A National Solid Waste Management Association study describes how cities can privatize their garbage collection, disposal, and recycling programs while protecting the environment and often while maintaining employment.
The draft evaluation shows that the melter meets the criteria for “waste incidental to reprocessing” and may be managed and disposed of as low-level radioactive waste.
With combined chemical and biological treatment, formerly contaminated land is added to Bremerton’s Evergreen Park in Washington.
ARS Technologies injects an oxidant and catalyst to speed bioremediation in a large-scale groundwater clean-up project.
A coalition of volunteer environmental engineers provided input to update and make this document organizing tool more useful.
- By Kevin O'Beirne
- Mar 21, 2011
Unisea, which operates in Alaska, allegedly discharged ammonia and other pollutants into Unalaska waters from 2005 to 2008.
The Global Waste Research Institute addresses the challenges created by waste and industrial byproducts.
The certification is based on the e-Stewards Standard, which prohibits the export of hazardous waste from developed to developing countries, the disposal of toxic waste in solid waste landfills and incinerators, and the use of prison labor in the recycling of electronics.
Eighteen months after his appointment, Rubinstein earns Senate approval and pledges to practice responsible stewardship and grow the economy.
EPA is proposing that the abandoned sites New Idria Mercury Mine in San Benito County and the Blue Ledge Mine in Siskiyou County be added to the National Priorities List.
Used under limited circumstances, the rule would allow the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to waive strict compliance when such action would not compromise the environment or public health.
Despite a large amount of nitrogen cycling genes, researchers concluded that denitrifying and nitrifying organisms were not active.
A class action lawsuit against Honeywell and PPG is seeking money for medical monitoring of residents who live near a chrome ore processing site in Jersey City, N.J.
By selecting this conservation organization to implement the program, EPA seeks to improve the natural resources and socio-economic conditions in the Mid-Atlantic Highlands.
EPA says it is proposing "sensible standards" that will provide significant public health benefits while cutting costs by nearly 50 percent; the agency is offering these standards for additional public review and comment.
Two Arkla Disposal Services, Inc. employees were charged in a five-count indictment for discharging untreated wastewater to the local Shreveport publicly owned treatment works and the Red River.
Partners used stimulus funding to expand solar panels that run electrical resistance heating system to clean up groundwater at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site.
In this fifth and last installment of the multi-part series on today's problems in land development, the author takes a look at redevelopment in the inner suburban core.
- By Rick Harrison
- Feb 25, 2011
Southern Maine Specialties will pay $38,250 for claims that it violated proper storage, labeling, and other management of hazardous waste.
Some of the penalty money will support supplemental environmental projects on clean school buses and tire cleanup.