dike, and covering it.
Clean Vessel Act grants help marinas manage wastes and protect recreational waterways.
Pyrolysis converts the solid, non-biodegradable plastic into a gas, which is then burned with oxidants to generate heat and steam.
Extracts of cigarette butts in water protected steel that is widely used in the oil industry from rusting, even under harsh conditions.
Microbiologist Walter Mulbry's scrubber raceways collected 60 to 90 percent of the nitrogen and 70 to 100 percent of phosphorus from manure effluents.
The American Council of Engineering Companies presents the Grand Conceptor Award to HDR for waste-to-energy project.
Annual Waste Expo provides venue for the latest technologies and applications
The National Solid Wastes Management Association's local chapter commented that reducing the rate cap will not have the desired effect.
The Department of Justice said the charges include environmental crimes, obstruction, false statements, and conspiracy related to pollution control records.
One would treat it as non-hazardous, the other as a "special waste" -- a definition selected to encourage continued reuse.
Disposing of outdated IT not only helps mitigate environmental risks but also delivers energy cost and productivity benefits.
- By Steve Suesens
- May 03, 2010
Phase 1 of process includes the removal of several facilities, lagoon areas, and contaminated soils.
Over nearly four years, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency destroyed 1,200 munitions, the largest inventory to date.